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Eastern Electrics 2014

Police have issued crime prevention advice to festival-goers heading to the Eastern Electrics extravaganza at Hatfield House this weekend.

Great North Road closed for Eastern Electrics Festival

There will be road closures and possible traffic delays in Hatfield on Saturday when an electronic dance music festival comes to town.

Tom Sweet from Keston Cobblers' Club took this picture of the Folk by the Oak crowd at Hatfield

Organisers of a Hatfield music festival were blown away by the reaction to this year’s event.

Revellers at the main stage of Eastern Electrics 2014 at Hatfield House [Picture: CAPhotography]

Tickets for this weekend’s 2015 Eastern Electrics Festival at Hatfield House have almost sold out.

Theatre News

Friday, July 24, 2015

A swashbuckling production of The Three Musketeers can be seen at Knebworth House – and the Welwyn Hatfield Times has a family ticket to the show to be won.

Garden Theatre at Knebworth House

Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew can be seen at Knebworth House next month and the Welwyn Hatfield Times has a family ticket to the garden theatre production up for grabs.

Knebworth House

Garden Theatre returns to Knebworth House, with three productions taking place at the Hertfordshire stately home over the coming weeks.

Arts News

Sunday, July 26, 2015

A new art exhibition showcasing the county’s finest talent has opened at a Welwyn Garden City gallery.

Fiona Pruden puts the finishing touches to the exhibition

An art exhibition and studio clearance sale will take place in Welwyn this weekend as part of the village’s annual festival.

Art In Clay

Some of the finest ceramics currently being made by individual makers in the UK and Europe will be showcased in Hatfield next month.

V Festival 2015

More names have been added to the V Festival 2015 line-up.

Days Out

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Garden Theatre returns to Knebworth House, with three productions taking place at the Hertfordshire stately home over the coming weeks.

Fireworks finale at Battle Proms 2015 at Hatfield House

A record crowd turned out for this year’s Battle Proms in Hatfield.

The Acorn Stage at Folk by the Oak 2014 [Picture: Elly Lucas]

Folk by the Oak’s smaller Acorn Stage has an impressive line-up of talent set to perform for music fans in the grounds of Hatfield House.

Folk by the Oak's spectacular firework encore [Picture: Elly Lucas]

An all-day music festival returns to Hatfield today (Sunday).

A Spitfire at Battle Proms at Hatfield House

A Spitfire will fly over Hatfield this evening (Saturday) as part of the 2015 Battle Proms concert.

the Forum Hertfordshire

Revellers at the main stage of Eastern Electrics 2014 at Hatfield House [Picture: CAPhotography]

Tickets for this weekend’s 2015 Eastern Electrics Festival at Hatfield House have almost sold out.

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The Switchyard at last year's Eastern Electrics Festival in the grounds of Hatfield House [Picture: Gemma Parker Photography]

Organisers have revealed the site map and announced the set times for this weekend’s Eastern Electrics Festival in Hatfield.

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The Pigeon Detectives on stage at the Forum in Hatfield

Indie rockers The Pigeon Detectives have announced a gig in Hatfield.

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Slam Dunk has won Kerrang's best festival again

Hatfield’s Slam Dunk Festival has won a national rock music magazine’s best festival award for the second year running.

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Reviews

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Harry Potter and Mr Panda will both feature at a forthcoming children’s book festival.

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You can get 20 per cent off Curtain Call in the Welwyn Hatfield Times Book Club Waterstones offer

The new Waterstones bookshop in Welwyn Garden City will be officially opened on Saturday.

Knebworth House

Garden Theatre returns to Knebworth House, with three productions taking place at the Hertfordshire stately home over the coming weeks.

Fireworks finale at Battle Proms 2015 at Hatfield House

A record crowd turned out for this year’s Battle Proms in Hatfield.

The Acorn Stage at Folk by the Oak 2014 [Picture: Elly Lucas]

Folk by the Oak’s smaller Acorn Stage has an impressive line-up of talent set to perform for music fans in the grounds of Hatfield House.

Sonisphere festival

Friday, June 12, 2015

Hatfield’s Slam Dunk Festival has won a national rock music magazine’s best festival award for the second year running.

Metallica on the main stage at Sonisphere 2014 in Knebworth Park on the Sunday [Picture: Sonisphere]

The first Sonisphere Festival show of 2015 has started in Italy.

Knebworth House

The Rolling Stones are rumoured to be lining up a massive summer concert at Knebworth House, according to a national newspaper report.

The Prodigy [Picture: Bartleberry Logan]

The Prodigy have scored their sixth UK number one album with The Day Is My Enemy.

Bruce Dickinson, of Saturday headliners Iron Maiden, on the main Apollo Stage at Sonisphere 2014 in Knebworth Park [Picture: PG Brunelli]

Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson is recovering from cancer treatment.

Community Events

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Generous festival-goers dug deep for a Welwyn Hatfield-based charity at an annual music event.

The Three Musketeers can be seen at Knebworth House

A swashbuckling production of The Three Musketeers can be seen at Knebworth House – and the Welwyn Hatfield Times has a family ticket to the show to be won.

Garden Theatre at Knebworth House

Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew can be seen at Knebworth House next month and the Welwyn Hatfield Times has a family ticket to the garden theatre production up for grabs.

Grace Venables and Elle Ejdersund enjoy the music at Hatfield House Battle Proms

A record Hatfield House Battle Proms crowd raised a bumper amount for charity this year.

Knebworth House

Garden Theatre returns to Knebworth House, with three productions taking place at the Hertfordshire stately home over the coming weeks.

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