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April

Whats On / April
Saturday 4th April:

Pop up Bazar Berkhamsted
Berkhamsted Town Hall, High Street
10-4pm


Saturday 4th April:

Little Gaddesden Community Market
Village Hall, Church Road, Little Gaddesden HP4 1NX
9.30am to 12.30pm


Saturday 4th April:
Tring Choral Society Spring Concert

St Peter & St Paul's church, Tring,
7.30pm.

J S Bach - St John Passion.

PRICE: £15 from Beechwood Fine Foods or by email.
CONTACT: tickets@tringchoral.org.uk  | www.tringchoral.org.uk 
Saturday 4th April:

Berkhamsted Jazz - Benny, Peggy and Duke
Berkhamsted Civic Centre
8pm

Georgina Jackson leads this group, singing & playing trumpet. A tribute to the music of Benny Goodman, Peggy Lee & Duke Ellington. With Pete Long on clarinet.

PRICE: Members £10, Visitors £13.
CONTACT: 01442 824173 | www.berkhamstedjazz.co.uk 
Sunday 5th April:

Rachmaninov Vespers and music for Passiontide
St. Peter’s Church, Berkhamsted
7.30pm.

Rachmaninov - All Night Vigil also with works by Gesualdo, Lassus and Victoria. Directed by Adrian Davis. Performed by Chiltern Chamber Choir.

PRICE: £15 online or from Brown & Merry, Berkhamsted. Under-18s free.
CONTACT: www.chilternchamberchoir.com 

Monday 6th & Tuesday 7th April:

Berkhamsted film Society - THE LITTLE STRANGER
Berkhamsted Civic Centre, High Street, HP4 3HD.
8pm

Mystery drama. A country doctor is called to a crumbling estate whose residents are haunted by a dying way of life ... or something more? Cert 12A. 111 mins

PRICE: Non-members £5 on the door.
CONTACT: 01442 863155 | www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk

6th - 9th April:

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt - Early bird
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted.
10-4pm

Beat the crowds and complete our Easter trail early at a reduced price. There's a chocolate prize at the end for every child.
Booking not needed

PRICE: £3
CONTACT: 01442 851227 | www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ashridge-estate/ 

10th - 13th April:

Ashridge - Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt - Easter Weekend
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted.
10-4pm

Bring the kids for our Easter trail and receive a chocolate prize at the end. Booking not needed

PRICE: £5
CONTACT: 01442 851227 | https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ashridge-estate/ 

Saturday 11th April:

Tring Farmers Market
The Marketplace, Brook Street, Tring
9.00am - 12.15pm

CONTACT:  www.tringfarmersmarket.co.uk
Saturday 11th April:

Little Chalfont Farmers Market
Village Hall Car Park, Cokes Lane, Little Chalfont, Buckinghamshire HP8 4UD
9-1pm

CONTACT: www.facebook.com/Little-Chalfont-Farmers-Market

Sunday 12th March:

St Albans Farmers Market

St Peters Street, St Albans
8am to 2pm


Tuesday 14th April: 

Berkhamsted Speakers Meeting
Quaker Meeting Hall, 289 High Street, Berkhamsted.
8pm (Doors 7.30). 

Glossophobia is the fear of standing and speaking in front of an audience. Sometimes it can’t be avoided, especially at work. Help is at hand with Berkhamsted Speakers. Part of Toastmasters International, we help people to speak with confidence and pride. No experience necessary, just a willingness to learn and above all, have fun and make friends.  Free to guests – come along, enjoy a wide range of speeches and see how lives have been transformed through the power of speech. 

CONTACT: Vice President Membership (Paul) – 07970 643084 or Vice President Education (Andy) – 07800 904140 |  http://berkhamstedspeakers.co.uk/wp/ 


14th - 17th April:

Ashridge - Easter Crafts
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted.
10-4pm

Join our staff and volunteers at the visitor centre to make a nature-themed spring craft. Booking not needed

PRICE: £2
CONTACT: 01442 851227 | www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ashridge-estate/ 

18th - 20th April:

Ashridge - Bluebell watercolour workshop
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted.
10-1pm or 2-5pm

Join local artist Niki Bell for a watercolour workshop to create your own masterpiece during bluebell season. Booking essential

PRICE: £35
CONTACT: 01442 851227 | www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ashridge-estate/ 

Sunday 19th April:

Berkhamsted Farmers Market
High Street,
10am-2pm


Sunday 19th April:

Aldbury Village Local Craft and Produce Market
Aldbury Club House, Toms Hill Road, Aldbury, HP23 5SA
9.30-12.30pm
 
CONTACT: 07528 777085 | www.facebook.com/

Sunday 19th April:

The Hemel Hillbuster
Gadebridge Park, Leighton Buzzard Rd, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1DN
8.30am.

This popular cycling event, giving you a choice of either a 60km or 100km route, takes you over challenging Chiltern hills, around stunning countryside and through beautiful villages around Dacorum.

CONTACT: www.dens.org.uk 

Sunday 19th April:

Cowslip Walk and Tea
Faith Works Trust, Spring Meadow Farm, Berkhamsted HP4 2SX.

Walk across the Cowslip meadow and see the emerging wildflowers before returning to the café for tea and organic refreshments.

CONTACT: faithworkstrust.org.uk 

Monday 20th & Tuesday 21st April:

Berkhamsted film Society - BACK TO BURGUNDY
Berkhamsted Civic Centre, High Street, HP4 3HD.
8pm

Three siblings reunite to save the vineyard they’ve inherited and over four seasons rediscover their trust in each other. Cert 15. 113 mins. France/Subtitles

PRICE: Non-members £5 on the door.
CONTACT: 01442 863155 | www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk 

Saturday 25th April:

Tring Farmers Market
The Marketplace, Brook Street, Tring
9.00am - 12.15pm

Saturday 25th April:

Tring Spring Fayre
Church Square, Tring
10am-2pm.

Three-week festival launches with return of mobile zoo, Tring Farmers Market, local charities' and organisations' stalls, plus Tring Together tombola. New for this year is the Spring Bake-Off competition.

CONTACT: www.tringtogether.org.uk 

Saturday 25th April:

Mentmore Plant Sale
Mentmore Village Green,
12-4pm.

A great place to get plants and flowers for the Spring and Summer ahead. Visitors can also enjoy some delicious village baked goods and snacks from the BBQ.

CONTACT: 07980 828798 | www.mentmore.org 

Saturday 25th April:

Chilterns Dog Rescue Society Quiz Night
St Leonards Hall, Jenkins Lane, St Leonards, HP23 6NW.
7.30pm.

Teams of 6. Hot supper included. Bring your own drinks and glasses.

PRICE: £12.50 per person.
CONTACT: chilternsdogrescue.org.uk 

25th - 26th April:

Ashridge - Dockey Wood bluebells
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted.
10-4pm

See a spectacular carpet of bluebells in Dockey Wood.  We'll be charging for entry to Dockey Wood during our three peak weekends. There'll be a chance to talk to our rangers and volunteers about our work to look after the bluebells and experience the beautiful scent and colour.  Booking not needed

PRICE: £3 adult/£1 child
CONTACT: 01442 851227 | www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ashridge-estate/ 

Sunday 26th April:

Harpenden Farmers Market
Lower High Street, Harpenden
10am to 2pm


Sunday 26th April:

Bluebell Walk and Tea
Faith Works Trust, Spring Meadow Farm, Berkhamsted HP4 2SX.

Walk across the emerging wildflower meadow to visit the native bluebells in the restored beech woodland and return for tea and organic refreshments.

CONTACT: faithworkstrust.org.uk 

Sunday 26th April:

NGS Open Day - Horatio’s Garden
Horatio’s Garden, Stoke Mandeville, Mandeville Road, Aylesbury, HP21 8AL
2-5pm.

A unique opportunity to immerse yourselves in the calm and comfort of the Garden, designed by the award-winning Joe Swift. Cakes and refreshments.

PRICE: £5, children free
CONTACT: www.horatiosgarden.org.uk  | 07785 771761

Monday 27th April:

BERKHAMSTED and district ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY Lecture
Chapel of Berkhamsted School, Castle Street, Berkhamsted
7.45pm

In Search of Ancient Cyprus by Dr Thomas Kiely, Curator Department of Greece and Rome, The British Museum

PRICE: Visitors £5.
CONTACT: Call 01442 875597 | www.berkhamstedarchaeology.co.uk 

Tuesday 28th April: 

Berkhamsted Speakers Meeting
Quaker Meeting Hall, 289 High Street, Berkhamsted.
8pm (Doors 7.30). 

Glossophobia is the fear of standing and speaking in front of an audience. Sometimes it can’t be avoided, especially at work. Help is at hand with Berkhamsted Speakers. Part of Toastmasters International, we help people to speak with confidence and pride. No experience necessary, just a willingness to learn and above all, have fun and make friends.  Free to guests – come along, enjoy a wide range of speeches and see how lives have been transformed through the power of speech. 

CONTACT: Vice President Membership (Paul) – 07970 643084 or Vice President Education (Andy) – 07800 904140 |  http://berkhamstedspeakers.co.uk/wp/

Thursday 30th April:

Ashridge - Blissful bluebells walk
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted.
6-7.30pm

Join local mindfulness coach Michelle Ryan for a relaxing walk among the bluebells in glorious evening light. Booking essential

PRICE: £8 adult/£5 child
CONTACT: 01442 851227 | www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ashridge-estate/ 
 

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