Your complete March Hertfordshire diary

PUBLISHED: 10:04 28 February 2011 | UPDATED: 18:57 20 February 2013



Find out what's on in Hertfordshire in March 2011


2nd Desert Crossings, a journey of discovery through music and dance, Rhodes Arts Complex

2nd Flawless: Chase the Dream, Alban Arena

3rd Caruso and the Quake, Rhodes, Bishops Stortford

4th Jackson Live in Concert with Amir Sharma, Rhodes, Bishops Stortford

4th Exhale on Main Street, featuring The Counterfeit Stones, Alban Arena
4th An Evening with Blake, Broxbourne Civic Hall

5th Beethovens Fifth, St Albans Symphony Orchestra, St Saviour's Church, St Albans. 01727 857422

6th Singers at the Barn, Barn Theatre, Welwyn Garden City

9th An evening with Lesley Garrett, Harpenden Public Halls

10th Jayne Middleton is Annie Lennox in Concert, Alban Arena

11th Madeline Mitchell (violin) and Andrew Ball (piano), Benslow Music Trust, Little Benslow. 01462 459446

12th Berkhamsted Music: The Coull Quarter, Civic Centre, Berkhamsted.
01442 862798

12th Catatonias Cerys Matthews, Alban Arena

12th Chipperfield Choral Society perform Haydns interpretation of the Creation, St Johns Church, Boxmoor. 01923 263939

12th Hertfordshire Chorus with the Forest Philharmonic Orchestra, St Albans Cathedral. 0870 4580445

13th Memory Lane, all-time hits and dance, Broxbourne Civic Hall

13th The Great American Soulbook Starring Gary U.S Bonds with special guest Ben E King, Alban Arena

16th Lunchtime Organ Recital with Andrew Parnell, St Albans Cathedral.
0870 4580445

16th The Bootleg Sixties, starring The Overtures, Radlett Centre

17th Radlett Music Club: Aquinas Piano Trio, Radlett Centre

17th The Soldiers in Concert, Alban Arena

18th The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular, Plinston Hall, Letchworth
Garden City

18th Concert Dinner Evening with The Brodowski String Quartet, West Lodge Park Hotel, Hadley Wood. 0208 2163900

18th Essence of Ireland, Radlett Centre

18th Mary Wilson of The Supremes with special guests The Chi-Lites, Alban Arena

19th Julian Lloyd Webber Travels with my Cello, a 60th Birthday Celebration, Hertford Theatre

19th Thatll Be The Day 25th Anniversary Show, Broxbourne Civic Hall

19th 491 blues live, The Pony Express Club, Stevenage

19th All-Star Goodmen Orchestra, Radlett Centre

19th The Original Cockney Rebel: An Evening with Steve Harley, Alban Arena

20th The Solid Silver 60s Show, Alban Arena

20th De Havilland Philharmonic, Weston Auditorium, Hatfield. 01707 281127

21st-26th Carousel, Harpenden Light Operatic Society, Harpenden Public Halls

23rd Mainly Beethoven! Watford Philharmonic Society Concert,
Christ Church, Watford. 07546 112321

23rd St Albans School and St Albans High School joint schools choral society and orchestra, St Albans Cathedral. 0870 4580445

24th Steeleye Span, Alban Arena

25th Limehouse Lizzy, Rhodes, Bishops Stortford

25th Royal Air Force Squadronaires, with proceeds in aid of Help for Heroes, Watersmeet Theatre, Rickmansworth

25th Maggini Quartet, Benslow Music Trust, Little Benslow.
01462 459446

25th-26th Gargantua, Herts County Youth Theatre, Watford Palace

26th Sixties legend Alan Price, Rhodes, Bishops Stortford

26th The Sixteen, St Albans Cathedral. 01904 651485 or

26th The Bootleg Beatles in Concert, Alban Arena

31st The Eastcoast Boys celebrate the iconic sound of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Gordon Craig Theatre


Until 5th The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance, Barn Theatre, Welwyn Garden City

Until 12th Great Expectations, Watford Palace Theatre

1st An Evening with Neil Morrissey, Alban Arena

2nd-5th The Birthday of the Infanta, Trestle Arts Base

3rd Punt & Dennis They Should Get Out More, Alban Arena

5th Jimmy Carr Laughter Therapy, Alban Arena

9th Shakespeares Hamlet, Hertford Theatre

9th Mark Steels in Town, Broxbourne Civic Hall

11th Jenny Eclair Old Dog, New Tricks, Harpenden Public Halls

11th Broadway and Beyond, Hertford Theatre

12th The Return of Boothby Graffoe, Hertford Theatre

14th Horse and Bamboo Theatre presents Storm in a Teacup, Trestle
Arts Base

16th-19th Love, Love, Love, Watford Palace

18th Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas, Hertford Theatre

21st Funny First Mondays comedy club Jeff Innocent and Brett Goldstein, St Albans Town Hall. 01525 630153

22nd Circus of Horrors: The Four Chapters From Hell, Alban Arena

23rd-26th Rosamund Pilchers The Shell Seekers by The Cuffley Players, Cuffley Hall, Cuffley. 01707 873437

From 25th The Company of Ten present The Father by August Strindberg, Abbey Theatre

From 25th A View from the Bridge by Arthur Miller, Barn Theatre, Welwyn Garden City

26th Face Front Inclusive Theatre presents Laundry Boy, Trestle Arts Base

26th Smokey Joes Cafe, performed by the students of Stella Man College, Radlett Centre

27th An Audience with Ann Widdecombe, Radlett Centre

27th Mark Steel on Tour, Alban Arena

31st Private Peaceful, a young First World War soldier awaits the dawn firing squad, Hertford Theatre

31st Little Shop of Horrors, Boxmoor Playhouse, Hemel Hempstead


Until June 26th Little and Large, Bushey Museum and Art Gallery

Until June 26th Chance Glass, exhibition of Chance Glass collected by Bryen Wood, Bushey Museum and Art Gallery

Until June 26th Bushey Then And Now 2, a new selection from the Greville Collection of historic Bushey photographs, Bushey Museum and Art gallery

Until April 3rd Botanical Photography Flowers in close-up by John McCormack, Bushey Museum and Art gallery

Until 5th Fire in the Works, exhibition by esoteric artist Margaret Miles, Hitchin Museum and Art Gallery

Until April 30th Visual Arts: Beyond Pattern, Museum of St Albans Art and Design Gallery. 01707 281127

From 1st Doors to Landscapes, Roger Munns local landscapes, alongside watercolour images based on the doors of Asmara, Radlett Centre

2nd-26th Eco-chic cushions, throws and homeware by Freya Brookman, Radlett Centre

10th Radlett Art Society Lecture, Brothers of the Brush Artist Monks in 15th Century Florence by Sian Walters MA, Radlett Centre


6th Wedding Open Day, West Lodge Park Hotel, Hadley Wood, 11.30am to 3.30pm. 020 8216 3900

8th Coffee Morning for Isabel Hospice, Markwell Pavilion, Bishops Stortford. 01279 755320

12th Poppin Craft Market, featuring handmade items from local craftspeople, Potten End Village Hall, 10.30am to 2.30pm

From 16th Health Fusion an exercise and nutritional advice course, Croxley Green Red Cross Centre. 01923 776611

From 17th Digital photography course, Basing House, Rickmansworth.
01923 776611

17th Thames Whale evening talk with Richard Sabin, Senior Curator of Mammals, Natural History Museum, Tring

18th Talk: The Life of a Police Dog Handler, British Schools Museum, Hitchin. 01462 454198

18th-19th Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival, Town Centre, Hitchin

18th-20th Shire Horse Society Spring Show, East of England Showground, Peterborough. 0845 6005445

19th Afternoon talk: Pettitt on Tippett with Stephen Pettitt, Benslows Head of Music, Benslow Music Trust, Little Benslow. 01462 459446

19th Longbow Archery Discovery Course, Celtic Harmony Camp, Brickendon

26th Welwyn and Hatfield Churches sponsored three-legged walk, Hatfield Park.

26th Isabel Hospice Midnight Swim. 01707 382500

26th Social Dance evening in aid of Isabel Hospice, Newgate Street Village Hall, Newgate. 01707 873894

27th Wedding Fair, The Holiday Inn Elstree, 11am to 4pm


5th-6th Roary the Racing Car, Radlett Centre

10th Animals After School Skeletons, discover some incredible animals and make something to take home, Natural History Museum, Tring

15th Take your little monkeys to make a mischievous monkey mask, Natural History Museum, Tring

22nd-23rd Were Going on a Bear Hunt, adapted from the picture book by Michael Rosen, Radlett Centre


5th Little Munden Parish The Eastern Edge, moderate seven-kilometre walk on farm tracks and paths with local guide, John Grisbrooke.

From 5th Barnet and Monken Hadley historical and ghost walks. 0208 4406805

6th Hidden Hertford Walk: In the footsteps of the Romans, a tour
of Hertford Heath. 01992 582686

8th Brookside and Beyond, join the Countryside Management Service for a moderate walk in the countryside around South Mimms. 01727 848168

12th Working Party and Spring Walk, Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust. 0208 386 2502

12th Learn to birdwatch with Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust. 01727 858901

13th Friends of Croxley Common Moor, take part in scrub control, helping remove bushes that are encroaching on this special site and competing with the wildflowers. 01923 727105

13th Ver Valley Hike, challenging eight-mile circular walk with the Ver Valley Society to explore the River Ver north of Redbourn. 01727 848168

13th Hidden Hertford Walk: The Pubs and Breweries of Hertford. 01992 582686

13th Mad March Walk, Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust. 01438 798213

17th Ware Ghost Walk. 01920 421466

19th Introduction to Birdwatching, Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre

19th Heartwood Forest Community Tree Planting Event: be a part of the BBC Treegenerate campaign and help plant trees at Heartwood Forest. 01476 581111

20th Hidden Hertford Walk: Lost Landmarks of Hertford. 01992 582686

20th Hidden Hertford Walk: Central Hertford. 01992 582686

20th Step Into The Past, a moderate plus five-mile circular walk exploring Baldock with archaeologist Keith Fitzpatrick-Matthews. 01462 459395

22nd Cold-blooded creatures, Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust. 07733 051760

23rd The History of the Universe from the Big Bang to the Present Day; explore the evidence with Dr. Chris Woolston and take a short walk to get a good view of the constellations in the winter night sky, Sandridge. 01727 848168

30th Wild places on your doorstep Explore the Greenspaces around Bishop's Stortford (part one). Join the Countryside Management Service
on an easy two-mile circular walk to explore Grange Paddocks and Red, White and Blue. 01462 459395


5th Hatfield, White Lion Square, 9am to 2.30pm

5th Tring: The Market, Brook Street, 9am to noon

12th Hertford, Market Place, 8.30am to 1pm

13th St Albans: Market Place, 10am to 4pm

18th Hexton: St Faiths Church, 1pm to 4pm

19th Tring: The Market, Brook Street, 9am to noon

20th Wheathampstead: East Lane Car Park, 10am to 1pm

26th Hatfield Heath, Village Hall, 9.30am to 12.30pm


Abbey Theatre, St Albans 01727 857861; Alban Arena, St Albans 01727 844488; Ashridge Estate, Berkhamsted 01441 851227; Barn Theatre, Welwyn Garden City 01707 357117; British Schools Museum, Hitchin 01462 420144; Broxbourne Civic Hall 01992 441946; Court Theatre, Pendley, Tring 01442 823130; First Garden City Heritage Museum 01462 482710; Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage 01438 363200; Harpenden Public Halls 01582 767525; Hatfield House 01707 287010; Hitchin Museum and Art Gallery 01462 434476; Knebworth House and Gardens 01438 812661; Letchworth Arts Centre 01462 670788; Maltings Arts Theatre, St Albans 01727 844222; Market Theatre, Hitchin 01462 433553; Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead 01442 228091; Queen Mother Theatre, Hitchin 01462 434875; Radlett Centre 01923 859291; Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishop's Stortford 01279 651746; Sandpit Theatre, St Albans 01727 370067; Shenley Park 01923 852629; St Albans Cathedral 01727 860780; Trestle Arts Base, St Albans 01727 850950; Watford Palace Theatre 01923 225671; Watersmeet Theatre 01923 711063.

Compiled by Kate Everett. Email details of your event to

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