Calendar

May
11
Wed
Baldock Museum – Baldock in 1881 @ Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre, Old Town Hall, High St, SG7 6AR
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

(Also open Saturday 7 May and Wednesday 11 May, 11am -3pm)

Baldock in 1881, a display based on newspaper articles, the trade directory and the census showing the life of the late-Victorian town in all its aspects: the breweries and maltings, pubs and shops, churches and schools, entertainments and events and much more.

New Horizons Textile Group @ Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre, Old Town Hall, High St, SG7 6AR
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Now open until Saturday 14 May from 11 am – 3 pm Wednesdays and Saturdays
Members of this group are exhibiting contemporary textile work on the theme of ‘Home’ in the first floor Gallery of the Arts & Heritage Centre.
Tea/coffee is available.

May
12
Thu
Festival Wine Tasting @ Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre, Old Town Hall, High Street, SG7 6AR
May 12 @ 7:15 pm – 10:45 pm

Doors open 7.15pm for 8.00pm start. (Ticket only event)

Join Jamie from Hedley Wright and the Orange Tree’s Rob Scahill as your hosts for an evening of tasting 10 wonderful wines. There will be a small amount of cheese and biscuits to reset the palate between tastings, but feel free to bring your own too! The bar will be open.

You are strongly advised to have eaten beforehand, and not to drive after this event.

May
13
Fri
History in the Afternoon: ‘Verdi – The Man of Stone’ @ Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre, Old Town Hall, High Street, SG7 6AR
May 13 @ 2:30 pm

This History in the Afternoon Special is a journey through the life of the great Italian composer, Giuseppe Verdi, with songs by Laura Valentine, and accompaniment by Margaret Johnson.

Salsa Night with Fabian Velez and Orquesta Mambarito @ Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre, Old Town Hall, High Street, SG7 6AR.
May 13 @ 7:00 pm



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Join local Salsa teacher Fabian Velez for a Salsa dance lesson from 7pm, and then dance the night away to the incredible 11-piece Orquesta Mambarito, who are simply the best salsa band in the country.

Orquesta Mambarito plays red-hot salsa and Latin jazz, with a repertoire based on classic tunes by giants such as Tito Puente, Fania All-Stars and Dizzy Gillespie. The 11-piece outfit has a classic salsa line-up of trumpets, trombones, baritone sax and a full Afro-Cuban rhythm section. It’s led by baritone player David Strahan and fronted by Colombian singer Fabian Velez.

May
14
Sat
Baldock Museum – Royal Jubilee @ Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre, Old Town Hall, High St, SG7 6AR
May 14 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

(Also open Wednesday 18 May & Saturday 21 May 11am-3pm and each Wednesday and Saturday thereafter)

Royal Jubilee, this new display to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee looks back at Baldock’s extensive celebrations to mark the Queen’s coronation in June 1953, amongst which, the Soap-Box Derby even attracted national interest. The display also shows how the town came together to celebrate earlier royal events, such as Victoria’s jubilees, in great style.

New Horizons Textile Group @ Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre, Old Town Hall, High St, SG7 6AR
May 14 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Now open until Saturday 14 May from 11 am – 3 pm Wednesdays and Saturdays
Members of this group are exhibiting contemporary textile work on the theme of ‘Home’ in the first floor Gallery of the Arts & Heritage Centre.
Tea/coffee is available.

May
18
Wed
Baldock Museum – Royal Jubilee @ Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre, Old Town Hall, High St, SG7 6AR
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

(Also open Wednesday 18 May & Saturday 21 May 11am-3pm and each Wednesday and Saturday thereafter)

Royal Jubilee, this new display to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee looks back at Baldock’s extensive celebrations to mark the Queen’s coronation in June 1953, amongst which, the Soap-Box Derby even attracted national interest. The display also shows how the town came together to celebrate earlier royal events, such as Victoria’s jubilees, in great style.

Still Life and Linocuts @ Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre, Old Town Hall, High St, SG7 6AR
May 18 @ 2:30 pm

From Wednesday 18 May from 11 am – 3 pm Wednesdays and Saturdays
Tilly and Nick Wonham are jointly exhibiting in this new exhibition which opens on Wednesday 18 May and can be seen until 27 August. Tilly’s work is abstract still life and landscapes with a strong sense of pattern and decoration, while Nick is a printmaker mainly producing linocuts in limited editions. This is a good opportunity to be among the first to view this exciting new exhibition.

May
20
Fri
Film @ BAHC ‘The Father’ @ Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre, Old Town Hall, High St, SG7 6AR
May 20 @ 7:30 pm

Doors and bar open at 7.00pm.
This award-winning film stars Anthony Hopkins playing a man struggling with dementia – with Olivia Colman as his daughter.
Watch the film in the relaxed atmosphere of the Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre, where the bar is open throughout and members of the audience are welcome to stay on afterwards to discuss the film or make suggestions for further showings.

May
21
Sat
Baldock Museum – Royal Jubilee @ Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre, Old Town Hall, High St, SG7 6AR
May 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

(Also open Wednesday 18 May & Saturday 21 May 11am-3pm and each Wednesday and Saturday thereafter)

Royal Jubilee, this new display to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee looks back at Baldock’s extensive celebrations to mark the Queen’s coronation in June 1953, amongst which, the Soap-Box Derby even attracted national interest. The display also shows how the town came together to celebrate earlier royal events, such as Victoria’s jubilees, in great style.

Still Life and Linocuts @ Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre, Old Town Hall, High St, SG7 6AR
May 21 @ 2:30 pm

From Wednesday 18 May from 11 am – 3 pm Wednesdays and Saturdays
Tilly and Nick Wonham are jointly exhibiting in this new exhibition which opens on Wednesday 18 May and can be seen until 27 August. Tilly’s work is abstract still life and landscapes with a strong sense of pattern and decoration, while Nick is a printmaker mainly producing linocuts in limited editions. This is a good opportunity to be among the first to view this exciting new exhibition.