Our pick of events to help you make the most out of your weekend...
Silent art exhibition and auction
Two local hospices will be coming together to celebrate seventy years of hospice care in the local community. There will be a collection of contemporary and traditional artwork on display by patients, staff and volunteers from both hospices. All the artwork will be available to buy via a silent auction bid.
Moor Park Golf Club, Rickmansworth, Friday, February 10, 10am to 7pm. Details: 020 3826 2367, michaelsobellhospice.co.uk
Dodos: Old bird, new tricks
Discover the dodo’s story and how the view of them as fat, clumsy, and rather stupid is being overturned. Highlights include one of the very few composite dodo skeletons in existence.
Natural History Museum Tring, The Walter Rothschild Building, Akeman Street, Tring, from Friday, February 10. Details: 020 7942 6171
Ghosts of Cassiobury
Dare you dare to meet the ghosts of Cassiobury? Can you solve the challenges and stop the zombie infestation? A spooky spectacular for children aged six and above.
Watford Museum, 194 High Street, Watford, Friday, February 17, 5pm. Details: 01923 232297
Creeds Cross: The Celtic Journey
A stunningly exciting evening, capturing the origins of The Celtic Journey as it spread across the world.
A History of the Heart
To celebrate Valentine’s Day, join Dr Stef Eastoe for an illustrated journey exploring the history of the heart across cultures, times and place.
Verulamium Museum, St Michael’s Street, St Albans, Saturday, February 11, 2pm. Details: 01727 751810
Delayed live from the Royal Opera House. The pioneering literary work of Virginia Woolf is the inspiration for award-winning choreographer Wayne McGregor’s triptych for The Royal Ballet.
Watford Palace Theatre, 20 Clarendon Road, Watford, Sunday, February 12, 2pm. Details: 01923 225671
NT Live: Amadeus
Delayed live screening from The National Theatre. Lucian Msamati (Luther, Game of Thrones) plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play.
The Wyllyotts Theatre, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, Sunday, February 12, 7pm. Details: 01707 645005
Delayed live from the Bolshoi Ballet. Prince Siegfried meets the bewitched swan-woman Odette. Completely spellbound by her beauty, he swears his love to her. However, the Prince realises too late that Fate has another plan for him…
Watford Palace Theatre, 20 Clarendon Road, Watford, Sunday, February 12, 7pm. Details: 01923 225671
The Third Renown Pictures Festival of Film
A whole day celebrating the history of British film. Screenings of once lost films running throughout the day, plus stalls selling DVDs, film memorabilia and merchandise.
Watersmeet Theatre, High Street, Rickmansworth, Sunday, February 12, 9.30am to 6pm. Details: 01923 711063
European Union Orchestra
The Orchestra come to Watford with the outstanding Russian pianist Nikolai Demidenko.
Watford Colosseum, Rickmansworth Road, Watford, Sunday, February 12, 7.30pm. Details: 02036 598914