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Spring Half Term in St Albans - 15 to 23 Feb 2014


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

There's lots to do in and around St Albans 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!




All week

Willows Farm Village

February Frolics: Come and see newborn lambs every day of this special lambing event with a fun-packed programme for half-term, including: farmyard animals, adventure play and Tristan the Runaway Tractor. Plenty of undercover activities with The Farmyard, JCB Young Drivers Zone, Captain Chicken's Egg Dodge, Toddler Town and Woolly Jumpers indoor play barn. See lamb bottle feeding and win a prize by helping Bo Peep find her lost sheep. Find out more




Stockwood Discovery Centre

Full House Feb Fest: Story Telling Part of Luton's Feb Fest - a week-long, young people's festival featuring shows, storytelling and creative activities Details.

All week

Roller City, Welwyn

Half-Term Skates: Daily sessions during half term week. Booking strongly recommended.

Sat 15 Feb onwards

Bekonscot Model Village

New Season: Bekonscot opens it's doors on Sat 15 Feb. Miniature fun can be had by all the family daily up until Sun 2 November 2014. It's a great place to visit for all ages and the annual pass is excellent value. Open 10am-5pm. More.

24 Jan to 13 April 

Museum of St Albans

Gadgets and Goggles: the Museum of St Albans is offering an exhibition showcasing a selection of weird and wonderful inventions of the past 150 years. Free admission. Daily from 10.30am - 12.30pm

Fri 21 Feb

Radlett Centre

Andy and Mike: CBeebies Andy Day partners with Mike James to bring you a marvellous adventure through time. Suitable for ages 3-11. 2pm Tickets £12/£10 (conc).

All week


Arts Depot, Finchley

Dogs Don't Do Ballet: The sublime and the ridiculous combine in this hilarious story of a small dog with a big personality and even bigger dreams, based on the book by Anna Kemp and Sara Ogilvie. Tickets £9

Thu 20 Feb


Alban Arena

Chris and Pui Roadshow: CBeebies’ favourite double act is bringing songs, rhymes, comedy sketches and lots of joining in for all the family.

You are invited to bring your teddies or favourite character toys but please hang on to them! Sing, laugh and join in with Chris and Pui. Tickets £12

All week


Paradise Wildlife Park

Animal Art Week: A range of hands-on art based fun incluinding:

  • Sketching
  • Collage Making
  • Colouring Competitions
  • Drawing Animals

Entrance fee to the park is required.

17,19,21 Feb


Natural History Museum, Tring

Attack and Defence: The Deadly side of the Natural World:Predator or prey? See how both exist in the natural world and learn some of their survival tricks at this hands-on workshop.

Suitable for all ages. Tickets £1.50

16,18,20 Feb


Hawthorne Theatre, Welwyn Garden City

Kidnapped:An adventure tale for all the family, Kidnapped tells the story of Davie Balfour as he survives shipwreck and murder to dramatically escape to the Highlands of Scotland. 16 Feb 1pm & 5pm. Tickets £9-£15. Suitable for ages 6+

Wow, This Show is Magic!:This magnificent family show deservedly received fantastic reviews and an immense array of positive audience and venue compliments, demonstrating the perpetual popularity of magic and illusion. 18 Feb, 2.30pm. Tickets £12

Old MacDonald had a Farm:Old MacDonald had a farm E-I-E-I-O. But Old MacDonald’s animals have gone missing! Can you help a friendly scientist and his amazing time machine get them back for him? 20 Feb, 2.30pm. Tickets £8.50 - £9.50

22 Feb


The Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead

Knight Time:What would you do if you were face to face with a dragon? Is jousting as painful as it looks? And what is the best way to shine rusty armour? Join Jack as he finds out the hard way during his adventures with his loyal horse Raspberry. There’s enough adventure for everyone and you might even get to see a dragon or two! (3+ years). 2.30pm. Tickets £5.50/£4 (conc)


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