St Albans Cathedal souvenir guide is a beautifully illustrated 32 page soft cover book providing information about the history and architecture of St Albans Cathedral and telling the story of Alban, Britain's first saint. Read more
Contents include Principal Feasts, Holy Days and Festivals 2021
drawn up according to the Common Worship Calendar. Read more
A beautifully illustrated book exploring the history of one of the most important and beautiful manuscripts from twelfth century England. Read more
The Medieval wall paintings of St Albans Cathedral are among the finest in the British Isles. They date from the early thirteenth to the sixteenth centuries and, despite suffering damage during their eventful history, continued to bear witness on piers, vaults and walls to the religious sensibilities and artistic skills in pre-reformation England. Read more
This lavishly illustrated book tells the story of the Abbey from Alban to the present; from the earliest evidence of Romano-British Christianity to the imposing and much-loved building that we see today, which was raised to cathedral status in 1877. The text, written by experts in their fields, illuminates not only the building and its history but also the story of St Alban and shows how Alban is still commemorated here today. Read more
Abbot John of Wheathampstead’s grave was discovered during excavations for the new Welcome Centre in 2017. This book, written by a leading authority on the medieval Abbey, summarises Abbot John’s life and achievements and explains why he was one of the greatest medieval abbots of St Albans.
By Professor James G Clark
2018 | 24pp Read more
Matthew Paris is one of the best known monks of St Albans Abbey. A prolific writer who wrote about current events and the history of the Abbey, he was also an artist with a distinctive style as well as an early map-maker.
By Michael Clasby and Gail Thomas
2015 | 40pp Read more
Drawing extensively on Peter Hurford’s history of the organs of St Albans Abbey, this publication also has much additional and fascinating material, including a chapter on the restoration completed in 2009. Short biographies of many previous Organists and Masters of the Music also feature.
By Andrew Lucas
2009 | 50pp Read more
This book will guide you on a tour of some of the Cathedral’s most
interesting and accessible graffiti.
By Michael Rose, Gail Thomas and Joyce Wells
3rd edition 2014 | 20pp Read more
THe Hertfordshire Cook Book showcases the best of the area with over 40 recipes contributed by a diverse selection of restaurants, bars, cafes, and small producers across the county. Read more
Inspiring Women Every Day is written by women, for women, to help build faith and bring encouragement to your daily walk with God. Read more
Seven new statues by Rory Young were installed on the nave screen in 2015. This book explains why the statues were commissioned and tells the stories of the martyrs represented on the screen. It also outlines how the statues were created.
Julia Low and Ailsa Herbert, eds
2016 | 28pp Read more