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Artists’ group takes shape

CALLING all experienced artists interested in watercolour painting. New group Hertfordshire Watercolourists, run by Welwyn artist Fiona Pruden, is starting up in Hertford. It is primarily a self-help group and members will share their knowledge so everyon...
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Flowering talent

A SOLO art exhibition entitled Hearts and Flowers is being held in St Albans until March 4. It features the original work on both canvas and paper of St Albans-based artist Amanda Jones whose paintings are held in private collections around the world. The...
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» Jazzing up a charity art show
» Last chance to open up
» Crowning glory
» Putting landmarks in the picture
» Centre goes Dutch

Art goes on display

THE Nearly Orange Collective – a group of artists based in Hitchin – will be displaying their work at the Boxfield Gallery in Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre from next Friday, February 16, to March 18. The exhibition includes a stunning and eclectic mix...
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Art set to bloom in Courtyard garden

SCULPTURES and plants will blend harmoniously at a new garden taking shape in the centre of Hertford at the Courtyard Arts Centre. Essex-based artist Natasha Carsberg has won a £3,000 commission sponsored by East Herts Council to design the community gar...
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Kim Tiddy

New life after Bill for Kim

SWEET copper Honey Harman has hung up her handcuffs and baton in favour of a more hard-nosed character. Kim Tiddy, who played the character on ITV s The Bill, will appear as spoilt Tomboy Cherry in September Tide – a new play to come to Stevenage s Gordon...
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» Family drama by the lake
» The disgraceful Mary
» Adventures of a chick
» Tomorrow’s stars
» The Scottish play for kids

On Golden Pond is at the Memorial Hall next week

Golden years for drama society

ANNIVERSARIES are at the heart of the next production by Wheathampstead Dramatic Society. They are performing On Golden Pond by Ernest Thompson as the second play of their 60th-anniversary season. It is an appropriate choice of play because On Golden Pond...
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» Dream time at the Maltings
» On the map
» The droogs dow work
» Action stations for Seagal fans
» Brotherly laughs

Tony Caunter stars in Sailor Beware at The Gordon Craig Theatre

Beware – sailor in town!

A SERIES of confusion and mix-ups are presented in the comedy Sailor Beware at The Gordon Craig Theatre in Stevenage. Starring Tony Caunter – better known as Roy Evans on BBC1 s EastEnders – Sailor Beware tells the tale of Albert Tuffnell, who is about t...
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» Toad breezes in
» Private Lives goes public
» Tide turns for Kate

Sweeney Todd is coming to the Harlow Playhouse from February 21

Get a slice of Sweeney tale

The award-winning Stage One Theatre Company s latest offering is Stephen Sondheim s dark musical comedy Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street. The play is set in darkest Victorian England and tells the infamous tale of the vengeful Sweeney Todd (...
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» Annie gives actors a break
» Classic tale
» Brum - live!

Peter Egan is Holmes

Holmes on the case

SHERLOCK Holmes greatest adventure The Hound of the Baskervilles will be staged at the Cambridge Arts Theatre next month. The director of the The Woman In Black, Robin Hereford, will be bringing the atmospheric play to Cambridge from March 12-17. Starrin...
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» Peter Pan is set for journey to Neverland
» On crest of a wave


Flooring the audience

TOP-rated female stand-up comic Zoe Lyons is headlining Funny First Mondays in St Albans next week - which for the first time will be offering a floorspot to local hopefuls. With a Babycham Funny Women Comedy Award to her credit and having appeared in num...
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A fun Knight

TWO class acts will be performing at The Hitchin Comedy Club tomorrow (Friday). Comedian Mandy Knight has headlined all over the world and has appeared on numerous TV and radio shows, including Jo Brand s Like I Or Lump It and David Baddiel s The Baddiel...
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Packing ’em in

THE Rat Pack will be swinging into Cambridge next month, so be sure to expect a trip back in time to the glamorous, glitzy nights of Las Vegas. The Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas will see the music of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Junior, and Dean Martin perfo...
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Military opera on the march

Swansea City Opera marches into the Chelmsford Civic Theatre on February 18 with their new production of Donizetti s The Daughter of the Regiment. The Royal Opera House in London s Covent Garden has just presented La Fille du Régiment, performed in French...
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Cricket talk with Gats, Aggers and Mr Miller

SHARE a memorable evening with legendary cricket personalities Mike Gatting, Geoff Miller and Jonathan Agnew. Hosted by Ralph Dellor, Rain Stops Play at the Alban Arena features the well-known faces as they recall their favourite anecdotes of life in the...
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» New talent sought for parks festival
» Workshop for singers

Norman conquers Centre

AN ICON of the small screen talks about the icons of the silver screen when Barry Norman appears at the Radlett Centre later this month. Barry Norman's Favourite Films, which can be seen at 8pm on Wednesday, February 21, will feature excerpts from Casabla...
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» Wise words are playing for laughs
» Feel the love

Walking group getting ready to ramble

EAST Herts Ramblers have announced dates for their forthcoming walks. A spokesman said: We are keen to encourage the local community to get out and get fit and have fun at the same time. All walks start at 10am (dogs must be on leads): - Sunday Februa...
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» What's on in-and-around Harlow & East Herts
» What's on in-and-around Harlow & East Herts

There’s magic in the air

IF you want to be entertained and enthralled by a live magic show, look no further than the Cambridge Corn Exchange. The Real Magic Show will be brought to the university city by four Cambridge University students called The Fellowship, on Wednesday, Marc...
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