November 19th 2019
St Albans Nutcracker
Make sure you don’t miss the St Albans Nutcracker. The ballet coming to the Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans, AL2 2DS on Saturday 23rd November 2019 at 2.30 pm is a particularly special traditional Christmas event.
November 17th 2019
Harpenden Carnival - come and join us for free mince pies and mulled wine
Weekends are always busy in Harpenden but on Sunday 24th November 2019 between 12 noon - 6 pm will keep you particularly busy with the Harpenden Christmas Carnival and Farmer's market on Bowers Parade, High Street, Harpenden, AL5 2SH. There is a lot on offer so you will be able to be busy all day sorting out some of your Harpenden Christmas shopping as well as the opportunity to pop in and sample some free mince pies and mulled wine in our Frost’s Harpenden branch between 3 pm until 5 pm.
November 13th 2019
St Albans Santa’s post office
Of course, St Albans has a Santa’s post office. It’s a busy time of year for us all in St Albans and Harpenden, not just Santa! As we all approach for some the most wonderful time of the year it is important to make sure those letters to Santa are well written and sent in good time.
November 10th 2019
St Albans Christmas Cracker
Living in St Albans or Harpenden is always full of activity and fun like the St Albans Christmas Crackers which is taking place on Sunday the 17th November, where you can enjoy music and entertainment in the heart of St Albans City Centre.
November 6th 2019
Arts Club Exhibition
The Harpenden Arts Club exhibition held at Harpenden Public Halls (Southdown Room), Southdown Road, Harpenden., AL5 1TE runs from Friday 8th November 2019 until Sunday 10th November 2019 from 10 am to 5 pm (to 4 pm only on the Sunday).
November 3rd 2019
Crabtree firework spectacular
This weekend in celebration of bonfire night in Harpenden on Saturday 9th November 2019 at Crabtree Schools Playing Field, Crabtree Lane, Harpenden, AL5 5PU the Crabtree firework spectacular will be held. It starts at 6 pm and goes on until 9 pm. The Harpenden school show is a spectacular fireworks display for families.
October 30th 2019
#PumpkinRescue in St Albans
It is great fun making pumpkin lanterns with the kids in St Albans and Harpenden around Halloween but did you know that 18,000 tonnes of pumpkins are thrown away each year? That’s the same weight as 1,500 double-decker buses according to Sustainable St Albans!
October 27th 2019
Harpenden Library Beast Quest
Over this Halloween season in Harpenden why not take the kids on a Beast Quest in the Library? From Monday 28th October 2019 until Friday 1st November 2019 Harpenden Library at 27 High Street, Harpenden, AL5 2RT while the library is fully open they will be hosting a Beast Quest Hunt.
October 23rd 2019
Harpenden Art Room classes
Julia Rigby is a local artist and designer who lives in Harpenden and runs an Art Room. She is well known locally for with her colourful and quirky designs appearing on stationery, puzzles and cross stitch kits. She also happens to be Head of Art at St Hilda’s one of the independent primary school in Harpenden.
October 20th 2019
Lighting up St Albans
There are a host of Halloween and Guy Fawkes events to enjoy in St Albans and Harpenden at this time of year but the city is always good at offering that little bit more. From Monday 28th October 2019 until Friday 1st November 2019 you will be able to take a journey to the moon and stars in the heart of St Albans.
October 15th 2019
Why not move to St Albans?
The areas just to the north of the capital have been popular destinations for a move out of the city for years. So what is stopping you from looking at moving to St Albans or Harpenden? Lots of other folk are thinking the same thing as recently St Albans has been named among the most popular destinations for Londoners looking to leave the capital.
October 13th 2019
Getting out and making and doing things with the kids around St Albans and Harpenden is easy there is so much to do. If you want to get a bit creative for this Halloween on Friday 18th October there is a Children’s’ biscuit icing class suitable for children aged 6 and above and for all abilities, the event is being run by Sugartists at the Quaker Meeting House, 12 Southdown Road, Harpenden, AL5 1PD, from 3.45 - 5.30pm.