Going Out Guide: What’s on in and around Rugby this week

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A guide to everything that’s happening


Charity night in memory of Janette ‘JV’ Brown: March 30, 8pm, Railway Club, Hillmorton Road. Featuring DJ Hotsteppa and Teazzer

GEC/Alstom Erecting shop (090) Reunion: Friday March 16, Workers’ Club, Oliver Street, includes a small buffet and raffle, all past members of the erecting shop welcome

Fashion show: Thursday March 15, Wolvey Bowling Club, 7pm. Tickets and information are available from Sue Colling on 01455 220385

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

Percival Guildhouse Painting Group: Thursdays, 7pm, term time only, new comers 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


Rugby Ramblers: Willoughby three to five miles, Sunday March 18, 2pm. Meet at village car park 20 yards from the pub. Contact Owen and Ann for more information on (01788) 541543.

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 07941 279343 www.innerpeace yoga.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: Monday 9.30am to 10.30am at Welton Village Hall and 7pm to 8pm at Spirit Health Club, Holiday Inn, Crick. Wednesday 9.30am to 10.30am, Crick Village Hall and Thursdays at the Spirit Health Club, Holiday Inn, Crick, 7.30pm to 8.30pm. For more information contact Marcia on 07976 534084


The Morning After and Neonfly: Sunday March 18, Vault, Rugby

Sworn to Oath: Saturday March 24, Vault, Rugby

The 7.20s: Saturday March 17, 9pm, The Squirrel, Rugby

Jonny Kearney and Lucy Farrell: Friday March 16, Warwick Arts Centre

The Pockets, The Grim Fandango and DJs: Friday March 16, 9pm, The House, North Street, Rugby

The Springtime Bach at Kilsby Village Hall: Friday March 23, 7.30pm, live music from Trip to the Sun. Includes food and a bar. All proceeds to local charities

Milos Karadeglic: Saturday March 17, Royal and Derngate

The Stranglers and The Popes: Monday March 19, The Assembly, Leamington

Inspiral Carpets: Thursday March 22, The Assembly, Leamington

Seth Lakeman: March 22, The Assembly, Leamington

Stiff Little Fingers: March 27, The Assembly, Leamington

Talon – Best of the Eagles: Friday March 23, Royal Spa Centre, Leamington

Rugby Male Voice Choir and guests: Saturday March 31, 7.30pm, United Reform Church, Hillmorton Road. Call (01788) 811005 for tickets.

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

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

10cc: April 25, 7pm, The Assembly, Leamington

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

JLS: March 16 and 17, LG Arena, Birmingham

X-Factor Live!: March 24 to 25, LG Arena, Birmingham

Harlem Globetrotters: March 27, LG Arena, Birmingham

Barry Manilow: May 17, LG Arena

Elton John: June 17, LG Arena


Rugby Theatre presents The Memory of Water: Tonight (Thursday), Friday and Saturday, 7.30pm, call (01788) 541234

Missing: Until Saturday March 17, Warwick Arts Centre

Fagin’s Last Hour by James Hyland: March 24, 7.45pm, Royal Spa Centre, Leamington

The Merry Widow: Monday March 19, Royal Spa Centre, Leamington

Count Arthur Strong: March 21, Royal Spa Centre, Leamington

Dave Spikey – Words Don’t Come Easy Tour: Thursday March 22, Royal Spa Centre

Thoroughly Modern Millie: March 27 to 31, Royal Spa Centre, Leamington

The Trial: Saturday March 31, Royal Spa Centre, Leamington

All the Single Ladies: April 5, Royal Spa Centre, Leamington

Horrible Histories – The Terrible Tudors: Wednesday 18 April to April 21, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Magic of the Musicals: March 18, Rugby Theatre, 7pm

Stars in the Morning Sky: March 17 to April 7, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

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 j


Cutting Studio Artists – painting, sculpture, drawing and print: until March 17, Floor One Gallery, Rugby

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

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

Tidelines and Tulips by Angela Stanbridge and Peter B Almond: March 20 to 31, Floor One Gallery, Rugby


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

Coin and Banknote Fair: February 28, The National Motorcycle Museum Birmingham

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