Alban Arena - What's On Guide

So we've decided to put together a handy What's On Guide, for all your one stop Alban Arena needs!

The Alban Arena is a well-established entertainment venue with a busy program of National Touring Shows, Rock and Pop Concerts, Comedy, Films, Exhibitions and the region's most popular Christmas Pantomime! 

So with so much going on it's sometimes easy to get lost in all the excitement! 

We have created a breakdown of events in October with handy details and prices! So have a look and see what takes your fancy! 

 Don't forget to check back, as we'll be bringing you all the latest shows! 







 Wednesday 5th October - 7.30pm 

 The most powerful, enjoyable and tuneful opera. Featuring an impressive cast and  accompanied by a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians. 


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Friday 7th Ocober - 7.30pm  

 Celebrating the 40th anniversary of their seminal album Sheet Music – which included Top 10 hit The Wall Street Shuffle.


 60’s Gold 2016

 Saturday 8th October 3pm & 7.30pm

 Show featuring all the hits of the 60’s from THE ORIGINAL STARS OF THE SIXTIES!!! 

 £32.50 to£29.50

 Hertfordshire Wedding Fair

 Sunday 9th October 11am – 4pm

 Whether you are looking for the latest wedding gift ideas or a beautiful wedding venue from around Hertfordshire or beyond, this is the wedding fair to visit for inspiration


 Nina Conti: In Your Face

 Monday 10th October 7.30pm 

 Hot on the heels of her 2016 smash-hit season at the West End’s Criterion Theatre, by popular demand Nina Conti is back on the road with her sell-out 2015 show ‘In Your Face’. 


 Miles Jupp:  Songs of Freedom

 Tuesday 11 October 8pm

 Legendary voice of The Moody Blues performing songs from his new album “Spirits of The Western Sky” and Moodies favourites in an acoustic “songwriter” format. Plus Special guest Mike Dawes


 Sinatra, Sequins & Swing

Wednesday 12th October - 7.30pm

 Prepare to be wowed by most exciting Big Band Swing concert to hit UK in years – and the only live UK show President of Sinatra Music Society has recommended fans “must-see”

 £24.00  to £22.50

 The Whitney Houston Show

 Thursday 13th  October - 7.30pm

 The Whitney Houston Show presents and celebrates a catalogue of Houston’s most loved songs from the span of her 29 year career. 


 Jimeoin -  Renonsense Man

Friday 14th October - 8pm 

 An evening of brilliantly observed, ever-evolving and hilarious stand-up from the internationally acclaimed star of TV shows including ‘Live at the Apollo’, ‘Royal Variety Performance’, ‘John Bishop Show’, CH4’s O2 Gala’ and ‘Sunday Night at the Palladium’


Jimmy Carr -The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour

Saturday 15th October - 7pm

 Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show. A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake, Jimmy Carr’s new tour will distil everything we love to laugh at and be shocked by, into one incredible, unparalleled night of entertainment. 


Roy Wood & His Band

Sunday 16th October - 7.30pm

Join the legendary Roy Wood, together with his incredible rock 'n' roll band, as they perform his classic hits including 'I Can Hear the Grass Grow', 'Flowers in the Rain', 'Blackberry Way', 'California Man' and 'See My Baby Jive', plus many more!


Ministry of Science  

Tuesday 18th October - 6.30pm 

Ministry of Science Live is not your ordinary science show – it comes with a bang. It comes with a whoosh. But most of all is comes with a hovercraft built on stage… Oh, and a Human Cannon too!  

£12.50 to £14.50  

 Celebrating Older People In St Albans

 Wednesday 19th October - 10am – 1pm

 St Albans City and District Council is working in partnership with OPALS (Older Persons’ Activity Learning and Safety) and Older People’s groups to celebrate older people in the District.


 Josh Widdicombe: What Do I Do Now…

Thursday 20th October - 8pm 

 Since he’s been away from stand up Josh has been working hard on other things but don’t worry in his spare time he has found a lot of minor things to get annoyed about, and now he has a chance to talk about them on stage (in the form of jokes).


Psychic Sally: Call Me Psychic  

Friday 21st October - 7.30pm 

The nation’s favourite psychic, Sally Morgan is back and better than ever with her brand new and most jaw-dropping show yet – ‘Call Me Psychic’. 


Mark Watson

Saturday 22nd October - 8pm

In short: if you like comedy, but you don’t come and see this, you’re acting very oddly.


Miami Pro Universe Championships

Sunday 23rd October - 2.30pm

If fitness and hard bodies is your thing then this show is for you. We have top models and famous athletes competing from all over the world for the Miami Pro Universe Championship title, so if you’re a fitness model then come and compete at this prestigious event



Tuesday 25th October - 7.30pm

for the first time in more than 20 years, one of the most British rock bands in music history has recorded a studio album in their native country. Their latest offering is entitled A Conspiracy Of Stars, was cut by rock legend UFO and breathes that typically British easy-going confidence for which this band has been known for over 45 years.


Absolutely Fabulous (15)

Wednesday 26th October 1.30pm & 7.30pm

Appropriate for their big screen debut, Edina and Patsy are still oozing glitz and glamour, living the high life they are accustomed to; shopping, drinking and clubbing their way around London’s trendiest hotspots.

£7.00 to £5.00

Steeleye Span

Thursday 27th October - 7.30pm

Steeleye Span’s not just a legendary name in British music but also a link to the classic days of rock and folk music. Folk rock pioneers Steeleye Span are touring with a new live show. Maddy Prior – the voice of the band – leads a line-up featuring faces old and new.

£22.50 to £20.50

Peppa Pig’s Surprise  

Saturday 29th October 10am, 1pm & 4pm 

Surprise! Peppa Pig, George and their friends are back at The Alban Arena in a brand new live stage show, Peppa Pig’s Surprise.

Enjoy fun, loads of songs and of course, surprises in this charming, colourful new show. Peppa Pig’s Surprise promises to be the perfect theatre show for all pre-schoolers.

£16.00 to £14.00

Peppa Pig’s Surprise  

Sunday 30th October 10am & 1pm 

Surprise! Peppa Pig, George and their friends are back at The Alban Arena in a brand new live stage show, Peppa Pig’s Surprise.

Enjoy fun, loads of songs and of course, surprises in this charming, colourful new show. Peppa Pig’s Surprise promises to be the perfect theatre show for all pre-schoolers.

£16.00 to £14.00  

St Albans Got Talent

Monday 31st October - 7pm

The St Albans Got Talent Team have been searching the whole of the St Albans Area (AL) to bring you the very best talent acts for 2016 to the finals at The Alban Area on the 31st of October 2016.

10 final acts, not forgetting the one Wild Card, will showcase their talent in front of 4 Judges to be crowned St Albans next big star.

All Proceeds go to the St Albans Town Hall Art Gallery and Museum Reconstruction Project.

Please note that all prices are subject to change. Online booking will incur a transaction fee of £1.25 per ticket. 
Heart is not responsible for cancellations or changes in the program.
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