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

Friday November 14

Royal Naval Association Male Voice Choir Autumn Welfare Concert, Royal Naval Assocation Club, Adelaide Road, Leamington, from 7.30pm, tickets £5 from choir members, the club or on the door, call 422958.

Prize charity bingo in aid of Sue Ryder at Southam Sports and Social Club from 8pm,

Southam Lions presents an evening of poetry at the Graham Adams Centre, Southam. Prizes will be awarded to the 2014 winners of the Southam Lions Poetry Competition and an open mic session will be held. 7.30-9.30pm.

Hat Evening, co-hosted by Hats & Co and Save the Children this event give people the opportunity to learn about the history of hats over nibbles and a glass of wine, proceeds to Save the Children’s Ebola Appeal, 39 Regent Street, Leamington, from 7.30pm, £5 per ticket, call 313153.

Friday Focus Extra, Dr Silvia Pinches will present An Imperial Visitor in Leamington Spa, commemorating the visit of Napoleon in 1838, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from 1pm to 2pm, free, no need to book.

The King Biscuit Boys, acoustic blues, The Wharf Inn, Fenny Compton, free admission, www.thewharfinnfennycompton.co.uk

Tango Warwick, autumn season with Maria Solero, classes: beginners, 6.30pm to 7.15pm, improvers 7pm to 8pm, intermediates 8.15pm to 9.15pm, practical 9.30pm to 10.30pm, St Mary’s Church Hall, St Mary’s Road, Leamington.

Kenilworth Gaming Club meets at The Kenilworth Centre every Friday from 7pm to 9pm. Aimed at war-gaming, boardgaming, cardgaming and miniature painting. All welcome. First week free, then £3 per night. Under 15s need to be supervised by an adult (no charge if they are not involved in any events). Visit www.thekenilworthcentre.com or email Kenilworthgc@gmail.com

Saturday November 15

Paul Palmer Entertainment presents 40 Years of Beer and Music, charity disco with a 1980s theme in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society, The Wild Boar, Warwick, from 7.30pm, tickets £5 including buffet, visit www.thewildboarwarwick.co.uk

Table Top Sale and Christmas Fayre, homemade cakes, preserves, toys, books, aloe vera products, Royal Doulton, bric-a-brac and more, Sherbourne village hall, from 10am to 2pm.

Diatonic, Edward Jenkins piano and Bernard Sutton conductor, I Want To Be In America, music by Copland, Gershwin and more, Kenilworth Methodist church, Priory Road, from 7.30pm, tickets £7, call 882898 or visit Presto Classical in Leamington.

Southam’s Charity Christmas Card and Gift Sale, buy your Christmas cards and gifts directly from the charities and then treat yourself to tea, coffee and delicious homemade cakes. Southam Congregational Church (opposite the Wood Street Car park), from 10am to noon, free admission.

Baginton Art Group Annnual Exhibition and Sale of Original Paintings, Baginton Village Hall, 10.30am to 4.30pm, free entry, refreshments available.

Dancing to Laurence Knight Duo and Bingo, Royal Naval Association Club, Adelaide Road, Leamington, 8pm to 11pm.

Kenilworth-Uyogo Friendship Link fundraising quiz. Starts at 7.30pm at the Leyes Lane school. Includes fish and chips and raffle. Tickets £8 from Kenilworth Methodist church.

Armonico Consort perform Brahms Requiem, St Mary’s church, Warwick, www.armonico.org.uk

Swop Shop, buy good quality second-hand children and adults’ clothing and accessories at low prices, organised by the Friends of St Mary’s Choir raising money for St Mary’s Choir, The Warwick Arms Hotel, from 12.30pm to 4pm, £2 entry.

Jay Kays, live music, Oak House, Leamington Liberal Club, Upper Holly Walk, members free, non-members pay on entry.

Explore Your Archive, tours, displays and taster sessions relating to Warwickshire in the First World War, bring along your own family documents and stories relating to the subject, Warwickshire County Record Office, Priory Park, off Cape Road, Warwick, from 2pm to 5pm, taster sessions at 2pm and 3.30pm cost £5 - lasting one hour and must be booked in advance, call 738959 or visit http://heritage.warwickshire.gov.uk/warwickshire-county-record-office/

Sunday November 16

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

Leamington Rambling Club, four to six-mile walk, Chesford Grange, Leaves Newbold Terrace East at 1.30pm, call 881055.

Leamington Royal Naval Association Male Voice Choir, Autumn Concert, St Nicholas church, Warwick, from 3pm, free admission, refreshments available.

Tuesday October 18

Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo - Winners of the 2014 Leamington Music Prize, Victoria House, 59 Willes Road, Leamington, from 7.30pm

Wednesday October 19

Leamington Rambling Club, four to six-mile walk, Whitnash and Radford, pub food at the finish, meet at the car park opposite Newbold Comyn Leisure Centre at 9.30am, call 496974.

Royal Leamington Spa Horticultural Society, talk by David Howells about care of pot plants, St Peter’s church hall, Dormer Place, from 7pm for 7.30pm start, everyone welcome, non-members £3 on the door including coffee, tea and biscuits.

Thursday November 20

Royal Leamington Spa Flower Club will host an evening demonstration of ‘Floral Celebration’ at North Leamington School Theatre, Blackdown CV32 6RD at 7.30m.

Doors open at 6.30pm. All welcome. Tel: 773602 for tickets at £8 each. Parking, raffle, refreshments, sales.

Warwick Natural History Society members and visitors will learn about the Butterflies, Bees and Plants of Nicaragua’s active volcanoes at the Friends’ Meeting House in High Street, Warwick at 7.30pm. Visitors very welcome – www.wnhs.info

Archives Online, find out how to use the Warwickshire’s Past Unlocked onlie catalouge, Warwickshire County Record Office, Priory Park off Cape Road, Warwick, from 10am to 11am, free, call 738959.

Friday November 21

The Score, Live Music, The Wharf Inn, Fenny Compton, free entry. www.thewharfinnfennycompton.co.uk

Tango Warwick, autumn season with Maria Solero, classes: beginners, 6.30pm to 7.15pm, improvers 7pm to 8pm, intermediates 8.15pm to 9.15pm, practical 9.30pm to 10.30pm, St Mary’s Church Hall, St Mary’s Road, Leamington.

Saturday November 22

Cubbington Mill Care Home’s Annual Christmas Fete, games, tombola, nearly new stall, jewellery, books, toys, refreshments and more, Cubbington Mill Care Home, Church Lane, Cubbington, call 430351 or email reception.cubbington@barchester.com

Fenny Compton’s Christmas Fayre for Cancer Charities, including a visit from Santa, village hall, from 2pm, free admission.

Whitnash Methodist church Christmas Fayre, stalls, book sale, CDs, gifts, raffles, refreshments including soup, from noon to 2pm, raising money for church funds free admission.

Macmillan Cocktail Party, raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support, Manor House and Marquee, The Newbold Comyn Arms, Leamington, from 7pm to midnight, £15 per person including cocktail and canapes on arrival, call 07581 785783 or email shell.bee@sky.com

Family Arts Afternoon to celebrate Road Safety Week, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from noon to 3pm, free admission, just drop in and join in, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Family Tree Maker, Warwickshire County Record Office, Priory Park off Cape Road, Warwick, from 9.15am to 12.15pm, £12 per person, call 738959.

Warwick and Kenilworth Choral Society with Colin Druce organ, World War I Commemorative Concert, St Mark’s church, Rugby Road, Leamington, from 7.30pm, tickets from Presto Classical, Kenilworth Books or 850264.

Divertimento, music from Cecilia’s Day by British composers including Elgar, Vaughn Williams and new work by Paul Sudlow, St Nicholas church, Warwick, tickets from Presto Classical, call 778646 or email www.divertimento.org.uk

Collegium, music by Karl Jenkins and Haydn, St Mary’s church, Warwick, from 7.30pm, tickets from St Mary’s bookshop, on the door or call 403940.

Sunday November 23

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

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

Stir Up Sunday, make a Christmas pudding and look at some of the recipes from the archives, St John’s Museum, from 10am to noon and 2pm to 4pm, bring your own pudding basin, £10, call 412132.

Monday November 24

Leamington History Group, talk by Allan Jennings on James Bisset: pioneer and entrepreneur of Leamington Priors, St Peter’s church, Dormer Conference.

Tuesday November 25

Singing for the Brain. for people with dementia, their carers and friends and family, using singing to bring people together, Brunswick Healthy Living Centre, Shrubland Street, Leamington, from 10.15am to 11.45am, call 888899.

Friday November 28

Zemlinsky String Quartet, Pump Room, Leamington from 7.30pm, for tickets call 334418, visit www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk

Friday Focus Extra, talk on the exhibition My Craft or Sullen Art opening on Saturday November 29, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from 1pm to 2pm, free, no need to book.

Saturday November 29

Lillington Free Church Christmas Fayre, stalls and a visit from Santa, from 11am, £1 admission includes refreshments and mince pies.

Barn Dance Spectacular with Long Itch Scratch, Eathorpe village hall, from 8pm, doors and bar open at 7.30pm, tickets £8 or £7 for under-18s and over 65s, limited numbers, call 632575, 632664 or email sueatathorpe@gmail.com

Long Itchington Cricket Club’s Annual Rummage Sale, community centre, Stockton Road, Long Itchington, bring items to the community centre on the day from 10am or call 814971, the event starts at 2pm with a tombola and refreshments.

St James Singers and Players plus guests, All Saints church, Victoria Terrace, Leamington, tickets from the box office on 07502 939498.