25 things to do in St Albans this Half Term

What's on for kids in St Albans

Is it really the holidays again already? The last months of the school year seem to be flying past in a blur. If you are feeling caught up in the whirlwind, then look no further for ideas on how to entertain the children this half term Saturday 28th May to Sunday 5th June 2016.  I’ve put together a list of 25 things to do in and around St Albans this Half Term and if you want to explore the countryside take… Read More

Carpenter’s Nursery and Farm Shop in St Albans

Carpenters Nursery St Albans

Carpenter’s Nursery and Farm Shop in St Albans has been a part of St Albans’ landscape for nearly 100 years.  The local farm shop has been supplying fresh fruit and vegetables for generations.  For years I have been driving past, oblivious to the gems inside. If you have never been before, now is the perfect time to pop in and see what Carpenter’s Nursery and Farm Shop has to offer. On Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd May 2016, Carpenter’s Nursery and Farm… Read More

Country Parks near St Albans

Parks and Nature Reserves in and around St Albans

As soon as the weather improves it is time to discover all the outdoor spaces St Albans and the surrounding areas have to offer. Pack a picnic, load up scooters or bikes and see what adventures await you.  I have gathered together a list of parks and open spaces in St Albans, as well as Country Parks and Nature Reserves up to 30 minutes from St Albans by car. Finally, for the more adventurous, I couldn’t leave out some gems that are further… Read More

10 Places to Visit this May Bank Holiday

10 Places to visit this May Bank Holiday Weekend

This weekend is the first May Bank Holiday of the year. The weather looks traditionally temperamental, so whatever you are doing take an umbrella and wrap up warm! Here are some ideas for places to visit over the long weekend in St Albans or within an hour’s drive away. Kimpton May Festival The theme of this year’s festival is “Animal Magic” and there is a full programme of events across four days from Friday 29th April to Monday 2nd May 2016…. Read More

Hollywood Bowl, Watford

Hollywood Bowl Family Fun Watford

Rain or shine, the weather doesn’t stop the fun at Hollywood Bowl in Watford.  Recently, we tried out two games on one of the new Hollywood Bowl VIP Lanes. The new lanes have a Hollywood theme and give you the advantage of more space and comfy cushioned seats. The additional space did come in handy for the buggy and baby baggage and cushioned seats are an added luxury instead of the standard wooden benches.  If you want to book a VIP Lane call 0844 826 1473, as… Read More

New Peter Rabbit Adventure Playground at Willows Activity Farm

Peter Rabbit Adventure Playground opens 2 April 2016

On Saturday 2nd April 2016 the brand new Peter Rabbit Adventure Playground at Willows Activity Farm will be open to the public! We were lucky enough to have a sneak preview a couple of weeks ago and everyone at Mummysphere HQ agreed that the new adventure playground is a fantastic addition to Willows Activity Farm. The interactive and imaginative adventure playground is a place where children can immerse themselves in the world of Peter Rabbit and his friends. You can play in Peter Rabbit’s… Read More

Things to do in St Albans in April

20 things to do in St Albans April 2016

Easter Sunday may have already been and gone this year but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t lots of great things to do in St Albans this April!  Don’t miss out on the latest news from The Mummysphere, click here and subscribe to the email newsletter, check out the full list of what’s on for kids in St Albans on The Mummysphere What’s On page, or take a look at these 20 things to do in St Albans this April… The Sorcerer’s… Read More

Rise ‘n’ Shine Mindfulness Courses for Parents

Rise N Shine Mindfulness Courses St Albans

Today Rachel Brown, founder of Rise ‘n’ Shine, explains how mindfulness can benefit you and your family. If you would like to explore the benefits of developing mindfulness within your family visit Rise ‘n’ Shine for more information on courses available or email hello.risenshine@gmail.com to secure your place on the next free taster session. How Can Rise ‘n’ Shine Support Growing Families in St Albans? Parenting is a gift our children bring to us; a beautiful opportunity to both share what… Read More

Easter Egg Hunts in St Albans

Easter Egg Hunts in St Albans 2016

If you’re looking for an Easter egg hunt in St Albans, then you are spoilt for choice! Here are a selection close to home, as well as further afield. Willows Farm Easter Eggstravaganza The Eggstravaganza at Willows Farm runs from 19th March to 28th March and promises to be choc-o-bloc with family fun.  There will be Easter egg hunts and bunny hunts, shows, adventure play and farmyard fun. Batchwood Easter Egg Hunt Batchwood Golf Course and Sports Centre in St Albans are… Read More

Coming Soon at The Sandpit Theatre St Albans

The Sorcerers Apprentice

This school holidays you can enjoy some Easter family fun and magical children’s theatre at The SandPit Theatre in St Albans. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice On Friday 15th April 2016, Blunderbus Theatre present The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.  Charlie Hubble is a little boy with a very big dream, he wants to be a world-class magician. So, he saves up his pocket money to buy The Big Book of Magic for Trainee Magicians. Then he sets off for Mr Zacoor’s Toy Shop to buy… Read More