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

Friday February 13

7TH SON, band, Oak House, Leamington Liberal Club, Upper Holly Walk.

Friday Focus Free Lunchtime Talk, historian Stas Librowski will introduce J V Barber, the artist who became a major developer and speculator and who created the Royal Leamington Spa we see today, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from 1pm.

Tango Warwick with Maria Solero at St Mary’s church hall, St Mary’s Road, Leamington, 6.30pm to 7.30pm beginners, 7.15pm to 8.15pm improvers and 8,15pm to 9.15pm, intermediates.

Saturday February 14

Valentine’s Skittles Night, Bishops Tachbrook Sports and Social Club, call 421621.

Live band - Easy Feeling are playing at St Patrick’s Irish Club (just off Adelaide Road). Live band. Doors open at 8pm. Ideally suited to 50+ age group. Call 420265 for more details

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.

Valentine’s Disco, Southam Sports and Social Club, School Street, from 8pm, free entry.

Opening the Parish Chest, Find out what you can learn from its other contents with local historian Christine Hodgetts, Warwickshire County Record Office, Priory Park, off Cape Road, Warwick, from 9.15am to 12.15pm, £12 per person, call 738959.

Valentine’s Vintage Fair, St John’s Museum, Warwick, from 11am to 4pm, free entry.

Armonico Consort & Baroque Players, Vivaldi’s Four Seasons played on authentic period instruments and also Vivaldi Magnificat, St Mary’s church, Warwick, from 7.30pm, for tickets call 0844 581 0750 or visit www.armonico.org.uk

Valentine’s Rock and Roll Night, The Nelson Club, Charles Street, Warwick, £6 entry, call 419326 for tickets.

Dancing to Ron Technics, Royal Naval Association Club, Adelaide Road, Leamington, from 8pm to 11pm.

Sunday February 15

Model Tractor, Plant & Construction Show, Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, www.warwickshireexhibitioncentre.co.uk

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

Noel’s Knights, live music, Oak House, Leamington Liberal Club, Upper Holly Walk, from 3pm to 7pm.

Silk piano trio play Debussy, Rachmaninov, Mendelssohn and Piazzola. St Nicholas church, Warwick. from 3pm, admission free, refreshments.

Monday February 16

Furry Friends at Arty Tots, meet some furry friends from Wild Creature Features and enjoy a story and some animal crafts, Market Hall Museum, Warwick, from 2pm to 3.30pm, £2.50 per child, book tickets by calling 412132.

Behind the Scenes: Family Museum Stores Tours, explore the Museum Stores with natural sciences curator Jon Radley, Montague Road, Warwick, from 2pm to 3pm and 3.30pm to 4.30pm, £5 per person, family ticket £14, call 412132 or 412501.

Tuesday February 17

Sydenham History Group, Leamington and the Flying Circus by Jacqui Kirk, How WW1 pilots bought aviation to Leamington, Tales of the Bonniksens, Sir Alan Cobham and Joy Rides at Sydenham, The Sydni Centre, Cottage Square , Sydenham, from 7.30pm, all welcome, admission £2, call 330711.

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.

Meet the Terrific Tudors, half term event for children, Market Hall Museum, Warwick, from 10.30am to noon and 2pm to 3.30pm, £2.50 per child, no need to book just drop in.

Thursday February 19

Royal Leamington Spa Flower Club will be holding a floral demonstration evening at The Royal Naval Association Club, Adelaide Road, Leamington, from 7pm for a 7.15pm start, visitors are welcome. £5 per person, pay at the door, for more information call 330670.

Warwick Natural History Society, learn about the work of the Environment Agency with Chris Farmer, The Friends’ Meeting House, High Street, Warwick, from 7.30pm, visitors welcome, www.wnhs.info

Friday February 20

The Wild Murphys will be playing at St Patrick’s Irish Club (just off Adelaide Road). For more details www.wildmurphys.com. £5 entry .
- doors open at 8pm, call 420265.

Brodsky String Quartet, music by Beethoven and Zemlinsky, Pump Room, Leamington, from 7.30pm, for tickets call 334418 or visit www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk

Incredible Creatures, meet and handle some creatures from Wild Creature Features, make your own glove and sock puppets, £2.50 per child, no need yo book, just drop in.

Terrific Tudors, Travel back in time and find out what was life like in Tudor times – what did they eat, drink and wear? Find out all about this amazing historical period and get to handle some replica costume and everyday objects. Make a Tudor house and some Tudor-inspired costume and jewellery to take away, suitable for school-aged children Leamington Library, from 2.30pm to 4pm, £2.50 per child.

Friday Focus Free Lunchtime Talk, Artist Moira Lamont discusses her work on female nude, ancient textiles and her travels abroad, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from 1pm.

Saturday February 21

Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair, The Assembly, Spencer Street, Leamington, £2 ebtry, under-12s free.

Dancing to Keith Tomlin, Royal Naval Association Club, Adelaide Road, Leamington, from 8pm to 11pm.

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.

Live Band - Cassidy Bros are playing at St Patricks Irish Club (just off Adelaide Road). Doors open at 8pm. Ideally suited to 50+ age group. Cal 420265.

Karaoke, Southam Sports and Social Club, School Street, from 8pm, free entry.

State of Play, band, Oak House, Leamington Liberal Club, Upper Holly Walk.

Brilliant Bath Bombs, a bubbly bath bomb workshop at St John’s Museum, Warwick, suitable for children aged 8 and upwards. £5 per ticket. Places are limited and must be booked by calling 412132 or 412501.

Car Boot Sale, Whitnash Methodist church, from 10am to 1pm, £6 per table, to book call 332918.

Just Jacob, singer, The Nelson Club, Charles Street, Warwick, members and bona fide guests welcome, call 496657.

Insomnia, live band, Bishops Tachbrook Sports and Social Club, from 8.30pm.

Tuesday February 24

La Serenissima, music by Montanari, Vivaldi, Pisendel and more, St Mary’s church, Warwick, from 7.30pm, call 334410 or visit www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk

Over 50s Luncheon, The Open Door Cafe, Hampton Magna, Warwick, from noon for 12.30pm start, £4.50, book by February 18, call 410446.

Wednesday February 25

Ane Marie from Get Cooking! will be giving a demonstration and taster session of some of the things that can be made from the Canny Cooking booklet, at The Chain in Lillington from 11am to noon. free booklets containing hints, tips and recipes for cooking on a budget will be given out.

Thursday February 26

Radford Road Church Film Club, showing The Glass Virgin, Radford Road church, Leamington, from 2pm, £2 including tea and cakes.

Friday February 27

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

Whirlwind! Warwick School’s annual wind orchestra spectacular, All Saints church, Warwick, from 7.30pm, free admission.

Warwick Words Xtra: Margot at War - love and betrayal in Downing Street 1912-1916, join best selling author Anne De Courcy as she reveals an extraordinary love triangle that took place behind the scenes of Number 10 during the First World War, Lord Leycester Hospital, Warwick, from 2pm, tickets £10 including tea and cake, call 334418, or visit www.warwickwords.co.uk

Warwick Words Xtra: Second Life, international best-selling author S J Watson talks about his new physiological thriller novel Second Life, Lord Leycester Hospital, Warwick, from 7.30pm, £12 for tickets (£10 concessions) call 334418 or visit www.warwickwords.co.uk

Friday Focus Free Lunchtime Talk, ceramicist Sally Larke and pupils from St Peter’s School in Leamington will talk about their digital art and ceramics project, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from 1pm.

Saturday February 28

The Crown Function Band, Southam Sports and Social Club, School Street, from 9pm, free entry.

Live Band - Bridget & Heartbeat are playing at St Patricks Irish Club (just off Adelaide Road). Live band. Doors open at 8pm. Ideally suited to 50+ age group. Call 420265 for more details.

Death in the Family, What records were left by your ancestors after their deaths? This workshop by Jennifer Cranfield looks at the uses of these records and where to find them, Warwickshire County Record Office, Priory Park, off Cape Road, Warwick, from 9.15am to 12.15pm, £12 per person, call 738959 to book.