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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, St Albans Museums run events, talks and workshops for people of all ages.  

To see what's on offer, scroll down the list, use the search tab on the left or download a PDF of our events from March - May 2016 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 £50. Please get in touch to discuss how we can help.

New Museum and Gallery Talk

Thursday 5th May 2016 Verulamium Museum

New Museum and Gallery Talk

3:30-4:30pmJoin us at Verulamium Museum to hear more about our plans for a new museum and gallery in the Town Hall.FREE (museum entry charge applies to non-residents).

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Food and Drink Gallery Talk

Saturday 7th May 2016 (3.00pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Food and Drink 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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Mosaics and Wall Paintings - for everyone

Sunday 8th May 2016 (3pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Mosaics and Wall Paintings - for everyone

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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Tots Tales at Verulamium Museum

Wednesday 11th May 2016 (1.30pm - 2.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Tots Tales at Verulamium Museum

Join us for a story, craft activity and a museum hunt. Suitable for children aged 2 – 4 years. £2.00 All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Movie Night at the Museum

Friday 13th May 2016 (7.00pm (start)) Verulamium Museum

Movie Night at the Museum

Movie night at the Museum To celebrate Museums at Night, join us for a film screening of Spartacus, the classic film starring Kirk Douglas as the slave who leads an uprising in the Roman republic.   £5. PG-13. Numbers are limited so please buy your...

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House in the Park, a walk to the Hypocaust - for everyone

Saturday 14th May 2016 (3pm -3.30pm) Hypocaust

House in the Park, a walk to the Hypocaust - for everyone

A member of the St Albans Tour Guides leads a guided walk to the hypocaust in Verulamium Park. Meet at Verulamium Museum.  Free. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Archaeology Apprentices

Sunday 15th May 2016 (2.15pm and 3.15pm) Verulamium Museum

Archaeology Apprentices

Come and long and join in our simulated archaeology dig. Help us peel back layers of time to see what people in the past have left behind and discover what we can learn from the finds. Suitable for children aged 5 –...

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Death and Burial - Gallery Talk

Sunday 15th May 2016 (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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Leisure Gallery Talk

Saturday 21st May 2016 (3.00pm - 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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Domestic Life in Roman Britain - Gallery Talk

Sunday 22nd May 2016 (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. Free as part of Residents: Enjoy St Albans Weekend.  Free for all residents (Museum...

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Story Time Session - for under 7 year olds

Sunday 22nd May 2016 (3pm -4pm) Museum of St Albans

Story Time Session - for under 7 year olds

Come and join us for some fabulous stories, activities and Red House Children's Book Award voting. In association with St Albans Children’s Book Group.£2.00 (Free to members of the St Albans Children’s Book Group).All children must be accompanied by an adult

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Meet Queen Boudicca at Verulamium Museum

Saturday 28th May 2016 (2pm - 4.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Meet Queen Boudicca at Verulamium Museum

Come along an meet this amazing queen in the Museum galleries.  Story telling sessions by Boudicca at 2.30pm and 3.30pm.  Free (Museum entry charge applies to non residents).All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Iron Age - Gallery Talk

Sunday 29th May 2016 (3pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Iron Age - 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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Viking Invaders holiday activity

Tuesday 31st May 2016 (10.30am - 12.30pm and 2.00pm - 4.00pm) Verulamium Museum

Viking Invaders holiday activity

Did you know that the Vikings made drinking cups out of the skulls of their enemies?! Find out more fascinating facts about these Norse invaders before making your own Viking ship, complete with a ferocious dragon’s head. Suitable for 6 - 11 year...

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Viking Homes holiday activity

Wednesday 1st June 2016 (10.30am - 12.30pm and 2.00pm - 4.00pm) Verulamium Museum

Viking Homes holiday activity

Come along and make a brilliant model of a Viking home Suitable for 6 - 11 year olds.Morning (10.30am-12.30pm) or Afternoon (2.00pm-4.00pm) sessions available.Cost: £6.00 (£5.00 for Young Friends).Sessions should be booked and paid for in advance either in person at Verulamium Museum...

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Crafty Capers at Verulamium Museum

Thursday 2nd June 2016 (2.00pm - 4.00pm) Verulamium Museum

Crafty Capers at Verulamium Museum

Drop – in craft activities with a Roman theme Suitable for children aged 3 – 11years Cost: £1.00 (Museum entry charge applies to non residents) All children must be accompanied by an adult

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Crafty Capers at Verulamium Museum

Friday 3rd June 2016 (2.00pm - 4.00pm) Verulamium Museum

Crafty Capers at Verulamium Museum

Drop – in craft activities with a Roman theme.Suitable for children aged 3 – 11years.Cost: £1.00 (Museum entry charge applies to non residents).All children must be accompanied by an adult

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Life and Time of Alban - Gallery Talk

Saturday 4th June 2016 (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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Mosaic Gallery Talk

Sunday 5th June 2016 (3pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Mosaic Gallery Talk

A gallery talk provided by St Albans Tour Guides.  Free, although non residents will need to pay for entry to Verulamium Museum.  No need to book just drop in.

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House in the Park - Gallery Talk

Saturday 11th June 2016 Verulamium Museum

House in the Park - Gallery Talk

A member of the St Albans Tour Guides leads a guided walk to the hypocaust in Verulamium Park. Meet at Verulamium Museum.  Free.    All children must be accompanied by an adult.   

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Food and Drink Gallery Talk

Sunday 12th June 2016 (3.00pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Food and Drink 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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Gods and Goddesses - Gallery Talk

Saturday 18th June 2016 (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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Roman Domestic Life - Gallery Talk

Sunday 19th June 2016 (3pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Roman Domestic Life - 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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Leisure Gallery Talk

Saturday 25th June 2016 (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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Iron Age

Sunday 26th June 2016 (3.00pm - 3.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Iron Age

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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