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

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APR
Draycote Water April 10K & 10 Mile - Sunday 14 Apr
Draycote Water

Running alongside the water using dam wall pathways and a perimeter service road youll find mesmerising views of nature trails wildlife and boats on the water as you notch up mile after mile. Some short inclines and downhill stretches keep the landscape…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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12
MAY
Draycote Water May 10K & Half Marathon - Sunday 12
Draycote Water

Running alongside the water using dam wall pathways and a perimeter service road youll find mesmerising views of nature trails wildlife and boats on the water as you notch up mile after mile. Some short inclines and downhill stretches keep the landscape…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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19
MAY
Rugby Bikefest 2019
Rugby Town Centre

Rugbys family‐friendly bike festival organised by Rugby First and Rugby Borough Council in conjunction with local motorcycling groups businesses and organisations.If you own a bike and would like to join the showstopping morning Ride‐in register your details here via Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.co.ukerugby‐bikefest‐ride‐in‐registration‐2019‐tickets‐53862137102Event stalls…

TEL: 01788 890789
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09
JUN
Draycote Water June 10K - Sunday 9 June 2019
Draycote Water

Running alongside the water using dam wall pathways and a perimeter service road youll find mesmerising views of nature trails wildlife and boats on the water as you notch up mile after mile. Some short inclines and downhill stretches keep the landscape…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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JUN
Counterfeit Sixties Show
The Benn Hall

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

TEL: 01788 533719
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07
JUL
Draycote Water: Seven @ Severn - Sunday 7 July 201
Draycote Water

Join us for the fifth year of the annual 7 at Severn. 7K at 7pm around Severn Trent Waters reservoir.Running alongside the water using dam wall pathways and a perimeter service road youll find mesmerising views of nature trails wildlife and boats…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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JUL
Draycote Water July 10K & 5 Mile - Sunday 14 July
Draycote Water

Running alongside the water using dam wall pathways and a perimeter service road youll find mesmerising views of nature trails wildlife and boats on the water as you notch up mile after mile. Some short inclines and downhill stretches keep the landscape…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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AUG
Draycote Water August 10K - Sunday 11 August 2019
Draycote Water

Running alongside the water using dam wall pathways and a perimeter service road youll find mesmerising views of nature trails wildlife and boats on the water as you notch up mile after mile. Some short inclines and downhill stretches keep the landscape…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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SEP
Draycote Water September 10K, 10 Mile & 20 Mile -
Draycote Water

Running alongside the water using dam wall pathways and a perimeter service road youll find mesmerising views of nature trails wildlife and boats on the water as you notch up mile after mile. Some short inclines and downhill stretches keep the landscape…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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SEP
Counterfeit Seventies
The Benn Hall

The Counterfeit Seventies comes to the Playhouse for the very first time this OctoberHaving toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music and everything…

TEL: (01788) 533719
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13
OCT
Draycote Water October 10K - Sunday 13 October 201
Draycote Water

Running alongside the water using dam wall pathways and a perimeter service road youll find mesmerising views of nature trails wildlife and boats on the water as you notch up mile after mile. Some short inclines and downhill stretches keep the landscape…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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27
OCT
Rugby Half Marathon 2019 - Sunday 27 October
Hartfield

Starting at Hartfield youll quickly find yourself out on to clear country roads and flying round to return to the town centre on a linear nature reserve ‐ the old railway line that is now a recognised wildlife hotspot.With a fun 1K…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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NOV
Draycote Water November 10K & 10 Mile - Sunday 10
Draycote Water

Join us for a 10K or 10 Mile distance in November at Draycote Water. Running alongside the water using dam wall pathways and a perimeter service road youll find mesmerising views of nature trails wildlife and boats on the water as you…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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DEC
Draycote Water Santa Dash - Sunday 8 December 2019
Draycote Water

Like no regular run this seasonal celebration sees hundreds of runners get together dress up in identical Santa Suits complete with beard hat and belt and complete a chip‐timed 10K. Ideal for runners of all abilities whether you need to walk jog…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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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…

Megabowl

Bowling at Megabowl in Coventry, . Contact venue on 02476603010 for opening times and entrance costs.…

O’Hagans

O'Hagans Nightclub in Rugby, Warwickshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01788 546842 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

The Square

The Square Nightclub in Daventry, Northamptonshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01327 301301 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Midas Touch

Midas Touch Nightclub in Rugby, Warwickshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01788 544684 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Rugby? See our list of attractions in Rugby, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.