Theatre March

To March 17-The Pajama Game presented by Malvern Light Opera Society at the Festival Theatre, Malvern Theatres. 8pm. Tickets £6-£9. Box Office (01684) 892277.

16&17-Pentabus present Crossing at the Market Theatre, Ledbury. 7.30pm. £4 & £6 from Ledbury Books & Maps.

16&17-Hereford Ballet School presents Cinderella & Light Years at the Courtyard, Hereford. 7pm. Tickets £7, concs £5.50. Box Office (01432) 359252.

19-24-Herefordshire Music, Speech, Dance & Drama Festival at the Courtyard, Hereford. Tickets £5, concs £3, U14's £2. Box Office (01432) 359252.

19-24-Beau Brummell by Ron Hutchinson at the Festival Theatre, Malvern Theatres. 2.30pm & 8pm. Tickets £16-£22. Box Office (01684) 892277.

21-24-Equus by Peter Schaffer at the Courtyard, Hereford. 7.30pm. Tickets £5, concs £4. Box Office (01432) 359252.

21-24-Habeas Corpus by Alan Bennett at the Courtyard, Hereford. 7.30pm. £8, £7.50. Box Office (01432) 359252.

22&23-Money, Money, Money! The real Abba story at the Forum Theatre, Malvern Theatres. 7.30pm. £14 & £16. Box Office (01684) 892277.

Concerts March

17-Schubert's song cycle Winterreise performed by Tim Cranmore (baritone) & Brian Carvell (piano) at the Downs School, Colwall. 7.30pm. £6 (£2 students & unemployed).

18-The Montpellier String Trio perform Mozart, Kodaly & Crusell at Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham. 2.30pm. £6 (Concs £5). Box Office (01242) 227979. Part of the Sunday Showcase Series.

18-Grand Union Orchestra at the Courtyard, Hereford. 7.30pm. £13.50, Concs £10. Box Office (01432) 359252.

22-The Choirs of Worcester Royal Grammar School conducted by Andrew Wilson at the Priory, Great Malvern. 12.30pm. Party of the Priory Lunch Box.


Malvern Cinema: Quills (18) Daily 7.30pm, Wed 3pm. The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (U) Sat & Sun 3pm

Odeon Worcester: Harry Potter Trailer (U) Sun Only 12.00-1.00; Enemy at the Gates (15) 12.05, 2.45, 5.35, 8.25; Hannibal (18) 12.10*, 2.50, 5.45, 8.30 (* Not Sun); Chocolat (12) 12.50, 3.25, 6.00, 8.35; Digimon the Movie (PG) Sat & Sun Only 12.30; The Gift (15) 12.50*, 3.25, 6.00, 8.35 (* Not Sat & Sun); The Emperor's New Groove (U) Sat & sun only 12.15, 2.10; Proof of Life (15) Fri, Mon, Wed & Thurs 12.05, 2.50, 5.40, 8.25, Sat & Sun 5.40, 8.25, Tues 12.05; What Women Want (12) 12.25, 3.10, 5.50, 8.30; The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (U) Sat & Sun Only 12.00; The Watcher (15) 2.05, 4.15, 6.30, 8.45; Projections Season presents - Small Time Crooks (PG) Tues Only 2.50, 5.00, 7.05, 9.10; Movie Mob presents - Doors open 10.30am - Sat Only - £1.50 - Little Vampire (U) 10.35, Dinosaur (PG) 10.40, The Grinch (PG) 10.40; Senior Screen Presents - Doors open 10am - Wed only - The Straight Story (U) 10.30.

UGC Cinemas, Gloucester: The first cinema subscription card 'Unlimited' is now on sale costing only £9.99 per month. This would allow you to see unlimited movies. (Terms & conditions apply - details available at cinema). Enemy at the Gates (15) 12.00, 2.55, 5.50, 8.45; 13 Days (12) 1.10, 4.40, 8.10; Chocolat (12) 2.10, 5.40, 8.30; Proof of Life (15) (12.00 not Sat/Sun), (2.55 not Sun), 5.50, 8.45; Digimon - the Movie (PG) Sat/Sun Only 12.30; The Gift (15) 6.40, 9.20 not Weds; The Emperor's New Groove (U) 12.00, 2.00, 4.00; Rocky & Bullwinkle (U) Sat/Sun Only 12.30; Hannibal (18) (12.00 not Sat/Sun), 3.00, 6.00, 8.55; Billy Elliott (15) Wed 21st Only 6.10, 8.20; Saturday Kid's Club - 10am - Merlin - the Return (PG).

Pop and Rock March

16-Passion at the Seven Stars, Stiffords Bridge, near Malvern. 8.30pm. Admission Free.

16-Mick Essex & his band at the Red Lion Inn, Stiffords Bridge, near Malvern. 9pm. Admission Free.

16-Tree Frogs at The Malvern Hills Hotel.

16 Come Together & New Artic Set at the Marr's Bar, Worcester. £3 on door.

17-St Patrick's Day Bash with The Whole Caboodle at Malvern Rugby Football Club, Spring Lane, Malvern. 8.30pm. £4 incl food & cheap Guinness. Tickets from MRFC or on the door.

17-I've Just Seen Roger at the Marr's Bar, Worcester. £5.

17-Dave Beale, brilliant musician live at the Green Dragon, Guarlford Road, Malvern. 8.30pm. Admission Free.

18-K'aenobi at the Marr's Bar, Worcester. £3 on door.

19-Black Jack at the Foley Arms Hotel, Malvern. 9-11pm. Admission Free.

20-Gary Charman at The Malvern Hills Hotel.

22-Clive John at Ye Olde Anchor Inn, Upton-upon-Severn.

Folk and Jazz March

21-Andy Masefield Jazzband at the Farmer's Arms, Wellington Heath, Ledbury. 8.30pm.

Clubs & Societies March

Malvern Link E Townswomens Guild meets every third Monday in the month at the United Reformed Church Hall, Malvern Link at 7.30pm. Contact Sec. Mildred Pearce (01684) 560912.

Circle Dance evenings at Holy Trinity Parish Hall, Link Top, Malvern, 8-10pm, first and third Wednesdays each month. Contact Sunnara Vivian on (01684) 891261.

Wyvern Swim & Sun Club naturist swims on 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month. Small club site near Ledbury. Enquiries (01452) 417004.

19-Ledbury Probus Club meet in the Burgage Hall, Ledbury. 10am. All visitors most welcome. A Morning in the South Pacific aboard HM Yacht Britannia - Colin Bowden.

20-Herefordshire & Gloucestershire Canal Trust meet at Ashperton Village Hall. 7.30pm for 8pm. The Settle & Carlisle Railway by David Alison.

20-Worcester Locomotive Society meet at GWRSA Club, Barton Yard, Hereford. 8pm. Dave Fleming - East meets West.

21-Three Counties Ancient History Society meet at Upton Snodsbury Village Hall, Upton Snodsbury. 7.30pm. The Etruscans - Dr John Bestwick.

21-Malvern Civic Society meet at the Beacon Room, Malvern Hills College. 7.30pm. The Woodland Trust - Roger Tolman.

21-Take Two Social Club, for unattached adults, meet at the Oak Apple, Spetchley. The club meets Wednesdays and weekends at various venues. All new members welcome. If you're on your own and need a social life telephone (01684) 561874/562695.

21-Malvern Recorded Jazz Society meet at the Civil Service Sports & Social Club, Pickersleigh Avenue, Malvern Link. £1. 7.30pm. Details (01905) 425884. Video Night.

21-The Association of Wrens Worcester-shire Branch meet at the Rotary Club, Corbett Avenue, Droitwich. 2.15pm. Ex-Wrens most welcome. Details (01684) 562785 or (01527) 874778.

21-Malvern Family History Group visit to Family Record Centre, London.

22-Beacon Camera Club meet at the Lower Wyche Institute, Old Wyche Road, Malvern. 7.45pm. Competition "Practical Night".

Sales & Bazaars March

17-Table Sale in the Link Room, St Matthias Church, Malvern Link. 10.30am-1pm. Household, bric-a-brac, books, men & ladies clothes. Refreshments.

Miscellaneous March

Every Tuesday & Wednesday-On-going Meditation Groups. 7.30-9.30pm. £60 per ten weeks. Details: Helen Lees (01684) 560317.

17-Something Different Ballroom & Sequence Charity Dance at Dyson Perrins C of E High School, Malvern. 8pm-11.30pm. Admission £2.50. Bookings (01684) 574741/564823. In aid of National Assoc. Colitis & Crohn's Disease.

21-Pathway of Peace. Seven Stepping Stones that lead you to Peace & Harmony. Change your life forever. 8 week course. £4 weekly. Details (01684) 568647.

21-Alfrick Sequence Dance Club at Alfrick Village Hall. 8-10pm. Sequence Dancing with tuition. Tel (01886) 832403.

23-Tea Dance at Civil Service Social Club, Spring Lane, Malvern Link. 2.30-5pm. £1.50 incl tea & biscuits. Organised by Age Concern Malvern & District.

For Children March

Children's Line Dancing. Wednesday evenings. 4-6pm. Age 6-16. £1 per class. Local Malvern Link venue. Details Maureen 572075 or Denise 572662.

Every Saturday morning-Children's Ceramic Painting Classes. 10am-noon. Details fine Fettle Ceramics, Little Tarrington (01432) 890383. (Also adult classes).

Every Monday-Kung Fu & Yoga for Children at the Wheel of Life Centre, 6 North Malvern Road, Malvern. 4.45pm. Details (01684) 572443.

Every Monday & Thursday - Welland Teddy Bears meet at Welland Village Hall. 9-11.30am. Details Julia (01684) 565842.

Every Monday & Thursday-After School 'Mental Maths' Classes at Holy Trinity Church Hall, Link Top, Malvern. £38 per month. Suitable for children 4 years & upwards. Details: Rachel Tobin (01905) 423724.

Talks March

18-Chris Basett - Theatre in Malvern Then & Now at Malvern Hills College, Albert Road North, Malvern. 3pm. £4 incl tea. Part of the Wyvern Lectures & Concerts.

21-Graeme Smith - The Church's past response to the world around it at St Wulstan's RC Church, Malvern Wells. 7-8.30pm

Exhibitions March

Until March 24-Ken Howard, June Mendoza, Brian Hennett & Olwen Tarrant at Shell House Gallery, Ledbury. Details (01531) 632557.

To March 23-Antony Bridge at the Ian Fearnside Gallery, 119 Church Street, Malvern. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm.

Until April 14- Wood Engravings by Peter Reddick & contemporary handcrafted furniture designs by Jeremy Cornwell at the Foal Yard Gallery, Bransford. Details (01886) 833337.

Until March 31-Abstract expressionist oil paintings by Adrian Llewellyn at the Courtyard, Hereford. 10am-close of building.

Walks March

Malvern Hills District Footpath Society and Ledbury Walkers' Club have cancelled all walks until further notice due to the Foot & Mouth outbreak.