Local Seasonal Events for Children and Families

Friday 24th November 4:00 – 9:00pm (High Street CLOSED 12:00 – 9:00pm)

CHRISTMAS MARKET Buntingford High Street, SG9 9AB

Carol Singing and Lights of Love Ceremony at The Manor House at 6pm




Friday 24th November 5:00 – 7:00pm

JENYNS CHRISTMAS CRACKER Jenyns First and Nursery School, Uplands, Braughing, Ware, SG11 2QJ

Father Christmas, Market Stalls, Festive Food and Drink, Games and Raffle, Christmas Craft Room

Adults £1 //  Kids FREE


Saturday 25th November 4:30 – 6:30pm

BARKWAY MOONLIGHT MARKET (The Friends of Barkway Church) St Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Barkway, Royston SG8 8EJ

Barkway First School children singing, Lots of presents, Hot toddies, Mince pies, Bacon butties, Raffle and Much more

Entrance £1 per person // Children under 10 years old FREE


Sunday 26th November 2:00 – 4:00pm

LAYSTON CHRISTMAS FAIR Layston First School, The Causeway, Buntingford, SG9 9EU

Santa's Grotto, Sweet Tombola, Refreshments, Traders Raffle, Teddy Tombola, Lucky Lollies, Secret Santa, Face Painting, Outside Traders and lots more


Sunday 26th November 2:00 – 4:30pm

ALBURY PRIMARY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS FAYRE Albury Primary School, Albury, Church End, Nr Ware, SG11 2JQ

£2 per person (to include a meeting with Santa for the kids)



Friday 1st December 3:30 – 5:30pm

FURNEUX PELHAM CHRISTMAS FAIR Furneux Pelham School, Furneux Pelham, Nr Buntingford, SG9 0LH


Friday 1st December 4:30 – 6:30pm

MILLFIELD CHRISTMAS FAIR Millfield First and Nursery School, Monks Walk, Buntingford, SG9 9DT

Stalls, Raffle, Tombola, Food, Drinks, Games


Saturday 2nd December 11:00am – 4:00pm

BARLEY CHRISTMAS MARKET The Town House, Church End, Royston, SG8 8JP

Friends of Barley and Barkway Schools stall and grotto, plus many other stalls



Saturday 9th December 1:00 – 4:00pm

ROGER DE CLARE CHRISTMAS FAIR Roger de Clare School, Station Road, Puckeridge, Ware, SG11 1TF


Saturday 9th December 2:30 – 4:30pm

THE MUPPETS CHRISTMAS CAROL CHILDREN'S FILM CLUB EVENT (part of the Buntingford Film Club) Benson Hall, Station Road, Buntingford, SG9 9HT

Film showing with festive snacks and themed activities in the interval!

Activities aimed at ages 4 - 10 years, but all ages welcome.

£5 per ticket (book in advance to avoid disappointment, any remaining tickets will be sold on the door)

BOOK: https://billetto.co.uk/en/e/muppets-christmas-carol-tickets-223434



Friday 15th December 1:30-2:30pm // 3:00 – 4:00pm

MUMMY SOS MESSY PLAY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL United Reformed Church Hall, Baldock Road, Buntingford, SG9 9DA

Sparkly seasonal special. Glitter themed messy play. Toys and tools provided will promote fine motor skills such as scooping and pouring etc

Activities aimed at ages 1 - 3 years, but siblings welcome

£7.50 per child per session (advanced booking required)   

BOOK: info@mummy-sos.com



Friday 15th December 3:30 – 7:00pm



Saturday 16th December 9:30am – 12:30pm


Meet Santa and his elves at the grotto, Christmas gifts and hampers, Homemade cakes, Savoury bakes, Fresh meat, Locally baked bread, Produce, Plants, Gifts & Home accessories, Children's craft tables, Hot drinks and bacon rolls, 



Saturday 16th December 10:00 – 12:00pm

LITTLE SPARKS CRAFTY CHRISTMAS St Peter’s Church, Market Hill, Buntingford, SG9 9AB

A craft event for children and parents to create some special Christmas crafts and memories! 5 craft tables, each with a different activity, refreshments, carols and an interactive telling of The Christmas Story.

Activities aimed at Yrs R-4, but all ages welcome



Tuesday 19th December 9.30 – 11:00am

TUESDAY TODDLERS CHRISTMAS PARTY United Reformed Church Hall, Baldock Road, Buntingford, SG9 9DA   

Party games, soft play equipment and bouncy castle. 

£3 per child (advanced booking required)

BOOK: At Tuesday Toddlers playgroup on Tuesday mornings, 9:30 - 11:00am in the United Reformed Church Hall in Buntingford (opposite the post office).



Wednesday 20th December 9:15-10:45am

MUMMY SOS PLAYGROUP CHRISTMAS SPECIAL United Reformed Church Hall, Baldock Road, Buntingford, SG9 9DA

Free Play, Arts and Crafts, Singing, Story Time and Snack. Enjoy sitting down for a chat and being served a hot drink, whilst Nanny Alex plays with your children! 

Activities aimed at ages 0 - 5 during term time and 0 - 15 during school holidays                               

£3.50 per child // £2.50 per adult (pay on the door)



Thursday 21st December 9:30-11:30am Yrs 3&4 // 1:30-3:30pm Yrs 5&6

BRIGHT SPARKS FESTIVE WORKSHOPS Bright Sparks Teaching Studio, 194 Cleveland Way, Great Ashby, Stevenage, SG1 6BY

Gingerbread Grammar, Christmas Cracker Maths, Snow Globe Descriptive Writing, Candy Cane Calculations and more

£30 per child per session (advanced booking required)

BOOK: Email brightsparksteaching@gmail.com and request a booking form.



Friday 22nd December 2:30-4:30pm

MUMMY SOS MERRY CHRISTMAS PARTY Benson Hall, Station Road, Buntingford, SG9 9HT

Games, Christmas crafts, biscuit decorating and visit with Mrs Claus including a wrapped present and Christmas card making in the elves workshop. As well as music, with disco style lights, plus food and drinks!

Activities aimed at ages 1 - 9, but all welcome!

Adult £2 // Child £8 // Sibling Discount £6 (advanced booking required)

BOOK: https://www.mummy-sos.com/christmas-party-2017/



Saturday 23rd December 2:00-4:00pm

PETAL AND PINKY'S CHRISTMAS BALL The Hertfordshire Golf and Country Club, Broxbournebury Mansion, White Stubbs Lane, Broxbourne, EN10 7PY

Dancing, Glitter, Arts and Crafts, Christmas Gift Stalls, Meet and Greet with a Popular Princesses, and a Special Visit From Santa!

£10 per ticket (advanced booking required)

BOOK: https://www.tickettailor.com/all-tickets/35344/649f/



Sunday 24th December 2:30pm // 4:00pm

CAROLS ROUND THE CRIB St Peter’s Church, Buntingford, SG9 9AB

Family carol singing.