Week of fun planned for Knebworth Festival

KNEBWORTH is offering a week-long festival of fun for all the family. Events at the Knebworth Festival, from Saturday, June 6, to Sunday, June 14, include: - June 6, from 10am to 3pm – village fete on St Martin s Green, with stalls, a barbeque, bouncy cas

KNEBWORTH is offering a week-long festival of fun for all the family.

Events at the Knebworth Festival, from Saturday, June 6, to Sunday, June 14, include:

- June 6, from 10am to 3pm - village fete on St Martin's Green, with stalls, a barbeque, bouncy castle, children's rides and games, henna hand painting and Morris dancers.

- June 6 at 7.30pm - 60's tribute night at the village hall. Colin Campbell pays tribute to stars including Neil Diamond, Elvis and Buddy Holly. Tickets �12.50, including supper.


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- June 7 at 11.30am - four-mile village walk starting opposite the Lytton Arms. Suitable for all ages and dogs.

- June 8 at 7.30pm - Talk about Lawrence of Arabia at Trinity Church Hall. The speaker, Pieter Shipster, is vice chairman and journal editor of The T E Lawrence Society. Tickets are �6, including light refreshments.

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- June 9, from 2pm to 4pm - a tea dance at the village hall, with ballroom and sequence dancing and music by Morris Whalley. Tickets �5, including refreshments.

- June 9 at 8pm - Welwyn Garden City Male Voice Choir and organist Andrew Lewis in a concert at St Martin's Church. Tickets �6 each or two for �10.

- June 9 at 6pm - Hair, beauty and holistic evening, including a hypnotherapy demonstration, at 4-Hair on London Road.

- June 11 at 7.30pm - wine tasting at the village hall. Tickets �11, including supper.

- June 12 at 7.30pm - Cello and piano concert at St Martin's Church. Cellist Catherine Wilmers and pianist IIga Pitkevica will play a selection of pieces, including work by Chopin and Gershwin. Tickets �10, under 18s �1.

- June 13, from noon to 4pm - Knebworth school fun day, including an assault course, bouncy castle, penalty shoot-out, face painting, rodeo bull, barbeque and tombola.

- June 13 at 8pm - comedy night at the village hall. Comedians Jeremy O'Donell, Imran Yusuf and Eddie Brimson will take to the stage. Tickets �10. Over 18s only. Licensed bar.

- June 14 at 5pm - Songs of Praise at St Mary's Church in Knebworth Park. Knebworth Family of Churches is holding this hymn-singing event.

- June 14 at 7pm - Classic opera concert in the Banqueting Hall at Knebworth House. The festival's finale will include popular works from Carmen, My Fair Lady and Showboat. Drinks and canap�s will be served on the terrace during the interval. Tickets �25.

Tickets are available from Village News, on Station Road in Knebworth.

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