Top local listings for November events in Hertfordshire 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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Mischief & Mayhem at Lee Valley Park Farms
Sat 20 Oct to Sun 4 Nov 2018, 10.00am-5.00pm
Waltham Abbey, EN9 2EF
This Halloween head to Lee Valley Park Farms for a half term packed full of family-friendly fun and frightening activities. Get carving in the pumpkin patch, scream in the spooky mansion and join in the trick or treat trail!
www.visitleevalley.org.uk

Pumpkin Festival at Willows Activity Farm
Thurs 25 Oct to Sun 4 Nov 2018
St Albans, Herts, AL4 0PF
Pick your FREE pumpkin from the Willows Pumpkin Patch and enjoy a magical day of fun! Each child is invited to dress up and pick their own pumpkin to take home or carve in our Carving Cavern during our half-term Pumpkin Festival. Our spellbinding programme includes arts and crafts, Pumpkin Olympics and both the Pumpkin Show and Magic-Ween Show with Samtastic. Tricks, treats and prizes for best, plus there are all your Willows favourites including meeting Peter Rabbit and friends.
www.willowsactivityfarm.com

Clay All Day at Green Mill Museum
Thurs 1 Nov 2018, 10am, 11.15am, 1.15pm and 2.30pm.
Hatfield, AL9 5PD
School holiday activity. No booking required, just come along, but please come at the start of the session as you’ll need a full hour to make your creations. Suitable for age 4+.
www.welhat.gov.uk
Cost:  £3.50 per child per session

Sunday Lunch with Santa – Knebworth
2nd, 9th and 16th December 2018
Knebworth House, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, SG3 6PY
Give your family an early Christmas treat with a fantastic lunch at Knebworth Barns, complete with a visit from Santa and a gift for every child. It’s never too early to be thinking about Christmas, tickets are expected to sell out early! Pre-booking essential.
www.knebworthhouse.com
Cost: Adult £25.00 Child £12.00

Life at Forty Hall
Sat 4 Nov 2018, 12pm-3pm
Enfield, EN2 9HA
Step inside Forty Hall and meet characters from the past going about their daily business as Forty Hall comes to life for the afternoon! Autumnal tasks and preparing for winter… the perfect run-up to our Christmas season.
www.fortyhallestate.co.uk
Cost: £7 per child.

Special Wartime themed Home Education Day at Chiltern Open Air Museum
Sun 5 Nov 2018, 11am-3.30pm
Chalfont St Giles, HP8 4AB
An invite for you and your children to take part in special informal learning activities linking to WW1 history and events leading up to the centenary commemorations. They will be able to provide you with an indoor lunch space to share with other home educator families. Please bring your own packed lunches. The snack barn will be opened up to enable you to purchase hot drinks and snacks.
www.coam.org.uk/events
Cost: £5.50 child, £9.50 adult, Annual Pass Holders and under 4s FREE.

Toddler Time at Tring NHM
Weekdays 5 Nov to 30 Nov 2018, 2.30pm-5.00pm
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/visit/tring
Cost: FREE

Welly Wednesday at Tring NHM
Wed 7 Nov 2018, 10.30am-11.15am
Join us for this 45-minute led activity specially designed for 3-5-year-olds. Together we explore an animal found across the UK through play, storytelling and creating an outdoorsy craft to take home. Drop-in, no need to book.
www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/tring
Cost: £3.00

Bring Your Own Baby – Baby Friendly Comedy Club at Hertford Theatre
Wed 7 Nov 2018, 12pm (doors open 11.15am)
The Wash, Hertford, Herts, SG14 1PS
Bring Your Own Baby Comedy is the UK’s number one baby friendly comedy club! With the funniest stars from TV and the comedy circuit for you, and soft flooring, toys and more for baby, our shows are the perfect treat for both of you. Baby changing facilities are available in the auditorium during the show and helping hands, so that you can relax and enjoy the show (and maybe a G&T). Suitable for: adults with babies under 12mths. Most recommended for non-crawling/non-walking babies. 
www.hertfordtheatre.com
Cost: £12 per ticket

Knebworth Winter Festival
Friday 9th to Sunday 11th December 2018, 10am-8pm (closing 5 pm on Sunday)
Knebworth House, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, SG3 6PY
Featuring 200 craft, gifts, food & drink stalls, a themed outdoor food and drink village, programmed feature stage and an enchanting Santa’s grotto.
www.knebworthhouse.com

Mum2Mum Market – Ware
Sat 17 Nov 2018, 10.00am-12.00pm
Age Concern Hall, Priory Street, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 0DE
Buy top quality baby and children’s goods at our award winning pop up indoor market.
www.mum2mummarket.co.uk
Cost: Adult £2, Child FREE

Christmas Craft Fayre at Paradise Wildlife Park
Sat 17 Nov and Sun 18 Nov 2018
Age Concern Hall, Priory Street, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 0DE
Join Paradise Wildlife Park exclusively on the 17th & 18th November as they celebrate Father Christmas’s arrival at their craft fayre, where you can browse and buy a range of cakes, candles, cards and so much more!
www.pwpark.com

Breakfast or Tea with Santa at Wyevale Garden Centres SELLING FAST!
November/December 2018, various dates
Enfield – Stevenage – Hitchin – Royston – Tring
Meet Santa and receive a present, tuck into a delicious meal, decorate your own biscuit and enjoy festive fun activities!
www.wyevalegardencentres.co.uk
Cost: From £5.00 – £10.95

A Christmas Carol – Southgate, London
Sun 21 Nov 2018 – 5 Jan 2019
Chickenshed Theatre, Chase Side, Southgate, London, N14 4PE
Join Chickenshed for a magical and brilliantly uplifting retelling of the unforgettable story of Ebenezer Scrooge, that “squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous, old sinner”. Follow his spooky encounters over the course of one incredible night, and his journey ultimately to become the friendly, charitable man who “knew how to keep Christmas well”.
www.chickenshed.org.uk
Cost: from £10

Santa Spectacular – St Albans
21 November – 24 December 2018
Willows Activity Farm, Coursers Road, London Colney, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 0PF
There’s no better place to bring your children to see Santa than Willows Activity Farm where the whole family can enjoy a fun packed day of wholesome entertainment, adventure play and festive fun!
www.willowsactivityfarm.com
Cost: From £30 child, £19.50 Under 2s, £14 Adult, £13.15 Senior, £25 – Disabled child & free carer, £12.50 Disabled adult + free carer

Hertford Christmas Gala
Fri 23 and Sat 24 Nov 2018
Hertford Town Centre
Friday 23 Nov – The annual Christmas Gala event will take place on Friday with Christmas markets, street entertainment, performance stage, petting reindeer and stalls, Christmas grotto and Christmas tree light switch on.
Saturday 24 Nov – Think Hertford, Think Christmas – Christmas markets, craft workshops and seasonal offers. The Town Centre will be alive with music, performances, grottos and giveaways, making Hertford and its diverse array of shops, the place to be.
www.hertford.gov.uk

Festive Fun Day at Burston Garden Centre
Sat 24 Nov 2018, 11.00am-4.00pm
St Albans, Herts, AL2 2DS
Burston’s will be celebrating the launch of their new, magical Santa’s Grotto and Winter Wonderland restaurant, with their Festive Fun Day! There will be loads of family-friendly activities in store from 11am-4pm.
www.burston.co.uk/events
Cost: FREE entry

Christmas Light Switch On Event in Adeyfield, Hemel Hempstead
Sat 24 Nov 2018, 6pm-6.30pm
Queen’s Square, Adeyfield, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4EW
Come along and join in the festivities at your local neighbourhood centre.
www.dacorum.gov.uk

Christmas Light Switch On Event in Chaulden shops, Hemel Hempstead
Sat 30 Nov 2018, 5.30pm-6pm
Long Chaulden, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP1 2HX
Come along and join in the festivities at your local neighbourhood centre.
www.dacorum.gov.uk