What’s On

Kimpton May Festival

Contact: Website

Venue: Kimpton May Festival, Kimpton, SG4 8RB

Date: 29-04-2016 to 02-05-2016

Kimpton May Festival is set to be four days of fun filled events starting on Friday 29th April through to Monday 2nd May. The theme of this year’s celebrations is “Animal Magic!” and the full programme of events is available to view on the website.

Ashridge Estate Summer Pony Rides

Contact: Website

Venue: Ashridge Estate, Moneybury Hill, Nr Berkhamsted, HP4 1LX

Date: 30-04-2016 to 01-05-2016

Every weekend this Summer at Monument Green, Ashridge Visitor Centre 2-5pm, come and enjoy a pony ride and tick number 48 off the National Trust’s list of 50 things to do before you are 11 and 3/4. For more information, visit the website.

Dunstable Downs Run Wild

Contact: Website / 01582 500920

Venue: Chilterns Gateway Centre, Whipsnade Road, Dunstable, LU6 2GY

Date: 01-05-2016

Dunstable Downs Run Wild takes place on the first Sunday of every month. This fun activity group will excite, educate and enthral your children with adventures from the National Trust 50 Things to Do Before You’re 11 3/4. Wear appropriate clothing for the weather. No booking needed and be ready to set off from the Chilterns Gateway Centre at 2pm.

Stig of the Dump

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Venue: Hertford Theatre, The Wash, Hertford, SG14 1PS

Date: 05-05-2016

On Thursday 5th May at 7pm the timeless classic, Stig of the Dump will be brought to life at the Hertford Theatre. Suitable for children aged 6 years and above. For more information or to book tickets visit the website.

Hatfield House Living Crafts

Contact: Website

Venue: Hatfield House, AL9 5HX

Date: 05-05-2016 to 08-05-2016

On Thursday 5th May to Sunday 8th May, Hatfield House is host to the Living Crafts show. See beautifully crafted British design, from jewellery making, ceramics, sculpture, art, woodworking, designer fashions and textiles as well as cider pressing! A fantastic range of workshops are available including felt making, willow weaving, pot throwing paper making and deco patch. Workshops can be pre-booked online. For more information visit the website.

Ashridge Estate Summer Pony Rides

Contact: Website

Venue: Ashridge Estate, Moneybury Hill, Nr Berkhamsted, HP4 1LX

Date: 07-05-2016 to 08-05-2016

Every weekend this Summer at Monument Green, Ashridge Visitor Centre 2-5pm, come and enjoy a pony ride and tick number 48 off the National Trust’s list of 50 things to do before you are 11 and 3/4. For more information, visit the website.

Frozen Sing Along

Contact: Website / 01727 799565

Venue: The Sandpit Theatre, Sandringham School, The Ridgeway, St Albans, AL4 9NX

Date: 07-05-2016

On Saturday 7th May at 2pm come along to the Sandpit Theatre in St Albans and enjoy the magic of Frozen with on-screen lyrics, so everyone can join in. Join Anna as she sets off on an epic journey with Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven. Remember to dress up if you want to, for a magical afternoon of family entertainment in aid of Wheatfields Infants and Nursery School. To book tickets call the box office on 01727 799565 or visit the website …

Three Magic Mice at St Albans Library

Contact: Website

Venue: St Albans Central Library, The Maltings, St Albans, AL1 3JQ

Date: 08-05-2016

Come and enjoy a live dance and musical performance of Three Magic Mice at St Albans Library on Sunday 8th May 2016, 1.30 to 3.30pm.  Children aged 5 years + are invited to join in the post-performance workshop and explore literacy skills through movement. Admission is free but call 0300 123 4049 to book your place or visit the website to book online.

St Albans South Signal Box Open Day

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Venue: St Albans South Signal Box, Ridgmont Road, St Albans, AL1 3AJ

Date: 08-05-2016

St Albans South Signal Box Open Day takes place on Sunday 8th May 2016, 2-5pm. Signalling demonstrations run on the operating floor and there are full size signals and other exhibits in the garden. For more information visit the website.

Forty Hall Butterfly Ball

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Venue: Forty Hall, Enfield, EN2 9HA

Date: 08-05-2016

On Sunday 8th May 2016, 12noon to 6pm, join the Friends of Forty Hall Park for the Butterfly Ball, a family fundraising festival in aid of conservation and community arts. Family Activities take place throughout the day and there is a Caterpillar Parade at 4.30pm as well as the Butterfly Ball at 5pm. To book your tickets visit the website.