Heritage

Friday, October 23, 2020

A folklorist, Egyptologist and the most famous proponent of the ‘witch-cult hypothesis’ died in Welwyn at the age of 100 in 1963, and during the Halloween period the WHT is shedding a light on her beliefs.

Following Hertsmere Council’s green light for two new soundstages to be built at Elstree Studios, the first steps have been made for a film and TV heritage centre in the borough.

To celebrate Black History Month in October, Mill Green Museum is showing an exhibition of artwork created by Welwyn Hatfield schoolchildren and inspired by the theme of “Hidden Stories”.

In 1966, Spencer Davis was described by NME as the “man about Potters Bar” with a blue Mini Cooper S.

A new adaptation of The Secret Garden finally arrives at cinemas and on Sky Cinema this week after its much-delayed UK release. So where was The Secert Garden 2020 filmed?

Dame Kristin Scott Thomas plays Mrs Danvers in the latest film adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s classic novel Rebecca.

“Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.” The first line of Daphne du Maurier’s novel Rebecca is one of the most memorable and evocative in literature. So where is Manderley in the new movie starring Armie Hammer, Lily James, and Kristin Scott Thomas?

A former Hatfield headteacher is spearheading a national campaign to send every school in the UK a copy of ‘100 Great Black Britons’.

It was ‘happy anniversary’ when the High Sheriff of Hertfordshire joined the celebrations marking the centenary of the founding of the county’s premier aircraft company.

A best selling author will kick off Black History month with an online keynote speech at the University of Hertfordshire.

Scenes from new Netflix movie Enola Holmes about Sherlock Holmes’ teenage sister were filmed in Hatfield.

Knebworth House has extended its 2020 visitor season to include weekends in October and the school half-term holiday.

For the first time, Hatfield Park will be open at weekends throughout October.

Scenes from forthcoming Netflix movie Rebecca were filmed on location in Hatfield.

Museums across the county have nominated their Hertfordshire Year of Culture 2020 Museum Object of the Year – which include a toy monkey, an old scone and some toilet cream.

The Henry Moore statue in Welwyn Garden City town centre has received its annual cleaning.