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  • Leisure centre inviting children to Christmas party while parents are out shopping in St Albans

    19th December 2017, 11:21am

    A St Albans leisure centre is hosting a children’s Christmas party, giving parents a chance to do some last-minute Christmas shopping.Westminster Lodge, which is operated by Everyone Active, is holding the party from 10am to midday on Saturday, December 23. Children aged five to eight will take...

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  • The St. Albans Nutcracker Trail

    13th December 2017, 10:31am

    “Oh the grand old Duke of York, he had ten thousand men,He marched them up to the top of the hill and he marched them down again…”Does this popular nursery rhyme refer to Holywell Hill’s role in the Battle of St Albans? Richard, Duke of York lead a force of 3,000 on a march towards London...

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  • Residents and businesses offered opportunity to carve their name into St Albans history

    7th December 2017, 1:46pm

    Residents and businesses have been offered the chance to carve their name into St Albans’ rich history.The Museum and Galleries Trust is offering people the chance to have their name on decorative wooden boards inside the district’s new museum.St Albans council’s portfolio holder for leisure...

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  • BID Boosts Christmas Lights with 1000’s of New Decorations

    28th November 2017, 1:09pm

    The Christmas lights in St Albans will be more spectacular than ever this year, with dozens of prominent trees being decorated with thousands of multi-coloured lights.A total of 36 tall trees that line both sides of St Peter’s Street, stretching from the Town Hall to The Cock pub, will be...

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  • Christmas at the Cathedral

    21st November 2017, 1:35pm

    Find out about all the events at St Albans Cathedral over Christmas, including the Christingle Service, St Albans Bach Choir Christmas Carols, Carols on the Hour, and timings of Christmas services.There are special services and carol concerts at St Albans Cathedral throughout the Christmas...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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