Your what’s on guide

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

Friday October 11

Tad Newton’s Jazz Friends, live jazz and carvery event, The Phoenix Gallery, Daventry Town FC, from 7.30pm, tickets £20 on the door, for more information email [email protected] or visit

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Leamington band The Swaps are launching their new album, Success, at Leamington LAMP from 7.30pm. Tickets £4. Those who book in advance could win a free copy of the album.

Saturday October 12

Live music by Mike’s Music and Bingo, The Royal Naval Club, Riverside Walk, Adelaide Road, Leamington, from 8pm to 1am.

Dr Busker and The Wild Rovers, The Wharf Inn, Fenny Compton, free entry and free camping for band followers, call 01295 770332 visit

Divertimento, Festival of Voices to celebrate Divertimento’s 30th Anniversary, All Saints’ church, Victoria Terrace, Leamington, from 7pm, tickets from 778646 or visit

Haseley Clarinet Quartet, Unitarian Chapel, High Street, Warwick, from 7pm, tickets £5 on the door, call 024 7630 5983.

Apple foraging, pumpkin carving and hedgerow fruit foraging workshop, organised by Canalside Community Food, South Warwickshire Local Food and Action 21, Southam Road, Radford Semele, from 11am, suggested donations of about £3 each, for more information and to book a place email [email protected], visit or call 07758 340491.

Sarah Jay, live music, The Nelson Club, Charles Street, Warwick, members and bona fide guests welcome, call 775578.

Made in Charlecote Coffee Morning, home made cakes, scones, bread, jams, jellies and chutneys, home grown vegetables, craft items, framed Charlecote pictures and cards, Charlecote Village Hall, from 10.30am to 12.30pm, all proceeds to village funds.

Orchestra da camera, St Mary’s church, Warwick, from 7.30pm, tickets from Kenilworth Books, St Mary’s church and 0845 680 1926.

Apple Day at Chedham’s Yard, Wellesbourne, with apple press demonstrations, sales and produce sales. Tickets £3.50 (£3 concessions, free for under-16s). Entry by booking only. Call 01789 842770 or visit

Sunday October 13

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

Leamington Rambling Club, four to
six-mile walk, Great Alne, leaves Newbold Terrace East at 1.30am, call 881055.

Kenilworth Rambling Club, Meriden, eight miles, call 024 7641 8719.

Holy Communion Service with the Bishop of Coventry (the Rt Revd Christopher Cocksworth) preaching and leading. St Mary Magdalene’s Church, Vicarage Road, Lillington, from 9.30am.

Stratford Music Festival opens today and runs until Sunday October 20, with performances of varying music genres at various venues around Stratford. Visit

TwoManTing are playing at the LAMP off Adelaide Road, Leamington, from 7.30pm. Tickets £4 on the door.

Apple Day and Country Crafts, Hill Close Gardens, Bread & Meat Close, Warwick, from 10.30am to 4.30pm, entry £3.50 for adults £1 for children,

Steve White, former drummer with Paul Weller, Oasis and The Who, is playing with Ocean Colour Scene founder member Damon Minchella in Trio Valore at No 1 Shakespeare Street in Stratford. Doors 7pm. Tickets £10 to £12.

Bingo, the Royal Naval Association Club, Adelaide Road, Riverside Walk, Leamington, from 7.45pm.

Monday October 14

Southam Mop Fair, hog roast and raffle, Wood Street, Southam, 4.30pm to 9pm. Proceeds from the hog raost and raffle to local charities supported by the Southam and District Lions.

The Whitnash Society, talk and presentation by Allan Jennings on Old Public Houses in Leamington, New Hall, Whitnash Sports & Social Club, New Hall, Heathcote Road,from 7.45pm, visitors welcome for a nominal charge of £1.

Leamington Comedy Festival. Reckless Comedy Club, Leamington Lamp, Adelaide Road

Tuesday October 15

The Macular Support Group Meeting, Anthony O’Driscoll, Ophthalmic Consultant, will be speaking about the latest research and treatments of macular conditions, the Baptist church, Chandos Street, Leamington, from 2pm to 4pm, everyone welcome, call 314841.

Bingo, the Royal Naval Association Club, Adelaide Road, Riverside Walk, Leamington, from 7.45pm.

Wednesday October 16

Miss Julie by UK Touring Theatre is on at the Bridge House Theatre in Warwick. Tickets £8 (£6 concessions). Call 776438.

Leamington Horticultural Society, Annual Meeting, talk by Ann Bird about Roses for Pleasure, St peter’s church hall, Dormer Place, Leamington, from 7pm, non-members £3 on the door including cheese and wine.

Wellesbourne Flower Club’s annual meeting followed by a demonstration by Mike Wallace entitled Anniversary Treats, village hall, Wellesbourne, from 7.30pm, £6 per person, refreshments available.

Thursday October 17

Free antiques valuation day, with oriental artwork expert Lars Tharp of Antiques Roadshow fame and other experts, St Francis of Assisi church, Warwick Road, Kenilworth, from 10am to 4pm, donations to the NSPCC, call 770066.

The Cubbington Players are performing The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Production of Macbeth at Cubbington village hall from tonight until Saturday at 7.45pm each evening. Tickets £6 (£4.50 concessions) from Lifestyle Express and Bargain Booze in Cubbington and Ricky’s in Lillington.

Friday October 18

Lunchtime Concert Series, mezzo-soprano Maggie Bartamis and pianist Adrian Moore, Holy Trinity church, Beauchamp Avenue, Leamington, from 12.30pm, free admission, retiring collection.

K2Acousitc, a blend of country, roots-rock, folk, bluegrass and R&B, live music, the Fox & Vivian, Calrendon Avenue, Leamington.

Saturday October 19

Lucas Adams, male vocalist, The Nelson Club, Charles Street, Warwick, members and bona fide guests welcome, call 775578.

Astronomy for Fun, view the Orionid Meteor Shower, Lunt Roman Fort, Baginton, from 6pm, £3 entry per person, refreshments available,

Battle of Edgehill re-enactment with hog roast and beer and cider festival, Kineton Sports and Spcial Club from noon onwards.

Orchestra de Camera concert at St Mary’s church in Warwick, 7.30pm. For tickets, call 0845 6801926.

Make the most of your mud, composting workshop with Pauline Pears and Rodney King of Garden Organic, Northumberland Road Allotments, Leamington, from 10.30am to 3pm, £20 per person, deadline for booking Monday October 14, call 339077 or email [email protected]

Mid-Life Crisis Band, Eathorpe village Hall, from 7.30pm, tickets from £6 to £8, call 632575 or 632564 or email [email protected]

Exhibition of needlework entitled The Southam Sisters and their Embroidery, the Southam Workroom of the Sisters of the Poor Child Jesus at Our Lady 7 St Wulstan Parish Hall, Wood Street, Southam, from 10.30am to 4pm with a talk by textile historian Gillian Grute at 11am, free admission, all welcome,

Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra, Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky, violin concerto by Sibelius and Petrushka by Stravinsky, Guy Nelson Hall, Warwick School, from 7.30pm, for tickets call 850385.

Sunday October 20

Leamington Rambling Club, tenn to 12-mile walk, Stretton-on-Dunsmore, 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.

Bingo, the Royal Naval Association Club, Adelaide Road, Riverside Walk, Leamington, from 7.45pm.

Celebrating Dusshera (leading up to Diwali), Shree Khrishna Community Centre, High Street, Leamington, from 3pm to 6pm, free admission, please ensrue children wear traditional or cultural dresses, to book a stall call 07971 385183

Battle of Edgehill re-enactment with hog roast at Kineton Sports and Social Club from noon onwards.

Organ recital by Chris Foy, St Nicholas church, Warwick, from 3pm, admission and refreshments free.

Jazz band Interplay are launching their new album, Global, at Leamington LAMP off Adelaide Road in Leamington from 8pm. Free entry.