News & Events

  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Newly refurbished St Albans Co-op opening to the public

    6th September 2017, 12:50pm

    A newly refurbished St Albans grocery shop is about to open to the public. About £660,000 was spent revamping the Co-op on Watford Road, Chiswell Green - 16 new jobs have been created for the shop. Co-op store manager, Maria Moran-Long, said: “The Co-op is committed to...

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  • Apply for the St Albans Three Towers Challenge

    29th August 2017, 1:25pm

    People are invited to apply for The Three Towers Challenge - successful candidates will take on the 93 steps of St Albans Clock Tower, reach 140ft above ground level and 193 steps up St Albans Cathedral tower, and scale the highest point in St Albans, St Peter’s Church tower.In total, the intrepid...

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  • St Albans shopping centre adopts Guide Dog puppy

    22nd August 2017, 1:33pm

    The Maltings in St Albans has adopted a Guide Dog puppy who will be raised to help people with sight loss.Malty the Maltings Puppy, a golden retriever and Labrador cross, was born on June 6.To become a Guide Dog, Malty is being trained at The National Breeding Centre where volunteer puppy...

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  • St Albans Food & Drink Festival 2017

    4th August 2017, 1:57pm

    The St Albans Food & Drink Festival will return this autumn to showcase the fantastic range of food, drink and produce available throughout St Albans District. With so many excellent eateries providing fabulous food and delightful drinking holes, the festival is a great time to try something...

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  • St Albans Traditional Street Market

    26th July 2017, 1:37pm

    The market is steeped in History with a special Royal Charter granted in 1553. However, the market is well documented as far back as the 9th century. The current day market is firmly established in the city centre and runs the length of St Peters Street offering an excellent shopping experience to...

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