Arts & Entertainment Venues

Theatres

Queen Mother Theatre, Hitchin offers a varied programme of professional and amateur productions. Home of the Bancroft Players, and a critically acclaimed Youth Theatre. Official Website

The Market Theatre, Hitchin is a small scale professional theatre offering a variety of shows, plays, cabaret and youth groups. Official Website

Gordon Craig Theatre Stevenage Variety of shows and presentation . Official Website

Hertford Theatre (formally known as Castle Hall) stages Variety of shows, plays, dance and presentations - Official Website

Corn Exchange Cambridge Variety of shows and presentations. Official Website

Cinemas

Cineworld - Stevenage
Unit 4, Stevenage Leisure Park, Kings Way, Stevenage,

0871 200 2000
www.cineworld.co.uk

Broadway Cinema - Letchworth (Four-screen independent cinema)

Eastcheap, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3DD

01462 681088 (Telephone booking lines open daily from 15:00 to 19:30)

www.broadway-cinema.com/

Museums

North Hertfordshire Museum (Hitchin & Letchworth)

Due to open shortly in the old Hitchin Town Hall.

http://www.northhertsmuseum.org/home/

Baldock Museum The Town Hall Open Sunday and Wednesday http://www.baldockhistory.org.uk/

Hertford Museum Open Tuesday to Saturday http://www.hertfordmuseum.org/

Royston & District Museum Open all year from 10am to 4.45pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturdays. Also Sundays and Bank Holiday Monday from 2pm till 4.45pm Easter to end September http://www.roystonmuseum.org.uk/

Stevenage Museum Open every day www.stevenage.gov.uk/about-stevenage/museum

Wardown Park Museum (Luton)

http://www.lutonculture.com/wardown-park-museum/

Stockwood Discovery Centre (Luton)

http://www.lutonculture.com/stockwood-discovery-centre/

Historical Buildings and Gardens

Wrest Park - large English Heritage Property in Silsoe (15 minutes drive from Holwell) with magnificent gardens, cafe, children's play area and many family activities throughout the year.

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Stotfold Watermill and Nature Reserve - Free visits on open days. Charges applicable on the 2 major funding events including the Stotfold Steam Fair and Country Show

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Knebworth House Gardens, House, adventure playground and Dinosaur Trail Opens beginning April to early September subject to special events

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Wimpole Estate Hall, Gardens, Home Farm and Park.National Trust property. Some or all features open throughout the year.

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The Cromer Windmill Hertfordshire's sole surviving post mill Open from mid-May to mid/end September from 2.30 to 5pm on Sundays, Bank Holidays and the 2nd and 4th Saturdays

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Benington Lordship Folly, ruins, gardens and pond with a Children's animal trail Opening times vary according to season.

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Royston Cave Open Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday.

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Scott's Grotto Ware Open Saturday & Bank Holiday Monday 14.00 to 16.30 early April to end September www.scotts-grotto.org