Guided walking tours

Meet your Rugby Town Guide: Keith Ward

Keith Ward Rugby Guide

 

Tell us a bit about yourself: I was born in Rugby into a musical family. My father Tom Ward is part of Rugby's heritage, organising 'Rugby Rag' in 1935 and winning the 1934 National Dance Band Contest at the Co-op Hall.

What's your favourite thing about being a Rugby Town Guide? Explaining about rugby's great past and the sport's connections to Rugby School.

Why is Rugby such a special and unique place? Our past - Engineering with British Thomson-Houston (BTH) and Thomas Hunter.  Our location, at the heart of the UK, making access good for both import and export businesses in the area.

Tell us a little-known fact about Rugby: Most of Rugby's past and heritage is above head level...so look up to see our past!

Tell us a little-known fact about yourself: I appeared on BBC Midlands Today in 1966 for Rugby Theatre's World Record attempt at 'custard pie throwing'.