March 2012


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Young people's theatre

The Alchemystorium

Enjoy some top quality family theatre without paying West End prices.

At Trestle, see Gomito's new comedy The Alchemystorium (ages 12+) on 4 Mar, MP Productions' powerful, poetic Little Foot, part of the National Theatre's Connections Festival from 14 to 17 Mar and Idle Motion's innovative  The Vanishing Horizon (ages 10+) on 31 Mar.

Younger audiences will enjoy Blunderbus Theatre's The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark (ages 3-7) at Radlett Centre on 27 & 28 Mar.

More events for children.

Join parkrun


Have fun and get fit every Saturday morning by joining parkrun - a weekly free timed 5km run in Verulamium Park.

Just register for your barcode and bring it with you each time you run. It's you against the clock so all speeds are welcome! Find out more.

Hertfordshire Wine School

Floristry courses

Kendalls Floristry Courses

Learn how to make a Mother's Day arrangement or Spring Basket at one of Kendalls Florist's fun and friendly evening classes in St Albans. 

Although the 13 Mar session is now fully booked, there are still some spaces on Thu 15 Mar & Thu 12 Apr (both 7.30 to 9.30pm).

Sessions cost £45 including all materials, tea, coffee and cake! Find out more & book online or call 01727 860207.



What's on this March

It's another bumper one! See the critically acclaimed Thirsty (Trestle, 3 Mar), come to Lambing Day (Oaklands College, 4 Mar), laugh with Arena comedians Rich Hall (6 Mar), Lee Nelson (14 Mar) & Doug Stanhope (23 Mar), spend One Night With Joan (Arena, 13 Mar), hear Verdi's Requiem (Abbey, 10 Mar), Jonathan Ansell (16 Mar) and the St Albans Chamber Choir (17 Mar). Enjoy live music at the Arena from The Counterfeit Stones (2 Mar), Billy Fury (4 Mar), Hats off to Led Zeppelin (9 Mar), MCU1 (17 Mar) & The Bootleg Beatles (26 Mar). What's on highlights

War Horse


Great films at the Alban Arena

See Brad Pitt catch the Money Ball (1 Mar), spend My Week With Marilyn (7 Mar), meet The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (8 Mar), enjoy Coriolanus (27 Mar) and take the family to War Horse (28 Mar). Keep up to date with film news & listings.


Katya & Pasha


Win tickets to see Katya & Pasha

Write a review before 28 Mar and you could win a pair of tickets to see Katya Virshilas & Pasha Kovalev take to the stage at the Alban Arena on Tue 3 Apr for an evening of  exhibition dance routines. The stars of BBC TV's Strictly Come Dancing will also take questions and invite five lucky audience members to join the cast. Enter now!



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