Fun for all the family as Letchworth marks International Day of Families - find out more

By Kerri Whishaw

10th May 2022 | Local News

Family Arts at Broadway Gallery
Family Arts at Broadway Gallery

Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation is celebrating International Day of Families this Sunday (May 15) with a host of great events, activities and offers across several of its venues.

Observed on May 15 every year, the International Day of Families was established by the United Nations in 1993. The day aims to highlight the important role that families hold in communities, cultures and societies - and raise awareness of issues faced by families throughout the world.

To mark the day, Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation will be putting on several budget-friendly activities at a number of their family attractions for visitors to enjoy.

Museum at One Garden City will be popping up at The Wynd in Letchworth town centre with a special Outdoor Museum.

The micro museum is currently closed as it prepares for its latest exhibition - Tom Karen: Creations, but families can head to the free outdoor exhibition to learn about Letchworth's unique history.

After exploring the outdoor displays, little ones will even get to take home a goody bag.

Broadway Gallery, situated in The Arcade, invites families to book a slot at their free Family Arts workshops which run each Saturday.

The workshops are for children under 10 and are hosted by local artist Mollie Mclellan. Spaces can be booked at Or simply drop into The Kids' Gallery on Sunday (May 15) where children and their grown-ups can spend quality time together creating beautiful artwork to take home using the gallery's art materials, all of which is free.

Broadway Cinema & Theatre will be holding a Kids Club screening of Paw Patrol at 10.30am on Sunday (May 15). Tickets to Kids Club screenings are just £1.75 per person and can be booked online via Broadway's website

Standalone Farm is also taking part by running a special promotion to mark International Day of Families.

Those who purchased a Standalone Farm Annual Passes online via will receive a 10% discount with the special discount code DAYOFFAMILY10 (valid Sunday (May 15).

Annual Passholders will then be able to visit Standalone anytime they wish during the farm's open season, and enjoy the playground, animal activities and access exclusive discounts for upcoming special events.

To keep up to date on future events and activities happening in Letchworth sign up to the Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation newsletter at


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