What’s On

The Gruffalo Live!

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Venue: Lyric Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES

Date: 06-07-2016 to 05-09-2016

This Summer everyone’s favourite furry monster roars back into London’s West End. Don’t miss Tall Stories’ hit musical stage adaptation of The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London. Shows are on throughout the Summer and are suitable for children aged 3 years +. For more information or to book tickets, visit the website.

Stockwood Discovery Centre – The Brick Kingdom

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Venue: Stockwood Discovery Centre, London Road, Luton, LU1 4LX

Date: 23-07-2016 to 04-09-2016

The Brick Kingdom exhibition at Stockwood Discovery Centre runs everyday from Saturday 23rd July to Sunday 4th September 2016, 10am to 5pm.  The exhibition features medieval fantasy Lego models and is a treat for all Lego fans.  Entry fees apply to the exhibition. For more information visit the website.

Willows Farm Summer Spectacular

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Venue: Willows Farm Village, Coursers Road, St Albans, AL4 0PF

Date: 23-07-2016 to 04-09-2016

From 23rd July to 4th September 2016, Willows Farm Summer Spectacular will be in full swing. Go along and explore the A-maizing Maze, watch the Goat Racing and see one of the live shows with Peter Rabbit and Lily Bobtail. You can visit the farm animals, have an adventure in the Peter Rabbit Adventure Playground and take a ride on Tristan the Runaway Tractor. For more info visit the website.

Classics on the Common

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Venue: Harpenden Common, Harpenden

Date: 27-07-2016

The annual Classics on the Common returns to Harpenden Common on Wednesday 27th July 2016 2pm to 8pm.  The Common comes alive with more than 1000 classic cars, motor cycles and scooters.  There is no entry charge for spectators and you don’t need a ticket, although you are asked to make a donation for charity. If you can get to the event by public transport it is highly recommended as traffic is very heavy on the day of the event. …

Stockwood Discovery Centre – Working Wednesdays

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Venue: Stockwood Discovery Centre, London Road, Luton, LU1 4LX

Date: 27-07-2016

Come along to Stockwood Discovery Centre on selected Wednesdays through the Summer and you will get the chance to see some of the collection’s stationary engines in full working glory! For more information visit the website.

The Snail and the Whale

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Venue: The Radlett Centre, 1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett, WD7 8HL

Date: 28-07-2016 to 29-07-2016

Tall Stories Theatre Company returns to The Radlett Centre on Thursday 28th and Friday 29th July 2016. Join the tiny snail on her trip around the world and enjoy storytelling, live music and lots of laughs in a show for everyone aged 4 years old +. For more information visit the website.

The Little Gardener

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Venue: Stockwood Discovery Centre, London Road, Luton, LU1 4LX

Date: 29-07-2016 to 30-07-2016

On Friday 29th and Saturday 30th July 2016, come and see an interactive, outdoor theatre adaptation of Emily Hughes’ popular children’s book ‘The Little Gardener’ at Stockwood Discovery Centre. Performed inside a large glass box, How It Ended Theatre Company tells the story of a little gardener and the garden that meant everything to him. The performance is 30 minutes and recommended for children aged 3 years and above. For more information visit the website.

Drama Llamas Summer Sessions

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Venue: Abbey Theatre, Westminster Lodge, St Albans, AL1 2DL

Date: 29-07-2016

Come and join in with Drama Llama Summer Sessions at St Albans Abbey Theatre on Friday 29th July 2016 at 10am or 11am. These fantastic, fun sessions are designed specifically for children 2-5 years old plus their siblings. Classes are 40 minutes long. £7.50 per class per child, discounts for siblings. Booking is essential, please visit the website to book your place.

Kite Festival at Dunstable Downs

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Venue: Dunstable Downs, LU6 2GY

Date: 30-07-2016

On Saturday 30th July 2016, 11am to 5pm, enjoy a fantastic atmosphere at the Dunstable Downs Kite festival, as professional kite teams put on show stopping displays. There will also be family activities, local artists and entertainment. For more information visit the website.

Hatfield House Food Festival

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Venue: Hatfield House, Hatfield, AL9 5HX

Date: 30-07-2016 to 31-07-2016

On Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st July 2016 get ready for the Hatfield House Food Festival! There will be up to 100 exhibitors, including local producers and artisan food and drink. See celebrity chef demonstrations, listen to live music and take part in a host of free activities. Children will have the opportunity to bake pizza in the Cookery School, making edible slime in the Food Lab and create cress heads in the Sow ‘n Grow Activity Tent. For more information visit the …