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February 25, 2016

Afternoon Tea at Warwick Castle.
6 Mar 2016



Enjoy a sumptuous three-course Afternoon Tea at Warwick Castle. The Castle has hosted the last seven monarchs. Partakers of afternoon tea will be in good company joining royalty (including King George VI, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother in 1951 and HRH Prince Charles in 2014), high statespersons (US President Theodore Roosevelt in 1910) and movie stars (Cary Grant and Grace Kelly in the 1950s) who have all taken afternoon tea within the grounds. Package includes: Freshly prepared Afternoon Tea including Finger Sandwiches and Patisseries all made in house by our team of chefs. A wide selection of Loose Leaf Teas or Freshly brewed coffee Warwick Castle Entry (excluding the Castle Dungeons) Car parking is not included and standard charges apply on the day (parking is subject to availability) Traditional Afternoon Tea £49.00 per person including VAT Champagne Afternoon Tea £59.00 per person including VAT The State Dining Room can seat up to 48 guests on tables of 4. Afternoon Tea experiences last up to 1hr 30mins and are available on selected dates and times throughout the year including Mother’s Day – 6th March 2016. Afternoon Tea BOOK YOUR AFTERNOON TEA Taittinger Afternoon Tea Why not treat yourself and upgrade to the Taittinger Afternoon tea, served with a glass of champagne, perfect for a special occasion. BOOK YOUR TAITTINGER AFTERNOON TEA Alternatively, contact our Events Team on 01926 406 660, email events@warwick-castle.com


Warwick Castle
CV34 4QU
Tel: 0870 442 2000




Heritage Ramble: Hidden Warwick
9 Apr 2016

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm


Heritage Ramble: Hidden Warwick. County Records Office.

Explore some of Warwick’s lesser known corners with local historian Christine Hodgetts

Warwickshire County Council Heritage and Culture Services provides a wide range of services that safeguard Warwickshire’s archives, human history and natural sciences; that protect its historic and natural environment; that provide residents and visitors with opportunities to engage with their local heritage, visitor attractions and cultural opportunities; and that support formal and lifelong learning through high quality education and events programmes




The Caravan Big Weekender
30 Apr – 2 May 2016



10:00 am – 05:00 pm What’s Happening Join Caravan magazine for a unique weekend away at the spectacular British Motor Museum from 30 April to 2 May 2016. Save the date! See the world’s finest collection of legendary British cars, explore wonderful Warwickshire and a see a great show – all for one fantastic price. Here’s what’s on offer for this year’s event… • Saturday night entertainment • Pub quiz with great prizes • Vintage caravan display • Unique historic location • Café and bar on site • Caravans for sale • Accessory stands • Ideally located in the heart of England Camping A camping pass is £30 for three nights – Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Access from 4pm on Friday to 5pm on Monday. Admission Admission includes show entry & entry to the Museum Adult £9 £14 Children (5-16) £5 £9 Children under 5 FREE FREE Consession £9 £12 Gift Aid Tickets and other promotional vouchers can be used at this show.


British Motor Centre, Gaydon
Banbury Road
CV35 0BJ
Tel: 01926 641188
Fax: 01926 645103







Warwick Ghost Walks
2nd Friday in May, August and November 2016



For over 1000 years Warwick has been witness to plague, torture, public execution, and murder most foul. Join use on one of our quarterly walks of Warwick to find out more about the most gruesome events from the county town’s rich history. Our quarterly Warwick Ghost walks take place on the 2nd Friday of February, May, August, November, and start at 7:00pm in front of the Rose and Crown, Market Square, Warwick.


Warwick Market Square






Whitsun Markets
28 May – 5 Jun 2016



10am-5.00pm – Free Admission Enjoy shopping and browsing at our popular Whitsun Market. Find exciting traders selling crafts, cards, jewellery, clothes and a whole host of amazing gifts and accessories. To find out more or to book a space visit www.owleventsandmarketing.co.uk

Whitsun (also Whitsunday, Whit Sunday or Whit) is the name used in Britain and Ireland[1] for the Christian festival of Pentecost, the seventh Sunday after Easter, which commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon Christ’s disciples (Acts of the Apostles chapter 2). In England it took on some characteristics of Beltane, which originated from the pagan celebration of Summer’s Day, the beginning of the summer half-year, in Europe

Hatton Country World
Dark Lane
Tel: 01926 843411



Midsummer Jazz in the Gardens
18 Jun 2016




Midsummer Jazz in the Gardens Picnic in the gardens from 6pm Live jazz from 7.30 pm. Cake and drinks on sale Hill Close Gardens, Bread and Meat Close, Warwick, CV34 6HF Telephone 01926 493339 E-mail centremanager@hcgt.org.uk Website www.hillclosegardens.com/events.html Times 6pm – 9.30pm Admission £13 – Concessions £10.50


Hill Close Gardens, Warwick
Tel: 01926 49321



Folk on the Water
25 Jun – 10 Jul 2016



FREE CONCERTS 15 day tour via canal boat to raise funds for charities Folk on the Water 2016 will be the biggest yet – with more artists booked than ever before The Official dates are: June 25-26th The Cuttle Inn, Long Itchington June 30-July1st The Fusilier, Leamington Spa July 2-3rd The Cape of Good Hope, Warwick July 6th Singaround – venue to be announced July 7th To be confirmed July 9-10th The Folly Inn Napton


Various venues in and around Warwick
Warwick and Leamington





Warwick Thai Festival
10 Jul 2016


Annual event is well established within the Thai events calendar and offers all visitors an unusual but surprisingly successful fusion of cultures. The Market Place comes alive to a vibrant mix of Thai food, music and dance which is on offer throughout the day with over 40 food and craft stalls. To start the event off there will be a parade of Thai drummers and dancers from the castle courtyard, travelling through Swan Street and finishing at the Market Square. The Thai Festival is an un missable opportunity to experience authentic Thai culture including classical Thai dancing, Thai puppet show, Thai boxing, sword fighting, handicrafts, entertainment, fruit carving and Thai massage. There will also be a Buddhist ceremony with local Thai people taking gifts to the Buddhist temple. Address Market Place, Warwick, CV34 4SA E-mail thefestival@hotmail.co.uk Website www.warwickrotary.org.uk Times 11am-6pm Admission Free


Warwick Market Square






Warwick Folk Festival
21 Jul – 24 Jul 2016



TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE Choose from Fri – Sun tickets , Thu – Sun tickets, individual evening tickets, or just visit for the day. Under 10s go free! Tickets are available from the BridgeHouse Theatre to buy online or by calling the Box Office on 01926 776438 (Mon-Fri 1-6pm). www.warwickfolkfestival.co.uk


Warwick School
Myton Road





Battle Proms
13 Aug 2016



The stunning lakeside setting of Ragley Hall will again play host to the final night of the UK’s premier picnic concert series as the Battle Proms returns on Saturday 13 August. In 2015 a record breaking crowd of over 7,000 invaded the grounds of Ragley for an evening of sublime classical music, carefully choreographed Spitfire and cavalry displays, dramatic cannon fire and a stunning firework finale – all part of the Battle Proms experience! The organisers are now encouraging people to book early and ensure they don’t miss out on the best possible ticket prices for this fabulous summer event. Early bird tickets are on sale now for just £30.50 per adult, a fantastic saving of £11.50 on the full price. For more information, or to book tickets for this spectacular night out, call 01432 355 416






Canal Fun Weekend
10 Sep – 11 Sep 2016

Times 10am – 5pm


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 2015, 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.


Saltisford Canal Trust canal
Budbrooke Road
CV34 5RJ





Autumn and Apple Day
16 Oct 2016

Times 11am-5pm


Autumn and Apple Day will bring visitors to see the historic apple collection Since 1856 apples, pears and plums were known to have been grown in the Gardens as well as soft fruit. Now there are more than 60 different varieties in the Gardens. By the 1990s, the trees were totally overgrown with swags of ivy and brambles. Noreen Jardine, assisted by Geoff Croft and many volunteers, started a programme of clearing and restoring these trees to bring them back to growth and fruit bearing. Apple tasting and sales. Craft stalls, bee keeping, competitions and children’s activities. Hot lunches and teas, sales of plants, produce and gifts. Address Hill Close Gardens, Bread & Meat Close, Warwick, CV34 6HF Telephone 01926 493339

Admission £3.50 – Child £1


Hill Close Gardens, Warwick
Tel: 01926 493216



Warwick Town Bonfire and Firework Display
5 Nov 2016


Warwick Town Bonfire and Firework Display Hot refreshments and FREE parking All proceeds to local charities. Address Warwick Racecourse Website www.warwicktownbonfire.org.uk Car Park Free on Site Times Gate 5.15pm Display at 6.30pm £5 by ticket £6 on the gate. Children £2 Info Vegetarian Family


Warwick Racecourse
Tel: +44 (0)1926 491553





Warwick Rocks Chocolate Festival
6 Nov 2016

Times 11am-5pm


Warwick Rocks 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!! Address Market Place, Warwick, CV34 4BJ Car Park New Street Admission Free


Warwick Market Square



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