What’s on listings: a guide to what’s happening in and around Rugby

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A selection of things to do in and around the town

COMMUNITY

Rugby Ramblers: Saturday February 9, Dunchurch, 9 miles. Meet 9am, Orchard Centre, Lower Hillmorton Road. Contact Norman 01788 813748

Rugby Ramblers: Sunday February 10, Yelvertoft, 7miles. Meet 9am, top of Barby Road. Contact Lynn 01788 569531

Rugby Ramblers: Tuesday February 12, Churchover, 7miles. Meet 9am, Hillmorton Ex Servicemans club, top of Barby Road. Contact Jack 01788 536732

Musical Concert: Saturday February 9, St Andrew’s Church, 7.30pm £5 per ticket, refreshments available

Annual ladies charity fancy dress Pancake Race: Tuesday February 12, 12noon, The Rugby Hotel, Sheep Street. To enter (men in drag allowed), call (01788) 521205

Rugby Male Voice Choir’s annual open evening: Monday February 11, St George’s Church Hall, Hillmorton. Please come and join in, free of charge. For more info please ring (01788) 815446

Rugby Aviation Group: Talk on The History of Baginton Airport by Barry James of the Midland Aircraft Museum, the Rugby Hotel (formerly the Three Horseshoes), Tuesday February 12, 7.30pm

The Search for Richard III - a talk by Rugby Archaeology Society: Saturday February 23, 10am, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum

St Peter’s and St John’s Ladies Group: Meet the first Monday of every month (excluding bank holidays) at 7.45pm in the church hall - interesting speakers followed by light refreshments - £1 members/£2 non-members. New members welcome. Please contact Joyce for further details on (01788) 575661

Rugby National Trust Association Spring Lecture Series: Daily Life in Tudor Times, Wednesday February 20, 7.30pm, Historic Scotland, Thursday March 7, 2.30pm and Wot? No Polar Bears, Wednesday March 20, 7.30pm. All events take place at Dunchurch Village Hall

Railways Remembered - Railway Film Show: Wednesday February 20, 7.30pm, Benn Hall

Trivia Quiz Night: Thursday March 7, Benn Hall, in aid of Myton Hospice

National Clown Theatre Circus Funshow: Thursday February 21, Benn Hall

Xstream Children’s Club: every Monday from 6.30 - 7.30 pm. Children aged 7-12.  Venue The Salvation Army, Bennfield Road, Rugby

Coffee mornings: 9.30-11.30am every Monday and Friday, The Salvation Army Bennfield Road, Rugby

Rugby and District Canine Society’s Ring Training Classes: Wednesday evenings from 7.30pm at Newbold Village Hall, Newbold CV21 1EL. For details call (01788) 336113

Coffee morning and table top sale: Second Saturday of the month, 10.30am to 12.30pm, St George’s Church, Community Hall Development Project, St John’s Avenue

Tierra Buena Jazz Band: Every Tuesday, 8.30pm, The Coombe Social Club, Brinklow Road, Coventry CV3 2HY

Rugby Retired Teachers’ Association coffee mornings: Last Wednesday of every month, Thornfield Indoor Bowls Club, Bruce Williams Way, 10.30am

Royal Air Forces Association of Rugby monthly meeting: First Tuesday of every month, Ex-Servicemen’s Club, The Green, Hillmorton, 7pm

Family Quiz Night: Second Friday of every month, Nelson Club, Stockton

Painting and Drawing: With a small friendly group. If interested ring Joy (01788) 567457 or David (01788) 823212 for times and venues

Free arts and craft workshop for children of all ages: Thursdays, 10am to 12.30pm, Manor Farm Shop and Tearoom

Brownsover Art Group meet: Thursdays, 1pm, Christ Church Centre, Helvellyn Way, Brownsover

Thank God Cafe Church: Fridays, 6.30pm to 7.20pm, Binley Woods Village Hall

Sunday Artzone: 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, Call (01788) 533201 for details

KEEP FIT

Free yoga and meditation: Thursdays 7pm to 8.30pm, Rugby Spiritual Centre, 5 Newbold Road, Rugby. Call 07876 688099 for details

Zumba: Mondays, Welton Village Hall, 9.30am

Aquacise: Wednesdays, 11am, Daventry Leisure Centre

Body conditioning Circuits: Thursdays, 7.30pm, Spirit Health Club, Crick

Aqua fit: Mondays and Wednesdays at 11am, Daventry Leisure Centre, (and again at 7pm at Crick Spirit Health Club), contact Marcia 07976 534084

Circuits: Thursdays 7.30pm, Crick Spirit Health Club, contact Marcia 07976 534084

Over 50s Keep Fit: Mondays, 9am to 10.25am and 10.30 to 11.25am, Ken Marriott Leisure Centre

Over 50s Line Dancing: Tuesdays, 10.30am to 11.30am, Ken Marriott Leisure Centre

Belly Dance for beginners: Mondays, 6pm to 7.30pm and intermediate 7.45pm to 9.15pm, The Percival Guildhouse

Mixed Level Hatha Yoga: Mondays 9.30am to 11.00am, birthlight pregnancy Yoga class Mondays 11.15am to 12.45pm both at Overslade Community Centre (term time only). Contact Leigh on 07941 279343 or visit innerpeaceyoga.co.uk

Hatha Yoga for core strength and body sculpting: Starting Wednesday October 17 10am to 11.30am. (term time only) Impact Dance. Contact Leigh on 07941 279343 or visit innerpeaceyoga.co.uk

Belly Dancing, intermediate: 6pm to 7pm Tuesdays, Percival Guildhouse

Roller Disco: Saturdays 6pm, Ken Marriott Leisure Centre

Tai Chi Classes: Thursdays 10am to 11.30am, call (01788) 565412 for details, Claremont Centre, Clifton Road

In Shape pilates classes: Fridays, 9.30am to 10.30am, Dunchurch Village Hall

Commit to Get Fit Step Classes: Mondays and Wednesdays, 7pm to 8pm and 8pm to 9pm, call 07770 433216, Bawnmore Infant School

Slimming World: Ex-Servicemen’s Club, The Green, Hillmorton, Monday 7pm, call Tina on 07976 421179

Slimming World: Rugby Workers Club, Oliver Street, Mondays 7pm, call Sarah on 07964 513154

Slimming World: Asda Superstore Café, 12 Chapel Street, Tuesday evenings, 7..30pm, call Marianne on 07805 191429

Slimming World: Dunchurch Community Library, Wednesdays, School Street, Dunchurch, 7pm, call Sarah 07964 513154

Slimming World: Rugby United Reformed Church, 40 Hillmorton Road, Wednesdays, 9am, 5.30pm and 7.30pm, call Lynn 07925 407091

Slimming World: Henry Hinde infant school: Grenville Close, Bilton, Thursday, 7pm. Contact Marianne 07805 191429

Slimming World: Clifton Village Hall, Lilbourne Road, Fridays, 9.30am, contact Lynn 07925 407091

Slimming World: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Limetree Avenue, Fridays, 9.30am. Contact Marianne 07805 191429

MUSIC

Vynal Nights: Thursday February 7, Quigleys, Albert Street

Thunderstruck Re-launch Party with Mentallica and Terror Swarm: Friday February 8, Vault, 7pm to 10pm

Brightside: Friday February 8, Quigleys, Albert Street

Rainbow Chasers: Friday February 8, 7.30pm, Bourton village hall. Call (01926) 633593 for tickets. Bar available. Concert by Live and Local

Slick ‘n’ Click: Thursday February 14, Quigleys, Albery Street

Sound Effects: Saturday February 16, William Webb Ellis, Rugby, and at the Half Moon, Rugby, March 2

Sonic Boom Six, The LaFontaines, Under the Influence, We Are Fiction: Friday February 15, Vault

Slide Boy Roy: Friday February 15, Quigleys, Albert Street, Rugby

Gospel Daughters: Thursday February 21, Quigleys, Albert Street

INME and The Final Chapter: Friday 22 February, Vault

Mojo Hands: Friday February 22, Quigleys, Albert Street

Continents, The Catharsis, conduit, Eagle Born Vulture and Polaris: Saturday February 23, Vault

The Record Covers: February 23, The Bell Inn, Hillmorton

Bilton Silver Band: February 24, Rugby Theatre

Rugby Male Voice Choir: Saturday march 16, BEN Townthorns Care Centre in Easenhall, and Saturday April 19 at St Andrew’s church. See rugbymalevoice

choir.com for details

Hats off to Led-Zeppelin: Feburary 8, Belgrade Theatre

The Soldiers: February 19, Belgrade Theatre

The Stranglers: Monday March 11, Leamington Assembly

Showaddywaddy: Friday March 15: Leamington Assembly

Traditional Irish and folk music: Saturdays, Quigleys, Albert Street

Jazz Night: Fridays, 7pm, Summersault restaurant, High Street, Rugby

Open mic night: Wednesdays 8pm, The Squirrel pub

Karaoke: Friday, Sunday and Tuesday evenings, The Crown, Market Place, Rugby

Justin Bieber: February 27 and 28, the NIA

Fairport Convention: February 8, Spa Centre, Leamington

The Blues Band: February 15, Spa Centre, Leamington

Steve Knightley: February 16, Spa Centre, Leamington

THEATRE

Moonlight and Magnolias: February 9 to 16, Rugby Theatre

Mark Thomas - Bravo Figaro!: Wednesday February 6, Warwick Arts Centre

Harry Hill - Sausage Time: February 13 and 14, Warwick Arts Centre

Jimmy Carr - Gagging Order 2013: February 15, Warwick Arts Centre

The Yeoman of the Guard: February 19 to 23, a production by Rugby Operatic Society at Rugby Theatre, (01788) 541234

Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty: February 5 to 9, Birmingham Hippodrome

BBC Winterwatch’s Chris Packham: March 5, 7.30pm, Royal Spa Centre, Leamington

Outside Edge: March 16 to 23, Rugby Theatre

Suddenly Last Summer by Tennessee Williams: March 19 to 23, Loft Theatre Leamington

The Best of the Musicals: March 24, Rugby Theatre

Whistle Down the Wind: June 8-15, Rugby Theatre

Marriage: February 2 to 23, Belgrade Theatre

Driving Miss Daisy: February 11 to 16, Belgrade Theatre

Birds of a Feather: February 26 to March 2, Belgrade Theatre

The Hairy Bikers - Larger than Live Tour: March 14 to 15, Belgrade Theatre

The Arrival: March 26 to 28, Belgrade Theatre

Entertaining Mr Sloane by Joe Orton:

April 3 to 13, Loft Theatre, Leaington

Sons without fathers: April 13 to May 4, Belgrade Theatre

The 39 Steps: April 22 to 27, Belgrade Theatre

Calender Girls by Tim Firth: May 8 to 18, Loft Theatre, Leamington

The Blues Brothers: April 29 to May 4, Belgrade Theatre

Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov: June 8 to 15, The Loft Theatre, Leamington

Ken Dodd Live: February 16, Spa Centre, Leamington

ART AND EXHIBITIONS

Made in the Middle – Contemporary craft from across the Midlands: Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, until March 9

Driven to Abstraction: Until February 7, Rugby Floor One Gallery

His Dark Materials – New Art by Adie Blundell: Until March 17, Herbert Gallery, Coventry

Caught in the Crossfire - Artistic responses to conflict, peace and reconciliation: Until Sunday July 7, Herbert Gallery, Coventry

Revealed - Government Art Collection: until February 24, Birmingham Museum

Workplace: Until March 9, Warwick Arts Centre

Landscape to Sculpture - John Bridgeman (1916-2004) and Design for Pleasure: Until April 21, Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

Scooter Mania: Until March 3, Coventry Transport Museum

Staffordshire Hoard: Until December 2014, Birmingham Museum