What’s On May Half Term 2019

May Bank Holiday Weekend and May Half Term are here and so is my guide to what’s on this week.

Seeing as it looks sunny – for now at least – you might want to check out one of my Days Out Guides too:

Saturday 6th April

Great Brick Safari

Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable
06/04 - 02/06 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

If you are crazy about animals and wild about LEGO® bricks, then you’ll love this super-sized day out made for the whole family. Set off on an exciting journey of [...] Read More
Science & Nature | Just Turn Up

Monday 20th May

Save the Children Treasure Trail

Hitchin Town Centre, Hitchin
20/05 - 01/06 @ All Day

Hitchin Branch of Save the Children are running a Treasure Hunt in Hitchin Town Centre from May 20th to June 1st. The 15 letters of the charity's name and the [...] Read More
Community | Just Turn Up

Saturday 25th May

Butterfly trail at Dunstable Downs

Dunstable Downs & Whipsnade Estate, Dunstable
25/05 - 31/05 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Pick up a map at reception and set off on a gentle stroll across the meadows to find the wooden butterflies hidden there. Read More
Science & Nature | Just Turn Up

Churchgate and Market Day

Hitchin Markets, Hitchin
25/05 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A day of live music, entertainment, face painting and promotions. Read More
Fairs & Fetes | Just Turn Up

Fairy trail at Dunstable Downs

Dunstable Downs & Whipsnade Estate, Dunstable
25/05 - 02/06 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Remember to bring your wings, magic wands or elf hats. Look out for butterflies and summer flowers along the way. Collect your trail from reception in the visitor centre. Read More
Science & Nature | Just Turn Up

Letchworth Food and Drink Festival 2019

Letchworth Town Centre, Letchworth Garden City
25/05 - 26/05 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Over 70 food and drink stalls plus cooking demonstrations from Masterchef finalist! Free entry. Read More
Food & Drink | Just Turn Up

Get Hands On With History: Country Houses

Wrest Park, Silsoe
25/05 - 02/06 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Step back in time and learn the etiquette of working as butler for a big country house like Wrest Park. Being a butler of a country house is no easy [...] Read More
History & Heritage | Just Turn Up

Family Foraging and Forest School

Weston Fishing Lake Woodland, Weston
25/05 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The perfect way to spend a Saturday afternoon... learning about and picking wild food, playing in the great outdoors and coming together to try some wild food delights around a [...] Read More
Science & Nature | Advance Booking

Monday 27th May

Dino Adventure

Knebworth House, Knebworth
27/05 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Make your trip to Knebworth Park and Gardens even better value on Bank Holiday Monday with a Dino Adventure! Adventurers who find all the dino eggs and complete the trail [...] Read More
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Creepy Critter Week at Standalone Farm

Standalone Farm, Letchworth Garden City
27/05 - 31/05 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Amen Zoo Roadshow is back at Standalone Farm with their Creepy Critter Show this half term! The show is included in entry price and is on at 11.30am and 1.30pm. [...] Read More
Science & Nature | Just Turn Up

Tuesday 28th May

Wild and Wonderful Day Camp in the Woods

Weston Fishing Lake Woodland, Weston
28/05 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

A fun packed day of woodland adventures with ticket options for 3-5 year olds and 5-9 year olds. Our Forest School day camps are all about getting children out in [...] Read More
Science & Nature | Advance Booking

Half Term Tales & Move for Little Explorers

The Letchworth Centre for Healthy Living, Letchworth
28/05 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Royal Society of Explorers are recruiting mini explorers for their top secret missions at The Letchworth Centre for Healthy Living and Hitchin Lavender next week! Adventurers should be 1.5-7 [...] Read More
Baby & Toddler Group | Advance Booking

House Tour for Kids

Wardown Park Museum, Luton
28/05 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Luton Culture are back this May Half term with their fun interactive tour of Wardown House just for kids! And remember no adults allowed! Join us for a brand new horrid-history [...] Read More
History & Heritage | Advance Booking

Lost Property

Stopsley Library, Luton
28/05 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Full House Theatre Company presents A new detective story for curious children. Join our little detective as she investigates the bits and pieces in her Lost Property Office. From suitcases [...] Read More
Cinema & Theatre | Advance Booking

Lost Property

Lewsey Library, Luton
28/05 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Full House Theatre Company presents A new detective story for curious children. Join our little detective as she investigates the bits and pieces in her Lost Property Office. From suitcases [...] Read More
Cinema & Theatre | Advance Booking

Wednesday 29th May

Wild and Wonderful Half Term Day Camp in the Woods

Weston Fishing Lake Woodland, Weston
29/05 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

A fun packed day of woodland adventures with ticket options for 3-5 year olds and 5-9 year olds. Our Forest School day camps are all about getting children out in [...] Read More
Science & Nature | Advance Booking

Be not Afeard

Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton
29/05 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Collar and Cuffs Theatre Company. Presented by Littlestock ​Be not afeard. The isle is full of noises, sounds, and sweet airs that give delight and hurt not. How do we help [...] Read More
Cinema & Theatre | Advance Booking

Young Herbert's Horrors

Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton
29/05 @ 11:30 am - 3:15 pm

Half Moon presents a Justin Coe production - Presented by Littlestock Young Herbert is a little horror. Living on a boat should be the ideal life for a wannabe pirate, but [...] Read More
Cinema & Theatre | Advance Booking

Be not Afeard

Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton
29/05 @ 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Collar and Cuffs Theatre Company. Presented by Littlestock ​Be not afeard. The isle is full of noises, sounds, and sweet airs that give delight and hurt not. How do we help [...] Read More
Cinema & Theatre | Advance Booking

Thursday 30th May

Half Term Tales & Move for Little Explorers

Hitchin Lavender, Hitchin
30/05 @ 9:30 am - 11:45 am

The Royal Society of Explorers are recruiting mini explorers for their top secret missions at Hitchin Lavender and  The Letchworth Centre for Healthy Living next week! Adventurers should be 1.5-7 years of [...] Read More
Baby & Toddler Group | Advance Booking

Be not Afeard

Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton
30/05 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Collar and Cuffs Theatre Company. Presented by Littlestock ​Be not afeard. The isle is full of noises, sounds, and sweet airs that give delight and hurt not. How do we help [...] Read More
Cinema & Theatre | Advance Booking

Sourpuss

Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton
30/05 @ 11:30 am - 3:15 pm

Lori Hopkins. Presented by Littlestock A heartwarming puppet show for families When shut out of the house Sourpuss feels lost and confused, but the beautiful garden soon intrigues him. Watch his [...] Read More
Cinema & Theatre | Advance Booking

Be not Afeard

Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton
30/05 @ 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Collar and Cuffs Theatre Company. Presented by Littlestock ​Be not afeard. The isle is full of noises, sounds, and sweet airs that give delight and hurt not. How do we help [...] Read More
Cinema & Theatre | Advance Booking

Friday 31st May

Be not Afeard

Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton
31/05 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Collar and Cuffs Theatre Company. Presented by Littlestock ​Be not afeard. The isle is full of noises, sounds, and sweet airs that give delight and hurt not. How do we help [...] Read More
Cinema & Theatre | Advance Booking

Be not Afeard

Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton
31/05 @ 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Collar and Cuffs Theatre Company. Presented by Littlestock ​Be not afeard. The isle is full of noises, sounds, and sweet airs that give delight and hurt not. How do we help [...] Read More
Cinema & Theatre | Advance Booking

Saturday 1st June

Coffee+ @Christchurch

Christchurch, Hitchin
01/06 @ 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

Lost Property

Leagrave Library, Luton
01/06 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Full House Theatre Company presents A new detective story for curious children. Join our little detective as she investigates the bits and pieces in her Lost Property Office. From suitcases [...] Read More
Cinema & Theatre | Advance Booking

Super Seraph Fun Afternoon

Secret Garden, Hitchin
01/06 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

A fun-filled afternoon for little ones at the Secret Garden in Hitchin on June 1st 2019 in aid of TeamSuperSeraph Lots of activities like arts & crafts, dance & storytelling [...] Read More
Community | Just Turn Up

Lost Property

Marsh Library, Luton
01/06 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Full House Theatre Company presents A new detective story for curious children. Join our little detective as she investigates the bits and pieces in her Lost Property Office. From suitcases [...] Read More
Cinema & Theatre | Advance Booking

Don’t forget, This Hitchin Mummy also has guides elsewhere on the blog!