What’s On

Willows Potato Shindig!

Contact: Website

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

Date: 20-09-2014 to 21-09-2014

Every weekend in September you can head down to the Willows Potato Shindig! Harvest your free bag of potatoes from Willows Potato Patch and enjoy a full day of family fun. In addition to the usual programme of entertainment you can enjoy potato arts and crafts, meet ‘Spuddy’ the potato mascot and see him in a special children’s show! For more information visit the website.

Brambleton Model Railway Club Open Day

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Venue: Highfield Oval, Ambrose Lane, Harpenden, AL5 4BX

Date: 20-09-2014

On Saturday 20th September 2014 Brambleton Model Railway Club Open Day welcomes visitors to see the model railway as it was originally intended as well as providing the public with a chance to see a great variety of rolling stock and live steam narrow gauge trains. The site is reached by a woodland path and can be muddy in wet conditions. For more information on the event visit the website.

Emily Brown and the Thing

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

Date: 20-09-2014

Tall Stories present a brand new show Emily Brown and the Thing based on the much-loved book by Cressida Cowell and Neal Layton, at the Radlett Centre on Saturday 20th September 2014. Suitable for children aged 3 years+. For more information or to book tickets visit the website.

Museum of St Albans – Storytime For Under 7′s

Contact: Website / 01727 819340

Venue: Museum of St Albans, Hatfield Road, St Albans, AL1 3RR

Date: 28-09-2014

Storytime for Under 7′s at the Museum of St Albans will take a look at The Great Granny Gang and other Judith Kerr stories, as well as activities and Children’s Book Award voting. 28th September 3pm-4pm. Just £1 or free to members of the St Albans Children’s Book Group. For more info visit the website.

St Albans South Signal Box Open Day

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

Date: 28-09-2014

St Albans South Signal Box Open Day takes place on Sunday 28th September 2-5pm. Signalling demonstrations run continuously on the operating floor and there are full size signals and other exhibits in the garden. Light refreshments also available. For more information visit the website.

Highfield Park Trust Apple Day

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Venue: Highfield Park, Russet Drive, St Albans, AL4 0DB

Date: 05-10-2014

On Sunday 5th October 2-4pm come and celebrate the Highfield Park Trust Apple Day in Highfield Park, St Albans. There will be apples for sale as well as children’s games, craft and gift stalls, an apple cafe, apple juicing displays and an opportunity to visit the orchards. Free entry. For more information visit the website.

St Albans NCT Nearly New Sale

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Venue: Nicholas Breakspear School, Colney Heath Lane, St Albans, AL4 0TT

Date: 05-10-2014

The St Albans NCT Nearly New Sale is on 5th October at Nicholas Breakspear School, open from 9.45am for NCT members and 10am for non-members. Grab those Autumn/Winter clothing bargains and stock up on toys! For more information visit the website.  

Tots Tales

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Venue: Museum of St Albans, 9a Hatfield Road, St Albans , AL1 3RR

Date: 08-10-2014

Tots Tales at Museum of St Albans takes place on 8th October 11am-12pm and again 1.30pm-2.30pm.  Drop into the Museum of St Albans for a story, craft activity and a museum hunt, suitable for children aged 2-4 years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Don’t forget to bring proof of residence in St Albans District for free entry (small charge for craft activities). For more information visit the website.

Woeful War at the Museum of St Albans

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Venue: Museum of St Albans, Hatfield Road, St Albans, AL1 3RR

Date: 11-10-2014

On Saturday 11th October 2-5pm step back in time at the Museum of St Albans to the First World War and meet a brave soldier and the inspiring nurse, Edith Cavell. Find out what life was really like on the Frontline and design and make your own medal to take home.  For more information visit the website.

Legion XIIII on Guard at the Verulamium Museum

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Venue: Verulamium Museum, St Micheal's Street, St Albans, AL3 4SW

Date: 11-10-2014

On Saturday 11th October 2.30 to 3.30pm at the Verulamium Museum, experience living history on life in the Legions. Entrance to the museum is free if you bring evidence of residency in St Albans District.  For more information visit the website.