The annual Hertford Arts Festival will run from 6th April – Sunday 6th May to showcase and promote the local arts. This event will coinside with the Hertford Arts Society Exhibition, Hertford Theatre week, and Courtyard Arts Society Exhibition. Pop into local shops to visit the Art Trail artists, or come along to the Street Art Festival, and not forgetting the annual Craft Market. http://www.hertford.gov.uk/events/hertford-arts-festival-414/
Visit 25 pop-up art exhibition venues around Hertford. Artwork ranges from sculptures to textile, oil to watercolour. Trail maps available at the Town & Tourist Information Centre and most art is available for purchase. Free Entry.
Courtyard’s Open Exhibition attracts a high quality and wide-ranging submission of 2D and 3D work from around the county and further afield. The selected pieces and prize winners create a vibrant, diverse show. 01992 509596 www.courtyardarts.org.uk Free, donations welcome
Nightly performances Monday to Friday at 7.45pm Saturday at 7.15pm Tickets £15.00 nightly or £42.00 Weekly Call 01992 531500 or visit www.hertfordtheatre.com
Vamos return to Hertford Theatre with this poignant tale about Post-Traumatic stress and a young soldier called Ryan who served in Afghanistan in 2009. 01992 531500 www.hertfordtheatre.com £15, £13 & £12 for groups bookings and schools
To mark the end of the Hertford Arts Festival, Hertford Castle will open its doors to the public for the first time this year. Visitors are welcome to explore the Castle Gatehouse and grounds free of charge. Up to 50 craft stands will exhibit an array of handmade assortments from jewellery to homeware, homemade produce to vintage clothing. Children will be able to get creative with a variety of craft based activities on offer. http://www.hertford.gov.uk/events/hertford-castle-craft-market-418/
Open exhibition for local and national artists. www.hertfordartsociety.co.uk Free Entry
Tickets £18.00 adults £15.00 concessions Box office 01992 531500 www.hertfordtheatre.com
Wednesday 16th May - Saturday 19th May 7.30pm, Saturday Matinee 3pm Performed at Hertford Theatre by HD&OS Young Idea, Fame follows a diverse group of students at the New York High School of Performing Arts, charting successes and struggles, enthusiasm and talents of pupils, including well known songs such as Hard Work.
Tickets £14.00 each available from Hertford Town & Tourist Information Centre 10-12 The Wash Hertford 01992 584322