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Organisers gearing up for June’s Rhythms of the World music and community arts festival in Hitchin are spreading the net to recruit the volunteer army which will make the weekend go with a swing.

Pete Guy EP artwork

Baldock’s Pete Guy, described by some as Cat Stevens meets the Kinks, releases his first EP and second single with Folkstock Records this weekend.

Sunjay is planning at the Letchworth & Baldock Folk Club

Performers who brand themselves with a single name are usually ladies at the glitzier end of the sound spectrum – Madonna, Shakira, Beyonce, Kylie.

The Brand New Heavies are on the bill for Rhythms of the World 2015

Organisers of June’s Rhythms of the World festival have added three names to the bill for the Hitchin Priory weekend of music and more.

Blunt Beats DJs will return to the Priory Park Stage for Rhythms of the World 2015

The stage is set for this summer’s Rhythms of the World with organisers revealing more details about the 2015 event.



Critically-acclaimed theatre company Greyscale bring a new production with an intriguing take on the family dynamic to Letchworth on Thursday.

Vinnie Jones at the Gordon Craig Theatre

Hertfordshire schoolboy turned hard-man footballer and then Hollywood tough guy – the Vinnie Jones story is a real rollercoaster involving sport, movies, tangles with the law, health scares and heartache.

Letchworth Arcadians Fiddler On The Roof, April 2015

A community drama company celebrating a sellout success on its return home is now getting set to tap into the appetite for dance.

The Ghost Train at Gordon Craig Theatre

Bumbling Private Godfrey from classic TV sitcom Dad’s Army came across as an amiable old duffer, but the man who played him was a sharp cookie.

Decades before Walmington On Sea’s Home Guard stalwarts captured the hearts of the nation, Arnold Ridley had penned a classic play which is still regularly revived.


Letchworth’s Settlement Players are serving up an evening of one-act entertainment on Saturday, with three different dramas being staged on the same night.


Sunday, April 12, 2015

Rising stand-up star Andrew O’Neill brings his new Mindspiders show to Letchworth Arts Centre later this month.

Nina Benjamin

There’s a real cyclone of comedy heading our way over the next week, with a stampede of stand-ups stepping up into the spotlight.

Paul B Edwards will be the compere for the three Comedian of the Year shows

Budding comedians can write, perfect and perform their own stand-up routine for family and friends in children’s comedy workshops at Letchworth Arts Centre over the Easter break.

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