November 28th 2019
Southdown Lights & Lanterns extravaganza
On Friday 29th November 2019 from 5.30 - 7.30 pm Southdown Lights & Lanterns extravaganza will be taking place at Southdown shopping area, Harpenden, AL5 1QQ.
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 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.
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 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.
September 25th 2019
St Albans sleepover
The summer of sleepovers in St Albans and Harpenden homes might be over for a bit until the kids are back in a routine. But what about a Nap at the Museum –the St Albans Museum and Gallery to be precise, on Friday 27th September from 12:30 - 2:30 pm at St Albans Museum and Gallery.
September 22nd 2019
Bar Bee Q in St Albans
If you are hungry for a final BBQ of the summer the George Street Canteen St Albans is offering a special Bar Bee Q. On 27th September 2019, their Bar Bee Q will feature some home-grown St Albans honey BBQ Sauce and some real bees!
September 17th 2019
Educating Harpenden has been part of the towns make up for many years. Harpenden is home to many high-performing independent and state schools and as a result, the area is very family-oriented. Some of the most popular primaries include High Beeches, Wood End and Roundwood, all of which have been rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.