Steel, stars and Peppa at Alban Arena

Steeleye Span

Steeleye Span - Credit: gumbao - Fotolia

UFO bring their latest album and current line-up to the Alban Arena next Tuesday, October 25.

Steeleye Span

Steeleye Span - Credit: Archant

The album is A Conspiracy Of Stars and along with the original members, Phil Mogg (vocals), Paul Raymond (keyboards, guitar) and Andy Parker (drums), the band features lead guitarist Vinnie Moore who has been a permanent member of the group since 2003 and American bassist Rob De Luca who joined the fold in 2012.

Lyrics and music for A Conspiracy Of Stars were written and composed in summer 2014 and the tour to support its launch stops off at the Arena at 7.30pm.

Tickets are £22.50, available from the Arena box office on 01727 844488 or online.

Regular performers at the Arena, folk rock pioneers Steeleye Span, are currently touring with a new live show.

UFO band

UFO band - Credit: Archant

They come to the theatre next Thursday, October 27, with a line-up featuring old and new faces.

Maddy Prior leads the line-up and with the departure of fiddle player and long-standing member Peter Knight, the band has introduced young talent Jessie May Smart.

Steeleye will perform their classics along with songs from their album Wintersmith - in collaboration with Sir Terry Pratchett - which was released in 2014.

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Tickets are £20.50 and £22.50.

Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig - Credit: Archant

Peppa Pig, George and their friends are back at the Arena in a brand-new live stage show next Saturday and Sunday, October 29 and 30.

Performances are at 10am, 1pm and 4pm on both days in a show aimed at pre-schoolers which finds Peppa and George getting a surprise from Mummy and Daddy Pig.

Tickets for Peppa Pig’s Surprise are £16 for adults, £14 for children and a family ticket at £56.

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