St Peters Street

St Peters Street
St Peters Street, St Albans, AL1 3DH
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Coaching Inns

For over 1000 years, St Albans has been a town of inns, taverns and alehouses. Find out why there were fifteen inns in one street alone. At one time, stabling was required for over 2000 horses – imagine the smell! This fascinating walk also looks at the architecture and the people who were part of this vibrant area of St…

Sun 14 Apr

£6

Sun 12 May

£6

Sun 7 Jul

£6

…and 2 more dates until 22 Sep

Crime and Punishment

Murder, theft, bribery, adultery - just some of the crimes committed here in St Albans down the ages. Hear about some of these dastardly deeds, the people who committed them and the punishments that were meted out. A fascinating walk, which looks at the lives of some notorious characters in our city's history.

Sun 31 Mar

£6

Sat 6 Jul

£6

Sun 15 Sep

£6

Historic St Albans - A City Revealed

St Albans, the unheralded jewel of Hertfordshire, a 1000-year-old city at the heart of English history. Tour well known and lesser known sites of the City – hear about revolting peasants, martyrs, heretics, monasteries and monks. Walk around the grounds of the magnificent cathedral, and admire the building that was…

Sun 3 Mar

Sold out

£6

Sun 10 Mar

£6

Sun 17 Mar

£6

…and 59 more dates until 29 Dec

Medieval Life in St Albans

Be transported back to the medieval period. As we walk around the historic market place, you will hear tales about the life and times of the people who visited, lived and worked here. Life was far from easy in those turbulent times. Follow the pilgrims' route to the Abbey church and beyond

Sun 23 Jun

£6

Sun 20 Oct

£6

A Modern City Revealed

Discover how the 20th Century changed St Albans from small market town to today's thriving city. We trace the story from Edwardian philanthropy to recent, sometimes controversial, building developments. In between, hear echoes of the Great War, tales of 1940's espionage and explore how the face of the city has changed…

Sun 28 Apr

£6

Sun 4 Aug

£6

Sat 7 Sep

£6

A Monastery Revealed

Our city owes its existence to the monastery, which was once the most important in England. From Dedication to Dissolution, powerful Abbots controlled the town, the lives of its people and of course the monks. How did the people live under this rule, and what was daily life like for the monks? Find out as we walk from the…

Sun 7 Apr

£6

Sun 16 Jun

£6

Sun 14 Jul

£6

…and 2 more dates until 6 Oct

The Pubs of St Albans

For centuries, the innkeepers and publicans of St Albans have provided hospitality for pilgrims, travellers, market traders and locals alike. This walk traces the changing fortunes of many establishments – some long gone, others re-invented and those that remain virtually unchanged by time.

Sat 4 May

£6

Fri 14 Jun

£6

Sun 30 Jun

£6

…and 3 more dates until 19 Oct

Street War Memorials

The Great War changed lives forever. Men enlisted to fight for King and Country, many never returned. The Abbey Parish remembers its dead, not in a church, but the streets where they grew up. The Parish was not unique in its experience but the memorials are. We explore the history behind their existence and the lives of…

Sun 10 Nov

£6

Mon 11 Nov

£6

Tudor St Albans Revealed

From Henry VII to Elizabeth I, an era of unprecedented social, religious and political change. How did the dissolution of our powerful monastery impact on the people of St Albans and its economy? You may be surprised how many of the 16th century buildings have survived – though some may be in disguise! This delightful…

Fri 29 Mar

£6

Sun 5 May

£6

Sun 9 Jun

£6

…and 3 more dates until 13 Oct

Victorian St Albans

Discover how the arrival of the railways in the 19th century transformed St Albans and its industries. Hear stories of straw hat making, early cinema, Victorian philanthropy and how the prison gateway became an unlikely TV star.

Sun 21 Apr

£6

Sun 26 May

£6

Sun 18 Aug

£6

Sun 29 Sep

£6

Wars of the Roses

St Albans was the setting for two of the most decisive battles of the Wars of the Roses, in 1455 and 1461. Let us take you round some of the sites where the battles took place, and explain how the Wars of the Roses played such an important part in English history.

Sun 19 May

£6

Sat 12 Oct

£6