10 things to do in and around Biggleswade

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

1 THEATRE
Crazy For You, Milton Keynes Theatre, March 22-24
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 an Hungarian impresario, decides to save the theatre by putting on a show.
www.atgtickets.co.uk/miltonkeynes
2 THEATRE
The Gondoliers, The Queen Mother Theatre, Hitchin, March 22-24
A show crammed with uplifting and dramatic music telling the story of two Venetian gondoliers who 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 Gilbert and Sullivan Society.
www.pbgs.org
3 THEATRE
Jungle Book, Cambridge Arts Theatre, March 22-24
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.
www.cambridgeartstheatre.co.uk

4 MUSIC
Nick Moyster Acoustic, The Roundabout Club, Sandy, March 23
Nick Moyster is an acoustic singer/songwriter from Bedfordshire. He has been performing music at national and international venues for just over 7 years performing to crowds ranging from 50 - 1000.
www.nickmoysteracoustic.com
5 MUSIC
Bite the Bullet, Red Lion, Biggleswade, March 24
The band are an upbeat pub rock covers band, playing lively classic and contemporary rock songs from the decades.
6 MUSIC
Transmission, The Rose, Biggleswade, March 24
This four piece band from Hitchin will be playing hits from the 1960s through to the present day. The free gig starts at 9pm.
7 COMEDY
Jesterlaf Comedy Club, Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage, March 24
Four comedians will be appearing at the comedy club designed to tickle the funny bones of the audience. Colin Cole, Nick Revell and Sean McLoughlin will appear with the night compered by Phil Dinsdale. Colin Cole iis an Australian comic bringing his style to the UK. Nick Revell has written for both Drop the Dead Donkey and Not the Nine O’Clock News while Sean McLoughlinhas supported both Ricky Gervais and Katherine Ryan on recent tours.
www.gordon-craig.co.uk
8 COMEDY
Brian Conley, Milton Keynes Theatre, March 25
The comedian returns to Milton Keynes having performed in the pantomime Cinderella last Christmas. This show features brand new comedy, sketches and songs alongside some of his best-known material.
www.atgtickets.co.uk/miltonkeynes
9 THEATRE
The Winslow Boy, Cambridge Arts Theatre, March 26-31
Having been expelled from the Royal Navy College for stealing a five-shilling postal order, young cadet Ronnie Winslow’s entire family are pulled apart by the repercussions of this charge. Set against the values of 1910 Edwardian London, the Winslow family fight to clear his name or face social ostracism as the case becomes a national scandal.
www.cambridgeartstheatre.co.uk
10 THEATRE
Sleeping Beauty, Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage. March 29-April 2
The King and Queen are throwing a party to celebrate the birth of their beautiful daughter Princess Aurora. Everyone is invited - everyone apart from Narcissus, the cruel Fairy. When Narcissus discovers she hasn’t been invited she gate-crashes and curses the baby Princess and its left up to the good Fairies, Bluebell, Primrose and Tulip to try and save the day. It comes to the stage by the same team who staged Rapunzel the Musical which was performed last year and was sold out. Tickets for the show are likely to be in short supply.
www.gordon-craig.co.uk