Ellen Munson

Storytelling On the Terrace

5th & 19th August, 11.00am

Grandma Mo will be reading fun stories for 3 – 7 year olds. There will also be colouring and quizzes.

Drop in session, no need to book.

Free admission.

Facepainting

6th August, 10.35 -11.35, 12.00 – 1.00, 1.30 – 2.45, 2.50 – 3.30

Pick from a choice of designs and have your face painted.

Drop in session, no need to book. £2.50

Accessible Exhibition Mornings

8th & 22nd August, 10.00 – 11.00am

This exhibition will be exclusively open to children who are autistic or with neurodivergent needs that will benefit from an accessible space.

Book your ticket online: Accessible Exhibition Mornings

Botanical Crafts

16th August, 10.45 – 11.45am

Make a botanical clay vase at the museum. £3.

23rd August, 10.45 – 11.45am

Make a botanical button badge at the museum. £3.

Book your tickets for both online: Botanical Crafts

23rd August, 10.45 – 11.45am

Make a botanical collage at the museum. £2.

Drop in session, no need to book.

Placenames, Language Change and the History of North Herts – Lunchtime Talk

9th August, 1.00pm

Discover how the history of North Herts has been in front of you the whole time!

Placenames often hold clues about the languages spoken in the past, telling us more about the people who first coined them; our local placenames hold some unexpected clues about local history.

Join us for a lunchtime talk at North Hertfordshire Museum by Keith Fitzpatrick-Matthews.

£5 per person including a complimentary tea or coffee.

Book your ticket online : Placenames Lunchtime Talk

Dr Dog – Toddler Music, Story & Face Painting Session

13 August, 10:45am, 11:40am 

It’s always handy to have a doctor for a pet! The Gumboyle family are sick but Dr Dog is back from Brazil to look after them.

Join us at North Herts Museum on the 13th August, where we will be having another one of our monthly toddler music, craft and story sessions. This time we will be reading ‘Dr Dog’ by Babette Cole and having a good old sing-song. There will even be dog face painting!

Aimed at ages 2 – 5 years old. £7 per child or £12 for two children.

Book your ticket online: Dr Dog Toddler Session

A Commute Through Time – Evening Talk

31 August, 7.30pm

Commuters who use Hitchin Station will be familiar with the colourful photo panels which brighten the underpass between platforms.

The photos in the panels are from our museum’s large collection of photographs and cover a range of themes. Join us for this talk which takes seven of the panels and runs through some of the amazing things they show!

Join us for an evening talk at North Hertfordshire Museum by Matthew Platt.

£5 per person including a complimentary tea or coffee.

Book you ticket online: A Commute Through Time Evening Talk