‘Crowning Glory’ presented by BArts. The laurel was sacred to Apollo in Ancient Greece and sprigs of it were woven into a crown or wreath of honour for poets and heroes. Poets Laureate in England date back to the C17th and include Dryden, Wordsworth, Tennyson, Masefield and Betjeman. Tickets £15.00. Including lunch & a drink. 12noon, Dinant Room, the Spotlight, Hoddesdon. 01992 441946.
REPEAT 23rd January in Dinant Room.
6TH JAN - 14TH FEB ART EXHIBITION - CANCELLED
‘Circles’ presented by BArts. Once you start looking, circles are everywhere! 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 CANCELLED
‘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.
8TH - 12TH PANTOMIME
‘Puss in Boots’ a traditional family pantomime. Broxbourne Theatre Company at the Spotlight Theatre, Hoddesdon. Wed-Fri at 7.30pm. Sat 2.00pm and 6.30pm. Sun at 2.00pm. Tickets £12.00 to £17.50 Box Office 01992 441946, www.broxbournetheatrecompany.co.uk
10TH TALK, TOUR & TEA
‘Behind the Scenes’ of Broxbourne Theatre Company’s production of the pantomime “Puss in Boots”. Join BArts for a look back-stage, learn about the traditions of theatre, enjoy a lighting display followed by a delicious Afternoon Tea. Tickets £12.50, pre-booking essential. 2pm, Spotlight Café Bar, 01992 441946.
‘Mystery Guest’ by Louise Reed. 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: email@example.com
‘Do We Still Have a Shared Standard of Morality?’ Lea Valley Discussion Group. 8pm, Methodist Church Hall, Middlefield Road, Hoddesdon. New members and guests welcome. 01920 877370
‘The Great Diary Project at the Bishopsgate Archives’ by Stefan Dickers. Monthly meeting of Broxbourne U3A. 10am, the Spotlight, Hoddesdon. Enquiries: Jane Burr 01992 443822. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
‘About the Ride to the Wall (the Arboretum)’ by John Foster. Monthly meeting of Cheshunt U3A from 1.30pm at Laura Trott Leisure Centre, Cheshunt. Guest speaker at approx 2.30pm. Secretary Christine Luff 01992 621543. email: email@example.com
Afternoon Family Concert - Broxbourne Handbell Ringers. Hoddesdon Music Club. 3.00pm, United Reformed Church, Mill Lane, Broxbourne. Visitors welcome. Tickets £14 from www.hoddesdonmusic.org.uk.
27TH TOPICAL DISCUSSION
Lea Valley Discussion Group. 8pm, Methodist Church Hall, Middlefield Road, Hoddesdon. New members and guests welcome. 01920 877370.
30TH ART LECTURE
‘Faber and Faber - Its Designs and History’ by Tony Faber. Coffee 10am, 10.30am start. Guests Welcome. Tickets at reception on day £8. The Arts Society East Herts. Contact Julia Fulton 01707 324898.