Heritage

Tue, 11:30

Many of Welwyn Garden City’s centenary celebrations are to go ahead, while some have been cancelled due to the outbreak of coronavirus.

Alistair Hodgson, curator of the de Havilland Aircraft Museum, shares some of the museum’s special attractions and hidden secrets to our readers in the first Curator’s Corner.

One of the major events of the Welwyn Garden City centenary celebrations has been postponed in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Both St Albans Museum + Gallery and Verulamium Museum are to close temporarily due to the coronavirus pandemic.

An aircraft museum preserving Hatfield’s aviation heritage will be bringing its exhibits to the public online now that it has closed due to the coronavirus crisis.

A Facebook group in Hatfield – which has has brought people together from as far as New Zealand and the USA, and reunited loved ones – has celebrated its fifth birthday.

The Welwyn Garden City Centenary Foundation has created a series of walks through our 19,000 trees.

The second orienteering event of the WGC 100 celebrations attracted big numbers.

The sound of drums and exciting colourful racing is heading to Stanborough Lakes this summer – and you could be part of the action.

More details have emerged of one of the bigger events in Welwyn Garden City’s centenary celebrations.

A museum preserving the heritage of Hatfield aircraft factory de Havilland is about to enter a new era.

Visitors will get their first look at the large new display hangar and its collection of historic aircraft when the de Havilland Aircraft Museum opens its doors again this weekend.

If the opening sporting event of the Welwyn Garden City centenary celebrations is anything to go by then a superb year awaits.

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