2021-22 Berkhamsted Arts Diary

The Berkhamsted Arts Diary (locally known as the ‘Green Sheet’) is published in the autumn and contains details of arts events for the people of Berkhamsted for the following 12 months. Copies are distributed to every address in the HP4 postal district with the autumn edition of Berkhamsted Living and are available from libraries, information centres and member organisations. This year’s diary is sponsored by Berkhamsted Living.

Diary updates

This page will be updated with changes to the diary after it went to press:

Berkhamsted Film Society, see film programme on http://berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk.

BJazz has changed its website to https://bjazz.org which now enables online ticketing and membership purchase, plus a more attractive presentation of the programme of events.

Berkhamsted Campaign for Real Music programme of events is available from http://www.bcfrm.com.

Bridgewater Sinfonia The concerts provisionally scheduled for Saturday 4th June and Saturday 11th June 2022 have been cancelled. A new concert entitled St Peter’s Church celebrates 800 years will be held on Saturday 25th June at 7.30pm in the church, see https://www.bridgewater-sinfonia.org.uk/concerts/ for programme updates.

 

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2021-2022 Berkhamsted Arts Trust Diary
Date Event Description Time & Venue Cost

SEPTEMBER 2021

Venues are in Berkhamsted unless other- wise stated Local code 01442 applies to landlines. Tickets are available on the door unless sold out. DC = Dacorum Card accepted. HOD = Heritage Open Day
 

Fri 3 Sep

 

Jazz

Nettleden Festival

Jazz in the Church

Mississippi Swamp Dogs – New Orleans Jazz www.mississippi
swampdogs.com

Bar and lamb burgers from 18.15 and in the interval

St Lawrence Nettleden 19:30 – 21:45 £20 (no conc) ianh72542@gmail.com 876660
Mon 6 &

Tue 7 Sep

Film

B’sted Film Soc

Film Nights at the Civic Centre

For details of this week’s film please visit the Programme page of the Film Society’s website

Civic Centre 20:00 www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk Annual sub: joint £65, single £35.

Visitors £5 at door (no conc) 7795148491

 

Fri 10 –

Sun 19 Sep

 

Online video B’sted Lcl Hist & Mus Soc

HOD Foundling Hospital: Memories of Childhood

A video where two former foundlings tell us what life was like for the children in Berkhamsted Foundling Hospital 1935-1955. Walking around Ashlyns School they will recall their memories and feelings

 

Online All week

www.berkhamsted-history.org.uk Free. Pre-booked places only.

Contact Sandra Jenkins.

e-mail admin@BLHMS.onmicrosoft.com 07942321901

 

Sat 11 Sep

 

Tour

B’sted Lcl Hist & Mus Soc

HOD The Battle of Berkhamsted Common

How the common was saved from enclosure. The power of the people. A guided tour showing the extent of the area proposed for enclosure by Lord Brownlow and its background history

Car park on B4506

just south of Aldbury turn 10:00 – 12:00

www.berkhamsted-history.org.uk Free. Pre-booked places only.

Contact Sandra Jenkins.

e-mail admin@BLHMS.onmicrosoft.com 07942321901

 

Sat 11 &

Wed 15 Sep

 

Tour

B’sted Lcl Hist & Mus Soc

HOD The Lost Wharves of Berkhamsted – a Guided Tour of Yesterday’s Canal

A canal-side walk highlighting the former industrial activity, and the sites and stories of the many wharves which once

existed and led to the growth of Berkhamsted and its Port in Victorian times

Old Mill House Hotel, London Road Berkhamsted HP4 2NB 10:00 – 12:00 www.berkhamsted-history.org.uk Free. Pre-booked places only.

Contact Sandra Jenkins.

e-mail admin@BLHMS.onmicrosoft.com 07942321901

 

Sat 11 Sep

 

Tour Rectory Lane Cemetery

HOD Castle Street Crawl

Join Henry Nash for a nostalgic stroll down Castle Street.

In the 1890s, when he wrote Reminiscences of Berkhamsted, it was packed with drinking establishments and shops selling all manner of food

Castle Street/ High Street junction by Yew Tree 11.00 & 14:00 www.rectorylanecemetery.org.uk/ eventbrite

Free. Pre-booked places via Eventbrite. Donations most welcome. team@rectorylanecemetery.org.uk

Sat 11 –

Wed 15 Sep

Tour

Castle Trust

HOD Castle Guided Tours

Daily guided tours of the Castle. Pre-booking required. See website for details

Castle 13:00 www.berkhamstedcastle.org.uk

Free (donations welcome). Pre-booked places only via Eventbrite

 

Sat 11 Sep

 

Tour

B’sted Lcl Hist & Mus Soc

 

HOD A Radical Village: Non-conformity in Northchurch This guided tour outlines the story of the Baptists in Northchurch and the strength of non-conformity in the area

Northchurch Social Centre, HP4 3TS 14:30 – 16:00 www.berkhamsted-history.org.uk Free. Pre-booked places only.

Contact Sandra Jenkins

e-mail admin@BLHMS.onmicrosoft.com 07942321901

Sat 11 Sep Jazz

B’sted Jazz

Nikki Iles Trio

Nikki Iles (p), Stan Sulzmann (ts), Dave Green (b)

Civic Centre 20:00 www.berkhamstedjazz.co.uk

£15, Members & DC £12 bjazztickets@gmail.com 824173

Sun 12 Sep Cookery

Castle Trust

HOD Medieval Cookery Demonstration (TBC)

A demonstration of Medieval cookery by re-enactment group Tastes of History

Castle

10:00 – 18:00

www.berkhamstedcastle.org.uk Free of charge (donations welcome)
 

Sun 12 & Thu 16 Sep

 

Tour

B’sted Lcl Hist & Mus Soc

HOD Watercress: A Thriving Industry and Provider of Healthy Eating – An Edible England Event

Visitors will learn how watercress beds were built and learn what life was like for the watercress families. A small exhibition of photographs and kitchen utensils will supplement the talk

and tour

2 St Johns Wells Court, St Johns Well Lane,

HP4 1JQ 10:30 – 11:30

www.berkhamsted-history.org.uk Free. Pre-booked places only.

Contact Sandra Jenkins

e-mail admin@BLHMS.onmicrosoft.com 07942321901

 

 

Sun 12 Sep

 

Entertainment Rectory Lane Cemetery

HOD Watercress Sandwiches Anyone? Picnic like a Victorian in the Cemetery

A unique celebration of Victorian al fresco dining. Picnic with your family in the beautiful gardenesque Cemetery, now restored and enhanced for your delectation, entertainment provided

Rectory Lane Cemetery entrance HP4 2DH 11:00 – 16:00 www.rectorylanecemetery.org.uk/ eventbrite

Free. Pre-booked places via Eventbrite. Donations most welcome and opportunity to buy additional refreshments. team@rectorylanecemetery.org.uk

 

Sun 12 Sep

 

Tour

B’sted Lcl Hist & Mus Soc

HOD St Peter’s Church and the Court House

Detailed tour of church pointing out important architectural & historical features. Also includes a visit to the Tudor Court House, a much altered building which has had many uses over the years

 

St Peter’s Church 15:00 – 16:30

www.berkhamsted-history.org.uk Free. Pre-booked places only.

Contact Sandra Jenkins

e-mail admin@BLHMS.onmicrosoft.com 07942321901

Mon 13

Sep – 18 Oct

 

Course

WEA B’sted

North American Short Stories with Sarah Anthony Study American 20th century short story writers in works by Willa Cather, F Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, Raymond Carver and Alice Munro  

Online

10:00 – 12:00

https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/

By phone or online. Quote or search for C2228234. £38.40 for a 6 week course, 2 hours per week. 0300 303 346

 

 

Mon 13 Sep

 

Tour

B’sted Lcl Hist & Mus Soc

 

HOD Amersfort Hall Gardens

A fine Arts and Crafts house with gardens designed by

Ernest Willmott and planted by Gertrude Jekyll. A guided tour of the gardens

Amersfort Hall, The Common, Potten End HP4 2QFG 10:00 & 14:30 www.berkhamsted-history.org.uk Free. Pre-booked places only.

Contact Sandra Jenkins

e-mail admin@BLHMS.onmicrosoft.com 07942321901

 

Mon 13

& Thu 16 Sep

 

Tour

B’sted Lcl Hist & Mus Soc

HOD A Walk Back in Time – The Town Centre

Starting at the oldest building – the Castle, we walk towards the High St via Castle St pointing out significant buildings along the way. We return via Lower Kings Road, built by public subscription

 

Castle

14:00 – 16:00

www.berkhamsted-history.org.uk Free. Pre-booked places only.

Contact Sandra Jenkins

e-mail admin@BLHMS.onmicrosoft.com 07942321901

 

Wed 15 Sep

Talk

B’sted Lcl Hist & Mus Soc

Luton Hoo Past, Present & Future

35 years at Luton Hoo – starting in the Estate Office to running the Mansion House. A tale of ups and downs of past history trying to blend in with all things modern!

 

Town Hall 20:00 – 21:00

www.berkhamsted-history.org.uk Annual subs: joint £15, single £10, Visitors £3 at door (no conc)
 

Thu 16

& Sat 18 Sep

 

Tour

B’sted Lcl Hist & Mus Soc

HOD Berkhamsted’s West End Poverty and Industry, plus some hidden surprises

Visitors will learn about the less well known part of Berkhamsted’s West End with poverty, industry and hidden surprises. The tour ends at the Open Door with an exhibition

of utensils and photographs

Sacred Heart Church, Park Street HP4 1HX

16th 18:00

18th 10.30

www.berkhamsted-history.org.uk Free. Pre-booked places only.

Contact Sandra Jenkins

e-mail admin@BLHMS.onmicrosoft.com 07942321901

 

Fri 17

& Sat 18 Sep

 

Tour

B’sted Lcl Hist & Mus Soc

HOD A Walk into the Past: Berkhamsted Place Successor to the Castle. Experience the remains of the once great Royal mansion, its surviving servants’ quarter, kitchen garden with Victorian vinery and Great Barn, the largest in the county Top of Castle Hill HP4 1LH 17th 10.00

18th 14.00

www.berkhamsted-history.org.uk Free. Pre-booked places only.

Contact Sandra Jenkins

e-mail admin@BLHMS.onmicrosoft.com 07942321901

 

 

Sun 19 Sep

 

Tour

B’sted Lcl Hist & Mus Soc

HOD Visit to working watercress beds: An edible England event

This visit gives visitors a rare opportunity to see a working watercress bed from start to finish and the need for running water. A familiar site in Victorian times

Camelot Rugby Club, Chaulden Lane, Hemel HP1 2BS 11:00 www.berkhamsted-history.org.uk Free. Pre-booked places only.

Contact Sandra Jenkins

e-mail admin@BLHMS.onmicrosoft.com 07942321901

Mon 20

& Tue 21 Sep

Film

B’sted Film Soc

Film Nights at the Civic Centre

For details of this week’s film please visit the Programme page of the Film Society’s website

Civic Centre 20:00 www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk Annual sub: joint £65, single £35.

Visitors £5 at door (no conc) 7795148491

 

Wed 22 Sep

 

Entertainment Climate Action B’sted

Berkhamsted Live Goes Green

Celebrating Great Big Green Week showcasing local indie/folk band The Devines & ‘Climate Justice/Eco Testimonies’ by John Bell, Raeeka Yassale & Sue Hampton. Guaranteed to inform, educate & entertain!

 

Civic Centre 19:30 – 21:30

 

www.berkhamstedtowncouncil.gov.uk Free. lstate@btinternet.com 7808040444

Tue 28

Sep – 19 Oct

 

Course

WEA B’sted

Cuba: Culture and Politics, with Dr Stephen Wilkinson

Gain an understanding of the forces that have shaped modern Cuba, history, politics, slavery and migration, culture and history

 

Online 09:30 – 11:30

https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/

By phone or online. Quote or search for C2228188. £25.60 for a 4 week course, 2 hours per week. 0300 303 3464

 

Thu 30 Sep

 

Festival Graham Greene BT

Graham Greene Festival: Greene’s Common

Guided walk (under three miles; includes uphill stretches and WWI trenches) led by Richard Shepherd and Judy Mead, with readings from A Sort of Life and The Human Factor. Intro outside the Court House

 

Court House 14:15

www.grahamgreenebt.org

£5 (under 21 and DC free) ticketing@grahamgreenebt.org 07491 674594

 

Thu 30 Sep

 

Festival Graham Greene BT

Graham Greene Festival: Supper & Film

Film: The Stranger’s Hand (British Lion/1954/82 mins). Dir Mario Soldati starring Trevor Howard and Alida Valli. Intro by Mike Hill. A pre-film two-course supper in the Great Hall can be purchased

Town Hall 19:45,

Drinks and supper from 17.15

www.grahamgreenebt.org

Supper and film £36, supper only £25, film only £11 (under 21 and DC free, excludes supper). ticketing@grahamgreenebt.org 07491 674594

OCTOBER 2021

 

 

Fri 1 Oct

 

Festival Graham Greene BT

Graham Greene Festival: Morning Talks

The context of Greene’s A Gun for Sale by Mike Hill. Greene: A Good Read: Dr Creina Mansfield, Baroness Claire Fox of the Academy of Ideas and playwright Nick Warburton discuss some major novels

 

Town Hall 09:45

www.grahamgreenebt.org

£19 (under 21 and DC free) ticketing@grahamgreenebt.org 07491 674594

 

Fri 1 Oct

Festival Graham Greene BT Graham Greene Festival: Greene’s Berkhamsted

A guided walk of approximately one hour, led and with readings by Richard Shepherd, Judy Mead and Linda Williams. If wet illustrated with readings in the Town Hall

Rear entrance of the Station 12:45 www.grahamgreenebt.org

£5 (under 21 and DC free) ticketing@grahamgreenebt.org 07491 674594

 

 

Fri 1 Oct

 

Festival Graham Greene BT

Graham Greene Festival: Afternoon Talks

A musical version of Our Man in Havana: playwright Richard Hough and composer Ben Morales Frost interviewed by Mike Hill. Greene’s novels in state socialist Romania by Dr Andrei Gorzo from Bucharest

 

Town Hall 14:15

www.grahamgreenebt.org

£19 (under 21 and DC free) ticketing@grahamgreenebt.org 07491 674594

 

Fri 1 Oct

Festival Graham Greene BT Graham Greene Festival: Film

The Power and the Glory (CBS/1961/90 mins). Dir Marc Daniels, stars Laurence Olivier and George C. Scott. Introduced by

Mike Hill

 

Civic Centre 20:00

www.grahamgreenebt.org

£11 (under 21 and DC free) ticketing@grahamgreenebt.org 07491 674594

 

Sat 2 Oct

 

Festival Graham Greene BT

Graham Greene Festival: Morning Talks

Greene: Life and After the Life: a talk by Professor Richard Greene, the University of Toronto, A Splinter of Ice: playwright Ben Brown interviewed by Dr Jon Wise on his play about Greene and Philby

 

Deans’ Hall, B’sted School 09:45

www.grahamgreenebt.org

£20 (under 21 and DC free) ticketing@grahamgreenebt.org 07491 674594

 

Sat 2 Oct

 

Festival Graham Greene BT

Graham Greene Festival: Afternoon Talks & Toast Novelist and screen-writer William Boyd discusses the complexity of a film adaptation of Greene’s novel The Captain

and the Enemy. Greene on stage: a German perspective by director Maria Jany. Birthday Toast

 

Deans’ Hall, B’sted School 14:30

www.grahamgreenebt.org

£26 (under 21 and DC free) ticketing@grahamgreenebt.org 07491 674594

 

Sat 2 Oct

Music Bridgewater Sinfonia Orchestral Concert

WEBER Euryanthe; RICHARD STRAUSS Oboe Concerto; ELGAR Symphony No 1

 

St Peter’s Church 19:30

www.bridgewater-sinfonia.org.uk/concerts/ Aitchisons High Street £17 in advance, £19 on the door, under 18 free. DC. Friends’ Membership from the website. 873205
Sat 2 Oct Jazz

B’sted Jazz

Matt Skelton’s Blackhawk Band

James Davison (tpt), Mark Crooks (ts), Leon Greening (p), Conor Chaplin (b), Matt Skelton (d)

Civic Centre 20:00 – 22:00 www.berkhamstedjazz.co.uk

£15, Members & DC £12. bjazztickets@gmail.com 824173

 

Sun 3 Oct

 

Festival Graham Greene BT

Graham Greene Festival: Tour and Morning Talks

Tour of School & archives. Every Night Something Awful: Basil Dean and Greene by Dr Creina Mansfield. The parallel literary lives of Ambler and Greene by Professor Neil Sinyard of Hull University

 

Old Hall, B’sted School 09:00 – 12:45

www.grahamgreenebt.org

£19 (under 21 and DC free) ticketing@grahamgreenebt.org 07491 674594

Mon 4

& Tue 5 Oct

Film

B’sted Film Soc

Film Nights at the Civic Centre

For details of this week’s film please visit the Programme page of the Film Society’s website

Civic Centre 20:00 www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk Annual sub: joint £65, single £35.

Visitors £5 at door (no conc). 7795148491

 

 

Sat 9 Oct

 

Music

B’sted Music

 

Chamber Music Concert

Engegard Quartet are playing music by Mozart, Haydn and Schubert

 

Civic Centre 19:30 – 21:30

www.berkhamstedmusic.co.uk Annual sub: £57, single concert: £16, under 18 free, treasurer@berkhamstedmusic.co.uk 862798
 

Fri 15 Oct

 

Tasting

B‘sted Soc

Wine Tasting Evening

Berkhamsted Society is delighted to be hosting a wine tasting evening, being held in the magnificent Old Hall

Old Hall, B’sted School 19:00 – 21:00 www.berkhamsted.ticketsolve.com/shows or email events@berkhamsted.com

£10 per ticket. Free to anyone in full-time education. 358112

Mon 18

& Tue 19 Oct

Film

B’sted Film Soc

Film Nights at the Civic Centre

For details of this week’s film please visit the Programme page of the Film Society’s website

Civic Centre 20:00 www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk Annual sub: joint £65, single £35.

Visitors £5 at door (no conc). 7795148491

 

 

Tue 19 Oct

 

Art

B’sted Art Soc

Kate Malone MBE – Earth Air Fire Water, connecting clay with the elements

Kate will talk via Zoom about her glazed pots and inspirations. Her work is collected around the world and can be seen in Waddesdon Manor. She was a judge on the BBC ‘Great Pottery Throw Down’ series

 

 

Zoom

19:00 – 20:30

 

www.berkhamstedartsociety.co.uk Visitors £6 for Zoom link. berkhamstedartsociety@gmail.com

 

Wed 20 Oct

Talk

B’sted Lcl Hist & Mus Soc

Policing in Berkhamsted before ‘The Police’

How policing was organised before the creation of the county constabulary, the type of men holding office and the challenges they faced in carrying out their duties

 

Town Hall 20:00 – 21:00

www.berkhamsted-history.org.uk Annual sub: joint £15, single £10. Visitors £3 at door (no conc)
Mon 25

& Tue 26 Oct

Film

B’sted Film Soc

Film Nights at the Civic Centre

For details of this week’s film please visit the Programme page of the Film Society’s website

Civic Centre 20:00 www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk Annual sub: joint £65, single £35.

Visitors £5 at door (no conc) 7795148491

Sat 30 Oct Jazz

B’sted Jazz

Georgia Mancio Trio

Georgia Mancio (voc), Nigel Price (g), Julie Walkington (b)

Civic Centre 20:00 – 22:00 www.berkhamstedjazz.co.uk

£15, Members & DC £12. bjazztickets@gmail.com 824173

Sun 31 Oct – Sat 26 Mar

2022

 

Winter Opening

Castle Trust

Castle Winter Opening Hours

Castle site open daily, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

 

Castle

10:00 – 16:00

 

www.berkhamstedcastle.org.uk

NOVEMBER 2021

Mon 1 &

Tue 2 Nov

Film

B’sted Film Soc

Film Nights at the Civic Centre

For details of this week’s film please visit the Programme page of the Film Society’s website

Civic Centre 20:00 www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk Annual sub: joint £65, single £35.

Visitors £5 at door (no conc). 7795148491

 

Tue 2 Nov

– 7 Dec

 

Course

WEA B’sted

Fake News and Political Reality: Media Communications and the Future of Democracy

Why are established parties changing or losing favour and parts of the media dismissed as fake news? The role of communication in politics and the changes bringing a sense of crisis to our democracies

 

 

Online 09:30 – 11:30

 

https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/

By phone or online. Quote or search for C2228189. £38.40 for a 6 week course, 2 hours per week. 0300 303 3464

 

Sun 7 Nov

 

Book Festival

Berko Fest

BerkoFest Book Festival

This is a fun, family-friendly event, with a mixture of internationally acclaimed & local authors, representing both adult & children’s literature, with author talks, Q&A sessions & book signings

 

Town Hall 10:00 – 18:00

 

www.bookfestival.berkofest.com TBC

 

Tue 9 Nov

 

Art

B’sted Art Soc

Exploration in Charcoal Drawing

George Winter via Zoom will demonstrate using landscape and still life images, exploring different approaches for us to join in with, whatever our abilities. Experiment and enjoy yourself!

 

Zoom

19:00 – 21:00

www.berkhamstedartsociety.co.uk Visitors £5 for Zoom link. berkhamstedartsociety@gmail.com
 

Sat 13 Nov

Music Bridgewater Sinfonia Orchestral Concert

PROKOFIEV Lieutenant Kijé; RACHMANINOV Piano Concerto No 2, Soloist TBA; TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No 6

St Peter’s Church 19:30 www.bridgewater-sinfonia.org.uk/concerts/ Aitchisons High Street £17 in advance, £19 on the door, under 18 free. DC. Friends’ Membership from the website. 873205
 

Sat 13 Nov

 

Music

B’sted Music

Chamber Music Concert

Roscoe Piano Trio are playing music by Haydn, Mendelssohn and Brahms

 

Civic Centre 19:30 – 21:30

www.berkhamstedmusic.co.uk Season ticket: £57, single ticket:

£16, under 18 free. treasurer@ berkhamstedmusic.co.uk 862798

Mon 15

& Tue 16 Nov

Film

B’sted Film Soc

Film Nights at the Civic Centre

For details of this week’s film please visit the Programme page of the Film Society’s website

Civic Centre 20:00 www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk Annual sub: joint £65, single £35.

Visitors £5 at door (no conc). 7795148491

 

Wed 17 Nov

 

Talk

B’sted Lcl Hist & Mus Soc

My life in the Foundling Hospital School

I was given up to The Foundling Hospital when I was two months old, lived with foster family in Kent for five years, was taken to The Foundling Hospital School (now Ashlyns) where

I bordered for 10 years

 

Town Hall 20:00 – 21:00

 

www.berkhamsted-history.org.uk Annual sub: joint £15, single £10. Visitors £3 on door (no conc)

Sat 20 Nov Jazz

B’sted Jazz

Richard Pite band: Tribute to Keith Nicholls

Enrico Tomasso (tpt), Mike McQuade (ts), Richard Pite (d,b) Dave Chamberlain (b, g), Tom Langham (ban, g)

Civic Centre 20:00 – 22:00 www.berkhamstedjazz.co.uk

£15, Members & DC £12. bjazztickets@gmail.com 824173

 

Thu 25

-Sat 27 Nov

 

Theatre B’sted Youth Theatre

Wendy & Peter Pan

Wendy is off with Peter Pan to Neverland for an awfully big adventure. A charming and funny adaptation of the JM Barrie classic by Ella Hickson for the RSC. How exhilarating to learn to fly!

Court Theatre, Pendley, Tring 19:30 www.courttheatre.co.uk

Berkhamsted Imaging, Berko; The Court Theatre. £12, concessions £10. Thursday all tickets £7. DC

Fri 26 –

Sat 27 Nov

 

Art

B’sted Art Soc

Berkhamsted Art Society – Winter Art Exhibition

Art Exhibition – A wide range of members artwork in all media, including ceramics, to view and for sale as perfect presents, plus children’s activities!

 

Civic Centre 09:00 – 17:00

 

www.berkhamstedartsociety.co.uk

Free admission. Annual subscription £25

DECEMBER 2021

 

Sat 4 Dec

 

Music

B’sted Music

Chamber Music Concert

Magnard Wind Quintet will play music by Zunlinski, Barber, Ligeti etc

 

Civic Centre 19:30 – 21:30

www.berkhamstedmusic.co.uk Season ticket: £57, single concert:

£16, under 18 free. treasurer@ berkhamstedmusic.co.uk 862798

Mon 6 &

Tue 7 Dec

Film

B’sted Film Soc

Film Nights at the Civic Centre

For details of this week’s film please visit the Programme page of the Film Society’s website

Civic Centre 20:00 www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk Annual sub: joint £65, single £35.

Visitors £5 at door (no conc). 7795148491

Sat 11 Dec Jazz

B’sted Jazz

Karen Sharp Quartet

Karen Sharp (ts), Nikki Iles (p), Dave Green (b), Steve Brown (d)

Civic Centre 20:00 – 22:00 www.berkhamstedjazz.co.uk

£15, Members and DC £12 bjazztickets@gmail.com 824173

Mon 13 Dec Film

B’sted Film Soc

Film Night at the Civic Centre

For details of this week’s film please visit the Programme page of the Film Soc website. Film preceded by AGM

Civic Centre 20:00 www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk Annual sub: joint £65, single £35.

Visitors £5 at door (no conc). 7795148491

 

Wed 15 Dec

Talk

B’sted Lcl Hist & Mus Soc

Cribs, Cards & Christingles

A look at how our colourful Christmas traditions and customs came into being and how they are celebrated plus a look at some lesser well-known folklore

 

Town Hall 20:00 – 21:00

www.berkhamsted-history.org.uk Annual sub: joint £15, single £10. Visitors £3 on door (no conc)
Thu 23 Dec Choral

Chiltern Chamber Choir

Christmas Concert

Bach Magnificat and other Christmas music

St Peter’s Church 19:30 www.chilternchamberchoir.com Choir website and Brown & Merry, High Street, Berkhamsted

JANUARY 2022

Mon 10

& Tue 11 Jan

Film

B’sted Film Soc

Film Nights at the Civic Centre

For details of this week’s film please visit the Programme page of the Film Society’s website

Civic Centre 20:00 www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk Annual sub: joint £65, single £35.

Visitors £5 at door (no conc). 7795148491

Sat 15 Jan Jazz

B’sted Jazz

Jim Mullen & Mike Gorman Trio

Jim Mullen (g), Mike Gorman (org), Tristan Maillot (d)

Civic Centre 20:00 – 22:00 www.berkhamstedjazz.co.uk

£15, Members & DC £12. bjazztickets@gmail.com 824173

Tue 18 Jan Art

B’sted Art Soc

Still Life Demonstration in Oil

Popular local artist Peter Keegan will demonstrate the process of creating a vibrant still life painting in oil

Zoom

19:00 – 21:00

www.berkhamstedartsociety.co.uk Visitors £5 for Zoom link berkhamstedartsociety@gmail.com
 

Wed 19 Jan

 

Talk

B’sted Lcl Hist & Mus Soc

House Histories

The House Detectives. Discover how you can find out about house histories using key documentary records available, including a property in Berkhamsted. Hear exciting stories that have been uncovered

 

Town Hall 20:00 – 21:00

www.berkhamsted-history.org.uk Annual sub: Joint £15, single £10. Visitors £3 at door (no conc). admin@BLHMS.onmicrosft.com 7942321901
Mon 24

& Tue 25 Jan

Film

B’sted Film Soc

Film Nights at the Civic Centre

For details of this week’s film please visit the Programme page of the Film Society’s website

Civic Centre 20:00 www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk Annual sub: joint £65, single £35.

Visitors £5 at door (no conc). 7795148491

 

Thu 27

Jan – 10 Feb

 

Course

WEA B’sted

The Spanish Civil War with Chad Goodwin

Examine the ideologies driving a conflict between a military coup with fascist supporters and volunteers on the side of the democracy in Spain. What did this mean for the creation of a modern Spain?

 

Online 10:00 – 11:30

https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/

By phone or online. Quote or search for C2228227. £14.40 for a 3 week course,

1.5 hours per week. 0300 303 3464

FEBRUARY 2022

 

 

Sat 5 Feb

 

Music

B’sted Music

 

Chamber Music Concert

Quatuor Confluence will play music by Beethoven and Brahms

 

Civic Centre 19:30 – 21:30

www.berkhamstedmusic.co.uk

Season tickets: £57, single concerts: £16, under 18 free. treasurer@berkhamstedmusic.co.uk 862798

Mon 7 &

Tue 8 Feb

Film

B’sted Film Soc

Film Nights at the Civic Centre

For details of this week’s film please visit the Programme page of the Film Society’s website

Civic Centre 20:00 www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk Annual sub: joint £65, single £35.

Visitors £5 at door (no conc). 7795148491

Sat 12 Feb Jazz

B’sted Jazz

The Dime Notes

Dave Kelbie (g), David Horniblow (cl), Sam Watts (p), Louis Thomas (b)

Civic Centre 20:00 – 22:00 www.berkhamstedjazz.co.uk

£15, Members & DC £12. bjazztickets@gmail.com 824173

 

Wed 16 Feb

Talk

B’sted Lcl Hist & Mus Soc

Families & Estates of Berkhamsted

Berkhamsted Hall, Ashlyns Hall and Haresfoot. Inevitably the proximity of these estates and families led to various relationships and marriages making it a complex scene

 

Town Hall 20:00 – 21:00

www.berkhamsted-history.org.uk Annual sub: joint £15, single £10. Visitors at door £3 (no conc)
Mon 21

& Tue 22 Feb

Film

B’sted Film Soc

Film Nights at the Civic Centre

For details of this week’s film please visit the Programme page of the Film Society’s website

Civic Centre 20:00 www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk Annual sub: joint £65, single £35.

Visitors £5 at door (no conc). 7795148491

 

Thu 24

Feb – 31 Mar

 

Course

WEA B’sted

Literature of the Spanish Civil War with Sarah Anthony Reportage, novels & poetry reveal the polarisation of the political and social values of the war. A clash between the opposing political ideologies but also civilisation and barbarism, good and evil?  

Online

10:00 – 12:00

https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/

By phone or online. Quote or search for C2228190. £38.40 for a 6 week course, 2 hours per week. 0300 303 3464

Sat 26 –

Sun 27 Feb

 

St Peter’s 800th

St Peters 800th Anniversary Launch Events

Two days of events to kick off the 800th Anniversary of St Peter’s Church

St Peter’s Church 09:00 – 19:00  

www.stpetersberkhamsted.org.uk

MARCH 2022

 

Sat 5 Mar

Music Bridgewater Sinfonia Orchestral Concert

HAMISH McCUNN Land of the Mountain and the Flood; BRUCH Scottish Fantasy; MENDELSSOHN ‘Scottish’ Symphony (No 3)

St Peter’s Church 19:30 www.bridgewater-sinfonia.org.uk/concerts/ Aitchisons High Street £17 in advance, £19 on the door, under 18 free. DC. Friends’ Membership from the website. 873205
 

Sat 5 Mar

 

Music

B’sted Music

 

Chamber Music Concert

Sacconi Quartet will play music by Haydn, Ravel and Mozart

 

Civic Centre 19:30 – 21:30

www.berkhamstedmusic.co.uk Season tickets: £57, single concerts:

£16, under 18 free. treasurer@ berkhamstedmusic.co.uk 862798

Mon 7

& Tue 8 Mar

Film

B’sted Film Soc

Film Nights at the Civic Centre

For details of this week’s film please visit the Programme page of the Film Society’s website

Civic Centre 20:00 www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk Annual sub: joint £65, single £35.

Visitors £5 at door (no conc) 7795148491

Sat 12 Mar Jazz

B’sted Jazz

Vasilis Xenopoulous Quartet: Dexter Gordon Tribute Vasilis Xenopoulous (ts), Ross Stanley (p), Dario de Lecce (b), Steve Brown (d) Civic Centre 20:00 – 22:00 www.berkhamstedjazz.co.uk

£15, Members & DC £12. bjazztickets@gmail.com 824173

 

Wed 16 Mar

 

Talk

B’sted Lcl Hist & Mus Soc

Allotments

This talk traces the development of the allotment movement, its rise and fall to the present day. Starting with the decline of feudalism to the necessity of feeding the country during two world wars

 

Town Hall 20:00 – 21:00

 

www.berkhamsted-history.org.uk Annual sub: joint £15, single £10. Visitors £3 at door (no conc)

Mon 21

& Tue 22 Mar

Film

B’sted Film Soc

Film Nights at the Civic Centre

For details of this week’s film please visit the Programme page of the Film Society’s website

Civic Centre 20:00 www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk Annual sub: joint £65, single £35.

Visitors £5 at door (no conc). 7795148491

Sun 27 Mar – Sat 29 Oct  

Summer Opening

Castle Trust

Castle Summer Opening Hours

Castle site open daily. Volunteer stewards on site Easter weekend, bank holidays and each weekend from start of May to end of September

 

Castle

10:00 – 18:00

 

www.berkhamstedcastle.org.uk

APRIL 2022

Mon 4

& Tue 5 Apr

Film

B’sted Film Soc

Film Nights at the Civic Centre

For details of this week’s film please visit the Programme page of the Film Society’s website

Civic Centre 20:00 www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk Annual sub: joint £65, single £35.

Visitors £5 at door (no conc). 7795148491

 

Sat 9 Apr

 

Jazz

B’sted Jazz

Batemen Brothers Band: Tribute to Louis Armstrong Enrico Tomasso (tpt), Ian Bateman (tb), Craig Milverton (p), Aydenne Simone (voc), Trevor Whiting (cl), Tom Clark-Hill (b), Nick Millward (d)  

Civic Centre 20:00 – 22:00

www.berkhamstedjazz.co.uk

£15, Members & DC £12. bjazztickets@gmail.com 824173

Mon 25

& Tue 26 Apr

Film

B’sted Film Soc

Film Nights at the Civic Centre

For details of this week’s film please visit the Programme page of the Film Society’s website

Civic Centre 20:00 www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk Annual sub: joint £65, single £35.

Visitors £5 at door (no conc). 7795148491

MAY 2022

 

Thu 5 –

Sat 7 May

Theatre B’sted Youth Theatre  

TBC

Another exciting production from Berkhamsted Youth Theatre!

Court Theatre, Pendley, Tring 19:30 www.courttheatre.co.uk

Berkhamsted Imaging, Berko; The Court Theatre. £12, concessions £10. Thurs – all tickets £7. DC

 

Sat 7 May

Jazz

B’sted Jazz

Lenore Raphael Trio

Lenore Raphael (p), Paul Morgan (b), Bobby Worth (d)

Civic Centre 20:00 – 22:00 www.berkhamstedjazz.co.uk

£15, Members & DC £12. bjazztickets@gmail.com 824173

Fri 20 –

Sat 21 May

Art

B’sted Art Soc

Berkhamsted Art Society – Spring Art Exhibition

Art Exhibition – A wide range of members artwork in all media, including ceramics, to view and for sale. Pop in and see!

Civic Centre 09:00 – 17:00 www.berkhamstedartsociety.co.uk

Free admission. Annual subscription £25.

JUNE 2022

 

Sat 4 Jun

Music Bridgewater Sinfonia St Peters 800th Anniversary: Concert

A concert by Bridgewater Sinfonia to support the 800th Anniversary of St Peter’s

St Peter’s Church 20:00 – 22:00  

www.bridgewater-sinfonia.org.uk

 

Sat 4 Jun

Jazz

B’sted Jazz

Leon Greening Sextet: Art Blakey Tribute

Leon Greening (p), Steve Fishwick (tpt), Osian Roberts (ts), Joe Fenning (tbn), Conor Chaplin (b), Matt Home (d)

Civic Centre 20:00 – 22:00 www.berkhamstedjazz.co.uk

£15, Members & DC £12. bjazztickets@gmail.com 824173

Sun 5 Jun  

Queens Service

St Peters 800th Anniversary: Queens Service and Tea Service to celebrate HM the Queen’s Platinum Anniversary followed by Tea St Peter’s Church 09:30 – 14:00  

www.stpetersberkhamsted.org.uk

 

 

Sat 11 Jun

 

Music Bridgewater Sinfonia

 

St Peters 800th Anniversary: Orchestral Concert

This concert forms part of St Peter’s Church 800th anniversary celebrations and the programme will be decided and announced in conjunction with the church festival organisers

 

St Peter’s Church 19:30

www.bridgewater-sinfonia.org.uk/concerts Aitchisons High Street. £17 in advance,

£19 on the door, under 18 free. Friends membership for the new season available immediately after this last concert.

873205

Sun 19

– Sun 26 Jul

Festival

St Peter’s 800th

St Peters 800th Anniversary: Patronal Festival

Several events to celebrate the Patronal Festival for St Peter’s Church

St Peter’s Church 09:30 – 18:00  

www.stpetersberkhamsted.org.uk

Sat 25 Jun Jazz

B’sted Jazz

Chris Ingham Quartet: Stan Getz Tribute

Chris Ingham (p), Arnie Somogyi (b), George Double (d), Mark Crooks (ts)

Civic Centre 20:00 – 22:00 www.berkhamstedjazz.co.uk

£15, Members & DC £12. bjazztickets@gmail.com 824173

JULY 2022

 

Sat 2 Jul

Fair

St Peter’s 800th

St Peters 800th Anniversary: Petertide Fair

A fair to raise money for charity, on the Church Lawn between the school and the church

St Peter’s Church 10:00 – 15:00  

www.stpetersberkhamsted.org.uk