What's On: April 2017


Saturday 1 April 1 day

Event:Stay and Play Saturdays
Details:
Saturdays: 7th January, 4th February, 4th March, 1st April (10.30am- 4.30pm)

On the first Saturday of each month, The Andrews Room at Hertford Museum will be open for families to enjoy a free play session. Come along and play with traditional wooden toys, make something crafty and read a book. Whilst you are here why not use the discovery station toys to explore the galleries too?

Free entry, just drop in
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992 582686

Saturday 1 April 2 months

Event:High Streets & Hedgerows: The Pelhams
Details: Saturday 1st April Saturday 17th June 2017
FREE ENTRY
Discover the history of Furneux, Stocking and Brent Pelham and the characters who lived there. The exhibition will include a wide range of objects, photos and recorded memories of those who made it their home.
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992 582686

Tuesday 4 April 6 days

Event:Bonkers about Botany!
Details:
Tuesday 4th April, Wednesday 5th April, Thursday 6th April Tuesday 11th April, Wednesday 12th April and Thursday 13th April. 10.30 3.30 pm (last entry 3.00 pm) £1.50 per child.
Free spaces available for families on lower income- please visit our website for further details: www.hertfordmuseum.org

Drop in and take part in crafts inspired by our fabulous knot garden and natural history collection. Different activities each week!
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992 582686

Friday 7 April One month

Event:Hertford Arts Festival
Details: Fri 7th April Sun 7th May
The annual Hertford Arts Festival will run from 7th April Sunday 7th May to showcase and promote the local arts. This event will overlap with the Hertford Arts Society Exhibition, Hertford Theatre week, and Courtyard Arts Society Exhibition.
Pop into local shops to visit the Art Trail artists, or come along to the Street Art Festival, and not forgetting the annual Craft Market.
Organised by Hertford Town Council
01992 552885
www.hertford.gov.uk
Venue:Various venues in Hertford
Contact:Melissa Reynolds
Tel:01992 5552885

Saturday 8 April One month

Event:Hertford Arts Festival Trail
Details: Sat 8th April Sun 7th May
Opening times vary by location
Visit 25 pop-up art exhibition venues around Hertford. Artwork ranges from sculpture to textile, oil to watercolour.
Organised by Hertford Town Council.
01992 552885
www.hertford.gov.uk
Free Entry
Venue:Various locations Hertford
Contact:Melissa Reynolds
Tel:01992 552885

Sunday 9 April 1 day

Event:Hidden Hertford Walks - Hertford Town Centre
Details:
Why not take a leisurely stroll to work up an appetite on a Sunday morning? All walks begin at 11am. Booking is essential.

Hertford Town Centre led by Philip Sheail on Sunday 9th April

Due to lack of donations on our previous walks, there is now a small charge to take part; this has to be paid when booking your place, either in person at the museum or by credit/debit card over the telephone. £2.00 per person.
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992 582686

Thursday 13 April 1 day

Event:Knit and Natter
Details:
Second Thursday of the month 10.30am - 12.30pm
Whether you're a seasoned knitter or just a beginner bring your projects along to Hertford Museum. This is a chance to share ideas and patterns in a comfortable setting over a cup of tea of coffee.
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992 582686

Wednesday 19 April 1 day only

Event:Arts & Crafts for Adults: Watercolour Workshop
Details:
Wednesday 19th April
10am 12.30pm £15 per person
BOOKING ESSENTIAL!
Be inspired by an introduction from our Curator to the amazing world of watercolours within our collections.
Design and make your own paint your own.
No experience necessary, full instruction from experienced artists.
All materials provided, includes tea and coffee.
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992582686

Saturday 22 April 1 day only

Event:Stores Open Day
Details: Saturday 22nd April, 11.00 am 3.00 pm drop in

Go behind the scenes at Hertford Museum stores.
Discover how we store and care for our vast and varied collection.
Visit the Roman corn drying oven and learn more about the fascinating Foxholes Farm excavation.
Visit our reference library and see some of our volunteers in action conserving collections in the workroom.
Enjoy a cup of tea and cake and FREE family crafts in the Millbridge rooms

Free Admission (donations welcome!)

At: The Seed Warehouse, Maidenhead Yard, The Wash, Hertford, SG14 1PX
Venue:Seed Warehouse
Contact:Ruth hursey
Tel:01992 582686

Sunday 23 April 1 day

Event:Hidden Hertford Walks - Hertford and its Castle
Details: Why not take a leisurely stroll to work up an appetite on a Sunday morning? All walks begin at 11am. Booking is essential.

Hertford and its Castle led by Gill Cordingley on Sunday 23rd April

Due to lack of donations on our previous walks, there is now a small charge to take part; this has to be paid when booking your place, either in person at the museum or by credit/debit card over the telephone. £2.00 per person.
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992 582686

Sunday 30 April 14 days

Event:Hertford Art Society - 65th Open Art Exhibition (Part of the Hertford Arts Festival)
Details: An Exhibition of around 300 paintings in Oils, Watercolours, Acrylics, Prints and 3D Sculpture. Entry is open to all, handing in date - 30th April 2017.
For private view ticket phone 01438 860363 and for open times see our web site below.
Venue:Cowbridge Halls, Cowbridge, Hertford, SG14 1PG
Contact:Stephen Lowe
Tel:01438 860363


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