What's On: May 2017

Saturday 1 April 2 months

Event:High Streets & Hedgerows: The Pelhams
Details: Saturday 1st April Saturday 17th June 2017
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

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
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
Free Entry
Venue:Various locations Hertford
Contact:Melissa Reynolds
Tel:01992 552885

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

Sunday 7 May One Day

Event:Hertford Castle Craft Market & Open Day
Details: Sun 7th May, 12noon 4pm
To mark the end of the Hertford Arts Festival, Hertford Castle will open its doors to the public for the first time this year. Visitors are welcome to explore the Castle Gatehouse and grounds free of charge. Up to 50 craft stands will exhibit an array of handmade assortments from jewellery to homeware, homemade produce to vintage clothing. Children will be able to get creative with a variety of craft based activities on offer.
Organised by Hertford Town Council
01992 552885
Venue:Hertford Castle Hertford
Contact:Melissa Reynolds
Tel:01992 552885

Saturday 13 May

Event:Hertford Symphony Orchestra: This Sceptred Isle
Details: Concert 13 May 2017 19:45
Vaughan Williams - Five variants of 'Dives and Lazarus'
Walton - Viola Concerto (soloist Sarah-Jane Bradley)
Elgar - Sospiri
Arnold - Symphony No 5
TIckets £17 adults, £14 concessions, £6 children
Box office 01992 531500 or online
Venue:Hertford Theatre
Contact:Jill Valentine

Saturday 20 May 1 day only

Event:Museums at Night
Saturday 20th May 6.00-9.00 pm

Join us for a special evening opening to celebrate the Museums at Night initiative! Enjoy a drink from a licensed pay bar and listen to live music from local bands (TBC). Drop in, its free! Donations welcome.
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992 582686

Tuesday 30 May 3 days

Event:Feathers and Fluff!
Details: Tuesday 30th May, Wednesday 31st May and Thursday 1st June, 10.30 am 3.30 pm (last entry 3pm) £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 crafty activities inspired by the animals in our amazing natural history collection!
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992 582686

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