If you love cinema St Albans Film Festival will return for its 6th year this summer. It will be spread over 2 weeks from 25th June to 7th July and will offer a host of different events, including the Outdoor cinema, workshops, talks, and special events.
As the festival season comes into sight St Albans Street Festival brings the festival spirit to your doorstep if you live in St Albans or Harpenden. On the 23rd June 2019 a street festival celebrating all that is fun and fabulous about St Albans City on the feast day of St Alban. The day has also been known as the Alban Street Festival, and as ever 2019 promises to be a great day out for all the family!
The Roman History of St Albans is a vital part of this Cathedral City. If you are planning to live in or around a city like St Albans it is great to see how history is celebrated and creates a real sense of community. This summer running from Friday 21st until Sunday 30th June, the city of St Albans rediscovers its Roman heritage during a 10-day festival with events for every member of the family to enjoy.
Coming up on 16th June 2019 is the Vintage St Albans Antique Market. It is a perfect opportunity to visit the Beautiful and historic St Albans particularly if you are thinking of moving your family to the St Albans or Harpenden areas. You could come to St Albans Antique and Vintage Market and then spend the rest of the day enjoying all the other cultural offers at hand in this Cathedral city.
Art on the Common Harpenden is one of Hertfordshire’s premier outdoor art events. On Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th June 2019 on Harpenden Common, AL5 2HU, the two-day event will showcase the very best of local St Albans and Harpenden art including; paintings, ceramics, fine art, photography, sculpture, textiles, jewellery, glass, wood and handmade greeting cards.
In and around Harpenden and St Albans there are lots of good schools. Many families make the move from central London to Harpenden or St Albans for the more relaxed pace of life, the easy access to Hertfordshire countryside and the quality of the schools.
Just north of Harpenden and St Albans Luton Hoo Walled garden, Luton, LU1 3TQ are hosting an open day for their farm on 9th June 2019. This is a great opportunity to get the whole family out into the grounds of a traditional County Estate.
Harpenden Carnival presented to you by Harpenden Round Table and Harpenden Town Council is on the 8th June this year on Harpenden Common. They say they have “pre-ordered fine weather so put June 8th in your diary and bring your friends and family to a great day out.”
Many families move to Harpenden and St Albans to bring their families closer to country life. The Hertfordshire County Show is an annual staple for bringing your family closer to the outdoors life. This May bank holiday weekend 25th & 26th May 2019 The Hertfordshire County Show have upped their game again.
In the wake of the runaway success of Fleabag and Killing Eve with modern dramas all the rage on TV how about supporting your local theatre drama presentations this year, from 21 May 2019 until the 25 May 2019 Modern Dance for Beginners will be playing at the Abbey Theatre Studio, Westminster Lodge, Holywell Hill Hertfordshire St Albans AL1 2DL.
Throughout the year there is plenty of music to satisfy any taste in and around St Albans and Harpenden. With London on your doorstep, there is an even a wider choice but closer to home is a real boon.