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Ugly Duckling - bullied for being different

Ugly Duckling - bullied for being different

By Pippa Roy-Chowdhury, Aspects

The Ugly Duckling is a wonderful, heart-warming story of a little chick who finds happiness when he is finally accepted for being himself and learns that he is just as valued as the other birds around him.   However, he has a tough journey along the way and meets with some unfriendly characters. 

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.

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