Baldock Folk Club @ The Orange Tree, Norton Road, SG7 5AW
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Folk Club is proud to present local legends Skimmington Ride for their second festival event. Reb, Paul, Joe and O’Clogger are Skimmington Ride, who embody elements of Irish folk music legends such as The Dubliners, The Pogues and others in-between. From Kelly to MacGowan via Bogle and McColl and more!

Come and join us for our third rumbustious night of Righteous Ruaille Buaille!  (Cheerful Mayhem ! )

  • It’s rough music!
  • It’s ‘a pirate’s pxxx-up!’
  • It’s ‘different gravy!’
  • It’s ‘folk music but shouty!’

The boys have played all over the area and draw enthusiastic support wherever they go!

Phone John at The Orange Tree on 01462 892341 to book places as we are limited to 40 or so and this night will be a right rip roarer!

Baldock Community Orchestra – Spring Festival Concert @ United Reformed Church, Whitehorse Street, SG7 6QQ
May 19 @ 7:30 pm

This year’s Spring Festival Concert will be a selection of popular and classical music with a touch of spring.
We’re a friendly group of local amateur musicians. Our musical abilities vary, but we all love playing in an orchestra together. We rehearse Thursday 8-9:30pm at Letchworth Free Church and we’d be delighted for you to join us at our next rehearsal! Recently we welcomed someone who had not played for 40 years. Please do not hesitate to contact us if are considering playing again.
All ages are welcome, for more info check out website: or Facebook

Christian Aid Big Breakfast @ St. Mary's Church Hall, St Mary’s Churchyard, Hitchin Street, SG7 5AE
May 21 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

A Big Breakfast in support of Christian Aid (Christian Aid week is 15-21 May 2022).

Choose from a traditional cooked breakfast or continental pastries, accompanied by tea, coffee or fruit juices. A Prosecco pay bar is available.

Last orders at 10.15am. Tickets available on the the door subject Subject to space and food.

Sublime Schubert Soirée with the ‘Trout’ Quintet @ St. Mary's Church, Hitchin Street, SG7 5AE
May 21 @ 7:30 pm

Schubert’s Piano Quintet nicknamed the ‘Trout’, with its unusual instrumentation of piano, violin, viola, cello and bass, holds a special place in the repertoire for its sublime intensity and astonishing beauty. Named by many music lovers and professionals as a favourite piece of chamber music.

In aid of Revivel, trying to save the upper River Ivel, a rare chalk stream near Baldock. RevIvel would love to see brown trout in the river again!
Montagnana Ensemble including:

  • Emma Crossley Violin
  • Georgina Payne Viola
  • Catherine Wilmers Cello
  • Jill Morton Piano
  • Melisande Lochak Bass

The ticket includes canapés and there will be a pay-bar

School Disco @ The Orange Tree, Norton Road, SG7 5AW
May 21 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Time to dig out that old School Tie and head down to The Orange Tree for a night of classic songs to take you back to your school years.

Raffle with typically 80s prizes, so bring your tuck shop money – funds raised to go to the Herts & Essex Air Ambulance. Fancy Dress mandatory, otherwise detention will be given. Sixth-Formers and older only.

The management of The Orange Tree ask that you please don’t hang around in Big Park drinking 20/20 and White Lightning before you arrive, or they will tell your parents.

Hen and Chickens Live Music: Beans and Biscuits @ The Hen & Chickens, South Rd, SG7 6BZ
May 22 @ 4:00 pm

As part of its regular Sunday Live Music sessions, The Hen and Chickens will be hosting Beans and Biscuits, a fun Western Swing outfit from rural Hertfordshire. These guys play both kinds of music in their own inimitable fun style. Fronted by Martin (Fatman) Spencer (Teenbeats; The Runs; The Brains Brothers; Sheriffs of Hong Kong; The Big Ears Band) you will be entertained and amused by their personal take on the great British and American songbooks.

Platinum Jubilee Afternoon Tea @ St. Marys Church Hall, St Mary’s Churchyard, Hitchin Street, SG7 5AE
May 22 @ 4:00 pm

Come and experience a 1950’s tea whilst singing along to some traditional patriotic songs, as we celebrate 70 years of the reign of our monarch, Her Majesty the Queen.
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.

Hen and Chickens Live Music: Open Mic Night @ The Hen & Chickens, South Rd, SG7 6BZ
May 27 @ 7:30 pm

Come and join us at The Hen and Chickens for the last Friday of the month Open Mic Night on Friday 27th May.
For more details keep an eye on our Facebook Page –