Make a date with Hitchin’s atmospheric calendar

Keith Hoskins

Keith Hoskins - Credit: Archant

Saturday saw the launch of the new Hitchin Historical Society 2017 calendar in association with Hitchin Initiative – complete with images capturing iconic landmarks in the town.

Market Place, Hitchin.

Market Place, Hitchin. - Credit: Archant

More than 130 of the publications featuring black and white images of the town were purchased from Market Place on Saturday at a special offer price of £5.

Town centre manager Keith Hoskins said: “We’re extremely grateful to Hitchin Historical Society, photographer Andrew Hyde, and Dragon Print & Design.

“And to the various business sponsors for producing this black and white photographic art calendar of Hitchin for 2017.

“It’s available from Hitchin Initiative at 27 Churchyard, priced £6. All proceeds go to support the Christmas lights and summer flowers displays.”

An atmospheric picture taken from the calendar.

An atmospheric picture taken from the calendar. - Credit: Archant

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Chairman of the Historical Society Terry Knight told the Comet: “We like to do something a little different every year.

“We hope it sells well.”

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Pete Choo, the owner of Wilbury Way-based Dragon Print & Design which designed the calendar, added: “It’s a very atmospheric calendar.”

To purchase one visit Hitchin Initiative’s offices, or log on to Hitchin Historical Society’s website at

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