News & Events

  • 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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  • The Silicon Abbey Pop-up Hub

    18th July 2017, 12:28pm

    This summer Silicon Abbey will open their first Pop-up Hub in the Clarence Park Cricket Pavilion. From 1st to 30th July the space will be open to all entrepreneurs, start-ups and anyone interested in setting up their own commercial or social business. There will be free desk space as well as a...

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  • Fun dog show set to take place in Kimpton

    11th July 2017, 1:26pm

    Prize pooches and agile hounds can show off their talents at a Kimpton rescue centre’s open day and dog show this weekend.Blue Cross Kimpton is expecting hundreds of people and their dogs to join in with a variety of games and challenges - there will be a chance to win prizes in classes such as...

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  • Things to do in St Albans this summer

    5th July 2017, 12:41pm

    St Albans really packs a punch this summer, with a huge number of events taking place not only in the city but also in the surrounding district. Visitors attracted by the city centre events can happily venture into the wider district to enjoy a spectacular calendar of events taking place in the...

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  • 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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