What's on in Letchworth GC (9 Aug - 16 Aug)
Here’s our round-up of some events over the coming week, compiled by the Local & Tourist Information Centre, also available in The Comet. For more information visit the Local & Tourist Information Centre’s website here.
Play Rangers: Thursday, August 9. Sessions for children aged 4 – 11 years organised by North Hertfordshire District Council, will held at the following locations: Wilbury Recreation Ground, Archers Way from 9.30am to 11am; Baldock Road Recreation Ground from 12.30 to 2pm;The Grange Recreation Ground, Gaunts Way from 3pm to 4.30pm; and Friday, August 10 at Lordship, Blackmore Playing Fields from 9.30am to 11am; Norton Common, Icknield Way, from 12.30pm to 2pm. Booking not required. For more details visit www.north-herts.gov.uk
Artists’ Network Bedfordshire: Now until August 30.This vibrant artist-led organisation promotes original works of art and craft created by Bedfordshire-based artists. The exhibition showcases some of the varied talents and individual styles of members, using many types of media both traditional and modern. At Letchworth Arts Centre, 2 The Arcade. Open Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm and Saturday 10am to 3pm. Admission free. For more details call 01462-670788 or visit www.letchwortharts.org
Toys and Games: Thursday, August 9. Join the ‘History Man’ to find out which toys and games were played in the past and have a go! At Letchworth Museum & Art Gallery, Broadway. For children aged seven years and over. Sessions from 10.30am to 12 noon, 1pm to 2.30pm and 2.45pm to 4.15pm. Booking essential. Admission is free. For more details and to book your place, call 01462 685647.
Tom Jones Tribute Act: Saturday, August 11. Enjoy a two course meal, tribute act and disco. At The Mercure Letchworth Hall Hotel, Letchworth Lane. Arrival from 7pm. Tickets £20 per person. Book for any other three shows and get 50% off the fourth. For more details contact Loren on 01462 650503 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Behind the scenes at the Museum: An opportunity to see the work that goes on behind the scenes, find out what the museum service has in its collection, and put forward your thoughts about new displays. At Letchworth Museum and Art Gallery, Broadway. Open daily 10am to 5pm. Closed Wednesday, Sunday and Bank Holidays. Admission free. For more details call 01462 685647.
70’s and 80’s Nostalgia Quiz: Saturday, August 11. Pull on your flares, ruche down those legwarmers and puff up that perm. Now you’re ready to relive the 70s and 80s with a nostalgia quiz! Come and test your knowledge or simply relive those moments in the decades that style forgot. At Letchworth Arts Centre, 2 The Arcade. Admission at 8pm. Tickets are £6 for a table of four people. For more details call 01462-670788 or visit www.letchwortharts.org
General Market: Saturday, August 11. Regular monthly Market in Garden Square Shopping Centre between 9am to 4pm.
Letchworth Centre for Healthy Living: Classes continue throughout the summer break including pre-natal and post-natal yoga, baby massage, pilates, T’ai Chi, zumba, baby and junior ballet and much more. At Letchworth Centre for Healthy Living, Rosehill Hospital, Hitchin Road. For a summer programme and more details call Jaqui on 01462 678804 or visit www.letchworthcentre.org
The Magic of Colour: An exhibition of pen and ink drawings by Gillian Romeo. Gillian Romeo trained and worked as a graphic designer before deciding to spend more time on fine art by producing mainly commissioned portraits for clients. At Letchworth Arts Centre, 2 The Arcade. Open Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm and Saturday 10am to 3pm. Admission free. For more details call 01462 670788 or visit www.letchwortharts.org
Social Dancing: Wednesday, August 15. Shake off those mid-week blues and dance at the Spirella Ballroom, Bridge Street. From 8pm until 10.30pm.
A warm welcome to all Ballroom, Latin and Sequence dancers of all abilities. Admission is £6.50 on the door. For more details contact David Watkins on 01234 300179.
Letchworth Tennis Sports & Club Kids Camp: Until Friday, August 31. This club is perfect for kids who want to try a bit of everything! Tennis, football, hockey, badminton and much more! At Letchworth Sports and Tennis Club, Muddy Lane from 9am to 3.30pm, late stay until 5.30pm available. Refreshments can be ordered in advance at extra cost. Prices from £20 a day for non-members. For more details call 01462 675444.
School Holiday Activities: Looking for things to do in the summer holidays? Then why not pop in to Letchworth Garden City’s Local and Tourist Information Centre at 33-35 Station Road to find out local events and activities or for help planning a trip away in the U.K.