What’s on where around Leamington: listings, July 10 edition

Karen Brooks as Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion at the Talisman in Kenilworth

Karen Brooks as Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion at the Talisman in Kenilworth

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Here’s your guide to what’s on where around Leamington, Warwick and Kenilworth in the coming week. Please email news@leamingtoncourier.co.uk with details of your events at least a week before publication date. Thank you.

FRIDAY JULY 10

Holy Trinity Church, Beauchamp Avenue, Leamington, 1.15 to 1.45pm: Mariko Terashi, piano. Free admission.

Talisman Theatre, Kenilworth, 7.30pm: George Bernard Shaw’s social comedy Pygmalion. Tickets are between £7 and £8.50. Call the box office on 856548.

Pump Room, Leamington, 1pm: Hybrid Arts, a Leamington based arts training provider, will be discussing their current project Beauty & Truth. Beauty & Truth is a socially and environmentally conscious fashion and textile brand. Inspired by organic forms, the brand transforms waste materials into useful and enduring things of beauty.

Hybrid Arts will be explaining the concept behind the brand as well as discussing the printing and production processes. Free entry.

Ladbroke Village Hall, 7.30pm: A performance of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Iolanthe from scratch. The evening will start with a rehearsal at 7.30p, followed by a performance headed up by local soloists. Entry by ticket which are £12 to include a light supper and a glass of wine or soft drink. Available from Margaret Bosworth on 01926 817312

Music scores will be provided.

Jephson Gardens, Leamington, 7.30pm: Dr Jephson’s Players present The School for Scandal, an 18th Century comedy. Admission free.

Loft Theatre, Leamington, 7.30pm: A high-octane production of Godspell, the 1970’s Biblical rock musical. It is an upbeat, joyful celebration of scenes from the life of Christ and re-enactment of some of his most famous parables. Visit www.loft-theatre.co.uk) or call 0844 493 4938 for tickets.

SATURDAY JULY 11

St Mary’s Church, Warwick, 12.15pm: David Cook, organ (Chigwell School). Admission free, retiring collection.

Unitarian Chapel, 31 High Street, Warwick, 3pm: The Rocco Quartet. Afternoon Tea with a Song. Popular classical arias and theatrical songs by Mozart, Bizet, Gershwin, Cole Porter, Rodgers & Hammerstein and Bernstein. Afternoon tea in the Chapel garden after the concert. Tickets £10 (includes tea & cake) from 01926 258582, www.roccoquartet.com & www.savewarwick.co.uk and door. In aid of ‘Save Warwick’ campaign.

St Mark’s church hall, Rugby Road, Leamington, 6.30pm: Family Barn Dance. Tickets £10 adults, £2 children, £8 concessions, includes a light supper. Squash but bring your own drinks.

Tickets from 01926 338572.

Loft Theatre, Leamington, 7.30pm: A high-octane production of Godspell, the 1970’s Biblical rock musical. See Friday July 9 entry for details.

Jephson Gardens, Leamington, 3pm and 7.30pm: Dr Jephson’s Players present The School for Scandal, an 18th Century comedy. Admission free.

St Mary’s Church, Warwick, 7.30pm:

Collegium, Thomas Corns director.

European Choral Favourites. Tickets £14 (£12) from St Mary’s Gift Shop 01926 403940 and on the door.

All Saints Church, Leamington Hastings, 7.30pm: Yehudi Menuhin School Orchestra. Schnittke Mozart a la Haydn, Haydn Violin Concerto in G, Arnold Toy Symphony, Panufnik Violin Concerto, Britten Simple Symphony, Leroy Anderson Plink, Plank, Plunk. Tickets and prices www.musicatleamingtonhastings.co.uk and 07966 584328.

Open Door Cafe, Slade Hill. Hampton Magna, Warwick, 7.30am to 9am: Men’s breakfast. Booking required. email n.macrae2@btinternet.com to book.

Oak House Social Club (also known as the Liberal Club), Upper Holly Walk, Leamington: Music from ‘Elvis’.

County Record Office, Warwick, 9.15am to 12.15pm: Newspapers and Books for Family and Local History.What is in the newspapers and books for family & local history? Cost: £12, call 01926 738959 to book.

Cape Road Car Park, Warwick, 8am to 12 noon: Car boot sale. Pitch £5, buyers free, raising money for the Joe Homan Children’s Charity. Tel 01926 853720 for more information.

Southam Sports & Social Club, 9pm: Spa Strummers Ukulele Band, free entry.

SUNDAY JULY 12

St Peter’s Church, Barford, 7.30pm: Adderbury Ensemble, Chris Farr organ, Ann Williams soprano. Music for Strings by Vivaldi, Bach, Handel and Elgar. Tickets from £10 (accompanied children free) on the door.

St Mark’s church, Rugbt Road, Leamington, 10.30am: Open air service followed by free bouncy castle , games and magic show at 2pm.

Monday jULY 13

Loft Theatre, Leamington, 7.30pm: A high-octane production of Godspell, the 1970’s Biblical rock musical. See Friday July 9 entry for details.

Kenilworth School, 7pm: Students from Year 7 to Year 11 present Grease. Art students are involved in set design and production and textiles students are producing costumes. Funds raised from ticket sales will be used to purchase some much-needed equipment for the drama department. Tickets are available from main reception at the Leyes Lane site.

Tuesday July 14

Little Sunflowers, Kenilworth, 12.45pm to 2.15pm: NCT Bumps & Babies Group.Make friends with new parents and parents to be at the Bumps & Babies group, refreshments, chat and toys. Everyone is welcome, parents, carers, grandparents.

Loft Theatre, Leamington, 7.30pm: A high-octane production of Godspell, the 1970’s Biblical rock musical. See Friday July 9 entry for details.

Kenilworth School, 7pm: Students from Year 7 to Year 11 present Grease. See entry under Monday July 13 for details.

County Record Office, Warwick, 1pm: Show and Tell: Tithe Maps. Tithe maps and the schedules that go with them can tell you a lot about who owned and lived on the land in the past. Free drop in, no need to book.

WEDNESDAY JULY 15

Loft Theatre, Leamington, 7.30pm: A high-octane production of Godspell, the 1970’s Biblical rock musical. See Friday July 9 entry for details.

Kenilworth School, 7pm: Students from Year 7 to Year 11 present Grease. See entry under Monday July 13 for details.

St Peter’s Church Hall, Dormer Place, 7pm for 7.30pm start: Royal Leamington Spa Horticultural Society have Maria from the Golden Monkey Tea Shop in Warwick who will introduce us to the world of tea.It will be illustrated with an opportunity to taste different teas. Everyone welcome, non members £3 on the door including coffee/tea and biscuits.

THURSDAY JULY 16

Loft Theatre, Leamington, 7.30pm: A high-octane production of Godspell, the 1970’s Biblical rock musical. See Friday July 9 entry for details.

Warwickshire Museum Collections Centre,.Montague Road, Warwick, 2pm to 3.30pm: Tour of Archaeology collections. An opportunity to see archaeology collections ‘behind the scenes’ with curator of human history Sara Wear. Cost: £5, call 01926 738959 to book.

Radford Road Church, Leamington, 2pm: The church film club will show Saving Mr Banks. Author PL Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen. Starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson. Homemade cakes and tea will be served afterwards, £2.

FRIDAY JULY 17

Loft Theatre, Leamington, 7.30pm: A high-octane production of Godspell, the 1970’s Biblical rock musical. See Friday July 9 entry for details.

Tree House Bookshop, Kenilworth:

With her striking voice and strong Russian heritage, Daria Kulesh is making a name for herself as a unique and exciting singer/songwriter. Her “debut solo album Eternal Child was released in January to much critical acclaim, including Album of the Month on FolkWords. From 17 July, Daria is off on her first UK tour, a DIY musical adventure in the best sense of the word. The gig starts at 7.30pm.

Oak House Social Club (also known as the Liberal Club), Upper Holly Walk, Leamington: Quiz.

Bear Pit Theatre, Rother Street, Stratford, 7.30pm: The Flying Ship will be performed at The Bear Pit Theatre by Popinjay Productions. Peter is a poor boy with a big imagination who dreams of adventure. The Tsar of Russia wants a flying ship in exchange for his daughter’s hand in marriage. Along with a positive attitude, a creative spirit and a little help from a magic man, Peter sets off on a quest that will change his world forever. The show features live music, projection and puppets. To book tickets contact the Bear Pit Box Office on 01789 40 34 16 or online at: http://www.rsc.org.uk/buy-tickets/p/the-flying-ship/l/stratford-upon-avon/

SATURDAY JULY 18

St. Mary’s Church, Warwick, 12.15pm: Richard Dunster-Sigtermans organ (St Andrew’s, Rugby). Organ recital. Admission free, retiring collection.

Bear Pit Theatre, Rother Street, Stratford, 7.30pm: The Flying Ship will be performed at The Bear Pit Theatre by Popinjay Productions. See entry under Friday July 17 for details. To book tickets contact the Bear Pit Box Office on 01789 40 34 16 or online at: http://www.rsc.org.uk/buy-tickets/p/the-flying-ship/l/stratford-upon-avon/

Loft Theatre, Leamington, 7.30pm: A high-octane production of Godspell, the 1970’s Biblical rock musical. See Friday July 9 entry for details.

Bancroft Terrace, Stratford, 10am to 5pm: Take a turn on Fortune’s Wheel to decide which play you will act a part from and then enjoy acting it out on our special stage complete with props. The event will take place in and around a newly commissioned miniature stage, developed by theatre company Stan’s Café, architect Yinka Danmole and children from a Birmingham primary school. Suitable for all ages.

Oak House Social Club (also known as the Liberal Club), Upper Holly Walk, Leamington: Snooker competition.

SUNDAY JULY 19

St Nicholas Church, Warwick, 3pm: Oriflamme Orchestra, Wendy Whyte soprano, Antoine Mitchell piano, Lindsay Martin flute. Schubert Sonata in A minor Arpeggione, Chansons et Melodies. Free admission. Part of free Sunday afternoon concert series. See www.stnicholaswarwick.org.uk

Bancroft Terrace, Stratford, 11.30am and 12.45pm: David Gibb: Letters Through Your Door. Families can enjoy listening to children’s songs from across the world performed by BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award nominee David Gibb.