What's On: August 2017


Saturday 1 July Three months

Event:Kitsch! An Exploration of Taste
Details: 1st July 30th September
Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm
Discover a world of kitsch as this exhibition examines the diversity of personal taste and why we are drawn to certain stylistic elements.
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992 582686

Saturday 1 July Two months

Event:Remembering the Regiment: The Centenary of the Battle of St Julien
Details: 1st July 2nd September
Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm
Commemorating the centenary of the Battle of St Julien, this small display details the enormous sacrifice and courage of the Hertfordshire Regiment.
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992 582686

Tuesday 1 August 3 days

Event:Summer Time at Hertford Museum - Curious Kitsch!
Details: Tuesday 1st Thursday 3rd August, 10.30 3.30 pm (last entry 3pm), £1.50 per child.
Curious to know about our Kitsch exhibition? Drop in and design a vibrant wallpaper collage, make a clay figurine and more!
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992582686

Wednesday 2 August One Day

Event:Play Day
Details: Wed 2nd Aug, 10am 4pm
Hertford will be joining in with the National Play Day by offering child friendly events in the town centre. Come on down for a spot of shopping, food and some entertainment to keep the kids busy this summer.
Venue:Various venues Hertford
Contact:Melissa Reynolds
Tel:01992 552885

Friday 4 August 1 day only

Event:Kitsch Crazy!
Details:
Friday 4th August, 2.30-4.00 pm, bookable in advance; £4.50 per child. Maximum 20 spaces, ages 7-11

Book on and discover all about the crazy world of kitsch. Learn the art of decoupaging by decorating a box to take home.
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992582686

Sunday 6 August One Day

Event:Rock at the Castle
Details: Sun 6th Aug, 12.30pm 7.30pm
This well-established free music festival takes place in the grounds of Hertford Castle.
Four music stages surround the Castle where live bands, musicians and acoustic acts play to the public. From Rock to Folk, Indie to Pop, this music festival has something for everyone. Food stalls and pop up bar available for refreshments.
01992 552885
www.hertford.gov.uk
Free Entry, Donations welcome
Venue:Hertford Castle Hertford
Contact:Melissa Reynolds
Tel:01992 552885

Tuesday 8 August 3 days

Event:Summer Time at Hertford Museum - There's Magic in the Air!
Details: Tuesday 8th Thursday 10th August, 10.30 3.30 pm (last entry 3pm), £1.50 per child.

Drop in and take part in crafts inspired by the magic in our collection. Make a ventriloquist dummy puppet, a pop up magic trick and more!
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992582686

Tuesday 15 August 3 days

Event:Summer Time at Hertford Museum - Sun, Seaside and Sailboats
Details: Tuesday 15th Thursday 17th August, 10.30 3.30 pm (last entry 3pm), £1.50 per child.

Help us to celebrate the summer holidays- inspired by the Andrews Familys visits to the seaside! Drop in and decorate a postcard, make a cork sailboat and more!
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992582686

Sunday 20 August One Day

Event: Hertford Castle Tours
Details: Sun 20th Aug, 12noon 4pm
Hertford Castle will open its doors once again to welcome the annual guided tours of both the castle and its walls. With a brass band concert on the lawn and refreshments available, this event will appeal to everyone wanting a nice relaxing afternoon on the lawn.
01992 552885
www.hertford.gov.uk
Free Entry
Venue:Hertford Castle Hertford
Contact:Melissa Reynolds
Tel:01992 552885

Tuesday 22 August 3 days

Event:Summer Time at Hertford Museum - Extinct Explorers!
Details:
Tuesday 22nd Thursday 24th August, 10.30 3.30 pm (last entry 3pm), £1.50 per child.

Stick on those explorer hats and join us as we travel back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Get creative using pasta and paint; make a furry dinosaur mask and more!
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992582686

Friday 25 August 1 day only

Event:Dinosaur Detectives!
Details:
Friday 25th August, 2.30-4.00 pm, bookable in advance; £4.50 per child. Maximum 20 spaces, ages 7-11

Take part in your own sandy archaeological dig, and then make your own dinosaur poo! What will you discover?
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992582686

Saturday 26 August One Day

Event:Hertford Castle Open Air Cinema
Details: Sat 26th Aug
Tickets Priced at £7 per evening per person
Gates Open at 19:00 Film Starts at 20:30
Hertford Castle will host an Open Air Cinema screening of Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark with the Castle as its backdrop. Spectators can bring along picnic chairs, snacks and sit back to relax and enjoy the movie underneath the stars. Refreshments available. This spectacular evening sold out last year so tickets must be purchased in advance.
Tickets will be available from Hertford Town & Tourist Information Centre or by calling 01992 584322.

Venue:Hertford Castle Hertford
Contact:Melissa Reynolds
Tel:01992 552885

Sunday 27 August 1 day only

Event:Hidden Hertford Walks - A Wander along West Street
Details: Why not take a leisurely stroll to work up an appetite on a Sunday morning? All walks begin at 11am prompt. Booking is essential. £2 payable per person in advance.

A Wander along West Street led by Peter Ruffles on Sunday 27th August 2017
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992 582686

Sunday 27 August 1 day

Event:Musical Mystery Tour at Hertford Museum
Details:
Sunday 27th August
2pm-4pm
Join us for the best in live music from local bands in our beautiful garden and a licensed bar
Venue:Hertford Museum
Contact:Ruth Hursey
Tel:01992 582686


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