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What's On

This is the place to find out about what's going on at all of our sites.  As well as exhibitions, we run events, talks and workshops for people of all ages.  
Scroll down the list, use the search tab on the left or download and print a PDF of our events from June - August here.

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In addition to the events listed we offer talks for local groups. Topics include historic St Albans, Roman coins and local archaeology.  The standard speaker's fee is from £75. Please get in touch to discuss how we can help.

For other local events, sites and listings, visit www.enjoystalbans.com or visitherts.co.uk.

Venture into Verulamium

Thursday 27th July 2017 (11.00 am to 4.00 pm) Verulamium Museum

Venture into Verulamium

Venture into Verulamium Thursday 27th July, 11am – 4pm To celebrate the national Festival of Archaeology, join us for a wealth of activities in Verulamium Park as we invite you to explore and discover the secrets of the third largest city of Roman...

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A Soldier's Story at the Clock Tower

Saturday 29th July 2017 (11.00 am to 4.00 pm) Clock Tower

A Soldier's Story at the Clock Tower

Saturday 29th July, 11am – 4pm A Soldier’s Story at the Clock Tower Meet characters from the First World War and visit an exhibition about the home front in St Albans. This event has been organised to commemorate the Battle of St...

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Crack the Code Museum Trail

Tuesday 1st August 2017 (10.00am to 5.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Crack the Code Museum Trail

Crack the Code Museum Trail Tuesdays in August, all day Explore the museum for clues to the Roman words and phrases hidden around the galleries. Free.

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Show and Tell

Wednesday 2nd August 2017 (11.00 am and 2.00pm) Verulamium Museum

Show and Tell

Show and Tell Wednesdays in August, 11am and 2pm Come along and discover the secrets of our museum collections with a short talk or handling session. Free.

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Mosaic Making - Creative art workshops

Thursday 3rd August 2017 (11.00 am to 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm) Verulamium Museum

Mosaic Making - Creative art workshops

Mosaic Making - Creative art workshops Thursday 3rd August, 11 am – 1 pm and 2pm – 4pm   Come along and work with mosaic artist Dionne Ible to create your own mosaic coaster designs inspired by the beautiful mosaics in our museum collection. Generously supported by...

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Museum Explorers

Thursday 3rd August 2017 (10.00am to 5.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Museum Explorers

Museum Explorers Thursdays in August, all day Borrow items from our explorer kit to help you investigate the museum, what will you discover? Free

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Family Fridays

Friday 4th August 2017 (11.00am to 1.00pm) Verulamium Museum

Family Fridays

Family Fridays 11 am – 1 pm Explore a different theme each week of the summer with a drop-in craft and learning session inspired by our collections.  Handle artefacts and make a souvenir to take home. Please note that last ticket sales will be...

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Saturday Sightseeing

Saturday 5th August 2017 (10.00am to 5.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Saturday Sightseeing

Saturday Sightseeing Saturdays in August, all day Start your Sightseeing Saturday with a trip to Verulamium Museum and collect an ideas and activity sheet to help you explore other places of interest in St Albans. Free.

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Museums on the Mall

Saturday 5th August 2017 (11am – 4pm)

Museums on the Mall

Museums on the Mall Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th August, 11am – 4pm Get a taster of what the new museum for St Albans will include, comment on our plans and get involved in some creative activities to help us develop our museum. Venue: Christopher Place Free.

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Crafts in the Colonnade - drop-in activity

Monday 7th August 2017 (2.00 pm - 4.00 pm) Verulamium Museum

Crafts in the Colonnade - drop-in activity

Crafts in the Colonnade, drop-in activity Mondays in August, 2pm – 4pm A simple make and take craft activity to keep you busy on a Monday afternoon! Please note that last ticket sales will be at 3.40pm to allow time for the...

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Crack the Code Museum Trail

Tuesday 8th August 2017 (10.00am to 5.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Crack the Code Museum Trail

Crack the Code Museum TrailTuesdays in August, all dayExplore the museum for clues to the Roman words and phrases hidden around the galleries.Free

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Show and Tell

Wednesday 9th August 2017 (11.00 am and 2.00pm) Verulamium Museum

Show and Tell

Show and TellWednesdays in August, 11am and 2pmCome along and discover the secrets of our museum collections with a short talk or handling session.Free.

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Museum Explorers

Thursday 10th August 2017 (10.00am to 5.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Museum Explorers

Museum ExplorersThursdays in August, all dayBorrow items from our explorer kit to help you investigate the museum, what will you discover?Free

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Family Fridays

Friday 11th August 2017 (11.00am to 1.00pm) Verulamium Museum

Family Fridays

Family Fridays - 11 am – 1 pmRoman Armour Explore a different theme each week of the summer with a drop-in craft and learning session inspired by our collections.  Handle artefacts and make a souvenir to take home. Please note that last ticket sales will...

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Games in the Galleries

Saturday 12th August 2017 (12.00pm - 4.00pm) Verulamium Museum

Games in the Galleries

Games in the Galleries Saturday 12th August, 12pm – 4pm Spend an afternoon playing our awesome ancient games.  Take on the role of the Ancient Britons, contend with chariots and even take over a Roman camp!  Games are suitable for all the family and take...

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Saturday Sightseeing

Saturday 12th August 2017 (10.00am to 5.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Saturday Sightseeing

Saturday SightseeingSaturdays in August, all dayStart your Sightseeing Saturday with a trip to Verulamium Museum and collect an ideas and activity sheet to help you explore other places of interest in St Albans.Free.

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Crafts in the Colonnade - drop-in activity

Monday 14th August 2017 (2.00 pm - 4.00 pm) Verulamium Museum

Crafts in the Colonnade - drop-in activity

Crafts in the Colonnade, drop-in activity Mondays in August, 2pm – 4pmA simple make and take craft activity to keep you busy on a Monday afternoon! Please note that last ticket sales will be at 3.40pm to allow time for the activity and...

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Crack the Code Museum Trail

Tuesday 15th August 2017 (10.00am to 5.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Crack the Code Museum Trail

Crack the Code Museum TrailTuesdays in August, all dayExplore the museum for clues to the Roman words and phrases hidden around the galleries.Free 

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Show and Tell

Wednesday 16th August 2017 (11.00 am and 2.00pm) Verulamium Museum

Show and Tell

Show and TellWednesdays in August, 11am and 2pmCome along and discover the secrets of our museum collections with a short talk or handling session.Free.

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Museum Explorers

Thursday 17th August 2017 (10.00am to 5.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Museum Explorers

Museum ExplorersThursdays in August, all dayBorrow items from our explorer kit to help you investigate the museum, what will you discover?Free

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Family Fridays

Friday 18th August 2017 (11.00am to 1.00pm) Verulamium Museum

Family Fridays

Family Fridays Local Heroes and Heroines 11 am – 1 pm Explore a different theme each week of the summer with a drop-in craft and learning session inspired by our collections.  Handle artefacts and make a souvenir to take home. Please note that last ticket...

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Verulamium Revealed

Saturday 19th August 2017 (2.00 pm to 3.00 pm) Verulamium Museum

Verulamium Revealed

Verulamium RevealedSaturday 19th August, 2pm – 3pm Geophysical surveys of Verulamium Park have revealed new secrets of the Roman town. Kris Lockyear, Senior Lecturer of Archaeology at UCL has been leading the research and will be giving a talk to showcase more...

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Saturday Sightseeing

Saturday 19th August 2017 (10.00am to 5.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Saturday Sightseeing

Saturday SightseeingSaturdays in August, all dayStart your Sightseeing Saturday with a trip to Verulamium Museum and collect an ideas and activity sheet to help you explore other places of interest in St Albans.Free.

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Crafts in the Colonnade - drop-in activity

Monday 21st August 2017 (2.00 pm - 4.00 pm) Verulamium Museum

Crafts in the Colonnade - drop-in activity

Crafts in the Colonnade, drop-in activityMondays in August, 2pm – 4pmA simple make and take craft activity to keep you busy on a Monday afternoon! Please note that last ticket sales will be at 3.40pm to allow time for the activity and...

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Crack the Code Museum Trail

Tuesday 22nd August 2017 (10.00am to 5.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Crack the Code Museum Trail

Crack the Code Museum TrailTuesdays in August, all dayExplore the museum for clues to the Roman words and phrases hidden around the galleries.Free 

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Show and Tell

Wednesday 23rd August 2017 (11.00 am and 2.00pm) Verulamium Museum

Show and Tell

Show and TellWednesdays in August, 11am and 2pmCome along and discover the secrets of our museum collections with a short talk or handling session.Free.

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Animal felting - Creative art workshops

Thursday 24th August 2017 (10.30 am -12.00 pm and 2pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Animal felting - Creative art workshops

Animal felting - Creative art workshops Thursday 24th August, 10.30 am – 12.00 pm and 2pm – 3.30pm   Join this bookable session working with textile artist Anne-Marie Stijelja to create your own felted image inspired by the animal brooches in the museum...

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Museum Explorers

Thursday 24th August 2017 (10.00am to 5.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Museum Explorers

Museum ExplorersThursdays in August, all dayBorrow items from our explorer kit to help you investigate the museum, what will you discover?Free

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Family Fridays

Friday 25th August 2017 (11.00am to 1.00pm) Verulamium Museum

Family Fridays

Family Fridays 11 am – 1 pm Tudor Traditions Explore a different theme each week of the summer with a drop-in craft and learning session inspired by our collections.  Handle artefacts and make a souvenir to take home. Please note that last ticket sales will...

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Meet a Roman Soldier

Saturday 26th August 2017 (2.00 pm and 3.00 pm) Verulamium Museum

Meet a Roman Soldier

Meet a Roman Soldier Saturday 26th August, 2pm and 3pm Come along to Verulamium Museum to learn all about life as a Roman soldier. Free.

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Saturday Sightseeing

Saturday 26th August 2017 (10.00am to 5.30pm)

Saturday Sightseeing

Saturday SightseeingSaturdays in August, all dayStart your Sightseeing Saturday with a trip to Verulamium Museum and collect an ideas and activity sheet to help you explore other places of interest in St Albans.Free.

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A Curious Conversation at St Albans Cathedral

Saturday 26th August 2017

A Curious Conversation at St Albans Cathedral

A Curious Conversation, pop-up museum, at St Albans Cathedral Saturday 26th August Drop in, Free Artist Lyndall Phelps has curated  A Curious Conversation  which features a range of objects from the Museum’s collection including archaeology, art, natural history and social history alongside new...

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Crafts in the Colonnade - drop-in activity

Monday 28th August 2017 (2.00 pm - 4.00 pm) Verulamium Museum

Crafts in the Colonnade - drop-in activity

Crafts in the Colonnade, drop-in activityMondays in August, 2pm – 4pmA simple make and take craft activity to keep you busy on a Monday afternoon! Please note that last ticket sales will be at 3.40pm to allow time for the activity and...

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Crack the Code Museum Trail

Tuesday 29th August 2017 (10.00am to 5.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Crack the Code Museum Trail

Crack the Code Museum TrailTuesdays in August, all dayExplore the museum for clues to the Roman words and phrases hidden around the galleries.Free  

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Show and Tell

Wednesday 30th August 2017 (11.00 am and 2.00pm) Verulamium Museum

Show and Tell

Show and TellWednesdays in August, 11am and 2pmCome along and discover the secrets of our museum collections with a short talk or handling session.Free.

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Museum Explorers

Thursday 31st August 2017 (10.00am to 5.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Museum Explorers

Museum ExplorersThursdays in August, all dayBorrow items from our explorer kit to help you investigate the museum, what will you discover?Free 

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