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Leamington Art Gallery seeks LBGTQ+ memories for history project

Leamington Art Gallery is inviting people from south Warwickshire with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) memories and experiences to contribute towards a history project.

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Market Hall Museum, Warwick. NNL-161122-143707001

Retail opportunity for Warwickshire artists at revamped museum

Artists from Warwickshire are being invited to sell their works at the newly redeveloped Market Hall Museum in Warwick.

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Tom Rogers. Picture by Tyrone Singleton.

Rock-climbing ballet dancer who was teased at school now has the last laugh

A Leamington ballet dancer who was teased at school for his passion for the dance is now starring in a major winter production at the Birmingham Hippodrome.

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Post-truth crowned Word of the Year 2016

Post-truth crowned Word of the Year 2016

The Oxford Dictionary has announced that the word “post-truth” is Word of the Year 2016.

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Jenna Blemmings with her sons, preparing for their Christmas Art Splats session. NNL-161116-143405001

Tots can make an Arty Splat to raise cash for unwell children

A Warwick mum is expressing her thanks for the “great care” her family received at hospital by organising a fundraising Christmas-themed toddler session.

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Christmas of times gone by is coming to Warwickshire attractions

Families can step back in time and experience Christmas during different historical periods at National Trust properties in and around south Warwickshire over the coming weeks.

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Warwick Bahá’í Book Shop has sold one million publications

Twenty-seven years after producing their first leaflet on the Bahá’í faith, Paddy and Ann Vickers of the Warwick Bahá’í Book Shop are celebrating selling their millionth publication.

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Children can visit Santa in his grotto at Leamington Art Gallery.

Take part in Christmas activities at Leamington Art Gallery

Children and adults can get into the festive spirit this December by taking part in Christmas-themed activities at Leamington Art Gallery.

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Sophie Gordon, front left, shows off her her winning designs on the cat walk at the Midlands Fashion Awards. ClaH3S2ubQUCZCPrhO8l

Leamington student wins regional fashion design award

A Leamington student says she has received the confidence boost she needed to pursue her dreams by winning a regional fashion design award.

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Big Fish Little Fish has been named Best Family Event for the past two years

‘Family rave’ comes to Leamington

An award-winning ‘family rave’ comes to Leamington this weekend.

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The Play's the Thing

Permanent exhibition goes behind the scenes at the RSC.

It will be curtains up at the RSC for its first ever permanent exhibition devoted to the staging of Shakespeare’s plays on Saturday October 22

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Aowen Jin

Unique installation at Compton Verney

One of the most promising artists in the world will bring a unique installation entitled The Ritual to Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park.

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One of the paintings on display

Monarchy and Picasso celebrated at Compton Verney

Two new exhibitions will be opening at Compton Verney later this month.

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More women are opting for trainers over heels

More women buying trainers than high heels

Women are swapping high heels for comfy trainers as they follow in the footsteps of fashion icons such as Victoria Beckham who have ditched skyscraper shoes.

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The Beano Annual 2016

Do you remember these kids’ comics from your childhood?

Kids’ favourite The Beano is getting a revamp. The DC Thompson-published comic has had its print edition redesigned and has launched a brand-new website they’re calling the Ultimate Feed of Awesome’.

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A scene from Scattered by Motionhouse

Family dance show to make a splash at Warwick Arts Centre

Warwickshire dance company Motionhouse takes its family show Scattered to Warwick Arts Centre on Tuesday, October 4.

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AMA chair Katharine Barker, Chrome Yellow owner Jonathan Treadwell, Cllr Kristie Naimo, MP Chris White, Leamington Mayor Cllr Ann Morrison and AMA committee member Len Mackin

See if your tastes match our civic leaders’ in Leamington exhibition

The Association of Midland Artists will be holding a very competitive exhibition at Althorpe Studios & Gallery in Leamington this weekend.

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Russian State Ballet and Opera House perform Swan Lake

Russians bring ballet classics for families to the Belgrade

Performers from Russia are bringing two much-loved ballets to the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry next month.

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Roald Dahl at work in his famous writing hut

Roald Dahl Day celebrates 100 years since author’s birth

Exactly 100 years ago today Roald Dahl was born and children and adults around the world will be coming together to celebrate the life and works of the much-loved author.

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Concise classics you can read in one day

Concise classics you can read in one day

In celebration of National Read A Book Day (6 Sep) we take a look at some classic short reads that you can easily breeze through in 24 hours or less.

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