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

7:30pm Saturday 17th March 2018 :  Stevenage Choral Society
Rossini's Stabat Mater
A unique opportunity to hear this wonderful, rarely performed work. Stevenage Choral Society is thrilled to be sharing the stage with professional soloists and The Brandenburg Sinfonia..
Venue: St Andrew and St George's Church, Stevenage
Tickets: Advanced tickets £12, under 16s £5 and tickets on the night £14. Tickets on sale by clicking the link on our website, any choir member, or from Gill 07734420323.

8pm Saturday 21st April 2018 :  Stevenage Ladies Choir
A joint concert with our friends from the 3 Valleys Male Voice Choir, singing an assortment of popular and classical music, in aid of the Herts Women's Centre in Stevenage. Contact Mary Sabine on 07967 402138 for more information.
Venue: St Hugh & St John Church, Mobbsbury Way, Stevenage SG2 0DL
Tickets: £8 with £6 concessions - phone Mary Sabine on above number to reserve your tickets.

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Arts Guild Awards 2018
Open for Applications

Are you aged between 12 and 24 and interested in furthering your studies or developing a career in the arts.

Applications for the annual Arts Guild Awards are now open - go get your application in before the closing date of 7th April 2018.

The awards seek to support and encourage the development of young people with a passion, ambition and outstanding talent to pursue a future career in the arts.  More details & application forms are available here

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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