Closures and cancellations

We have collated a list of business closures and event cancellations across the district due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

This page was last updated on Wednesday 1st April at 17:39.

Event cancellations

The following events have been cancelled unless marked as postponed or rescheduled.

  • Harpenden Street Festival – Sunday 22nd March 2020
  • Harpenden Farmers Market – Sunday 22nd March 2020
  • Herts Big Weekend – Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th April 2020 has been POSTPONED – Visit their website for updates
  • Hertfordshire Open 2020 – 4th April to 21st June 2020
  • St Albans Vegan Market – Sunday 5th April 2020 – postponed, awaiting new date
  • Opening of St Albans Clock Tower by the Mayor – Friday 10th April 2020
  • St Albans Antique and Vintage Market – Sunday 19th April 2020
  • Harpenden Farmers Market – Sunday 26th April 2020
  • Harpenden VE Day 75 – Friday 8th May 2020
  • Herts Show – Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th May 2020
  • St Albans Sustainability Festival – Saturday 23rd May to Sunday 7th June
  • Harpenden Farmers Market – Sunday 24th May 2020
  • Harpenden Vegan Fair – Sunday 24th May 2020
  • Redbourn in Steam – Monday 25th May 2020
  • Batford Springs open day – Wednesday 27th May 2020
  • Harpenden Carnival – Saturday 13th June 2020
  • Art on the Common – Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June 2020 has been POSTPONED
  • St Albans Half Marathon – Sunday 14th  June 2020
  • St Albans Folk Festival – Friday 26th to Sunday 28th June 2020 now RESCHEDULED for Friday 25th to Sunday 27th September
  • St Michael’s Village Folk Evening – Wednesday 1st July has been POSTPONED
  • M Festival – Saturday 4th July 2020
  • Harpenden Highland Gathering – Sunday 12th July 2020
  • Classics on the Common – Wednesday 22nd July 2020

All the theatres in the district are currently closed, and shows are being rescheduled where possible.

Businesses closed until further notice

Attractions and Venues:

  • Abbey Theatre
  • Alban Arena
  • Clock Tower
  • Club Batchwood
  • de Havilland Aircraft Museum
  • Harpenden Public Halls
  • Hypocaust
  • Maltings Arts Theatre
  • Odyssey Cinema
  • Redbourn Village Museum
  • Redbournbury Watermill
  • St Albans South Signal Box
  • St Albans Cathedral
  • St Albans Museum + Gallery
  • St Albans Organ Theatre
  • St Albans Tour Guides
  • St Michael’s Church
  • The Horn St Albans
  • The Roman Theatre of Verulamium
  • Verulamium Museum
  • Willows Activity Farm

Sport and Leisure:

  • Batchwood Golf Course and Sports Centre
  • Cotlandswick Leisure Centre
  • Centurion Golf Club
  • Harpenden Sports Centre
  • Redbourn Leisure Centre
  • Verulam Golf Club
  • Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre and Verulamium Spa

Stay inspired!

Attractions may be closed, but there’s still plenty to enjoy – from wide open spaces where you can stretch your legs to delicious food available for home delivery.

Find out more.