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

New Preschool Storytime Sparks Bright Young Imaginations

Bright Young Things

If you are looking for an exciting new class for your 2-5 year old, check out Bright Young Things new storytelling sessions in St Albans. These magical new classes will take place at the Bright Young Things tuition centre, near St Albans City station, at 10am on Fridays in term time. What can young children expect from Bright Young Things new storytelling sessions? Storytelling sessions at Bright Young Things bring stories to life, sparking your child’s imagination whilst developing their listening skills, enhancing their vocabulary and nurturing their creativity…. Read More

February Half Term Activities Around St Albans

Half Term Activities for Kids in St Albans

St Albans is full of fantastic activities for families this February half term. For a list of what’s on for kids in St Albans visit The Mummsyphere What’s On page or why not try these half term activities in and around St Albans to help keep boredom at bay… Planetarium Adventure at Dunstable Downs Dark Sky Wales will be creating an incredible indoor planetarium at Dunstable Downs on Saturday 13th February to Monday 15th February 2016. You can explore the universe and… Read More

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