Music News

Thu, 10:12

Stephen Triffitt is not just ‘Frankly Sinatra’, but is frankly brilliant.

Alex Bay performing at the The Goat pub's Open Mic Night in Codicote

Hot on the heels of the announcement of the first of the big names to confirm their spot on the bill at this summer’s Rhythms of the World festival, it’s on with the music in Hitchin this weekend.

Former Gallows' lead singer Frank Carter

Former Gallows and Pure Love frontman Frank Carter will be appearing live with his latest music project at a St Albans venue this summer.

Lil Jon will be appearing at The Forum Hertfordshire in Hatfield

American rapper, DJ and record producer Lil Jon will be appearing in Hatfield next week.

Pete Long will be appearing at Herts Jazz Club in Welwyn Garden City

A firm favourite at Herts Jazz Club makes a welcome return to Welwyn Garden City this weekend.

Theatre News

Thursday, April 2, 2015

A play focusing on five decades of love, family and betrayal can be seen on stage in Welwyn Garden City.

Playhouse Creatures can be seen at the Barn Theatre in Welwyn Garden City

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.

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

Monday, April 6, 2015

Gardening expert Alan Titchmarsh and historian David Starkey will be among the guest speakers at a literary festival taking place in Hatfield later this year.

Monkey World

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

Tue, 17:25

American rapper, DJ and record producer Lil Jon will be appearing in Hatfield next week.

Eastern Electrics Festival 2014 at Hatfield House [Picture: Marc Sethi]

More acts appearing at an electronic dance music festival in Hatfield this summer have been revealed.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Reviews

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Hollywood stars Tom Cruise and Meryl Streep head the cast coming to St Albans this summer for The Luna Cinema’s 2015 screenings.

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How The Luna Cinema's screening of Dirty Dancing will look at Hatfield House

Movie fans can watch Dirty Dancing under the stars at Hatfield House this summer.

How The Luna Cinema's screening of Frozen will look at Knebworth House

Frozen fever will be coming to Knebworth House later this year when The Luna Cinema returns to the Hertfordshire stately home.

Luna Cinema

The country’s largest producer of open air cinema events has announced its 2015 summer programme.

Hatfield House and its gardens

Gardening expert Alan Titchmarsh and historian David Starkey will be among the guest speakers at a literary festival taking place in Hatfield later this year.

Sonisphere festival

Monday, April 6, 2015

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.

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.

Community Events

How The Luna Cinema's screening of Dirty Dancing will look at Hatfield House

Movie fans can watch Dirty Dancing under the stars at Hatfield House this summer.

How The Luna Cinema's screening of Frozen will look at Knebworth House

Frozen fever will be coming to Knebworth House later this year when The Luna Cinema returns to the Hertfordshire stately home.

Hatfield House and its gardens

Gardening expert Alan Titchmarsh and historian David Starkey will be among the guest speakers at a literary festival taking place in Hatfield later this year.

Sainsbury's

The Sainsbury’s stores in Welwyn Garden City and Potters Bar will be closed on Easter Sunday. Both will be open on Easter Monday.

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