Cassiobury Park

What's on in Cassiobury Park

couples dancing at bandstand opening
Couples dancing at Cassiobury Park bandstand

For more information about any event or activity in Cassiobury Park, to book onto an event or to be added to the events mailing list, please email cassiobury@watford.gov.uk or call 01923 727072.

 

Art Exhibition  - paintings by Ken Haslar and Rob Pykerman: 9 January - 14 February

Ken and Bob are members of the Watford and Bushey Arts Society (WBAS) come and see their work and find out more about the varied activities of WBAS.

 

Cassiobury Stay and Play: Every Wednesday (term time only), 10.00am—11.30am

This group, run by our lovely volunteers, takes place in the education room at the Cassiobury Hub.  Free play time for babies and toddlers plus song and story time and a craft activity every week  A chance to chat or make new friends for parents / carers. Daisys café is just next door for excellent coffee and cake etc. This is a free, drop in group but there is a suggested donation of  £1 to help pay for resources. To help the group get even better while also saving the planet we would like to use second hand toys wherever possible - do you have any good quality baby or toddler toys you don’t need that could help to build up our selection please?

 

Cassiobury Explorers - preschool group: Every Thursday in term time

Meet at the Hub at 1.00pm then head off for some for outdoor fun. For ages 2-5 but younger siblings welcome. Free, no need to book

 

Yoga in the Hub: Saturdays, 10am-11am

Free class but please book your space. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one but there will be some available to borrow if you don't have one (or forget yours!)

 

Home School Forest school: Next sessions 11 January, 8 February, 8 March, 10.00am to midday

£2.00 per child,  please email cassiobury@watford.gov.uk to book your place.

N.B. This group is for children aged 5+ if all your children are under 5 please go to the FREE Cassiobury Explorers pre-school group instead. (Under 5s are welcome if they are accompanying older siblings.) 

 

Home School Gardening: next session TBC (some time in February 2018 to plan the year)

£2.00 per child,  please email cassiobury@watford.gov.uk to book your place.

N.B. This group is for children aged 5+ if all your children are under 5 please go to the FREE Cassiobury Explorers pre-school group instead. (Under 5s are welcome if they are accompanying older siblings.) 

 

Crafty History: Tuesday 13 February

See portraits of the Earls and Ladies of Essex who used to own Cassiobury try your hand at painting a self portrait. 10.30 - 11.30, in the Education Space at the Cassiobury Hub, £1 per child.

 

Storytime Adventure:Thursday 15 February

Listen to a story around the campfire (Oliver’s Vegetables) and try some tasty vegetables. Meet in the Cassiobury Hub Education Space at 10.30, £1 per child.

 

Stargazing Events: 17,18 and 24 March

Run by the South West Herts Astronomical Society, 7.30pm - 9.30pm, based at the Cassiobury Hub. N.B. The events will be cancelled any night the sky is not clear.

 

Artists in Residence: 19 - 23 March

Students from the University of Hertfordshire (UH) will be making a piece of work inspired by Cassiobury Park - watch them working in the Cassiobury Hub.

 

Moses Cook walk: Saturday 24 March

Guided heritage walk focusing on the work of the gardener Moses Cook , 2.00pm - 4.00pm, £2 per person.

Call 01923 727071 to book your place

 

Art in the Park: Saturday 31 March

Art in the Park marks the launch of the UH student exhibition. The students will be running activities based on their work for you to take part in. 1pm - 4pm, in the Cassiobury Hub Education Space,

£2 per child. 

 

 

For more information about any event or activity in Cassiobury Park, to book onto an event or to be added to the events mailing list, please email cassiobury@watford.gov.uk or call 01923 727072.

 

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