Fizeek - the life and times of Ronald Wright
1st March - 29th March 2014
Tuesday - Saturday, 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Discover the amazing life of Hertford's Ronald Wright! This exhibition charts his rise from menswear assistant to celebrity portrait artist and world renowned illustrator of gay magazines. Imprisoned as a homosexual, Ronald became an artist's life model on his release and in later life a spiritual healer. At 85, Ronald continues to work in the arts, collaborating with the new wave of British artists.
In light of the adult themes contained in this exhibition, Hertford Museum recommends that under 16s should be accompanied by a parent or carer.
On the Move: from skates to scooters
5th April - 21st June 2014
Tuesday - Saturday, 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
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 needs you!
Wednesday 5th February
6.00 - 8.00pm
Join us for light refreshments and find out how you, your family, your business, your club can support Hertford's very special museum attracting over 34,000 visitors each year.
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.
Model Railway Day at Hertford Museum
Saturday 15th March 2014
10.30 am - 3.30 pm
A Model Railway Day for spring time for all you enthusiasts out there!
Free, just drop in, donations welcome.
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
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.
21st January - Bugs & Butterflies
18th March - Delightful Dinosaurs
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|
|27th April 2014||Hidden Hertford||Gill Cordingley|
Booking is essential, please contact the museum on 01992 582686 or email@example.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.
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.
Is your journey really necessary?
Tuesday 20th May
Reg Harman, transport consultant and writer, will explore travel now and then, including some Museum exhibits.
For more details of any of these events please phone 01992 582686