News and Blog

Outdoor Cinema is back with Oscar-winning La La Land

A night of cinema under the stars is coming to Broadway Gardens for the fourth consecutive year with a screening of Oscar-winning film La La Land.

The film, starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, will be screened on Saturday 19 August shortly after 8:30pm as the sun sets.

Jason Valentine, Venues Manager for Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation said:

Family fun in Letchworth this summer!

Family fun in Letchworth this summer…

A guest blog from Heather at the Local and Tourist Information Centre

Here in the TIC we can’t believe it’s July already! The summer holidays are fast approaching, and lots of parents and grandparents too will be looking for fun activities to fill the weeks between now and September. Luckily, Letchworth has lots on offer!

Theatre company comes home to Letchworth for final tour performance

Two Letchworth producers are bringing the first show of their fledgling theatre company to Broadway Theatre on 4 June, the final performance of their UK tour.

Samantha Lyden and Sally Reichardt, who run Pigtail Productions, both grew up in the area and attended local schools including Lordship, Pixmore and St Christopher.  Now they are coming home to Letchworth to present The Tap Dancing Mermaid featuring a mix of hand-crafted puppets and original live music.

First season of Broadway Theatre gets into full swing!

Two months ago today, the Broadway Theatre opened its doors for the first time for a wonderful performance of the Sorcerer’s Apprentice (I can’t believe it’s been two months already!.) With a number of great shows still to come as part of the first season, our Creative Programmer Sue Scott Davison tells us more about what we have to look forward to.

Hi all,

Have you ever imagined yourself on a Broadway stage? Now's your chance...

As the Broadway Theatre prepares to open its doors for its first season, our very own Sue Scott Davison tells us more about an exciting opportunity for Letchworth’s aspiring performers.

Hello!

Sue here, Creative Programmer for the Broadway Theatre. We are very excited to be opening the Broadway Theatre next month and are already thinking about how we can give local groups and artistes the opportunity to take to the stage.

A busy 2016 and cinema ticket price increase

Venues Manager, Jason Valentine, recaps on a busy year for the Broadway, and updates us on changes to the cinema ticket prices from 1 January 2017.

You may already know me, Jason Valentine, I am the Venues Manager for the Heritage Foundation, and you will often see me with my team at the Broadway. Well, what a year 2016 has been – we had an amazing 80th birthday celebration in August, and we want to say a big thank you to all our customers for patiently bearing with us while all the hard work has been going on behind the scenes building the new theatre.