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New lights for historic Warwick building

Councillors and members of Warwick Court Leet celebrated the installation of new floodlights at Lord Leycester Hospital last week.

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Peter Kennards Haywain with Cruise Missiles, painted in 1980. Picture: Tate, Peter Kennard

See rural life in a different light at Compton Verney

Compton Verney’s 2017 season opens with a major exhibition examining the rural idyll, past and present.

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Photo by Warwickshire County Council.

Warwick’s Market Hall Museum set to reopen this weekend

A heritage museum in Warwick is set to reopen this weekend after getting a £1.5 million facelift.

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Scattered explores our relationship with water

Top dance company to take show to Warwick

Leamington dance company Motionhouse takes its family show Scattered to the Bridge House Theatre in Warwick this month.

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One of the slides takes in the early 1900s

Journey to Japan in new Leamington art show

Exquisite images of Japan as it looked around 100 years ago are going on show in Leamington.

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Andy Newman, runner-up of the amateur category, collecting his prize from Bob Pickles of headline sponsor Lombard.

Silver medal for Wellesbourne photographer in national competition

A Wellesbourne photographer has beaten off fierce competition to be named runner-up for a national manufacturing photography award.

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Students at Alison Fuller's School of Dance

Kenilworth dance group raises over £200 for charity at presentation afternoon

Students of Alison Fuller’s School of Dance raised just over £240 for charity during their presentation afternoon last weekend at Kenilworth Wardens Cricket Club.

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Leamington Art Gallery is collecting LGBTQ+ memories from people in south Warwickshire. NNL-161130-091832001

Leamington Art Gallery seeks LBGTQ+ memories for history project

Leamington Art Gallery is inviting people from south Warwickshire with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) memories and experiences to contribute towards a history project.

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Retail opportunity for Warwickshire artists at revamped museum

Artists from Warwickshire are being invited to sell their works at the newly redeveloped Market Hall Museum in Warwick.

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Tom Rogers. Picture by Tyrone Singleton.

Rock-climbing ballet dancer who was teased at school now has the last laugh

A Leamington ballet dancer who was teased at school for his passion for the dance is now starring in a major winter production at the Birmingham Hippodrome.

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Post-truth crowned Word of the Year 2016

Post-truth crowned Word of the Year 2016

The Oxford Dictionary has announced that the word “post-truth” is Word of the Year 2016.

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Jenna Blemmings with her sons, preparing for their Christmas Art Splats session. NNL-161116-143405001

Tots can make an Arty Splat to raise cash for unwell children

A Warwick mum is expressing her thanks for the “great care” her family received at hospital by organising a fundraising Christmas-themed toddler session.

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Christmas of times gone by is coming to Warwickshire attractions

Families can step back in time and experience Christmas during different historical periods at National Trust properties in and around south Warwickshire over the coming weeks.

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Warwick Bahá’í Book Shop has sold one million publications

Twenty-seven years after producing their first leaflet on the Bahá’í faith, Paddy and Ann Vickers of the Warwick Bahá’í Book Shop are celebrating selling their millionth publication.

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Children can visit Santa in his grotto at Leamington Art Gallery.

Take part in Christmas activities at Leamington Art Gallery

Children and adults can get into the festive spirit this December by taking part in Christmas-themed activities at Leamington Art Gallery.

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Sophie Gordon, front left, shows off her her winning designs on the cat walk at the Midlands Fashion Awards. ClaH3S2ubQUCZCPrhO8l

Leamington student wins regional fashion design award

A Leamington student says she has received the confidence boost she needed to pursue her dreams by winning a regional fashion design award.

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Big Fish Little Fish has been named Best Family Event for the past two years

‘Family rave’ comes to Leamington

An award-winning ‘family rave’ comes to Leamington this weekend.

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The Play's the Thing

Permanent exhibition goes behind the scenes at the RSC.

It will be curtains up at the RSC for its first ever permanent exhibition devoted to the staging of Shakespeare’s plays on Saturday October 22

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Aowen Jin

Unique installation at Compton Verney

One of the most promising artists in the world will bring a unique installation entitled The Ritual to Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park.

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One of the paintings on display

Monarchy and Picasso celebrated at Compton Verney

Two new exhibitions will be opening at Compton Verney later this month.

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