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Easter Activities in St Albans 2015

Easter Activities in St Albans 2015

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

here'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!

St Albans and Surrounds





Butterfly World Project

Easter Activities:Easter Activities: Choose from Spring cards, Easter basket making, Dizzy Wizzy's Amazing Butterfly Show felt making interactive storytelling, making bird feeders and bug hotels, creepy crawly crafts, insect handling, Easter arts and crafts and more. See the full list of events.


Willows Farm Village

Easter Eggstravaganza: Enjoy a choc-o-bloc programme of indoor and outdoor activities including NEW Pig Racing and Goat Milking, Easter Egg Hunt and Bunny Hunt,family shows, adventure play, funfair rides, Tristan the Runaway Tractor and plenty of farmyard animals in our outdoor pens and our under cover animal barn, Pony Grooming, Bunny hop, Adventure Play, Woolly Jumpers indoor play barn, Puppet Show, Storytime and free chocolate treats for the kids. See the full list of events .

7 - 17 April 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. (Download the leaflet)
3-6 April Harpenden Common Easter Fun Fair
4 April Heartwood Forest Enjoy an Easter walk in Heartwood forest, find chocolate treats and help the Woodland Trust. 50p entry
3-17 April  Roller City,Welwyn Holiday Skate Sessions, 1pm – 2.30pm and 3pm – 4.30pm. £6.50 (£8 with skate hire) Spectators 50% off entry price
3-4 April Watford Palace Theatre Peter Pan, 2.30pm/7.30pm
3-4,6-8 April Hawthorne Theatre, Welwyn Kenneth Grahame's delightful children's classic is brought fabulously to life, in a pair of award-winning, modern adaptations, that delight with surprises, slapstick comedy and outrageous routines set to modern music, that will have the audience singing and clapping along! The colourful, much loved characters (Toad, Badger, Ratty and Mole) as never seen before...! Hearty audience interaction allows the younger viewers to be swept along with the stories and their elders to enjoy a laughter filled show.
4-5 April Redbourn Easter Art and Craft Show 2015, 10am-4pm (Sat), 11am-5pm (Sun). The event will include an Exhibition & Sale of Original Paintings, Craft Stalls, Craft Demonstrations and – NEW for this year, some Live Music Performances. Also – a Young Artists’ Competition for 11 – 18’s – 1st PRIZE £100! Subjects: Animals, My Favourite Place, or Fantasy Characters. Drawings / Paintings (up to A3 size) with name, age, address & tel. no. on reverse, should be submitted to the Recreation Centre, Dunstable Rd., by 30th March. The Show will also include a Children’s Colouring Competition, Raffle and Refreshments throughout the weekend.
8-12 April Alban Arena The world famous Russian Ice Stars will take you on a magical journey to the heart of the best-loved fairy-tale of all time, Snow White, on Ice. The original story of an enchanted mirror, a beautiful girl, the ultimate Prince Charming and a shiny red apple comes to life on ice, with ballet, gymnastics and aerial acrobatics to create a breath taking and mesmerising experience. 2pm/7.30pm
28 Mar - 6 April Chaplins Circus Highfield Park St Albans. Kids go free with paying adults. See website for times and details.

Further Afield

3-6 April Tring Natural History Museum Eggtastic Egg Hunt at Tring Natural History Musuem. £1. Can you tell the difference between real and fake eggs? Search the galleries to be in with a chance of winning your own chocolate egg. 
3-6 April  Wrest Park Adventurers wanted this Easter weekend! You'll meet characters from the past with stories of times gone by - maybe a king, a butler, a Roman centurion or even a monk. These honourable folk will be happy to help you on your quest as you explore Wrest Park and crack the clues. Rise to the challenge and win your chocolate reward. It's time to get hands-on with history. 11am-5pm.
3-6 April Bucks Railway Centre Day out with Thomas the Tank Engine.
6 April Bletchley Park Easter Eggstravaganza. Once again Bletchley Park will be providing fun for the whole family with our Easter Eggstravaganza in partnership with Milton Keynes Suzuki. The whole family can enjoy special activities including a range of craft and spy workshops for all ages, children's guided tours, trails and handling collections. Have fun whilst learning about the Home of the Codebreakers! 10:00 TO 16:00
6 April Roal Dahl Museum & Story Centre For 6+ years: from pups that pinch things to a princess who is full of pluck, Steven Lenton can draw them all beautifully! Come along and hear Steve as he tells the story of those robber dogs Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam, and the dragon-hunting Princess Daisy, together with lots of drawing ... and laughter! £3 per person.

5-6 April

Stockwood discovery Centre

Stockwood Country Fair, 11am-4.30pm, Adults £4, including Birds of Prey, Animal petting farm, Giant Inflatables, Craft & Gift Market, Have-A-Go Archery, Live Demonstrations


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.


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.

3-12 April Knebworth House Enjoy Easter in the Gardens, Easter Jousting and the East of England Food Festival. See their website for details.
by Philip Kenchington, - 25/03/2015 00:00


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