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Easter Holiday in St Albans - April 2014

Easter holidays 2014 in st albans

What's on, days out, events and activities for children of all ages

There's lots of fun things to do in and around St Albans this Easter for families with children of all ages. Please check details, availability and prices with the venue before you go and remember that pre-booking is often required. For more ideas, visit our children's, days out, museums and attractions and sport and fitness sections. Have fun!

When

Where

What

Daily

Butterfly World Project

Easter Activities: Choose from Insect handling, storytelling, Ant World talks, face painting, felt butterfly making, egg box caterpillars, sand art, dance demos, bug hotels and much more. See the full list of events.

Daily

Willows Farm Village

Easter Eggstravaganza: Enjoy a choc-o-bloc programme of indoor and outdoor activities including Easter Egg Hunt, Bunny Hunt, Falconry, the Farmyard Favourites area, Adventure Play, Woolly Jumpers indoor play barn, Puppet Show, Storytime and free chocolate treats for the kids.

Daily

Bekonscot Model Village

The fabulous 80-year-old model village and railway is a great place to visit for all ages and the annual pass is excellent value. This year meet Professor Crump, enjoy an Easter hunt and face painting too. Open 10am-5pm. More.

Daily

Stockwood discovery Centre

Visions of the Universe: A dazzling collection of images of stars, planets and galaxies. An awe-inspiring exhibition of science and breathtaking natural beauty. 10am - 5pm. Free entry. Details

Daily

The Roald Dahl Museum

Daily Easter Activities: Fabulous literary fun including Fizzwinkling Flowers, Revolting Rhymes, an Easter Trail, Mark Lowery talking pants and much more. Various times. See their website for details.

5 Apr - 16 Apr

Tring Natural History Museum

Easter Exhibits: Find out about The Extraordinary Egg, enjoy Venomous Vipers and Egg-citing Echidnas. Various times. See their website for details.

Various

Local Parks

Play in the Parks: A free open access play and physical activity scheme organised by Active St Albans for children aged 5 to 12 including drama games, arts and crafts as well as a variety of physical activity and sport workshops. Find out more.

When

Where

What

12 Apr to 21 Apr

Knebworth House

Easter events: Enjoy an Easter Trail, Easter Jousting and the East of England Food Festival. See their website for details.

20 April to 21 April

Stockwood Discovery Centre

Country Fair: Enjoy rural life demonstrations, craft and gift stalls, farmers’, animal petting farm, bouncy castle, charity stalls and children’s activities. Admission £3.50 per adult, £3 concessions. £2.50 per child, under 5s go free. Some activities within the site will incur an extra charge. 11am-4.30pm

7 to 11 April, 14 - 17 April

Roller City, Welwyn

Easter Skates: Various sessions from 1pm-2.30pm and 3pm-4.30pm daily. See their special Easter Holiday timetable for details.

7 to 12 Apr

St Albans Museums

Children's Events: Enjoy a range of varied and creative Easter Holiday activities daily including Magnificent Mechanical Machines (7 Apr), Create a Country (8 Apr) and Creative Chemical Concoctions (10 Apr). See St Albans Museums and Galleries Trust website for details.

12 Apr

Stockwood Discovery Centre

Easter Fun: See Playing the Dream - a free public theatre with magic puppets, music, mayhem and madness 11-11.45am. Free entry details

Wed 16 Apr

Radlett Centre

Jungle Book: Beautifully written, played and produced this show in Image Musical Theatre’s immensely popular format gives the opportunity for everyone to take part. During the light hearted half hour rehearsal, some children are chosen and rehearsed into their part while the rest of the audience is taught the choruses of four songs. During the interval the actors and children are costumed and the show, lasting 1 hour, runs seamlessly with everyone taking part as rehearsed. Suitable for ages 4+, show runs 1 hour 50 mins incl. interval. At 11am and 2pm. Buy tickets.

4 Apr - 9 Apr

Arts Depot

Charlie and Lola's Extremely New Play: Playful, funny and full of surprises, this extremely new play about friendship and adventures is a treat for everyone. See website for times and to buy tickets.

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