Events

As well as Friends of Cassiobury Park work parties every month, there are other special events such as guided nature walks, an early morning spring bird watch and an evening bat walk. These are usually led by the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust.

In addition there are many other events in the park. These include:

Sports events (such as the Watford Half Marathon, Race for Life, Watford 10K and the Peace Hospice Fitness Challenge)
The Funfair every Whitsun Bank Holiday weekend
November’s Firework display.

Planned dates for 2016 are as follows…….please check with Watford Borough Council to confirm and obtain further details.

Every Monday:  Mums of Steel – stroller strength fitness 10am

Every Wednesday from 7 Jan :  Exercises for Mums with prams 10am -11am

First Wednesday each month:  Bird Watching Group RSPB:  10am   Gade Avenue Car Park

Every Wednesday:   Mums of Steel – bring your baby boxercise 9:30 am

Every Wednesday:  Learn to run club – for people who have never run before. 7pm

Every Wednesday:  Health Walk 10:30am  for 3 mile walk from Cha Cafe, 11am for 1.5 mile walk

Every Thursday in term time:  (21 Apr – 20 Oct inc):   Cassiobury Explorers

Third Thursday each month (except Apr & May):  Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust volunteer work on the local nature reserve

Third Thursday each month (28Apr to 8 Sep inc)   Cassiobury Young Rangers – 5:30 pm, 9-13 yr olds

Third Saturday each month :  Friends of Cassiobury Park volunteer work litter picking in the park and working on the local nature reserve .

Every Saturday from 28 Feb:  5k run – open to all 9am

AND on specific dates:

09, 16 & 30 Jul:  Tai Chi classes  11:30-12:30 (booking essential)

09 Jul:  Starlight Walk 5pm to 3am Event finishes ar 2am

24 Jul:  Skyride: NW Watford Countryside Ramble: 10am at Gade Ave Car Park

24 Jul:  Jazz Live Swing  Music Festival   Bandstand Arear: 1pm – 6pm

03, 10, 17 & 24 Aug:  Whippendell Wood  Forest School   tbc

11 Aug:  Holiday activities for kids  11am -1pm

31 Aug:  Dog Watch:  11am to 4pm

09 & 10 Sep: Heritage Horse and Carriage Rides All day from 10am to 5pm

09 Sep  Skyride x 3: 10 am

25 Sep:  Heritage Guided Walk  11am – 1pm

19 Oct:  National Apple Day  tbc

28 Oct:  Whippendell Wood  Hallowen Event  From 5:30pm

05 Nov:  Annual Fireworks Display  tbc

13  Nov:  Grand Union Canal Half Marathon tbc

20 Nov: Heritage Guided Walk  11am – 1pm

04 Dec:  Santa Dash 5K run 11am – 2pm

11 Dec:  Christmas at Cassiobury   Area of Bandstand, Cha Cafe & Bowls club  1pm to 5pm

01 May 17:  Watford 10K run 1:30am to 2pm

11 Jul 17:  U3A picnic at bandstand. tbc

For more information see Watford Borough Council or contact Debbie Brady, WBC Community Park Ranger   Deborah.Brady@watford.gov.uk