Watford Word Trail
A fun way to learn, test your knowledge of Watford history and enjoy walks in some of the town’s award-winning green and open spaces. This leaflet has been put together to help guide you on a journey through Watford. Through visiting the parks and reading the clues you can collect letters to work out a word from Watford’s past all whilst enjoying the outside spaces.
This leaflet is free, but we do encourage a donation to our Watford Helps campaign which is set up to help local charities. You can donate by texting WATFORD to 70201 (£1), 70331 (£3), 70970 (£3) and 70191 (£10). You can find out more about Watford Helps here or Donate directly here.
Please do also maintain social distancing when visiting the parks, wash your hands regularly and wear a mask when you can't avoid others.
Watford History Talks
Join mayor Peter Taylor and Watford Museum Curator Sarah Priestley with special guests as they present educational talks on a varied range of topics about Watford's history.
These talks are aimed at school children, however everybody is welcome - especially those who would like to know more about the history of our town.
These are being held live on YouTube and then shared to the Watford Together's facebook page.
The schedule is as follows:
25th February 2021 - Watford at War
4th March 2021 - Victorian Watford
11th March 2021 - Watford Football Club
18th March 2021 - Watford in 50 Buildings
They begin at 2:15pm each time.