Upcoming local events in East Herts

Get out and about this summer!

Some people tell us that Hertford can be dull and/or they don't know what's going on. So with the sun still shining we decided to give you a taster of events coming up in your local area in the next few weeks.

Community

The Victorian House- Tuesday 25th August

Hertford Museum is currently on tour as the museum is closed for redevelopment. Hertford Museum staff are going to Hornsmill Community Centre (Hertford) to give the public a taster of what life was like before electricity and washing machines. 10.30am - 4pm http://www.hertfordmuseum.org/news.asp

Annual Crayfish Festival- Monday 31st August

Come along to Folly Island in Hertford town centre and catch Crayfish in the Hertford Canal. From 2pm.

Vintage Fair - 5th September

A vintage fair will be held in the Corn Exchange, Hertford. Everything vintage will be sold from vinyls to accessories. Arrive early to get the best bargains! 10am-5pm.

http://www.hertfordcornexchange.co.uk/Event_Info/45

Art

Majority Report: America, Amateur Photography - 02nd September- 03rd October

Photography exhibition exploring US amateur photography in the digital age at University of Hertfordshire. http://tinyurl.com/p5r5n8

Music

Live Band at Hertford Castle- Sunday 16th August

Epping Forest Band will be playing in Hertford Castle. 2.30-5.pm

Live Lounge at Deco, Hertford- Sunday 6th September

Every first Sunday of the month is Deco's acoustic night showcasing local talent. The Deco house band will be playing classic tunes and their own distinctive material. http://tinyurl.com/lgneor

Festivals

Folly@TheFolly - Sunday 23rd August

Street party in Folly Island, Hertford . The event is in aid of the National Deaf Children's Society and aims to raise funds and awareness for the charity. Much of the day's entertainment will be held in the Old Barge pub, but local residents on Folly Island will also be decorating their homes. Many bands are attending, playing a wide range of music.                                       

Find out more about Folly@TheFolly on their website: http://www.thefollyhertford.org.uk/

Religious

Love Ware: Live Ware - 28th- 30th August

Three day festival organised by Christ Church in Ware. Boasts a wide range of activities for everyone from football, nail bar, to a fun day on the Sunday. http://www.christchurchware.co.uk/event2009_08_28lovewareliveware.htm

Commotion on the Common (Hartham Common, Hertford) - 31st August 2009

Bank holiday fun for all ages, organised by Hertford Churches Together. Events include face painting, climbing walls and crafts. 2pm-5pm. http://hdct.org.uk/

To find out more about local events check out the following websites:

Discover Hertford  

Hidden Hertford

Herts Direct

Hertford Town Council

 

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