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Colourscape in Cassiobury Park

Colourscape has landed in Cassiobury Park after a false start last year it is now happening to spread all colourful goodness in the park. On till the 30th August 2021, there are over 40 interlinked chambers producing a labyrinth of colour and light. It’s illuminated by sunlight and has plenty of ventilation, is suitable for…

Imagine Watford 17th July

The sun shone on the last weekend of Imagine Watford and boy it was a hot day. It took place at Garston Park, another one of the parks I hadn’t been to for over 30 years. The park is situated in the north of the borough. Cycling there was easy using the Beryl bikes but…

Imagine Watford 10th July

Imagine Watford’s middle weekend took place at King George V playing fields & the town centre in Watford. A small venue next to the cricket ground and the cycle hub. The last weekend is at Garston Park and the town centre on the 17/18th July. More information can be found on the Imagine Watford link…

Imagine Watford 3rd July 2021

Imagine Watford is back! With performing arts galore over the next three weekends till 18th July. After last years postponement and the COVID restrictions, it’s great that it has returned. One of my favourite events in Watford. There is something for everyone and this year it is in different locations around Watford. On the 3rd…

Big Dance in Watford 2021

What a great day in Woodside Park, watching the various dancers and singers perform on stage in front of 100s of people. Some of the performances were Flawless (Britain’s Got Talent finalists), JiveSwing Hoppers, Charlie’s Angels, Aubretia Dance Studio, My Favourite Things and performances from local schools. Jiveswing.Com had curated a day promoting a diverse…

Weather in May 2021

A month of contrasts in the UK compared to April the rains returned and some places had a deluge. It was still cold but warm in the sun which made some of the days feel better. May ended up being the coldest May since 1996 in the UK and the 4th wettest since 1862. I…

Weather in April 2021

Looking back on Aprils weather in the UK and around the world. April in the UK is normally known for its showers. But this year it was entirely different. Record amounts of frost occurred across the country. A nightmare for farmers and gardeners alike. It was also very dry, record-breakingly dry. Some places had less…

Weather in March 2021

After the cold of February, March was a slow burner, it got warmer. Easterly winds from the continent resulted in a cool start to the month in the UK. It ended up with a pulse of warm air from Africa. This enabled the 2nd highest temperature recorded in the UK during March at Kew Gardens….

Weather in February 2021

For anyone who experienced February 2021 in the UK, you would have thought it was a cold month. But this can be very deceptive, the month started mild for the first few days and then it went very cold across the whole country. The final third of the month was very mild and this resulted…

Weather In January 2021

A cold start to the month across the UK with snow in places and mid-month storm Christoph brought about lots of rain to central England. A lot of rivers broke their banks and there were quite a few severe flood warnings. Some in places that rarely had them like for instance around Bedford and Manchester….

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