What’s on where around Luton and Dunstable: listings, July 20 edition

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Here’s your guide to what’s on where around Luton over the coming week. Please email editorial@lutonnews.co.uk with details of your events at least a week before the edition in which you’d like them to appear.

WEDS JULY 20

Adults with learning difficulties arts and craft sessions. Every Wednesday 10.30am to 12.30pm and Saturdays from 11am to 1pm at Arttrend, Arundel Road, Luton. Social and creative activity for adults with learning difficulties, engaging in all types of art and craft work such as painting in acrylics, papier mache, salt dough, cross stitch, rug making etc. Please see the website www.arttrend.co.uk and go to Art ALD, then see the gallery of work already done.

Tel 07794 987796 if you would like more details. 10.30am to 12.30pm Wednesdays, 11am to 1pm Saturdays – but you can come and go at any time. £6 per session including materials and refreshments.

Luton Irish Forum holds a weekly Tuesday and Wednesday Club from 11am to 1.30pm at 102 Hitchin Road. This is a great chance to meet old friends and make some new ones.

Refreshments are all included along with soda bread, scones with jam and monthly chicken and chips.

Entry costs £1, plus optional £3 for two games of bingo and a raffle.

Wrest Park hosts a production of the Jane Austen classic Sense and Sensibility, presented by Chapterhouse Theatre Company.

The show starts at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £16.50 for adults and £11 for children. Visit htwww.seetickets.com to book.

SUNDAY JULY 24

Cara Dillon will play an exclusive set at Folk by the Oak at Hatfield House, bringing together an all-star line-up of musicians including Jamie Lawson, whose 2015 top 10 single Wasn’t Expecting That took the seasoned performer to international fame and acclaim.

Also playing are Afro Celt Sound System, folk supergroup Sweet Liberties featuring Martyn Joseph, Nancy Kerr, Sam Carter, Maz O’Connor, Patsy Reid and Nick Cook, and many more.

Visit www.folkbytheoak.com or call 01432 355 416 for tickets or more information.

Wrest Park’s Music on a Sunday Afternoon events continue as a brass band plays multiple 30 minute sets from noon to 4pm.

Admission costs £10.80 for adults, £6.50 for children, £9.70 for concessions or £28.10 for a family ticket. Visit www.english-heritage.org.uk or call 01525 860000.

MONDAY JULY 25

Learn how create your own maps and tell the time by using a sundial in the Victorian Explorers session at Wrest Park. Visit www.english-heritage.org.uk or call 01525 860000.

TUESDAY JULY 26

The Luton-based theatre company ACT Company present Stepping Out at Dunstable Little Theatre.

The play follows the efforts of an amateur tap dancing group in North London. The show runs nightly at 7.45pm. Visit the website www.ticketsource.co.uk/actcompany to book.

Learn how create your own maps and tell the time by using a sundial in the Victorian Explorers session at Wrest Park. Visit www.english-heritage.org.uk or call 01525 860000.

WEDS JULY 27

The Happy Shark Comedy Club is returning to the Bear Clun in Luton with a special set from a comedy act with a difference.

In the past four years, Abandoman have toured with Ed Sheeran, headlined comedy stages at every major UK music festival - including Glastonbury, Latitude, Bestival, Leeds & Reading - host London’s St Patrick’s Day event to over 15,000 revellers in Trafalgar Square, and been named out of over 2,000 acts as the Sunday Times’ Best Musical Act of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014.

They come to Luton before heading to the Edinburgh Festival, where they will be selling out one of the biggest venues at the festival night after night.

Visit www.wegottickets.com/happysharkcomedy to book tickets.

The Luton-based theatre company ACT Company present Stepping Out at Dunstable Little Theatre.

The play follows the efforts of an amateur tap dancing group in North London. The show runs nightly at 7.45pm.

Visit the website www.ticketsource.co.uk/actcompany to book.

Learn how create your own maps and tell the time by using a sundial in the

Victorian Explorers session at Wrest Park.

Visit www.english-heritage.org.uk or call 01525 860000.

Hit children’s TV show LazyTown takes to the stage at Watford Colosseum.

The adventure with Sportacus, Robbie Rotten, Stephanie and Zigg promises a non-stop energetic treat, jam-packed with singing, dancing, spectacular acrobatics, music and fun.

It features well-known songs from the TV show, including No One’s Lazy in LazyTown, Bing Bang, Never Say Never, Master of Disguise, Welcome to LazyTown and Time to Play, and introducing the benefits of “sports candy” - apples and a variety of other fruit and vegetables.

Tickets cost £13.50 for children and £14.50 for adults.

Call 01923 571 102 or visit watfordcolosseum.co.uk to book.

THURSDAY JULY 28

The Luton-based theatre company ACT Company present Stepping Out at Dunstable Little Theatre.

The play follows the efforts of an amateur tap dancing group in North London. The show runs nightly at 7.45pm. Visit the website www.ticketsource.co.uk/actcompany to book.

Hit children’s TV show LazyTown takes to the stage at Watford Colosseum. The adventure with Sportacus, Robbie Rotten, Stephanie and Zigg promises a non-stop energetic treat, jam-packed with singing, dancing, spectacular acrobatics, music and fun.

It features well-known songs from the TV show, including No One’s Lazy in LazyTown, Bing Bang, Never Say Never, Master of Disguise, Welcome to LazyTown and Time to Play, and introducing the benefits of “sports candy” - apples and a variety of other fruit and vegetables.

Tickets cost £13.50 for children and £14.50 for adults. Call 01923 571 102 or visit watfordcolosseum.co.uk to book.

Learn how create your own maps and tell the time by using a sundial in the Victorian Explorers session at Wrest Park. Visit www.english-heritage.org.uk or call 01525 860000.

FRIDAY JULY 29

Gig-goers can get Teenage Kicks right through the night when The Undertones come to Harpenden at 7pm.

Practising in their bedrooms eventually led to the band recording Teenage Kicks in 1978 This year marks the band’s 40th anniversary.

The milestone will be celebrated with a variety of live performances at festivals and venues throughout the world along with some very special record releases. The Public Halls will host the gig and tickets are available in advance of £20. Call 01582 767525 or visit www.harpendenpublichalls.co.uk/events/the-undertones. to book.

The Luton-based theatre company ACT Company present Stepping Out at Dunstable Little Theatre.

The play follows the efforts of an amateur tap dancing group in North London. The show runs nightly at 7.45pm. Visit the website www.ticketsource.co.uk/actcompany to book.

Learn how create your own maps and tell the time by using a sundial in the Victorian Explorers session at Wrest Park. Visit www.english-heritage.org.uk or call 01525 860000.

Pulloxhill Players present a comedy double bill featuring a bittersweet one-act play and a comic tale of an amateur drama group’s bid to survive.lPerformances take place in the church hall in Church Road, Pulloxhill. Tickets cost £12, which includes a fish and chip supper. Call 01525 751403 or 719575 to book.