Music

Wed, 09:29

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.

Ceilidh music

Friday night is ceilidh night at Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre as the Unicorn crew crank up the volume for their monthly session.

In the spotlight this month are Fendragon, with Alison Giles calling.

Alex Bay performing at the The Goat pub's Open Mic Night in Codicote

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.

Theatre

Mon, 11:33

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.

Theatre

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.

Arts

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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