Baby Broadway Family Concert
The show will bring West End musicals to your doorstep. The whole family can sing and dance along to well-known songs from hit shows such as Mary Poppins, Oliver, Beauty and the Beast, Frozen and many more performed by West End singers.
Wellspring Church Centre, 1 Wellspring Way, Watford, Friday, March 17, 11am. Details: babybroadway.co.uk
The Largest Make-Up Lesson in the World
This is a Guinness World Record breaking attempt. 380 lovely ladies are needed to help break the existing record for the World’s Largest Make-up Application Lesson which currently sits at 261. At the same time, you can raise money for charity. All donations will be shared between Cancer Research UK and Breast Cancer Care. The evening will entail the World Record Breaking attempt - hosted by an experienced make-up artist - and also some key speakers who have been invited to introduce attendees to lifestyle choices which could help prevent cancer.
Sopwell House, Cottonmill Lane, St Albans, Friday, March 17, 7pm. Details: 01727 864477
Garden Re-Leaf Charity Day
The Garden Re-leaf Charity Day to raise much-needed funds for Greenfingers Charity who create magical gardens for children in hospices. They are running a Mad Hatters Day where you can sport your most colourful and imaginative hat. They are delighted to be hosting a special guest on the day, Pippa Greenwood, at 11.30am to advise you on “making the most of the growing months”.
Aylett Nurseries Ltd, N Orbital Road, St Albans, Friday, March 17, 8.30am to 5.30pm. Details: 01727 822255
Masterclass – Herbal Bath
Take part in this brand new seasonal planting masterclass. Plant and grow your own herbal bath. Choose from a wide selection of herbs and strawberry plants to create a beautiful cocktail of flavours. Herbs are easy to grow and can be cut, dried and used all year round.
Squires Garden Centres, Common Road, Stanmore, Friday, March 17, 10am and 2pm. Details: 020 8954 4628
Strictly Come Hospice
20 couples will perform their routines, either the jive or the waltz, in front of a panel of expert judges.
Watersmeet Theatre, High Street, Rickmansworth, Friday, March 17, 7.30pm. Details: 01923 711063
Best known for the TV shows Gavin and Stacey and Would I Lie To You? This are Rob Brydon’s first stand up shows since his sell-out tour of 2009.
The Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans, Friday, March 17, 8pm. Details: 01727 844488
Menopause the Musical
An all-singing, all-dancing comedy about four women who meet by chance and make fun of their woeful lives experiencing ‘The Change’.
Watford Colosseum, Rickmansworth Road, Watford, Friday, March 17, 8pm. Details: 02036 598914
Little Howard’s Big Show
Following the success of their TV show Little Howard’s Big Question (CBBC) real human Big Howard and animated six-year-old Little Howard bring their family comedy show to Watford.
Watford Palace Theatre, 20 Clarendon Road, Watford, Saturday, March 18, 2pm. Details: 01923 225671
Based in Herts/Beds and Bucks The Informers play a mixture of original material and all that is good from 70s, 80s, rock, punk, New Wave and powerpop scene. Playing with power, pace and passion, the tight 3-piece of guitar, bass and drums deliver thumping versions of classic songs.
The Horns, 1 Hempstead Road, Watford, Saturday, March 18, 9pm. Details: 01923 225020
A Musical Night from Stage and Screen
The award-winning Radlett Musical Theatre Company presents an evening of your most loved numbers from musicals and movies, featuring songs from The Book of Mormon, Wicked, Thriller Live, Les Miserables and more.
The Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett, Friday, March 17, 7.30pm. Details: 01923859291
The Magic of Motown
Prepare yourself for 40 back-to-back classic Motown hits, glittering costume changes, dazzling dance moves and outstanding musicianship in this explosive concert experience. Celebrate the sound of a generation as the timeless music of Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, Jackson 5, Lionel Richie, and many more are recreated by an exceptionally talented cast and band.
Watford Colosseum, Rickmansworth Road, Watford, Saturday, March 18, 8pm. Details: 02036 598914
Oaklands College Lambing Weekend
Hundreds of lambs are born at the college every year. They open their doors to the public for one weekend to give you an opportunity to watch the arrival of new lambs and learn more about different stages of lambing. Activities available include donkey rides, farmers market and a family games area.
Oaklands College, St Albans Campus, Hatfield Road, St Albans, Saturday, March 18, 10am to 3pm. Details: 01727737000
The Brocket Consort
St Albans Abbey sees the return of respected local vocal group The Brocket Consort in a special evening of music by the Baroque Masters. The 16 singers will be joined by a group of celebrated string players including James Clark (leader of the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra) and oboist George Caird (Principal of the Birmingham Conservatoire) who will play the Bach Double concerto.
St Albans Abbey, St Albans, Saturday, March 18, 7.30pm. Details: 01727 890290
A Contemporary Evening
For one evening, the Bolshoi takes on a bold new challenge in Hans Van Manen’s Frank Bridge’s Variations, Sol León and Paul Lightfoot’s Short Time Together and Alexei Ratmansky’s Russian Seasons. This encounter between some of the best dancers in the world and the masters of contemporary choreography results in an outstanding synthesis, raising Van Manen’s formal beauty, León and Lightfoot’s intensity, and Ratmansky’s witty brilliance to a new level.
Watford Palace Theatre, 20 Clarendon Road, Watford, Sunday, March 19, 3pm. Details: 01923 225671
Let’s explore and see what birds, mini-beasts and early flowering plants you can find. Walk around with the Park Ranger who will talk about the wildlife you see along the way.
Leavesden Country Park, College Road, Abbots Langley, Sunday, March 19, 10am. Details: 01923 776611 threerivers.gov.uk
Miami Pro World Championships
Be part of the biggest fitness model championships in the UK and Europe. If fitness and hard bodies are your thing then this show is for you. Categories include Fitness Model, Muscle Model, Ms Bikini, Figure, Junior and Over 35s categories and much more.
The Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans, Sunday, March 19, 2.30pm. Details: 01727 844488