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This is your go-to site for everything you need to know about living in St Albans with kids. We are Caroline and Emily: two local mums with four kids between us.

Activities, things to do, parties, local facilities, services and child-friendly businesses in St Albans & surrounding villages can now all be found at the click of a button!

Drama Llamas
Under 5 Drop Ins
New Parent Guide

Barracudas Activity Day Camps will be operating at Sandringham School in St Albans again for 2019. Offering unrivalled activities for children aged 4½-14 years during Easter and summer, there’s maximum fun to be had during the school holidays. With standard hours from 8.30am-5.30pm and additional flexibility with Early and Late clubs extending the day from 8am-6pm we provide wrap around care and great value for money.

Barracudas has an action packed programme with over 80 activities including motorsports, fencing, sports, arts and crafts, Kinball and more. Children can also develop key life skills and new interests with our additional week long specialist Skills Builder courses including Motor Mania, Swim School, Lab Rats and Upstage!

Registered with Ofsted and rated Outstanding more times than any other comparable provider, Barracudas Easter camps and summer camps offer extra peace of mind for parents.

Barracudas Activity Day Camps are a popular choice during the holidays so don’t miss out and book via www.barracudas.co.uk/camps/st-albans/ or call 01480 467567.

Easter: 8th – 18th April
Summer: 22nd July – 23rd August


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News & Notices

Organise your street party now!

If you’ve been thinking about having a street party this Summer, the time to start organising it is now.  To close your road you simply need to consult your neighbours and apply to Herts County Council at least 6 weeks before your party.

St Albans is lucky to have its own branch of Hertfordshire voluntary organisation, Our Street Party, which provides support to residents wanting to organise a street party in St Albans, Harpenden or in the villages. They can help you with a sample letter to neighbours, a sample application form and lots of support and information. They can even lend you Road Closed signs on the day, funded by local pub chain, Oakman Inns.... Read more

What's On This Week

21st February 2019-02-21 2019-03-21 - 21st March
British Schools Museum, Hitchin

21st March 2019-03-21 2019-03-21
Luton Library Theatre, Luton

22nd March 2019-03-22 2019-03-23 - 23rd March
Hertford Theatre, Hertford

23rd March 2019-03-23 2019-03-23
The Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead

23rd March 2019-03-23 2019-03-23
Windermere Junior Mixed & Infants School, St Albans

24th March 2019-03-24 2019-03-24
Watford Colosseum, Watford

24th March 2019-03-24 2019-03-24
Hatfield House, Hatfield

24th March 2019-03-24 2019-03-24
The Sandpit Theatre, St Albans

24th March 2019-03-24 2019-03-24
Wardown House, Museum and Gallery, Luton

25th March 2019-03-25 2019-03-25
The Maltings Theatre, St Albans

25th March 2019-03-25 2019-03-25
Heartwood Forest, St Albans

26th March 2019-03-26 2019-03-30 - 30th March
Harpenden Public Halls, Harpenden

26th March 2019-03-26 2019-03-26
St Albans Museum + Gallery, St Albans

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