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Ashton Lad: Victorian 'Hidden' Muslim

Sat 21 Sep 2019

Ashton Lad: Victorian 'Hidden' Muslim

Robert Stanley was a respectable, northern working-class Victorian man who converted to Islam. But his family managed to keep his Muslim identity a secret - for nearly a century. Robert grew up in the cradle of Britai.....Read more

Northern Victorian Convert - Manchester & Challenging the World

Thu 26 Sep 2019

Northern Victorian Convert - Manchester & Challenging the World

Robert Stanley was a respectable, northern working-class Victorian man who converted to Islam. But his family managed to keep his Muslim identity a secret - for nearly a century. Robert grew up in the cradle of Britai.....Read more

Graphic Novel Writing Course

Wed 02 Oct to Wed 27 Nov 2019 (2 months)

Graphic Novel Writing Course

Jamie Rhodes is an Eisner nominated writer working in comics, prose and screen. He studied Philosophy at Manchester Metropolitan University, where he focused on Heidegger and Phenomenology. He is a full member of the Wri.....Read more

Reasons To Stay Alive

Tue 08 to Sat 12 Oct 2019 (5 days)

Reasons To Stay Alive

Matt Haig An English Touring Theatre and Sheffield Theatres co-production. Imagined for the stage by Jonathan Watkins Adapted by April de Angelis At 24 Matt’s world collapsed and he could see no way to go on. .....Read more

Jasper Carrot: Stand Up and Rock

Thu 26 Sep 2019

Jasper Carrot: Stand Up and Rock

Stand Up & Rock is back…. The 2019 tour will see the legendary Jasper Carrott return with a new stand up show alongside his musical compatriots, the Bev Bevan Band that have been ‘rockin’ audiences all over the world......Read more

Story Time At The Museum

Wed 09 Oct 2019

Story Time At The Museum

Join us in the museum for our special story telling! Perfect for toddlers and pre-school children, our story telling sessions are a fantastic way to enjoy books with your little ones and let their imagination run wild.....Read more

Creative Writing Talk

Thu 10 Oct 2019

Creative Writing Talk

Creative Writing Talk by Brian Turner Buntingford Library Thursday 10th October - 10.30am to 11.30am Tickets £2.00 each available online and from the library https://bit.ly/2Tcl9YQ..Read more

Arsenal Legends In Conversation

Mon 21 Oct 2019

Arsenal Legends In Conversation

Join us at Watford Colosseum for Arsenal Legends in Conversation, and see three football heros talk about their brilliant careers at the mighty Arsenal Ray Parlour, Perry Groves and Alan Smith will discuss games, dres.....Read more

Photography and Poetry exhibition - take part!

Tue 29 Oct to Sat 23 Nov 2019 (4 weeks)

Photography and Poetry exhibition - take part!

CALL FOR ENTRIES: We invite creative photographers and poets to take part in an exciting new showcase at Hertford Theatre (29th Oct – 23rd Nov) juxtaposing these two expressive art forms. The exhibition aims to highli.....Read more

Ben Fogle - Tales From The Wilderness

Sun 10 Nov 2019

Ben Fogle - Tales From The Wilderness

Thrilling tales from a modern day explorer. From crossing Antarctica to conquering Everest, Ben will take the audience on an inspiring adventure. Join Ben in this uplifting and exciting show, when he’ll be sharing hi.....Read more

Story Time At The Museum

Wed 13 Nov 2019

Story Time At The Museum

Join us in the museum for our special story telling! Perfect for toddlers and pre-school children, our story telling sessions are a fantastic way to enjoy books with your little ones and let their imagination run wild.....Read more

Frank Skinner: Showbiz

Sun 17 Nov 2019

Frank Skinner: Showbiz

Frank Skinner: Showbiz An unmissable opportunity to see comic legend Frank Skinner perform brand new stand-up in an intimate space. ‘Provocative, remorseless, and very, very funny’ Times ‘One of Britain’s funnie.....Read more

Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

Fri 22 Nov 2019

Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

The star of ‘Mock the Week’, ‘Live at the Apollo’ and ‘Crackerjack’ embarks on a brand-new show, in this, his last tour EVER!!! See him before he heads off… INTO THE PUNSET...Read more

Adam Kay - Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas

Mon 09 Dec 2019

Adam Kay - Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat… but 1.4 million NHS staff are heading off to work. Following the million-selling success of This Is Going To Hurt, Adam Kay delves back into his diaries for a hilarious peek.....Read more

Stewart Lee - Snowflake/Tornado

Tue 28 Jan 2020

Stewart Lee - Snowflake/Tornado

Double-bill of two new 60 minute sets, back to back nightly from “the world’s greatest living stand-up” (Times). Tornado questions Stew’s position in the comedy marketplace after Netflix mistakenly lists his show as “.....Read more

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