Your what’s on guide

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

Friday January 31

All About The Music competition for unsigned bands is launching tonight with a warm-up gig from 8pm at the Leamington LAMP off Adelaide Road, Leamington. For details, search for ‘All About The Music’ on Facebook.

Local singer/songwriter Alex Warburton is performing a selection of original material and covers at the Tiller Pin in Queensway, Leamington, from 8.30pm onwards. Free entry.

Tango Warwick classes with Maria Solero at St Mary’s Hall, St Mary’s Road, Leamington. Beginners 7pm to 8pm, improvers from 8.15pm to 9.15pm and practice until about 10.30pm, call 426514 or visit the Tango Warwick website.

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Saturday February 1

Live music by Karisma and Bingo, Royal Naval Association, Adelaide Road, Leamington.

Kenilworth & District Orchid Society, talk by competition judge John Spires on growing orchids in a small green house, St George & St Theresa’s Parish Centre, Station Road, Dorridge, from 2pm, vistors welcome, call 747822 or visit www.solihullorchidsociety.org

The Rejects, live band, Southam Sports and Social Club, from 9pm, free admission.

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Learn about the traditional Chinese art of Shen Yun at a talk at ArtsTrail Studios in Livery Street, Leamington, at 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm and 3pm, with slides, video-clips, costumed dancers and the chance to have your name written in Chinese calligraphy free of charge.

Sunday February 2

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

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

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O Duo, family concert at 11.30am followed by adults concert, Bridge House Theatre, Warwick, call 776438 or visit www.bridgehousetheatre.co.uk

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

Monday February 3

Damages by Steve Thompson is showing at the Priory Theatre in Kenilworth from tonight until Saturday February 8 at 7.30pm each evening. For tickets, call 863334.

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Hypnosis by David Tristram is on at the Talisman Theatre in Kenilworth from tonight until Saturday February 8 at 7.30pm each evening. For tickets, call 856548.

Jumble Sale, Warwick Show Band Headquarters, opposite Shakespeare Avenue next to Racing Club Warwick FC, from noon to 2pm, free entry.

Wednesday February 5

Bounce Back ( Breast Cancer Support Group) meeting, Brunswick Healthy Living Centre, Shrubland Street, Leamington, from 7pm for more info ring Jan on 770628 or 07904 914817.

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

The Royal Leamington Spa Warwick and District Branch of the Royal Air Forces Association, meeting with guest speaker Nigel Bishop, who will talk about the history and development of Jephson Gardens, the Royal Naval Club, Adelaide Road, Leamington, call 833672 or e-mail on [email protected]

The VCs of Warwickshire from 1914 to 1918, learn about the VCs of Warwickshire and discover the story of what happened to them after the war, St John’s church hall, Kenilworth, from 1pm to 3pm, call 742097 or 742016.

Edinburgh Fringe sell-out Ginny Davis is performing at the Dream Factory in Warwick at 7.30pm, to help raise funds for the Playbox Theatre Company. Tickets £10, including a glass of wine. Call 491555.

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Friday February 7

Treacle Town, R&B act, The Wharf Inn, Fenny Compton, free entry.

Leamington & District Embroiderers’ Guild, talk by John James entitled A needle for every project – John James for every needle’, The Lower Hall, St Mary’s church centre, St Mary’s Road, Leamington, from 7pm to 9pm,

Saturday February 8

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Live music by Ron Technics and Bingo, Royal Naval Association Club, Adelaide Road, Leamington.

Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair, The Assembly , Spencer Street, from 11am to 4pm, Entry £2 or free for under 12s.

Sunday February 9

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

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

Only Fools And Boycie: An Evening With John Challis, Priory Theatre, Kenilworth, 7.30pm. Tickets £15 (£13 concessions). Call 863334.

Tuesday February 11

Leamington Literary Society , talk by Norman Madden on Aspects of Recent Anglo Welsh Poetry, Dormer Comference Centre, St Peter’s church, Dormer Place, Leamington, from 7.30pm, call 259265.

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Wednesday February 12

Kenilworth Family History Society, talk by Angela Atkin and Lynn Hockton on the Coventry Women’s Research Group, Senior Citizen’s Club, Abbey End, Kenilworth, from 7.30pm, call 511969.

Friday February 14

The Jay Kays, Oak House, Holly Walk, Leamington, from 9pm, call 07766 445111.

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Saturday February 15

Snowdrop Weekend, indoor display and open gardens, Hill Close Gardens, Bread and Meat Close, Warwick, from 11am to 4pm, also on between the same times on Sunday February 16, call 493339 or visit wwww.hillclosegardens.com

Live music by Harley Street and Bingo, Royal Naval Association Club, Adelaide Road, Leamington, from 9pm.

Riff Raff, live band, Southam Sports and Social Club, from 9pm, free admission.

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Sunday February 16

Ensemble 360, family concert at 11.30am followed by adult concert at 3pm, Bridge House Theatre, Warwick, call 776438 or visit www.bridgehousetheatre.co.uk

Noel’s Knights, live music, musicians and singers welcome, from 2pm, Oak House, Holly Walk, Leamington, call 07766 445111.

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

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

Katie Alcock flute, St Nicholas church, Warwick, from 3pm, free admission, www.stnicholaswarwick.org.uk

Leamington Chamber Orchestra, a concert full of Nordic melody and drama, Leamington town hall, from 3pm. tickets £11 or £9 for concessions and £2 for under-18s, from Presto Classical on 317025 or visit www.leamingtonchamberorchestra.org.uk.