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Special Kinda Madness

The 2-Tone hits of The Specials, Madness and Bad Manners can be heard in one fabulous concert at a St Albans venue this weekend.

Tim Garland will headline the 6th Herts Jazz Festival in Welwyn Garden City

Organisers have announced the line-up for a major three-day music festival taking place in Welwyn Garden City later this year.

Alan Barnes and Bruce Adams will be appearing at Herts Jazz Club in Welwyn Garden City

Two top jazz musicians will team up for a special concert in Welwyn Garden City next weekend.

The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars, led by the club'’s musical director, take to the stage to celebrate The Ronnie Scott’s Story at The Alban Arena in St Albans

The sounds of Ronnie Scott’s famous Soho jazz club can be heard in St Albans next weekend.

Eastern Electrics Festival 2015 at Hatfield House [Picture: Gemma Parker]

Organisers of an electronic dance music festival set for Hatfield this summer have confirmed details of two huge after-show parties.

Theatre News

Sunday, May 22, 2016
Graeme of Thrones can be seen at The Alban Arena in St Albans

A must-see show for Game of Thrones fans is coming to St Albans.

That'll Be The Day can be seen at The Alban Arena in St Albans

Prepare for a nostalgia party extravaganza as the legendary That’ll Be The Day returns to St Albans this week.

Jemma Puri (centre) together with Diane Carr, Caroline Cody, Holly Macer and Esther Blenman, who play striking sewing machinists in Made in Dagenham

The regional premiere of Made in Dagenham the Musical opens at the Wyllyotts Theatre in Potters Bar this week.

Jemma Puri (centre) together with Diane Carr, Caroline Cody, Holly Macer and Esther Blenman, who play striking sewing machinists in Made in Dagenham

Stand up for equality in Potters Bar this week as Green Room Productions brings Made in Dagenham the Musical to the Wyllyotts Theatre stage.

Nicholas Briggs provides the voices for the Daleks and other Doctor Who baddies

Nicholas Briggs may not be a household name, but his voice was the stuff of nightmares for many a nervous young Doctor Who fan.

Arts News

Sunday, May 22, 2016
Graeme of Thrones can be seen at The Alban Arena in St Albans

A must-see show for Game of Thrones fans is coming to St Albans.

That'll Be The Day can be seen at The Alban Arena in St Albans

Prepare for a nostalgia party extravaganza as the legendary That’ll Be The Day returns to St Albans this week.

Living Crafts at Hatfield House

Hundreds of British designer-makers will be at Hatfield House for Living Crafts 2016 this week.

Hertford Arts Festival launch

More than 100 visitors attended the launch of the 2016 Hertford Arts Festival at Hertford Castle.

Days Out

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Herts Air Ambulance volunteer Sheena Elwood gets ready for the annual Enfield Chace Camel Race on Bank Holiday Monday, May 30

Camel racing returns to Northaw on Bank Holiday Monday, May 30.

Living Crafts at Hatfield House

Hundreds of British designer-makers will be at Hatfield House for Living Crafts 2016 this week.

Wall of Death daredevil Ken Fox is one of the attractions at the Stotfold Mill Steam Fair & Country Show 2016

Motorcyclist and Wall Of Death supremo Ken Fox is the man who put TV daredevil Guy Martin through his paces for his successful world record bid.

Hertfordshire Garden Show at Knebworth House

Now that the lighter evenings are here and we are all spending more time outdoors, you may have decided to give your garden a good going over.

the Forum Hertfordshire

Sunday, May 22, 2016
Eastern Electrics Festival 2015 at Hatfield House [Picture: Gemma Parker]

Organisers of an electronic dance music festival set for Hatfield this summer have confirmed details of two huge after-show parties.

The Official Hertfordshire Summer Ball #HertsBall 2016 takes place tonight in Hatfield with Conor Maynard and Becky Hill on the bill

The University of Hertfordshire Summer Ball takes place in Hatfield tonight – Friday, May 13.

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The Forum Hertfordshire hosts Fekky's Birthday Extravagaza

An all-star line-up will be appearing at The Forum Hertfordshire in Hatfield for Fekky’s Birthday Extravaganza.

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The Monster Stage at Slam Dunk Festival South 2015 in Hatfield

Tickets for Hatfield’s leg of Slam Dunk Festival 2016 have sold out.

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The main outdoor stage at Slam Dunk Festival South in Hatfield

Organisers have confirmed the full stage line-ups for this year’s Slam Dunk Festival in Hatfield, Leeds and Birmingham.

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Reviews

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Herts Air Ambulance volunteer Sheena Elwood gets ready for the annual Enfield Chace Camel Race on Bank Holiday Monday, May 30

Camel racing returns to Northaw on Bank Holiday Monday, May 30.

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Welwyn Garden City World Food Festival [Pictures: Sharon Struckman]

Foodies had the chance to sample world cuisine at an annual festival in Welwyn Garden City.

Living Crafts at Hatfield House

Hundreds of British designer-makers will be at Hatfield House for Living Crafts 2016 this week.

Wall of Death daredevil Ken Fox is one of the attractions at the Stotfold Mill Steam Fair & Country Show 2016

Motorcyclist and Wall Of Death supremo Ken Fox is the man who put TV daredevil Guy Martin through his paces for his successful world record bid.

Barry Norman

Veteran cinema commentator Barry Norman will be on location next week, popping over from his Datchworth home to Stevenage’s Nobel School.

Sonisphere festival

Sunday, March 27, 2016
Pendulum in concert at the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield

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

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.

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.

Community Events

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Herts Air Ambulance volunteer Sheena Elwood gets ready for the annual Enfield Chace Camel Race on Bank Holiday Monday, May 30

Camel racing returns to Northaw on Bank Holiday Monday, May 30.

Welwyn Garden City World Food Festival [Pictures: Sharon Struckman]

Foodies had the chance to sample world cuisine at an annual festival in Welwyn Garden City.

Tim Garland will headline the 6th Herts Jazz Festival in Welwyn Garden City

Organisers have announced the line-up for a major three-day music festival taking place in Welwyn Garden City later this year.

Brookmans Park village day parade

The 57th annual village day will be held at Brookmans Park Primary School from 1pm to 5pm on Saturday, June 18, and this year the theme is ‘wild, Wild West’.

Living Crafts at Hatfield House

Hundreds of British designer-makers will be at Hatfield House for Living Crafts 2016 this week.

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