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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 December - April 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.

Spotlight on History: Mobilisation 1914

Wednesday 21st February 2018 Verulamium Museum

Spotlight on History: Mobilisation 1914

On the day war was declared in August 1914, the British arrested every German spy in Britain. This talk will explain how the British discovered the Kaiser’s spy ring, how the British Army and Royal Navy went to war and focus on...

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Spotlight on History: The M1 - how was it built?

Wednesday 28th February 2018 Verulamium Museum

Spotlight on History: The M1 - how was it built?

In the 1950s, a plan was developed to create the M1 motorway, linking London to Yorkshire. Using wartime airfield construction techniques and battling extremely tough winter conditions, the southern stretch of the M1 near St Albans was built in 18 months, opening...

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Tots Tales March 2018

Wednesday 14th March 2018 Verulamium Museum

Tots Tales March 2018

Join us for a story, craft activity and a museum hunt inspired byThe Treasure Hunt by Nick Butterworth.Suitable for children aged 2 – 4 years, accompanied by an adult. An extra session has been added due to popular demand but please book...

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Crafts in the Colonnade

Monday 2nd April 2018

Crafts in the Colonnade

Simple crafts inspired by the museum’s collections.  All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd April, 2pm – 4pm (last entry 3.40pm) £1.50 (museum entry charge applies to all non-residents).

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Museum Explorers

Thursday 5th April 2018 Verulamium Museum

Museum Explorers

Borrow items from our explorer kit to help you investigate the museum. What will you discover as you venture into Verulamium Museum? Thursday 5th April, all day Free (museum entry charge applies to all non-residents).

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Meet Queen Boudicca

Thursday 5th April 2018 Verulamium Museum

Meet Queen Boudicca

Come along and meet the amazing queen of the Iceni tribe who led a revolt against the Romans right here in Verulamium. Thursday 5th April, 2pm and 3pm Free (Museum entry charge applies to non-residents).

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Family Fridays: Iron Age Houses

Friday 6th April 2018 Verulamium Museum

Family Fridays: Iron Age Houses

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. Friday 6th April, 11am – 1pm (last entry 12.40pm) £2.50 (museum entry charge applies to all...

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Meet a Roman soldier at Verulamium Museum

Sunday 8th April 2018 Verulamium Museum

Meet a Roman soldier at Verulamium Museum

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!   Sunday 8th April, 2.30pm and 3.30pm Free (museum entry charge applies to all non-residents).

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Crafts in the Colonnade

Monday 9th April 2018 Verulamium Museum

Crafts in the Colonnade

Simple crafts inspired by the museum’s collections.  All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Monday 9th & Tuesday 10th April, 2pm – 4pm (last entry 3.40pm) £1.50 (museum entry charge applies to all non-residents).

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Tots Tales April 2018

Wednesday 11th April 2018 Verulamium Museum

Tots Tales April 2018

Join us for a story, craft activity and a museum hunt inspired byLost and Found by Oliver Jeffers.  Suitable for children aged 2 – 4 years, accompanied by an adult. An extra session has been added due to popular demand but please book...

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Museum Explorers

Thursday 12th April 2018

Museum Explorers

Borrow items from our explorer kit to help you investigate the museum. What will you discover as you venture into Verulamium Museum? Thursday 12th April, all day Free (museum entry charge applies to all non-residents).

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Family Fridays: Ancient Jewellery

Friday 13th April 2018 Verulamium Museum

Family Fridays: Ancient Jewellery

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. Friday 13th April, 11am – 1pm (last entry 12.40pm) £2.50 (museum entry charge applies to all non-residents).

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