Volunteer at Watford Library to help with its ancient map collection

Watford Observer:

10:03am Friday 29th August 2014

Volunteer at Watford Library to help with its ancient map collection

Celebrate Eid at Watford Palace Theatre

Watford Observer:

10:01am Friday 29th August 2014

Celebrate Eid at Watford Palace Theatre

Roll up! Roll up! Circus Fantasia hits town!

Watford Observer:

4:14pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Q&A with tightwire walker and trapeze artist Simon Deville of Circus Fantasia

Lights! Camera! Action! It's the Warner Bros Studios film-making workshops!

Watford Observer:

4:10pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Lights! Camera! Action! It's the Warner Bros Studios film-making workshops!

Full steam ahead for historic trip

Watford Observer:

9:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

People in Harrow can enjoy a nostalgic steam train journey through the ‘metroland’ made famous by the former Poet Laureate John Betjeman in his poems and 1970s TV documentary, as part of the 125th anniversary celebrations of the Chesham branch of the Metropolitan Line.

He died on Christmas Day, 1914

Watford Observer:

11:05am Friday 8th August 2014

Lance Sergeant Thomas Edward Gregory from Watford was killed in France on Christmas Day, 1914. His story is told in The Great War: Watford 1914 at Watford Museum

Full steam ahead on the Met Line, as it celebrates its 125th anniversary

Watford Observer:

11:28am Friday 8th August 2014

Enjoy a nostalgic steam train journey on the Met Line as it celebrates its 125th anniversary

Let the kids have fun while you shop

Watford Observer:

11:09am Friday 8th August 2014

Let the kids have fun while you shop at intu Watford over the summer holidays

Watford remembers World War One with a series of events all over the area

Watford Observer:

11:28am Friday 1st August 2014

Watford remembers World War One with a series of events all over the area

The Home Front in Finchley

Watford Observer:

10:05am Friday 1st August 2014

Finchley resident Mark King has devised a guided walk commemorating the impact of World War One in Finchley

Keep the kids busy this summer with one of these creative courses in Watford

Watford Observer:

9:57am Friday 25th July 2014

Keep the kids busy this summer with one of these creative courses in Watford

Make a beeline for Chenies

Watford Observer:

9:54am Friday 25th July 2014

Chenies Manor continues its coffee morning campaign to help our honeybees

We love Cassiobury Park!

Watford Observer:

11:38am Friday 18th July 2014

Love Parks Week is a national celebration of our green spaces - head down to Cassiobury Park for a series of events and make the most of our beautiful park

Chenies Manor Plant Fair in full bloom this Sunday

Watford Observer:

11:52am Friday 18th July 2014

Chenies Manor Plant Fair in full bloom this Sunday

How will you spend the next seven days?

Watford Observer: Your guide to some of the best things to do in the area this weekend.

10:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Struggling to find something to do next week? Never fear, Freetime is here! Here are our top picks:

Meanwhile, on the other side of Watford...

Watford Observer:

4:22pm Monday 14th July 2014

Kapow! Zap! Bang! Comic-Con is coming to Watford Museum and organiser Dan Crawley gives Rosy Moorhead the lowdown

Once upon a time in Watford...

Watford Observer:

1:17pm Monday 7th July 2014

Schools and dance groups across the town get ready for Once Upon a Time in Watford, a special dance performance and parade

Harry Potter magic for the summer holidays

Watford Observer:

3:18pm Friday 4th July 2014

Bludgers and Broomsticks and summer screenings - it's going to be a magical summer at the Harry Potter studios in Leavesden

Strawberries and cream with a difference at Whittlebury Hall

Watford Observer:

Summer is here and Wimbledon is in full spring so of course that means it's time for some strawberries and cream.

Have a great day out at this year’s Watford Observer Family Fun Day

Watford Observer: Have a great day out at this year’s Watford Observer Family Fun Day

2:00pm Sunday 29th June 2014

Have a great day out at this year’s Watford Observer Family Fun Day

The 'oss and the ox set to do battle in Watford High Street

Watford Observer: The ox

12:00pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

World-renowned choreographer Kate Flatt, from Watford, talks to Rosy Moorhead about her dance piece The 'Oss and the Ox for Imagine Watford festival

Stitch in time

Watford Observer: Headstone Manor and Harrow Museum are hosting sewing workshops

10:00am Sunday 22nd June 2014

Do you have an interest in historical arts? Are you handy with a needle and thread? Would you like to learn how to make a piece of stunning period work?

Alan Turing's nephew shows off restored Bletchley Park ahead of opening by Duchess of Cambridge

Watford Observer: Alan Turing's nephew shows off restored Bletchley Park ahead of opening by Duchess of Cambridge

10:30am Wednesday 18th June 2014

The heritage site will be on the silver screen this autumn in The Imitation Game starring Benedict Cumberbatch

Get ready for Watford's Big Events

Watford Observer: Hot Off the Press

2:20pm Sunday 15th June 2014

Kicking off next week is Watford's Big Events, a programme of arts activities designed to celebrate and utilise Watford's revamped Parade

Imagine Watford adds a little sparkle and magic to the streets of Watford

Watford Observer: Itinerant Music Hall

1:00pm Saturday 14th June 2014

The fourth Imagine Watford festival starts next week. Here's our pick of the best free, open-air street art

Watford trails map Watford's history - and spooky secrets

Watford Observer: The Free School in 1882

3:48pm Monday 9th June 2014

Watford Museum is holding a series of heritage walks, showing you our town's history and spooky secrets

A day of Jewish food

Watford Observer: Eran Tibi

10:00am Saturday 31st May 2014

Get your tastebuds ready for a treat as Gefiltefest returns to the LJCC in Golders Green

Let's do lunch - from around the world

Watford Observer: Let's do lunch - from around the world

3:00pm Saturday 31st May 2014

The International Festival of Food and Culture comes to Stephens House in Finchley

Art in Abbots

Watford Observer: Abbots Langley Players is just one of the groups taking part in the festival

12:00pm Saturday 31st May 2014

Abbots Langley Festival of the Arts has something for everyone

Get ready for Watford Live! 2014

2:00pm Saturday 31st May 2014

A taster of what's hot at this year's Watford Live! festival

Something for the weekend: The Big Five

Watford Observer: Top films to catch at the cinema

9:53am Friday 30th May 2014

Leisure takes a look at the hottest events taking place over the weekend. Be there or be square.

Your chance to meet Peppa Pig!

Watford Observer: Peppa Pig and friends

10:40am Friday 23rd May 2014

Enter our competition to meet Peppa Pig when she comes to the Watford Colosseum

Radlett's Kate teams up with Alan Titchmarsh for the Chelsea Flower Show

Watford Observer: From the Moors to the Sea by Kate Gould and Alan Titchmarsh is at the Chelsea Flower Show

2:45pm Friday 16th May 2014

Radlett garden designer Kate Gould teams up with Alan Titchmarsh for this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Wands at the ready! It's Wand Week at the Harry Potter Studios

Watford Observer: It's magic!

2:14pm Friday 16th May 2014

Wands at the ready! It's Wand Week at the Harry Potter Studios in Leavesden

Penny's garden is still blooming after 50 years

Watford Observer: The new gravel garden

1:26pm Friday 16th May 2014

Penny Gluckstein invites you to visit the new gravel garden at Highwood Ash in Mill Hill

Your chance to meet Made in Chelsea star in St Albans

Watford Observer: Jamie Lang

3:44pm Thursday 8th May 2014

Cheeky playboy Jamie Laing will be toasting the 6th birthday celebration of The Snug tomorrow night.

Compete in Watford's very first Dragon Boat Regatta

Watford Observer: Compete in Watford's very first Dragon Boat Regatta

12:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Compete in Watford's very first Dragon Boat Regatta in aid of Peace Hospice Care

Watford's gotta dance!

12:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Dancers wanted for a new production by The Dan Tien in Watford

Celebrate Vaisakhi in Watford

Watford Observer: Celebrate Vaisakhi in Watford

1:16pm Friday 11th April 2014

Watford Palace Theatre presents its annual Vaisakhi celebrations

East of England Food Festival at Knebworth this weekend

1:55pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

There will be a host of food and drinks stalls and a full programme of cookery demonstrations compered by Masterchef Ondine Hartgroves

The UK’s biggest kids’ festival LolliBop coming to Hatfield House

11:13am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Renowned for bringing some of the biggest names in children’s entertainment to its live stages, the event will run August 15-17

Bee is the buzz word at Chenies this summer

Watford Observer: A bee visits a pink cosmos in Chenies’ garden

9:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Chenies Manor restarts its popular coffee mornings for its Save Our Bees campaign

RAF Museum remembers WW1

Watford Observer: Mabblethorpe's Last Combat

11:39am Thursday 3rd April 2014

The RAF Museum in Hendon remembers World War One with a series of events

Killer cats and crocodiles in Tring

Watford Observer: Killer cats and crocodiles in Tring

2:34pm Monday 24th March 2014

National Museums Week starts today and ferocious new exhibition Deadly! has opened at the Natural History Museum at Tring to mark the occasion.

Finding history under your feet

Watford Observer: An arrowhead found at the South Mimms site © Museum of London

1:20pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Rosy Moorhead meets the volunteers who are helping to archive artefacts from the 12th Century for the Museum of London's project Unearthing Barnet

Watford Museum awarded a Quality Rose Marque – again

Watford Observer: Watford Museum awarded a Quality Rose Marque – again

2:29pm Monday 24th February 2014

Watford Museum has been awarded a Quality Rose Marque - for the 5th time

Bushey during World War One

Watford Observer: Bushey war memorial

2:25pm Monday 24th February 2014

Bushey Museum is remembering the sacrifices local men and women made in the Great War

Be part of the parade

2:18pm Monday 24th February 2014

New, family-friendly, outdoor events wanted, to be staged in the newly-refurbished and enhanced Watford town centre parade

Things to do in St Albans during half term

Watford Observer: Kidnapped

3:40pm Friday 14th February 2014

A round-up of the best events to keep families busy

New animal actors attraction at the Harry Potter studios is the cat's whiskers

Watford Observer: New animal actors attraction at the Harry Potter studios is the cat's whiskers

2:46pm Friday 14th February 2014

New animal actors attraction at the Harry Potter studios in Leavesden is the cat's whiskers


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