Friday, January 23, 2015

Famous names from the Swinging Sixties are swinging into Stevenage for a golden jubilee celebration of their chart-topping years.


Next up at Royston Folk club is the much-travelled Jimmy Lee and the Edge Of Chaos Orchestra, who will be at the Old Bull in the High Street on Friday, January 30.

Special Consensus

A noted group of bluegrass musicians from the United States will be blowing into North Herts on Saturday night to help pay tribute to a stalwart of the East Anglian finger-picking scene.

Madalina Rusa, guest pianist at Letchworth anniversary concert

Happy birthday to them – the Letchworth Sinfonia will be marking a musical milestone with a 30th anniversary concert on Sunday evening.

Rhythms of the World volunteer Lawrence Francis

Londoner Lawrence Francis was a new boy in town when he moved to Hitchin little more than a year ago – but it didn’t take him long to put down some Rhythms roots.



A new play commissioned by Mayor of Stevenage Sherma Batson and Stevenage Arts Guild has proved such a hot ticket that another performance has already been arranged before it has even been staged.

Arthur Miller's The Crucible at Knights Templar School

Bugsy Malone, Grease, a little respectful Shakespeare – the choice of play for a school production can tend towards the predictable.

But at Baldock’s Knights Templar School, it’s a different story.


Monday, January 19, 2015

Students at Letchworth’s Da Vinci Studio School Of Creative Enterprise are determined to have a laugh as they complete a course project – and stage an event in aid of the Garden House Hospice.

Vermeer's Girl With A Pearl Earring

Letchworth’s Broadway Cinema is noted for its ‘non-movie’ offerings, including lectures, talks and live streamed highbrow opera and ballet events.

The Kiss (after Klimt) by Brenda Brown

The talents of four local artists will be in the spotlight at an exhibition which opens in Royston town centre next week.

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