Join the beat at Samba drumming workshop
A MURDEROUS comedy based on a tale by Oscar Wilde will hit the stage next month.
Harefield Amateur Dramatic Society, which meets weekly at Park Lane Village Centre, has been providing entertainment since 1951.
The society’s latest performance is a play by Constance Cox, based on a short story by Wilde which follows Lord Arthur Savile, a well-bred gentleman soon to be married but whose luck changes when a palm-reader predicts he will commit murder. What? Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime Where? St Mary’s Church Hall, High Street, Harefield, UB9 6DL When? Thursday, November 13 to Saturday, November 15. 7.30pm Cost? £9.50 Call: 01895 253 346 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
COPACABANA, Barry Manilow’s much-loved hit musical, is being brought to the Winston Churchill Theatre by award-winning amateur company WOS Productions.
A cast aged eight to 80 perform this tale of love and romance on the journey to stardom. In 1947 Manhattan, the lives of wannabe singer Lola and aspiring songwriter Tony intertwine following a chance meeting at the Copacabana lounge. Trouble is never far away in young love liaisons and the destiny of the devoted pair is held in Havana.
WOS – Wembley Operatic Society – has been delighting audiences in north west London for more than 75 years with their bi-annual celebration of musical theatre. What? Copacabana, Barry Manilow’s Copacabana by WOS Productions Where? Winston Churchill Theatre and Hall, Pinn Way, Ruislip, HA4 7QL When? Wednesday, November 12 to Saturday November 15. 7.30pm daily, Saturday matinee 2.30pm Cost? £9 - £14 Call: 0333 666 3366 See: www.wosproductions. ticketsource.co.uk
REBECCA Batten was diagnosed with leukaemia in 2011 at the age of 21.
After five rounds of chemotherapy, four days of total body irradiation and a bone marrow transplant from an unrelated donor in May 2012, she is now doing really well. By way of a thank you and to help other families going through the same JOIN an action packed Samba dance and drumming workshop organised by Northwood Community Arts and bring the sounds of Brazil to the borough.
The London School of Samba, who finished second in the large band category at Notting Hill Carnival, are welcomed back in the hope of creating Northwood’s very own Samba group. What? Samba workshops Where? St John’s Church, Hallowell Road, Northwood, HA6 1DN When? Saturday November 22. Various time from 10am to 4.45pm Cost? Single workshop £3. Two workshops £5 trauma, Rebecca and her mother Carla organised a charity ball last year which raised an incredible £15,000.
Now the duo are back holding a Halloween Party, with profits being split equally between Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research, The Anthony Nolan Trust and Yiewsley Community Cancer Centre.
The ticket price includes a buffet and disco, with a prize for the best Halloween fancy dress. Over 18s only. What? Ties and Tiaras Halloween Party Where? Q-Vardis, Old Mill Lane, Cowley, UB8 2JH When? Friday, October 31. 7.30pm-1am Cost? £15 Call: Carla on 07903 996 964 or email Ties.Tiaras@gmail.com BRUNEL University’s #colourdash will raise money for Michael Sobell