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Hertford has a rich history, a wealth of shops, restaurants, attractions and events for local residents and visitors to the county town of Hertfordshire. Visit our directory pages to see what is on offer.

Upcoming events

  • Hertford Castle Carnival and Fun Day

    June 24th 2018 12:00 to 17:00

    Previously known as 'Carnival at the Castle', this event is organised by Hertford Rotary Club in partnership with Hertford town Council. There will be live entertainment throughout the day and over 50 stands will exhibit on the castle lawn offering clothes for sale to funfair games and charity stands.
    Hertford Castle will be open for visitors to explore and this charity event is free of charge to attend.

  • Hertford Castle's Teddy Bears' Picnic

    July 15th 2018 12:00 to 16:00

    Families and friends are invited to attend the annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic held in the Castle Grounds. Children are urged to bring along a teddy, join in a bear hunt, teddy bear parade and arena activities.
    A live brass band will perform for visitors and Hertford Castle will be open to the public.
    Free water activities will be running on the River Lea for children and adults to take part in.
    Free entry

  • Chapter & Verse

    August 27th 2018 14:00 to 15:30

    Discover Hertford’s many literary connections from the first play in English, TS Eliot’s “Four Quartets”
    to Jane Austen’s 'Pride and Prejudice'.

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Ticket events

  • Hertford Entrepreneurs- Talk "Entrepreneurship in an Inter-generational Business

    July 12th 2018 18:00 to 20:00

    Guest speaker- Tom McMullen of McMullens Brewery
    Tickets £10.00
    Phone 01992 584322 or visit
    Hertford Town & Tourist Information Centre
    10-12 The Wash Hertford

  • A Foreigner's Journey

    July 14th 2018 19:30

    Tickets £13.20 (inc. booking fee) available from Hertford Town & Tourist Information Centre
    10-12 The Wash
    01992 584322

  • Herford Castle Open Air Cinema - Dirty Dancing

    August 24th 2018 20:30 to 23:00

    Tickets £7.00 each available from
    Hertford Town & Tourist Information Centre
    10-12 The Wash Hertford
    01992 584322
    Sponsored by Hertford Specsavers
    Gates Open at 19:00 Film Starts at 20:30

    Hertford Castle will host an Open Air Cinema screening of Dirty Dancing with the Castle as its backdrop. Spectators can bring along picnic chairs, snacks and sit back to relax and enjoy the movie underneath the stars. Refreshments available. This spectacular evening sold out last year so tickets must be purchased in advance.

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