Going out Guide

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What’s on in and around Rugby from February 9.


Percival Guildhouse Painting Group: Thursdays, 7pm, term time only, newcomers welcome. Call in or ring Joy on (01788) 567457, Percival Guildhouse, Rugby

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

Make your own potato head competition: February 18 and 19, Blooms Garden Centre


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

Drop-in Hatha Yoga classes: Mondays, term time only, 9.40am to 11.10am 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

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 Ramblers: Sunday, meeting at 9am at the top of Barby Road, Berkswell (seven miles, call Sue on 334714) and Saturday, meeting at 9am at the Orchard Centre, Brinklow Arches (seven miles, call Norman on 813748)

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


Green Date (Green D ay tribute band) supported by Thai Bride Suicide: Saturday February 11, 8pm Vault rock club, Rugby

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, Chapel Street

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

City of Coventry Youth Orchestra: Sunday February 12, 3pm, Guy Nelson Hall, Warwick School, Myton Road, Warwick

Olly Murs: Thursday February 9, LG Arena, Birmingham

Wispa: February 11, The Alex, Rugby

The South – Small is Beautiful: February 23, The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Jason Derulo: February 24, LG Arena, Birmingham

Rammstein: February 25, LG Arena, Birmingham

Brand New: February 15, O2 Arena, Birmingham

Kerrang! Tour featuring New Found Glory, The Blackout, LetLive and While She Sleeps, February 16, O2 Arena, Birmingham

The Krillex Cell – Grey Daze Tour: February 19, O2 Arena


Stones in his Pockets: Evenings apart from Sunday, 7.30pm, Rugby Theatre (until February 11)

Nora (adapted from Henrik Ibsen’s A Dolls House): Evenings 8pm, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry (until February 18)

Andrew Lawrence: Thursday February 9, Warwick Arts Centre

Yes Prime Minister: Evenings 7.45pm, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry (until February 11)

Swallows and Amazons: Evenings, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry (February 14 to 18)

Simon Callow: Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World, Saturday February 11, 7.15pm, Warwick Arts Centre

All the Fun of the Fair: Evenings, Milton Keynes Theatre (until February 11)

Noel Coward’s Star Quality: Evenings, Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa, (February 27 to March 3)

Hardeep Singh Kohli’s Indian Takeaway Tour: Friday February 24, Royal and Derngate, Northampton

The Table by Blind Summit Theatre: February 15 to 17, Warwick Arts Centre

John Peel’s Shed: Sunday February 12, 7.45pm, Warwick Arts Centre

Warwickshire Gang Show: Evenings, Royal Spa Centre, Leamington (February 20 to 25)

Charlie and Lola’s Best Bestest Play: Tuesday February 14 11am, 1.30pm and 4pm and Wednesday February 15 11am and 1.30pm, Warwick Arts Centre

Trial by Jury and The Sorcerer by Rugby Opera Society: February 14 to 18, Rugby Theatre

Da Capo, The Virtuoso Teacher – a talk by Paul Harris: Friday February 10, 2pm, Warwick Arts Centre Ensemble Room

Moscow State Circus: February 15, 5pm to 8pm, Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa

Poet, comedian and broadcaster Ian McMillan and Private Eye Cartoonist Tony Husband - A Cartoon History of Now: February 22, Bourton Village Hall

The Lab of Love: February 16, 8pm, Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club present Steve Best, Danielle Ward and Alfie Moore: Friday February 17, Royal and Derngate

Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker: February 14 to 18, Milton Keynes Theatre

Breakfast at Tiffany’s: February 14, Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa

Panto Girls: Saturday February 11, 7.30pm, Dunchurch Village Hall

Stomp: February 14 to 18, Hippodrome, Birmingham

Birmingham Royal Ballet, Hobson’s Choice: February 22 to 25, Hippodrome, Birmingham

Birmingham Royal Ballet, Spring Passions: February 29 to March 3, Birmingham Hippodrome


Alphabet by Michael Craig-Martin: Until March 17, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum

Through the Pinhole photographic exhibition by Shiam Wilcox: Until February 18, Floor One Gallery, Rugby

eye 2 i, i 2 eye: until March 17, Rugby Art Gallery and museum

George Shaw - I woz ere: Until March 11, The Herbert, Coventry

James Edward Duggins (1861 to 1968), A Warwickshirre Impressionist: Until February 12, Leamington Pump Room

Wonderful Watercolours – views of Coventry and Warwickshire: February 25 to May 7, The Herbert, Coventry


Staffordshire Hoard: Until December 2012, Birmingham Museum

Wheels and Waves: Until March 18, Coventry Transport 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


Valentine Dashing Jack haunted pub tour of Stratford: Friday February 10, 8pm, Tudor World, Sheep Street, Stratford-upon-Avon