What's on inRugby


Welcome to Rugby

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Rugby - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Rugby to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Rugby

24
JUL
Room On The Broom
The Belgrade Theatre

Join the Witch and her cat on their mission to defeat the dragon in Tall Stories magical musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.The Witch and her cat are travelling on their broomstick when they pick…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 553055
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29
JUL
Summer Beach Party
JJ's, Coventry

Its nearly SUMMER TIME so were turning up the heat and throwing a huge Beach PartyWe will be transforming JJs with all the delights of the beach Featuring CO2 cannons lasers UV lighting face painting ice cream and cocktails in buckets.With £1.00…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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05
AUG
Pantaloons: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Canons Ashby House

Fully family‐friendly Shakespeare Bring a rug and a picnic to relax with the whole family at this unmissable open‐air theatre performance. Midsummer night. An enchanted forest. Puck and his musical fairy band tell a tale of lovers mechanicals and magical mayhem. The…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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06
AUG
Classic Transport Festival
Nuneaton Town Centre

The Mary Ann Evans Hospice is working in conjunction with the NBBC & Nuneaton Business Alliance again to deliver a fabulous day for all the family in Nuneaton Town Centre. We have a Classic Car Display entertainment games and much much more.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02476 865439
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12
AUG
Hawaiian Luau Party with Special Guest Dom Lever L
JJ's, Coventry

Its summer and what better way to celebrate than with a massive Hawaiian Luau Party with special guest Dom Lever from Love IslandMeet and greet Dom in the flesh and get a selfie.Featuring Hawaiian Garlands Grass Skirts Facepainting Hawaiian cocktails in buckets Ice…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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13
AUG
Draycote Water 10km`
Draycote Water

Race Details:When: 13th August 2017 at 09:45am.Where: Draycote Water Kites Hardwick Rugby CV23 8AB.Timing: Chip timed.Course: 10km.Race start time: 09.45am Registration closes 09.30am.Registration: Race Village Draycote Water On day Pack Pickup.Race Entry Includes: Technical T‐shirt Medal & Goody Bag.Prize: First 5 Male…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07740 554190
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13
AUG
Heritage Railway - crafts open day
The Electric Railway Museum

Visit the Electric Railway Museums open days for a selection of gift and craft stalls amongst the museums rich collection of historical locomotives along with interactive museum displays on electricity or you can take a ride on the miniature railway before…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 02476 690669
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17
AUG
My Big Frat Foam Party
JJ's, Coventry

My Big Frat Foam Party at JJs... Huge foam cannons massive CO2 Jets huge inflatables giveaways UV lighting lasers frat cups and so much moreDrink Offers:£1.00 ‐ Selected drinks all nightAdmission Information:£5.00 standard entry £4.50 onlineBook in advance on: 07858 700950 with…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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19
AUG
Bat Walks
Canons Ashby House

Learn about these fascinating residents of Canons Ashby on an evening walk with our friendly bat experts. Follow our guest ecologists and volunteers on a guided walk around Canons Ashbys grounds on a search for our favourite flying mammals. See what different…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

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19
AUG
BC Radio Family Funday
Nuneaton Old Edwardians Rugby Football Club

We are looking for stall holders for the event we are also looking for volunteers to help throughout the day too aswell as singers to keep the crowds entertained Please keep checking this page for whats going on and keep up to…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02476 393546
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11
SEP
The Railway Children
Belgrade Theatre

This best‐loved tale made famous by the iconic 1970 movie starring Jenny Agutter and Bernard Cribbins delivers a compelling coming of age story and a fascinating insight into Edwardian rural life.When their father mysteriously disappears with two strangers one evening the lives…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 553055
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13
SEP
The Tiger Who Came To Tea
Belgrade Theatre

The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big stripy tiger The…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
SEP
Carnival Polo
Dallas Burston Polo Club

Join us for one of the most exciting polo events on the season. Perfect for families and party lovers there is something for everyone at Carnival PoloWell be rounding off the Summer season with a fantastic Ladies Polo Carnival at Dallas Burston…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: +447921 143280
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19
SEP
A Judgement in Stone
Belgrade Theatre

Following ten years of the Agatha Christie Theatre Company a new thriller from the best woman crime writer since Christie The Sunday TimesEunice struggles to fit in. When she joins a wealthy family as their housekeeper the very reason for her awkwardness…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 553055
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24
SEP
Draycote Water 10 & 20 Mile
Draycote Water

Race Details When: 24th September at 09:45am.Where: Draycote Water Kites Hardwick Rugby CV23 8ABTiming: Chip timed.Course: 10 Miles & 20 MilesRace start time: 09.45am Registration closes 09.30amRegistration: Race Village Draycote Water On day Pack PickupRace Entry Includes: Technical T‐shirt Medal & Goody…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 0774 055190
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30
SEP
Holy Moly & The Crackers
Bulkinton Community & Conference Centre

Holy Moly & The Crackers is a seven‐piece Gypsy Folk Rock band from the UK. Founders ‐ Conrad Bird Ruth Patterson and Squeezebox Rosie ‐ lead the band with... compelling charismatic style. They are a bunch of wild gypsy troubadours with more…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02476 494094
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07
OCT
Godiva Rocks
Belgrade Theatre

From the same team behind the smash‐hit Coventry Blitz play One Night in November this new musical features 20 classic songs from Coventry artists such as Frank Ifield Vince Hill Hazel OConnor The Specials Terry Hall King The Primitives and The Enemy.Girl…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 553055
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22
OCT
Draycote Water Marathon
Draycote Water

Race DetailsWhen: 24th October 2017 at 09:45am.Where: Draycote Water Kites Hardwick Rugby CV23 8ABTiming: Chip timed.Course: 10 Miles.Race start time: 09.45am Registration closes 09.30am.Registration: Race Village Draycote Water On day Pack Pickup.Race Entry Includes: Technical T‐shirt Medal & Goody Bag.Prize: First 5…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07740 554190
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26
OCT
Dinosaur World
Belgrade Theatre

Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across unchartered territories to discover a pre‐historic world of astonishing and remarkably life‐like dinosaurs. Meet a host of impressive creatures including every childs favourite flesh‐eating giant the Tyrannosaurus Rex a Triceratops Giraffatitan and Segnosaurus…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02476 553055
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26
OCT
Dirt Bike Show 2017
National Agricultural Exhibition Centre

Well be welcoming thousands of riders and enthusiasts looking to stock up on kit and accessories across its four‐day running.All of the major manufacturers will be showcasing their latest ranges too and it will include 2018 models for motocross trials and enduro.…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01507 529429
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24
NOV
FUNDRAISING CHRISTMAS FAYRE
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre

FUNDRAISING CHRISTMAS FAYRECome along to BVC and buy some gifts enjoy a mince pie with friends or treat yourself to something nice for the festive season There will be a selection of stalls selling all sorts of festive gifts decorations jewellery crafts…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02476 494094
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02
DEC
STEVE STEINHAUS - PAPA STEINEY
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre

Larger‐than‐life front man Steve Steinhauss Adverse Camber brings together current and former Members of Fat Chops The Fabulous Boogie Boys and Dr. Teeth for another Swingtastic performance from this ad hoc 8‐piece. Expect a jumping at times hilarious dance party of swing…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02476 494094
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09
DEC
Absolute Bowie
Copper Rooms

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02476 572777
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17
DEC
Draycote Water Santa Dash
Draycote Water

. When: 17th December 2017Where: Draycote Water Kites Hardwick Rugby CV23 8AB.Timing: Chip timed.Course: 7km.Race start time: 09:45AMRegistration: Race Village Draycote Water On day Pack Pickup.Race Entry Includes: Technical T‐shirt Medal Santa Suit Goody Bag.Prize: First 5 Male and Female Runners.Facilities: KM…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07740 554190
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19
DEC
The Churchfitters
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre

The Churchfiitters is a folk band like no other. Back for the Annual Christmas Concert A bass guitar made out of a frying pan. Heart‐wrenching vocals accompanied by a musical saw. Foot‐stompingly fast fiddle mixed with infectious funk‐rock bouzouki. And traditional tunes…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02476 494094
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Tourist Attractions


Midland Air Museum

Our exhibits range from the magnificent Avro Vulcan bomber through more than 30 other historic aircraft, both civil like the Argosy above and military, aero engines and other artefacts, to a wide range of memorabilia. We're particularly proud of our collection of material relating to Sir Frank Whittle,…

Lunt Roman Fort

The Lunt Roman fort is in Baginton, near Coventry and is a partial reconstruction of the fort that was established there in 64AD following the Boudiccan rebellion. In 1960 initial excavations uncovered the remains of the defensive ditches of the Roman fort, which led to extensive excavations between…

Ansty Golf Centre

Ansty Golf Centre ‐ golf course in Coventry, West Midlands. Contact the golf course on telephone number 024 76621341 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Ansty Golf Centre golf courseclub.…

Bowling International

Bowling at Bowling International in Coventry, West Midlands. Contact venue on 024 76453765 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Bramcote Waters Golf Course

Bramcote Waters Golf Course ‐ golf course in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01455 220807 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Bramcote Waters Golf Course golf courseclub.…

Brandon Wood Municipal Golf Course

Brandon Wood Golf Course ‐ golf course in Coventry, West Midlands. Contact the golf course on telephone number 024 76543141 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Brandon Wood Golf Course golf courseclub.…

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