Your what’s on guide

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Here is a list of what’s on in the area

Friday October 24

In Conversation with artist Jacqueline Donachie and Prof Chris Dorsett, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from 1pm to 2pm, free, no need to book.

Gareth Lloyd, vocalist, by popular demand, The Oak House, Leamington Liberal Club, Upper Holly Walk, members free, non-members pay on entry.

Tim Campain organ, lunchtime concert, Holy Trinity church, Beauchamp Avenue, Leamington, from 1.15pm, admission free, retiring collection, light refreshments available from 12.30pm.

The Rooters, live music, The Wharf Inn, Fenny Compton, free admission, www.thewharfinnfennycompton.co.uk

Autumn season with Maria Solero at Tango Warwick, classes 6.30pm to 7.15pm beginners; 7pm to 8pm improvers, 8.15pm to 9.15pm intermediates, 9.30pm to 10pm approx practica, St Mary’s church hall, St Mary’s Road, Leamington

Autumn season with Maria Solero at Tango Warwick, classes 6.30pm to 7.15pm beginners; 7pm to 8pm improvers, 8.15pm to 9.15pm intermediates, 9.30pm to 10pm approx practical, St Mary’s church hall, St Mary’s Road, Leamington.

Saturday October 25

Gig for Gaza, raising money for Medical Aid for Palestinians, music by South Town artists including Matt Hernandez and friends and Palestinian poetry, The Grand Union bar and restaurant, Leamington, from 7.30pm, £5 on the door, for more information email 
marjolaw@yahoo.com

Autumn Craft Fair in aid of the Myton Hospices, 30 stalls and a performance by the Coventry Rock Choir, St Mark’s church, Rugby Road, Leamington, from noon to 3pm, admission £2 adults, children free.

The Mosquitos, live band, Southam Sports and Social Club, School Street, Southam, from 9pm, free entry.

Archaeology Day, A day of talks, displays and interactive workshops related to local history and archaeology, keynote speaker Professor John Blair of Oxford University on Power and Display in a Changing World, c.600-650: Hatton Rock and Long Itchington in Context , Warwick School, from 10am to 4.30pm, tickets £15 per person, £5 for stall holders, bring your own lunch, tea and coffee provided, call 738959.

Sunday October 26

Leamington Rambling Club, nine to 11-mile walk, Hook Norton, leaves Newbold Terrace East at 9.30am, call 496974.

Leamington Rambling Club, four to six-mile walk, Claverdon, leaves Newbold terrace East at 1.30pm, call 881055.

Kenilworth Rambling Club, Meriden, seven-and-a-half miles, call 024 7641 8719.

Monday October 27

Arty Tots, Come and get arty at St John’s Museum and meet a Falconer from the Falconry and Hawking Centre with some real live owls, create your own feathered friend to take home, suitable for under-5s, older brothers and sisters welcome, St John’s Museum, Warwick, from 2pm to 3.30pm, £2.50 per child.

Leamington History Group, talk by Jo Clark on Leamington 1930 - 1970: demolition and development, Dormer Conference Centre, Dormer Place, Leamington, from 7.30pm, call 424659 or email rusthonmm1860@gmail.com

Tuesday October 28

Singing for the Brain, for people with dementia, their carers and family and friends, Brunswick Healthy Living Centre, Shrubland Street, Leamington, from 10.15am to 11.45am

Wednesday October 29

Storyteller Sue Andrews will delight audiences of all ages, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, noon to 3pm, free admission.

Spooky Bats and Owls - Meet the Owls, Find out all about the nocturnal animals that come alive at night, like bats and owls, make a Halloween decoration and an owl mask and meet some of the museum’s natural history specimens face to face, also meet some real live owls at lunchtime with the falconer from the Falconry and Hawking Centre. Market Hall Museum, Warwick, Craft sessions from 10.30am to noon and 2pm to 3.30pm,

Meet the Owls from noon to 2pm, £2.50 per child, children must be accompanied by an adult, no need to book just drop in.


Thursday October 30

Fancy Boxes, see the different boxes in the museum and make your own fancy box to take home, family drop-in activity, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum, 1st Floor, St John’s House, Warwick, from 2pm to 4pm, call 491653 or visit www.warwickfusiliers.co.uk

Half-term Art Club, create your own Halloween decorations, suitable for ages six to 12, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from 2pm to 4pm, free to just drop in and join in, sessions last 30 minutes, final entry 3.30pm

Friday October 31

Autumn season with Maria Solero at Tango Warwick, classes 6.30pm to 7.15pm beginners; 7pm to 8pm improvers, 8.15pm to 9.15pm intermediates, 9.30pm to 10pm approx practical, St Mary’s church hall, St Mary’s Road, Leamington.

Jon Baldwin, live music, The Wharf Inn, Fenny Compton, free admission, www.thewharfinnfennycompton.co.uk

Halloween Disco to raise money for the Myton Hospice, Southam Sports and Social Club, School Street, Southam, from 8am, free entry.

Beetlejuice, an informal talk on our perceptions of insects and some of the issues involved with how an overcrowded planet deals with feeding itself in the future with collections assistant Laura McCoy, stay and handle live insects or just explore the museum followed by a complimentary screening of Beetlejuice. The Natural History Gallery (not accessible to wheelchair users), Market Hall Museum, 
Warwick, from 7pm to 10pm, £10 per person.

Insects Alive, meet a creepy-crawly collection of live spiders and insects and make spooky spider crafts to take away, Market Hall Museum, Warwick, from 11am to 3pm, £2.50 per child, no need to book just drop in.

Spooky Bats and Owls, find out all about the nocturnal animals that come alive at night like bats and owls, make a Halloween decoration and an owl mask and meet some of Warwickshire Museum’s natural history specimens face to face, Leamington Library, from 2.30pm t0 4pm, £2.50 per child, booking in advance is essential, call 738959.

The Fault Line, live music, The Wharf Inn, Fenny Compton, free admission, www.thewharfinnfennycompton.co.uk

Autumn season with Maria Solero at Tango Warwick, classes 6.30pm to 7.15pm beginners; 7pm to 8pm improvers, 8.15pm to 9.15pm intermediates, 9.30pm to 10pm approx practical, St Mary’s church hall, St Mary’s Road, Leamington.

Saturday November 1

Lillington Firework Display, at Lillington Nursery and Primary School, from 5.30pm to 8pm, entry £5 adults, children free, award-winning professional display team, hot food and drink, bar, mini funfair.

Napton Art Group’s Autumn Exhibition, village hall, Napton, from 10am to 5pm, also on (same times) on Sunday November 2, £1 for adults, no charge for children, for more about the group call 812991.

Remembrance, an exhibition to mark the centenary of The First World War and the 70th anniversary of D-Day, All Saint’s church, Leamington, from 11am to 3.30pm and then from November 5 to 8 from 10am to 3.30pm and November 12 to 15th from 10am to 3.30pm.

Printmaking for Adults, inspired by the Jacqueline Doanchie Exhibition, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from 11am to 4pm, £15 per person, call 742700.

Sunday November 2

Leamington Old Town Brocante. Sell and declutter, antiques and vintage, shabby chich and kitsch, curios, and second hand, street food, refreshments, pitches for sellers £5, artists and makers £3 gazebos for £15 to rent, visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/massive-autumn-brocante-leamington-old-town-tickets-13795008241

Leamington Rambling Club, seven to nine-mile walk, Rowington, leaves Newbold Terrace East at 9.30am, call 496974.

Leamington Rambling Club, four to six-mile walk, Wasperton, leaves Newbold Terrace East at 1.30pm, call 881055.

Dene River Jazzmen, The Gauntlet, Caesar Road. Kenilworth 7.30pm to 10pm free admission, good food, good jazz, good parking.

Traditional French Market, the Parade, Leamington, from 10am to 4pm.

Monday November 3

Ladies Night Out, beauty stalls and pamper sessions, free glass of fizz and canapes, Seasons Restaurant, Leamington, from 7.30pm to 10.30pm, tickets £6, call 07795 644214 or email nutrivine@gmail.com

Tuesday November 4

The Dufay Collective , Cancionero - Music for The Spanish Courts of Ferdinand and Isabella of Castille and Aragon 1470 - 1520, St Mary’s church, Warwick, from 7.30pm, tickets £20 and £18 reserved, £15 and £12 unreserved, call 334418 or visit www.leamingtonmusic.org

An Eighteenth Century Scottish Gardener at Warwick, Robert Patterson came to Warwick in 1758 to complete the laying out of the Castle gardens. Find out about his life in Warwick and how a recent find has added to our knowledge, Warwickshire County Record Office from 7pm to 9pm, £5 per person.

Wednesday November 5

The Ladykillers. Priory Theatre, Rosemary Hill, Kenilworth, tickets £8 or £7 for concessions, available from the box office on 01926 863334 (2pm-8pm), shows until November 15

Woodloes Evening Townswomen’s Guild, social evening with a fish and chip supper, Community Centre, Deansway, from 7.30pm, visitors £3 including refreshments.

Diabetes UK, South Warwickshire group, talk by Jonathan Small on Your Feet and Diabetes, Kenilworth Centre, Abbey End car park, Kenilworth, from 7.30pm, parking 50p.

Leamington Rambling Club, four to six-mile walk, Clifford Chambers, meet at the car park at Newbold Comyn leisure Centre at 9.30am, pub food at the finish

Thursday November 6

A Warwickshire Ichthyosaur, Spice up your lunchbreak with these bitesize, informal, free of charge exploratory sessions showcasing the Museum’s collections, Market Hall Museum, Warwick, talks are led by one of our museum curators, No need to book, just drop in. donations welcome. Talks start at 1pm and last 15 to 30 minutes.

Poetry Reading & Study Group, readings and discussion of Dylan Thomas, Warwick Quaker Meeting Centre, 39 High Street, Warwick, from 7.45pm, new members welcome, call 511969.

Friday November 7

Riff Raff, live music, The Wharf Inn, Fenny Compton, free admission, www.thewharfinnfennycompton.co.uk

Saturday November 8

The Printed Word: Newspapers & Books for Family History, Warwickshire County Record Office, This workshop explores the uses of newspapers & book to widen your knowledge of your ancestors. It will show how to find newspapers in libraries, record offices & on-line, from 9.15 am to 12.15pm, £12 per person.

Sunday November 9

Leamington Rambling Club, seven to nine-mile walk, Wixford, leaves Newbold Terrace East at 9.30am, call 496974.

Leamington Rambling Club, four to six-mile walk, Kenilworth, leaves Newbold Terrace East at 1.30pm, call 881055.