Alban Arena

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This article is about Civic Centre in St Albans city also named Civic Hall. For Civic Center, see Civic Center. For Civic Hall, see Civic Hall.
Alban Arena
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Logo of Alban Arena
Address Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans Hertfordshire AL1 3LD
Location St Albans, United Kingdom
Coordinates 51°45′10″N 00°20′11″W / 51.75278°N 0.33639°W / 51.75278; -0.33639Coordinates: 51°45′10″N 00°20′11″W / 51.75278°N 0.33639°W / 51.75278; -0.33639
Type Theatre
Genre(s) Music, Children's Entertainment,
Seating type Seated auditorium | Seated + flat floor space
Capacity 856 | 1200[1]
Opened Start of 1970s
Website
www.alban-arena.co.uk
Alban Arena is located in Greater London
Alban Arena
Alban Arena
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Alban Arena on the map of London

Alban Arena (formerly St Albans City Hall) is a theatre and music venue in the historic centre of St Albans, UK.

It has been the centre of culture in St Albans from the 1970s. Here past concerts of rock bands have been staged, such as Dire Straits in 1978,[2] and Jethro Tull in 2010 .

Over the Christmas period of 2004, the pantomime Aladdin was staged with participation Michelle Bass,[3] The December 2005 show was Peter Pan with Leslie Grantham and Dani Harmer,[4] and in 2009 The Little Mermaid with Sarah-Jane Honeywell.[5]

In 2007 St Albans Festival with the International Organ Festival took place.[note 1]

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  1. ^ "Alban Arena". Harpers Fitness. Retrieved 4 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Dire Straits tour 1978". Tours. Canada: Mark Knopfler official site. Retrieved 13 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "Michelle gets A 'new' laddin!". BBC. October 17, 2004. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "What’s on" (pdf). www.stalbans.gov.uk. 20 December 2005. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  5. ^ "Sarah-Jane Honeywell: news about Sarah-Jane Honeywell". Sarah-Jane Honeywell official site. March 6, 2009. Archived from the original on 5 April 2010. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 

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