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More details - Houghton Regis Art Trail
Take part in a fun family Art Trail around Houghton Regis! Find the 7 letters, write them into your trail map, unscramble and send your answers to Full House to be entered into a free prize draw!
Houghton Regis Library Tithe Houghton Regis
Today to Sun 27 May

More details - Antiques and Collectors Fair- Dunstable leisure centre
Looking for something to do Bank Holiday Monday? Dunstable Rotary Club are holding their Charity Fundraising ’Antiques and collectors Fair, at the Houghton Regis Leisure Centre. Lots of stalls to come and browse and maybe pick up a bargain. Many genres covered by a wide range of stall holders.
Houghton Regis leisure centre, Parkside drive, Houghton Regis
Mon 7 May

More details - Dog training/Wildlife awareness
Wildlife Trusts BCN. Join us for a fun dog training session with professional trainer Tom, founder of Unique Pets. Pick up some handy tips, have fun with your dog, and learn about how you can help protect some of Blow’s Downs fantastic wildlife. A fun and practical training session for you and your dog.
The Paddocks, Blow’s Downs Reserve, accessed via Half Moon Lane, Dunstable
Sat 19 May

More details - Beginners Birdsong
Wildlife Trust BCN South Beds local group walk. Join us for an early morning spring walk on Blows Downs nature reserve with CBC Senior Countryside Officer Steve Halton. The focus of this walk will be to learn the art of identifying birds by their calls and song.
Blows Downs Reserve, Skimpot Roundabout entrance
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Dunstable Downs and the Whipsnade Estate - 50 Things Club
On the first Sunday of every month we hold a ’50 Things to do before you are 11 ’ event. There will be a variety of activiities from the ’50 Things’ handbook, depending on the weather. Come along and join in to add another sticker to your record.
Dunstable Downs and the Whipsnade Estate, Dunstable Road, Whipsnade,
Sun 6 May

More details - Duke of Burgundy butterfly walk
Join a member of our countryside team to look for the rare and elusive Duke of Burgundy on Dunstable Downs. Join the Rangers to discover some of the butterflies that make their home on the Downs.
National Trust - Chiltern gateway Centre
Sat 12 May

More details - Spring into Summer with a joint concert by Caritas Harmony and Imerys Singers
Spring into Summer with an evening of wonderful songs and music. Highly acclaimed Ladies choir Caritas Harmony is delighted to welcome Imerys Singers from Cornwall for a joint concert. Come along and enjoy an evening with something for everyone.
St Augustine’s Church, Icknield Way/Catsbrook Road, Luton
Sat 19 May

More details - Butterfly walk with Butterfly Conservation
Wildlife Trust BCN South Beds local group walk. Join us for an early summer butterfly walk around Bison Hill with Greg Herbert. We will be looking in particular for the Duke of Burgundy, which can usually be seen here at this time of the year. Please note: not suitable for wheelchair users.
Bison Hill Car Park, Whipsnade
Sun 20 May

More details - What The Floyd- The Music of Pink Floyd
Combining superb musicianship, the latest technology and a blazing light show, What the Floyd recreate the sounds of the legendary Pink Floyd. The band prides itself on meticulous attention to sonic detail and breathtaking, energetic performances. See more info at whatthefloyd.com
Luton Library Theatre, St George’s Square, Luton
Fri 4 May

More details - Jazz Jam Luton
Focus on Jazz Jam Sunday 6th May 2018! Our monthly Jazz Jam is getting busier and buzzier by the month so come join us! Jam with our wonderful House Band or relax over a bevvy or 3 and enjoy an afternoon of great music with a bunch of lovely people. All Musicians, Singers and Music Lovers welcome!
The Bear Club, Mill Yard, 24a Guildford Street, Luton
Sun 6 May

More details - Yarnies
A social group for anyone who likes to knit, crochet or stitch. We meet at the Balcony Bar, Venue 360, Gypsy Lane, Luton, LU1 3JH. www.venue360.co.uk. There is plenty of free parking and Luton Parkway station is 5 mins walk away. We meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 7.30pm.
We meet at the Balcony Bar, Venue 360, Gypsy Lane, Luton, . www.venue360.co.uk.
Wed 9 May

More details - Circus Wonderland
Britain’s most magical circus is arriving in Leighton Buzzard with high flying acrobats, jugglers and clowns promising fun for all the family.
Pages Park, Billington Road, Leighton Buzzard
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Jonathan Moseley's Cutting Garden
We are delighted to welcome Jonathan Moseley to Woburn Abbey again to present this new seasonal study day. Jonathan has been working professionally with flowers for over 20 years.
Woburn Abbey and Gardens
Fri 18 May

More details - Treasures of the Library and Afternoon Tea
Enjoy a private view of some of the treasures housed within Woburn Abbey’s extensive library collection. The viewing will take place in the Holland Library, normally only open 3 days a week and used as the family’s principal drawing room.
Woburn Abbey and Gardens
Fri 18 May

More details - Woburn Wine Weekend
Arrive on Friday, 18th May and stay for two nights’ in one of our well appointed executive bedrooms On the Friday evening enjoy a wine tasting, with a canapés reception followed by a three course meal with wines selected to complement each course, this evening will be hosted by George Atkinson-Clark MD of
The Woburn Hotel, George Street, Woburn
Fri 18 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Ashridge Estate - Watercolour Workshops
Join local artist Liz Rogers and create your own watercolour painting of the Ashridge bluebells. Liz Rogers is a local artist specialising in watercolour and mixed media painting. Her love of colour, texture and strong composition is evident in all her work.
Ashridge Estate, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted
Sat 28 Apr, Fri 4 May

More details - Ashridge Estate - Dockey Wood Bluebells
Charges will apply to Dockey Wood over two peak weekends. A chance to learn more about this special forestry plantation and the wonderful bluebells that bloom here. Entry to the wood outside the times given here remains free. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome with accompanying adults. Dogs on leads welcome.
Ashridge Estate, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted
Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Ashridge Estate - Gentle stroll - Bluebells
Join our knowledgeable volunteers for a gentle stroll to see Ashridge’s famous bluebells. This two mile gentle walk will take you to some of Ashridge’s best bluebell areas. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome with accompanying adults. Dogs on leads welcome.
Ashridge Estate, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted
Wed 2 May

More details - Ashridge Estate - Bluebell walks
We are offering two bluebell walks this year - one in the daytime and one in the evening, to give everyone a chance to go with our knowledgeable staff and volunteers to the best areas.
Ashridge Estate, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted
Thu 3 May, Sat 5 May

More details - Ashridge Estate - *Sorry, sold out* Dawn Chorus Walk
Join an Ashridge Ranger on this early morning walk to look for and listen to birds on the Ashridge Estate. Breakfast at The Brownlow Caf is included. At this time of year the birds are busy setting up territories ready for the breeding season and all the males are singing, especially first thing in the morning.
Ashridge Estate, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted
Sat 5 May

More details - Ashridge Estate - Plant Fair
Join us for our annual Plant Fair this spring. We will be hosting a Plant Fair on May 20. Browse through hundreds of different plant species grown by our volunteer growers and local nurseries. Stock up on an exceptional range of plants and pick up everything you need to make the garden beautiful this season.
Ashridge Estate, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted
Sun 20 May

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More details - Golf Day at Stocks
Stableford 4 Ball Competition. Teams of four, 18 hole golf play. Bacon rolls with coffee, two course lunch, team and individual prizes, raffle & auction. Shotgun start 10am. £60pp, £240 for teams of 4. Teams need to be pre-booked by contact fundraising@chilternsmscemtre.org
Stocks Golf Club, Aldbury,
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Ascott - Open Garden for NGS
Combining Victorian formality with early C20 natural style and recent plantings to lead it into the C21, with a recently completed garden designed by Jacques and Peter Wirtz who designed the gardens at Alnwick Castle, and also a Richard Long sculpture.
Ascott, Leighton Buzzard
Mon 7 May

More details - Close Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
The 3 acre garden at Close Cottage is 16 yrs old and encompasses a formal terraced garden, orchard and paddock. The garden is laid to lawn and planted with a wide variety of shrubs, bulbs and perennials.
Close Cottage, Leighton Buzzard
Sun 6 May

More details - Ampthill Antique and Vintage Fair
Ampthill Antique and Vintage Fair is held on the last Sunday of each month (except August and November). There is ample off road parking. 32 stalls selling china, books, furniture, coins, cigarette cards, silver, model trains, vintage clothing, dress jewellery, gold etc. Refreshments by "Crumbs"
Parkside Hall, Woburn Street, Ampthill, Beds
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Tring Bowls Club Open Days
TRING BOWLS CLUB OPEN DAYS. PENDLEY SPORTS CENTRE, COW LANE TRING, HP23 5NS We welcome all newcomers to our Open Days whether you’ve never bowled before, perhaps have played a few ends in a public park, or maybe you used to bowl and are thinking about taking it up again.
TBC, Pendley Sports Centre, Cow Lane, Tring, Herts
Sun 6 May

More details - Harpenden Mencap Music Medley Fundraising Concert
Our 5th Music Medley fundraising concert brings a mix of music and dance with something for everyone: St George’s School Jazz Band Apex Dance Harpenden Musical Theatre Company perform Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo Abafando - classical music with a twist Elizabeth Bottone and David Crew - a musical
High Street Methodist Church, Harpenden
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Bootleg Bee Gees Live
"This act is fun from start to finish!" The Stage The Bootleg Bee Gees celebrate the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Fever with a show featuring all the seventies disco classics, along with other famous Bee Gees hits from the sixties, like "Massachusetts" and "Words", plus eighties favourites made famous by...
Harpenden Halls, Southdown Road, Harpenden
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Harpenden Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival
Before we know it Spring will be upon us, and by popular demand, so will this festival...... Showcasing the quality of live music in the UK; with The Pretty Things headlining and five other very different, but striking bands, this will undoubtedly be another a great festival and an occasion not to miss!
Harpenden Public Halls, Southdown Road, Harpenden
Sun 13 May

More details - Bubbles, Spa & Shopping Pamper Evening
On Friday 18th May @ 7pm, We are holding a fantastic Bubbles, Spa & Shopping Pamper Evening to raise monies for Bow Brickhill Primary School. There will be lots of fantastic pamper treatments on the night starting at only £4!!
Bow Brickhill Primary School
Fri 18 May

More details - A Traditional Village Fete at Clophill MK45 4BE
On Saturday 12th May 2018, St Mary’s Church Clophill is once again holding a traditional Fete in the Church Grounds. Lots of stalls, exhibitions, music and many sideshows for the children to enjoy with refreshments served (lunches, tea and coffee) and a barbeque.
St Mary’s Church grounds, High Street, Clophill
Sat 12 May

More details - BerkoBeerFest
A range of 36 beers from breweries in and around the Chilterns. Plus 12 ciders, wine and soft drinks available and a range of street food including burgers, curry and vegetarian options. All accompanied by live music from the best of our local bands.
Berkhamsted Cricket Club
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Tring Spring Fayre Launch Day
Join us in welcoming Spring to Tring with our launch of our Spring Fayre fortnight. Community Stalls, mobile zoo (fee applies), Tring Farmers’ Market and FREE children’s treasure trail. Plus we are launching our Tring Spring photo competition
Church Square, High Street, Tring
Sat 28 Apr

More details - FOTCH Family Fun Day
Fun for all the family at St Peter’s and St Paul’s Church in Tring. Children- bring your teddy for a ride on the Teddy zip wire. Climb the spiral tower staircase and try some bell ringing. Stalls: plants, jewellery, toys, cake stalls. Raffles and tombolas.
Tring
Sat 12 May

More details - Sunday Afternoon Cafe & Tower Tours
On the last Sunday of every month, and special occasions such as Valentine’s or Father’s Day, we open our Nest as a Cafe and serve hot & cold drinks as well as delicious homemade cakes. Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate & Soft Drinks are all available and our cakes change weekly.
Clophill Eco Lodges, Old Church Path, Clophill
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Badapple Theatre Company presents “Amy Johnson’
Badapple Theatre Company is celebrating 20 years on the road and to mark the milestone, it is re-presenting the first show the Company ever toured with. ’Amy Johnson’ will tour nationally starting in Yorkshire, travelling down through the Midlands, Surrey, Gloucestershire and finally Somerset.
The Cecilia Hall, Puttenham
Thu 10 May

More details - Berkhamsted RCTA Mayday BH Floating market
A way to spend a few hours in the open air sharing the towpath space & meeting traders who live & work on the canals. Arts & crafts, food & "Not on the High Street" goods.
Grand Union Canal towpath adjacent to Waitrose
Fri 4 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Rip-Roaring 1920s Night
The Pepper Foundation (reg. charity 1056823) is holding a fundraiser in support of Pepper Nurses on Thurs 10th May at The Gatsby in Berkhamsted and celebrating all things 1920s. There will be dancing, a live jazz band, hot two-course buffet, a raffle and more!
The Gatsby Restaurant & Piano Bar, High Street, Berkhamsted
Thu 10 May

Kimpton Art Show More details - Kimpton Art Show
As part of Kimpton May Festival Bank Holiday Weekend Discover affordable and original paintings, ceramics, glass and other media - celebrating the work of established and emerging talent from around Hertfordshire and beyond.
St Peter & St Paul, Church Lane, Kimpton.
Fri 4 May to Mon 7 May
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More details - Dacorum Symphony Orchestra Concert
Dacorum Symphony Orchestra Concert with James Beadle (Piano) playing Schumann’s Piano Concerto. Also Brahms Festival Overture and Kodaly Hary Janos Suite
Centenary Theatre Berkhamsted School, Kings Road, Berkhamsted
Sun 20 May

More details - St Paul's Walden Bury - Open Garden for NGS
Spectacular formal woodland garden, Grade 1 listed, laid out 1720. Long rides lined with clipped beech hedges lead to temples, statues, lake and a terraced theatre. Seasonal displays of snowdrops, daffodils, cowslips, irises, magnolias, rhododendrons, lilies. Wild flowers are encouraged.
St Paul’s Walden Bury, Hitchin
Sun 13 May, Sun 10 Jun

More details - Patchwork - Open Garden for NGS
¼-acre garden with lots of year-round colour, interest and perfume, particularly on opening days. Sloping site containing rockeries, 2 small ponds, herbaceous border, island beds with bulbs in Spring and dahlias in Summer, roses, fuchsias, patio pots and tubs galore - all set against a background of trees and shrubs...
Patchwork, Berkhamsted
Sun 6 May

More details - Tenors Un Limited - ‘In Concert with Tenors Un Limited Celebrating 15 Years’
TENORS Un LIMITED is proud to present their newest touring show. Throughout 2018 the guys will tour UK theatres and concert halls performing works from their previous albums and tours as well as new repertoire. This concert series combines the rich vocal harmonies for which Tenors Un Limited are known.
The Stables, Stockwell Ln, Wavendon, Milton Keynes
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Talk: Maps For Family Historians
Maps are one of the most significant aids when plotting where ancestors lived, particularly in cities. In this talk to members of Buckinghamshire Family History Society, Alan Ruston will discuss what is available online as well as in record offices.
Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Wed 2 May

More details - Harpenden Blues Rhythm & Rock Festival
Harpenden Blues Rhythm & Rock Festival. Artists performing: Pretty Things, Aynsley Lister, Simon McBride.: Tickets avaiable.
Public Halls, Harpenden
Sun 13 May

More details - Massive Second-hand Book Sale for Charity
RSPCA Hertfordshire East Branch are holding another of its popular second-hand book events at its charity shop in Hitchin. Thousands of quality books will be on offer representing all genres, fiction, non-fiction and lots of children’ s to suit all ages. We will also have plenty of DVDs and CDs.
19 Churchyard, Hitchin
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Jumble Sale in aid of Cats Protection Hemel Hempstead & Berkhamsted
Jumble sales are great fun so come along and bag yourself a bargain! Books, toys and games, clothes of all shapes and sizes (some of them nearly new) from baby to adult, shoes, bric-a-brac, sheets, curtains, cushions and other household items.
Adeyfield Community Centre, The Queens Square, Hemel Hempstead
Sat 19 May

More details - Pamper Evening
TREAT YOURSELF Enjoy a glass of Prosecco on arrival and treat yourself to an evening of pampering and relaxation. With stalls offering a variety of treatments from massages, to manicures; tarot readings to eyebrow threading.
Forest Centre
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Ed Sheeran Tribute
Dan East is the closest thing you’re going to get to Ed Sheeran himself - from the loop pedals, to the perfect vocals, Dan will knock your socks off (at a fraction of the price of seeing the real Ed Sheeran!) Doors 7pm Show start 8pm approx (with a 30 minute interval) Food served from 7pm - 8pm
Forest Centre
Fri 4 May

More details - Dawn Chorus Bird Walk
We’ll be looking and listening out for black caps, nightingales, song thrushes, terns, warblers and (hopefully) turtle doves on this guided walk around the Millennium Country Park. Afterwards, we’ll stop in the Lakeside Cafe for a cooked breakfast, included in the price.
Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine
Sat 5 May