10 things to do in and around Biggleswade

The Jack Alexander Band coming to The Rising Sun in Potton
The Jack Alexander Band coming to The Rising Sun in Potton

Here is our guide to some of the events coming up in and around the Biggleswade area this coming week.

1 MUSIC
SoundARC Promotions, The Red Lion, Biggleswade, March 2
The SoundARC DJs will be playing the best in indie, rock, punk, ska, motown, 2tone, new wave, mod, reggae, post punk, Northern soul, Britpop, and ‘50s rock ‘N’ roll, not to mention a few guilty pleasures. Plenty of things to dance the night away to.
www.soundarcpromotions.com
2 MUSIC
Performers and Pints, The Rising Sun, Potton, March 3
Up and coming musicians will play at the first of the semi regular music nights First up is Daisy Keeble a singer songwriter who plays the acoustic guitar, who plays a mixture of of acoustic indie, country and pop. Georgia nevada takes her inspirations from the likes of country musicians Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and Kacey Musgraves. Last up is The Jack Alexander Band is an up and coming acoustic pop singer songwriter from Hertfordshire whose influences include George Ezra, Bob Dylan, Roo Panes and Ed Sheeran.
www.facebook.com/performerspints
3 MUSIC
Zipwire, The Bell, Sandy, March 3
Hertfordshire-based group of experienced musicians playing a mix of rock songs and rocky versions. They are a four piece band. Entrance to the gig is free.
01767 692121
4 MUSIC
The Natalies, Ivy Leaf Club, Langford, March 3
The four piece band will be performing classics from the late 60’s to the present day with a heavy nod to the 80’s & 90’s. The music starts at 9pm and entrance is free.
5 NATURE
Give nature a home, The Lodge, Sandy, March 4
An event full of fun and discovery for people of all ages. There will be close up views of the birds at the ringing demonstrations, wildlife information, find out about the small mammals that can be seen. People can also feed the birds and there will be a demonstration about how to use binoculars and telescopes. It costs from £2 and the event runs from 11am to 3pm.
www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/reserves-a-z/the-lodge
6 MUSEUM
Out and About near Tempsford, Stuart Memorial Hall, Tempsford, March 4
An exhibition of photographs of local Towns and Villages near the village of Tempsford. Many permanent displays associated with Tempsford Village and RAF Tempsford will also be on display. Refreshments will be available, with home baked cakes. Admission is £2 and is free for children.
www.tempsfordmuseum.co.uk
7 OPERA
The Opera Boys, Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage, March 4
Leading men from London’s West End combine in a powerhouse of vocal harmony to deliver a stunning blend of music ranging from opera to pop, and everything in between. Operatic arias and classical favourites from Nessun Dorma to Time to say goodbye are mixed with showstoppers from Les Miserables and Phantom of the Opera.
www.gordon-craig.co.uk
8 COMEDY
Castle Comedy, George’s Hall Bar and Grill, March 5
Tom Binns is the creator and star of the BBC1 Comedy show Hospital People. One man, three hilarious characters and the chance to watch a comedy genius. First up is Ian D Montfort, a pyshcic to the stars, followed by the real Tom as himself. The final act is Tom’s most famous creation, DJ Ivan Brackenbury who performs his Hospital Radio Roadshow.
www.castlecomedy.co.uk
9 THEATRE
Fat Friends The Musical, Milton Keynes Theatre, March 5-10
Join the infamous group of TV’s most loveable characters as they are put through their Zumba paces at their local branch of Super Slimmers by the lovelorn Lauren whilst Kelly fantasises about fitting into the wedding dress of her dreams.
www.atgtickets.co.uk/miltonkeynes
10 MUSIC
Moon River and Me with Jimmy Osmond, Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage, March 8
This brand new show full of award-winning music, nostalgic footage and special memories of Andy Williams will touch your heart including his most famous songs.
www.gordon-craig.co.uk