Stevenage Symphony Orchestra

An amateur orchestra based in Stevenage who perform 3-4 concerts a year at venues across Hertfordshire.
New players welcome.

Stevenage Ladies Choir

Repertoire includes classical and light music, including selections from many musicals

Stevenage Locomotive Society

Holds monthly meetings at the Community Arts Centre with exhibitions and speakers from across the country

Stevenage Choral Society

A mixed voice choir of about 90 members of all ages. Performs 3-4 concerts a year. New members welcome

Stevenage Lytton Players

Specialise in both musical theatre and drama productions. Also has an extremely strong and active youth theatre.

Stevenage Male Voice Choir

The choir gives about 12 concerts a year at venues ranging from OAP homes to the Gordon Craig Theatre

Stevenage Underwater Photography Society

A group of qualified sports divers who share a common interest in photography.
Meets each month at Community Arts Centre.

The Arts in Stevenage

The Stevenage Arts Guild was founded in the 1950's to encourage, to sustain and to co-ordinate the artistic endevours of the people of Stevenage.

The Arts Guild has a wide range of members -from the performing arts, choirs and orchestras to floral arts, photographic societies and locomotive societies.

This web site aims to provide information on the services that the Arts Guild provides and listings of events and contact details for the various groups.

More details of all the arts guild member groups are available on the Activities page.


What's On

7:00pm Saturday 6th June 2018 :  Stevenage Ladies Choir
Bridge Builders Variety Concert
A variety concert in aid of the Bridge Builders Charity. Stevenage Ladies Choir are taking part, along with lots of other choirs, bands, groups and soloists. Pam Rhodes MC - please come along to support this very worthy cause
Venue: Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage
Tickets: Please phone Mary Sabine 07967 402138 for more information or phone the Stevenage Leisure box office 01438 363200.

7:30pm Saturday 30th June 2018 : 
Stevenage Symphony Orchestra - Hitchin Festival Concert
Stevenage Symphony Orchestra and Orpheus Choir of North Herts are joining forces for a great evening of music in the worderful setting of St Marys Church, Hitchin.
The programme includes Dvorak Te Deum, Handel Coronation Anthems, along with other orchestral and choral music by Dvorak and Delius
Venue: St Mary&s Church, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1HP
Tickets:See the orchestra website for details.

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Arts Guild Award winner
Daniel's US Debut

Young musician, Daniel Garvin, who received one of the Arts Guild Talented Young People awards last year, has recently returned from a trip to New York after being the only UK musician selected to play in the 'High School Honours Instrumental Performance' at the Carnegie Hall in New York.

See photos of Daniel's performance here

Edward Gordon Craig - 50 Years On

Who is Gordon Craig Logo

Our theatre is named after him… but who was Edward Gordon Craig?

50 years after his death, Stevenage Arts Guild, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, created a series of exhibitions and events throughout to celebrated the life and work of the town’s forgotten son who became a radical and visionary theatrical pioneer of the "art of theatre".


To learn more, visit the website that was created with information on the man and his work and videos from leading academics and people who worked alongside Craig

Arts Centre Hire

The Stevenage Community Arts Centre is available for hire to individuals or organisations.

See here for more details.


2017/18 committee meeting dates available here

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