Alan Davies

Alan has worked on the Welwyn Hatfield Times and Herts Advertiser since leaving school in 1988. During his 28 years with the Welwyn Hatfield Times he has been sports editor and deputy editor. He is currently the paper’s associate editor, and is also editor of the monthly Welwyn Hatfield Times Magazine.

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A new adaptation of children’s classic The Secret Garden has been released on demand with Knebworth in a starring role.

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Fri, 15:42

A picturesque Hertford heritage site will be turned into an enchanted castle later this month.

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Hertford Castle Hertford
Fri, 10:10

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is coming to outdoor garden theatre at Knebworth House later this month.

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Knebworth House Knebworth
Thu, 18:39

Recent movie hits Knives Out, Aladdin, Jojo Rabbit and Once Upon A Time in Hollywood, and musical favourites Dirty Dancing and The Greatest Showman are among the forthcoming films at a socially-safe outdoor cinema in Hatfield.

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Hatfield House Hatfield
Wed, 16:40

Creative animation, visual effects and game design students from Hatfield’s University of Hertfordshire have won prestigious international awards.

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Hatfield
Wed, 13:41

The Lee Valley White Water Centre – Hertfordshire’s Olympic venue – has reopened for business.

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Wed, 09:50

More live shows by The Comedy Store have been announced for an outdoor Hatfield venue.

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Hatfield House Hatfield
Tue, 20:41

It has been a week of celebration for BAFTA-winning Strictly Come Dancing and the Emmy-nominated The Crown – two of the biggest shows produced on site at Elstree Studios in Hertfordshire.

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Tue, 16:13

Pedestrian tickets are now available for Pub in the Park’s drive in Garden Party at Knebworth House.

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Knebworth
Mon, 09:51

Celebrity chef Tom Kerridge has urged Brits to ‘stay supportive’ of the Great British pub in CAMRA’s latest Good Beer Guide.

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St Albans
Sunday, August 2, 2020

Pretty Woman, Grease, Dirty Dancing and The Greatest Showman are among the movies to be screened this week at an open-air cinema running in the grounds of Hatfield House.

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Hatfield
Thursday, July 30, 2020

The world’s first commercial passenger jet airliner – the de Havilland DH.106 Comet – took off from Hatfield’s aerodrome 71 years ago this month. The Hatfield aircraft company also built a ‘spy plane’ version of the Comet.

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de Havilland Aircraft Museum London Colney
Thursday, July 30, 2020

A Welwyn Hatfield-based charity is calling on county residents to share their precious memories for its 21st birthday.

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Willow Hatfield WGC Welwyn Garden City
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Ratty, Mole, Badger, and Toad are coming to Knebworth for a garden theatre performance of timeless classic The Wind in the Willows.

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Knebworth House Knebworth
Sunday, July 26, 2020

Tributes have been paid to two-time Oscar-winning actress Dame Olivia de Havilland, the cousin of Hatfield’s aviation pioneer Sir Geoffrey de Havilland.

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Sunday, July 26, 2020

Everyone needs good neighbours. Has your neighbour helped you during lockdown?

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Sunday, July 26, 2020

The Culture Secretary visited Knebworth House to discuss how the Hertfordshire tourist attraction has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Knebworth House Knebworth
Friday, July 24, 2020

In Alistair Hodgson’s latest column, the de Havilland Aircraft Museum curator tells the story of the BAe146.

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de Havilland Aircraft Museum Hatfield London Colney
Friday, July 24, 2020

Missing live stand-up comedy? A comedy night is coming to the grounds of Hatfield House.

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Hatfield House Hatfield
Friday, July 24, 2020

A popular Hatfield music festival’s virtual offering has raised nearly £20,000.

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Hatfield House Willow Folk by the Oak Hatfield
Thursday, July 23, 2020

Fans have been given the first glimpse of Truth Seekers, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost’s new supernatural comedy drama series for Amazon Prime Video, which was partly filmed in Welwyn Garden City.

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WGC Welwyn Garden City
Thursday, July 23, 2020

There’s a road in Salisbury Village, Hatfield, called Chipmunk Chase. Here Alistair Hodgson, curator of the de Havilland Aircraft Museum, explains more about the plane that gave the road its name.

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de Havilland Aircraft Museum London Colney Hatfield
Thursday, July 23, 2020

Picnics at the ready... cinema under the stars in a socially distanced way is coming to Hatfield in September.

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Hatfield House The Luna Cinema Hatfield
Thursday, July 23, 2020

Continuing our curator’s look at the de Havilland Aircraft Museum’s special attractions and hidden secrets, Alistair Hodgson tells the story of the aviation museum’s Dragon Rapide.

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de Havilland Aircraft Museum London Colney
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

St Albans band Enter Shikari have postponed their planned 2020 European tour dates until next year.

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Enter Shikari St Albans
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Movies Bohemian Rhapsody and The Greatest Showman have been added to The Luna Drive In Cinema screenings at Knebworth House.

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Knebworth House Knebworth
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

More drive-in cinema dates have been announced for the Hertfordshire County Showground.

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St Albans
Monday, July 20, 2020

Fancy looking around St Albans Cathedral at night?

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St Albans Cathedral St Albans
Thursday, July 16, 2020

Onwards and upwards... Creative art students in Hatfield are showcasing their innovative final year degree projects online.

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Music festival organisers have confirmed the Slam Dunk 2021 headliners set for Hatfield.

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Hatfield House Slam Dunk South Slam Dunk Festival Hatfield

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