What’s On This Weekend – 25th & 26th November 2017

Here’s a guide to what’s on this weekend in and around Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Saturday 25th November

Magic of Christmas
Lee Valley White Water Centre, Waltham Cross
All Day
This festive season Lee Valley White Water Centre in Waltham Cross will be transformed into a Bavarian themed winter destination complete with an ice rink, Santa’s grotto, festive food and [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking, Just Turn Up

Santa's Grotto
Westgate Shopping Centre, Stevenage
All Day
Santa’s Grotto is open every day until Christmas Eve at the following times: Monday-Friday, 1pm – 5pm Thursday 30 November, 1pm – 8pm Saturdays, 10.30am – 5pm Sundays, 11am – [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking, Just Turn Up

Santa's Grotto
Van Hage Garden Centre, Great Amwell
All Day
Great Grotto’s cheeky elves will greet you with a smile upon arrival and when ready, invite you to walk through into Santa’s chamber. Once here you can say Hello to [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking, Just Turn Up

Hitchin Craft & Farmers Market
Hitchin Markets, Hitchin
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Hitchin Craft & Farmers Market is on the last Saturday of the month (except December) and it runs alongside the main market in front of St Marys Church and down [...] Read More
Shopping | Free, Just Turn Up

Think Hertford, Think Christmas
Hertford Town Centre, Hertford
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Get festive with a trip to Hertford this weekend! There's lots on offer includling: Free admission for visitors to get selfies taken in a Giant Snow Globe located in Parliament [...] Read More
Seasonal | Free, Just Turn Up

Craft Fair
Jordans Mill, Biggleswade
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stock up on some unique Christmas presents at the Craft Fair at Jordan's Mill. There's everything from crafts to kid's toys, jewellery, men's gifts and lots more including a face [...] Read More
Seasonal | Free, Just Turn Up

Santa Spectacular
Willows Activity Farm, London Colney
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Willows Farm is not the cheapest way to see Santa this winter but there is an impressive range of activites on offer for the price including: Meeting Santa and receiving [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking, Just Turn Up

Special Edition Saturdays - The Closing Chapter
The British Schools Museum, Hitchin
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The museum is open as usual - just with a little extra added - and all activities are included in the Museum's admission price. A last chance to see our [...] Read More
History & Heritage | Just Turn Up

A Victorian Christmas
Stevenage Museum, Stevenage
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
A Christmas Fayre with a difference featuring: The History Man – Dave Cadle as he shows what a Victorian Christmas would have really been like A selection of stalls – [...] Read More
History & Heritage | Free, Just Turn Up

Santa's Grotto
Paradise Wildlife Park, Broxbourne
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Come and visit Santa in his Grotto at Paradise this Christmas. Santa's Grotto is open every Saturday and Sunday until 17th December and then every day until 24th December! You [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking, Just Turn Up

Letchworth Christmas Gala & Light Switch-On
Leys Square, Letchworth Garden City
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
See the Christmas Light Switch On in Letchworth plus stalls and music throughout the day. Read More
Seasonal | Free, Just Turn Up, Light Switch On

Meet Santa!
Garden Square Shopping Centre, Letchworth Garden City
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Santa Claus is returning to Garden Square to see who has been naughty and nice! The jolly old fellow with the big belly and bushy beard will be in his [...] Read More
Seasonal | Just Turn Up

Sunday 26th November

Magic of Christmas
Lee Valley White Water Centre, Waltham Cross
All Day
This festive season Lee Valley White Water Centre in Waltham Cross will be transformed into a Bavarian themed winter destination complete with an ice rink, Santa’s grotto, festive food and [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking, Just Turn Up

Santa's Grotto
Westgate Shopping Centre, Stevenage
All Day
Santa’s Grotto is open every day until Christmas Eve at the following times: Monday-Friday, 1pm – 5pm Thursday 30 November, 1pm – 8pm Saturdays, 10.30am – 5pm Sundays, 11am – [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking, Just Turn Up

Santa's Grotto
Van Hage Garden Centre, Great Amwell
All Day
Great Grotto’s cheeky elves will greet you with a smile upon arrival and when ready, invite you to walk through into Santa’s chamber. Once here you can say Hello to [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking, Just Turn Up

Santa Spectacular
Willows Activity Farm, London Colney
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Willows Farm is not the cheapest way to see Santa this winter but there is an impressive range of activites on offer for the price including: Meeting Santa and receiving [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking, Just Turn Up

NCT Mini Trek
Walsworth Common, Hitchin
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
This month’s walk will be meeting at the play area on Walsworth Common and exploring Purwell Meadows nature reserve. MiniTrekkers is a group for outdoor adventurers of all ages and their [...] Read More
Science & Nature | Just Turn Up

Santa's Grotto
Paradise Wildlife Park, Broxbourne
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Come and visit Santa in his Grotto at Paradise this Christmas. Santa's Grotto is open every Saturday and Sunday until 17th December and then every day until 24th December! You [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking, Just Turn Up

St Albans Christmas Lights Switch On & Market Launch
St Alban’s City Centre, St Albans
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
A festive spectacular in the heart of St Albans with events running all day including: Over 70 local traders selling a variety of food and drink Winter Wonderland Bar Fun [...] Read More
Seasonal | Free, Just Turn Up, Light Switch On

Henlow Trendy Christmas Fayre
Henlow Park Pavillion, Henlow
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
A fantastic opportunity to pick up some unique Christmas gifts at this free event in Bedfordshire! There will be a range of stalls selling items such as: homeware wall art [...] Read More
Seasonal | Free, Just Turn Up

Don’t forget, This Hitchin Mummy also has guides elsewhere on the blog including a guide to Days Out This Winter!