The Barn Fringe 2017 opens in Welwyn Garden City this week

PUBLISHED: 11:40 04 September 2017 | UPDATED: 14:55 04 September 2017

Red Handed starring Harry Harding and Ian Colpitts will be performed at The Barn Fringe 2017

Red Handed starring Harry Harding and Ian Colpitts will be performed at The Barn Fringe 2017


The Barn Fringe returns to Welwyn Garden City this week.

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Now in its fifth fabulous year, the event runs from Wednesday, September 6 to Sunday, September 10.

The Barn Fringe kicks off another cracking season at the lovely old theatre in Handside Lane.

The 2017 line-up includes a comedy night featuring Stuart Goldsmith, Hannah Maxwell and Harry Harding, live music from the Red Stripe Band and Elvis Shmelvis, and another chance to see Red Handed.

Performances will take place in the studio and theatre’s main auditorium.

• Barn Fringe 2017 Programme

Wednesday, September 6

Comedy Night with Stuart Goldsmith, Hannah Maxwell and Harry Harding

Friday, September 8

Red Stripe Band

Saturday, September 9

Red Handed Plus

Sunday, September 10

Elvis Shmelvis

Artistic director Coral Walton is keen to welcome new audiences to the Barn.

She said: “Red Stripe Band and Elvis Shmelvis back by popular demand, an enhanced Red Handed, which sold out in the studio earlier this year, and a really exciting Comedy Night with newcomer Hannah Maxwell and featuring, straight from the Edinburgh Fringe, professional stand-up comedian Stuart Goldsmith, what a line up!”

Tickets for The Barn Fringe 2017 are available now from the Barn Theatre box office on 01707 324300 or online at

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