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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.
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.
St Albans is a great place to live and work. Many who live in the St Albans and Harpenden areas do the easy commute to London but more and more of us are home working or looking for co-working spaces to use.
There is something for everyone in St Albans from street festivals to classical concerts. And coming up presented by The St Albans St Cecilia Festival Society is a magnificent classical concert with a flavour of the sea.
To some in Harpenden and St Albans, this might sound like an abomination to others a magical feat that if you can pull it off is an absolute delight. If you want to have a go at matching wine and chocolate, on 1st of Oct 2019 between 7 pm and 9 pm
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.
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!
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.
There is no doubting that St Albans is cool and on 22nd September 2019 it will prove its credentials. St Albans’ vintage, retro, history, heritage, classic car spectacular is back for 2019! It’s a day when it appears that you have travelled back in time to celebrate the rich heritage of St Albans and the famous folk of the city through the decades.
There is nothing nicer than relaxing at a pub in the park in leafy St Albans or Harpenden to soak up the stress of a busy week. Taking it up a notch you can join Tom Kerridge and friends for one of the biggest celebrations of the best food the country has to offer between 13 -15th September 2019 in Verulamium Park St Albans.
Harpenden and St Albans are great locations to raise a family, many families make the move to Harpenden or St Albans from London when they have a family. But moving to a more rural doesn’t magically prevent teenagers from being teenagers or Tweenies from being Tweenies.