What’s on in and around Rugby

The Guide
The Guide

HERE’S your guide to what’s going on in and around Rugby over the next few weeks. Call Pete Horton on (01788) 539973 to add your event to our weekly listing.


Rugby Model Engineering Society’s Rainsbrook Valley Railway: Sunday April 15, 2pm to 5pm, Onley Lane, Rugby, rail rides and drinks available

The Big Quiz: Friday April 20, 7.30pm, Dunchruch village hall, £15 for a team of six, call Helen on (01788) 810212

Table Top Sale: Craven Lane Hall, Southam, Tuesdays 8am to 12noon

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

Outside 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

Rugby Country Market: Thursdays, 9.30am to 11.15am, John Lees Hall, Regent Place, Rugby

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

Napton Arts Group meet: Thursdays, 2pm, Napton Village Hall

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

Coffee morning: Mondays, 10am to 11.30am, Newbold Methodist Church


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

Beginner Yoga Classes: Thursdays, 7.30pm to 9pm, term time only, for more information call Leigh on 07941 279343, St George’s Church Hall

Hatha Yoga Level 2 classes (drop in or block booking): Mondays 9.40am to 11.10am and Hatha Yoga Level 1 beginner’s class (last few places remaining) Mondays 11.15am to 12.45pm both term time only at Overslade Community Centre, 68 Buchanan Road, Rugby. Call Leigh on 0794 127 9343 www.innerpeaceyoga.co.uk Birthlight Pregnancy Yoga classes: Fridays 5.45pm to 7.15pm and 7.30pm to 9pm, term time only. Both are mixed trimester classes (14 wks to birth) at Overslade Community Centre, 68 Buchanan Road, Rugby CV22 6AY. Call Leigh on 0794 127 9343 or visit www.innerpeaceyoga.co.uk Birthlight Yoga for Labour and Birth Workshops: sessions with partners, held Saturday afternoons, monthly at Overslade Community Centre 1pm to 4.45pm, suitable from 32 weeks onwards. Call Leigh on 0794 127 9343 for upcoming dates and details or visit www.innerpeaceyoga.co.uk

In Shape pilates classes: Thursdays, 6.15pm to 7.15pm, Bawnmore Infant School

In Shape pilates classes: Thursdays, 6.15pm to 7.15pm, Dunchurch Village Hall

Birthlight Pregnancy Yoga classes: Tuesdays, 7pm to 8.30pm, Friends Meeting House, 28 Regent Street, suitable for 14 weeks onwards, to find out more, call Leigh on 07941 279343

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

Rugby Scottish Society’s Scottish Country Dancing classes: Wednesdays, 7.30pm, Betts Hall, Claremont Road

Weight Loss Challenge: Wednesdays, 7pm, call (01327) 878726 for details

Roller Disco: Saturdays 6pm, Ken Marriott Leisure Centre

Come Dancing: Mondays, 8pm to 10.30pm, Benn Hall, Rugby

Tai Chi Classes: Mondays, 3.30pm to 4.30, Claremont centre, Clifton Road, Rugby

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

Zumba Fitness: Mondays 9.30-10.30am Welton Village Hall and Wednesdays 9.30-10.30am Crick Village Hall. Contact Marcia 07976534084

Aquacise: Mondays 7-8.00pm at Spirit Health Club, Holiday Inn Crick. Contact Marcia 07976534084

Circuits: Thursdays 7.30-8.30pm at Spirit Health Club , Holiday Inn Crick. Contact Marcia 07976534084


One Eyed Jack, Toba Caldera, DJs: Friday April 20, 9.30pm, The House, North Street, Rugby

We are Fiction and Palm Reader: Friday April 13 8pm, Vault, Rugby

Martyr De Mona and Tear of Eden: Saturday April 14 8pm, Vault, Rugby

Rugby Roots presents Ray Cooper: Monday April 16, The Merchants Inn

Tuesday Recital (organist Tim Campain): Rugby Baptist Church, 1pm

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

Open Mic Night: Wednesdays 8pm, The Squirrel pub

Open Mic Night: Sunday afternoons from 5pm, Vault Nightclub

Open Mic Night: Thursday evenings, The Black Swan

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

Black Celebration (The Definitive Tribute to Depeche Mode): April 27, The Assembly, Leamington

Darkteaser’s Garter Lounge: Friday April 13, Leamington Assembly

Ceu: Sunday April 22, 7.30pm, Warwick Arts CentreThe Searchers: Thursday April 19, Royal Spa Centre

That’ll be the Day: Thursday April 12, Royal Spa Centre

10cc: Wednesday April 25, Leamington Assembly

JLS: April 17, LG Arena, Birmingham

Steps: April 12 and 25, LG Arena, Birmingham

Il Divo: April 14, LG Arena, Birmingham

Voice in a Million: April 28, LG Arena, Birmingham


Blithe Spirit: Rugby Theatre, Saturday April 14 to Saturday April 21, 7.30pm

Save the Last Dance for Me: Tuesday 10 to Saturday April 14, Milton Keynes Theatre

The Father: March 31 to April 14, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

White: Tuesday April 24 to Friday April 27, Warwick Arts Centre (ages two to four)

Pluck – The Titanic Show: Thursday April 12, Royal Spa Centre

Rumplestiltskin: Saturday April 14, Royal Spa Centre

In the Box: Tuesday April 17, Royal Spa CentreSing-a-long-a Abba Tribute: Wednesday April 11, Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus: Wednesday April 18, Royal Spa Centre

Curiouser: Saturday April 14 – Sunday April 15, Royal Spa CentreBlack T-Shirt Collection: May 1 and May 2, Warwick Arts Centre

Un peu de tendresse bordel de merde (A little tenderness for crying out loud!): Thursday April 26 to Saturday April 28, Warwick Arts Centre

Rumpelstiltskin: Saturday April 14, Royal Spa Centre, Leamingtonuriouser: Saturday 14 to Sunday 15 April, Royal Spa Centre, Leamington

The Comedy of Errors: Until October 6 at 7.15pm, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford

Horrible Histories: April 17 to 21, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Northern Ballet’s Beauty and the Beast: April 17 to 21, Milton Keynes Theatre

The Comedy of Errors: Until October 6 at 7.15pm, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford

Richard III, March 22 to September 15, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford


Children’s Lives: Until June 10, Birmingham Museum

Texture, Paint and Print by Michael McGuire and Annette Sykes: Until April 14, Floor One Gallery

Perfect Clearness: April 17 to 28, Rugby Floor One Gallery

Wonderful Watercolours – Views of Coventry and Warwickshire: Until July 22, Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry

The Rugby Collection: Until June 23, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum

From Highfeild Road to Wembley Way: Until July 1, Herbert Gallery, Coventry

Staffordshire Hoard: Until December 2012, Birmingham Museum

The Marson collection of historic vehicles (1900 to 1930): Every weekend until December 2012, The Black Country Living Museum

Full Steam Ahead: Until April 30, thinktank Birmingham Science Museum

Style Africa: Until September 2, Birmingham Museum

Royalty on the Road: Until June 10, Coventry Transport Museum