Events  2022


Don’t wait until the clock strikes midnight – get your tickets now!

Polka Dot Pantomimes, in association with the Eric Morecambe Centre, Harpenden present Cinderella - a classic story for all the family whether you are 3 or 103 years old!  This year’s spectacular pantomime is running from 10th - 30th December, and tickets are already in great demand.

With 27 fun filled performances running throughout the Christmas holidays, audiences of all ages will be able to boo the wicked Ugly Sisters, laugh along with Buttons and watch our hero Prince Charming fall in love with the beautiful Cinderella.

Pantomime at the Eric Morecambe Centre is a wonderful experience for the whole family - and the entire team at Polka Dot are thrilled to be returning to present this year’s spellbinding production of Cinderella. This show promises to be the most spectacular pantomime ever staged in Harpenden with a stunning set, dazzling costumes and some special Christmas magic including a flying coach to escort Cinderella to the ball! There will be toe tapping tunes, plenty of surprises and lots of audience participation – so book your tickets now to the best ball in town!

Performances of Cinderella run from 10th December right through until 30th  December, and there are excellent discounts for schools, family tickets and party bookings.  To Book your tickets call the box office on 01582 767525 or visit

Thousands pack Harpenden for the Christmas Carnival & Light Switch On.


Calling Harpenden's creative children!

The Mayor of Harpenden would like to invite 4-11 year olds to design a Christmas card based around this year's theme "Festive Fun with Furry Friends". The winner will have their design used for the Town Mayor's Christmas Card and be invited to turn on the Town Christmas lights at the Christmas Carnival!

Cards should be designed on A4 paper, with name, age and school on the back.

Entries should be delivered to: The Mayor's Secretary, Harpenden Town Council, Town Hall, Leyton Road, AL5 2LX by 4th November.

The Mayor of Harpenden's Charity Christmas Carol Concert - 6th December

A traditional Christmas Concert, including performances from exceptional local school and church choirs. Mulled wine, non-alcoholic options and mince pies will be served afterwards.

Further information is available on our website:

Nov 13. Remembrance Service in Harpenden attracts huge support to honour those who gave their lives in conflicts past who serve to defend our democratic freedoms and way of life.

Wreathes laid by armed forces representatives. religious leaders, local councilors, and local organisations.