What's On: April 2018

Friday 6 April 1 month

Event:Hertford Arts Festival
Details: The annual Hertford Arts Festival will run from 6th April Sunday 6th May to showcase and promote the local arts. This event will coinside 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.
Venue:Hertford Castle, Hertford, SG14 1HR
Contact:Hertford Town Council
Tel:01992 552885

Saturday 7 April Opening times vary by location

Event:Hertford Arts Festival Trail
Details: Visit 25 pop-up art exhibition venues around Hertford. Artwork ranges from sculptures to textile, oil to watercolour. Trail maps available at the Town & Tourist Information Centre and most art is available for purchase.
Free Entry.
Venue:Hertford, SG14 1HR
Contact:Hertford Town Council
Tel:01992 552885

Friday 20 April Third Friday of the Month

Event:Chair-based Exercise at Hertford Museum
Details: 3rd Friday of the Month: 15th June, 20th July
10.30 am - 11.30 am
£1 Drop In, spaces are limited
Join Viv Thornton as she leads these great, low impact sessions. Its a fun, new way to keep fit! Refreshments are provided.
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey

Saturday 21 April 11am - 4pm

Event:Hertford Street Art Festival
Details: Artists and performers will come together to showcase a wide range of local talent. From live painting to live music, workshops to dance offs, Hertford will be alive with creativity.
Free entry.
Venue:Hertford Town Centre
Contact:Hertford Town Council
Tel:01992 552885

Saturday 21 April 1 day only

Event:Hertford Museum Stores Open Day
Details: Saturday 21st April 2018
11.00 am 3.00 pm
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 room. Free Admission, drop in! Donations always welcome
Venue:The Seed Warehouse
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992 582686

Sunday 22 April 1 day only

Event:Hidden Hertford Walks - Central Hertford
Details: Sunday 22nd April 11am
Why not take a leisurely stroll to work up an appetite on a Sunday morning? All walks begin at 11am prompt at the museum. Booking is essential. £2 per person payable in advance.Join local historian Philip Sheail to discover the hidden history of Hertfords historic town centre.
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992 582686

Tuesday 24 April For 4 weeks

Event:Return of the Muse Art Exhibition
Details: An exhibition of three female artists inspiration and passion for art. This colourful show will include a variety of different art work from portrait paintings to encaustic, tactile and mixed media work.
Venue:Hertford Theatre
Contact:Rose Gooding

Saturday 28 April 2 months

Event:Hides, Homes and The Harts Horns
Details: 28th April 30th June 2018. Free Entry. Tuesday Saturday 10 am 5 pm
Come and find out about the history of Hornsmill and the characters who lived there in this new exhibition at Hertford Museum. The exhibition is illustrated by a wide range of objects, photos and recorded memories of those who made the area their home.
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey

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