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

8pm Saturday 11th November 2017 :  Stevenage Choral Society
Mesa Di Gloria by Puccini
It is with great pleasure that we take to the stage with The Mid Herts Youth Orchestra to perform Puccini's Mesa Di Gloria. It is one of his very early works and is beautifully operatic in style.
A concert certainly not to be missed.
Venue: St Andrew and St George's Church, Stevenage
Tickets: Tickets will be available by following the link on our website, from, any choir member or from Gill on 07734 420323. Tickets will be on sale mid September onwards.

7pm Saturday 2nd December 2017 :  Stevenage Ladies Choir
Our annual Christmas Concert to start the festive season with a bang More details nearer the time but put the date in your diary and get in touch during November to reserve your tickets as they sell like hot cakes Contact Mary Sabine on 07967402138.
Venue: St Hugh & St John Church, Mobbsbury Way, Stevenage SG2 0DL
Tickets: £8 / £6 concessions - contact Mary Sabine on the above number to reserve your tickets.

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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, celebrate the life and work of the town’s forgotten son who became a radical and visionary theatrical pioneer of the "art of theatre" through a series of exhibitions and events throughout 2016/17.


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

Arts Guild Welcomes New Group

We are delighted to welcome Stevenage U3A as a new member of the Arts Guild.  The U3A conduct a wide variety of events and interest groups.  More details are available on their website here

Introducing James Starkey

The Arts Guild were delighted to hear from talented young artist, James Starkey and to spread the word about his work.

To see a selection of James's work click here to visit his website.


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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