The Big Band at Christmas is swinging into St Albans on Tuesday, November 19.

Hosted by the Alban Arena, the show performed by Five Star Swing promises all your favourite Christmas songs given the dynamic Big Band treatment, including Glenn Miller, Sinatra, Basie and Nat King Cole.

Drummer Don Davies, who tours with the band, said: “I’m excited to be bringing the big band version of all these classic Christmas songs back to my home town.”

Also featured is Simone from the Ivy Benson Orchestra, composer and arranger for the BBC Radio Big Band Chris Smith (Jnr), Herb Miller Big Band (Glenn’s brother), plus Tony Bennett’s trombonist.

The Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans, Tuesday, November 19, 2pm. Details: 01727 844488