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May

Monday 1st May: 

May Day Madrigals
St Peter's, Berkhamsted,
6.15am

Members of the choirs sing madrigals from the church tower; followed by breakfast (at a small charge) in the Court House. Director Adrian Davis.

CONTACT: www.stpetersberkhamsted.org.uk


Monday 1st May: 

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 1st May: 

Aldbury May Fair
Aldbury
12-5pm

Don't miss it: the Aldbury May Fair is a great afternoon out with crafts, local produce and gourmet food stalls, and Maypole dancing as a highlight.

CONTACT: www.facebook.com/pg/AldburyMayFair


Saturday 6th May: 

Tring Job Show
Victoria Hall, Tring

10am-4pm

A triumphant debut last year leads to an even bigger and better recruitment fair with local exhibitors, a CV clinic and workshops, all free.

CONTACT: www.tringtogether.org.uk


Saturday 6th May: 

Berkhamsted Arts & Crafts Market
Berkhamsted Town Hall,

10am-4pm

CONTACT: berkhamstedartscraftsmarket.com


Saturday 6th May: 

APOCALYPSE: FAMINE, PLAGUE, WAR AND REVOLUTION IN 14TH CENTURY
Kings Langley WEA, Kings Langley Community Centre, The Nap, Kings Langley, WD4 8ET   
2-30pm to 5-00 pm

The title says it all.  Kings Langley WEA presents a Day School which looks back to a century even more exciting than our own!  Wendy Featherstone, WEA Tutor will present two sessions.  All welcome.

PRICE: Tickets £10 including light refreshments
CONTACT: 01442 264741


Saturday 6th May: 

Family Fun Day 2017
St Peter & St Paul and Churchyard, Tring

10am-4pm

The Friends of Tring Church Heritage present their annual fundraising festival, featuring this year a vastly extended descent for soft toys from the church tower. Teddy Gets His Wings, with the involvement of RAF Halton.

PRICE: Free
CONTACT: 01442 891377


Saturday 6th May: 

Berkhamsted Jazz - Gabriel Garrick Big Band
Berkhamsted Civic Hall
8.00pm (doors open 7.15pm)

Woodwinds; Martin Hathaway,   Matt Wates,   Sam Walker,   Scott Garland,   Bob McKay      Trumpets; Gabriel Garrick,   Mike Henry,   Steve Waterman,   Andy Gibson,   Martin Shaw   Trombones; Winston Rollins,   Martin Gladdish,   Dave Eaglestone     
Rhythm Section; Dominic Ashworth [guitar],   William Bartlett [piano],   Joe Pettitt [bass],   Peter Cater [drums]

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 6th May:

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 6th May: 

Little Gaddesden Local Produce Market
Village Hall, Church Road, Little Gaddesden
9.30am-12.30pm

Fantastic stalls selling home made, organic, free range and locally sourced produce, alongside crafts and treats.

CONTACT: 07966 187304 | www.facebook.com/pg/LittleGaddesdenLocalProduceMarket


Saturday 6th May: 

Stephen Simmons Concert
Tring Athletic Football Club, Cow Lane, Tring, HP23 5NT
7.30pm

Nashville country artist Stephen Simmons will be returning for another live concert. Stephen is a widely respected artist in Nashville and Europe and has 6 albums released and has appeared in session on BBC Radio 2 and other leading radio stations on the continent.

PRICE: £10 advance / £15 on the door
CONTACT: www.tafc.co.uk/events | 01442 891144  


Saturday 6th May: 

IN FLANDERS FIELDS
remembering World War I
Watford Colisseum
7.30pm

Berkhamsted Choral Society presents a joint concert with Chorleywood Choral Society. Elgar: The Music Makers / The Spirit of England / Polonia
Vaughan Williams: Six Choral Songs To Be Sung In Time Of War
Knowles: In Flanders Fields

PRICE: £10 - £25
CONTACT: www.berkhamstedchoral.co.uk | 0845 0753993


Sunday 7th May: 

Hemel Hempstead Old Town Market
Old Town High Street
11am-3pm. 

CONTACT: www.saundersmarkets.co.uk


Sunday 7th May: 

Potten End Bowls Club Open Day
Potten End Bowls Club, Hempstead Lane
11am-4pm

All you'll need is a pair of flat shoes; let the Club members show you round and discover whether you've a flair for the game.

CONTACT: 01442 862887


Sunday 7th May: 

Tring Bowls Club Open Day
Pendley Sports Centre, Cow Lane
10am-4pm

Give bowls a try! Free fun for all the family at Tring Bowls Club's Open Days (also 13 May). No need to book but please come with flat-soled shoes or trainers.

CONTACT: www.tringbowls.co.uk


Sunday 7th May: 

NGS Open Garden: Patchwork
22 Hall Park Gate, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 2NJ
2-5pm

¼-acre garden with lots of year-round colour, interest and perfume, particularly on opening days. Sloping site containing rockeries, 2 small ponds, herbaceous border, island beds with bulbs in Spring and dahlias in Summer, roses, fuchsias, patio pots and tubs galore - all set against a background of trees and shrubs of varying colours.  Refreshments in aid of Lions Club of Berkhamstead.

PRICE: £4 (children free)
CONTACT: www.ngs.org.uk/gardens


Monday 8th May:

Hemel Hempstead RSPB Meeting
Cavendish School, Warners End Road, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 3DW

8pm (Doors open 7.30pm)

Presentations by Group Members: Members are invited to give presentations of their favourite trips / photos. There will be a short AGM before the talks.

PRICE: £3 RSPB members / £3.50 non-members
CONTACT: Ian Wilson on 07929 997759  | www.rspb.org.uk/groups/hemelhempstead


Friday 12th May: 

Biggest Brain Quiz
Nora Grace Hall, Tring
8pm

(£40 for table of 8). Pit your wits in a general knowledge quiz or addle them at the cash bar.

CONTACT: www.tringtogether.org.uk


Saturday 13th May: 

Tring Farmers Market 
Brook Street, Tring. 

9-12.15pm.

CONTACT: www.tringfarmersmarket.co.uk


Saturday 13th May:

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

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


Saturday 13th May:

Tring Bowls Club Open Day
Pendley Sports Centre, Cow Lane
10am-4pm

Give bowls a try! Free fun for all the family at Tring Bowls Club's Open Days. No need to book but please come with flat-soled shoes or trainers.

CONTACT: www.tringbowls.co.uk


Saturday 13th May:

Orchestral Concert
St Johns Church, Boxmoor
7.30pm

Dacorum Symphony Orchestra's programme will include Mendelssohn’s ‘Violin Concerto’ and Haydn’s ‘Symphony no 101 (The Clock)’. Soloist tba, conductor Thomas Loten.

PRICE: £12
CONTACT: www.dacorumso.org


Sunday 14th May:

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


Sunday 14th May:

Tennis Club Open Day
Berkhamsted Lawn Tennis & Squash Club, Broadwater.

The club invites you to look it over in conjunction with the Great British Tennis Weekend.

CONTACT: www.bltsrc.co.uk


Sunday 14th May:

The Berkhamsted Walk
Court House, Berkhamsted HP4 2AX 10-11.30am
OR or Ashridge College, HP4 1NS, 11am-2pm.

The annual sponsored walk in aid of The Children's Society through beautiful Chiltern countryside. Register at the Court House for the Bluebell (12 miles) and Challenge (18 miles) walks and Ashridge for the 6-mile Fun walk.

CONTACT: www.berkhamstedwalk.com


Wednesday 24th May:

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

The man who ate his boots, Denis Kelly

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


Saturday 27th May: 

Tring Farmers Market 
Brook Street, Tring. 

9-12.15pm.

CONTACT: www.tringfarmersmarket.co.uk


Saturday 27th - Monday 29th May: 

Mentmore Arts Festival
St Mary's Mentmore & Village Hall
11am-5pm

The 9th Mentmore Arts Festival runs to Monday 29 May and this year showcases the work of over 60 artists. The lead charity for 2017 will be the local Air Ambulance. Make it a family day out.

CONTACT: www.mentmore-arts-festival.co.uk


Saturday 27th May: 

Berkhamsted Jazz - Robert Fowler Quintet
Berkhamsted Civic Hall
8.00pm (doors open 7.15pm)
Robert Fowler [bs,ts],   Colin Oxley [g],   Robin Aspland [p],   Dave Green [b],   Steve Brown [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  

Sunday 28th May:

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

CONTACT: www.harpendenfarmersmarket.co.uk


Sunday 28th May: 

Wildflower Meadow Walks & Tea

Spring Meadow Farm, Whelpley Hill,
2-4pm

Enjoy the emerging wildflower meadows and count bees and butterflies in the restored ancient beech woodland. Also 4, 11, 14 and 18 Jun.

PRICE: £3.50
CONTACT: randmlaken@gmail.com  


Monday 29th May: 

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


Wednesday 31st May:

Go Wild on the Farm
The Barn, College Lake Nature Reserve, Tring, HP23 5QG
10-4pm

Enjoy a day on the reserve with a focus on its farming history and accompanying wildlife.

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


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