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March 2013


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Win tickets to Boogie Night

Win tickets

See Boogie Night perform classic Funk and Soul City hits at the Alban Arena on 27 April.

Hit after hit after hit this Boogie Night has it all!  Le Freak C'est Chic, Ultimate Earth Wind & Fire, SHAKATAK, Rose Royce's Gwen Dickey and Phil Fearon & Galaxy. Dance and sing the night away!

To enter just write a review on anything on our site.

Floristry courses

Floristry courses

Learn how to make a Mother's Day arrangement or Spring Box at one of Kendalls Florist's fun and friendly evening classes in St Albans. 

Sessions cost £45 including all materials, tea, coffee and cake! Find out more & book online or call 01727 860207.

Weight loss challenge

Lifestyle Deluxe

Join Lifestyle Deluxe every Tuesday for their Weight Loss Challenge at Inn on the Park. Entrants will receive a full wellness profile as well as one-to-one coaching and nutrition tips.

Come and shed pounds in a fun, friendly environment. Find out more

Herts Open Studios

Herts Open Studios

Herts Visual Arts are looking for artists to take part in this year's Open Studios.

Open Studios is a brilliant opportunity for artists to showcase their work to the public into their own art space.

The event runs from 7 - 29 September and the deadline for applicants is 31 March 2013.  Details.

Calling all cricketers

Ivanhoe Cricket Club

Ivanhoe Cricket Club is on the lookout for cricketing talent for the upcoming 2013 season. 

Ivanhoe play friendly cricket in a beautiful, rural setting at the Royal Veterinary College in Hatfield.

Winter nets are now on every Wednesday at the Herts Sports Village (9pm) and all are welcome. Find out more.

St Albans Film Festival

St Albans Film Festival  8 - 10 March 2013

Over 300 films made by filmmakers from 30 countries have been entered into the first St Albans Film Festival (8 to 10 March), a new annual event featuring a short-film competition (six categories), special events, talks, workshops and films for all ages and tastes. Highlights include the British premiere of Vinyl, a screening of Great Expectations at St Albans Abbey with a talk by director Mike Newell and events at Lussmanns and Darcy's Restaurants.

What's on this March


What's on this March

Sacre Bleu! It's St Albans Chamber Choir in concert (St Albans Cathedral, 2 March, 7.30pm). Enjoy a walk in Heartwood Forest (2nd March, 2pm). Treat the kids to Aesop's Fables (Trestle Arts Base, 3 March, 2.30pm). Listen in colour with St Albans Symphony Orchestra (St Saviour's Church, 9 March, 7.30pm). Enjoy fresh produce at St Albans Farmer's Market (St Peter's Street, 10 March, 9am-2pm). Laugh with Russell Kane (Alban Arena, 10 March, 8pm). Take a candle-lit tour of the Abbey by Night (St Albans Cathedral, 14 March, 8pm). Check out The Military Wives in concert (Alban Arena, 17 March, 7.30pm). Make delicious Easter cupcakes (Jubilee Centre, 19 March, 7pm). Take your Hats Off to Led Zeppelin (Alban Arena, 23 March 8pm). Full details and booking.


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Herts Lit Fest 2013

A packed programme of more than 20 literary events is being presented by Hertfordshire Libraries throughout March and April.

Litfest '13 will feature appearances and talks including best-selling authors Lesley Pearce (pictured), crime writers Leigh Russell and Howard Linskey, as well as Gulf War hero John Nichol who talks about his book on the RAF attack on Nuremberg in March 1944.

Watch out for posters advertising the events in libraries and find details of individual events. More information can be obtained from local libraries or by calling 0300 123 4049. For tickets call 01707 281533.


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