Whats On

What's On?

July 2018

Music on the Green
Sunday 1 Jul

Big Top circus tent, Pitstone Rec, Vicarage Rd, Pitstone, Leighton Buzzard LU7 9EY. £5, children free. Join the Beacon Community Choir and friends with a mini-music festival on Pitstone Green. Cream teas will be provided by the WI, and a licensed bar will be available all afternoon.

Open-air theatre: Robin Hood and his Merry Men
Sunday 1 Jul

Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL9 5AE. 2pm. Join family and friends and step into the forest with Chapterhouse Theatre Company in what promises to be one of the most fun adventures of the summer.

Gentle Stroll: Chalkland Flowers
Monday 2 Jul

Ashridge, 2.30-4.30pm. £3 per person. No need to book. Join our knowledgeable volunteers for a gentle stroll through Ashridge’s chalklands (some steep slopes). Meet at Beacon car park.

Flicks and Footlights Dance Show
Tuesday 3 Jul

Markova Theatre, Tring Park School 7.30pm to Thu 5th July. £15 (£12 concs). Tring Park's dancers present an original production using the setting of a famous film studio in times gone by.

Blues Bar Tring
Thursday 5 Jul

Tring Park CC, London Rd, 8.30pm, £6. With the Robin Bibi Electric Trio.

Chilfest
Friday 6 Jul

Cow Lane, Tring. £39 adults, £20 children, family ticket £100. Tring Park School for the Performing Arts students will play a warm-up act for Tony Hadley on the opening night of the annual Chilfest in Tring. Students will be backed by the Southbank Sinfonia in a 15 minute set.

Totally Batty Walk
Friday 6 Jul

Ashridge, 8.30-10pm. Adult £8, child £5. Booking essential. See if you can catch a glimpse of these amazing creatures with one of our rangers.

Potten End Village Show
Saturday 7 Jul

Potten End Village Hall, Common Road, 2.30pm. Free admission. Teas served, raffle 3.45pm, Prizes awarded 4.00pm. Show entry forms by 7.00pm thursday 5th July. Adults and children welcome to exhibit or come for tea. Show schedule from Rumblers Farm Shop, Water End Road or by email.

Tring Choral Society
Saturday 7 Jul

Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Tring, 7.30pm. £12. Vivaldi: Gloria; Haydn, JM: Requiem in C; Pergolesi: Magnificat

Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Saturday 7 Jul

The Vyne Theatre, Northbridge Road, Berkhamsted. HP4 1EH, 7.30pm. Tickets £10-15. The award-winning funny, fabulous and feel-good musical sensation from the West End stage.

Great Berkhamsted Bake Off and Wellbeing Event
Sunday 8 Jul

The Great Hall, Berkhamsted Town Hall 10.30am. Competition entry £3. In aid of Hertfordshire MIND. There are three age categories; 5-11, 11-17 and 18+ all with the chance to win 1st, 2nd or 3rd place.

Hospice of St Francis KAPOW Superhero Challenge
Sunday 8 Jul

Ashlyns School, Berkhamsted 10.30am. £25 adult, £15 child. 5k fun-filled obstacle course. See website for more information and to sign up.

The Greatest Goat of All Time
Sunday 8 Jul

The Court Theatre, Tring. 10.30am (Doors 9.45am). £6. World premiere of this fresh, funny, fantastical story starring award-winning comedian, singer and dancer Charlie Baker (Harry Hill's Tea Time, Dog Ate My Homework, Doctor Who) and BAFTA-winning CBBC Class Dismissed actress Sam Battersea.

Fun Dog Show
Sunday 8 Jul

St Leonards Hall & Field, Jenkins Lane, St Leonards, HP23 6NW. 1-5pm. Dog registration from 1pm. Show starts at 2pm.

Flicks and Footlights Dance Gala
Sunday 8 Jul

Wycombe Swan 7.30 pm. Tickets from £13.50. Concessions £12. With music from the world of cinema, this is another original and innovative production by Tring Park’s Dance Course to delight and entertain film (and dance) fans everywhere.

Tring Chamber Music
Sunday 8 Jul

Hastoe Village Hall, 7.30pm, £16. Tring Chamber Music presents: Mozart 'String Quintet D major K593', George Benjamin 'Viola, Viola', Bruckner 'Adagio from the string quintet' and Mendelssohn 'String Quintet No 1 in A major op 18'.

Berkhamsted and District Welsh Society Afternoon Tea
Wednesday 11 Jul

Tring Wyevale Garden Centre, Bulbourne Road, HP23 5HF. 2.30pm. If you fancy joining us come along at 2:30pm for a stroll around the garden centre. We are having afternoon tea at 3.30 pm. Please let us know if you are joining us.

Talk: Bread and Circuses
Wednesday 11 Jul

Civic Centre, 8pm. Ashridge Decorative & Fine Arts Society 7.30pm With Libby Horner. Also includes ‘Pop-Up’ art exhibition.

Ashlyns Festival: VIP Cinema Evening
Friday 13 Jul

Ashylns School, Chesham Road, Berkhamsted 6.30-11pm. 'The Son of Rambow', which was filmed at Ashlyns School and around Berkhamsted.

Film: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
Friday 13 Jul

Nora Grace Hall, Tring 8.30pm. £7 from Beechwoods or online.

BeaconLit Literary Festival
Saturday 14 Jul

Brookmead School, Ivinghoe. £19.50 / £25. The festival committee has assembled a stunning lineup, which includes authors, writers and broadcasters.

Herts Visual Arts Big Art Fair
Saturday 14 Jul

Hitchin Town Hall, Sat and Sun Jul 14th and 15th. Open to the public from 10am-5pm on Saturday and 10am-4pm on Sunday, a number of exhibitors will be at the Fair during the weekend, offering unique opportunities to meet the artists themselves.

Concert: Chroma Chamber Ensemble
Sunday 15 Jul

The Greene Room, Kings Arms, Berkhamsted 7pm. £16/£13 Concs. From Renaissance to Ravel. Tickets via email or from Luminous and Vogue, 24 Lower Kings Road.

Berkhamsted Board Games Club
Monday 16 Jul

The Open Door,360-364 High Street, HP4 1HU. 6.45-8.45pm. Third Monday of every month.

The Pepper Show 2018
Tuesday 17 Jul

The David Evans Court Theatre, Pendley, Tring, 7.30pm to Sat 21 Jul. Plus Saturday matinee 2pm. From £12.50.

Berkhamsted and Tring Sewing Bee
Wednesday 18 Jul

Meeting room at Sacred Heart Church, Park St, Berkhamsted (parking outside) 9am-12 noon. £5 payable on the day, tea, coffee, biscuits inc. Bring your own equipment and materials. Please book your place as space is limited.

Tring Together Netwalking Event
Wednesday 18 Jul

Meet at the car park opposite The Akeman at 9:30am. Return by 11am. Free. Email booking required. Come walk in Tring Park and network as you walk. Part of BusinessMart, your local friendly networking group.

Talk: Daniel Axtell – the Berkhamsted Regicide
Wednesday 18 Jul

High Street Baptist Church, Tring. 8pm. £4. Speaker: Murray Neil, a Committee member of the Society and the author of The Washingtons of Tring.

Blues Bar Tring
Thursday 19 Jul

Tring Park CC, London Rd, 8.30pm, £6. Giles Hedley & the Aviators are back in Tring.

Outdoor Cinema Night: Scream
Friday 20 Jul

Ashridge Estate, 10pm. From £14. Scream (18) Funny, scary and wonderfully timed this is a brilliant opportunity to see Scream in the open air. Full bar and barbecue on site.

Hemel Summer Festival
Saturday 21 Jul

Marlowes Shopping Centre, Hemel Hempstead 11am-5pm. Also 22 Jul. Across the weekend there will be free fun for the whole family with delicious street food traders, artisan market stalls, live music and a range of fantastic kid’s entertainment.

Big Camp
Saturday 21 Jul

Ashridge. Also 22 Jul. £50 per pitch for 4 people. Booking essential. A special opportunity to camp at Ashridge for the night and take part in a number of family activities.

Pitch Perfect
Sunday 22 Jul

Berkhamsted Cricket Club 4pm. There will be an array of unforgettable talent performing. You will be amazed! Bring picnics and the whole family.

Civilisations: An interactive LEGO brick adventure around the world
Wednesday 25 Jul

Bucks County Museum, Aylesbury. £4.50. To 5 Sep. Civilisations is an amazing LEGO show with stunning LEGO models including life-sized human figures from civilisations from around the world.

Dacorum Steam & Country Fayre
Saturday 28 Jul

Green Croft Farm, Potten End, HP1 2SG 10am-5pm.£8 adult, £5 child or £20 for family of 4. Also Sunday 29 Jul. With Steam Engines, Classic Cars, Military Vehicles, Vintage Tractors, Heavy Horses and Birds of Prey, as well as stalls and entertainment for all the family.

Tringfest 18
Saturday 28 Jul

Court Theatre, Pendley. From 12pm. £10. Featuring Ripley, The Curves, Fiends, Love Guns, Doom, Space Antics, Harrison Walker, Static Personality, and Avaric. Plus Jamie Faulkner, MorganElla, Jordan Baker and Jack Gomm.

Ashridge Adventurers
Tuesday 31 Jul

Ashridge, 10.30am to 12 noon or 1.30-3pm. £4 per child per session. Booking essential. Join for either a morning or afternoon session of led family activities and crafts. Learn more about Ashridge’s animals and plants. Suitable for children aged 4 and up.

The Aristocats and The Jungle Book
Tuesday 31 Jul

Court Theatre, Pendley. 7.30pm. £12. To 4 Aug. An Animaltastic Disney Double Delight, performed by over 60 eight- to fifteen-year-olds from the local area, in partnership with ZSL