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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.  Scroll down the list or used the search tab on the left to see what is on offer.

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 £50.  Please get in touch to discuss how we can help.

Camp: the place on The Hill where the Militia trained Exhibition

(10am - 5pm Monday - Saturday; 2 - 5pm Sunday) Museum of St Albans

Camp: the place on The Hill where the Militia trained Exhibition

This exhibition, curated by Fleetville Diaries, tells the story of the Camp Road area of St Albans. Come along to the Museum of St Albans and visit the exhibition in our Community Gallery.From the foot of Camp Hill to Ashley Road, Camp Road...

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Take a Cellfie!!!

Saturday 31st January 2015 (11am - 3pm)

Take a Cellfie!!!

Bring along your smartphone or digital camera and take an extremely unique 'Selfie' down in the cells underneath the Courtroom at the Old Town Hall. This event is free, we only ask that you share your selfies with the HashTag #stalbanscellfieAll ages...

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Egyptian Preparations for Death

Saturday 7th February 2015 (2pm - 3pm) Verulamium Museum

Egyptian Preparations for Death

We are delighted that Helen Studwick, Curator of Egypt at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge will be giving a talk about funerary processes and religious belief in Ancient Egyptian culture.  This talk will take place in the lecture room at Verulamium Museum...

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Tots Tales

Wednesday 11th February 2015 (11am - 12 noon and again 1.30pm to 2.30pm) Museum of St Albans

Tots Tales

Join us for a story, craft activity and a museum hunt.  Suitable for children aged 2 – 4 years.  £1.00 Per child.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Roman Mosaics

Saturday 21st February 2015 (10.15am - 12.15pm) Verulamium Museum

Roman Mosaics

Dermot Lyne, who has worked for St Albans Museums for many years, will be running this morning workshop on the design and construction of Roman mosaics.  It is a perfect opportunity to find out more about the Museum's outstanding collection of mosaics....

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Meet Queen Boudicca

Saturday 21st February 2015 (2pm - 4.30pm) Verulamium Museum

Meet Queen Boudicca

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 and adult.

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Museum of Argument : Vaccinations

Saturday 9th May 2015 (2pm)

Museum of Argument seeks to open up conversation about society today and in the past through history and art. In this session Elanor Cowland and Mark Freeman will discuss the issue of historical vaccination, and particularly the idea of compulsary particpation in...

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Museum of Argument: Prison Education

Saturday 13th June 2015 (2pm)

Museum of Argument seeks to open up conversation about society today and in the past through history and art.This session will be chaired by BBC Home Affairs Correspondent Danny Shaw and will see Dr Rosalind Crone of the Open University and Rod...

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Museum of Argument: Who Owns Heritage?

Saturday 8th August 2015 (2pm)

Museum of Argument seeks to open up conversation about society today and in the past through history and art.In conversations ranging from celebrity graves to Victorian Asylums to the ethics of archaeology, this session will include presentations by Dr Jennifer Otter, Stephanie...

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