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

More details - The Waterboys
The Waterboys. Artists performing: Waterboys.: Tickets avaiable.
Watford Colosseum, Watford
Mon 30 Apr

More details - Watford 10K
The ever popular Watford 10k returns once again in 2018. The race takes place along the beautiful Bluebell Route in Cassiobury Park. The long-established race, organised on behalf of Watford Mencap will, once again, be looking to attract runners of all abilities, from novices to experienced runners.
Cassiobury Park, Watford
Sun 6 May

More details - Watford Philharmonic Society:  From Major to Minor
The Watford Philharmonic Society will be performing both Dvorak’s Mass in D Major and Beethoven’s Symphony No 9 in D Minor.
Watford Colosseum, Rickmansworth Road, Watford
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Benjamin Grosvenor : Octagon Music Society
J.S. Bach: French Suite No 5 Brahms: Four Pieces Op 119 Brett Dean: Hommage à Brahms Debussy: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune (arranged Borwick) Berg: Piano Sonata Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit
The Clarendon Muse, Watford Grammar School for Boys, 70 Rickmansworth Road, Watford
Sun 22 Apr

Watford Celebration 2018 More details - Watford Celebration 2018
This is Watford’s colourful multicultural free annual festival with performances of music, dance and drama, as well as demonstrations of martial and other arts, international lunch time food from the communities in Watford, activities for children including a bouncy castle, activity tables and face painting, and
Multi Cultural Community Centre and St Michael and All Angels Church, and Littlebury Hall, 70, Durban Road, Watford
Mon 7 May
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More details - NATIONAL TRUST Watford and District Association
Josh Kalms is the Hertfordshire & Middlsex Wildlife Trust’s People and Wildlife Officer for Affinity Water Sites. He will give an overview of the Affinity Biodiversity Project and the work involved in it.
Stanborough Centre, 609 St Albans Road, Garston, Watford, Hertfordshire
Thu 3 May

More details - “UK Birds of Prey – on a Wing and a Prayer” - Jeff Knott
Illustrated talk organised by Watford Local RSPB Group. Jeff Knott is Head of Nature Policy at the RSPB. He has been working on bird of prey conservation for the last 10 years. His talk will cover the continuing and illegal persecution of hen harriers on grouse moors.
Stanborough Centre, 609, St Albans Rd, Watford
Wed 9 May

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Pop-up Baby & Children’s Market/ Event and Fun Family Day
The place where "Smart Parents" shop! SAVE up to 90% on quality pre-loved goods! Plenty to keep the little ones amused. Buy & sell babies’ & children’s toys, clothes & equipment. For some fantastic pre-loved buying & selling tips, visit our website.
Westfield Academy Tolpits Lane WATFORD
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 16 Jun

More details - Ben Hur - The greatest Roman epic comedy spoof since The Life of Brian!
WORLD AMATEUR PREMIERE An epic comedy… The greatest Roman epic comedy spoof since The Life of Brian! A sensational, awe-inspiring and unforgettable staging of General Lew Wallace’s timeless classic Ben Hur including sea battles, chariot racing and leprosy!
Pump House Theatre, Local Board Road, Watford
Wed 25 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Watford Model Railway Exhibition
The South West Herts Model Railway Society is pleased to announce its 38th Annual Model Railway exhibition which will be held in Watford on 12th May 2018. Over 20 quality layouts have been invited from across the country covering a range of timescales from the early 20th century to the present day.
Queens School, Aldenham Road, Watford
Sat 12 May

More details - 4 Ormonde Road - Open Garden for NGS
Beautifully planted frontage entices visitors to a large rear garden. A calm oasis enclosed by mature hedging. A rare variegated flowering tulip tree provides dappled shade alongside rhododendrons, peonies, magnolias and diverse acers. Lavender hues of phlox foam along the raised patio.
4 Ormonde Road, Northwood
Sun 13 May

More details - Pie Corner - Open Garden for NGS
A garden designed to complement the modern classical house. Formal areas near the house, with views down the valley, include lawns and a formal pool. The garden becomes more informal towards the woodland edge. A dry garden leads through new meadow planting to the vegetable garden.
Pie Corner, Abbots Langley
Sun 13 May

More details - Mill End community Open Day on 28th April From 12pm to 3pm.  Fun Day
Our Program detail entails the following: Mill End Community Centre Open Day on 28th April from 12pm to 3pm - Dance and singing performances from the locals in the community.
Old School Building, Church Lane, Mill End, Rickmansworth
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Plant Sale in aid of Michael Sobell Hospice
The BLOOMING marvellous annual plant sale in aid of Michael Sobell Hospice Charity, Northwood, returns on Saturday 12th May, 10.00am-12.
Michael Sobell Hospice (gardens) Mount Vernon Hospital Northwood
Sat 12 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 - Sing Haydn's 'Creation' with Chorleywood Choral Society
Chorleywood Choral Society will be performing Haydn’s ’Creation’, with Berkhamsted Choral Society, at St Peter’s Church, Berkhamsted on Saturday, 8th September.
rehearsals on Monday evenings from 8-10pm at Chorleywood Free Church, Hillside Road, Chorleywood
Mon 30 Apr, Mon 7 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 - Harrow Art Society's Spring Exhibtion
Harrow Art Society’s 78th Spring Exhibition will be held at Harrow Arts Centre, featuring paintings, sculpture, and mixed media from the members including Roy Rodgers, Cheryl Gould, Marcia Kuperberg, Linda Zelin, Gordon Adams, Jonathan Hutchins, Bhavisha Mehta, Brian Cowan, Humay Jairazbhoy and Cookie
Harrow Arts Centre
Today to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Maple Lodge Nature Reserve - Open Weekend
Over the weekend of 12th and 13th May this private nature reserve will be open to the public. The reserve is one of Rickmansworth’s hidden secrets and is home to a rich variety of wildlife including waterfowl, woodland birds, bats and butterflies.
Maple Lodge Close, Maple Cross, Rickmansworth
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Chenies Manor Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
C14/15 Manor House within award-winning gardens. Throughout the garden permanent herbaceous plantings are complemented by two distinct seasonal plantings for spring and summer.
Chenies Manor Gardens, Rickmansworth
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Pinner St George's Celebration and Wheelbarrow Race
Pinner High Street will be closed to traffic and transformed into a family friendly venue with entertainment for everyone, including English Miscellany folk dancers, live music from local band Simply Gray, Punch and Judy, a petting farm, face painting, children’s rides, plus food stalls and much more.
High Street, Pinner
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Neo-Romantic Book Illustration in Britain 1943 – 1955
Our Special Exhibition is about the Neo-Romantic period in illustration after World War II. A new spirit of romanticism – a focus on nature, emotion and individual expression - suffused book and magazine illustration, as people reacted against the gloom of blackout and rationing.
Heath Robinson Museum, 50 West End Lane, PINNER (In Pinner Memorial Park)
Today, Sun 22 Apr, Thu 26 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - May Day at the Manor
May Day Festival returns to the newly restored Headstone Manor & Museum! Come down to Headstone Manor & Museum and enjoy a day of fabulous family fun including a Punch and Judy puppet show, Reptile Displays and lots of Children’s activities.
Headstone Manor and Museum Pinner View Harrow
Mon 7 May

More details - The Argument
Darkly funny, The Argument shows how a small disagreement over an unimportant subject can lead to big arguments. A young couple have different opinions on a film and, as the discussion becomes more heated, life-changing differences come to the fore. Before long, family and friends are also engulfed.
Abbey Theatre, Westminster Lodge, Holywell Hill, St Albans
Today to Sat 28 Apr

More details - On Golden Pond
Norman, an irascible eighty-year-old, and his wife Ethel have spent summers at their lake house for nearly fifty years. But when Ethel offers to look after the teenage son of their daughter’s fiancé, the elderly couple find their idyll both challenged and enriched.
Abbey Theatre, Westminster Lodge, Holywell Hill, St Albans
Fri 11 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Calamity Jane
WOS Productions is delighted to be performing this wild, warm and humorous ’Musical Western’ set in the Old West of Deadwood City, based on the 1953 film starring Doris Day. Calamity Jane can outrun and outshoot any man in Deadwood.
Winston Churchill Hall, Pinn Way, Ruislip
Wed 2 May to Sat 5 May

Mayor’s Charity Day held by the    Uxbridge Classic Vehicle Club. More details - Mayor’s Charity Day held by the    Uxbridge Classic Vehicle Club.
40+ Vintage & Classic vehicles will be on display along Manor Farm drive way from 10am till 4pm in aid of the Mayor’s chosen charity.
Manor Farm Drive Ruislip Middlesex
Sat 5 May
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More details - Handel's Messiah in St Albans Cathedral
St Albans Choral Society and Orchestra Nova perform Handel’s Messiah in St Albans Cathedral. Soloists are Helen-Jane Howells, soprano, William Purefoy, countertenor, Christopher Bowen, tenor, and Alexander Ashworth, baritone. Conductor George Vass.
St Albans Cathedral, Sumpter Yard, Holywell Hill, St Albans

More details - FREE Philosophy & Mindfulness Open Evening and Taster Session
Let your daily life become a journey of self-discovery. The Practical Philosophy course brings together people from all walks of life to discuss ideas and principles from some of the world’s great philosophical teachings, eastern as well as western. But this is just the start.
Friends’ Meeting House, Upper Lattimore Road, St Albans
Tue 1 May

More details - loadofhaymarket
A craft and food market filled with exceptional Craft and mouth watering food hand made craft to a high standard with a children’s workshop to keep the little mites happy
Deane Park Hall Long Drive
Sun 6 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

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 - Butterflies Table Top Sale & Community Coffee Morning, Saturday 12th May
A Table Top Sale with a variety of items and ideas, Crafts, Jewellery, Preloved things, Books, Homemade Cakes, Raffle, Tombola, Refreshments. Why not meet up with friends for Coffee & Cake? Admission is FREE.! How about having a table of your own? sell some of your things and make some money for your self !.
Ickenham Village Hall, Swakeleys Road,
Sat 12 May

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 - 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 - 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 - Hills House - Open Garden for NGS
A C16, 3 acre garden, in Denham Village with an impressive collection of majestic specimen trees, walled garden and designated shrub borders. A large rose garden and perennial border frame a sunken buxus parterre, and annual display of baskets that flow to an orchard on long gravel paths.
Hills House, Denham Village
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Top Girls by Caryl Churchill
Proscenium Presents: Top Girls by Caryl Churchill In this amusing, provocative play Marlene celebrates her promotion to head of a recruitment agency by inviting five women from history to dinner at a restaurant.
Compass Theatre, Glebe Avenue, Ickenham
Wed 25 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Denham Giant Car Boot Sale
Every Saturday. Sellers Set up from 7am. Sellers: Cars £15 - small size vans from £18. Buyers: £2 from 9am - 11am, £1 from 11am. Kids under 12 go free. MASSIVE, BUSY, POPULAR, ESTABLISHED EVENT. No bookings - ENQ 07947 121336. email
Denham Roundabout Main A40, Nr Uxbridge (from M40 then exit junc 1) Bucks, corner Denham Court Drive
Today, Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May, 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 - Folk Music Concert
Politics and humour from singer songwriter Robb Johnson with support from Aiden,Patterson,Dashwood
Uxbridge RNA, 388b Long Lane, Hillingdon,
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Folk Concert – Robb Johnson + Alden, Patterson & Dashwood
Robb Johnson: I have to confess that Robb Johnson is one of my personal favourite ever performers and it’s a real delight for me to see him at Uxbridge. He’s often thought of as a political singer – and it’s true that a lot of his songs are about political issues.
Uxbridge Folk Club, 388b Long Lane, Hillingdon (2 mins from Hillingdon Underground Station)
Thu 26 Apr

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 - Gerrards Cross Comedy Evening
With Matt Richardson Troy Hawke Jenny Collier Alex Boardman
Gerrards Cross Community Association, The Memorial Centre, 8 East Common, Gerrards Cross,
Fri 27 Apr

Circus Normandie More details - Circus Normandie
Roll Up Roll Up as Circus Normandie returns to Gerrard’s Cross West Common! The circus does not involve animals, but instead guarantees all the ingredients of a spectacular show, including mischievous clowns, nimble acrobatics, talented jugglers, daring aerialists & more. 90 minutes of fun for all the family!
West Common, Gerrard’s Cross
Fri 4 May to Mon 7 May
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More details - Mapdance Spring Tour
‘…leaping and turning in zesty spurts with an insouciance that leaves nothing to chance’ Donald Hutera Mapdance, University of Chichester’s MA touring company performs diverse repertoire by renowned and upcoming contemporary choreographers.
The Sandpit Theatre, The Ridgeway, St Albans
Wed 9 May

More details - Victoria & Abdul (12) Screening
As part of our new ’Sandpit Curated’ film programme, we are pleased to present an afternoon screening of the fabulous period drama ’Victoria & Adbul’. Abdul Karim arrives from India to participate in Queen Victoria’s golden jubilee.
The Sandpit Theatre, The Ridgeway, St Albans
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 - 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 - 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