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.

The BIG St Albans Model Show

Contact: Website

Venue: Townsend Church of England School, High Oaks, St Albans, AL3 6DR

Date: 27-09-2014 to 28-09-2014

St Albans Model Engineering Society will be hosting their annual BIG St Albans Model Show 10am to 5pm on 27th and 28th September at Townsend Church of England School, High Oaks, St Albans, AL3 6DR. There will be static displays, railway layouts, locomotives, boats, trucks, as well as meccano models and a model flying show. 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.

Hatfield House French Market

Contact: Website

Venue: Stable Yard, Hatfield House, Hatfield

Date: 28-09-2014

On Sunday 28th September 10am-4pm the Hatfield House French Market returns. The French traders will be selling products such as baguettes, croissants, tarts, soft and hard cheeses, charcuterie, tartiflette, saucisson, olives, spices, nougat, chocolate as all as soaps, bags, carpets and baskets. 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.

ArtShed Apple Day!

Contact: Website

Venue: ArtShed, 135 London Road, St Albans, AL1 1TA

Date: 04-10-2014

On Saturday 4th October 2pm-5pm go along to the Artshed and enjoy apple painting, apple sculpting, apple throwing, apple cricket and more. If you don’t like apples visit the ‘Go Bananas’ corner! Entry is £7 per person or £20 per family. Park nearby and walk as there is no parking at the venue. 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.

Willow 10K at Hatfield House

Contact: Website

Venue: Hatfield House, Hatfield

Date: 05-10-2014

Runners and walkers are welcome to the Willow 10K at Hatfield House on Sunday 5th October at 11am. There’ll be a fun warm-up, music, refreshments and a free kid’s 100 metre dash for budding young athletes. For more information on how to register, visit the website.

Highfield Park Trust Apple Day

Contact: Website

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.