Michael Rutter, our local superbiking champion, hit Silverstone last weekend! Following a creditable performance at the Isle of Man TT in June, Michael has now been lucky enough to test out and race all the major superbikes in one season – Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Yamaha and Ducati. But right at the top of his list [...]
A major venture for Bathams this year is the sponsorship of local riding hero Michael Rutter at the TT races on the Isle of Man during June 2009. A string of biking successes for Michael mean hopes are high – especially as dad Tony Rutter, himself a Manx TT legend having won 8 times, is [...]
Morris dancing has become a recent welcome sight at Batham’s pubs. The historic and characterful nature of Batham’s pubs provides a series of perfect backdrops for this colourful, energetic and ancient form of dance and entertainment. Morris dancing is believed to go back at least 500 years, becoming a fixture of Church festivals by the [...]
A 1931 Bean truck, believed to be one of only three remaining, has been snapped up at auction by Matthew and Tim Batham. “As soon as we heard about this historic vehicle through a customer of ours, we felt we had to bring it home” said Matthew Batham. Not only were Bean vehicles produced in [...]
One year old! The New Inn at Wordsley is celebrating its first birthday as a Bathams pub on 10th April 2009. Bathams and landlord Steve Hadley straightaway breathed new life into this historic pub, quickly establishing it as a busy and successful venue. In its first year much has been achieved. Music nights have become [...]
A very refreshing boost for local tourism! Bathams and Richard James of Themed Tours and Excursions have got together to launch a brand new tourist attraction for The Black Country, designed to bring new visitors to the area as well as offer local people a great day or evening out. They have created Bostin’ Bathams [...]
History of Batham’s Black Country Brewers now online!
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