Here’s your guide to what’s on where around Rugby in the coming weeks. If you’d like your event to be included, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by the Friday before the edition in which you want it to be featured.
Harborough Jazz: The Nigel Price Trio with Vasilis Xenopoulos at the Angel Hotel, 37 High Street, Market Harborough LE16 7AF 12.30pm (doors open at 12.00noon) Admission: members and guests £12 non-members £14; contact 01858 466737 or see www.harboroughjazz.com
Bearcats Blues Band: With special guests from Philadelphia USA - The Little Red Rooster Blues Band at The Merchants Inn, Little Church Street, Tuesday, February 10 - 9pm. Free admission.
Acoustic night: The George pub in Kilsby. The open mic acoustic evening with George Hougez and friends takes place on Friday, February 6 and everyone is welcome. For more information telephone (01788) 822229. www.thegeorgeatkilsby.co.uk. The night is free. Food available.
Jamz R Us Jam Session/Open Mic: The Merchants Inn in Rugby every two Sundays 7pm until 9.30pm.
New Jazz Club: Dunchurch at the Village Hall. It will hold a once monthly concert played by some of the best swinging musicians around with a different headliner each month. Live music: The Merchants Inn. Everyone is welcome to the live music sessions every Tuesday.
Open mic nights: London Calling, Castle Street, Thursday nights from 8pm. Bring instruments.
Rugby Philharmonic Choir: New members welcome. Telephone (01788) 812802.
The Zephyr Band Rugby: New members welcome. The Zephyr Wind Band has been playing in the community for the last ten years. It is hoping to recruit new players of a modest standard for Wind and Brass instruments, and a new drummer. The band meets on a Thursday evening during school term at 7.30pm at the United Reform Church next to the Recreation GroundSports Centre, Hillmorton Road. Contact details - Ann: telephone 07790 678737.
ART AND EXHIBITIONS
Rugby and District Art Society: Monthly meetings on the first Wednesday of every month at 7.30pm at Dunchurch Village Hall, see rugbyanddistrictartsociety.org.uk.
Painting and Drawing Group: Small friendly group. If interested ring Joy on (01788) 567457 or David on (01788) 823212 for times and venues.
Little Discoveries: Hands-on fun for the under fives, Dressing-up, stories, exploring the museum, 1.30pm to 2pm, Every Friday, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, no booking necessary.
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum: Fall In – A First World War Project for Rugby. A small exhibition in the Social History Gallery of the Museum displaying First World War memorabilia of local people.
Ladies’ Indulgence Evening: in aid of Rugby Myton at Home nursing team who are taking part in a Sahara trek to raise money for Myton in November. It’s on Thursday, February 5 at Rugby Railway Club in Hillmorton Road. It starts at 6pm and entry is £1 and children are free.
Quiz night: every Monday at The Bull Inn, Clifton. (One of the finalist pubs in the Rugby Advertiser’s current Best Pub Award). 8.30pm start, £1 per person entry. Prize for every team. Rounds may include general knowledge, TV & films, geography, sports & leisure, science & nature, history, famous faces, music, etc. Monday 5th quiz will be entirely focused on 2014, if you fancy putting a team in.
Quiz night: Steam Turbine, Rugby, every Monday from 8.30pm. £1 per person to enter with prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd placed teams. Hollybush Inn, Lawford Road Karaoke: every Friday night from 8pm. All the latest songs and plenty of drinks promotions.
Rugby & District Philatelic Society: Meetings held at the Percival Guildhouse, St Matthews Street, Rugby, alternate Mondays (01788) 542467.
Table top sale: Saturday, February 28, 12noon – 2pm – 50p. Entrance fee per person. Refreshments available. Memorabilia, bric ‘a’ brac, white elephant, books, second hand items, clearing the attic and much more at Binley Woods Village Hall, Rugby Road, Binley Woods, CV3 2AX.
Hillmorton United Ladies Group: Paddox Methodist Church, Dunsmore Ave, Hillmorton, Visitors are welcome to join at a cost of £2. For further details contact Christine on 578724.
Hillmorton and Paddox Townswomen’s Guild: Meet on the first and third Tuesday of every month (except August). Meet at 1.45pm at the Community Centre in Hillmorton Road. Speakers, days out, tea and chat. Call (01788) 573099.
Family Quiz Night: Second Friday of every month, Nelson Club, Stockton.
Ball of Yarn (Rugby): Tuesday evenings starts 6:30pm @ Table table, Clifton Road,Thursday day times at 10:30am @ Get Stuffed Cafe (Near the Merchants Inn), Rugby. For more information please see the Facebook group or call me on 07970 664187
Kids’ Club: Games, discos, film nights in Rugby. Telephone 07964 546097.
Deering’s Road Daytime Women’s Institute: Meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 2pm in Rogers Hall, Deerings Road, Hillmorton, Rugby. All meetings followed by light refreshment. New members and visitors welcome. For further information contact Alison (01788) 5476661 or Josephine (01788) 547238.
Hillmorton United Ladies’ Group: Meet the second Thursday of every month (excluding Bank Holidays) at 7.45pm at Paddox Methodist Church, Dunsmore Avenue, Hillmorton, Rugby - interesting speakers, followed by tea/coffee and biscuits. Please contact Christine for further details on (01788) 578714.
Hill Street Youth and Community Centre’s 50+ Club: Second Tuesday of every month, Hill Street community centre, 10.30am to 12.30pm.
The Rugby Amateur Transmitting Society: Meets every Tuesday evening (8pm to 10.30pm) and Saturday afternoon (2pm-6pm) at the Scout Headquarters, Boughton Leigh Community Junior School, Wetherell Way, Brownsover.
For anyone interested in Amateur Radio and Electronics. Contact Steve (G8LYB) (01788) 578940.
Royal Naval Association: Rugby Branch. Social evening first Friday every month 8pm at the Oakfield Club in Bilton Road. Telephone Frank Redfern for further details on (01788) 543062.
Bridge66 Clifton Cruisers: Clifton Wharf, Vicarage Hill, Rugby call (01788) 543570 for next date. It cost £5 per session and is run by Lillian Poultney.
Thank God Cafe Church: Fridays, 6.30pm to 7.20pm, Binley Woods Village Hall.
Rugby On Board: A friendly board games group that meets at the Raglan Arms every Tuesday from 7.30pm.
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 and District Canine Society’s Ring Training Classes: Wednesday evenings from 7.30pm at Newbold Village.
Rugby Fibromyalgia Support Group: Meet at 7pm at the John Lees Hall, Regent St, Rugby on the second Thursday of every month. Telephone (01788) 333755.
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 Monday, 8.30pm, has moved to Ansty Club, Grove Road, every Monday.
Rugby Retired Teachers’ Association coffee mornings: Last Wednesday of every month. Meetings at 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.
Brownsover Art Group: Meet Thursdays, 1pm, Christ Church Centre, Helvellyn Way, Brownsover.
Rugby Floral Society: Rugby United. Reformed Church, Hillmorton: meet on the third Thursday of the month 2pm. Telephone (01788) 547238.
Deerings Daytime Women’s Institute: Meet on first Tuesday of the month at 2pm, Rogers Hall, Deerings Road, Hillmorton. Telephone: (01788) 542378.
Rugby Independent Spiritualist Church: Pennington Mews. CV21 2RG.Sunday Services 6.30pm. Clairvoyant evenings twice monthly. www.rugbyspiritualistchurch.com.
Adult Education Courses: The Percival Guildhouse, Rugby. Call for a brochure (01788) 542467 or visit www.percival-guildhouse.co.uk.
Dunchurch Photographic Society: Meetings at the Dunchurch WI hall on Southam Road, Dunchurch. For more information go to www.dunchurchps.com.
Rugby Railway Circle: Tuesday February 3, Rugby United Railwaymen’s Club, Railway Terrace, 8 pm, A-Z of Engine Sheds in Steam Days Part 1 Aberbeeg - Bolton, Chris Banks KEEP FIT
Rugby Ramblers: Sunday February 8, Napton On the Hill, 11 or 15 miles. Meet 8.30am top of Barby Road. Contact John (01788) 332332 or Diana 576238
Rugby Ramblers: Tuesday February 10, Staverton, 9 miles. Meet 9am inside Sainsbury’s car park, near recycling area. Contact Barry (01788) 811471
Rugby Jolly Joggers: Run off road on Sunday mornings. Telephone Tom on (01788) 815 025 for more information.
Jado Kuin Do martial arts: Every Friday, 6pm and 7pm, Overslade Community Centre, free first lesson, 6pm children 7pm adults. Contact Tim 07540 887764
Tai Chi Classes: Mondays 2.30pm to 3.30pm Claremont Centre, Clifton Road, Tuesdays 6pm to 7pm, Regent Rooms, Regent Place, Rugby, Tuesdays 7pm to 8.30, Regent Rooms, Wednesdays 12noon to 1pm, Diamond Jubilee Centre, Thursdays 7pm to 9pm, Regent Rooms, Fridays 10pm to 11.30pm Claremont Centre. Call Christian (01788) 565412. Bokwa level 1 class: Tuesdays 7pm, Newbold Methodist Hall.
Zumba: Mondays & Wednesdays at 7.30pm at The Harris Sports Centre, Mellish Rd, Rugby. £4 per session. Contact Jo on 07817 679311 or email@example.com for more details.
Military Fitness Circuits: indoor and outdoor exercise class in Rugby. www.militaryfitnesscircuits.co.uk To get fit call 07976 044282.