Going Out Guide: what’s on in and around Rugby this week - August 2

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A selection of things to do around the town and villages


Grand Charity Quiz for the Cardiac Rehab Unit of St Cross: Friday August 3, 7.10pm, Railway Club, Hillmorton Road. Call (01788) 663463 to find out more

Charity Day at RPC Motors: August 25, 10am to 3pm. RPC Motors, 11 Boughton Road, Rugby. Includes a car boot sale, bouncy castle, pig roast and raffle with top prizes of a Fiat Punto, Play Station 3 and a £130 family day out. Call (01788) 571511 for more details

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

Rugby and District Canine Society Companion Dog Show: Sunday August 5, Newbold Rugby Club, Parkfield Road. Proceeds to Rugby Myton Hospice. Entries from 12.30pm, judging starts at 1pm. Classes for Pedigree & Non-Pedigree dogs. Enquiries to Carolyn Cheesman 01788 336113

Royal Air Forces Association of Rugby monthly meeting: First Tuesday of every month, Ex-service Men’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, 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 August 5, Caer Caradoc and Hope Bowlder (Shropshire Hills), 12 or 15 miles. Meet 8am top of Barby Road. Contact Brian (01788) 816042 or Stephen (01788) 578733

Rugby Ramblers: Wednesday August 8, Urban Rugby, four miles. Meet 7pm at the Avon Mill, Newbold Road. Contact Lynn (01788) 569531

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

Summer ZUMBA: Started Wednesday July 25 for 6 weeks .Crick Village Hall, Wednesdays. 7.30pm to 8.15pm. £3.50 per class. Contact Marcia on 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


Morgue Orgy: Saturday August 4, Vault

The Dead Lay Waiting: Friday August 10, Vault

The Omega Particle and Carving A Giant: August 17, Vault

Sound Effects: September 1, Railway Club, Hillmorton Road and September 8 at the Caldecott Arms

The Record Covers: Friday August 3, Quigleys, Albert Street

Slide-Boy-Roy: Friday August 10, Quigleys, Albert Street

This is Ska with Neville Staple from The Specials: Friday August 24, Railway Club, Hillmorton Road 07507 688524

The 7.20s: Saturday August 11, Kasbah, Coventry

Reel Big Fish: Thursday August 16, Kasbah, Coventry

Lou Reed – From Vu to Lulu: Thursday August 9, Leamington Assembly

Diamond Jubilee Proms: Sunday August 5, Kilworth House Theatre

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

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

Nickelback: October 2, The NIA

Kelly Clarkson: October 14, LG Arena

Lionel Richie: October 26, LG Arena

Nicki Minaj: October 27, LG Arena

Muse: October 30, LG Arena


The Tempest – Shakespeare Outdoor Theatre: August 9 and 11, 7.30pm to 10pm, Warwick Castle (call 01926 406660 for tickets)

The Taming of the Shew – Shakespeare Outdoor Theatre: August 10 and 12, 7.30pm to 10pm

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

Memories of Bob Bradbrook: Rugby Theatre, July 29, 7pm

Dirty Dancing: Until August 25, Birmingham Hippodrome

Jesus Christ Superstar: October 4 and 5, The NIA

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

The Voice UK: September 19, LG Arena, Birmingham

Michael McIntyre: September 14 to 15 and 17 to 22, Nia Arena, Birmingham

John Bishop - Rollercoaster: October 11 to 13, The NIA



The Art of Social Enterprise: Until September 2, Floor One Gallery, Rugby

Pedals to metals: Until October 14, Coventry Transport Museum

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

Dinosaurs Uncovered: July 21 to January 2013, Herbert Gallery, Coventry

Monsters of the Deep: July 21 to September 9, 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 Museums