What's On in Letchworth this weekend: News about Oscars Rewind flicks, Broadway Cinema timings, Tom Karen Exhibition and much more

By Layth Yousif

17th May 2023 | Local News

What's On in Letchworth this weekend. CREDIT: Unsplash
What's On in Letchworth this weekend. CREDIT: Unsplash

Welcome to What's On in Letchworth this weekend

Every week we showcase what's going on in our areas over the coming weekend - Friday May 19 - Sunday May 21

If you or someone you know is organising an event during 2023 don't forget to nub it for free in our what's on section here.

Just click the black 'Nub it' button, fill in the form and click submit, it should only take a few minutes to complete - and you'll also be included in our weekly newsletter too!

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What's On in Letchworth over this weekend

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TOM KAREN RIP - EXHIBITION EXTENDED IN LETCHWORTH LEGEND'S HONOUR

TOM KAREN RIP - EXHIBITION EXTENDED IN LETCHWORTH LEGEND'S HONOUR

Tom Karen - 1926-2022 - Rest in Peace 

2022 ended with the sad news of the passing of Tom Karen. Tom was the lead designer at Letchworth's OGLE Design, and is best remembered for designing the iconic Bond Bug and Raleigh Chopper.

The Museum at One Garden City is currently running an exhibition dedicated to his life and work, which has been extended to 15 April.

TOM KAREN RIP - EXHIBITION EXTENDED IN LETCHWORTH LEGEND'S HONOUR

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WHAT'S ON AT LETCHWORTH'S BROADWAY CINEMA ON SATURDAY

WHAT'S ON AT LETCHWORTH'S BROADWAY CINEMA ON SATURDAY

Madagascar 

Spoiled by their upbringing and unaware of what wildlife really is, four animals from the New York Central Zoo escape, unwittingly assisted by four absconding penguins, and find themselves in Madagascar

1030am

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Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 3 

Still reeling from the loss of Gamora, Peter Quill rallies his team to defend the universe and one of their own - a mission that could mean the end of the Guardians if not successful

330pm

730pm

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Super Mario Bros. Movie 

Two plumbers are drawn into a magical kingdom and join the fight against a monstrous villain in this fast-paced action adventure. While comic and fantastical, there are some scenes that might frighten very young children

1130am

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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry 

Harold is an ordinary man who has passed through life, living on the side lines, until he goes to post a letter one day...and just keeps walking

130pm

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Book Club: The Next Chapter 

Follows the new journey of four best friends as they take their book club to Italy for the fun girls trip they never had

3pm

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Over My Dead Body 

"Cantonese with English Subtitles" A group of residents experience a night of chaos and comedy after the nude body of a man appears and threatens to cause scandal and plunging property values

5pm

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FURTHER AHEAD

Letchworth Festival returns for 2023

The popular Letchworth Festival returns in June 2023 with a wonderfully varied programme of events that celebrate Letchworth's culture and community. 

The festival team are now busily working with local musicians and artists, clubs, societies and businesses to deliver an exciting Letchworth Festival programme for 2023. 

The festival will take place throughout the town over the three week period running from June 2 - 24, kicking off with the family-friendly music festival in Howard Park on the weekend of June 2 – June 4. 

The Letchworth Festival returns for 2023. Credit: Jane Evans

Letchworth Festival returns for 2023

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Oscars Rewind at Broadway Cinema as part of the Letchworth Festival

We are thrilled to be part of this year's Letchworth Festival and will be showing a fabulous programme of Oscar-winning movies to mark to the occasion, including Pulp Fiction, Slumdog Millionaire and Moonstruck. 

Tickets just £5!!

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FURTHER AHEAD IN LETCHWORTH THIS SUMMER

Lazy Sunday Festival

Lazy Sunday Festival

LAZY SUNDAY OLD SKOOL & JUNGLE FESTIVAL at Letchworth Rugby Club

BANK HOLIDAY SUNDAY, AUGUST 27

Lazy Sunday Festival

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FURTHER AFIELD THIS SUMMER

Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival returns with must-have iconic beer glasses sponsored by Lyndhurst Financial Management

Save the date for one of the highlights of the Hitchin summer social calendar

The brilliant Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival returns to its usual spot near to Old Hale Way. 

Since moving from Hitchin Town Hall a few years ago, the community-minded festival will once again take place at King George V Playing Fields next to Hitchin Rugby Club on Thursday, June 15, Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17.

The event will boast more than 200 beers, ciders, perries and meads, with a number of sponsors including Lyndhurst Financial Management, whose name and soon-to-be new logo will appear on the festival's must-have iconic beer glasses.

Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival returns with must-have iconic beer glasses sponsored by Lyndhurst Financial Management

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FURTHER AFIELD THIS SUMMER

Todd in the Hole

The Todd in the Hole team have been busy making sure this year is their biggest festival yet. 

With headliners including Ultimate Coldplay, The Rocket Man – a tribute to Elton John, Supersonic Queen, Judge Jules & Pat Sharp already on the bill they've just released their next wave of announcements for The Woods Stage. 

On Saturday festival goers can enjoy music from; The Saboteurs, The Desert Penguins, The Dirty Half Hundred, The Scallywags, Daisy & The Dukes, Meanstreak and Definitely Could be Oasis. 

Super Sunday in The Woods will welcome The Arctic Monkeyz, Chasing Mumford, Ska Britannia and Kazabian to Todd for the first time. 

With a brand-new Wellness & Wellbeing area and details of the Family Arena still to come, this is shaping up to be a perfect weekend. The camping and glamping offering which includes hot showers, posh loos, great coffee and even morning yoga means family and friends can enjoy the whole festival experience. 

With limited Tier One tickets left visit www.toddinthehole.co.uk for more information.

Have you got your ticket for Todd in the Hole as acclaimed family friendly music festival gears up for its biggest event yet

Todd in the Hole

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