emma@boxmoordirect.co.uk |   01442 506162 |   Call today to advertise in Boxmoor, Chaulden, Felden & Bourne End... 

April

 


Monday 3rd & Tuesday 4th April:

Berkhamsted Film Society presents Love and Friendship
Berkhamsted Civic Centre, High Street, HP4 3HD.
8pm

A deliciously sharp period comedy drama, based on Jane Austen's novella 'Lady Susan' - a tale of matchmaking and heartbreaking centred around a beautiful young widow. Dir: Whit Stillman/2016/USA/Cert U 93min.

PRICE: Non-members £5 on the door. 
CONTACT: 01442 863155 | www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk


Monday 3rd - Friday 7th April:

Easter Crafts
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Ringshall, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 1LT
10-4pm

Come along to make and decorate your own Easter themed crafts. Why not head outside to explore the estate afterwards?

PRICE: Child £2
CONTACT: 01442 851227 | www.nationaltrust.org.uk 


Monday 3rd - Monday 17th April:

Family Trail: Spring into Spring
The Barn, College Lake Nature Reserve, Tring, HP23 5QG
9.30am - 4pm

Come and meet the springtime creatures of College Lake on our Spring into Spring family trail! Find out more about the animals that call College Lake home, solve a puzzle, explore the reserve, and even win a little prize at the end.  Suitable for the whole family to enjoy on an Easter walk.  No need to book.

PRICE: Child £2
CONTACT: 01442 826774| www.bbowt.org.uk 


Wednesday 5th April:

Eggsplorers
The Barn, College Lake Nature Reserve, Tring, HP23 5QG
11-3pm

Come along for an egg adventure at College Lake! College Lake and the team at the Natural History Museum Tring are teaming up to find out all about eggs, as well as the new life that we welcome to the reserve at springtime.  Enjoy crafts, displays and trails on our beautiful site. Activities suitable for the whole family.  Booking Essential.

PRICE: Child £4
CONTACT: 01442 826774| www.bbowt.org.uk 


Friday 7th April:

Centre Craft activity - Giant Daffodils and Butterflies
Dunstable Downs and the Whipsnade Estate, Dunstable Road, Whipsnade, Bedfordshire LU6 2GY
10-11am

Be inspired by the beautiful landscape of the Whipsnade Estate. Create your very own Giant Daffodil and Butterfly. A craft workshop designed for children. All children must be supervised, however the Visitor Services team will be around to assist and supply the material. Booking required.

PRICE: £4 per child
CONTACT: 03442491895 | www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Saturday 8th April: 

Little Chalfont Farmers Market
Village Hall Car Park, Cokes Lane, Little Chalfont.
9-1pm

CONTACT: www.facebook.com/Little-Chalfont-Farmers-Market


Saturday 8th April: 

A Concert with Paul Barritt
St Peter & St Pauls, Tring
7.30pm

The Hertfordshire Chamber Orchestra and Paul Barritt perform in aid of Rennie Grove.

PRICE: £15
CONTACT: 01442 820723 | www.renniegrove.org


Saturday 8th April: 

Berkhamsted Jazz - Gresty - White Ragtimers: The Music Of Eddie Condon
Berkhamsted Civic Hall
8.00pm (doors open 7.15pm)

Brian White [cl],   Alan Gresty [tpt],   Goff Dubber [saxes],   Dave Hewett [tb],   Colin Bray [p],   John Arthy [b],   John Watson [d]

PRICE: £13 for visitors and guests. 
CONTACT: Tickets may be ordered (Monday – Friday 9.00am to 6.00pm please) from 01442-824173 | bjazztickets@gmail.com   |  www.berkhamstedjazz.co.uk

Saturday 8th April: 

Hanging Basket Workshop - Sunnyside Rural Trust
Hemel Food Garden, Two Waters Road, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP3 9BY 
10am and 12noon

We will provide the compost, plants and knowhow for you to create your very own hanging basket. We can nurture your planted hanging basket in our greenhouse until it is ready for collection and display in May. The workshop itself lasts 1hour 30minutes. Sunnyside Rural Trust provides adults with learning disabilities work experience in horticulture. Profits from this workshop will help us to continue to provide this much needed service. Your booking will be confirmed via email. Please note there are limited places so book early to avoid disappointment. There are no refunds if you cancel you booking. Refreshments provided.  

PRICE: Workshop Prices: Own Basket: £18 14" Basket: £22 16’ Basket: £26
CONTACT: To book you place email: publicity@sunnysideruraltrust.org.uk  or telephone Gemma on 01442 863364

Sunday 9th April:

St Albans Farmers Market
St Peters Street, St Albans.
8am to 2pm


Sunday 9th April:

St John Passion
St Peter's, Berkhamsted,

6.30pm

The Chiltern Chamber Choir and the Bridgewater Sinfonia present JS Bach.

PRICE: £16
CONTACT:  www.chilternchamberchoir.com


Monday 10th April:

Centre Craft activity - Giant Daffodils and Butterflies
Dunstable Downs and the Whipsnade Estate, Dunstable Road, Whipsnade, Bedfordshire LU6 2GY
10-11am

Be inspired by the beautiful landscape of the Whipsnade Estate. Create your very own Giant Daffodil and Butterfly. A craft workshop designed for children. All children must be supervised, however the Visitor Services team will be around to assist and supply the material. Booking required.

PRICE: £4 per child
CONTACT: 03442491895 | www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Monday 10th - 13th April:

Early Bird Cadbury Egg Hunt
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Ringshall, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 1LT
10-4pm

Beat the crowds and complete our Easter trail early and receive a chocolate bunny prize at the end. Early bird discount during the week. Higher price during Easter weekend to encourage early visits and reduce overcrowding.  

PRICE: Child £3 (accompanying adults free).
CONTACT: 01442 851227 | www.nationaltrust.org.uk 


Friday 14th - Monday 17th April:

Cadbury Egg Hunt
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Ringshall, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 1LT
10-4pm

The Cadbury bunny has set up an Easter trail through the woods for you to follow. Can you answer all the questions to claim your chocolate reward?

PRICE: Child £5 (accompanying adults free).
CONTACT: 01442 851227 | www.nationaltrust.org.uk 


Saturday 15th April: 

Tring Farmers Market 
Brook Street, Tring. 

9-12.15pm.

CONTACT: www.tringfarmersmarket.co.uk


Monday 17th April: 

Pitstone Green Musum Open Day
Pitstone Green Museum, Vicarage Rd

11am-5pm

Regular attractions include: Pottery demonstrations, Tractor rides, the Avro Lancaster Bomber Cockpit, working Crossley gas engine, barn or stationary engines, working model railways, working rack saw, lace makers, craft stalls and all the museum exhibits.

PRICE: £6 (Children £2)
CONTACT: www.pitstonemuseum.co.uk


Monday 17th April - 6th May: 

Tring Together Spring Fayre

Church Sq, Tring

The fortnight starts with a Launch Day in the centre of town, on Saturday 22nd April,  featuring a petting zoo, music from the wonderful BURP, the photo competition launch and local charity stalls.

Over 30 activities will take place during the Fayre, culminating in the Friends of Tring Church Heritage Family Fun Day on Saturday 6th May in and around St Peter and St Paul Church, Tring.

CONTACT: www.tringtogether.org.uk


Monday 17th April: 

Bluebell Walks and Tea

Spring Meadow Farm, Whelpley Hill,
2-4pm

Enjoy the emerging wildflower meadows to see native bluebells in a restored ancient beech woodland.

PRICE: £3.50
CONTACT: randmlaken@gmail.com


Saturday 22nd April: 

3rd Berkhamsted Beer Festival

Berkhamsted Civic Centre, 12-11pm

A celebration of the Chilterns through ale (24 varieties) and music; the latter supplied by Tinlin, Pete & Dunk, Midnight Trio, the Apricot Hounds, SweetCornBread and Dodobones.

PRICE: £10
CONTACT: www.berkobeerfest.co.uk


Sunday 23rd April:

Harpenden Farmers Market
Lower High Street, Harpenden
10-2pm

CONTACT: www.harpendenfarmersmarket.co.uk


Sunday 23rd April:

Centre Craft activity - Giant Daffodils and Butterflies
Dunstable Downs and the Whipsnade Estate, Dunstable Road, Whipsnade, Bedfordshire LU6 2GY
10-11am

Be inspired by the beautiful landscape of the Whipsnade Estate. Create your very own Giant Daffodil and Butterfly. A craft workshop designed for children. All children must be supervised, however the Visitor Services team will be around to assist and supply the material. Booking required.

PRICE: £4 per child
CONTACT: 03442491895 | www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Sunday 23rd April:

Bluebell Walks and Tea

Spring Meadow Farm, Whelpley Hill,
2-4pm

Enjoy the emerging wildflower meadows to see native bluebells in a restored ancient beech woodland.

PRICE: £3.50
CONTACT: randmlaken@gmail.com


Monday 24th & Tuesday 25th April:

Berkhamsted Film Society presents Bridge of Spies
Berkhamsted Civic Centre, High Street, HP4 3HD.
8pm

During the Cold War, an American lawyer (Tom Hanks) is recruited to defend a Soviet spy (Mark Rylance) in court, then to negotiate his exchange for the captured U2 spy plane pilot Gary Powers. Dir: Steven Spielberg /2015/USA/Cert 12A 141min

PRICE: Non-members £5 on the door. 
CONTACT: 01442 863155 | www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk


Wednesday 26th April:

Hemel Hempstead History and Museum Society Meeting
Carey Baptist Church Hall, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead.
8pm (Doors 7.30pm).

40 Years at Kodak, Tony Earle

PRICE: Non-Members £2
CONTACT: 01442 398285 | www.historysochemel.bravesites.com


Saturday 29th April: 

Tring Farmers Market 
Brook Street, Tring. 

9-12.15pm.

CONTACT: www.tringfarmersmarket.co.uk


Saturday 29th April:

Dawn Chorus Walk
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Ringshall, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 1LT
5-7am

Join an Ashridge Ranger on this early morning walk to look for and listen to birds on the Ashridge Estate. Breakfast at The Brownlow Café is included.

PRICE: £15 adults/ £10 children
CONTACT: 01442 851227 | www.nationaltrust.org.uk 


Saturday 29th April:

Caritas Harmony in concert
St Lawrence Church , Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire WD5 0AS 
7pm

Award winning Caritas Harmony will be performing a concert in support of the Friends of St.Lawrence Church, Abbots Langley. Free Entry, everyone welcome, retiring collection.

PRICE: Free entry, donations after
CONTACT: www.caritasharmony.co.uk 


Saturday 29th April - Monday 1st May: 

Dockey Wood Bluebells
Dockey Wood, Beacon Road nr Ringshall, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 1LT 
10-4pm

Come and learn more about this special forestry plantation and the wonderful bluebells that bloom here. Entry to the wood outside the times given here remains free. Admission charges will apply over these two peak weekends in May.

PRICE: Adult £3, child £1, National Trust members free
CONTACT: CONTACT: 01442 851227 | www.nationaltrust.org.uk 


Sunday 30th April: 

Bluebell Walks and Tea

Spring Meadow Farm, Whelpley Hill,
2-4pm

Enjoy the emerging wildflower meadows to see native bluebells in a restored ancient beech woodland.

PRICE: £3.50
CONTACT: randmlaken@gmail.com  


Sunday 30th April: 

Hospice of St Francis Bubble Rush Herts

Gadebridge Park, Hemel Hempstead

Run, skip, walk or dance your way through walls of bubbles.  Raise sponsorship to support patients and families at your local Hospice.  Fun for all the family
Refreshments available in our Bubble Rush event village. Free t-shirt for all Bubblers over the age of one. A shiny medal as you cross the finish line

PRICE: Adults - £25 (16 years and over) | Children - £7.50 (1-15 years inclusive) | Under 1’s: Free (no t-shirt)
CONTACT: www.stfrancis.org.uk/bubble-rush | 01442 869550


© 2017 Boxmoor Direct - All Right Reserved   |   Website Powered by Motosu