Music News

Yesterday, 09:55

A popular Hertfordshire music festival is among the county’s first tourism and hospitality businesses hit by COVID-19 to successfully secure emergency funding.

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

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

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

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

Theatre News

Mon, 19:43

A Gilbert & Sullivan opera has been added to The Maltings Open Air Theatre Festival programme.

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

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

A major drive-in concert and theatre series set to open in Hertfordshire next month has been cancelled by organisers.

More dates for musical SIX have been announced for the drive-in concert and theatre season coming to the Hertfordshire countryside near Potters Bar.

Arts News

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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

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

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

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

Henry Moore Studios & Gardens in Hertfordshire will reopen this weekend following a three-month delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Days Out

Friday, August 7, 2020

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

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

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

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

Before reopening, Welwyn Hatfield museums have filmed inside the Roman baths and Mill Green Museum so people can have a look around the sights from the comfort of their own homes.

the Forum Hertfordshire

Friday, July 3, 2020

St Albans band Enter Shikari have released another album in their live bootleg series – with profits going to their road crew.

Reviews

Yesterday, 14:54

Paul Steward reviews new Netflix movie release The Old Guard starring Charlize Theron.

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Bohemian Rhapsody and The Greatest Showman are among the musical movie hits coming to an outdoor cinema at the Hertfordshire Showground.

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

If you dress up as a wizard, witch or even Dobby the elf, Campus West cinema will give you a free popcorn and drink.

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

Sonisphere festival

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Organisers of Hatfield’s Slam Dunk Festival have confirmed the third wave of bands joining the 2020 line-up.

Liam Gallagher has teased fans about a return to Knebworth where Oasis played two huge concerts 23 years ago.

Community Events

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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

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.

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

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

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

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