Items about the Letchworth Arts and Leisure Group organisation.

Barn Dance

Saturday 19 January, 7.00pm Barn Dance

This time the venue is The Cloisters in Barrington Road, an interesting old Listed building with lots of charm and atmosphere.

There will be a Real Ale bar and a light snack during the interval. We have an excellent group and caller in ‘Carousel’ and Barry Goodman. Doors open 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start.

Welcome to Letchworth Arts and Leisure Group!

Welcome to LALG, with over 100 groups and events plus discounts in around 50 local shops and businesses.

LALG groups cover everything from art to walking, Shakespeare to computing and languages to quizzes, so there should be something for everyone. And if there isn't, we can start a new group! Find a group now.

New ideas for groups in 2022

We are ready to set up more new LALG groups over the coming months - but we need members to tell us what ideas might work.

Please tick up to 10 ideas in our list or add your own suggestions. Survey closes on 31 March 2022

Sharing experiences on reducing domestic carbon footprints

Thu, 24/02/2022 - 7:30pm

Meeting runs from 7:30pm to 9:00pm.

Meet at: The Brunt Room, Letchworth Settlement,
Nevells Road SG6 4UB

Our February gathering is for everyone - including residents,
architects, developers and builders who are keen to learn and share experiences on reducing domestic carbon footprints (and energy bills!).

Speakers at this meeting will explore how we can ventilate our homes to keep them healthy and warm - yet stopping the mould growth! Plus other effective ways of looking after our environment.

All welcome, admission £3 for LALG members, £4 for non-members.

Judy Garland - in her own words

Tue, 15/02/2022 - 7:15pm

Judy Garland, born Frances Ethel Gumm, was one of the greatest stars of the twentieth century. From her breakthrough role as Dorothy in ‘The Wizard of Oz’ to her untimely death in London in 1969, she was rarely out of the news, out of the gossip columns or off the radio or TV. That her private life was far from happy is a matter of public record. In this talk, illustrated with many of her recordings, we will hear from Judy herself, in interview and in private.
The talk will start promptly at 7.30 with participants being allowed into the zoom room 10 minutes in advance. To give the best experience participants will be muted with cameras turned off during the talk.

Booking for LALG member

Booking for non-members

An online walk around London with Alan Drake

Tue, 08/02/2022 - 7:30pm

Following his previous online talks following in the footsteps of the Beatles and celebrating London’s ‘Wicked Women’ Alan will take us on another trip around the capital.
Full details are not yet available, but we will update the website when we have them. 

The talk will start promptly at 7.30 with participants being allowed into the zoom room 10 minutes in advance. To give the best experience participants will be muted with cameras turned off during the talk.

Booking for LALG members

Booking for non-members

The Broadway Gallery. A Talk by Kristian Day

Tue, 25/01/2022 - 7:30pm

Kristian Day took over the Broadway Gallery in Leys Avenue just before the art industry was devastated by the spread of Covid-19, meaning his plans for the space and the Arts in Hertfordshire ended before they could begin. Over the last two years however the gallery has gone from imminent closure to the centre of a thriving art scene with an ambitious vision for the future.

LALG is 35!

Tue, 01/02/2022 - 7:30pm

In 2022 LALG celebrates its 35th Anniversary and to kick off the Celebrations there will be a talk by William and Elaine about how it got started. 

New Groups events for 2022

Make a New Year's resolution to attend a new group event

6th Jan  Baking bread

6th Jan  Countryside, Nature, Farming and Wildlife 

21st Jan Cribbage

Additional walks

Our Walking Groups have planned some additional walks after the festive season to tempt us outside. Use the links to see what is on offer.
Sun. 02/01/2022 - Long Distance Walkers - local circular - 15 miles
Sun. 30/01/2922 - Long Distance Walkers - Marston Vale, Beds. - 12 miles

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