Newsbites - folk duo to play in Eathorpe; Rugby Ramblers schedule; new wedding venue - The Rugby Observer

Newsbites - folk duo to play in Eathorpe; Rugby Ramblers schedule; new wedding venue

Rugby Editorial 10th Jan, 2020   0

AN AWARD-winning folk duo will play at Eathorpe Village Hall later this month.

Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman, formerly members of Equation, will play the second of the venue’s Back to the Roots concert series on Thursday January 23 at 7.30pm.

The duo use a combination of keyboards, guitar and vocals to mix traditional song arrangements with their own material.

Call the box office on 01926 632564 or 01926 632830 or visit for tickets (£12.50 each).

RUGBY RAMBLERS will embark on a six-mile walk around Cropredy Battle Trail on Sunday (January 12). Meet just before 9am in Barby Road, opposite the Temple Speech Room. Contact Mary on 07787 508483 for more information.

On Thursday January 16, the group will head to Cawston Woods for a six mile walk. Meet inside Sainsbury’s car park near the recycling area just before 9.15am. Call Ying on 01788 877464 for more information.

Walks around East Haddon, Church Lawford, Meriden and Hensborough Hill take place throughout the rest of January. Visit for more information.

A MANSION in Bourton-on-Dunsmore is now open to happy couples as a wedding venue.

Bourton Hall has been bought by Country House Weddings, and will start hosting weddings from June this year.

Marketing Director Nick Bramer said: “We are very excited to bring additional employment prospects and substantial economic benefits to the village and surrounding area.

“Historically, our venues have always breathed new life into the rural communities they join, and we fully expect Bourton Hall to have a similar overwhelming positive impact on Bourton-on-Dunsmore and the surrounding area.”

Bourton Hall is now open for viewing appointments. Visit for more information.

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