Our pick of events to help you make the most out of your weekend...
Exploring while stuck at Gran’s, two children discover a most mysterious game. They’ll get more than they bargained for when they start to roll the dice! Join Julia and John as they play Granny’s Game, where a trip around the board becomes a globetrotting adventure! Wrestling the snakes and climbing the ladders, our brave players will risk it all in a high-stakes quest they’ll never forget.
The Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett, Friday, February 17, 2pm. Details: 01923859291 radlettcentre.co.uk
The Bootleg Beach Boys
Fresh from the sold out theatre tour of Ireland, The Bootleg Beach Boys will be performing a selection of classic hits and cult favourites from California’s most famous band.
The Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans, Friday, February 17, 7.30pm. Details: 01727 844488 alban-arena.co.uk
Set during the early noughties, Good Dog chronicles growing up in a multi-cultural community, and the everyday injustices that drive people to take back control. The chacters around the main boy tip their hats and look the other way – because in the end, everyone who’s good gets what they deserve. Or do they? Writer Arinzé Kene took inspiration from the London Riots.
Watford Palace Theatre, 20 Clarendon Road, Watford, until Saturday, February 18. Details: 01923 225671 watfordpalacetheatre.co.uk
Join the students of Sharpe Academy as they sing and dance their way through numbers including Good Morning Baltimore, Welcome to the 60s and You Can’t Stop The Beat.
Watersmeet Theatre, High Street, Rickmansworth, Friday, February 17, to Saturday, February 18, 1pm and 5.30pm. Details: 01923 711063, watersmeet.co.uk.
Rickmansworth Players Youth and Junior Theatre group are delighted to be presenting Lionel Bart’s Oliver. Based on the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist, about an orphaned boy who runs away from his orphanage and is welcomed into Fagin’s gang, leading him into all sorts of trouble.
Pump House Theatre, 5 Local Board Road, Watford, until Saturday, February 18. Details: 01923 467269 pumphouse.info
Debra Stephenson – Night of 100 Voices
From Dead Ringers, Newzoids and the Impressions Show, Debra Stephenson invites you to join her for a night of live music and comedy entertainment in her show Night of 100 Voices. Sit back and prepare to be thoroughly entertained as Debra takes her audience on a nostalgic journey through the decades of popular music, paying tribute to the world’s favourite singers from Billy Holliday to Paloma Faith, Barbara Streisand to Adele. As you might expect, there’s plenty of fun and laughter along the way as she lampoons today’s most ubiquitous celebrities.
The Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett, Saturday, February 18, 7.30pm. Details: 01923859291 radlettcentre.co.uk
A Night in Bombay
The Youth Project presents a magical night of Bollywood performances to take you to the vibrant, colourful and musical streets of Bombay, with all profits going to building schools for those in poverty in India.
Mr Bloom’s Nursery Live
Mr Bloom and his Veggies are getting the nursery ready for a very special occasion – a member of the Royal family is paying them visit. Can you lend a hand and help them get the allotment ready in time? Featuring all of the much loved elements of the TV show, Mr Bloom (Ben Faulks) will be joined by all his gardening friends.
Watford Colosseum, Rickmansworth Road, Watford, Sunday, February 19, 11am and 2pm. Details: 02036 598914 watfordcolosseum.co.uk
Gemma Arterton is Joan of Arc, recorded live at the Donmar Warehouse. Bernard Shaw’s classic play follows the life and trial of a young country girl who declares a bloody mission to drive the English from France. This is a National Theatre production delayed live from the Donmar Warehouse in Central London.
Watford Palace Theatre, 20 Clarendon Road, Watford, Sunday, February 19, 2pm. Details: 01923 225671 watfordpalacetheatre.co.uk
Following an acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe run, Shazia Mirza takes her new show on tour. The Kardashians Made Me Do It is a searing and urgent exploration of life, love and Jihadi brides.
The Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans, Sunday, February 19, 7.30pm. Details: 01727 844488 alban-arena.co.uk