What’s on in Rugby February 23 edition

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Your guide to going out in and around Rugby.


Charity evening with comedian Micky John Bull and band White Star: Friday (tomorrow) LMRCA in Hillmorton Road, 7.30pm. No tickets sold on the night, for tickets please contact Yvonne James at Rugby Golf Club

Belgian Beer Festival: Tuesday February 29, Merchants Inn

Rugby Retired Teachers’ Association coffee mornings: Last Wednesday of every month, Thornfield Indoor Bowls Club, Bruce Williams Way, 10.30am

Royal Air Force Association of Rugby monthly meeting: First Tuesday of every month, Ex-servicman’s Club, The Green, Hillmorton, 7pm

Patchwork and quilting table top sale and sewing session, everyone welcome: Tuesdasy February 28, 2pm, Churchover Village Hall. In aid of Linda Hill Linus Charity Project. Call (01788) 833089 for more information

Create your own Desk-top Tidy: Saturday February 25 and Sunday February 26, Blooms Garden Centre

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, Halvellyn 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

Keep Fit

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

Drop-in Hatha Yoga classes: Mondays, term time only, 9.40am to 11.10am 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

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


Malevolence and Redx111, Saturday February 25, Vault, Rugby

The Kabeedies, Coves, Uncle Tim, Light Cascades: Saturday, February 25, The Assembly, Leamington

Girlschool, NG26, Lost In Vegas, Uncle Tim: Friday March 2, The Assembly, Leamington

Fiana Cox, Stylusboy, Chris Tye: Saturday February 25, Warwick Arts Centre

Lucy Ward: Lawrence Sheriff School, Saturday March 3, Tickets are £10 and available from Sounds in Church Street, by 01788 567338 or on-line via www.rugbyroots.com

Ruby Turner: Sunday February 26, 8pm, Warwick Arts Centre

European Union Chamber Orchestra: Tuesday February 28, 8pm, Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Centre

Joyce Sims: Epsilon Nightclub, Leicester, Saturday February 25. A couch leaves Rugby town centre for the venue on Saturday evening. £10 return. For coach details call Chris, 07527821527

Pianist Andrean Lazarov: Saturday February 25, 7.30pm, Eathorpe Village Hall, CV33 9DE. Tickets £12.50 and included a glass of wine. Call 01926 632575 or email sueateathorpe@gmail.com

Wild Beasts: The Copper Rooms, Warwick SU, University of Warwick, Sunday, March 11

The Albion Band: Tuesday March 6, Spa Centre, Leamington

The Record Covers: William Webb Ellis pub, Saturday February 25, 9pm

Jazz Night: Fridays, 7pm, Summersaults 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

The South: February 23, 8pm, The Assembly, Leamington

West Haddon Players present the Revue: February 24 and 25, West Haddon Village Hall

White Men Can’t Funk, Cyanide Later, The Death Trucks and Hurt Season: Monday February 27, Coxs Yard, Stratford-upon-Avon

The Kabeedies, Coves, Uncle Tim, Light Cascades: 25 February 8pm, The Assembly, Leamington

Bilton Silver Band present British Light Classics: Sunday 7pm, Rugby Theatre

Florence and the Machine, March 13, LG Arena, Birmingham, call 0844 338 8000 for tickets

Jason Derulo: February 24, LG Arena, Birmingham

Rammstein: February 25, LG Arena, Birmingham

The Krillex Cell – Grey Daze Tour: February 19, O2 Arena

Nicole Sherzinger: Fenruary 22, O2 Arena, Birmingham

Steve Hackett: 24 February 8pm, Leamington Assembly

The Wanted: Thursdasy March 1, LG Arena


Baby Boomers: Saturday February 25, Warwick Bridge House Theatre, 7pm

The Taming of the Shrew: March 6 to 10, Milton Keynes Theatre

Comedians Richard Morton, Paul Sinha and Tom Craine: Friday March 2, Royal and Derngate, Northampton

BalletBoyz: Monday February 27, 7.30pm, New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

All the Fun of the Fair staring David Essex: Monday February 20 to Saturday 25 February , Coventry Belgrade Theatre

Met Opera Live – Ernani (screening): Saturday February 25, Warwick Arts Centre

Vile Bodies: Wednesday February 29 until Saturday March 3, Warwick Arts Centre

The Heresy of Love: Until March 9, Swan Theatre, Stratford

Noel Coward’s Star Quality: Evenings, Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa, (February 27 to March 3)

Hardeep Singh Kohli’s Indian Takeaway Tour: Friday February 24, Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Warwickshire Gang Show: Evenings, Royal Spa Centre, Leamington (February 20 to 25)

Birmingham Royal Ballet, Hobson’s Choice: February 22 to 25, Hippodrome, Birmingham

Birmingham Royal Ballet, Spring Passions: February 29 to March 3, Birmingham Hippodrome

Dangerous Liasons: Town Hall, Leamington Spa, Monday February 20 to February 24

Old Actors Never Die... They Simply Lose the Plot: Yelvertoft Village Hall, Friday March 2 and Saturday March 3, 7.30pm. Tickets, £7.50 each, from Jackie Chambers (01788 822518)

or Keith the Butchers, 46 High Street, Yelvertoft, Chris Ryan (01788 822839) or Liz Lowther (01788 822412). Doors Open 7pm. Licensed bar and raffle

Mitch Benn and The Distractions: Saturday March 3, 7.45pm, Spa Center, Leamington


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

George Shaw - I woz ere: Until March 11, The Herbert, Coventry

James Edward Duggins (1861 to 1968), A Warwickshire Impressionist: Until February 12, Leamington Pump Room

Wonderful Watercolours – views of Coventry and Warwickshire: February 25 to May 7, The Herbert, Coventry


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

Daventry Calling the World: Daventry Town Council Museum