Your what’s on guide

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

Friday January 23

The Jellyheads, live music, The Wharf Inn, Fenny Compton, from 9pm to 11.30pm, free admission.

Henry’s Rhythm & Blues Band, Rena and the Renegades, live music, Leamington Liberal Club, Oak House, Upper Holly Walk.

Friday Focus, free lunchtime talk, historian Jacqui Kirk presents Predator and Prey - the pilots of the Royal Flying Corps, with the help of poems, images, letters, diaries and interviews, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from 1pm.

Tango Warwick, classes with Maria Solero, absolute beginners from 6.30pm to 7.30pm, improvers from 7.15pm to 8.15pm, intermediates from 8.15pm to 9.15pm, practice from 9.30pm to approximately 10.30pm, St Mary’s church, Leamington, £6.

Saturday January 24

Big Garden Bird Watch with the RSPB, bird spotting using binoculars and telescopes, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from 11am to 4pm, free to drop-in and join in, fun for the family.

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch, Priors House care home, Old Milverton Lane, Leamington, visitors welcome from 2pm, also on Sunday January 25.

Jay-Kay 60s Band, Southam Sports and Social Club, School Street, from 9pm, free entry.

What’s on the Internet for Family History. More family history websites are coming on-line all the time. This workshop will guide you through some of the new sources available and develop your research skills, Warwickshire County Record Office, Priory Park, Cape Road, Warwick, from 9.15am to 12.15pm, £12 per person, call 738959 or 412132.

Justin’s Open Mic, Leamington Liberal Club, Oak House, from 3pm to 7pm.

Sunday January 25

Morning Worship and Baptism, St James Church, Old Milverton, from 10.30 am.

Monday January 26

Family History for Absolute Beginners. Come and find out how to begin researching your family tree using the local and national sources available at the County Record Office, including parish registers, census records and online sites, Warwickshire County Record Office, Priory Park, Cape Road, Warwick, from 9.15am to 12.15pm, £5 per person, call 738959 or 412132.

Tuesday January 27

She’Koyokh, Klezmer and Balkan music band playing on National Holocaust Memorial Day, St Mary’s church, Warwick, from 7.30pm, call 334418 or visit www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk

Learn to dance Rock and Roll with the Warwickshire Rock and Rollers, every Tuesday at the Punch Bowl in Warwick. Free Beginners lesson at 8pm followed by social dancing. Everyone welcome, no partner necessary.

Wednesday January 28

Leamington & District Organ and Keyboard Society presents an evening of musical entertainment with Andrew Nix, Sydenham Community Centre, Chesterton Drive, Sydenham, from 7.30pm, £8 on the door, for enquiries call 427493 or email leamingtonoks@hotmail.com

Friday January 30

Jubilee String Quartet, playing Mozart, Bartok and Mendelssohn, Royal Pump Room, Leamington, from 7.30pm, call 334418 or visit www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk

Saturday January 31

Quiz Night, Leamington Liberal Club, Oak House, Upper Holly Walk, £1 per person, maximum five in a team

National Storytelling Week, free events at Leamington Art Gallery and Museum until Saturday February 7.

Leamington: The Long and The Short of It, come and add your voice to a collaborative tale that just keeps growing, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, until Saturday February 7, free, just drop in, suitable for the whole family.

Sunday February 1

Holy Communion for St James church, at Old Milverton village hall, from 10.30am,

Children’s Storyteller Colin King will be sharing stories from around the world in an interactive, musical, adventure, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from 2pm and 2.45pm, suitable for the whole family, free admission, just drop in.

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

Monday February 2

Breakfast Club, for men who are stressed, depressed or anxious, Springfield Mind 2, Southborough Terrace, Leamington, every Monday from 10am to noon,call 01789 298615.

Tuesday February 3

Leamington Literary Society, talk by David Howe - an X-certificate talk - Thoughts on Censorship, Dormer Conference Centre, Dormer Place, Leamington, from 7.30pm, annual membership £15, joint membership £25 and visitors £2.50, call 498317.

Wednesday February 4

Woodloes Townswomen’s Guild will meet for a fun evening getting to know you with Pat Daly and a bring-and-buy sale, Woodloes Community Centre from 7.30pm

Diabetes UK South Warwickshire Branch, talk by Prof Roger Gadsby followed by a Q&A, Medical Education Centre, Warwick Hospital, from 7.30pm, free parking, email swarks.diabetes@btinternet.com

Thursday February 5

Warwick Natural History Society, Prof Ian Trueman presents ‘Nature in the Urban Landscape’ at the Friends’ Meeting House in High Street, Warwick at 7.30pm. visitors very welcome, www.wnhs.info

Saturday February 7

Book Illustration & Visual Storytelling Workshop, an inspirational workshop for adults with illustrator Julie de Bastion, from 11am to 4pm, £15 per person, call 742700, payment required to confirm booking.

Sunday February 8

Table-top Sale, Warwick Show Band Headquarters, Opposite Shakespeare Avenue, next to Racing Club Warwick FC, noon for sellers, 1pm for buyers, call 07983 425359.

Wednesday February 11

Kenilworth Family History Society, Suffrage Stories - Warwickshire Women and the fight to gain the vote, talk by Dr Sarah Richardson, Senior Citizens’ Club, Kenilworth, from 7.30pm, non-members welcome, call 511969.

Thursday February 12

Parkinson’s UK Leamington and District Branch meeting AGM and demonstration by Shop Mobility, The Sydni Centre, Marloes Walk, Sydenham, call 853023.

Saturday February 14

Valentine’s Stone Carving Workshop for Adults, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from 11am to 4pm, £15 per person, call 742700, payment required to confirm booking.

Valentine’s Day drop-in family craft activity, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from 1pm to 3pm, free, last entry at 2.45pm, recommended for children up to 12 years.

Sunday February 15

Emma Johnson Clarinet and John Lenehan Piano, music by Weber, Chopin, Brahms, Bernstein and more, Spa Centre, Leamington, from 3pm, pre-concert talk at 2.10pm, tickets £17 reserved, £12.50 unreserved. call 334418 or visit www.leamingtonmusic.org

Wednesday February 18

Wellesbourne Flower Club, Helen Hunter presents her interpretation of My Hobbies, village hall, from 7.30pm, visitors welcome, £6 per person, refreshments available.

Saturday February 21

Mother Language Day Event, family art activity, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from 1pm to 3pm, free, last entry at 2.45pm, recommended for children up to 12 years.

Friday February 27

Black Cat Bones, classic rock and blues band, The Wharf Inn, Fenny Compton, from 9pm to 11.30pm, free admission.