October 2012


All About St Albans

This month:

Win Tickets to  Soap Opera

Win tickets to see Soap Opera

Write a review before 27 October and we'll enter you into our prize draw to win two tickets worth £40 to see Soap Opera at the Alban Arena.  It's an hilarious evening full of all your favourite soap stars. It runs from 5-7 November at 7.30pm. Find out more.

The Herts 10K

Herts 10K

This year's Herts 10K run kicks off from Rothamsted Research Centre in Harpenden on 14 Oct at 10am. If you'd like to get fit and raise money for a good cause you can register now.

Sharkeys Cuts for Kids

Little Monsters Little Monsters

If your kids like music they'll love this. St Albans Symphony Orchestra are putting on their popular 'Little Monsters'  concert specially for children on 21 Oct (2pm and 3.30pm).

Come along to listen, enjoy, meet the musicians and try the instruments! Tickets.

Food & Drink Awards

Food and Drink Awards

There's still time to cast your vote for your favourite Food and Drink venues in this year's Food & Drink Awards.

It's even easier to vote this time round.  Simply login by using your Facebook account. More information

St Albans Food & Drink Festival 2012

Food & Drink Festival - 26 Sep to 7 Oct

Enjoy twelve days of 'meal deal' discounts and lots of special events including the Beer Festival, cocktail classes, wine & whisky tastings, cheese evenings, coffee mornings and even foraging expeditions. You can buy tickets online to the Gourmet Night and Food & Drink Awards celebration (all in aid of charity). 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 taking place at venues across the city centre. Some sessions are drop-in, others require pre-booking. Details.

What's on in October


What's on this October

This October why not meet up with Agnes and Walter (6 Oct, 7.30pm) and Snow White (7 Oct, 2.30pm) at Trestle Arts Base. Listen to The Enchanted Lake (6 Oct, 7.30pm). Enjoy an Autumn Feast with the Indian Supperclub (13 Oct). Laugh with Rhod Gilbert (15 & 16 Oct, 8pm). Walk 500 miles with The Proclaimers, (17 Oct, 7.30pm). Get nostalgic with Dodgy (19 Oct, 8pm) and chill out at Grove House Hospice (21 Oct, 12pm & 3pm). More details.



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