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April 2014


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Win Easter Chocolate

Easter Chocolate

Harpenden business, The Chocolate Wrapper, wants to help you celebrate Easter in style. So they're giving personalised chocolate bars away to five lucky winners.

Enter by 10 April.

Details and entry.

Live Music Project 2014

The Live Music Project

Trestle's Live Music Project returns for its first Spring gig weekend on 29 March. Acts include Nick and the Sun Machine, The Maida Vales, Garry Smith and Hope Russell-Winter. Free admission.

Then on 26 April celebrate the first birthday of the Live Music Project with more great acts.

Find out more

Charlie and Lola's Extremely New Play

Looking for work?

School vacancies in St Albans

If you're looking for an interesting, local job working in the varied and rewarding environment of education then click here to find out about the range of part-time and full-time opportunities at two local primary schools within the Spiral Academies Trust.

Details and application.

Spring floristry courses

Spring floristry courses

The popular Spring Floristry Courses at Kendalls Florist in St Albans are nearly all fully booked but spaces are still available for the Contemporary Arrangement Workshop on Thu 17 April, 7.30-9.30pm. Booking.

Easter Holiday Fun 2014

Easter holiday fun

Have an Easter Eggstravaganza at Willows Farm Village, enjoy a variety of activities at Butterfly World and book in for Mechanical Machines and Creative Concoctions at St Albans Museums. Younger ones can play in the Park, enjoy an Easter Trail, go to a Country Fair or even see Jungle Book. More ideas on our Easter Holiday page.

What's on this April


What's on this April

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas (Alban Arena, 4 Apr, 7.30pm), Voix de Vivre Chamber Choir (St Peter's Church, 5 Apr, 7.30pm), Why is John Lennon Wearing a Skirt (Maltings, 5 Apr, 8pm), Battle of the Bands (Harpenden Public Halls, 5 Apr, 7pm), Kate Rusby (Alban Arena, 10 Apr, 7.30pm), High School Musical (Abbey Theatre, 10-12 Apr, Various), Festival Concert (Hatfield House, 11 Apr, 7.30pm), Baby Massage Classes (Jubilee Centre, 22 Apr, 10am), The Live Music Project (Trestle, 26 Apr, 7.30pm). Details and booking.


Butterfly World Project


Butterfly World is open now

This week Butterfly World threw open its doors for the 2014 season, with an introductory offer of £5 until the end of April. Visitors of all ages can see, touch, learn and explore 27 acres of specially created gardens, tropical butterfly house, wildflower meadows and designer gardens, all highlighting the beauty, importance and fragility of butterflies.

There's also a chance for one lucky reader to win a free family entry to Butterfly World during 2014 on our competitions page.

 Details, opening times & prices.


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