by Natalie

Mums Off Duty brings you THE HOTTEST dates for your diary in 2018.

Here, we share events in and around Hertfordshire for you, and your family, to enjoy. So whether you fancy some me-time or some family time, we’ve got you covered. Have fun mamas!

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Dates for your diary

(F) – For families
(M) – For mums


St Albans Food and Drink Festival (F)
26th September – 8th October
St Albans District

Mums Off Duty, St Albans Food and Drink Festival

The St Albans Food & Drink Festival is now in its 11th year, showcasing the fantastic range of food, drink and produce available throughout St Albans District. The festival starts on 26th September with the CAMRA Beer & Cider Festival at the Alban Arena. A great Feastival Event on Sunday, 30th September will set St Peter’s Street ablaze with street food, demonstrations and general frivolity! The Awards on 8th October at Sopwell House will showcase the best that the District has to offer and a week of events, activities, workshops, dinners and deals run through until 8 October.

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Letchworth Beer and World Food Festival (F)
29th-30th September, 12-6pm
Letchworth Town Centre
Free entry

Mums Off Duty, Letchworth Beer and World Food Festival 2018

The long-awaited Beer & World Food Festival is back in Letchworth this month! The time has finally come for Letchworth Town Centre to be transformed into a hub of festivities. Experience the best brews on offer in the giant beer tent, brought to you by local beer shop and festival sponsors Crafty’s, and for tasty delights, visitors can sample world cuisine from a wide variety of food stalls on display around town. There is so much on offer throughout the weekend that visitors will truly be spoilt for choice! More info


Cooking and Carafes at Bethnal & Bec (for couples)
19th-21st October Bethnal & Bec, luxury rural retreat in Cottered
Cost: £570 per couple for a two-night stay and cooking course

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Join Kate from Cooking and Carafes for a weekend filled with Italian food and wine that will ignite your culinary senses in the breathtaking surroundings of Bethnal & Bec, a luxury retreat in Hertfordshire.

Together, they’ve created a two night stay and two day Italian cooking course where you’ll learn how to make pizza and pasta from scratch, along with simple but traditional Italian sauces that are packed full of flavour. Plus you’ll enjoy a three course meal made by you, with perfectly paired wines.

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