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
Three renowned global adventurers will be coming to Welwyn Garden City to share their stories of extraordinary exploration on Tuesday 1st May.
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to row across the Atlantic? Do you want to hear from a seasoned mountaineer and extreme triathlete?
Made in Dagenham is a modern musical show depicting the events that happened at Ford motor company in later 1960 that started the movement towards equal pay for women. This is a very fun show, comic in places and deadly serious in others. It’s a show that will leave you with great sense of well being.
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
An idyllic and atmospheric setting. A riverside retreat of over an acre in rural position adjacent to a ford. The River Lea widens and forms the boundary to this wildlife haven which could be a setting for ’Wind in the Willows’. Sally’s cottage garden reflects her unique eclectic style.
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
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.
The annual Hertford Arts Festival will run from 6th April – Sunday 6th May to showcase and promote the local arts. This event will coinside with the Hertford Arts Society Exhibition, Hertford Theatre week, and Courtyard Arts Society Exhibition.
Visit 25 pop-up art exhibition venues around Hertford. Artwork ranges from sculptures to textile, oil to watercolour. Trail maps available at the Town & Tourist Information Centre and most art is available for purchase.
To mark the end of the Hertford Arts Festival, Hertford Castle will open its doors to the public for the first time this year. Visitors are welcome to explore the Castle Gatehouse and grounds free of charge.
Join HAlS for this talk from retired detective and crime historian Paul Stickler on an astounding murder case from Hitchin in 1919. Get a glimpse of how serious cases were handled by the local police and why Scotland Yard had to be brought to Hitchin to continue the investigation. Was the culprit ever caught?
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
Register Office Block
Fame is ‘gonna live forever’! Following the lives of a diverse group of students at the New York School of Performing Arts, the show charts successes and struggles, enthusiasm and talents of pupils from their initial audition through years of hard work to graduation.
A 6-acre garden set in mature landscape around Elizabethan Manor House (not open). 1-acre walled garden incl glasshouses, fruit and vegetables, double herbaceous borders, rose and herb beds. Herbaceous perennial island beds, topiary specimens. Parterre and temple pond garden surround the house.
Come to the Stapleford Flower Festival on the spring bank holiday Sunday 6th and 7th May from 12.00 noon until 4.30 p.m! This year we are celebrating as our flower festival has been running for 50 years!
ST MARYS CHURCH, CHURCH LANE, STAPLEFORD, NR HERTFORD HERTS
‘…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.
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.
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!
Adapted for stage from his book ‘The Nose That Nobody Picked’ The Mucusical by David Parkin
Shortlisted for the James Reckitt Hull Children’s Book Award 2017
A rip snorting yarn for all the family … with songs … and snot
One day Christopher (Kirsty Mealing, Scuffle Box Theatre Company), a keen, but unorthodox
As part of Kimpton May Festival Bank Holiday Weekend
Discover affordable and original paintings, ceramics, glass and other media - celebrating the
work of established and emerging talent from around Hertfordshire and beyond.
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
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
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
Spectacular formal woodland garden, Grade 1 listed, laid out 1720. Long rides lined with clipped beech hedges lead to temples, statues, lake and a terraced theatre. Seasonal displays of snowdrops, daffodils, cowslips, irises, magnolias, rhododendrons, lilies. Wild flowers are encouraged.
Before we know it Spring will be upon us, and by popular demand, so will this festival......
Showcasing the quality of live music in the UK; with The Pretty Things headlining and five other very different, but striking bands, this will undoubtedly be another a great festival and an occasion not to miss!
"This act is fun from start to finish!" The Stage
The Bootleg Bee Gees celebrate the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Fever with a show featuring all the seventies disco classics, along with other famous Bee Gees hits from the sixties, like "Massachusetts" and "Words", plus eighties favourites made famous by...
Our 5th Music Medley fundraising concert brings a mix of music and dance with something for everyone:
St George’s School Jazz Band
Harpenden Musical Theatre Company perform Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo
Abafando - classical music with a twist
Elizabeth Bottone and David Crew - a musical
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
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
9 to 5’s outrageous and hilarious story of friendship and revenge is set in the late 1970s, an era long before computers, cell phones, and political correctness, when women in the office were clerks or secretaries, at their male bosses’ beck and call, typing and filing, getting the tea and seldom seriously
Spotlight Theatre, Cock Lane near High Street, Hoddesdon
The Friends of Nobel School are holding a Barn Dance on Saturday 19th May to raise funds for the school. The evening will include a band and professional caller, licensed bar and fish and chip supper. Vegetarian options are available and there will also be a raffle on the evening. Adults only.
Working Model Railway Layouts
‘G’ Scale, ‘0’ Gauge, ‘00’ Gauge and ‘N’ Gauge.
Radio Controlled Model Trucks & Boats.
Train rides for children.
Sales Stand, Tombola and Refreshments
Free parking for disabled adjacent to club site. Free parking for other users off Nazeing New Road (B194), at EN10 6TD.
HODDESDON MODEL AND RAILWAY CLUB,
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.