December 22 2014 Latest news:

SPADS Letchworth drama group

No mince pie binges for Letchworth panto team, there’s a beanstalk to climb!

There will be no mince pie binges and other festive over-indulgence for members of a Letchworth drama group over the festive season – as soon as Boxing Day is behind us, they’ll be on stage performing a fast-paced seasonal show.

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A Santa Fun Run is taking place in Royston tomorrow.

Santa in love? That’s got to be a heartwarming Christmas tale for Letchworth littlies

There’s a magical tale lined up for the little ones at Letchworth Arts Centre next week.

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Christmas events

Dickens tale by candlelight is a Caldecote carol come-on

Caldecote’s historic St Mary Magdalene Church will be the setting for a candlelit reading of classic Charles Dickens tale A Christmas Carol on Sunday evening from 8pm.

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Da Vinci Studio School of Creative Enterprise presents Aladdin

Another Aladdin on stage? Oh yes it is - and this one’s in Letchworth

The headline panto production in the region is now firmly into its lengthy run – but just because Aladdin is the seasonal show at Stevenage’s Gordon Craig Theatre doesn’t mean that others can’t have a crack at the familiar tale.

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Aladdin Gordon Craig

Review: Aladdin is a Stevenage smash-hit for all ages, and here’s the proof

We asked Charlotte Nash to review this year’s big panto at the Gordon Craig, and it only made sense to ask son Leon, six, what he thought as well. The family verdict: Thumbs up all round!

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