Events for April.
For full details see the BArts Programme, available at One Stop Shops and other venues, or call 01992 465383.
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‘My Kind of Music’ From Show and Film Music to Pop Songs and Classical - Something for every taste! Free lunchtime music sponsored by BArts, featuring pianist Barbara Manning. 12noon - 2pm, the Spotlight Café Bar, Hoddesdon.
5TH - 6TH MUSICAL THEATRE
‘The Addams Family’. The Vallé Youth Theatre Company. 7.30pm at Vallé Studio Theatre. Tickets £9 adult, £6 child. Box Office 01992 622862
‘Pepys and the Great Fire of London’ by Stephen Palmer. Monthly meeting of the Lea Valley U3A from 1pm, speaker at 2pm. New members and visitors welcome. The Spotlight, Hoddesdon. Contact Lee Rayner 01992 465383. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
‘Free Speech means Free Speech within the Law’. Lea Valley Discussion Group, 8pm, Methodist Church Hall, Middlefield Road, Hoddesdon. New members and guests welcome. 01920 877370.
‘The Glastonbabies Festival Show’ It starts as an interactive show and ends in a baby rave! presented by Mayhem at the G.O. Hub (Goffs Oak Village Hall). Minimum age 2yrs - Suitable for 2 - 5 yrs. 11.00am, Tickets £11 for combined 1 Adult + 1 child / £7 for each additional ticket, from Mayhem Office 01992 465100.
11TH FLORAL ART
Bring and Buy - Members only. Hoddesdon Floral Art Society. 2pm, Over 60's Centre, Jackson Hall, Burford Street, Hoddesdon. 01992 442907.
Peter Moore (trombone), Richard Uttley (piano). Hoddesdon Music Club. 7.30pm, United Reformed Church, Mill Lane, Broxbourne. Visitors welcome. Tickets £14, £12, Family £29, Young person (25 or under) £3 - on the door or www.hoddesdonmusic.org.uk.
‘The Life of a Professional Singer’ by Emily Yarrow. Monthly meeting of Broxbourne U3A. 10am, the Spotlight, Hoddesdon. Enquiries: Jane Burr 01992 443822. email: email@example.com
19TH APRIL - 29TH JUNE COURSE
‘Every Life Tells a Story’ Tutor: Janet Berenson. What makes a great life? Are some people born with a story? We will look at the lives of well-known people and also explore the stories of our own lives or those close to us and discover that every life has at least one story worth telling. Course Fee £54 for 10 weeks, 1st week without commitment. Hoddesdon and Broxbourne WEA. 10am, Broxbourne Parish Centre, St. Augustine’s Church. 01992 637881 or 01992 306598
19TH - 21ST PLAY
‘One Man Two Guvnors’ by Richard Bean. An English adaptation of The Servant of Two Masters, now set in Brighton, with Francis, an out-of-work skiffle player, becoming employed by two men. Complications ensue when he tries to avoid the two men meeting, not to mention many other characters and objects getting in the way. EHOS Players. 7.30pm and 2.30pm Sat Matinee, Victoria Hall, Old Harlow. Tickets £13 (Conc. £10), Sat Mat OAPs £5. Box Office 07903 722507 or ticketsource.co,uk/ehos
19TH - 21ST PLAY
‘Private Fears in Public Places’ by Alan Ayckbourn. Six people with six very separate lives are strangely linked by circumstances. Does Nicola really still want Dan? Can Stewart be on the verge of an office romance? Does Ambrose harbour a secret? Will Imogen ever find true love? And what deviant practices does Charlotte indulge in behind closed doors? There is humour and sadness, a fine balance between farce and slightly dark tragedy. Hoddesdon Players. 7.45pm, the Spotlight theatre, Hoddesdon. Tickets £15, (£13 Conc); £42 Family 4; Thursday ‘4 for 3’; Discounts for Supporters Club. Box Office 01279 319201 or email firstname.lastname@example.org; Spotlight 01992 441946 or www.hoddesdonplayers.org.uk (online booking)
23RD TOPICAL DISCUSSIONS
Lea Valley Discussion Group. 8pm, Methodist Church Hall, Middlefield Road, Hoddesdon. New members and guests welcome. 01920 877370.
26TH ART LECTURE
‘Gold of the Gods: Treasures of South America and the Search for El Dorado’ by Chloe Sayer. Coffee 10am, 10.30am start, the Spotlight, Hoddesdon. Guests Welcome. Tickets at reception on day £5. The Arts Society East Herts. Contact Julia Fulton 01707 324808.
‘The Job of a Laughtime’ by Brad Ashton. Monthly meeting of Cheshunt U3A from 1.30pm at Laura Trott Leisure Centre, Cheshunt. Guest speaker at approx 2.30pm. Secretary Toni Walsh 01992 428129. email: email@example.com