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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).
Come and try this authentic cuisine for a taste of Africa! £10.00 per person to include a welcome drink of Prosecco. Booking is essential (tickets available from the Community Centre).
Light Lunches from 12pm to 1.30pm at St Mary’s Church Hall. Ploughmans style lunches (including a pudding) for £5 per person. Tickets available at the community centre. All proceeds go to local charities.
Baldock Town Twinning Association presents a Murder Mystery
‘May Day Murder’
This year’s play has been written by one of our own members of Baldock Town Twinning.
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.
The Baldock Festival committee is proud to host one of the curators from Bletchley Park Trust who will delivery a talk covering the history of Bletchley Park’s Operations during World War II and the highlight of the evening and opportunity to see and experience a demonstration of a real, working, Enigma machine.
Bletchley Park is a place of exceptional historical importance. It remains highly relevant to our lives today and for the future. It is the home of British codebreaking and a birthplace of modern information technology. It played a major role in World War Two, producing secret intelligence which had a direct and profound influence on the outcome of the conflict.
Refreshments will be available at the Arts and Heritage Centre
Starlight Stars at the Arts and Heritage Centre offers quality tuition in acting, singing and dancing to children and young adults aged between 4 and 18 years. Come along at 4.45 to view a delightful sample of what we do! www.starlightstars.co.uk or email email@example.com
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!
After extensive renovations over a period of months the Arts and Heritage Centre is re-opening. New windows have been put in in Thomas Pryor Hall and the Gallery/Coffee shop area has been remodelled with sparkling new toilets including one with access for all. There is also now access to the Museum which will become a fine Heritage space.
Free tea, coffee and cake will be served if you would like to pop in.
Also see the Pop-in Concert.
Baldock Saturday Morning Music School Breaks Out!! Come to the Town Hall to hear our young musicians play an exciting carousel of music. Wind Bands, Brass Bands and Strings! Pop in and out at your leisure. Note: Audience numbers may be limited.
Baldock Saturday Morning Music School is based at the Knights Templar School. The Centre is managed and staffed by the Hertfordshire Music Service.
Perfect for any gin-lover, and those who would like to discover the pleasure. This year the tasting will be run by enthusiasts from the Festival Committee. You will be invited to sample up to six unusual, fine gins starting by sampling their aromas to detect the botanicals used and moving through the subtleties they contribute to the final taste and what you should garnish your drink with for maximum enjoyment. A firm favourite from last year’s Festival come and join this gin extravaganza. There are only 80 tickets available so come to buy early!
Keith Fitzpatrick-Matthews takes a sceptical look at the consensus view that the carvings in Royston Cave were created by the Knights Templar.
(Ticket only event)
Doors open 7.15pm for 8.00pm start
Join Jamie from Hedley Wright and your host Rob Scahill for an evening of wonderful wines. Ten wines will be available for tasting, with a small amount of cheese and biscuits to reset the palate between tastings. The bar will be open before the event. Feel free to bring your own cheese, biscuits and grapes too!
You are strongly advised to have eaten beforehand, and not to drive after this event.
Many people may remember the sell–out concert that Elsa Jean McTaggart did last year when she paid tribute to Eva Cassidy. We are enormously pleased to be welcoming her back with her Hebredean Fire set which includes tunes and songs from the Highlands and Islands played on the fiddle, mandolin, guitar and accordion. Plus a bit of mouth music. (elsa-jean-mctaggart.com) Licensed bar available.