With great access to the whole of England the West Midlands is home of the CoverUps Function and Wedding band. West Midlands venues range from the most elegant manor houses and castles to contemporary city centre hotels that match the calibre of the finest in the nation’s capital. If you’re in search of a band for your wedding, or professional entertainment for a corporate event in the West Midlands, your search may very nearly be over!
Solihull, sitting just south of Birmingham is barely a stone’s throw from the band’s epicentre in Coventry. Playing a wedding so close to home is great, and the band always arrive fresh for the show. This night we arrived early to get the PA set up ready for the speeches. Being hidden behind a curtain … (read more » )
Nuthurst Grange has quickly become one of the band’s new favourite wedding venues. Just to the South of Birmingham, it lies in Warwickshire countryside barely 20mins from the CoverUps Coventry HQ. On arrival we were delighted to find out our set up was well beyond earshot of the dining wedding guests, leaving us free to … (read more » )
A brand new venue we had the job of being amongst the first live bands to play, Shustoke Farm Barns is a beautiful, ornate yet modern setting for a wedding. As you can see in the photos (thanks to Simon Brettell Photography for these) below, it’s perfectly set out for a live band like The … (read more » )
In the decade of playing wedding gigs the length and breadth of the UK, few venues have the combination of style, elegance and history that Wroxall Abbey has in abundance. Arriving in the early spring evening with sun peeking through the ominous clouds, the Warwickshire countryside looked full of life and promise. Sunny Days At … (read more » )
Birmingham’s circumference of motorways, the M42, M5 and M6, are notorious traffic black spots, so we made sure that we set off in plenty of time for the wedding which took us past Birmingham to a little village just north of Kidderminster called Cookley. We actually popped to The Queens Head at Wolverley for some … (read more » )
Walton Hall is a regular haunt for the band. As one of the busiest wedding venues in the West Midlands, it’s not too surprising! A stunning 16th Century Mansion, Walton Hall stands in some beautiful grounds that sum up the best of Warwickshire countryside. With a collection of bars and function rooms, Walton Hall is … (read more » )
Coventry’s Guildhall is an amazing reminder of what sort of architecture there used to be in this industrial town. At nearly 700 years old, St. Mary’s Guildhall a wonderful historical building and a spectacular venue for a wedding reception. As a band, the stage makes an ideal performance space, and while in medieval times they didn’t consider … (read more » )