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Planning is due to restart in September when we expect meeting up will be easier.

Details will be in the next newsletter.

Christmas Celebration (BOOKING SOON)

Thu, 10/12/2020 (All day)

We have now received details of our ticket allocation for John Rutter's Christmas Celebration at the Royal Albert Hall. More details to follow.

Importance of Being Ernest POSTPONED

Sat, 29/08/2020 - 10:45am

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST – comedy by Oscar Wilde POSTPONED - see Malcolm's message below

Open Air Theatre, Tolethorpe, Stamford, Rutland

Widely considered one of the funniest plays in the English language, Oscar Wilde’s masterpiece, set in the late Victorian era, contains some of the theatre’s most celebrated characters along with sparkling dialogue rich in witticisms.

Relax with a picnic before enjoying a performance in this covered theatre with its delightful stage setting.

There is a bar and area for buying coffee, tea and snacks.

Cost £29 (£30 non-LALG) – includes coach and good seat in centre block.

Coach leaves Letchworth Station Bus Stop opp. Barclays Bank at 10.45am.

Cheques to be made out to ‘LALG’ and sent to an address that will be provided when you book.

Malcolm's message of 24-3-2020  "I have just had a look at the Tolethorpe Hall Open Air Theatre web site  - where it states that all performances for this year have been postponed from 2020 until 2021. "


Rodgers & Hammerstein Musical, Kilworth House Theatre, Leicestershire

A welcome return to this awardwinning open-air theatre, built in a beautiful wooded glade. The sail-like canopy provides protection against any adverse weather.

This multi-award-winning musical is a timeless story of passion, loss and redemption. It includes some classic songs such as ‘Mister Snow’, ‘If I loved you’, ‘June is bustin’ out all over’, ‘When the children are asleep’ and the immortal ‘You’ll never walk alone’.

There is a bar, designated picnic area and facilities for buying hot snacks.

£47 (£49 Non-LALG) - includes coach and excellent seat in front centre. Coach leaves Letchworth Station Bus Stop opp. Barclays Bank at 12 noon. To book - phone Malcolm King 01462 677329 from Monday 3 February at 9.30am. Cheque to be made out to ‘LALG’ and sent to an address provided.

Anniversary Athletics - CANCELLED

Sunday 5 July (Afternoon) MULLER ANNIVERSARY ATHLETICS GAMES at the Olympic Athletics Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, London

This event always attracts the very best names in world athletics. The Tokyo Olympics start in late July 2020 and so this will be an ideal warm up event and enable us to see the top stars in action. Please be aware that this visit could involve a reasonable amount of walking and climbing of steps to reach your seat.

Cost £25 which includes coach and seat in Olympic Stadium. This event is expected to be popular and will initially be for LALG members only. Coach leaves Letchworth Station Bus Stop, opposite Barclays Bank at about 10am. Time will be confirmed when individual event timings have been announced. To book phone Malcolm King, 01462 677329 from Thursday 2 January at 9.30am. Cheque for full amount to be made out to ‘LALG’ and sent to an address provided.

Outing to Olympic Stadium

Theatres and Excursions

This group specialises in organising trips to theatres for plays, music concerts, and other major events including sport. Prices usually include good seats and travel by coach from, and returning to, Letchworth.

See the programme of upcoming events in the column on the right headed ‘Group events’. Click on any title and you will see details of the performance, times, method of travel, and how to book your seat.

Message from Malcolm, the organiser (30 April)
As soon as I receive refunds for performances that have been cancelled, I will contact all who have paid. These are:
  • Saturday 16 May (Afternoon)  ABIGAIL’S PARTY 
  • Sunday 7 June (Afternoon)  LET’S FACE THE MUSIC 
  • Wednesday 1 July (Afternoon)  CAROUSEL  

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