Going Out Guide: what’s happening in and around Rugby this week - May 31 edition

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A selection of things to do in and around town


Open Gardens in Kilsby: Sunday June 10, 1pm to 5pm, Main Road, Kilsby. Five open gardens and plant sale, teas and embroidery display

Willey 17th Century Street Fayre: Saturday June 9, 12noon to 5pm

Priors Marsdon Open Garden: June 17, Manor Garden, Priors Marston (CV47 7RH), June 17, 2pm to 6pm, refreshments available

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

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

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

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, Halvellyn 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


Rugby Ramblers: Sence Valley Country Park, nine miles, Sunday June 3. Meet just before 9am top of Barby Road, contact Rodney on 07785 393598

Rugby Ramblers: Bilton, four miles, Wednesday June 6. Meet just before 7.30pm in the car park of The Bear, Bilton Lane. Contact Ann or Owen (01788) 541543

Rugby Ramblers: Hellidon, seven miles, Thursday June 7. Meet just before 9am Inside Sainsburys car park close to petrol station. Contact Richard on (01788) 543962

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

Zumba: Mondays 9.30am, Welton Village Hall, Wednesdays 9.30am Crick village hall, 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

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

Aquacise: Mondays and Wednesdays, 11am, Daventry Leisure Centre, open to all

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 07941 279343 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 07941 279343 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 07941 279343 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 07976 534084

Aquacise: Mondays 7-8.00pm at Spirit Health Club, Holiday Inn Crick. Contact Marcia 07976 534084

Circuits: Thursdays 7.30-8.30pm at Spirit Health Club , Holiday Inn Crick. Contact Marcia 07976 534084


Malafice: Friday June 1, 8pm, Vault

No Time For: Saturday June 9, Vault

Pure Instinct: Friday June 1, 9pm, Quigleys

The Vaiders: Friday June 8, 9pm, Quigleys

The Rooters: Friday June 15, 9pm, Quigleys

The Little Big Band: Tueday June 19, 9pm, Merchants Inn

Tuesday Recital - Rees Dixon (piano): Tuesday June 5, St Andrews Church, 1pm

Hungry Kids of Hungary, The Austin Francis Connection and Scribe Tribe: Friday June 1, Kasbah, Coventry

Rugby Male Voice Choir – Jubilee Promenade Concert with the Heart of England Co-operative Concert Orchestra: June 9, Temple Speech Room, in aid of the WNAA

Mica Paris: Wednesday June 6, Leamington Assembly

Albert Lee and Hogans Heroes: Wednesday June 8, Leamington Assembly

Less than Jake: Tuesday June 19, Leamington Assembly

Open mic night: Alternate Thursdays (alternating with a live rock band), Quigleys, Albert Street

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

Pre-arranged open mic musicians: Sundays, Quigleys

Folk sessions and open mic: Mondays, Quigleys, Albert Street

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

Elton John: June 15, LG Arena, Birmingham


Kiss of the Spider Woman: Until Saturday June 2, Warwick Arts Centre

Guys and Dolls: June 21 to 23, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Marcel Lucont – Gallic Symbol: Sunday June 3, Warwick Arts Centre

Mario Vargas Llosa, part of the University of Warwick Distinguished Lecture Series: Thursday June 7, 6pm

Can You Keep a Secret? By Mikron Theatre Company: Sunday June 3, 7.30pm, Badseys Cafe Bistro, Hillmorton

Rugby Theatre presents an evening of poetry and song to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee: Sunday June 3, 7.30pm

Royal Spa Centre 40th Anniversary Comedy Gala: Friday June 15, 7.30pm, Spa Centre, Leamington

Being Human: June 22 and 23, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Porgy and Bess: June 6 to 9, Birmingham Hippodrome

Welsh National Opera – La Boheme: June 13 to 15, Birmingham Hippodrome

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

ART and


No Map Required exhibition by Charlotte Jones: Until June 9, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum

Children’s Lives: Until June 10, Birmingham Museum

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 Highfield 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

Style Africa: Until September 2, Birmingham Museum

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

BBC Good Food Show Summer: June 13 to 17, The NEC, Birmingham