Christmas Events around Hitchin – Winter 2018

With everything from Christmas Fairs, to Christmas Light Switch Ons and Christmas Markets and more, here’s my guide to the festive season around Hitchin, Hertfordshire

With Santa’s Grottos running across Herts and Beds, they’re not listed here – instead find them on this dedicated post on Where to See Father Christmas!

Saturday 1st December

Christmas at Lee Valley White Water Centre

Lee Valley White Water Centre, Waltham Cross
01/12 - 06/01 @ All Day
This winter Lee Valley White Water Centre are trading paddles for ice skates as they become home to an ice rink alongside a fun fair and Santa’s Grotto. On the [...] Read More
Seasonal | Christmas

Friday 14th December

Enchanted Stockwood

Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton
14/12 @ 5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
A magical trail of light weaves through the gardens of Stockwood Discovery Centre this December. Stunning effects and innovative designs from artist, Ulf Pedersen will create an illuminated spectacle of [...] Read More
Seasonal | Christmas

Saturday 15th December

Monkey Music Christmas Workshop for toddlers 12 months - 4 years

The Secret Garden, Hitchin, Hitchin
15/12 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
We invite you to a festive family Christmas workshop hosted by Katherine, owner and teacher of the local Monkey Music franchise. This workshop at 10am is suitable for toddlers from [...] Read More
Baby & Toddler Group | preschool, Advance Booking, Christmas

Monkey Music Christmas Workshop for babies 3 - 12 months

The Secret Garden, Hitchin, Hitchin
15/12 @ 11:00 am - 11:40 am
Join us for a festive Monkey Music Christmas Workshop and Open Day at The Secret Garden in Hitchin. Katherine, professional musician and local franchise owner will be hosting the classes. [...] Read More
Baby & Toddler Group | preschool, Advance Booking, Christmas

Jack and the Beanstalk

Luton Library Theatre, Luton
15/12 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Jack and the Beanstalk at Luton Library Theatre gets the ‘Full House’ treatment this Christmas, with a gripping story, wonderful characters, mesmerising giant puppetry and original music for family members [...] Read More
Cinema & Theatre | Christmas

Jack and the Beanstalk

Luton Library Theatre, Luton
15/12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jack and the Beanstalk at Luton Library Theatre gets the ‘Full House’ treatment this Christmas, with a gripping story, wonderful characters, mesmerising giant puppetry and original music for family members [...] Read More
Cinema & Theatre | Christmas

Christmas Family Concert

St Mary’s Church, Hitchin
15/12 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
This exciting collaboration will be a joyful celebration of the festive season, bringing together musicians of all ages from across the community. A one-hour programme, taking place in the beautiful [...] Read More
Music & Movement | Christmas

Messy Church Christmas

Christchurch, Hitchin
15/12 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Christmas gets messy! All welcome to join the fun! Celebrate Christmas with an afternoon of crafts, activities, Bible story, carols and food for all ages. Sign up for your free ticket [...] Read More
Seasonal | Christmas

Christmas Family Concert

St Mary’s Church, Hitchin
15/12 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
This exciting collaboration will be a joyful celebration of the festive season, bringing together musicians of all ages from across the community. A one-hour programme, taking place in the beautiful [...] Read More
Music & Movement | Christmas

Enchanted Stockwood

Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton
15/12 @ 5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
A magical trail of light weaves through the gardens of Stockwood Discovery Centre this December. Stunning effects and innovative designs from artist, Ulf Pedersen will create an illuminated spectacle of [...] Read More
Seasonal | Christmas

Sunday 16th December

Children's Christmas Decoration Workshop with Frankly Decor

Mini Mench, Hitchin
16/12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Join us for an hour of creative fun and family festive cheer! We’re super excited to be teaming up with the very talented Jane from Frankly Decor to bring you [...] Read More
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Elf and Happiness: Christmas Family Rave

Hitchin Town Hall, Hitchin
16/12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This Christmas we invite you and your little ones to come Elf Yourself and spread the Happiness at our Christmas family 'JUNGLE' rave. Our resident DJ 'WONDER' will be providing [...] Read More
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Enchanted Stockwood

Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton
16/12 @ 5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
A magical trail of light weaves through the gardens of Stockwood Discovery Centre this December. Stunning effects and innovative designs from artist, Ulf Pedersen will create an illuminated spectacle of [...] Read More
Seasonal | Christmas

Friday 21st December

Enchanted Stockwood

Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton
21/12 @ 5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
A magical trail of light weaves through the gardens of Stockwood Discovery Centre this December. Stunning effects and innovative designs from artist, Ulf Pedersen will create an illuminated spectacle of [...] Read More
Seasonal | Christmas

Saturday 22nd December

Christmas Forest School Day Camp

Weston Woodland, Weston
22/12 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Our Forest School day camps are all about getting children out in nature; playing, exploring, being hands on, doing risky play and having fun! Forest School with a Christmas twist! [...] Read More
Science & Nature | Christmas

Magical Grotto Experiences

Secret Garden, Hitchin
22/12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Have you booked to see Santa yet? Did you know there is a Magical Grotto Experience with a difference at the Secret Garden Cafe and Play area in Hitchin? Designed [...] Read More
Seasonal | santa, Christmas

Enchanted Stockwood

Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton
22/12 @ 5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
A magical trail of light weaves through the gardens of Stockwood Discovery Centre this December. Stunning effects and innovative designs from artist, Ulf Pedersen will create an illuminated spectacle of [...] Read More
Seasonal | Christmas

Sunday 23rd December

Enchanted Stockwood

Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton
23/12 @ 5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
A magical trail of light weaves through the gardens of Stockwood Discovery Centre this December. Stunning effects and innovative designs from artist, Ulf Pedersen will create an illuminated spectacle of [...] Read More
Seasonal | Christmas

Monday 24th December

Magical Grotto Experiences

Secret Garden, Hitchin
24/12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Have you booked to see Santa yet? Did you know there is a Magical Grotto Experience with a difference at the Secret Garden Cafe and Play area in Hitchin? Designed [...] Read More
Seasonal | santa, Christmas