What’s happening at the Festival of Culture on Wednesday July 9

There was plenty on offer during the Rugby Festival of Culture
There was plenty on offer during the Rugby Festival of Culture

Here’s what’s going on tomorrow (Wednesday July 9) as part of Rugby Festival of Culture...

* George McCranor playing hidden and guilty pleasures, pop standards an gay anthems - Festival Stage, St Andrew’s church, 11.30am to 2pm (approx), admission free

* Schools Singing Sensation, in which primary school children celebrate their music-making - Temple Speech Room, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, tickets £4 or £2 for concessions, call (01926) 742360

* Alexandra Arms Summer Festival Beer And Cheese Night, where staff will pair a range of cheeses with a range of ales - The Alexandra Arms, James Street, 6.30pm to 9.30pm, admission free, audience 18+

* Comedy and Cocktails, a combination of laughs and drinks - London Calling, Castle Street, 8pm onwards, admission free, audience 18+

* Rhyme Time, where little ones can join in with songs, rhymes and rhythms - Rugby Library, 11am to 11.30am, admission free, audience: under twos (with adult)

* Make commemorative poppies in innovative and creative ways - Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, 2pm to 4pm, admission free, audience: 16+ years

* Rugby & District Art Society Exhibition - Rose Tea Rooms, 10am to 4pm, admission free

* Value It/What Is Its Value?, activities and an exhibition of children’s work based on the Pop Art exhibition on show as part of the festival - Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, noon to 5pm, admission free* Rugby School Tours, offering an opportunity to find out more about a true Rugby institution - Rugby School, 2pm, £6 per person, booking essential on (01788) 556169

* The Story Chair, from which you can read your favourite passages - St Andrew’s church and garden, 12.30pm to 1pm, admission free, booking essential for readers, call (01788) 565609* Tuesday Recital with baritone and soprano Jonathan and Sandra Smith - St Andrew’s church, 1pm to 1.45pm, admission free

See www.rugbyfestivalofculture.co.uk for the full programme.