Music News

Goatfest

A three-day music festival in aid of a Welwyn Garden City-based hospice kicks off in Codicote tonight (Friday).

V Festival 2015

Tickets for next year’s V Festival 2016 have gone on sale.

Creamfields [Picture: Anthony Mooney]

Organisers of Creamfields 2015 have announced the dance music festival’s Yahoo Live steam.

Reading & Leeds Festival 2015

Organisers of the 2015 Reading & Leeds Festivals have announced the Main Stage set times for this weekend’s August Bank Holiday event.

Theatre News

Friday, August 28, 2015

The new season at Welwyn Garden City’s Barn Theatre kicks off next month with The Barn Fringe 2015, a five-day feast of drama, music and song.

The Rocky Horror Show [Picture: Manuel Harlan]

Stephen Fry, Emma Bunton and The Great British Bake Off’s Mel Giedroyc will be doing The Time Warp in The Rocky Horror Show next month.

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.

Days Out

Saturday, August 29, 2015

A classic car show will motor into Knebworth for the 25th time this August Bank Holiday weekend.

Knebworth House Classic Motor Show

The final bank holiday before Christmas is on Monday and here’s a guide to some of the things you can do across Hertfordshire this weekend.

Benington Lordship chilli festival

A red hot event will tickle the taste buds this August Bank Holiday weekend as the Benington Chilli Festival returns.

Jean Christophe Novelli

Celebrity chef Jean Christophe Novelli will be the star attraction at next month’s Hatfield House Food Festival.

Knebworth House Classic Motor Show

A classic car show will motor into Knebworth for the 25th time this August Bank Holiday weekend.

the Forum Hertfordshire

Eastern Electrics Festival 2015 at Hatfield House [Picture: William Ahmed]

Historic Hatfield House was transformed on Saturday, August 1, after the biggest celebration of house and techno came to town for the 2015 Eastern Electrics Festival. Shelby Loasby, head of print media at Trident Media UK, the Universtiy of Hertfordshire’s student media outlet, reviews the festival.

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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.

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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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Reviews

Saturday, August 29, 2015

A classic car show will motor into Knebworth for the 25th time this August Bank Holiday weekend.

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Knebworth House Classic Motor Show

The final bank holiday before Christmas is on Monday and here’s a guide to some of the things you can do across Hertfordshire this weekend.

Benington Lordship chilli festival

A red hot event will tickle the taste buds this August Bank Holiday weekend as the Benington Chilli Festival returns.

The Luna Cinema is screening Dirty Dancing at Hatfield House

Fans of Dirty Dancing will be flocking to Hatfield House this weekend to see Patrick Swayze under the stars at The Luna Cinema.

Marius will open the new Welwyn Garden City Film Society season at the Garden City Cinema in Welwyn Garden City

The 70th anniversary season of the Welwyn Garden City Film Society opens next month.

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

Sainsbury's

Here are the August Bank Holiday 2015 opening times for Sainsbury’s Welwyn Garden City store and the shopping hours for the supermarket chain’s Potters Bar, St Albans, Stevenage, Hertford and London Colney branches.

Waitrose

Here are the August Bank Holiday 2015 opening hours for Waitrose in Welwyn Garden City, and the shopping times for branches in Stevenage, St Albans, Harpenden and Hertford, as well as the M25 outlet at South Mimms Services near Potters Bar.

Morrisons

Here are the August Bank Holiday 2015 opening hours for Morrisons in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, and the shopping times for the St Albans stores in Hatfield Road and London Road, and its Borehamwood branch.

Marks and Spencer

Here are the August Bank Holiday 2015 opening times for Marks and Spencer in Welwyn Garden City and St Albans, and the shopping hours for the chain’s superstore in London Colney and outlet in the Galleria, Hatfield.

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