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.
As a Thursday night treat, the news team assembled for a girls night out but little did we know what a bootylicious evening we had in store.
Four-legged fundraisers will be helping to fetch in a bumper fundraising total at a charity event on the Ashridge Estate next month.
Before Nathan James appeared on The Voice and made the final cut in the Jesus Christ Superstar reality show I saw him at The Grove, Dunstable, in a great little rock show called Route ’66.
It wasn’t five minutes ago that singer/actor Marti Pellow was appearing as the narrator in Blood Brothers. Now he’s back in pretty much the same role, but one in which he’s much better suited, in the smash hit Evita.
“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.
Hill Farm and Orchard in Slapton is hosting a sponsored Dog Trek in aid of Dogs for the Disabled on Sunday, June 9.
The end of May is a special time for the 50-plus antiques dealers based at Woburn Abbey Antiques Centre.
Usually all eyes are on the pitch at stadium:mk, but while Bowditch & Co. give their dribbling a rest, punters will flock to the grand venue and eye up the stars instead.
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.
Lead singer of Wet Wet Wet Marti Pellow will undertake one of the industry’s most coveted roles, when he plays Che in Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s production of Evita.
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.
Leslie “Hutch” Hutchinson left his home in Grenada as a teenager and went on to become one of the greatest cabaret stars of the 1920s and ‘30s.
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.
The area’s newest alpaca farm is throwing open its doors to the public this Saturday.
A major event in the arts calendar takes place this weekend when Mentmore holds its fifth annual Arts Festival.
“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….”
A holistic therapy centre is hosting a special event to raise money for children’s charity.
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.
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.
Some of the most iconic songs in musical theatre will be rousing audiences at Milton Keynes Theatre from Monday when Evita opens.
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.
Organisers of the first Ashridge Half Marathon hope that this serene scene will entice enthusiastic athletes to sign up for next month’s event and boost numbers after a slow start.1 comment
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.
A Bedfordshire blues band who are currently touring the UK to promote their new single are gearing up for a special performance in the town.
The horrors of trench warfare are brought graphically to life in Birdsong, Sebastian Faulks’ harrowing WW1 drama about love and death, that opened at the Royal & Derngate last night.
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.
Those original Essex girls, Sharon and Tracey, have been away from the small screen for far too long. So welcome back Birds of A Feather to the stage.
The next organ recital at All Saint’s Church takes place at the venue this Saturday at 8pm.
It’s an old trick casting a prodigiously talented dancer and then giving him a storyline in which he goes from clod-hoppingly bad to discovering a remarkable ability.
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.
Get a taste of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe at the Grove Theatre with two of the next big hits on the comedy circuit.
A selection of paintings by Wing artist, Andy Bailey will be on show at Barista cafe in Market Square, Leighton from Friday.
Wing Players celebrate 25 years of drama with the comedy thriller Mind Over Manor.
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.
Suburban satire reigns at Milton Keynes Theatre this week with audiences invited to 1970’s classic Abigail’s Party.
Brandon Thomas’s Charley’s Aunt comes to Stantonbury Campus Theatre on May 25 for one performance.
Music-lovers are invited to organise a government-funded gig in their local area as part of a national celebration of music this summer.
Following a triumphant West End season, Mike Leigh’s classic comedy Abigail’s Party arrives at Milton Keynes Theatre next week.
An exciting, new adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’ acclaimed novel Birdsong comes to Northampton’s Royal & Derngate, from Monday as part an nation-wide tour. A dynamic cast of 12 shape Faulks’ much loved wartime epic into an intimate story of love and sacrifice, set against the backdrop of the Western Front.
Self-proclaimed Lord of Mince Julian Clary will welcome a selection of eligible bachelors onto the stage to win his hand in marriage at the theatre on Sunday!
Okay so time for a show of hands – who likes them?
Cheddington Amateur Dramatics Society - or CADS - next play will be Prescription for Murder by Norman Robbins.
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Saturday 25 May 2013
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