Events for January.
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, Spotlight Café Bar, Hoddesdon.
‘My Career in the Army’ by Major Lucy Lewis. Monthly meeting of the Lea Valley U3A from 1pm, speaker at 2pm. New members and guests welcome. the Spotlight, Hoddesdon. Contact Barbara Cordina 01992 440949. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
11TH JAN - 22ND MARCH COURSE
‘Reading the World’ Lecturer: Steven Wade-Jones. A study of literature in English by writers from outside Britain. Course Fee £54 for 11 weeks, 1st week without commitment. Hoddesdon and Broxbourne WEA. 10am - 11.30am, Broxbourne Parish Centre, St. Augustine’s Church. 01992 424510 / 01992 462376
‘The Enigmatic Englishman’ presented by BArts. The life and works of Edward Elgar. Tickets £13.50, Including lunch & a drink. 12noon, Dinant Room, the Spotlight, Hoddesdon. 01992 441946.
REPEAT 18th at Mayhem Function Hall.
12TH - 14TH & 18TH - 20TH PANTOMIME
‘Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood’. Join Robin Hood and his Merry Men as they search the forest to rescue the Babes from the evil Sheriff of Nottingham. Nurse Norah the pantomime dame doubles as their school teacher. Her lessons are sure to be much more fun than any class you've been in. Together with Maid Marian and a large supporting cast and chorus, this will be another colourful and spectacular show for all the family to look forward to. You can be one of Robin's Gang too. Broxbourne Theatre Company, the Spotlight Theatre, Hoddesdon. Tickets £12.00 to £16.50. Concs & parties from £11.50. Box Office 01992 441946, www.broxbournetheatrecompany.co.uk
‘Peru Explored’ by Paul Whittle. Monthly meeting of Broxbourne U3A. 10am, the Spotlight, Hoddesdon. Enquiries: Jane Burr 01992 443822. email: email@example.com
18TH - 20TH PANTOMIME
‘Camelot’ by Ben Crocker. Guinevere is due to arrive at Camelot to marry Arthur, but the scheming Morgan le Fay has other ideas …. Of course it all comes right in the end, thanks to Merlin, a dancing bear, a jester and a faithful friend. Cheshunt Dramatic Society. 7.30pm, Goffs Oak Village Hall. Tickets £10, concessions £8. Box Office 07473 467827, online www.cheshuntdramaticsociety.co.uk
Afternoon Family Concert with Percussion Group. Hoddesdon Music Club. 3.00pm, United Reformed Church, Mill Lane, Broxbourne. Visitors welcome. Tickets £14, £12 from 01992 464000, on the door or www.hoddesdonmusic.org.uk.
22ND TOPICAL DISCUSSIONS
Lea Valley Discussion Group. 8pm, Methodist Church Hall, Middlefield Road, Hoddesdon. New members and guests welcome. 01920 877370/465127.
25TH ART LECTURE
‘Paintbrushes at Dawn: Great Art World Feuds’ by Barry Venning. Coffee 10am, 10.30am start. Guests Welcome. Tickets at reception on day £5. East Herts Decorative and Fine Arts Society. Contact Geoff Bennett 07785 115735.
‘Dr. Livingstone, I Presume?’ by Fran Sandham. 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
29TH JAN - 9TH MAR ART EXHIBITION
‘Fashions and Foibles’ presented by BArts. All fashion and design, whether in houses, gardens, furnishings, cars, clothing, jewellery etc. reflects society’s current mood, attitudes and values and may be affected by major events - even by particular personalities … 9am - 4.30pm Mon to Wed, 9am - 1pm Thur & Fri. Other times when there is a public event. Spotlight Gallery, Hoddesdon 01992 441946. To exhibit call 01992 465383