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

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A selection of things to do around the town and villages this week


Rugby Philatelic Society’s Introductory Evening with buy and sell: Monday September 17, 7.30pm, Percival Guildhouse, St Matthews Street, Rugby

Grand Charity Quiz: Sunday September 16, Railway Club, Hillmorton Road. All proceeds to Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit and the Meningitis Trust at St Cross. For more information or to enter, call (01788) 663463 or 07812 342665

Talk by Dr Adam Bates, Bees – their diversity, life cycle and use to us: Wednesday September 26, 7pm, At John Lees Hall, Regent Place, Rugby

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support: September 28, 11am to 1pm, Christian Life Centre, Lawford Road, Rugby. Includes children’s activities

Julie and Jeff’s Autumn Animal Bazaar: Saturday September 15, 2pm to 4pm, St Margaret’s Hall at the United Reformed Church, Hillmorton Road

Lutterworth Railway Society: A Day in the Life of an East Midlands Train Depot, Thursday September 20, United Reform Church, George Street, Lutterworth, 7,30pm

Rugby Philatelic Society presents GB Postage Dues with Jim Hammond: Monday October 1, 7.30pm, Percival Guildhouse, St Matthews Street, Rugby

Rugby Philatelic Society’s A Military Miscellany with David Hood: Monday October 15, 7.30pm, Percival Guildhouse, St Matthews Street, Rugby

Rugby Philatelic Society’s Anniversary Isues: Monday November 5, 7.30pm, Percival Guildhouse, St Matthews Street, Rugby

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

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

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


Rugby Ramblers: Sunday September 8, Bruntingthorpe, 7 miles. Meet 9am, Orchard Centre, Lower Hillmorton Road. Contact Kay 07811 543880

Rugby Ramblers: Sunday September 9, Lower Shuckburgh, 9 miles. Meet 9am, top of Barby Road. Contact Stephen (01788) 578733

Rugby Ramblers: Thursday September 13, Ufton, 7 miles. Meet 9am, Inside Sainsburys car park close to petrol station. Contact Mary 024 7654 4891

Rugby Folk Dance Club: Alternate Wednesdays, 7.45pm, Rogers Hall, Hillmorton. For details call (01327) 315720

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

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 or 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

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

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


Everything Everything: Thursday September 13, Coventry Kasbah

Robin’s Fundraising Musical Event: Friday September 14, 7pm, Benn Hall, Rugby,

The Record Covers: Saturday September 15, 9pm, The Boat Inn, Newbold

Sworn to Oath: September 15, Vault

Vivjhalas: September 7, Quigleys, Albert Street

We Are Fiction, Violet, You Cried Wolf: Sunday September 16, Vault

8 Ball Joe: September 14, Quigleys, Albert Street

Stonefire: Friday September 21, Quigleys, Albert Street

The Vaccations: Friday September 21, Vault

Pure Instinct: Friday September 28, Quigleys, Albert Street

Mojokings/Scatsville Busters/Moonshine Stalkers (Clarendon Music): Saturday September 29, Vault

Spitfire: Friday October 5, Quigleys, Albert Street

Extreme Metal Night: Saturday October 13, Vault

The Rooters: Friday October 19, Quigleys, Albert Street

Devilish Presley (Clarendon Music): Friday October 19, Vault

Mojo Hands: Friday October 26, Quigleys, Albert Street

Rugby Roots presents Gilmore and Roberts: Saturday September 29, Lawrence Sheriff School. Tickets are £12 and available from Rugby music shop Sounds (now situated behind the Squirrel Inn in Church Street) or direct from Rugby Roots by calling (01788) 567338

Ginger Baker’s Jazz Confusion: Thursday September 20, 7.30pm, Warwick Arts Centre

Sham 69: Thursday September 13, Leamington Assembly

The Flower Kings: Saturday September 22, Leamington Assembly

Secret Affair: Saturday September 29, Leamington Assembly

Maverick Sabre: Monday October 1, Leamington Assembly

The Enemy: Thursday October 4, Leamington Assembly

Miss Hannah O, Steel Box Theories: August 31, Kasbah, Coventry

Ian McCulloch (Echo and the Bunnymen): Saturday September 22, Kasbah, Coventry

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, Summersault restaurant, High Street, Rugby

Open mic night: Wednesdays 8pm, The Squirrel pub

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

George Michael - Symphonica: September 16 and 17, LG Arena, Birmingham

Kelly Clarkson: October 14, LG Arena, Birmingham

Lionel Richie: October 26, LG Arena

Nicki Minaj: October 27, LG Arena

Muse: October 30, LG Arena

Andrea Bocelli: November 10, LG Arena


Wrestling Association of Rugby: Saturday September 15, Lawrence Sheriff School, Clifton Road, Rugby,

Dunchurch Festival Group Players present Off the Hook: Friday September 21, 22 and Thursday 27, 28 and 29, 7.30pm, Dunchurch Village Hall. For tickets and more information call (01788) 522021

Calender Girls: September 22, Rugby Theatre

Fragile: September 8 to 22, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

The Sound of Music: August 21 to September 16, Kilworth House Theatre

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

Sandi Toksvig’s Bully Boy: August 24 to September 15, Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Richard III: Until September 15, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford

ART and


Surface and Shape: Tuesday September 18 to Saturday September 29, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum

We are extInked: September 15 to November 10, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum

Pedals to metals: Until October 14, Coventry Transport Museum

Pharaoh – King of Egypt: Until October 14, Birmingham Museum

Dinosaurs Uncovered: Until January 2013, 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