Headphones causing hidden hearing loss ‘epidemic’

Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

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Belle Harmonie. From left to right: Rachel Fisher, Lauren McDonnell, Molly Homer and Ellie Jackson

Kenilworth girl group wows X Factor judges

A Kenilworth girl group has wowed the judges on TV singing show The X Factor after making it into the later stages of the competition.

Lee Mead shot to fame in 2007 on the BBC One show Any Dream Will Do

Lee Mead performs favourites for an enchanted evening at the Spa Centre

Musical star Lee Mead will perform much-loved show tunes at the Spa Centre in Leamington on Sunday October 2.

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The Carducci Quartet will play works by Mendelssohn, Shostakovich and Beethoven

Season to mark a decade of Leamington Music

Leamington Music celebrates its tenth anniversary next month with the first of a season of concerts by string quartets.

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A still from the video for the Katalina Kicks song 145

Leamington musicians play to help tackle homelessness

Oasis guru Alan McGee is teaming up with bands in Leamington as part of his new campaign against homelessness.

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Classical Reflection comprise twins Naomi and Hannah Moxon

Stars line up for Spa Centre show

An exhilarating evening of music sung by some of the country’s best crossover-classical singers is promised in Leamington this month.

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The Cheeky Girls scooped the number two spot - their highest chart appearance for some time. Shutterstock

Revealed: Top 50 worst albums EVER

Mr Blobby has beaten Justin Bieber to the unwanted title of ‘worst album of all time’.

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Firestarter by The Prodigy was one of the top 10 funeral songs. Pic: Katy Blackwood

Revealed: The Top 10 most unusual funeral music requests

A Top 10 with a difference has been revealed - of the most unusual music requests made for funerals.

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When a gig goes wrong: pop musics hall of shame

When a gig goes wrong: pop music’s hall of shame

Israeli fans of Australian popstar Sia have reportedly filed a £1.6m lawsuit against her promoter because they felt short-changed by her recent live show.

Main photo:Folk-rockersWinterMountain. Inset(top):The New Desert Blues. Inset (below): Shanade.

Music, film and more at Kenilworth Arts Festival

Kenilworth will come alive with music, film, theatre and more next week as the town holds its first Arts Festival.

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Physical theatre company Frantic Assembly is coming to the arts centre

Big names on their way to arts centre

Warwick Arts Centre’s autumn programme promises big names and something for everyone over the coming months.

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How well do you know your Beatles lyrics?

QUIZ: How well do you know your Beatles lyrics?

Next month sees the release of a new Beatles documentary, directed by Oscar winner Ron Howard.

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Vinyl sales driven by midlifers - not hipsters

Vinyl sales driven by midlifers - not hipsters

Vinyl has had something of a resurgence in recent years and it is thought that annual sales could surpass the three million mark in the UK for the first time in decades.

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The Orchestra of the Swan

Grand concert for new hall at Warwick School

Internationally renowned musicians will be performing at Warwick School for a celebration gala concert to mark the opening of the school’s new performing venue.

A previous Party in the Park in Southam.

Specials guitarist to play at charity festival remembering three lost friends

An original Specials guitarist and a Coronation Street star are giving up their time to take part in this year’s Party on the Pitch in Southam on Saturday July 16.

The Unthanks, who will headline the Thursday night

Warwick Folk Festival is back

The Warwick Folk Festival is back this year with a huge variety of folk acts and workshops for visitors to sample.

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Two day festival at Napton

The final preparations are taking place for a two day music festival which is coming to Napton.

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COUNTDOWN: 12 songs that sum up the UK’s mood after Brexit

So the decision has been made and Britain is to leave the EU.

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The Shapes.

Seventies punk rock legends The Shapes are back in action

A cult punk rock band that formed in Leamington in the 1970s have been enjoying success again as they celebrated an unconventional anniversary.

People can create knitted graffiti for the Pump Room columns as part of the Leamington Camouflage Festival.

Celebrate Leamington’s link with war-time camouflage

Art, cinema and music are among the inventive ways people in Leamington can explore the history of camouflage in the town as part of a summer festival.

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