Music

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The team behind a festival marking its 10th anniversary this year says the status of headliners Basement Jaxx is a ‘benchmark of things to come’.

Virtuoso guitarist Craig Ogden

Classical guitar ace Craig Ogden with be showing off his renowned six string skills in a concert at Baldock’s Knights Templar School on Monday, February 9.

Rhythms of the World family area

Liz Marfleet is already hard at work planning summer festival’s offer beyond the many music stages

Jimmy Lee brings his Edge Of Chaos orchestra to Royston

If someone tried to pitch Jimmy Lee’s life as a novel or a feature film, the storyline would probably be rejected as too fanciful by half.

Chalktown

The first Unicorn ceilidh session of 2015 strikes up at Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre on Friday night, with local favourites Chalktown providing the music.

Theatre

Tue, 11:54

The director of Cinderella, the CADS panto that had its first run of performances at the weekend, has spoken of the pride she felt after the success of the first leg.

Votes for women

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.

Arts

Art

The wealth of young talent in Letchworth’s schools will be showcased in two free exhibitions at the town’s arts centre.

Doggett and Ephgrave

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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