Rainmakers

PUBLISHED: 14:06 25 May 2006 | UPDATED: 10:11 06 May 2010

Their logo may be an umbrella, but they certainly do not hide themselves in the shade! This dance group enjoy folk dances of all styles from many countries around the world and meet every Friday excluding Christmas and August in the St Michael s Parish Ha

Their logo may be an umbrella, but they certainly do not hide themselves in the shade! This dance group enjoy folk dances of all styles from many countries around the world and meet every Friday excluding Christmas and August in the St Michael's Parish Hall, Broadway, from 8 -10pm. They also really enjoy the music from all the different countries. Newcomers are always welcome and there are many dance activities beyond club nights on Fridays and they perform at various festivals around the country, as well as strutting their stuff in old folk's homes etc. Weekly subs are £1.30 with an annual subscription of £3. Contacts are Peter/Jill on 457791, Katra on 685645 or Richard on 01438 316651. On the subject of music, an old lady says to a street musician, do you always play be ear? Street musician: yes, lady, 'ere or 'ereabouts."

The 15th Century Fresco Cycle in Florence: Art historian Norman Coady investigates the style and meaning of this important age in Italian art, in an illustrated lecture to the North Hertfordshire Decorative and Fine Art Society (NHDAFAS), on Thursday, June 1, at the Plinston, Broadway. Visitors are welcome at the morning or afternoon lecture at 11am or 2pm; admission, £5. NHDAFAS runs a programme of 10 lectures, two study days and four outings a year - for membership enquiries call 01462 622466.


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