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Old Town Hall Spooky Sunday

 Join us at The Old Town Hall for an afternoon of ghoulish goings on...

 Sunday 25 October, Free activities 3.30pm to 7.30pm

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Chocolate and literature!

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Salon du Chocolat

Once a taboo substance enjoyed only by the risqué and elite, chocolate features in some of our finest literature. 

Words which were once considered too provocative for public consumption were heard only in secret salons by the boldest of ears.

Stimulate your senses at this intimate story-telling salon which winds together the relationship between cocoa nibs and forbidden literature, combining mouth-watering chocolate treats with performances, readings and songs of the secret and scandalous from authors such as Lord Byron, John Donne, Angela Carter and Joanne Harris.

Wednesday 14 October, 8pm
£10, £8 concession, £7.50 Dacorum Card, £5 UpStaged

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A New Town story

Parkway Dreams

A musical documentary about the New Town Movement – then and now!

Parkway Dreams explores the goings on behind the development of the New Towns in the 70s and 80s. Using the authentic voices of those who worked for a Development Corporation, playwright Kenneth Emson has re-created the backroom stories of how a small cathedral city turned into a buzzy New Town, how ancient villages morphed into modern townships and how the new PR industry handles the phenomenon of TV advertising… all told through the eyes of Mary, Jack and Peter, a typical London ‘overspill family’.

Tuesday 20 October, 8pm
£12, £10 concession, £9 Dacorum Card, £5 UpStaged

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On This Week

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Hardeep Singh Kohli: Big Mouth Strikes Again

When you’ve a mouth this big, is it any wonder you get into trouble?

The comedian, broadcaster, journalist and chef explains all in a brand new show, on the back of its premier at this year’s Edinburgh Festival.

“Very funny… with a touching truth in the stories he tells and a truthful integrity in the way he tells them” Edinburgh Guide

“A master of pace, mixing stories with fantastic quick-witted patter” Skinny

“Something quite special... in between the laughter are stories of genuine power” Broadway Baby

Saturday 10 October, 8pm
£12, £10 concession

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Barb Jungr celebration

No Regrets and Love Me Tender - the Songs of Elvis Presley

To celebrate the wonderful collaborations over the years between The Old Town Hall and Barb Jungr, we have invited Barb to present a striking double bill.

On 16 October Barb appears with her much requested chansons repertoire 'No Regrets'.

Friday 16 October, 8pm
£14, £12 conc, £10 Dacorum Card

On 17 October Barb appears with her collection of Elvis songs completely refashioned 'Love Me Tender'.
Saturday 17 October, 8pm
£14, £12 conc, £10 Dacorum Card

Book for both for £25, £20 concession, £15 Dacorum Card

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