Today to Sat 19 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - RSPB  Evening meeting - Chile Wildlife; Tierra del Fuego to the Atacama speaker Jeff Blincow
Potters Bar and Barnet RSPB Group evening meeting - non members welcome With more than 2500 miles north to south, the cold Pacific to the west and the High Andes dominating the east, Chile offers such a wide variety of climatic and floristic zones that there is so much to see.
Tilbury Hall, United Reformed Church, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar
Fri 18 May

More details - West Lodge Park - Open Garden for NGS
Open for the NGS for over 30yrs, the 35 acre Beale Arboretum consists of over 800 varieties of trees and shrubs, incl National Collection of Hornbeam cultivars (Carpinus betulus) and National collection of Swamp Cypress (Taxodium).
West Lodge Park, Hadley Wood
Sun 13 May

More details - Fat! So?
Our fantastic new comedy musical Fat! So? - set in your local slimming club - for anyone who’s ever stepped on the scales this show’s for you - great story, great characters and great songs - call the box office now for tickets - don’t weight too long!
The Bull Theatre, 68 High Street, Barnet
Thu 17 May to Sat 19 May

More details - RSPB Afternoon Illustrated Talk - Wildlife of the UK - speaker Bob Johnson
Potters Bar and Barnets RSPB group afternoon meeting Behind the scenes with Bob, capturing stunning images of wildlife including birds of prey.He works mainly in the Lea Valley and Epping Forest.
St. John’s United Reformed Church, Mowbray Road, New Barnet
Wed 9 May

More details - Oak Farm/Homestead - Open Garden for NGS
From pig farm to pastoral idyll spanning 3 acres, reclaimed over 30yrs. Romantic woodland glade, burgeoning arboretum, relaxed planting around sloping lawns, stone ornaments. Walled garden leads to vegetable plot, greenhouse, chickens, small orchard. Martin built the house, Genine the gardens.
Oak Farm/Homestead, Enfield
Sun 13 May

More details - Tales from the Shed - Summer
Tales from the Shed are vibrant, interactive theatre shows that are perfect for young children. They are informal, lively and amazingly engaging as the performers and audience share the same space - children are always encouraged to make a lot of noise and to make the story happen.
290 Chase Side London
Today to Sat 9 Jun

More details - Join Enfield care home for a royal celebration this Care Home Open Day
A care home in Enfield is inviting local people to visit the home to join in its celebrations for Care Home Open Day. On Saturday 21st April, from 2pm-4.30pm, the team at Elizabeth Lodge on Pennington Drive will be opening the doors to the care home for a free family-friendly event.
Elizabeth Lodge 69 Pennington Drive Winchmore Hill Enfield Greater London

More details - Oliver Dawsons Saxon + TBC
Oliver Dawsons Saxon + TBC: Tickets avaiable.
The Rock Den, Hatfield
Sat 19 May

More details - Guesthouse
A grandmother, mother and a daughter have to set aside differences as they decide the fate of their family-run Guesthouse. Battling family demons and the crashing waves of a troubled past, tensions are high in Clacton-on-Sea.
Roe Hill Hall Community Centre Briars Ln, Hatfield
Tue 8 May

More details - Enfield Vintage and Collectibles Fair
Antiques, collectibles and curios - retro jewellery and accessories, ceramics and glassware, coins, postcards, stamps, pens, books, kitchenalia, tools and toys. Over 20 stalls Cafe, disabled access, free car park at venue. Close to Enfield Chase station and Enfield bus station.
St Paul’s Centre, 102a Church Street, Enfield
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Beyond the Battlefields
A comprehensive exhibition of photographs never before seen in the UK, providing a window into life on the homefront and showing Germans struggling with the everyday privations of war.
Art and Design Gallery, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield
Today to Sat 5 May

More details - Bug Club – Super Creatures
Forty Hall has a variety of habitats and microclimates and the insects within them have their own adaptations and superpowers! Get outside with a magnifying glass and explore the different insect habitats of the Estate and then invent and make your own Super Creature using clay and natural materials! Ages 4 – 11.
Forty Hall, Forty Hill, Enfield
Thu 3 May

More details - Bug Club - Beetles
Learn all about beetles including the mighty Stag! Explore their habitats, play a crazy beetle game and then make a home to encourage beetles in your garden. Ages 4 – 11.
Forty Hall, Forty Hill, Enfield
Sun 6 May

More details - Forty Hall Village Fete
Following on from the success of last year, the Forty Hall Village Fete is back again. Come and browse through our Craft Market in the historic courtyard or enjoy all-time favourites including, Punch and Judy, Morris Dancing and don’t forget to bring your Teddy, so he can have a go on the Teddy Zip Wire!
Forty Hall, Forty Hill, Enfield
Sun 13 May

More details - Museums at Night – Forty Hall by candlelight
Come and visit Forty Hall after hours, when the office workers have gone home for the night. Sneak around the period rooms that have been lit by candlelight as it would have been in the 17th Century. As you walk around, you may come across the servant cleaning, the cook or a member of the family!
Forty Hall, Forty Hill, Enfield
Sat 19 May

More details - Highwood Ash - Open Garden for NGS
Created over the last 50yrs, this 3¼ acre garden features rolling lawns, two large interconnecting ponds with koi, herbaceous and shrub borders and a modern gravel garden. A garden for all seasons with many interesting plants and sculptures.
Highwood Ash, Mill Hill
Sun 13 May

More details - Pyjama Walk - Night Hike 2018
Join the biggest pyjama party in Enfield. Wear you pyjamas, have fun with friends and family and help raise money for The Nightingale Cancer Support Centre (Reg. Charity No: 1094435) too! This 15 km walk starts and finishes at Enfield Civic centre and travels through Enfield via Southgate.
Enfield Civic Centre Silver Street Enfield
Fri 18 May

More details - Sing-a-long Sundays
A karaoke style sing-a-long. You’ll be accompanied on piano by the lovely Hollie and joined on vocals by the equally lovely Mel. You’ll have the chance to win some free drinks simply by getting up and singing a tune from our extensive song list.
The Bohemia 762-764 High Rd, London
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 13 May, Sun 27 May

More details - Comedy Club 4 Kids
Since 2005, the Comedy Club 4 Kids has been getting the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the international circuit to do their thing for an audience of children (aged 6+) and their families… but without the rude bits!
artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, London
Sun 22 Apr

More details - The Gingerbread Man
Imagine being born in an oven and the first person you meet wants to dunk you in his tea! Come and see the adventure of the deliciously smelling Gingerbread Man who finds his feet fast and sets off on the journey of a lifetime!
artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, London
Sun 29 Apr

More details - The Owl and the Pussycat
A jumbled journey of discovery. A show all about where, what and who our family are. A story about Owly-cat and his fellow family members Jumblie and Quangle Wangle Quee, inspired by the nonsense world of Edward Lear.
5 Nether St, Tally Ho Corner London
Sun 6 May

More details - Kaleidoscope
Blink. Blink again. What do you see? Day by day your world is filling up with colour, little one. Reds and blues, yellows and greens. Twinkling lights that glisten and gleam.
artsdepot 5 Nether St Tally Ho Corner London
Sun 13 May

More details - Love, Bombs and Apples
Love, Bombs and Apples is the comic and poignant new play from award winning playwright Hassan Addulrazzak (Baghdad Wedding, The Prophet) - a tale of four men, each from different parts of the globe, all experiencing a moment of revelation.
artsdepot, London
Thu 17 May

More details - Double Bill: The Suit and A Dream within a Midsummer Night’s Dream
Audiences can’t resist the ‘joyously unpredictable’ (Guardian) programmes danced by Ballet Black. Led by Artistic Director Cassa Pancho, this company celebrates dancers of black and Asian descent, showcasing technique, precision and grace in specially commissioned pieces.
Weston Auditorium, Hatfield
Thu 26 Apr

More details - dHPO - English Seascapes
The sea has long been a rich inspiration for composers living in the British Isles. The de Havilland Philharmonic Orchestra present an evening of works inspired by our coastal waters during the last century.
Weston Auditorium, Hatfield
Sun 13 May

More details - Sarah and Duck
Join Sarah and Duck and a host of your favourite friends including The Ribbon Sisters, The Shallots, Flamingo & John and Umbrella, as they plan a birthday party for Scarf Lady in their garden.
Weston Auditorium, Hatfield
Sat 19 May

RADLETT/SHENLEY  New!! 30s to 50sPlus PARTY (Launch) for Singles & Couples - Friday 27th April More details - RADLETT/SHENLEY  New!! 30s to 50sPlus PARTY (Launch) for Singles & Couples - Friday 27th April
30s to 50sPlus Party Nights for Singles and Couples with top DJ playing your favourite club classics ’70s to date. These parties are THE place for 30s to 50sPlus to drink, dance, socialise and meet new people. Monthly at Porters Park Golf Club, Shenley Hill, Radlett, Herts, WD7 7AZ.
Porters Park Golf Club, Shenley Hill, Radlett
Fri 27 Apr
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More details - Art exhibition by the Herts Artists' Network
As part of Earth Day 2018 this exhibition tackles the theme of ’Ending Plastic Pollution’. Aiming to raise awareness and celebrate our natural environment through art.
Mill Green Mill & Museum
Sun 22 Apr, Tue 24 Apr to Thu 26 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Tue 1 May to Thu 3 May, Sun 6 May, Tue 8 May to Thu 10 May, Sun 13 May, Tue 15 May to Thu 17 May, Sun 20 May

More details - Cheshunt & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Display by members of Goodmayes society. Organised by Cheshunt & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Mike Cording (Secretary).
The Spanish Ambassador’s Suite, Broxbourne Council Offices, Bishops’ College, Churchgate, Cheshunt
Fri 11 May

More details - Cheshunt & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Colin Tobitt displays. Organised by Cheshunt & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Mike Cording (Secretary).
The Spanish Ambassador’s Suite, Broxbourne Council Offices, Bishops’ College, Churchgate, Cheshunt
Mon 14 May

More details - Hand-painted silk exhibition
Silk painter Jane Harrison is holding her third solo exhibition of paintings, scarves and ties, which are all for sale. The paintings are all framed, the ties and scarves are sold individually and there are others available. They make beautiful and unique gifts for all occasions.
The Radlett Centre, Aldenham Ave, Radlett Radlett Radlett centre
Today to Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Mad Hatter's Arty Party
Join us in Arty Madness. Create a Tea Cup Wonderland. Gaze into your own Looking Glass. Make a Mini Mad Hat. Pom pom Flamingo making. Then off to the Tea Party for refreshments followed by Bonkers Games that only Alice could imagine. Hosted by Characters straight out of the magical book.
Salisbury House, Bury Street West, Edmonton
Mon 7 May

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby and Children's Market - Edgware and Mill Hill
Pop-up Baby & Children’s Market/Event and Fun Family Day Out The place where "Smart Parents" shop! SAVE up to 90% on quality pre-loved goods! FACE PAINTING and plenty more to keep the little ones amused!
NW7HUB, Mill Hill Library, Hartley Avenue, Mill Hill
Sun 22 Apr

More details - FUNNY FACES by Steve Dimmer
A double bill of two beautifully written plays based on the lives and loves of two British legends, Sid James and Joan Sims JOAN SIMS takes a walk down memory lane in SIMply JOAN.
Trestle Arts Base, Russet Drive, St Albans Herts

More details - Billie Richardson exhibition
At Trestle, we are passionate about supporting newly emerging local artists and giving them a platform for their creativity, so this Spring time we welcome Billie Richardson, a local artist into the Gallery Café for her first exhibition as a solo artist!
Trestle Arts Base Russet Drive
Today to Thu 3 May

More details - Pursued By A Bear | Foundry Festival 2018
Research and development of two new plays by exciting women writers, in celebration of the Suffragette Centenary, honouring Heroines, historical and contemporary, local and global.
Trestle Arts Base, Russet Drive, St Albans, Herts
Fri 18 May and Sat 19 May

More details - Faure Requiem
Faure Requiem Concert Adoramus Choir and Orchestra, conductor David Hooke, present a concert which features the orchestral version of the sublime Faure Requiem on Saturday 12th May 12.30 at the Latymer School Edmonton N9 9TN at 7.30p.m. The soprano soloist is Nicola Hooke and the Bass Baritone Ashley Mercer.
The Latymer School Edmonton
Sat 12 May

More details - Theatre Organ Concert
Michael Woolridge - The popular organist from the South Coast returns to St Albans
St Albans Organ Theatre, 320 Camp Road, St Albans Herts
Sat 12 May

More details - Musical Sunday Afternoon
Enjoy a musical Sunday Afternoon listening to this fascinating collection of unique self-playing musical instruments. Includes tea and coffee in the interval. (Every 2nd Sunday of the month March to November)
St Albans Organ Theatre, 320 Camp Road, St Albans Herts
Sun 13 May, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

More details - 5 St Regis Close - Open Garden for NGS
Cornucopia of sensual delights. Artist’s garden famous for architectural features and delicious cakes. New Oriental Tea House. Baroque temple, pagodas, Raku tiled mirrored wall conceals plant nursery. American Gothic shed overlooks Liberace Terrace and stairway to heaven.
5 St Regis Close, London
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Dogs Don’t Do Ballet
The funny tale of a little dog with a very big dream! Biff is not like other dogs. He doesn’t do dog stuff like weeing on lampposts, or scratching his fleas, or drinking out of the toilet. No, Biff likes moonlight and music and walking on his tiptoes. You see, Biff doesn’t think he’s a dog.
Millfield Theatre, Silver Street, Edmonton,

More details - De Havilland MRS - Annual Model Railway Exhibition
Two floors of exhibits all accessible to those with limited mobility. Over a dozen layouts in a variety of gauges including our famous large club layout Havil Junction and Shabbey Road an Underground Ernie-drive it yourself layout for youngsters and the young at heart.
Ludwick Way Methodist Church, Ludwick Way (by Woodhall Parade),Welwyn Garden City

More details - De Havilland Model Railway Society - Annual Exhibition
Two floors of exhibits all accessible to those with limited mobility. Over a dozen layouts and gauges from GN15 to G. Our famous club layout Havil Junction will be running together with Shabbey Road our infamous Underground Ernie layout for children and adults.
Ludwick Way Methodist Church,Welwyn Garden City

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Muswell Hill
Bach to Baby is the critically acclaimed classical concert series for babies, toddlers and their carers. Tots dance, roam about and revel in the wonder of live music, while you take a moment out of your busy day to hear top notch performances by outstanding musicians, with your young babes in tow.
Muswell Hill Baptist Church 2 Dukes Avenue London
Thu 10 May

More details - Princes Avenue Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
In a beautiful Edwardian avenue in the heart of Muswell Hill Conservation Area, two very different gardens reflect the diverse life styles of their owners. The charming garden at No 17 is designed for relaxing and entertaining . Although south facing it is shaded by large surrounding trees - among which is a ginko.
Princes Avenue Gardens, Muswell Hill
Sun 13 May

More details - Singers at the Barn
‘Songs for a Royal Wedding’ Come along to ’Singers at the Barn’ on Sunday 6th May to join in the celebrations for the forthcoming Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Barn Theatre Club Room, Handside Lane, Welwyn Garden City
Sun 6 May

More details - Made in Dagenham- The Musical
Made in Dagenham - the true story that earned women equal pay is being performed by the Welwyn Thalians at the Campus West (Hawthorne Theatre) in Welwyn Garden City from Wednesday 9th May to Saturday 12th May.
Campus West (Hawthorne Theatre) Welwyn Garden City
Wed 9 May to Sat 12 May

More details - Lemsford Fete
Our traditional village fete truly has something for everyone. From Maypole & country dancing, choirs, a huge variety of live music: classical, pop and folk.
St John’s C of E Primary School & St John’s Church, Lemsford, Welwyn Garden City
Mon 7 May

More details - Lemsford Village Fete
The 2018 Lemsford Fete will be held at St John’s School and Church on Monday 7th May. As is traditional, this splendid event will provide a true English country fete experience with maypole dancing, coconut shy, tea-cup ride, live music and a Pimms and Hertfordshire Real Ale tent.
St. Johns C of E Primary School, Lemsford Village, Lemsford, Welwyn Garden City
Mon 7 May

More details - The Hertfordshire Concert Band, On Stage Take one
The Hertfordshire Concert Band ar perfoming a wonderful Charity concert of film music for the whole family Saturday 21th April 7.
St Francies Church Church Road Welwyn Garden City