The Alban Arena is a lovely small theatre, showing a variety of different things - films, comedy acts, drama, musicals, pantos etc.
They do not have their own car park however there is one directly behind it, with free parking in the evenings.
I went to see a play here last year and found the setting quite intimate, even with be on the upper tier. Although it was difficult to hear the actors at times. This may however have been the actors fault and not the sound system of the theatre as when I went and saw Jimmy Carr I had no problem hearing him.
When I last visited I was several months pregnant and when booking was able to choose my seats (near to exit and at end of row for constant toilet breaks!!!) and the theatre had no problem with accommodating me.
There is also a cafe/restaurant attached to the theatre available for pre or post theatre dining.
Went here recently for the first time for a Michael McIntyre comedy performance and was really impressed with the place. A nice big bar area for drinking in the interval and before the performance starts, and the Arena itself is really comfy and not too big that you're a million miles away from the stage. They have lots of things going on here - my friend recently went to a Ballroom Dacing show here - so I'm guessing it isn't always set up in the same way, but nonetheless, a nice place to go. And there are plenty of other lovely places to go in St Albans afterwards.
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