What’s On This Weekend: 7th & 8th July

Hot hot hot again this weekend!

Lots on again this weekend but don’t forget to check out my blog posts for lots of Days Out ideas including local family pubs with play areas!

Saturday 26th May

The Beach at Frosts

Frosts Garden Centre, Willington
26/05 - 02/09 @ All Day
Free beach all summer at Frosts Garden Centre. An undercover sandpit plus toys to entertain the little ones. Read More
Science & Nature | Just Turn Up

Monday 2nd July

Bears In The Wood Trail

The Shuttleworth Collection, Near Biggleswade
02/07 - 31/07 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
This July, visit Shuttleworth and find the bears in the wood trail! Look for all the clues hidden within the Swiss Garden to complete the challenge. £8 per adult with [...] Read More
Science & Nature | Just Turn Up

Saturday 7th July

Coffee+ @Christchurch

Christchurch, Hitchin
07/07 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Runs on the 1st Saturday of the month. FREE play space for 0-5s, refreshments and home made cakes and jams on sale for charity and a warm welcome. Also a Traidcraft [...] Read More
Community | Just Turn Up

Craft Fair and Tower Tours

St Mary’s Church, Hitchin
07/07 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Our 4th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair with stallholders including painters, printers, potters, textile specialists and jewellers in Church. The Tower will be open for the only time this summer, [...] Read More
Art & Craft | Advance Booking

Herts at War Exhibition

The British Schools Museum, Hitchin
07/07 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Herts at War is a community led project to commemorate the diverse experiences of Hertfordshire during the First World War. Open Friday & Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm and Sunday 2-5pm. Read More
History & Heritage | Just Turn Up

Independents Day

Hitchin Marketplace, Hitchin
07/07 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
As part of the National campaign to highlight independent retailers, individual businesses come together on the Market Place to promote their goods and services. Read More
Shopping | Just Turn Up

Active Parks - Family Yoga

Shephalbury Park, Stevenage
07/07 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
These family yoga sessions will help you connect as a family, to have fun together. Bring in your family, mindfulness and peace. £4 for the family To book contact Carine [...] Read More
Health and Wellbeing | Advance Booking

Broadway Cinema Kids Club

Broadway Cinema & Theatre, Letchworth Garden City
07/07 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Broadway Cinema in Letchworth have regular screenings on Saturday and Sunday mornings with tickets at just £1 per person. Book ahead to avoid disappointment! Read More
Cinema & Theatre | Advance Booking

Free Tennis Weekend - Codicote

Codicote Tennis Club, Codicote
07/07 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Our GBTW Open Day will be offering free coaching for both adults and children and cardio tennis, if you're keen on improving your fitness too. If you’ve never played and [...] Read More
Sport | Advance Booking

Baby Rhyme Time

Stevenage Central Library, Stevenage
07/07 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
A half-hour session of rhymes for babies and their parents/carers! Two half-hour sessions are run every Friday at 10:30am and 11:30am plus a session is held every other Saturday at [...] Read More
Story & Rhyme | Just Turn Up

PopArt

Holy Saviour Church, Hitchin
07/07 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Music, Art and craft classes for children aged one upwards. Educational, fun and sociable. Make meaningful crafts and memorable music, dance, sing, laugh and enjoy. An original class inspired and [...] Read More
Art & Craft | Advance Booking

York Road Family Fun Day

York Road Nursery School, Hitchin
07/07 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
All ages welcome! All funds go to supporting York Road Nursery. Come and get to know our lovely nursery staff, families and friends and enjoy free play in our fabulous garden. [...] Read More
Fairs & Fetes | Just Turn Up

Secrets from the Stores

North Hertfordshire Museum, Hitchin
07/07 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Every Saturday, staff will search through our museum stores and select objects normally hidden from public view, which they will bring to the new museum. Get your hands on with [...] Read More
History & Heritage | Just Turn Up

Lesnick School of Ballet and Theatre Arts

St Faith’s Church, Hitchin
07/07 @ 4:15 pm - 8:00 pm
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| Advance Booking

Temple Spa Pamper Evening

Secret Garden, Hitchin
07/07 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Temple Spa is An aromatherapy-infused line of luxury bath and skincare products,it is a total lifestyle brand designed to relieve the stresses of everyday life. For just £20 come and [...] Read More
Health and Wellbeing | Advance Booking

Sunday 8th July

Parkrun: Pinehill Juniors

Pinehill Park, Hitchin
08/07 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
It is a 2k run for juniors only (4-14 year olds) held every Sunday. The aim is to have fun. Please come along and join in whatever your pace! It's [...] Read More
Sport | Just Turn Up

Family Arts Studio

Broadway Studio + Gallery, Letchworth Garden City
08/07 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Family Arts Studio is a free drop-in activity from on the second Sunday of each month. Led by professional artists, the sessions involve a hands-on craft activity inspired by the [...] Read More
Art & Craft | Just Turn Up

Herts at War Exhibition

The British Schools Museum, Hitchin
08/07 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Herts at War is a community led project to commemorate the diverse experiences of Hertfordshire during the First World War. Open Friday & Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm and Sunday 2-5pm. Read More
History & Heritage | Just Turn Up

Broadway Cinema Kids Club

Broadway Cinema & Theatre, Letchworth Garden City
08/07 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Broadway Cinema in Letchworth have regular screenings on Saturday and Sunday mornings with tickets at just £1 per person. Book ahead to avoid disappointment! Read More
Cinema & Theatre | Advance Booking

Free Tennis Weekend - Welwyn

Welwyn Tennis Club, Welwyn Garden City
08/07 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
There is free coaching for both adults and children plus cardio tennis, if fitness is your thing, or you can just hit a few balls with other like-minded people to [...] Read More
Sport | Advance Booking

Lesnick School of Ballet and Theatre Arts

St Faith’s Church, Hitchin
08/07 @ 4:15 pm - 8:00 pm
Read More
| Advance Booking

Elsewhere on This Hitchin Mummy…

 

 
 
  • We have some lovely playgrounds in town. Why not pack a picnic and head to a new one. Here’s my guide to where to find them: Hitchin’s local play areas
 
  • The splash parks across North Herts including Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock and Royston are now open for the season as are the outdoor pools in Hitchin and Letchworth. For info on all our local splash parks visit my guide here.