Best Events in Hertfordshire 2023
Best music eventsJazz, punk, rock, pop and the list goes on; music enthusiasts will love Herts' energy. Below are two of the best music events you cannot miss.
Watford Jazz JunctionWhen: 18th-21st May 2023
Where: Multiple venues across Watford
Held in Watford, the Jazz Junction festival is a celebration of all forms of music. This family-friendly event was founded as a community interest company to promote mental well-being and inclusivity. Today, it is one of England's biggest music occurrences, gathering artists from all over the country.
Find out more: https://www.watfordjazzjunction.com/
When: 15th July 2023
Where: Hatfield House, Hatfield
Battle Proms Concert promises an experience like no other. It takes place in the Queen Elizabeth Oak Field at Hatfield House, Hatfield, where she spent much of her childhood. This summer celebration brims with great music, fireworks, fighter planes, cannons and cavalry and marks the perfect way to pay homage to the armed forces. No wonder it's often considered one of the best events in Herts.
Find out more: https://www.hatfield-house.co.uk/event/battle-proms/
Best film events
Movie buff? You've come to the right place. Herts loves a good movie, and these two events celebrate cinema at its finest.
Hertfordshire Film Festival
When: February 2023. Dates to be confirmed
Have an idea and want to make a movie out of it? Then Hertfordshire Film Festival is your best chance to do so. This event is an opportunity for young artists to showcase their films on the big screen alongside renowned filmmakers. The screening will involve panels and masterclasses from leading media figures. And winners will also receive a prize!
Find out more: https://www.hertsfilmfest.co.uk/
The Making of Harry Potter Halloween Feast
When: September 22nd – November 5th
Where: Warner Bros Studio, Leavesden
Calling all Harry Potter fans! Warner Bros Studio is a haven for the lovers of this incredible saga, and the Halloween Feast is the perfect way to experience it. The Great Hall is decorated with over 100 pumpkins and spooky ornaments. Visitors are invited to venture on the Dark Mark trail and try their wands in combat before walking down to Platform 9 ¾ and Diagon Alley.
Find out more: https://www.wbstudiotour.co.uk/
Best food events
If you visit Herts to try its delicious local food, you won't be disappointed. Here are our top picks for best food events in the county.
Pub in the Park
When: 8th-10th September
Where: St Albans
Pub in the Park takes place in St Albans and celebrates the culture of the classic British Pub. Tasty food, award-winning chefs and exciting live music performances are on the agenda on this three-day event.
Find out more: https://www.pubintheparkuk.com/st-albans
Great British Food Festival
When: 15th-16th July
Where: Knebworth House, Stevenage
Get ready for a foodie journey like no other. The Great British Food Festival returns at Knebworth House in Stevenage in July and promises delicious food and refreshing drinks. Here you'll find bakers, street food, chefs' demos and award-winning restaurants showcasing their products and talents.
Find out more: https://greatbritishfoodfestival.com/knebworth
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