Going Out Guide: what’s on in and around Rugby this week - August 23

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A selection of things to do in and around the town and villages


Rugby Baptist Church Holiday Club: Wednesday August 29 to Saturday September 1, 9.45am to 12noon, for four to 11 year olds. Call Ronnie on (01788) 310263

Rugby Pawprints’ first anniversary disco: Friday August 25, 7.30pm, Workers’ Club, Oliver Street, 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

Vintage Toy and Train Fair: Saturday September 1, 10.30am to 3.30pm, Benn Hall

Northamptonshire Food Show: Sunday August 26 and Monday August 27, Holdenby House (see northamptonshirefoodshow.co.uk for details)

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, PlayStation 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

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-service Men’s Club, The Green, Hillmorton, 7pm

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 August 26, Pailton, nine miles. Meet 9am, top of Barby Road. Contact Mary or Phil 024 7654 4891

Rugby Ramblers: Tuesday August 28, Chipping Campden, 11 miles. Meet 8.30am at Sainsburys car park close to petrol station. Contact Ray (01788) 811647

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 six 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


New Generation Superstars: August 24, Vault

Skarlett Riot, The Vault House Band and Audio Narcotix: August 31, Vault

Tears of Eden album launch: September 8, Vault

Sworn to Oath: September 15

The Vaiders: August 24, Quigleys, Albert Street

Liquid Insanity: August 31, Quigleys, Albert Street

Vivalas: September 7, Quigleys, Albert Street

8 Ball Joe: September 14, Quigleys Albert Street

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

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

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

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

Chelys Consort of Viols: August 26, 3pm, St Edmund’s Church, Thurlaston

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


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



Holograms 2: Until Saturday September 1, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum

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: to January 2013, Herbert Gallery, Coventry

Monsters of the Deep: 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