Ray McVay directs the world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. The Moonlight Serenaders with their fabulous harmonies, Catherine Sykes and Colin Anthony on vocals and the swinging jazz band The Uptown Hall Gang perform together in an unforgettable evening.
There will also be a special tribute to the Big Bands including Ted Heath. As a tribute to Glenn’s USAAF Band and remembering the great concerts Glenn gave in Europe during the Second World War, the second half of the show is performed in US Army Air force Uniforms. This show is the complete package for ‘Big Band’ aficionados.
What? Glenn Miller Orchestra – In the Mood for Miller
Where? Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes, UB3 2UE
When? Saturday January 21, 5pm
Call: 020 8561 8371
For the second year running, the West Of London Astronomical Society (WOLAS) will be participating in the Stargazing Live event at Ruislip Lido, in conjunction with the BBC2 television series presented by former D:Ream keyboardist, Professor Brian Cox.
WOLAS will be showing the public the wonders of the night sky through telescopes. On view in the sky will be Jupiter, plus the Orion Nebula, the Pleiades, the Andromeda Galaxy and many other objects suitable for instruments of all sizes.
If you have your own telescope, feel free to bring it with you.
What? Stargazing Live - astronomical viewing event
Where? Ruislip Lido, Reservoir Road, Ruislip
When? Friday 20, Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 January between 5.30pm and 8.30pm.
The Com.Café is hosting a Teddy Bear Picnic walk around the area to the Butterfly Park, in West Drayton.
The cafe is a community hub that provides a safe and enjoyable environment for learning and promotes healthy living.
Bring your favourite teddy along on Thursday morning, plus some sandwiches!
What? Teddy Bear Picnic
Where? Com Cafe, 60-62 Byron Way, Glebe, West Drayton UB7 9JD
When? Thursday, January 19, 10.30am-12pm
Call: 01895 430 751
To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, Uxbridge Library welcomes back Roger Moorhouse, author of Berlin at War. He will continue the story of the Jews of Berlin during the Second World War. This year he will focus on the fate of the Jews who were rounded up and sent to the ghettos and death camps.
What? Holocaust Memorial Day lecture
Where? Uxbridge Library, 14-15 High Street, Uxbridge UB8 1HD
When? Wednesday January, 25, 7.30pm
Cost? Free, but booking required
Call: 01895 250 714
BYOB: Bring Your Own Board. Ickenham Library plays host every Friday to a popular Scrabble club, so why not test your vocabulary and your spelling with the classic board game? BYOB, if you have one!
What? Scrabble Club
Where? Ickenham Library, Long Lane, Ickenham UB10 8RE
When? Fridays at 1.30pm for three hours
Call: 01895 558271