Music News

Yesterday, 17:51

Organisers have confirmed that this Bank Holiday weekend’s sold-out Slam Dunk Festival in Hatfield will go ahead as planned, despite last night’s Manchester suicide bombing.

One of the country’s top saxophonists will be performing in Welwyn Garden City this weekend.

Day tickets for Saturday at this summer’s Standon Calling music festival in Hertfordshire have sold out in record time.

The king of boogie-woogie is coming to St Albans for a concert later this month with a Squeeze founding member joining him on stage.

A night of vintage swing music is coming to Hitchin this week.

Theatre News

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Roll up! Roll up! Get ready for an evening of sultry delights as circus just got sexy in Potters Bar.

An early bird ticket offer for this year’s Welwyn Garden City pantomime runs out next month.

Two stars of Strictly Come Dancing will be paying tribute to Fred Astaire in a spectacular dance show coming to St Albans.

After having his life story turned into a movie starring Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman and Christopher Walken, Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards will be dropping into St Albans next week.

She Stoops to Conquer has opened at the Abbey Theatre in St Albans. Madeleine Burton reviews the latest Company of Ten production

Arts News

Sunday, May 21, 2017

A horrific car crash has forced a change to the line-up of a comedy tour coming to Hertford and St Albans.

A comedian and Loose Women presenter will be bringing her latest stand-up tour to Hertfordshire next month with dates in Potters Bar and St Albans.

The annual Ayot St Lawrence Art Show has become a hot date on the social calendar.

A touring theatre company returns to Hatfield this week with a riotous romp.

Comedian Richard Herring brings his latest tour to St Albans later this month.

Days Out

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Camel racing returns to Northaw this May Bank Holiday Monday.

The full programme of flying displays and family fun has been announced for the May Bank Holiday Duxford Air Festival.

A Hatfield primary school is inviting the community to its annual family fun day where children can enjoy an inflatable assault course and a reptile petting zoo.

Planning is well under way for 2017’s Welwyn Festival, which will run from Friday, June 16, to Sunday, June 25.

the Forum Hertfordshire

Yesterday, 17:51

Organisers have confirmed that this Bank Holiday weekend’s sold-out Slam Dunk Festival in Hatfield will go ahead as planned, despite last night’s Manchester suicide bombing.

Security and policing is under review for two Hatfield music events this weekend following yesterday’s terror attack in Manchester.

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The stages times and line-ups for this year’s Slam Dunk Festival 2017 in Hatfield have been announced.

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Pop star and in-demand songwriter Charli XCX will headline next month’s Hertfordshire Summer Ball 2017 in Hatfield.

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Slam Dunk Festival 2017 organisers have announced the ‘secret’ special guests joining the main stage line-ups in Hatfield, Leeds and Birmingham next month.

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Reviews

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Camel racing returns to Northaw this May Bank Holiday Monday.

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Britain’s Got Talent judge Simon Cowell will return to Elstree Studios, where he started his career, when the BGT live semi-finals begin later this month.

The full programme of flying displays and family fun has been announced for the May Bank Holiday Duxford Air Festival.

A Hatfield primary school is inviting the community to its annual family fun day where children can enjoy an inflatable assault course and a reptile petting zoo.

Planning is well under way for 2017’s Welwyn Festival, which will run from Friday, June 16, to Sunday, June 25.

Sonisphere festival

Thursday, February 9, 2017

This summer’s South West Four Festival 2017 line-up will feature Pendulum, Knife Party and deadmau5.

Rock and metal fans hoping for the return of the Sonisphere Festival in 2017 will be disappointed.

A married Royal Navy sailor and father of three has been found not guilty of raping a 21-year-old woman at a Knebworth music festival.

Sonisphere 2016 has just taken place in Switzerland, but will the touring rock and metal festival return to England in 2017?

Community Events

Friday, May 19, 2017

Hatfield’s University of Hertfordshire will hold its annual animation festival next week.

Hatfield’s University of Hertfordshire students will grill Welwyn Hatfield’s aspiring MPs at an election hustings.

The hay bales have started arriving for the annual Kimpton Village Barn Dance, which takes place this weekend.

A Welwyn Garden City-based charity is set to hold an election hustings with the Welwyn Hatfield candidates.

A Hatfield primary school is inviting the community to its annual family fun day where children can enjoy an inflatable assault course and a reptile petting zoo.

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