New Groups

The Groups Support team is the incubator for assessing interest in an idea for a new group and helping it to get started. Once a new group has found its feet, a the group will be set up with its own page on the website and will be accessible via the group menu.

If you have an idea for a new group contact the Groups Support Team see first article below Or you can email them at


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Astrid Hansen 01462 337991
George Barnes 01462 673710
Ronnie McInerney Gilbert 07809 100647
Steve Green 07710 542803
Val Quieros 07787 512580
William Armitage 01462 643537

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This group has been very popular in the past.

We hope to reinstate this group in the Spring.  If you are interested, and especially if you could help with organising, please get in touch.

Thursdays, 7pm - 9pm

Note new day

The Orchard Restaurant, Fairfield SG5 4JJ (the upstairs room).

Don't spend the dark evenings at home with only the cat for company. Instead, come and make new friends at The Orchard, where there will always be someone to welcome you and break the ice.

Group Contact: Jane Roberts

Arranging a visit in the Spring to test interest.

William Armitage 01462 643537;

Monday 10 February, 7.30pm
Broadway Hotel Bar (go in the main entrance and turn right)

The group is looking at all aspects of life in Ancient Egypt, including beliefs, pyramids, government, art, culture and writing.

William Armitage 01462 643537;

Are you looking for your tribe? Maybe hoping to make friends with like-minded awake people or just want to have a chat to find out what is new on our Spiritual Journey. Whatever comes up, we will love that..... interested?

For venue and times contact:
Penny Hamer 07816 443 401;

This group could meet on a regular basis and/or contact each other for a game. It would be for players of any ability, beginners to advanced.

To record your interest please contact: Jane Fae 07780 994646; 

Wednesday 19 September, 10.30am Broadway Gallery, The Arcade, Letchworth We will discuss productions and explore small experimental groups as well as the more established ones. Also we will visit in a small group locally and further afield, including London and Cambridge live theatre. If you are unable to attend or would prefer an evening meeting please leave your contact details at David’s Bookshop.

Sundays 9 February and 15 March (weather permitting).

Meet at the Letchworth Par 3 Family Golf Centre (Willian Way) for a 10.30am start.

Best place to wait would be in the car park, by the Willian Way entrance. Be aware that cars will be around with golfers arriving in the car park.

Distance: between 6 and 10 miles at a slow pace. All riders will know the route before we set off.

Return approximately 12 noon, at the Golf Centre, where we could have a coffee at the Dimples Café and a chat about the way forward for the group.

If you intend to take part in the ride please confirm attendance by email, or text 07710 542803.

Please also read the safety guidance at

Sunday 9 February Meet at Letchworth’s first roundabout (Broadway) at 7.30pm. 
We will go in shared cars to the Fox and Duck pub in Therfield (on the Green) for a drink, hopefully followed by a moonlit walk.  It could be muddy in places. We will go unless there is heavy rain.  Please bring a torch. Please contact William to book. Deadline: Monday 3 February
The manager of the St Christopher’s Swimming Centre has offered the following dates for 2020: Monday/Tuesday 17/18 February.
On each day classes will be offered from 9.30am to10am and from 10am to 10.30am.
The instructor / participant ratio will be 1:4, allowing individual tuition within a small group class. There will not be any other groups in the pool as we will have sole use of the facilities. A maximum of 8 participants can be accommodated within each of the two sessions as two swimming instructors will be present. The cost will be between £10 - £12 per session. If you are interested in joining this group please contact Steve.
There will also be some further classes arranged during the Easter vacation (Monday 30 March to Friday 3 April and Monday 6 April to Wednesday 8 April). Further details in the February newsletter and on this website.
Group Contact: Steve Green 07710542803

Mandy Baldwin has agreed to offer Country Dancing sessions on a monthly basis and these can be found as a separate group. 

Val will be contacting all those who have registered an interest to see if there are sufficient numbers to form a regular group or to offer some one-off dance lessons.

Acting Group Contact: Val Quieros 07787 512580;

Tuesday 4 February, 10.30am, Broadway Hotel bar

At our last meeting the group decided they will concentrate on forgotten footpaths, the Pix brook and the area around the War Memorial and the station.  If you would like to be involved in the big tidy-up just turn up or contact William.

William Armitage 01462 643537;  

Thursday 6 February


A snooker afternoon for LALG members at the refurbished ABC Snooker Club in Leys Avenue.
Cost is £1 entry plus shared cost of a full size snooker table at £10 per hour. Times are either two hours from 2pm to 4pm (cost £11) or one hour from 3pm to 4pm (cost £6).
If you are interested please contact Steve as soon as possible (by email only)

 Acting Group Contact: Steve Green 07710 542803;



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