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

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.

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.

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 entry, under-12s free from 11am to 4pm.

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.

Warickshire Gardens Trust, Christine Hodgetts will talk about Robert Patterson, an 18th century Scottish gardener at Warwick Castle. Friends Meeting House, High Street, Warwick, non-members £4, members £3.

Friday February 27

Long Itchington Cricket Club’s AGM, all current and potential new members will be made most welcome, Green Man, Church Road, Long Itchington, from 8pm, contact Steve Crosthwaite on 814971 or Martyn Rawbone on 332179.

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.

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.

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

Dancing to John Harrison, The Royal Naval Association Club, Adelaide Road, Leamington, from 8pm to 11pm.

The Works, live band, The Nelson Club, Charles Street, Warwick, members and bona fide guests welcome, call 496657.

Girlguiding Leamington Swimming Gala, come and cheer Brownies, Guides and Senior Section members compete for the glory of their units and for the fun of it, Newbold Comyn Leisure Centre, from 6pm, £1 for adult spectators,

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.

Sunday March 1

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

Tuesday March 3

Friends of Oakley Wood AGM, featuring a talk by moth and butterfly expert David Brown, Bishops Tachbrook Sports and Social Club, from 7pm to 9.30pm, all welcome, www.oakleywood.org

Wednesday March 4

Maps and Plans for Local History, Warwickshire County Record Office, Warwick, from 10am to 1pm, £12 per person, call 738959.

Thursday March 5

Diabetes UK South Warwickshire Group, AGM followed by a talk and activity session with dietician Claire Nevard, Medical Education Centre, Warwick Hospital, from 7.30pm, free parking.

Show and Tell Free talk: Warwick’s Historic Building Stone, Warwickshire County Record Office, Warwick, from 1pm to 1.30pm.

Archives Online, Find out how you can use ‘Warwickshire’s Past Unlocked’, the County Record Office’s own online catalogue. Warwickshire County Record Office, Warwick Free, call 738959 to book.

Chamber Concert with Warwick School’s finest musicians playing Mendelssohn, Haydn and Vivaldi, The Bridge House Theatre, Myton Road, Warwick, from 7.30pm, free admission, call 776438.

Warwick Poetry Reading Group, with featured poet Matthew Arnold, The Warwick Quaker Centre, 39 High Street, Warwick, from 7.45pm, new members welcome, call 511969.

Saturday March 7

Leamington and Warwick Model Railway Society’s 40th Anniversary Exhibition, 25 layouts and 35 specialist traders, Stoneleigh Park Exhibition Centre, from 10am to 5pm, also on Sunday March 8 from 10am to 4pm, tickets £7 for adults, 36 for concessions and £4 fo children with a family ticket on the Sunday for £18, visit www.lwmrs.co.uk

Tapestry Lost Traditions, Learn basic tapestry weaving techniques that you can continue at home with textile artist Emma Price, St John’s Museum, Warwick, from 10am to 4pm, £35 per person, call 412132 to book.

The Heroine of Flanders, Lady Dorothie Feilding’s letters from the Great War, County Record Office, Warwick, from 2pm to 5pm, £3 no need to book, just pay on the door, includes refreshments.

Quiz Night, Bishops Tachbrook Sports and Social Club, cash rollover could be £220, every team wins a prize.

Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra, Katherine Lam Piano, Dominic Grier conductor, North Leamington School, Sandy Lane, from 7.30pm, tickets £12 or £15 for children and students, call 850385 or email boxoffice@wso.org.uk