Ware Town Council

Serving the Local Community

Events In Ware 2018

Proposed Events in Ware 2018/2019 (as at December 2017)

Italics – to be confirmed

Current distribution – 1800 plus copies (Includes Axis Magazine)

Please send notification of new events to   keithbatchelor10@gmail.com

This is a voluntary community list

Defibrillators

Defibrillators for use if a person is not breathing are held at the following places in the town.

Allenburys Sports and Social Club / ASDA /TESCO / Ware Bowls Club / Ware Lido / Ware Fire Station

Outside Ware Police Office in the Library Carpark. This one is available 24 hours.  Funding was made available by Ware Charities, East Herts NHW and MD Electric Ltd

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MonthDateEventTimeComment
2018
January11Community Forum

Mental health – a talk by

Herts Mind Network

1930Ware Priory

Free

No January concert at St Mary’s Church
January31Ware and District Photographic Society

 

Wild Life at Stow Maries Aerodrome,

Russell Savory

2000Ware Arts Centre, Kibes Lane, Ware SG12 7ED.

 

Visitors are very welcome – £2 entrance fee.  Disabled access and free parking.

February5An organ recital given by Peter Smith and Jonathan Dods1230St. Mary the Virgin Ware

Light lunches will be available in St. Mary’s Hall both before and after the concert and there will be a retiring collection in aid of the church.

All are welcome.

February14Ware and District Photographic Society

 

The Prints & Paper,

Chris Palmer, FRPS, EFIAP, DPAGB

2000Ware Arts Centre, Kibes Lane, Ware SG12 7ED.

 

Visitors are very welcome – £2 entrance fee.  Disabled access and free parking.

February17Love Ware live Ware

 

Ware’s got Talent

Chauncey School

Details from

www.lovewareliveware.org

March5Anything Goes” String Quartet1230St. Mary the Virgin Ware

Light lunches will be available in St. Mary’s Hall both before and after the concert and there will be a retiring collection in aid of the church.

All are welcome.

  No April concert at St Mary’s Church
March21Ware and District Photographic Society

 

Dig Ten Thousand Miles of Ocean, Sarah Kelman, ARPS, DPAGB

2000Ware Arts Centre, Kibes Lane, Ware SG12 7ED.

 

Visitors are very welcome – £2 entrance fee.  Disabled access and free parking.

April12Community Forum

Subject to be announced

1930Ware Priory
April18Ware and District Photographic Society

 

A Glimpse of Namibia, Dave Wilcox, DPAGB

 

2000Ware Arts Centre, Kibes Lane, Ware SG12 7ED.

 

Visitors are very welcome – £2 entrance fee.  Disabled access and free parking.

May2Ware and District Photographic Society

 

Night Photography of All Sorts, Peter Warne

 

2000Ware Arts Centre, Kibes Lane, Ware SG12 7ED.

 

Visitors are very welcome – £2 entrance fee.  Disabled access and free parking.

May5Love Ware Live Ware

Family Day

 

King George Playing Field

 

www.lovewareliveware.org

Free

May7Ambrose String Quartet1230St. Mary the Virgin Ware

Light lunches will be available in St. Mary’s Hall both before and after the concert and there will be a retiring collection in aid of the church.

All are welcome.

May23Ware and District Photographic Society

 

Images of Iceland, Colin Westgate, FRPS, MFIAP, DPAGB

2000Ware Arts Centre, Kibes Lane, Ware SG12 7ED.

 

Visitors are very welcome – £2 entrance fee.  Disabled access and free parking.

May26Love Ware Live Ware

Family Day

Lower Bourne Gardens

 

www.lovewareliveware.org

Free

July5Community Forum

Subject to be announced

1930Ware Priory
July7Ware Carnival and fete

“Life on the Ocean Wave”

1330Ware Town Council

Road closures in place

July7Narrow boat parade – 70 boats

The Waterside Inn to Town Quay followed by boat handling competition

1245River Lea

 

July7Boat Jumble

Chandlery stall

Rope fender maker

Painted Canalware

All dayOn tow path near to Library Car Park bridge.

Lea & Stort Branch IWA

mike.jones10@ntl.com

July Monday Art Club Annual Exhibition1000-1630Riverside Hall, Priory Street.

Free entry. Refreshments available.

July7Ware Bowls Club Open afternoon.1330
July8Boating Christian Fellowship Open air service on the Town Quay with Salvation Army Band1030Library Car park / Town Quay

 

All welcome

July8Concerts in the Priory

 

Ware Brass

1500-1700Free entry

 

July8Ware Joggers

Ware 10

 

1000Glaxo Ware Cricket Ground

 

The event is The Ware Festival of Running which includes a 10 mile, 10k and free children’s races and is raising money for Herts. Air Ambulance and Teens Unite.

ENTRY TO THE RACE IS HERE:

www.ware10s.co.ukWare | SG12 0DP

July8Place House

40th Anniversary

 Awaiting details
July15East Herts Concert Band and Youth OrchestraWare Priory
July15Leaside Church

 

Strawberry Teas in the Priory

1500 -1700Strawberry teas will be available

During the concert on the Island

July Bus Pass PartyDetails from WTC
July21Ware Raft Race1200Library car park

 

July21Pavement artists competition.

 

1000Old Church Yard. Church Street

Up to 5. 6 to 8.  9 to 11. 12 – 16 age groups. Entry forms from Ware Priory

July21Putting competition1330-1530Ware Bowls Club

Team of 3. Adults £2. Under 16 £1. Proceeds to Festival charities.

July21St Mary’s Church Fete1000
July215th Riverside Real Ale Festival

 

A Ware Festival Event

Live music in the evening

1200- 2300Fletchers Lea

£2 Admission.

Family entertainment

Details in the Ware Festival programme.

July22Rock in the Priory

 

1130 – 1900Priory Grounds – Entry fee

Details from Ware Town Council.

Exact finish depends on weather and the groups playing

August18Music and Motors

 

Classic cars and live music

1300-1700Town Sq (Tudor Sq)

Free entry

August25Love Ware Live Ware

Family Day

 

King George Playing Field

 

www.lovewareliveware.org

Free

September19Ware and District Photographic Society

 

International Nature Acceptances, Gordon Bramham, ARPS, MPAGB, EFIAP/g, BPE3

2000Ware Arts Centre, Kibes Lane, Ware SG12 7ED.

 

Visitors are very welcome – £2 entrance fee.  Disabled access and free parking.

October17Ware and District Photographic Society

 

I Shoot People, Dave Mason

 

2000Ware Arts Centre, Kibes Lane, Ware SG12 7ED.

 

Visitors are very welcome – £2 entrance fee.  Disabled access and free parking.

October21Love Ware Live Ware

 Chocolate Bingo Evening  

 Tower School

 

www.lovewareliveware.org

Free

October31Poppy appeal commencesDetails from Royal British Legion (Ware Branch)
November3Ware Fireworks

Rotary Clubs of Amwell

Herfordshires and Ware

1800High Oak Road

Entry Fee

Road closures in place between 1700 and 2030. Public access from 1800. Bonfire approx.. 1900. Fireworks approx.. 1930

November11Remembrance Day

 

2 minute Silence

1045 – 1115War Memorial

 

Royal British Legion Ware

 

Temporary road closure

November11Remembrance Sunday Parade1400Start at Kibes Lane. Church Service at St Mary’s until 1530.

Lay wreaths at War Memorial

March back to Kibes Lane.

 

Royal British Legion Ware

 

Road Closures in place

November Ware and District Photographic Society

 

Annual two day exhibition

Plus lace-making and embroidery demonstrations

1000 -1700Ware Art Centre

Kibes lane

December2Scout and Guide Carol Service1500Christ Church.

 

December Christmas Tree FestivalLeaside Church
December7Dickensian Evening

Includes the Drill Hall and a ‘food court’ at the rear of Bryver Carpets

1830-2130Ware Town Partnership

Roads will be closed 1800 to 2200.

There will be no exit from the Library carpark or the Priory during this time.

 

See Website or email

dickensianemails@gmail.com

 

Mobile phone 07939458977 – this is for messages and texts only.

December Ware Brass – Carol serviceWare Priory

Free entry

December25Ware Christmas Together

 

Christmas Day Lunch

1200 – 1500Riverside Age Concern Hall

Free of charge

Transport can be provided

01920 420642

Forms from the Library, the Priory and churches

Helpers required

 

MonthDateEventTimeComment
2018
 
 

 

There are over 195 organisations in the SG12 area – See

http://cvsbeh.org.uk/index.php/publications

The Directory of Organisations Operating in SG12 has been updated and you are welcome to send an entry for your club or organisation to me at the email address below. Please include, where available, web address / email/ telephone contact. Place of meeting and a short description of the activities. This is a free service.

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Please send notification of new events to   keithbatchelor10@gmail.com

 

 

WARE Football Club – BOSTIK LEAGUE DIVISION ONE NORTH

Home games shown in BOLD

 

Tuesday games kick off at 7.45pm whilst Saturdays have a 3pm kick off.

 

Mon Jan 1 Potters Bar Town H

Sat Jan 6 Bury Town A FA Cup 3

Sat Jan 13 Canvey Island H FA Trophy 2

Sat Jan 20 Brentwood Town H

Sat Jan 27 Witham Town A

Sat Feb 3 Tilbury H FA Trophy 3

Sat Feb 10 Heybridge Swifts A

Sat Feb 17 Norwich United H

Sat Feb 24 Haringey Borough A FA Trophy 4

Sat Mar 3 Soham Town Rangers H

Sat Mar 10 Aveley A

Sat Mar 17 Hertford Town H FA Trophy SF (1)

Sat Mar 24 Grays Athletic A FA Trophy SF (2)

Sat Mar 31 Dereham Town H

Mon Apr 2 Potters Bar Town A

Sat Apr 7 Romford H

Sat Apr 14 AFC Sudbury A

Sat Apr 21 Bury Town H

Sat Apr 28 Canvey Island A

Fixtures are subject to change. Compiled in association with Atos.

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