This Month

St Albans Pancake Race

Contact: Website

Date: 09-02-2016

On Tuesday 9th February 2016 enjoy the spectacle that is the annual St Albans Pancake Race! The event starts at 12 noon outside the Town Hall on St Peter’s Street. Come along and cheer on the teams all fighting for the prestigious engraved pancake trophy!

Tots Tales

Contact: Website

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

Date: 10-02-2016

Tots Tales at the Verulamium Museum, St Albans takes place on Wednesday 10th February 2016 1.30pm-2.30pm.  Drop into the Verulamium Museum 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 to the museum (£2 charge for craft activities). For more information visit the website.

Planetarium Adventure at Dunstable Downs

Contact: Website

Venue: Dunstable Downs, Whipsnade Road, Dunstable, LU6 2GY

Date: 13-02-2016 to 15-02-2016

Take an adventure across the night sky in a stunning indoor planetarium adventure at Dunstable Downs. Suitable for all ages, no booking is needed. High demand is anticipated and numbers for each session are limited so there be a wait for your experience. For more information visit the website.

Van Hage Spring Circus

Contact: Website / 01920 870811

Venue: Van Hage Great Amwell, Pepper Hill, SG12 9RP

Date: 13-02-2016 to 21-02-2016

The Van Hage Spring Circus 2016 runs from 13th to 21st February. Enjoy the new acts from the John Lawson’s Circus, a great family show that is not to be missed. Shows commence at 12noon, 2pm and 4pm each day. For more info or to book tickets visit the website.

Willows Farm February Frolics

Contact: Website / 0870 129 9718

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

Date: 13-02-2016 to 21-02-2016

From 13th to 21st February 2016 Willows Farm February Frolics will be in full swing. Come and see newborn lambs every day of this special lambing event with a fun-packed programme for half-term including: farm animals, adventure play and Tristan the Runaway Tractor. For more info visit the website.

St Albans Farmers Market

Contact: Website

Venue: St Albans Farmers' Market, St Peter's Street, St Albans

Date: 14-02-2016

St Albans Farmers Market is a busy and vibrant market with a variety of stalls selling artisan breads, fresh produce, preserves, local beverages and cheese from 9am until 2pm, St Peters Street, on the second Sunday of every month.

St Albans South Signal Box Open Day

Contact: Website

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

Date: 14-02-2016

St Albans South Signal Box Open Day takes place on Sunday 14th February 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.

Ashridge Estate Light Up Half Term

Contact: Website / 01442 851227

Venue: Ashridge Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Nr Berkhamsted, HP4 1LT

Date: 15-02-2016 to 19-02-2016

From Monday 15th February to Friday 19th February 2016 10am-3pm, come along to Ashridge Estate and light up your half term. Come to the visitor centre and make and decorate a lantern to take home or bring along to the Candlelit Walk on Friday 19th Feb. For more information visit the website.

Verulamium Museum – Paper Mosaics

Contact: Website

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

Date: 15-02-2016

Pop into the Verulamium Museum on Monday 15th February 2016, 2-4pm and create your own mosaic picture to take home. Suitable for children aged 3-11 years old. For more information visit the website.

Aylett Nurseries: Make a Bird Feeder

Contact: Website

Venue: Aylett Nurseries, North Orbital Road, St Albans, AL2 1DH

Date: 15-02-2016 to 19-02-2016

Come along to Aylett Nurseries and learn all about National Nest Box Week from Monday 15th February to Friday 19th February 10am to 4pm. Aylett’s experts will be on hand to answer any questions and children will have the opportunity to make a bird feeder using an apple and sunflowers seeds, which they can take home and hang outside. No booking required. For more information call 01727 822255.