The 24th to 26th November sees Bedworth full of music, song and dance for the annual Bedworth Folk Festival, now in its 42nd year.
As always the festival coincides with the turning on of the Christmas lights in the town, ensuring that Bedworth has one of its busiest weekends of the year.
There will be a host of excellent performers and festival goers from throughout the UK, and amongst the bill toppers will be Kevin Dempsey, guitarist extraordinaire, formerly with such acclaimed acts as Dando Shaft and Dave Swarbrick’s Whippersnapper, two of the most inventive folk acts of recent years.
You can catch Kevin solo on the Saturday and Sunday, when he will helping round off the week-ends festivities. In total there will be in excess of 70 acts and close to 100 Morris Dancers to ensure a talent laden and colourful weekend.
Coming to Civic Hall in Bedworth in January is the return of the WGH Carpentry & Joinery Bedworth Darts Masters 2018.
Featuring four of the World’s best players in Steve Beaton, Wayne Mardle, David Pallett and Joe Cullen, they will take on four qualifiers to see who will win the Tungsten Trophy and be crowned Bedworth Darts Master 2018.
After the huge success of this years Darts Masters event, next years is guaranteed to be bigger and better with all the razmattaz of a TV event live at the Bedworth Civic Hall.
VIP tickets are £27.50 (table of 8 booked together £200). VIP experience includes meet and greet with the players in the VIP lounge before the event, c complimentary drink on arrival, a guaranteed table seat with waitress service all night and a mini buffet for the table.
NODA award winners for best pantomime 2014, 2015 and 2016 – Nuneaton Pantomime and Revue Society invite you on a magic carpet ride to old Beijing and ancient Egypt, visiting a land that time forgot and meeting the amazingly powerful Genie of the Lamp.
Aladdin is a fantastical, spellbinding pantomime with all your favourite panto moments, Boo the evil Abanazar as he tries to enslave the world, cheer the heroic Aladdin and the beautiful Princess Jasmine as they try to stop him, aided – and occasionally hampered by Widow Twanky and two of the worst Policeman in law enforcing history, Stink and Pong!
It’s going to be a colourful, hysterical, memorable pantomime that both adults and children will absolutely adore.
Superslam wrestling returns to The Civic Hall for a return night of top action for all the family to enjoy.
The main event spotlight on the half term special line up is the special return challenge match for the Superslam Heavyweight championship currently held by the outspoken American Donald Trump supporter HARLEM BRAVODO who will put the title and belt up against Great Britain’s Ambassador from Devon and formerly WWE tag team champion with nxts. Neville the very stylish OLIVER GREY, who is all out to win the bout and keep the title here in the UK.
As well as this barnstorming challenge more action to enjoyed by top stars from England taking on the best of the world federations champions which includes WWE Vampire warrior GANGRELL facing fans’ favourite Deano.
Action starts at 7.30pm so book at box office now for the best two hour night at family friendly prices to make this show best value and talked about event in town.
Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison. He has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe-tapping sound of this music giant.
Barry Steele is quite simply unmissable, as he takes you on this specially produced musical journey in time, in which we celebrate the 30th anniversary of musical legacy of The Big O and The Traveling Wilburys.
The show also features chart busting hits originally performed made famous by George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Jerry lee Lewis, The Traveling Wilburys and of course the Big O, all backed by a big screen and phenomenally talented musicians resulting in an incredible fusion of ‘60s solid gold classics and ‘80s contemporary musical genius all on one stage.
This production really is very special, so come along and remember.