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Having played to crowds of more than 100,000, and performed at Glastonbury and in front of the Queen, you’d be forgiven for thinking Raghu Dixit’s return to Rhythms of the World would be a little unremarkable in his eyes.

Medicine Hat, band with Royston connections will play in July.

A band with roots in Royston is set to return to the Cambridge stage for a gig celebrating Americana music.

Five Star Swing at the Queen Mother Theatre

If you’re in the mood for some old-fashioned swing, then swing by Hitchin’s Queen Mother Theatre next week.

Comedian Jimmy Jones at the Gordon Craig Theatre

Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown may be the name that springs to mind when blistering blue comedy crops up, but he’s not the only comic who makes a very nice living from being near to the knuckle.

Hertford Music Festival organising committee 2015

More than 400 performers will be making the most of a musical mystery tour in Hertford at the end of the month.

Theatre

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Coronation Street star Wendi Peters heads up the cast for this year’s Stevenage pantomime, the Gordon Craig Theatre has announced today.

Comedian Jimmy Jones at the Gordon Craig Theatre

Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown may be the name that springs to mind when blistering blue comedy crops up, but he’s not the only comic who makes a very nice living from being near to the knuckle.

The cast of the Lytton Players' production of Carousel, May 2015. Picture by Chris Thurston

When you’re staging a monster of a musical like Carousel, it pays to have strength in depth.

Jason Donovan Takes The Blame at Letchworth Arts Centre

Sarah Blanc may be presenting the premiere of her first solo show at Letchworth Arts Centre next Friday, but there will be a very special man sharing the stage with her.

Arts

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown may be the name that springs to mind when blistering blue comedy crops up, but he’s not the only comic who makes a very nice living from being near to the knuckle.

Jasper Carrott will be appearing at Watford Colosseum

They used to say that comedy was the new rock and roll, but that doesn’t mean the two genres can’t rub along together.

Tobias Perrson

As anyone who has ever tried to put together an Ikea wardrobe knows, there aren’t many things that come out of Sweden that are good for a laugh.

3d embroidery by Claire Moynihan at Letchworth Arts Centre

Politicians have their sights set on May 7, but in May art-lovers will be drawn to seven creative candidates whose work will be on show at Letchworth Arts Centre.

Comedian Kevin Norcott

One of Sarah Millican’s top collaborators will be in the spotlight himself on Saturday night, topping the bill at this month’s Jesterlarf comedy club session at Stevenage’s Gordon Craig Theatre.

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