Heritage

Saturday, June 22, 2019

The annual Roman Day event in Welwyn - taking place tomorrow - is encouraging those attending to dress up like a gladiator, centurion or patrician.

HMS St Albans led a Royal British Legion ship in a salute last week to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day landings at Normandy - with a Herts military historian sharing the experience alongside veterans who served.

A Hertfordshire fire and rescue manager has been honoured by the Queen for her work keeping firefighters safe.

An exhibition of memorabilia from a theatre's archive has opened in Stevenage.

A Welwyn woman has been given an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list 2019.

A D-Day service of remembrance in Hatfield was well attended - despite gridlock on the A1(M) last night.

A Welwyn Garden City veteran who landed under fire within hours of the first D-Day landings in France has said the dead bodies still haunt him 75 years later.

A poignant mass departure of Dakotas took off from IWM Duxford to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

Eighty army cadets from Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire took part in a week-long D-Day event.

Welwyn Garden City Centenary Foundation kicked off its 2020 plans for the 100-year anniversary since the town was founded.

An aircraft museum preserving the heritage of Hatfield's former de Havilland factory has celebrated its 60th anniversary.

Was your ancestor in service at Knebworth House?

More than 23,000 spectators visited this year's Duxford Air Festival over the Spring May Bank Holiday weekend.

This weekend's Duxford Air Festival will celebrate 75 years of the jet engine.

A British pilot has been honoured by Cuffley for shooting down the first German airship in the First World War.

Royal photographers from Welwyn Garden City are celebrated in a new book charting Queen Elizabeth II from her childhood to motherhood.

Young people will have the chance to take part in a dig at Welwyn's Roman baths, all thanks to a £9,600 grant.

Informally Royal: Studio Lisa and the Royal Family 1936-1966 by Rodney Laredo will launch in Welwyn Garden City today.

A blue plaque has been unveiled on a Hatfield road to celebrate singer-songwriter Donovan's time in the town.

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