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.
Saturday Night Dance Dates: Saturday, March 2. Ballroom – Latin – Sequence, music by Janice. At the Spirella Ballroom, Bridge Road. From 7.30pm to 10.30pm. Entry is £7.50 per person. For further information contact Jan on 07811 053648 or visit www.come-dance.co.uk.
Impact Goals: Sunday, March 3. Integrating your goals with your values helps you to achieve your aspirations, giving you the motivation, method and momentum to live your dreams. In aid of the Garden House Hospice Care. At the Letchworth Centre for Healthy Living, Hitchin Road. Starts at 2pm.
Pop Divas Live! Sunday, March 3. Get ready for the best songs from all your favourite female stars in one fabulous fun-packed show. Little Mix will cast some Black Magic and Taylor Swift will Shake It Off as four enormously talented girls bring you up close and personal with the greatest female pop performers of today. At The Broadway Theatre, Eastcheap. From 3pm. Tickets cost £14.50. Call 01462 681088 or visit www.broadway-letchworth.com.
Letchworth Film Club: Sunday, March 3. This month’s film club screening is ‘Loveless’. At Broadway Cinema, Eastcheap. Starts at 7.45pm. Annual membership £33, concessions £28. Guests £5, concessionary guests £4 on the door. For more details call Peter on 01462 671679 or visit www.broadway-letchworth.com.
Baby Rhyme Time: Monday, March 3. Baby Rhyme Times are fun sessions of songs and rhymes suitable for babies and toddlers of all ages. At Letchworth Library, Broadway. From 10.30am – 11am. Free event.
Herts Health Walks: Tuesday, March 5. Enjoy the countryside and local green spaces, with these free walks led by qualified volunteer leaders. A three mile + walk. Meet at Three Horseshoes, Norton. At 10.30am. For more details visit www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/healthwalks or call 01992 588433. No booking required, just turn up.
North Herts Road Runners: Tuesday, March 5 and Thursday 7. North Herts Road Runners is a lively, friendly and sociable running club with around 150 members. At Letchworth Sports and Tennis Club, Muddy lane. At 7:15pm. For more information visit www.nhrr.org.uk.
Active Letchworth – Strength & Stretch: Wednesday, March 6. Maintain strength, flexibility and healthy joints. A variety of cardio, toning, mobility, strength and balance adapted to participants needs. At Broadway Gallery, 2 The Arcade. From 12.10pm – 12.50pm. For more details and to book sessions call 01462 474838.
North Herts Organ Society: Wednesday, March 6. Enjoy all kinds of music, played by professional electronic organists, on the first Wednesday of the month. At The Icknield Centre, Icknield Way. Doors open 7pm, concert starts 7.30pm. Entry £6 members, visitors £7. For more information or to book call Jean 01462 683604.
Pip Squeak Wilfred – Looking for your Family History: Wednesday, March 6. A talk to National Trust North Hertfordshire Association by a local man, Bill Wilson, related to WW1, not about the war but about relatives he knew nothing about until 2008. At Christchurch, Bedford Road, Hitchin. At 7.30pm. Admission £2, visitors welcome, NT membership not required.
Little Smashers: Thursday, March 7. Music and French Parent and Toddler Group. At St Francis College, Broadway. From 9:15 – 10:00. Cost is £2 per child or £1 per sibling. For more information call 01462 670511.
Go with the Flow: Art Nouveau: Thursday, March 7. A lecture by Vivienne Lawes - The sinuous, characteristically whiplash forms that provide the blueprint for Art Nouveau are seen time and again in the fine and decorative art of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. At Spirella Ballroom, Bridge Road. Lectures at 11am and 2pm. Visitors £7.
Afternoon Tea and Cakes for Macmillan Cancer Support: Thursday, March 7. An afternoon of tea and cakes in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. At Sax House, Western Close. From 2pm - 4pm.
LALG Whist Club: Thursday, March 7. Join this Letchworth Arts and Leisure Group for a friendly and fun weekly whist drive. New members of all levels welcome. At Letchworth Free Church Hall, Norton Way South. Starts 7.15pm. For more details call David on 01462 636373.
Playhouse Creatures: Thursday, March 7 until Saturday, March 9. The Settlement Players present “Playhouse Creatures” by April de Angelis. A moving and often comic account of the precarious lives of five of the most famous restoration actresses (Nell Gwyn, Elizabeth Farley, Rebecca Marshall, Elizabeth Barry and Mary Betterton). At The Little Theatre, Letchworth Settlement, 229 Nevells Road. Doors open 7.15pm, curtain up 7.30pm. Tickets £8 in person from David’s Music, Eastcheap or at www.settlement-players.co.uk/tickets.
Mark Steel – Every Little Thing’s Gonna Be Alright: Thursday, March 7. A few years ago, it seemed unlikely that the UK would vote to leave the EU; we had a reasonable opposition to the Tory Government; Donald Trump was a buffoon who surely wasn’t going to beat Hillary Clinton and Mark was living the married suburban ideal, since then it’s all gone downhill! But don’t worry as Mark thinks Every Little Thing’s Gonna Be Alright. At Broadway Theatre, Eastcheap. Starts 8pm. Tickets £16. For more details and to book call 01462 681088 or visit www.broadway-letchworth.com.
Allistair Covell: Canvas to Carpet: On now until Sunday, May 5. This exhibition presents a series of Allistair Covell’s abstract hand-knitted carpets or “woven paintings” and surveys the artist’s creative practice over the last five years. At the Broadway Studio & Gallery, 2 The Arcade. Open 10am – 5pm Wednesday – Saturday and 10am – 4pm Sunday. For more details visit www.broadway-letchworth.com.