What's on inHertford


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Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Hertford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Hertford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Hertford as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Hertford

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APR
Hertford Arts Festival
Hertford Castle

The Hertford Arts Festival is back to showcase and promote the local arts and culture in the county town. The festival events include the Hertford Arts Trail the Courtyard Arts Open Exhibition Hertford Theatre Week and The Arts Society Exhibition.Immerse yourself in…

Category: Visual Arts

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11
APR
Hertford Art Trail Venue
Hertford Castle

The artwork on display will range from sculpture to textile oil on canvas to watercolour and the majority of the art is available to purchase.The Arts Trail gives visitors a chance to discover the wide array of independent traders and artists work…

Category: Visual Arts

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08
MAY
75th Anniversary of VE day at the Hertford Castle
Hertford Castle

With exhibitions photos and story board detailing the lives of local Hertfordshire WWII soldiers and other exhibitions of artefacts and memorabilia from the war.Old fashioned games live music and entertainment reminiscent of the era will entertain the crowds as well as vintage…

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24
MAY
Cars at the Castle
Hertford Castle

Up to 90 modern and vintage cars will be on exhibition there will be food and refreshment stalls live music and Hertford Castle will be open for visitors to explore. The event runs from 12pm until 4pm on the main lawn. The…

Category: Exhibitions

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07
JUN
Hertford Castle Fun Day
hertford town

There will be live entertainment throughout the day over 50 stands will exhibit on the castle lawn offering funfair games craft and tombola stalls and much more. There will be food stands a bar and face painting at the event. Hertford Castle…

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21
JUN
Hertford Castle open air theature
Hertford Castle

Hertford Castle will be hosting two open air theatre performances in its grounds for you to enjoy with friends and the whole family. Bring along a picnic rug or chair as well as a picnic or treat yourself from the food stalls…

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21
JUN
Hertford Castle Open Air Theatre - Treasure Island
Hertford Castle

Hertford Castle will be hosting two open air theatre performances in its grounds for you to enjoy with friends and the whole family. Bring along a picnic rug or chair as well as a picnic or treat yourself from the food stalls…

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19
JUL
Hertford Castle Teddy Bears' Picnic
Hertford Castle

Bring your picnic blanket your favourite teddy and join in the bear hunt inside the castle or the teddy bears parade in the main arena.There will also be magic shows bouncy castles and a whole programme of activities in the arena.A…

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02
AUG
Rock at the Castle
Hertford Castle

Local musicians will be performing across three music stages featuring acoustic folk indie rock and pop music.The lawns will also host an area of food & drink stalls to keep you refreshed throughout the afternoon. The Island will host the family stage…

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05
AUG
Hertford Play Day
Hertford Castle

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22
AUG
Hertford Food and Drink Festival
hertford

Head to the county town of Hertfordshire for a two day Food and Drink Festival. Event highlights include the Hertford Castle Beer & World Food Festival street food markets caf bar and restaurant activities samples events and promotions and cookery demonstrations.…

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AUG
Hertford Castle Beer & World Food Festival
hertford town

With a large beer tent offering a variety of local and national beers ales and ciders and a dedicated Gin & Prosecco area this event is not to be missed. With over fifteen world food stalls exhibiting on the lawn there is…

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28
AUG
Hertford Castle Open Air Cinema - Moana (PG)
Hertford Castle

Hertford Castle will host a day of open air cinema screenings with the Castle as its backdrop with two family films scheduled during the daytime and an evening performance. Spectators can bring along picnic chairs snack and sit back to relax and…

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28
AUG
Hertford Castle Open Air Theatre- Moulin Rouge
Hertford Castle

Hertford Castle will host a day of open air cinema screenings with the Castle as its backdrop with two family films scheduled during the daytime and an evening performance. Spectators can bring along picnic chairs snack and sit back to relax and…

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AUG
Hertford Castle Open Air Theatre- The Lion King
Hertford Castle

Hertford Castle will host a day of open air cinema screenings with the Castle as its backdrop with two family films scheduled during the daytime and an evening performance. Spectators can bring along picnic chairs snack and sit back to relax and…

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20
SEP
Hertford Castle Heritage Day
Hertford Castle

After a successful 2019 the Heritage Day is back at Hertford Castle in conjunction with the National Heritage Weekend programme. The lawn will host medieval encampments bouncy castles historical information stalls and birds of prey.The Archery workshop will be back where you…

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11
OCT
Hertford Castle Autumn Festival
hertford

Head over to Hertford Castle for some seasonal fun peruse the craft stalls take part in the autumn trail where children can hunt around the grounds to tick off the list to get a sweet treat.With wreath making stalls pumpkin carving face…

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27
NOV
Hertford Castle Christmas Market
Hertford Castle

Hertford Castle will hold its first Christmas Market set within the spectacular castle grounds for visitors to attend free of charge.There will be an array of Christmas market stalls offering homeware crafts jewellery and much more. In addition there will be food…

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Tourist Attractions


Waltham Abbey

Although the church is now a shadow of its former grandeur, it is still considered to be one of the finest examples of Norman architecture in the country. It also attracts lovers of Victorian art and architecture, having been heavily restored in the mid‐1800s by William Burghes and…

Balloons Over Hertfordshire

Hot Air Balloons at Balloons Over Hertfordshire in Hertford, Hertfordshire.Contact venue on 01992 581397 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Knebworth House and Country Park

One of England's most beloved stately homes, Knebworth House is famous worldwide for its rock concerts and as the home of Victorian novelist Edward Bulwer Lytton ‐ author of the words The pen is mightier than the sword ‐ this beautiful gothic mansion is situated 29 miles north…

Faces

Faces Nightclub in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire.Contact venue on telephone number 01992 451000 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Zeros

Zeros Nightclub in Hertford, Hertfordshire.Contact venue on telephone number 01992 501655 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Rileys

SnookerPool Hall at Rileys in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.Contact venue on 01438 729212 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Hertford? See our list of attractions in Hertford, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


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