A BIG Summer heads to Welwyn Hatfield

There's plenty to look forward to as Welwyn Hatfield welcomes another BIG Summer of fun between 2 and 22 August.

Little boy on the BMX track

Lots of exciting activities for toddlers to teens will be taking place at various locations across the borough.

Sports fans can enjoy free football and basketball sessions, while budding scientists get the chance to try their hand at fun experiments in our Mad Science workshops in WGC Town Centre (6 Aug) and White Lion Square (16 Aug).

The searchable BIG Summer calendar lists all current activities and can be viewed at one.welhat.gov.uk/bigsummer

Planned events include -

Climbing Wall: on 3, 11, and 18 August at various locations. FREE, no booking required. Suitable for all abilities, participants need to weigh a minimum of 25kg.

Booster Cushion Theatre: on 3, 10 and 20 August in White Lion Square for performances of children's stories. The show encourages children to take greater interest in books.

Xplorer: on 4, 11 and 18 August at various locations across the borough. This FREE family friendly navigation challenge encourages primary school children get to explore their surroundings and locate a series of markers.

Fast Traxx: on 5, 12 and 19 August at various locations. Get on your BMX or mountain bike for some FREE fun on the Pump Track

Cllr Bernard Sarson, Executive Member, Leisure and Community Safety, said:

There's something for everyone during this year's BIG Summer. We've got a fantastic range of activities, from sports to arts & crafts, many of which are free.  I'm looking forward to seeing lots of our younger residents getting involved and trying something new. Keep an eye on our website and social media to make sure you don't miss out.