Today to Sun 20 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Local History in Focus: Archives - How to organise your collection
Do you have an interest in local history or are you part of a local history group looking to further your research? Join our County Archivist to explore how to organise a historical collection.
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies Register Office Block County Hall Hertford Hertfordshire
Thu 26 Apr

More details - At Mrs Ridgley's Corner: The Case the Whitechapel Sherlock Holmes Couldn't Crack
Join HAlS for this talk from retired detective and crime historian Paul Stickler on an astounding murder case from Hitchin in 1919. Get a glimpse of how serious cases were handled by the local police and why Scotland Yard had to be brought to Hitchin to continue the investigation. Was the culprit ever caught?
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies Register Office Block County Hall Hertford Hertfordshire
Thu 10 May

More details - Discover Historic Maps
Discover more about the wealth of information in historic maps with our Senior Librarian. Find out about some of the beautiful maps held in the Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies collection.
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies Register Office Block County Hall Hertford Hertfordshire
Tue 15 May

More details - Hertford Art Trail
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.
Today to Sun 6 May

More details - Hertford Arts Festival
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.
Today to Sun 6 May

More details - Hertford Castle Craft Market
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.
Hertford Castle
Sun 6 May

Fame More details - Fame
Fame is ‘gonna live forever’! Following the lives of a diverse group of students at the New York School of Performing Arts, the show charts successes and struggles, enthusiasm and talents of pupils from their initial audition through years of hard work to graduation.
Hertford Theatre The Wash Hertford
Wed 16 May to Sat 19 May
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More details - Hidden Hertford Walks - Central Hertford
Sunday 22nd April 11am Why not take a leisurely stroll to work up an appetite on a Sunday morning? All walks begin at 11am prompt at the museum. Booking is essential. £2 per person payable in advance. Join local historian Philip Sheail to discover the hidden history of Hertford’s historic town centre.
Hertford Museum 18 Bull Plain Hertford

More details - Hides, Homes and The Harts Horns
28th April – 30th June 2018. Free Entry. Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm Come and find out about the history of Hornsmill and the characters who lived there in this new exhibition at Hertford Museum.
Hertford Museum, 18 Bull Plain, Hertford
Sat 28 Apr to Thu 31 May

More details - Macmillan Fun Quiz
A quiz aiming to raise money for the charity and giving team members an enjoyable experience. A mixture of verbal and picture rounds, marathon round. "Heads or Tails" to finish.
Lord Haig, 5 South Street, Hertford
Thu 17 May

More details - Teletubbies Live!
Find out more about our Teletubbies live show
High Street Hoddesdon
Wed 2 May

9 to 5 the Musical More details - 9 to 5 the Musical
9 to 5’s outrageous and hilarious story of friendship and revenge is set in the late 1970s, an era long before computers, cell phones, and political correctness, when women in the office were clerks or secretaries, at their male bosses’ beck and call, typing and filing, getting the tea and seldom seriously
Spotlight Theatre, Cock Lane near High Street, Hoddesdon
Wed 9 May to Sat 12 May
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More details - Modelling Extravaganza
Working Model Railway Layouts ‘G’ Scale, ‘0’ Gauge, ‘00’ Gauge and ‘N’ Gauge. Radio Controlled Model Trucks & Boats. Train rides for children. Sales Stand, Tombola and Refreshments Free parking for disabled adjacent to club site. Free parking for other users off Nazeing New Road (B194), at EN10 6TD.
Sun 6 May

More details - WARE mum2mum market
The award winning pop-up market where parents can buy and sell quality second hand baby and children’s goods.
Age Concern hall, Priory Street, Ware
Sat 12 May

More details - Cheshunt & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Display by members of Goodmayes society. Organised by Cheshunt & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Mike Cording (Secretary).
The Spanish Ambassador’s Suite, Broxbourne Council Offices, Bishops’ College, Churchgate, Cheshunt
Fri 11 May

More details - Cheshunt & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Colin Tobitt displays. Organised by Cheshunt & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Mike Cording (Secretary).
The Spanish Ambassador’s Suite, Broxbourne Council Offices, Bishops’ College, Churchgate, Cheshunt
Mon 14 May

More details - Nazeing 1918, A Free Exhibition and book launch.
Nazeing History Workshop present a Free Exhibition to commemorate the end of the Great War. St Giles Hall will be open 2-6 on Saturday, 12 -4 on Sunday, 10 -4 on Monday. Their new book, A Purely Agricultural Parish ? will be launched at the exhibition. This new book complements their previous publications.
St Giles Hall, Nazeing Road, Nazeing
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Hill House - Open Garden for NGS
9 acres incl wood; species roses, herbaceous border, water garden, conservatory, woodland walks. Lovely view over Lea Valley.
Hill House, Ware
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Art exhibition by the Herts Artists' Network
As part of Earth Day 2018 this exhibition tackles the theme of ’Ending Plastic Pollution’. Aiming to raise awareness and celebrate our natural environment through art.
Mill Green Mill & Museum
Today, Tue 24 Apr to Thu 26 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Tue 1 May to Thu 3 May, Sun 6 May, Tue 8 May to Thu 10 May, Sun 13 May, Tue 15 May to Thu 17 May, Sun 20 May

More details - Stapleford Flower Festival
Come to the Stapleford Flower Festival on the spring bank holiday Sunday 6th and 7th May from 12.00 noon until 4.30 p.m! This year we are celebrating as our flower festival has been running for 50 years!
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Made in Dagenham- The Musical
Made in Dagenham - the true story that earned women equal pay is being performed by the Welwyn Thalians at the Campus West (Hawthorne Theatre) in Welwyn Garden City from Wednesday 9th May to Saturday 12th May.
Campus West (Hawthorne Theatre) Welwyn Garden City
Wed 9 May to Sat 12 May

More details - Oak Farm/Homestead - Open Garden for NGS
From pig farm to pastoral idyll spanning 3 acres, reclaimed over 30yrs. Romantic woodland glade, burgeoning arboretum, relaxed planting around sloping lawns, stone ornaments. Walled garden leads to vegetable plot, greenhouse, chickens, small orchard. Martin built the house, Genine the gardens.
Oak Farm/Homestead, Enfield
Sun 13 May

More details - Adventure Travel Tales
Three renowned global adventurers will be coming to Welwyn Garden City to share their stories of extraordinary exploration on Tuesday 1st May. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to row across the Atlantic? Do you want to hear from a seasoned mountaineer and extreme triathlete?
Oaklands College, The Campus, Welwyn Garden City
Tue 1 May

More details - Singers at the Barn
‘Songs for a Royal Wedding’ Come along to ’Singers at the Barn’ on Sunday 6th May to join in the celebrations for the forthcoming Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Barn Theatre Club Room, Handside Lane, Welwyn Garden City
Sun 6 May

More details - Made in Dagenham - The musical
Made in Dagenham is a modern musical show depicting the events that happened at Ford motor company in later 1960 that started the movement towards equal pay for women. This is a very fun show, comic in places and deadly serious in others. It’s a show that will leave you with great sense of well being.
Hawthorne Theatre, Campus West, Welwyn Garden City.
Wed 9 May to Sat 12 May

More details - RSPB  Evening meeting - Chile Wildlife; Tierra del Fuego to the Atacama speaker Jeff Blincow
Potters Bar and Barnet RSPB Group evening meeting - non members welcome With more than 2500 miles north to south, the cold Pacific to the west and the High Andes dominating the east, Chile offers such a wide variety of climatic and floristic zones that there is so much to see.
Tilbury Hall, United Reformed Church, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar
Fri 18 May

More details - Oliver Dawsons Saxon + TBC
Oliver Dawsons Saxon + TBC: Tickets avaiable.
The Rock Den, Hatfield
Sat 19 May

More details - Guesthouse
A grandmother, mother and a daughter have to set aside differences as they decide the fate of their family-run Guesthouse. Battling family demons and the crashing waves of a troubled past, tensions are high in Clacton-on-Sea.
Roe Hill Hall Community Centre Briars Ln, Hatfield
Tue 8 May

More details - Bug Club – Super Creatures
Forty Hall has a variety of habitats and microclimates and the insects within them have their own adaptations and superpowers! Get outside with a magnifying glass and explore the different insect habitats of the Estate and then invent and make your own Super Creature using clay and natural materials! Ages 4 – 11.
Forty Hall, Forty Hill, Enfield
Thu 3 May

More details - Bug Club - Beetles
Learn all about beetles including the mighty Stag! Explore their habitats, play a crazy beetle game and then make a home to encourage beetles in your garden. Ages 4 – 11.
Forty Hall, Forty Hill, Enfield
Sun 6 May

More details - Forty Hall Village Fete
Following on from the success of last year, the Forty Hall Village Fete is back again. Come and browse through our Craft Market in the historic courtyard or enjoy all-time favourites including, Punch and Judy, Morris Dancing and don’t forget to bring your Teddy, so he can have a go on the Teddy Zip Wire!
Forty Hall, Forty Hill, Enfield
Sun 13 May

More details - Museums at Night – Forty Hall by candlelight
Come and visit Forty Hall after hours, when the office workers have gone home for the night. Sneak around the period rooms that have been lit by candlelight as it would have been in the 17th Century. As you walk around, you may come across the servant cleaning, the cook or a member of the family!
Forty Hall, Forty Hill, Enfield
Sat 19 May

More details - Lemsford Fete
Our traditional village fete truly has something for everyone. From Maypole & country dancing, choirs, a huge variety of live music: classical, pop and folk.
St John’s C of E Primary School & St John’s Church, Lemsford, Welwyn Garden City
Mon 7 May

More details - Lemsford Village Fete
The 2018 Lemsford Fete will be held at St John’s School and Church on Monday 7th May. As is traditional, this splendid event will provide a true English country fete experience with maypole dancing, coconut shy, tea-cup ride, live music and a Pimms and Hertfordshire Real Ale tent.
St. Johns C of E Primary School, Lemsford Village, Lemsford, Welwyn Garden City
Mon 7 May

More details - Beyond the Battlefields
A comprehensive exhibition of photographs never before seen in the UK, providing a window into life on the homefront and showing Germans struggling with the everyday privations of war.
Art and Design Gallery, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield
Today to Sat 5 May

More details - National garden event
There will be something of interest to everyone from beginners to gardening for the more advanced. Meet the garden volunteers who look after the garden and find out more about the plants and produce that we grow. There will be fresh museum grown produce to taste and refreshments provided throughout the event.
Epping Forest District Museum 39-41 Sun Street, Waltham Abbey
Wed 2 May

More details - Double Bill: The Suit and A Dream within a Midsummer Night’s Dream
Audiences can’t resist the ‘joyously unpredictable’ (Guardian) programmes danced by Ballet Black. Led by Artistic Director Cassa Pancho, this company celebrates dancers of black and Asian descent, showcasing technique, precision and grace in specially commissioned pieces.
Weston Auditorium, Hatfield
Thu 26 Apr

More details - dHPO - English Seascapes
The sea has long been a rich inspiration for composers living in the British Isles. The de Havilland Philharmonic Orchestra present an evening of works inspired by our coastal waters during the last century.
Weston Auditorium, Hatfield
Sun 13 May

More details - Sarah and Duck
Join Sarah and Duck and a host of your favourite friends including The Ribbon Sisters, The Shallots, Flamingo & John and Umbrella, as they plan a birthday party for Scarf Lady in their garden.
Weston Auditorium, Hatfield
Sat 19 May

More details - West Lodge Park - Open Garden for NGS
Open for the NGS for over 30yrs, the 35 acre Beale Arboretum consists of over 800 varieties of trees and shrubs, incl National Collection of Hornbeam cultivars (Carpinus betulus) and National collection of Swamp Cypress (Taxodium).
West Lodge Park, Hadley Wood
Sun 13 May

More details - Enfield Vintage and Collectibles Fair
Antiques, collectibles and curios - retro jewellery and accessories, ceramics and glassware, coins, postcards, stamps, pens, books, kitchenalia, tools and toys. Over 20 stalls Cafe, disabled access, free car park at venue. Close to Enfield Chase station and Enfield bus station.
St Paul’s Centre, 102a Church Street, Enfield
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Pyjama Walk - Night Hike 2018
Join the biggest pyjama party in Enfield. Wear you pyjamas, have fun with friends and family and help raise money for The Nightingale Cancer Support Centre (Reg. Charity No: 1094435) too! This 15 km walk starts and finishes at Enfield Civic centre and travels through Enfield via Southgate.
Enfield Civic Centre Silver Street Enfield
Fri 18 May

Garden Open for Alis More details - Garden Open for Alis
We are holding an Open Garden event in support of Alis Kingston, granddaughter of friends in our village. Alis needs a medical procedure to correct a curvature of her spine and her family need to raise £25,000 to take her to Germany for the operation.
1 Elia Cottage, Nether Street, Widford
Sun 13 May
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More details - Tales from the Shed - Summer
Tales from the Shed are vibrant, interactive theatre shows that are perfect for young children. They are informal, lively and amazingly engaging as the performers and audience share the same space - children are always encouraged to make a lot of noise and to make the story happen.
290 Chase Side London
Today to Sat 9 Jun

More details - RSPB Afternoon Illustrated Talk - Wildlife of the UK - speaker Bob Johnson
Potters Bar and Barnets RSPB group afternoon meeting Behind the scenes with Bob, capturing stunning images of wildlife including birds of prey.He works mainly in the Lea Valley and Epping Forest.
St. John’s United Reformed Church, Mowbray Road, New Barnet
Wed 9 May

More details - The Mad Hatter's Arty Party
Join us in Arty Madness. Create a Tea Cup Wonderland. Gaze into your own Looking Glass. Make a Mini Mad Hat. Pom pom Flamingo making. Then off to the Tea Party for refreshments followed by Bonkers Games that only Alice could imagine. Hosted by Characters straight out of the magical book.
Salisbury House, Bury Street West, Edmonton
Mon 7 May

More details - Fat! So?
Our fantastic new comedy musical Fat! So? - set in your local slimming club - for anyone who’s ever stepped on the scales this show’s for you - great story, great characters and great songs - call the box office now for tickets - don’t weight too long!
The Bull Theatre, 68 High Street, Barnet
Thu 17 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Billie Richardson exhibition
At Trestle, we are passionate about supporting newly emerging local artists and giving them a platform for their creativity, so this Spring time we welcome Billie Richardson, a local artist into the Gallery Café for her first exhibition as a solo artist!
Trestle Arts Base Russet Drive
Today to Thu 3 May

More details - Pursued By A Bear | Foundry Festival 2018
Research and development of two new plays by exciting women writers, in celebration of the Suffragette Centenary, honouring Heroines, historical and contemporary, local and global.
Trestle Arts Base, Russet Drive, St Albans, Herts
Fri 18 May and Sat 19 May

More details - The Nose that Nobody Picked – The Mucusical
Adapted for stage from his book ‘The Nose That Nobody Picked’ The Mucusical by David Parkin Shortlisted for the James Reckitt Hull Children’s Book Award 2017 A rip snorting yarn for all the family … with songs … and snot One day Christopher (Kirsty Mealing, Scuffle Box Theatre Company), a keen, but unorthodox
Trestle Arts Base, Russet Drive, St Albans, Herts
Sun 20 May