Roary the Racing Car and Harlem Gospel Choir at Alban Arena

ROARY the Racing Car will be zooming into the Alban Arena next Friday, June 3, in a brand-new live stage show.

The children’s show, which can be seen at 1pm and 3.30pm, is on the day of the Champion of Champions race at Silver Hatch where Roary is all set to battle it out with Maxi, Cici and all the other cars to win the race and lift the trophy.

With Farmer Green having created some brand-new bio fuel to make sure the race is the fastest and greenest ever, Flash with his eyes on that fuel for a skateboard and Big Chris more interested in baking a pizza and eating doughnuts, the scene is set for a showdown at the track.

Tickets are �14.50 for adults, �12.50 for children and �48 for a family ticket, available from the box office on 01727 844488 or online at

The Harlem Gospel Choir visits the Arena with a brand-new show next Saturday, June 3, after a six-year absence.

The choir has shared its message of love and inspiration with thousands of people around the world and strives to create a better understanding of gospel music.

It travels the world sharing its joy of faith through music and raising funds for children’s charities. Featuring some of the finest singers and musicians from Harlem in New York, the choir also performed at the memorial for Michael Jackson.

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The show begins at 7.30pm and tickets are �21.50 and �19.50.

International hit Spirit of the Dance comes to the Arena next Sunday, June 5. One of the most successful shows to come out of Ireland, it has been seen by more than 25 million people in 15 countries around the world.

Winner of nine Global Awards, it has up to 10 separate dance troupes touring the world and four permanent shows in America.

Irish in origin, the show combines national dance with the Latino rhythms of flamenco and salsa.

The performance starts at 7.30pm and tickets are �21 and �19 with concessions �2 off.

n A thriller starring Matt Damon and Emily Blunt is being shown at the Arena at 7.30pm next Tuesday, May 31.

The Adjustment Bureau is the story of a man who glimpses the future fate has planned for him and realises he wants something else. But to get it, he has to pursue the only woman he has ever loved across, under and through the streets of New York.

The film, written and directed by George Nolfi, is being screened at 7.30pm.

True Grit, the remake of the John Wayne classic, is being shown next Wednesay and Thursday, June 1 and 2.

The Joel and Ethan Coen adaptation of Charles Portis’s original novel finds 14-year-old Mattie Ross – Oscar-nominated Hailee Steinfeld – joining ageing US marshall, Jeff Bridges, and fellow lawman Matt Damon in tracking her father’s killer into hostile Indian territory.

True Grit can be seen at 7.30pm on both evenings and also at 1.30pm on Wednesday afternoon. Tickets for evening film showings are �6 with concessions �2 off and the matinee is �4.