Branch News - Marshalswick

September 17th 2019
Educating Harpenden
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.
September 15th 2019
Get Retro in St Albans
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.
September 8th 2019
Pub in the park
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. 
September 3rd 2019
Tweenies in Harpenden
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.
September 1st 2019
South Down Festival Harpenden
Harpenden is full of life and a variety of activities. Coming up from Friday 6th September 2019 - Sunday 8th September 2019, across various locations in Southdown, Harpenden, AL5 is the South Down Festival. 
August 28th 2019
Butterflies in St Albans
Butterfly Corner is back by popular demand at Aylett Nurseries, North Orbital Road, St Albans, AL2 1DH for 2019! There you can walk amongst free-flying tropical Butterflies and exotic plants and look out for Butterflies emerging in the Puparium! It is open daily, during normal opening hours, from Saturday 13th July until Sunday 15th September 2019, and it's completely free.
August 26th 2019
What’s on in Lydekker Park Harpenden?
This summer Lydekker Park Harpenden has played host to a range of activities. All part of Lively in Lydecker. There has been sweep netting, wildflower planting, deadwood discovery, storytelling, bird watching, scavenger hunts, and nature crafts at WildFest, all in Lydekker Park, Harpenden AL5 4EG.
August 21st 2019
Summer Comfort Food in St Albans and Harpenden
If you are enjoying being able to spend more time summer enjoying your St Albans or Harpenden home in the school holidays, having a little more time to cook might be on the cards. More often than not, summer recipes mean no-cook meals, crunchy salads, and other dishes that deserve the label of refreshing. 
August 18th 2019
Play with sand in St Albans
Until Sunday 15th September 2019 you can play with sand in St Albans at Burston Garden Centre, North orbital road, St Albans, AL2 2DS.
August 14th 2019
Comic books in Harpenden
Harpenden might not be NYC but you can be anywhere you want to be in a comic or comic book in Harpenden. Running until Sunday the 18th August 2019 from 9 am to 5 pm (check Sunday opening times) Oxfam Books & Music at 5 Harding Parade, Harpenden, AL5 4SW will be running a Comics and Comic Books Promotion.
August 11th 2019
Parks in Harpenden & St Albans - children can join in for free
There are plenty of parks in Harpenden and St Albans. St Albans City and District Council provide 44 outdoor play areas across the district. The importance of outdoor play is so important for children and families. If you have recently moved to St Albans or Harpenden or are planning on moving your family out of London to the area you will not be disappointed in the opportunities to play outdoors.
August 6th 2019
Farmers Markets in your home town
One of the fun things when on holiday is to visit the local market and sample their delights. If you live in St Albans or Harpenden or plan on visiting them don’t forget their Farmers Markets. Both locations have some of the best farmers markets in Hertfordshire regularly bringing you the best of seasonal local produce and a host of other delights.