What’s On this week

Friday June 10

One Man Can, Tim Laws presents his show in honour of his favourite artists, Sinatra, Dean Martin, Buble, Chuck Berry and many more, The Venew, Rugby Road, Leamington, from 8.30pm, tickets £4 online or £5 on the door, www.thevenewatleamingtonspa.co.uk

Angela Whittaker soprano, Tom Whittaker tenor, David Bleach piano, Holy Trinity church, Beauchamp Avenue, Leamington, from 1.15pm to 1.45pm, free admission, call 883615.

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Carol and Joe’s Charity Bash, rock ‘n’ roll with Dynamite Dave and Natterjacks, proceeds to Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance, The Royal Naval Club, Adelaide Road, Leamington, from 8pm to late, tickets £6.50, call 775403 or 338420.

The Sidekicks, The Wharf Inn, Fenny Compton, call 01295 770332 or visit www.thewharfinnfennycompton.co.uk

Mallory Gardeners’ Question Time, meet the hotel’s head gardener and enjoy some Pimms and tea on the terrace, Mallory Court Hotel, HarburyLane, Leamington, £19.50 per person, call 453939.

Photography exhibition by Gregory J Smith and James Callaghan at Gallery 150 in Regent Court shopping centre, Leamington, on until Sunday June 19. Proceeds of sales go to charity.

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No Tools Required, live music, The Avon, Avon Dassett, from 9.15pm, free admission.

Five Against Thieves, The Tiltyard, Leyes Lane, Kenilworth, from from 8.45pm, call 851523.

Saturday June 11

Friends Of St Mary’s Choirs Warwick, Summer Garden Party, side stalls, a tombola and raffle, cream teas and musical entertainment provided by the choirs of St Mary’s, St Mary’s College Gardens off the Butts car park, Warwick, from 2pm to 4pm.

St Chad’s Church Fete, staged in The Meadow, Bishops Tachbrook, entertainment includes bouncy castle, vintage vehicles display, tombola, refreshments and bargains on sale include books, cakes and toys, from 1pm to 4pm.

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David Hardie Organ Recital, St Mary’s church, Warwick, from 12.30pm to 1.15pm, retiring collection.

Red Priest present Pirates of the Baroque, All Saints’ church, Leamington Hastings, from 7.30pm, tickets £16 with concessions for youngsters, call 07966 584328.

Traci Hanson, The Nelson Club, Charles Street, Warwick, members and bona fide guests welcome, call 775578.

Warwick and Kenilworth Choral Society with conductor Andrew Jones, the programme will include Parry’s I was Glad and Songs of Farewell,  Mendelssohn’s Hear My Prayer, Stanford’s Te Deum, Soprano solos and a solo organ piece played by Colin Druce All Saints’ church, Victoria Terrace, Leamington, from 7.30pm, tickets £13, £5 students, £2 childre, from Presto Classical, Kenilworth Books or 401198.

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Dr Duncan - Liverpool’s First Medical Officer, talk by Richard Ratcliffe, Warwickshire County Record Office, Priory Park, Cape Road, Warwick, from 10am to 11.30am, £6 or £5 for concessions, booking required, call 738959.

Royal Leamington Spa Rotary Club Annual Charity Raft Race from Leamington to Warwick, organised by the Leam Boat Centre and the Rotary Club, watch rafters revving up to start at 12.30pm for 1pm start at Jephson Gardens racing to Myton Fields in Warwick. To enter a raft visit www.sparotary.org.uk

Bingo followed by Michael James, Bishops Tachbrook Sports and Social Club, from 8pm, members and bona fide guests welcome.

Church Fete, St Mary Magdalene church, Lillington, a fun time for all the family with things to eat, things to buy and things to see, come along and join the teddy bears on their picnic or take a trip up the bell tower from 1pm to 4pm.

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Dance Night, live music, Royal Naval Association club, Riverside, Adelaide Road, Leamington, this Saturday and every Saturday thereafter from 8pm to 11.30pm, everybody welcome, competitive bar prices, for more information call 881391,

The Avon Dassett Annual Soap Box Derby, charity event in aid of Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance and BLESMA (British Limbless Ex-servicemen’s Association), four bands including headliners The Duckworths and a hog roast, The Avon, from 3pm, call 01295 690270.

The Hangover Blues Band, The Coventry Arms, Guys Cliffe Road, Leamington, from 8.30pm, free admission.

Sunday June 12

Kenilworth Ramblers will be walking nine miles in Woodford Halse. Call 864624.

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Art and Craft Fair, more than 25 stalls showcasing textiles, ceramics, embroidered furniture, art and more, Napton village hall, from 10am to 4pm, admission £1.

Leamington Rambling Club, seven to nine-mile walk, Chastleton, leaves Newbold Terrace East at 9.30am, call 498668.

Leamington Rambling Club, four to six-mile walk, Wardington, leaves Newbold Terrace East at 1.30pm, call 498668.

Hatton Country Fair, Dog Show and Car Boot, Hatton Country World, from 11am, adults £1 under-12s free, all proceeds to charities, call 842501.

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Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research bikeathon and pig roast: ten, 26 and 50-mile routes starting from Riverside School in Rugby, Newbold in Rugby, Royal Oak in Coventry and Brandon in Coventry. £12 on the day. For more information, visit Mike Vaughans Cycles in Kenilworth, Broadribbs in Bedford Street, Leamington or John Atkins Cycles in Clemens Street, Leamington, or call 632258 or 01788 820012.

Bingo, Royal Naval Association Club, Riverside, Adelaide Road, Leamington, from 8pm, all welcome, on this Sunday and every Sunday thereafter, for more details call 881391.

Tuesday June 14

Leamington Literary Society, annual meeting, bring and buy book sale and speaker, Pump Room annexe, Leamington, 7.30pm.

Radford Semele Neighbourhood Watch, meeting, Radford Community Hall, Lewis Road, from 7.30pm to 9pm, for more information call 313818.

Wednesday June 15

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Friends of Homewood present an Evening of Classical Piano Music performed by Monica Daniels, Dale Street Methodist church, Leamington, from 7.30pm, tickets £7.50 including refreshments, call 491482 or email:[email protected]

Leamington Rambling Club, four to six-mile walk, Kineton, leaves Newbold Terrace East at 9.30am.

Strikes by the Playbox Theatre Company is on at the Dream Factory in Shelley Avenue, Warwick, from today until Sunday June 19. Call 419555 ext 2 for tickets and show times.

Comedians Nathan Caton and Matt Kirshen, Alibi, Market Place, Warwick, from 8pm, for tickets call 493318 or for more information visit www.alibiwarwick.com

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Leamington Horticultural Society, Alpine Beauty In Northern Yunnan China By Duncan Coombes, Leamington town hall, 7pm for 7.30pm start, members and guests welcome.

Thursday June 16

Find out how to use Warwickshire’s Past Unlocked, Warwickshire County Record Office, Priory Park, Cape Road, Warwick, from 10am to 11am, free admission, call 738959.

Friday June 17

Coull String Quartet, Spa Centre, Studio Theatre, Newbold Terrace, Leamington, from 7.30pm, preceded by unveiling of blue plaque on house in Rosefield Street where Robert Simpson was born in 1921, tickets £12.50, call 334418.

All Saints Arts Festival, three-day music and arts event coinciding with Leamington Peace Festival, All Saints’ church, Victoria Terrace, Leamington, until Sunday June 19, call 429169 or visit www.allsaintsartsfestival.org

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Uninvited, The Wharf Inn, Fenny Compton, call 01295 770332 or visit www.thewharfinnfennycompton.co.uk

Free Voices exhibition, various works by the Community Arts Workshop, The Old Art Gallery, Avenue Road, Leamington, until Friday June 24.

The Score, a night of live music in aid of the charity Cord, Lord Leycester Hotel, Jury Street, Warwick, from 8pm, www.thescoreband.co.uk

Saturday June 18

Leamington Peace Festival, A free festival featuring two entertainment areas, children’s & workshop tents, more than 120 stalls - charities, activists, spiritual groups, healers, crafts and fair-traders, Pump Room Gardens, Leamington, also on Sunday June 19, www.peacefestival.org.uk

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Richard Braiser Organ Recital, St Mary’s church, Warwick, from 12.30pm to 1.15pm, retiring collection.

Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra, Guy Nelson Hall, Warwick School, Myton Road, Warwick, from 7.30pm, tickets £12, £5 students, children and unemployed, call 850385 or email [email protected]

Leamington Sinfonia, Holy Trinity church, Stratford, tickets £7.50, £5.50 for children, £20 for families, call 01789 731966.

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