Events Diary

What’s On in Warwick – at a Glance

There’s always plenty to do in Warwick, with a wide range of events throughout the year. This handy long-term calendar is a guide to some of the most interesting, with links or contacts for more information. If you are organising an event which you think will be of interest to visitors or local people, email the details well in advance to whatson@unlockingwarwick.org  It’s updated each month. 

 

Please see below featured events in Warwick. Please contact info@visitwarwick.co.uk if you would like your event to be listed.

Warwick Castle Medieval Dinner

From 10/11/2018 to 13/07/2019

Warwick Castle

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It is the year 1471 and you have been summoned to dine with the infamous Kingmaker, Richard Neville Earl of Warwick, for an unforgettable evening of wining, dining and mediaeval revelry. You are invited to enjoy an unrivalled atmosphere and travel back to a time where war raged outside the Castle walls. Package Includes:
  • Cash bar on arrival served in the Coach House
  • A walk through the Kingmaker attraction
  • Dine in unique surroundings
  • Three course dinner
  • Your choice of lager or wine served with each course and unlimited soft drinks
  • Live entertainment and music throughout the evening
  • Disco until midnight

The Falconer’s Quest – Warwick Castle

From 06/04/2019 to 31/10/2019

Image result for falcons birdsAn all action, dynamic display of aerial acrobatics. Join the Falconer in an epic quest of  discovery to find the finest Birds in all Of the land, all set in a stunning riverside location within the grounds of the Castle.

 

Let your imagination soar in the UK’s biggest Bird of Prey Show.

 

http://www.warwick-castle.com

 


Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum

From 19/04/2019 to 02/11/2019

The Court House Jury Street Warwick

Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum

The museum covers the history of the Warwickshire Yeomanry from 1794 to 1954 with an extensive collection of uniforms, weapons, memorabilia and an important regimental painting by Lady Butler.
The regimental library and archive are held on site and may be viewed by appointment. – Of particular interest is the Huj display, featuring a German Field Gun captured in Palestine on 8th November 1917 during one of the last Cavalry charges made by the British Army. The museum is open weekends and bank holidays, it is free to enter but donations welcomed. 10am – 4pm.

http://www.warwickshire-yeomanry-museum.co.uk


Trivia Trails Warwick

From 19/05/2019 to 28/12/2019

Various venues in Warwick

 

New Updated Trail Dates List for 2019

 

1.30pm Sunday 19th May

1.30 pm Friday 28th June

A NEW Warwick quiz trail especially written in aid of the upkeep of Warwick’s beautiful centrepiece.  Start and finish at St Mary’s, Old Square, CV34 4RA.

1.30pm Thursday 11th July & 11am Saturday 13th July

2 pm Friday 16th August,  12 noon Saturday 21st September

1.30pm Friday 11th October

November – book a date and time to suit your visit.

11.30am Saturday 28th December

Adults: £12.50; child aged 9-16: £5.00;

Child aged 0-8: free.  www. triviatrails.co.uk

jane@triviatrails.co.uk>

 


Wars of the Roses Live

From 25/05/2019 to 01/09/2019

Warwick Castle

Knights battling at Warwick Castle

Experience a spectacle never before seen in the UK, complete with perilous stunt riding, fearless jousting and epic special effects.

 1455 and the House of Lancaster holds the English throne. King Henry VI’s crown is challenged by the House of York. The rival houses clash in battle and the bloody war that ensues was to last over 30 years.

Marvel as the legendary Wars of the Roses unfolds before you during an epic live action show at Warwick Castle. Experience a spectacle never before seen in the UK, complete with perilous stunt riders, fearless jousting and state of the art special effects.

https://www.warwick-castle.com

25th May – 2nd June
20th July – 1st September

 


Zero-store

From 28/05/2019 to 29/02/2020

Court House Warwick Visitor Centre

Eco company ‘Zero’ has been set up by mums Charlie Demetriou and Marisa Edworthy . The two eco-friendly mums  who are both teachers at Southfields Primary in Coventry – had long shared a common dream of a package-free shop.

Lots of new stock arrived.

Range of Fill Co cleaning products plus a selection of household items and toiletries will be found in the Visitor Centre! 

 

http://www.zerostore.co.uk

 


Warwickshire Open Studios 2019

From 15/06/2019 to 30/06/2019

Various Venues In Warwickshire

Over 300 artists are ready to greet you at 151 venues to share and sell their work as part of the region’s largest FREE art event.As the biggest art event in the area, Warwickshire Open Studios has an outstanding reputation for representing some of the best art in Warwickshire and Coventry. From sculpture to painting, drawing to photography, printmaking to jewellery and much more, you will find a large range of art forms represented at the event. Venues range from artists’ homes, studios and gardens to pop-up exhibitions in churches, cafés, pubs, shops and galleries; talk directly with the artists about their work and celebrate the creative talent that can be found locally.

Please visit our website at www.warwickshireopenstudios.org to plan your visit and find out about the many local artists taking part in the event.

Please come and have a look at two local artist’s work

Court House Jury Street Warwick

Artist- Sue Southorn

Furniture maker – Armando  Magnino


Mid Summer Young People’s Concert

From 18/06/2019 to 18/06/2019

St Mary's Church, Warwick

Once again it is time for pupils from local schools to demonstrate their talents in the magnificent surroundings of St. Mary’s Church, Warwick.

From the very young to the more senior, school choirs and musicians display their grasp of all types of music under the direction of their teachers.   This event is one of the highlights of the Rotary year, and whilst it is not a fund-raising activity – it is to show what the children can do – any profits made after expenses have been defrayed is given back to schools to enable more musical opportunities for those wishing to take advantage of the scheme.

The Rotary Club is proud to have the support of Warwickshire Music Hub in this concert, and it is also sponsored by Warwick District Council.

doors open 5.45 pm with organ recital..

Tickets £5.00 under 16’s £2.00

TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM COURT HOUSE

WARWICK TOURIST INFORMATION OFFICE


History of Theatre

From 20/06/2019 to 20/06/2019

Warwick Castle

1413.jpgFrom pageant wagon to play, from talented to terrible, this evening will explore the history of theatre and performance focusing on Warwick Castle and its owners. The lecture will explore how history has been passed down through generations in the form of storytelling and performance.

History team expert, Mark Winnett, will focus on the wider history of theatre as well as Warwick’s own performers in this engaging and informative lecture.

State Dining Room, Warwick Castle
Light refreshments provided. 6pm

The History Team will also be hosting lecture evenings on Monday 23rd September 5pm and Wednesday 20th November 5pm with content subject to be confirmed, but tickets are already available for all dates.

Address
Warwick Castle, Warwick, CV34 4QU
Car Park
On Site

Midsummer Music in the Gardens

From 22/06/2019 to 22/06/2019

Hill Close Gardens

Image result for AUTOMATIC JAZZ BANDPicnic in the gardens from 6.00pm

Music from 7.00pm

By the Automatic Jazz  Band. from 7 pm Refreshments on sale adults £14.50 – children £11.50

 

http://hillclosegardens.com/


Bands In The Park 2019

From 23/06/2019 to 18/08/2019

St Nicholas Park Warwick

756.jpgWarwick District Council Events Team has arranged a series of free band concerts to entertain you in our parks this summer. Bring along a picnic and chairs and just sit back and enjoy the music! With lots of other attractions in the park, including cafés, play areas and skateboarding you could enjoy a great day out.

 

June 23  St. Nicholas Park,  Warwick The Band of the RRF Warwickshire

July 21      St. Nicholas Park, Warwick Shipston Town Band

August 18    St. Nicholas Park, Warwick Kidlington Concert Brass

 

All concerts start at 2:30 and finish at about 4:30.

 


Dirty Dancing (15) Open Air Cinema

From 23/06/2019 to 23/06/2019

Warwick Racecourse

Image may contain: one or more peopleOpen Air Film & Chill is the perfect way to enjoy a movie as the sunsets on warm/dry evening, the best environment known to man We plan to accommodate everyone and entertain everyone making ONE NIGHT of memories under the stars. Join us for an unique experience under the stars and on the big screen.

 

Tickets by Eventbrite

 


Vivo!

From 28/06/2019 to 28/06/2019

Lord Leycester Hospital Warwick

Earth Wind and Fire… and Water. With music from several centuries, our programme includes Shanties, Spirituals and Folk Songs; a journey with the elements singing acappella pieces in six parts.

 

Tickets £10/£5 for 16 and under from

VivoConcerts@gmail.com or 07963 640602

8 pm


Jazz Picnic in the Garden

From 29/06/2019 to 29/06/2019

Lord Leycester Hospital Warwick

Lord Leycester Hospital Events“Bella and the Beamers” – this is our annual Friends  picnic, a casual evening to say thank you from us at the LLH, where you bring your own picnic and rugs and enjoy music in the beautiful 500 year old garden!  A bar will be available to buy beer, wine and soft drinks.  Bring your Friends of the LLH card for free entry; bring a guest for £10 on entry or encourage your guest to sign up on the evening as a Friend  of the LLH for free entry.

(Note there is no rain back up day for this event).

01926 491422

Two Concerts -Birmingham Symphonic Winds

From 29/06/2019 to 29/06/2019

Warwick Hall next to Bridgehouse Theatre

“Young at Heart” Family Concert with Birmingham Symphonic Winds- programme includes Paddington Bear’s First Concert, narrated by Michael Collie.

2:30 pm, Warwick Hall,

Tickets £7 (same price per adult and per child)

“Lights, Camera, Action!” with Birmingham Symphonic Winds- an exhilarating evening of the best movie themes, performed in a café-style setting with licensed bar

7:00 pm

Tickets £15 (£12 concessions/£7 student & child/£37 family)

 

Tickets available from: boxoffice@warwickschool.org, or 01926 776 438

Orchestra website: www.bsw.org.uk/concert-season.html


Warwick Myton Hospice Summer Fete.

From 30/06/2019 to 30/06/2019

Myton Hospice Warwick

1168.jpeg The Myton Hospices will be transforming their beautiful grounds at Warwick Myton Hospice into a world of fun and adventure for this year’s Summer Fete.

visitors are invited to explore all Alice’s wonderland has to offer whilst also enjoying a range of activities and entertainment for children and adults such as a bouncy castle, pony rides, an auction, a giant game of chess, live music and a face painting station, to name a few!

A selection of seasonal refreshments, including our delicious BBQ, will also be available to purchase throughout the day- after all, a British summer fete wouldn’t be complete without a glass of Pimms. And if all of this wasn’t enough, we will also have a number of stalls selling a range of products from crafts and books to The Mad Hatter’s tea pots and saucers.

12 noon – 4pm
Admission
£1 Adult – children free

“Reading of the Laws & Statutes of the Lord Leycester”

From 01/07/2019 to 01/07/2019

Lord Leycester Hospital Warwick

Lord Leycester Hospital EventsReading of the Laws and Statutes of the Lord Leycester”- a centuries old tradition where by the Master reads the laws of the LLH to the Brethren in a formal ceremony.  Friends are welcome to sit in on this event but please be seated in the chapel by 1350 – there is no need to RSVP, just show up on a first come first served basis.

01926 491422
E-mail      info@lordleycester.com
Website     www.lordleycester.com

Tea Dance Lessons

From 02/07/2019 to 02/07/2019

Court House Ballroom

Related imageIt’s a social gathering suitable for beginners. Professional dance instructors  lead guests through the basic steps of ballroom classics such as the waltz, quickstep, foxtrot and square tango.

 

£2.50 Per Person

refreshments provided

01926 411694

info@unlockingwarwick.org


Pub In The Park

From 05/07/2019 to 07/07/2019

St Nicholas Park

 

The Pub in the Park LogoTom Kerridge and his foodie friends toured the country in 2018 with a cracking line up of world-class chefs, hit music and award-winning pubs and restaurants who served their most popular dishes to our discerning punters. come along with cracking shopping, bars and other festival fun and live music

Friday 5th July 18.00-22.30 – Tom Odell and Scouting for Girls

Saturday 6th July 11.30-16.30 – Toploader, 18.00 -22.30 Razorlight/Stereo MCs

Sunday 7th July 11.30 – 16.30 – The Christians, 17.30 – 22.00 – Will Young/The Rifles

For further information please visit https://www.pubintheparkuk.com/

 


#Love Local Craft Fair

From 06/07/2019 to 06/07/2019

Warwick Visitor Information Centre

Local artisans, artists & crafters selling a wide range of handmade products.  This is a free event at Warwick Visitor Information Centre.10 am -4.30 pm.

to enquire about stalls please phone Warwick Town Council on

01926 411694.

MORE DATES FOR YOUR DAIRY  # LOVE LOCAL

6th July/10th August/7th Sept/12th October/9th Nov/7th Dec.

 


Free Tours of the Court House, Jury Street

From 06/07/2019 to 06/07/2019

Unlocking Warwick

Tours are on selected Saturdays 11 am – 11.45 am

Unlocking Warwick volunteers will guide you around the outside and inside of the restored Grade -1 listed Court House, Jury St, Warwick, telling the story of the buildings on this central site, and some of the history of the county town.

 

No need to book. Just turn up. Numbers have to be limited, so first come first on the tour. Assemble in the Visitor Information Centre.

www.unlockingwarwick.org/contact-us

 


The English Choral Tradition

From 06/07/2019 to 06/07/2019

St Mary's Church, Warwick

A selection of sacred and secular English choral music. 

Piano/organ: Kevin Gill
Conductor: David Wynne

Birmingham Festival Choral Society

 

£14.00 Tickets from  www.bfcs.org.uk

 


‘Sounding North’ Carice Singers

From 09/07/2019 to 09/07/2019

St Mary's Church, Warwick

Christmas 2015Premiered to great acclaim at the Oxford Lieder Festival last Autumn, ‘Sounding North’ presents a regional exploration of Nordic choral music from the end of the nineteenth century to the present day.

The audience will experience music and languages from Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, and Finland, in addition to ‘kulning’ (Swedish herding calls), Norwegian folk-singing, and ‘löyly’.

Pre concert talk from 6.45 pm

Time: 19:30

Tickets –  AVAILABLE  BOX OFFICE WARWICK VISITOR CENTRE  £15, £20


In The Ballroom Talk – Paula Fletcher

From 10/07/2019 to 10/07/2019

Court House Warwick Ballroom

Related imageTalk with Paula Fletcher History of Art Deco in Miami Beach, Florida and it’s colourful houses.

£2.00 per person

2 pm -4 pm

 

more information 01926 411694

info@unlockingwarwick.org

 

 

 


Warwick Beer, Cider & Music Festival

From 19/07/2019 to 20/07/2019

Pageant Gardens Warwick

Exciting news for 2019 Warwick beer, cider and music festival we have another new venue and it’s a Town Centre location. We will be using Pageant Gardens which is behind the Court House and Visitor Centre in Jury Street.It’s going to be run to the same successful formula we have developed over a number of years and look forward to seeing you there in July!

There will be over 45 different ales on sale, many new to the festival and new breweries as well, but also there will be some festival favourites as well. The ciders will boast at least 15 different ones and many new to the festival as well.  Full beer and cider lists will be published at the end of June. After the success of the Prosecco bar last year, it’s set to return for this year.

The music for the two days is probably one of our strongest line ups and there will be live music from 4 pm until close on Friday and from 2pm on Saturday until 9pm. There is a great variation of music so there will be something to suit everyone’s taste.

Also new for this year the event will be advance ticket only, and will be available to buy from a variety of places.You can purchase your tickets online from warwickbeerfest.com and also from the Visitor Information  Centre, Old Post Office, Torry’s Hardware Shop and The Fourpenny Shop. Admission £5.

                                          GOOD IDEA FOR A FATHER’S DAY PRESENT

                           TICKETS ARE  AVAILABLE IN THE TOURIST OFFICE WARWICK


Free Tours of the Court House, Jury Street

From 20/07/2019 to 20/07/2019

Unlocking Warwick

Tours are on selected Saturdays 11 am – 11.45 am

Unlocking Warwick volunteers will guide you around the outside and inside of the restored Grade -1 listed Court House Jury St Warwick, telling the story of the buildings on this central site, and some of the history of the county town.

 

No need to book. Just turn up. But numbers have to be limited, so first come first on the tour. Assemble in the Visitor Information Centre.

www.unlockingwarwick.org/contact-us

 


Open Gardens

From 20/07/2019 to 20/07/2019

Guys Cliffe Walled Garden

A Grade II listed garden of special historic interest, having been the kitchen garden for Guy’s Cliffe House. The garden dates back to the mid-1700 s. Restoration work started 5 yrs ago; using plans from the early C 19, the garden layout has already been reinstated and the beds, once more, planted with fruit, flowers and vegetables incl many heritage varieties.

 Refreshments: Home-made teas. Refreshments in aid of another charity.


Mister Magnolia

From 21/07/2019 to 21/07/2019

St John's Museum

Mr Magnolia PosterOpen-Air family production, bring along a picnic and enjoy this new musical adaptation of the Quentin Blake story.Mister Magnolia has many things, such as an old trumpet that goes rooty-toot, some very fat owls learning to hoot, a big purple dinosaur who’s a magnificent brute, two sisters who play the flute, and even a swimming pool. But he still only has one boot! Join Mister Magnolia on his wacky adventures, filled with Folksy Theatre’s bold characters, live music, puppetry and audience interaction, it’s a day out not to be missed! Based on the book by the wonderful Quentin Blake.

/www.folksytheatre.co.uk/whats-on/4593039942


Private Lives Heartbreak Productions

From 23/07/2019 to 23/07/2019

Hill Close Gardens Warwick

Image result for hill close gardensHeartbreak Productions welcomes you to L’Hotel Crevecoeur. Whilst you are here be on the lookout for two honeymooning couples, Elyot and Sibyl Chase and Amanda and Victor Prynne. Before Elyot married Sibyl and Victor married Amanda, Elyot and Amanda were married to each other, and unfortunately, we’ve booked them into rooms with adjacent balconies. Really, though, what could go wrong?

https://tickets.heartbreakproductions.co.uk/theatre/Performance/2629/Detail/Private%20Lives%20-Hill%20Close%20Gardens only available to book via telephone 01926 493339  for this event. The tickets are priced at £14.50 for an adult and £11.50 for children

 

 

 


Teddy Bears Picnic

From 25/07/2019 to 25/07/2019

Hill Close Gardens

Related imageBring your favourite bear & picnic

£4.00  per child

Booking essential

2.00pm -4.00pm


Warwick Folk Festival 2019 – 40th Festival

From 25/07/2019 to 28/07/2019

602.jpg2019 is our 40th festival! If you’ve not been for years, come and see what’s changed. If you’ve never been to Warwick Folk Festival, come and see what you’re missing!
Warwick Folk Festival has become a major highlight on the British music calendar attracting people from all over the country and beyond. One of the attractions of the Festival is the live music and dance which is programmed around the town centre including hotels and public houses.
The festival takes place at Warwick School and offers a fantastic family day out with workshops, storytelling, theatre, music and dance, as well as a real ale & cider festival, wine bar and craft market. There is also a free concert and dancing in the Market Place.

Folk Superstars headline at 40th Warwick Folk Festival!

The hugely successful and popular Warwick Folk Festival returns with a heavyweight line up of folk superstars from around the world from 25 – 28 July at Warwick School and the surrounding town.  Now in its 40th year, the colourful festival will be headlined by stars such as Billy Bragg, Skerryvore, Karan Casey, Breabach, Will Pound & Eddy Jay, Calan, O’Hooley & Tidow, Nancy Kerr, John Kirkpatrick, Blair Dunlop and Kabantu.

There’s no mistaking the buzz in Warwick when our award-winning Festival Fringe arrives!

Don’t miss the Saturday Procession in town – 14:45 – 15:30 Swan Street, Market Place, Old Square, Church Street, Castle Street

On the streets and in pubs, cafes, restaurants and even churches, an ever-changing kaleidoscope of colour, sound and energy ensures that the Festival Fringe is firmly established as the busiest – and best! – weekend in Warwick’s busy calendar.

 


Smith Street Party

From 27/07/2019 to 27/07/2019

Smith Street Party

Smith Street Party to celebrate the Warwick Folk Festival.

A great day out  10 am-10 pm


Free Tours of the Court House, Jury Street

From 03/08/2019 to 03/08/2019

Unlocking Warwick

Tours are on selected Saturdays 11 am – 11.45 am

Unlocking Warwick volunteers will guide you around the outside and inside of the restored  Grade -1 listed Court House Jury St Warwick,  telling the story of the buildings on this central site, and some of the history of  the county town.No need to book. Just turn up, numbers have                                                       to be limited, so first come, first on tour

  Assemble in the Visitor Information Centre.

  www.unlockingwarwick.org/contact-us

 


Myton Hospice Cycle Challenge

From 04/08/2019 to 04/08/2019

Various Venues In Warwickshire

 LImage result for family cyclingeisure Ride:This offers a  shorter  route for less experienced cyclists to gain confidence taking part in an organised cycle event.  The route will be designed to be achievable for new cyclists through quiet lanes although there will be a few moderate

inclines to offer you a                                                                                                                challenge and sense of achievement.

ROUTE INFORMATION:

Choice of 150, 100 and 50KM Waymarked routes on ROAD
GPX file downloads will be available closer to the day
Maps and Route cards available on the day

EVENT FACILITIES:

Marshall points on all routes
Chip timing on all routes
Well stocked Feed Stations on all routes
Water and Bananas prior to ride and at Marshall Points
Event Photographer
King of the Mytons timed hill climb challenge on 100KM and 150KM routes
BBQ on completion of ride
Finisher Medal
Exclusive “King of The Mytons” and “Queen of the Mytons” Winner Jerseys and trophy

ENTRY FEE:

•    50KM route      £30

•    100KM route    £40

•    150KM route    £40

For youngsters who want to get their first taste of our Cycle Challenge, or for adults not quite ready to take on one of the long distance routes, the Mini Myton is brand new this year!

This is a gentle route accessible to families around St Nicholas Park. You can do just one circuit or complete as many laps as you can within a one hour period. Children must be accompanied by an adult, or can join an adult taking on the course in a bicycle seat. We suggest one adult supervises a maximum of three children for health and safety reasons.

 

We have some fantastic event branded cycle shirts available FREE to all riders that raise in excess of £100 and just a limited number to be sold at £30 each… this is a great souvenir of the event you’d be mad to miss out!!

 

www.enjoywarwick.co.uk/events-and-whats-on/myton-hospice-cycle-challenge/visit.html


Tea Dance Lessons

From 06/08/2019 to 06/08/2019

Ballroom Court House Warwick

Related imageIt’s a social gathering suitable for beginners. Professional dance instructors  lead guests through the basic steps of ballroom classics such as the waltz, quickstep, foxtrot and square tango.

 

 

£2.50 Per Person

refreshments provided

01926 411694

info@unlockingwarwick.org


Dragon Slayer Warwick Castle

From 07/08/2019 to 26/08/2019

Dragon SlayerDon’t miss the Summer’s must-see show return with even more projection!

Experience a full evening of spectacular entertainment combining fearless fire jousting, perilous stunt riding and epic battles.

with a breath-taking light projection show finale complete with live actors, pyrotechnics, fireworks and more. Dragon Slayer performances run on selected dates throughout  August,

please see the  calendar

www.warwick-castle.com


Warwick Court Leet – Assizes Day

From 10/08/2019 to 10/08/2019

Various venues in Warwick

Come & see the Court Leet Tasting

 bread, meat, ale & fish     

Tradition dating from the 1500’s

www.warwick-courtleet.co.uk

 


Retro and Classic Car Show – Warwick Court Leet

From 11/08/2019 to 11/08/2019

RetroWarwick Classic Car Show

Bring along your pre-1990 classic car, retro, commercial, scooter, bike or hot rod.
Park up in Warwick’s the picturesque Market Place and enjoy the cars. pubs, cafes, attractions and many interesting shops.

From 10 am on wards. It’s Free and no booking required!

8.30 pm -4.30 pm

 

www.warwick-courtleet.co.uk


In The Ballroom Antiques Roadshow

From 14/08/2019 to 14/08/2019

Ballroom Court House Warwick

Related imageAuctioneer Steven Bruce will entertain us with items he has sold at auction

 

 

more information 01926 411694

£2.00 per person

2 pm -4 pm

info@unlockingwarwick.org

 


Art in the Gardens

From 17/08/2019 to 17/08/2019

Hill Close Gardens Warwick

1165.jpgA festival which showcases local artists and the wide range of arts and crafts they specialise in.

The weekend aims to bring the world of arts and crafts to life for visitors.

  11am – 5pm

centremanager@hcgt.org.uk


Warwick Regatta.

From 17/08/2019 to 17/08/2019

Warwick Regatta

This year on 17th August, Warwick Boat Club hosts the 31st Anniversary Warwick Regatta.The event has been held by Warwick Boat Club on the River Avon, with the picturesque setting of Warwick Castle as the backdrop, every year since 1988 following the reformation of the Rowing section in 1987 and attracts hundreds of crews from around the country.Novices, juniors, seniors and veterans race along the 500m sprint course through St Nicholas Park and Myton fields, with special races designed for beginner crews too.

The event is free to watch, attracting hundreds of spectators each year.


Free Tours of the Court House, Jury Street

From 24/08/2019 to 24/08/2019

Unlocking Warwick

Tours are on selected Saturdays 11 am – 11.45 am 

Unlocking Warwick volunteers will guide you around the outside and inside of the restored  Grade -1 listed Court House Jury St Warwick,  telling the story of the buildings on this central site, and some of the history of  the county town. Assemble in the Visitor Information Centre.

No need to book. Just turn up, numbers have to be limited so first to come, first on tour.

http://www.unlockingwarwick.org/contact-us

info@unlockingwarwick.org

 


Ride Warwickshire Sportive 101, 80, 34 Miles

From 24/08/2019 to 24/08/2019

Warwick Racecourse

NEW for 2019! Starting from Warwick Racecourse the early miles of this event are sublimely gentle but as it dips its toes into the Cotswolds things get decidedly lumpier. Fully supported cycle event.

Starting from Warwick Racecourse

 

enquiries@ukcyclingevents.co.uk or telephone 01425 653372


Warwick Horticultural Show — Pageant Gardens & Ballroom Court House

From 24/08/2019 to 26/08/2019

The Ballroom at The Court House and Pageant Gardens

Warwick Horticultural & Allotment Society Annual Show is back .Related image

There are 68 classes …which include Floral Art, Flowers, Vegetables, Fruit & Household Classes. with special classes for young people and a group challenge prize   28 cups & trophies.    

 

 

  30p per class for WHAS members

 40p for non-members under 16s free                  

Members Free, £1 for Guests

Entries between  9.30 am – 1.30pm on the  – 24th August 

The Ballroom at The Court House and Pageant Garden, Warwick, CV34 4EW

+44 (0) 1926 492954

Party in the Park

From 26/08/2019 to 26/08/2019

 

Image result for bouncy castles CARTOON

 

Join in the fun at this FREE family fun day in St Nicholas’ Park, Warwick.

There will be so much to see and do. Come down to Party in the Park where you and your family can enjoy a day out –

Stalls – Charities – Food – Drink – Entertainment – Bouncy Castles & Much More!   10am – 5pm  Admission Free

warwickspartyinthepark.org.uk


Tea & Dance Lessons

From 03/09/2019 to 03/09/2019

Ballroom Court House Warwick

Related imageIt’s a social gathering suitable for beginners. Professional dance instructors  lead guests through the basic steps of ballroom classics such as the waltz, quickstep, foxtrot and square tango.

 

 

 

£2.50 Per Person

refreshments provided

01926 411694

info@unlockingwarwick.org

 


Canal Fun Day

From 07/09/2019 to 08/09/2019

Saltisford Canal Centre

Following on from the success of last year’s Saltisford Canal Fun Weekend, we are again planning an exciting programme of events for this September.

The event has the flavour of a large village fete, with lots of activity happening around the site. Tony Grattan and Jacky Priest are leading the organising committee.

We are hoping the event will be bigger and better than in 2017, with the following attractions:

• Live Folk Music
• Visiting Historic Boats
• Model Boat Display
• Craft Tent
• Boat Trips aboard Saltie II
• Children’s entertainment
• Canal Societies
• “Fun” Activities
• Refreshments
• Tombola and Raffle
• Self Guided Tours
• Meet the Pygmy goats

Free entry to the event, (some activities are by donation), please bring the family and tell your friends.


Free Tours of the Court House, Jury Street

From 07/09/2019 to 07/09/2019

Unlocking Warwick

Tours are on selected Saturdays 11 am – 11.45 am

Unlocking Warwick volunteers will guide you around the outside and inside of the restored  Grade -1 listed Court House Jury St Warwick,  telling the story of the buildings on this central site, and some of the history of  the county town. No need to book. Just turn up. But numbers have to be limited, so first come first on the tour.

Assemble in the Visitor Information Centre                    

www.unlockingwarwick.org/contact-us

 

 

 


Saltisford Canal Trust Open Days

From 07/09/2019 to 08/09/2019

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Canal Fun Weekend 

Following on from the success of last year’s  Saltisford Canal Fun Weekend, we are again planning an exciting programme of events for this September.

The event has the flavor of a large village fete, with lots of activity happening around the site. Tony Grattan and Jacky Priest are leading the organizing committee.

Free entry to the event, (some activities are by donation), please bring the family and tell your friends.


A Star is Born Outdoor Cinema

From 10/09/2019 to 10/09/2019

Warwick Castle

Situated on the River Avon in Warwickshire, Warwick Castle is one of England’s oldest castles, originally built by William the Conqueror in 1608.

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally (Gaga). She has just about                                                            given up on her dream to …

thelunacinema.com/warwick-castle

Doors open 7pm
Film 8.30pm


In The Ballroom

From 11/09/2019 to 11/09/2019

Ballroom Court House Warwick

beetle-drive-gameBeetle drive, Quiz & games

join the Unlocking Warwick team for afternoon of fun and laughter

 

£2.00 per person

2.00 pm -4 pm

more information 01926 411694

info@unlockingwarwick.org


Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again – Luna Outdoor Cinema

From 11/09/2019 to 11/09/2019

Warwick Castle

Situated on the River Avon in Warwickshire, Warwick Castle is one of England’s oldest castles, originally built by William the Conqueror in 1068. Get ready to sing, dance, laugh and love all over again. You’re invited to return to the Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new                                                  original musical based on the songs .

thelunacinema.com/warwick-castle

 

Doors open 7pm
Film 8.30pm


Celebrate 25 Years Heritage Open Days 2019

From 13/09/2019 to 22/09/2019

Various venues in Warwick

Thre will be many historic buildings and place who will open their doors to the public  free of charge. Further information to follow.

 

 

www.enjoywarwick.co.uk/events-and-whats-on/heritage-open-days/visit.


Free Tours of the Court House, Jury Street

From 21/09/2019 to 21/09/2019

Unlocking Warwick

Unlocking Warwick volunteers will guide you around the outside and inside of the restored Grade -1 listed Court House Jury St Warwick, telling the story of the buildings on this central site, and some of the history of the county town.

11 am – 2 pm

No need to book. Just turn up. But numbers have to be limited, so first              come first on the tour.

Assemble in the Visitor Information Centre

www.unlockingwarwick.org/contact-us

 


The Grand Season Opener

From 23/09/2019 to 24/09/2019

Warwick Racecourse

The Season Opener at Warwick Racecourse returns bigger and better for 2019,

 

www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/warwick/events-tickets/the-grand-season-opener/


The Twilight Walk 2019

From 29/09/2019 to 29/09/2019

Warwick Hall next to Bridgehouse Theatre

Walk With Us  and join forces with your friends, family and colleagues to share your story and raise awareness, as we enjoy time together to celebrate the lives of loved ones and move those vital steps closer to a cure.

10 k autumn walks to celebrate loved ones, raise money and make strides towards a cure for brain tumours. There will be staff and volunteers on hand to guide you during your walk, provide water, keep you motivated and cheer you on as you cross the finish line

Whether you sign up as a group, or sign up as an individual, you’ll be part of an active community taking strides to beat brain tumours.

When: Sunday 29 September, the walk starts at 4:30 pm, registration opens at 3pm

Where: Warwick Hall, Warwick

Registration fee: Adult tickets are £15, Under 16s are £10 and under 5s are free

Minimum sponsorship: £100

Address
Warwick Hall, Myton Road, Warwick, CV34 4BJ
Times
4.30 pm

Warwick Words 2019

From 30/09/2019 to 06/10/2019

Various venues in Warwick

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History Festival,  historical writing,
fact & fiction, meet the authors
discover & discuss their work. Join us for talks,  workshops walks & much more.
Special guests include:
Tracy Borman,Max Hastings,Alison Weir,Tom Holland,
Hallie Rubenhold,Adam Rutherford, Miranda Kaufman,Peter Stanford, Jonathan Foyle – Plus many more.
Full festival programme and tickets will be available in July.
Box Office Visitor Information Centre-Court House Warwick  01926 492212

 


Tea & Dance Lessons

From 01/10/2019 to 01/10/2019

Ballroom Court House Warwick

Related imageIt’s a social gathering suitable for beginners. Professional dance instructors  lead guests through the basic steps of ballroom classics such as the waltz, quickstep, foxtrot and square tango.

 

 

£2.50 Per Person

refreshments provided

01926 411694

info@unlockingwarwick.org


The Autumn Meeting

From 03/10/2019 to 03/10/2019

Warwick Racecourse

The Autumn Meeting represents a great opportunity to head to Warwick races, and watch the action unfold

 

 

 

warwick@thejockeyclub.co.uk


Warwick Chocolate Festival

From 06/10/2019 to 06/10/2019

Market Place Warwick

983.jpgWarwick Chocolate Festival – even more chocolate than last year, spread across the whole town, one not to be missed!
Think artisan chocolate, dipping chocolate, chocolate cake, and perhaps even chocolate beer!

Lots of chocolate, be it cake, truffles, beer, wine and even gin, what’s not to love!!

Market Place, Warwick, CV34 4BJ
Car Park
New Street
Times
11am-5pm
Admission
Free

In The Ballroom

From 09/10/2019 to 09/10/2019

Ballroom Court House Warwick

Related image Cadbury Story

Talk by Alan Thornton with original 1950’s film about why George Cadbury moved to Bournville.

 

£2.00 per person

2 pm – 4.00 pm

more information 01926 411694

info@unlockingwarwick.org

 

 


Tea & Dance Lessons

From 05/11/2019 to 05/11/2019

Ballroom Court House Warwick

Related imageIt’s a social gathering suitable for beginners. Professional dance instructors  lead guests through the basic steps of ballroom classics such as the waltz, quickstep, foxtrot and square tango.

 

 

 

£2.50 Per Person

refreshments provided

01926 411694

info@unlockingwarwick.org


Sporting Icons

From 08/11/2019 to 08/11/2019

Warwick Racecourse

An exciting day at our fantastic racecourse as we welcome the company of one of Britain’s most famous Sporting Icons on this unique raceday at Warwick Racecourse . In 2016 we hosted multi-Olympic Gold medal winning showjumper, Nick Skelton. In 2017, we welcomed Rugby World Cup winner, Mike Tindall and last year we welcomed John Barnes.

WHO WILL BE 2019’S SPORTING ICON? 

warwick@thejockeyclub.co.uk


Anniversary Drinks Reception- Safeline

From 09/11/2019 to 09/11/2019

Warwick Castle

Image result for great hall warwick castleWe are holding our Anniversary Drinks Reception in the prestigious Great Hall at Warwick Castle on to celebrate 25 years of Safeline helping and supporting those who have been affected by sexual abuse and rape.

Tickets are priced at £25 each. The ticket price includes  Prosecco on arrival with canapes being served during the evening.

There will be live music by ‘Klassic 4’ string quartet and entertainment by Magic Mr P with his own spellbinding magic.

The evening will start at 7.30pm and the dress code is black tie.

There will be a Treat Tree during the evening. Surprise Envelopes can be bought for £25 and inside will be a treat worth £25 or more.  These wonderful items have been very kindly donated by local businesses and supporters.

There will also be a Silent Auction during the evening where there will be fantastic prizes for you to bid on – these include a  BMW for a weekend, family Annual Pass to Warwick Castle, session in a local recording studio.

If you have any questions about the evening, please contact Rachael on rachael@safeline.org.uk.

01926 358287

We will store and use your contact details to process your booking and contact you about the event.  You will receive an email acknowledgment of your booking.

All proceeds will support the work of Safeline in and around the local Warwickshire area,

No refunds will be given

Great Hall, Warwick Castle

Tickets available now –  The Visitor Centre, Court House Warwick

 


Gin Tasting in the Great Hall

From 09/11/2019 to 09/11/2019

Lord Leycester Hospital Warwick

Lord Leycester Hospital EventsTicketed early evening event to taste Gin and to bring your invited guests. Tickets £20 in advance from 1st September from the Lord Leycester Hospital.

Ticket Office -open from 10-4 pm or to reserve and pay by BACS

01926 491422

In The Ballroom

From 13/11/2019 to 13/11/2019

Ballroom Court House Warwick

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fascinating talk  about Warwick’s oldest houses, church and entertainment venue. and how they have adapted to our modern – day life.

 

£2.00 per person

2.00 pm -4 pm

more information 01926 411694

 

info@unlockingwarwick.org

 

 

 

 

 


Winter Warmer

From 20/11/2019 to 20/11/2019

Warwick Racecourse

Nothing warms you up in the heart of winter like a day at the races and Warwick is famous for its cosy bars and restaurants.

 

 

 

warwick@thejockeyclub.co.uk

 

 


Winter Food Festival Warwick Castle

From 24/11/2019 to 24/11/2019

Warwick Castle

1410.jpg50 stalls with Christmas Food, Christmas cakes, turkeys, pork pies, vegetables, jars of pickles,chutney etc an upmarket, produce festival. Entertainment and of course street food

10am – 5pm

customer.information@warwick-castle.com


Christmas Tree Festival at St. Mary’s Church Warwick

From 28/11/2019 to 08/12/2019

St Mary's Church, Warwick

1096.jpgThe beautiful setting for the annual Christmas Tree Festival that opens on Warwick Town Victorian evening, Visitors can vote for their favourite Christmas tree and be entered in the prize draw. All the trees are individually decorated by the community and local  businesses.

Admission on Victorian evening is 50p per adult and for the remainder of the festival it is £1.00 per adult. Children are Free.

 

www.enjoywarwick.co.uk/events-and-whats-on/christmas-tree-festival-at-st.-marys-church/visit.html


Warwick Victorian Evening 2019

From 28/11/2019 to 28/11/2019

Market Place Warwick

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5 pm – 9 pm.

 

 


Tea & Dance Lessons

From 03/12/2019 to 03/12/2019

Ballroom Court House Warwick

Related imageIt’s a social gathering suitable for beginners. Professional dance instructors  lead guests through the basic steps of ballroom classics such as the waltz, quickstep, foxtrot and square tango.

 

 

£2.50 Per Person

refreshments provided

01926 411694

info@unlockingwarwick.org


Christmas at the Races

From 12/12/2019 to 12/12/2019

Warwick Racecourse

Join in the fun at Warwick Racecourse’s  Christmas Can there be a better place for your Christmas party

 

 

 

 

warwick@thejockeyclub.co.uk


In The Ballroom

From 12/12/2019 to 12/12/2019

Ballroom Court House Warwick

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2 pm – 4.00 pm

£2.00 per person

more information 01926 411694

info@unlockingwarwick.org

 

 

 

 

 


A Christmas Fantasy Race Night

From 13/12/2019 to 13/12/2019

Warwick Racecourse

New for 2019, A Christmas Fantasy Race Night at Warwick Racecourse.Get into the Festive spirit with friends, family or work colleagues at our Christmas Fantasy Race Night. You will enjoy an evening of entertainment from start to finish to include fantasy racing, betting and tipsters.

For just £55 per person you will enjoy: 


Carols By Candlelight at St Mary’s Church

From 19/12/2019 to 19/12/2019

St Mary's Church, Warwick

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Armonico Consort and Orchestra. Join us for our annual Christmas celebration, a stunning venue, beautiful atmosphere, traditional carols, new carols, candlelit warmth, the perfect end to the year, and surely no better way to begin your Christmas…

7.30pm

www.enjoywarwick.co.uk/events-and-whats-on/carols-by-candlelight/visit.html


New Years Eve Race Day

From 31/12/2019 to 31/12/2019

Warwick Racecourse

This event needs no introduction as the biggest raceday we host at Warwick Racecourse. Join 7000 like-minded racegoers warming up for the big night out.  Live music, great racing and a fantastic atmosphere is an absolute certainty. Enjoy the occasion in style with one of our exclusive New Year’s Eve hospitality packages.

Under 18’s entry is FREE of charge, when attending with a responsible adult.

warwick@thejockeyclub.co.uk


Court Leet Beer Festival

From 14/02/2020 to 15/02/2020

Lord Leycester Hospital Warwick

Image result for beer festival lord leycesterWarwick (Friday 4-10 pm, Saturday 12-10 pm or until dry).  £5 entry tickets brought in advance from 1 January. Tickets available from LLH Ticket Office, Warwick Visitors Centre or online from December 1st on.

An annual beer and cider tasting event with music in the ancient medieval hall where ale and cider has been supped for over 700 years.

warwickbeerfest@gmail.com


Warwick Pancake Race 2020

From 25/02/2020 to 25/02/2020

Warwick Market Place

429.gifThis highly popular event for children from local schools will take place in the Market Square for the coveted Pancake Trophies, one for each age group.

Organised by the Rotary Club, there is usually a large turn-out of supporters and spectators.

Contact Jackie Crampton for more details and to enter.

Telephone +44 (0) 1926 492496

Times
1.30pm – 3pm
Admission
£10 per team

Warwick Half Marathon 2020

From 01/03/2020 to 01/03/2020

Warwick Racecourse

Related imageIt will follow its traditional route through the lovely Warwickshire countryside providing athletes with an excellent opportunity to compete in a slightly undulating, traffic free road race. This run is suitable for runners of all abilities and wheelchair users. Medals are awarded for all                                                                  participants.

This event is UKA affiliated, so you can count it towards your official times this running season. Venue facilities include –

  • Registration & Bag Drop
  • Chip Timing
  • Water Stations
  • Catering
  • Toilets
  • Equipment Shop
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Massage (For Small Donation)
  • Event photography
  • Car Parking.

 

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