Here is our guide to some of the events coming up in and around Biggleswade
SoundARC Promotions and Joy Rider, The Red Lion, Biggleswade, March 16-17
Two nights of music come to the town centre pub. Tonight (Friday) will see a DJ serving up some top tunes from across the decades while Joyrider will be at the venue on Saturday night. They are a four piece pop and rock covers night.
Joe Brown, Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage, March 16
This show will see Joe talk about his early days, growing up in a pub in London’s East End, discovering Skiffle, becoming a Rock ‘N’ Roll pioneer and touring with the likes of Eddie Cochran, Billy Fury and Gene Vincent before headlining shows with The Beatles as opening act. The heady days of Rock ‘N’ Roll will be laid bare and the evening promises to be an intimate glimpse into the hectic world of one of Britain’s most enduring and best loved performers.
Eastern Strings, Performance Club, Biggleswade, March 17
A unique combination of double bass and guitar, performing jazz standards and a little more. Daphna Sadeh (double bass) and Knud Stuwe (guitar) will perform. Tickets are £20.
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Heroes Journey, The Rose, Biggleswade, March 17
The band are a six piece classic rock covers band. They play a mix of rock anthems and chart rock hits, from an A TO Z of bands from AC/DC to ZZ Top. The Luton based band play across the home counties and in London.
Biggleswade Antique and Vintage Fair, Weatherley Centre, Biggleswade, March 18
f you love antiques and vintage then visit Biggleswade Antiques & Vintage Fair. There will be more than 45 stalls offering a wide range of antique and vintage items from costume and quality jewellery, china, glass, curios, handbags, scarves and accessories, lighting, postcards and small furniture. Entrance is £2 for adults and runs from 9.30am to 4pm.
G.K.Chesterton : The Modern Age and the Paradoxical Thriller, Holy Saviour Church, Hitchin, March 18
Dr Mark Knight of Lancaster University will talk on the prominent writer, journalist and thinker, - now perhaps best known for the Father Brown detective stories – focusing on Chesterton’s early fiction including The Man Who Was Thursday. The talk starts at 3pm.
Crazy For You, Milton Keynes Theatre, March 20-24
Crazy For You charts the troubled love story of Bobby, son of a wealthy New York banking family and frustrated Broadway hoofer, and Polly, daughter of the proprietor of a failing theatre in Deadrock, Nevada. Sent to close the theatre down, Bobby falls for Polly and, in the guise of a Hungarian impresario, decides to save the theatre by putting on a show.
Jungle Book, Cambridge Arts Theatre, March 20-24
Loved as a wild and fun tale of family, belonging and identity, this production is packed with memorable characters, new songs and brilliant storytelling. Mowgli the man cub battles for survival in this heart-warming coming-of-age story about a child raised by wolves in the jungle.
Life x 3, The Place, Bedford, March 21-24
It tells how Henri and Sonia have invited Henri’s boss and his wife, Hubert and Ines, for dinner. A diary disaster means that they arrive unexpectedly a day early and chaos ensures in this farce written by Yasmin Reza.
The Gondoliers, The Queen Mother Theatre, Hitchin, March 21-24
A show crammed with uplifting and dramatic music telling the story of two Venetian Gondoliers that marry two girls after a random game to be told that one of them is the King of Barataria. It is staged by Putteridge Bury Gilbery and Sullivan Society.