What’s On October Half Term 2019

October Half Term is here in Hertfordshire and so is my guide to what’s on this week.

If there are no events that take your fancy, check out my Days Out Guides too:

Monday 28th October

Letchworth Halloween Trail

Letchworth Town Centre, Letchworth Garden City
28/10 @ All Day

Collect your free trail map for the Love Letchworth office. Return it completed for your chance to win a prize in the draw! Read More
Seasonal | Just Turn Up


Halloween and Half Term at Church Farm

Church Farm, Stevenage
28/10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spooky Farm entry includes access to the farm trail, meet the farm animals, Spot the Pumpkins trail, Bear Hunt, our Spooky Woodland Play & Indoor Play Area, Home Field and [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking


Creepy Crafts

Standalone Farm, Letchworth Garden City
28/10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The devil makes work for idle hands… so keep them occupied with some uncanny undertakings this October half term! We've got something to appeal to all the little ghouls and [...] Read More
Seasonal | Just Turn Up


Half Term Halloween Fun at Mini Mench

Mini Mench, Hertfordshire
28/10 - 29/10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

🎃 Half Term Halloween Fun! 🎃 This half term bring your little monsters along for some spook-tacular fun at Mini Mench! We’ve got lots of treats in store, with FREE [...] Read More
Art & Craft | Just Turn Up


Time Travellers - Half Term Activities

Museum at One Garden City, Letchworth Garden City
28/10 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

FREE daily activities as of the  'Time Travellers' Half Term activities week - a different event from 11am-2pm each day of October half term. Activities take place at the Micro Museum, [...] Read More
History & Heritage | Just Turn Up


Tuesday 29th October

Letchworth Halloween Trail

Letchworth Town Centre, Letchworth Garden City
29/10 @ All Day

Collect your free trail map for the Love Letchworth office. Return it completed for your chance to win a prize in the draw! Read More
Seasonal | Just Turn Up


Halloween and Half Term at Church Farm

Church Farm, Stevenage
29/10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spooky Farm entry includes access to the farm trail, meet the farm animals, Spot the Pumpkins trail, Bear Hunt, our Spooky Woodland Play & Indoor Play Area, Home Field and [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking


Bounce & Giggle Stay & Play

Fairfield Park Hall, Fairfield Park
29/10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Stay and play sessions at Fairfield Community Hall take place every Monday and Tuesday during term time. Sessions often run in the school holidays too! There are a variety of [...] Read More
Baby & Toddler Group | Just Turn Up


Cha Char Chimps - Halloween Special 2019

Westmill Community Centre, Hitchin
29/10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Cha Char Chimps is an active class for babies/toddlers/pre-schoolers to learn to dance, sing and do actions to music. We use props, hand puppets, balls, bubbles and a parachute throughout [...] Read More
Baby & Toddler Group | Advance Booking


Creepy Crafts

Standalone Farm, Letchworth Garden City
29/10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The devil makes work for idle hands… so keep them occupied with some uncanny undertakings this October half term! We've got something to appeal to all the little ghouls and [...] Read More
Seasonal | Just Turn Up


Half Term Halloween Fun at Mini Mench

Mini Mench, Hertfordshire
29/10 - 30/10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

🎃 Half Term Halloween Fun! 🎃 This half term bring your little monsters along for some spook-tacular fun at Mini Mench! We’ve got lots of treats in store, with FREE [...] Read More
Art & Craft | Just Turn Up


Halloween Faces - Kids Mask Making Workshop

North Hertfordshire Museum, Hitchin
29/10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get your best face on and prepare for your trick or treating by making a colourful Halloween mask. We have some masks which have no decoration on them, they look [...] Read More
Art & Craft | Advance Booking


Halloween Science Workshop

Secret Garden, Hitchin
29/10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Einstein’s Entertainers at The Secret Garden this October half term for a Halloween science slime workshop. In this hands on workshop the children will be learning all about the [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking


Time Travellers - Half Term Activities

Museum at One Garden City, Letchworth Garden City
29/10 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

FREE daily activities as of the  'Time Travellers' Half Term activities week - a different event from 11am-2pm each day of October half term. Activities take place at the Micro Museum, [...] Read More
History & Heritage | Just Turn Up


Halloween Faces - Kids Mask Making Workshop

North Hertfordshire Museum, Hitchin
29/10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Get your best face on and prepare for your trick or treating by making a colourful Halloween mask. We have some masks which have no decoration on them, they look [...] Read More
Art & Craft | Advance Booking


Toddler Tales

Hitchin Library, Hitchin
29/10 @ 2:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Toddler Tales are free 30 minute sessions for toddlers and pre-school children. The sessions are a mix of lively stories and rhymes. They’re the perfect next step from Baby Rhyme [...] Read More
Story & Rhyme | Just Turn Up


Wednesday 30th October

Letchworth Halloween Trail

Letchworth Town Centre, Letchworth Garden City
30/10 @ All Day

Collect your free trail map for the Love Letchworth office. Return it completed for your chance to win a prize in the draw! Read More
Seasonal | Just Turn Up


Halloween and Half Term at Church Farm

Church Farm, Stevenage
30/10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spooky Farm entry includes access to the farm trail, meet the farm animals, Spot the Pumpkins trail, Bear Hunt, our Spooky Woodland Play & Indoor Play Area, Home Field and [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking


Halloween Pumpkin Pop!

Hitchin Lavender, Ickleford
30/10 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Windy the Dancing Witch crash lands at Hitchin Lavender again this year with a Halloween special: Pumpkin Pop! An interactive and immersive show with lively stories, dancing and a halloween [...] Read More
Baby & Toddler Group | Advance Booking


Playgym

Salto Gym, Sundown Park, Luton
30/10 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Play Gym is for age 5 years and Under Term Time - Under 7's during the Holidays. Members & Non Members are welcome. Come along and see us! Read More
Sport | Just Turn Up


2 x 2 Parent & Toddler Group

Church House, Hitchin
30/10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Toddler Group with a baby corner, weekly craft activities, and a huge variety of toys from trampolines and tricycles to role-play, dressing up and construction toys. Read More
Baby & Toddler Group | Advance Booking


Creepy Crafts

Standalone Farm, Letchworth Garden City
30/10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The devil makes work for idle hands… so keep them occupied with some uncanny undertakings this October half term! We've got something to appeal to all the little ghouls and [...] Read More
Seasonal | Just Turn Up


Half Term Halloween Fun at Mini Mench

Mini Mench, Hertfordshire
30/10 - 31/10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

🎃 Half Term Halloween Fun! 🎃 This half term bring your little monsters along for some spook-tacular fun at Mini Mench! We’ve got lots of treats in store, with FREE [...] Read More
Art & Craft | Just Turn Up


Rats, Bats and Cats Halloween Fun

The British Schools Museum, Hitchin
30/10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a frighteningly fun activity session packed with lots of spooky crafts to make and take home. £5 per child. Includes a drink and a biscuit in our [...] Read More
History & Heritage | Advance Booking


Spooktacular Stay & Play

Tilehouse Street Preschool and Nursery, Upper Tilehouse Street
30/10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Spooky Costume Competition.... craft .... slime .... tuck shop and lots more. Book your place now by clicking “going” on Facebook page! £2 per child entry Read More
Baby & Toddler Group | Advance Booking


Time Travellers - Half Term Activities

Museum at One Garden City, Letchworth Garden City
30/10 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

FREE daily activities as of the  'Time Travellers' Half Term activities week - a different event from 11am-2pm each day of October half term. Activities take place at the Micro Museum, [...] Read More
History & Heritage | Just Turn Up


Thursday 31st October

Letchworth Halloween Trail

Letchworth Town Centre, Letchworth Garden City
31/10 @ All Day

Collect your free trail map for the Love Letchworth office. Return it completed for your chance to win a prize in the draw! Read More
Seasonal | Just Turn Up


Spooky Circus Camp

Hitchin Boys School, Hitchin
31/10 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Showtime Circus are SO excited to FINALLY host one of our extremely popular circus camps in HITCHIN! Bring your child to the circus and learn skills such as: Aerial Hoop [...] Read More
Dance & Drama | Advance Booking


Halloween and Half Term at Church Farm

Church Farm, Stevenage
31/10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spooky Farm entry includes access to the farm trail, meet the farm animals, Spot the Pumpkins trail, Bear Hunt, our Spooky Woodland Play & Indoor Play Area, Home Field and [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking


Halloween Pumpkin Pop!

Hitchin Lavender, Ickleford
31/10 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Windy the Dancing Witch crash lands at Hitchin Lavender again this year with a Halloween special: Pumpkin Pop! An interactive and immersive show with lively stories, dancing and a halloween [...] Read More
Baby & Toddler Group | Advance Booking


Creepy Crafts

Standalone Farm, Letchworth Garden City
31/10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The devil makes work for idle hands… so keep them occupied with some uncanny undertakings this October half term! We've got something to appeal to all the little ghouls and [...] Read More
Seasonal | Just Turn Up


Half Term Halloween Fun at Mini Mench

Mini Mench, Hertfordshire
31/10 - 01/11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

🎃 Half Term Halloween Fun! 🎃 This half term bring your little monsters along for some spook-tacular fun at Mini Mench! We’ve got lots of treats in store, with FREE [...] Read More
Art & Craft | Just Turn Up


Halloween at Ickleford Village Hall

Ickleford Village Hall, Ickleford
31/10 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Ickle Drama present Halloween! 10am — 3.30pm Calling all children to find their Addams Groove, dance through the Time Warp for a Monster Mash day of fun! Come and join us [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking


Halloween in Letchworth

Letchworth Town Centre, Letchworth Garden City
31/10 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

This Halloween, come and join us in Letchworth Town Centre for family-friendly alternatives to the traditional door-to-door trick-or-treat night. 10am – 5:30pm: Visit the Haunted House, Leys Square. 2:30pm – 5:30pm: [...] Read More
Seasonal | Just Turn Up


Baby Rhyme Time

Hitchin Library, Hitchin
31/10 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am

Baby Rhyme Time is a fun half hour session of songs and rhymes suitable for babies and toddlers of all ages. All parents, carers and their babies are welcome to [...] Read More
Story & Rhyme | Just Turn Up


Time Travellers - Half Term Activities

Museum at One Garden City, Letchworth Garden City
31/10 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

FREE daily activities as of the  'Time Travellers' Half Term activities week - a different event from 11am-2pm each day of October half term. Activities take place at the Micro Museum, [...] Read More
History & Heritage | Just Turn Up


Baby Rhyme Time

Hitchin Library, Hitchin
31/10 @ 11:15 am - 11:45 am

Baby Rhyme Time is a fun half hour session of songs and rhymes suitable for babies and toddlers of all ages. All parents, carers and their babies are welcome to [...] Read More
Story & Rhyme | Just Turn Up


The Headmaster's Haunted House at Halloween

The British Schools Museum, Hitchin
31/10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This Halloween, visit the haunted Headmaster's House, if you dare... First try to navigate passed the grotesque gatekeeper to get into the courtyard to see what lurks in the Coal [...] Read More
History & Heritage | Advance Booking


Halloween at the Triangle Garden

Triangle Community Garden, Hitchin
31/10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Looking for a fun alternative to trick or treating that the whole family can enjoy? Join our lantern procession, gather round the fire for toasted marshamallows, listen to ghost stories [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking


Friday 1st November

Halloween and Half Term at Church Farm

Church Farm, Stevenage
01/11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spooky Farm entry includes access to the farm trail, meet the farm animals, Spot the Pumpkins trail, Bear Hunt, our Spooky Woodland Play & Indoor Play Area, Home Field and [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking


Playgym

Salto Gym, Sundown Park, Luton
01/11 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Play Gym is for age 5 years and Under Term Time - Under 7's during the Holidays. Members & Non Members are welcome. Come along and see us! Read More
Sport | Just Turn Up


Creepy Crafts

Standalone Farm, Letchworth Garden City
01/11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The devil makes work for idle hands… so keep them occupied with some uncanny undertakings this October half term! We've got something to appeal to all the little ghouls and [...] Read More
Seasonal | Just Turn Up


Hitchin MAMA

Christchurch, Hitchin
01/11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hitchin MAMA holds an open house playgroup for babies & toddlers every Friday in Christchurch, Hitchin. Read More
Baby & Toddler Group | Just Turn Up


Play with traditional toys

North Hertfordshire Museum, Hitchin
01/11 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Free family fun this Half Term! Drop in to our Learning Centre and have a go at some of the toys and games that your grandparents would have played with. [...] Read More
History & Heritage | Just Turn Up


Time Travellers - Half Term Activities

Museum at One Garden City, Letchworth Garden City
01/11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

FREE daily activities as of the  'Time Travellers' Half Term activities week - a different event from 11am-2pm each day of October half term. Activities take place at the Micro Museum, [...] Read More
History & Heritage | Just Turn Up


I Believe in Unicorns

Luton Library Theatre, Luton
01/11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Olivier Award nominated Wizard Presents brings best-selling children’s author Michael Morpurgo’s treasured story to life. Back by popular demand this intimate show is set in a library full of books [...] Read More
Cinema & Theatre | Advance Booking


Saturday 2nd November

Halloween and Half Term at Church Farm

Church Farm, Stevenage
02/11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spooky Farm entry includes access to the farm trail, meet the farm animals, Spot the Pumpkins trail, Bear Hunt, our Spooky Woodland Play & Indoor Play Area, Home Field and [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking


Coffee+ @Christchurch

Christchurch, Hitchin
02/11 @ 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


Favourite Toys: Family Learning

Hitchin Library, Hitchin
02/11 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

A family event for children and their grandparent or parent. Explore the old toys in our Reminiscence boxes and create a Comic Strip together. Tickets are £2.00 per child available [...] Read More
Art & Craft | Advance Booking


I Believe in Unicorns

Luton Library Theatre, Luton
02/11 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Olivier Award nominated Wizard Presents brings best-selling children’s author Michael Morpurgo’s treasured story to life. Back by popular demand this intimate show is set in a library full of books [...] Read More
Cinema & Theatre | Advance Booking


Sunday 3rd November

Halloween and Half Term at Church Farm

Church Farm, Stevenage
03/11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spooky Farm entry includes access to the farm trail, meet the farm animals, Spot the Pumpkins trail, Bear Hunt, our Spooky Woodland Play & Indoor Play Area, Home Field and [...] Read More
Seasonal | Advance Booking


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