23rd Apr, 2017

Leamington Real Tennis Club raising money for Acorns at annual ball

LEAMINGTON Real Tennis Club is preparing for its annual charity ball in May.

The club will be raising cash for children’s charity Acorns, which supports youngsters with life-threatening illnesses, and Inclusive Leisure Education Activities Project (ILEAP) which delivers leisure programmes to those with learning difficulties.

The traditional court at the historic venue in Bedford Street will be transformed into a marquee on Saturday May 20. promising an authentic Indian feast complete with entertainment including bhangra group Eternal Taal.

Organiser Stella Brotherston, said: “We’re keen to hear from any Warwickshire businesses wanting to support the event to help us boost the funds we raise for these two very deserving charities further. There are numerous sponsorship opportunities available,” she said.

Tickets cost £55 each. Contact Stella on 07900 167730 or email stellabrotherston@gmail.com for further details.

SPA Strummers ukelele band give a charitry concert at Lillington Free Church on Saturday (April 22).

The music starts at the Cubbington Road church at 2pm, and tickets, available on the door, are £6 including a light tea.

ALL things vintage will be helping raise money for Cancer Research in Leamington.

Retrofest, at All Saints Church on Priory Terrace on May 6, will feature vintage clothes, accessories, homewares, games, crafts, gift ideas, a vintage tea room and a pop-up salon.

The fair runs from 10am to 6pm and entry is free. Visit www.facebook.com/quintessentialretro for more information.