Story Tent Christmas Special

Story Tent at Trestle Arts Base

On Sunday 20th December 2015, treat your family to a magical afternoon at the Story Tent Christmas Special at Trestle Arts Base in St Albans. Story Tent has been inspiring children and sparking imaginations for 10 years at weekly storytelling sessions at Trestle Arts Base. This Sunday, Kathryn Holt from Story Tent will be bringing some very special Story Tent winter magic to the theatre, where children aged 2 years and above can enjoy a creative, imaginative and immersive storytelling experience: the perfect festive family… Read More

I’ve Seen Santa! in St Albans

I've Seen Santa Blunderbus

On Sunday 6th December 2015, Blunderbus Theatre Company presents I’ve Seen Santa! at The Sandpit Theatre, St Albans. This adaptation of David Bedford’s classic children’s story features music, puppets and magical storytelling that will delight children and get the whole family feeling festive. The story begins on Christmas Eve and Little Bear is so excited.  He can’t wait to see Santa. He is so excited that he can’t go to sleep. When everyone else in the house is fast asleep Little Bear… Read More

Jingle Bell Jog and Reindeer Run

Jingle Bell Jog St Albans 2015

  If you are looking for ways to help your children to understand that Christmas is about giving as well as receiving then the Jingle Bell Jog and Reindeer Run in St Albans, should be on your Christmas list. Reindeer Run On Sunday 6th December 2015, the 1.5km Reindeer Run will start in St Albans town centre at 11am and is perfect for younger children to run, walk or toddle! Registration includes reindeer antlers, a flashing nose and a medal at the… Read More

Shop St Albans this Christmas

Shop St Albans

The Mummysphere is here to help with some special Christmas gift ideas from fantastic local businesses in St Albans. Here’s to stress-free, local Christmas shopping and you can encourage others to shop locally too by sharing your purchases with the hashtag #shopstalbans. There are plenty of gorgeous and unique gifts to choose from in this selection box of suggestions… Angels and Toads Inspired by gorgeous Liberty prints and all manner of fun and quirky fabrics, Angels and Toads came to life in St Albans… Read More

Puss In Boots at Trestle Arts Base

Puss In Boots October copyright Alex Brenner

On Saturday 31st October 2015, Trestle Arts Base in St Albans has a treat in store.  Lyngo Theatre Company presents the classic tale, Puss In Boots. If you haven’t visited Trestle Arts Base yet, then this production is definitely worthy of your first visit. The story of the talking cat in shining boots is brought to life on an incredible sloping stage by actor Patrick Lynch. With smoke and mirrors and hidden trapdoors, you will find out how the clever… Read More

Weekend of Family Fundraising in St Albans

St Albans Family Fun Day

This weekend look out for events taking place across St Albans to raise money in response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis. A team of mums from St Albans have put together a whole weekend of events to raise funds for Save the Children and MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station) ending with a fantastic Family Fun Day at Trestle Arts Base on Sunday 18th October 2015. Grace Lillywhite, Kathy Ede, Nadia Dickinson, Jackie Hislop and Lizzie Cooil have come together with… Read More

The Sandpit Theatre St Albans

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

This October half term The Sandpit Theatre  St Albans launches a programme of exciting shows and film screenings for children and their families. The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark On Sunday 25th October 2015, Blunderbus Theatre presents The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark. This adaptation of Jill Tomlinson’s classic children’s story features music, puppetry and incredible sets and costumes to bring to life the story of Plop, the baby barn owl. Blunderbus have been bringing magical theatre experiences… Read More

St Albans Food and Drink Festival

St Albans Seasonal Salad Close Up

Have you got your brochure for the St Albans Food and Drink Festival yet? This year there are over 40 foodie events taking place in St Albans and Harpenden from Tuesday 22nd September to Monday 5th October 2015. To celebrate this year’s festival local food writer Ren Behan and illustrator Stu McLellan have created a St Albans Seasonal Salad recipe card for the #kidscookalong that you can download here. The recipe uses local ingredients such as watercress, goats cheese and honey to create… Read More

Moscow State Circus in Harpenden

Moscow State Circus Comes to Harpenden

The Moscow State Circus comes to Harpenden Common this week from 15th to 19th July 2015 with a new production Zhelaniy. The incredible performers from this world famous circus will guide you through a story of seven special wishes, surrounded by a flying, back flipping, juggling, wire walking and roller skating spectacular. Two full price adult tickets for the price of one To get two full price adult tickets for the price of one call the box office on 020 3375… Read More

Verulamium Spa St Albans

Verulamium Spa at Everyone Active Westminster Lodge, St Albans

There is a treasure hidden in St Albans just waiting to be discovered. Venture upstairs in the Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre and you will find the Verulamium Spa St Albans.  As soon as you enter the spa you are transported into a contemporary, calm and luxurious space where you can relax and enjoy peace, quiet and some serious pampering. If you have booked to use the Heat and Water Oasis in the spa then white fluffy robes, slippers and towels are… Read More