Elaine Everest, best-selling author of the Woolworths series, talks about the teashop girls. A warm and moving tale of friendship and love in wartime set in a Lyon’s teashop.
Your ticket includes tea and cake.
Our regular monthly Film@BAHC opens during the Festival with A Star Is Born (15).
Watch the film in the relaxed atmosphere of the Arts and Heritage Centre, the bar is open throughout and the showing is followed by an informal discussion for those who would like to stay and chat.
Doors open at 7.00 pm (showing starts at 7.30).
This year’s play has been written by one of our own members of Baldock Town Twinning who are organising this event.
In recognition of the centenary of the end of the Great War, this play is a tribute to those who had to rebuild life in Hertfordshire after the war.
Set in a North Herts town in 1919…….could it be Baldock? The trauma of rebuilding their lives presents numerous problems resulting in a murder within the family of the local gentry.
As usual Dinner will be served during the interval, but please bring along your own nibbles for the evening.
The ticket price covers your entry fee, a hot supper plus, of course, dessert, a reasonably priced bar (no BYO, please) as well as the Murder Mystery entertainment and a raffle.
Come and join us for an evening of nourishment and entertainment written by one of our own.
After the very successful Baldock’s Voices in last year’s Festival, time has moved on to 1956 when Albert, Maud and Ivy reminisce about life and times in Baldock during and after the first world war. With appropriate slides and music!
Local teacher and musician, Mike O’Neill, leads his big band, a community ensemble of players from the area, in a vibrant programme of swing and jazz.
There will be a pay bar and complimentary canapés. All proceeds go towards the next phase of the church restoration.
Baldock Street Fair is one of the must attend days in the Calendar, with stalls and free shows down the high street and around town.
Baldock High Street
Fifty colourful craft and local charity stalls will line the High Street, along with the following highlights in the performance area:-
‘Tricky Micky’ is back again with five 30-minute performances which will include a Punch and Judy show, Magic Show and Ronnie Rabbit Puppet.
The Medieval Combat Society will be setting up camp in the High Street to entertain and to teach about the history of 14th century England in the time of King Edward III.There will be combat and dance displays during the day but do visit their encampment find out more information about their weapons, armour and lifestyle.
Fairground rides as James Harris will again be bringing his fairground rides to delight the children.
School Choirs will perform during the day.
Maypole Dancing from Hartsfield School.
Zumba Display in the arena.
Morris Dancing at various places around the High Street and pubs.
The Baldock War Memorial Arena Timetable
10.30am to 12noon – Morris Dance
1.00pm to 1.20pm – Zumba
1.20pm to 2.00pm – Primary schools performing including Hartsfield School choir and Maypole dancing
2.00pm to 2.20pm – Zumba
2:20pm to 3.00pm – Morris day of dance procession