This is a display looking at the town in the aftermath of the Great War, the Peace Parade, the returning servicemen etc. Museum open: Fridays and Saturdays 11.00am-3.00pm; Sundays 2-4.00
Maud, Ivy and Albert carry on reminiscing about Baldock in years gone by. Based on Baldock Voices and Baldock Scrapbook.
The mixologists at The George will treat you to four mouth-watering cocktails, learn to make your favourite drinks accompanied with a selection of tantalising amuse-bouches. Not to be missed!
Strictly over-18s only.
7.00pm for 7.30pm start
Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre welcomes the ever-popular Festival Fun Quiz with a brand new Quizmistress, for the usual light-hearted quiz for all abilities.
Entry by form only – no entries accepted on the night as this is always a sell-out. Limited to 25 teams only, so get your entries in as soon as possible.
Licensed bar with table service.
BCO ethos is to promote a wide repertoire of music to as many people as possible. It provides a unique opportunity for young people and anyone wishing to return to playing to play in an Orchestra again. The players come from Baldock and the surrounding area.
Since its formation the Orchestra has been based in Baldock.It rehearses Thursday nights (term time) Please see Facebook for more details.
During its short existence the Orchestra has performed in several Baldock locations, The Heritage centre, Orange Tree pub, St John’s School and tonight’s venue the URC church.
It has supported several Baldock events, playing at the Beer Festival and Christmas Fair. Other concerts have been given in Hinxworth, Letchworth. Christmas time a small ensemble from the Orchestra played at two local residential homes.
An Evening With Flanders And Swann – as interpreted by Peter Chapman and Mike O’Neill
Come and enjoy all your old favourites including “The Gnu”, “Transport of Delight”, “The Slow Train” and of course “The Hippoptamus”. Join us for an evening of unashamed nostalgia and fun with plenty of chances to join in. Rosy glow guaranteed!
Online Ticket Sale : https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/fosm
Pay bar and complimentary canapes.
Herts Variety invite you to join them at ‘A Night at the Musicals’ in their 16th year of performing for the Baldock Festival. All their proceeds go to local charities and audiences are invited to sing along.
See also Saturday 16th May
The ever growing Baldock Classic Car Show will once again be part of Baldock Festival and is open to any vehicle over the age of 20 years old and ‘interesting’ newer vehicles are also welcome. As usual we will have prizes on offer awarded by our expert judges for best in class. We will have a BBQ with quality burgers and bacon sandwiches for the early birds run by the scouts, a Cider Bar run by Apple Cottage, a Coffee Truck will be available along with teas and coffees in the Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre, a cake stall run by the Brownies/Guides and live music from 12:00. All the proceeds from this event will be going to charity so please if you are just spectating please donate some money to the charity boxes as all the team are working for free.
- Classic Bikes and Commercials welcome
- Parking Starts from 10:00 and the runs from 11:00-16:00
- Brown and Gammons will opening their doors for you to take a look around
- Entry price for displaying a vehicle will be a minimum of a £3.00 donation per vehicle and is payable upon your arrival
It is possible to register in advance and make sure there is space for you in the pre-registered area. Just email us and let us know:
- Your name
- Car make/model
- Year of manufacture
- Registration number.
and we will make sure there is space for you. Our email address is BaldockCCS@gmail.com
You can book spaces for groups too. We will need a primary contact, club/group name and the number of vehicles (preferably details of each one if possible).
We look forward to seeing you again this year.
- Forms will be available on the day to be completed
- Entry Form Classic Car Show 2020
- Prizes have been donated by Baldock Independent Beer Festival and Apple Cottage Cider.
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Refreshments also available from Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre, Old Town Hall. 10am-4.00pm
All proceeds will go support the running and development of Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre.
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.
This event, organised by Baldock Rotary Club, gives you another chance to look around some of Baldock’s hidden gardens. Details of the gardens open and a map will be provided when you buy your ticket. A mini bus will operate to and from Templars to gardens on a requested basis. Take refreshments in the courtyard at Templars (between 2.00pm and 4.00pm) where you can listen to the Bygrave Handbell Ringers. All proceeds from this event will go to the charitable causes that Rotary is supporting throughout the year.