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 including Punch and Judy. Shows starting at 10.30.
Try Circus Skills – Throughout the day you can learn to juggle, hula hoop, walk on stilts, or ride a unicycle, with expert advice and learning tips from Try Circus Skills, for children and adults.
Fairground rides – James Harris will again be bringing his fairground rides to delight the children.
Sandy Ukelele Group – From 1.30 to 2.30pm, playing classic tunes from the 50s 60s and 70s, along with some reasonably modern stuff.
Zumba Display – Maureen Dudley will be doing her usual display in the arena.
Morris Dancing at various places around the High Street and pubs starting from the The White Lion at 10.30.
Dance & Theatre Taster Workshops with Professional Visiting Artists launching new participatory projects:
10-11.15am: DanceShift – A movement and dance workshop led by Jane Turner of TURNING WORLDS dance company launching new projects in Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire. Accessible to all over 14 years, stretch, swing, move to great music, create, rejuvenate mind and body. Open to all. www.janeturner.net
11.30am-1.00pm: Theatre workshop launching an exciting project led by Luke Dixon and Ella Kent with a team of professional artists and performance makers that will take place at Weston Manor leading to a dawn to dusk performance drawing on Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ on Sunday 21 June. Open to all.
This new display catalogues the history of the town’s 821 year old charter fair. There will also be albums of old photographs to look through and second-hand history books to buy.