Heritage

70 years of Stevenage
Sunday, April 7, 2019

Historic Knebworth House has opened for the 2019 visitor season with medieval jousting and the popular Easter Trail among this month’s forthcoming events.

A popular Hertfordshire tourist attraction will be holding an autism-friendly early opening during the Easter holidays.

A Facebook group which documents the history of Great and Little Wymondley is celebrating its first anniversary this weekend.

On April 1, 1964, a five-pice rock band, who would release their debut album just over two weeks later, played Stevenage’s Locarno Ballroom in front of an adoring crowd of screaming girls and dancing teenagers. That band was The Rolling Stones.

There’s still time to bid to win free tickets to the county’s top tourist attractions.

The green light has been given for the major renovation and modification of a Grade I listed church - the oldest building in Stevenage.

Free screenings of rare archive film footage of Stevenage are being offered to community groups and centres, including museums, churches and village halls.

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