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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
Today 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 - 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
Today to Thu 21 Jun

More details - Cider Race Night with The Mangledwurzels
Gates Open 3:40pm for the first evening fixture of 2018 with seven jump races from 5:40pm onwards. Live music with The Mangledwurzels (at c. 3:45pm, 5:00pm and between races) with a variety of ciders for you to try. For more about the band visit their website www.mangledwrzels.co.uk.
Worcester Racecourse, Grandstand Road, Worcester
Today

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
Today 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 - Children's writing workshop at St Mary's Warwick.
St Mary’s Warwick, will be hosting a WRITING WORKSHOP to reveal the legend of Guy of Warwick, between 2.00pm and 4.00pm on Saturday 26th May. You will hear the legend of Guy and Felice brought to life by Jenny Heap, local writer and poet. Then write your own story or poem or even create a picture. At 4.
Collegiate Church of St Mary Old Square Warwick
Today to Mon 28 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 to Sun 3 Jun

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 - Warwickshire Wild Food Foraging Walk
Learn about the array of edible plants and mushrooms growing all around us in the UK in springtime in the historic village of Baginton, near Coventry, Warwickshire. On this walk, you’ll discover how to identify some commonly growing foods to forage for, and hints on where to look.
The Oak, Baginton
Sat 26 May

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 Sun 3 Jun

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 - Upton House and Gardens - Fledgling Birds Trail
Follow the Fledgling trail to learn about the next step in a birds growth cycle; nestlings into fledglings and then how they grow and learn.
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

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 26 May to Mon 28 May

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

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 - Cat Rehoming Day
An opportunity to meet some of the gorgeous cats in our care that are looking for their forever homes. This is an indoor event with raffle, refreshments available and stalls. Come and chat to our volunteers about the cats we have available for adoption. Free parking is available onsite.
All Saints Church Contact Centre (behind the church in Vicarage Fields, Warwick)
Sat 26 May

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 - 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 27 May, Wed 30 May, Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul

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 28 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 - 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 - 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

More details - Around the World workshops at Cannon Park Shopping Centre!
Cannon Park Shopping Centre is heading off on an adventure around the world this half term and they are looking for intrepid explorers to join them along the way! Join them on Wednesday 30th May between 12pm-4pm for their American themed craft workshop.
Cannon Park Shopping Centre
Wed 30 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 - 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

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

More details - Pimms and Croquet on the Lawn at Lime Tree Village
Lime Tree Village is hosting a unique ‘Pimms and Croquet on the Lawn’ Open Day on Saturday 2nd June, providing visitors with the perfect opportunity to take a closer look at this wonderful retirement village.
Lime Tree Village, Cawston House, Thurlaston Drive, Dunchurch
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Annual Plant Sale
Annual Plant Sale hosted by the Warwickshire group of the Plant Heritage charity. This event brings together 15 specialist plant nurseries, selling a range of interesting and often unusual herbaceous, alpine and shrubby plants at reasonable prices.
The Pump Room Gardens, Leamington Spa
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 - 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 - 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 - 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

More details - Smoking Dynamite
Smoking Dynamite will be playing at the Railway Clemens St. On the 2nd June. Playing up tempo blues rock and R&B.
The Railway, Leamington Spa.
Sat 2 Jun

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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 - The Rhyming Detective - The Name's Tom, Tom Tom (FREE ENTRY!)
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to be in the audience for the recording of two brand new episodes of a comedy adventure podcast at Dale Street Church, Leamington Spa.
Dale Street Church, Dale Street, Leamington Spa
Sat 2 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 - The Arnold House Wedding Fayre  (Masonic Buildings, Elsee Road) - Rugby
Getting Married and Looking for tips, advice and inspiration? Then a trip to our wedding fayre is a must! Meet with over 20 local exhibitors who can help turn your dream wedding day into a reality!
The Arnold House Elsee Road Rugby
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

Casubowl - Fun Lawnbowls - Turn Up and Play More details - Casubowl - Fun Lawnbowls - Turn Up and Play
An opportunity for everyone to have a go at this brilliant sport. No experience necessary, all you need is a pair of flat soled shoes e.g. trainers.
Victoria Park, Archery Road, Leamington Spa
Wed 6 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Wed 11 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Wed 25 Jul
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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 - Upton House and Gardens - Bearsted's Best - Upton's Supper Club
Join us for the next in our series of unique dining experiences. Enjoy the tasting menu alongside a specially created gin cocktail courtesy of the Cotswold Distillery, all whilst listening to a soulful Jazz performance.
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
Fri 8 Jun

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,
Fri 8 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Crime & Punishment Event Day
Our saturday event days are great for adults and children alike. Meet a character from history, listen to a story or work with an artist. Today meet a Night Watchman and find out about crime and punishment throughout history. This event accompanies our Crime and Punishment exhibition on our Landing Gallery.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery Riversley Park Coton Road Nuneaton
Sat 9 Jun

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

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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Charlecote Park - An introduction to Beekeeping
Find out all about beekeeping and Charlecote’s own honey bees. This day-long event will introduce you to Charlecote’s bees and the world of beekeeping. Join your hosts for an introductory talk before being taken out into the parkland to discover the various plants that attract our bees.
Charlecote Park, Wellesbourne, Warwick,
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

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 - The ELVIS PRESLEY Songbook
The Elvis Presley Songbook is performed by award winning singer Richard Griffin. Join Richard as he performs songs made famous by the King of Rock n Roll. No impersonations, just the music!
Studley Village Hall, Studley
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Upton House and Gardens - Fathers Day Beer Cake in the Old Kitchen
Home made beer cake from our in house bakery team makes a perfect Father’s Day treat. An inspiring walk around Uptons estate and gardens, followed by a beer from a selection of local breweries with a matching cake all in our old kitchen Iris’s. The perfect way to spend Father’s day.
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra with Craig Ogden Guitar
The Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra will be visiting Spain to find the music for its concert at Warwick Hall on 16 June 2018, playing some masterpieces from Spanish composers such as de Falla, and Rodrigo, as well as some Spanish-inspired pieces by Rimsky-Korsakov and Chabrier.
The Warwick Hall
Sat 16 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 - 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 - Coughton Court - Father's Day 2018
Celebrate Father’s Day by getting all the family together to sponsor a duck on Coughton’s traditional duck race down the River Arrow, plus traditional games for families and classic cars to enjoy. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Coughton Court, near Alcester
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 - 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. Seven 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 - 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 - Upton House and Gardens - Afternoon Tea Talk June - Life Below Stairs
Learn about the many varied and interesting staff members who kept Upton running in its heyday. Ann is one of our tour guides, and joins our series of talks to tell you more about what went on ’below stairs’ in the 1930s at Upton.
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
Wed 20 Jun

More details - The Midsummer Motorhome Show
Calling all Rock & Roll lovers! The event is the perfect show for those with a love of the outdoors and a passion for retro. Join us in your motorhome, caravan or tent for a long weekend of jive, dance and rockabilly or head to the event for a day out shopping in the exhibition area.
Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth,Warwickshire
Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 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

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 - Charity Concert in aid of Safeline, Warwick
Warwick-based open access community choir, Singing for Pleasure is staging a concert with the renowned Trelawnyd Male Voice Choir from North Wales at St. Mary’s Collegiate Church, Warwick on Saturday, 23 June 2018 at 7.
St. Mary’s Collegiate Church Old Square Warwick
Sat 23 Jun

More details - RLSBC Summer Concert: Opera Gala (Faus and Carmen)
Opera Gala Summer Concert Faust and Carmen choruses will be performed by the Royal Leamington Spa Choir with soloists: Alinka Kozari: soprano Adriana Festeu: mezzo-soprano Roberto Abate: tenor Nicholas Morris: baritone
NORTH LEAMINGTON SCHOOL Sandy Ln, Blackdown, Leamington Spa, England
Sat 23 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 - 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 - 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 - Monks Kirby Midsummer Fair
About the day! Monks Kirby Midsummer Fair is the perfect day out for all the family. There really is something for everyone to see and do, all situated in a beautiful historic country estate Tell me more!
Newnham Paddox, Monks Kirby
Sun 24 Jun

More details - An Afternoon of Songs, Music and Poetry
An afternoon of songs,music and poetry featuring ,Songbirds from Worcester, Zenith Harmony from Kenilworth, Mikael Pettersson, head of pianists at Birmingham Royal Ballet and Emilie Lauren Jones, poet from Coventry.
Abbey Hill United Reformed Church Church, Abbey Hill, Kenilworth
Sun 24 Jun
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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 - Charlecote Park - Weave a Willow Chicken
Willow weaving is an ancient traditional craft. Join our workshop and create something to take home. Learn to weave and create a willow chicken during this 4-hour workshop. All materials will be supplied and you’ll be left with a hand-made, one-off creation for all your hard work. Booking Essential.
Charlecote Park, Wellesbourne, Warwick,
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 - Summer Fayre
Indulge your inner artisan with stalls and demonstrations for all the family. Showcasing a wonderful range of vintage games and workshops, to historic craft demonstrations and local choirs, you won’t want to miss this fantastic day out in the beautiful surroundings of our parkland.
Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park
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 - 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 - Afternoon Tea Talk June - The extraordinary mystery of Bruegel's painting
Our Bruegel painting ’Massacre of the Innocents’ has been off for conservation, join us to find out some of the fascinating things we found out about it. Join us for a fascinating talk by one of our volunteers on the history of our Bruegel painting ’Massacre of the Innocents’.
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
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 - Upton House and Gardens - Afternoon Tea In Iris's - Wimbledon
Treat yourself to a delicious afternoon tea in our vintage kitchen. Enjoy a traditional spread of scones with jam and cream, a selection of finger sandwiches and some dainty cakes of the season with a Wimbledon twist! All washed down with a pot of your favourite tea.
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
Fri 29 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Fri 6 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

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

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 - Upton House and Gardens - Summer Fair
Combine a visit to Upton house and our beautiful spring gardens with a visit our first ever summer fair where you’ll find interesting hand made local products such as textiles, foods and arts and crafts.
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Upton House and Gardens - The Jazz Era - Gin Masterclass Weekend
Discover all things Gin on this weekend dedicated to the drink of the period. The specialist team from Cotswold Distillery are on hand to provide you with a masterclass on making the perfect gin and tonic, try a variety of their Gin’s and take away some ideas to create your own cocktail.
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Open Day at Guide Dogs National Breeding Centre
Family fun day: Blindfold activities Puppy viewing from galleries Guide dog show Meet our dogs, volunteers and staff Children activities Gift shop 3 tombolas and raffle Hog roast, cakes, cream teas and refreshments. Note - No pet dogs allowed.
National Breeding Centre, Banbury Rd, Leamington Spa
Sat 30 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
Sat 30 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Pailton Village Fete 2018
Every year, the village of Pailton holds a village fete which, as well as giving a good day out for all, raises funds for the upkeep of our village church of St Denys and the Village Hall. This year the event is on Sunday 1st July, and runs from 2pm to 5pm. There will all the activities etc.
Pailton Playing Field & Pailton Club
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 4 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 - Upton House and Gardens - Afternoon Tea In Iris's
Treat yourself to a delicious afternoon tea in our vintage kitchen. Enjoy a traditional spread of scones with jam and cream, a selection of finger sandwiches and some dainty cakes of the season, all washed down with a pot of your favourite tea.
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
Fri 6 Jul, Fri 13 Jul, Fri 20 Jul, Fri 27 Jul, Fri 3 Aug, Fri 10 Aug, Fri 17 Aug, Fri 24 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

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 - 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

More details - Coughton Court - Coughton Village Summer Fete 2018
Traditional stalls, games and competitions on the lawn to raise money for local causes. Free admission to the gardens. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Coughton Court, near Alcester
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Upton House and Gardens - Summertime Jazz Festival
This year our Jazz festival is back with a bang! We have the fabulous Great Central Big Band, featuring no less than 20 members. Here to thrill and entertain you with some classic jazz era numbers. We have the fabulous Great Central Big Band, featuring no less than 20 members.
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Geotechnica 2018
With major upcoming infrastructure projects being discussed at this year’s conference, Geotechnica 2018 is a must-attend event for the geotechnical industry The team behind Geotechnica 2018 have revealed the conference topics and the first keynote speakers for this year’s geotechnical conference.
Warwickshire Event Centre The Fosse Fosse Way Leamington Spa Warwickshire
Wed 11 Jul and Thu 12 Jul

More details - Tom Jones
Tom Jones. Artists performing: Tom Jones.: Tickets avaiable.
Ragley Hall, Warwickshire
Thu 12 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 - Madness
Madness Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Madness.: Tickets avaiable.
Ragley Hall, Warwickshire
Fri 13 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 - 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

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 - Charlecote Park - The Lucy Library Revealed: The Shakespeare Connection
Join us to uncover one of the hidden gems of Charlecote - our Library, boasting 4 centuries of collection by the Lucy Family. Legend has it that a young William Shakespeare was caught poaching at Charlecote Park, driving him to London and his destiny as the world’s greatest playwright.
Charlecote Park, Wellesbourne, Warwick,
Wed 18 Jul

More details - Upton House and Gardens - Afternoon Tea Talk - Fashion in the 1930s
Join us for a fascinating talk by one of our volunteers, Jane Moffat on Fashion in the 1930s. Join us for a fascinating talk by one of our volunteers, Jane Moffat on Fashion in the 1930s. Jane will have a variety of examples to show you and offers an interactive, fun and engaging talk.
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
Wed 18 Jul

More details - 'FUNNY FACES' Two plays based on the lives of SID JAMES and JOAN SIMS
A double bill of two beautifully written plays based on the lives and loves of two British legends, Sid James and Joan Sims. JOAN SIMS takes a walk down memory lane in ’SIMply JOAN’.
THE ALBANY STUDIO, ALBANY THEATRE, 53, BUTTS, COVENTRY
Fri 20 Jul

More details - Charlecote Park - Discover Charlecote's Gardens
Learn about Charlecote’s gardens during this evening stroll with our gardener. Visit Charlecote after hours for an unforgettable evening. Head to the Orangery for canaps and drinks before joining Matt, our gardener, for a walk (and talk) around the beautiful gardens. Booking Essential. Phone: 01789470277.
Charlecote Park, Wellesbourne, Warwick,
Fri 20 Jul

More details - Coughton Court - Outdoor Theatre: The Tempest 2018
The Lord Chamberlain’s Men perform this Shakespeare classic against the beautiful backdrop of Coughton Court. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Coughton Court, near Alcester
Fri 20 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 - 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

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Coughton Court - The Duck Race 2018
Celebrate the summer holidays by getting all the family together to sponsor a duck on Coughton’s traditional duck race down the River Arrow, plus traditional games for families. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Coughton Court, near Alcester
Wed 25 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Wed 22 Aug, Wed 29 Aug

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Baddesley Clinton - Outdoor Cinema - Beauty and the Beast (2017) (PG)
An exciting opportunity to watch one of your favourite films against the backdrop of the moated manor house. Don’t forget to bring a picnic. Please note that the time is subject to change due to light levels and will be confirmed when tickets are booked. Tickets cost 15.50 adults (10.
Baddesley Clinton, Rising Lane, Baddesley Clinton,
Thu 26 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

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 - Baddesley Clinton - Outdoor Cinema -Top Gun (12A)
An exciting opportunity to watch one of your favourite films against the backdrop of the moated manor house. Don’t forget to bring a picnic. Do you feel the need' The need for speed! Tom Cruise takes to the skies in the popular 80s blockbuster as he endures dogfights, bar fights and volleyball!
Baddesley Clinton, Rising Lane, Baddesley Clinton,
Fri 27 Jul

More details - The Wildhearts
The Wildhearts. Artists performing: The Wildhearts.: Tickets avaiable.
The Assembly, Leamington Spa
Sat 28 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 - Baddesley Clinton - Outdoor Cinema - Footloose (12A)
An exciting opportunity to watch one of your favourite films against the backdrop of the moated manor house. Don’t forget to bring a picnic. Kevin Bacon stars as Ren, the toe tapping city teenager, who moves to a small town with his mother.
Baddesley Clinton, Rising Lane, Baddesley Clinton,
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 - 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

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, Circa Waves, Blaenavon, High Tyde, Flyte , HAUS, Marsicans, Anteros, The Magic Gang, Jade Bird.: Tickets avaiable.
Gopsall Hall Farm, Leicestershire
Fri 3 Aug

More details - Upton House and Gardens - Give it a go - Clay Handling Workshop
Join Penny, a local well known pottery artist who also exhibits with us as part of Warwickshire Open Studios for a light-hearted go at making pottery! If you have seen the great pottery show down and thought that looks like fun, then this event is for you.
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
Fri 3 Aug

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,
Fri 3 Aug

More details - Baddesley Clinton - The Baddesley Book Fair 2018
A large selection of new and second hand books for sale within the gardens at Baddesley Clinton. Book donations prior to the event are most welcome. Please call the property direct on 01564 783 294. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Baddesley Clinton, Rising Lane, Baddesley Clinton,
Sat 4 Aug to Sun 12 Aug

More details - Upton House and Gardens - Music on the Lawn
A month of music on the perfectly manicured Upton lawn, discover up and coming artists and more established singers. Back by popular demand! A month of music on the perfectly manicured Upton lawn, discover up and coming artists and more established singers.
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
Sat 4 Aug, Sun 5 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sat 25 Aug, Sun 26 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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 - Charlecote Park - A Midsummer Night's Dream - Outdoor Theatre
THE THREE INCH FOOLS present William Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM. Five actors, with all manner of musical instruments, present an inventive take on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream - a comic tale of runaway lovers, beguiling potions and a rather unfortunate individual who...
Charlecote Park, Wellesbourne, Warwick,
Fri 10 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

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 - Charlecote Park - Hamlet - Outdoor Theatre
THE THREE INCH FOOLS present William Shakespeare’s HAMLET. The Three Inch Fools are a five-strong troupe of actors with all manner of musical instruments, travelling with set, props and costumes across the UK, performing a highly imaginative and vibrantly musical take on Shakespeare’s plays.
Charlecote Park, Wellesbourne, Warwick,
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 - Coughton Court - Outdoor Theatre: The Hound of the Baskervilles
Join Illyria theatre company for this production of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic tale against the beautiful backdrop of Coughton Court. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Coughton Court, near Alcester
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 - 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 - 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 - 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

More details - Upton House and Gardens - Bat Talk and Walk
Learn about these fascinating residents of Upton on an evening talk in Iris’s Tea Room followed by a walk with our friendly bat experts. Enjoy a short bat talk then join our guest ecologists and volunteers on a guided dusk walk around the grounds on a search for our favourite flying mammals.
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Upton House and Gardens - Afternoon Tea Talk - Treasures of Upton
Another of our talks about Upton and its collections. Followed by a delicious afternoon tea in our old kitchen. From amongst the collections at Upton, we have chosen a few quite different items, each with their own personal history.
Upton House and Gardens, near Banbury,
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 - 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 - 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

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 - 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

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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 - End of Summer Fair
Come along for a chance to browse an array of stalls displaying arts and crafts and other items. Pick up a bargain or grab a coffee and cake while supporting the centres fundraising efforts. Please contact us if you would like to reserve a table. All funds go to helping support BVC, Charity No: 1071175
Bulkington Commuity & Conference Centre
Sat 1 Sep

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

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

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

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 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 - Turin Brakes
Turin Brakes. Artists performing: Turin Brakes.: Tickets avaiable.
The Assembly, Leamington Spa
Sat 20 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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

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

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 - 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

More details - The Family Values Tribute Tour 2018
The Family Values Tribute Tour 2018 Feat. Hybrid Theory / Korn Again / Stiff Bizkit. Artists performing: Korn Again (Korn Tribute), Stiff Bizkit , Hybrid Theory.: Tickets avaiable.
Zephyr Lounge, Leamington Spa
Sat 17 Nov

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 - For Those About to Rock 2018 – Livewire AC/DC vs Whitesnake UK
For Those About to Rock 2018 – Livewire AC/DC vs Whitesnake UK. Artists performing: For Those About To Rock, Livewire AC/DC, The ZZ Tops.: Tickets avaiable.
The Assembly, Leamington Spa
Fri 25 Jan 19

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

More details - The Doors Alive
The Doors Alive. Artists performing: The Doors Alive.: Tickets avaiable.
Zephyr Lounge, Leamington Spa
Sat 23 Mar 19

More details - Novana - Bleach 30th Anniversary
Novana - Bleach 30th Anniversary. Artists performing: Novana.: Tickets avaiable.
Zephyr Lounge, Leamington Spa
Fri 5 Apr 19

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

More details - The Stevie Wonder Experience
The Stevie Wonder Experience + special guests. Artists performing: The Stevie Wonder Experience.: Tickets avaiable.
Leamington Spa Assembly Rooms, Leamington Spa
Sat 27 Apr 19

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