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Don’t forget New Hall Mill open day today, Spring Bank Holiday Monday!

Theres a lovely thing to visit locally today, Bank Holiday Monday (28th May 2018), that’s close by, free and absolutely fascinating… New Hall Mill is open again today for the second open day of 2018. I can heartily recommend the place – … Continue reading

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Don’t forget New Hall Mill open day this Spring Bank Holiday Monday!

Theres a lovely thing to visit locally this Bank Holiday Monday (28th May 2018), that’s close by, free and absolutely fascinating… New Hall Mill is open again next Monday for the second open day of 2018. I can heartily recommend the place … Continue reading

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New Hall Mill first open day of 2018 today!

Theres a lovely thing to visit locally today (Sunday 13th May 2018), that’s close by, free and absolutely fascinating… New Hall Mill is open again today for their first open day of 2018, for National Mills Weekend. I can heartily recommend … Continue reading

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New Hall Mill first open day of 2018 next Sunday!

Theres a lovely thing to visit locally next Sunday (13th May 2018), that’s close by, free and absolutely fascinating… New Hall Mill is open again next Sunday for their first open day of 2018, for National Mills Weekend. I can heartily recommend the place … Continue reading

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Woodmen belittle Littleton

Another win for the Woodmen again yesterday (Saturday 2nd September 2017) consolidating their current good fortune as they hammered Littleton 4-1 at Oak Park.

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Walsall Wood leave Chelmsley Town chewed on the carpet

A stonking away win for Walsall Wood again last Bank Holiday Monday (28th August 2017) as they demolished Chelmsley Town on the astroturf at Coleshill.

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Walsall Wood play Chelmsley Town at Coleshill this afternoon!

Your chance to catch WalsalL Wood FC bank holiday footy at nearby Coleshill…

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Don’t forget New Hall Mill open day this Bank Holiday Monday!

Theres a lovely thing to visit locally this Bank Holiday Monday (29th May 2017), that’s close by, free and absolutely fascinating…
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New Hall Mill open day this Bank Holiday Monday – could you be a Friend of the Mill?

Theres a lovely thing to visit locally this Bank Holiday Monday (29th May 2017), that’s close by, free and absolutely fascinating…

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New Hall Mill first open day of 2017 this Sunday – could you be a Friend of the Mill?

Theres a lovely thing to visit locally this Sunday (14th May 2017), that’s close by, free and absolutely fascinating…

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New Hall Mill first open day of 2017 next Sunday!

Theres a lovely thing to visit locally next Sunday (14th May 2017), that’s close by, free and absolutely fascinating…
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Woodmen conquer Stourport Swifts to snatch four wins on the trot

New Year’s Eve (Saturday, 31st December 2016) saw Walsall Wood FC travel our to Stourport, where Walshes Meadow was the venue for a resurgent Wood team’s fourth win on the trot.

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Wood finally best Khalsa

Last Bank holiday Monday (29th August 2016) Walsall Wood FC battled Sporting Khalsa away – and the result was a resounding victory for the Woodmen, much to the delight of the visiting fans.
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Festival of Water comes to Pelsall – all this weekend!

Those who remember the excellent Pelsall Canal Festivals will be pleased to note that this weekend, there’s a similar three day festival taking place on the canals and common around Norton Junction in Pelsall, featuring over a hundred boats, stalls, displays, fun and entertainment for all the family.

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New Hall Mill open tomorrow, Spring Bank Holiday Monday

Theres a lovely thing to visit locally this coming Bank Holiday Monday (30th May 2016), that’s close by, free and absolutely fascinating…
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New Hall Mill open next Bank Holiday Monday!

Theres a lovely thing to visit locally this coming Bank Holiday Monday (30th May 2016), that’s close by, free and absolutely fascinating…
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New Hall Mill first open day of 2016 this Sunday!

Theres a lovely thing to visit locally this Sunday (8th May 2016), that’s close by, free and absolutely fascinating…
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New Hall Mill History Day this Sunday – your last chance to visit in 2015

New Hall Mill is open again this Sunday (13th September 2015) for their History Day and I can heartily recommend the place – It’s fascinating and I had a great time there on Spring Bank Holiday Monday – not enough people know about this wonderful building.P1040438 Continue reading

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New Hall Mill open right now – come and get crafty!

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Bank Holiday football action – Walsall Wood away against The Mikes this afternoon!

Come watch Walsall Wood FC face Boldmere St. Michaels away at Church Road – just a short hop down the Chestrer Road.2758355_9234a623 Continue reading

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New Hall Mill open this Bank Holiday Monday – come and get crafty!

New Hall Mill is open again this Monday for their Arts and Crafts Day and I can heartily recommend the place – It’s fascinating and I had a great time there on Spring Bank Holiday Monday – not enough people know about this wonderful building.
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New Hall Mill open this Sunday – come and share a hobby!

Theres a lovely thing to visit locally this Sunday (9th August 2015), that’s close by, free and absolutely fascinating…
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New Hall Mill – A local, working watermill – open this Sunday

Theres a lovely thing to visit locally this Sunday (12th July 2015), that’s close by, free and absolutely fascinating…

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New Hall Mill – A local, working watermill – open today

New Hall Mill is open again today (Sunday, 14th June 2015) for their Wild Flower Day and I can heartily recommend the place – it’s fascinating and I had a great time there last Bank Holiday Monday – not enough people know about this wonderful building.
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Flour power

Last Monday, I popped out on the overcast, grey afternoon and rode to New Hall Mill for their open day – this is the working flour mill reader Alan Dawson recommended to readers last weekend – I’ve fallen in love with this remarkable place.
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Why not visit a local working water mill today?

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Walsall Woodstock 2015 cancelled!

Sorry folks – I turn on the computer to find the sad news that Walsall Woodstock – the pop festival scheduled today and tomorrow for Walsall Wood Football Club – has been cancelled.

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Walsall Woodstock 2015 – a free spirit

Walsall Woodstock – the hotly anticipated music festival taking place this weekend at Walsall Wood Football Club (Sunday 24th May and Monday 25th May 2015) – has had a bit of a rethink, and the good news is it’s now free entry both days (though charitable donations in lieu of entire are welcomed).
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Walsall Woodstock 2015 – more details now available!

It’s become a tradition in Walsall Wood these past few years that on the Spring Bank Holiday weekend – this year that’s Sunday 24th May and Monday 25th May 2015 – there’s a music festival called Walsall Woodstock.
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Walsall Woodstock 2015 – bigger and better than ever!

10432960_1565363927057194_959551716777052693_nIt’s become a tradition in Walsall Wood these past few years that on the Spring Bank Holiday weekend – this year that’s Sunday 24th May and Monday 25th May 2015 – there’s a music festival called Walsall Woodstock.

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Woodmen battle to a draw at Stourport

Well, on bank holiday Monday (25th August 2014) the boys from the Wood had a day out in Stourport, and brought a respectable 1-1 draw back home.
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Family fun day at The Smithy’s Forge, next Monday

Deputy Manager of Brownhills Pub Smithys Forge, Matt Folan, has asked me to plug the Family Fun Day set to take place there next Monday (May 26th 2014) from 12-6pm – that’s the Smithys Forge Pub in Lichfield Road, Brownhills, just off the Miner Island.

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Walsall Woodstock two day music festival this weekend!

This bank holiday weekend – Sunday 25th May and Monday 27th May 2014 – sees the annual Walsall Woodstock music and entertainment festival at the Horse and Jockey Pub, Walsall Wood.

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Live music and fun in Walsall Wood today!

I became aware at the Brownhills Music Festival last weekend that there’s another live music and fun event happening locally today, Bank Holiday Monday (26th August 2013) – It’s taking place at the Horse and Jockey, Walsall Wood, a pub I’m really hearing great things about of late.
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More live music & fun this Bank Holiday Monday

I became aware at the Brownhills Music Festival last weekend that there’s another live music and fun event happening locally this coming Bank Holiday Monday (26th August 2013) – It’s taking place at the Horse and Jockey, Walsall Wood, a pub I’m really hearing great things about of late.
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Fun events at Chasewater this weekend!

I’ve spotted the following on the Chasewater Country Park Facebook page, which should give some ideas to families wanting to enjoy the good weather but not travel too far this bank holiday weekend.

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Got a local event this holiday weekend?

Just a quick note to point out that if you've an event going on this weekend that you'd like to publicise, just drop me a line and I'll push it here on the blog, free of charge. Send me an … Continue reading

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Chasewater Railway – lots to do today and tomorrow!

I see that Chasewater Railway, the preserved line and hidden gem at Chasewater, have a Jubille Street Party on tomorrow, Tuesday 5th June 2012. It’s at Brownhills West station (The one near the Chasewater Innovation Centre and South Shore), and … Continue reading

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Beer festival at The Shire Oak, Brownhills, this weekend!

The Shire Oak Beer & Music Festival Friday 27th to Monday 30th May Loads of real ales and cider, including top class local ales by the Backyard Brewhouse Live music, pig roast, bouncy castle, disco & karaoke Prize draw – … Continue reading

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