‘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.
Three Valleys Male Voice Choir concert celebrating 600th Anniversary of St. Mary’s Church, Churchgate, Cheshunt EN8 9NB. 7.30pm. Tickets from Tony Moore 01279 902452.
‘All My Loving - the lives of the Beatles’ by Tricia Thompson. Monthly meeting of the Lea Valley U3A from 1pm, speaker at 2pm. New Members and guests welcome. The Spotlight, Hoddesdon. Contact Lee Rayner 01992 465383. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
9TH TOPICAL DISCUSSIONS
Lea Valley Discussion Group. 8pm, Methodist Church Hall, Middlefield Road, Hoddesdon. New members and guests welcome. 01920 877370.
11TH FLORAL ART
‘Night Out at the Movies’ demonstration by Vijah Bhattia. Hoddesdon Floral Art Society. 2.00pm, Over 60's Centre, Jackson Hall, Burford Street, Hoddesdon. 01992 442907.
‘An Introduction to Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice’ by Lee Rayner, BArts. An informal and enlightening pre-performance talk, exploring themes, characters and language in one of Shakespeare’s best known plays … Money, Marriage, Promises and Prejudice, Cross-Dressing and a Courtroom Drama! 11.00am, Dinant Room, the Spotlight. Tickets £7, incl. coffee. £5 if booked with ticket for play in the evening. Box Office 01992 441946.
12TH OPEN AIR PLAY
Open-air Theatre - ‘The Merchant of Venice’ presented by BArts in conjunction with Illyria. Money, a Marriage Lottery, Promises and Prejudice, Cross-Dressing and a Courtroom Drama….. Shakespeare’s play has all the ingredients of a light-hearted romantic comedy, but there are underlying serious issues! Illyria promise a production to keep you on the edge of your seat! Adults £16 (£15), Under 16 and Students £9, Family 4 - £45. Groups by arrangement. 7.30pm, the Spotlight Gardens, Hoddesdon. Picnics from 6pm. (NB Drinks must be purchased from the bar) Inside if wet! Box Office 01992 441946 or book online www.broxbourne.gov.uk
‘Shaw Corner’ presented by BArts. George Bernard Shaw - Socialist, Writer, Humorist, Music Critic. An irrepressivle Irishman! Tickets £14.00, including lunch & a drink. 12noon, Dinant Room, the Spotlight, Hoddesdon, 01992 441946.
14TH and 15TH DANCE
‘Stop collaborate and Dance!’ presented by The Stoller School of Dancing. Children of all ages will be performing in this annual showcase of their talents in a variety of dance styles. Saturday 5pm, Sunday 2.30pm, the Spotlight, Hoddesdon. Tickets Terrace £13 (£12), Stalls £12 (£11), Babes in arms (under 1) free but require ticket. Box office (from 21 May) 01992 441946.
‘The Silver Thread’ (Kosovan Crafts) by Elizabeth Gowing. Monthly meeting of Broxbourne U3A. 10am, the Spotlight, Hoddesdon. Enquiries: Jane Burr 01992 443822. email: email@example.com
19TH MUSICAL THEATRE
‘The Pirates of Penzance’ by Gilbert and Sullivan presented by BArts with Illyria. A swashbuckling, rollicking band of pirates, with a strong sense of duty and unexpectedly soft centres, a bevy of unmarried young ladies, some bumbling British ‘bobbies’... put all together with Gilbert’s glittering wit and Sullivan’s sparkling songs to make a delightful evening of satirical fun! Adults £16, (£15), Under 16 and Students £9, Family 4 - £45. Groups by arrangement. 7.30pm, the Spotlight, Hoddesdon. Picnics from 6pm, (Drinks must be purchased from the bar). Performance indoors with unreserved seating. Box Office 01992 441946 or book online www.broxbourne,gov.uk.
21ST MUSIC CANCELLED
Three Valleys Male Voice Choir concert in aid of church funds. Christ Church, Waltham Cross EN8 7GA. 7.30pm. Tickets from Tony Moore 01279 902452.
‘Is Britain one vast Rubbish Heap?’ led by Margaret Stockman. Lea Valley Discussion Group, 8pm, Methodist Church Hall, Middlefield Road, Hoddesdon. 01920 877370.
‘Introduction to Gemstones’ by Andrew Waite. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org