2011 December

What a joke… but this panto’s great!

16 Dec 2011

HI-HO, hi-ho it’s off to the Alban Arena I go… for the obligatory annual family pilgrimage to a local theatre during panto season, writes Steve Sims.

All White on the night for Alban Arena panto

14 Dec 2011

IT’S not often that a pantomime triumphs on the strength of a multi-layered, post-modern script and a stand-out performance from one of the least-known members of the cast.

Come to the Mayor’s Carol Concert

12 Dec 2011

The Mayor Cllr Aislinn Lee invites you to join her and the Deputy Mayor Cllr Geoff Harrison for traditional Christmas carols outside the Alban Arena on Sunday 18 December from 4pm until approximately 4.45pm.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at The Alban Arena

12 Dec 2011

You can always rely on The Alban Arena to present a cracking pantomime and this year’s offering – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, starring Toyah Willcox and Phil ‘Mister Maker’ Gallagher – is yet another excellent show to add to the list. Written by Paul Hendy and directed by Pip Minnithorpe, it’s a noisy, rumbustious affair […]

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

10 Dec 2011

Teatime on a chilly Saturday in December and the Alban Arena was packed with school groups, scouts, beavers and slightly harassed parents awaiting this year’s production of Snow White.