Upcoming events at the museum or organised by the museum. Unless otherwise stated, all events will be in The Learning Centre, on the top floor of the museum (Level 3 in the lift). All events in the museum will be fully accessible, but we cannot guarantee that those outside will be. For more information and to book, visit Art Tickets or drop in to the museum and pay at the welcome desk. Places are limited, so buy in advance to secure your place.
All museum talks are £6 per person, including a complimentary tea or coffee.
Lunchtime talks, 1 p.m.
Bodies, Stays, Corsets and Knickers: The History of Foundation Garments
11 April 2023
Ever wondered what women wore under their clothes in days gone by? Well this talk will let you know all the details, and show you examples of the ever-changing fashions of undergarments.
Join us for a lunchtime talk at North Hertfordshire Museum by Cas Sanders.
Evening talks, 7.30 p.m
Innate Bohemians All; Arts & Crafts in the Early Garden City
26 April 2023
Join us for an evening talk with our Cultural Services Manager, Ros Allwood, to discuss arts and crafts in the early Letchworth Garden City. The talk will cover not only the town’s artists, but the bookbinding, pottery, weaving, graphic design, furniture and sculpture that was made in Letchworth, at a time when when the town was described as ‘essentially a place where Art should predominate over the prosaic side of life’.
Friday 14th April, 9.30 – 10.30am
The BFG in Pictures exhibition will be having a quiet hour for autistic and neurodivergent people, people with ADHD, and their families.
Come and see the first exhibition of work by Quentin Blake for Roald Dahl’s enduring tale!
The Train Ride – toddler music, story, and facepainting session
Saturday 20th May, 10.45am & 11.40am
‘We’re off on a journey, out of the town.
What shall I see? What shall I see?’
Join us for another one of our monthly toddler music, story and facepainting sessions. This time we will be reading ‘The Train Ride’ by June Crebbin, and having a sing-song!
Lino Print Classes – Monthly
£25 per person. Run by the print artist Kim Raymont. All material, tea and coffee included.
Discover Historic Baldock
15 April 2023, 2.30-5 p.m.
There are two towns in Baldock: one whose buildings stand and create the present townscape and another buried beneath the ground.
Join Keith Fitzpatrick-Matthews in an exploration of North Hertfordshire’s Tale of Two Cities.