Alban Street Festival 2018

Alban Street Festival - part of Alban Weekend

Showcasing our inspiring community, celebrate all that is fun, free and fabulous about St Albans at the Alban Street Festival. Over 70 traders will line the street selling food, drink and crafts. There are lots of street activities too, all free for you to enjoy! Keep an eye out for face painters, street performers and other curiosities!

A full programme of free activities, performances, music, food and fun will have you dancing in the street. All we need now is the sunshine... and you!

Date Sunday 24th June 2018 from 12-6pm on St Peter's Street, St Albans.
FIRST WORLD WAR 100 See, learn & experience…
What was soldier’s life like? What was in a soldier’s kitchen? What weapons did they have?
How was a soldier recruited? What is the story behind the poppy?

Soldiers Display Show
2pm

Children’s Marching Drill Workshop
12:30pm & 3:30pm

Poppy Making Workshop
Open 12-6pm for all ages

WW1 in the Sky Workshop
Open 12-6pm for all ages

For more about the First World War Centenary, see www.1914.org.
BIKE ZONE with live stunt shows! To celebrate ‘Hertfordshire’s Year of Physical Activity Bike Month’ look out for the bike ramp with live stunt shows and the opportunity to have a go! All bikes and safety equipment provided.

Bike Stunt Shows
1pm / 3pm / 4.30pm

Bike Ramp Workshops
10 minute drop in sessions for all ages,
12-1pm / 2-3pm / 4-4.30pm / 5.30-6pm

Find out more about Hertfordshire Year of Physical Activity - Bike Month
SUSTAINABILITY ZONE Come and see what is growing at the ‘Incredible Edible Civic Centre’ Food Garden managed by FoodSmiles St Albans. Official Opening – 1.30pm

Seed Planting with Sustainable St Albans
12-6pm – Free for all ages

Make your own Bird Feeder with Bunnings
12-6pm - Free for all ages
PUPPET MAKING Visit the St Albans Cathedral area to learn about the story of Saint Alban and make you own Alban puppet!
Free for all ages, 12-6pm
MUSIC AREAS TAXI RANK STAGE - by Taxi Rank near Barclays on St Peter's Street
Soul, Reggae, acousticpop, Ukuleles and dance sounds! 
12noon - UR Crew
1pm - Katie's Jumping Fleas
2pm - Hidden Jules
3pm - Silverrock
4pm - Arc
5pm - All That Soul

CURB-SIDE STAGE - by Natwest Bank on St Peter's Street
Street Cabaret, music, dance and small trampolines! 
12:15pm - Papersnakes  
1:30pm - BOUNCE
2:05pm - Purple All Stars
2:30pm - The Giant Balloon Show
3:30pm - Pixie Studios
4:00pm - The Giant Balloon Show
5:00pm - Alban Bollywood
5:30pm - BeaTz Dance Academy
OTHER ACTIVITIES OAKLANDS WOODEN GAMES
Come and play on the handmade games created by Peter Templeman from Oaklands College.

TIKI BAR
Poppycock will be bringing back the pineapples with their Summer themed Tiki Bar!

THE GREAT GET TOGETHER
A place to meet your community, have a chat and escape the event crowds.
(Supporting national campaign)

ST ALBANS MUSEUM + GALLERY - Screen printing with Laura Felicity
Drop into the museum to try the art of screen printing in this fun one day workshop with professional printer and artist, Laura Felicity. As part of our First Impressions season, learn alongside an expert and create a bespoke souvenir to take home.
Family drop in workshop - first come first serve basis. £2 per child - 12-5pm (last entry 4.30pm
EVENT MAP The Alban Street Festival event map PDF shows the location of all the activity zones at this year's festival.
Address and contact details
St Peter's Street, St Albans
Postcode: AL3 5DJ
Email: events@stalbans.gov.uk

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