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A duo promoting their new album will take centre stage at the next Folk at the Maltings concert.

St Albans band Alexis Kings will play a homecoming gig at The Horn this week as part of Independent Venue Week 2017.

An acclaimed pianist/composer returns to Welwyn Garden City this weekend to play some of his original compositions.

Another main stage act for this summer’s Folk by the Oak festival in Hatfield has been announced.

A tribute band to political rap metallers Rage Against the Machine will be rocking a St Albans music venue next month.

Theatre News

Sunday, January 22, 2017

One Man, Two Guvnors, the hit stage comedy that made James Corden’s name on Broadway, has opened at the Barn Theatre in Welwyn Garden City. Maggie Blackburn reviews the Barn’s production, which runs until Saturday, January 28.

A production of hit Broadway comedy The Odd Couple takes to the stage in St Albans this week.

Bringing a big dose of Aussie sunshine to Potters Bar to banish the January blues, Green Room Productions presents the regional amateur premiere of Priscilla Queen of the Desert at the Wyllyotts Theatre later this month.

An Italian professional from Strictly Come Dancing will be waltzing into Welwyn Garden City later this year with his new tour.

Get ready to rock! A riff-tastic music show is coming to the St Albans stage.

Arts News

Monday, January 9, 2017

Classical music and literature will combine in the first de Havilland Philharmonic Orchestra concert of 2017 in Hatfield.

American stand-up comedian Reginald D Hunter returns to St Albans this spring with his highly-anticipated new show.

Award-winning comedian Shazia Mirza brings her critically acclaimed nationwide tour of The Kardashians Made Me Do It to St Albans early next year.

Stunning images by members of the Welwyn Garden City Photographic Club are currently on display in a theatre’s gallery space.

Comedian Milton Jones is heading out on tour again next year with dates in Stevenage, Watford and St Albans.

Days Out

Sunday, January 22, 2017

A festival of flying will take place at IWM Duxford this year – with children under 16 going free with a full paying adult.

Are you ready to claim free tickets to some of the county’s biggest tourist attractions as part of the second Herts Big Weekend?

Kick start the New Year at The France Show which returns to Olympia London on 27th January for three days of fun and enjoyment of all that France has to offer.

More acts playing a summer music festival in Hatfield have been announced.

Brides, grooms and their friends and family turned out in force to glean ideas and inspiration, while meeting with local suppliers, at Bride: The Wedding Show at Knebworth Barns.

the Forum Hertfordshire

Monday, January 9, 2017

Another nine bands have been announced for the Slam Dunk Festival 2017 line-up set to rock Hatfield in May.

The latest bands added to the Slam Dunk 2017 line-up have been announced on BBC Radio 1’s Rock Show and shared via the festival on social media.

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The latest bands playing an annual Hatfield music festival will be announced live on BBC Radio 1 this weekend.

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The first Slam Dunk Festival line-up announcement of 2017 will be made live on BBC Radio 1 this weekend.

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Re-Rewind... The Crowd Say Bo Selecta! See in the New Year at The Forum Hertfordshire in Hatfield with garage act Artful Dodger.

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Reviews

Sunday, January 22, 2017

A festival of flying will take place at IWM Duxford this year – with children under 16 going free with a full paying adult.

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Are you ready to claim free tickets to some of the county’s biggest tourist attractions as part of the second Herts Big Weekend?

One Man, Two Guvnors, the hit stage comedy that made James Corden’s name on Broadway, has opened at the Barn Theatre in Welwyn Garden City. Maggie Blackburn reviews the Barn’s production, which runs until Saturday, January 28.

Kick start the New Year at The France Show which returns to Olympia London on 27th January for three days of fun and enjoyment of all that France has to offer.

A new film festival in Hatfield will shine a light on victims of crime in Hertfordshire.

Sonisphere festival

Sunday, January 15, 2017

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?

Drum and bass giants Pendulum will return to The Forum Hertfordshire in Hatfield next month.

Community Events

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Are you ready to claim free tickets to some of the county’s biggest tourist attractions as part of the second Herts Big Weekend?

Following this week’s news that RSPCA Southridge has been inundated with bunnies, here are two of the rabbits currently at the Potters Bar animal centre looking for new owners.

Grapple fans are in for a treat when All Star Superslam Wrestling returns to St Albans later this month.

Battle Prommers have until the end of the month to buy early bird tickets for this summer’s concert series at the cheapest prices.

Budding Steven Spielbergs from Potters Bar schools can take part in the first Elstree Film Festival, which was launched at the world-famous studios yesterday (Thursday).

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