Music News

Yesterday, 14:03

Merry Clashmas! A charity concert in memory of Joe Strummer will be held on the 16th anniversary of The Clash co-founder’s death.

Tickets have gone on sale for an annual Hertfordshire music festival at a special discounted price.

Legendary Hertfordshire band The Zombies will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame next year. Alan Davies spoke with the group’s lead singer Colin Blunstone.

Madness will play an outdoor concert at Newmarket Racecourses next summer.

The first full stage line-up for Slam Dunk 2019 has been announced with NOFX bringing their Punk In Drublic Festival to Hatfield.

Theatre News

Yesterday, 15:35

Madeleine Burton reviews Company of Ten’s production of A Christmas Carol at the Abbey Theatre in St Albans.

Emily Perry reviews Christmas show Honk! at the Barn Theatre in Welwyn Garden City.

EastEnders star Jake Wood and former boxing champion Spencer Oliver have cancelled their forthcoming live show tour.

This year’s St Albans pantomime Cinderella opened last week. Matt Adams reviews The Alban Arena show.

Cinderella is this year’s St Albans pantomime and if you’ve not gone to the ball yet, here’s a look at The Alban Arena’s glittering Christmas treat.

Arts News

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Hatfield is getting into the Christmas spirit with carols.

Fancy owning a piece of artwork signed by chart-topping singer Olly Murs? Or a canvas created by I’m a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! contestant Harry Redknapp?

A star of The Apprentice: You’re Fired and The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice brings his new comedy show to St Albans this week.

Comedian Stewart Francis brings his final stand-up tour to St Albans this week.

Comedy showcase Live at The Alban Arena kicks off in St Albans this week with a star line-up of stand-up comedians.

Days Out

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The ‘largest show garden ever attempted’ will be built at Hatfield House next year.

Chart-topping drum and bass band Rudimental will be appearing at Newmarket Nights next summer.

Celebrity chef Tom Kerridge is bringing his Pub in the Park festival to St Albans next year.

A £3.2million project to build a new hangar at an aircraft museum preserving de Havilland’s aviation heritage has been given civic approval.

the Forum Hertfordshire

Friday, November 16, 2018

More bands will be announced for Hatfield music festival Slam Dunk 2019 next week.

Hatfield Town Council’s annual fireworks display is due to take place tonight.

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There will be two displays at Hatfield Town Council’s annual fireworks extravaganza this weekend.

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Organisers have announced the first wave of acts playing a music festival in Hatfield next year including the event’s headliners.

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Organisers of Slam Dunk Festival have axed one of the touring music event’s three dates, leaving just big shows in Hatfield and Leeds for 2019.

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Reviews

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Can you create a showstopping cake? Producers of The Great British Bake Off are looking for potential contestants from Welwyn Hatfield.

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The ‘largest show garden ever attempted’ will be built at Hatfield House next year.

Chart-topping drum and bass band Rudimental will be appearing at Newmarket Nights next summer.

A new period movie filmed on location in Hatfield has won five Golden Globe nominations.

Celebrity chef Tom Kerridge is bringing his Pub in the Park festival to St Albans next year.

Sonisphere festival

Friday, October 26, 2018

Little Mix’s official video for new single Woman Like Me featuring US rap star Nicki Minaj was filmed in Knebworth.

Happy Mondays headlined the second day of Knebworth’s new Cool Britannia Festival.

The line-up for this summer’s Cool Britannia Festival at Knebworth Park has just got bigger.

A new music festival celebrating the 1990s ‘Cool Britannia’ era will be rocking Knebworth Park this summer.

Community Events

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Tickets have gone on sale for an annual Hertfordshire music festival at a special discounted price.

The ‘largest show garden ever attempted’ will be built at Hatfield House next year.

A Christmas carol concert held at St Albans Cathedral raised more than £13,000 for a Welwyn Hatfield-based charity.

Hatfield is getting into the Christmas spirit with carols.

Celebrity chef Tom Kerridge is bringing his Pub in the Park festival to St Albans next year.

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