What’s on where around Luton: listings, January 27 edition

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Here’s your guide to what’s on where around Luton over the coming week. Please email editorial@lutonnews.co.uk with details of your events at least a week before the edition in which you’d like them to appear.

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 27

Adults with learning difficulties arts and craft sessions. Every Wednesday 10.30am to 12.30pm and Saturdays from 11am to 1pm at Arttrend, Arundel Road, Luton. Social and creative activity for adults with learning difficulties, engaging in all types of art and craft work such as painting in acrylics, papier mache, salt dough, cross stitch, rug making etc. Please see the website www.arttrend.co.uk and go to Art ALD, then see the gallery of work already done. Tel 07794 987796 if you would like more details. 10.30am to 12.30pm Wednesdays, 11am to 1pm Saturdays – but you can come and go at any time. £6 per session including materials and refreshments.

Luton Irish Forum holds a weekly Tuesday and Wednesday Club from 11am to 1.30pm at 102 Hitchin Road. This is a great chance to meet old friends and make some new ones. Refreshments are all included along with soda bread, scones with jam and monthly chicken and chips. Entry costs £1, plus optional £3 for two games of bingo and a raffle.

The Wednesday Club holds a monthly tea dance, quiz, weekly dominos, cards and needle craft. Tel: 01582 720447.

Singer-songwriter Kimmie Rhodes is a native Texan who calls Austin home. Kimmie’s multi-platinum selling songs have been recorded by such stellar acts as Willie Nelson, Wynonna Judd, Trisha Yearwood, Amy Grant, CeCe Winans, Joe Ely, Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris. A creative and prolific artist, she has recorded and released a total of 16 solo CDs, written and produced three musical plays and a catalogue of hundreds of songs, and published a novella/ cookbook. She performs at The Stables, Wavendon at 8.45pm. Tickets: £10 in advance, £12 on the door. Call 01908 280800 or visit www.stables.org to book.

Salsa classes, every Wednesday from 7pm to 8pm at 7 Gordon Street, Luton LU1 2QP. Admission £5 or £4 for students. Call 07947 128632 for more information.

The Flitwick Lower School Association presents the pantomime Peter Pan. It is organised and cast entirely by parents, ex-parents, staff and friends of the Lower School and is a major fundraiser for the school. The show starts at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £4 for children, £7 for adults, £6 for seniors and £20 for a family (two adults and two children). Call 07561 187497 or email flitwick.panto@gmail.com

THURSDAY JANUARY 28

Keep fit - for the more mature. Luton Irish Forum’s keep fit class meets at 102 Hitchin Road, Luton, LU2 0ES Thursdays from 10am to 11am. The class is ideal for anyone who wants to get active and it’s great fun too at £2 a session.

Les Liaison Dangereuses is broadcast live from the Donmar Warehouse to the Grove Theatre, Dunstable from 7pm. Tickets: £15. Call 01582 60 20 80 or visit www.grovetheatre.co.uk to book.

The Flitwick Lower School Association presents the pantomime Peter Pan. It is organised and cast entirely by parents, ex-parents, staff and friends of the Lower School and is a major fundraiser for the school. The show starts at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £4 for children, £7 for adults, £6 for seniors and £20 for a family (two adults and two children). Call 07561 187497 or email flitwick.panto@gmail.com

The Flitwick Lower School Association presents the pantomime Peter Pan. It is organised and cast entirely by parents, ex-parents, staff and friends of the Lower School and is a major fundraiser for the school. The show starts at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £4 for children, £7 for adults, £6 for seniors and £20 for a family (two adults and two children). Call 07561 187497 or email flitwick.panto@gmail.com

FRIDAY JANUARY 29

Luton Irish Forum’s Baby and Toddler group meets at 102 Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 0ES every Friday from 9.30am to 11am during term time. Recommended a donation of £1 per adult and 50p per child. A drink and a healthy snack is provided for your child(ren) around the middle of the session. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available for the adults throughout the morning. Telephone 01582 720447.

Syd Lawrence Orchestra: The Swinging Big Band play at The Stables, Wavendon at 8pm. Listen to the music of the swing era brought back to life with the youthful verve that made it the smash-hit pop music of its day. The show features the sounds of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Quincy Jones, Billy May, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and many more. Tickets: £23.50 & £21.50. Call 01908 280800 or visit www.stables.org to book.

Hattie Briggs is a Gloucestershire-based singer-songwriter and a 2014 BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award nominee. She released her debut album Red & Gold last April. The album includes a cover of Eva Cassidy’s version of Fields Of Gold, produced by Eva’s brother, Dan Cassidy, who also plays a violin solo on the record. She completed her first national tour supporting Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman at 25 gigs around the UK in April and May 2015. She performs at The Stables, Wavendon at 8.45pm. Tickets: £10 in advance, £12 on the door. Call 01908 280800 or visit www.stables.org to book.

Dick Whittington will be making a traditional pantomime appearance at the village hall in Eaton Bray at 7pm. Tickets can bought via www.ticketsource.co.uk/curtaincalltheatregroup1 or by calling 07562 392834. They cost £7 for adults and £5 for concessions. Booking fees may apply.

The Flitwick Lower School Association presents the pantomime Peter Pan. It is organised and cast entirely by parents, ex-parents, staff and friends of the Lower School and is a major fundraiser for the school. The show starts at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £4 for children, £7 for adults, £6 for seniors and £20 for a family (two adults and two children). Call 07561 187497 or email flitwick.panto@gmail.com

SATURDAY JANUARY 30

Martyn Joseph is a performer like no other – he’s an amazing guitar player who has developed a unique percussive style, teamed with a powerful showstopping voice. He has been called ‘The Welsh Springsteen’ but there are shades of John Mayer, Bruce Cockburn and Dave Matthews in there as well. Last autumn saw the release of Martyn’s new studio album, and he’ll be showcasing these new songs along with other familiar and much loved material. He performs at The Stables, Wavendon at 8pm. Tickets: £18. Call 01908 280800 or visit www.stables.org to book.

The Flitwick Lower School Association presents the pantomime Peter Pan. It is organised and cast entirely by parents, ex-parents, staff and friends of the Lower School and is a major fundraiser for the school. The show starts at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £4 for children, £7 for adults, £6 for seniors and £20 for a family (two adults and two children). Call 07561 187497 or email flitwick.panto@gmail.com

Dick Whittington will be making a traditional pantomime appearance at the village hall in Eaton Bray at 2pm and 7pm. Tickets can bought via www.ticketsource.co.uk/curtaincalltheatregroup1 or by calling 07562 392834. They cost £7 for adults and £5 for concessions. Booking fees may apply.

SUNDAY JANUARY 31

Dick Whittington will be making a traditional pantomime appearance at the village hall in Eaton Bray at 2pm and 6pm. Tickets can bought via www.ticketsource.co.uk/curtaincalltheatregroup1 or by calling 07562 392834. They cost £7 for adults and £5 for concessions. Booking fees may apply.