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Hot on the heels of the announcement of the first of the big names to confirm their spot on the bill at this summer’s Rhythms of the World festival, it’s on with the music in Hitchin this weekend.

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The event at the town’s Knights Templar School on Friday, April 24, is being organised by Baldock Rotary Club and falls within the national Parkinson’s Awareness Week.

Johann Strauss

With costumed principals centre stage and a supporting chorus in full voice, Hitchin Thespians will bring a touch of Old Vienna to the town’s Woodside Hall next week.

Paul Young and Los Pacominos will be playing at Rhythms of the World 2015

Two 1980s chart-toppers who remain cult figures on the music scene have been confirmed among the headliners for this summer’s Rhythms of the World festival in Hitchin.

The Merry Opera Company touring production of The Messiah

A touring take on Handel’s magnificent Messiah oratorio stops off in a North Herts village this weekend.


Wednesday, April 8, 2015

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.

Letchworth Arcadians Fiddler On The Roof: Tevye's three eldest daughters - Lucy Walker (Tzeitel), Sophie Walker (Hodel) and Claire Bunyan (Chava).

There’s a Russian revival on the way for Letchworth Arcadians – when the curtain goes up on their production of Fiddler On The Roof next week, it will be the fourth time that the company has staged the evergreen musical.

Harriet Payne appears in Charlotte's Web

Cast and crew are cracking on with their preparations for the in-house Easter show at Stevenage’s Gordon Craig Theatre.


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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