Summer Holiday Fun On Your Doorstep…
Friday 1 July 2022
After a Summer Term brimming with activity and enrichment for our students, the holidays beckon and there is much fun to be had! To help you prepare for some summer entertainment, we have combined our two features Weekend Fun and On Your Doorstep to bring you suggestions of local activities you may wish to enjoy over the holidays.
Wishing you all sun, fun and special times!
For some al fresco movie-night fun this summer, why not pack a picnic and head to stunning Ashridge House to enjoy an Open Air Cinema screening. Between 27 June and 4 August, they will be showing a different film every evening on their majestic Italian lawn. Click here for more information.
If Drama is your thing, you can make some super savings this summer on theatre tickets. The Donmar Warehouse Young + Free scheme, provides thousands of free tickets each year to young people aged 16-25 - just register online to join the scheme for free.
If a production running at the National Theatre interests you, 16-18 year olds can purchase tickets for just £5. To access these tickets, select a performance that you'd like to attend - look for £10 tickets in the date listings and then select £5 tickets if you are aged 16-18. Click here to find out more.
Young people aged 14-25 can also experience RSC theatre in London for just £10. TikTok £10 tickets are available for RSC shows at the Barbican, and in the West End, including Matilda The Musical. To access these tickets - sign up here.
For the freshest fruit and vegetables - why not try picking your own this summer? There are a number of PYO farms on our doorstep where you can buy seasonal crops and enjoy the great outdoors whilst shopping. Parkside Farm in Enfield update their online crop calendar regularly and you can book your picking slot ahead of time. Click here to make your booking.
There is a weekend of festivities planned at Hatfield House in July. On Saturday 16 July, the Battle Proms picnic concert will take place in the Queen Elizabeth Oak Field and it promises to be a spectacular summer celebration with music, fireworks, cannons and cavalry! Tickets are available here. The entertainment will continue on Sunday 17 July with the 15th 'Folk by the Oak' festival. The acts due to perform include The Proclaimers and Richard Thompson and there will be lots of family activities to take part in. Buy your tickets in advance here.