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What's on in Hertfordshire: January 2010

PUBLISHED: 12:01 08 February 2010 | UPDATED: 16:31 20 February 2013

From 23rd - Giraffes Can't Dance, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead

From 23rd - Giraffes Can't Dance, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead

Find plenty of events to keep all the family entertained across Hertfordshire this month

GENERAL INTEREST


From 7th Digital SLR Camera Workshops for Beginners, four sessions at Verulam School, St Albans. 07977 531262


14th Radlett Art Society lecture by Jane Kelsall on Frederick Lord Leighton, from 7.30pm Radlett Centre


23rd Clothes swapping party, First Garden City Heritage Museum


23rd Willow Sculpture Workshop led by Chelsea Gold Award winning artist Hazel Godfrey, The Albion Arts, Harpenden. 0794 6334498


23rd Karen Lyall Wedding Show, Edgwarebury Hotel, Elstree, from 11am to 4pm


27th Illustrated talk: William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement, Jersey Farm Community Centre, St Albans. 01582 767685


29th Name That Tune quiz evening, Letchworth Arts Centre. 01462 670788


WALKS AND NATURE


3rd Guided walk, River Lee Country Park, Waltham Abbey. 01992 717711


9th How to Restore a Hedge, one-day workshop at Jersey Farm, Woodland Park, Sandridge. 01727 848168


9th Learn About Wildfowl, Illustrated talk at Mill End Baptist Church and visit to Stockers Lake Nature Reserve, Rickmansworth. 01727 858901


10th Bittern Roost Watch, River Lee Country Park, Waltham Abbey. 01992 717711


10th Friends of Croxley Common Moor event. 01923 727105


15th Old Manor House Walk, a three-mile guided circular walk around Abbots Langley. 01727 848168


26th Butterfly Conservation and butterflies of Hertfordshire, illustrated talk by Liz Goodyear, Howlands Baptist Church, Welwyn. 01727 858901


PANTOMIMES


Until January 9th The Snow Queen, The Market Theatre, Hitchin


8th-16th Cinderella, Broxbourne Civic Hall


Until 24th Aladdin, The Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage


28th-30th Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, St Peters Church Hall, Bushey Mill Lane, Watford. 01923 226717


MUSIC AND DANCE


3rd Letchworth Sinfonia 25th Anniversary New Year concert, Plinston Hall, Letchworth, 7.30pm. 01462 672003 or www.plinston.com


9th Symphony Concert, St Johns Church, Boxmoor, 7.30pm. www.stjohnsboxmoor.co.uk


15th Rhodes Rocks returns to the Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford, for 2010 with headline acts, call for details


16th The Herts Chamber Orchestra plays at St Peter and St Pauls Church, Tring led by Paul Barritt. The evenings programme will include works by Sibelius, Mozart and Faur. 01442 890222


16th Westcoast celebrate the music of The Beach Boys, Radlett Centre


22nd The Cadillac Kings, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead


22nd Royal Marines Band Concert, Alban Arena, St Albans. 01727 865547


22nd U3 Unsigned bands night, see five bands play at Broxbourne Civic Hall


23rd Buddy Holly and the Cricketers, Wyllyotts Theatre, Potters Bar


27th Cantabile Madrigal to McCartney, a musical journey from early part-songs to the twenty-first century, Radlett Centre


31st Jive Talkin, stage show with special guest artists, Radlett Centre


31st Jazz Night featuring Jazzin Around, Letchworth Arts Centre


THEATRE


9th Comedy night with Richard Morton, Mike Milligan and
MC Paul B Edwards, Letchworth Arts Centre. 01462 670788


18th Screaming Blue Murder comedy, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead


20th Stand up show, Mark Maier in The Nine Oclock Schmooze, Radlett Centre


22nd-23rd Corvus Amateur Drama Society presents 1001 Arabian Nights (and a Matinee), the 2010 Royston Town pantomime at Greenway School, Royston. 01763 223805


22nd-30th To coincide with Holocaust Day, The Company of Ten present Taking Sides, the story of orchestral conductor Willhelm Furtwangler, Abbey Theatre, St Albans


22nd-30th The Lieutenant of Inishmore by Martin McDonagh, black comedy on the taboo subject of the Irish paramilitaries, Barn Theatre, Welwyn Garden City


From 23rd Bahkti, from the Nearly Orange Collective presents photographic images of Hitchin and museum objects from an unusual perspective, Hitchin Museum and Art Gallery


25th-30th Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Alban Arena, St Albans


28th The Simon Peters Experience, evening of clairvoyance, Radlett Centre


29th Pappys presents a World Record Attempt: 200 Sketches in One Hour, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead


ART AND EXHIBITIONS


Until 4th Photography by Janis Coles, Letchworth Arts Centre


Until 9th Photography exhibition, work from members of the Herts Photo Forum, Letchworth Museum and Art Gallery


Until 10th Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition winning entries on display at the Natural History Museum, Tring


From 1st Murphy Radio Exhibition, Mill Green Museum


From 1st Are You Being Served? Exhibition at First Garden City Heritage Museum


4th-28th Mojo, an exhibition of mixed style and media by
local artists, Letchworth Arts Centre


4th-29th Kim Raymont Exhibition, woodcuts and lithographs, Letchworth Arts Centre


13th Charade II and IV, exhibition by Clemes Stecher, Margaret Harvey Gallery, St Albans. 01707 284290


From 30th Alter-Doche, exhibition of collaborative works by Paul Teigh and Martin Russell, Art and Design Gallery, College Lane Campus, Hatfield. 01707 284290


CHILDREN AND FAMILY


14th Toddlers are invited to make snowflake models, Hitchin Museum and Art Gallery


16th American Rumble Wrestling, Wyllyotts Theatre, Potters Bar


23rd Blunderbus Childrens Theatre presents Giraffes Cant Dance, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead


23rd Superslam American Wrestling, Alban Arena, St Albans


FARMERS' MARKETS


9th Hertford: Market Place, 9.30am to 1pm


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


15th Hexton: St Faiths Church, 1pm to 4pm


16th Letchworth: Leys Square, 9am to 1pm


16th Stevenage. 07889 780833


16th Tring: The Market, Brook Street, 9am to noon


16th Sandon: Village Hall, 9.30am to noon


17th Wheathampstead: East Lane Car Park, 10am to 1pm


26th Hitchin: Market Place, 8am to 2pm


24th Harpenden: Lower High Street, 10am to 2pm


30th Little Hadham: Village Hall, 8.30am to 11.30am


30th Aldenham: Social Club, 10am to noon



VENUE CONTACTS: Abbey Theatre, St Albans 01727 857861; Alban Arena, St Albans 01727 844488; Barn Theatre, Welwyn Garden City 01707 324300; British Schools Museum, Hitchin 01462 420144; Broxbourne Civic Hall 01992 441946; Court Theatre, Tring. 01442 823130; Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage 08700 131030; Hitchin Museum and Art Gallery 01462 434476; Letchworth Arts Centre 01462 670788; Market Theatre, Hitchin 01462 433553; Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead 01442 228095; Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford 01279 651746; Radlett Centre 01923 859291
Watersmeet Theatre, Rickmansworth 01923 711063; Wyllyotts Theatre, Potters Bar 01707 645005

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