Events & Activities in Watford


This page gives information on events and activities in Watford. It is updated daily. If you would like to advertise on this website and the Facebook page, please do get in touch.


Monday 20th May – Coffee with a Cop

Anything you would like to discuss with the local Watford Police? Pop down to our regular Coffee Morning on Monday 20th May from 9.30am – 11.30am. At West Watford Community Association, 15 Harwoods Road, Watford, WD18 7RB.


Monday 20th May – Singing Course

Come and join this new singing course with Larissa there are still some spaces left. Staring Monday 20th May from 7.30pm – 8.30pm. If you like to join please contact them either on email [email protected] or 01923 235 488. At At West Watford Community Association, 15 Harwoods Road, Watford, WD18 7RB.


Monday 20th – Saturday 26th May – Shredathon Week

Bring your confidential waste and have it shredded for a donation to a local charity. Monday 20th – Saturday 26th May from 10am – 12.30pm. At Holywell Community Centre, Chaffinch Lane, Watford, WD18 9QD.


Tuesday 21st May – Compassionate Cafe

A space for local people who have been affected by bereavement or any kind of loss to meet others by coming together for a cuppa and a chat. Each session is run by volunteers who are on hand to welcome and speak to attendees, they are an informal structure, guided by the needs of the people attending. Every third Tuesday from 9.15am – 12.15pm. At West Watford Free Church, Tolpits Lane, Watford, WD18 6NU.


Thursday 23rd May – Help and Advice Event

Free event offering safety information, help and advice for the older person. Thursday 23rd May from 10am – 2pm. At Meriden Community Centre, Garsmouth Way, Watford, WD25 9ET. For more information or to book, please contact [email protected]


Thursday 23rd May – Crafternoon Tea

Weekly social where you can connect with fellow craft enthusiasts. Feel free to bring any projects you are currently working on and join in the conversation. Thursdays from 12 noon, at Random Café, 24a Garsmouth Way, Watford, WD25 9DR.


Friday 24th May – Bowls Club

Fancy trying a new sport? Fancy Bowls? Why not pop along to Garston Bowls Club, Lea Farm Recreation Ground, First Avenue, WD25 9PS. Friday 24th May from 6pm – 8pm.


Sunday 26th May – Sports and Music Day

Come along to this fun day of events on Sunday 26th May from 11am. At Holywell Community Centre, Chaffinch Lane, Watford, WD18 9QD.


Saturday 1st June –  Volunteers Fair

Looking to give back to the community? Come along to this Volunteers Fair and meet some amazing charities and communities groups who you could get involved with. There will be a wide range organisations from across Watford in attendance, from regular volunteering opportunities such as gardening and driving to trustee roles, there will be all sorts of different ways for you to get involved and contribute to positive change in the community. Saturday 1st June from 9am – 3pm. At Atria Watford, outside Puttershack.


Saturday 1st June –  Watford Comic Con

This will be a great day for families, sci-fi collectors, fans, and every other kind of Comic Con Fan. There is lots to see and do, including out of this world displays and props, traders selling out of this world collections, meet celebrities from TV and the movies! For those that like cosplay, there will be a wide array of cosplayers on arrival, fans attending are invited to dress up as your favourite TV, Film or other fictional character and be ready to compete in our cosplay competitions. Saturday 1st June from 10am – 5pm. At Watford Leisure Centre – Woodside, Horseshoe Lane, Watford, WD25 7HH. To book click here


Sunday 2nd June –  Pop Up Makers Market

Watford Market are offering Speciality Traders an opportunity to bring their product or services to the Parade Market, High Street, Watford. On Sunday 2nd June from 10am – 3pm.


Saturday 8th June – Great Big Green Day

Join Random Cafe, 24a Garsmouth Way, Watford, WD25 9DR, on Saturday 8th June from 11am – 3pm for their Great Big Green Day.


Saturday 8th June – Dog Fest

Dog show with pet stalls, dog games, raffle and more, on Saturday 8th June from 11am – 5pm. At Watford Rugby Club, Radlett Road, Watford, WD24 4LL.


Sunday 9th June – Green Festival

This is part of the South-West Hertfordshire Great Big Green Week event, in Watford High Street. On Sunday 9th June, you will find pop-ups from 20+ local businesses, all with an eco-friendly theme. There will also be tasty food and sensational music from local charity, Electric Umbrella. Make sure you save the date, come along and show some love to your local environment.


Sunday 9th June – Guitar Show

The North London Guitar Show is on Sunday 9th June from 10am – 3pm, at Watford Leisure Centre Horseshoe Lane, Garston, WD25 7HH. Buy-Sell-Trade Guitars and Accessories, Vintage, new and pre-owned guitars, guitar builders, trade and private sellers. Entry £8 (pay at the door, cash or contactless payment (under 12’s free when accompanied by an adult). For further information Call Rob 07958 381 009 or email [email protected]


Sunday 9th June – Fun Day 

Fun day with bouncy castle, outdoor games, refreshments, live music and much more, on Sunday 9th June from 1pm – 5pm. At Meriden Park, Garsmouth Way, Watford, WD25 9ET.


Tuesday 11th June – Craft Group

St Peters Church, Bushey Mill Lane, Watford, WD24 7PE, have a craft group that meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 10am in the hall. Do come along and join this creative community. Next 9th July.


Thursday 20th June – Compassionate Cafe

This warm and welcoming space is open to anyone who has experienced the pain of bereavement or any other type of loss. It provides a safe environment for individuals to come together, have a friendly chat, and connect with others who may share similar experiences. They invite you to join them on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 10am to 11.30am. At Random Café, 24a Garsmouth Way, Watford, WD25 9DR.


Sunday 30th June – Butterfly Conservation 

A free led walk in Cassiobury Park, by a members of Butterfly Conservation Herts and Middlesex branch. On Sunday 30th June from 2pm – 4pm, Annual butterfly walk into Whippendell Woods to look for White Admiral and other species. Meet at Langley Way entrance at 2pm.


Saturday 27th 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 Woodside Leisure Centre, Horseshoe Lane, Watford, WD25 7HH. To book click here