Events Diary

What’s On in Warwick

Please click on the brochures below to see What’s On – thank you to Unlocking Warwick for sharing this with us. If you are organising an event you think will be of interest to visitors or local people, email the details to

See our Walks page for links to a variety of walking routes around Warwick.

WARWICK RACES : January 25th, 2018

Throwback Thursday

There’s no such thing as an ordinary raceday at Warwick where we promise you a great atmosphere and an enjoyable day out every time horses’ hooves hit our track.

What is better than a day out on a wintry January Thursday.

Be welcomed into the course by two-piece band, The Peas and enjoy warm bars, great beers, magical views of the racecourse from inside the comfortable grandstand.

25th January, 10.55am

WARWICK RACES : February 10th, 2018

Gentleman’s Raceday Featuring The Betway Kingmaker Chase

10th February 2018 | 11:30
What happens in Warwick, stays in Warwick.
Opens 11:30, First race 1:30pm, Last race 4:50pm

Warwick Pancake Races : February 13th, 2018


Warwick Pancake Races will be taking place in the Market Place at 1.30pm – 3pm.  on the 13th February. Local schools and reams from local businesses compete in this fun annual event.

Winter Court Leet Beer and Cider Festival : February 17th, 2018

Winter Court Leet Beer and Cider Festival at the Lord Leycester Hospital in aid of its maintenance fund. Friday 16th February: 4pm – 10pm. Saturday 17th February: 12noon – 10pm. Entrance £5 by advance – ticket only. Tickets available from the Visitor Information Centre on Jury Street.

WARWICK RACES : February 23rd, 2018

Budbrooke Chase Family Day

Roll up, roll up and come racing!

23rd February – Opens 12:35, First race 2:35pm, Last race 5:20pm

WARWICK RACES : March 11th, 2018

Air Ambulance Countryside Day

Join us for a fantastic family day out.

11th March – Opens 12:20, First race 2:20pm, Last race 5:30pm

WARWICK RACES : April 5th, 2018

St Mary’s Lands Cup Day

Come and enjoy a day of racing at the world’s sixth oldest race track

11.50 Start

French Market & Art and Craft Market : April 6th, 2018

French Market & Art and Craft Market

France at Home an experienced French Market team, is bringing first class produce and excellent service to Warwick on 6th & 7th April 2018.

CJ’s Events Warwickshire are working in partnership with Warwick District Council to add an Art & Craft Market to run alongside the French Market on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th.

French Market & Art and Craft Market : April 7th, 2018

French Market & Art and Craft MarketFrance at Home an experienced French Market team, is bringing first class produce and excellent service to Warwick on 6th & 7th April 2018. CJ’s Events Warwickshire are working in partnership with Warwick District Council to add an Art & Craft Market to run alongside the French Market on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th.


The beautiful Ballroom at the Court House plays host to wine expert extraordinaire, Mr Oz Clarke, who together with the Armonico Consort Baroque Players, take you on a journey from Britain to Austria via Mozart and Beethoven’s’ Germany.
Wine, music and witty tales! what more could one ask?
May 25 2018 7.30pm
Tickets: £34.50 from 01926 334418

Drink Again!

Warwick Food Festival : May 27th, 2018

A day of great food, cooking demonstrations, and
entertainment wth special offers at restaurants and pubs across town.

10am – 7pm.

01926 800750

Two Castles Run : June 10th, 2018


The Two Castles Run is organised by the Rotary Club of Kenilworth and Leamington Cycling and Athletic Club, entirely by unpaid volunteers, with all proceeds being donated to charitable causes.

ENTRY FOR THE 2018 EVENT WILL BE VIA A BALLOT. The registration ballot will be open from midday on 1st February 2018 and will close at 23.59 on 14th February 2018.


TRIVIA TRAILS 18 : July 31st, 2018


join in a very enjoyable quiz trail walk past timber-framed mediaeval buildings, the imposing castle, quaint lanes and hidden gardens, plus lots more, look for clues to answer a mixture of historical, observational and a couple of fun questions around Warwick town centre with a little competitiveness thrown into the mix.

After a short introduction from your Trivia Trail host teams of up to six set off from The Globe gastro pub for 90 minutes of screen-free time, returning for scoring and prizes for the winning team members.  Perfect for entertaining visitors, families, friends, schools, team-building, hen parties and birthdays.

Book onto one of the scheduled trail dates listed on the website, which includes Stratford-upon-Avon town centre too.  For those preferring a shorter walk/less questions there is the option of a 60′ trail.

Private groups from two up to 60+ welcome to book a quiz trail on a day and time to suit. (Minimum of £50.00).  If selecting a late afternoon start time extra activities such as archery at Warwick castle and other games can be included – please ask for a quote when booking.  Other meet up venues available and happy to help with dining options too.

Adults £10.00; Child aged 9-16 £5.00, Child 8 and under free. Buggy and dog friendly. Call/text 0771 8574544 or email to book. For full details and scheduled trail dates visit


January / February – no scheduled trails.  Private group bookings for a time and date to suit very welcome.

Sunday 25th March  12.30pm
Saturday 31st March  2.30pm
Saturday 28th April  2.45pm
Sunday 6th May  11am
Saturday 2nd June  11.30am
Saturday 30th June 12.30pm
Saturday 14th July 12 noon

Scheduled trail dates are added every few months.



Banish the Winter Blues with an Ale Trail in Warwick in the company of Blue Badge Tour Guide, Dave Fisher.

Dave has a series of walks commencing in November that will combine a gentle stroll through the streets of Warwick whilst drinking in (literally) stories about the people and places that have made this County town so popular. The walk will involve calling points at some of the most interesting venues in Warwick licensed to sell alcohol!.

Dave also leads pub walks in Birmingham and the Jewellery Quarter and anybody interested in joining one of those can contact Dave direct-07725614068

Walks – People and Places

The walk focuses on the people and places that have made the town of Warwick a must see for UK and overseas visitors alike and lasts approximately 90 minutes.

Walking Tours commence in the centre of Warwick just outside the Tourist Information Centre on Jury Street

The cost is just £8.00 for adults, and there is no charge for children under 12.

In order to reserve a place please visit Warwick Walks People and Places on Facebook.

Payment can also be made in person on the day of a walk.