What's On in Hitchin this weekend: Friday November 25 to Sunday November 27 - including our town's Wine and Food Festival and much more

By Layth Yousif

23rd Nov 2022 | Local News

Welcome to What's On in Hitchin ahead of this weekend

Every Thursday we showcase what's going on in Hitchin - and we have a jam-packed weekend of events for you over this weekend: Friday November 25 to Sunday November 27

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SATURDAY

Hitchin Wine and Food Festival

The Hitchin Wine and Food Festival, organised by the Rotary Club of Hitchin Tilehouse takes place this year on Saturday, November 26.

Now in its 13th year It promises to be the best yet thanks to the overwhelming number of local food and wine businesses wanting to take part. 

FOOD

In the Market Place, you can wander amongst our colourful gazebos, enjoying the sights and smells of delicious food.  

From Mediterranean specialities to local cheeses, oils, pickles, preserves, honey, sausages, fresh fruit and gorgeous vegetables to scrummy cakes, there will be something to please everybody.  

Why not wash this down with some fine ale from our local brewery or some seasonal steaming spiced mulled wine?

WINE

In the gorgeous Mountford room of Hitchin Town Hall independent wine merchants will offer a stunningly diverse selection of  wines to taste from around the world all under one roof. 

This year the wine selection is bigger and better than ever, we have more experts on hand to share their passion and love of wine. 

Entry to the wine event is £6.95 for adults. Your ticket means you can sample as many wines as are on offer, talk to the various stall holders at your leisure  

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SATURDAY

Festive Jumper Swap

Hitchin: Get set for a Festive jumper swap this weekend 

It's time to rummage your winter wardrobes and rustle up your festive jumpers - because this weekend a collective of Hitchin schools and 'Plastic Free Hitchin' are hosting their very first Festive Jumper Swap.

On the back of their recent popular events for pre-loved uniform sales and a Halloween costume swap, people can come along with their old, outgrown or unloved festive jumpers and swap for a 'new' preloved jumper for £1. 

Alternatively, you can drop by and purchase one for £2 without swapping. 

All donations will be distributed to the participating local schools as fundraising efforts as well as raising environmental awareness and consciousness.

Where: Hitchin Library, Paynes Park When: Saturday, November 26

Time: 10am - 4pm

Festive Jumper Swap

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SATURDAY

Hitchin Symphony Orchestra Concert

St Mary's Church, Hitchin

In advance: £12 (available until midday on the Friday before the concert). On the Door: £15. Accompanied under 16s are admitted free of charge.

Hitchin Symphony Orchestra Concert

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SUNDAY

Shop Small Hitchin - Christmas Market

SUNDAY

Shop Small Hitchin - Christmas Market

A wonderful Christmas Market in the heart of Hitchin. 

Join us and do your Christmas Shopping under one roof with over 30 incredible small local businesses.

Shop Small Hitchin - Christmas Market

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SUNDAY

Afternoon Tea at Benslow Music

Indulge in one of the finest British traditions at Benslow Music complemented with live music.

Enjoy a selection of finely cut sandwiches, freshly baked scones with Cornish clotted cream and a mouth watering range of exquisitely presented cakes, as well as different types of tea to choose from. Why not sip a glass of prosecco to add some sparkle to the occasion.

£19.95 per person or £24.95 per person with a glass of Prosecco

Afternoon Tea at Benslow Music

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Advent & Christmas services & Opening times at St Mary's Church

Advent & Christmas services & Opening times at St Mary's Church

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