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Some favourite rides of the Garden City Wheelers

Jordans Mill This is a flat ride through Arlesey, Henlow and Langford and back; about 20 miles. Lunch is particularly enjoyable outside during the summer months looking out over the river Ivel. But equally comfortable in the restaurant during the winter months.

Southill Another flat ride of 22 miles in a similar direction through the Bedfordshire countryside. A nice non-rushed lunch at The White Horse - in the garden in the summer - is lovely. It is also quite cosy inside, during the winter months.

A special visit and a special rocking horse

Now and again some special visit is organised for those who attend or are associated with LALG’s Opera and Ballet Group. Such visits usually have a connection with opera and/or ballet; for example, watching English National Ballet’s dancers in their daily morning class, or a backstage tour of the Royal Opera House. But two visits last August were different.

Warden Abbey Vineyard Tour and Tasting

Friday, 27 May 2022 - 10:45am

Walter Espec, Lord of the Manor of Wardone, founded Warden Abbey on top of the Greensand Ridge in 1135, and the monastery was populated by an abbot and 12 who cared for the vineyard of 40 acres by the end of the 12th Century. 
There was no evidence of grape growing after the Monastery was surrendered to the Crown in 1537 until Lady Whitbread  replanted part of the vineyard in 1986 and then  Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity leased the vineyard from 2010.

We will be treated to a tour of approximately 1.5 to 2 hours which includes a walk and talk around the vineyard discussing the history of the vineyard from its medieval origins to modern times, the varieties of vines and their care, the challenges of growing vines in our climate and the modern English wine industry, as well as the community vineyard project.  The tour finishes with a wine tasting. There will be the opportunity to purchase wine.

Access to the vineyard is via a narrow track which can be navigated by a car.  The address is Warden Abbey Vineyard, Bedford Road, SG18 9LS.  The nearest village is Old Warden and Bedford Road runs from just outside of the village going towards Cardington. Meet in the car park no later than 10.45 for the tour at 11.00.

Welcome to Baldock coffee drinkers

LALG has started a new Meet for Coffee Group for members who live in Baldock. Read more.

Trips - a new Group

By popular request a new Trips Group has been formed. For details of, and booking for, the 27 May trip visit; vineyardtour

Concert at Benslow Music School

A concert by Alumni of the Benslow Music Instrument Loan Scheme.
The Loan Scheme is hosting a series of quarterly, 90th anniversary events highlighting the impact it has had on the musical careers of thousands of young musicians and celebrating their successes. Visit website for more information.

Letchworth Festival

Saturday 28 May – Sunday 26 June
The Letchworth Festival is back! The Festival period includes half term and the long Platinum Jubilee weekend in early June. All LALG groups are invited to take part.

London Accordion Orchestra

Saturday, 2 July 2022 - 3:00pm  Broadway Cinema & Theatre

Join us for a sensational afternoon of music as The Settlement proudly presents the UK's most dynamic accordion collective. Visiting the Broadway stage for the first time, London Accordion Orchestra will showcase an eclectic mix of music including original pieces written especially for the orchestra.

Letchworth Garden City Society

Monday, 16 May 2022 - 7:30pm 
Liberty – the Bucks man, the London shop, the global style, a talk by Will Phillips, Keeper of Social History, Bucks County Museum.
Venue: the Brunt Room, Letchworth Settlement, 229 Nevells Road, SG6 4UB.
All welcome; admission is £4 for members of LGCS or LALG, £5 for non-members.

London Accordion Orchestra

Saturday, 2 July 2022 - 3:00pm

Join us at the Broadway Cinema & Theatre for a sensational afternoon of music as The Settlement proudly presents the UK's most dynamic accordion collective. Visiting the Broadway stage for the first time, London Accordion Orchestra will showcase an eclectic mix of music including original pieces written especially for the orchestra. Read more...

 

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