Be entertained by taking in a show at the Royal Spa Centre; whether comedy, drama, music or films.
Purchase the 50p guide 'A Walk Around Royal Leamington Spa' by The Leamington Society, and head off for an afternoon's stroll filled with interesting facts about the town's heritage. The guide is available from the Visitor Information Centre.
Budding musicians can join in at the Clarendon's Thursday night Jam Sessions, with local funk and soul group Noke.
Potter in to Potter In and make a plate or mosaic. Great for entertaining those youngsters at half-term!
Join a Craft Studio class or workshop at the Royal Pump Rooms Art Gallery. and test your life drawing skills. They run regular sessions and clubs for adults and children.
Take in a production at one of the UK's leading independent community theatres, Loft Theatre Company.
Step back in time and bop away to the sounds of the 60s, 70s and 80s at The Assembly's Cortina Nights.
Polish up those food skills by booking onto a butchery class at Aubrey Allen, butchers to the Royal household.
Follow the Elephant Trail to see the sights of Sam Lockhart, world famous elephant trainer. The book 'Elephants in Royal Leamington Spa' by Janet Storrie can be purchased at the Visitor Information Centre, and contains a map showing where Sam and his elephants lived and performed.
Take a Masterclass at Restaurant 23 to find out the secrets of making perfect pasta.
Pick up a leaflet from the Visitor Information Centre to follow a geological walk. The trail will take you around Leamington town centre to see the fascinating array of stones that have been used in historic and modern buildings.
Choose one (or many) of the 60 pubs restaurants and bars in the town centre, listed in the Eating and Drinking section, and indulge in a day of gastronomy.
Grab some popcorn and view the latest blockbuster at Vue Cinema.
Appreciate Leamington from the water by hiring a rowing boat on the River Leam at Leam Boat Centre. Or if you're feeling really adventurous, try a canoe course.
Try your hand at bowling at Victoria Park Bowling Complex - the official home of Women's Bowls in England. Generally open from late April to September, the venue has also hosted many international test matches for Senior and Junior Men and Women's teams. Casual players are welcome on non-match days.
Check out the live music scene and see a band. Find a venue or event in our Entertainment section.
Discover why Leamington truly is home of the spa and select a pamper package from one of the many salons in town.
Or just enjoy the myriad of interesting shops and boutiques in our beautiful Regency town!
Following the Festival of Britain in 1951 Leamington held festivals of illuminations and concerts in Jephson Gardens. However, after complaints of loud music and voices, they were stopped in 1961.
The very first lawn tennis club in England was formed in Leamington in 1872 at the Manor House Hotel.
At the corner of the main walk by the Jephson memorial is a fountain to commemorate the members of the Free Czech expedition who set out from Leamington in 1942 to execute the SS governor of Czechoslovakia.
A slipway to the River Leam was used by local circus people to wash their animals, including elephants! The Elephant Wash slipway is still there today.
An eleven year old Princess Victoria spent her first overnight stay in a public building in Leamington.
Number 6, Clarendon Square was once home to Prince Louis Napolean who became Napolean III.
Frank Whittle (inventor of the jet engine) learned most of his engineering at his father's workshop, the Leamington Valve and Piston-Ring Co, at Clinton Street in Leamington.
Leamington's spa waters were well known as being good for making bread and preserving meat but they were also believed to cure rabies!
John Betjeman once wrote a poem called 'Death in Leamington' which started with: "She died in the upstairs bedroom; By the light of the evening star; That shone through the plate glass window; From over Leamington Spa..."
Leamington was mentioned in the Domesday Book (1086) but remained a small agricultural village until its spa fame in the late eighteenth century.
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