Jun 24 – Jul 16 all-day
Music in Rugby @ Rugby Art Gallery and Museum | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
This exhibition is a celebration of all things musical in Rugby Borough. We explore past musicians, choirs and orchestras in the town through photographs, programmes and instruments from the museum’s social history collections.   Also[...]
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – Jul 16 @ 5:00 pm
Units of Possibility: The Reknit Revolution @ Rugby Art Gallery and Museum | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
Designer and maker Amy Twigger Holroyd invites us into the creative world of reknitting.  Discover the inherit ‘tinkerability’ of the knitted structure and treat each individual stitch as a unit of possibility. On display will[...]
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum
Jun 25 – Jun 29 all-day
The Festival on The Close @ The 450th Performance Arena | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
The Festival on The Close is a public arts festival featuring world-class artists performing in our specially built 1,000 seater Performance Arena which will be situated in the historic setting of The Close at Rugby[...]
The 450th Performance Arena
Jun 25 @ 8:54 am – Jul 16 @ 9:54 am
8:54 am
Experience the Festival of Culture Art Trail by following the map around Rugby town centre. There is something for everyone in the trail, including paintings, handmade jewellery, textile pieces and ceramics. A fantastic opportunity to[...]
‘Aiming High’: an exhibition by local secondary schools @ Floor One Gallery | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
An exciting opportunity to see the talent and achievement of local secondary school students.  The exhibition will take place in the Floor One Gallery of Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, and will showcase a collaboration[...]
Floor One Gallery
Jun 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Little Discoveries – Mini Explorers @ Rugby Art Gallery and Museum | England | United Kingdom
11:00 am
Bring your little explorers to our sensory play session. Each week we explore a different theme such colour, texture or shape. Taking inspiration from our exhibition, join us for a fun morning surrounded by artwork![...]
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum
Jun 28 @ 1:20 pm – 2:20 pm
Rugby Town Guides Heritage WalkingTours @ Rugby Visitor Centre | England | United Kingdom
1:20 pm
The Rugby Town Guides take residents and visitors on a journey of discovery through the town centre, revealing fascinating facts about the history of Rugby and the borough. The free tours start at Rugby Visitor[...]
Rugby Visitor Centre
Jun 29 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm
Little Discoveries – Mini Artist @ Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, | England | United Kingdom
10:15 am
Using a range of materials and techniques, our sessions give little ones the chance to get messy! Each week there will be a crafty item to make and take home, alongside story telling, instruments, dressing[...]
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum,
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
7:00 pm
Belly Dance Hafla – profits to Buddy Bags   Accessibility:  Full Disabled Access
The Benn Hall
Jun 30 @ 11:00 am – Jul 16 @ 10:00 pm
The Tantalus Project   Syzrgy 2  Syntagmas (Film event) @ The Rugby Tap
11:00 am
An exhibition of contemporary art by our members around a theme
The Rugby Tap
Jun 30 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
CLUB TROPICANA SPECTACULAR @ The Benn Hall | England | United Kingdom
7:30 pm
CLUB TROPICANA SPECTACULAR Featuring Joseph, one of the country’s finest George Michael Tribute Acts. A spectacular evening of all your favourite George Michael/Wham hits. Joe has performed his show all over the world having sung[...]
The Benn Hall
Artists Live at Café Three @ THREE café bar bistro & cakery | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
Rugby & District Art Society members will be sketching and painting in and around the café in Clifton Road. Accessibility:  Full Disabled Access
THREE café bar bistro & cakery
10:00 am
Rotary Clubs of Rugby, in partnership with four of the town’s schools: Exhibition of Works of Art by Rugby Young People in the post-16 age-group So much dazzling work by many talented young artists tends[...]
St Andrew’s Church
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Spire Summer Festival @ England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
A “Never to Be Missed” event is our  Spire Summer Festival in aid of restoration of the Grade 2 listed, beautiful spire of St Marie’s Church, which is a famous local landmark. Save the date[...]
Jul 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Journeys to Home @ Rugby Town Centre | England | United Kingdom
12:00 pm
A unique collaboration between Highly Sprung Theatre Company and the local community to perform work inspired by Rugby Art Gallery and Museum’s Redding Collection.  ‘Journeys to Home’ will animate the many stories and recollections of[...]
Rugby Town Centre
Jul 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
YA Poetry Writing Workshop @ Rugby Library  | England | United Kingdom
1:00 pm
Join Warwickshire’s Young Poet Laureate Emily for a free creative writing session. Emily will share her top tips for writing poetry – demonstrating how she been inspired to write about her home town of Rugby.[...]
Rugby Library
Jul 1 @ 1:20 pm – 2:20 pm
Rugby Town Guides Heritage WalkingTours @ Rugby Visitor Centre | England | United Kingdom
1:20 pm
The Rugby Town Guides take residents and visitors on a journey of discovery through the town centre, revealing fascinating facts about the history of Rugby and the borough. The free tours start at Rugby Visitor[...]
Rugby Visitor Centre
Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Art Trail Guided Walk
2:00 pm
Join us to experience the Festival of Culture Art Trail by taking part in a guided walk around the venues.  The Art Trail showcases local artists work in shops, cafés, restaurants and other locations around[...]
Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dancing in the Street @ Saint Andrews Church | England | United Kingdom
5:00 pm
Rugby FM invites you to join us for the performance of Dancing In The Street an exciting West End style production.The story has been written by the Principle of Rugbys Pauline Quirke Academy, Jenny McDonald[...]
Saint Andrews Church
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
PATSY CLINE & FRIENDS @ The Benn Hall | England | United Kingdom
7:00 pm
Tribute Concert to Patsy Cline – Hank Williams – Jim Reeves Sue Lowry with her powerful rendition of Crazy, Sweet Dreams & I Fall to Pieces will take you back to those Honky Tonk days[...]
The Benn Hall
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Summer Market @ Caldecott Park
10:00 am
Infinity 7 Events Ltd is once again working alongside the Caldecott Park team in bringing this popular market back to Rugby. 2016 saw an immensely successful event with over 600 visitors and more than 35[...]
Caldecott Park
Jul 2 @ 11:00 am – Jul 9 @ 3:00 pm
Art at the Arnold @ The Arnold House | England | United Kingdom
11:00 am
On show in the Arnold House Restaurant will be a varied display of artworks by members of the Rugby & District Art Society, which is currently celebrating its 80th season. Accessibility: Full Disabled Access  
The Arnold House
Jul 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Book Magic @ Rugby Library | England | United Kingdom
2:00 pm
Stories and crafts for families   Accessibility:  Full Disabled Access
Rugby Library
Hansel & Gretel  A Magical, Musical Fairy-Tale Adventure @ Bacco Lounge | England | United Kingdom
4:00 pm
Hansel & Gretel A Magical, Musical Fairy-Tale Adventure A one-man musical, story-telling show for children and families, written and performed by ‘extraordinary cellist, virile baritone, compelling actor, Matthew Sharp’ (The Daily Telegraph) – ‘the virtuoso[...]
Bacco Lounge
Jul 2 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Festival String Concert @ The Temple Speech Room | England | United Kingdom
4:30 pm
This concert features Rugby Sinfonia members from current and past generations, and some guest players, to bring you an hour’s  selection of entertaining and popular string music, This year we have a European Musical Tour [...]
The Temple Speech Room
12:00 am
Look out for the Art Trail artists demonstrating their work in the Clock Towers Shopping Centre during the festival. A great opportunity to talk to a local artist and to see them at work.  [...]
The Clock Towers Shopping Centre
The Merchants Cider & Gin Festival 2017 @ The Merchants Inn | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
The Merchants Cider & Gin Festival 2017 Monday 3rd – Sunday 9th July 100+ Ciders & Perries 50+ Gins Live Music   Monday 3rd Cider & Cheese Tasting 7pm, Cider Festival Pub Quiz 8pm Tuesday[...]
The Merchants Inn
Jul 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Fun with Strings! @ The Temple Speech Room | England | United Kingdom
4:00 pm
Workshops for younger players, with the chance to play through specially adapted pieces so that beginners can enjoy playing with more experienced players. After school, local star-players “Stringfever” will participate in these events. Workshop fees[...]
The Temple Speech Room
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Stringfever! @ The Temple Speech Room | England | United Kingdom
7:00 pm
International Stars, and Local Boys, “Stringfever” appear again in Rugby after their sensational appearance for last year’s Rugby World Cup Festival events in Rugby town centre, and their subsequent  tour of the USA,and elsewhere. Comedy,[...]
The Temple Speech Room
12:00 am
Look out for the Art Trail artists demonstrating their work in the Clock Towers Shopping Centre during the festival. A great opportunity to talk to a local artist and to see them at work.  [...]
The Clock Towers Shopping Centre
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Little Discoveries – Mini Explorers @ Rugby Art Gallery and Museum | England | United Kingdom
11:00 am
Bring your little explorers to our sensory play session. Each week we explore a different theme such colour, texture or shape. Taking inspiration from our exhibition, join us for a fun morning surrounded by artwork![...]
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum
Jul 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Piano Duo Darren Leaper & Cecilia Xi @ St Andrew’s Church | England | United Kingdom
1:00 pm
A programme of music for four hands at one piano
St Andrew’s Church
12:00 am
Look out for the Art Trail artists demonstrating their work in the Clock Towers Shopping Centre during the festival. A great opportunity to talk to a local artist and to see them at work.  [...]
The Clock Towers Shopping Centre
Jul 5 @ 1:20 pm – 2:20 pm
Rugby Town Guides Heritage WalkingTours @ Rugby Visitor Centre | England | United Kingdom
1:20 pm
The Rugby Town Guides take residents and visitors on a journey of discovery through the town centre, revealing fascinating facts about the history of Rugby and the borough. The free tours start at Rugby Visitor[...]
Rugby Visitor Centre
Jul 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Best of British. @ The Arnold House | England | United Kingdom
6:30 pm
British influence on the world of culture and music is second to none. Rugby Operatic Society (ROS) is celebrating that fact in style this summer, with items from Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lionel Bart; Gilbert &[...]
The Arnold House
From Mozart to Musicals, Mark II, starring Voci Vico @ St Andrew’s Church | England | United Kingdom
7:00 pm
By popular request, local vocal ensemble Voci Vico return to St Andrew’s Church to continue their dazzling blend of favourite opera with great numbers from the musicals.   Accessibility: Full Disabled Access
St Andrew’s Church
7:00 pm
From the pen of one of the Country’s best comic writers, Dave Tristram FIRST COURSE:   Carrot… Industrial Relations Laid Comically Bare! Fish and chip supper SECOND COURSE: Last tango in Little Grimley FOLLOWED BY[...]
The Benn Hall
12:00 am
Look out for the Art Trail artists demonstrating their work in the Clock Towers Shopping Centre during the festival. A great opportunity to talk to a local artist and to see them at work.  [...]
The Clock Towers Shopping Centre
Jul 6 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm
Little Discoveries – Mini Artist @ Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, | England | United Kingdom
10:15 am
Using a range of materials and techniques, our sessions give little ones the chance to get messy! Each week there will be a crafty item to make and take home, alongside story telling, instruments, dressing[...]
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum,
12:00 am
Look out for the Art Trail artists demonstrating their work in the Clock Towers Shopping Centre during the festival. A great opportunity to talk to a local artist and to see them at work.  [...]
The Clock Towers Shopping Centre
Dramatic Draw: Clothed  Life drawing workshop for adults @ Rugby Art Gallery and Museum | England | United Kingdom
6:00 pm
Draw clothed life models with an orchestra theme.  Our conductor and musician will use musical instruments, costume and backdrop to create a dramatic atmosphere. Draw with guidance from our staff. Poses will change throughout the[...]
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
‘The Twits’ @ The Benn Hall | England | United Kingdom
7:00 pm
Roald Dahl created some truly revolting characters in his time but surely few can compare with the noxiousness of Mr and Mrs Twit. This adaptation by David Wood is a marvellous mix of singing, dancing,[...]
The Benn Hall
Jul 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Sweet Songs for a Summer Sunset @ St Andrew’s Church | England | United Kingdom
7:30 pm
William Griffiths (tenor) and Varvara Maggs (piano) return to St Andrew’s Church, Rugby with a programme for voice and piano: Old Italian Airs, English Songs, German Lieder, French Mélodies, Operatic and Folkloric repertoire, and some[...]
St Andrew’s Church
12:00 am
Look out for the Art Trail artists demonstrating their work in the Clock Towers Shopping Centre during the festival. A great opportunity to talk to a local artist and to see them at work.  [...]
The Clock Towers Shopping Centre
8:30 am
Flower Festival hosted at St Andrew’s Church in partnership with Garden Gate Flowers. Come and enjoy a wonderful celebration of British flowers in the dramatic setting of Victorian architecture at the heart of Rugby town.
St Andrew’s Church
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Thread the Love Crochet Workshop @ Rugby Art Gallery and Museum | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
Join Amber from ‘Thread the Love’ in this exciting crochet workshop using recycled t-shirt yarn. There will be a selection of patterns to choose from giving you something truly unique to take home.
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum
10:00 am
An invitation from the Kids Choir and adult Singers at St Andrew’s Church to join them for a fun sing-in  –  all families welcome, no previous choral experience required.  We will be preparing for an[...]
St Andrew’s Church
Rugby Tap Garden Party @ Percival Guildhouse @ Percival Guildhouse and Gardens | England | United Kingdom
1:00 pm
For one day only the Percival Guildhouse Adult education centre will throw open it’s doors to offer Demonstrations, Taster sessions and Displays of some of the varied courses they run such as, Arts and Crafts,[...]
Percival Guildhouse and Gardens
Jul 8 @ 1:20 pm – 2:20 pm
Rugby Town Guides Heritage WalkingTours @ Rugby Visitor Centre | England | United Kingdom
1:20 pm
The Rugby Town Guides take residents and visitors on a journey of discovery through the town centre, revealing fascinating facts about the history of Rugby and the borough. The free tours start at Rugby Visitor[...]
Rugby Visitor Centre
Jul 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Art Trail Guided Walk
2:00 pm
Join us to experience the Festival of Culture Art Trail by taking part in a guided walk around the venues.  The Art Trail showcases local artists work in shops, cafés, restaurants and other locations around[...]
7:00 pm
Rugby Philharmonic Choir’s 150th anniversary concert will feature music composed during the period surrounding 1867. The choir will sing a selection from Faure’s ‘Requiem’, originally performed by the choir in 1974 and considered to be[...]
The Temple Speech Room
Jul 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
‘The Twits’ @ The Benn Hall | England | United Kingdom
7:00 pm
Roald Dahl created some truly revolting characters in his time but surely few can compare with the noxiousness of Mr and Mrs Twit. This adaptation by David Wood is a marvellous mix of singing, dancing,[...]
The Benn Hall
Jul 9 @ 11:00 am – Jul 16 @ 3:00 pm
Art at the Arnold @ The Arnold House | England | United Kingdom
11:00 am
On show in the Arnold House Restaurant will be a varied display of artworks by members of the Rugby & District Art Society, which is currently celebrating its 80th season. Accessibility: Full Disabled Access  
The Arnold House
Jul 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Book Magic @ Rugby Library | England | United Kingdom
2:00 pm
Stories and crafts for families   Accessibility:  Full Disabled Access
Rugby Library
Jul 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
‘Pure Imagination’ @ Caldecott Park
2:00 pm
The Lawrence Sheriff Music department presents a concert with a difference. Just back from their tour to Romania the concert will feature a large combined orchestra, choir and rock band performing a programme of popular[...]
Caldecott Park
4:00 pm
The outstanding choir of St Andrew’s Church invites you to join them for a varied selection of song, a summer tea, and finally the beauty of the evening Compline service.   We hope you will come[...]
St Andrew’s Church
12:00 am
Look out for the Art Trail artists demonstrating their work in the Clock Towers Shopping Centre during the festival. A great opportunity to talk to a local artist and to see them at work.  [...]
The Clock Towers Shopping Centre
Jul 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm
4:00 pm
The sequel to the community singing workshop in St Andrew’s Church last Saturday.  All families welcome to join the Kids Choir and adult Singers of St Andrew’s Church for tea and music.  No previous choral[...]
St Andrew’s Church
12:00 am
Look out for the Art Trail artists demonstrating their work in the Clock Towers Shopping Centre during the festival. A great opportunity to talk to a local artist and to see them at work.  [...]
The Clock Towers Shopping Centre
Jul 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Little Discoveries – Mini Explorers @ Rugby Art Gallery and Museum | England | United Kingdom
11:00 am
Bring your little explorers to our sensory play session. Each week we explore a different theme such colour, texture or shape. Taking inspiration from our exhibition, join us for a fun morning surrounded by artwork![...]
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum
Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Piano Recital by Jill Crossland @ St Andrew’s Church | England | United Kingdom
1:00 pm
Established international concert pianist Jill Crossland returns to Rugby, where she has performed over many years to give another celebrity recital.   Accessibility: Full Disabled Access
St Andrew’s Church
5:00 pm
Dunchurch Infant School on tour to the Rugby Festival!   Following the success of Jen Elvy’s and Jo Foote’s original songs for children at the previous two Festivals, the school has commissioned a new musical from[...]
St Andrew’s Church
12:00 am
Look out for the Art Trail artists demonstrating their work in the Clock Towers Shopping Centre during the festival. A great opportunity to talk to a local artist and to see them at work.  [...]
The Clock Towers Shopping Centre
Jul 12 @ 1:20 pm – 2:20 pm
Rugby Town Guides Heritage WalkingTours @ Rugby Visitor Centre | England | United Kingdom
1:20 pm
The Rugby Town Guides take residents and visitors on a journey of discovery through the town centre, revealing fascinating facts about the history of Rugby and the borough. The free tours start at Rugby Visitor[...]
Rugby Visitor Centre
The Magic of Medieval Music: Ian Pittaway: medieval harps, voice, gittern, lute, koboz @ Rugby Library | England | United Kingdom
6:45 pm
“Ian’s instrumental virtuosity … masterful on anything he turns his frets to.” ~ English Dance & Song magazine Ian Pittaway, historical music performer on stage and TV, will take you on a journey through the songs,[...]
Rugby Library
7:00 pm
Pupils of local soprano Emma Griffiths proudly present: Classical, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Pop, Folk. A rising generation of Rugby stars! An evening to remember! Tickets £5.00 available at the door.   Accessibility: Full Disabled Access
St Andrew’s Church
12:00 am
Look out for the Art Trail artists demonstrating their work in the Clock Towers Shopping Centre during the festival. A great opportunity to talk to a local artist and to see them at work.  [...]
The Clock Towers Shopping Centre
Jul 13 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm
Little Discoveries – Mini Artist @ Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, | England | United Kingdom
10:15 am
Using a range of materials and techniques, our sessions give little ones the chance to get messy! Each week there will be a crafty item to make and take home, alongside story telling, instruments, dressing[...]
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum,
12:00 am
Look out for the Art Trail artists demonstrating their work in the Clock Towers Shopping Centre during the festival. A great opportunity to talk to a local artist and to see them at work.  [...]
The Clock Towers Shopping Centre
Jul 14 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Cocktails and Colouring @ Rugby Art Gallery and Museum | England | United Kingdom
5:30 pm
A social evening of colouring and cocktails with materials provided! Free entrance and materials. Drinks will be available to purchase from the bar.   Accessibility:  Full Disabled Access
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum
Jul 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Piano Recital by Varvara Maggs @ St Andrew’s Church | England | United Kingdom
7:00 pm
Russian concert pianist Varvara returns to Rugby, where, she has a following of many music lovers, to give another performance of the highest pianistic artistry.   Accessibility:  Full Disabled Access
St Andrew’s Church
12:00 am
Look out for the Art Trail artists demonstrating their work in the Clock Towers Shopping Centre during the festival. A great opportunity to talk to a local artist and to see them at work.  [...]
The Clock Towers Shopping Centre
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
9:00 am
Are you up for the challenge? Can you read 6 books over the holidays? Sign up to the Summer Reading Challenge – there are surprises and prizes along the way and those who complete the[...]
Rugby Library
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
This Year the Voices of Unity Group are going all out! Gospel show with a difference! Inspiring mixed  Group of talented people coming together to inspire, motivate and provide a ‘break’ from the norm through[...]
Jul 15 @ 1:20 pm – 2:20 pm
Rugby Town Guides Heritage WalkingTours @ Rugby Visitor Centre | England | United Kingdom
1:20 pm
The Rugby Town Guides take residents and visitors on a journey of discovery through the town centre, revealing fascinating facts about the history of Rugby and the borough. The free tours start at Rugby Visitor[...]
Rugby Visitor Centre
Jul 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Festival of Archaeology @ Rugby Art Gallery and Museum | England | United Kingdom
1:30 pm
Explore our Roman handling objects and become an archaeologist for the afternoon. Accessibility: Full Disabled Access
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum
Jul 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Art Trail Guided Walk
2:00 pm
Join us to experience the Festival of Culture Art Trail by taking part in a guided walk around the venues.  The Art Trail showcases local artists work in shops, cafés, restaurants and other locations around[...]
Jul 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:45 pm
UKULELE WORKSHOP & CONCERT with BEN ROUSE @ St Andrew’s Church | England | United Kingdom
3:00 pm
UKULELE WORKSHOP & CONCERT with BEN ROUSE (frequent player with THE UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN) We are lucky to have one of the country’s finest ukulele players coming to the festival to give a[...]
St Andrew’s Church
Jul 15 @ 6:45 pm – 9:30 pm
One World Concert @ Rugby Methodist Church Centre | England | United Kingdom
6:45 pm
Celebrating cultures from around the world through dance, singing, instrumental music etc. Performers of all ages. A finger food buffet is included in the ticket price. Tickets £5 each, £12 for families All proceeds to[...]
Rugby Methodist Church Centre
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Book Magic @ Rugby Library | England | United Kingdom
2:00 pm
Stories and crafts for families   Accessibility:  Full Disabled Access
Rugby Library