Painting the Seasons – The Art of Colour
The Bushey museum are now displaying the works of colourists from talented local artists from Hubert von Herkomer and Lucy Kemp Welch through to the present day.
Gin & Prosecco Festival
Over 30 different types of gin & proseccos from a wide range of suppliers. Plenty of distillers on hand to tell you about their gins and hand out samples. Also a live band, entertainment and food available. First Session 13:30 – 17:30 Second Session 18:30 – 22:30 VIP tickets – £29.50 – includes 4 drink tokens, 1 take home gin glass, gin & prosecco booklet and 1 VIP goody bag.
Hertford Castle Heritage Day
Castle Open Day. Free Entry 12pm – 4pm. See Archery, Viking and Medieval Re-enactors, Falconry, Live Performances, Food & Drink.
Moor Park Mansion Public Guided Tour
The Mansion is the Club house of Moor Park Golf Club. Guided tours reveal the history and architecture of this Grade 1 18th century listed building. Tours between 10:00am and 12 noon. Last tour departs at 11:00am.
Letchworth World Food & Beer Festival
Letchworth Beer & World Food Festival returns, bringing fun festivities and a wide range of delights for all the family. From 12pm – 8pm Letchworth Town Centre.
Hog and Grog with the Brookfield Band
Returning to the farm this Autumn are the fantastic Brookfield Band for another barn dance! We’ll also have a hog roast, all of which you can enjoy in our beautiful 17th century barn. Food included in the ticket price, good times guaranteed, no experience required. Tickets available at: www.ticketsource.co.uk/hitchinlavender Cadwell farm, Arlesey Rd, Ickleford, Hitchin SG5 3UA Hitchin Lavender Barn – Time: 7:30pm – 11pm
Moor Park Mansion Public Guided Tours 2019
The Mansion is the Club house of Moor Park Golf Club. Guided tours reveal the history and architecture of this Grade 1 18th century listed building. Tours between 10:00am and 12 noon. Last tour departs 11:00am
Doctor Who – A Voyage in Space and Time
Have a rollercoaster voyage through time, space and six decades of The Doctor. Opportunities to meet the real Daleks and other special guests. Frank Danes, Doctor Who expert, will take you on an interactive journey about all things Doctor Who.
Winter Tree Walk
Take a wintery walk and learn to identify trees in their winter state when they’ve dropped all their leaves. Come along to Gobions Wood to discover the identification signs of the fine specimens found here, native and non-native. All ages and groups are welcome. 10am – 12pm Gobbins Wood, Off Mymms Drive, Brookmans Park., Potters Bar, Herts. (Sat Nav) – AL9 7AF
St Albans Cathedral – Anne Frank+You Exhibition
2020 is the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, the death of Anne Frank and the end of World War 2. To commemorate these historic events, the Cathedral will be hosting the Anne Frank + You exhibition.This thought provoking travelling exhibition explores Anne Frank, her diary and the Holocaust and how they highlight contemporary injustices. Far from being just about historical facts, the exhibition also explores how issues such as racial hatred, the value of freedom and education play out in the modern world. The Anne Frank Exhibition will be in the North Transept from Thursday 23 January until Thursday 20 February. Monday to Friday (term time), 2pm – 4pm (last entry) Monday 17 to Thursday 20 February (half term), 10am – 4pm (last entry) Saturday, 10am – 3pm (last entry) and Sunday, 1pm – 5pm (last entry)
Brides Inspired The Wedding Fair at Knebworth
The Premier Knebworth Wedding Fair is held in the historic and contemporary Barns set within the deer park at Knebworth House. Bringing together over 50 leading wedding professionals from Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, London and beyond covering every aspect of your wedding including some you might not have considered! Enjoy two professional fashion shows at 12.30pm and 2.30pm on our signature catwalk featuring some of the verylatest bridal gowns and bridesmaid outfits, together with an array of live entertainment. In addition. there are often live demonstrations by leading wedding professionals. The wedding fair is open between 11.00am and 3.30pm. Knebworth House, Old Knebworth Lane, Stevenage.
Stevenage Beer & Cider Festival
The Stevenage Beer & Cider Festival is back – Thu, 20 Feb, 17:00 – 23:00 The Gordon Craig Theatre. Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centrfe, Lytton Way, SG1 1LZ Stevenage,
Harpenden Half Marathon
An environmentally friendly and sustainable half marathon through the stunning grounds of Rothamsted and surrounding area. Sunday 23rd February 2020. Rothamsted Park. Harpenden. Start time is 9.00am. (13.1 Miles) A one-lap multi-terrain course over trail, tarmac and grass (please note: due to weather conditions at this time of year there is the possibility of requiring trail shoes)
DogFest South 2020
It’s back! – DogFest celebrates everything that is special and life changing about having a dog in the family. It’s the best dog’s day out for you and your family. Treat your dog to the best 2 days out ever. They know your dog is part of the family, so they have created an event the whole family can enjoy. Dogs, kids and adults all love DogFest, there is something for everyone. Saturday 2nd May – Sunday 3rd May 2020 Knebworth House. Knebworth. (Sat Nav) – SG3 6PY
Living Crafts is a one-stop creative and shopping experience showcasing the talents and skills of hundreds of acclaimed designer-makers. Buy unique designs or commission beautifully crafted work direct from the specially selected makers. Enjoy spectacular craft demonstrations, masterclasses and workshops and have an awesome day out in the magnificent setting of Hatfield House. With a festival atmosphere, live entertainment, refreshments, jazz and Pimms, there are plenty of places to sit and relax. Original craft and design for your home and garden ~ A huge range of quality, British craft ~ Workshops for both adults and children ~ Glassblowing and other spectacular craft demonstrations ~ Speciality producers in the Food and Drink Pavilion ~ Brass and jazz bands, storytelling and dancing ~ Parking adjacent to the showground ~ Delicious refreshments 7th May 10:00 am – 10th May 5:00 pm Hatfield Park. Hatfield
Big Bandstand at Cassiobury Park
Cassiobury Park’s bandstand will play host to a variety of performances. Situated near the Cha Cafe, every weekend during the summer months, playing host to a packed programme of FREE live shows, with anything from jazz to ukulele – and lots of traditional brass bands for you to enjoy. What better way to spend a lazy afternoon! Dates and performances to be posted Spring 2020
St Albans Comic-Con
Sunday 19th July 2020 / 10:00 – 16:30 Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre. Holywell Hill. St Albans. (Sat Nav) – AL1 2DL A whole new lineup of fantastic guests from your favourite TV shows, movies, gaming & comics as well as a brand new array of props & vehicles! The ever awesome Jimcredible will once again be hosting our Cosplay area and we are very pleased to announce that our friends at CEX St Albans will be taking charge of our gaming zone. And of course not forgetting the specialist traders we will have on hand with their unique & collectable wares. 2 featured guests are Josh Herdman & Jamie Waylett from the Harry Potter movies as Gregory Goyle & Vincent Crabbe!
The Legends Festival – St Albans
Six of the world’s biggest arena tribute acts squeezed into one fantastic day. The Legends Festival enshrines each star’s legacy allowing fans a chance, once again, to enjoy the majesty of their world-renowned performances. We exclusively use internationally endorsed touring artistes seen by millions across the globe. What’s more…you can bring your own picnic! Saturday 1st August 2020. Time 13:00 – 22:30 Hertfordshire County Showground. Dunstable Road, St Albans. (Sat Nav) – AL3 7PT
Hertford Food & Drink Festival
The Hertford Castle Beer & World Food Festival – highlights include street food markets, café, bar and restaurant activities, samples, events and promotions and cookery demonstrations. Hertford Town Centre, Hertford Castle in Hertford Saturday 22nd August 2020 – 10:00pm til 4:00am – No age restrictions
Celebrate all things apple! At our Apple Day Harvest. Tewin Orchard.Between 12pm-4:30pm. Apples for sale along with apple juice, preserves, tea, coffee and cake. Apple Day is celebrated across the UK in October as a celebration of orchards but also a demonstration of the variety we are in danger of losing. Experts will be on hand to identify varieties of apple and provide advice on fruit tree care. There are guided walks around the orchard and traditional craft demonstrations. Also joining will be the conservation groups and local craftspeople.