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. All for £14 or less per household! 

LALG groups cover everything from architecture to yoga, Shakespeare to computing and theatre trips to pub quizzes, so there should be something for everyone. And if there isn't, we can start a new group! See New Groups 

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The Geology of Hertfordshire

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 10:15am

As usual this meeting will be at 10.15 for a 10:30 start. It will NOT be on Zoom.

The first talk will be about the charity which supports our online concerts: Music Makers – What’s it All About? given by Elaine Fox.

Our main speaker, from Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust, will tell us about The Geology of Hertfordshire.

Cost £3 members, £5 non-members. Tea/coffee is available before the talk, £1 per mug.

Payment is by CASH ONLY. Please wear a mask or visor except when drinking.

There is free parking at the Settlement and two hours free parking at the car park next to the outdoor swimming pool in Icknield Way, a few minutes' walk away.

Royston Arts Festival

The film “I Am Belmaya” (with English subtitles) is screening at Royston Picture Palace as part of the Royston Arts Festival on Sunday 19th September at 7:30pm. An inspirational and moving documentary about rebellion, courage and hope. The film's director, Sue Carpenter, will be joining for a post film Q&A.

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Centrally Organised Virtual Events (COVE)

We have organised one online talk on Zoom per month, usually on the third Tuesday, at 7.30pm. Talks are free to LALG members and are in addition to the Members’ Open Morning Meeting talks.  See what is on offer for the rest of the year.

Time for take-off with LALG

Many LALG groups are taking on a new lease of life after the months of lockdown, but a few groups and activities need a boost to recover from their ‘break in service’.

Commonwealth War Graves

Tue, 30/11/2021 - 7:15pm

Paul White will help us discover the unique architecture and conservation work of the CWGC.
The CWGC honours and cares for the men and women of the Commonwealth who died in the First and Second World Wars, ensuring they will never be forgotten. Funded by six Member Governments, their work began more than a century ago building cemeteries at 23,000 locations all over the world.


Tue, 16/11/2021 - 7:30pm

A talk by a representative of the UK Parliament covering, how UK Parliament works, who is your representative, how are they chosen and their role, what is the House of Lords, and how are laws made.

We are also researching a talk by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission on architecture and conservation – watch this space. And if you have any other ideas for a speaker, please email


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