Your what’s on guide

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

Friday February 21

Friday Focus, free lunchtime talk, artist Maurice Sheppard will reflect on the contemporary life of David Carpanini. He will also talk about his own artistic life and David’s practice with references to the exhibition catalogue. Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from 1pm.

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DJMC Karaoke, The Wharf inn, Fenny Comtpon, from 9pm, free admission.

Saturday February 22

Emscote History Project : Memory Session, ‘More On Shops and Businesses in Emscote’, All Saints’ Church, Emscote, Warwick, 2pm for 2.30pm start

Art Cart Family Fun, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from 1pm to 3pm, free drop in session recommended for children up to 12 years old.

K2, acoustic/blues/roots and Americana duo, Elephant & Castle, Emscote Road, Warwick, from 8.45pm, free admission.

Snowdrop opening in aid of National Gardens Scheme charities. Hill Close Gardens, Bread & Meat Close, Warwick, from 11am to 4pm, adults £3.50, Children from five to 16 £1, light refreshments, plant and gift sales, call 493339 or visit www.hillclosegardens.com

Live Music with Mr Bojangles followed by Bingo, Royal Naval Association Club, Adelaide Road, Leamington, from 9pm.

Sunday February 23

Kenilworth Rambling Club, eight-and-a-half-mile walk, Corley Moor, call 864624.

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

Leamington Rambling Club, four to six-mile walk, Stoneleigh, leaves Newbold Terrace East at 1.30pm, call 881055.

Monday February 24

Leamington History Group, talk by Richard King entitled A Warwickshire Miscellany, Dormer Conference Centre, St Peter’s church, Dormer Place, Leamington, from 7.30pm, for more information call 424659 or email [email protected]

Adult and Community Learning Workshop, Poetry from the Great War 1914-1918, Sydni Centre, Cottage Square, Marloes Walk, Sydenham, from 1.30pm to 3.30pm, for more information and to book call 742097.

Tuesday February 25

Choir of New College Oxford, St Mary’s church, Warwick, from 7.30pm, call 776438 or visit www.bridgehousetheatre.co.uk

WAGS Gang Show, Spa Centre, Leamington, from tonight until Saturday March 1 at 7.30pm each evening plus a Saturday matinee at 2.30pm. Tickets £6 to £12. Call 334418.

Wednesday February 26

The Plough And The Stars, Loft Theatre, Leamington, from tonight until Saturday March 8 at 7.30pm each evening (except Sunday). Call 0844 493 4938.

Thursday February 27

Ballroom/Latin/Sequence Dancing, fortnightly at Whitnash Sports and Social Club, Heathcote Road, Whitnash, from 8pm to 10.30pm, all welcome, call 426777.

Leamington Literary Salon: writer Ella Berthaud is speaking about The Novel Cure: An A to Z of Literary Remedies, at Artstrail Studios, Regent Court, Leamington, 8pm to 11pm. Tickets £10 including wine and nibbles. Visit www.eventbee.com/v/literarysalon/event?eid=132616192

Friday February 28

K2, acoustic/blues/roots and Americana duo, Fox & Vivian, Clarendon Avenue, Leamington, from 8.45pm, free entry.

London Haydn Quartet, Pump Room, Leamington, from 7.30pm, call 776438 or visit www.bridgehousetheatre.co.uk

Friday Focus, free lunchtime talk with curator Alice Swatton, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from 1pm.

Saturday March 1

The Cat Ladies of Kenilworth, coffee morning, at 9 Southbank Road, Kenilworth, from 10.30am, all money raised will go to animal charities, call 857025.

Kenilworth School PTA indoor car boot and book sale, Kenilworth School, Leyes Lane, from 9am to noon, £1 entry for adults, £10 per pitch including a table, call 07986 938902 or email [email protected]

Solihull and District Orchid Society, meeting and talk by Gianpiero Ferrari on the Orchids of the West Coast of Australia, St George and Teresa Parish Centre, Station Road, Dorridge, from 2pm, call 747822 or visit www.solihullorchidsociety.org

AMICI - Inspiration from Coventry Cathedral, music, readings, slides, St Nicholas church, Warwick, from 7.30pm, admission £10, www.oxboffice.com

Lino Printmaking for Adults with Eric Gaskell, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from 11am to 4pm, £15 per person, call 742700.

Sunday March 2

Warwick Show Band Lazy Sunday Car Boot, Band Headquarters, Westend Centre, Hampton Road, Warwick, from 12.30pm for sellers and 1pm for buyers, Pitches £6 (no booking required), buyers – adults 50p, children - free.

Leamington Rambling Club, ten to 12-mile walk, Adelstrop, leaves Newbold Terrace East at 9.30am, call 498668.

Leamington Rambling Club, four to six-mile walk, Batsford, leaves Newbold Terrace East at 1.30pm, call 881055.

Dene River Jazzmen, The Gauntlet, Ceasar Road, Kenilworth , from 7.30pm to 10pm, free admission, free parking.

Kenilworth Rambling Club, five-mile walk, Bubbenhall, call 864624.

Tuesday March 4

Singing for the Brain, for people with dementia, their carers and family/friends, Brunswick healthy Lving Centre, Shrubland Street, Leamington, from 10.15am to 11.45am, call 888899.

Leamington and Warwick Society, Stafford Holmes will talk about English building materials and the role of lime mortars in the repair of Warwick Castle at the Lord Leycester Hall, Warwick, from 7.30pm, visitors welcome.

Wednesday March 5

Steve Walwyn’s Kelly’s night at the Zephyr Lounge in Spencer Street, Leamington, with the Steve Gibbons Band. Doors 7.30pm. Admission £10.

Leamington Rambling Club, four to six-mile walk, meet at the car park opposite Newbold Comyn leisure centre at 9.30am, pub food at the finish call 498668.

National Trust, Mid-Warwickshire Association, ‘The Fine Art of Crime’ - a talk by former police officer Malcolm Kenwood, Spa Centre, Leamington, from 7.30pm, visitors £3, free for members.

Thursday March 6

Poetry Reading and Study Group, readings and discussion for the works of Kathryn Simmonds, Warwick Quaker Centre, High Street, Warwick, from 7.45pm, new members welcome, call 511969.

Friday March 7

Riff Raff, live music, The Wharf Inn, Fenny Compton, from 9pm, free entry.

Saturday March 8

Adult Patchwork Workshop for Beginners, learn an easy hand sewing technique, Leamington Art Gallery and Museum, from 11am to 4pm, £15 per person, booking required, call 742700.

K2, acoustic/blues/roots and Americana duo, The Woodland Tavern, Regent Street, Leamington, from 8.45pm, free entry.

The Jolly Rodgers, live music, The Wharf Inn, Fenny Compton, from 9pm, free entry.

Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra, Guy Nelson Hall, Myton Road, Warwick,from 7.30pm, tickets £12 or £5 for concessions, call 850385 or visit [email protected], visit www.musictoyourears.org.uk to check for late changes or additions.

Tuesday March 11

Leamington Literary Society, a talk on Jane Austen by Stoenleigh Abbey guide Eileen Mogridge Dormer Conference Centre, St Peter’s church, Dormer Place, Leamington, from 7.30pm, visitors £2, for more information about memberships call 259265.

Thursday March 13

Martinu String Quartet, Pump Room, Leamington, from 7.30pm, call 776438 or visit www.bridgehousetheatre.co.uk

Friday March 14

Midnight Cowboy Sings Elvis and other greats of the 1960s and 1970s, The Wharf Inn, Fenny Compton, free admission.

Sunday March 16

Florilegium, Bridge House Theatre, Warwick, from 3pm, call 776438 or visit www.bridgehousetheatre.co.uk

Only Fools And Boycie: An evening with John Challis, Loft Theatre, Leamington, 7.30pm. tickets £15. call 0844 495 4938.