10 things to do in and around Biggleswade

The Wandering Minstrels
The Wandering Minstrels

Here is our guide to some of the events coming up in and around Biggleswade

1 THEATRE
Fat Friends, Milton Keynes Theatre, March 9-10
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
2 OPERA
The Wandering Minstrels, Trinity Methodist Church, Biggleswade, March 10
This show will include excerpts from HMS Pinafore, Patience, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, Iolanthe and The Yeoman of the Guard. The Wandering Minstrels have been delighting audiences throughout East Anglia and the East Midlands for twenty-five years, and have helped to raise over £250,000 for local, national and international charities as a result of their popular Gilbert and Sullivan concerts. Tickets are £10.
www.wanderingminstrels.org.uk
3 MUSIC
Vivace Choir, St
Michael the Archangel, Letchworth, March 10
The choir is conducted by Robert Bunting, and featuring Geoffrey Boult on the organ together with string ensemble, the
programme will include pieces by Mozart, Schubert, Casals, Faure, Handel and Albinoni. Tickets cost £12 including refreshments, £8 students and teens, U13 free.
01462 735642.
4 MUSIC
Corruption, The Bell Sandy, March 10
Corruption, a a six-piece band covering music from all genres and all eras. They cover rock covers from Rival Sons, Clash, The Who, QOTSA, ZZ Top, Zeppelin, Lizzy, Steely Dan, with deviations to pop classics from bands like The Cure, OMD, Michael Jackson, Abba, Chic, B-52s and many more. The band say they were named after the current state of politics in the western world.

5 MUSIC
Summerland, Potton and District Club, March 10
The covers band will be entertaining people with a wide range of songs. Entrance to the event is £3.
www.pottonclub.co.uk
6 MUSIC
The Sensational 60s Experience, The Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage, March 10
For one night only five big names take to the stage and deliver to you a night never to be forgotten. With the definite feel good factor this is must see 60’s show for 2018. Starring Mike Pender (original lead singer with the searchers), Mike d’Abo (former lead singer with Manfred Mann), Herman’s Hermits, The Fortunes, The New Amen Corner.
www.gordon-craig.co.uk
7 FOOD
Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea, The House, Shuttleworth, March 11
Treat mum to a well-deserved freshly baked Afternoon Tea in the delightful setting of The House, with a chance to explore its grand rooms and find out more about the history of the family and Old Warden park. Places must be pre-booked and upgrades of prosecco and champagne are available.
01767 627965
8 MUSIC
Grace George, The Coach and Horses, Stotfold, March 11
Grace George is a female vocalist who is local to Hertfordshire and North Devon who accompanies herself with guitar, piano and the loop pedal. Although she always prepares a set list, she often takes requests from the audience if the venue/circumstances of the occasion are appropriate. Her first single was released earlier this week.
www.facebook.com/officialgracegeorge
9 MUSIC
Joe Brown, Milton Keynes Theatre, March 11
This show however will not only be stories and anecdotes it will feature a lot of music, aided and abetted by his old friend Henry Gross, Joe will play many a song and do what he does better than almost anyone else – entertain with a capital E.
www.atgtickets.co.uk/miltonkeynes
10 MUSIC
Frankie’s Guys, Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage, March 14
A celebration of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons this concert will put their own stamp on songs such as, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Walk Like A Man, Sherry and Oh What A Night in a show packed full of nostalgia.
www.gordon-craig.co.uk