What's On in Letchworth - 12 to 19 April

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.

Letchworth Ark: Today, Thursday. A weekly Community Drop-in Centre for homeless and vulnerable people. Offering practical and emotional support, including hot drinks, food, clothing and toiletries. At The Salvation Army, Norton Way North. From 9.30am – 12pm. For more details call 01462 677263.

Standalone Farm – Easter Fun: Today, Thursday and tomorrow, Friday. Hop down to Standalone Farm and join in the final days of Easter fun. From making bunny ears to fluffy pompom chicks, there will be plenty to keep you busy. At Standalone Farm, Wilbury Road. Open 10am – 5pm daily. All activities included in entrance fee. For more details visit www.standalonefarm.com.

Open Door Coffee Morning: Today, Thursday. Come and visit our beautiful building. Free refreshments and a warm welcome. At Letchworth Free Church Hall, Norton Way South. From 10.30am to 12pm.

D’Feet MND Walk: Saturday, April 14. This walk around Letchworth Garden City Greenway is in memory of Pete Jackson and continues the 12 walks in 2017/18. Meet at The Fox, Willian. Registration from 8.30am. Walk starts at 9am and returns by 2pm. For more details visit www.mndassociation.org.uk.

Open Session: Saturday, April 14. Your chance to speak to Heritage Foundation staff and Governors. At Heritage Advisory Centre, Station Road. From 10am to 12pm. For more details call 01462 476694 or visit www.letchworth.com.

Spring Sale: Saturday, April 14. Pop along to Macfadyen Webb House spring sale, with raffle, tombola, bric-a-brac, refreshments and more. At Macfadyen Webb House, Norton Way North. From 10am – 12pm. For more details call 01462 685202.

Folk Art Paper Cutting: Saturday, April 14. A workshop for adults and age 14+ with artist Vanessa Stone. At the Settlement, Nevells Road. From 10am to 12.30pm. £15 per person. All materials supplied and refreshments. Book at www.vanessastoneartist.com or call Vanessa 07981 503383.

Luisa Miller: Saturday, April 14. The Met Opera Cinema: Placido Domingo stars in this revival of Luisa Miller, which has not been seen at the MET since 2006. At Broadway Cinema, Eastcheap. Starts 5.15pm. Tickets £19 includes a complimentary drink on arrival. For more details and to book call 01462 681088 or visit www.broadway-letchworth.com.

Saturday Social Dance: Saturday, April 14. Come along for an evening of Sequence and Ballroom dancing. At Letchworth Free Church Hall, Norton Way South. From 7.30pm to 10pm. Admission £5.00. Everyone welcome. For more details call Janice on 07766 685679.

Mindful Movement for Health and Well-being: Sunday, April 15. The second of five fascinating monthly workshops that look at the body/mind relationship towards harmonious well-being through an Eastern and Western perspective. Wood, fire, earth & metal. Attend any or all. At The Letchworth Centre for Healthy Living, Hitchin Road. 10am – 1pm. Sessions £35 each. For more details and to book call Doe Warnes on 07981 115418 or email doe.warnes@gmail.com.

The Creation Station - Baby Discover: Monday, April 16. Baby discovery is a unique baby learning & development experience with inspiring creative play & treasured artworks. At Mrs Howard Memorial Hall, Norton Way South. From 9.45am – 10.30am. Booking required as places are limited. For more details and to book call Chantal Craig on 07787 171546 or visit www.the creationstation.co.uk/chantalcraig.

Letchworth Heritage Bridge Club: Monday, April 16. At Fortescue Hall, Pixmore Way, (Broadway end). Central Letchworth with parking. Every Monday at 1.00pm. All players welcome, members £2.50, visitors £3.50. Also a relaxed learning group for beginners and improvers on Fridays at 10.00am. For more details call Marion on 01462 730289.

Vintage Swing Dance Classes: Monday, April 16. Learn to swing dance, jitterbug and jive! Whether you are an absolute beginner with two left feet or a seasoned pro, these weekly swing dance classes have something for everyone. No partner or pre-booking required. At Brotherhood Hall, Gernon Road. From 8pm – 11pm. Admission £10 includes 2 classes, social/practice time and refreshments. For more details visit www.jiveswing.com.

Citizens Advice North Herts - Energy Clinic: Wednesday, April 18. It is now easier than ever to choose the best energy deal. Find out how by bringing your bill to this weekly drop in clinic and be switched to a better deal. At Citizens Advice, 49 Station Road. From 1pm - 3pm.

British in India: Wednesday, April 18. A talk by Mike Trenchard on “How East India Company and other records can be used in family history research” for the Family History Group. At Mrs Howard Memorial Hall, Norton Way South. Starts at 8pm. Admission £4 non-members, £2 members. For more details visit www.ldfhg.org.uk.

Mark Harrison & Charles Benfield: Wednesday, April 18. Baldock & Letchworth Blues, Folk & Roots Club. At The Orange Tree, Norton Road, Baldock. Starts at 8.30pm. Members and non-member concessions £9, Member concessions £8, non-members £10. Accompanied children free. For more details call 01767 683583.