Events & Activities in Bushey


This page gives information on events and activities in Bushey and the surrounding area, including South Oxhey and Carpenders Park. If you would like to advertise on this website and the Facebook page, please do get in touch.


Saturday 18th May – Saturday Singing Circle

This great group supporting those living with dementia,, meet every Saturday afternoon from 2pm – 4pm. At The Clitheroe Centre, Clitheroe Gardens, South Oxhey, WD19 6RP. With songs and memory games and refreshments.


Sunday 19th May – Hertfordshire Big Band

The Hertfordshire Big Band perform at a free all day fringe event of the Watford Jazz Junction Festival, for all the family across the pubs of Oxhey Village. Catch the band at The Victoria pub, The Victoria, 39 Chalk Hill, WD19 4BU. Sunday 19th May from 3.30pm. To book click here


Monday 20th May – Over 50’s Badminton

Take it at your own pace, enjoy the social aspect, meet new people and above all, stay healthy and moving. Do not worry if you d0 not have a racket, everything you need will be provided. Session for over 50s at Bushey Grove Leisure Centre, Aldenham Road, Bushey, WD23 2TD, on Mondays from 10am – 11am. For any inquiries, email [email protected]


Monday 20th May – IT Champions

IT Champions offer one-to-one support, problem-solving, and online safety advice for users of the library computers and WiFi. At Bushey Library, Sparrows Herne, Bushey, WD23 1FA. Every Monday from 2.30pm – 4.30pm.


Tuesday 21st May – Mum’s Walk and Talk

Hello Baby Social is hosting a Walk and Talk for mums with babies up to 12 months old. At King George Recreation Ground, Chiltern Avenue, Bushey, WD23 4RF. By the front of the cafe, looking out towards the playground. To book click here


Thursday 23rd May – Knit and Natter

Casual meet up of people to do knitting or crochet while having a natter along the way, at Oxhey Library, Bridlington Road, South Oxhey, WD19 7AG. Thursdays from 10am – 11am.


Sunday 26th May – Gardening Fair

Come and join this fair on Sunday 26th May from 9am – 2pm, there will be children activities, Eco friendly goods, local food vendors and more. At Carpenders Park Community Hall, Station Footpath / Gibbs Couch, Watford, WD19 5EG.


Sunday 26th May – Open Day

Join The Forties Experiences for their public open day on Sunday 26th May from 10.30am – 4pm. You do not need to prebook. Come and see their 1940s rooms and play with their collection of 1940s toys and games. Experience a WW2 jeep ride and a guided tour of a bombed out street scene with their air raid warden, and much more. At 29 Lincoln Field, Bushey Hall Drive, Bushey, WD23 2ES.

This month, there is also a tea dance taking place in the tin gym. Join Swingsters for a lovely afternoon of social dancing from 2pm – 5pm. The tea dance has a separate entrance fee to be paid at the entrance to the tin gym and includes complimentary tea and cake.


Tuesday 28th May – Cuppa and Catch Up

Fortnightly Cuppa and Catch up sessions for the entire Bushey Community. Tuesday from 10am – 12 noon (2nd and 4th of the month) At SRMD London Spiritual Centre, Falconer Road, Bushey, WD23 3AD.


Tuesday 28th – Friday 31st May – Elms Activity Camps

This camp provides superb activity camps for children aged 5-11 years, offering exciting, safe and action-packed Camps. They offer a range of sports and activities at Ashfield Junior School, School Lane, Bushey, WD23 1SR. Tuesday 28th – Friday 31st May. Open to all children from the local area aged 5-11 years.


Saturday 1st June – Family D-Day Celebration

Watford Rural Parish Council are putting on their Summer Family Fun Day a bit earlier this year to join with the nation in celebrating the 80th Anniversary of D-Day. They will have a 1940’s live singer and prizes for the best Fancy Dress (for children, though Adults are welcome to join in) as well as all the usual children’s fairground rides and games. All proceeds collected go to The Royal British Legion and the local Food bank. Saturday 1st June from 11am – 3pm, at Market Square, South Oxhey, WD19 7EU (opposite Tesco)


Saturday 1st June – Compassionate Cafe

A drop-in session, in partnership with Red Trust Bushey. It provides a space for members of our community who have been affected by any type of loss and would like to come along for a friendly chat and a chance to meet others over a cup of tea. Do join them and feel free to bring a friend or family member along. At Red Café, Phoenix Centre, Farrington Avenue, Bushey, WD23 3DG. Every first Saturday of the month from 11.30am – 1.30pm.


Tuesday 4th June – This and That

Drop in for tea and biscuits, chat and make new friends. The first Tuesday of each month from 10.30am – 11.30am. At Bushey Library, Sparrows Herne, WD23 1FA.


Saturday 8th June – Summer Fayre

The Oxhey Village Summer Fayre will be back for its 48th edition on Saturday 8th June from 1pm. There will be dozens of stalls, Food and drink, entertainment, fun and games. At Oxhey Village Green, Lower Paddock Road, WD19 4GU.


Tuesday 11th June – Baby Fair

Baby Fair events are for expectant parents or parents of a child under 1 year, bringing together everything you need to give your baby the best start. If you are pregnant, meet other expectant parents and pick up some pre-loved baby clothes. Tuesday 11th June from 1pm – 3pm. At The Bushey Centre, High Street, Bushey, WD23 1TT.


Saturday 15th June – A Night on Broadway

Watford Pride Picnic is the first event of it’s kind in Watford, organised by Impactful Lives. It is a free event, just bring a picnic and they will provide the entertainment. The event will be led by LGBTQ+ communities and is for everyone to enjoy. Saturday 15th June from 12 noon. At Watford Heath, Watford, WD19 4EU. For further details click here


Saturday 29th June – Summer Fayre

St Meryl School in Carpenders Park, The Mead, WD19 5BT are hosting a Summer Fete on Saturday 29th June from 12 noon – 3pm. There will be games, inflatables, stalls, refreshments and more.


Saturday 29th June – Bushey Festival

Bushey Festival are delighted to announce they are returning to Bushey Rose Garden again at this summers festival for an afternoon of music and they are thrilled that it has been chosen to be part of Hertsmere’s Golden Anniversary (that’s 50 years). Join them for an afternoon of varied and entertaining music in the beautiful surroundings of the Rose Garden, High Street, Bushey WD23 3HH. Free admission.


Saturday 29th June – A Night on Broadway

The choir of Watford Philharmonic Society will perform numbers from a variety of well-known musicals, from Sondheim to Rogers and Hammerstein. At Grand Hall, The Bushey Arena, London Road, Bushey, WD23 3AA. Saturday 29th June from 7pm. To book click here


Sunday 7th July – TrackPlay

A fun and entertaining time for kids who love trains. With over 500 feet of Track and over 100 Thomas and his friends trains to choose from. Kids will be raving about the experience for a long time . Book a time slot to suit and then on the day sit back and enjoy a hot drink whilst the kids all have fun with trains. At South Oxhey Leisure Centre, Gosforth Lane, WD19 7AX. To book click here