Going Out Guide: what’s on in and around Rugby this week - October 11

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


Cancer Research Fundraiser: Sunday October 14, 3pm to 5pm, Church Lawford Village Hall, free entry

Coffee morning and table top sale: Second Saturday of the month, 10.30am to 12.30pm, St George’s Church, Community Hall Development Project, St John’s Avenue

Diabetes UK Autumn Fair: Saturday October 27, 9a, St Dionysius Church, High Street, Market Harborough to 1pm. New books, toys and Christmas goods in aid of Diabetes UK

Forgiving Justice (public lecture): October 18, Quaker Meeting House, 16 Spicer Place, Rugby. Email phelliott@btinternet.com for details

Daventry Townswomen’s Guild Open Day: Saturday October 20, 10.30am to 4pm, iCon Environmental Innovation Centre, Eastern Way, Daventry, NN11 0QB

Myton Hospice Pop Quiz: Thursday October 11, 7.30pm

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

Rugby and District Canine Society Ring Training Classes: Wednesday evenings from 7.30pm at Newbold Village Hall, Newbold CV21 1EL. For details call 01788 336113 

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

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

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: Saturday October 13, Peatling Parva, 7 miles. Meet 9am , Orchard Centre, Lower Hillmorton Road. Contact Norman 01788 813748

Rugby Ramblers: Sunday October 14, Arnesby, 7 miles. Meet 9am, top of Barby Road. Contact Richard 01788 543962

Zumba: Mondays, Welton Village Hall, 9.30am

Aquacise: Wednesdays, 11am, Daventry Leisure Centre

Body conditioning Circuits: Thursdays, 7.30pm, Spirit Health Club, Crick

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

Mixed Level Hatha Yoga: Mondays 9.30am to 11am, birthlight pregnancy Yoga class Mondays 11.15am to 12.45pm both at Overslade Community Centre (term time only). Contact Leigh on 07941 279343 or visit innerpeaceyoga.co.uk

Hatha Yoga for core strength and body sculpting: Starting Wednesday October 17 10am to 11.30am. (term time only) Impact Dance. Contact Leigh on 07941 279343 or visit 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


Brian May and Kerry Ellis: November 6, Leamington Assembly

Nick Coates and Stephen George: Tuesday October 16, St Andrew’s Church, 1pm

Extreme Metal Night: Saturday October 13, Vault

The Rooters: Friday October 19, Quigleys, Albert Street

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

Julian Hellaby: Tuesday October 23, St Andrew’s Church, 1pm

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

Secret Affair: Saturday September 29, Leamington Assembly

Zoe Hogan (clarinet), Huw Gibson (’cello), Rosemary Robinson (piano): St Andrew’s Church, 1pm

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

Kelly Clarkson: October 14, LG Arena, Birmingham

Lionel Richie: October 26, LG Arena

Nicki Minaj: October 27, LG Arena

Muse: October 30, LG Arena

The Killers: October 31 to November 1, LG Arena


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

Tomb with a View: October 20 to 27, Rugby Theatre

Child of Terror: Monday October 8 to Wednesday October 10, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Calender Girls: October 15 to October 20, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

The Dark at the top of the Stairs: October 20 to November 10, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Dry Rot: October 22 to 27, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood: Wednesday November 21 to Saturday November 24, 7.30pm start. Tickets will be available nearer the time from Helen on 01788 869140 or The Chequers, Swinford, 01788 860318



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: July 21 to 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