Ability Level: A fair level of fitness, those looking to improve their off-road ability and learn some routes.
Baldock MTB will provide a guided ride, tuition and tips and tricks to both improve your skills and your confidence when mountain biking.
Leaving the Orange Tree at 09:00, riders will be guided around local cycling routes, off the beaten track, being given opportunities to explore some interesting off-road routes, and to pick up tips and tricks from experienced mountain bikers.
The distance covered during the session will be approx. 20-25 miles. Riders will finish back at the Orange Tree between 12 and 1pm (dependent upon experience and speed).
This event is suitable for riders aged 13 and over (Children under 16 years must be supervised by a cycling adult and capable of the distance).
All riders are must wear cycling helmets and are responsible for providing their own cycles in good working order.
Meet Woodland Way entrance at 10am. Join us for an hour or more
Join Friends of Baldock Green Spaces to help your local green space be a great place for wildlife and walks. Path clearance, litter picking and more!
Tools and hot drinks provided.
All welcome but children must be accompanied by an adult please.
For further information, contact Phil on 07817 801616
Meet outside Baldock Community Centre at 10:45am for a 11:00am start.
Jane Havercroft will take you on a stroll around the streets of Baldock to discover the origins of Baldock’s street names including those names no longer in use.
It is accessible to most mobility scooters; possibly too much traffic for small children and dogs.
This walk also takes place on May 6 and 9: please see details for times.
Tickets: £3 available from Baldock Community Centre.
This display looks at the history, trade and culture of the Roman town of Baldock based on the latest research, illustrated with finds from the numerous archaeological excavations that have taken place here. Display courtesy of North Hertfordshire District Council Archaeology Department. Also second-hand history books for sale and an opportunity to look through albums of old Baldock photographs.
The walk will follow the ancient Maltman’s Way, pointing out the historical landscape and touching on farming and the wool trade. It will finish in Clothall Church with its medieval ‘bird window’ and inscriptions. The walk is about 3½ miles and includes some steep ground and stiles; there is no shelter along the route. Not suitable for small children, buggies or dogs. Allow 2½ – 3 hours.
Meet at 2:15pm for a 2:30pm start
This walk also takes place on Sunday 12 May – please check time.
A fun Western Swing outfit from rural Hertfordshire, these guys play ‘both kinds of music’* in their own inimitable style.
Fronted by Martin (Fatman) Spencer (Teenbeats); The Runs; The Brains Brothers; Sheriffs of Hong Kong; The Big Ears Band).
You cannot fail to be entertained and amused by their personal take on the great British and American songbooks.
* ‘Both kinds of music’ = Country AND Western for those that don’t know.
With proceeds going towards Balstock, this will be a general music quiz with some inventive rounds thrown in!
There will be a £50 voucher for the winners and drinks prizes on the night.
Please arrive for 6:15pm for 6:30pm
Hosted by Head Chef Dan Jones, this two course supper will be accompanied by a talk on all the dishes and what it takes to create them. You will be given the menu, ingredients list and cookery guideline so they can give it a go at home.
Vegetarian option available.