Our weekly pick of events to help you make the most out of your weekend...

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Stephen K Amos

Stephen K Amos – World Famous

Globe-trotting laughter master Stephen K Amos returns with his new tour show. In the last 12 months, Stephen has performed his unique brand of feel-good comedy all over the world. What did he find when he got there? People. People like you and me and some of them said the most ridiculous things - to his face. All that, and more in a brand new tour show for 2017.

The Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett, Friday, February 3, 7.30pm. Details: 01923859291

Folk Duo

Dipper Malkin will perform works from their new album, Tricks of the Trade. John Dipper and Dave Malkin are making a name for themselves with their meld of new ideas for traditional song and dance tunes.

Maltings Arts Theatre, 2 The Maltings, St Albans, Friday, February 3, 8pm. Details: 07807 521436

Alexander O’Neal – 30 Years of Soul

One of RnB’s most iconic names, Alexander O’Neal invites you to join him together with his nine-piece all-star band in celebration of his 1987 masterpiece Hearsay, widely regarded as one of the greatest R&B albums of all time. Spending over two years in the UK album charts and selling over 700,000 copies Hearsay was certified triple platinum.

Watford Colosseum, Rickmansworth Road, Watford, Friday, February 3, 7.30pm. Details: 02036 598914

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Ben Portsmouth as Elvis

Ben Portsmouth is Elvis

He started his journey as an Elvis Tribute Artist in 2005. Audiences quickly realized that this was someone with a special talent. He looked like Elvis, sang like Elvis and had an on-stage charisma that had audiences believing at times they were watching the King himself. In August 2012, Ben made history when he won the Elvis Presley Enterprises Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, the only artist from outside the USA to ever win this prestigious title. Ben Portsmouth will bring his unique style, charisma and 10-piece band to St Albans and will show audiences why he is regarded as the best in the business.

The Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans, Friday, February 3, 8pm. Details: 01727 844488

Lower Than Atlantis

Watford-bred band Lower Than Atlantis invite you to celebrate the release of their 5th album, Safe In Sound. Rather than sit back and bathe in the glory of their musicd, Mike, Ben Dec and Eddy have decided to work for it by-donning aprons and putting in a shift behind the bar of the cafe for one night only.The band will be signing copies of the new record, making tea and coffee, spinning records and cleaning up after you. You can pre-order the Safe In Sound album on vinyl with online or in store, but there are only 45 of the Indies Only edition available.

LP Cafe, 173 The Parade, Watford, WD17 1NJ, Saturday, February 4, from 6pm to 9.30pm. Details: thelpcafe.com

Cardboard Carnival

Lempen Puppet Theatre take inspiration from Charles Darwin and a whole lot of cardboard to mash up a show full of puppet possibility.

The Old Town Hall, High Street, Old Town, Hemel Hempstead, Saturday, February 4, 2.30pm. Details: 01442 228091

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Hot yoga posture clinic

Love hot yoga? Want to advance your practice? Then this workshop is for you! Patricia will lead you through the standing postures and discuss their benefits and correct alignment along with common mistakes and corrections. There will be demonstrations from teachers and students.

Hot Zen Yoga, 22 Station Road, Gerrards Cross, SL9 8EL, Saturday, February 4, 12.15pm. Details: 07715 595976

Faith Stealers

The Faith Stealers are a Mod covers band playing the best of the British Mod scene from the 60s to the present day encompassing The Who, Small Faces, The Kinks through The Jam, Undertones to Oasis and Blur.

The Horns, 1 Hempstead Road, Watford, Saturday, February 4, 9pm. Details: 01923 225020

Lots for Tots Table Top Sale

An indoor table top sale for people that want to sell their second-hand baby, toddler and children’s items, and those that want to buy them. Visitors can browse each sellers table and pick out exactly what they need, paying the seller direct.

Rickmansworth School, Scots Hill, Rickmansworth, Saturday, February 4, from 10am. Details: 07817 384957

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The Good Old Boys

A great live rock ‘n’ roll band featuring Deep Purple’s Nick Simper with Richard Hudson (The Strawbs), Simon Bishop (top session player), Peter Parks (Warhorse), Alan Barratt (Jo Jo Gunne). Engaging, charismatic and dynamic.

The Horns, 1 Hempstead Road, Watford, Sunday, February 5, 4pm. Details: 01923 225020

Anna Huntley and James Baillieu

A concert by Anna Huntley (mezzo soprano) and James Baillieu (piano). Anna’s programme will include songs by Rossini, Schumann, Kurt Weill, Flanders and Swann, and Noel Coward.

The Clarendon Muse, 70 Rickmansworth Road, Watford, Sunday, February 5, 4pm. Details: 01923 220050

Making Memories

Come along to this exciting production which showcases the best and brightest of Hertfordshire’s young performers. Watch fantastic dance routines, toe-tapping musical theatre numbers and spine-tingling drama from the very best performing arts troupes the area has to offer. From classical ballet to hip hop, ballroom dance to musical theatre, there is something for everyone.

Watford Palace Theatre, 20 Clarendon Road, Watford, Sunday, February 5, 4pm. Details: 01923 225671