Hertford Play Day

The Town Centre Event for Children

With schools out for summer and parents/guardians looking for free activities to entertain the kids, Hertford Play Day has something on offer for all ages.

Hertford Play Day is organised by Hertford Town Council and takes place on Wednesday 3rd August from 11am - 4pm in the town centre.

As part of the national Play Day initiative, the Town Council has organised an abundance of activities, most of which are free of charge or low cost to participate in.

 Free Activities & Shows Include:

Magic shows

Circus workshops

Balloon modelling

Meet Mickey and Minnie Mouse

Baby Rhyme Time & Story Time Sessions at Hertford Library

The Mayor of Hertford, Councillor Sue Barber, will be hosting the annual Children’s Cupcake Decorating Competition within Salisbury Square from 11am-12noon. This free activity is for children aged 4 – 11 and parents/guardians must book online in advance by visiting https://forms.office.com/r/f4B6r67YFs

Low-cost activities include sport themed crafts at Hertford Museum, facial flowers activity at Mudlarks Café and design your own printed t-shirt competition at Gingerlillie Boutique.

Many retailers will also be offering discounts and promotions during the event, including 20% off at Tilly’s Gelato and 10% off Pearl Milk Bar.

Visit www.hertford.gov.uk/events or visit the Town and Tourist Information Centre closer to the event date for a programme will detail the full list of promotions and free activities throughout the day.

 Cllr Jane Sartin, Chairman of Hertford Town Council’s Development and Leisure Committee, said:

 “If you’re looking for summer holiday activities for children close to home, there will be plenty to do in Hertford town centre on 3 August.  As well as the entertainment organised by Hertford Town Council, it’s good to have the involvement of other organisations and businesses in the town, providing activities and special promotions.”     

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