This Month

Willows Farm Pumpkin Festival

Contact: Website

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

Date: 25-10-2014 to 02-11-2014

From 25th October until 2nd November 2014 visit the Willows Farm Pumpkin Festival and there is a FREE pumpkin for every child throughout the festival. There is also pumpkin carving with daily prizes for the best pumpkin and activities to keep children entertained all day long. For more information visit the website.

I Believe in Unicorns

Contact: Website / 01727 850950

Venue: Trestle Arts Base, Russet Drive, St Albans, AL4 0JQ

Date: 26-10-2014

On Sunday 26th October ‘House and Wizards’ presents a magical stage adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s I Believe in Unicorns at the Trestle Arts Base in St Albans. This show is set in a library full of books that hold more than stories within their pages. It is a tale of the power of books, and the bravery of a young boy called Tomas. Tomas hates reading and school but his world is turned upside down the day he meets the Unicorn Lady. …

St Albans South Signal Box Open Day

Contact: Website

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

Date: 26-10-2014

St Albans South Signal Box Open Day takes place on Sunday 26th October 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.

Christmas Craft and Food Fair

Contact: Website

Venue: Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans, AL1 3LD

Date: 26-10-2014

The Christmas Craft and Food Fair at the Alban Arena takes place on Sunday 26th October 11am to 4pm. If you are shopping for an exquisite Christmas gift that is individual, or you are looking to stock up on delicious treats for the festive season then this one-stop shopping experience is for you. 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: 26-10-2014

Storytime for Under 7′s at the Museum of St Albans will take a look at Cake Girl and other David Lucas stories, as well as activities and Children’s Book Award voting. 26th October 3pm-4pm. Just £1 or free to members of the St Albans Children’s Book Group. For more info visit the website.

St Albans Museum – Something Spooky

Contact: Website / 01727 819340

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

Date: 27-10-2014 to 29-10-2014

Something Spooky at St Albans Museum is suitable for children 6-11 years old and should be booked and paid for in advance in person or by calling 01727 819340. Join in a morning of fun activities inspired by the theme “Something Spooky”.

Dunstable Downs Halloween Creepy Crafts

Contact: Website / 01582 500920

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

Date: 27-10-2014 to 29-10-2014

Visit Dunstable Downs from 27th October to 29th October 11am-3pm for some creepy, creative fun. Make a spooky mask, witches hat or a spider. Booking is advisable call 01582 500920 to reserve your session, £2 per child.

St Albans Fashion Week – Children’s Jewellery Design Event

Contact: Website

Venue: St Albans Fashion Week Office, French Row, St Albans, AL3 5DU

Date: 28-10-2014

Time: 11am

Take your children along to the St Albans Fashion Week Children’s Jewellery Design event for a half term treat with a difference. With a little help from Helen Burridge of Homespun Living, your little ones can design, create and wear a gorgeous piece of beaded jewellery. For children aged 6 years+.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. To buy tickets visit the website.

Crafty Capers at Verulamium Museum

Contact: Website

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

Date: 28-10-2014 to 30-10-2014

Crafty Capers at Verulamium Museum takes place on 28th, 29th and 30th October 2pm-4pm.  Drop into the Verulamium Museum and have a go at a craft activity with a Halloween theme, suitable for children aged 3-11 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.

The Queen’s Knickers

Contact: Website / 01707 281127

Venue: The Weston Auditorum, de Havilland Campus, Hatfield, AL10 9EU

Date: 28-10-2014

Get your knickers in a twist at this production of The Queen’s Knickers at The Weston Auditorium at the University of Herts on 28th October 2014 at 1.30pm, suitable for children aged 4 years+. For more information or to book tickets visit the website.