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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: 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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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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Meet a Roman soldier at Verulamium Museum

Saturday 17th February 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!    Saturday 17th February, 2.30pm and 3.30pm Free (museum entry charge applies to all...

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