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Harpenden Highland Gathering: A historic and popular event

The Harpenden Highland Gathering is one of the largest outside Scotland, with around 6,000 people celebrating annually, and tens of thousands raised for charity, but what is the history of this famous event?

March 26, 2019

The story of a biblical judge will be retold at a Harpenden concert soon.


March 22, 2019

A free course for carers in mental health will be held in Harpenden from April.


March 21, 2019

A host of international circus performers are tumbling into Harpenden for a one-off charity event.


March 13, 2019

Have you found the new Park Café in Harpenden yet? It is in a lovely location overlooking pretty Rothamsted Park, just behind the sports centre. Although part of the new Pegasus retirement development, it is very much open to everyone, and I think as the weather continues to improve, will be very popular – it’s perfect for anyone using the park.


March 8, 2019

A men’s choir will be performing something for everyone at a charity concert in Harpenden.

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March 6, 2019

The Greatest Showman and Bohemian Rhapsody are coming to outdoor cinema in Harpenden this May.

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January 16, 2019

Food writer Becky Alexander checks out one of the town’s most popular pubs...

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January 14, 2019

Thought the season for panto was over? Think again.

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December 18, 2018

Harpenden farmers’ market will close out the year this Sunday.

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