The weekend is a community fundraising initiative, hosting a series of events to commemorate the centenary of the end of The Great War. Funds are being raised for two causes: to enable key restoration works to be carried out on the historical Grade I listed church building of St Michael’s and also to raise funds in aid of The Royal British Legion.
Every year in St Albans, there is one event that truly captures the special family atmosphere that is unique to this city! This event has taken place for the past 28 years and it’s known fondly as the St Albans Half Marathon which comprises of the Children’s Fun Run, the Half Marathon, 5K run and a Healthy Hearts jog.
Butterfly World, St Albans, will welcome David Bellamy this Sunday 10th October. David, the well-known conservationist, is patron to Butterfly World and will be there in person to meet visitors and speak about the decline in the butterfly species.
1st August sees the formal launch of an exciting new website celebrating the ‘living history’ of the Sopwell area of St Albans. Funded by the National Lottery the website, www.sopwellmemories.org.uk, contains stories and photographs contributed by local people, as well as an extensive and increasing archive of oral history interviews with both recent and long-standing residents. It aims to capture memories of living in Sopwell as it changed from a rural farming community to a culturally diverse suburb of St Albans.
‘Let World Car-free Day be a showcase for just how our cities might look like, feel like, and sound like without cars…365 days a year.’(www.worldcarfree.net).
May 6th almost certainly sees two elections in St Albans. But which way will they go?
The outcome of the Stay Strong Japan - Tsunami Appeal which recently took place in St Albans is incredible. On Thursday 31st March, the £17,335.84 from the Appeal, was matched by the Eisai Company in Hatfield
I've just found time to add a post about the Alban Opera. I must admit to an interest here as I'm singing in the choir. So very busy for the next week with rehearsals and then 5 performances in 4 days.....
A St Albans bookclub have decided to take their friendship one step further; actually it will be a few thousand steps further! This bookclub have not just formed a great bond, but have taken steps to help those around them.
You live in St Albans, you are wondering what’s on to entertain you this month…..so we have listed a few of our top choices for you to choose from!
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