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Summer Holiday Activities in St Albans

ButterflyWorld 2014 See below for a brief list of activities for all the family in and around St Albans this summer.  We'll keep adding to this list throughout the holiday period, so be sure to bookmark the page.

 Please check event details, availability and prices with the venue before you go and remember that pre-booking is often required. For more ideas, visit our children'ssport and fitnessparks and gardensdays out and museums and attractions sections.

If you've got an event you'd like listed here you can add it here.

Keep the Home Fires Burning

all summer

Exhibition commemorating the 100th anniversary of the start of World War 1

Museum of St Albans

Classics on the Common

Wed 30 Jul 2014

Harpenden Common plays host to hundreds of classic cars and motorcycles.

Willows Activity Farm Summer Spectacular

19 Jul - 31 August

Find your way out of the A-maize-ing maze and much more


Willows Activity Farm

Summer Sounds

Sat 26 Jul, 1-6pm

Outdoor festival featuring some of Hertfordshire's best young musicians. Free entry

Clarence Park

Music to Watch the Flowers By

Sun 27 Jul

Family friendly music festival.

£5 adults, £3 children, under 3's free

Walled Garden Amphitheatre, Shenley Park

Under 7's Story Time

Sun 27 Jul 3pm

£1 entry

Museum of St Albans

Crafty Capers

Roman Mask Making
29-31 July,  5-7 August

Roman Badge Making
12-14 August

Roman Fridge Magnet Making (these sessions are £1.50)
19-21 August

Moving Gladiator Picture
26-28 August

for children aged 3-11 years. £1 entry

Verulamium Museum

Day of the Dead Art Workshop

2 August, 12 - 3pm

Create your own artwork inspired by the Mexican 'Day of the Dead' festival. Suitable for ages 13+


Verulamium Museum

Wanderings with Wildlife Walks

Sat 2 Aug 8pm, Tue 5 Aug 10am, Mon 18 Aug 10am, Sat 23 Aug 10am


Heartwood Forest

Summer Pop-Up Choir

4 - 8 Aug, 10:30 - 12pm

Fun family choir for young people and parents

£40 per family per week or £8 per family per day

Fleetville Community Centre

River Dipping on the Lea

Sat 9 Aug, 11-3pm

Have a go at river dipping and learn more about river life. Free

Meads recreation Ground, Wheathampstead

Legion XIII at Verulamium Museum

9-10 Aug, 2.30pm

See a real life Roman Legion.

Romeo and Juliet at Hatfield House

Sun 10 Aug, 4-6:30pm

Outdoor presentation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

£15 Adults, £10 Children

Elephant Dell, Hatfield House

Marty MacDonald's Farm

Fri 22 Aug, 11:30am

Family show for 3-7 year olds

£10 Adults, £8 Children

Harpenden Public Halls

Three Musketeers

Sun 24 Aug, 2:30pm

Musical version of the French classic

£12.50 Adults, £9 Children, U5's free

Walled Garden Amphitheatre, Shenley Park

Alice in Wonderland

Sun 31 Aug, 3pm - 5pm

Outdoor musical show in the grounds of Hatfield House

£12 Adults, £10 Children, £40 Family

Elephant Dell, Hatfield House

Butterfly World

All Summer

Fun activities for all ages throughout the holiday period

Kids are half price with our Voucher

Butterfly World Project


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