What's On in Letchworth this weekend: OVO Theatre presents Mosquitoes at Broadway Cinema & Theatre, Love Is Nature at Standalone Farm, Craft & Farmers Market and much more

By Layth Yousif

14th Feb 2024 | Local News

What's On in Letchworth this weekend: OVO Theatre presents Mosquitoes at the Broadway Cinema & Theatre (pictured) CREDIT: Broadway Cinema & Theatre
What's On in Letchworth this weekend: OVO Theatre presents Mosquitoes at the Broadway Cinema & Theatre (pictured) CREDIT: Broadway Cinema & Theatre

Welcome to What's On in Letchworth this weekend

Every week we showcase what's going on in our areas over the forthcoming weekend

This week we are highlighting exciting events set to take place in our town this weekend Friday, February 16 - Sunday, February 18 and across 2024.

If you or someone you know is organising an event during 2024 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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SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL CINEMA

Letchworth Broadway Cinema and Theatre unveils exclusive £3 film tickets to celebrate Award Season

Broadway Cinema and Theatre Unveils Exclusive £3 Film Tickets to Celebrate Award Season

Broadway Cinema and Theatre in Letchworth have announced a special celebration in honour of this year's Award Season. 

Movie enthusiasts can enjoy the magic of the Golden Globes with exclusive £3 film tickets

Letchworth Broadway Cinema and Theatre unveils exclusive £3 film tickets to celebrate Award Season

SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL CINEMA

Buying a ticket for your local cinema quite simply supports both your local community and its economy. 

Click here for more

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Friday, February 16

OVO Theatre presents Mosquitoes at Broadway Cinema & Theatre

The award winning and critically acclaimed OVO makes its debut at Broadway Theatre, kicking off a new programme of high quality live theatre with Lucy Kirkwood's Mosquitoes.

OVO Theatre presents Mosquitoes at Broadway Cinema & Theatre

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BROADWAY CINEMA TIMES: Saturday, February 17

Turning Red - 1030am

A thirteen-year-old girl named Mei Lee is torn between staying her mother's dutiful daughter and the changes of adolescence. And as if the challenges were not enough, whenever she gets overly excited she transforms into a giant red panda

Peppa's Cinema Party - 1045am

Peppa celebrates 20 years with 10 new episodes, a 3-part wedding special, a mix of animation and live action where Peppa enters the real world, a party bus bonus episode, and 5 sing-along songs

Migration  - 1130am, 215pm, 3pm

A family of ducks try to convince their overprotective father to go on the vacation of a lifetime

Madame Web - 1230pm, 420pm, 8pm

Cassandra Webb is a New York City paramedic who starts to show signs of clairvoyance. Forced to confront revelations about her past, she must protect three young women from a mysterious adversary who wants them dead

Bob Marley: One Love 130pm, 8pm

The story of how reggae icon Bob Marley overcame adversity, and the journey behind his revolutionary music

In Broad Daylight - 5pm

"Cantonese with English Subtitles" Posing as the granddaughter of a private extended care-home patient, an investigative journalist uncovers a culture of abuse and corruption at the facility

With a Special Introduction - Bob Marley: One Love 5pm

On the 19th of May 2023 the North Herts. African and Caribbean Community group had the pleasure of working with Katie Hasler and the team, at the Hitchin Town Hall, as they delivered a tribute concert to mark 50 Years since Bob Marley & the Wailers played at the venue

All of Us Strangers - 815pm

A screenwriter drawn back to his childhood home enters into a fledgling relationship with a mysterious neighbor as he then discovers his parents appear to be living just as they were on the day they died, 30 years before

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Saturday, February 17

The first Craft & Farmers market of 2024 

The Craft & Farmers Market returns to Letchworth town centre next month at Leys Square in the Arcade.

The renowned market runs in Letchworth town centre every third Saturday of the month and will return this year on Saturday, February 17.

The market will be running from 9am through until 3p and will feature plenty of crafters stalls along with top quality, fresh food, including bread, cheese, fresh fruit and veg - much of it locally sourced as far as possible

The first Craft & Farmers market of 2024 

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HALF TERM

Standalone Farm: Love is in Nature

Family friendly floral workshop at Standalone Farm: Love is in Nature during February half term

Immerse yourself in nature and join our delightful creative workshop.

Standalone has teamed up with Letchworth based nature lover, and incredible floral designer Alice van der List from All in One Season to bring a unique floral workshop to the farm this Spring.

We will supply an abundance of bulbs, a selection of plants, twigs, moss, foliage and other beautiful materials so you can get creative and produce a miniature garden, pot or table centrepiece. With Alice's expert help and guidance, each child and adult will create a unique, nature-themed masterpiece that can be taken home and proudly displayed!

This is a truly special workshop and the perfect opportunity to spend some creative, quality time with your child, grandchild, friend or even by yourself!

Standalone Farm: Love is in Nature

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Saturday, February 24

Letchworth Library Manga Workshop

Letchworth Library Manga Workshop: Find out more 

Interested in Manga? Want to learn how to draw Manga?

Then this exciting event in Letchworth town centre is for you.

Manga is an umbrella term for a wide variety of comic books and graphic novels originally produced and published in Japan. 

Letchworth Library on Broadway will be hosting the event. 

They said: "We are so excited that Heba Rena Yassin Art will be running another free Manga workshop on Saturday, February 24 between 1030am and 1230pm.

"The workshop is aimed at ages 14-18, with all experience levels welcome."

Book your place today either in the Library or online

Letchworth Library Manga Workshop

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Friday, March 1

Adult Pantomime- Cinderella

Broadway Cinema & Theatre

The Adult Pantomime is back for its 6th year with an invitation to the Prince's Ball for all you BIGGER boys and girls.

Adult Pantomime- Cinderella

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Saturday, March 2

Life Drawing at the Broadway Gallery

Join our friendly life drawing session! Each month you'll be assigned a fun activity aimed at challenging your approach to drawing and understanding the human figure. We welcome participants of all skill levels, providing an opportunity for skill-building, practice development, and even those trying life drawing for the first time!

Basic materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own. Easels are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tickets: £15.00 or £10.00 for concessions.

Please note that ticket sales end at 10 am on the day of the session. For availability on the day, contact the Gallery on 01462 476110.

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Sunday, March 3

Once Loved Thrift Market at Leys Avenue

Pre-Loved market selling Barely Worn Clothing and accessories at bargain prices. 

Our markets run bi monthly with a twist, you set the prices for your items, we sell them for you on the day!

Sellers pay a small fee and keep 100% of their earnings

Once Loved Thrift Market at Leys Avenue

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Thursday, March 7

Drink & Draw with Alexa Loy - Broadway Gallery

Join us at the Broadway Gallery for our fantastic quarterly Drink & Draw event. 

No experience needed – just come, socialise, have a drink and let your creativity flow. 

Hosted by local artists Alexa Loy, this casual gathering invites you to meet new people, enjoy a drink and doodle the night away in a friendly atmosphere.

Plenty of drawing materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own, and your ticket includes a complimentary drink. 

The Broadway Gallery's pop-up bar will be open for additional creative inspiration, with an open invitation to keep the conversation flowing at the Garden City Brewery afterwards.

Please be aware that the Gallery doors will close at 745pm so please ring the doorbell if you arrive late.

Drink & Draw with Alexa Loy - Broadway Gallery

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Friday, March 15

OVO Theatre presents Romeo & Juliet at Broadway Cinema & Theatre

The award winning and critically acclaimed OVO makes its debut at Broadway Letchworth, kicking off a new programme of high quality live theatre.

A brand new re-telling of one of history's greatest love stories, that of Juliet and her Romeo. Two households, both alike in dignity. In a deeply divided Belfast, where we lay our scene.

OVO Theatre presents Romeo & Juliet at Broadway Cinema & Theatre

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Friday, March 15

Charity Bridge Drive at Letchworth Settlement

Love playing bridge? Keen on helping a worthy cause while having a great afternoon? This is for you. Letchworth Howard Rotary Club's annual bridge drive in aid of Garden House Hospice and other Rotary charities returns.

Play your cards right with a terrific afternoon of bridge, with sumptuous tea included plus a raffle, all in aid of very good causes. Friday March 15 at 2pm at Letchworth Settlement (Nevells Road, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 4UB).

£10 per person, including afternoon tea. For bookings and further information email: [email protected] or telephone: 01462 685448. 

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Saturday, March 24

A Century of Swing with Down for the Count at Letchworth's Broadway Cinema

Get set for a raft of hit tunes coming to Letchworth soon. 

Down for the Count All-Stars are regularly found at world-famous jazz clubs including Ronnie Scott's in London - and now they are heading to Broadway Cinema and Theatre on March 24 with their new show, A Century of Swing, bringing the informal yet sophisticated atmosphere of these clubs to theatres across the country.

Described as "one hellova celebration of vintage music" by TimeOut London, their show A Century of Swing breathes new life into some of the best music of the 20th Century, treating audiences to joyous instrumental solos and sublime vocal performances.

Audiences can expect to hear songs from the likes of Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Count Basie and Glenn Miller, and classics from singers such as Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald and Nat 'King' Cole.

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Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12

Stotfold Steam Fair and County Show at Mill Lane

Stotfold Water Mill and Nature Reserve will host the exciting g community event in May, with tickets available now. 

Organisers said: "We're looking forward to welcoming you to our 20th Steam Fair and Country Show.

"Tickets are available online, and in honour of our birthday event, we're holding advance tickets at last year's prices.

"Keep checking our social media and website for details of what's happening over the Steam Fair weekend."

The event will take place on Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12, from 1030am. 

For more information visit Stotfold Mill

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Wednesday May 29 until Saturday, June 1

Beauty and The Beast

St Christopher School Theatre, Letchworth

You are invited to step into the enchanted world of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, The Broadway Musical, produced in 37 countries worldwide and is based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this stage version includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. Including "Be our Guest" and of course the title song "Beauty and the Beast".

The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.

Don't miss this "tale as old as time".

Unsuitable for children under 5 years old no babes in arms

Tickets on sale NOW. Click HERE to book your tickets or call the box office on 07511 519387.

Beauty and The Beast

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SUMMER 2024

Todd in the Hole: 

Brilliant family friendly music festival in Hertfordshire set to return for fifth year - line-up announced

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Craig David to play live concert in Hitchin (on a Saturday)

R&B artist Craig David has announced outdoor shows next year - including an event in Hitchin (on a Saturday...)

Saturday, August 31 – Hitchin Priory, Hitchin

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Letchworth musician Brian Burke's tribute to Lily Parr and the Lionesses

Well known Letchworth musician Brian Burke has composed a poignant song dedicated to the memory of Lily Parr and the outstanding achievements of the Lionesses, including lifting the European Championships at Wembley Stadium in 2022

Letchworth musician Brian Burke's tribute to Lily Parr and the Lionesses

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FARMERS ON LIGHTS CHRISTMAS TOUR

Provisional date: Saturday, December 14, 2024

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ICYMI: Farmers on Lights Tractor Tour wows Letchworth and Baldock

Farmers on Christmas Lights Tour has been a huge hit across Letchworth and Baldock 

The colourful convoy drove through Baldock, Letchworth and Hitchin in a memorable sight that put a smile on the faces of everyone who witnessed the procession, young and old.

Farmers on Lights Tractor Tour wows Letchworth and Baldock

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