Hertford Town council is hosting a free live screening of the 2021 Wimbledon Men’s Singles Final on Hertford Castle’s lawn on Sunday 11th July, with gates opening at 1pm. Bring along a picnic chair and hopefully bask in the summer sun, whilst enjoying the live tennis match on the big screen with the castle as its backdrop.
Attendance is free but pods must be pre-booked. Pods are available in various sizes dependent on number of guests attending. Pods must be booked online at www.hertford.gov.uk.
Food and drinks stalls will keep guests refreshed. An alcohol policy will be in place, please see the Council’s website for details.
This event is free of charge, but donations are welcome to the Mayor of Hertford’s Appeal Fund, which is this year raising money for Isabel Hospice and The Samaritans.
COVID-19 Secure Event
In line with Government guidance, amendments to the event will be taken to enable visitors to safely attend this event. These include pods marked on the lawn for attendees, with their size dependent on number of guests in each group. Attendees will be expected to adhere to social distancing rules at all times. All guests over the age of 16 years must provide details for track and trace. Please see the website for full event terms and conditions www.hertford.gov.uk/events
The Chairman of Development and Leisure Committee, Cllr Jane Sartin, said: “This is the first time Hertford Town Council has hosted a screening of a live sporting event at Hertford Castle, and a Wimbledon tennis final will be the perfect event for the setting.”