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Petula Clark to make UK festival debut at Cropredy

Multiple Grammy Award winner Petula Clark will make her first UK festival appearance when she headlines Cropredy Convention this summer.

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Wetherspoons and Prezzo branded bottom feeders over seafood sustainability

Wetherspoons and Prezzo branded ‘bottom feeders’ over seafood sustainability

Prezzo and Itsu restaurants plus pub chain Wetherspoons came bottom in a survey of sustainable seafood on offer at High Street eateries.

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The likes of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will make the Switch popular

Nintendo Switch games revealed as launch looms large

Nintendo’s brand new console the Switch is out in just over a month’s time and a host of games have been confirmed for the intriguing machine.

Tech
Alice Lowe in Prevenge

Star director: My parents are like "if it's not in the Kenilworth Weekly News, it didn't happen"

Acclaimed filmmaker Alice Lowe is coming back to her home territory with when she appears at Warwick Arts Centre on Thursday January 26 to talk about her new film, Prevenge (15), which she has directed and in which she plays the lead role. In this Q and A, she talks about returning to a place she knows well - and what it's like to play a pregnant woman who feels compelled to murder people...

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James McAvoy in Split

Review: Split's depiction of mental health is questionable but film has strengths

Matt Adcock reviews Split (15), starring James McAvoy

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The Circus of Horrors has toured around the world

Circus of Horrors promises a ‘never-ending nightmare’ in Leamington

Circus of Horrors celebrates its 21st anniversary in Leamington next month with its latest incarnation The Never-ending Nightmare.

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The play explores themes of greed and jealousy revolving around a love triangle. Picture: Peter Weston

Thriller favourite comes to Kenilworth theatre

A classic thriller comes to the stage in Kenilworth this month when the Talisman Theatre presents Dial M for Murder.

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WATCH: From twerking builders to Scottish football fans: 10 most complained-about adverts in 2016

The Advertising Standards Authority has released the 10 most complained-about adverts from last year.

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The White Buffalo

White Buffalo comes to the area

The White Buffalo kicks off his UK headline tour on Thursday January 19 and it heads to the region on Saturday.

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Photo by CJ's Events.

Traders announced for Warwick food festival

Traders have been announced for this year’s Warwick Food Festival.

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Nicola Benedetti is one of the leading violinists of her generation

Chamber music with renowned violinist Nicola Benedetti at Warwick Arts Centre

Globally acclaimed violinist Nicola Benedetti promises to captivate audiences at Warwick Arts Centre next week.

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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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Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling in La La Land

Review: La La Land really does deserve the hype

Matt Adcock reviews La La Land (12A), starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone

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Avenged Sevenfold. Picture: David Jackson

Review: Avenged Sevenfold mix the macabre and the melodic to powerful effect

David Jackson reviews Avenged Sevenfold at the Genting Arena, Birmingham
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For Honor is Ubisofts first foray into the hack and slash genre

“Shooter with swords” a big but exciting gamble from Ubisoft

Next month sees something of an interesting gamble by Ubisoft with the launch of co-op online brawler For Honor.

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Big news in the TV world this morning as Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

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Don't Tell the Bride is looking for couples to apply for this year's series.

Couples in Warwickshire wanted for 2017 series of Don’t Tell the Bride

Couples wanting to tie the knot this year are being invited to apply for a new series of Don’t Tell the Bride.

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Sharp slapstick abounds in The Play That Goes Wrong

Play that goes wrong in all the right ways comes to Belgrade

Finely-tuned farce is coming to the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry in the shape the award-winning show The Play That Goes Wrong.

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The Royal String Quartet from Poland are among the musicians among to Warwick and Leamington

Top music talent for new season in Leamington and Warwick

World-renowned musicians are heading to Warwickshire as Leamington Music’s series of concerts resumes for 2017.

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Galactic Empire in full regalia

Feel the force as metal and Star Wars merge in Leamington gig

Any band that combines heavy metal and Star Wars are a force to be reckoned with.

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