What's on in Hertfordshire: March 2010

PUBLISHED: 08:10 09 February 2010 | UPDATED: 16:41 20 February 2013

Find plenty of events to keep all the family entertained across Hertfordshire this month


4th Charity Evening with Client Hair Salon celebrating 50 years of music, fashion and styles, Civic Centre, Berkhamsted 01442 877273

13th and 14th Waking up the House, Shaws Corner, Ayot St Lawrence

17th Conservation Day, Shaws Corner, Ayot St Lawrence

18th The Sad Story of the Dodo, adult event, Natural History Museum, Tring

19th-20th Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival

20th The Mayor of Hertfords Charity Civic Dinner in aid of St John Ambulance and Keech Hospice Care, Whistling Duck Restaurant, Hertford 01992 552885

20th-28th Knebworth House opens

23rd Talk: Paranormal Hertfordshire, Stevenage Museum 01438 218881

27th Social Dance Evening in aid of Isabel Hospice, Newgate Street Village Hall 01707 873894

27th Quiz Night in aid of Isabel Hospice, Memorial Hall, Welham Green 01707 265333

27th-28th Spring Book Sale, Shaws Corner, Ayot St Lawrence


2nd MovinMusic presents King King, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead

2nd-6th Carmen, Castle Hall, Hertford

3rd Seth Lakeman in Concert, Alban Arena, St Albans

4th Ocean Colour Scene in Concert, Alban Arena, St Albans

4th Tribute to Meat Loaf, Market House, Sawbridgeworth

5th Elkie Brooks 50th Anniversary Concert, Broxbourne Civic Hall

5th Jane McDonald in Concert, Alban Arena, St Albans

6th Dennis Locorriere, Alban Arena, St Albans

7th Singers at the Barn Theatre, Welwyn Garden City

7th Collegium Regale Concert at Queenswood Chapel; supper available. 01707 602579

7th Jethro Tull, Alban Arena, St Albans

10th Ballet Central, Castle Hall, Hertford

11th Whos Bad, Michael Jackson Tribute, Alban Arena, St Albans

11th Tribute to Lady GaGa, Market House, Sawbridgeworth

12th Rhodes Rocks! Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford

12th Whole Lotta Led, Castle Hall, Hertford

13th St Albans Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Ross with Michael Wigram (cello), St Saviours Church, St Albans 01727 857422

14th All our Yesterdays 2, Broxbourne Civic Hall

17th Hot Flush! The Musical, Alban Arena, St Albans

17th Moscow Ballet Sleeping Beauty, Broxbourne Civic Hall

18th Tribute to Madonna, Market House, Sawbridgeworth

18th Hayseed Dixie in Concert, Alban Arena, St Albans

18th The Searchers, Castle Hall, Hertford

20th-21st Brass Bands Contest, Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

20th Sinatra Live at the Sands, Alban Arena, St Albans

20th Garden Opera Company, Centenary Theatre, Berkhamsted Collegiate School. 01442 865141

20th Musicals in Motion 2, Castle Hall, Hertford

20th Mendelssohn and Bruckner, Hemel Hempstead Singers and Potters Bar Choral Society, St Marys Church, Potters Bar 01707 642393

21st Bjorn Again, Alban Arena, St Albans

23rd Hamilton Loomis, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead

23rd Radlett Music Club presents The New London Chamber Ensemble, Radlett Centre

25th Tribute to David Essex, Market House, Sawbridgeworth

26th Moon Fool, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead

26th The Bootleg Beatles, Alban Arena, St Albans

27th Welwyn Garden City Symphony Orchestra featuring Andrew Watkinson, St Francis Church, Welwyn Garden City 01707 322324

27th Motown on Tour, Alban Arena, St Albans

28th Magic of Motown Show The Reach Out Tour 2010, Broxbourne Civic Hall

28th Jazz Night with the Martin James Trio, Letchworth Arts Centre

28th Barron Knights 50th anniversary concert, Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

29th Viva Broadway, Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage


6th Great Hormead: Village Hall 10am to 12.30pm

6th Hatfield: White Lion Square 9am to 2.30pm

13th Tring: The Market, Brook Street 9am to 12 noon

14th St Albans: Market Place from 10am to 4pm

19th Hexton: St Faiths Church 1pm to 4pm

21st Wheathampstead: East Lane Car Park 10am to 1pm

27th Harpenden: Lower High Street from 10am to 2pm

27th Hitchin: Market Place 8am to 2pm

27th Tring: The Market, Brook Street 9am to 12 noon

27th Little Hadham: Village Hall 8.30am to 11.30am


13th Lets Go Play, Old Highway Park, Hoddesdon 11am to 3pm 01992 785574

14th Noddy, Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

14th Mothers Day Victorian lessons, British Schools Museum, Hitchin

20th Peter and the Wolf, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead

20th Hertford Museum Family Drop-in Day 11am to 3pm

21st The Night Keeper, childrens puppet theatre, Trestle Arts Base, St Albans

25th Mother Hen and Chicks, create a potato print picture, Natural History Museum, Tring

31st The Gruffalo, Alban Arena, St Albans

21st Animal Care Trust sponsored dog walk, Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Campus, North Mymms.10.30am, entrance fee 5. www.rvc.ac.uk/act/dogwalk to register


2nd The Charley Boorman Show, Alban Arena, St Albans

3rd-6th Dads Army, Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

4th Boycie & Marlene, Broxbourne Civic Hall

4th Doctor Faustus, in partnership with Watford Palace Theatre, Trestle Arts Base, St Albans

5th-6th Famous for Comedy, Highlight Watford 0844 8440044

6th A Space Oddity, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead

8th-13th The Music Man, Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

10th Ethics of Progress, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead

11th Circus Theatre, vaudeville performers The Hot Dots, Trestle Arts Base, St Albans

12th An evening with the humour of Bob Newhart and Tom Lehrer, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead

12th-14th Moscow State Circus, Alban Arena, St Albans

13th Comedy Night, Letchworth Arts Centre

13th Meeting Joe Strummer, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead

15th Dara O Briain Live, Alban Arena, St Albans

15th Comedy with Steve Best and Chris Martin, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead

16th Dance Creations, these are a few of my favourite things, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead

18th The Hairy Bikers Big Night Out, Broxbourne Civic Hall

19th Top of the World, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead

19th Jus Like That! Broxbourne Civic Hall

19th-27th Blood Brothers, by Willy Russell, Barn Theatre, Welwyn Garden City

19th-27th Hi-de-Hi!, Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

22nd-27th Hertford Theatre Week featuring Like a Virgin, Moonshine, The Sociable Player, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged), Nobodys Perfect and Art www.hertfordtheatreweek.org

26th The Shakespeare Ladies Club, featuring West End actress Alison Neil, Letchworth Arts Centre

From 26th Hobsons Choice, a Company of Ten production, Abbey Theatre, St Albans 01727 857861

27th To Have and to Honk, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead

27th The Treason Show, Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead


Until 7th Philip Gray, Lemongrove Gallery, Harpenden

Until 31st Dominic Morton explores influence of animals in cultural and tribal art, Trestle Arts Base, St Albans

From 1st Henry Moore Sheep exhibition, Hertford Museum

From 1st What the Postman Saw, Bushey events on postcards, Bushey Museum

1st-12th Recycled Fashion from the pupils at St Christopher School, Letchworth Arts Centre

4th Radlett Art Society Lecture: Hilary Guise on Alfred Sisley, Radlett Centre

From 8th Water: Calm and Tempest, Bushey Museum

15th-26th Across the Board, mixed media by Denise Allen, Letchworth Arts Centre


1st Countryside on your Doorstep, explore Attenborough Field and Merry Hills open spaces,
four mile guided walk from Bushey 01727 848168

7th Monthly Guided Walk, River Lee Country Park 01992 717711

7th Past and present at Pishiobury; two-hour guided history walk 01462 459395

14th Birding at Broadwater Lakes, near Denham Green 01438 798213

16th The wildlife and history of Sopwell Nunnery, guided walk from Cottonmill Lane with the St Albans District Archaeologist 01727 848168

21st Wetlands and Water Voles, one-mile guided walk around Ivel Springs Local Nature Reserve 01462 459395

21st Hidden Hertford Walk: All Saints Churchyard 01992 582686

23rd Time to Fly Bird Migration; illustrated talk by Graham Appleton from the British Trust for Ornithology, Howlands Baptist Church, Welwyn Garden City 01438 79821

28th Hidden Hertford Walk: Central Hertford 01992 582686


Abbey Theatre, St Albans 01727 857861;

Alban Arena, St Albans, 01727 844488;

Barn Theatre, Welwyn Garden City 01707 324300;

British Schools Museum, Hitchin 01462 420144;

Broxbourne Civic Hall 01992 441946;

Castle Hall, Hertford 01992 531500;

Court Theatre, Tring. 01442 823130;

Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage 08700 131030;

Hitchin Museum and Art Gallery 01462 434476;

Letchworth Arts Centre 01462 670788;

Market Theatre, Hitchin 01462 433553;

Natural History Museum, Tring 020 7942 6000;

Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead 01442 228095;

Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford 01279 651746;

Radlett Centre 01923 859291;

Shaws Corner, Ayot St Lawrence 01438 820307;

Trestle Arts Base, St Albans 01727 850950;

Watersmeet Theatre, Rickmansworth 01923 711063;

Wyllyotts Theatre, Potters Bar 01707 645005

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