The South heads to Midlands

Alison Wheeler
Alison Wheeler

Daventry-born singer Alison Wheeler will be making a return to the area when she lines up as part of The South next week.

The former William Parker School pupil fronts the band, formerly called The Beautiful South.

They are performing at The Assembly in Leamington Spa on Saturday, May 10.

It is part of a UK tour which the band are currently undertaking to promote their new album called Sweet Refrains.

The nine-man band will be performning material from the new album as well as some classic hits including Rotterdam, Don’t Marry Her, Perfect 10 and A Little Time.

The South were formed out of the ashes of The Beautiful South who had a string of UK top 40 hits before splitting up in 2006.

Doors open at 7pm and tickets for the show cost £22.50.

They can be booked by calling the ticket hotline on 0871 220 0260 or by visiting

For further information about the group and other tour dates, visit