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Hertfordshire Diary November 2010

PUBLISHED: 14:54 29 October 2010 | UPDATED: 15:56 21 March 2016

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FIREWORKS


5th Firework display, Hatfield House Park


5th Abbots Langley fireworks display, Manor House Playing Fields


6th Watford Lions Annual Fireworks Display, Cassiobury Park from 5.30pm


6th St Albans Firework Display, Verulamium Park from 7.30pm


6th Bonfire Night Dinner and Dance, West Lodge Park Hotel. 020 8216 3900


6th Bishop’s Stortford Grand Firework Display, Bishop’s Stortford RFC


6th and 7th Guy Fawkes Event and Fireworks, Royal Gunpowder Mills


7th London Colney Fireworks, Morris Playing Fields, Whitehorse Lane
from 6.30pm. 01727 821314


7th Festival of Fireworks, Cheshunt Park from 4.30pm. 01992 441946


REMEMBRANCE LIGHTS


20th Van Hage Garden Centre, Great Amwell, Ware, at 4pm, for Isabel Hospice


20th The Campus, Welwyn Garden City at Isabel Hospice


20th Iain Rennie Light up a Life Ceremony, Hemel Hempstead


21st Iain Rennie Light up a Life Ceremony, Tring


27th Hatfield Galleria from 4pm, for Isabel Hospice


MUSIC AND DANCE


4th High School Rocks! Alban Arena


4th The Ultimate No.1 Hits Show, Radlett Centre


5th Tom Paxton 2010 Tour, Alban Arena


5th Allegri Quartet in Concert, Benslow Music Trust


6th Sixties Gold, Alban Arena


6th International Organ Festival, St Albans Cathedral from 5.30pm


7th London Community Gospel Choir, Wyllyotts Theatre


7th Singers at the Barn Theatre, Welwyn Garden City


7th Welwyn Garden City Orchestra, Tythe Barn, Tewin Bury Farm. 01438 821510


8th-13th Cassio Operatic Society present Our House, Watford Palace Theatre


9th Katy Setterfield, Gordon Craig Theatre


10th Lunchtime Organ Recital, St Albans Cathedral


12th Town Mayor’s Charity Jazz Evening, Harpenden House Hotel. 01582 463662


12th Tramp Etiquette, Old Country Union and more, Court Theatre


12th The Fortunes and Ivy League, Wyllyotts Theatre


12th-13th Moscow Ballet, Swan Lake, Gordon Craig Theatre


13th St Albans Bach Choir with Sinfonia Verdi, St Albans Cathedral


13th Steven Finn, Maltings Arts Theatre


13th New Squadronaires, Wyllyotts Theatre


13th Barb Jungr, Old Town Hall, Hemel


13th Hertford Choral Society concert, All Saints, Hertford. 01992 584426


13th Berkhamsted Music: Alexander Ardakov on piano, Civic Centre, Berkhamsted


14th Nimmo Brothers, Wyllyotts Theatre


14th Southern Man, Neil Young tribute, Letchworth Arts Centre


14th Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Gordon Craig Theatre


17th Ernest Woolford: Piano, Maltings Arts Theatre


19th Concert Dinner with Alison Farr, piano recital, West Lodge Park Hotel. 020 8216 3900


20th Bridgewater Sinfonia, St Peter’s Church, Berkhamsted


20th Barnet Choral Society 70th Anniversary Concert, Queen Elizabeth’s School, Barnet


20th Mosaic including Michael Oliva: Requiem World Premiere, St Albans Cathedral 01923 260363


21st Aled Jones, Alban Arena


23rd Lecture Concert of 12th-Century Chant, St Albans Cathedral. 01727 890231


23rd Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Show, Alban Arena


23rd-27th Let’s All Go To the Music Hall, Wyllyotts Theatre


25th Rockapella, Alban Arena


26th Peter Green and Friends, Alban Arena


27th Chris Stout and Catriona McKay, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead


28th The Big Chris Barber Band, Wyllyotts Theatre


28th Jazz Night, Letchworth Arts Centre


29th Essence of Ireland: A Winter’s Tale, Radlett Centre


30th Radlett Music Club: The Finzi String Quartet, Radlett Centre


THEATRE


1st-6th The Merry Widow, Letchworth Arcadians, Gordon Craig Theatre


2nd-6th La Cage aux Folles, Wyllyotts Theatre


3rd It Wasn’t Me, it Was Bennett Arron, Radlett Centre


3rd-6th Macbeth, Queen Mother Theatre


3rd-6th The Graduate, Court Theatre


3rd-27th The White Monk, Market Theatre, Hitchin


5th The Storeroom, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead


5th The Dead Hand by Wilkie Collins, Radlett Centre


6th John Shuttleworth in A Man With No More Rolls, Old Town Hall


8th The Rape of Lucrece, Court Theatre


8th Defending the Caveman with Mark Little, Gordon Craig Theatre,


8th and 22nd Comedy Club, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead


9th-13th SAOS presents: Jesus Christ Superstar, Alban Arena


10th Arthur Smith, Court Theatre


10th-13th Radlett Players present Habeas Corpus by Alan Bennett, Radlett Centre


11th An Evening with Peter Alliss – The Voice of Golf, Wyllyotts Theatre


11th Shaun Dennis, Gordon Craig Theatre


11th-13th The Importance of Being Earnest, Broxbourne Civic Hall


12th Comedian Hal Cruttenden, Maltings Arts Theatre


12th-20th Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Abbey Theatre


13th Comedy Night, Letchworth Arts Centre


17th Don’t Shoot the Clowns, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead


17th Breakfast with Emma, Maltings Arts Theatre


17th-20th A Trip Down Drury Lane, Queen Mother Theatre


17th-20th The Winslow Boy, Court Theatre


18th Those Variety Days, Wyllyotts Theatre


18th-20th Footloose, Radlett Centre


18th-20th Beyond Reasonable Doubt from the Settlement Players, Letchworth Settlement. 01462 682828


19th Rich Hall, Wyllyotts Theatre


19th-27th The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh, Barn Theatre, Welwyn Garden City


20th West End Meets Ballroom, Wyllyotts Theatre


20th The Man Who Left the Titanic, Maltings Arts Theatre


20th The Best of Brian Conley, Gordon Craig Theatre


20th The Armstrong and Miller Show, Alban Arena


23rd Mark Thomas: Work in Progress, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead


23rd-24th The Revenge of Sherlock Holmes, Radlett Centre


23rd-27th Follies, Court Theatre


24th Christmas Music Hall, Alban Arena


From 25th Aladdin, Watford Palace Theatre


26th Actors of Dionysus presents: Lysistrata, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead


27th Scarecrow by Mike Kenny, Maltings Arts Theatre


29th-30th Rhod Gilbert, Alban Arena


ARTS AND EXHIBITIONS


Until 22 January, Being In Time: Marty St James, Art and Design Gallery.
01707 284290


Until 31 December From Pinky and Perky to Postman Pat: Children’s TV Characters from 1950 - 1990s toy exhibition, Hertford Museum


Until 28th Guiding in Bushey: 100 years of the Girl Guide Movement, Bushey Museum and Art Gallery


Until 21st Big Bugs, Natural History Museum, Tring


Until 28th Bushey Rose Garden Exhibition, Bushey Museum and Art Gallery


From 1st to 26 February, Artistic Licence 3, Watford and Bushey Art Society exhibition, Bushey Museum and Art Gallery


From 1st Duncan Macgregor Exhibition, artist in attendance on Friday, 26 November, Lemongrove Gallery, Harpenden


1st-12th Paintings, photographs and print inspired by Hertfordshire, Letchworth Arts Centre


1st-29th Winter Journey, images by Sally Miles, Letchworth Arts Centre


1st-30th Seasons, paintings by Chris Odell and Carolyn Tyler, from sketches in the Herts countryside, Letchworth Arts Centre


8th Not the Golden Mean, art lecture with Martin Smith, Letchworth
Arts Centre


16th Radlett Art Society Lecture: Anthony Gormley – Sculptor, Radlett Centre


20th-21st Willow Watercolours 2010 Winter Exhibition, Scouts HQ, Welwyn Village. 07956 537140


22nd Portraits, Landscape and Figures, illustrated lecture with Martin Smith, Letchworth Arts Centre


WALKS AND NATURE


6th Fungus Walk. 0208 3862502


6th November Stroll at Rye Meads Nature Reserve. 01992 708383


6th A Shenley Stroll. 01727 848168


From 7th Barnet and Monken Hadley Historical and Ghost Walks. 020 8440 6805


13th Badger Tea and Talk, Ashridge Estate


13th Oxhey Woods Interpretation and Access, guided one-mile stroll. 01727 848168


13th Afternoon tea with Badger, talk, Ashridge Estate


14th Friends of Croxley Common Moor event. 01923 727105


14th Hatfield Park Walk. 01438 798213


21st Heartwood Forest Community Tree Planting Event. 01476 581111


23rd Talk: Wildlife of West Wales, wildlife expert and author Brian Sawford, Howlands Baptist Church, Welwyn Garden City at 8pm


27th The Edible Dormouse Talk and Walk, Ashridge Estate


28th Hidden Hertford Walk from Hertford Museum. 01992 582686


28th Head for the Hormeads, six-mile walk from Buntingford. 01462 459395


CHILDREN AND FAMILY


Until 26th Twilight Dance Classes, 6-14-year-olds, Fridays, Bushey Grove Leisure Centre. 020 8207 7801


6th Burglar Bill, Radlett Centre


9th Toddler Tuesday, Tiger Antics at Hertford Museum from 1.30pm


14th The Little Big Club, Gordon Craig Theatre


14th Young Families Hertfordshire Baby and Toddler Show, North Herts College


16-17th Shakespeare 4 Kidz – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Gordon Craig Theatre


21st The Bug and The Butterfly, performing arts, Weston Auditorium. 01707 281127


27th Elmer the Elephant, Old Town Hall, Hemel


28th Night Before Christmas, Wyllyotts Theatre


GENERAL INTEREST


1st Autumn Classic Race Night for Isabel Hospice, Stag Hall, Great Munden. 01438 717406


6th Social Dance Evening for Isabel Hospice, Newgate Street Village Hall. 01707 873894


6th Archery Discovery Course, Celtic Harmony Camp, Brickendon.
01438 718543


7th Autumn Wedding Exhibition, Hertford Castle from 11.30am


9th Lunch Time Talk, British Schools Museum


11th Peace Hospice Fire and Glass walk, Watermill Hotel, Hemel Hempstead. 01923 335348


12th-14th French Market, St Albans


13th-14th Standalone Craft Fair, Standalone Farm, Letchworth Garden City. 01462 686775


14th Afternoon Tea Dance, Hanbury Manor Hotel, Ware. 01920 885011


From 15th Craft Fair, Letchworth Arts Centre


20th One Night & One Night Only Ball for Isabel Hospice, Radisson Hotel, Stansted Airport. 01279 655477


20th Eastwood’s Foodie Extravaganza, Centenary Theatre, Kings Campus, Berkhamsted


24th-25th The Travelling Souk Shopping Village, Hexton Manor, near Hitchin


27th Race Night for Isabel Hospice, High Wych Village Hall. 01279 724490


CHRISTMAS EVENTS


13th Christmas Market at Hatfield House 10.30am to 4pm. 01707 262632


13th and 27th Charity Christmas Card Sales, Court House, Berkhamsted,


19th-21st Frost Fair, Palace Green, Hatfield House


20th Christmas launch event Riverside Shopping Centre, Hemel


20th Victorian Evening, Hemel Hempstead Old Town. 01442 253935


20th-21st Christmas Craft Fair, Wimpole Hall and Home Farm,


21st A Very Merry Christmas, Plinston Hall, Letchworth. 01462 672003


21st Isabel Hospice Christmas Fair, Hanbury Manor, near Ware. 01279 755320


21st St Albans Christmas Market and Lights Switch-on from 2.30pm – lights on at 5.30pm


26th Tring Together Christmas Festival, Tring High Street from 6.30pm to 9.30pm


26th Christmas Lights switch on, Chester Gibbons Green, London Colney from 5.30pm


26th Hertford Christmas lights switch-on, festive market and late opening at Hertford Museum


26th-27th Harpenden Charity Gift Fair, Harpenden Public Halls. 01582 713688


27th Christmas Bazaar, St Elizabeth’s Centre, Perry Green


27th Christmas Bazaar, St Elizabeth’s Centre. 01279 844347


28th Santa Dash for Peace Hospice, Cassiobury Park, Watford. 01923 335365


28th Harpenden Christmas Carnival, shopping, farmers’ market and lights


FARMERS' MARKETS


6th Great Hormead: Village Hall, 10am to 12.30pm


6th Hatfield: White Lion Square, 9am to 2.30pm


6th Tring: The Market, Brook Street, 9am to noon


14th St Albans: Market Place, 10am to 4pm


19th Hexton: St Faith’s Church, 1pm to 4pm


21st Wheathampstead: East Lane Car Park, 10am to 1pm


27th Hitchin: Market Square, 10am to 2pm


27th Hatfield Heath: Village Hall, 10am to 12.30pm


20th Tring: The Market, Brook Street, 9am to noon


28th Harpenden: Lower High Street, 10am to 2pm


VENUES


Abbey Theatre, St Albans 01727 857861; Alban Arena, St Albans 01727 844488; Ashridge Estate, Berkhamsted 01441 851227; Barn Theatre, Welwyn Garden City 01707 357117; Benslow Music Trust 01462 459446; Berkhamsted Music 01442 862798; British Schools Museum, Hitchin 01462 420144; Broxbourne Civic Hall 01992 441946; Court Theatre, Pendley, Tring 01442 823130; First Garden City Heritage Museum 01462 482710; Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage 01438 363200; Hatfield House 01707 287010; Hitchin Museum and Art Gallery 01462 434476; Knebworth House and Gardens 01438 812661; Letchworth Arts Centre 01462 670788; Maltings Arts Theatre, St Albans 01727 844222; Market Theatre, Hitchin 01462 433553; Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead 01442 228091; Queen Mother Theatre, Hitchin 01462 434875; Radlett Centre 01923 859291; Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishop’s Stortford 01279 651746; Sandpit Theatre, St Albans 01727 370067; Shenley Park 01923 852629; St Albans Cathedral 01727 860780; Trestle Arts Base, St Albans 01727 850950; Watford Palace Theatre 01923 225671; Wyllyotts Theatre, Potters Bar 01707 645005

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