Bright Ideas from Rugby…

Striking lighting at Rugby Electrical on Church Street.

Recipe: Triple Layer Mocha…

The ultimate indulgence cake from Prim & Proper Ltd

Within a stones throw of Brownsover Hall Hotel, but have you taken the time to explore the hidden gem?   The Swift Valley Nature Reserve was an area of ridge and furrow farming land intersected by the River Swift. Next door is the grand Brownsover Hall Hotel, which itself is steeped in history, and makes … Continue Reading

Extravaganza of Food in Rugby Town Centre Pictures and video by Jamie Gray   The Rugby Food and Drink Festival is now a mainstay of the many town centre events which take place annually in Rugby. Masterminded by organiser Chris Stanley of Unlimited Communications, the one-day feast of tastebuds and aromas stirs the senses of … Continue Reading

A night of fine burlesque and cabaret in Rugby     Combining the glamour of Burlesque with Circus, singing and Comedy. Enjoy an evening with an amazing selection of performances bought to you by Glitz Glam and Indulgence starring: The Folly Mixtures Delores Deluxe Peter Antoniou Coeur DePlume Storm Hooper A truly authentic West End … Continue Reading

Piston-heads flood the town in noise, smoke, and good fun   Pictures by Jamie Gray   For its 6th year running, the Rugby BikeFest has always had the sun on its back. The annual celebration of motorcycles and engines has been breaking records year on year, and this year was no exception. The biggest yet, … Continue Reading

Thread The Love is a new town centre-based knitting, sewing and crochet workspace and shop   Words, pictures and video by Jamie Gray   Maternity leave has created many a promising new venture. The time spent away from work seems to ignite the creative entrepreneurial synapses in people, and that’s what happened to Amber, co-owner … Continue Reading

BENN HALL GETS READY FOR INCREDIBLE NIGHT OF LEGACY WRESTLING Muscle bound mayhem as family show begins announcing bouts   On Sunday April 8th, the Benn Hall in Newbold Road, Rugby explodes in the first of regular spectacular wrestling shows as Legacy Wrestling rolls into town. Promising a night of unrivalled family entertainment, the first … Continue Reading

Three day festival of rugby brought legends of the game to town

Crowning glory for 36-year-old Rugby teacher

Wilko Johnson, Toploader, The Roving Crows and Cara Dillion perform at the ‘festival in a night’

Rave and run in the dark at Warwickshire’s Stoneleigh Park

Men (and women) travel from afar to compete in the inaugural Beard Club Beard and Moustache Competition 2017 in Rugby

The Tuning Fork has launched an evening dining offer in response to high customer demand. Located at Dollman Farm on the Houlton development near Rugby, the new venue has also expanded its facilities, opening an outside dining area in time for customers to enjoy throughout the summer months. Since its April launch, fresh young talent … Continue Reading

11 indie businesses in Rugby and its surrounding villages were winners across 27 categories in the very first Muddy Stilettos Awards 2017 in Warwickshire,¬†designed to support, encourage and celebrate the very best lifestyle businesses. On top of the rolling hills of Warwickshire winners from across the county gathered for the inaugural awards at Hill Top … Continue Reading

A New Task Force Is Looking Into Heritage Events In Rugby Town Centre Here’s Our Ideas   The town centre heritage task group is asking for comments on: the extent to which the current town centre events programme focuses on heritage; improving access to information about attractions and activities; reviewing the blue plaque scheme; investigating … Continue Reading

A NEW exhibition at Rugby Art Gallery and Museum reveals how to revolutionise your wardrobe by repairing and reworking knitwear.   Units of Possibility: The Reknit Revolution, the first major exhibition by Amy Twigger Holroyd, opens on Saturday 24 June. The exhibition showcases the techniques Twigger Holroyd has developed for ‘reknitting’ and encourages visitors to … Continue Reading