Regular events in and around the Rugby area

Feel free to browse our regular events page. Click to expand the event for more details.


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Zumba & Pilates

Zumba is a latin inspired dance class aimed at all levels plus (5 mins of ab work at the end). 6.30pm – £5 per session. Kilsby.

Pilates – This class is a core stability mat based class and aimed at all abilities.

Held at Kilsby Village Hall 7.30pm. £5.50 or both classes £9. Suitable for men & women and new members welcome. Contact Claire on 07879896888 or clairehewer@hotmail.co.uk


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Aqua Fit/Aqua Therapy

9.45-10.30am at Swim Works, High Street, Hillmorton. Gentle Aqua fit classes for all ages. Call 01788 568503 for more info.

The Rugby Friendship Centre

For retired people over 50, meets 2nd Tues of the month. 10.15 at Hamilton House, Bilton Road, Rugby. Contact Mrs Jo Major 01788 543272.

Deerings Daytime Womens Institute

Rogers Hall, Deerings Rd, Hillmorton, 1st Tues of the month at 2pm. Further information from Alison (Secretary) 01788 547661

Rugby Community Choir

Avon Valley School Theatre No audition, no pressure, just fun of singing. New members always welcome. Tel: 07745306289.

Bellydance Classes

Rugby College Dance Studio – 2nd Floor Main building. 6 – 7.30pm. Price £6 pay as you go or £27.50 for 5 weeks paid in advance.

Contact Lynne Chapman 01327 843352 Lynne@kookiekaftan.co.uk
or see website for dates and times www.kookiekaftan.co.uk.

Tai Chi

6.30pm – Tai Chi the Healing Art and 7.30pm Tai Chi The Martial Art held at The Regent Rooms, Regent Place, Rugby CV21 2PJ. Beginners welcome.

Contact Christian 01788 565412 for more classes and information at www.healingwarrior.co.uk.

Tea Leaf Tales

7-9pm, £2.50, contact Kate: 07816 575 156.

Kate, John and Lynne run a drama group aimed at young people with learning difficulties. They cover storytelling, mime and performance. Come and spend an evening with our friendly sociable group.

kate.morris7@ntlworld.com, ISS, Albert St.

Dunchurch Silver Band Practice Night

Practice night at Dunchurch & Thurlaston WI Hall, Southam Road, Dunchurch 7.45 – 9.45 pm. Louise Balsom: Tel 01327 362564. See www.dunchurchband.co.uk.

Rugby Probus Club

Club members are retired or semi-retired males with ladies invited to special events. Most of our meetings include lunch at The Grosvenor Hotel on the last Tuesday of the month. To learn more about us and our visits,speakers and other activities as well as how to join us please visit www.Rugbyprobus.co.uk.


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Baby Massage

10.30am at Swim Works, High Street, Hillmorton. 6 week courses, with last week in the water for soft and gentle nurturing holds www.swimworks.co.uk or call 01788 568503

Free Legal Advice Clinic for over 50’s

A free consultation of 20 minutes with an experienced lawyer from Quality Solicitors.

Moore & Tibbits. Rugby Age UK, 43 Clifton Road, Rugby, CV21 3QE.

Call 01788 552542 for an appointment.

Art demonstrations and presentations

1st Wednesday of the month, 7.30pm to 9.30pm, at Dunchurch Village Hall, CV22 6PN

A live demonstration/presentation by a professional artist. Visitors welcome – 3.00. Call Paul Torr on 01788 579982 or visit www.rugbyanddistrictartsociety.org.uk.

Pilates -Beginner/Improver

6.45pm. Brinklow Community Hall Broad Street, Brinklow. Booking essential, all ability welcome.

To find out more visit www.central-england-pilates.co.uk or call 07762311074. Teaching Pilates with a wealth of knowledge and experience of over 15 years

Aqua Fit/Aqua Therapy

Wednesday evenings 6.45-7.30pm at Swim Works, High Street, Hillmorton. Gentle Aqua fit classes for all ages. Call 01788 568503 for more information.

Aqua Tums

Wednesday evenings 7.30- 8.15pm at Swim Works, High Street, Hillmorton. Gentle Aqua classes for pre and postnatal ladies. Call 01788 568503 for more information.

Marie Curie Fund Raising Group

Rugby Fund Raising Group for Marie Curie meet last Wed of each month at L.M.R.C.A. Hillmorton Rd from 7-00pm. New members always welcome and volunteers for local collections, events in and around Rugby. Paul Defty, Chair on rugby.mariecurie@gmail.com or 07805068665


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Grandborough Farmer’s Market

Grandborough Farmer’s Market – held in St Peter’s Church, from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm on the first Thursday of every month .

The Hummingbird Centre (Midlands)

The Hummingbird Centre (Midlands) – Provide support for anyone affected by cancer. We are open on a drop-in basis on Thursdays between 10 am and 4pm at 28 Regents Place, Rugby.
More info website: www.thehummingbirdcentre.org .

Rugby Floral Club

Rugby Floral Club – 3rd Thurs of the month, 2pm. Demonstrations, trips, flower arranging. If you love flowers, or are a keen gardener, come along to the club for a relaxing afternoon watching beautiful flowers and plant material being arranged artistically. Josephine (Programme Secretary) 01788 542378.

Young Parents Group - (Under 22s)

Young Parents Group – (Under 22s) – 1 – 2.30pm held at Hillmorton Childrens Centre Watts Lane, RUGBY, CV21 4PE.

Thursday Threads

Thursday Threads – Thursdays 2-4pm, £10, contact Lynne: 07542 236 760. Join our relaxing afternoon with tea and chat whilst learning about knitting, crochet and sewing. Bring your own project or we can start you off on a new skill. works4me.rugby@gmail.com, ‘Works 4 Me’ shop, Albert St.

Evening Crafts

Evening Crafts – 7:30pm -9:30, £10, contact Kate: 07816 575 156 Make time for yourself and join like minded people for a sociable evening. All types of art and craft are covered. works4me.rugby@gmail.com, ‘Works 4 Me’ shop, Albert St.

Cawston Grange WI Lite

Cawston Grange WI Lite – 3rd Thurs of the month. We’re all about creating a new type of WI, one for the women of today. Cawston Grange Primary School, 7.30pm
www.cawstongrangewilite.co.uk call Clare Noton 07984 619713 instead. Come & join a more vibrant, modern Wi Group.

Clifton upon Dunsmore WI

Clifton upon Dunsmore WI – meet 2nd Thursday of every month at the Townsend Memorial Hall in the centre of the village at 7.30pm. New members always welcome or for more information phone Julie on 01788 579471

Dunchurch & Thurlaston WI

Dunchurch & Thurlaston WI – 2nd Thursday of each month, 7:30pm. Join us for shared knowledge and friendship. Regular speakers and demonstrations. Visitors always welcome. Meetings take place in the WI Hall, Southam Rd, Dunchurch. Call Lennie on 01788 810063, Facebook – Dunchurch & Thurlaston WI.

Rugby Natural History Society

Rugby Natural History Society – Open to anyone with an interest in any aspects of natural history. 7.30pm Foxcroft Lecture Theatre, Rugby School Science Building, Barby Road (corner of Oak Street) Contact Dr Peter Reeve: 01926 632400 or website: www. rnhs.btik.com.

The Woodland Singers

The Woodland Singers – ladies choir, St Mark’s Church Bilton from 7.30-9 30. Contact Gill Clark (email David.clark31@ntlworld.com) tel: 01788 336165.

Zephyr Band Rugby

Zephyr Band Rugby – We are a friendly and sociable musical group for people school age upwards. 7.30 – 9.30pm meeting at the United Reformed Church, Hillmorton. (Term time only) Call Ann for more info 07790 678737


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First Friday Together

First Friday Together – (1st Fri of month) For people with dementia and those who support or care for them meet, to share experiences and gain information. Claremont Centre, 43 Clifton Road, RUGBY, CV21 3QE, 10.30am – 12 noon 7.30pm, For info on this and other groups call Jan Muers 01788 576854.

Music Sessions

Music Sessions – (3rd Fri of month) Rugby Dementia Support Group run a monthly music session for people with dementia and those who support or care for them. Friends Meeting House, 28 Regent Place, Rugby, CV21 2PN. 10.30am – 12 noon, For info on group call Jan Muers 01788 576854.


Pottery – Fridays 1pm-3pm, £10, contact Kate: 07816 575 156. This workshop is available to people of all levels and abilities. Clay is relaxing and fun to work with. Kate will share lots of ideas and
skills.works4me.rugby@gmail.com, ‘Works 4 Me’ shop, Albert St.


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Circuits – Held at Kilsby Village Hall (45 mins) 9.30am £4 Circuit training involving kettle bells, body weight, plyometric and core strength Yogalites (40 mins) £4 Or both classes £6.00. Contact Claire on 07879896888 or clairehewer@hotmail.co.uk

Childrens Craft Classes

Childrens Craft Classes – Saturdays 10am- 12am 8+, £10, contact Toni: 07814 152 830. Two experienced artists teach a combination of pottery and experimental techniques. This will include paper skills, print and batik. works4me.rugby@gmail.com, ‘Works 4 Me’ shop, Albert St.