Here’s your guide to what’s on where around Rugby in the coming weeks. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with details of your events. We need the information at least a week before the publication date. Thank you.
RUGBY FESTIVAL OF CULTURE
Until July 12
See www.rugbyfestivalofculture.co.uk for details and listings
Folk on the Water brings top folk talent to The Boat Inn, Stockton (July 2, 7pm), The Admiral Nelson, Braunston (July 3, 7:30pm) and The Folly Inn, Napton (July 4 and 5, 6pm).
Rugby Philharminic Chooir festival concert, Temple Speech Room, Saturday July 4, 7.30pm. Light programme - selections from Porgy & Bess and other Gershwin, along with works Cole Ppprter and Ivor Novello. Tickets £15 or £12.50. Call 01788 812802
Open mic nights: London Calling, Castle Street, Thursday nights from 8pm. Bring instruments.
Rugby Philharmonic Choir: New members welcome. Telephone (01788) 812802.
The Zephyr Band Rugby: New members welcome. The Zephyr Wind Band has been playing in the community for the last ten years. It is hoping to recruit new players of a modest standard for Wind and Brass instruments, and a new drummer. The band meets on a Thursday evening during school terms at 7.30pm at the United Reform Church next to the Recreation Ground Sports Centre, Hillmorton Road. Contact details - Ann: telephone 07790 678737.
Tierra Buena Jazz Band: Ansty Working Men’s Club, meet every Monday evening 8.30pm.
A Grimm Night – ‘Hansel and Gretel’ and ‘The Magic Table, The Gold-Donkey, and the Cudgel in the Sack’” adaptations of Grimm’s tales by Carol Ann Duffy and Tim Supple at Rugby High School. The play tells the stories of the relationship between parents and children, looking at two very different families and an array of magical items. With a cast and crew of over 50 students, the play is a true ensemble piece. The play runs tonight (Thursday) and tomorrow Tickets are £3 for concessions and £4 for adults. Call 01788 810518 for details
ART AND EXHIBITIONS
Clare Pentlow explores the possibilities of paper in a new exhibition at Rugby Art Gallery and Museum until July 9.
Bathing Beauties: Re-imagining The Beach Hut For The 21st Century at Rugby Art Gallery and Museum: Until August 31.
Lisa McKenna- Fine Art Exhibition at The Lewis Gallery, Rugby School: Until Friday July 3.
Rugby and District Art Society: Monthly meetings on the first Wednesday of every month at 7.30pm at Dunchurch Village Hall, see rugbyanddistrictartsociety.org.uk.
Painting and Drawing Group: Small friendly group. If interested ring Joy on (01788) 567457 or David on (01788) 823212 for times and venues.
The Craft Studio: Hilltop farm, Fosseway, Hunningham, CV33 9EL, phone 07890 154852. Arts, Crafts, Workshops and drop in sessions for adults and children. Contact the venue for more information.
Wolston & Brandon Garden Walkabout
Sunday July 5, 12 to 6pm, See the beautiful gardens of Wolston and Brandon at their best. Some 20 gardens opening, some different ones from the previous event. Listen out for jazz, Morris Men and Village Voices. Enjoy Teas, cakes, strawberries, scones and/or BBQ.Look out the Church Flower Festival, art display, and stalls. Children can ‘hunt the ladybirds’. South of Coventry between Fosse Way & A45 Warwickshire, various car parks in Wolston and the Royal Oak pub at Brandon. Adults £4:00, accompanied children free. Tickets on the day from stalls in both villages. More details see www.wolstonvillage.co.uk or email : email@example.com
Tickets include voucher for free entry to Ryton Organic Gardens during July/August. For details about Ryton Gardens see www.gardenorganic.org.uk/ryton.
Rugby Spiritual & Healing Centre: meet every Sunday in The Robbins Building, Albert Street, Rugby at 6.30pm for free demonstrations of mediumship; and hold clairvoyant evenings every Wednesday evening at 7.30pm (£4). Healing available every Thursday between 4pm - 9pm; and other events include a weekly open circle - on a Friday at 7.30pm - so people can work on their spiritual selves. Everyone welcome, please call (01788) 536899 or visit www.friendsofthespirituallight.co.uk.
Regent W.I. Group: meets the 1st Thursday afternoon in the month at 2pm, in the Blue room of the Regent Baptist church, Regent Street, Rugby. Friendly group who enjoy interesting talks, trips and events. For further information please contact Megan (01788) 573380 or Margaret (01788) 561798.
Rugby Deaf Club: Meet every Monday evening from 7pm to 9pm (except for Bank Holidays) at Rugby Fellowship Church, 53 Cymbelline Way, Woodlands, Rugby. Text 07733360657 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Rugby Open Code Club: The club meets at 7pm every Wednesday at The Benn Partnership Centre on Railway Terrace. More details can found on our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/rugbyopencodeclub) and via Twitter @RugbyOpenCode. If you have any specific questions please feel free to ask.
Quiz night: Every Monday at The Bull Inn, Clifton. (One of the finalist pubs in the Rugby Advertiser’s Best Pub Award). 8.30pm start, £1 per person entry. Prize for every team. Rounds may include general knowledge, TV & films, geography, sports & leisure, science & nature, history, famous faces, music, etc. Monday 5th quiz will be entirely focused on 2014, if you fancy putting a team in.
Quiz night: Steam Turbine, Rugby, every Monday from 8.30pm. £1 per person to enter with prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd placed teams. Hollybush Inn, Lawford Road. Karaoke: every Friday night from 8pm. All the latest songs and plenty of drinks promotions.
Rugby & District Philatelic Society: Meetings held at the Percival Guildhouse, St Matthews Street, Rugby, alternate Mondays (01788) 542467.
Hillmorton United Ladies Group: Paddox Methodist Church, Dunsmore Avenue, Hillmorton, Visitors are welcome to join at a cost of £2. For further details contact Christine on 578724.
Hillmorton and Paddox Townswomen’s Guild: Meet on the first and third Tuesday of every month (except August). Meet at 1.45pm at the Community Centre in Hillmorton Road. Speakers, days out, tea and chat. Call (01788) 573099.
Family Quiz Night: Second Friday of every month, Nelson Club, Stockton.
Ball of Yarn (Rugby): Tuesday evenings starts 6.30pm @ Table table, Clifton Road, Thursday day times at 10.30am @ Get Stuffed Cafe (near the Merchants Inn), Rugby. For more information please see the Facebook group or call me on 07970 664187
Kids’ Club: Games, discos, film nights in Rugby. Telephone 07964 546097.
Deering’s Road Daytime Women’s Institute: Meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 2pm in Rogers Hall, Deerings Road, Hillmorton, Rugby. All meetings followed by light refreshment. New members and visitors welcome. For further information contact Alison (01788) 5476661 or Josephine (01788) 547238.
Hillmorton United Ladies’ Group: Meet the second Thursday of every month (excluding Bank Holidays) at 7.45pm at Paddox Methodist Church, Dunsmore Avenue, Hillmorton, Rugby - interesting speakers, followed by tea/coffee and biscuits. Please contact Christine for further details on (01788) 578714.
Hill Street Youth and Community Centre’s 50+ Club: Second Tuesday of every month, Hill Street community centre, 10.30am to 12.30pm.
The Rugby Amateur Transmitting Society: Meets every Tuesday evening (8pm to 10.30pm) and Saturday afternoon (2pm-6pm) at the Scout Headquarters, Boughton Leigh Community Junior School, Wetherell Way, Brownsover. For anyone interested in Amateur Radio and Electronics. Contact Steve (G8LYB) (01788) 578940.
Royal Naval Association: Rugby Branch. Social evening first Friday every month 8pm at the Oakfield Club in Bilton Road. Telephone Frank Redfern for further details on (01788) 543062.
Bridge66 Clifton Cruisers: Clifton Wharf, Vicarage Hill, Rugby call (01788) 543570 for next date. It cost £5 per session and is run by Lillian Poultney.
Thank God Cafe Church: Fridays, 6.30pm to 7.20pm, Binley Woods Village Hall.
Rugby On Board: A friendly board games group that meets at the Raglan Arms every Tuesday from 7.30pm.
St Peter’s and St John’s Ladies’ Group: Meet the first Monday of every month (excluding bank holidays) at 7.45pm in the church hall - interesting speakers followed by light refreshments - £1 members/£2 non-members. Contact Joyce for further details on (01788) 575661. Rugby and District Canine Society’s Ring Training Classes: Wednesday evenings from 7.30pm at Newbold Village.
Rugby Fibromyalgia Support Group: Meet at 7pm at the John Lees Hall, Regent St, Rugby on the second Thursday of every month. Telephone (01788) 333755.
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. Tierra Buena Jazz Band: Every Monday, 8.30pm, has moved to Ansty Club, Grove Road, every Monday.
Rugby Retired Teachers’ Association coffee mornings: Last Wednesday of every month. Meetings at 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.
Family Quiz Night: Second Friday of every month, Nelson Club, Stockton.
Brownsover Art Group: Meet Thursdays, 1pm, Christ Church Centre, Helvellyn Way, Brownsover.
Rugby Floral Society: Rugby United. Reformed Church, Hillmorton: meet on the third Thursday of the month 2pm. Telephone (01788) 547238.
Rugby Independent Spiritualist Church: Pennington Mews. CV21 2RG.Sunday Services 6.30pm. Clairvoyant evenings twice monthly. www.rugbyspiritualistchurch.com.
Dunchurch Photographic Society: Meetings at the Dunchurch WI hall on Southam Road, Dunchurch. For more go to www.dunchurchps.com.
Rugby Ramblers: Sunday July 5, Eydon, 9 miles. Meet 9am top of Barby Road. Contact Stephen (01788) 578733
Rugby Ramblers: Wednesday July 8, Bretford, 4 miles. Meet 7.30pm The Queens Head. Contact Mary (02476) 544891
Outdoor buggy camp: Mondays 9.30 am-10.15am Long Lawford Park.
Tai Chi Classes: Monday 2pm - 3pm Age UK Tuesday 10am - 11am Dunchurch Methodist Church; Tuesday 6.30pm - 7.30pm and 7.30pm - 9pm Regent Rooms, Wednesday 12pm - 1pm Leisure Centre, Friday 10.30am - 11.30am Age UK. Call Christian (01788) 565412.
Bokwa level 1 class: Tuesdays 7pm, Newbold Methodist Hall.
Zumba: Mondays & Wednesdays at 7.30pm at The Harris Sports Centre, Mellish Rd, Rugby. £4 per session. Contact Jo on 07817 679311 or email@example.com.
Military Fitness Circuits: indoor and outdoor exercise class in Rugby. www.militaryfitnesscircuits.co.uk or call 07976 044282.