St Albans International Organ Competition Rounds

The two internationally renowned St Albans International Organ Competitions in Interpretation and Improvisation are amongst the longest running of their kind in the world. Read more

Old English 1

An opportunity to learn the basics of Old English, for beginners. Read more

POSTPONED - Hawking, Dawkins and God:  Science and Religion in Contemporary Culture

A talk reflecting on science and faith, by our Canon Scientist. Read more

Bach Corner at St Albans International Organ Festival

Join us for thirty minutes of uplifting music in the middle of the day, performed by outstanding young organists. Read more

Jury Recitals at St Albans International Organ Festival

Your chance to hear no fewer than six highly regarded international organists over the space of only one week. Read more

Four Quartets

An unmissable evening with award-winning actor Simon Callow reading TS Eliot’s Four Quartets, interspersed with Beethoven’s late quartet opus 132, the stunning music that inspired what is arguably Eliot’s finest work. Read more

A Tribe of Scribes: Jewish Scribal Arts and Artefacts

A visit to the Masorti Synagogue, alongside a talk on Jewish scribal arts and artefacts. Read more

Harpsichords by Candlelight

Distinguished keyboardists David Hill and David Ponsford play four Trio Sonatas by JS BACH in arrangement for two harpsichords. Read more

Concerto Final, St Albans International Organ Festival

Your chance to hear the three finalists for the 30th St Albans International Organ Festival’s Interpretation Competition performing a Handel Concerto with orchestra. Read more

Catherine Wyn-Rogers Recital

Some of our best-loved English songs performed by one of our leading singers. Read more

Offa of Mercia: An Offa You Can’t Refuse

A talk about the life and ambitions of our founder, King Offa of Mercia. Read more

Sounds Around the Abbey

25 - 27th July 2019: Sounds Around the Abbey at St Albans Cathedral Read more