Music News

Charli XCX

Hertfordshire pop sensation Charli XCX and Clean Bandit collaborator Jess Glynne are among the latest acts confirmed for the New Look Wireless 2015 line-up.

Standon Calling 2014 festival [Picture: Standon Calling]

The founder and festival director of Standon Calling is excited about the event’s forthcoming line-up announcement.

You Me At Six will headline Slam Dunk Festival 2015

Slam Dunk 2015 headliners You Me At Six have responded to rumours about their forthcoming appearance at the Hatfield music festival.

The Horn pub

Alternative rockers ‘A’ will play an intimate Download Festival 2015 warm-up show in St Albans.

Theatre News

Friday, March 20, 2015

Period drama meets burlesque in Welwyn Garden City when Playhouse Creatures, the latest in the Barn Theatre’s excitingly diverse season, takes to the stage.

Big Pants and Botox is coming to the Wyllyotts Theatre in Potters Bar

Get ready for Big Pants and Botox in Potters Bar.

Steps singer Faye Tozer stars in 69 Shades of Black

Steps singer Faye Tozer will be appearing as Christina Black in comedy stage show 69 Shades of Black, which is coming to Stevenage in May.

Playhouse Creatures

An earthy account of the lives of some of the first English actresses can be seen on stage in Welwyn Garden City later this month.

Barn Theatre

The region’s best young acting talent will be treading the boards in Welwyn Garden City next week in an annual drama competition.

Arts News

Monday, March 9, 2015

There are still a few tickets left for comedian Jimmy Carr in St Albans next week.

Amy Pettingill's artwork for the cover of The F Spot Femme Fatales album

A new album released tomorrow (Sunday) features artwork by an up-and-coming Welwyn artist.

Comedian Seann Walsh intends to buy audience members a drink at his Hertford Theatre show this weekend

Comedian Seann Walsh is set to buy 400 audience members a drink at his rescheduled Hertford show this weekend.

Herts Open Studios 2015 call

Artists are being encouraged to sign up for this year’s Herts Open Studios event.

Comedian Rob Rouse

Stevenage’s Jesterlarf comedy club swings back into action with its first 2015 show next week.

Days Out

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

I met a whole load of new mates on an esc-ape down to Dorset – primates that is.

The Sky Garden, in the Walkie Talkie tower in London's Fenchurch Street

Those with a head for heights, a love of stunning views and delicious food can indulge all three at one of London’s newest attractions

the Forum Hertfordshire

Slam Dunk Festival 2015 line-up poster

Slam Dunk Festival 2015 organisers have revealed the full line-up for the Uprawr DJ Stage set for Hatfield in May.

Read more
Slam Dunk Festival 2015

Organisers of Slam Dunk 2015 have revealed details of a competition for bands to appear on stage at the festival in May.

Read more
The Forum Hertfordshire in Hatfield

The University of Hertfordshire Summer Ball 2015 line-up has been announced, with Jess Glynne headlining.

Read more
Slam Dunk Festival at the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield [Picture: marianneharris.co.uk]

The third and final band announcement for this year’s Slam Dunk Festival has been made, completing the line-up set to rock Hatfield, Leeds and Wolverhampton in May.

Read more

Reviews

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

I met a whole load of new mates on an esc-ape down to Dorset – primates that is.

Read more
The Sky Garden, in the Walkie Talkie tower in London's Fenchurch Street

Those with a head for heights, a love of stunning views and delicious food can indulge all three at one of London’s newest attractions

Sonisphere festival

You Me At Six will headline the main stage at Slam Dunk 2015 at the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield

Organisers have confirmed the main stage headliners for a major music festival taking place in Hatfield in May.

Chas and Dave [Picture: Dean Chalkley]

Rockney double act Chas & Dave are heading to Potters Bar this weekend for a live show.

Reading Festival

Organisers of the Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 are set to announce the second wave of bands confirmed for this summer’s line-up.

Metallica on the main stage at Sonisphere 2014 in Knebworth Park. They will headline Sonisphere Italy this summer [Picture: Sonisphere]

Sonisphere Festival organisers have confirmed headliners for a second 2015 European show.

Community Events

Here are the Easter 2015 opening times for Tesco Extra in Hatfield and the shopping hours for the supermarket’s stores in Potters Bar, Cuffley, Welwyn Garden City, Welwyn, St Albans, Hertford and Stevenage in Hertfordshire.

Sainsbury's

Here are the Easter 2015 weekend opening hours for the Sainsbury’s stores in Welwyn Garden City, Potters Bar, Hertford, Harpenden, St Albans and London Colney, in Hertfordshire.

Morrisons

Here are the Easter 2015 bank holiday weekend opening hours for the Morrisons supermarket in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, and the St Albans stores.

ASDA, Hatfield

Here are the Easter 2015 Bank Holiday weekend opening hours for Asda’s Hatfield Superstore and the Stevenage Supercentre.

John Lewis

Here are the Easter 2015 opening times for John Lewis’ branches in Welwyn Garden City and Watford, Hertfordshire.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Welwyn Hatfield Times e-edition today E-edition