2011 January

Gyles Brandreth from the One Show comes to the Alban Arena

31 Jan 2011

During a very full and rich life, Gyles Brandreth has done many absorbing, diverse things. In the course of his fascinating and hugely varied career, he has been an MP, government whip and minister, journalist, author, broadcaster, theatre producer, publisher, actor and businessman. But never before has he been a touring stand-up comedian. Until now.

Alban Arena getting all shook up

30 Jan 2011

FROM working the circuits to becoming an enduring international artist, Shakin’ Stevens has become part of rock history.

Stand by for Ben E King at Hertfordshire venues

27 Jan 2011

BEN E King will be performing at three Hertfordshire venues – the Wyllyotts Theatre in Potters Bar, the Alban Arena in St Albans and the Gordon Craig in Stevenage – over the coming weeks. Welwyn Hatfield Times reporter Ross Logan spoke to the legendary soul singer.

Shakin’ Stevens ready to party on 30th anniversary tour

26 Jan 2011

HITS such as This Ole House, Green Door, Oh Julie and Merry Christmas Everyone made Shakin’ Stevens a household name in the 80s. Shaky spoke to the Welwyn Hatfield Times ahead of his concert at the Alban Arena in St Albans.