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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 September to November 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.

Food and Drink Gallery Talk

Saturday 23rd September 2017 (3.00pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Food and Drink Gallery Talk

A gallery talk provided by St Albans Tour Guides. Free (Museum entry charge applies to non residents).All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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House in the Park - Gallery Talk

Sunday 24th September 2017 (3pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

House in the Park - Gallery Talk

A gallery talk provided by St Albans Tour Guides. Free (Museum entry charge applies to non residents).  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Leisure Gallery Talk

Saturday 30th September 2017 (3pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Leisure Gallery Talk

A gallery talk provided by St Albans Tour Guides. Free (Museum entry charge applies to non residents).  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Fragments Exhibition in St Albans Clock Tower

Wednesday 27th September 2017 (10.30am - 5.00pm) Clock Tower

Fragments  Exhibition in St Albans Clock Tower

Fragments Exhibition in St Albans Clock Tower Wednesday 27th September – Sunday 1st October, 10.30am – 5pm Artist Abi Spendlove works in a variety of mediums exploring themes of temporality, memory, process and exchange. Responding in her own way to the museum...

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Mosaics - Gallery Talk

Sunday 1st October 2017 (3pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Mosaics - Gallery Talk

A gallery talk provided by the St Albans Tour Guides.  Free (Museum entry charge applies to non residents).  Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.

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A Curious Conversation at Culture in Cottonmill

Saturday 7th October 2017 (10.30am - 4pm)

A Curious Conversation at Culture in Cottonmill

Culture in Cottonmill Saturday 7th October, 10.30am – 4pm For one day only, St Julian’s Church in Cottonmill hosts a community exhibition featuring local artists and demonstrations and our pop-up museum will be making an appearance. A Curious Conversation by artist Lyndall Phelps features...

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Life and Times of Alban - Gallery Talk

Saturday 7th October 2017 (3pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Life and Times of Alban - Gallery Talk

A gallery talk provided by the St Albans Tour Guides.  Free. Museum entry charge applies to non residents.  Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.

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Death and Burial - Gallery Talk

Sunday 8th October 2017 (3pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Death and Burial - Gallery Talk

A gallery talk provided by the St Albans Tour Guides.  Free. Museum entry charge applies to non residents.  Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.

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Tots Tales

Wednesday 11th October 2017 (10.30am - 11.30am, 11.45am - 12.45pm and 1.30pm - 2.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Tots Tales

Wednesday 11th October, 10.30am – 11.30am, 11.45am – 12.45pm and 1.30pm – 2.30pm Tots Tales Join us for a story, craft activity and a museum hunt inspired by Whatever Next by Jill Murphy. Suitable for children aged 2 – 4 years, accompanied by an adult....

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Gods and Goddesses - Gallery Talk

Saturday 14th October 2017 (3pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Gods and Goddesses - Gallery Talk

A gallery talk provided by the St Albans Tour Guides.  Free. Museum entry charge applies to non residents.  Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.

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Domestic Life in Roman Britain - Gallery Talk

Sunday 15th October 2017 (3pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Domestic Life in Roman Britain - Gallery Talk

A gallery talk provided by the St Albans Tour Guides.  Free. Museum entry charge applies to non residents.  Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.

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Meet a Roman soldier at Verulamium Museum

Saturday 21st October 2017 (2pm and 3pm) Verulamium Museum

Meet a Roman soldier at Verulamium Museum

Meet a Roman soldier at Verulamium Museum Saturday 21st October, 2pm and 3pm In 61AD, Boudicca led an uprising against the Romans in Colchester, London and Verulamium. Discover what life was like as a Roman Soldier at Verulamium during the Boudican revolt! ...

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Food and Drink Gallery Talk

Sunday 22nd October 2017 (3.00pm - 3.30pm)

Food and Drink Gallery Talk

A gallery talk provided by St Albans Tour Guides. Free (Museum entry charge applies to non residents).  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Crafts in the Colonnade

Monday 23rd October 2017 (2pm - 4pm) Verulamium Museum

Crafts in the Colonnade

Crafts in the Colonnade Monday 23rd October, 2pm – 4pm (last entry 3.40pm) A simple drop-in make and take craft activity to keep you busy! All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. £1.50 (museum entry charge applies to all non-residents).

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Crafts in the Colonnade

Tuesday 24th October 2017 (2pm - 4pm) Verulamium Museum

Crafts in the Colonnade

Crafts in the Colonnade Tuesday 24th October, 2pm – 4pm (last entry 3.40pm) A simple drop-in make and take craft activity to keep you busy! All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. £1.50 (museum entry charge applies to all non-residents).

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Roman Paper Engineering - Bookable session

Wednesday 25th October 2017 (10.30am - 12.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Roman Paper Engineering - Bookable session

Roman Paper Engineering - Bookable session Wednesday 25th October, 10.30am – 12.30pm Back by popular demand, another opportunity to work with illustrator and paper engineer John O’Leary to create wonderful Roman themed masterpieces!  In this session, participants will learn how to use paper...

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Roman Paper Engineering - Drop In Session

Wednesday 25th October 2017 (1.30pm - 4.00pm) Verulamium Museum

Roman Paper Engineering - Drop In Session

Roman Paper Engineering Wednesday 25th October, 1.30pm – 4.00pm (last entry 3.40pm) In this drop-in session, help to co-create a giant work of three dimensional art! Suitable for ages 5 and over. Please note that at busy times our drop-in activities can...

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Museum Explorers

Thursday 26th October 2017 (All Day) Verulamium Museum

Museum Explorers

Museum Explorers Thursday 26th October, all day Borrow items from our explorer kit to help you investigate the museum. What will you discover as you venture into Verulamium Museum? Free (museum entry charge applies to all non-residents).  

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Family Fridays - Puppets

Friday 27th October 2017 (11am - 1pm)

Family Fridays - Puppets

Family Fridays – Puppets Friday 27th October, 11am – 1pm (last entry 12.40pm) Explore our collections with a drop-in craft and learning session.  Handle artefacts and make a souvenir to take home. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. £2.50...

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A History of Pubs and Brewing in St Albans

Friday 27th October 2017 (7pm - 8pm) Verulamium Museum

A History of Pubs and Brewing in St Albans

A History of Pubs and Brewing in St Albans Friday 27th October, 7pm – 8pm To celebrate Museums at Night, learn about the history of St Albans’ many pubs and inns with a talk by Curator David Thorold. The talk will be followed by...

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Leisure Gallery Talk

Saturday 28th October 2017 (3.00pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Leisure Gallery Talk

A gallery talk provided by the St Albans Tour Guides.  Free. Museum entry charge applies to non residents.  Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.

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Shadow Puppet Roman Myths and Legends

Saturday 28th October 2017 (5.30pm and 6.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Shadow Puppet Roman Myths and Legends

Shadow Puppet Roman Myths and Legends Saturday 28th October, 5.30pm and 6.30pm Soak up the atmosphere of Verulamium Museum at dusk with special family-friendly puppet show performances as part of the national Museums at Night celebrations.  Wonder at the storytelling and explore the puppets...

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Mosaics - Gallery Talk

Sunday 29th October 2017 (3pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Mosaics - Gallery Talk

A gallery talk provided by the St Albans Tour Guides.  Free. Museum entry charge applies to non residents.  Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.

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Life and Time of Alban - Gallery Talk

Saturday 4th November 2017 (3pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Life and Time of Alban - Gallery Talk

A gallery talk provided by the St Albans Tour Guides.  Free. Museum entry charge applies to non residents.  Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.

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Tots Tales

Wednesday 8th November 2017 (10.30am to 11.30am and 1.30pm to 2.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Tots Tales

Tots Tales Wednesday 8th November, 10.30am – 11.30am, 11.45am – 12.45pm and 1.30am – 2.30pm Join us for a story, craft activity and a museum hunt inspired by The Slightly Annoying Elephant by David Walliams. Suitable for children aged 2 – 4 years, accompanied by...

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Gods and Goddesses - Gallery Talk

Saturday 11th November 2017 (3pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Gods and Goddesses - Gallery Talk

A gallery talk provided by St Albans Tour Guides. Free (Museum entry charge applies to non residents).  All children must be accompanied by an adult

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Roman Domestic Life - for everyone

Sunday 12th November 2017 (3pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Roman Domestic Life - for everyone

A gallery talk provided by the St Albans Tour Guides. Free (Museum entry charge applies to non residents). All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Meet Tessa Wheeler!

Saturday 18th November 2017 (2pm & 3pm) Verulamium Museum

Meet Tessa Wheeler!

Meet Tessa Wheeler! Saturday 18th November, 2pm and 3pm  In the 1930s, Tessa Wheeler and her husband Mortimer led archaeological digs at Verulamium and discovered lots about the Roman town. Hear stories of the original Verulamium excavations with our storyteller archaeologist. Free (museum entry charge...

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Food and Drink - Gallery Talk

Sunday 19th November 2017 (3pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Food and Drink - Gallery Talk

A gallery talk provided by St Albans Tour Guides. Free (Museum entry charge applies to non residents).  All children must be accompanied by an adult

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Mosaic workshop for adults

Saturday 25th November 2017 (10am - 4pm) Verulamium Museum

Mosaic workshop for adults

Mosaic workshop for adults Saturday 25th November, 10am – 4pm Taking inspiration from our Roman mosaics, join us for a workshop to create your own mosaic masterpiece to take away. Audrey Montet, of Montet Designs, will guide you through the process of making a...

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