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Alban Arena

Open Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Small Venue, Intimate, cheaper drinks.

First time at Alban Arena. Grabbed last parking space, tried to pay by phone & realised its free... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Ranu M
London, United Kingdom
Mid week show

We came to see Ruby Wax on a Tuesday evening and the show was fantastic, you could purchase her... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
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Civic Centre St. Peters Street, St Albans AL1 3LD, England
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

First time at Alban Arena. Grabbed last parking space, tried to pay by phone & realised its free after 6.30pm. Good service at Reception, Concert started on time, comfortable seats, average stage lighting. Boney M concert was upbeat & lively, Singers were able to come...More

Thank Ranu M
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We attended the Prosecco festival here last Saturday. An excellent afternoon! Around 30 different types to try, at a reasonable cost, plus nice touches like free bottles of water. Italian street food was available, and the live band was excellent, playing hits from the 50s...More

Thank Andy-S60
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Just returned from ‘We’ve only just begun’ which was really enjoyable, but ruined by a group having their own party on the balcony. Over 30 group selfies were taken with a flash and they talked throughout the performance. Spoke to the Moonlite security team and...More

Thank KarrieAnne03
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We came to see Ruby Wax on a Tuesday evening and the show was fantastic, you could purchase her books in the lobby and Ruby came out to sign books and take pics in the interval. Ruby is amazing and it was fab to meet...More

Thank Charleybobs
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

A great show in a great theatre. I’ve been here a few times now and I always leave smiling .. a good sign! A small friendly theatre with good seating and facilities. Well organised and professionally run. Good disabled facilities.

Thank MrQuiet1949
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Another great night at the Alban Arena with the Ultimate Civic Disco and Slade onstage for an hour long set (about 10:45 to 11:45 or so). Plenty of bars open, another soul disco going on in the basement outside the loos, and plenty of security...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

This was my 10th consecutive year of seeing The Bootleg Beatles at this venue. I was too young to see the real Fab Four, but this must be as close as it gets. I admire how they keep slightly changing the music they play, the...More

1  Thank michelle B
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Waited a long time for Ellie to come back to the Arena & it was well worth the wait (20 years). Lasted 2 hours & all the favourites were sung. Plenty of banter with the audience as well.

Thank PhilMerridan
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We visit here often and whilst not the most attractive of theatres it is acceptable when the lights go down. It does put on some great events. Interval drinks can't cope with the demand and even finding pre ordered drinks is difficult due to the...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We have been to so many shows and have always found this a great venue. The facilities and accustics are good and seating in most cases is very good

Thank silkmill
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Estelle S
2 April 2018|
Response from 19Lynn56 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Estelle S We sat in 1st row of the circle which were brilliant seats. Not a big theatre so I would say wherever you sit would be fine. Must admit I don’t particularly like the stalls.
20 September 2016|
Response from Superhoopa | Reviewed this property |
OK, we sat in the circle recently and the view was perfectly good. This is not a big theatre.