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More details - Claire Elizabeth Ferguson: Night Lands
Polaroids, traditional photographs and found objects bring this show to life. For ‘Night Lands’, Claire explored the work of her late father who travelled to many different places before she was born.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton road, Nuneaton
Today to Mon 7 May

More details - Created in Conflict: British Soldier Art from the Crimean War to Today
Created in partnership with the National Army Museum, this exhibition will showcase the incredible resourcefulness and diversity of artwork made by British Armed Forces personnel.
Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park
Tue 24 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Tue 1 May to Sun 6 May, Tue 8 May to Sun 13 May, Tue 15 May

More details - Vamos Theatre presents "A Brave Face"
His hardest battle is the one back home Afghanistan: 2009. Ryan is there to see the world, learn a trade, get a life. Training’s complete, combat is a buzz. But on one particular hot and desperate tour of duty, Ryan sees things he can’t talk about, to anyone.
The Bridge House Theatre, Myton Road, Warwick
Tue 24 Apr

More details - Ravilious & Co: The Pattern of Friendship, English Artist Designers 1922 - 42
This exhibition of the artist and designer Eric Ravilious (1903 – 1942) explores the significant relationships and working collaborations between Ravilious and an important group of friends and affiliates.
Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park
Tue 24 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Tue 1 May to Sun 6 May, Tue 8 May to Sun 13 May, Tue 15 May

More details - A Hayward Touring exhibition from Southbank Centre, London. Eduardo Paolozzi: General Dynamic F.U.N
Dynamic images by a pioneer of Pop Art fill this exhibition with colour and energy. Sir Eduardo Paolozzi selfstyled himself the ‘wizard in Toytown’ and, looking at the clashes of imagery and colour, viewers might be inclined to agree.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton
Tue 24 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Tue 1 May to Sun 13 May

More details - Coughton Court - Jigsaw Festival 2018
Hundreds of donated jigsaws on sale. All money raised goes towards vital conservation work at Coughton. If you have any jigsaws to donate please call the property on 01789 400777. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Coughton Court, near Alcester
Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Leamington Spa National Spiritualist Union Church
Wednesday and Sunday services at Leamington Spa NSU Church. Holly Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4TN Every Wednesday Service with a Guest Speaker / Medium commences at 2.30 pm. Healing available before the service. Please see notice board for details and Special events.
Holly Street Leamington Spa
Wed 25 Apr

More details - ORIENTEERING at The National Herb Centre
Do you and your family enjoy walking, jogging or running? Come and Try The local orienteering club - Octavian Droobers - are staging a special launch event at this new orienteering venue to introduce the outdoor fun adventure navigation sport to all ages (5-85 years) and abilities.
The National Herb Centre Banbury Road Warmington Warwickshire
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Jesus Jones
Jesus Jones + special guests. Artists performing: Jesus Jones.: Tickets avaiable.
Zephyr Lounge, Leamington Spa
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Creating a small organic garden
This course will dispel the myth that you need a large area to grow your own food. We will demonstrate how, with minimum space, you can produce healthy food organically. We will show you the best techniques for container growing and highlight plants for different environments.
Garden Organic, Ryton Gardens, Wolston Lane, Coventry, Warwickshire,
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Upton House and Gardens - Afternoon Tea Talk - Introduction to Upton's Art
Come along to another one of our series of talks about Upton and its collections. Followed by a delicious afternoon tea in our old kitchen.
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Tenors Un Limited - ‘In Concert with Tenors Un Limited Celebrating 15 Years'
TENORS Un LIMITED is proud to present their newest touring show. Throughout 2018 the guys will tour UK theatres and concert halls performing works from their previous albums and tours as well as new repertoire. This concert series combines the rich vocal harmonies for which Tenors Un Limited are known.
The Abbey Theatre, Pool Bank St, Nuneaton
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Alcester Country Market
Locally produced goods, hand crafted gifts, wood turning, local Honey, homemade jams, chutney, marmalade, home baked cakes, scones, sausage rolls, quiches, seasonal vegetables, vegetable plants, bedding plants, free range eggs, apple and pear juice, perennials , wreaths. And so much more.
37b High Street, Alcester, between Superdrug and Guy’s Menswear
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Ensonglopedia of Science
A critically acclaimed one-man musical-comedy-science family show from the top-drawer storyteller John Hinton. 26 silly songs about science from A to Z. An hour of fun facts and mesmerising melodies to delight the inquisitive mind.
Willoughby Village Hall, Main Street
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Ensonglopedia of Science
A song about science for every letter of the alphabet. Expect atoms, Big Bangs, cells, DNA and plenty more besides. Expect the unexpected. And expect it to rhyme.
Willoughby Village Hall Main Street, Willoughby Rugby
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Dreadzone
Dreadzone. Artists performing: Dreadzone.: Tickets avaiable.
Zephyr Lounge, Leamington Spa
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Adventure Overland & Travel Show ... 4x4/bike world travel event
Featuring fly-drives, safaris and overland/tailored tours worldwide, the "Adventure Travel & Overland Show" spans the entire overland and adventure travel scene from all-wheel-drive expedition trucks to 4x4’s, off-road adventure bikes to tourers, mountain bikes to tandems, adventure sports in the UK to treks,
Stratford Racecourse, Luddington Road, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, Warwickshire
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Children's Trail
Bagot’s Castle, Baginton, CV8 3AR have three children’s trial set in 19 acres of pastureland surrounding the castle. The trails would be suitable for children from the age of 3 to teenagers. This is an enjoyable way for children to learn about the history of Bagot’s Castle.
Bagot’s Castle, Church Road, Baginton
Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - The Oxford Concert Party in Concert
Exceptionally versatile, with a repertoire of three hundred years of music from around the world which they turn upside down and infuse humour, energy, passion and pathos.
Bulkington Commuity & Conference Centre
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Whalebone: Mirabilia Tour
An evening of eclectic acoustic music from critically acclaimed trio Whalebone. The award winning instrumental trio, whose blend of Celtic folk music interwoven with strands of rock, Americana and Eastern European tradition has earned them a following both in the U.K.
Clifford Chambers Village Hall, Clifford Chambers, Stratford-upon-Avon
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Festival of Arts - Craft & Needlecraft
Mixed media, embroidery and soft toys are just some of the crafts which local makers present in this diverse and creative show. The items on display vary from delicately intricate to vibrant and full of energy.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton
Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Tue 1 May to Sun 13 May, Tue 15 May to Sun 20 May

More details - The Chase Hotel Wedding Fayre - Simply Wedding Fayres
Be inspired with over 20 local exhibitors who are ready waiting to help make your dream wedding day a reality exhibitors include Bridalwear, Wedding Car Hire, Photographers, Florists, Wedding Jewellery and Favours, Photobooth Hire plus much much more Free Entry Free Parking Free Goody Bag including a bridal
The Chase Hotel Higham Lane
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Leamington Spa National Spiritualist Union Church
Wednesday and Sunday services at Leamington Spa NSU Church. Holly Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4TN Every Wednesday Service with a Guest Speaker / Medium commences at 2.30 pm. Healing available before the service. Please see notice board for details and Special events.
Holly Street Leamington Spa
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Ginny Davis Productions presents "Learned Friends"
A high stakes legal drama with echoes of TVs Judge John Deed and Silk. Prosecution and Defence Counsel await the verdict in the trial of a high profile football manager.
The Bridge House Theatre, Myton Road, Warwick
Tue 1 May

More details - Charlecote Park - The Lucy Library Revealed: Four Centuries of Collecting
Join us to uncover one of the hidden gems of Charlecote - our Library, boasting 4 centuries of collection by the Lucy Family. The Lucy family have been avid book collectors for many generations, which is evidenced by the library at Charlecote housing an amazing collection of around 3,500 books.
Charlecote Park, Wellesbourne, Warwick,
Wed 2 May

More details - My Wild Life: Spring Woodland Flowers
Explore Snitterfield bushes in its spring glory and learn how to identify the beautiful spring wood flowers found.
Snitterfield Bushes 3 miles north of Stratford-upon-Avon, lying either side of the Snitterfield to Bearley Road Stratford-on-Avon
Wed 2 May

More details - Charlecote Park - Boundary Walk
Join our Park and Gardens team for a guided walk around Charlecote’s boundaries. Experience Charlecote Park with this series of guided walks around our boundaries.
Charlecote Park, Wellesbourne, Warwick,
Fri 4 May

More details - The Boss UK
The Boss UK. Artists performing: The Boss UK.: Tickets avaiable.
Zephyr Lounge, Leamington Spa
Sat 5 May

Walks of discovery - dawn chorus and more More details - Walks of discovery - dawn chorus and more
This is the start of our 2018 open season @ Chedham’s Yard. Our expert guide will meet you at 6am for a ’Dawn Chorus Walk’ starting at the Yard. After the walk we will return to the Yard for light refreshments, there is no charge to join the walk but there will be a small charge for refreshments.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 5 May
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More details - The Weaver's House Heritage Crafts Day
This May Day weekend celebration features a special crafts theme. Trades which would have been familiar to medieval people will be brought to life against the authentic medieval backdrop of The Weaver’s House and its garden. Skills on show will include woodcarving, brewing, spinning and beekeeping.
121, Upper Spon Street, Spon End, Coventry
Sun 6 May

More details - Ladybird Release Day!
Help us create safe habitats for our plants and flying friends! Learn about the creatures that reside in the grounds of Anne Hathaway’s cottage, and have a go at releasing ladybirds. Get craft and make your own costume and ladybirds to take home.
Anne Hathaway’s Cottage & Gardens Anne Hathaway’s Cottage & Gardens Cottage Lane Stratford-upon-Avon
Mon 7 May

More details - Bridge Nursery - Open Garden for NGS
Clay soil' Don’t despair. Here is a garden full of an exciting range of plants which thrive in hostile conditions. Grass paths lead you round borders filled with many unusual plants. Features incl a pond and a bamboo grove complete with panda! A peaceful haven for wildlife and visitors.
Bridge Nursery, Southam
Mon 7 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Eddi Reader
Eddi Reader. Artists performing: Eddi Reader.: Tickets avaiable.
The Assembly, Leamington Spa
Fri 11 May

More details - After Hours:  Life on a Tudor Farm
Join our resident Tudor Sharon Lippett as she tells us tales from Mary Arden’s farm. Every day on the Farm the Tudor team live like Tudors, cooking traditional foods and wearing Tudor clothes. Find out first hand what it’s like to live like a Tudor.
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Shakespeare Centre Henley Street
Sat 12 May

More details - The SMA Trust - Ride Scorpion 2018
Join us to cycle The Cotswolds and raise vital funds for research and treatments for people living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy! You can choose from 3 routes - a 20 mile loop, a 66 mile loop, or London to The Cotswolds.
The Howard Arms, Lower Green, Ilmington, Shipston On Stour
Sat 12 May

More details - Exhibition: Crime and Punishment
All rise…and make their way to the Museum for this blood-curdling show. This exhibition has it all – death, theft and some pretty tough judgements. The borough has its fair share of crime stories and we present a select few for you to preside over.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton
Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Tue 15 May to Sun 20 May, Tue 22 May to Sun 3 Jun, Tue 5 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Tue 19 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Sun 1 Jul

More details - Upton House and Gardens - Give it a Go Art Workshop
Join our talented local artist and give it a go! Themed around our garden in summer you will receive hints and tips on using acrylics to bring vibrancy and life to your art. Join our talented local artist and give it a go!
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
Sat 12 May

More details - PWLL: Woodland Open Day
Come and celebrate Warwickshire’s wonderful woodlands and find out about the Princethorpe Woodlands Living Landscape scheme. There will be guided walks, food stalls, horse drawn timber and craft activities.
Ryton Pools, Ryton Road, Ryton-on-Dunsmore
Sat 12 May

More details - Charlecote Park - Bat Walk
Join us as we try to spot some of our resident bats. Charlecote Park is home to lots of bats! Stroll around the grounds with a member of Warwickshire Bat Group to find out a little more about them and, hopefully, see a few. Detecting equipment will be provided for the evening. Booking Essential. Phone: 01789 470277.
Charlecote Park, Wellesbourne, Warwick,
Sat 12 May

What a picture! Photography @The Yard. More details - What a picture! Photography @The Yard.
The Wellesbourne Photographic Club will be on hand to give advice on equipment and how to get that magical shot even if the sun is not shining. Whatever your camera and preference, whether it be scenery or nature, there will be someone here to advise and help.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 12 May
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More details - Draycote Water Sailing Club Open Day
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 fantastic views of the lake from our lounge.
Draycote Water Sailing Club
Sat 12 May

More details - The Style Councillors
The Style Councillors. Artists performing: The Style Councillors.: Tickets avaiable.
Zephyr Lounge, Leamington Spa
Sat 12 May

More details - Intoduction to bowls - Open Day
LILLINGTON BOWLING CLUB: All ages are welcome to join us for a Bowls Introduction Day to try your hand at Bowls and experience a fun and casual environment under the guidance of certified coaches. Light refreshments will be provided in our pleasant facilities.
Lillington Bowling Club, Lime Avenue, Lillington,leamimgton Spa.
Sun 13 May

More details - National Vintage Communications Fair (Presented by the British Vintage Wireless Society)
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.
Nr Leamington Spa On the Junction of the A425/B4455 SAT NAV Warwickshire Event Centre The Fosse, Fosse Way Leamingtn Spa
Sun 13 May

More details - Walk for Myton
What could be better on a Sunday than enjoying a walk through the picturesque Warwickshire countryside? Walk For Myton on Sunday 13th May is the perfect excuse to get the whole family together for a peaceful walk – even your dog can come along!
Myton Hospice, Myton Lane, Warwick
Sun 13 May

More details - Bulkington, Nuneaton & Bedworth University of the Third Age (BNB U3A).
Canal History and Heritage - This colourful talk looks at the wonderful world of our inland waterways and describes the fascinating range of features (in all shapes and sizes) associated with the 2,000 mile canal network.
Bulkington Village Community Centre School Road Bulkington Bedworth
Tue 15 May

More details - Charlecote Park - The Lucy Library Revealed: Religious Belief and the Reformation
Join us to uncover one of the hidden gems of Charlecote - our Library, boasting 4 centuries of collection by the Lucy Family. The Reformation led to great divisions in the Christian faith and the Lucy family, who had been devout Catholics, were early converts to Protestantism.
Charlecote Park, Wellesbourne, Warwick,
Wed 16 May

More details - Upton House and Gardens - Give it a Go Art - Secret Garden Fabric Layering
Join our talented local artist and give it a go! Lis is one of our talented local artists who specialises in textiles, she joins us this year for another of her workshops this time making your own ’secret garden’.
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
Wed 16 May

More details - Ravilious & Co: The Pattern of Friendship, English Artist Designers 1922 - 42
This exhibition of the artist and designer Eric Ravilious (1903 – 1942) explores the significant relationships and working collaborations between Ravilious and an important group of friends and affiliates.
Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park
Wed 16 May

More details - Created in Conflict: British Soldier Art from the Crimean War to Today
Created in partnership with the National Army Museum, this exhibition will showcase the incredible resourcefulness and diversity of artwork made by British Armed Forces personnel.
Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park
Wed 16 May

More details - Upton House and Gardens - Afternoon Tea Talk - A Weekend at Upton in the 1930's
Join us for a fascinating talk with one of our volunteers, Brenda, about a 1930’s weekend at Upton. Join Brenda our resident tour guide, who will tell you all about a weekend at Upton in the 1930’s. Find out what it was like to be a guest of Lord and Lady Bearsted at one of their house parties.
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
Thu 17 May

More details - Genesis Visible Touch
Genesis Visible Touch. Artists performing: Genesis Visible Touch.: Tickets avaiable.
Zephyr Lounge, Leamington Spa
Fri 18 May

More details - Whitney - Queen of the Night
Whitney - Queen of the Night: Tickets avaiable.
The Assembly, Leamington Spa
Fri 18 May

More details - Nearly Dan
Nearly Dan. Artists performing: Nearly Dan.: Tickets avaiable.
Zephyr Lounge, Leamington Spa
Sat 19 May

Blacksmiths, horseshoes and wood turning: working traditions @ The Yard More details - Blacksmiths, horseshoes and wood turning: working traditions @ The Yard
Feel the heat and see the sparks fly. Come and watch the hot metal being worked and speak with the metal workers in our traditional forge and wheelwrights’ shed. Throughout the day you can learn about the legends and beliefs associated with horse shoes.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 19 May
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More details - Linda Barlow: Searching For The Invisible Woman
For Linda Barlow “it became evident many middle-aged women felt they were becoming invisible as they aged. Their hair was going grey, their skin was becoming more sallow, they were bumped into in the street”.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton
Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Tue 22 May to Sun 3 Jun, Tue 5 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Tue 19 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Tue 3 Jul to Sun 8 Jul, Tue 10 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - For One Night Only Fast Eddie's Blues Band
For One Night Only the amazing (all being well!) Fast Eddie’s Blues Band will be appearing at The Manor PH in Fillongley on Saturday 19th May from 8pm. We will be playing a our mix of classic soul, a little blues, a few TV themes and an Elvis set featuring Jamie Beesely on vocals.
The Manor PH, Fillongley
Sat 19 May

More details - Film Night & Fish Supper
Film Showing A Royal Night Out. Based on a true story A Royal Night Out is a British romantic comedy-drama film directed by Julian Jarrold and written by Trevor de Silva and Kevin Hood.
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre
Sat 19 May

More details - Knit One, Purl One
In this museum object handling session, visitors can discover the museum’s collection of baking and cookery related items for those with a savoury or sweet tooth. Look through recipe books and collections of favourite receipes for baking inspiration.
Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery Riversley Park Coton Road Nuneaton
Sat 19 May

More details - Charlecote Park - Weave a Willow Heron
Willow weaving is an ancient traditional craft. Join our workshop and create something to take home. Learn to weave your very own heron out of willow during this 4-hour workshop. All materials will be supplied and you’ll be able to take your unique creation home with you. Booking Essential. Phone: 01789 470277.
Charlecote Park, Wellesbourne, Warwick,
Sun 20 May

More details - 33rd British Tarantula Society Annual Exhibition
The BTS 33rd Annual Exhibition that brings together exhibitors and traders from all over the world. Spiders, insects and bugs galore on display. For 33 years the BTS has been at the forefront of the tarantula keeping hobby.
Nr Leamington Spa On the Junction of the A425/B4455 SAT NAV Warwickshire Event Centre The Fosse, Fosse Way Leamingtn Spa
Sun 20 May

More details - British Tarantula Society Exhibition 2018
The Spiders are coming to the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre Over 50,000 spiders, scorpions and other insects return to the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre in May for an event likened to ‘The Crufts of The Spider World’.
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Fosse Way, Nr Leamington Spa
Sun 20 May

More details - Rugby Bikefest 2018
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.
Rugby Town Centre
Sun 20 May

More details - Peace & Reconciliation Exhibition
In the centenary year of the end of the First World War, we’re inviting advocates for world peace to share their favourite items from our world-renowned collections.
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Shakespeare Centre Henley Street
Mon 21 May

More details - Hear the Ambassadors Exhibition
‘Hear the Ambassadors’ represents a collaboration between one of the UK’s most prestigious cultural institutions, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, and the University of Warwick.
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Shakespeare Centre Henley Street
Mon 21 May to Thu 21 Jun

More details - Love, Bombs and Apples
Love, Bombs and Apples is the comic and poignant new play from award winning playwright Hassan Addulrazzak (Baghdad Wedding, The Prophet) - a tale of four men, each from different parts of the globe, all experiencing a moment of revelation.
Warwick Arts Centre
Mon 21 May and Tue 22 May

More details - The Scummy Mummies Show
The Scummy Mummies Show. Artists performing: The Scummy Mummies Show.: Tickets avaiable.
The Assembly, Leamington Spa
Tue 22 May

More details - Gardening for wildlife, weeds as friends and natural pests & diseases
This half day workshop is part of a series of five introductory workshops delivered by the Biodynamic Association. It will focus on how to create a haven for garden wildlife using biodynamic methods, and how to take a different approach to weeds, and pest & disease control.
Garden Organic, Ryton Gardens, Wolston Lane, Coventry, Warwickshire,
Wed 23 May

More details - May Half Term Family Fun
May half-term is all about Adventure, Animation and Land Rovers! This year is the 70th birthday of Land Rover and we are celebrating with some great themed activities for you to enjoy.
British Motor Museum Banbury Road Gaydon
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Baddesley Clinton - May half-term 2018
Get outside and explore Baddesley - how many of the 50 things to do before you’re 11 and 3/4 can you tick off today' Booking Not Needed. Ideal for children. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Baddesley Clinton, Rising Lane, Baddesley Clinton,
Sat 26 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Ilmington Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Ilmington is an ancient hillside Cotswold village 2m from the Fosse Way with two good pubs and splendid teas at the village hall. Buy your ticket at Ilmington Manor (next to the Red Lion Pub); wander the 3 acre gardens with fish pond.
Ilmington Gardens, Ilmington
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Coughton Court - May half-term 2018
Join us for family fun this May half-term and see how many of our 50 things to do before you’re 11 you can tick off. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Coughton Court, near Alcester
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May, Wed 30 May, Thu 31 May

Joseph Arch – The man and his legacy. More details - Joseph Arch – The man and his legacy.
The Barford Heritage Group will be bringing to life the historic figure of Joseph Arch. A local Barford man who came to prominence when he held a meeting in Chestnut Square, in 1872, with the local farm workers.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 26 May
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More details - Art Alert: A Decade of Doorways
Art Alert is 10 years old! This well-known art group will have its 10th Birthday in 2018 and this exhibition celebrates the many changes and challenges of the group’s first decade.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun, Tue 5 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Tue 19 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Tue 3 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Woolly Week!
Woolly Week - it’s shearing time at the farm this May Half Term. Come and see traditional sheep shearing demonstrations daily. Learn how sheep fleece is spun into wool and make a Tudor braid to take home.
Mary Arden’s Farm Mary Arden’s Farm Station Road Stratford-upon-Avon
Sun 27 May to Mon 4 Jun

More details - Pebworth Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
For the second year running Pebworth has won the Heart of England in Bloom, winning Gold and Category Winner for Best Village 2017, and awarded Silver Gilt in the National Finals of RHS Britain in Bloom 2017.
Pebworth Gardens, Stratford-upon-Avon
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - Barmy Bugs (6+)
What can you find hiding under a log, can you identiy everything you discover?
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Tue 29 May

More details - Shelters and Survival (6+)
Can you build a shelter good enough to sleep in, test how waterproof it is and camouflage it to the max.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Tue 29 May

More details - Pond dipping (4+)
Come and discover what lurks in the murky depths of our pond, can you find the mysterious newt?
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Wed 30 May, Mon 23 Jul

More details - Woodland Creatures (2+)
Head into our woods and discover the creatures that live there and play some cuddly creature games.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Wed 30 May

The Comedy of Errors More details - The Comedy of Errors
Comedy of Errors is Shakespeare’s shortest and funniest play. Two sets of twins appear in Ephesus at the same time, one pair in search of the other. Friends don’t recognise which one is which and the wife of one doesn’t recognise the man whom she thinks is her husband!
The Crawford Memorial Hall, Bidford
Thu 31 May
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More details - Bubbenhall: Outdoor Survival
Join us at Bubbenhall Wood to have fun playing outside in the woods. We will be building dens, making things and learning about firelighting. Finally, remember to wear old clothes and prepare to get muddy. Suitable for children aged 7-11 but please note dogs are not permitted on this session.
Bubbenhall Wood, Paget’s Lane, Bubbenhall
Thu 31 May

More details - Nature tots - Wild Explorers (2-4)
We’ll be heading outside on the hunt for spring colours, playing games, wildlife spotting and even making a special craft to take home.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Thu 31 May

More details - Upton House and Gardens - Warwickshire Open Studios Exhibition 2018
Meet four local artists who have created inspiring art using the grounds around Upton House. Talk to them about their unique art styles and watch demonstrations of their techniques. Come and see an exhibition of unique art work inspired by Upton House’s gardens".
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
Thu 31 May

More details - Spear of Destiny
Spear of Destiny. Artists performing: Spear of Destiny.: Tickets avaiable.
Zephyr Lounge, Leamington Spa
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Hooray for Hedgehogs (2+)
Hooray for hedgehogs they’re the best, come play some games and see why prickles are better than the rest.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Arty in the wild (2+)
Off we go to get arty in the wild, we’ll be making massive stick pictures and getting muddy with our special mud paint recipe.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Avengers Assembleth: Age of Oberon
Oberon’s gone mad. We’re talking full-on Hamlet. The fairy king of Midsummer has become aware he is a creation of the Bard and in a bid for revenge has kidnapped William Shakespeare, Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Shakespearean Heroes International Evil Lessening Division).
Shakespeare’s New Place, 22 Chapel St, Stratford-upon-Avon
Fri 1 Jun and Sat 2 Jun

More details - Tysoe Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Tysoe, an original Hornton stone village divided into three parts sits at the foot of the north-eastern edge of the Cotswold Hills near the site of the Battle of Edgehill. The gardens making up this group in Middle Tysoe are diverse in character of house, planting, size and style.
Tysoe Gardens, Warwick
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Noble Jacks in Concert
With the fiddle leading the charge, Noble Jacks are out to take no prisoners as they come on with their high-energy footstompin’ rhythms which have taken crowds by storm across the UK.
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre, School Rd, Bulkington
Sat 2 Jun

More details - CCA - Classic Car Auctions
Classic Car Auction CCA – Saturday 2nd June Classic Car Auctions (CCA) is a specialist auction house for the sale of ’everyman’ classic cars from an approximate value of £5,000 to £50,000. It has been created by the highly respected team from Silverstone Auctions.
Warwickshire Event Centre The Fosse Fosse Way Leamington Spa
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Hunningham Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Hunningham, a hamlet nestling in the countryside close to the River Leam with St Margarets church dating in part to the C13. Six gardens in varied styles, with more open on the day.
Hunningham Gardens, Leamington Spa
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

Crafty children and Tools with a Mission @The Yard More details - Crafty children and Tools with a Mission @The Yard
Following the success of our tool collection last year, here is another great opportunity to clear your garage, loft or shed of those inherited or unused tools. Bring them to Chedham’s Yard knowing they will be put to good use.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 2 Jun
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More details - 1940’s Tea Party for RAF 100
People have visited Anne Hathaway’s Cottage for hundreds of years including during WW2, when lots of British and American soldiers and pilots visited the cottage with their sweethearts. To celebrate 100 years of the RAF we are hosting a 1940s-themed tea dance with music and dressing-up.
Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Cottage Lane, Shottery, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Warwick Thai Festival
A two day event to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Warwick Racecourse, Warwick is brought to you by Magic of Thailand.
Warwick Racecourse, Warwick
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Spring Foraging Course
We will meet at the car park at 12pm where the course starts with a 20 minute introduction on how to forage safely and sustainably, and a brief of the general countryside codes where they relate to foragers. We’ll then set off for roughly a 2.
Bubbenhall Wood and Meadow, Bubbenhall, Pagets Lane, Coventry
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Mallory Court Hotel - Open Garden for NGS
Mallory Court is a breathtakingly beautiful country house hotel set in 10 acres of gardens that incl sweeping lawns, a croquet lawn, rose gardens, herbaceous borders and beds of seasonal flower displays.
Mallory Court Hotel, Leamington Spa
Thu 7 Jun

World of Park & Leisure Homes Show More details - World of Park & Leisure Homes Show
Thinking of changing your lifestyle or where you live? Look no further! The World of Park & Leisure Homes Show is perfect for you! LOOK AROUND 55 LEISURE LODGES, LOG CABINS & PARK HOMES from a record breaking 18 Major UK Manufacturers!! you’ll be spoilt for choice!
NAEC Stoneleigh, Stoneleigh Park (locally known as National Agricultural Centre), Warwickshire
Fri 8 Jun to Sun 10 Jun
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More details - Fillongley Village Hall Fete
The Fillongley VH Fete is taking place on Saturday 9th June from 1pm to 4pm in and around the Fillongley Village Hall. Admission Free.
Fillongley Village Hall
Sat 9 Jun

Blacksmiths and wood turning: working traditions @ The Yard More details - Blacksmiths and wood turning: working traditions @ The Yard
Feel the heat and see the sparks fly. Come and watch the hot metal being worked and speak with the metal workers in our traditional forge and wheelwrights’ shed. Throughout the day you can learn about the legends and beliefs associated with horse shoes.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 9 Jun
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More details - After Hours: Photography skills
Join professional photographer Andrew Page as he shows you how to get the best from the world famous Anne Hathaway’s cottage. Bring your camera for exclusive private access after-hours and either take your own photos or follow Andrew’s guidance for the best shots of the most photographed cottage in Britain.
Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Cottage Lane, Shottery, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Introduction to seed saving
Join us for this half-day course and learn everything you need to know to get started with seed saving from Garden Organic’s Heritage Seed Library experts.
Garden Organic, Ryton Gardens, Wolston Lane, Coventry, Warwickshire,
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Plant Hunters' Fair at Bosworth Battlefield Country Park, Nuneaton on Saturday 9th June 2018
Come along to Bosworth Battlefield for a great Plant Hunters’ Fair featuring highly respected specialist nurseries with a great mix of plants and specialities to delight plant lovers of every level of experience.
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre & Country Park, Sutton Cheney, Nuneaton
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Kenilworth Lions Grand Show
This is an annually held event in the wonderful Abbey Fields Park in the centre of Kenilworth a short distance from the Town and Castle. Popular with local people and outside visitors alike. As well as a good mixture of various charity and trade stalls there is a full programme of Arena and Stage Events.
Abbey Fields, Forrest Road, Kenilworth
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Dorsington Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Dorsington is a tranquil hamlet mentioned in the Domesday book, with a conservation area at its heart. You can visit a varied selection of gardens, ranging from extensive mature gardens to small cottage gardens.
Dorsington Gardens, Dorsington
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Stratford Upon Avon Militaria and Medal Fair
Established in 1998 this indoor event replaced the popular Gloucester fair which dated back to 1987. Buy, sell and exchange at the 80+ tables of quality militaria, medals, badges, uniforms, helmets, insignia, military books etc., etc.
Stratford Leisure Centre, Bridgefoot, Stratford Upon Avon
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Lighthorne Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Lighthorne is a compact, pretty village between the Fosse Way and the B4100, with a charming church (open), pub and village hall. The six gardens opening are within easy reach on foot. At The Old Rectory the garden is sheltered by old stone walls clothed with roses and dominated by two magnificent copper beeches.
Lighthorne Gardens, Warwick
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Kilsby Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Kilsby is a stone and brick village with historic interest, home of St Faith’s Church dating from the C12. The village was the site of one of the first skirmishes of the Civil War in 1642, and also gave its name to Stephenson’s nearby lengthy rail tunnel built in the 1830s.
Kilsby Gardens, Kilsby Village
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Lunch in association with ‘Shakespeare’s Puppies’
Relax in the gardens and terraces, chat to friends, enjoy exceptional food and meet the Shakespeare’s Puppies!
The Arden Hotel Stratford Upon Avon
Wed 13 Jun

More details - My Wild Life: Summer Flowers
Explore Draycote Meadows at its floral best and learn how to identify the beautiful summer wildflowers found.
Draycote Meadow, 4 miles south west of Rugby, just north of Draycote village. The reserve is off the B4453 near to the A45 London Road interchange, Rugby
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Organic ornamentals
Flowers are often referred to as ‘ornamentals’. But they don’t just look good, they can be an essential part of your organic growing. Flowers attract pollinators such as bees, they can be used in companion planting in the veg patch, and some you can even eat.
Garden Organic, Ryton Gardens, Wolston Lane, Coventry, Warwickshire,
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Warwick University Brass Ensemble
The Warwick University Brass Society comprises a brass band and a symphonic brass ensemble playing a variety of fun and lively music to get your toes tapping. We are delighted to welcome them back to Burton Dassett Church for their final concert of the academic year.
All Saints’ Church, Burton Dassett, Southam
Fri 15 Jun

Discover the world under our feet. More details - Discover the world under our feet.
Have you ever wondered what lies under your house or how far down is the bedrock? Have you unearthed curiosities in your garden – metalwork, fossils, stones, bricks, bones, pottery, clay pipes or coins? Bring them along and share the mystery, perhaps have them identified and explained.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 16 Jun
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More details - Wild Fest @ Nelson's Wharf
A day dedicated to the wonders of Warwickshire’s wildlife! Plenty of activities to get you wild such as canal boat rides, guided walks, crafts, games, local wildlife experts to chat to, trails, refreshments and your chance to explore Warwickshire Wildlife Trust’s Tasker’s Meadow and Stockton Cutting nature reserves...
Nelson’s Wharf Stockton, Southam
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Dogs for Good Fun Day
Join us for a fun-filled summer event that celebrates the extra special bond we have with our four-legged friends. Including a Fun Dog Show, agility and flyball, there’s lots to take part in with your dog.
Stoneleigh Park
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Father’s Day
Treat your dad to a 3 course meal and coffee at Mallory Court!
Mallory Court Country House Hotel & Spa, Harbury Lane, Leamington Spa
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Father’s Day Celebrations with Live Music
Two courses lunch with a gift for every dad Children’s menu available or alternatively 1/2 price for children under 12
The Arden Hotel Stratford Upon Avon
Sun 17 Jun

More details - 65th Stratford-upon-Avon Poetry Festival
The Stratford-upon-Avon Poetry Festival returns with an exciting line-up of readings, performances and workshops, mixing the talents of inspirational and award-winning poets with actors and musicians on the theme of peace and reconciliation. (Extra charges apply)
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Shakespeare Centre Henley Street
Sun 17 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Honington Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
C17 village, recorded in Domesday, entered by old toll gate. Ornamental stone bridge over the River Stour and interesting church with C13 tower and late C17 nave after Wren. Six super gardens.
Honington Gardens, Shipston-on-Stour
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Whichford & Ascott Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
This group of gardens reflects a range of several garden types and sizes. The two villages are in an AONB. They nestle within a dramatic landscape of hills, pasture and woodland, which is used to picturesque effect by the garden owners.
Whichford & Ascott Gardens, Shipston-on-Stour
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Wellesbourne Allotments - Open Garden for NGS
The 3 hectare Wellesbourne allotment site with 98 members is one of the oldest in the country (180 yrs). Its impressive range of vegetables from ridiculously large to miniscule, delicious fruits and beautiful flowers offers much of interest to novice, experienced gardeners and young enthusiasts.
Wellesbourne Allotments, Warwick
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Bulkington, Nuneaton & Bedworth University of the Third Age (BNB U3A).
Jane Barnes writes - My talk Tales from a Dairy Farmers Wife is humorous and all about my life with Ayrshire cows we milk twice a day. We rear all the baby heifers as herd replacements, and currently have 270 head of cattle on our farm. We also have four bulls, Dicky, Dopey, Billy and Flyer!
Bulkington Community Centre
Tue 19 Jun

More details - Welford-on-Avon & District Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
In addition to its superb position on the river, with serene swans, dabbling ducks and resident herons, Welford-on-Avon has a beautiful church and a selection of pubs serving great food. Just down the road is a highly popular farm shop selling seasonal fruit and vegetables.
Welford-on-Avon & District Gardens, Welford-on-Avon
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

Wheelwrighting @The Yard with Robin Hill. More details - Wheelwrighting @The Yard with Robin Hill.
Robin, an experienced wheelwright and friend of the Yard, will be showing and talking about the wood he uses for wheel making, the skills required and tricks used to assemble the wheel from a seemingly hopeless pile of odd wooden shapes.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 23 Jun
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More details - Midsummer Madness
Celebrate the longest and most magical time of the year at the farm. Magic and merriment, fairies and frolics! Enjoy enchanting Tudor storytelling, make a fairy garden, and learn circus skills with our hilarious jester. Fun activities for the whole family to on this special festival weekend
Mary Arden’s Farm, Station Road, Wilmcote, Warwickshire
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - 1st Kineton Scout Group Summer Fete, Annual Village Show & Parade
Celebrating 50 years of music ... All Ages welcome to join in the parade Come dressed as your favourite pop star or music idol!
Kineton Sports & Social Club, Bridge Street, Little Kineton
Sun 24 Jun

More details - A Capella Chamber Choir with Da Capo
Da Capo was founded in 2007 since when it has established a considerable reputation for fine a capella singing. The choir has built up a substantial repertoire of music spanning 6 centuries and many countries. The style of music ranges from sacred to secular and from serious to humorous.
All Saints’ Church, Burton Dassett, Southam
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Summer of Steps 2018 Tour
There is no greater pop comeback than Steps who have returned to claim their pop crown! Their fantastic Summer of Steps Tour 2018 includes a concert at Butts Park Arena, Coventry on Sunday 24 June. Special guests are Aqua and Blue.
Butts Park Arena, Coventry
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Binley Woods Open Gardens
A great day out for all the family… Around 20 gardens will be open for you to enjoy offering cream teas, a sparkling glass of wine or beer, many, many plants, live music, and much, much more. We will have a collection of classic cars and military vehicles for you to sit on or have a ride around the village in.
Binley Woods village, near Coventry
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Market Bosworth Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Market Bosworth is an attractive market town, with an enviable record for the quality of its regular entry in the annual East Midlands in Bloom competition. There are a number of gardens open, some for the first time, and all within walking distance of the Market Square.
Market Bosworth Gardens, Market Bosworth
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Pest & disease mangement.
This course will introduce you to a range of techniques for preventing and controlling pests and diseases in your garden and allotment. Choosing the right varieties, how and when to plant and keeping good hygiene, will all contribute to a healthy growing area.
Garden Organic, Ryton Gardens, Wolston Lane, Coventry, Warwickshire,
Tue 26 Jun

More details - Mallory Court Hotel - Open Garden for NGS
Mallory Court is a breathtakingly beautiful country house hotel set in 10 acres of gardens that incl sweeping lawns, a croquet lawn, rose gardens, herbaceous borders and beds of seasonal flower displays.
Mallory Court Hotel, Leamington Spa
Tue 26 Jun

More details - Admington Hall - Open Garden for NGS
A continually evolving 8 acre garden with an established structure of innovative planning and planting. An extensive collection of fine and mature specimen trees provide the essential core structure to this traditional country garden.
Admington Hall, Shipston-on-Stour
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Priors Marston Manor - Open Garden for NGS
Arrive in Priors Marston village and explore the manor gardens. Greatly enhanced by present owners to relate back to a Georgian manor garden and pleasure grounds. Wonderful walled kitchen garden provides seasonal produce and cut flowers for the house.
Priors Marston Manor, Priors Marston
Fri 29 Jun

Warwickshire Open Studios - Art @The Yard More details - Warwickshire Open Studios - Art @The Yard
We are delighted to be participating once more in this county-wide arts and crafts extravaganza. For one day only, we will be hosting local artists who will be exhibiting and selling original artworks including ceramics, paintings, photography and jewellry.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 30 Jun
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More details - Priors Marston Manor - Open Garden for NGS
Arrive in Priors Marston village and explore the manor gardens. Greatly enhanced by present owners to relate back to a Georgian manor garden and pleasure grounds. Wonderful walled kitchen garden provides seasonal produce and cut flowers for the house.
Priors Marston Manor, Priors Marston
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Shipmeadow - Open Garden for NGS
The garden covers an acre plus with a variety of structures and planting. It has been developed over a period of five yrs. Areas of interest incl a large natural pond; a coppice; a gravel garden; two large herbaceous beds; a herb garden and a formal garden with box hedging.
Shipmeadow, Nr Nuneaton
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Living with Diabetes Day
A community event promoting awareness of diabetes. Exhibitors and speakers throughout the day. Open to all diabetics, caters of diabetics and anyone with an interest in the condition. 10am to 4pm Further information from Sandra Cooke, Secretary, South Warwickshire Group Diabetes UK pandscooke73@virginmedia.com
Town Hall, Leamington Spa
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Southam Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Southam is a small market town mentioned in the Domesday Book as Sucham. The centre of the town is a conservation area. There are three very different gardens to visit. 4 Warwick Place incorporates the garage roof into the rear garden, which is packed with plants.
Southam Gardens, Southam
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Snitterfield Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
For your pleasure eight gardens will open for the first time in 2018 for the NGS. Explore the wide variety of sizes, styles, aspects, features and specialities, from a quiet courtyard with tinkling water to extended grounds with a ha-ha. We offer you woodland walks with majestic trees and far-reaching views.
Snitterfield Gardens, Stratford-upon-Avon
Sun 1 Jul

More details - The Budapest Cafe Orchestra
This talented four-piece boasts some of the country’s most revered international stars including Chris Garrick, one of Europe’s most celebrated jazz violinists & a regular performer with Dame Cleo Laine and John Dankworth.
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre, School Rd, Bulkington
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Burmington Grange - Open Garden for NGS
Interesting plantsman’s garden extending to about 1½ acres, set in the rolling hills of the North Cotswolds with wonderful views over unspoilt countryside. The garden is well developed considering it was planted 15 yrs ago. Small vegetable garden, beautiful sunken rose garden with herbaceous and shrub borders.
Burmington Grange, Shipston-on-Stour
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Avon Dassett Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Pretty Hornton stone village sheltering in the lee of the Burton Dassett hills, well wooded with parkland setting and The Old Rectory mentioned in Domesday Book. Wide variety of gardens including kitchen gardens, cottage, gravel and tropical gardens.
Avon Dassett Gardens, Southam
Sun 1 Jul

More details - WASTE’18 recycling expo
The leading one-day exhibition for the recycling, waste and skip hire industries. A thousand visitors from all over the country will converge on Leamington Spa on Thursday July 5th, when fifty companies will be displaying the latest commercial equipment and technology from the fast-growing sector at...
Warwickshire Event Centre The Fosse Fosse Way Leamington Spa
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Guide Dogs Open Day - Saturday 7th July
Guide Dogs Annual Open Day, fun for all of the family with dog displays, bouncy castle, stalls, face painting and refreshments.
Edmondscote Manor, Warwick New Road, Leamington Spa
Sat 7 Jul

Ewe to You, spinning @The Yard More details - Ewe to You, spinning @The Yard
Hand spinning is the art of twisting fibres or fleece into a continuous thread using a spinning wheel or drop spindle. The thread is spun thick or thin, plied or unplied, and can be dyed or used in its natural state for knitting or weaving.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 7 Jul
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More details - Classic Ibiza with Minsitry of Sound
Set in the stunning grounds of Ragley Hall, Classic Ibiza starts with a chill-out set where people can enjoy their picnics and a drink, or dance along as the sun fades.
Ragley Hall, Alcester
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Make your own natural christmas decorations.
Get into the festive spirit and have fun using materials from our gardens to make natural decorations. You will be shown how to weave your own willow wreath that you can then decorate with items from the gardens, and learn how to identify suitable materials in your own garden and elsewhere for use in decorations.
Garden Organic, Ryton Gardens, Wolston Lane, Coventry, Warwickshire,
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Tom Jones
Tom Jones. Artists performing: Tom Jones.: Tickets avaiable.
Ragley Hall, Warwickshire
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Madness
Madness Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Madness.: Tickets avaiable.
Ragley Hall, Warwickshire
Fri 13 Jul

More details - After hours: Ale tasting with Bob Yeats Tunnel Brewery
Bob Yeats Tunnel Brewery will present a collection of hand-crafted ales for tasting. A mixture of popular craft ales, Traditional Beers and a Mulberry Ale made with mulberries from the famous Mulberry trees at Shakespeare’s New Place.
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Shakespeare Centre Henley Street
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Il Divo
Il Divo Castles and Country Tour. Artists performing: Il Divo.: Tickets avaiable.
Ragley Hall, Warwickshire
Sat 14 Jul

Traditions and tales – blacksmithing and wood turning @The Yard More details - Traditions and tales – blacksmithing and wood turning @The Yard
A day of tales and talk about blacksmithing. Hear about the mysterious world of hot metal working where a heavy hammer is used to produce intricate and delicate objects.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 14 Jul
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More details - Morris Dancing
Sillhil Border Morris side are dancing at The Manor House Fillongley with our special guests Ansley Morris on Tuesday 17th July from 8pm - 10pm. Join us for a great night of entertainment and the chance to try some fantastic ale courtesy of Stuarts cellar!
The Manor House Pub, Coventry Road, Fillongley.
Tue 17 Jul

More details - The Big Picnic!
Pack a picnic and bring the family to the annual Big Picnic celebrations at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage. Enjoy garden games, musical entertainment and browse the stalls filled with goods from local traders. For an extra special treat, why not tuck in to our sizzling barbeque delights?
Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Cottage Lane, Shottery, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Sat 21 Jul

Art @ The Yard More details - Art @ The Yard
Invited artists from Kineton Art Group will be displaying their work and talking about how to get started from a blank canvas. Some works of art will be available to buy and take home as a wonderful memento. There will be a range of subject matter and styles to enjoy.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 21 Jul
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More details - Guy's Cliffe Walled Garden - Open Garden for NGS
A Grade II listed garden of special historic interest, having been the kitchen garden for Guys Cliffe House. The garden dates back to the mid-1700s.
Guy’s Cliffe Walled Garden, Warwick
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Nuts about Nature (2+)
Start the holidays by going nuts about nature, we’ll be playing games, hunting down creatures and of course having loads of fun along the way!
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Mon 23 Jul

More details - Discover Dens (6+)
Discover how to make your very own shelter in the woods, will you be able to make it waterproof using just what you find in the woods?
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Tue 24 Jul

More details - Flying Fisherman (6+)
Visit one of our bird hides to see how birds fish for food, will you spot the beautiful kingfisher or heron hunting.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Tue 24 Jul

More details - Bubbenhall: Teddy Bears Picnic
If you go into the woods today you’re sure of a big surprise… This session begins with the tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Make some wild woodland porridge for our teddy bears and make a special home for them to go to sleep.
Bubbenhall Wood, Paget’s Lane, Bubbenhall
Tue 24 Jul

More details - Teddies Big Adventure (2+)
Bring along your teddy to explore the outdoors, build them a special home and play some teddy games.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Wed 25 Jul

More details - David Baddiel's ANiMALCOLM
Malcolm doesn’t like animals, which is a problem because his family love them. Their house is full of pets. After a bizarre school trip unlike any other, Malcolm begins to understand animals more deeply than anyone. But will he end up the same as before? Because sometimes the hardest thing to be is…you.
Royal Spa Centre, Newbold Terrace, Leamington Spa
Wed 25 Jul and Thu 26 Jul

More details - Cutting edge veg.
This one day course will show you how to grow many of the vegetables, herbs and spices associated with a more exotic range of cuisines and introduce you to vegetables that you may not have tried before. In the last 50 years our culinary horizons have broadened to encompass a wide range of cultures.
Garden Organic, Ryton Gardens, Wolston Lane, Coventry, Warwickshire,
Thu 26 Jul

More details - Nature Tots - Fanatastic Fairytales (2-4)
Join us for some fairy tale fun as we enter the magical woodland, cast a magic spell and find our friendly fairys and goblins.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Thu 26 Jul

More details - Brilliant bats (2+)
It’s not Halloween but don’t forget about our brilliant bats, get batty and play our games and find out what they get up to!
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 27 Jul

More details - Woodland Adventure (2+)
Come on a woodland adventure, what will we find there? Play our wacky woodland games and have a fun forest time.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 27 Jul

Crafty Children: Art @ The Yard with Debbie Chowdry. More details - Crafty Children: Art @ The Yard with Debbie Chowdry.
This is a day for children to have fun drawing and painting pictures around the Yard. Materials will be provided. There is plenty to inspire young artists from snails to nails, as well as flowers, trees and much more. Their pictures will be displayed in the Visitor Centre.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 28 Jul
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More details - The Wildhearts
The Wildhearts. Artists performing: The Wildhearts.: Tickets avaiable.
The Assembly, Leamington Spa
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Firework Champions on Saturday 28th July 2018, At Stanford Hall Lutterworth, Leicestershire LE17 6D
Now in its 11th year, right here at Stanford Hall - 4 great firework displays! Three of the UK’s best firework companies compete against each other with a 10-minute firework display choreographed to music followed by a finale display from organisers MLE Pyrotechnics.
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Warwick Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Four outstanding gardens in the centre and south of Warwick, all different in character. Historical interest, award-winning excellence and views to die for. At their best in late-summer. An unusual opportunity to see the River Avon and the Castle from both sides of the river.
Warwick Gardens, Warwick
Sun 29 Jul

More details - The Mill Garden - Open Garden for NGS
This garden lies in a magical setting on the banks of the River Avon beneath the walls of Warwick Castle. Winding paths lead round every corner to dramatic views of the castle and ruined Medieval bridge. This informal cottage garden is a profusion of plants, shrubs and trees. Beautiful all year.
The Mill Garden, Warwick
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Wicked Woods (6+)
Head into our wicked woods for some amazing games and activities for an afternoon of fun.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Mon 30 Jul

More details - Baffling Bugs (6+)
Bugs come in all different shapes and sizes, can you tell your shield bugs from your leaf bug? See what you can find as we go on a bug hunt with nets and pots.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Mon 30 Jul

More details - Miniature Mice and Mighty Moles (2+)
Shrink down with us to discover the wold of mini mice and their friends the mighty mole! Play lots of games and have loads of fun with these cuddly creatures.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Tue 31 Jul

More details - Buzzy bees and beautiful butterflies (2+)
Use our nets to hunt for some beautiful butterflies and turn into a bee in a buzzing game.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Tue 31 Jul

More details - Pond dipping (4+)
Come and discover what lurks in the murky depths of our pond, can you find the mysterious newt?
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Wed 1 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Wed 29 Aug

More details - Survival Dens (6+)
Come and find out how to survive in the woods, build a den, will it be waterproof?
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Wed 1 Aug

More details - Bubbenhall: Bugs and Butterflies
Come and join us for a family hunt around Bubbenhall Wood, have a go with our exploration equipment as we go in search of mini-beasts and butterflies, learn how to collect mini-beasts without hurting them and watch them all run around together. Suitable for children aged (4+).
Bubbenhall Wood, Paget’s Lane, Bubbenhall
Thu 2 Aug

More details - Nature tots - Animal Homes (2-4)
Where does a badger live? What about a squirrel? Find out as you learn all about animals and their homes.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Thu 2 Aug

More details - Teeny Tiny Den Building (2-5)
Why should den building be just for the older kids?! Head out and help us make dens for teddies and maybe even a toddler or two.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 3 Aug, Wed 22 Aug

More details - 110 Above Festival
110 Above Festival. Artists performing: Saint Raymond, Marika Hackman, Eliza and the Bear, Peace, Fickle Friends, Blaenavon, High Tyde, Flyte , HAUS, Marsicans, Anteros, The Magic Gang, Jade Bird.: Tickets avaiable.
Gopsall Hall Farm, Leicestershire
Fri 3 Aug

More details - High Flyers (2+)
Is it a bird? Is it a bat? Is it a dragonfly? What’s that high up in the sky? Come run round with these high flyers and play loads of games all about them.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 3 Aug

Horticulture @ The Yard: local produce display and sale. More details - Horticulture @ The Yard: local produce display and sale.
The Wellesbourne Horticultural Club will be displaying and selling the fruits, and veg, of their labour. Enjoy the opportunity to enjoy the fresh local produce.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 4 Aug
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More details - Funtopia at Nuneaton
Funtopia is a fantastic fun-packed event which is perfect for tots to tweens. Open 10am-4pm. Filled with bouncy castles, obstacle course, activity inflatables, crazy golf, under 5’s area, circus skills, interactive play system and much more!
Riversley Park Coton Road
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 Aug

More details - Bearley Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The village of Bearley, with a population of 700+, is notable for C12 St Marys Church, a veteran oak, award-winning Bearley Vineyard, and nearby the longest aqueduct in England. The slightly acid soil is fairly heavy clay.
Bearley Gardens, Stratford-upon-Avon
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Friendly foxes and Brilliant Badgers (2+)
Find out about these great animals and their super senses and play loads of games along the way.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Mon 6 Aug

More details - Tiny Pond Dippers (2-4)
A special chance for our smaller guests to look in the pond. They will also go on a trail and play some froggy games.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Mon 6 Aug

More details - Naughty Night Time Creatures (2+)
Oh those naughty night time creatures, how do they find their food without a torch? Can you help them?
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Tue 7 Aug

More details - Bubbenhall: Wild Art
Join us on a tour of Bubbenhall Wood! Think about all the materials you need to make a brilliant masterpiece, but in the wild there are none,or are there? Can you complete the challenge to create a gigantic picture made only with natural materials? Can you paint with mud?
Bubbenhall Wood, Paget’s Lane, Bubbenhall
Tue 7 Aug

More details - Summer Colours (2+)
Help us find all the colours of summer and get arty outdoors as we go on a summer adventure.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Tue 7 Aug

More details - 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship
The 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship takes place between 7-10 August 2018 at Nailcote Hall, Warwickshire. Past professionals include the likes of tournament host Tony Jacklin CBE, Ian Woosnam OBE, Tommy Fleetwood, Danny Willett and Paul Lawrie OBE.
Nailcote Hall, Nailcote Lane, Berkswell
Tue 7 Aug to Fri 10 Aug

More details - A Brandon Adventure for little legs (1-3)
Come and explore Brandon, we will play some games and find out who lives on our meadow.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Wed 8 Aug

More details - Growing winter Veg
Now is the time to plan ahead and consider your winter growing space. With a little forward planning, you can produce food all year round! This full day course will show you that there is more to growing winter veg than swedes and leeks and will introduce you to the wide array of exciting crops that can be grown.
Garden Organic, Ryton Gardens, Wolston Lane, Coventry, Warwickshire,
Wed 8 Aug

More details - Animals Babies (2+)
Some animals look like their mummies, some do not, find out which is which and get ready to make them a cosy home to hang out in.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Wed 8 Aug

More details - Nature Tots - Brilliant Bugs (2-4)
Aren’t bugs brilliant? What will you find on our great big bug hunt? Can you be the best buzzy bee and make lots of honey in our bugtastic game?
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Thu 9 Aug

More details - Find a frog (6+)
Ever wonder what lives in the pond with the frogs and the toads? Come along and find out as we go dipping for frogs and more.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 10 Aug

More details - Looking underground (6+)
Explore what’s going on undergroud, find out what’s hiding down there, you never know what you might discover.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 10 Aug

Bees, honey and hives @The Yard with Liz and Steve Bates. More details - Bees, honey and hives @The Yard with Liz and Steve Bates.
Local beekeepers Steve and Liz will be at the yard to talk about their passion for keeping bees. Honeybees are fundamental to our survival, and the honeybee is a highly efficient pollinator, the farmer’s friend.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 11 Aug
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More details - Ragley Hall Battle Proms Concert
Ragley Hall Battle Proms Concert: Tickets avaiable.
Ragley Hall, Warwickshire
Sat 11 Aug

More details - After Hours: Hand’s on evening
Come and have a go at all the things usually reserved for children in a special evening just for adults. Activities include making a wax seal, writing with a quill pen and making puppets.
Shakespeare’s New Place, 22 Chapel St, Stratford-upon-Avon
Sat 11 Aug

More details - Film Night And Fish Supper
Film Showing : Crazy Stupid Love. 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). Cal’s seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce.
Bulkington Community and Conference Centre
Sat 11 Aug

More details - The Great Shakespeare Ride
The Great Shakespeare Ride offers something for cyclists of all abilities. The challenging ‘100 mile Sportive’ will take you to your limit, while the ‘100 km Challenge’ is a tough undulating route, but definitely achievable.
Walton Hall Hotel Jubilee Lane Wellesbourne Warwickshire
Sun 12 Aug

More details - Natures Nightlife (6+)
What happens on the reserve at night, find out more about our secret night time friends.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Mon 13 Aug

More details - Den building (6+)
Discover how to make your very own shelter in the woods, will you be able to make it waterproof using just what you find in the woods?
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Mon 13 Aug

More details - Mud glorious mud (2+)
Mud isn’t just there to get us dirty, it can be used for so much, from art to helping out our animal friends, come find out what you can use it for.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Tue 14 Aug

More details - Beautiful Birds (2+)
What birds can you spot as we go birdwatching, will the friendly robins come out to say hello, can you build a nest fit for a blue tit?
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Tue 14 Aug

More details - Let's Get Creative (All)
Bring the whole family along to do some special outdoor and indoor art. Why not paint the trees and make a special craft to take home.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Wed 15 Aug

More details - Nature Tots - Summer fun for tots (2-4)
Join us for summer fun this holiday as we head out and about to have some really wild fun.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Thu 16 Aug

More details - Bubbenhall: Mad about Bats
Join us at Bubbenhall Wood for a fantastic family night exploring the world of bats. Learn lots of exciting facts about bats and use a bat detector on a short walk around the wood to hear their ultrasonic calls and spot them flying around.
Bubbenhall Wood, Paget’s Lane, Bubbenhall
Thu 16 Aug

More details - Sensory explorer (2+)
Can you smell like a badger? Hear like a rabbit? Feel like a mole or even see as well as an owl? Find out as we explore using our senses.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 17 Aug

More details - Fantastical Magical Woodlands (2+)
Journey with us to our magical woodland, concoct a magic potion, help out the fairy queen and make some mud trolls.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 17 Aug

Nail making and Victorian toys @ The Yard More details - Nail making and Victorian toys @ The Yard
Christopher Turton is a regular demonstrator at the Black Country Living Museum. He will be demonstrating how nails were made by the local blacksmith. Before the advent of mass production the blacksmith was a pivotal in village life making a wide range of metal tools, agricultural and household objects.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 18 Aug
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More details - Dazzling Dragonflies and Nifty Newts (2+)
Come see if you can spot and even ctach a dazzling dragonfly or nifty newt.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Mon 20 Aug

More details - Duck Tales (2+)
We’re off looking for ducks and we’re going to have a quacking good time.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Mon 20 Aug

More details - Compass Challenge (6+)
Would you be able to find your way round using just a compass and some instructions? Find out as we head out on a mapping adventure!
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Tue 21 Aug

More details - Bug Bonanza (6+)
See what minibeasts you can find as we head out on a bug hunt and of course play some creepy crawly games too!
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Tue 21 Aug

More details - Fairytales in the Woods (2+)
Will you find the three pigs? Or see their stick home? Maybe you’ll spot some magic beans to grow a bean stalk of your own. Join us to hear some stories and discover the magical world of fairytales.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Wed 22 Aug

More details - Nature Tots - Forest fun for tots (2-4)
If you go down to the woods today you’re sure of a big surprise as we’ll be there having fun in our fantastic forest with lots of games and activities.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Thu 23 Aug

More details - Summer Adventure (2+)
we’re on a summer adventure come rain or shine, even without the hot sun you can still see it’s summertime, join us for lots of fun and games.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 24 Aug

More details - Whats that sound? (2+)
People think the outdoors is quiet, but listen to that sound, everything from the caws of crows to the buzzing of bees, get ready to play loads of noisy games.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 24 Aug

More details - Charlecote Park - Open Garden for NGS
Charlecote Park has been home to the Lucy family for more than 800 yrs. The gardens incl a formal parterre, woodland walk, herbaceous border and wider parkland which is a Capability Brown landscape offering picturesque views across the River Avon. A herd of fallow deer has been in the park since Tudor times.
Charlecote Park, Warwick
Fri 24 Aug

More details - Flower Festival
Our 54th Festival - theme "Reconciliation" To commemorate the centenary of the creation of the Diocese of Coventry 27. Displays by local people depicting among other titles "The Cross of nails", "God so Loved the World", "Thy Kingdom Come", "Go and be Reconciled" and "Father Forgive." along others.
St. Laurence Church, Church End Ansley, Nuneaton
Fri 24 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

Flower Festival and blacksmithing @The Yard More details - Flower Festival and blacksmithing @The Yard
Beth Kendall of Elizabeth’s Flowers is designing and presenting our flower festival this year. Beth is an professional florist providing flowers for a wide range of events across our region. This is an opportunity to see what can be done with flowers from your garden or the local florist store.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 25 Aug
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More details - Shakes-paw's Day
All paws allowed down at the Cottage! Celebrate National Dog Day in the beautiful historic gardens at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage. Bring your dog, a picnic and join in the fun with plenty of activities for your furry friends to enjoy.
Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Cottage Lane, Shottery, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Electric Six
Electric Six. Artists performing: Electric Six.: Tickets avaiable.
Zephyr Lounge, Leamington Spa
Sun 26 Aug

More details - Bridge Nursery - Open Garden for NGS
Clay soil' Don’t despair. Here is a garden full of an exciting range of plants which thrive in hostile conditions. Grass paths lead you round borders filled with many unusual plants. Features incl a pond and a bamboo grove complete with panda! A peaceful haven for wildlife and visitors.
Bridge Nursery, Southam
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Life in the undergrowth (2+)
There’s so much going on right under out feet, we’re going to be finding out what lives there and why!
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Tue 28 Aug

More details - Tweet to Woo (2+)
Tweet to Woo! Can you hear that noise, we’re going on a bird hunt, making them a snack and testing our nest building skills on this fun afternoon out.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Tue 28 Aug

More details - Summer Survival (6+)
Can you survive the last few days of the summer holidays? Train in the way of the animals and learn their survival skills.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Wed 29 Aug

More details - Nature Tots - Baby animals and their families (2-4)
Those baby animals sure are cute, but how do they keep safe? Get ready to play lots of games and look after our cuddly toy creatures as we had out and learn all about baby animals and their families.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Thu 30 Aug

More details - Dino Discovery (2+)
We’re making mud fossils and playing loads of dinosaur games during this session fit for the next dino discoverer.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 31 Aug

More details - family bat night (5+)
Join us as we do a bat craft before playing some batty games and going on a bat hunt with our special bat detectors.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 31 Aug

More details - Pirates and Princesses (4+)
Fancy your chances or walking the plank or see yourself in a beautiful castle, come along as we build dens fit for a princess and secret pirate hide outs.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 31 Aug

More details - Hill Close Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Restored Grade ll* Victorian leisure gardens comprising 16 individual hedged gardens, 8 brick summerhouses. Herbaceous borders, heritage apple and pear trees, C19 daffodils, over 100 varieties of snowdrops, many varieties of asters and chrysanthemums. Heritage vegetables.
Hill Close Gardens, Warwick
Sat 1 Sep

Wonderful wood @The Yard More details - Wonderful wood @The Yard
A day for everyone to get close to wood with Stephen, our expert volunteer. We will have samples of various woods for you to see and hold. Find out why each species of wood was selected for a particular task. You can delve into the folk-lore and simply wonder at the beauty of wood.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 1 Sep
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More details - Roderick Williams in Concert with Lynn Arnold
Roderick Williams, O.B.E. is a renowned baritone with a wide repertoire from baroque to contemporary music, and everything in between. He has sung with the Philharmonia, the London Sinfonietta and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra amongst others, and is particularly associated with baritone roles of Mozart.
All Saints’ Church, Burton Dassett, Southam
Sat 1 Sep

More details - Firework Champions on Saturday 1st September 2018, At Ragley Hall, Alcester, Warks , B49 5NJ
Set in the beautiful surroundings of Ragley halll. 3 of the UK’s leading firework companies compete against each other with a 10 minute firework display choreographed to music for your enjoyment. Closing display by the organisers MLE pyrotechnics YOU the audience can text vote for the winner.
Ragley Hall, Warwickshire
Sat 1 Sep

More details - Burmington Grange - Open Garden for NGS
Interesting plantsman’s garden extending to about 1½ acres, set in the rolling hills of the North Cotswolds with wonderful views over unspoilt countryside. The garden is well developed considering it was planted 15 yrs ago. Small vegetable garden, beautiful sunken rose garden with herbaceous and shrub borders.
Burmington Grange, Shipston-on-Stour
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael
Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael. Artists performing: Fastlove.: Tickets avaiable.
The Assembly, Leamington Spa
Fri 7 Sep

Willow weaving @The Yard. More details - Willow weaving @The Yard.
Avril Smolders, an experienced willow weaver will be demonstrating her craft. There was a time not so long ago when you would have crafted your shopping basket and storage containers from material available in the local water ways, fields and hedgerows.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 8 Sep
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More details - The International N-Gauge Show 2018
THE INTERNATIONAL N GAUGE SHOW SATURDAY 8th & SUNDAY 9th SEPTEMBER 2018 WARWICKSHIRE EVENT CENTRE The 2018 International N Gauge Show is rapidly taking shape and continues to be the only exhibition dedicated to N Gauge Modelling at its best, attracting nearly 3,000 enthusiasts every year.
Warwickshire Event Centre The Fosse Fosse Way Leamington Spa
Sat 8 Sep and Sun 9 Sep

More details - The Churchfitters
A BVC favourite the Churchfitters return this time with their Churchfitters Folk Unlimited Tour, something a bit different from their last show at BVC. The Churchfitters is a folk band like no other. A bass guitar made out of a frying pan. Heart-wrenching vocals accompanied by a musical saw.
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre
Sat 8 Sep

More details - PWLL: Bat Walk
Find out which species of bats call Wappenbury Woods home and listen to their echolocation calls using bat detectors.
Wappenbury Wood, 2km west of Princethorpe Princethorpe
Fri 14 Sep

More details - Coventry Comic Con
Coventry Comic Con returns after a highly successful and acclaimed 2017 show. This year we are back with double the space and double the fun!
Sports Connexion, Leamington Road, Ryton, Coventry
Sat 15 Sep

More details - Heritage Open Day @The Yard
We are delighted to be participating in this nation-wide initiative promoting special places and local heritage. This year we will be celebrating the ’Extraordinary Women’ of Wellesbourne. You can take our expert guided tours to learn about the rural lives and crafts of centuries gone by.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 15 Sep
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Wheelwrighting @The Yard with Robin Hill. More details - Wheelwrighting @The Yard with Robin Hill.
Robin, an experienced wheelwright and friend of the Yard, will be showing and talking about the wood he uses for wheel making, the skills required and tricks used to assemble the wheel from a seemingly hopeless pile of odd wooden shapes.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 22 Sep
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Hundred Watt Club - An evening of Burlesque in Leamington Spa More details - Hundred Watt Club - An evening of Burlesque in Leamington Spa
Hundred Watt Club return to Leamington Assembly with a seductive, sublime & ridiculous evening of entertainment.
Leamington Assembly
Fri 28 Sep
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More details - Hundred Watt Club
Hundred Watt Club. Artists performing: Hundred Watt Club.: Tickets avaiable.
The Assembly, Leamington Spa
Fri 28 Sep

Sketch-pad and autumn colours @The Yard More details - Sketch-pad and autumn colours @The Yard
Audrey Sibert is an accomplished local artist who teaches art at her studio in Wellesbourne. Whether you already enjoy sketching or have yet to try your hand at drawing, this is a good opportunity. Be inspired by interesting objects in our old workshops and autumn colours in the garden.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 29 Sep
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More details - Film Night & Fish Supper
Film Night & Fish Supper Showing: The Greatest Showman. Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre
Sat 29 Sep

More details - Dr Feelgood
Dr Feelgood. Artists performing: Dr Feelgood.: Tickets avaiable.
The Assembly, Leamington Spa
Sat 6 Oct

More details - The Sons Of Pitches
The Sons Of Pitches Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: The Sons Of Pitches.: Tickets avaiable.
The Assembly, Leamington Spa
Fri 12 Oct

More details - Harvest Festival
Our lovely Circa 11 centuary Church decorated to thank God for His bounty to us. Open Church 1-3 on Saturday 13th Sunday 11th Services 10.30 Special family Holy Communion service 6.30p.m. Traditional Evensong
St. Laurence Church. Church End Ansley Nuneaton
Sat 13 Oct and Sun 14 Oct

More details - Coventry Antiques, Vintage and Collectors Fair
New for 2018! Join us as we launch this exciting new event with 60 traders who all share your passion for a quirky find. We will be joined by BBC presenter Mark Stacey who will be entertaining the crowds and providing free valuations. Free parking, dogs welcome
Xcel Leisure Centre, Mitchell Avenue, Coventry
Sun 14 Oct

More details - Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition 2018
Meridienne Exhibitions will be presenting the 2018 Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition from the 18th to 21st October at the Warwickshire Event Centre. With many of the leading suppliers to the Model Engineering world present, this is the event you must attend.
Warwickshire Event Centre The Fosse Fosse Way Leamington Spa
Thu 18 Oct to Sun 21 Oct

More details - Film Night & Fish Supper
Film : Showing Finding Your Feet. A middle-class snob on the eve of retirement takes refuge with her bohemian sister after she discovers her husband is having an affair with her best friend.
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre
Sat 20 Oct

More details - Stratford Upon Avon Militaria and Medal Fair
Established in 1998 this indoor event replaced the popular Gloucester fair which dated back to 1987. Buy, sell and exchange at the 80+ tables of quality militaria, medals, badges, uniforms, helmets, insignia, military books etc., etc.
Stratford Leisure Centre, Bridgefoot, Stratford Upon Avon
Sun 21 Oct

More details - Autumn Adventure (6+)
Join us as we explore our nature reserve as we use binoculars to spot flying birds and look out for autumn signs.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Mon 22 Oct, Mon 29 Oct

More details - Lovely Leaves (2+)
There’s so much fun to have when the leaves start to fall, collect leaves of all shapes, sizes and colours, make them into a natural collage or a big pile to jump in.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Mon 22 Oct, Mon 29 Oct

More details - Wild about Bats (6+)
Learn all about this night flying mammal and how they live in our gardens and parks. Play lots of fun games and make a craft.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Tue 23 Oct, Tue 30 Oct

More details - Den building (6+)
Would you be able to survive outside this winter? Come find out as you discover how to make a survival den in the woods, to keep warm and sheltered away from the cold.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Tue 23 Oct, Tue 30 Oct

More details - Teeny Tiny Den Building (2-5)
Why should den building be just for the older kids?! Head out and help us make dens for teddies and maybe even a toddler or two.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Wed 24 Oct, Wed 31 Oct

More details - Spooky spiders and monstrous minibeasts (4+)
Can you make your own web and find some creepy crawlies hiding in the deep dark woods.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Wed 24 Oct, Wed 31 Oct

More details - Nature Tots - Halloween Spooks (2-4)
Why not dress up and come and play some spooky games. You will make some magic potions and learn which animals are brave enough to be out and about on halloween.
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Thu 25 Oct, Thu 1 Nov

More details - Autumn Colours (4+)
How many colours can you find in nature? Look closely as the colours start to change, try your hand and bark rubbings and make a leafy lantern to take home
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 26 Oct, Fri 2 Nov

More details - Happy Hedgehogs (2+)
Find out about hedgehogs and their night time lives, what do they eat? Where are they in winter? Plus make a mud hedgehog too!
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry
Fri 26 Oct, Fri 2 Nov

Halloween @The Yard More details - Halloween @The Yard
Join our annual celebration to mark All Hallows Eve. We will provide fun for all the family in a spookily decorated Yard and visitor centre. Come along in your scary costume, have your face painted, carve a pumpkin with Debbie and Andy Chowdry to take home and most importantly have fun.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 27 Oct
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More details - The Wurzels
The Wurzels. Artists performing: The Wurzels.: Tickets avaiable.
The Assembly, Leamington Spa
Sat 27 Oct

More details - Restoration Show
Get your motor running with the help of The Restoration Show and Great British Autojumble, held at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.
Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, Coventry
Sun 28 Oct

More details - Bubbenhall: Outdoor Survival
Join us at Bubbenhall Wood to have fun playing outside in the woods. We will be building dens, making things and learning about firelighting. Finally, remember to wear old clothes and prepare to get muddy. Suitable for children aged 7-11 but please note dogs are not permitted on this session.
Bubbenhall Wood, Paget’s Lane, Bubbenhall
Tue 30 Oct

More details - Bubbenhall: Ultimate Den Building
Join us for a fun afternoon of making dens in the woods. Every living thing needs a home but what makes a good home? Learn together all about shelter and factors that would affect your survival in the wild and then try to build a den to stay safe.
Bubbenhall Wood, Paget’s Lane, Bubbenhall
Thu 1 Nov

More details - Next steps in seed saving
This half-day course is the perfect follow on from our ‘Introduction to Seed Saving’ course, or is ideal for those with some experience of saving seed from vegetables, who are looking to further their skills.
Garden Organic, Ryton Gardens, Wolston Lane, Coventry, Warwickshire,
Sat 10 Nov

A day to remember @The Yard More details - A day to remember @The Yard
A Day to Remember November 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1. The Yard we will be remembering those who returned to very different country and for some hardship. Come along and learn how they faced up to the new world they had returned to.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 10 Nov
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More details - Fundraising Christmas Fair
Fundraising Christmas Fair All funds go to helping support BVC, Charity No: 1071175 Come along to BVC and buy some gifts, enjoy a mince pie with friends or treat yourself to something nice for the festive season!!
Bulkington Community & Conference Centre
Fri 23 Nov

More details - Papa Steiney
A BVC staple, always guaranteeing a great night out. Larger-than-life front man Steve Steinhaus’s 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.
Bulkington Community and Conference Centre
Sat 1 Dec

More details - Alabama 3
Alabama 3. Artists performing: Alabama 3.: Tickets avaiable.
The Assembly, Leamington Spa
Sun 2 Dec

More details - St Laurence Church Ansley Christmas Tree Festival
60 Christmas trees around our lovely church decorated by different local individuals, adults and children, businesses, organisations, NW CAVA, Schools, W.I.
St. Laurence Church, Church End, Ansley, Nuneaton.
Sat 8 Dec, Sun 9 Dec, Sat 15 Dec, Sun 16 Dec, Sat 22 Dec, Sun 23 Dec

More details - Jethro: The Count of Cornwall
Jethro: The Count of Cornwall. Artists performing: Jethro.: Tickets avaiable.
The Assembly, Leamington Spa
Thu 13 Dec

More details - Puss in Boots Pantomime
Help fundraise for Warwickshire Wildlife Trust by attending this sparkly new swashbuckling panto. Price includes your ticket, interval drink and a small donation to Warwickshire Wildlife Trust
Priory Theater,Rosemary Hill, Kenilworth
Fri 14 Dec

Christmas @The Yard More details - Christmas @The Yard
This is our final event of the 2018 open season and will be a Christmas special with a chance to enjoy carols by the woodstove, Christmas cheer, Father Christmas, children’s activities with Jo Chorley, cakes and mince pies.
Chedham’s Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne
Sat 15 Dec
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More details - Nine Lessons and Carols
Traditional Nine Lessons and Carols in St Laurence’s Church. in the midst of 60 decorated Christmas trees.
St. Laurence Church, Church End, Ansley Nuneaton
Sun 23 Dec

More details - Christmas Day festive Town Walk in Stratford upon Avon
Christmas Day festive guided walk - 25 Dec 2018 Join the award-winning Stratford Town Walk for a festive guided walk on Christmas Day! Couples, singles, families, visitors, residents - bring the dog - everyone is welcome.
Swan fountain, Waterside, opposite Barnaby’s fish & chip shop on the corner of Sheep Street
Tue 25 Dec

More details - Fleetwood Bac
Fleetwood Bac + SPECIAL GUESTS. Artists performing: Fleetwood Bac.: Tickets avaiable.
Zephyr Lounge, Leamington Spa
Fri 28 Dec

More details - Jilted Generation The Prodigy Tribute
Jilted Generation The Prodigy Tribute + special guests. Artists performing: Jilted Generation.: Tickets avaiable.
Zephyr Lounge, Leamington Spa
Sat 12 Jan 19

More details - Oye Santana
Oye Santana + Special Guests. Artists performing: Oye Santana.: Tickets avaiable.
Zephyr Lounge, Leamington Spa
Sat 19 Jan 19

More details - The Magic of Motown
The Magic of Motown: Tickets avaiable.
The Assembly, Leamington Spa
Sat 2 Feb 19

More details - Resurrection + OAS-IS
Resurrection + OAS-IS. Artists performing: Resurrection, Oas-is.: Tickets avaiable.
Zephyr Lounge, Leamington Spa
Fri 12 Apr 19