February 2012


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Win a pair of tickets to The Vanishing Horizon

Vanishing Horizon


Write a review before 27 Feb and you could win a pair of tickets to see The Vanishing Horizon on 31 Mar at Trestle Arts Base.

Described as 'beautiful, accomplished and innovative physical theatre' by The Stage, this show is not be missed. Enter now.

Have fun at Half Term

Half Term Whats on


Celebrate the 50th birthday of James & the Giant Peach, help Bo Peep find her lost sheep, see the Adventures of Tin Tin and make your own dalek during Spring Half Term week.

Our handy guide has lots of ideas to keep enquiring minds of all ages busy - whatever the weather!



Spotlight on Theatretrain



Theatretrain St Albans offers professional training in the performing arts through weekly 3-hour acting, singing and dancing classes at Francis Bacon School tailored to ages 6-9, 9-12 and 13-18.

Students perform in workshops for parents, shows at local theatres and productions in major regional theatres and the West End.

Budding performers can find out more or call 01727 768085.


Falling Man

What's on this February

There's plenty to choose from this month. Find out what love is with Richard Herring (Harpenden Halls, 2 Feb), catch Falling Man (Trestle, 4 Feb) fresh from sell-out shows in New York, enjoy an Elizabethan Jubilee (St Peter's Church) and visit Bob Hartman's Story Shop (St Paul's Church, 11 Feb). Hear Herts Philharmonia (St Saviour's Church, 11 Feb), see The Rum Diary (1 Feb), Tin Tin (15 Feb), Hugo (22 Feb) and The Deep Blue Sea (28 Feb) at the Alban Arena and meet  The Good Soul of Szechuan (Trestle, 22 Feb). See more highlights.

Residents First Weekend


See a different side of St Albans

Are you local? If so, Residents First Weekend (28 & 29 Jan) brings two days of opportunities to try something new in the city with free entry to local attractions, special events, meal deals and competitions. Find out more.


Seven Day Drunk


New 'Lights Up!' theatre season

Enjoy a diverse theatre programme during the 'Lights Up!' season at Harpenden Halls. Bryony Kimmings is a 7 Day Drunk (3 Feb), State of Flux will transform the foyer through the installation of 13-minute dance film A Blank Canvas (15 Mar from 3-9pm - free) and, finally, Richard Fry performs his extraordinary Ballad of Unbeatable Hearts (19 Apr).



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