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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
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
Price: £38 Please note that anyone attending a workshop must not wear open topped shoes. Using the smaller off cuts of glass, use the ‘Bits & Bobs’ to make your glass creations. This is an open workshop, allowing you to make your chosen pieces in whatever form you would like. You will be given a base piece of glass 40 x 12cm. You can chop it up into what ever shape you would like to make multiple pieces such as light…