This Month

Oxfam Herts Hike at Heartwood Forest

Contact: Website

Venue: Heartwood Forest, Sandridge Village, AL4 9DQ

Date: 27-09-2014

Come and walk the Oxfam Herts Hike, with circular routes for various abilities from 3 miles upwards, all starting out through Heartwood Forest on Saturday 27th September 9am-1pm. This year the Oxfam Herts Hike will be raising money for girls’ education in Pakistan. Walkers can make a personal donation or collect sponsorship. For more information visit the website.

St Albans South Signal Box Open Day

Contact: Website

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.

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.

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

Contact: Website

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.  

Stockwood Discovery Centre Steam Fair

Contact: Website / 01582 548600

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

Date: 05-10-2014

On Sunday 5th October 11am to 4pm come to the Stockwood Discovery Centre Steam Fair and get your chance to enjoy this year’s magnificent working steam engine and stationary engines in all their glory! For more information visit the website.

Dunstable Downs Run Wild

Contact: Website / 01582 500920

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

Date: 05-10-2014

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.

Tots Tales

Contact: Website

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.