Details about forthcoming events, either to be held at the Community Centre, or that the Centre supports, are shown below. PLEASE SCROLL DOWN TO SEE MORE! Abbots Langley Community Centre hosts a variety of events throughout the year. Many charities have hired the Centre for fundraising events, which have included quiz nights, line dancing, table-top sales and ladies' nights, all with great success. Concessionary rates apply to such events, so click on the CONTACT US tab above or call 07530 266 293 to ask our Bookings Manager for further information.
If you would like your event to be promoted on this page, or on our Facebook page @AbbotsLangleyCommunityCentre please just ask the Bookings Manager when you apply to hire the Centre.
This Year's Race Day: Sunday 7th October 2018, the races start from 9.30am onwards
This popular 10K race is accompanied by a fun run, and 3K and 5K events. The Tough Ten raises funds to help local clubs and charities. The Community Centre gives the runners a base with facilities, and the race winners' presentation is held outside the Centre. If you would like to take part in the races, or volunteer to help out on the day, please visit www.tough10.co.uk/
Sunday 14th October 2018, 3.00pm (doors 2.30pm)
The Collectors are an ensemble of voice, violin, viola, concertina, flute, harp, French horn and cello. The group performs new arrangements of songs and airs that have been used by the English pastoral composers. Within the programme you may well recognise Lovely Joan, Strawberry Fair, and The Boatman’s Song. Tickets are £12 and include refreshments at the interval (or 'cake break' as it's known to ALWAC regulars). Advance booking recommended. Visit the ALWAC website www.oldtimetim.com/alwac.htm.
Your Date TBC
If you're holding an event at the Centre and you'd like the public to attend, then you can advertise it here! If you send us a digital picture and some further details, we can display them on this page. If you'd like to take advantage of this facility, just let our Bookings Manager know. Please click on the CONTACT US tab at the top of this page to make a request or telephone on 07530 266 293. We can also post your event on the Community Centre's Facebook page. You can visit our page by going to @AbbotsLangleyCommunityCentre .
Sunday 9th December 2018, 7.30pm
Abbots Langley Orchestra and the Community Centre are both celebrating their fiftieth anniversary this year. The Orchestra's next concert will take place on Sunday 9th December, at the Community Centre. The programme promises to have a Gallic air, and will include the Chaminade Flute Concerto, with Beth Gardiner-Smith as soloist. The Orchestra's conductor is Gonzalo Acosta and the leader is Marion Garrett. For further information please visit the Orchestra's website www.alorchestra.org
Friday 14th June 2019, 7.00pm, at the Centre
The purpose of the Community Centre's Annual General Meeting (AGM) is to receive its Management Committee's annual report, approve its annual accounts, and to appoint its Trustees, Management Committee and Chair and officers for the coming year. To find out more about how the Community Centre works, click on the ABOUT US tab at the top of this page to see further details.
Prince and Princess of the Parade, 8th June 2019
We hope you enjoyed this year's Abbots Langley Carnival. The Community Centre sponsors the Prince and Princess of the Carnival Parade competition. The winners of the competition get a crown, a free party booking at the Centre, and, most excitingly of all, to ride around the village in a fabulous horse-drawn carriage! See the pictures on our Facebook page @AbbotsLangleyCommunityCentre.
Next Year's Show Date: Saturday 14th September 2019
The Abbots Langley Gardening Society holds its autumn show at the Centre. Members exhibit a wonderful collection of their homegrown and homemade produce, and there is also judging and prize-giving. Everyone is welcome to visit the show. If you would like further information about the Gardening Society and its regular talks, socials and events, then please visit its website http://www.algs.org.uk/
Saturday 22 September 2018, 11.00am - 4.00pm
Visit our popular stall, find out what goes on at the Centre, and have a go at our lucky apple dip. We promise a sweet surprise every time! This year, to celebrate the Centre's golden anniversary (we've been open 50 years!) we're hiding golden apples in the tub. Pick out one of these, and you'll win a special golden prize! Visit Autumn Fest on Facebook