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From bumps to teens, we have it covered!  This is your one-stop site for everything you need to know about living in Harpenden with children. We're number one for information about what's on, things to do and children's activities locally! 

Get in touch if you would like to list your business, or add your event to the What’s On page.

Aviv Dance Studio
Wayside Healthcare Ltd
Drama Llamas

What's On This Week

29th November 2019-11-29 2020-01-26 - 26th January
Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

20th January 2020-01-20 2020-03-22 - 22nd March
Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton

23rd January 2020-01-23 2020-01-26 - 26th January
Harpenden Public Halls, Harpenden

23rd January 2020-01-23 2020-02-20 - 20th February
St Albans Cathedral, St Albans

25th January 2020-01-25 2020-01-26 - 26th January
Willows Activity Farm, London Colney

25th January 2020-01-25 2020-01-26 - 26th January
Hertford Theatre, Hertford

26th January 2020-01-26 2020-01-26
Lower High Street, Harpenden

26th January 2020-01-26 2020-01-26
Bowers Parade Sensory Garden, Harpenden

29th January 2020-01-29 2020-01-29
The Hat Factory Arts Centre, Luton

31st January 2020-01-31 2020-01-31
Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton

31st January 2020-01-31 2020-01-31
Luton Central Library, Luton

1st February 2020-02-01 2020-02-01
Luton Central Library, Luton

1st February 2020-02-01 2020-02-02 - 2nd February
Willows Activity Farm, London Colney

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Under 5s drop-in groups

If you are running a local event for families or children you can add the details to our site for free.


Human Milk Foundation

Looking for a local volunteering opportunity?  The Human Milk Foundation now have a dedicated donor milk delivery car in Harpenden.  They are looking for people who might be able to spare at least one half day per week to help out with deliveries in Hertfordshire. 

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News & Notices

Harry Potter Book Night 2020

Save the date!  Harpenden Library will be celebrating Harry Potter Book Night on Thursday 6th February.  This is always a popular event to so look out for more details when we have them!

Harpenden Town Council wants your ideas!

The Town Council has recently received a Capital Receipt of £2.65m from the sale of land that will be used to build Social and Affordable dwellings in Harpenden.

The Town Council delivers many projects and initiatives across the Town that play a key role in making Harpenden a great place to live, work and visit. This Capital Receipt provides us with a unique opportunity to further enhance parts of the Town over the coming years.... Read more


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A Total Sports Camp
"'5 star. Fun. Brilliant. Simply amazing!' exclaimed my children when I collected them...Tom is an excellent camp leader, with a never-ending variety of games and sports up his sleeve that work equally well for all ages. Inclusive and welcoming, always with a smile, excellent behaviour management, a lovely team and a central, safe environment. Perfect!"

Essential Guide

Welcome to Parenthood in Harpenden!

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