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St Albans Food and Drink Awards 2019

The 2019 St Albans Food and Drink Awards were held in the Assembly Rooms at the St Albans Museum and Gallery on the evening of 23 September 2019. The event celebrates the food and drink industry in the City and District. It was broadcast live on Radio Verulam and this PodCast includes the live broadcast plus interviews with the winners.


A visit to The Odyssey Cinema

We find out how the cinema is London Road, St Albans was rescued from destruction and what it takes to run a cinema. The secrets of projecting films are revealed by Geoff, Anna talks about selecting films and Andrew tells us about the history and the bar!


Hertfordshire County Show 2019 Review

The annual Hertfordshire County Show is the largest event in the County with around 30,000 visitors over the weekend. It is held at the County Showground in Redbourn and this year as usual Radio Verulam presenters were there to interview some of the participants and visitors.


National Allotment week Special

The Good Morning St Albans team got together with the Cottonmill & Nunnery Allotment Association to explore the benefits of allotments and the effects of the River Ver development on the allotment for this National Allotment week special. Join Jonny Seabrook and Lady Jen as they explore the Cottonmill allotment with allotment holders Keith and [...]


Summer School at Roundwood Park

Radio Verulam volunteers were invited to run a special morning presentation about radio at a Summer School at Roundwood Park School for some new Year 7 students who will be starting in September.


Business is Buzzing in St Albans

It was an incredibly lively business networking session in July at Business Buzz at The Beech House in St Peters Street. We heard from businesses as varied as accountancy and invoice financing to photography and civil celebrants. Nick Hazell talks to local businesses and the St Albans Business Buzz organiser, Claire Boyles. Business Buzz meetings [...]


STAGS in Colours 2019

On Thursday 4th July 2019 the pupils of the St Albans Girls' School Radio Club produced and presented a 'backstage access all areas' podcast of STAGS Colours. STAGS in Colours is a diversity event organised by the staff and pupils containing dance, music and spoken word performances celebrating diversity. Listen, as the performers reflect on [...]


A great day out at the seaside

Over 40 elderly people and their carers from our area got a great Summer treat with a day trip to Southend. Thanks to Corker cars and their drivers and support from Debenhams Ottaway and Holiday Inn Express, a great day was had by all. Hear the highlights of a very special programme broadcast from Southend [...]

Dave Ellis meets St Albans Funk

Radio Verulam’s Dave Ellis Soul Show visited the team behind St Albans Funk at the local studio in London Colney where they are recording a debut album of songs written by local songwriter Tony Larking and friends Bryan Smith of local band The Push and Mo Pleasure top musician and former musical director of Earth Wind and Fire. Together with Meesh Jay former lead singer with Rebel MC this is a unique opportunity to find out how an album is put together by some of the worlds top performers...

Highlights of Mayor’s Pride Awards 2019

In this PodCast you can listen to the highlights from this year's Mayor's Pride Awards held at St Michael's Manor Hotel in St Albans on Tuesday 12th March 2019. The Awards celebrate the work of local community organisations, businesses and individuals who help make our City such a wonderful place in which to live and work.

Harpenden Christmas Carnival 2018

Harpenden's Christmas Carnival held on Sunday 25th November this year is one of the largest Christmas events in Hertfordshire with up to 20,000 people attending. The Carnival included the Farmers' Market, stalls selling Christmas gifts, food & drinks and a Carnival parade of floats. Plus of course the all important Lights being turned on! Jonny Seabrook and Dereck Staines were in the Radio Verulam studios while Phil Richards, Jo Coleman & Mark Laughlan were in Harpenden reporting on the...

Herts County Show Highlights 2018 Part 2

This is the second part of our highlights from Radio Verulam's broadcasts from the Herts County Show in May 2018

Herts County Show 2018 Highlights Part 1

This Podcast includes highlights of Radio Verulam's broadcasts from the annual Hertfordshire County Show in May 2018

The Herts Ad School Awards 2018 – all the finalists and winners

Listen to the entire awards ceremony where all the finalists and winners in the Herts Ad School Awards 2018 were announced by Radio Verulam's own Kathy Weston of the Parents' Show and the fantastic sponsors. Hear interviews with finalists and winners by Parents' Show presenters Lydia El-Khouri and Seema Barker.


The Old Fighting Cocks

A story of the bravery and horror of ordinary people from St Albans in the First World War. "The Old Fighting Cocks" is a radio play produced in association with St Alban's Company of Ten. The recently produced and recorded play is based on the fictional exploits of a group of local soldiers going off [...]


The Mayor’s Pride Awards 2018 – the Finalists and Winners

Listen to the highlights of the 2018 St Albans Mayor's Pride Awards, featuring all the shortlisted finalists and category winners, recorded at St Michael's Manor on March 27th 2018.


International Women’s Day – Soroptimists

Our guest editors for Verulam in the Morning on International Womens Day 2018 were Jane Slatter and Denise Powell from the St Albans District branch of Soroptimists International. We discuss womens votes, domestic abuse, cricket and bras!


Retailer of the Year 2018

Highlights of the awards and interviews with just some of the businesses that make St Albans great.


Soul Towers Scrapbook #1

Not so much an outtakes programme, the Soul Show only has one ‘take’, but a few bits and pieces from past shows carefully chosen (or picked at random) to show what a wonderfully unpredictable, although some may say ramshackle programme the Soul Show can be, thanks of course to its broadcast from the legendary Soul Towers right here in St Albans.