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Herts Big Weekend

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What is Herts Big Weekend? 

Herts Big Weekend forms part of the national English Tourism Week celebrations and helps to promote Hertfordshire to the wider world through the county’s biggest advocates – its residents. In 2016 – the campaign’s 1st Big Weekend celebration – the event had over 13,000 ticket applications for hundreds of tickets and experiences donated by nearly 50 tourism businesses. As part of English Tourism Week the Big Weekend helps to raise the profile of tourism as an important sector in the local economy and gain the support of the local community.

On 9th February the public ballot opens, so we have put together a toolkit and guidance for businesses participating in this year’s Big Weekend celebrations. Included in this toolkit is a list of key dates, details of how you can check your ticket offer, guidance on how ticket allocation will work, important links, and a guide to how you can promote your attraction and the Herts Big Weekend.

This year’s Herts Big Weekend will be taking place 1st and 2nd April. 

Herts Big Weekend Toolkit

Please take a look at the full toolkit for Visit Herts’ 2nd Big Weekend by clicking here: Herts Big Weekend Toolkit.

Herts Big Weekend Logos

You can download the 2017 Herts Big Weekend Logo from here.

2017 posters and postcards will be coming soon. These will be made available here.

Press Releases & Information

Please click on the link(s) below to see all of the press information sent out to media to date, regarding this year’s celebrations.

PR001 – Ballot dates announced for 2nd Herts Big Weekend

Follow this year’s Herts Big Weekend social activity

As well as regular press activity, the Herts Big Weekend will also be promoted heavily across our social media channels. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to see more. Please always use #hertsbigweekend17 when tweeting about us!