Half term gets off to an explosive start this Bank Holiday weekend as the First and Second World Wars are brought to life in an action-packed event at Wrest Park.
It was just five minutes into the award-winning show at Milton Keynes Theatre when I discovered my love for Evita.1 comment
Nearly 24 hours since all the single (and not-so-single) ladies of the news team went to see Luisa Omielan’s sensational show and we are still buzzing from the bootylicious, Beyoncé-crazy performance.
The story of Pasque Harmony is a heartwarming tale of selflessness and success.
Young and old enjoyed the attractions at the Dunstable Medieval Weekend.
“Applying for planning permission can be a daunting experience, but it needn’t be that way if some thought is put into potential pitfalls that can be avoided,” says Michael Holmes, spokesperson for The Southern Homebuilding & Renovating Show which will be at Surrey’s Sandown Park on Saturday and Sunday, June 29 and 30.
It’s not uncommon for those who have supped not wisely but too well to wake up the morning after and make heartfelt vows about their future behaviour.
Your chance to see up-and-coming band Keston Cobblers’ Club in aid of children’s bereavement charity CHUMS.
Overall market conditions for the UK show welcome signs of improvement, according to data collated in the Move with Us Residential Market Review for the first quarter of 2013.
With the Whitsun bank holiday upon us, there’s only one place to be this weekend – everyone’s heading to the Herts County Show.1 comment
A village plant sale which last year raised more than £5,000 for charity is setting its sights even higher this weekend.
Dunstable town guide Ann Ledger will be the speaker at the next Tea Time Tales session, on Thursday, May 23.
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to this debriefing session of the GB Eurovision task force 2013.1 comment
Rural villages, floating markets and top-class tailors are all highlights of a trip to Vietnam, says Tori Mayo.
“Tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther... And so we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past….”
Pounding the pavements is part of thousands of Lutonians’ daily commute, as they nearly top the table for walking to work.
After a 10-year renovation, one of Europe’s most important art galleries, The Rijksmuseum, has reopened in Amsterdam.
The largest independent estate agency in the UK has launched a new upmarket sister agency in response to the growing demand for a niche estate agent to meet the needs of discerning buyers at the top end of the property market.
Cali-R promoter Sid Hudson is shrugging off the disappointment of cancelling his open air summer event and planning ahead for a bumper Christmas bash.
Action-heavy crime thriller GANGSTER SQUAD (15: Warner) has more brawn than brains, but sets its sights firmly from the start and hits the mark with relish.
If you go down to the woods today, you’re in for a haunting but magical treat.
Owners of leasehold flats will get greater protection against poor service from managing agents following the launch of a new regulatory regime.
Wrest Park is the place to be on the August Bank holiday weekend.
The debut performance of a new theatre group’s show took place last night (May 16).
It’s coming up to half term, and it’s a key time of year for many parents as arrangements are made for the allocation of school places.
Stars of the local am-dram scene are preparing to take audiences on a whistle-stop tour of the history of Broadway, lovingly poking fun at every famous musical they encounter.
Dunstable’s Priory Church, which celebrates its 800th anniversary this year, will hold its spring fair on Saturday, May 18.
This was the scene early on Wednesday, May 15, as traders were setting out their stalls at Dunstable Market.
Get transported back to suburban 1977 in Mike Leigh’s classic Abigail’s Party running at MK Theatre, writes guest reviewer Alison Devlin.
Chartered surveyors say that their expectations for property sales in the East were at their most positive in more than four years during April – and point to the the government’s announcement on the ‘Help to Buy’ scheme making a real impact on the housing market.
Grove House Gardens was transformed for three days into the home of real ale and cider connoisseurs, who discovered that local is often best.1 comment
A packed programme of fun, including the coronation of the May Queen, has been lined up for Studham May Fair, on Saturday, May 18.
If you missed out when the Hormonal Housewives were giving vent to their frustrations at the Watford Colosseum last month, don’t despair – the crabby crew are at the Alban Arena on Thursday.
It felt like I was back at school when I took a seat in the auditorium at The Grove Theatre last night for Teechers, John Godber’s anarchic comedy about the staff and students at a local “inadequate” comp.
Break out the bubbly and propose a toast – today, Sunday, May 12, is this year’s Rental Freedom Day.
Quentin Tarantino follows up his war homage Inglourious Basterds with another Oscar-winner, DJANGO UNCHAINED (18: Sony), a thrilling swagger through the good, bad and ugly sides of slavery.
Gardeners were no doubt making the most of the sunshine over the Bank Holiday weekend, tending to their blossoming flowers and sowing their seeds.
Anti-social neighbours are the biggest turn-off to prospective homebuyers, according to a recent survey of over 4,000 potential purchasers by PrimeLocation.com.
Music-lovers are invited to organise a government-funded gig in their local area as part of a national celebration of music this summer.
Up, up and away!
Millions of TV viewers saw a Dunstable 20-year-old enjoy a serving of success by making it through to the finals of ITV’s Food Glorious Food.
The sun shone for the Houghton Regis May Fayre on Saturday, May 4, where nine-year-old Paige Adams was crowned May Queen.
The summer blockbusters are stacked overhead in a landing pattern to ensure maximum box office bang for buck, and touching down this week, hot on the heels of Iron Man 3, is Star Trek: Into Darkness.1 comment
A dog show and craft fair will be held in Eaton Bray on Sunday, May 12, in aid of Appledown Rescue and Rehoming Kennels. The event runs from 11am-4pm at Appledown, in Harling Road.
A family day on Dunstable Downs is a chance to meet emergency services teams and volunteers who lend them a helping hand.
An eight-year-old girl’s dream is coming true as she treads the boards in West End musical Les Miserables for the third time.
With the current trend for pop groups reuniting, watching the ABBA Reunion show you’d be forgiven for thinking everyone’s favourite Swedish band were at it too, but in fact it’s the world famous tribute group.
“They killed my wife. They killed my daughter. They should have made sure they killed me too.”
The rescue and restoration of one of Luton’s historic landmark buildings has had an unexpected result.
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Weather for Luton
Monday 27 May 2013
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