St Albans 9th Festival of Film
Sunday 8th May 2022
The Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans, Herts, AL1 3LD.
Please bring your ticket to gain entry – no tickets will be available on the day.
Doors open 10.00am, first guest on stage at 10.30am.
Café open with hot drinks, cold drinks, sweeties, fresh rolls, cream teas and tea and cake.
Order your lunch boxes in advance – see separate information sheet!
For additional information regarding directions etc call: 01727 844488
Coming By Road and Car Parking
St Albans is easy to get to by car and parking is available at the rear of The Alban Arena at the NCP Bricket Road Car Park. Just £1 to park all day (free after 6.30pm) Sunday (24 hours).
Directions to the arena
From M1 motorway southbound: Leave the motorway at J8, signposted to St Albans. Take the A5183 southbound, around Redbourn village. At the roundabout turn left, signposted St Albans. Entering St Albans take the second exit at the roundabout, straight ahead. Bear right at the mini roundabout for the Russell Avenue,Drovers Way, Christopher Place and other car parks.
From M1 motorway northbound: Leave the M1 at J6 and join the North Orbital Road A405 signposted to St Albans. At the roundabout (M25 junction 21A) take the second exit straight ahead. At the next roundabout (Noke Hotel/Shell petrol station) take the second exit. Proceed straight ahead at the first roundabout and the second roundabout (M10/A414) take the second exit straight ahead (Watling Street). At the King Harry pub turn right for St Albans City Centre, Westminster Lodge car park and other car parks.
More info for the car park next to the arena, plus a few more that are close by: Civic Centre Car Park, Bricket Road, St Albans off Civic Close St Albans (AL1 3JS) Open times: Ground & Upper Level: Sunday 10am to 6:30pm – £1.00. (free after 6.30pm) The car park basement level is open on Sunday 10am to 6:30pm £1.00.
Russell Avenue (Sunday 7:30am – 6:30pm – £1.00) – AL3 5ES 5 min walk | Drovers Way (Sunday 7:30am – 6:30pm – £1.00) – AL3 5EB 3 min walk | London Road (Sunday 7:30am – 6:30pm – £1.00) – AL1 1NG 7 min walk | Keyfield Terrace (Sunday 7:30am – 6:30pm – £1.00) – AL1 1PD 8 min walk | The Maltings (10am – 5pm on Sundays – £1.00 all day) – AL1 3HL 4 min walk | Townsend Avenue (Sunday 7:30am – 6:30pm – £1.00) – AL1 3HA 9 min walk; | Adelaide Street (Sunday 7:30am – 6:30pm – £1.00) – AL3 5BG 5 min walk.
Coming by Rail: St Albans City Station, on the Bedford to St Pancras International line, is within half a mile of the city centre. Frequent buses link the station with the city centre. Or St Albans Abbey Station provides a train link to the city from Watford, Bricket Wood and Park Street. The station is situated at the foot of Holywell Hill, on a bus route, or a 10-15 minute walk, to the city centre. For further details:
Bus Information: The principal routes are operated by Arriva, (0344) 800 4411
http://www.arrivabus.co.uk/ Uno, (01707) 255764: http://www.unobus.info/
CentreBus: (0844) 351 1120 http://www.centrebus.info/
Accommodation suggestions: Premier Inn, 1 Adelaide St, St Albans AL3 5BH. Tel: 0871527 9464.
(Approx. 2 mins walk to the venue) Clarion Collection Hotel, Ryder House 27 Holywell Hill, St Albans AL1 1HG Tel: 01727 848849 (Approx. 0.3 miles to venue) Premier Inn, Smug Oak Ln, Bricket Wood, Colney Street, St Albans AL2 3PN. Tel: 0871527 9016 (Approx. 4.1 miles to venue) Mercure St Albans Noke Hotel, Watford Road, St Albans AL2 3DS. Tel: 0871376 9034 (Approx. 2.5 miles to venue).