News & Events

  • St Albans Christmas Lights Switch On

    14th November 2017, 1:29pm

    Entertainment throughout the city centre to mark the official start of the Christmas shopping season. There will be three switch-on events at 5pm: at the Taxi Rank Stage, by the Clock Tower, and at the Christmas Market in Vintry Garden. Soak up the sights, smells and festive ambience of St Albans...

    Read More

  • St Albans Christmas Market

    7th November 2017, 11:38am

    St Albans knows a thing or two about markets, having one of the oldest regular markets in the UK, dating back to the 9th century. So what better City to hold a European-style Christmas Market? The 2017 Christmas Market will take place from Saturday 25th November to Saturday 23rd December...

    Read More

  • Annual St Albans Cathedral fireworks display

    31st October 2017, 12:29pm

    One of the district’s most popular events is back next month with more than 20,000 people expected to attend St Albans Cathedral’s Fireworks Spectacular on November 4.The event, which is run by Redbourn’s Fantastic Fireworks, will once again be held in Verulanium Park.The display was started...

    Read More

  • Halloween hijinks at St Albans garden centre

    24th October 2017, 10:56am

    Ghosts and ghouls are descending on Notcutts Garden Centre as part of a half-term Halloween hunt.The free Halloween Hunt will be held at the garden centre in Hatfield Road over half term, from Saturday, October 21 to Sunday, October 29.Children visiting Notcutts can pick up an activity sheet...

    Read More

  • St Albans’ fantastic fireworks spectacular back at Verulamium Park

    19th October 2017, 1:44pm

    One of the biggest and best fireworks displays in Hertfordshire for Bonfire Night will take place in St Albans.The annual St Albans Cathedral Fireworks Spectacular at Verulamium Park is planned for Saturday, November 4, 2017.This hugely popular event is a must for all the family, with food, bars and...

    Read More

  • Pumpkin Festival

    10th October 2017, 12:02pm

    21st - 29th October 2017Pick your FREE pumpkin from Willows Pumpkin Patch. Every child can harvest their own pumpkin to take home or carve in our Carving Cavern during Pumpkin Festival.  Our Pumpkin-tastic programme includes pumpkin carving and arts and crafts, Pumpkin Olympics and both the...

    Read More

  • Retailer of the year awards

    3rd October 2017, 1:05pm

    Don’t miss your chance to honour your favourite business in St Albans as the Retailer of the Year awards is back for another year.The competition began nearly 10 years ago as the brainchild of cllr Roma Mills, who represents Batchwood and and Martin Buhagiar, the former editor of the...

    Read More

  • St Albans beer festival

    25th September 2017, 1:20pm

    Wednesday 27 September – Saturday 30th September.Seven bars with up to 350 real ales, 50 ciders and perries, 50 bottle conditioned beers and 80 foreign beers from all over the world plus hot and cold food stands, breweriana auctions and our famous quiz on Saturday afternoon with superb...

    Read More

  • St Albans Motor Show

    19th September 2017, 1:36pm

    Sunday 24th September.After the success of the first St Albans Motor Show in March 2016, the free street event is back with even more to entertain and delight car enthusiasts, families and friends. Situated on the pedestrianised areas of St Peter’s Street, the Motor Show delivers a fun day out...

    Read More

  • St Albans prepares to welcome city’s first gin festival

    12th September 2017, 11:42am

    It’s back to school and work after the summer and I am sure we all need a large glass of something delicious to ease us back in.Gin has become a huge thing in the UK in the last few years, with new independent distillers popping up everywhere, and with it we have all become gin experts.Any bar...

    Read More

Maltings St Albans