Baldock Irish Festival will run over Saturday and Sunday this year due to the Bank Holiday change.
It starts with the magnificent local band Skimmington Ride and Friends in the beer garden at The Cock. It then moves on to Templars for The Gathering (see the later event).
This year’s Jazz Spectacular, in association with The Baldock Festival, will take place on Saturday 2nd May. Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start.
It promises to be a fantastic evening featuring the All Stars Big Band, the Little Big Band, local saxophonist Tom Plater and the Barney Taylor Jazz Ensemble. This year the students have chosen a selection of their favourite pieces which will cover a wide range of styles and composers.
Tickets cost £10.00 (£7.00 concession) and are strictly limited. Tickets will go on sale from 30 March and will only be available from KTS reception. Tickets will not be available on the door.
The KTS Parents’ Association will run a cash bar at the event offering beer, wine and soft drinks.
The Gregynog Ensemble will present an evening of classical music.
Come and experience a 1940’s tea whilst singing along to some traditional wartime songs, as we celebrate 75 years since the end of WWII.
A pay bar serving beer and Prosecco will be available. Bring your Union Jacks and come dressed appropriately for the period if you would like to.
A Big Breakfast in support of Christian Aid. Choose from a traditional cooked breakfast or continental pastries, accompanied by tea, coffee or fruit juices.
A Prosecco pay bar is available.
Last Entry 10:30am
Local archaeologist Keith Fitzpatrick-Matthews returns to the Festival with his ever-popular talk on some aspect of local history; this year it has the intriguing title of ‘Celtic North Herts? Some puzzling place names from the territorium of Roman Baldock’.