Events Listing

Events from Sustainable St Albans and friends – across St Albans, Harpenden and the villages.

January

  • Sun 12th Jan  1-4pm. Join in with Incredible Edible St Albans at the Civic Centre garden. These community gardens welcome new volunteers – just turn up!
  • Mon 13th Jan, 7.30-9.30, Low Carbon Homes35% of our carbon footprint typically comes from our home – what are we going to do about it?  This event will look at retrofitting homes to low carbon standards;  Our speakers are Heather McNeill, Passivhaus Designer, AdPractice Ltd  Retrofitting your home to low carbon standards and Simon Robinson, Director, Solinvictus Alternatives to gas boilers.   Venue: Bennet’s, 21 Leyton Rd, Harpenden AL5 2HU, a 5 minute walk from Harpenden station
  • Mon 20th Jan – 8-9pm, Thermal Imaging Camera information session St Albans,
  • Tues 21st Jan 7.30pm. Discover Plastic Free Harpenden. Informal gathering: come and meet the organisers, find out about forthcoming events, ask questions and find out how to get involved. Harpenden Council Chambers, Leyton Rd, Harpenden AL5 2LX
  • Thur 23rd Jan 8-9pm, Thermal Imaging Camera information session Harpenden
  • Fri 24th Jan, 10.30am Playing Out Information session. Find out how to apply to close your road regularly for children’s play and community building. Free – just turn up  The Beech House, St Peter’s Street, St Albans

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  • Saturday 25 January 10 am – 1 pm Incredible Edible St Albans Russell Lane community gardens. New volunteers  welcome- just turn up!
  • Sun 26th Jan, 2pm. January Litter Picking with Plastic Free Harpenden.For all ages and whole families, for one hour followed by a hot drink if you wish. Litter pickers and black binbags will be provided. Just bring your enthusiasm to keep Harpenden clean! Meet outside Harpenden Public Halls, Southdown Rd, Harpenden AL5 1TE
  • Mon 27th Jan, 8.00pm Playing Out Information session. Find out how to apply to close your road regularly for children’s play and community building. Free. central Harpenden central Harpenden, Book here! for this session

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February

March

  • Mon 2nd March, 7pm, Our Street Party Information session. Find out how to apply to close your road for a one-off street party. Free – just turn up – at Beech House pub, St Peter’s Street, St Albans
  • Mon 2nd March, 8pm, Playing Out Information session. Find out how to apply to close your road regularly for children’s play and community building. Free – just turn up – at Beech House pub, St Peter’s Street, St Albans
  • Tuesday 3 March – 8-9pmThermal Imaging Camera information session, Colney Heath Lane, St Albans,
  • Wednesday 4 March, 8-9 pm, How to Get Involved in Sustainable St Albans.  An informal session aimed at anyone who wants to hear a little more about the work of Sustainable St Albans and find out how they could take part – at The Beech House, 81 St Peter’s Street, St Albans. AL1 3EG
  • Fri 6th March 10am, Our Street Party Information session. Find out how to apply to close your road for a one-off street party. Free – just turn up – at The Harpenden Arms, Harpenden.
  • Fri 6th March 11am, Playing Out Information session. Find out how to apply to close your road regularly for children’s play and community building. Free – just turn up – at  The Harpenden Arms, Harpenden.
  • Mon 9th March, 10.30am, Playing Out Information session. Find out how to apply to close your road regularly for children’s play and community building. Free – just turn up – at The Enchanted Tea Rooms, 71 High St, Redbourn, AL3 7LW
  • Mon 9th March, 7.30-9.30, Rewilding, FREE but please book here
  • An evening of talks and discussion.Venue: Bennet’s, 21 Leyton Rd, Harpenden AL5 2HU, a 5 minute walk from Harpenden station
  • Thur 12th March 8-9pmThermal Imaging Camera information session, Harpenden
  • Mon 16th March, 10.30am, Playing Out Information session. Find out how to apply to close your road regularly for children’s play and community building. Free – just turn up – at Caledon Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney, AL2 1PU
  • Wed 18th March – 8-9pmThermal Imaging Camera information session,  Colney Heath Lane, St Albans,
  • Mon 23rd March 8-9pmThermal Imaging Camera information session, Harpenden

Playing Out in 2020

To start Playing Out in May 2020 – apply by 2nd March 2020.  More information here

Come along to one of our information sessions to find out how to apply to close your road regularly for children’s play and community building!

    • Friday 24th January, 10.30am at The Beech House pub, St Peter’s Street, St Albans. Free – just turn up
    • Monday 27th January, 8.00pm in central Harpenden – Book here! for this session
    • Monday 3rd February, 10.30am at The Harpenden Arms, Harpenden. Free – just turn up
    • Monday 2nd March, 8.00pm at  Beech House pub, St Peter’s Street, St Albans. Free – just turn up
    • Friday 6th March, 11am at The Harpenden Arms, Harpenden. Free – just turn up
    • Mon 9th March, 10.30am at The Enchanted Tea Rooms, 71 High St, Redbourn, AL3 7LW. Free – just turn up
    • Mon 16th March, 10.30am, at Caledon Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney, AL2 1PU. Free – just turn up

Street Parties in 2020

Interested in closing your road for a one-off street party?  Come along to an Our Street Party Information Session to find out more

Carbon literacy awareness courses in 2020

Sustainability Festival 2020

  • Sat 23 May – Sun 7 Jun – SustFest20 – Including 24 May – Market Takeover 2020. Groups are asked to register their events now – deadline is 9th Feb. See more on the festival website at www.sustfest.org

Our Planet Our Future evening events in 2020

  • 2nd Monday of alternate months, at Bennets, 7-30-9.30pm
  • 13 Jan – Low Carbon Homes
  • 9 Mar – Rewilding book here
  • 11 May – Leave your cars at home!
  • 13 Jul – Sustainable holidays
  • 14 Sep – topic tbd
  • 9 Nov- topic tbd