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Out & Where’s About Santa? Festive Streets Van Hage Garden Centre until 19th Dec Guided by Santa’s little helpers, make your way to meet Santa and receive a special gift. £12 www.vanhage.co.uk Willows Activity Farm 19th Nov - 24th Dec Walk through the magical winter wonderland to find Santa in his Grotto, skate on the ice rink and more. www.willowsactivityfarm.com Burston Garden Centre 19th Nov - 24th Dec Visit Santa in his magical grotto. £10 www.burston.co.uk Bletchley Park 26th Nov - 2nd Jan 10am Visit Santa and his elves in the Ballroom used by Codebreakers in WW2. £10.50 www.bletchleypark.org.uk Hatfield Park 25th Nov - 31st Dec Discover sparkling tunnels, giant baubles, glistening trees and see Santa along the way. www.hatfield-house.co.uk Round Table Santa Float 1st - 24th Dec Keep an eye out for this charity float, check their Facebook page to find out when it’s visiting your street. @harpendenroundtable Mead Open Farm 2nd - 24th Dec Meet Santa and try Gingerbread decorating with Mother Christmas and Merry Berry! www.meadopenfarm.co.uk Buckinghamshire Railway Centre 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th & 18th Dec All aboard The Panto Express to meet Santa and enjoy a mini family pantomime. www.bucksrailcentre.org Wardown House 3rd - 23rd Dec Meet Santa’s elves and the reindeer, see Santa in his grotto and visit Mrs Claus in her kitchen. www.culturetrust.com Lee Valley Animal Adventure Park 3rd-24th Dec A treat for all the family as Santa’s elves welcome you on a magical experience of festive fun. www.leevalleyfarm.co.uk Whipsnade Zoo 3rd - 24th Dec Enjoy festive crafts before meeting Santa in his magical grotto and receiving a gift. £15 www.zsl.org Paradise Wildlife Park Weekends from 3rd Dec & Daily 17th - 24th Dec Walk through Santa’s winter wonderland, have your photo taken with him and visit the reindeer. www.pwpark.com Knebworth Barns 19th - 23rd Dec Enjoy an early Christmas treat with a fantastic meal with Santa. £38, child £28 www.knebworthhouse.com 6

Why not get together with neighbours and decorate your windows for Christmas. Visit the website for a free information pack. www.sustainablestalbans.org St Albans Museums Talk: Christmas Through Time 13th Dec 7pm Find out how Tudors, Georgians and Victorians celebrated Christmas. £10, online £6 St Albans Museum + Gallery AL1 3DH www.stalbansmuseums.org.uk Christmas at Bletchley Park 26th Nov - 2nd Jan Step back in time and enjoy a vintage 1940s Christmas. www.bletchleypark.org.uk Shuttleworth Shuttleworth in Lights 1st - 18th Dec This year’s theme is Big, Bold, Colour, with the spotlight will be shining on all six of the Collections heritage aircraft and vehicles. £14 child £7 Santa’s Fly-In and Snowball Hunt 4th, 11th & 18th Dec 10am - 5pm £3 Look up as Santa flies into the Old Warden Aerodrome in his vintage aircraft. Every child who completes the snowball hunt will receive a special gift. Please book Festive Workshops Garlands 7th Dec 10.15am & 1.30pm £45 Willow Stars 9th Dec 10.15am & 1.30pm £35 www.shuttleworth.org Harpenden Writers 2nd Dec 10am - 12noon Flash Fiction Competition results and read around. £4, all welcome. Friends' Meeting House AL5 1PD www.harpendenwriters.com Herts & Middx Wildlife Trust Ramble Around Panshanger Park 3rd Dec 10.30am Panshanger Park, Hertford A guided 5 mile walk to find out about the history, landscape and wildlife of this 1000 acre country park. Panshanger Park Jubilee Woodland Planting 11th, 12th, 14th & 16th Dec 10am & 1pm Help plant 17,000 trees to create a lasting memoriam to Queen Elizabeth II. Free Panshanger Park, Hertford Pastels for Beginners Online 13th Dec 1pm Learn how to observe and sketch using pastels. www.hertswildlifetrust.org.uk Gardeners Question Time 6th Dec 7.45pm With Harpenden Gardening Society experts, followed by mince pies and wine. £4 or £15 annual membership Roundwood Park School AL5 3AE Workshop: Abstract Pictures 17th Dec 10am - 12noon & 1pm - 3.30pm drop-in Explore different approaches to painting and making an abstract picture. All ages, free Harpenden Library, High Street AL5 2RU Winter Circus 17th - 31st Dec 11am, 1pm & 3pm £7 Van Hage Garden Centre, Great Amwell SG12 9RP


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making and see the blacksmith at work in the forge. Chiltern Open Air Museum, Bucks HP8 4AB www.coam.org.uk

until 18th Dec Thursdays - Sundays 10am - 5pm Barns full of ceramics, decorations, bags, bracelets, local artwork, greetings cards, clothes and more. Homefarm Delaport, Lamer Lane AL4 8RQ www.sarahcollinsbarn.com

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25th Nov - 2nd Jan 4.30pm - 8.30pm Immersive light art installations will bring the gardens to life, taking you on a festive adventure of light and sound, with a festive food and drinks village. Dogs welcome Wednesdays from 7pm. £17.65, £11.23 www.christmas.ashridgehouse.org.uk

3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 22nd & 23rd Dec Come and meet the elves before writing your letter to Santa and posting it in the magical, talking post box. Christopher Place, St Albans AL3 5DQ All proceeds go to Pets in Need and helping families locally Park Hall, Leyton Road AL5 2LX

Christingle Service 4th Dec 4.30pm

1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 18th, 22nd & 23rd Dec

A service for children, each child will receive a Christingle; an orange, decorated with sweets, dried fruit, a ribbon and a candle. Followed by a short talk about the work of The Children’s Society. St Nicholas Church, Harpenden AL5 2TP

Festive Fun at Ayletts 1st - 31st Dec

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Visit the icy Magical Model Village, and spot the hidden items, take part in the Find the Letters Competition, 5 winners will win a £5 gift voucher. Ages 0 - 11, competition closes 24th Dec North Orbital Road AL2 1DH www.aylettnurseries.co.uk

Southdown Lights & Lanterns Extravaganza 2nd Dec 5.30pm - 7.30pm, Lanterns Parade 5.30pm Southdown, Harpenden

Stockwood Illuminated 2nd - 4th Dec

Take a journey through the myth and magic of ancient tree spirits, as they illuminate the gardens. You may even hear the whispers of their tales and the melody of their song, before visiting the Winter market and cafe. Please book, £6.50, child £4.50 Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton LU1 4LX www.culturetrust.com

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The Nutcracker Breakout Game 2nd - 23rd Dec 10am - 3pm Solve the puzzles, riddles and conundrums at each magical station to crack the code and rescue the Nutcracker the squirrels have captured. £3 Festive Friday Nights 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd Dec 5pm - 7pm With festive music, mulled wine, family activities and some late-night shopping. Please book, £5 Breakfast with the Elves 17th - 23rd Dec 10am -11.30am Enjoy a fun and festive breakfast in the café. You will be greeted by the elves and seated in booths made of beech trees and fairy lights, creating a cosy atmosphere to eat, rest and enjoy the view. Please book, £9.25, child £5.95 www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Christmas Afternoon Tea 4th Dec 12pm - 5pm In the beautiful Great Drawing Room and Library. Please book £33.95, child £15.25 Christmas Party 9th & 16th Dec 7pm Rarely open to the public, the Manor, a Grade I listed Jacobean House will be filled with festive décor, a DJ and dancefloor. Please book £60 www.rothamstedenterprises.com

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Waddesdon Manor

Christmas Fair 12th Nov - 18th Dec 12 noon - 7pm Soak up the sights, smells and sounds of Christmas with stalls in charming wooden chalets, surrounded by twinkling trees. Please book Christmas in the House 12th Nov - 2nd Jan (excl 24th - 26th Dec) See magical lights, the gardens aglow and dazzling displays inside the house. www.waddesdon.org.uk

Christmas Tree Festival 16th - 22nd Dec

Over 85 decorated trees will fill the church with light and colour, enjoy drinks among the trees, film nights, a quiz night and music. Proceeds will go to Centre 33, Open Door and Church funds. St Saviour's Church, St Albans AL1 4DF www.beerandfizz.com

Nutcracker Christmas Trail 19th - 22nd Dec

Find the nutcrackers hidden around St Albans town centre for a chance to win a £20 gift card. Pick up a free trail map in the town centre.

Kimpton Christmas Market 3rd Dec 12pm - 4pm Tracking Santa Gifts, music, workshops, Santas Grotto, a fun run, refreshments and more.

Christmas Weekend 3rd & 4th Dec

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Every year on Christmas Eve, in a programme set up in 1965 by the North American Aerospace Defense Command, you can track Santa as he leaves the North Pole and delivers presents to children around the world. Visit the website from 1st December and watch the countdown to Santa’s launch. www.noradsanta.org


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It’s Panto Time! Cinderella 25th Nov - 22nd Jan

With live music, stunning sets, slick choreography and sensational costumes, don't miss this 'Laugh out Loud' spectacular. Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage SG1 1LZ www.gordon-craig.co.uk Beauty and the Beast 3rd - 31st Dec Unmissable festive fun for all the family (oh yes it is!) with catchy hit songs, award-winning sets and costumes, and non-stop laughter. Watford Palace Theatre WD17 1JZ www.watfordpalacetheatre.co.uk Treasure Island 8th - 11th Dec With piratical high jinks and silliness galore, celebrate Christmas with a 'Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum!' Age 4+ Campus West, WGC AL8 6BX www.campuswest.co.uk Aladdin 9th Dec - 1st Jan A genie-us festive family treat that promises to be a stunning pantomime guaranteed to make all your wishes come true. Watersmeet Theatre WD3 1EH www.watersmeet.co.uk Cinderella 9th Dec - 2nd Jan Starring Strictly Come Dancing's Joanne Clifton as the Fairy Godmother and CBeebies Mister Maker Phil Gallagher as Buttons. This promises to be the most magical pantomime ever, so don't be late for the ball. The Grove Theatre, Dunstable LU4 5GP www.grovetheatre.co.uk Jack & The Beanstalk 9th Dec - 2nd Jan A top-class cast, lavish sets and hilarious jokes it promises to be Fe-Fi-Fo fun for the whole family – Oh yes it will! Alban Arena, St Albans AL1 3LD www.alban-arena.co.uk Jack And The Beanstalk 9th Dec - 2nd Jan Join Jack and the Good Fairy as they climb the beanstalk to do battle with the Giant… it will be a Fe-Fi-Fo-Fun show! Royal & Derngate, Northampton NN1 1DP www.royalandderngate.co.uk Cinderella 10th - 30th Dec A show full of magic, laughter, audience participation and spectacular surprises. £20, child £18 Eric Morecambe Centre AL5 2FR www.the-emc.co.uk Jack and The Beanstalk 10th Dec - 3rd Jan With dazzling choreography, stunning sets, uplifting live music, glamourous costumes and, of course, plenty of audience participation. Radlett Centre WD7 8HL www.radlettcentre.co.uk Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 10th Dec - 8th Jan Packed with the traditional pantomime ingredients this show will be brought to life with side-splitting comedy, sensational special effects and plenty of festive magic. Milton Keynes Theatre MK9 3NZ www.atgtickets.com 12


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Cards for Good Causes

until 17th Dec Mon - Sat 10am - 4pm Charity Christmas cards, gifts, decorations, wrapping and advent calendars. URC Church, Vaughan Road AL5 4ED www.cardsforcharity.co.uk

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L & D Hospital

Light Up A Life Ceremony 1st Dec Join school choirs and the Luton Brass Band as the Christmas tree lights up in memory of loved ones. Give a Gift Appeal Give a patient a gift this Christmas. Volunteers Needed Volunteers are needed to help run the trolley service, visiting wards and offices around the hospital. If you are interested call 07800 711 370 or email Donna.Pratt3@ldh.nhs.uk L&D Hospital, Luton LU4 0DZ www.bedfordshirehospitals.nhs.uk

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Workshop: Wreath Making 7th Dec Can’t make the date, sign up to a virtual workshop on any day in December. £35 Big Festive Quiz of the Year Download the questions and host a quiz at home with friends and family. £5 www.renniegrove.org

Wild Christmas Charity Run

10th Dec registration 9.30am In aid of the Hospice of St Francis. Run 2km or 8km. £15, under 13s £5 Start and finish at Berkhamsted Cricket Club www.stfrancis.org.uk

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Haunting Julia by Alan Ayckbourn 25th Nov - 3rd Dec 8pm & 3rd Dec 2.30pm Matilda Jnr by Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin 15th, 16th, 20th & 23rd Dec 7.30pm 17th, 18th & 27th Dec 2.30pm & 5pm Welwyn Garden City AL8 6ST www.barntheatre.co.uk

The Maltings Theatre Talking Heads 30th Nov - 2nd Dec Three of Alan Bennett’s award-winning dramatic monologues; Her Big Chance, A Lady of Letters, Bed Among the Lentils. £6 A Christmas Carol 1st - 23rd Dec Become immersed in the action as you are led around Verulamium Roman Theatre by Charles Dickens himself, in this outdoor promenade experience, meeting Scrooge, The Cratchits, Tiny Tim and many others. All washed down with locally produced mulled wine, hot chocolate, seasonal snacks and lashings of Christmas cheer. £25, child £15 Christmas with The Herts Big Band 3rd Dec Enjoy big band jazz with songs from Ella Fitzgerald, Diana Krall, Diane Schuur and the music of great bands such as Duke Ellington, Buddy Rich and Count Basie. £13, concs £10 Maltings Shopping Centre, St Albans AL1 3HL www.ovo.org.uk

The Elves and The Last Christmas Bear

15th - 20th Dec between 10.30am - 4.30pm Magic, love and kindness is at the heart of this Christmas tale. Complete with songs, silliness and lots of Christmas spirit. Children can meet the Elves and Mrs Claus and receive a Nice List Certificate. The Market Theatre, Hitchin SG5 1AE www.thedoorstepelves.com

The Night Before Christmas 20th - 24th Dec

On Christmas Eve, Emily stares out of the window and waits excitedly for the morning, while in the corner a little mouse called Eddie can’t understand why only humans get presents, so he sets off in search of Santa to find out. £12, £10, age 3 - 7 The Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3A www.oldtownhall.co.uk

Mr A’s Amazing Maze Plays 17th - 28th Dec

Suzy lives with her mother and her dog, Neville. When a mysterious new neighbour moves in strange things start to happen. A tale of villainous intrigue and daring adventure with plenty of audience participation as you decide what Suzy and Neville should do next. £15, child £9 Abbey Theatre, St Albans AL1 2DL 01727 857861 www.abbeytheatre.org.uk

Alice in Wonderland 29th Dec 2.30pm & 7pm

A funny, music-filled adventure down the rabbit hole with new songs, lots of laughs and many many hats. Trestle Arts Base, St Albans AL4 0JQ www.trestle.org.uk

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A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story 27th Nov 3.10pm & 1st Dec 8.15pm An irresistibly theatrical retelling of Dickens’ classic Fisherman’s Friends 3rd Dec 7.30pm A decade ago, Britain’s oldest boy band, Fisherman's winter ghost story. £16.30 Friends (combined age 401) were persuaded to sign a Exhibition On Screen - Cezanne: Portraits of a Life million-pound record deal becoming the first traditional 29th Nov 8.30pm & 4th Dec 4pm folk act to land a UK top ten album. Taking audiences to the places Cézanne lived and worked and shedding light on an artist who is perhaps Family Carols 4th Dec 10.30am free one of the least known and yet most important of all Enjoy singing, drama and the Good News of the Impressionists. £10.60 Christmas hosted by ChristChurch Harpenden. Royal Opera House: The Nutcracker Advent Carols 4th Dec 5pm free A traditional service of lessons and carols, with choral 8th Dec 7.15pm & 11th Dec 2pm Join Clara in a magical adventure as she fights the pieces, congregational singing and the Christmas Mouse King with her enchanted Nutcracker and visits message, hosted by ChristChurch Harpenden. the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Prince in the glittering FestiveLea 22nd Dec 7.30pm Kingdom of Sweets. Marvel at the brilliance of The Lea Singers with conductor, Benjamin Kirk Tchaikovsky’s score, and enjoy this festive ballet present an evening of uplifting singing and popular classic, combining the thrill of the fairy tale with carols, raising funds for The Harpenden Trust spectacular classical dancing. £18.30 - £20.30 Christmas Appeal. Please book Campus West, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6BX Rothamsted Park, Harpenden AL5 2FR www.campuswest.co.uk www.the-emc.co.uk 30

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Advent Trail 1st - 31st Dec 9am - 5pm Explore some of the Cathedral's beautiful reminders of the Christmas story. Somewhere 2 Sing at Christmas 3rd Dec 6pm A community of singers from Herts, Beds and Essex perform Christmas and popular songs. £10 - £24 Carol Concert by The Hospice of St Francis 4th Dec 3pm Performances by local choirs as well as plenty of audience participation. £10 - £20 Willow Carol Concert 6th Dec 7.30pm With the Hertfordshire Chorus, Bishop’s Hatfield Girls’ School and Eirra with audience participation. £6 - £18 St Albans Bach Choir Carol Concerts 10th Dec 3pm & 7pm Two concerts of Christmas music performed by Embassy Brass, organist James McVinnie and St Albans Bach Choir. £8, child £2 & £14, child £7 Christingle 11th Dec 3pm This service for children and their families uses the symbol of a decorated orange, to explore the story of God’s love for the world. In support of the Children's Society. Mulled Wine and Christmas Music 11th Dec 7pm Celebrate Christmas with a sing along. Ages 20 - 40 Carols On The Hour 17th Dec 11am - 4pm Bite sized carol services on the hour, every hour. Live Nativity Trail 17th Dec 12 noon - 3pm free Journey through St Albans, meeting and hearing from nativity characters, who will greet you throughout the day. Collect trails from St Peter's Church AL1 3HG. Parish Eucharist with Nativity 18th Dec 9.30am See the traditional crib scene come to life, as children star in this retelling of the first Christmas, expect laughs and festivity! Lights of Love Service 18th Dec 2.30pm A service of carols and prayers, as candles are lit in memory of loved ones, the tree of lights will be lit each evening as a sign of those we are remembering. Lessons and Carols 21st & 22nd Dec 7.30pm Atmospheric and beautiful services, opening with the choir singing Silent Night, as candlelight spills through the cathedral. Please book, free Crib Services 24th Dec 1pm & 2.30pm Welcoming children and families. Christmas Eve Choral Vespers 5,30pm / Midnight Mass 11pm Christmas Day Holy Eucharist 8am Christmas Day Eucharist 9.30am & 11.15am Carols on Boxing Day 26th Dec 4pm St Albans Cathedral, Sumpter Yard AL1 1BY 36 www.stalbanscathedral.org

Seasonal songs from the Jupiter Singers, carols to join in and festive readings, in aid of The AT Society. Please book £12, concs £8 St Nicholas Church, Harpenden AL5 2TP www.atsociety.org.uk

A Christmas Coronation 3rd Dec 7.30pm

Tavener - The Lamb, Holst - The Evening Watch, This have I done for my true Love and St Paul’s Suite and Handel - Four Coronation Anthems. Performed by Voix De Vivre and Amadeus Chamber Orchestra. £16.50, concs £14 & £5 St Saviours Church, St Albans AL1 4DF www.voixdevivre.co.uk

Mayor of Harpenden’s Carol Concert

6th Dec 6pm A traditional sing-along concert with performances by local choirs. Funds raised will be donated to the Mayor’s charities. £6 St Nicholas Church, Harpenden AL5 2TP

Christmas Charity Concert 10th Dec 3pm

An afternoon of festive music and audience carols with The Music Makers Choir of Harpenden. Plus refreshments and mince pies. High Street Methodist Church, Harpenden AL5 2RU www.musicmakerschoir.wordpress.com A Celebration of Christmas 10th Dec 3pm Britten - A Ceremony of Carols, Bax - Mater ora Filium and Of a Rose I sing a Song, Lauridsen - O magnum Mysterium plus a selection of popular Christmas carols. With St Albans Chamber Choir, accompanied by harp, cello and double bass. £16, £5 & £2 St Peter’s Church, St Albans AL1 3HG www.stalbanschamberchoir.org.uk

St Albans Organ Theatre

Theatre Organ Concert 10th Dec 2.30pm With Alec Walters Special Sunday Opening 11th Dec 3pm With visiting mechanical organs 320 Camp Rd, St Albans AL1 5PE www.stalbansorgantheatre.org.uk

Celebration of Christmas 11th Dec 7pm

St Albans Choral Society presents a fabulous programme of carols, seasonal music and readings. Marlborough Road Methodist Church, St Albans AL1 3XG www.choralsociety.com

Magnificat 19th Dec 8pm

A selection of Marian music, carols for choir and audience and festive readings. In support of Electric Umbrella - amazing live music experiences with learning disabled people. £14, £7 St John’s Church, Harpenden 0845 475 1664 www.stjohnsharpenden.org.uk

Christmas Carols for Choir & Audience

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