AN ADRENALIN-CHARGED set is promised when tribute band Counterfeit Quo take to the stage at Tropic at Ruislip.
The band, made up of four hardened Quo fans, have seen a success since forming in 1995 and have toured every region of the UK and parts of Europe, as well as featuring on local and national BBC radio.
They have also had the privilege of working with original Quo drummer John Coghlan and have been given the seal of approval by no less than the Quo's very own Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt.
Get your tickets quick for a night of crashing anthems and denim-clad rock.
what? Counterfeit Quo when? Friday, April 1 from 8.30pm where? Tropic at Ruislip, Ruislip Social Club, Grosvenor Vale, Ruislip cost? £10 in advance, £12 on the door call: Ticket line 020 8707 2256 see: www.tropicatruislip.co.uk
Tin Pan dance show
BABEL School of Dance presents a unique performance of Tin Pan Alley at the Beck Theatre.
The show has been specially written for the school, made up of performers from the age of three to young adults.
Tin Pan Alley tells the story of a young girl called Dolores who is very unhappy. Her family are highly dysfunctional and she leaves to find a better life for herself. On her journey through Tin Pan Alley, she travels through the land of the Girls and Boys. She comes up against Vanity and Insanity and, finally, in the Land of the Keys, she finds the key that will take her back to reality.
The Babel School of Dance runs classes at Hayes and Harlington Community Centre, and at Heston Community School, in Hounslow.
what? Tin Pan Alley when? Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3, 1pm and 5.30pm where? Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes cost? Tickets £12.50, concessions £11 call: Box office 020 8561 8370 see: www.becktheatre.org.uk
Be kissed by Kate
LOVERS of musicals are sure to enjoy the performance of Cole Porter's Tony award-winning Kiss Me Kate by Pastiche Theatre.
Set in Baltimore in 1948, this perfect marriage of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew with Porter's witty, sophisticated lyrics and unforgettable melodies is considered by some to be one of the greatest musicals ever produced.
Songs include Another Op'nin, Another Show, Too Darn Hot, So in Love, Brush up Your Shakespeare, We Open in Venice and I Hate Men.
what? Kiss Me Kate by Pastiche Theatre when? Wednesday, April 6 - Saturday, April 9 at 7.45pm and Saturday, April 9 at 2.30pm where? The Compass Theatre, Glebe Avenue, Ickenham cost? £12, concessions £10 call: Caroline Speechley at Pastiche box office: 07751 789 329 or 01895 253 894 see: www.pastichemusicaltheatre.co.uk
Get in the running
BEEN thinking about getting fit but don't know where to start?
Frustrated that you didn't stick to your New Year's resolution to shift a few pounds? Hayes and Harlington Road Runners have the perfect opportunity for you. They are offering a beginner's running club at Stockley Park on Saturday mornings.
Whether you're new or just fancy some company, sign up for new scenery and incentives.
what: Beginner's Running Club when: Saturday, April 2, 9.30-10.30am, then first, second and third Saturday each month where: Stockley Park, West Drayton (meet in the car park off Colham roundabout) cost? Three sessions free, then £40 per annum call? firstname.lastname@example.org or just turn up see: www.hhroadrunners.com
Jubilation and song
AWARD-WINNING choir Jubilate are the major attraction at a musical evening to be held by Northwood Live At Home Scheme.
After a champagne reception, Jubilate will sing a wide variety of songs, including Adiemus, Chattanooga Choo Choo and Annie's Song.
A stylish dinner, an auction and a barber shop session complete the evening.
The event is in aid of Northwood Live At Home, which supports about 120 older people in Northwood and Northwood Hills.
what? Baroque to Barbershop fundraising evening when? Saturday, April 2, 7.15-10.45pm where? Holy Trinity Church Hall, Gateway Close, Northwood cost? Tickets £35 call: 01923 829 939 or 01923 827 409