A selection of PAST events in and around Watford, Hertfordshire

SINCE THE START OF 2014

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For the record, a selection of PAST events in the Watford area, listed in date order
2014  

9 January 2014
Thursday

Rickmansworth

"Historic Rickmansworth on DVD"
Talk by Les Mead
Rickmansworth Historical Society
Cloisters Hall, The Cloisters (opposite St Joan of Arc School), Rickmansworth. Link.

9–11 January 2014
7:45pm

Kings Langley

"Beauty and the Beast" by Ben Crocker
Kings Langley Players
Kings Langley Community Centre, The Nap, KL
£9-£11. Link.

12 January 2014
Sunday
3:00pm

Bushey

Concert of folk songs
Christine Bennett

St Paul's Church, Bushey Hall Road, Bushey
Free.

15 January 2014
Wednesday
7:30pm

Kings Langley

"Hertfordshire and the Civil War"
Talk by Dr Alan Thomson
Kings Langley Local History & Museum Society
Christ Church Baptist, The Nap, Kings Langley
Everyone Welcome. Free entry. Any contributions appreciated!. Link.

15 January 2014
Wednesday
7:45pm

Watford

"Drift Deposits and the Palaeolithic of SW Herts"
Talk by John Catt (UCL)
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
Cassio Lodge, 22 The Avenue, Watford (near Watford Central Library)
Visitors are welcome. Doors open at 7:30pm.
Tel: 07784 807108.

16 January 2014
Thursday
8:00pm

Watford

"The building of St Pancras Station"
Talk by Nigel Lowey
Watford & District Industrial History Society
St Thomas' Church Hall, Langley Road, Watford
Visitors are welcome but a minimum donation of £3 per visitor is suggested. Link.

18 January 2014
Saturday
1pm & 4pm

Watford

"The Little Match Girl"
Hans Christian Andersen's tale, told through dance, song and live music
Open Heart Productions and DanceEast
Watford Palace Theatre, Clarendon Road, Watford
£8; concessions £6
Designed for ages 4 and above.
Tel: 01923 225671. Link.

19 January 2014
Sunday
3:00pm

Bushey

Concert
Felix Mendelssohn (Overture: The Hebrides, Op 26), Ralph Vaughan Williams (Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis), Pyotr Tchaikovsky (Variations on a Rococo theme, Op 31), Richard Strauss (Romanze in F for cello and orchestra), Joseph Haydn (Symphony No 104 in D London)
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
St Margaret's School, Merry Hill Road, Bushey
£17 (£16 concession); £14 (£13 concession); £1 schoolchildren.
Tel: 01923 774229. Link.

19 January 2014
Sunday
4:30pm

Watford

Sunday recital
Jazz standards
Nina Cooke (soprano)

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Free
A recital of about 30-45 minutes, followed by light refreshments. Donations welcome.
Tel: 01923 246161. Link.

21–25 January 2014
7:45pm

Watford

"The Yeomen of the Guard"
Abbots Langley Gilbert & Sullivan Society
Watford Palace Theatre, Clarendon Road, Watford
£12-£17.50; 16s & under £5.
Tel: 01923 225671. Link.

21 January 2014
Tuesday
8:00pm

Radlett

Concert
Students from the Purcell School
Radlett Music Club
Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett
£10. Free for those aged 8-25 years.
Tel: 01923 859291. Link.

26 January 2014
Sunday
4:00pm

Watford

Concert
English Piano Trio (piano, violin, cello)
Octagon Music Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£14. Free for all under 26 years of age
£70 for season of 6 concerts.
Tel: 020 8428 1428. Link.

29 January 2014
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

"Our visit to Novgorod"
Talk by Mike Hardy, with photographs
Watford-Novgorod Friendship Society
St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
The venue was changed from that previously announced. Link.

30 Jan – 1 Feb 2014
7:45pm

Abbots Langley

"Murder Mistaken"
A drama by Janet Green
The Centralian Players
Henderson Hall, High Street, Abbots Langley
£7.00 (£5.00 senior citizens, students, children)
Bar opens at 7:15pm.
Tel: 01923 227392. Link.

31 Jan – 1 Feb 2014
Fri: 12-5pm; Sat: 10am-2pm

Abbots Langley

Book sale
Book Trade Benevolent Society
BTBS, The Retreat, corner of Gallows Hill & Abbots Road, Abbots Langley
Admission free
Thousands of new & nearly new books at bargain prices, mostly £2 or £3.
Tel: 01923 263128. Link.

8 February 2014
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Brass band concert: "A night at the movies"
Watford Band
St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Entry by donation (£5 suggested; under-12s free).
Tel: 07785 593139. Link.

8 February 2014
Saturday
7:45pm

Watford

Concert
Britten (Four Sea Interludes), Mozart (Flute & Harp Concerto), Brahms (Symphony no. 3)
Watford Symphony Orchestra
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£12.
Tel: 01923 244196. Link.

9 February 2014
Sunday
3:00pm

Abbots Langley

Folk concert
The Berkhamsted Random Ukulele Players
Abbots Langley Winter Acoustic Concerts
Abbots Langley Community Centre, Gallows Hill Lane, Abbots Langley
£8
Doors open at 2:30pm. Tea, coffee and cakes will be available in the interval.
Tel: 01923 264536. Link.

9 February 2014
Sunday
3:00pm

Kings Langley

Concert
"A variety of solo and ensemble pieces that will join the animals on their adventures"
The Bissolotti Players accompanying the Musicians of Bremen
Kings Langley Concerts
Rudolf Steiner School, Langley Hill, Kings Langley
£3 per child, £5 per adult
Refreshments will be available after the concert.
Tel: 01442 876697.

9 & 11–13 Feb 2014
9 Feb: 4pm; 11-13 Feb: 7:30pm

Tring

"The drowsy chaperone"
A musical within a comedy
Tring Park School for the Performing Arts
Markova Theatre, Tring Park, Tring
£10; concessions £8.
Tel: 01442 821516. Link.

11 February 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
St. Mary's Welcome Back

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

13 February 2014
Thursday

Rickmansworth

"Civil War in Hertfordshire in 17th Century"
Talk by Alan Thomson
Rickmansworth Historical Society
Cloisters Hall, The Cloisters (opposite St Joan of Arc School), Rickmansworth. Link.

15 February 2014
Saturday
2:30pm

St Albans

Len Rawle theatre organ concert
Two theatre pipe organs, piano and electronic organs feature
St Albans Organ Theatre
£10.
Tel: 03003 65 65 65. Link.

16 February 2014
Sunday
4:30pm

Watford

Sunday recital
Mark Bethel (cello), Winnie Wu (piano), Adrienne Cooke (viola), Jeremy Cooke (organ)

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Free
Different performers from previous announcement. A recital of about 30-45 minutes, followed by light refreshments. Donations welcome.
Tel: 01923 246161. Link.

18 February 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Soundproof Play the Standards [jazz]

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

19 February 2014
Wednesday
7:30pm

Kings Langley

"History of Bedmond -- Early 1800s to present"
Talk by John Noonan
Kings Langley Local History & Museum Society
Christ Church Baptist, The Nap, Kings Langley
Everyone Welcome. Free entry. Any contributions appreciated!. Link.

19 February 2014
Wednesday
7:45pm

Watford

"From Logboat to 'Warrior'; the story of wooden vessels"
Talk by Eliott Wragg (Museum of London)
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
Cassio Lodge, 22 The Avenue, Watford (near Watford Central Library)
Visitors are welcome. Doors open at 7:30pm.
Tel: 07784 807108.

20 February 2014
Thursday
8:00pm

Watford

"Robert Stephenson: Wider horizons"
Last of four talks on Stephenson by Dr Michael Bailey
Watford & District Industrial History Society
St Thomas' Church Hall, Langley Road, Watford
Visitors are welcome but a minimum donation of £3 per visitor is suggested. Link.

21 Feb – 29 March 2014

Watford

Watford Festival of Music, Speech and Drama
Many competitive events
. Link.

25 February 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Madelaine Jones Piano Recital

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

25 February 2014
Tuesday
8:00pm

Radlett

Concert
She'koyokh - Klezmer Group
Radlett Music Club
Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett
£17.
Tel: 01923 859291. Link.

26 Feb – 1 March 2014
7:45pm; also Saturday matinee 2:45pm

Watford

"Caught in the Net"
A riotous farce by Ray Cooney
Belmont Theatre Company
Pump House Theatre and Arts Centre, Lower Board Road, Watford
£12; concessions £10.50.
Tel: 07917 324179. Link.

27 Feb – 1 March 2014
7:30pm; also Saturday matinee 2:30pm

St Albans

"Les Misérables: Schools Edition"
SandPit Theatre
SandPit Theatre, by Sandringham School, St Albans
Adult £10. Concession £7.50
Performed entirely by students. With a cast of over 100. Link.

2 March 2014
Sunday
3:00pm

Bushey

Informal concert
April Koyejo (soprano) and friends, accompanied by Jeremy Cooke
St Paul's Proms
St Paul's Church, Bushey Hall Road, Bushey
Admission free
Followed by tea and biscuits. Retiring collection in aid of Watford New Hope Trust.

2 March 2014
Sunday
4:00pm

Watford

Concert
Piatti String Quartet
Octagon Music Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£14. Free for all under 26 years of age
£70 for season of 6 concerts.
Tel: 020 8428 1428. Link.

4 March 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Ian Brameld Dixieland Jazz Band

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

6–8 March 2014
7:45pm

Kings Langley

"Habeas Corpus" by Alan Bennett
Kings Langley Players
Kings Langley Community Centre, The Nap, KL
£9-£11. Link.

7–8 March 2014
Fri: 12-5pm; Sat: 10am-2pm

Abbots Langley

Book sale
Book Trade Benevolent Society
BTBS, The Retreat, corner of Gallows Hill & Abbots Road, Abbots Langley
Admission free
Thousands of new & nearly new books at bargain prices, mostly £2 or £3.
Tel: 01923 263128. Link.

9 March 2014
Sunday
3:00pm

Abbots Langley

Folk concert
Two members of the Scottish folk band Malinky
Fiona Hunter (voice, cello, shruti box) and Mike Vass (fiddle, tenor guitar)
Abbots Langley Winter Acoustic Concerts
Abbots Langley Community Centre, Gallows Hill Lane, Abbots Langley
£8
Doors open at 2:30pm. Tea, coffee and cakes will be available in the interval.
Tel: 01923 264536. Link.

11 March 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Piano and Vocal Recital

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

13 March 2014
Thursday

Rickmansworth

"13 corn and paper mills along the River Chess"
Talk by Bill Templeton
Rickmansworth Historical Society
Cloisters Hall, The Cloisters (opposite St Joan of Arc School), Rickmansworth. Link.

15 March 2014
Saturday
7:30pm

Bushey

Concert
Antonín Dvorák (Symphonic Variations, Op 78), Sergei Rachmaninov (Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp minor, Op 1), Robert Schumann (Symphony No 3 in E flat, Op 97 Rhenish)
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
Purcell School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
£17 (£16 concession); £14 (£13 concession); £1 schoolchildren.
Tel: 01923 774229. Link.

16 March 2014
Sunday
4:30pm

Watford

Sunday recital
Langley Piano Quartet

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Free
A recital of about 30-45 minutes, followed by light refreshments. Donations welcome.
Tel: 01923 246161. Link.

18 March 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
The Purcell School Musicians

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

19 March 2014
Wednesday
7:30pm

Kings Langley

"River Lea or Lee -- Luton to Leyton"
Talk by Richard Thomas
Kings Langley Local History & Museum Society
Christ Church Baptist, The Nap, Kings Langley
Everyone Welcome. Free entry. Any contributions appreciated! Also the society's AGM. Link.

19 March 2014
Wednesday
7:45pm

Watford

"Watford after the Dissolution of the Monasteries"
Talk by Pat Simpson
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
Cassio Lodge, 22 The Avenue, Watford (near Watford Central Library)
Visitors are welcome. Doors open at 7:30pm.
Tel: 07784 807108.

19 March 2014
Wednesday
8:00pm

Radlett

Concert
Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Europe
Radlett Music Club
Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett
£14. Free for those aged 8-25 years.
Tel: 01923 859291. Link.

20 March 2014
Thursday
8:00pm

Watford

"Horseless carriage to helicopter: a short history of Westland Aircraft Ltd and the helicopter"
Talk by Jeremy Graham
Watford & District Industrial History Society
St Thomas' Church Hall, Langley Road, Watford
Visitors are welcome but a minimum donation of £3 per visitor is suggested. Link.

22 March 2014
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Benjamin Britten (War Requiem)
Watford Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra
Colosseum, Town Hall, Watford
c. £17, £16, £14; Under 18: half price / 2 tickets at £1 each when bought with a full-price ticket
Season tickets at c. £40.50, £45 and (under-18s) £1/£20.25/£22.50.
Tel: 07546 112 321 (Society) or 0845 075 3993 (Colosseum). Link.

25 March 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Soundproof Jazz

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

26–29 March 2014
Wed-Fri 7:45pm; Sat 2:15 & 7:30pm

Kings Langley

"Half a Sixpence"
From the novel "Kipps" by H.G. Wells
Kings Langley Light Opera Company
Adults £13-£14. Concessions £11 (Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday Matinee). Children ½ Price.
Tel: 01442 268839.

27–29 March 2014

Watford

Bushey & South West Herts Youth Drama Festival

Pump House Theatre and Arts Centre, Lower Board Road, Watford
70th year.
Tel: 07970 273705. Link.

29 March 2014
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Will Todd (Mass in Blue, Amazing Grace, Songs of Love, The Call of Wisdom)
The Chiltern Choir
Colosseum, Town Hall, Watford. Link.

1 April 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
The Swing Street Band

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

1–5 April 2014
7:30pm

Rickmansworth

"The King & I"
Harrow Light Opera Company
Watersmeet Theatre, Rickmansworth
Adult £16, concession £15 + booking fee 50p/ticket.
Tel: 01923 711 063. Link.

6 April 2014
Sunday
4:00pm

Watford

Concert
Adelia Myslov (violin), Craig White (piano)
Octagon Music Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£14. Free for all under 26 years of age
£70 for season of 6 concerts.
Tel: 020 8428 1428. Link.

8 April 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Cello and Piano Recital

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

10 April 2014
Thursday

Rickmansworth

"Bletchley Park"
Talk by Martin Jones
Rickmansworth Historical Society
Cloisters Hall, The Cloisters (opposite St Joan of Arc School), Rickmansworth. Link.

10 April 2014
Thursday
8:00pm

Aldenham

Concert
Lucy Hall (soprano), Gavin Roberts (piano)
Radlett Music Club
Karl König Hall, Delrow Community, Summerhouse Lane, Aldenham
£14. Free for those aged 8-25 years
Tickets for non-members available only at the door.
Tel: 01923 859291 (not for tickets). Link.

15 April 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Easter Week Meditational Concert

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

16 April 2014
Wednesday
7:45pm

Watford

"Flash, Bang Wallop; the history of guns and gunpowder"
Talk by Derek Sayell
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
Cassio Lodge, 22 The Avenue, Watford (near Watford Central Library)
Visitors are welcome. Doors open at 7:30pm. This talk will be followed by the Society's AGM.
Tel: 07784 807108.

22 April 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Easter Reflections

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

23 April 2014
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Concert by a German youth orchestra
Jugend Orchester Mittel Mosel

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Entrance free.

26 April 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
Pupils from Aldenham School
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

29 April 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Soundproof Jazz

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

29 Apr – 3 May 2014
7:30pm; also Wed & Sat matinees 2pm

St Albans

"Annie"
Musical based on "Little orphan Annie"
St Albans Operatic Society
The Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans.
Tel: 01727 844488. Link.

3 May 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
The Passepartout Piano Duo: Alexandra Zlatior and Nathan Tinke
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

4 May–28 Sep 2014 (Wed+Thu)
10:30am-7pm

Bushey

Garden open
National Gardens Scheme
47 Bournehall Avenue
£4. Children: free
Every Wednesday and Thursday. Light refreshments available. Link.

6 May 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Tomonari Tsuchiya (piano)

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

8 May 2014
Thursday

Rickmansworth

"Conservation of Historic Buildings"
Talk by Stephen Bull
Rickmansworth Historical Society
Cloisters Hall, The Cloisters (opposite St Joan of Arc School), Rickmansworth. Link.

10 May 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
Pupils from St. Margaret's School, Bushey
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

10 May 2014
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Carl Orff( Carmina Burana), George Gershwin (Rhapsody in Blue, for piano and jazz band), Sebastian Weiss (The Seasons - world première, jazz piece)
Berkhamsted Choral Society
Colosseum, Town Hall, Watford
£25, £20, £15.
Tel: 0845 075 3993. Link.

10 May 2014
Saturday
7:45pm

Watford

Concert
Mozart (Piano concerto no. 24), Shostakovich (Symphony no. 5)
Watford Symphony Orchestra
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£12.
Tel: 01923 244196. Link.

12–17 May 2014
7:30pm; also Saturday matinee 2:30pm

Watford

"Little Shop of Horrors"
Watford Operatic Society
Palace Theatre, Clarendon Road, Watford
£11-£19. 2nd ticket half price on Monday only
120 minutes including interval. Link.

13 May 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Chez Chesterman with The Ian Brameld Dixie Land Jazz Band

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

17 May 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
The Choir of St. James's Church, Bushey
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

17 May 2014
Saturday
7:30pm

Bushey

Concert
Gioacchino Rossini (Overture: Il signor Bruschino), Dag Wirén (Serenade for string orchestra, Op 11), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Serenade in E flat, K 375), Arthur Honegger (Pastorale d'été), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Symphony No 25 in G minor, K183)
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
St Margaret's School, Merry Hill Road, Bushey
£17 (£16 concession); £14 (£13 concession); £1 schoolchildren.
Tel: 01923 774229. Link.

18 May 2014
Sunday
4:30pm

Watford

Sunday recital
Ashridge Players (piano quartet)

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Free
A recital of about 30-45 minutes, followed by light refreshments. Donations welcome.
Tel: 01923 246161. Link.

20 May 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
The Purcell School Musicians

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

22–24 May 2014
7:45pm

Kings Langley

"Breaking the Code" by Hugh Whitemore
Kings Langley Players
Kings Langley Community Centre, The Nap, KL
£9-£11. Link.

24 May 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
Lily Caunt (flute) and Charis Hanning (piano)
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

27 May 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Chloe Stratta & Martha Cracknell

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

28–31 May 2014
7:45pm; also Saturday matinee 2:45pm

Watford

"The Inspector Hound" by Tom Stoppard; "the Lamp" by Melville Lovat
Two "top-rate" comedies
Belmont Theatre Company
Pump House Theatre and Arts Centre, Lower Board Road, Watford
£12. Concessions (over 60 or under 16) £10.50.
Tel: 07917 324179 or 0845 521 3453. Link.

31 May 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
Maria Razumovskaya (piano)
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

1–29 June 2014

Watford

Watford Live!
A series of events including art, dance, film, music and theatre
. Link.

3 June 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Simon Davies (guitar)

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

7 June 2014
Saturday
1-5pm

Oxhey

Oxhey Village Fayre
A variety of entertainments and stalls
Oxhey Village Environment Group
Oxhey Village Green. Link.

7 June 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
Matthew Hardy (trumpet) and Neil Kelley (organ and piano)
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

7 June 2014
Saturday
2-6:30pm

Rickmansworth

Garden open
National Gardens Scheme
124 Highfield Way, Rickmansworth
£4. Children: free
Also 20 July. Link.

8 June – 20 July 2014

Abbots Langley

Abbots Langley Festival of the Arts 2014
A wide variety of events

For the full list of events, see the website. Link.

8 June 2014
Sunday
2-5pm

Abbots Langley

Open garden
British Red Cross
The Abbots House, 10 High Street, Abbots Langley
£4 per adult; free for children under 16. Link.

10 June 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Sing for Joy

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

14–15 June 2014

London

Open Garden Squares Weekend
More than 200 gardens across 25 London boroughs

One ticket allows entry to all the gardens on either day or both days. Link.

14 June 2014
Saturday
11am-4:30pm

Abbots Langley

Abbots Langley Carnival 2014
.

14 June 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
Bethany Kallan Remfry (mezzo soprano), Ian Beadle (baritone) and Neil Kelley (piano)
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

15 June 2014
Sunday
4:30pm

Watford

Sunday recital
Lisete de Silva (recorder)

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Free
A recital of about 30-45 minutes, followed by light refreshments. Donations welcome.
Tel: 01923 246161. Link.

16 June 2014
Monday
2pm

Abbots Langley

Abbots Langley Local History Walk
Abbots Langley Festival of the Arts 2014
Meet at Main Village Car Park
No tickets required
The walk will cover 4-4½ miles. Suitable footwear should be worn as it may be muddy in places. Leader: Derek Sayell. Link.

17 June 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Soundproof Jazz

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

18–21 June 2014

Abbots Langley

"Sullivan with (and without) Gilbert"
An evening of rarely heard Gilbert & Sullivan, and Sullivan without Gilbert, illustrated with anecdotes and ephemera
Abbots Langley Gilbert & Sullivan Society
Henderson Hall, High Street, Abbots Langley
£12; concessions £10 (Wed evening & Sat matinee only); 16 and under £5
To include Cox and Box, and excerpts from Utopia Ltd. The Grand Duke, The Rose of Persia, and Ivanhoe.
Tel: 07502 426721. Link.

18 June 2014
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Gilbert & Sullivan (a selection of well-known pieces)
Watford Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra
Colosseum, Town Hall, Watford
c. £17, £16, £14; Under 18: half price / 2 tickets at £1 each when bought with a full-price ticket
Season tickets at c. £40.50, £45 and (under-18s) £1/£20.25/£22.50.
Tel: 07546 112 321 (Society) or 0845 075 3993 (Colosseum). Link.

19–29 June 2014

Watford

Imagine Watford 2014
"A festival of extraordinary open-air moments"

Watford Town Centre
All events are free; most do not require a ticket
For details of events, see the website or ask at the Box Office, 20 Clarendon Road, Watford.
Tel: 01923 225671. Link.

20 June 2014
Friday
8:00pm

Abbots Langley

Organ Recital
Christopher Beauchamp or Fr Neil Kelley
Abbots Langley Festival of the Arts 2014
St Paul's Church, Langleybury.
Tel: 01923 270634. Link.

21 June 2014
Saturday
12-4pm

Watford

Cassiobury Schools' Summer Fair
Carnival theme with various activities

Cassiobury Schools, Bellmount Wood Avenue, Watford
Adult £1; child free.

21 June 2014
Saturday
12:30-5pm

Kings Langley

Kings Langley Carnival 2014
Rotary Club of Hemel Hempstead. Link.

21 June 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
Yoon-Seok Shin (piano)
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

21 June 2014
Saturday
1:30-5pm

Croxley Green

Revels on the Green 2014
Various activities and entertainments starting with a procession of floats. Also many stalls
Croxley Green Society
Entrance free
An annual event of long standing. Link.

21 June 2014
Saturday
2:00pm

Abbots Langley

Choir Recital
St Paul's VA School
Abbots Langley Festival of the Arts 2014
St Paul's Church, Langleybury. Link.

22–23 & 27-28 June 2014
3:30pm (Sun, Sat), 8pm (Mon, Fri)

Abbots Langley

"Tea with Mrs Pankhurst"
A play by Ruth Urquhart and James Douglas
Flatpacktheatre
Abbots Langley Festival of the Arts 2014
Henderson Hall, High Street, Abbots Langley
£8
About the growing differences between the Sufragettes and Suffragists. Book early. Tea is included.
Tel: 01923 444619. Link.

24 June 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Stephen Raine (piano)

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

27–28 June 2014
7:45pm

Kings Langley

"Let's All Go To The Music Hall!"
Kings Langley Players
Kings Langley Community Centre, The Nap, KL
£9-£11. Link.

28 June 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
Bushey and Oxhey Community Choir
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

28–29 June 2014
2:30-6:30pm

Oxhey

Oxhey Open Gardens
Many gardens open, with a different selection each day

Start at 55 Oxhey Avenue on Saturday; 48 Villiers Road on Sunday
£5 (includes both days). Link.

30 June 2014
Monday
7:30pm

Abbots Langley

Concert
A varied programme with chamber groups and soloists
Watford School of Music
Abbots Langley Festival of the Arts 2014
St Lawrence Church, High Street, Abbots Langley
£3. Link.

1 July 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Katherine Smith (flute)

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

2–5 July 2014
8pm; also Sat matinee 2:30pm

Abbots Langley

"Pygmalion" by Bernard Shaw
Abbots Langley Players
Abbots Langley Festival of the Arts 2014
Henderson Hall, High Street, Abbots Langley
£8.
Tel: 0844 804 5354. Link.

4–5 July 2014
Fri: 12-5pm; Sat: 10am-2pm

Abbots Langley

Book sale
Book Trade Benevolent Society
BTBS, The Retreat, corner of Gallows Hill & Abbots Road, Abbots Langley
Admission free
Thousands of new & nearly new books at bargain prices, mostly £2 or £3.
Tel: 01923 263128. Link.

5–20 July 2014

Bushey

Bushey Festival 2014
A large variety of events over the period

Some of the events are listed separately here; see the website for them all.
Tel: 07770 868 891. Link.

5 July 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
North London Military Wives Choir
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

5 July 2014
Saturday
7:30-10pm

Bushey

Concert
Northwood HQ Volunteer Band
Bushey Festival 2014
Bushey Centre, High Street, Bushey.
Tel: 07770 868 891. Link.

5 July 2014
Saturday
7:30pm

Chorleywood

Concert
Vaughan Williams (Five Mystical Songs, Five English Folk Songs, Anthems), John Rutter (Feel the Spirit)
The Chiltern Choir
Christ Church, Chorleywood. Link.

5 July 2014
Saturday
7:45pm

Watford

Concert
Debussy (Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune), Ravel (Pavane pour une infante defunte), Rodrigo (Concierto D'Aranjuez), Borodin (Symphony no. 2)
Watford Symphony Orchestra
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£12.
Tel: 01923 244196. Link.

6 July 2014
Sunday
10am-4pm

Bushey

Art exhibition
Bushey Festival 2014
Lucy Kemp Welch Gallery, St James Church House, Bushey.
Tel: 07770 868 891. Link.

6 July 2014
Sunday
2-5pm

Bushey

Bushey Rose Garden Festival Garden Party
Bushey Festival 2014
Bushey Rose Garden, High Street, Bushey.
Tel: 07770 868 891. Link.

9–11 July 2014
7:30-9:30pm

Bushey

"There goes the bride" (play)
Bushey Festival 2014
Falconer Hall, Falconer Road, Bushey.
Tel: 07770 868 891. Link.

11 July 2014
Friday
7-9pm

Bushey

Open garden
Meet the gardener and tour the house
Bushey Festival 2014
Reveley Lodge, 88 Elstree Road, Bushey Heath.
Tel: 07770 868 891. Link.

12–13 July 2014
10am-5:30pm (Sat), 10:30am-4:30pm (Sun)

Abbots Langley

Craft Fair
Abbots Langley Festival of the Arts 2014
St Lawrence Church Hall, Abbots Langley
Free admission
Refreshments available in the vicarage garden. Link.

12 July 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
Diane Rees (soprano) and John Wyatt (piano)
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

12 July 2014
Saturday
7:30pm

Bushey

Concert
Ludwig van Beethoven (Overture: Egmont, Op 84), Johannes Brahms (Violin Concerto in D, Op 77), Camille Saint-Saëns (Symphony No 2 in A minor, Op 55)
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
St Margaret's School, Merry Hill Road, Bushey
£17 (£16 concession); £14 (£13 concession); £1 schoolchildren.
Tel: 01923 774229. Link.

13 July 2014
Sunday
2-5pm

Chipperfield

Open garden
British Red Cross
Callipers Hall, Chipperfield, near Kings Langley
£4 per adult; free for children under 16. Link.

18 July 2014
Friday
6-8pm

St Albans

Garden open
2½-acre garden
National Gardens Scheme
The Royal National Rose Society, Chiswell Green Lane, St Albans
£6. Children: free
Cream teas. Entrance shared with Butterfly World.
Tel: 0845 833 4344. Link.

19 July 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
Emily Kyte (mezzo soprano) and Neil Kelley (piano)
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

20 July 2014
Sunday
2-6:30pm

Rickmansworth

Garden open
National Gardens Scheme
124 Highfield Way, Rickmansworth
£4. Children: free. Link.

20 July 2014
Sunday
3:00pm

Abbots Langley

Concert
Wagner, Dvorak, Schubert, Vaughan Williams
Abbots Langley Orchestra
Abbots Langley Festival of the Arts 2014
St Lawrence Church, High Street, Abbots Langley
£8 including interval drink. Children: free. Link.

20 July 2014
Sunday
4:30pm

Watford

Sunday recital
Works by Bach, Mozart and Schumann
Tim Swanwick (piano)

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Free
Change of performer since previous announcement. A recital of about 30-45 minutes, followed by light refreshments. Donations welcome.
Tel: 01923 246161. Link.

26–27 July; 2-3 Aug 2014
12-6pm

Bushey

Garden open
National Gardens Scheme
42 Falconer Road
£3. Children: free
Light refreshments available. Link.

26 July 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
Philip Drew (organ)
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

2 August 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
Christine Bennett (soprano)
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

4–24 August 2014
10am-4pm daily*; also 7-9pm on 5, 13, 21 Aug

Bushey

Bushey World War One Commemoration Project
An exhibition based on the war-time experiences of Bushey's community
Bushey Museum and Art Gallery
Bushey Academy, London Road, Bushey
Admission free
Also some special events; see the website for details. *Opening time for the public on the first day is 12:30pm, not 10am. Link.

9 August 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
Nick Hardy (tenor) and Neil Kelley (piano)
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

16 August 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
Richard Hubbert (flute), Hilary Hubbert (oboe) and Neil Kelley (piano)
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

17 August 2014
Sunday
2-5pm

Bushey

Open garden
British Red Cross
47 Bournehall Avenue, Bushey
£3.50 per adult; free for children under 16. Link.

23 August 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
Sam Austin (organ)
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

30 August 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
Nicholas Moloney (piano)
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

6 September 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
John Wyatt (organ)
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

7 September 2014
Sunday
12-3pm

Bushey

Fishers Field Picnic Day
With a guided walk around the nature reserve, starting at 1:30pm

Fishers Field, Fishers Close, Bendysh Road, Bushey
Free
Sandwiches, cakes and soft drinks provided. Link.

9 September 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Welcome back to St Mary's concerts

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

11–14 September 2014

(various)

Heritage Open Days 2014
A wide variety of buildings (outside London), some not normally open to the public, are free to visit

Use the search facility on the website for details of places, dates and times. Link.

13 September 2014
Saturday
10am-6pm

Watford and wider area

Sponsored Bike 'n Hike
An annual event
Beds and Herts Historic Churches Trust
Many churches in the area will be open; see the website for details. Link.

13 September 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
The Milgram trio: Lyrit Milgram (Violin), Kirsten Jenson (æcello) and Jongsun Woo (piano)
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

13 Sept 2014 – 18 Jan 2015
Thur-Sun, 11am-4pm

Bushey

Herkomeriana and Lululaund Exhibition
Illustrates the life and talents of Sir Hubert von Herkomer, especially his work in Bushey and his home, Lululaund
Bushey Museum and Art Gallery
Bushey Museum, Rudolph Road, Bushey
Admission free. Link.

14 September 2014
Sunday
2-6pm

Bushey

Garden open
2½-acre garden
National Gardens Scheme
Reveley Lodge, 88 Elstree Road, Bushey
£4. Children: free
Home-made teas. Link.

16 September 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Soundproof Jazz

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

18 September 2014
Thursday
8:00pm

Watford

"Underhand, unfair, and damned un-English: the development of the Royal Navy's submarines, 1900 to 1918"
Talk by Andrew Choong
Watford & District Industrial History Society
St Thomas' Church Hall, Langley Road, Watford
Visitors are welcome but a minimum donation of £3 per visitor is suggested. Link.

20–21 September 2014

London

Open House London 2014
Hundreds of buildings in London, of every type and size, are free to visit

Many of the buildings are not normally open to the public. The most popular require booking, but most don't. Details are in the printed programme (£7.99) and on the website. Link.

20 September 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
Pupils from the Purcell School
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

21 September 2014
Sunday
11am-4pm

Bushey

"At home with the Herkomers"
Meet Professor Herkomer; village tours; virtual tours of Lululaund, Herkomer's house; children's activities; refreshments
Bushey Museum and Art Gallery
Bushey Museum, Rudolph Road, Bushey
Entry free.

21 September 2014
Sunday
4:30pm

Watford

Sunday recital
Yasmin Chen (violin)

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Free
A recital of about 30-45 minutes, followed by light refreshments. Donations welcome.
Tel: 01923 246161. Link.

23 September 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Nina Cook, Yunah Hong & Meredith Jones

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

26 September 2014
Friday
8:00pm

Bushey

"By my own wings"
A film about Hubert von Herkomer, by Robert Fischer
Bushey Museum and Art Gallery
St Andrew's Church, High Road, Bushey Heath
Entry free.

26 Sep – 3 Oct 2014
Mon-Fri: 12-5pm; Sat: 10am-2pm

Abbots Langley

Book sale
Book Trade Benevolent Society
BTBS, The Retreat, corner of Gallows Hill & Abbots Road, Abbots Langley
Admission free
Thousands of new & nearly new books at bargain prices, mostly £2 or £3.
Tel: 01923 263128. Link.

27 September 2014
Saturday
12-c12:45pm

Bushey

Saturday recital
The Wyatt Family: Mandy Wyatt (violin), Alison (violin), Katy Wyatt (oboe and violin), Andrew Wyatt; Neil Kelley (accompanist)
Summer Recital Series
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free entry; retiring collection
Lunch available afterwards in St. James's Church House. Link.

30 September 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Ian Brameld Dixieland Band

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

4 October 2014
Saturday
11am-3pm

Chorleywood

Apple Day
Chorleywood Community Orchard
Chorleywood House Estate, Chorleywood. Link.

5 October 2014
Sunday
4:00pm

Watford

Concert
Janacek, Beethoven, Haydn, Szymanowski
Jubilee String Quartet
Octagon Music Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£14.50. Free for all under 26 years of age
£60 for season of 5 concerts.
Tel: 01923 231917. Link.

7 October 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Tomonari Tsuchiya (piano)

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

11 October 2014
Saturday
9:30am-5pm

Watford

"Then and Now: 60 years of archaeology and history in and around SW Hertfordshire"
Talks on "The Manor of the More, Cardinal Wolsey's palace" by Prof Martin Biddle; "Hunter-gatherers to High Speed 2 - 60 years of archaeology in the Colne Valley" by Jonathan Cotton
Also "Hertfordshire archaelogy - the last 60 years" by Dr Isobel Thompson; "The temple of Mithras revisited" by Sadie Watson
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
Watford Ex-Services & Social Club, 12-14 St Albans Road, Watford
£20. Full-time students (18 or under) £10
Tea, coffee, biscuits and buffet lunch included.
Tel: 01923 232297 (Watford Museum).

12 October 2014
Sunday
3:00pm

Abbots Langley

Folk concert
"The stories so far"
Pete Coe (singer-player)
Abbots Langley Winter Acoustic Concerts
Abbots Langley Community Centre, Gallows Hill Lane, Abbots Langley
£10 (including tea/coffee and cake in the interval)
Doors open at 2:30pm.
Tel: 01923 264536. Link.

14 October 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Musicians from the Purcell School

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

15 October 2014
Wednesday
7:45pm

Watford

"Sensing the Iron Age and Roman past: geophysics and the landscape of Hertfordshire"
Talk by Kris Lockyer
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
Cassio Lodge, 22 The Avenue, Watford (near Watford Central Library)
Visitors are welcome. Doors open at 7:30pm.
Tel: 07784 807108.

16 October 2014
Thursday
7:30pm (AGM), 8:00pm (talk)

Watford

"The history of hydraulic power"
Talk by Jeremy Batch
Watford & District Industrial History Society
St Thomas' Church Hall, Langley Road, Watford
The Society's AGM is first at 7:30pm. Visitors are welcome but a minimum donation of £3 per visitor is suggested. Link.

19 October 2014
Sunday
4:30pm

Watford

Sunday recital
Melanie Young (flute), Michiko Shimanuki (piano)

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Free
A recital of about 30-45 minutes, followed by light refreshments. Donations welcome.
Tel: 01923 246161. Link.

21 October 2014
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Swing Street Band

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

21 October 2014
Tuesday
8:00pm

Radlett

Lecture recital
Mendelssohn
David Owen Norris
Radlett Music Club
Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett
£14. Free for those aged 8-25 years
Tickets for non-members available only at the door.
Tel: 01923 859291. Link.

28 Oct – 1 Nov 2014
7:45pm

Watford

The Musical of Musicals - The Musical!
Belmont Theatre Company
Pump House Theatre and Arts Centre, Lower Board Road, Watford
£13
£13.50. Concessions £12.00 Tue £11.00. Sat matinee £13.50 (£12) No concessions Fri or Sat evenings.
Tel: 07917 324179. Link.

1–2 November 2014
11am-5pm

Watford

Art exhibition
A variety of art by a group of local artists: painting, glass, jewellery, photography, greeting cards
Distracted by Art
Shopkit, 100 Cecil Street, Watford
Free entry
Donations and a percentage of sales to Peace Hospice Care. Free parking, toilets.

8 November 2014
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Handel (Judas Maccabaeus)
Also London Handel Consort: Vanessa Bowers (soprano), James Neville (alto), Greg Tassell (tenor), Lancelot Nomura (bass)
Radlett Choral Society
St Michael & All Angels' Church, Mildred Avenue, Watford
£12 (accompanied children under 16 free).
Tel: 01923 226 836 / 243 545. Link.

9 November 2014
Sunday
3:00pm

Abbots Langley

Folk concert
The Young 'Uns (three singers)
Abbots Langley Winter Acoustic Concerts
Abbots Langley Community Centre, Gallows Hill Lane, Abbots Langley
£10 (including tea/coffee and cake in the interval)
Doors open at 2:30pm.
Tel: 01923 264536. Link.

11–15 November 2014

Watford

"The Wedding Singer"
Musical comedy
Cassio Operatic Society
Watford Palace Theatre, Clarendon Road, Watford.
Tel: 01923 225671. Link.

11–14 November 2014
7:30pm

Tring

"The Master and Margarita"
By Mikhail Bulgakov
Tring Park School for the Performing Arts
Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, Tring
£7
Certificate PG 12+. Link.

15 November 2014
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Poulenc (Gloria), Mozart (Horn Concerto no. 2), Fauré (Requiem)
Soloist: David Pyatt (horn)
Watford Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra
Colosseum, Town Hall, Watford
£15, £17, £18. 18 years and under: £1 (conditions apply). Link.

16 November 2014
Sunday
3:00pm

Bushey

Concert
W A Mozart (Overture: La Clemenza di Tito, K621), Mendelssohn (Violin Concerto in E minor, op. 64), Schubert (Incidental music from 'Rosamunde'), Mendelssohn (Symphony no. 4 in A, op. 90 'Italian')
With Sadie Fields (violin)
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
Bushey Academy, London Road, Bushey
£17; £14; £1 schoolchildren.
Tel: 01923 774229. Link.

16 November 2014
Sunday
4:30pm

Watford

Sunday recital
Teresa Whiffen (clarinet, saxophone)
St Luke's Church, Watford
St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Free
A recital of about 30-45 minutes, followed by light refreshments. Donations welcome.
Tel: 01923 246161. Link.

18–21 November 2014
7:30pm

Tring

"A Christmas Carol"
Adapted for the stage by John Mortimer from the work of Charles Dickens
Tring Park School for the Performing Arts
Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, Tring
£7. Link.

19 November 2014
Wednesday
7:45pm

Watford

"The first Battle of St Albans 1455 and the beginning of the Wars of the Roses"
Talk by Dr Peter Burley, Mike Elliott and Harvey Watson
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
Cassio Lodge, 22 The Avenue, Watford (near Watford Central Library)
Visitors are welcome. Doors open at 7:30pm.
Tel: 07784 807108.

20 November 2014
Thursday
8:00pm

Watford

"Transport in the 1950s"
A programme of films from the Allan Willmott collection
Watford & District Industrial History Society
St Thomas' Church Hall, Langley Road, Watford
Visitors are welcome but a minimum donation of £3 per visitor is suggested. Link.

22 November 2014
Saturday
7:30pm

Oxhey

Opera Gala
A concert of operatic favourites
Including principal singers from ENO and Covent Garden
OperaHerts
St Matthew's Church, Eastbury Road, Oxhey
£15 (concessions £10)
In support of Peace Hospice Care.
Tel: 07872 673978. Link.

22 November 2014
Saturday
7:45pm

Watford

Concert
Richard Strauss (Auf der Campagna), Tchaikovsky (Violin Concerto), Dvorak (Symphony no. 8)
Watford Symphony Orchestra
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£12. Link.

23 November 2014
Sunday
4:00pm

Watford

Concert
Ibert, Britten, Barber, Bozza, Nielsen, Clarke, Grainger, Arnold
Galliard Wind Quintet
Octagon Music Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£14.50. Free for all under 26 years of age
£60 for season of 5 concerts.
Tel: 01923 231917. Link.

24–29 November 2014
7:45pm

Watford

"The Vortex"
A play by Noël Coward
Pump House Theatre Company
Pump House Theatre and Arts Centre, Lower Board Road, Watford
Mon £8; Tue-Sat £12 (concessions £10.50).
Tel: 0844 8700 887. Link.

26 November 2014
Wednesday
8:00pm

Radlett

Concert
A Viennese evening
Pomegranate Trio
Radlett Music Club
Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett
£14. Free for those aged 8-25 years
Tickets for non-members available only at the door.
Tel: 01923 859291. Link.

28 Nov – 5 Dec 2014
Mon-Fri: 12-5pm; Sat: 10am-2pm

Abbots Langley

Book sale
Book Trade Benevolent Society
BTBS, The Retreat, corner of Gallows Hill & Abbots Road, Abbots Langley
Admission free
Thousands of new & nearly new books at bargain prices, mostly £2 or £3.
Tel: 01923 263128. Link.

30 November 2014
Sunday
11am-4pm

Apsley

Christmas Fair 2014
A variety of craft stalls, guided tours of the paperworks, café and barbecue
Frogmore Paper Mill
Adult £1, Child 50p. Link.

6 December 2014
Saturday
7:45pm

Kings Langley

Concert: Christmas Fanfare
Seasonal music interspersed with humorous anecdotal tales
Chiltern Hills Brass Band
All Saints' Church, Kings Langley.

14 December 2014
Sunday
7:30pm

Abbots Langley

Autumn Concert
Bruch (Violin Concerto), Vaughan Williams (The running set), Mozart (Symphony no. 39)
With Orpheus Papafilippou (violin)
Abbots Langley Orchestra
St Lawrence Church, High Street, Abbots Langley
Mince pies and mulled wine will be provided in the interval. Link.

17 December 2014
Wednesday
7:45pm

Watford

"Chiltern Open Air Museum at a glance"
Talk by Jane Cooper
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
Cassio Lodge, 22 The Avenue, Watford (near Watford Central Library)
Visitors are welcome. Doors open at 7:30pm.
Tel: 07784 807108.

17 December 2014
Wednesday
7:00pm

Watford

Christmas Concert
Watford Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra
Colosseum, Town Hall, Watford
£15, £17, £18. 18 years and under: £1 (conditions apply). Link.

18 December 2014
Thursday
8:00pm

Watford

"The archaeology of early steam locomotives"
Talk by Michael Bailey
Watford & District Industrial History Society
St Thomas' Church Hall, Langley Road, Watford
(Speaker & talk altered 17.12.14.) Followed by an informal social evening. Visitors are welcome but a minimum donation of £3 per visitor is suggested. Link.

30 December 2014
Tuesday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Mendelssohn (The Hebrides Overture), Tchaikovsky (Violin Concerto), Beethoven (Symphony no. 7)
Watford Youth Sinfonia
St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Students £5. Adults £8.
2015  

15 January 2015
Thursday
8:00pm

Watford

"The history of Leavesden aerodrome"
Talk by Derek Sayell
Watford & District Industrial History Society
St Thomas' Church Hall, Langley Road, Watford
Visitors are welcome but a minimum donation of £3 per visitor is suggested. Link.

20–24 January 2015
7:30pm; also Saturday matinee 2:30pm

Watford

"The Pirates of Penzance"
Abbots Langley Gilbert & Sullivan Society
Watford Palace Theatre, Clarendon Road, Watford
£15.50 & £16.50 (Wed, Thu), £17 & £18 (Fri, Sat). Under 16s £5
Book before 1st Dec. to save £1.50 on most tickets. Thursday 22nd is Dress as a Pirate Night.
Tel: 01923 225671. Link.

21 January 2015
Wednesday
7:45pm

Watford

"Sir Richard Morison of Cassiobury - diplomat, humanist and apologist"
Talk by Brian O'Riordan
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
Cassio Lodge, 22 The Avenue, Watford (near Watford Central Library)
Visitors are welcome. Doors open at 7:30pm.
Tel: 07784 807108.

22 January 2015
Thursday
8:00pm

Radlett

Concert
'Writers, artists and aristocrats'
Herschel Baroque Trio
Radlett Music Club
Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett
£14. Free for those aged 8-25 years
Tickets for non-members available only at the door.
Tel: 01923 859291. Link.

23–24 & 28-31 January 2015
7:30pm; also Saturday matinee 2:30pm

Watford

"The Addams Family"
A new musical comedy
Pump House Youth Theatre
Pump House Theatre and Arts Centre, Lower Board Road, Watford
£7, £8, £9 or £10.
Tel: 0844 8700 887 or 0333 666 3366. Link.

24 January 2015
Saturday
7:45pm

Watford

Concert
Humperdinck (Hansel & Gretel Overture), Tchaikovsky (Nutcracker Suite), Berlioz (Harold In Italy)
Watford Symphony Orchestra
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£12. Link.

25 January 2015
Sunday
3:00pm

Bushey

Concert
Johannes Brahms (Variations on the St Anthony Chorale, op. 56a), Dmitri Shostakovich (Piano Concerto no. 2 in F, op. 102), Sergei Rachmaninov (Vocalise, op. 34 no. 14), Antonin Dvorak (Six Legends, op. 59)
With Huw Watkins (piano)
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
Purcell School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
£17; £14; £1 schoolchildren.
Tel: 01923 774229. Link.

25 January 2015
Sunday
3:00pm

Kings Langley

"Peter and the Wolf"
A version of Sergei Prokovief's work for wind quintet, as well as other music
The Bissolotti Players
Kings Langley Concerts
Rudolf Steiner School, Langley Hill, Kings Langley
Adult £5, child £3
In the first part of the concert, the musicians will solo and duet pieces interspersed with poems.
Tel: 01923 262505.

30 January 2015
Friday
7:30pm

Watford

"Winter warmers": a recital for violin and piano
Varied programme includes Prokofiev (First violin sonata), Beethoven (opus 30, no. 2), Rossini (Barber of Seville - a virtuosic take), Dvorak (Four romantic pieces)
Arwen Newband and Anna Le Hair

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
£10; concessions £8; under-16s free.
Tel: 01442 381238. Link.

30–31 January 2015
Fri: 12-5pm; Sat: 10am-2pm

Abbots Langley

Book sale
Book Trade Benevolent Society
BTBS, The Retreat, corner of Gallows Hill & Abbots Road, Abbots Langley
Admission free
Thousands of new & nearly new books at bargain prices, mostly £2 or £3.
Tel: 01923 263128. Link.

1 February 2015
Sunday
4:00pm

Watford

Concert
Mozart, Debussy, Bartok, Brahms, Sibelius
Martyn Jackson (violin), Petr Limonov (piano)
Octagon Music Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£14.50. Free for all under 26 years of age
£60 for season of 5 concerts.
Tel: 01923 231917. Link.

8 February 2015
Sunday
3:00pm

Abbots Langley

Folk concert
(To be arranged)
Abbots Langley Winter Acoustic Concerts
Abbots Langley Community Centre, Gallows Hill Lane, Abbots Langley
£10 (including tea/coffee and cake in the interval)
Doors open at 2:30pm.
Tel: 01923 264536. Link.

10 February 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
First of the Tuesday lunchtime concerts for 2015

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

15 February 2015
Sunday
4:30pm

Watford

Sunday recital
Music for clarinet, piano and piano duet
Alison Eales and Anna Le Hair

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Free
A recital of 35-45 minutes, followed by light refreshments. Donations welcome.
Tel: 01923 246161. Link.

16 February 2015
Monday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
"A concert of varied music"
Hertfordshire Constabulary Choir

Christ Church, St Albans Road, Watford
£7; concessions £5 (light refreshments included).
Tel: 01923 675173. Link.

17 February 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Soundproof Jazz

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

18 February 2015
Wednesday
7:45pm

Watford

"Neanderthals: recent discoveries"
Talk by Scott McCracken
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
Cassio Lodge, 22 The Avenue, Watford (near Watford Central Library)
Visitors are welcome. Doors open at 7:30pm.
Tel: 07784 807108.

19 February 2015
Thursday
8:00pm

Watford

"Some London terminals, past & present"
Talk by David Wadley
Watford & District Industrial History Society
St Thomas' Church Hall, Langley Road, Watford
Visitors are welcome but a minimum donation of £3 per visitor is suggested. Link.

22 February 2015
Sunday
3:00pm

Bushey

Concert
Including music for organ, keyboard, trumpet and voice
Stuart Brant and son, Simon
St Paul's Proms
St Paul's Church, Bushey Hall Road, Bushey
Admission free
Followed by tea and biscuits. Retiring collection for New Hope.

24 February 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Piano recital, including pieces by Liszt
Simon Haynes

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

25 February 2015
Wednesday
8:00pm

Radlett

Concert
Manus Noble (guitar)
Radlett Music Club
Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett
£14. Free for those aged 8-25 years
Tickets for non-members available only at the door.
Tel: 01923 859291. Link.

1 March 2015
Sunday
4:00pm

Watford

Concert
Chabrier, Dukas, Poulenc, Debussy, Chopin
Jayson Gillham (piano)
Octagon Music Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£14.50. Free for all under 26 years of age
£60 for season of 5 concerts.
Tel: 01923 231917. Link.

3 March 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
David Gordon and Nina Cook

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

7 March 2015
Saturday
2-4pm

Watford

"Contemporary. Creative. Classical. Music"
A performing opportunity for enthusiasts of classical music of any era
Eternal Chord
Watford Museum, 194 Lower High Street, Watford
Free entry
All ages welcome. Contact the organiser to book a 5-minute slot to play your instrument. Link.

8 March 2015
Sunday
3:00pm

Abbots Langley

Folk concert
Jeff Warner (singer-player)
Abbots Langley Winter Acoustic Concerts
Abbots Langley Community Centre, Gallows Hill Lane, Abbots Langley
£10 (including tea/coffee and cake in the interval)
Doors open at 2:30pm.
Tel: 01923 264536. Link.

13–14 March 2015
Fri: 12-5pm; Sat: 10am-2pm

Abbots Langley

Book sale
Book Trade Benevolent Society
BTBS, The Retreat, corner of Gallows Hill & Abbots Road, Abbots Langley
Admission free
Thousands of new & nearly new books at bargain prices, mostly £2 or £3.
Tel: 01923 263128. Link.

14 March 2015
Saturday
3:00pm

Bushey

Concert
Gabriel Faure (Suite: Masques et Bergamasques, op. 112), Jean Sibelius (Romance for string orchestra, op. 42), Richard Strauss (Horn Concerto no. 1 in E flat, op. 11), Ludwig van Beethoven (Symphony no. 1 in C, op. 21)
With Adrian Uren (horn)
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
Bushey Academy, London Road, Bushey
£17; £14; £1 schoolchildren.
Tel: 01923 774229. Link.

14 March 2015
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Schumann (Piano Concerto), Graham Garton (Magna Carta), Brahms (Schicksalslied: Song of Destiny)
Watford Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra
Colosseum, Town Hall, Watford
£15, £17, £18. Under-19s: £1 (conditions apply).
Tel: 0845 075 3993. Link.

15 March 2015
Sunday
4:30pm

Watford

Sunday recital
To include works by Dvorak, Strauss, Gluck and Britten
April Koyejo (soprano)

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Free
A recital of 35-45 minutes, followed by light refreshments. Donations welcome.
Tel: 01923 246161. Link.

17 March 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
The Purcell School Musicians

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

17 March 2015
Tuesday
8:00pm

Radlett

Concert
Krysia Osostowicz (violin), Daniel Tong (piano)
Radlett Music Club
Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett
£14. Free for those aged 8-25 years
Tickets for non-members available only at the door.
Tel: 01923 859291. Link.

18 March 2015
Wednesday
7:45pm

Watford

Subject to be announced
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
Cassio Lodge, 22 The Avenue, Watford (near Watford Central Library)
The talk on "Excavations at The Grove, Watford" has been postponed. Visitors are welcome. Doors open at 7:30pm.
Tel: 07784 807108.

19 March 2015
Thursday
8:00pm

Watford

"The Grand China Canal"
The Grand Canal of China is the longest and oldest man-made waterway
Talk by Liam D'Arcy-Brown
Watford & District Industrial History Society
St Thomas' Church Hall, Langley Road, Watford
Visitors are welcome but a minimum donation of £3 per visitor is suggested. Link.

21 March 2015
Saturday
7:45pm

Watford

Concert
Brahms (Tragic Overture), J S Bach (Concerto for Violin and Oboe), Brahms (Piano Concerto no. 2)
Watford Symphony Orchestra
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£12. Link.

21 Mar – 20 Sep 2015
Thursday-Sunday, 11am-4pm

Bushey

Exhibition: "The story of Bushey Heath Pottery"
An exhibition of ceramics
Bushey Museum and Art Gallery
Bushey Museum, Rudolph Road, Bushey
Admission free.
Tel: 020 8420 4057. Link.

22 March 2015
Sunday
3:00pm

Bushey

Concert: Nancy Holton Memorial Prom
Various singers, amateur and professional, and a wide variety of songs
The Singing School
St Paul's Proms
St Paul's Church, Bushey Hall Road, Bushey
Admission free
Followed by tea and biscuits. Retiring collection for Church Mission Society.

24 March 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Soundproof Jazz

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

25–28 March 2015
7:45pm

Kings Langley

"The Pajama Game"
Musical
Kings Langley Light Opera Company
Kings Langley Community Centre, The Nap, KL
Stalls £13. Tiers £14. Concessions for OAPs & students (Wed, Thur, Sat matinee). Under-16s half-price.
Tel: 01442 268 839. Link.

28 March 2015
Saturday
7:00pm

Watford

Concert
London Welsh Rugby Club Choir

All Saints Church, All Saints Crescent, Horseshoe Lane, Garston, Watford
£12
"Concert for the roof fund".

31 Mar – 4 Apr 2015
7:30pm; also Sat matinee 3pm

Watford

"Seven brides for seven brothers"
Musical
Nichola Rees Youth Academy
Pump House Theatre and Arts Centre, Lower Board Road, Watford
£10.
Tel: 07702 965851.

7 April 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Easter Reflections

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

Saturdays, 11 Apr – 26 Sep 2015
12pm

Bushey

Recital
See website for details
Summer Recitals Series 2015
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free (donations welcome)
Each recital lasts about 45 minutes. Lunches available in St James's Church House. Link.

12 April 2015
Sunday
4:00pm

Watford

Concert
Finzi, Stravinsky, Schumann, Brahms, Giampieri
Timothy Orpen (clarinet), John Reid (piano)
Octagon Music Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£14.50. Free for all under 26 years of age
£60 for season of 5 concerts.
Tel: 01923 231917. Link.

14 April 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
The Dixielanders with Chez Chesterman

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

15 April 2015
Wednesday
7:45pm

Watford

"The Grimston family of Gorhambury 1652-1973"
Talk by John Cox
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
Cassio Lodge, 22 The Avenue, Watford (near Watford Central Library)
Visitors are welcome. Doors open at 7:30pm.
Tel: 07784 807108.

16 April 2015
Thursday
8:00pm

Radlett

Concert
Benyounes Quartet, with David Campbell (clarinet)
Radlett Music Club
Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett
£14. Free for those aged 8-25 years
Tickets for non-members available only at the door.
Tel: 01923 859291. Link.

17 April 2015
Friday
7:00pm

Bushey

"The soldier's tale"
Music by Igor Stravinsky; libretto by C.F. Ramuz
The Purcell School and Young People's Puppet Theatre

Purcell School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
£8 adults; £5 children
Also in Highgate on 20 April and St Albans on 21 April.
Tel: 01923 331138. Link.

19 April 2015
Sunday
4:30pm

Watford

Sunday recital
Sue Gill (clarinet)

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Free
A recital of 35-45 minutes, followed by light refreshments. Donations welcome.
Tel: 01923 246161. Link.

21–25 April 2015

Abbots Langley

"The Herbal Bed" by Peter Whelan
Abbots Langley Players
St Lawrence Church, High Street, Abbots Langley.
Tel: 0844 804 5354. Link.

21 April 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Soundproof play the Standards [jazz]

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

25 April 2015
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

"Fidelio"
A concert version of Beethoven's opera, with choir and orchestra
OperaHerts
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£20 (£15 concessions).
Tel: 01923 900192. Link.

28 April 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Song Recital
Jacqi Barnett

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

2 May 2015
Saturday
11am

Abbots Langley

Organ Concert
Programme to include works by Bach, Wesley, Vaughan Williams and Boëllmann
Tom Winpenny (St Albans Cathedral)
Spring Concert Series 2015
St Lawrence Church, High Street, Abbots Langley
£5; free for children
Refreshments available from 10:30am. Link.

5 May 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Classic Guitar Recital
Simon Davies

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

9 May 2015
Saturday
11am

Abbots Langley

Concert
Programme to include music for voice and saxophone, and songs from the shows
Southorn and Stratton family
Spring Concert Series 2015
St Lawrence Church, High Street, Abbots Langley
£5; free for children
Refreshments available from 10:30am. Link.

10 May 2015
Sunday
2:00pm

Watford

The Christopher Duke Piano Recital Competition
Up to 8 finalists, all under the age of 26, each playing from memory for 30 minutes
Watford Festival of Music, Speech and Drama
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£5
This event lasts for several hours but visitors may come and go in the short intervals. Link.

12 May 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Harrow Apollo Male Choir

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

14–16 May 2015
7:45pm

Abbots Langley

"Ten Times Table"
A play by Alan Ayckbourn
The Centralian Players
Henderson Hall, High Street, Abbots Langley
£8; concessions £6
Bar open from 7:15pm.
Tel: 01923 227392. Link.

14–15 May 2015
7:30pm

Tring

"It's a lovely day tomorrow"
By Alan Jackson Piper
Tring Park School for the Performing Arts
Markova Theatre, Tring Park, Tring
£7 & £5 (concessions).
Tel: 01442 824255. Link.

16 May 2015
Saturday
11am

Abbots Langley

Concert
Programme to include well-known organ favourites
Richard Pinel (Assistant Director of Music, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle)
Spring Concert Series 2015
St Lawrence Church, High Street, Abbots Langley
£5; free for children
Refreshments available from 10:30am. Link.

16 May 2015
Saturday
3:00pm

Bushey

Concert: Music from The Great War
Butterworth (The Banks of Green Willow), Elgar (Sospiri, op. 70), Vaughan Williams (The Lark Ascending), Elgar/David Matthews (Intermezzo for string orchestra, op. 82), Vaughan Williams (Five Variants of 'Dives and Lazarus'), Ravel (Le Tombeau de Couperin)
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
Bushey Academy, London Road, Bushey
£17; £14; £1 schoolchildren.
Tel: 01923 774229. Link.

16 May 2015
Saturday
7:45pm

Watford

Concert
Schubert (Symphony no. 8 - Unfinished), Mahler (Leider Eines Fahrenden Gesellen), Schumann (Symphony no. 3 - Rhenish)
Watford Symphony Orchestra
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£12. Link.

17 May 2015
Sunday
4:30pm

Watford

Sunday recital
Ruth Harris (flute), Jeremy Cooke (piano)

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Free
A recital of 35-45 minutes, followed by light refreshments. Donations welcome.
Tel: 01923 246161. Link.

19 May 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Purcell School musicians

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

23 May 2015
Saturday
11am

Abbots Langley

Organ Concert
Programme of light-hearted music, including TV theme & film score medleys
Peter Holder (Sub-Organist St Paul's Cathedral, London)
Spring Concert Series 2015
St Lawrence Church, High Street, Abbots Langley
£5; free for children
Refreshments available from 10:30am. Link.

26 May 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
The Marriot String Trio

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

27–30 May 2015
7:45pm; also Saturday matinee 2:45pm

Watford

"Relative Values" by Noel Coward
Belmont Theatre Company
Pump House Theatre and Arts Centre, Lower Board Road, Watford
£12.50. Concessions (over 60, under 16) £11.
Tel: 07917 324179. Link.

30 May 2015
Saturday
11am

Abbots Langley

Concert
Programme to include works by Purcell, Handel, Fauré, and Gilbert & Sullivan
Katherine Bunting (soprano)
Spring Concert Series 2015
St Lawrence Church, High Street, Abbots Langley
£5; free for children
Refreshments available from 10:30am. Link.

30 May 2015
Saturday
7:45pm

Chipperfield

Concert
"Summertime: a medley of music for summer"
Chipperfield Choral Society
St Paul's Church, The Common, Chipperfield
£14; under-17s £5.
Tel: 01923 400520. Link.

1 June – 5 July 2015

Watford

Watford Live!
A series of events including art, dance, film, music and theatre
. Link.

2 June 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Soundproof Jazz

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

6 June 2015
Saturday
1-5pm

Oxhey

Oxhey Village Fayre
A variety of entertainments and stalls
Oxhey Village Environment Group
Oxhey Village Green. Link.

9 June 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Chater Junior School Choir

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

10–14 June 2015
Wed-Sun 7:30pm; Sat-Sun 3pm

Abbots Langley

"Seussical"
A musical based on the works of Dr Seuss
Abbots Langley Gilbert & Sullivan Society
Henderson Hall, High Street, Abbots Langley
£12. Pensioner £10. Age 16 & under £7.
Tel: 07502 426721. Link.

13–14 June 2015

London

Open Garden Squares Weekend
More than 200 gardens across London

£10; free for children under 12
One ticket allows entry to all the gardens (and on both days). Link.

13 June 2015
Saturday
11am-4:30pm?

Abbots Langley

Abbots Langley Carnival 2015
.

14 June 2015
Sunday
3:00pm

Kings Langley

Concert: The enchanted garden
Ravel (Mother Goose Suite), Poulenc (Sonata), Debussy (épigraphes Antiques), Grieg (Morning)
Claudio di Meo and Federica Nardacci (piano duet) with Mike Hadjipateras (narrator)
Kings Langley Concerts
Rudolf Steiner School, Langley Hill, Kings Langley
Adults £8; concessions £7; children £5
A concert for all ages, combining music, words & images. Cakes & tea available in the interval.
Tel: 01923 262505.

16 June 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
The Dixieland Seven

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

17–19 June 2015
17th & 18th at 7:30pm; 19th at 2pm

Tring

Young Dancers Show
Tring Park School for the Performing Arts
Markova Theatre, Tring Park, Tring
Dancers aged 11-16 showing ballet, modern dance, narrative dance, contemporary dance & classical work.
Tel: 01442 824255. Link.

24–25 & 30 June 2015
7:30pm

Tring

Senior Dance Show
Tring Park School for the Performing Arts
Markova Theatre, Tring Park, Tring
£15 & £12 (concessions).
Tel: 01442 824255. Link.

17 June 2015
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Coleridge-Taylor (Hiawatha's Wedding Feast), Elgar (The Music Makers), Walton (Henry V Suite)
Watford Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra
Colosseum, Town Hall, Watford
£15, £17, £18. Under-19s: £1 (conditions apply).
Tel: 0845 075 3993. Link.

18 June 2015
Thursday
2-4pm

Watford

"Back to the 50s"
Watford UTC
Watford UTC, 18 Colonial Way, Watford
£5.99
The price includes a drink, 1950s-style snacks, music (live band) and dancing. All proceeds will go the the Riding for the Disabled Association. Book by 10 June.
Tel: 01923 905240. Link.

20 June – 4 July 2015

Watford

Imagine Watford 2015
A variety of outdoor entertainments
Watford Cultural Leaders Group
Watford Town Centre
All events are free; most do not require a ticket
Tickets from Palace Theatre or the Information Point on the High Street.
Tel: 01923 225671. Link.

20 June 2015
Saturday
1:30-5pm

Croxley Green

Revels on the Green 2015
Various activities and entertainments starting with a procession of floats. Also many stalls
Croxley Green Society
The Green, Croxley Green
Entrance free
An annual event of long standing. Link.

20 June 2015
Saturday
From 12 noon

Kings Langley

Kings Langley Carnival 2015
Rotary Club of Hemel Hempstead. Link.

21 June – 19 July 2015

Bushey

Bushey Festival 2015
A large variety of events
.
Tel: 07481 179599. Link.

21 June 2015
Sunday
2-5pm

Abbots Langley

Open garden
British Red Cross
The Abbots House, 10 High Street, Abbots Langley
£4. Children: free. Link.

21 June 2015
Sunday
2-5pm

Bedmond

Open gardens
National Gardens Scheme
Serge Hill and The Barn, Serge Hill Lane, Bedmond
£7 combined. Child: free
Home-made teas at Serge Hill. Link.

21 June 2015
Sunday
2:30-6:30pm

Oxhey

Oxhey Open Gardens 2015
Many gardens open to visit with a single ticket

£5; accompanied children free
Start at 48 Villiers Road or 55 Oxhey Avenue. Guide dogs only. Teas, cakes, plants. In aid of Peace Hospice Care (The Peace Hospice), Watford. Link.

21 June 2015
Sunday
2:00pm

Watford

Organ recital
Open Church Sunday
St Andrew's Church, Church Road / Park Road, Watford
Free
Tea available from 1pm. Link.

21 June 2015
Sunday
4:30pm

Watford

Sunday recital
Including works by Bach, Schubert (Trockene Blume), Dutilleux
Sophie Harrison {flute)

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Free
A recital of 35-45 minutes, followed by light refreshments. Donations welcome.
Tel: 01923 246161. Link.

23 June 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
St Michael's School musicians

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

24–27 June 2015
7:45pm; also Sat matinee 3pm

Kings Langley

"Little Shop of Horrors"
Kings Langley Players
Kings Langley Community Centre, The Nap, KL
£10-£12.
Tel: 07906 695959. Link.

24 June 2015
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

"Excavations at the Grove, Watford"
Talk by Charles Lequesne
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
West Herts College, Hempstead Road, Watford
Refreshments from 7pm.
Tel: 07957 421009.

25–28 June 2015
Thu-Sat 7pm; also Sat-Sun 2pm

Rickmansworth

"A Midsummer's Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare
Rickmansworth Players
Oak Hill House, Heronsgate, Chorleywood
£10/£8 until 6 June; £12 after 6 June
This is an open-air production.
Tel: 0333 666 3366. Link.

27 June 2015
Saturday
7:30pm

Rickmansworth

"In Paradisum" A concert of sacred music from France
Fauré (Requiem; Cantique de Jean Racine), Duruflé (Four Motets), Poulenc (Salve Regina), Messiaen (O Sacrum Convivium)
The Chiltern Choir
St Mary's Church, Church Street, Rickmansworth
Adult £13; under-18 £6. Link.

28 June 2015
Sunday
12-6pm

Watford

Summer Fete
Peace Hospice Care
Sun Postal Sports & Social Club, Bellmount Wood Avenue, Watford
Suggested donation: adult £2; child £1; concession £1.
Tel: 01923 335 361. Link.

30 June 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Soundproof Jazz

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

3 July 2015
Friday
7:30pm

Watford

Summer Concert
Mahler (Symphony no. 1), Tchaikovsky (Romeo & Juliet overture), Daniel Hogan (Clarinet Concerto)
Youth Orchestra
Watford School of Music
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
The second source says it starts at 7:45pm. Link.

3–4 July 2015
Fri: 12-5pm; Sat: 10am-2pm

Abbots Langley

Book sale
Book Trade Benevolent Society
BTBS, The Retreat, corner of Gallows Hill & Abbots Road, Abbots Langley
Admission free
Thousands of new & nearly new books at bargain prices, mostly £2 or £3.
Tel: 01923 263128. Link.

4 July 2015
Saturday
3:00pm

Bushey

Concert
Beethoven (Overture: The Ruins of Athens, op. 113), Barber (Violin Concerto, op. 14), Brahms (Serenade in D, op. 11)
With Fenella Humphreys (violin)
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
Purcell School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
£17; £14; £1 schoolchildren.
Tel: 01923 774229. Link.

5 July 2015
Sunday
3:00pm

Abbots Langley

Concert
Edward Elgar (Romance: Opus 62), Mascagni (Intermezzo Cavaleria Rusticana), Weber (Bassoon Concerto: Opus 75), Cecilia McDowall (Rain, Steam and Speed), Haydn (Symphony no. 101 'The Clock')
Abbots Langley Orchestra
St Lawrence Church, High Street, Abbots Langley. Link.

7 July 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Stephen Raine piano recital

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

11 July 2015
Saturday
12-4pm

Chorleywood

Chorleywood Village Day
Including stalls, fairground rides and a dog show

Chorleywood Common. Link.

13 July 2015
Monday
7:30pm

Croxley Green

Concert
A wide variety from classical to modern musical & pop, including music by Mozart, Andrew Lloyd Webber & Sir Arthur Sullivan
Hertfordshire Constabulary Choir

All Saints' Church, Croxley Green
Free; retiring collection. Link.

14 July 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Sing for Joy

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

18 July 2015
Saturday
12-5pm

Bushey

Open garden
British Red Cross
42 Falconer Road, Bushey
£3.50. Children: free. Link.

18 July 2015
Saturday
7:45pm

Watford

Concert
Kodaly (Peacock Variations), Shostakovich (Piano Concerto no. 2), Mendelssohn (Symphony no. 4 - Italian)
Watford Symphony Orchestra
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£12. Link.

18 July 2015
Saturday
Daytime & 7:30-10:30pm

Rickmansworth

Rickmansworth Folk Festival 2015
Free events during the day. Also an evening with Julie Felix

St Mary's Church Centre, Church Street, Rickmansworth
Free except evening (£10+£1.25 in advance; £12.50 on the door). Link.

19 July 2015
Sunday
4:30pm

Watford

Sunday recital
Including works by Handel, Elgar and Albinez
Three Piece Suite: Victoria Parkins (oboe), Teresa Whiffen (clarinet), Esther Moors (bass clarinet)

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Free
A recital of 35-45 minutes, followed by light refreshments. Donations welcome.
Tel: 01923 246161. Link.

21 July 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Soundproof play the Standards

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

22 July 2015
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Nielsen (Pan and Syrinx), Mozart (Clarinet Concerto), David Matthews (Adagio for Strings), Mahler (Symphony no. 4)
Watford Youth Sinfonia

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
£10; students, over-65s, those with a disability: £8.
Tel: 01923 246161. Link.

25–26 July; 1-2 Aug 2015
12-6pm

Bushey

Open garden
National Gardens Scheme
42 Falconer Road, Bushey
£3. Link.

28 July 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
The American songbook and others
David Gordon and Nina Cook

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

29 July 2015
Wednesday
2-5pm DATE INCORRECT

Chipperfield

Open gardens
Three gardens in Chipperfield
British Red Cross
Burford House; Heath End; 2 Old School Cottages
£5. Children: free
Apologies for this error: the date was 19 July. Parking at St Paul's C of E Primary School, The Common. Link.

9 August 2015
Sunday
11am-4:30pm (last tour 3:30pm)

Rickmansworth

Discovery Day
Guided tours throughout the day
Maple Lodge Nature Reserve
Maple Lodge Conservation Society, Maple Lodge Close, off Denham Way, Rickmansworth
Entry, and parking, free. Link.

9 August 2015
Sunday
2-6pm

Bushey

Open garden
National Gardens Scheme
Reveley Lodge, 88 Elstree Road, Bushey Heath
£4. Children free
Refreshments, plants for sale. Link.

9 August 2015
Sunday
From 12 noon

Watford

"Badgers Crossing"
G-scale garden railway open day in aid of Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research

147 Hempstead Road, Watford
Entry free
Food charged for; barbecue 12:30-2:30; teas 2:30-4:30. Several trains working simultaneously. Face painting 1-3pm. Barbers' shop quartet 1-2pm. U3A rock band from 2:30pm. Raffle.
Tel: 01923 231620. Link.

15 August 2015
Saturday
3:00pm

Croxley Green

Concert
Chiltern Brass Band

All Saints' Church, Croxley Green
Free; retiring collection
Refreshments during interval. Link.

21 August 2015
Friday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Including Mahler (Symphony no. 5)
Hertfordshire County Youth Orchestra

Colosseum, Town Hall, Watford.

5 September 2015
Saturday
2:30-5pm

Watford

Contemporary Creative Classical Music
Performing opportunity for classical musicians of any standard and any age

Friends' Meeting House, 150 Church Road, Watford
For further details please contact David Silver: eternalchord(at)gmail.com.

8 September 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
"Welcome back to the lunchtime concerts"

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

10–13 September 2015

(various)

Heritage Open Days 2015
A wide variety of buildings (outside London), some not normally open to the public, are free to visit

Use the search facility on the 1st website for places, dates and times; the 2nd website gives more details but only for Watford. Link.

13 September 2015
Sunday
12-3pm

Bushey

Fisher's Field family picnic
Friends of Fisher's Field
Fisher's Field, off Fishers Close, Bendysh Road, Bushey
Free
Fisher's Field is a local nature reserve. Link.

15 September 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Soundproof play the standards (jazz)

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

17 September 2015
Thursday
8:00pm

Bushey

"London's most important river"
Talk by Jeremy Batch about the River Lee and the accompanying Canal Lee Navigation
Watford & District Industrial History Society
North Hall, Queen's School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Visitors are welcome; a minimum donation of £4 per visitor is suggested.
Tel: 01923 779580. Link.

18–25 September 2015
7:45pm

Sarratt

Several concerts
Performers include the Navarra String Quartet, London Brass and the Locrian Ensemble
Sarratt Festival of Music 2015
Sarratt Village Hall, Sarratt
See the website for details. Link.

18–25 September 2015
Mon-Fri: 12-5pm; Sat: 10am-2pm

Abbots Langley

Book sale
Book Trade Benevolent Society
BTBS, The Retreat, corner of Gallows Hill & Abbots Road, Abbots Langley
Admission free
Thousands of new & nearly new books at bargain prices, mostly £2 or £3.
Tel: 01923 263128. Link.

19–20 September 2015

London

Open House London 2015
Hundreds of buildings in London, of every type and size, are free to visit

Many of the buildings are not normally open to the public. The most popular require booking, but most don't. Details are in the printed programme (£8.50), and on the website from 14 August. Link.

20 September 2015
Sunday
4:30pm

Watford

Sunday recital
Adrienne Cooke (viola)

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Free
A recital of 35-45 minutes, followed by light refreshments. Donations welcome.
Tel: 01923 246161. Link.

21–26 September 2015
7:45pm

Watford

"The Ladykillers"
Comedy by Graham Linehan, based on a well-known film
The Pump House Theatre Company
Pump House Theatre and Arts Centre, Lower Board Road, Watford
£8 (Monday), £12; concessions £10.50.
Tel: 0844 8700 887. Link.

22 September 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Violin & piano recital
Marcellina Zeizio

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

29 September 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Tony Winder & friends jazz group

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

3 October 2015
Saturday
11am-3pm

Chorleywood

Apple Day
Chorleywood Community Orchard
Chorleywood House Estate, Chorleywood
Free. Link.

4 October 2015
Sunday
10am-4pm

Tring

Apple Day
Jeacock's Orchard
Jeacock's Orchard, Cow Lane, Tring
Free.
Tel: 01442 823188. Link.

6 October 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Organ recital
Paul Greally

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

11 October 2015
Sunday
4:00pm

Watford

Concert
Haydn (Quartet in E flat Op 76 No 6), Shostakovich (Quartet in C minor No 8 Op 110), Beethoven (Quartet in B flat Op 130 with Grosse Fuge)
Endellion String Quartet
Octagon Music Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£15. Free for all under 26 years of age
£60 for season of 5 concerts.
Tel: 01923 231917. Link.

13 October 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Purcell School musicians

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

15 October 2015
Thursday
8:00pm

Bushey

"De Havilland and the De Havilland Museum"
Talk by Alistair Hodgson
Watford & District Industrial History Society
North Hall, Queen's School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Visitors are welcome; a minimum donation of £4 per visitor is suggested.
Tel: 01923 779580. Link.

18 October 2015
Sunday
3:30pm

Kings Langley

Concert
Weber (Overture: Oberon), JS Bach (Concerto for two violins), Mozart (Adagio from Symphonie Concertante K364), Dvorak (Symphony no. 8)
Dacorum Symphony Orchestra
Rudolf Steiner School, Langley Hill, Kings Langley
£12. Concessions £10. 18 and under: free.
Tel: 01494 727240. Link.

18 October 2015
Sunday
4:30pm

Watford

Sunday recital
Sarah Devonald and friends (baroque enseble)

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Free
A recital of 35-45 minutes, followed by light refreshments. Donations welcome.
Tel: 01923 246161. Link.

20 October 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Soundproof Jazz

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

20 October 2015
Tuesday
8:00pm

Bushey

"By my own wings"
A 90-minute award-winning film about the artist Sir Hubert von Herkomer (1849-1914), who lived in Bushey
Bushey Museum and Art Gallery
Bushey Centre, Bushey Country Club, High Street, Bushey. Link.

21 October 2015
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

"A brief history of the Antarctic - discovery, exploration and scientific research"
Talk by Brian Dorsett-Bailey (British Antarctic Memorial Trust)
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
West Herts College, Hempstead Road, Watford
Member: free. Visitor: £3
Doors open and refreshments from 7pm. Visitors are welcome but should telephone to book.
Tel: 07957 421009.

21 October 2015
Wednesday
8:00pm

Radlett

Beethoven - the man revealed
A talk by John Suchet, with appropriate music played by a group of students from the Purcell School
Radlett Music Club
Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett
£14. Free if 8 to 25 years of age. Link.

27 October 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Tchaikovsky 175th anniversary concert

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

28–31 October 2015
7:45pm; also Saturday matinee 2:45pm

Watford

"Pardon me, Prime Minister"
Comedy by Edward Taylor and John Graham
Belmont Theatre Company
Pump House Theatre and Arts Centre, Lower Board Road, Watford
£12.50. Concessions (over 60, under 16) £11.
Tel: 07917 324179. Link.

3 November 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
The Dixieland Seven

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

7 November 2015
Saturday
4-8pm

Bushey

Garden open
An unusual, illuminated garden
National Gardens Scheme
42 Falconer Road, Bushey
£3
Children welcome. Bring a torch. Mulled wine available. Link.

7 November 2015
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Vaughan Williams (A Sea Symphony), Benjamin Britten (Four Sea Interludes), Cecilia McDowall (Ave Maris Stella)
Watford Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra
Colosseum, Town Hall, Watford
£16, £18, £19. Under-19s: £5.
Tel: 0845 075 3993. Link.

10 November 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Nina Cook & friends

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

10–14 November 2015
7:45pm; also Sat matinee 2:30pm

Watford

"Singin' in the Rain"
A musical based on the film of the same name
Cassio Productions
From £14.50
Cassio Productions is the new (vague) name for Cassio Operatic Society.
Tel: 01923 225671. Link.

12 November 2015
Thursday
7:00pm

Watford

"The London Underground"
Talk by Ann Rattue
West Watford History Group
West Watford Community Centre, 15 Harwoods Road, Watford
£3
All welcome. Coffee/tea 50p.. Link.

14 November 2015
Saturday
7:45pm

Watford

Concert
Glinka (Russian and Ludmilla Overture), Prokofiev (Violin Concerto no. 1), Tchaikovsky (Symphony no. 5)
With Mathilde Milwidsky (violin)
Watford Symphony Orchestra
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£13. Link.

15 November 2015
Sunday
3:00pm

Bushey

Concert: "Haydn in the afternoon"
Jean Sibelius (Pelleas et Melisande Suite), op. 46, Joseph Haydn (Trumpet Concerto in E flat), Christopher Brammeld (The Tale of Thumbelina - ballet suite), Joseph Haydn (Symphony no. 101 in D 'The Clock')
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
Bushey Academy, London Road, Bushey
£14-£18. Child £1.
Tel: 07467 248 258. Link.

15 November 2015
Sunday
4:30pm

Watford

Sunday recital
Including works by Ravel, Chopin and Granados
Eva Doroszkowska (piano)

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Free
A recital of 35-45 minutes, followed by light refreshments. Donations welcome.
Tel: 01923 246161. Link.

17 November 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Purcell School musicians

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

18 November 2015
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

"Stagecoach - the story of a journey from London to York in December 1820"
Talk by Hugh Grainger
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
West Herts College, Hempstead Road, Watford
Member: free. Visitor: £3
Doors open and refreshments from 7pm. Visitors are welcome but should telephone to book.
Tel: 07957 421009.

18–21 November 2015
Wed-Fri 7:30pm; Sat 1pm & 6pm

Rickmansworth

"Scrooge: the musical"
Rickmansworth Players
Watersmeet Theatre, Rickmansworth.
Tel: 01923 711063. Link.

19 November 2015
Thursday
8:00pm

Bushey

Another selection of old films from Frank Banfield's collection
Watford & District Industrial History Society
North Hall, Queen's School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Visitors are welcome; a minimum donation of £4 per visitor is suggested.
Tel: 01923 779580. Link.

21 November 2015
Saturday
7:30pm

Rickmansworth

Concert
Brahms (Ein deutsches Requiem), Stanford (Nunc Dimittis)
With Anna Le Hair and John Byron (pianists), Emily Rowley Jones (soprano) and Benjamin Seifert (baritone)
The Chiltern Choir
St Mary's Church, Church Street, Rickmansworth
Adults: £13; those under 18: £6. Link.

22 November 2015
Sunday
4:00pm

Watford

Concert
J.S.Bach (Sonata), Granados (Intermezzo from Goyescas), Rachmaninov (Vocalise Op 34 No 14), Terry Trower (A Day In New York City), Pedro Iturralde (Pequena Czarda)
Hannah Marcinowicz (saxophone), John Reid (piano)
Octagon Music Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£15. Free for all under 26 years of age
£60 for season of 5 concerts.
Tel: 01923 231917. Link.

22 November 2015
Sunday
5:00pm

Watford

"Opera Bites"
Operatic excerpts by Bizet, Cilèa, Mozart, Puccini, R. Strauss and more
Julie Bale, Huw Rhys Evans, Anne-Marie Owens, Paula Putnins, Alison Roddy & the OperaHerts chorus
OperaHerts
St Matthew's Church, Eastbury Road, Watford
£15 (at the door only). Link.

24 November 2015
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Soundproof Jazz

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

24 November 2015
Tuesday
8:00pm

Radlett

Concert
Holst (Wind quintet in A flat, op. 14), Arnold (Divertimento for flute, oboe and clarinet), Vinter (Two miniatures), Clarke (Zoom tube), Patterson (Comedy for 5 winds)
Radlett Music Club
Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett
£14. Free if 8 to 25 years of age. Link.

27 Nov – 4 Dec 2015
Mon-Fri: 12-5pm; Sat: 10am-2pm

Abbots Langley

Book sale
Book Trade Benevolent Society
BTBS, The Retreat, corner of Gallows Hill & Abbots Road, Abbots Langley
Admission free
Thousands of new & nearly new books at bargain prices, mostly £2 or £3.
Tel: 01923 263128. Link.

28 November 2015
Saturday
2-5pm

Watford

A performing opportunity for classical musicians and singers
Eternal Chord
Friends' Meeting House, 150 Church Road, Watford
Performers: £4 (under-18s: free). Listeners: free
Contact the organiser, David Silver, to ensure a 5-minute performance slot.

10 December 2015
Thursday
7:00pm

Watford

Christmas Concert
Watford Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra
Colosseum, Town Hall, Watford
£16, £18, £19. Under-19s: £5.
Tel: 0845 075 3993. Link.

16 December 2015
Wednesday

Watford

"A haven from hell: Talbot House, Poperinge - every-man's sanctuary from the trenches"
CANCELLED: Talk by Katharine Whitaker
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
West Herts College, Hempstead Road, Watford
Member: free. Visitor: £3
NO MEETING: ON 29.11.15 THE TALK WAS CANCELLED (OR POSTPONED).
Tel: 07957 421009.

22 December 2015
Tuesday
8:00pm

Bushey

"Some London bridges and tunnels"
Talk by David Wadley. Followed by coffee and nibbles
Watford & District Industrial History Society
North Hall, Queen's School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE. Visitors are welcome; a minimum donation of £4 per visitor is suggested.
Tel: 01923 779580. Link.
2016  

17 January 2016
Sunday
3:00pm

Bushey

Concert: "New Year classics"
Antonin Dvorak (Czech Suite, op. 39), Dmitri Shostakovich (Cello Concerto no. 1 in E flat, op. 107), Ludwig van Beethoven (Symphony no. 8 in F, op. 93)
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
Bushey Academy, London Road, Bushey
£14-£18. Child £1.
Tel: 07467 248 258. Link.

20 January 2016
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

"Anglo-Saxon assembly places in context"
Talk by Stuart Brookes (UCL Institute of Archaeology)
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
West Herts College, Hempstead Road, Watford
Member: free. Visitor: £3
Doors open and refreshments from 7pm. Visitors are welcome but should telephone to book.
Tel: 07957 421009.

21 January 2016
Thursday
8:00pm

Bushey

"World War 2 Royal Navy destroyers"
Talk by Colin Gent
Watford & District Industrial History Society
North Hall, Queen's School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Visitors are welcome; a minimum donation of £4 per visitor is suggested.
Tel: 01923 779580. Link.

23 January 2016
Saturday
2-5pm

Watford

A performing opportunity for classical musicians and singers
Any standard or experience
Eternal Chord
Friends' Meeting House, 150 Church Road, Watford
Performers: £4 (under-18s: free). Listeners: free
Contact the organiser, David Silver, to ensure a 5-minute performance slot.

28 January 2016
Thursday
8:00pm

Radlett

Concert
Schubert (Piano quintet in A major, D667: "The trout"), Brahms (Piano quintet in F minor, op.34)
Werther Ensemble with additional players for the piano quintets
Radlett Music Club
Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett
£14. Free if 8 to 25 years of age. Link.

31 January 2016
Sunday
4:00pm

Watford

Concert
Haydn (Variations in F minor, Hob.XVII.6), Ravel (Noctuelles and Oiseaux - Miroirs), Chopin (Nocturnes Op 27 No 1 and Op 55 No 1), Chopin (Ballade No 4 in F minor Op 52), Liszt (Sonata in B minor)
Alexander Ullman (piano)
Octagon Music Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£15. Free for all under 26 years of age
£60 for season of 5 concerts.
Tel: 01923 231917. Link.

3–6 February 2016
7:30pm; also Saturday matinee 2:30pm

Watford

"The Mikado"
Abbots Langley Gilbert & Sullivan Society
Palace Theatre, Clarendon Road, Watford.
Tel: 01923 225671. Link.

6 February 2016
Saturday
7:00pm

Kings Langley

Concert
Film music, with clips of great films
A chamber ensemble with musicians from Italy, London and Sweden
Kings Langley Concerts
Rudolf Steiner School, Langley Hill, Kings Langley.

6 February 2016
Saturday
7:45pm

Watford

Concert
Khachaturian (Masquerade), Botessini (Double Bass Concerto no. 2), Elgar (Enigma Variations)
With Jessica Price (double bass)
Watford Symphony Orchestra
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£13. Link.

17 February 2016
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

"Shakespeare's London theatreland: archaeology, history & drama"
Talk by Julian Bowsher (Museum of London Archaeology)
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
West Herts College, Hempstead Road, Watford
Member: free. Visitor: £3
Doors open, refreshments and social from 7pm. Visitors are welcome but should telephone to book.
Tel: 07957 421009.

18 February 2016
Thursday
7:00pm

Watford

Concert: Anniversary Peace Classics
Celebrating the Peace Hospice's 25th anniversary
Royal College of Music Junior Department: Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Choir
Peace Hospice Care
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£25. Concessions £15 (under 16 / over 65)
Tickets include a drinks reception and canapés. Link.

18 February 2016
Thursday
8:00pm

Bushey

"The evolution of railway signalling"
Talk by Colin Porter
Watford & District Industrial History Society
North Hall, Queen's School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Visitors are welcome; a minimum donation of £4 per visitor is suggested.
Tel: 01923 779580. Link.

Various dates from 19 Feb 2016
Friday

Watford area

Watford Festival 2016
Competitions for various age groups
Watford Festival of Music, Speech and Drama
Various venues (see website)
Dates are (music) 19,20,21 February, 5,12,13,20 March; (sppech & drama) 27 February to 13 March.
Tel: 07543 963 104. Link.

23 February 2016
Tuesday
8:00pm

Radlett

Concert
Mozart (Fantasy in C minor, K475), Kurtag Jatekok (games), Schubert (Piano sonata in A major, D664), Chopin (Four ballades)
Tom Poster (piano)
Radlett Music Club
Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett
£14. Free if 8 to 25 years of age. Link.

27–28 February 2016
11:30am-3pm

Tring

Open garden
Small garden with many varieties of snowdrops and other early spring bulbs
National Gardens Scheme
Old Church Cottage, Chapel Lane, Long Marston, Tring
£5; children free
The garden is at end of a very narrow country lane, hence request to park at Village Hall. Link.

27 February 2016
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

"La Bohème" (Puccini) - a concert performance
OperaHerts
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£20; concessions £15. Link.

28 February 2016
Sunday
4:00pm

Watford

Concert
Theo Loevendie (Ackermusik - 1997), Mendelssohn (Trio in D Minor Op 49), Brahms (Trio in C Op 87)
Busch Ensemble (piano trio)
Octagon Music Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£15. Free for all under 26 years of age
£60 for season of 5 concerts.
Tel: 01923 231917. Link.

1–3 March 2016
7:30pm

Tring

"Into the Woods" by Stephen Sondheim
Tring Park School for the Performing Arts
Markova Theatre, Tring Park, Tring
£12 and £10 (concessions).
Tel: 01442 824255. Link.

6 March 2016
Sunday
3:00pm

Bushey

Concert: "A Mozart matinée"
Ralph Vaughan Williams (Charterhouse Suite), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Piano Concerto no. 23 in A, K488), Johan Svendsen (Romance for violin and orchestra, op. 26), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Symphony no. 33 in B flat, K319)
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
Purcell School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
£14-£18. Child £1.
Tel: 07467 248 258. Link.

10–12 March 2016
7:45pm

Kings Langley

"Perfect Match" by Gary Owen
Kings Langley Players
Kings Langley Community Centre, The Nap, KL.
Tel: 07906 695959. Link.

16 March 2016
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

"Cruising - Ancient Greek Style"; "The Heart of Neolithic Orkney"
Talks by Nic Cook and Diane Lee
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
West Herts College, Hempstead Road, Watford
Member: free. Visitor: £3
Doors open, refreshments and social from 7pm. Visitors are welcome but should telephone to book.
Tel: 07957 421009.

16 March 2016
Wednesday
8:00pm

Radlett

Concert
Strauss (Cello sonata in F, op.6), Beethoven (Cello sonata no. 4 in C major, op.102), plus further items
Jane Lindsay (cello), Jennifer Hughes (piano)
Radlett Music Club
Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett
£14. Free if 8 to 25 years of age. Link.

17 March 2016
Thursday
8:00pm

Bushey

"The history of the Marconi company"
Talk by Peter Turrall
Watford & District Industrial History Society
North Hall, Queen's School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Visitors are welcome; a minimum donation of £4 per visitor is suggested.
Tel: 01923 779580. Link.

18 March 2016
Friday
8:00pm

Watford

Concert
Fauré (Requiem), Jean Racine (Cantique)
Combined choirs of Holy Rood and Little Green Big Voices; treble, baritone; cello, organ

Holy Rood Church, Percy Road (corner of Market Street), Watford
Donations
In aid of the Peace Hospice and the Society of St Vincent de Paul. Followed by cheese and wine in the Parish Centre. Link.

19 March 2016
Saturday
7:30pm

Boxmoor

Concert
Dvorak (Te Deum), Vaughan Williams (Five Mystical Songs), Haydn (Mass in Time of War)
With Fflur Wyn (soprano), Rosemary Clifford (mezzo-soprano), Tom Robson (tenor), Alex Ashworth (baritone)
Chipperfield Choral Society
St John's Church, Boxmoor
£14 (£5 if under 17).
Tel: 01923 400520. Link.

19 March 2016
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Handel (Messiah)
Radlett Choral Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£12 (free for accompanied children under 16).
Tel: 01923 226 836 / 243 545. Link.

20 March 2016
Sunday
7:30pm

Abbots Langley

Concert
Mendelssohn (The Hebrides), Elgar (Chanson de Matin), Beethoven (Romance in G major), Debussy (Petit Suite), Mozart (Symphony no. 40)
Abbots Langley Orchestra
St Lawrence Church, High Street, Abbots Langley
£10. Free for children. Link.

26 March 2016
Saturday
2-5pm

Watford

A performing opportunity for musicians and singers of classical-style music
Eternal Chord
Friends' Meeting House, 150 Church Road, Watford
Performers: £4 (under-18s: free). Listeners: free
Contact the organiser, David Silver, to ensure a 5-minute performance slot. Piano available.

Weekly until 24 September
Saturday
12pm

Bushey

Recitals
See website for details
Saturday Summer Recitals Series 2016
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free (donations welcome)
Each recital lasts 45 minutes. Lunches available in St James's Church House. Link.

3 April 2016
Sunday
3:00pm

Bushey

Concert
A "pot pourri" of music - both styles and degrees of experience
The Singing School and friends
St Paul's Proms
St Paul's Church, Bushey Hall Road, Bushey
Admission free
Retiring collection in aid of James' Purple Day for Epilepsy Event (Epilepsy Society). Link.

5 April 2016
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Soundproof play the standards [jazz]

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

6–9 April 2016
Wed-Fri 7:45pm; Sat 2:15 & 7:30pm

Kings Langley

"Sweet Charity"
Kings Langley Light Opera Company
Kings Langley Community Centre, The Nap, KL
£13 (stalls), £14 (tiers). Children half price. Some concessions for OAPs & students.
Tel: 01442 268839. Link.

12 April 2016
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Musicians from the Purcell School

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

17 April 2016
Sunday
4:00pm

Watford

Concert
Schubert (Arpeggione Sonata), Bruch (Kol Nidrei), Phibbs (Sonatine - 2011), Chopin (Cello Sonata)
Jessie Ann Richardson (cello), Simon Callaghan (piano)
Octagon Music Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£15. Free for all under 26 years of age
£60 for season of 5 concerts.
Tel: 01923 231917. Link.

19 April 2016
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Marcelina and Jina - violin & piano

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

20 April 2016
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

"What is post-medieval archaeology?"
Uncovering Londoners' lives from Tudor times to the age of Victoria
Talk by Jacqui Pearce (Museum of London Archaeology)
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
West Herts College, Hempstead Road, Watford
Member: free. Visitor: £3
Doors open and refreshments from 7pm. Visitors are welcome but should telephone to book.
Tel: 07957 421009.

21 April 2016
Thursday
8:00pm

Radlett

Concert
Programme to include items by Piazzolla, Shostakovich, Herold and Handel
4 girls (4 harps)
Radlett Music Club
Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett
£14. Free if 8 to 25 years of age. Link.

23 April 2016
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert: an evening with Handel
Handel (Alexander's Feast; Zadok the Priest)
Watford Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra
Colosseum, Town Hall, Watford
£16, £18, £19. Under-19s: £5
A ticket bought from the Colosseum costs £1.50 more.
Tel: 07546 112321 (Society); 0845 075 3993 (Colosseum). Link.

26 April 2016
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
St Mary's Old Time concert

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

30 Apr, 1,7,8,14,15 May 2016
Saturday

Watford

Watford Dance Festival 2016
Competitive dancing of various genres
Watford Dance Festival
James Theatre, Watford Boys Grammar School, Shepherd Road, Rickmansworth Road, Watford. Link.

3 May 2016
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
The Dixielanders

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

7 May 2016
Saturday
10am-4:30pm

Bushey

Model Railway Exhibition
Over 20 layouts; many scales and locations represented
South West Herts Model Railway Society
Queens School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Adult £6; child £3. Up to 2 accompanied children under 15: free with each adult
Refreshments, free parking, wheelchair access.
Tel: 077 8382 3457. Link.

7 May 2016
Saturday
7:45pm

Watford

Concert
Wagner (Prelude Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde), Glazunov (Saxophone Concerto), Dvorák (New World Symphony)
With Sean Payne (saxophone)
Watford Symphony Orchestra
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£13. Link.

10 May 2016
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
The Harrow Appollo Male Voice Choir

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

14–15 May 2016
11am-5pm

Elstree

Open weekend
Maple Lodge Conservation Society
MLCS, Maple Lodge Close, off Denham Way, Maple Cross, Rickmansworth
Last tour at 4pm. Link.

14 May 2016
Saturday
3:00pm

Bushey

Watford Peace Hospice anniversary concert
Anatol Lyadov (Eight Russian Folksongs, op. 58), Max Bruch (Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, op. 26), George Frederic Handel / Hamilton Harty (Suite from the Water Music), Zoltan Kodaly (Dances of Galanta)
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
Bushey Academy, London Road, Bushey
£14-£18. Child £1.
Tel: 07467 248 258. Link.

17 May 2016
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Julian Walin (piano)

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

21–22 May 2016
Sat 10:30am-10:30pm; Sun 10:30am-5:30pm

Rickmansworth

Rickmansworth Festival 2016
Narrow Boats, stalls, music, choirs, environment fair, fun fair, children's farm, food
Rickmansworth Waterways Trust
Rickmansworth Aquadrome, Rickmansworth
Free; £2 donation invited
See website for programme of events. Link.

28 May 2016
Saturday
2-5pm

Watford

A performing opportunity for musicians and singers of classical-style music
Eternal Chord
Friends' Meeting House, 150 Church Road, Watford
Performers: £4 (under-18s: free). Listeners: free
Contact the organiser, David Silver, to ensure a 5-minute performance slot. Piano available.

4 June – 10 July 2016

Abbots Langley

Abbots Langley Festival of the Arts 2016
A wide variety of events

For details, see the website. Link.

11 June 2016
Saturday
11am-4:30pm

Abbots Langley

Abbots Langley Carnival 2016

Procession of floats and bands, stalls, dancing displays, motorbike stunt act, dog show, fun fair. Link.

11 June 2016
Saturday
From 1pm

Oxhey

Oxhey Village Fayre
A variety of entertainments and stalls
Oxhey Village Environment Group
Oxhey Village Green. Link.

12 June 2016
Sunday
2:30-6:30pm

Bushey

Garden party
To celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday
The Bushey Forum & Reveley Lodge
Reveley Lodge, 88 Elstree Road, Bushey Heath
Adult £3, child £2, family £8
Party, 2:30-5pm: entertainment, teas, Pimms & Champagne, children's activities, stalls, fancy dress competition (1920s' costume). Jazz on the lawn, 5-6:30pm.
Tel: 0208 950 2594. Link.

18–19 June 2016

London

Open Garden Squares Weekend
More than 200 gardens across London

£12; free for children under 12
One ticket allows entry to all the gardens (and on both days). Link.

18 June 2016
Saturday
12:30pm-5:30pm

Kings Langley

Kings Langley Carnival 2016
Rotary Club of Hemel Hempstead
The Common, Kings Langley
Free
Entertainment, games, food, stalls, dog show.

18 June 2016
Saturday
1:30-5pm

Croxley Green

Revels on the Green 2016
Various activities and entertainments starting with a procession of floats. Also many stalls
Croxley Green Society
The Green, Croxley Green
Entrance free
An annual event of long standing. Link.

18 June 2016
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Songs of the Sea and Songs of Summer
Radlett Choral Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£12. Free for accompanied children under 16.
Tel: 01923 226 836 / 243 545. Link.

19 June – 17 July 2016

Bushey

Bushey Festival 2016
A large variety of events

See the website for details.
Tel: 07481 179599. Link.

19 June 2016
Sunday
2-5pm

Bedmond

Open gardens
National Gardens Scheme
Serge Hill and The Barn, Serge Hill Lane, Bedmond
£7 (includes both gardens). Child: free
Home-made teas at Serge Hill. Link.

24 June – 3 July 2016

Watford

Imagine Watford 2016
A variety of outdoor entertainments
Watford Cultural Leaders Group
Watford Town Centre
All free
Tickets from Palace Theatre or the Information Point on the High Street.
Tel: 01923 225671. Link.

24 June 2016
Friday
7:30pm

Watford

Fundraising concert
Haydn (Sonata in B minor), Liszt (Canzone & Tarantella), Chopin (Polonaise no.1, op. 71; Scherzo no. 3, op. 39), Schuman (Fantasiestucke; Adagio & Allegro), Debussy (Cello Sonata), Sarasate (Zigeunerwaisen)
Nikita Lukinov (piano), Sebastian Kozub (cello)

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Free entrance
Kozub is the winner of over 50 cello competitions. Lukinov has performed as a soloist with several orchestras. Refreshments available in the interval.
Tel: 01923 246161.

25 June 2016
Saturday
7:30pm

Amersham

Entente Chorale (concert)
A concert of choral music, including works by J.S. Bach, Arvo Part and Eric Whitacre
Chiltern Choir, with Ensemble Dodecaphonia (from France)
The Chiltern Choir
Amersham Free Church
£13 (£6 for those under 18). Link.

26 June 2016
Sunday
2-5pm

Chipperfield

Open garden
Includes a woodland area with ponds, small orchard, formal walled garden with water features and arbour
British Red Cross
Callipers Hall, Chipperfield, near Kings Langley
£4 per adult; free for children under 16
Refreshments, plants to purchase. Swimming pool for children. Link.

26 June 2016
Sunday
2:30-6:30pm

Oxhey

Oxhey Open Gardens 2016
Many gardens open to visit with a single ticket

Start at 55 Oxhey Avenue or 48 Villiers Road
£5; accompanied children free
In aid of Peace Hospice Care. A booklet is provided, showing a map and garden details. Guide dogs only. Teas, cakes, plants. Link.

26 June 2016
Sunday
2:00pm

Watford

Organ recital
St Andrew's Church
St Andrew's Church, Church Road / Park Road, Watford.

29 June 2016
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert: Proms at the Colosseum
A varied programme of familiar music
Watford Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra
Colosseum, Town Hall, Watford
£16, £18, £19. Under-19s: £5
A ticket bought from the Colosseum costs £1.50 more.
Tel: 07546 112321 (Society); 0845 075 3993 (Colosseum). Link.

1,5,12,20,30 July 2016
Friday

Rickmansworth

Rickmansworth Folk Festival 2016
A variety of events at different venues in the town

See the website for details. Link.

3 July 2016
Sunday
2-5pm

Abbots Langley

Open garden
Mediterranean semiformal garden, sunken garden, scented garden, pond, many unusual trees, wildflower meadow
British Red Cross
The Abbots House, 10 High Street, Abbots Langley
£4. Children: free
Various stalls. Teas available in the barn. Link.

3 July 2016
Sunday
3:00pm

Bushey

Concert: "A village remembers"
Music, and a little poetry, with World War 1 as an underlying theme
Christine Bennett (soprano), John Wyatt (accompanist)
St Paul's Proms
St Paul's Church, Bushey Hall Road, Bushey
Admission free
Retriring collection in aid of Royal British Legion.

9 July 2016
Saturday
3:00pm

Bushey

Concert: "Hymn of praise"
Franz Schubert (Symphony no. 8 in B minor, D759 'Unfinished'), Felix Mendelssohn (Symphony no. 2 in B flat, op. 52 'Lobgesang')
With Pippa Goss (soprano), Aine Cook (soprano), Christopher Bowen (tenor) and St Albans Choral Society
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
Bushey Academy, London Road, Bushey
£14-£18. Child £1.
Tel: 07467 248 258. Link.

10 July 2016
Sunday
7:45pm

Watford

Concert
Brahms (1st Piano Concerto), Sibelius (Finlandia; 7th Symphony)
With Julian Trevelyan (piano)
Watford Symphony Orchestra
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£13. Link.

23 July 2016
Saturday
2-5pm

Watford

A performing opportunity for musicians and singers of classical-style music
Eternal Chord
Friends' Meeting House, 150 Church Road, Watford
Performers: £4 (under-18s: free). Listeners: free
Contact the organiser, David Silver, to ensure a 5-minute performance slot. Piano available.

30–31 July, 6-7 Aug 2016
12-6pm

Bushey

Open garden
National Gardens Scheme
42 Falconer Road, Bushey
£3. Children free. Link.

14 August 2016
Sunday
11am-4pm

Rickmansworth

Discovery day
Guided tours throughout the day
Maple Lodge nature reserve
Maple Lodge Conservation Society, Maple Lodge Close, off Denham Way, Rickmansworth
Entry, and parking, free. Link.

26 August 2016
Friday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Respighi (Roman Festivals), Strauss (Till Eulenspiegel), Rachmaninov (Piano Concerto no. 2), Tom Carr (Chasm)
Watford Youth Sinfonia
St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
£10. £8 for students, over-65s & those with a disabilty.. Link.

27 August 2016
Saturday
6:30pm

Watford

Concert for a Summer's Evening
A concert of secular and religious choral music by Brahms, Bruckner, Mozart, Vaughan Williams, Billy Joel amd others
Eight singers from Oxford, Cambridge and the London Conservatoires; Benjamin van Leeuwen (organ)

St Andrew's Church, Church Road / Park Road, Watford
£10; under-16s: free
The price includes canapés. Please book so numbers are known for catering.
Tel: 01923 249139.

31 August 2016
Wednesday
7:00pm

Bushey

Charity concert
In aid of the Teenage Cancer Charity Trust
Pupils, friends and family of Janine Carnac

St Peter's Church, Bushey Heath
£10
Refreshments available.
Tel: 07545 308095.

4 September 2016
Sunday
12-3pm

Bushey

Fisher's Field family picnic
Sandwiches and cake will be provided
Friends of Fisher's Field
Fisher's Field, off Fishers Close, Bendysh Road, Bushey
Free
Fisher's Field is a local nature reserve. Link.

4 September 2016
Sunday
1:30-6pm

Watford

Bandstand music
A variety of bands playing to celebrate the return of the bandstand

Bandstand, Cassiobury Park, Watford
Free. Link.

7 September 2016
Wednesday
7:00pm

Watford

"The Roaring Girl"
Drama students from Wesley College, Melbourne

St Michael & All Angels' Church, Mildred Avenue, Watford
£5 (including light supper after the performance); payment in advance by cheque only
No details on the website but Wikipedia indicates it's a 17th-century comedy about a rowdy woman. Link.

8–11 September 2016

(various)

Heritage Open Days 2016
A wide variety of buildings (outside London), some not normally open to the public, are free to visit

Use the search facility on the linked website for places, dates and times. Link.

8 September 2016
Thursday
7:30-9pm

Watford

"A history of cycling"
Talk by Peter Stray
West Watford History Group
West Watford Community Centre, 15 Harwoods Road, Watford
£2.50. Link.

10 September 2016
Saturday
10am-6pm

Watford and wider area

Sponsored Bike 'n Hike 2016
An annual event
Beds and Herts Historic Churches Trust
Many churches will be open for the day; see the website for details. Link.

13 September 2016
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Welcome back

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

15 September 2016
Thursday
8:00pm

Bushey

"Victorian cliff lifts"
Talk by David Cooper
Watford & District Industrial History Society
North Hall, Queen's School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Free for members. For a visitor a donation of £4 is suggested. Link.

17–18 September 2016

London

Open House London 2016
A free event, with more than 700 buildings, of every type and size, open to visit

Many of the buildings are not normally open to the public. The most popular require booking, but most don't. Details are on the website and in the printed guide (£7). Link.

19–24 September 2016
7:45pm

Watford

"Enjoy"
A play by Alan Bennett
Pump House Theatre Company
Pump House Theatre and Arts Centre, Lower Board Road, Watford.
Tel: 0333 666 3366. Link.

20 September 2016
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Organ recital
Paul Greally

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

21 September 2016
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

"WW1: archaeology and commemmoration"
Talk by Scott McCracken
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
West Herts College, Hempstead Road, Watford
Member: free. Visitor: £3
Doors open from 7pm. Visitors are welcome but need to telephone to book.
Tel: 07784 807108.

23–24 September 2016

Abbots Langley

Book sale
Book Trade Benevolent Society
BTBS, The Retreat, corner of Gallows Hill & Abbots Road, Abbots Langley
Admission free
Thousands of new & nearly new books at bargain prices, mostly £2 or £4.
Tel: 01923 263128. Link.

24 September 2016
Saturday
2-5pm

Watford

A performing opportunity for musicians and singers of classical-style music
Eternal Chord
Friends' Meeting House, 150 Church Road, Watford
Performers: £4 (under-18s: free). Listeners: free
Contact the organiser, David Silver, to ensure a 5-minute performance slot. Piano available.

27 September 2016
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Soundproof Jazz play the standards

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

1 October 2016
Saturday
11am-3pm

Chorleywood

Apple Day 2016
Chorleywood Community Orchard
Chorleywood House Estate, Chorleywood
Free. Link.

2 October 2016
Sunday
3-5pm

Watford

Organ concert
Andy Benoy
St Michael and All Angels' Church, Watford
St Michael & All Angels' Church, Mildred Avenue, Watford
Also afternoon tea. Link.

4 October 2016
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Nick Rodwell Trio

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

8 October 2016
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Hummel (Trumpet Concerto), Tchaikovsky (Serenade for Strings), Beethoven (Symphony no. 2)
Watford Symphony Orchestra
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£13. Link.

9 October 2016
Sunday
10am-4pm

Tring

Apple Day
Jeacock's Orchard
Jeacock's Orchard, Cow Lane, Tring
Free
Crafts, displays, wide variety of apples for sale. Link.

9 October 2016
Sunday
4:00pm

Watford

Concert
Castalian String Quartet
Octagon Music Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£15. Free for all under 26 years of age
£60 for season of 5 concerts. See the website for programme details.
Tel: 01923 231917. Link.

11 October 2016
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Musicians from the Purcell School

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

15 October 2016
Saturday
7 for 7:30pm

Kings Langley

"Maria Callas: the Black Pearl"
A musical theatrical show by Federica Nardacci on the biography of Maria Callas
Claudio di Meo (piano), Silvia Cafiero (soprano), Michael Wade (actor)
Kings Langley Concerts
Rudolf Steiner School, Langley Hill, Kings Langley
£5
Talk at 7pm by musicologist Federica Nardacci. Refreshments during the show's interval.

18 October 2016
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Piano recital
Simon Haynes

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

19 October 2016
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

"Cassiobury's Swiss Cottage: the Alpine picturesque"
Talk by Kate Harwood
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
West Herts College, Hempstead Road, Watford
Member: free. Visitor: £3
Doors open from 7pm. Visitors are welcome but need to telephone to book.
Tel: 07784 807108.

20 October 2016
Thursday
7:30pm

Bushey

"Eric Lomax: The railway man, war and peace"
Talk by Dr Michael Bailey
Watford & District Industrial History Society
North Hall, Queen's School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Free for members. For a visitor a donation of £4 is suggested
A joint meeting with Stephenson Locomotive Society. The talk will be preceded by the society's AGM. Link.

25 October 2016
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Bruce Boardman Jazz Trio

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

26–29 October 2016
7:45pm; also Saturday matinee 2:45pm

Watford

"Stepping Out"
A comedy by Richard Harris
Belmont Theatre Company
Pump House Theatre and Arts Centre, Lower Board Road, Watford
£12 (concessions £11.50).
Tel: 07917 324179. Link.

29 October 2016
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert: "Remembrance"
Butterworth (A Shropshire Lad), Bruch (Violin Concerto), Mozart (Requiem), John Williams (Theme from "Saving Private Ryan"), Massenet (Meditation from "Thaïs")
Watford Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra
Colosseum, Town Hall, Watford
£16, £18, £19. Under-19s: £5. If bought from the Colosseum add £1.50
A programme reflecting on the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.
Tel: 07546 112321 (Society); 0845 075 3993 (Colosseum). Link.

1 November 2016
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
The Dixieland Seven

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

2 November 2016
Wednesday
7-9pm

Bushey

Senior School Concert
Purcell School
Purcell School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Admission free. Link.

8 November 2016
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Piano recital
Julia Wallin

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

8–12 November 2016
7:45pm; also Sat matinee 2:30pm

Watford

"Legally Blonde": the musical
Cassio Productions
From £14.50 (£10 for children).
Tel: 01923 225671. Link.

9 November 2016
Wednesday
7-9pm

Bushey

Middle School Concert
Purcell School
Purcell School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Admission free. Link.

12 November 2016
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Piano recital
Sergei Rachmaninov (Melodie; Elegie; Polichinelle; Ten Preludes), Fryderyk Chopin (3 Etudes; 4 Ballades)
Alexander Ardakov

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
£12; concessions £10
A graduate of the Moscow Conservatoire, Ardakov is a professor of piano at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance.
Tel: 01923 246161.

15 November 2016
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Soundproof Jazz play the standards

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

16 November 2016
Wednesday
7-9pm

Bushey

Lower School Concert
Purcell School
Purcell School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Admission free. Link.

16 November 2016
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

"Hidden treasures: unearthing Rochester's Norman cathedral"
Talk by Graham Keevill
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
West Herts College, Hempstead Road, Watford
Member: free. Visitor: £3
Doors open from 7pm. Visitors are welcome but need to telephone to book.
Tel: 07784 807108.

17 November 2016
Thursday
8:00pm

Bushey

A selection of old films from Frank Banfield's collection
Watford & District Industrial History Society
North Hall, Queen's School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Free for members. For a visitor a donation of £4 is suggested. Link.

19 November 2016
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Bottesini (Double Bass Concerto no. 2 in B minor), Mozart (3rd Violin Concerto in G major K.216), Brahms (Symphony no. 2 in D major, opus 73)
Harrow Symphony Orchestra

Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£15
Benefit concert for the 25th anniversary of Peace Hospice Care.
Tel: 07730 971421. Link.

20 Nov 16 – 19 Mar 17

Bushey

Pubs of Bushey then and now
Exhibition of drawings, paintings and photographs
Bushey Museum & Art Gallery
Bushey Museum, Rudolph Road, Bushey
Museum's usual opening times. Link.

20 November 2016
Sunday
5:00pm

Oxhey

Concert
Julie Bale (soprano), Miranda Westcott (mezzo-soprano), Anton Rich (tenor), Graeme Danby (bass) & OperaHerts chorus
OperaHerts
St Matthew's Church, Eastbury Road, Oxhey
£15 (at the door only)
Charity opera gala in aid of the Epilepsy Society. Link.

21–26 November 2016
7:45pm

Watford

"The Beauty Queen of Leenane"
A play by Martin McDonagh
Pump House Theatre Company
Pump House Theatre and Arts Centre, Lower Board Road, Watford.
Tel: 0333 666 3366. Link.

22 November 2016
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Musicians from the Purcell School

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

22 November 2016
Tuesday
7:30pm

Langleybury

"A History of Cassiobury"
Talk by Sarah Priestley (Watford Museum Curator)

St Paul's Church, Langleybury
Free (donations welcome)
Talk postponed from 1.11.16. Organised by Friends of St Paul's Church, Langleybury. Refreshments available for a small charge..

23 November 2016
Wednesday
7-9pm

Bushey

Senior School Concert
Purcell School
Purcell School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Admission free. Link.

25–26 November 2016

Abbots Langley

Book sale
Book Trade Benevolent Society
BTBS, The Retreat, corner of Gallows Hill & Abbots Road, Abbots Langley
Admission free
Thousands of new & nearly new books at bargain prices, mostly £2 or £4.
Tel: 01923 263128. Link.

26 November 2016
Saturday
2-5pm

Watford

A performing opportunity for musicians and singers of classical-style music
Eternal Chord
Friends' Meeting House, 150 Church Road, Watford
Performers: £4 (under-18s: free). Listeners: free
Contact the organiser, David Silver, to ensure a 5-minute performance slot. Piano available.

26 November 2016
Saturday
7:30pm

Chorleywood

Concert
Vivaldi (Gloria), Albinoni (Adagio in G minor) and other baroque classics
Adoramus Singers and Ensemble
Adoramus
Christ Church, Chorleywood
£10. Under-16s: £5
Vivaldi's Gloria will be accompanied by a specially created video.
Tel: 01923 282149. Link.

27 November 2016
Sunday
4:00pm

Watford

Concert
Tasmin Little (violin)
Octagon Music Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£15. Free for all under 26 years of age
£60 for season of 5 concerts. See the website for programme details.
Tel: 01923 231917. Link.

30 November 2016
Wednesday
7-9pm

Bushey

Middle School Concert
Purcell School
Purcell School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Admission free. Link.

3 December 2016
Saturday
7:30pm

Bushey

Concert
Including a new work by composer Rob Stroh
James Dutton (flute), Mina Miletic (piano)

St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free (retiring collection)
Collection in aid of Cancer Research UK.

14 December 2016
Wednesday
3-5pm

Watford

Christmas Concert
Joyful Baroque music including Bach's Brandenburg Concerto no. 4
Pupils and staff from the Purcell School

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Followed by mulled wine and mince pies. Link.

14 December 2016
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

Christmas concert
Watford Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra
Colosseum, Town Hall, Watford
£16, £18, £19. Under-19s: £5. If bought from the Colosseum add £1.50
Traditional concert of carols and Christmas music.
Tel: 07546 112321 (Society); 0845 075 3993 (Colosseum). Link.

15 December 2016
Thursday
8:00pm

Bushey

"The story of navigation"
Talk by Jeremy Batch on the history of navigation over 4000 years
Watford & District Industrial History Society
North Hall, Queen's School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Free for members. For a visitor a donation of £4 is suggested. Link.

17 December 2016
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
R. Strauss (Don Juan), Mahler (Symphony no. 1)
Watford Symphony Orchestra
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£13. Link.

Until 8 January 2017
Sunday

Bushey

Bushey artists abroad
Exhibition of works by local artists who travelled to see the world
Bushey Museum & Art Gallery
Bushey Museum, Rudolph Road, Bushey
Museum's usual opening times. Link.

18 December 2016
Sunday
3:30pm

Kings Langley

Christmas Concert
Howard Blake (The Snowman), Johann Strauss II (Emperor Waltz), carols and Christmas music
With students from Hemel Hempstead School
Dacorum Symphony Orchestra
Rudolf Steiner School, Langley Hill, Kings Langley
£12 adult; £10 concession; 18 years and under free.
Tel: 01494 727240. Link.

30 December 2016
Friday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert: Romantic Classics
Tchaikovsky (Francesca da Rimini), Daniel Hogan (Viola Concerto: premiere), Rachmaninov (Symphony no. 2)
With Alinka Rowe (viola)
Watford Youth Sinfonia
St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Adult £12; student/conc £8; under-16s £5. Link.
2017  

14 Jan – 25 Jun 2017

Bushey

Portraits
Exhibition of portrait paintings including recent acquisitions
Bushey Museum & Art Gallery
Bushey Museum, Rudolph Road, Bushey
Museum's usual opening times. Link.

18 January 2017
Wednesday
7-9pm

Bushey

Senior School Concert
Purcell School
Purcell School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Admission free. Link.

18 January 2017
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

"The repair and conservation of Georgian houses, 1710-1820, on London's southbank"
Talk by Stephen Bull
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
West Herts College, Hempstead Road, Watford
Member: free. Visitor: £3
Doors open from 7pm. Visitors are welcome but need to telephone to book.
Tel: 07784 807108.

19 January 2017
Thursday
8:00pm

Bushey

"When boats flew"
Talk by Adrian Constable on the history of British Airways
Watford & District Industrial History Society
North Hall, Queen's School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Free for members. For a visitor a donation of £4 is suggested. Link.

26–28 January 2017
7:45pm

Abbots Langley

"Awkward"
A new play by Steve Barker
The Centralian Players
Henderson Hall, High Street, Abbots Langley
£8 (concession £6)
The play contains adult humour.
Tel: 01923 227392. Link.

28 January 2017
Saturday
2-5pm

Watford

A performing opportunity for musicians and singers of classical-style music
Eternal Chord
Friends' Meeting House, 150 Church Road, Watford
Performers: £4 (under-18s: free). Listeners: free (donation optional)
Contact the organiser, David Silver, to ensure a 5-minute performance slot. Piano available.

31 January 2017
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Leo Appel (violin and piano)

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

1 February 2017
Wednesday
7-8:30pm

Bushey

Lower School Concert
Purcell School
Purcell School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Admission free. Link.

5 February 2017
Sunday
4:00pm

Watford

Concert
Anna Huntley (mezzo-soprano), James Baillieu (piano)
Octagon Music Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£15. Free for all under 26 years of age
£60 for season of 5 concerts. See the website for programme details.
Tel: 01923 231917. Link.

7 February 2017
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Musicians from the Purcell School

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

11–12 February 2017
11-12pm

Bushey

Picture a Portrait
Create your own portrait: fun for children
Bushey Museum Trust
Bushey Museum, Rudolph Road, Bushey
Coffee and cake will be on sale. Link.

14 February 2017
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
St Mary's Valentine concert

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

16–18 February 2017
7pm; also Fri & Sat matinee 2pm

Watford

"Oliver!"
A musical by Lionel Bart
Rickmansworth Players Youth
Pump House Theatre and Arts Centre, Lower Board Road, Watford
£12.
Tel: 0333 666 3366. Link.

16 February 2017
Thursday
8:00pm

Bushey

"Joseph Locke: Victorian contractor extraordinaire"
Talk by Fred Hughes
Watford & District Industrial History Society
North Hall, Queen's School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Free for members. For a visitor a donation of £4 is suggested. Link.

21 February 2017
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Soundproof Jazz play the standards

St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

22 February 2017
Wednesday
7-9pm

Bushey

Middle School Concert
Purcell School
Purcell School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Admission free. Link.

22 February 2017
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

"Shops, slums and sanitation - Watford 1849 and beyond"
Talk by Ann Rattue
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
West Herts College, Hempstead Road, Watford
Member: free. Visitor: £3
Doors open from 7pm. Visitors are welcome but need to telephone to book.
Tel: 07784 807108.

24–25 February 2017

Abbots Langley

Book sale
Book Trade Benevolent Society
BTBS, The Retreat, corner of Gallows Hill & Abbots Road, Abbots Langley
Admission free
Thousands of new & nearly new books at bargain prices, mostly £2 or £4.
Tel: 01923 263128. Link.

4 Mar – 28 Oct 2017
1:00pm

Bushey

Saturday Recital Series
One-hour recitals
St James' Church, Bushey
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Free. Link.

4 March 2017
Saturday
6:30pm

Watford

Concert
Works by Bach, Mozart, Liszt, Chopin, Creston: a variety of styles (baroque, classical, romantic and jazz)
Nikita Lukinov (piano), Ivan Varchenko (saxophone)

St Michael & All Angels' Church, Mildred Avenue, Watford
£5 at the door
Home-made refreshments will be available in the interval.
Tel: 01923 247090.

4 March 2017
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Puccini's Tosca (concert performance)
OperaHerts
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£20 (under-16s £10).
Tel: 07415 655164. Link.

10 & 12 March 2017
Friday
7-8:30pm

Bushey

"Venus and Adonis"
Staged performance of the opera by John Blow
Purcell School
Purcell School, Aldenham Road, Bushey. Link.

11 March & 9 April 2017
Saturday
2:00pm

Bushey

Bushey village trail
A walk featuring interesting people and places (including pubs) in Bushey
Bushey Museum Trust
Starting at Bushey Museum, Rudolph Road, Bushey
£5 (tickets available on the day). Link.

12 March 2017
Sunday
4:00pm

Watford

Concert
Aurora Trio (flute, viola, harp)
Octagon Music Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£15. Free for all under 26 years of age
£60 for season of 5 concerts. See the website for programme details.
Tel: 01923 231917. Link.

15 March 2017
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

"Roman London's first voices: writing tablets from the Bloomberg excavations"
Talk by Sadie Watson
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
West Herts College, Hempstead Road, Watford
Member: free. Visitor: £3
Doors open from 7pm. Visitors are welcome but need to telephone to book.
Tel: 07784 807108.

16 March 2017
Thursday
8:00pm

Bushey

"Gustav Eiffel"
Talk by David Smith about the famous engineer
Watford & District Industrial History Society
North Hall, Queen's School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Free for members. For a visitor a donation of £4 is suggested. Link.

21 March 2017
Tuesday
7:00pm

Kings Langley

Concert and film
A special performance of popular film themes with projection, followed (after an interval for refreshments) by "Cinema Paradiso"
Dacorum Youth Orchestra
Kings Langley Concerts
Rudolf Steiner School, Langley Hill, Kings Langley
Donation at the door
Clips from Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Wars. Acclaimed Italian film "Cinema Paradiso".
Tel: 01923 262505.

25 Mar – 30 Jul 2017

Bushey

"Fit for the job" - clothing for work
Exhibition of clothes showing how local people dressed to do their job
Bushey Museum & Art Gallery
Bushey Museum, Rudolph Road, Bushey
Museum's usual opening times. Link.

25 March 2017
Saturday
2-5pm

Watford

Musical afternoon
A performing opportunity for musicians and singers of classical-style music
Eternal Chord
Friends' Meeting House, 150 Church Road, Watford
Performers: £4 (under-18s: free). Listeners: free
Solo, duo, trio or quartet. Contact the organiser, David Silver, to ensure a 5-minute performance slot. Piano available.

25 March 2017
Saturday
5:30pm

Watford

Concert
Family favourites: music from Bernstein, Holst, Rossini, Jenkins, Grieg, Saint-Saens, Handel, Coates & Ravel
Watford Symphony Orchestra
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£13. Link.

29 March – 1 April 2017
Wed-Fri 7:45pm; Sat 2:15 & 7:30pm

Kings Langley

9 to 5: The Musical
Based on the 1980 film; music & lyrics by Dolly Parton & book by Patricia Resnick
Kings Langley Light Opera Company
Kings Langley Community Centre, The Nap, KL.
Tel: 01442 268839. Link.

30 March 2017
Thursday
7:30pm

Chipperfield

Concert
Works by Palestrina, Mozart, Arcadelt, followed by Gabriel Fauré's Requiem
Lumina Choir, Sophie Henderson (solo), Donald Maclean (violin), Juliet Maclean (cello), Noa Davies (harp), John Wyatt (organ)
Kings Langley Concerts
St Paul's Church, The Common, Chipperfield
Donation at the door.

30 March 2017
Thursday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Mozart (The Magic Flute Overture), Saint-Saens (Violin Concerto no. 3), Beethoven (Symphony no. 6: 'Pastoral')
Watford Youth Sinfonia
St Michael & All Angels' Church, Mildred Avenue, Watford
Tickets available at the door. Link.

19 April 2017
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

"A watery history of Bushey"
Talk by Katharine Whitaker
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
West Herts College, Hempstead Road, Watford
Member: free. Visitor: £3
Doors open from 7pm. Visitors are welcome but need to telephone to book.
Tel: 07784 807108.

23 April 2017
Sunday
1-4:30pm

Bushey

St George's Day at Reveley
Morris dancing, dragon egg hunt etc
Bushey Museum Trust
Reveley Lodge, 88 Elstree Road, Bushey Heath
Adult £3; child free
Tea, coffee and cakes available. Link.

23 April 2017
Sunday
4:00pm

Watford

Concert
Mishka Rushdie Momen (piano)
Octagon Music Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£15. Free for all under 26 years of age
£60 for season of 5 concerts. See the website for programme details.
Tel: 01923 231917. Link.

29 April 2017
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert: "War and Peace"
Sibelius (Finlandia), Vaughan Williams (Five Mystical Songs), John Williams (Music from "Schindler's List"), Sir Arthur Bliss (Morning Heroes)
With Andrew Shore (bass-baritone)
Watford Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra
Colosseum, Town Hall, Watford
£16, £18, £19. Under-19s: £5. If bought from the Colosseum add £1.50
Featured is the Western Front Violin, on loan from the Imperial War Museum.
Tel: 07546 112321 (Society); 0845 075 3993 (Colosseum). Link.

6 May 2017
Saturday
11am

Abbots Langley

Concert
Tom Winpenny (organ)
Spring Concert Series
St Lawrence Church, High Street, Abbots Langley
£5
Refreshments available half an hour earlier.
Tel: 01923 261795. Link.

6 May 2017
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert "In Flanders Fields"
Elgar (The Music Makers; The Spirit of England; Polonia), Brian R Knowles (In Flanders Fields)
Berkhamsted Choral Society and Chorleywood Choral Society (performing as English Philharmonia Chorus)
English Philharmonia Chorus
Colosseum, Town Hall, Watford
£10, £15, £20, £25; accompanied under-19s £10
Remembering World War I.
Tel: 0845 075 3993. Link.

13 May 2017
Saturday
11am

Abbots Langley

Concert
A wide repertoire of songs
The Southorn and Stratton families
Spring Concert Series
St Lawrence Church, High Street, Abbots Langley
£5
Refreshments available half an hour earlier.
Tel: 01923 261795. Link.

14 May 2017
Sunday
3:00pm

Bushey

Concert: "Serenade for Spring"
Gioachino Rossini (Overture: L'Italiana in Algeri), Gabriel Fauré (Pavane, op. 50), Ralph Vaughan Williams (Violin concerto in D minor, 'Concerto Accademico'), Ludwig van Beethoven (Symphony no. 7 in A, op. 92)
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
Bushey Academy, London Road, Bushey
£14 (rear), £17 (front); child £1.
Tel: 07467 248 258. Link.

20–21 May 2017

Rickmansworth

Rickmansworth Festival 2017
Narrow Boats, stalls, music, choirs, environment fair, fun fair, children's farm, food
Rickmansworth Waterways Trust
Rickmansworth Aquadrome, Rickmansworth
See website for programme of events. Link.

20 May 2017
Saturday
7:30pm

Abbots Langley

Concert
London Fellowship Band of the Salvation Army
Spring Concert Series
St Lawrence Church, High Street, Abbots Langley
£5
Refreshments available half an hour earlier.
Tel: 01923 261795. Link.

21 May 2017
Sunday
6:30pm

Bushey

Bach (St. John Passion}
Slightly abridged performance
Julie Bale & Diane Rees (sopranos), Lucy Balderson (mezzo-soprano), Geoff Ward (tenor), John Bernays (bass), with the Classic Chorale & an orchestral ensemble

St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Entrance free; retiring collection
Collection in aid of the Red Trust (a charity in Bushey).

26–27 May 2017

Abbots Langley

Book sale
Book Trade Benevolent Society
BTBS, The Retreat, corner of Gallows Hill & Abbots Road, Abbots Langley
Admission free
Thousands of new & nearly new books at bargain prices, mostly £2 or £4.
Tel: 01923 263128. Link.

27 May 2017
Saturday

Abbots Langley

Concert
Local Vocals, and pupils from two schools
Spring Concert Series
St Lawrence Church, High Street, Abbots Langley
£5
Refreshments available half an hour earlier.
Tel: 01923 261795. Link.

6–10 June 2017
7:45pm; & 8 June, 1pm

Pinner

A series of concerts
Choral music, chamber music & song
Pinner Music Festival 2017
Pinner Parish Church, Church Lane, Pinner. Link.

10 June 2017
Saturday

Abbots Langley

Abbots Langley Carnival 2017

Procession of floats and bands, stalls, dancing displays, motorbike stunt act, dog show, fun fair. Link.

10 June 2017
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Opera music by Beethoven, Berlioz, Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Mascagni & Puccini
Watford Symphony Orchestra
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£13. Link.

10 June 2017
Saturday
From 1pm

Oxhey

Oxhey Village Fayre 2017
A variety of entertainments and stalls
Oxhey Village Environment Group
Oxhey Village Green. Link.

11 June 2017
Sunday
2-5pm

Oxhey

Summer of Open Gardens
About eleven gardens open in Hampermill Lane, Hillcroft Crescent, Oaklands Avenue & Raglan Gardens
Oxhey Hall Horticultural Society
134 Oaklands Avenue & other addresses in Oxhey Hall
£5 per adult; free for children
Pay at the first garden visited. All proceeds to be donated to the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Service. Link.

17–18 June 2017

London

Open Garden Squares Weekend
More than 200 gardens across London
London Parks & Gardens Trust
Adult weekend advance ticket £13; free for children under 12
One ticket allows entry to all the gardens on both days, and a colour guidebook to be posted in May. Link.

18 June 2017
Sunday
7:00pm

Watford

Concert: Sunday Night at the Muse
"A box of orchestral delights"
Watford Philharmonic Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£10.
Tel: 07380 285788. Link.

24 June – 2 July 2017
12-6pm

Watford

Imagine Watford Festival 2017
A variety of open-air events

The Parade, High Street, Watford
Free. Link.

24 June 2017
Saturday
1:30-5pm

Croxley Green

Revels on the Green 2017
Various activities and entertainments starting with a procession of floats. Many stalls
Croxley Green Society
The Green, Croxley Green
Entrance free
An annual event established in 1920. Link.

25 June 2017
Sunday
2:30-6:30pm

Oxhey

Oxhey Open Gardens 2017
Many gardens open to visit with a single ticket

Start at 55 Oxhey Avenue or 48 Villiers Road
£5; accompanied children free
A booklet is provided, showing a map and garden details. Guide dogs only. Teas, cakes, plants. Link.

1 July 2017
Saturday
7:00pm

Rickmansworth

Rickmansworth Young Musician of the Year: Final Concert
Competition for classical musicians aged under 19
Eight finalists: 4 pianists, 2 singers, 1 violinist, 1 marimba player

The Baptist Church, High Street, Rickmansworth. Link.

2 July 2017
Sunday
2-6pm

Bushey

Canada Day garden party
Live music with Canadian band The East Coast Fiddlers & renowned Canadian violinist Lauren Forder. Bushey Jazz Band. Barbara Whittle and her Bushey All-Stars. Craft stalls. Working forge. Bouncy castle. Children's entertainer. 14-foot tepee
Friends of Bushey Museum
Reveley Lodge, 88 Elstree Road, Bushey Heath
Adults £5; children 14 years and under free
Celebrating 150th year of Canada's independence. Homemade teas available. Link.

2 July 2017
Sunday
3:00pm

Bushey

Concert
Alison Boyd (soprano)
St Paul's Proms
St Paul's Church, Bushey Hall Road, Bushey. Link.

5–8 July 2017
7:30pm; also Saturday matinee 2:30pm

Watford

"The Gondoliers"
By W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan
Abbots Langley Gilbert & Sullivan Society
Watford Palace Theatre, Clarendon Road, Watford
£16.50-£21; £8 for under-16s.
Tel: 01923 225671. Link.

7 July 2017
Friday
7:45-9:30pm

Watford

Youth Orchestra Concert
Watford School of Music
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road).

9 July 2017
Sunday
10am-5pm

Harpenden

Highland Gathering 2017
Five pipe and drum bands, highland dancing, highland games, amusements for children, sideshows, crafts, food, beer & cider
Harpenden Lions Club
Rothamsted Park, Harpenden
Entry programme £4.
Tel: 0845 833 7426. Link.

9 July 2017
Sunday
6-9pm

Bushey

Some open-air opera
"The Glyndebourne Experience"
St. James's Summer Celebrations
Old Rectory Garden, by St. James's Church, High Street, Bushey
Take a rug, drinks and a picnic. All proceeds to benefit the Epilepsy Society. Link.

13 July 2017
Thursday
7:30pm

Bushey

Concert
An evening of Choral and Orchestral Music
St. James's Choir and friends, music ensemble and guest soloists
St. James's Summer Celebrations
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
All proceeds to the Alzheimers Society. Link.

14–15 July 2017

Abbots Langley

Book sale
Book Trade Benevolent Society
BTBS, The Retreat, corner of Gallows Hill & Abbots Road, Abbots Langley
Admission free
Thousands of new & nearly new books at bargain prices, mostly £2 or £4.
Tel: 01923 263128. Link.

21 July 2017
Friday
7:30pm

Bushey

Concert
Evening recital
Lindsay Wagstaff (soprano), Anna Markland (piano)
St. James's Summer Celebrations
St James's Church, High Street, Bushey
All proceeds to benefit Dementia UK. Link.

22 July 2017
Saturday
2-5pm

Watford

Musical afternoon
A performing opportunity for musicians and singers of classical-style music
Eternal Chord
Friends' Meeting House, 150 Church Road, Watford
Performers: £3 (under-18s: free). Audience: donation
Solo, duo, trio or quartet. Contact the organiser, David Silver, to ensure a 5-minute performance slot. Piano available.

22 July 2017
Saturday
3:00pm

Watford

Summer Concert for piano, trumpet, clarinet and harp
Favourite classics by Bach, Hatdn, Dvorak, Chopin, Saint-Saens, O'Carolan & Concone; also Anatoly Lyadov & Alexander Griboyedov
Russian School of Piano Playing in Watford: Young Musicians Group

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
Admission free (donations welcome).

18 August 2017
Friday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Strauss (Four last songs), Mahler (Symphony no. 9)
With Lottie Bowden (soprano)
Watford Youth Sinfonia
St Michael & All Angels' Church, Mildred Avenue, Watford
Adults £12; concessions £8. Link.

16 September 2017
Saturday
2-5pm

Watford

Musical afternoon
A performing opportunity for musicians and singers of classical-style music
Eternal Chord
Friends' Meeting House, 150 Church Road, Watford
Performers: £3 (under-18s: free). Audience: donation
Solo, duo, trio or quartet. Contact the organiser, David Silver, to ensure a 5-minute performance slot. Piano available.

19 September 2017
Tuesday
7:30-10pm

Chorleywood

Open Rehearsal
Working on: Bernstein (Chichester Psalms), Fauré (Requiem)
The Chiltern Choir
The Free Church, Chorleywood
New members welcome. Link.

20 September 2017
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

"Roman pottery site in Highgate Woods"
Talk by Harvey Sheldon
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
West Herts College, Hempstead Road, Watford
Member: free. Visitor: £3
Doors open from 7pm. Visitors are welcome but need to telephone to book.
Tel: 07784 807108.

21 September 2017
Thursday
8:00pm

Bushey

"35 years in sewage and still smiling!"
Talk by Brian Keegan
Watford & District Industrial History Society
North Hall, Queens' School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Free for members. For a visitor a donation of £4 is suggested. Link.

22–23 September 2017

Abbots Langley

Book sale
Book Trade Benevolent Society
BTBS, The Retreat, corner of Gallows Hill & Abbots Road, Abbots Langley
Admission free
Thousands of new & nearly new books at bargain prices, mostly £2 or £4.
Tel: 01923 263128. Link.

1 October 2017
Sunday
4:00pm

Watford

Concert
Dante Quartet
Octagon Music Society
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£15. Free for all under 26 years of age
£60 for season of 5 concerts. See the website for programme details.
Tel: 01923 231917. Link.

3 October 2017
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Nina Cook and Simon Haynes
St Mary's Church
St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

4 October 2017
Wednesday
8:00pm

Radlett

Concert
Ensemble Mirage
Radlett Music Club
Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett
Non-member: £15; age 8-25: free
See website for programme.
Tel: 01923 859291. Link.

7 October 2017
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Piano Recital
Ludwig van Beethoven (Seven variations on the theme "God Save the King"), Frederick Chopin (Sonata no. 3 in B minor), Felix Mendelssohn (Rondo Capriccioso), Robert Schumann (Carnaval)
Alexander Ardakov

St Luke's Church, Langley Way, Watford
£12; concessions £10.
Tel: 01923 246161.

10 October 2017
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Purcell School musicians
St Mary's Church
St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

14 October 2017
Saturday
3:00pm

Watford

Organ recital
John Wearmouth plays the 1883 Brindley & Foster organ in a varied programme
St Andrew's Church
St Andrew's Church, Church Road / Park Road, Watford
£10
The price includes a cream tea. It is preferable to book.
Tel: 07868 120253. Link.

15 October 2017
Sunday
3:30pm

Kings Langley

Concert
Mozart (The Magic Flute overture), Bottesini (Gran Duo Concertante for violin & double-bass), Dvorák (Symphony no. 6)
With Paul Barritt (violin), Roberto Carillo-Garcia (double-bass)
Dacorum Symphony Orchestra
Rudolf Steiner School, Langley Hill, Kings Langley
£12; concessions (students, over-60s) £10; 18 years & under: free. Link.

17 October 2017
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Christina Birchall-Sampson (violin), Simon Haynes (piano)
St Mary's Church
St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

18 October 2017
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

"Julius Caesar in Britain: latest research"
Talk by Dr Andrew Fitzpatrick
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
West Herts College, Hempstead Road, Watford
Member: free. Visitor: £3
Doors open from 7pm. Visitors are welcome but need to telephone to book.
Tel: 07784 807108.

19 October 2017
Thursday
8:00pm

Bushey

"Brunel's fan"
Talk by Michael Bailey
Watford & District Industrial History Society
North Hall, Queens' School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Free for members. For a visitor a donation of £4 is suggested
The talk will be preceded by the Annual General Meeting at 7:30 pm. Link.

24 October 2017
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Dixieland Seven
St Mary's Church
St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

31 October 2017
Tuesday
1-2pm

Watford

Lunchtime concert
Soundproof play the standards
St Mary's Church
St Mary's Church, Church Street / High Street, Watford
Free (donations welcome). Link.

3 November 2017
Friday
7:45pm

Kings Langley

Concert: Jazz at All Saints
Infinite Jazz Ensemble
All Saints' Church (KL)
All Saints' Church, Church Lane, Kings Langley
£15 (adult), £5 (child)
Interval refreshments included.
Tel: 01923 261607 / 266667. Link.

11 November 2017
Saturday
3:00pm

Bushey

'A Nightingale Sang' - remembrance concert
Alison Boyd accompanied by Gary Eyre with David Griffin, Tom Boyd & John May
Friends of Bushey Museum
Reveley Lodge, 88 Elstree Road, Bushey Heath
£15
Price includes tea afterwards at Mabel's Vintage Tearooms.
Tel: 020 8386 5411. Link.

12 November 2017
Sunday
7:00pm

Watford

Concert
Bach (Mass in B minor)
Watford Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra
Colosseum, Town Hall, Watford
Front stalls & circle £18; rear stalls £20. Under-19s: £5. To buy from the Colosseum add £2.
Tel: 07380 285788 (Society); 0845 075 3993 (Colosseum). Link.

15 November 2017
Wednesday
7:30pm

Watford

"Moses Cook: head gardener, Cassiobury Estate in 17th century"
Talk by Brian O'Riordan
South West Herts Archaelogical and Historical Society
West Herts College, Hempstead Road, Watford
Member: free. Visitor: £3
Doors open from 7pm. Visitors are welcome but need to telephone to book.
Tel: 07784 807108.

16 November 2017
Thursday
8:00pm

Bushey

Old films
Another selection of old films from Frank Banfield's collection
Watford & District Industrial History Society
North Hall, Queens' School, Aldenham Road, Bushey
Free for members. For a visitor a donation of £4 is suggested. Link.

18 November 2017
Saturday
7:45pm

Kings Langley

Concert: Autumn Colours
Kings Langley Community Choir & Chesham Germains Male Voice Choir
All Saints' Church (KL)
All Saints' Church, Church Lane, Kings Langley
£10 (adult), £3 (child).
Tel: 01923 261607 / 266667. Link.

18 November 2017
Saturday
7:30pm

Watford

Concert
Hamish McCunn (Overture: Land of the Mountain and Flood), Max Bruch (Violin Concerto no. 1), Edward Elgar (Symphony no. 1)
Watford Symphony Orchestra
Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music, Rickmansworth Road, Watford (entrance in Shepherds Road)
£13.
Tel: 07925 749928. Link.



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