Rugby Summertime

FREE Family Entertainment in Rugby Town

Supported by Rugby Borough Council

STEAM, science, family

Summer of Discovery with Rugby Art Gallery & Museum

An engaging and fun Summer of Discovery uses different elements of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths to engage children in activities that will help them ask thoughtful questions, discover answers, apply what they learn, and develop creative solutions to problems. 


Outdoor Cinema in Caldecott Park

Wednesday 10, Thursday 11, Friday 12 and Saturday 13 August

Wednesday 10

11:00    Lion King             
15:00    Peter Rabbit 2             
19:00    The Greatest Showman     
Thursday 11

11:00    Finding Nemo        
15:00    Encanto            
19:00    Bohemian Rhapsody     
Friday 12    

11:00    Shrek             
15:00    Sister Act         
19:00    Dirty Dancing         
Saturday 13

11:00  Sing 2            
15:00  Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone    
19:00  Mamma Mia         


Outdoor cinema Caldecott Park

Bring a picnic, blanket or chairs and enjoy a movie with family and friends in the beautiful setting of Caldecott Park. There are a variety of films to choose from, with three viewings each day.

Food and drink will be available to puchase at the event, to include a BBQ, sweets and popcorn. We have Rugby Gin serving cocktails and cold beer on the Friday and Saturday evenings. Hot drinks and sweet and savoury delights can be found at Hatty's cafe in the park, open 10:00 - 16:00. From 16:00 onwards we have a coffee van serving hot and cold drinks.

Booking Tickets

Simply click on the film that you would like to see and this will take you to the booking site. Even if the film you would like is fully booked, please do pop down and as long as the capacity has not be reached we will allow entrance.  

Please follow @Therugbytownuk on facebook for updates.



Rugby town centre beach

Rugby Town Centre Beach

Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 August 2022

Rugby town centre is set to welcome back its very own beach. 

Complete with deck chairs, buckets and spades, you can keep the kids busy in the sand right in Market Place.

The beach will be open from 10:00 - 17:00 and no booking is required.



The Big Yellow Bus Street Circus

Wednesday 24 August

10:00 - 16:00

Located in Market Place, we welcome The Big Yellow Bus and its street circus and walk about entertainers.  

No booking required, just head to the Clock Towers and look out for some hilarious characters in Rugby town centre. 


Rugby Street Circus
Peter rabbit

The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny

Friday 2 September  

15:00 - 18:00 at Caldecott Park, Rugby

Peter Rabbit and his naughty cousin Benjamin know very well that they are not to go into Mr McGregor’s garden, but they cannot resist and soon they find themselves face to face Mr McGregor himself. But how will they ever escape?

Join Peter and Benjamin on their hair-raising adventures in this enchanting adaptation of the much loved Beatrix Potter classic – a treat for all the family.