Easter holiday activities in Harpenden for the kids

PUBLISHED: 12:00 03 April 2019 | UPDATED: 10:23 08 April 2019

Showtime Circus. Picture: Submitted by The Harpenden Collective

Showtime Circus. Picture: Submitted by The Harpenden Collective


From our 100-strong membership community, this fantastic group of businesses will keep your children educated, entertained and healthy this Easter and beyond.

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From babies to teens, from a family fitness bootcamp to cookery school - the choice is varied, and all brought to you by local independent Herts businesses.

Check out their details below!


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Age range: Families

Come and join Louise Condon and family in this Easter special, fun, outdoor bootcamp. Designed to be an enjoyable workout suitable for all the family, of all ages and all fitness levels. Just £10 per family (pay on the door) and no need to book, just turn up!

Location: High Beeches Primary School, playing field.

Time: Saturday April 20 at 9am to 10am

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Instagram: @jump_n_juice_fitclub


Age range: three to 12

Jump n Juice Fitness. Picture: Submitted by The Harpenden CollectiveJump n Juice Fitness. Picture: Submitted by The Harpenden Collective

From Cookery School to SING Camp, non-skilled sporting Holiday Club to Dance to Trapeze Circus! Fizzbug have a host of activities for children during the school holidays. Our mission is to enthuse, inspire, encourage and educate, using simple and enjoyable programmes. In a fun and nurturing environment, we naturally use and encourage the positive benefits of physical activity and good nutrition – enabling better achievement and a healthier life. We are also an Early Year’s Ofsted provider and offer a free settling in session.

Location: Grove Junior School, Harpenden

Date: April 8 to 18

More info: This Easter our Cookery School is focusing on healthy Easter treats and gifts, including egg decoration. We adapt all recipes to cater for all dietary requirements. SING this Easter is all about Mary Poppins! FizzBug’s will continue with fun, energy fuelled games, giving children the opportunity to lead and be part of a team. Our outdoor tent making adventure is always a winner with both girls and boys. Hopefully we will be outdoors all day! Our days can start early with our breakfast club from 7.30am and can finish as late as 6.45pm with our supper club. Trapeze circus workshops are also back.

Instagram: @fizzbug / kate@fizzbug.co.uk / + 44 (0)7973 358703


Age range: Families (aged eight and above)

Do you have a smartphone and thirst for taking good photos? Want to learn how to make the most out of your smartphone camera? Smartphone Safaris is a great way to spend a few hours as a family activity, or for a group of teens.

Location: Spend a couple of hours around either Kings Cross/St Pancras, London South Bank or St Albans learning how to take fantastic photos on your phone.

Price: £75 per family (up to two adults and four children).

Instagram: @jeanettelphoto / Jeanette@JeanetteLendonPhotography.co.uk / + 44 (0) 7900 084147


Age range: three to adults

Showtime Circus is unique to Hertfordshire and provides a safe and controlled environment for children to learn all the tricks of the circus, including aerial hoop and silks, acrobatics, juggling, stilt walking and so much more. All of our teachers are current professional performers and know exactly how to inspire the children with their expertise and help them to learn whilst having amazing fun.

Location: Roundwood Park School, Harpenden

Date: April 15 to 19, 9am to 4pm, with early drop off or late pick up available. Teens Hangout Room running April 16, 11am to 3pm, £15 per child. Come hang out, learn amazing skills at your own pace and eat doughnuts!

Other dates: Weekly classes on Tuesday (exclusive to Harpenden Academy students), Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

More info: We have our first ever Full School Show on June 29 at Harpenden Public Halls so if your child would like to come and perform as part of the circus, then sign them up for weekly classes now.

If you want to be amazed by the talents of the Showtime Circus teachers, then come along to our charity night on April 27, tickets £35 each including a cocktail and grazing platters and a full evening of entertainment.

Instagram: @showtime_circus / Rollup@showtimecircus.co.uk / +44 (0) 7956 050925


Age range: three months to four years

Award winning music classes for babies and young children, combining education value in a magical class format. We understand how music is fundamental to early development. Our weekly music classes are hosted by specially trained teachers who love music because of the joy it brings to the children that they teach.

Bring the whole family - this is a 30minute holiday special. Open to all, including non-members. Our best songs with an emphasis on fun with a Spring and Easter theme. The session will include instruments, colourful props, parachute and lots of bubbles.

Date: April 9

Instagram: @monkeymusicuk

harpenden.stalbans@monkeymusic.co.uk / + 44 (0) 1582 767146

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Visit www.theharpendencollective.co.uk or email natalie@theharpendencollective.co.uk for more information

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