News & Events

  • St Albans Cathedral receives tourism award

    27th June 2017, 12:47pm

    St Albans Cathedral has received a top tourism award for the third year in succession.Now in its sixth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve top rating reviews on the world’s largest travel site.This is the third year...

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  • Flavours of the world at Street Festival

    20th June 2017, 2:10pm

    Do you have plans for Sunday? I hope you have time to head into St Albans city centre for the St Albans Street Festival, which will be taking over St Peter’s Street with fab food, funky music and gorgeous sunshine (hopefully!).St Peter’s Street will be closed and food stalls will line the...

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  • St Albans’ Oaklands College Summer Fayre enjoyed by thousands

    15th June 2017, 11:28am

    There was lamb racing, a fun fair, craft and gift stalls, zorbing, donkey rides, hovercrafts, sports, music, and live performing arts on the main stage at Oaklands College’s Summer Fayre on Sunday.Refreshments included food from all over the world and visitors could go and see the animals cared...

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  • St Albans teenagers doing Pretty Muddy to help friend with cancer

    6th June 2017, 11:49am

    Schoolfriends are teaming together to raise money for charity after their friend was diagnosed with cancer at only 13 years old.Olivia Stevenson, Jenna Hutton, Alice Rose, Tai Stojanovic, Kayra Karakus, Amy Narramore, Jade Albert and Abby Simpkin, who are all in Year 8 at Marlborough Science...

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  • Natural World Insect and Reptile event

    31st May 2017, 10:30am

    Saturday June 3rdThe Natural World event is coming back to the Mall on Saturday 3rd June. Everyone enjoyed it so much last year that we have booked them again for two events this year. Find out about giant spiders, cockroaches, snakes and many other amazing creatures.The natural world event will...

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  • Hertfordshire County Show

    23rd May 2017, 12:51pm

    The Hertfordshire County Showground is the setting for many events throughout the year, including the annual Hertfordshire County Show, which traditionally takes place over the late May Bank Holiday weekend. The event attracts up to 38,000 visitors and displays the best of Hertfordshire.Come...

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  • Squirrel Nutkin swings into action at Willows this May!

    17th May 2017, 9:54am

    Willows Activity Farm, based in St Albans, is proud to announce a brand new character joining the family - the one and only Squirrel Nutkin! The cheeky character, best known for swinging from the treetops, his flying goggles and love of mischief, will take up permanent residence at the...

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  • St Albans charity film screening raises more than £1,200

    12th May 2017, 10:43am

    Shakespearean fun with St Albans Mayor Cllr Frances Leonard raised more than £1,200 for charity this St George’s Day.More than 100 people turned up to watch Kenneth Branagh’s Henry V screened at St Albans Abbey Theatre in aid of Youth Talk - a charity which gives confidential counselling...

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  • St Albans footballers cycle for prostate cancer

    27th April 2017, 1:24pm

    Celebrity sportsmen will ride alongside St Albans City FC (SACFC) charity cyclists on a two day trek to Holland next month.Former Arsenal and England footballer, Alan Smith, and England Blind Football captain, David Clarke, are joining 13 SACFC supporters and players on the 145mile journey...

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  • Crowds gather to celebrate Easter at St Albans Cathedral

    19th April 2017, 12:02pm

    More than a thousand people attended an Easter Monday pilgrimage at St Albans Cathedral, travelling from across the Diocese of St Albans.The Bishop of Hertford, Dr Michael Beasley, joined a group walking from Hatfield along the Alban Way, and stopped for a picnic at St Albans Scout Hut before the...

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