Our pick of things to do to help the week pass by nicely...

1. The Hertfordshire Business Expo

Bringing all of Hertfordshire business together for a single day of learning, development, networking and the largest business exhibition in Hertfordshire.

The Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans, Monday, June 12, 9.30am to 2.30pm. Details: 01727 844488

2. The Pitman Painters

A triumphant true story of hopes, determination and camaraderie, as a group of British miners achieve extraordinary things.

Pump House Theatre, 5 Local Board Road, Watford, Monday, June 12, to Saturday, June 17, 7.45pm. Details: 01923 467269

Watford Observer: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

3. The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The timeless classic makes its way off the page and onto the stage, featuring a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets.

The Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett, Tuesday, June 13, 1.30pm and 4pm. Details: 01923859291

4. Charity Quiz Night

Following the great success of last year’s event, this Charity Quiz Night is in support of Peace Hospice Care. This is a great chance to meet other local businesses and help to raise money for this tremendous cause whilst having fun. Tickets include a drink on arrival, a two course meal and entry to the quiz. The Quiz Master will be comedy impressionist Steve Williams.

Hunton Park, Essex Lane, Watford, Tuesday, June 13, 7pm. Details: 01923 442442 

5. HND Music Students

The Flag are proud to present West Herts HND students’ final musical performance. The gig is a chance for HND music students to show their progression throughout the year, showcasing their talents and abilities.

The Flag, Station Road, Watford, Wednesday, June 14, 7pm. Details: 01923 812000

Watford Observer:

6. Gordon Haskell and Hannah’s Yard

Singer/songwriter Gordon Haskell is back. In this, his 70th year, he brings his jazz/blues-influenced songbook and golden voice back to audiences countrywide. Gordon will be joined by musical collective Hannah’s Yard. Think Norah Jones meets Fairground Attraction performed by some of the UK’s finest musicians and featuring the beautifully understated voice of acclaimed 20 year old singer Hannah Layton Turner.

The Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans, Thursday, June 15, 7.30pm. Details: 01727 844488

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7. The Johnny Cash Roadshow

The only show to be endorsed by the Cash family. The Johnny Cash Roadshow features respected singer and songwriter Clive John. After sold out shows across Europe this is now a bigger show than ever and is accompanied by emotive screen visuals.

The Wyllyotts Theatre, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, Thursday, June 15, 8pm. Details: 01707 645005

8. Antony Gormley and Anish Kapoor

Lecture by Rosalind Whyte. Almost all of Antony Gormley’s work takes the human body as its subject, with his own body used in a number of works as the basis for metal casts. Anish Kapoor is acclaimed for his explorations of matter and non-matter, specifically evoking the void in both free-standing sculptural work and ambitious installations.

The Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett, Thursday, June 15, 8pm. Details: 01923859291

9. Annie

Little orphan Annie is determined to find her parents who abandoned her years ago to a New York City Orphanage.

Watford Palace Theatre, 20 Clarendon Road, Watford, Thursday, June 15, to Saturday, June 17. Details: 01923 225671

10. New Orleans Z’hulus

Formed in 1984 to play in the old New Orleans tradition, all members of the band have either lived or spent considerable time in New Orleans recording or playing with the greats.

Pump House Theatre, 5 Local Board Road, Watford, Thursday, June 15, 8.15pm. Details: 01923 467269