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SG14 1DT
01992 582686
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Events & Exhibitions


On the Move: from skates to scooters

5th April - 21st June 2014
Tuesday - Saturday, 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Free entry

How many ways can you think of travelling from A to B? Discover the amazing range of ways people have found to get around with this family friendly exhibition.


Hertford Museum Stores Open Day at the Seed Warehouse

Saturday 3rd May 2014
11.00 am - 3.00 pm

Go behind the scenes at Hertford Museum stores. Discover how we store and care for our vast and varied collections. See the larger vehicles in the museum collection that we could not fit in our On the Move exhibition! Visit the Roman corn drying oven and learn more about the fascinating Foxholes Farm excavation.

Seed Warehouse, Maidenhead Yard, The Wash, Hertford, SG14 1PX

Get Saturday Night Fever at Hertford Museum!
An event at part of Museums at Night 2014

Saturday 17th May 2014
6.00- 9.00 pm

Embrace the 1970s at an evening of live music at Hertford Museum! Schrödinger's Strings will be performing a 1970s inspired set. Enjoy a 1970s cocktail and cheese and pineapple on sticks!

Free entry, paid bar

Regular events

Knit and Natter

Second Thursday of the month 10.30am - 12.30pm

Whether you're a seasoned knitter or just a beginner bring your projects along to Hertford Museum. This is a chance to share ideas and patterns in a comfortable setting over a cup of tea of coffee.

9th January 2014
13th February 2-14
13th March 2014
3rd April 2014 (note date!)

£1 per person

Teas in the Garden

Last Saturday in the month 11.00am - 4.00pm
First date: Saturday 26th April

On the last Saturday of the month throughout the summer pop in and treat yourself to a cream tea or a slice of homemade cake and relax in our beautiful Jacobean style knot garden.

Family Events

Tremendous Transport at Hertford Museum
Family craft activities for the Easter holidays

Tuesday 8th - Thursday 10th and Tuesday 15th - Thursday 17th April
10.30 am - 3.30 pm, last entry 3.00 pm

Trains, trams and trikes...buses, barges and bikes. Come along and get crafty with activities inspired by the transport displayed in our 'On the Move' exhibition! Different activities will run each week

£1.50 per child, just drop in

Regular Family Days

Toddler Tuesday

Come along and take part in themed crafty activities, play with toys and share a story! £1.50 per child including refreshments for all - please book in advance.
Tuesdays, 10.30 – 11.30 am
For children aged 2 – 4
ALL children must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.

20th May - Trendy Tractors
17th June - Riverbank Creatures
15th July - Knights and Princesses

Stay and Play Saturdays

4th January, 1st February, 1st March & 5th April 2014 (10.30am- 3.20pm

On the first Saturday of each month, The Andrews Room at Hertford Museum will be open for families to enjoy a free play session. Come along and play with traditional wooden toys, make something crafty and read a book. Whilst you are here why not use the discovery station toys to explore the galleries too?
Free entry, just drop in

Hidden Hertford Walks

Why not take a leisurely stroll to work up an appetite for coffee and cake or lunch on a Sunday morning?
2nd March 2014 Ware Road Jean Riddell
16th March 2014 Hertford at War Edgar Lake
30th March 2014 Central Hertford Philip Sheail
13th April 2014 Beer & Pubs: How Hertford's Pub Scene Was Shaped Les Middlewood FULLY BOOKED
27th April 2014 Hidden Hertford Gill Cordingley

Booking is essential, please contact the museum on 01992 582686 or hertfordmuseum@btconnect.com to secure your place(s) and find out the meeting point for the walk. Many of these walks were fully booked within days of the dates being published, so don't delay!

All walks start at 11am, are FREE and led by volunteers. Donations to the Hertford Museum are welcomed.

Friends of Hertford Museum programme

Friends of Hertford Museum talks - free to members, £2 for non member (payable on the door). All talks begin 8pm.

The New River from Chadwell Springs to Sadlers Wells
Tuesday 18th February
Dr Alan Thomson, experienced lecturer and author of several books on local history, will review the history of this great project along its complete route.

McMullen's Brewery
Tuesday 18th March
Fergus McMullen, 6th generation family director of our reputed local brewery, will review its history and development.

British School, Cowbridge
Tuesday 15th April
Geoff Cordingley, local historian and retired teacher, will set out the history of the Cowbridge School in Dimsdale St.

History of Papermaking and Printing
Tuesday 20th May
Mike Creasey started his career with his local family firm in the 1960s and then moved on to local security printers and London firms. He will focus on the effect that new technology has had over the last fifty years.

For more details of any of these events please phone 01992 582686

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