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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The Game of Love & Chai
Belgrade Theatre

Kamala wants her daughter Rani to marry successful but emotionally awkward businessman Raj. Rani bristles at going down the conventional route and arranges a test for Raj. She convinces her cousin Sita to swap places and pretend to be the suitable bride…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 553055
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APR
Tiff Stevenson 'Bombshell'
Warwick Arts Centre

Tiff Stevenson brings her critically acclaimed 8th solo show Bombshell on tour across the UK in 2018. Bombshell premiered at the Edinburgh Festivals Gilded Balloon last August and is her most political show yet. The tour starts on 1st March at the…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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25
APR
Med-Tech Innovation Expo 2018 - Medical Technology
Ricoh Arena

Med‐Tech Innovation Expo ‐ Advancing HealthcareMed‐Tech Innovation Expo is the UK and Irelands leading showcase for medical design and manufacturing technology and innovation ‐ it is the only event that serves the whole of the £27bn UK and Irish medical technology industries.Med‐Tech…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: +44(0)1244 680222
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03
MAY
Great Expectations
Belgrade Theatre

Following a terrifying encounter with an escaped convict young Pip is given an unexpected chance to better himself by visiting the reclusive and mysterious Miss Havisham. In the decaying grandeur of her house Pip falls in love with Estella and helped by…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 553055
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04
MAY
Garage Rewind with DJ Luck & MC Neat
JJ's

Garage Rewind returns this Bank Holiday Weekend with special guests DJ Luck and MC Neat blasting out the old skool garage hits including With a Little Bit of Luck Piano Loco and so much moreCategory: Nightlife.Booking: https:go.evvnt.com219608‐0pid269…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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05
MAY
The Magic Flute
Belgrade Theatre

Following their hugely popular and critically‐acclaimed English language re‐imaginings of operas including La Bohme and Carmen Olivier Award‐winning OperaUpClose take on Mozarts classic The Magic Flute.Invited behind the velvet rope at Londons most exclusive club Tamino doesnt have time to stop for…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 553055
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05
MAY
RYA Push The Boat Out: Open Day
Banbury Sailing Club

This is your chance to get out on the water at Boddington Reservoir and discover the joy of sailing. There will be plenty of members on hand to welcome you and show you around. You will meet some of our young sailors…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Sports

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06
MAY
All That Glitters
JJ's, Coventry

GLITTER is back this Bank Holiday SundayThink... Huge glitter cannons.Think... CO2 Jets.Think... Confetti Cannons.Think... Festival style glitter facepainting.Think... Club entertainers.And much more moreVenue: JJs Coventry The Sky Dome 2 Croft Road Coventry CV1 3AZPriceprice 1: GBP 4.50Links: Booking: https:go.evvnt.com217934‐0pid269…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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08
MAY
PALMYRA
Warwick Arts Centre

PALMYRA is an exploration of revenge the politics of destruction and what we consider to be barbaric inviting people to step back from the news and look at what lies beneath and beyond civilisation.Following an extended unanimously‐acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Fringe…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 524524
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10
MAY
Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers
Belgrade Theatre

Experience the power of thundering rhythms on huge taiko drums mysterious masked choreography synchronisation timed to perfection post‐apocalyptic martial imagery all in a spellbinding display of sheer energy.As the most successful touring taiko drum group on this continent Mugenkyo create a…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 553055
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12
MAY
Draycote Water Sailing Club Open Day
Draycote Water Sailing Club

Come and try sailing or windsurfing at our Open Day. Go out in a boat with an experienced sailor or get to grips with windsurfing under the watchful eye of one of our instructors. Look around the club and check out the…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01788 811153
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13
MAY
National Communications Fair presented by BVWS
Warwickshire Event Centre

The NVCF is an antique‐type collectors fair specialising in early technology and featuring thousands of rare and collectable items such as early radios television receivers gramophones telephones classic valve hi‐fi and all manner of electrical and mechanical antiques and collectables. Established…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 613887
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13
MAY
Draycote Water 10K Summer Series - Race 2 - May
Draycote Water

Race DetailsWhen: The second Sunday of each month from April to SeptemberWhere: Draycote Water WarwickshireEntry limit: 600Timing: Chip‐timed with a new chip for each raceRegistration: 08:15 to 09:30 at the Race Village signposted from the car parkRace…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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17
MAY
Castaways
Belgrade Theatre

Three teenagers born on the same day in the same town but with very different backgrounds.Inseparable since they were knee‐high to a grasshopper theyre a close‐knit trio both at school and at home. Sam Asha and Kieran watch out for each other…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 553055
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18
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club - New Comedy Night
The Piano Room Lutterworth

TV AND RADIO STAR COMES TO LUTTERWORTHFunhouse Comedy Club which already runs successful nights at various venues all over the country is excited to announce the launch of their brand new comedy night at The Piano Room Lutterworth.Funhouse Comedy Clubs are renowned…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 525050
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18
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Nuneaton
The Abbey Theatre

LOTS OF LAUGHTER IN NUNEATONFunhouse Comedy brings another great night of laughter to the Abbey Theatre Nuneaton.Headlining will be the multi‐talented and versatile Phil Butler. Known for his razor sharp wit he entertains his audiences by showing off his skills which include…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 525050
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19
MAY
Just An Ordinary Lawyer
Belgrade Theatre

Tunji Sowande arrived in London from Nigeria in 1945 to study law and pursue his interest in music. He rose to become a well respected barrister the first Black Head of Chambers and finally the first part‐time Black Judge in Britain.He was…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 553055
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19
MAY
Film Night & Fish Supper
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre

Cal Weaver Steve Carell is living the American dream. He has a good job a beautiful house great children and a beautiful wife named Emily Julianne Moore. Cals seemingly perfect life unravels however when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 02476 494094
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20
MAY
Draycote Water 10k
Draycote Water

. Race DetailsWhen: Sunday 20th May 2018.Where: Draycote Water Warwickshire.Entry limit: 250Timing: Chip‐timed.Course: A race for runners of all abilities this easy flat and traffic‐free course encompasses a short run and back along the Farborough Dam followed by a lap of the…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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20
MAY
Rugby Bikefest 2018
Rugby Town Centre

A free family‐friendly bike festival organised by Rugby First and Rugby Borough Council in conjunction with local motorcycling groups businesses and organisations a wheelie great day out for all the family in Rugby town centre. Join the ride‐in If you own…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01788 890789
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20
MAY
Draycote Water Half Marathon
Draycote Water

. Race DetailsWhen: Sunday 20th May 2018.Where: Draycote Water Warwickshire.Entry limit: 350Timing: Chip‐timed.Course: A race for runners of all abilities this easy flat and traffic‐free course encompasses over 2 and a half laps of the reservoir finishing close to the country park.ResultsPrizesResults:…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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20
MAY
33rd British Tarantula Society Annual Exhibition
Warwickshire Event Centre

For 33 years the BTS has been at the forefront of the tarantula keeping hobby. Our show attracts over 2000 visitors and brings together over 80 exhibitors form the four corners of the planet. We hold our annual exhibition at the WEC…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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24
MAY
The Leftovers
Belgrade Theatre

The Leftovers is a comic and stirring contemporary musical from Sheep Soup Productions creators of hit musical Mrs Green and graduates of Nottinghams BAFTA award‐winning Television Workshop.Following the sudden death of Jodie occasional gig reviewer and the definition of misadventure some of…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 553055
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25
MAY
3 Kings -An Evening with Nigel Benn, Steve Collins
Sketchley Grange Hotel & Spa

Sketchley Grange Hotel & Spa in association with Kong Events welcome 3 Kings of British Boxing for a very special evening.Nigel Benn The Dark Destroyer ‐ Former two weight world champion WBO Middleweight 1990 WBC Super Middleweight Title 1992‐1996Steve Collins The…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07724 254741
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27
MAY
Spring Break Beach Party
JJ's

Theres no work tomorrow so why not make your way down to JJs and enjoy our very own Spring Break Beach PartyFeaturing:‐ Huge Bubble Machines‐ Ibiza Style Club Performers‐ Glowsticks‐ Facepainting‐ Red Cup drink offers‐ Cocktail Club‐ Free t‐shirt giveaway on the…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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30
MAY
Mountains - The Dreams of Lily Kwok
Belgrade Theatre

I invited you into my past And you invited me into your future.Helen has grown up in the UK but always felt a piece of her story was missing.Visiting her mothers birthplace of Hong Kong for the first time she is determined…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 553055
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30
MAY
Horrible Histories - More Best of Barmy Britain
Belgrade Theatre

So its time to prepare yourselves for a special production of Horrible Histories featuring MORE of your favourite characters from our barmy past and a brand new scene with wordy WillFind out why the Romans were revolting Could you survive the…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 553055
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02
JUN
International N Gauge Show
Warwickshire Event Centre

THE INTERNATIONAL N GAUGE SHOWSATURDAY 8th & SUNDAY 9th SEPTEMBER 2018WARWICKSHIRE EVENT CENTREOrganisers expect over 40 specialist suppliers to be present showcasing all the latest models and products making it THE place to visit and stock up on all the models and…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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02
JUN
Classic Car Auction CCA – Saturday 2nd June
Warwickshire Event Centre

CCA has been created by the highly respected team from Silverstone Auctions. CCA will offer enthusiasts the opportunity to buy an impressive selection of iconic classic cars.At CCA the aim is to make buying and selling a classic car as easy and…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01926 614101
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05
JUN
Sunshine on Leith
Belgrade Theatre

Follow the highs and lows of Ally and his friend Davy as they return home to Leith from the army. Families friendships and life are not plain sailing in this funny and moving story about love and life.With stunning songs including Im…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 553055
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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.…

OHagans

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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