Top local listings for March events in Herts that are perfect for babies, toddlers, big kids and families! Discover what’s on near you, including children’s activities, workshops, shows, open days and fun things to do.


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Events: Throughout March

What’s in the Woods at Tring Natural History Museum
Mon – Fri during term-time, 2.30pm – 5.00pm
The Walter Rothschild building, Akeman Street, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 6AP
A delightful family exhibition. Touch, smell, listen and look as you explore outdoor and indoor woodland spaces. Uncover what’s hiding nearby, hone your nature detective skills and play together.
www.nhm.ac.uk/events
Cost: FREE

 


Events: 1 March –  7 March 2018

Toddler Time at Tring Natural History Museum
Mon – Fri during term-time, 2.30pm – 5.00pm
The Walter Rothschild building, Akeman Street, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 6AP
Enjoy 5 different activities which rotate from day to day: Daring Explorers, Ocean Adventure, Find your Friends, Butterfly Quest and Animal Safari. Pick up your resources at admissions and enjoy them in the galleries. Available every day in term time. Suitable for children aged three to five years old. Drop-in, no need to book.
www.nhm.ac.uk/events
Cost: FREE

Mini Manics at Manic Ceramic
Thurs 1 March 2018, 10.00am-11.00am
22 Port Vale, Hertford SG14 3AB
Mini manics is a arty crafty session for 16 months+, a fun session for littles ones to create art with their Mummys, running from 10 til 11am every Thursday. We create for 40 minutes then little ones have a snack on the blanket followed by story time whilst Mummys have a coffee and cake.
manicceramicsherts.co.uk
Cost: Each session is £7.50, please book.

I Believe in Unicorns at The Radlett Centre
Thurs 1 March 2018, 4.30pm
1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett, Hertfordshire WD7 8HL
This intimate show based on Michael Morpurgo’s book is set in a library full of books that hold more than stories within their pages. It is a tale of the power of books, and the bravery of a young boy called Tomas. Tomas hates reading and school, but his world is turned upside down the day he meets the Unicorn Lady … An enchanting and interactive production, I Believe in Unicorns sparks imagination in both young and old. We challenge you not to believe in unicorns after joining Tomas’ spellbinding journey. For ages 6+.
www.radlettcentre.co.uk
Cost: £12.00, Children £11.00

Crafty Chefs Toddler Cooking Workshop
Fri 2 March 2018, 1.30pm-2.30pm
Irkdale Avenue, Enfield, EN1 4BD
One hour cooking workshop for preschoolers on Wednesdays and Fridays during term time. Make and bake a different recipe and then have a snack and a drink whilst we read a story, taste and talk about the incredients we are using. Please contact organiser to confrim availabilty, before booking as there are only 6 places. Age Group : All ages but best for pre-schoolers.
www.craftychefs.co.uk
Cost: £8 per child

Big Wordfest Launch at Watford Museum
Sat 3 March 2018, from 11.00am
194 Lower High St, Watford WD17 2DT
There will be face painting, craft activities and best of all we hear Alice and her friends will be visiting from Wonderland, with the help of Imajica Theatre. You can also have your own Mad Hatter tea party with a slice of cake and a cup of tea from the Little Gallery Tearoom!
www.facebook.com/pg/watfordmuseum
Cost: Museum admission is free

Mother’s Day Pottery Painting at Glaze Time
Sat 3 March 2018, 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Skew Bridge, 59 Southdown Road, Harpenden, Herts AL5 1PQ
Drop in and get creative with Glaze Time. Make a personalised gift for mum, nanna, a special lady in your life or just for fun.
www.facebook.com/events
Cost: Items range from £5-20 per item and ready a week later

Storytelling with Speaking Works at the Inn on the Park
Mon 5 March 2018, 1.30pm-2.30pm
Verulamium Park, off St Michaels Street, St Albans AL3 4SN
Make up stories & play games. 45 minute drop in classes for 2 1/2 to 5 year olds.
www.inn-on-the-park.com

Crafty Chefs Toddler Cooking Workshop
Weds 7 March 2018, 10.00am-11.00am
Irkdale Avenue, Enfield, EN1 4BD
One hour cooking workshop for preschoolers on Wednesdays and Fridays during term time. Make and bake a different recipe and then have a snack and a drink whilst we read a story, taste and talk about the ingredients we are using. Please contact organiser to confirm availability, before booking as there are only 6 places. Age Group : All ages but best for pre-schoolers.
www.craftychefs.co.uk
Cost: £8 per child

 


Events: 8 March –  14 March 2018

Toddler Time at Tring Natural History Museum
Mon – Fri during term-time, 2.30pm – 5.00pm
The Walter Rothschild building, Akeman Street, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 6AP
Enjoy 5 different activities which rotate from day to day: Daring Explorers, Ocean Adventure, Find your Friends, Butterfly Quest and Animal Safari. Pick up your resources at admissions and enjoy them in the galleries. Available every day in term time. Suitable for children aged three to five years old. Drop-in, no need to book.
www.nhm.ac.uk/events
Cost: FREE

Mini Manics at Manic Ceramic
Thurs 8 March 2018, 10.00am-11.00am
22 Port Vale, Hertford SG14 3AB
Mini manics is a arty crafty session for 16 months+, a fun session for littles ones to create art with their Mummys, running from 10 til 11am every Thursday. We create for 40 minutes then little ones have a snack on the blanket followed by story time whilst Mummys have a coffee and cake.
manicceramicsherts.co.uk
Cost: Each session is £7.50, please book.

A Tiger’s Tale at Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishop’s Stortford
Thurs 8 March & Fri 9 March 2018, (Thurs 1.30pm & 4.30pm, Fri 10.30am & 1.30pm)
1-3 South Rd, Bishop’s Stortford CM23 3JG
From a circus train in South Africa, to a steamboat on the Atlantic Ocean and onward to West Yorkshire, a ramshackle travelling troupe tell us the unbelievable true story of a family of acrobats and their adopted tiger cub. For ages 4+.
www.rhodesbishopsstortford.org.uk
Cost: Adults £12, Conc £8

Wizard of Oz at The Alban Arena
Thurs 8 March & Sat 10 March 2018, 7.30pm (& 2.30pm Sat)
Civic Centre, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3LD
After a tornado whisks away a young Kansas farm girl, Dorothy, to the magical land of OZ, she starts her quest to find the mighty Wizard of Oz who has the power to send her home. Along the way she meets a Scarecrow, a Tin Woodsman and a Cowardly Lion who help her on her journey. Including many of the songs from the famous MGM musical.
www.alban-arena.co.uk
Cost: From £15.25, Under 16s from £14.25

Crafty Chefs Toddler Cooking Workshop
Fri 9 March 2018, 1.30pm-2.30pm
Irkdale Avenue, Enfield, EN1 4BD
One hour cooking workshop for preschoolers on Wednesdays and Fridays during term time. Make and bake a different recipe and then have a snack and a drink whilst we read a story, taste and talk about the incredients we are using. Please contact organiser to confrim availabilty, before booking as there are only 6 places. Age Group : All ages but best for pre-schoolers.
www.craftychefs.co.uk
Cost: £8 per child

Ware Mum2mum Market
Sat 10 March 2018, 10.00am – 12.00pm
Age Concern Hall, Priory Street, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 0DE
The nationally acclaimed, award winning, mum2mum market nearly new baby and children’s market event is back! Nearly new ‘almost everything’ – maternity, baby and kiddies (up to around aged 6) will be on sale.
www.mum2mummarket.co.uk
Cost: Adults £2, Children FREE

Mother’s Day Special Saturday Stories at Harpenden Library
Sat 10 March 2018, 11.00am – 1.00pm
27 High Street, Harpenden, AL5 2RU
Drop in and get creative with Glaze Time. Make a personalised gift for mum, nanna, a special lady in your life or just for fun.
www.facebook.com/events
Cost: Items range from £5-20 per item and ready a week later

Wildlife Watch at Rye Meads Nature Reserve
Sat 10 March 2018, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Rye Road, Stanstead Abbotts, Herts, SG12 8JS
Join the experienced volunteers in the hides and discover what wildlife is around!
www.rspb.org.uk
Cost: Free for everyone, no need to book! (£3 parking charge for non-members and cash only)

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at Frithsden Vineyard
Sun 11 March 2018, all day
Hemel Hempstead, Herts, HP1 3DD
Classic afternoon tea with Tea Pigs tea or Prosecco, treat your mum to a lovely afternoon at the vineyard. Booking essential.
www.frithsdenvineyard.co.uk
Cost: From £26 for 2 sharing

Mother’s Day at Paradise Wildlife Park
Sun 11 March 2018, 9.30am – 5.30pm
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN10 7QA
Treat your mum to the mother of all Mother’s Days and discover the fun at Paradise. Get up-close to over 500 exotic wild animals including, Tigers, White Lions, Penguins, Meerkats, Otters, Red Pandas and Monkeys. And enjoy our daily programme of animal shows, keeper talks and animal feeds. And if you need a bite to eat during your visit, they have it covered!
www.pwpark.com
Cost: One mum goes free per one paying child. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer. Age 2-15 years. Sunday 11th March 2018 at the gate only.

Mother’s Day at Capel Manor Gardens
Sun 11 March 2018, 10.00am-4.00pm
Capel Manor Gardens, Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield, EN1 4RQ
Give a gift from the heart and make something special for your mum this Mother’s Day at Capel. Explore the gardens, our animal collection and relax with a cup of tea and FREE slice of cake for every mum in our restaurant. Craft activities include: handmade card making and plant a flower for mum.
www.capelmanorgardens.co.uk
Cost: Adults £6.00, children (3-15) £3.00, concession £5.00, family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) £15.00, children under 3 years and Friends of Capel get in FREE

Mother’s Day at Lee Valley Park Farms
Sun 11 March 2018, 10.00am-5.00pm
Stubbins Hall Lane, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 2EF
Learn about the farm animals, explore outdoor activities and take a break in the café with a bite to eat. The best part is Mums go FREE!
www.lvfarms.co.uk
Cost: Mums go FREE. £10 for everyone else.

Norwich Puppet Theatre: The Pied Piper at Hertford Theatre
Sun 11 March 2018, 11.00am & 2.00pm
The Wash, Hertford SG14 1PS
Norwich Puppet Theatre’s humorous and irresistible one person show combines a skilful mix of puppetry, foot-tapping music and storytelling and will have audiences young and old entranced. For ages 3-7 years and their families.
www.hertfordtheatre.com
Cost: £9.00 per ticket

Monstersaurus! at The Spotlight
Sun 11 March 2018, 11.30am & 2.00pm
High Street, Hoddesdon, Herts, EN11 8BE
This brand new production is MONSTER-OUSLY good! Follow the young inventor Monty as he creates a whole world of whacky inventions and incredible monsters!
www.broxbourne.gov.uk
Cost: £13.00

Mother’s Day Tea at Knebworth House Gardens and Park
Sun 11 March 2018, 12.00pm or 3.00pm
Knebworth House, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, SG1 2AX
Mums are truly special but we often don’t show our full appreciation. This Mother’s Day you can treat her to a lovely tea at Knebworth Barns.
www.knebworthhouse.com/events
Cost: £26 per person, £12.50 per child up to 13 years

I Believe in Unicorns at Broadway, Letchworth
Sun 11 March 2018, 3.00pm
Eastcheap, Letchworth Garden City, Herts SG6 3DD
Olivier Award nominated Wizard Presents brings best-selling children’s author Michael Morpurgo’s treasured story to life.This intimate show is set in a library full of books that hold more than stories within their pages.I Believe in Unicorns sparks imagination in both young and old. We challenge you not to believe in unicorns after joining Tomas’ spellbinding journey.
www.broadway-letchworth.com
Cost: £12.00 standard, £44.00 family ticket

Storytelling with Speaking Works at the Inn on the Park
Mon 12 March 2018, 1.30pm-2.30pm
Verulamium Park, off St Michaels Street, St Albans AL3 4SN
Make up stories & play games. 45 minute drop in classes for 2 1/2 to 5 year olds.
www.inn-on-the-park.com

Mummification Madness! at Hertford Museum
Tues 13 & Wed 14 March 2018, 10.30am – 4.30pm
18 Bull Plain Hertfordshire SG14 1DT
Drop in and take part in craft activities inspired by our Ancient Egyptian collection. Design a sarcophagus; make a snazzy necklace and more!
www.hertfordmuseum.org
Cost: £1.50 per child

Crafty Chefs Toddler Cooking Workshop
Weds 14 March 2018, 10.00am-11.00am
Irkdale Avenue, Enfield, EN1 4BD
One hour cooking workshop for preschoolers on Wednesdays and Fridays during term time. Make and bake a different recipe and then have a snack and a drink whilst we read a story, taste and talk about the incredients we are using. Please contact organiser to confrim availabilty, before booking as there are only 6 places. Age Group : All ages but best for pre-schoolers.
www.craftychefs.co.uk
Cost: £8 per child

Tots Tales at Verulamium Museum
Weds 14 March 2018, 10.30am – 11.30pm and 1.30pm – 2.30pm
St Michaels Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4SW
Join the team for a story, craft activity and a museum hunt inspired by the book A Rumble in the Jungle by Giles Andreae. Suitable for children aged 2 – 4 years, accompanied by an adult. Spaces are limited so please book in advance either in person at Verulamium Museum or by phone 01727 751810.
www.stalbansmuseums.org.uk
Cost: £2.00

 


Events: 15 March –  21 March 2018

Toddler Time at Tring Natural History Museum
Mon – Fri during term-time, 2.30pm – 5.00pm
The Walter Rothschild building, Akeman Street, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 6AP
Enjoy 5 different activities which rotate from day to day: Daring Explorers, Ocean Adventure, Find your Friends, Butterfly Quest and Animal Safari. Pick up your resources at admissions and enjoy them in the galleries. Available every day in term time. Suitable for children aged three to five years old. Drop-in, no need to book.
www.nhm.ac.uk/events
Cost: FREE

Mini Manics at Manic Ceramic
Thurs 15 March 2018, 10.00am-11.00am
22 Port Vale, Hertford SG14 3AB
Mini manics is a arty crafty session for 16 months+, a fun session for littles ones to create art with their Mummys, running from 10 til 11am every Thursday. We create for 40 minutes then little ones have a snack on the blanket followed by story time whilst Mummys have a coffee and cake.
manicceramicsherts.co.uk
Cost: Each session is £7.50, please book.

Mummification Madness! at Hertford Museum
Thurs 15 March 2018, 10.30am – 4.30pm
18 Bull Plain Hertfordshire SG14 1DT
Drop in and take part in craft activities inspired by our Ancient Egyptian collection. Design a sarcophagus; make a snazzy necklace and more!
www.hertfordmuseum.org
Cost: £1.50 per child

Crafty Chefs Toddler Cooking Workshop
Fri 16 March 2018, 1.30pm-2.30pm
Irkdale Avenue, Enfield, EN1 4BD
One hour cooking workshop for preschoolers on Wednesdays and Fridays during term time. Make and bake a different recipe and then have a snack and a drink whilst we read a story, taste and talk about the incredients we are using. Please contact organiser to confrim availabilty, before booking as there are only 6 places. Age Group : All ages but best for pre-schoolers.
www.craftychefs.co.uk
Cost: £8 per child

Baby and Toddler Table Top Sale in Watford
Sat 17 March 2018, 10.00am-12.00pm
Francis Combe Academy, Horseshoe Lane, Watford, Hertfordshire WD25 7HW
The Lots for Tots Baby and Toddler Table Top Sale takes place in the main hall at Rickmansworth School and has 35 tables of sellers with great quality pre-loved items. You can buy all sorts of things like clothes, toys and accessories for your babies and toddlers all at a fraction of the high street price.
www.lotsfortotssale.co.uk
Cost: Entry is £1 per adult.

Mad March Hare Craft Workshop at Bishop’s Stortford Museum
Sat 17 March 2018, 11.00am-3.00pm
1-3 South Road, Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire CM23 3JG
This Spring, join in with the Mad March Hare craft activity! Suitable for children aged 5+.
rhodesartscomplex.ticketsolve.com
Cost: £3.00

Storytelling with Speaking Works at the Inn on the Park
Mon 19 March 2018, 1.30pm-2.30pm
Verulamium Park, off St Michaels Street, St Albans AL3 4SN
Make up stories & play games. 45 minute drop in classes for 2 1/2 to 5 year olds.
www.inn-on-the-park.com

Crafty Chefs Toddler Cooking Workshop
Weds 21 March 2018, 10.00am-11.00am
Irkdale Avenue, Enfield, EN1 4BD
One hour cooking workshop for preschoolers on Wednesdays and Fridays during term time. Make and bake a different recipe and then have a snack and a drink whilst we read a story, taste and talk about the incredients we are using. Please contact organiser to confrim availabilty, before booking as there are only 6 places. Age Group : All ages but best for pre-schoolers.
www.craftychefs.co.uk
Cost: £8 per child

You know About Dinosaurs? at The Radlett Centre
Weds 21 March 2018, 6.00pm
1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett, Hertfordshire WD7 8HL
Pitting the knowledge of unwitting parents against their all-knowing kids, Dr Ben presents an interactive, educational and highly entertaining show using film footage from the BBC’s ‘Planet Dinosaur’.  So come and test your knowledge against Dr Ben in this hit live interactive show which is bigger and better than ever. For ages 5+.
www.radlettcentre.co.uk
Cost: £16.00, Children £14.00, Family of 4 £56.00

 


Events: 22 March –  28 March 2018

Toddler Time at Tring Natural History Museum
Mon – Fri during term-time, 2.30pm – 5.00pm
The Walter Rothschild building, Akeman Street, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 6AP
Enjoy 5 different activities which rotate from day to day: Daring Explorers, Ocean Adventure, Find your Friends, Butterfly Quest and Animal Safari. Pick up your resources at admissions and enjoy them in the galleries. Available every day in term time. Suitable for children aged three to five years old. Drop-in, no need to book.
www.nhm.ac.uk/events
Cost: FREE

Mini Manics at Manic Ceramic
Thurs 22 March 2018, 10.00am-11.00am
22 Port Vale, Hertford SG14 3AB
Mini manics is a arty crafty session for 16 months+, a fun session for littles ones to create art with their Mummys, running from 10 til 11am every Thursday. We create for 40 minutes then little ones have a snack on the blanket followed by story time whilst Mummys have a coffee and cake.
manicceramicsherts.co.uk
Cost: Each session is £7.50, please book.

Gangsta Granny – LIVE ON STAGE! at Hertford Theatre
Thurs 22 – Sat 24 March 2018, various
The Wash, Hertford SG14 1PS
From the acclaimed producers of Horrible Histories comes the award-winning West End production of this amazing story by David Walliams, the UK’s best-selling author for children. For age 5 years plus and their families.
www.hertfordtheatre.com
Cost:  From £20, £16 concs, £68 family ticket

Crafty Chefs Toddler Cooking Workshop
Fri 23 March 2018, 1.30pm-2.30pm
Irkdale Avenue, Enfield, EN1 4BD
One hour cooking workshop for preschoolers on Wednesdays and Fridays during term time. Make and bake a different recipe and then have a snack and a drink whilst we read a story, taste and talk about the incredients we are using. Please contact organiser to confrim availabilty, before booking as there are only 6 places. Age Group : All ages but best for pre-schoolers.
www.craftychefs.co.uk
Cost: £8 per child

The Addams Family at The Radlett Centre
Fri 23 – Sun 25 March 2018, (Fri 7.00pm, Sat 2.30pm & 7.00pm, Sun 2.30pm)
1 Aldenham Avenue, Radlett, Hertfordshire WD7 8HL
THE ADDAMS FAMILY features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents.
www.radlettcentre.co.uk
Cost: £15.50

Red Riding Hood and the Wolf at Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishop’s Stortford
Sat 24 March 2018, 11.00am & 2.00pm
1-3 South Rd, Bishop’s Stortford CM23 3JG
Time for bed. Tuck yourself in. This is where Robyn’s story begins. How can they expect her to sleep at a time like this? She takes a book and starts to read. But she can’t relate to Red Riding Hood, sugar and spice and all things nice. There are two sides to every tale, and that is not how this one goes! What if the Big Bad Wolf wasn’t big or bad at all? What if they got it wrong? For ages 7+.
www.rhodesbishopsstortford.org.uk
Cost: Adults £11, Conc £9

Lambing Weekend at Forty Hall Gardens
Sat 24 March & Sun 25 March 2018, 11.00am-4.00pm
Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield, EN1 4RQ
Spring will soon be in the air which means lambs will soon be filling the barns at Forty Hall Farm! Join the team as we reopen the Farm for the spring and show off our new lambs at the family-friendly Lambing Weekend. With rural craft demonstrations, arts and craft activities for kids, and lots of tasty food stalls. Please note that parking is limited at Forty Hall so you are advised to travel by public transport if possible. Wellies recommended in muddy conditions!
www.fortyhallfarm.org.uk
Cost: £5 adults, £2 children. Free for under 3yrs

Easter Eggstravaganza at Willows Activity Farm
Sat 24 March – Sun 15 April 2018, 10.00am – 5.00pm
Willows Activity Farm, Coursers Road, London Colney, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 0PF
Choc-o-bloc family fun with the Easter Bunny, Easter Egg and Bunny Hunts with chocolate prizes. In addition there will be adventure play and farmyard fun with lots of animals including chicks and bunnies
www.willowsactivityfarm.com
Cost: Adult £15.00 (£12.00 online), Child Ticket 2-16 yrs £17.00 (£14.00), Senior Citizen £14.00 (£11.00), Disabled Visitor (includes free carer) £10.00 (£9.00 online). Under 2’s require a ticket but are free of charge.

Family Pond Dipping at Purwell Ninesprings Nature Reserve
Sun 25 March 2018, 10.00am-11.15am & 12.00pm-1.15pm
Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 0NT
Bring the kids along for a pond dipping session at Purwell Ninesprings Nature Reserve in Hitchin to see what creatures lurk beneath the water’s surface. Reserves Officer, Luke, will be on hand to help identify what you find. Wear old clothes and wellies as you may get wet and muddy!
www.hertswildlifetrust.org.uk
Cost: FREE event. However, as a registered charity, any donations are greatly appreciated (suggested donation of £3 for members and £5 for non-members).

Daydreaming at Hertford Theatre
Sun 25 March 2018, 7.30pm
The Wash, Hertford SG14 1PS
Celebrating their 20th anniversary with a show featuring the very best bits from its shows over the years. Packed with songs, dances and very strange and silly characters it will be a treat for dreamers of all ages. For age 5 years plus and their families.
www.hertfordtheatre.com
Cost:  £15, £10 concessions

Storytelling with Speaking Works at the Inn on the Park
Mon 26 March 2018, 1.30pm-2.30pm
Verulamium Park, off St Michaels Street, St Albans AL3 4SN
Make up stories & play games. 45 minute drop in classes for 2 1/2 to 5 year olds.
www.inn-on-the-park.com

Crafty Chefs Toddler Cooking Workshop
Weds 28 March 2018, 10.00am-11.00am
Irkdale Avenue, Enfield, EN1 4BD
One hour cooking workshop for preschoolers on Wednesdays and Fridays during term time. Make and bake a different recipe and then have a snack and a drink whilst we read a story, taste and talk about the incredients we are using. Please contact organiser to confrim availabilty, before booking as there are only 6 places. Age Group : All ages but best for pre-schoolers.
www.craftychefs.co.uk
Cost: £8 per child

 


Events: 29 March –  31 March 2018

Mini Manics at Manic Ceramic
Thurs 29 March 2018, 10.00am-11.00am
22 Port Vale, Hertford SG14 3AB
Mini manics is a arty crafty session for 16 months+, a fun session for littles ones to create art with their Mummys, running from 10 til 11am every Thursday. We create for 40 minutes then little ones have a snack on the blanket followed by story time whilst Mummys have a coffee and cake.
manicceramicsherts.co.uk
Cost: Each session is £7.50, please book.

Easter Fun: Toddler Mornings at Mill Green Museum
Thurs 29 March 2018, 10.00am – 11.30am
Bush Hall Lane, Mill Green, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5PD
Join the team for relaxed and fun packed toddler workshops. Listen to stories, make something together, and visit the Mill and Museum. Drink and biscuit provided. Coffee or tea for adults.
www.welhat.gov.uk
Cost: £3.00 per toddler (includes entrance to mill/museum)

Lee Valley Bug Club at Waltham Abbey Gardens
Thurs 29 March 2018, 1.00pm-2.30pm
Abbey View, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1XQ.
Explore the natural world with Forest School inspired outdoor activities for pre-schoolers and their carers. Led by an experienced outdoor educator, it is guaranteed that the little ones will have a fun and exciting time exploring the gardens for bugs and finding out about what they catch!
visitleevalley.org.uk/whatson
Cost: £4.00 per child

Sleeping Beauty the Musical at Gordon Craig Theatre
Thurs 29 March – Mon 2 April 2018, various showings
Lytton Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 1LZ
From the team behind this year’s SOLD OUT production of Rapunzal The Musical. This classic fairy tale is brought to life with our original music and a host of magical characters.
www.gordon-craig.co.uk
Cost: standard £20.50, family £66.00

Easter Golden Egg Trail at Capel Manor Gardens
Fri 30 March & Sat 31 March 2018, 10.00am-5.30pm, last admission 4.00pm
Capel Manor Gardens, Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield, EN1 4RQ
Enjoy this Golden Easter Egg Trail to mark the 50th Anniversary of College Manor College. Children will have the opportunity to explore the gardens and the animal collection in search of the Golden Egg Balloons. Locate all your stamps and find the Easter Bunny to receive your chocolate treat! Lots for kids to do.
www.capelmanorgardens.co.uk
Cost: Adults £6.00, children (3-15) £5, concession £5.00, family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) £23.00, Friends of Capel get in FREE

Easter Trail at Knebworth House Gardens and Park
Fri 30 & Sat 31 March 2018, 11.00am-5.00pm (last admission 4.00pm)
Knebworth House, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, SG1 2AX
Children can follow the trail symbols around the Gardens and Dinosaur Trail and complete the quiz sheet to claim an exciting reward! There is plenty to do in the Gardens this Easter – explore the Maze and the Dinosaur Trail. The huge Adventure Playground is great fun – make sure you try the astro slide, drop slide, zip wire and the splash water play features.
www.knebworthhouse.com/events
Cost: Children under 3 years are admitted free of charge to the Gardens and Park, but will still need to purchase the Trail sheet to participate in the Easter Trail and receive the reward. Quiz trail sheets will be available from the Gift Shop for £1 (in addition to the standard Park & Gardens admission price, last sale 3:00pm).

Peppa Pig’s Adventure at The Alban Arena
Fri 30 & Sat 31 March 2018, various
Civic Centre, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3LD
Join Peppa as she gets ready to go on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe. With lunch-boxes packed and Daddy Pig driving the bus, Peppa and friends are excited about their outdoor adventure, full of games, laughter and live music!
www.alban-arena.co.uk
Cost: £17, £15 under 16s, family ticket (2+2) £60.00 (a transaction fee of £1.25 per ticket is charged for online purchases)

Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday! at The Spotlight
Fri 30 March & Sat 31 March 2018, (Friday 1.30pm & 4pm, Saturday 11 am & 2 pm)
High Street, Hoddesdon, Herts, EN11 8BE
Join Sarah and Duck and a host of your favourite friends including The Ribbon Sisters, The Shallots, Flamingo & John and Umbrella, as they plan a birthday party for Scarf Lady in their garden. Told through a fantastic blend of puppetry, storytelling and music, Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday will take you and your children on a magical adventure.
www.broxbourne.gov.uk
Cost: £14, Family of 4 (Max. 2 adults) £49, Babes in arms £6

Easter Egg Hunt at Church Farm
Fri 30 March – Mon 2 April 2018
Ardeley, Nr Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG2 7AH
The Church Farm Easter Egg Hunt  is loads of fun for young families. Search for eggy clues around the forest, play the games, solve the puzzles and claim your chocolate reward. The Church Farm Easter Egg hunt starts with a tractor ride journey up to the magical forest!
www.churchfarm.org.uk
Cost: Pre-booked tickets are £8.50 for adults and £8.00 for children (children under 1 are free). If spaces remain, tickets on-the-day will be £9.50 per adult and £9.00 per child.

Family Easter Weekend at Rye-Assic Park
Fri 30 March – Mon 2 April 2018, 9.30am-12.00pm, 12.00pm-2.30pm & 2.30pm-5.00pm
Rye House Stadium, Rye Road, Hoddesdon EN11 0EH
Join Ryeassic Park for their Family Easter Weekend featuring a Dinosaur Egg Hunt, Easter fancy dress competition, sand pit, messy play, indoor & outdoor fun as well a treat bag and free entry voucher!
www.rye-house.co.uk
Cost: Online prices are £12.50 per child (aged 0-12 years), adults and under 1s FREE

Easter Egg Hunt at Shepreth Wildlife Park
Fri 30 March – Mon 2 April 2018, 10.00am-3.00pm
Station Road, Shepreth, nr Royston, Herts, SG8 6PZ
Join in the Easter Egg Hunt taking place throughout the grounds, in aid of Shepreth Wildlife Conservation Charity.
www.sheprethwildlifepark.co.uk
Cost: Normal admission rates apply.

Easter Weekend at Lee Valley Park Farms
Fri 30 March – Mon 2 April 2018, 10.00am-5.00pm
Stubbins Hall Lane, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 2EF
Join the usual critters and creatures along with the new farm family members from the recent baby boom, you can also listen to exciting and informative talks about the new arrivals!See if you can spot the Easter Bunny whilst searching for the missing eggs and enjoy various other Easter inspired activities. In addition, kids can play in the indoor and outdoor play areas, jump on the tractor and ride to the dairy farm. This is a fun filled eggciting day for all the family to enjoy!
www.lvfarms.co.uk
Cost: £10.00

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Wimpole Estate
Fri 30 March to Mon 2 April 2018, 10.00am-5.00pm
Arrington, Royston, SG8 0BW
Enjoy the nature-themed trail through the Pleasure Grounds at Wimpole before tucking into your Cadbury chocolate prize. Why not help the team decorate their giant sheep sculpture while you’re there?
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wimpole-estate
Cost: £2.50 per trail

Easter Baby Boom at Lee Valley Park Farms
Fri 30 March – Sun 15 April 2018, 10.00am-5.00pm
Stubbins Hall Lane, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 2EF
As well as the usual fun filled activities, various informative talks on the new arrivals, indoor and outdoor play areas and tractor and trailer rides to the Holyfield dairy farm, you will get the chance to feed the lambs and take part in an Easter Trail.
www.lvfarms.co.uk
Cost: £10.00

A Very Victorian Easter at the Gunpowder Mills
Fri 30 March – Sun 15 April 2018, 10.00am-5.00pm, last entry 3.00pm
Royal Gunpowder Mills, Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1JY
Kicking off with a bank holiday weekend full of fun! Join the team on Friday March 30th and Saturday March 31st as the very cute and cuddly Pygmy Goats and Ducklings join the crew! Alongside these cuddly creatures you’ll be able to learn about how these precious animals were looked after in Victorian times! Then on Easter Sunday & Monday you’ll travel back in time with the “Van Buren Victorian Theatre Of Wonders” – and much more!
www.royalgunpowdermills.com
Cost: Adult £10.50, Child £8.50, Conc (over 60 or full-time student) £9.00, Family tickets from £24.75

The Amazing Bubble Man at Hertford Theatre
Sat 31 March 2018, 11.30am-2.00pm
The Wash, Hertford SG14 1PS
By popular demand, Louis Pearl, the Amazing Bubble Man is coming back to Hertford with his unique show that has been delighting audiences of all ages around the world for thirty years, with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles. For all ages.
www.hertfordtheatre.com
Cost: £12 or £46 for a family ticket (4 tickets, must include at least 1 child)

Easter Open Day at Langleybury Children’s Farm
Sat 31 March 2018, 11.00am-5.00pm
Langleybury Lane, Kings Langley, Herts, WD4 8RW
Our event dates play an important role in fund raising for the charity. With an Easter egg hunt, BBQ, bar and more.
www.langleyburychildrensfarm.org.uk
Cost: Adult £4, Child (walking-16 years) £2.50

Harpenden Easter Egg Hunt
Sat 31 March 2018, 1.00pm
Cricket Club, Harpenden Common, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 1DT
An afternoon of family fun! Join this community event at Harpenden Cricket Club and go on a hunt around the common. Ticket price includes hunt prize craft activity, and meeting the Easter Bunny! There will also be face painting, a cafe, and raffle. Raffle will be drawn at 3.30pm. There is NO parking at the cricket club, please walk or park in town centre or Southdown car parks.
www.foha.ecwid.com
Cost: £5.00 – tickets are available to buy from Thorns on the High Street or the link above. Parents/carers do not need to buy a ticket, they are needed for egg hunters only.

Wildlife Watch at Rye Meads Nature Reserve
Sat 31 March 2018, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Rye Road, Stanstead Abbotts, Herts, SG12 8JS
Join the experienced volunteers in the hides and discover what wildlife is around!
www.rspb.org.uk
Cost: Free for everyone, no need to book! (£3 parking charge for non-members and cash only)