October 2011


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This month:

Win Tickets to  Bob Geldof

Win tickets to see Bob Geldof

Write a review before 27 October and we'll enter you into our prize draw to win two tickets worth £50 to see Bob Geldof rocking the Alban Arena.  He's touring his new studio album 'How To Compose Popular Songs That Will Sell' on Saturday 19 Nov at 7.30pm. Find out more.

Visit 1960s St Albans

1960's St Albans

Explore this fascinating decade; from fashion and interior design, pop music and the folk revival, to the world politics and new technology that influenced everything in this free, fun and interactive exhibition for all the family at the Museum of St Albans from 1 Oct 2011 to 22 Apr 2012.

Sell stuff for free!

Marketplace is now free

If you'd like to convert your unwanted items into cash, without the hassle of ebay listings, postage and high commission fees, then our marketplace is for you. List your items quickly and easily for free in October and find a local buyer.

Money for the Community

Community grants for local groups

Community Grants of £500 to £5,000 are now available from St Albans Council. See our blog for more information.

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St Albans Food & Drink Festival 2011

Food & Drink Festival - 28 Sep to 9 Oct

Enjoy ten days of 'meal deal' discounts and lots of special events including the Beer Festival, cocktail classes, wine & whisky tastings, cheese evenings, coffee mornings and hot dog eating competitions. You can buy tickets online to the Gourmet Night, Gastronomy Evening and Food & Drink Awards celebration (all in aid of charity) and find full details here.


The Big Draw


The Big Draw - 1 to 31 October

This month-long festival invites people of all ages to discover drawing through a series of workshops exploring cartoons, graphic novels, animation and children's books. These events will culminate in a Big Draw Day at the Alban Arena & Old Town Hall with Dave Gibbons, Illustrator of The Watchmen comics. Some sessions are drop-in, others require pre-booking. Details.

What's on in October


What's on this October

Go on a Photo Walk (1 Oct), have a laugh (Havana 6 Oct), meet Elvis (Butterfly World 8 Oct), do some Family Business (Watford Palace Theatre 7 to 22 Oct) and shop at the Italian Market (7 to 9 Oct). Then take the Herts 10k Challenge (9 Oct), enjoy Music for Autumn (15 Oct), help The Man with the Luggage (Trestle 20 to 22 Oct) and chill out on a Sunday (Grove House 16 Oct) and see some great films.



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