The Hertfordshire Chamber Orchestra Concert

The 2019 Herfordshire Chamber Orchestra concert will be held at St Nicholas Church, Harpenden, on Saturday 12 January 2019, 7:30pm. We are delighted that internationally-acclaimed cellist, Guy Johnston, will be joining the orchestra as the solo cellist. Guy is really looking forward to performing in his home town in support of the A-T Society.


The Soloist

Guy Johnston is one of the most exciting and versatile British cellists of his generation. He achieved important early successes through the BBC Young Musician of the Year title, the Guilhemina Suggia Gift, the Shell London Symphony Orchestra Gerald MacDonald Award and receiving a Classical Brit Award at the Royal Albert Hall. His mentors have included Steven Doane, Ralph Kirshbaum, Bernard Greenhouse, Steven Isserlis and David Waterman.

                Guy Johnston

Hertfordshire Chamber Orchestra 

Hertfordshire Chamber Orchestra is one of Hertfordshire’s premiere music ensembles, conducted by James Murray. The orchestra, made up of highly talented amateur musicians from Hertfordshire and nearby counties, has worked with many conductors and soloists, who have gone on to major careers. It has played concerts across Europe and in the Middle East.



Myaskovsky:    Serenade Op. 32/1
Tchaikovsky:    Variations on a Rococo Theme Op.
R. Strauss:        ‘Ariadne auf Naxos’ Overture and Dance Scene
Mozart:              Symphony No. 40 (G minor)


Concert will be held at St Nicholas Church, Church Green, Harpenden, AL5 2TP. Doors and bar open at 7pm.



Adult: £12 in advance or £15 on the door

Under 16: £5

Christmas Music Celebration with Peter Knapp

Thursday 13th December at 7.30pm. Rothamstead Conference Centre, West Common, Harpenden, AL5 2QJ.


Join us for an evening of Christmas music with a scintillating selection of carols, readings and songs presented by singer, conductor and raconteur Peter Knapp. Guaranteed to launch you happily into the festive season in a tuneful mood, conjuring up your favorite images of Christmas with the assistance of a dazzling soprano soloist and members of the London Sinfonia. You will be invited to sing along with a popular medley of carols.

The evening is generously sponsored by Jarvis Homes Ltd and is in aid of the A-T Society.

Tickets £20 to include a welcome drink.


Tickets available from:

Frances Holt, Jarvis Homes Ltd.


telephone: 01582 711794

Cheques payable to A-T Society


Peter Knapp Concert Flyer - xmas trees - FINAL

Elizabeth Arden Pamper Party

Tuesday 20th November 2018 7-9pm

Boots, 9 St. Peters Street, St. Albans, AL1 3DH. 


Join us for a wonderful evening of pampering in aid of the A-T Society.

  • expert skincare and make-up demonstration
  • lots of beauty hints and tips
  • special offers available on the night
  • glass of wine or soft drink and light refreshments
  • raffle

£5 per ticket. 




Brighton Marathon 14th April 2019

Brighton Marathon is the second largest marathon in the UK. With fresh sea air to invigorate you and a flat and fast route that takes in the stunning coastline, this race is a perfect choice seasoned runners and beginners alike.

Starting with a circuit of picturesque Preston Park the marathon passes through the best of the vibrant city centre, including the iconic Brighton Pavilion, before heading east along the scenic coast road. Panoramic views of the sea and glorious glimpses of the South Downs are followed by a corridor of thousands of cheering spectators lining the seafront towards the finish line by Brighton Pier.

The A-T Society has a limited number of places up for grabs. We are also pleased to welcome own place runners to our Brighton Marathon team. Either way we would love to hear from you and will support you every step of the way.

Our support package includes:
• An A-T Society running vest
• A welcome pack with fundraising ideas to help you get started
• Advice and support for your fundraising
• Support materials to help with any fundraising events or activities

By joining our team you will have all the motivation you need knowing that every pound you raise will really help families facing the daily challenges of living with A-T.

To claim your place simply complete the attached form and return us to us with your non-refundable £50 deposit.

Post your form back to: Sarah Ajder, The A-T Society, Rothamsted, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ.

We are waiting to welcome you!



A-T Society Golf Day – 10 May 2019

We are delighted to announce the first A-T Society Golf Day which takes place on 10 May 2019 at Harpenden Common Golf Club.   

This will be a friendly sporting competition open to our corporate supporters, contacts and friends of the charity.

The ticket price encompasses:

Bacon Roll and Coffee on arrival

Two tee start with the first tee time at 9.00am and 8 minute intervals for teams to commence.

8 holes of golf.  Teams of 4 in a Stableford format.  Create your own team or we can match you with other guests in advance of the day.

Two course carvery lunch.

Prize-giving and Raffle with Auction.

Please share the date with any friends and contacts who may wish to join you.