News & Events

  • St Albans planning group shortlisted for national award

    13th February 2017, 2:08pm

    The group behind the regeneration of St Albans civic centre are amongst the finalists for a top planning award.Half a dozen organisations, including St Albans district council and Look! St Albans, have been working together to redevelop the area near the Alban Arena. For their work, they have been...

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  • Monstrous fun with Monstersaurus at The Alban Arena

    9th February 2017, 12:46pm

    Monstrous fun can be had during the half-term holiday in St Albans when Monstersaurus! comes to The Alban Arena.If your kids enjoyed Aliens Love Underpants on stage, the show’s creators are back with another tale.Follow young inventor Monty as he creates a whole world of whacky inventions and...

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  • Peppa Pig and PAW Patrol are coming to new Bunnings Warehouse store in St Albans

    7th February 2017, 11:55am

    The media spotlight was firmly upon the historic city of St Albans last Thursday, when Australia’s largest hardware chain expanded from Down Under, and officially opened its first warehouse store in the UK.The store’s opening festivities will continue throughout the following two weekends in...

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  • Not ‘two’ be missed: Twins mark the start of lambing season at Willows Activity Farm

    2nd February 2017, 9:57am

    Willows Activity Farm in St. Albans is offering twin-spiration for families looking for outdoor activities this half term at February Frolics, open from 11-19 February.Local twins Summer and Tia Price, both aged five from Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, were given exclusive access to Willows...

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  • Tony Hadley and Belinda Carlisle join line-up for St Albans music festival

    24th January 2017, 10:20am

    Two more big name acts have confirmed that they will be performing at a three-day summer festival at the Herts Showground in Redbourn.Joining confirmed names Jason Donovan, Bonnie Tyler, Rebecca Ferguson and Odyssey at the Meraki Festival will be Tony Hadley from Spandau Ballet and Belinda...

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  • New street art mural installed in Park Street

    16th January 2017, 11:24am

    Colourful illustrations have been added to a wall at a local recreation ground for visitors to enjoy.The street art mural has been displayed in Park Street Recreational Ground, in Park Street Lane, St Albans, after the parish council received funding from the district’s Visible Street Scene...

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  • St Albans Residents First event is rebranded again as part of Herts Big Weekend

    9th January 2017, 11:30am

    It has been known as Residents First then Residents Enjoy St Albans and next year, it will be the Herts Big Weekend as St Albans council joins forces with a countywide promotion to showcase the district.Herts Big Weekend is to held on April 1 and 2, 2017, and will take the place of the most recent...

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  • Search for St Albans talent to compete in New Roots competition

    3rd January 2017, 3:26pm

    Young musicians under the age of 25 who sing or play traditionally-based music are invited to enter for New Roots 2016.The annual event is for young performers of all styles of traditional or contemporary folk, roots or world music, performing traditional material or writing their own.There are...

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  • Are you up for St Albans’ Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day?

    19th December 2016, 2:27pm

    Why not start 2017 as you mean to go on with a bracing outdoor dip in an open air pool?Ed Suttie, fresh from conquering the North Pole, is bringing back his popular Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day. With plenty of hot chocolate, cakes, music, face painting, children’s activities, spectators...

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  • St Albans ukulele group host annual Christmas sing-a-long

    13th December 2016, 2:12pm

    An annual Christmas sing-a-long hosted by a ukulele group is set to take place at the weekend.The St Albans-based Ver Players will take to the Courtyard Café in Hatfield Road at noon on December 17, to perform some Chrismas carol favourites.This will be the fifth year of Christmas celebrations in...

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