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July

 


Saturday 8th July: 

Tring Farmers Market 
Brook Street, Tring. 

9-12.15pm.

CONTACT: www.tringfarmersmarket.co.uk


Saturday 8th July: 

The Wish Tree Charity Music Festival 2017
Flamstead village school Trowley Hill Road Flamstead St Albans Hertfordshire AL3 8DL

Gates open 6.45pm. Music 7-12pm.

Alice in Wonderland themed event. Fantastic outdoor event with music for all tastes to entertain you through the night.  Music provided from 4 artists/bands to include: Flamdaddy (rock classics 80s to present day), Our friends Electric (80s band), Billie Sutton (female solo artist - covers) and Threefold (70s to present day - embrace music from all styles and eras). Prizes for best dressed person and gazebo. All monies raised to go to The Wish Tree Charity.  Adult only event.

PRICE: £25 before 8th June, £30 after 8th June and at the gate. Free glass of Prosecco on arrival.
CONTACT: 07949 618078


Saturday 8th July: 

Aeolian Singers' Summer Concert & Afternoon Tea - Cats, Kangaroos and other Animals
Methodist Church, 270 Northridge Way, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 2AU 
3pm

The Aeolian Singers' summer concert features work by Lloyd Webber, 'Cats', Chilcott 'Aesop's Fables' and Whitacre 'Animal Cracker'.

PRICE: £13, Children £6 (including tea and cakes) in advance or on the door
CONTACT: www.aeoliansingers.org.uk/ | 01442 249751


Saturday 8th July:

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

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


Sunday 9th July:

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


Sunday 9th July:

NGS Open Garden: Chesham Bois House
Chesham Bois House, Chesham Bois, Buckinghamshire HP6 6DF 

2-5pm

3 acre plantswoman’s garden with primroses, daffodils and hellebores in early spring. Interesting for most of the yr with lovely herbaceous borders, rill with small ornamental canal, walled garden, old orchard with wildlife pond, and handsome trees of which some are topiaried. It is a peaceful oasis. Home-made teas.

PRICE: £4 (children free)

CONTACT: 01494 726476 | www.ngs.org.uk/gardens


Sunday 9th July:

NGS Open Garden: 9 Tannsfield Drive
9 Tannsfield Drive, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP2 5LG

1.30pm-5pm

This small, town garden is decorated with over 450 plants creating a welcoming oasis of calm. The owners regularly experiment with the garden planting scheme which ensures the look of the garden alters from year to year and occasionally month to month. Narrow paths divide, leading the visitor on a discovery of the garden's many features. The sound of water is ever-present. Home-made teas.

PRICE: £3 (children free)

CONTACT: 01442 393508 | www.ngs.org.uk/gardens


Sunday 9th July:

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


Sunday 9th July:

Summer Fair & Fun Dog Show
The Hemel Hempstead School, Heath Lane, HP1 1TX
11am to 4pm.

The Hemel Hempstead School Association with The Retired Greyhound Trust, are pleased to announce their annual Summer Fair & Fun Dog Show, including: Fun Show classes for all dog breeds & ages (no pre-booking required), Arts & Technology Exhibition, Craft, Charity, Trade and Enterprise Stands, Live Stage Performances and Demos, BBQ, Crepes, Donuts & Licensed Bar, Zorbing &Inflatable Slide, Raffle, Tombola and much, much more!

PRICE: £1
CONTACT: hhsa.chair@gmail.com


Sunday 9th July:

Hemel 10K and Superhero Fun Run
Astley Cooper School, St Agnells Lane, Hemel Hempstead.
9am-2pm

In aid of Rennie Grove Hospice Care. The longer race, all terrain, is open to anyone over 12yrs; the fun run is for all ages with a prize for the best superhero costume.

PRICE: Hemel 10k route: £20 (12 years and over).   1.5k Superhero fun run: £5 (Under 5s go free)
CONTACT: www.renniegrove.org/support/our-events/hemel-10k


Sunday 9th July:

Chilterns Dog Rescue Society Fun Dog Show
St Leonards Parish Hall, Jenkins Lane, St Leonards,Tring,HP23 6NW
2-5pm

Join Chilterns Dog Rescue Society for its annual show. If you want your dog to take part, registration is from 1pm.

PRICE: Parking £2, Entry Free
CONTACT: www.chilternsdogrescue.org.uk


Thursday 13th July:

Side By Side Concert
Church of the Resurrection, behind Henry Wells Square, Grovehill, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 6BJ
5pm

Dacorum Community Choir mark the 40th anniversary of Grovehill Community Centre and the Church of the Resurrection. 

PRICE: Tickets £5 (include tea and cakes) from choir members, by phoning or on the door
CONTACT: 07890 288 859 | www.dacorumcommunitychoir.org 


Friday 14th July:

Lunchtime Concert 
St Johns Church, Station Road, Boxmoor HP11JY.
12.30pm.

NICK HOLMES piano

PRICE: Admission by donation (suggested donation £3) Lunches and refreshments available (£2 per head) after concert.
CONTACT:  www.stjohnsboxmoor.co.uk 


Saturday 15th July:

Outdoor Choral Concert
Spring Meadow Farm, Whelpley Hill, Berkhamsted
Doors at 5pm to enjoy woodlands and meadows, concert at 6.30pm

The Beacon Community Choir and Beacon Chamber Ensemble perform the Misa Criolla by Ariel Ramírez, and Karl Jenkins' Songs of Sanctuary in the natural outdoor arena at Spring Meadow Farm.

PRICE: £8/ £4 concessions - email for tickets
CONTACT: randmlaken@gmail.com


Saturday 15th July:

Animal Agents, Summer Reading Challenge 2017 Launch Event
Hemel Hempstead Library, The Forum, Marlowes, HP1 1DN.

A FREE day of fantastic activities and wild mysteries to test young readers’ detective skills! Don’t forget to sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge during your visit! Hertfordshire Libraries are offering exciting rewards for all children who read six library books of their choice over the holidays.

PRICE: Free
CONTACT: 0300 123 4049


Sunday 16th July:

Berkhamsted Farmers Market
High St, Berkhamsted
8am to 2pm

CONTACT: www.berkofm.co.uk


Tuesday 18th July - Saturday 22nd July: 

Pepper Summer Show
The Court Theatre at Pendley Station Road, Tring, HP23 5QY
7.30pm also Matinee 2.30pm on Saturday

A fantastic week of first-class musical talent - see our website for details.

CONTACT: https://pepper.org.uk/


Saturday 22nd July: 

Tring Farmers Market 
Brook Street, Tring. 

9-12.15pm.

CONTACT: www.tringfarmersmarket.co.uk


Sunday 23rd July:

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

CONTACT: www.harpendenfarmersmarket.co.uk


Sunday 23rd July:

Hemel’s Summer Festival - Riverside’s Beach Party
Riverside, Hemel Hempstead.
10-5pm

A giant sandpit will be open complete with buckets and spades for endless hours of fun. The children’s play area in the centre will play host to party fun with balloons, glitter, tattoos and magic show. 

CONTACT: www.dacorum.gov.uk


Sunday 23rd July:

Tringford Pumping Station Open Day
Tringford Pumping Station, Little Tring, (on Wendover Arm canal)

11am-4pm

Hosted by The Wendover Arms Trust - an Open Day at this fascinating example of Victorian engineering. Parking only at Startops Car Park, Marsworth with free shuttle commencing 10.45 a.m and thereafter every half hour.  Last return 4 p.m.  FREE ENTRY.  Teas and cakes available

PRICE: FREE
CONTACT: www.wendoverarmtrust.co.uk


Sunday 23rd July:

St Albans Race for Life 5k & 10k
Verulamium Park, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 2DB

11am

St Albans Race for Life will bring thousands of women together to support Cancer Research UK’s life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters. Race for Life 5k is great for all ages. Run, jog or walk; the only thing that matters is that you’re part of it. Want to push yourself further? Enter the 10k.

PRICE: £14.99 Women (16+) | £10 Girls (6-15) and Boys (6-12)
CONTACT: 0300 123 0770 | raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/find-an-event/verulamium-park-10k-2017-07-23-1100


Sunday 23rd July 

15 Gade Valley Cottages - Open Garden for NGS

15 Gade Valley Cottages, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP1 3BW
1.30-5pm

165ft x 30ft sloping rural garden. Patio, lawn, borders and pond. Paths lead through a woodland area emerging by wildlife pond and sunny border. A choice of seating offers sunny rural views or quiet shady contemplation with sounds of rustling bamboos and bubbling water. Home-made teas. Open for charity.

PRICE: £3.50, Children free
CONTACT: 01442 250108 | www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/22692/


Monday 24th and Wednesday 26th July:

Ashridge Adventurers
Ashridge Estate, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted,  HP4 1LX.  
10:30am-12pm or 1-2:30pm. 

Our education team will be running outdoor activity sessions each week during the summer holidays. Each week will feature a different activity - from pond dipping to minibeast hunting and den building, there is always something fun happening at Ashridge for the family to take part in. Aimed at children aged 4-10 and also include a nature themed craft in the visitor centre classroom. Booking Essential.

PRICE: £4 per child
CONTACT: 01442 851227 | www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


Monday 24th to Friday 28th July:

Hemel’s Summer Festival - Movies on the Marlowes.

Watch your favourite films on our big screen every day at 10am followed by themed free film fun on the Rainbow Stage and at Riverside.

  • Monday 24 July - A Bug's Life
  • Tuesday 25 July - Finding Dory 
  • Wednesday 26 July - Toy Story 
  • Thursday 27 July - Monsters, Inc. 
  • Friday 28 July - Beauty and the Beast (1991)

PRICE: Free
CONTACT: www.dacorum.gov.uk


Wednesday 26th July:

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

Power from the Gade, Michael Stanyon

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


Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th July:

Hemel’s Summer Festival - Food & Drink Festival
11-5pm

Eat, drink and relax. Across the weekend there will be free fun for the whole family with street food traders, artisan market stalls, live music and kids' entertainment.

CONTACT: www.dacorum.gov.uk


Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th July:

DeebsDay
The Croft, Dagnall Road, Great Gaddesden,
12noon -1.30am. 

A charity-organised music festival with the best music and delicious hot food throughout the day. Supporting the hospice of St Francis. Adults only. 

PRICE: Tickets are £30
CONTACT:  www.deebsday.co.uk 


Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th July:

Dacorum Steam & Country Fayre
Green Croft Farm, Potten End, Nr Hemel Hempstead, HP1 2SG
10-5pm

Unique days out for all the family, with heavy horses and birds of prey, vintage tractors and fire and military vehicles, followed by a BBQ, prize giving and raffle raising funds for the Hospice of St Francis.

PRICE: Tickets are £8 per adult, £5 per child or concession and £20 for a family of 4.
CONTACT: www.dacorummachineryandsteam.co.uk


Sunday 30th July:

Butterfly Walk at College Lake
College Lake, Tring, HP23 5QG,
1.30 - 3.30pm.

Weather permitting, this walk will focus on looking for some of the different butterfly species found at College Lake. This guided walk involves a slow stroll around the site. This is around 2 miles on easy terrain and will take approximately 2 hours. Ages 12+

PRICE: £4 suggested donation. Booking essential.
CONTACT:01442 826774 or online www.bbowt.org 


Monday 31st July:

Ashridge Adventurers
Ashridge Estate, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted,  HP4 1LX.  
10:30am-12pm or 1-2:30pm. 

Our education team will be running outdoor activity sessions each week during the summer holidays. Each week will feature a different activity - from pond dipping to minibeast hunting and den building, there is always something fun happening at Ashridge for the family to take part in. Aimed at children aged 4-10 and also include a nature themed craft in the visitor centre classroom. Booking Essential.

PRICE: £4 per child
CONTACT: 01442 851227 | www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events


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