Broxbourne Borough Council

Broxbourne Borough Council
Bishops College
Churchgate
Cheshunt
Hertfordshire
EN8 9XF
England

Website

E-mail

leisure@broxbourne.gov.uk

Telephone

01992 785555

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
Broxbourne Borough Council logo

Broxbourne Borough Council is a district council in south-east Hertfordshire located along the A10 and the River Lea. Our cultural offer includes Lowewood Museum in Hoddesdon, Broxbourne Civic Hall (theatre), a large number of parks and open spaces in which a range of activities and project take place, events in town centres, and arts development projects with the local community including music and art projects for young people, intergenerational initiatives. As host to the London 2012 canoe slalom event, Broxbourne was very active in the Cultural Olympiad and will be commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War One.

Venue Type:

Association or society, Campaign or initiative, Museum, Garden, parklands or rural site, Heritage site, Gallery, Festivals

Opening hours

Dependent on activity.

Admission charges

Dependent on activity - majority of our activities are free or low-cost.

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Lowewood Museum, Hoddesdon

The Great War: Home Life & Service during 1914-18

  • 13 September — 20 December 2014

This exhibition will explore how the Borough of Broxbourne was affected by the First World War, covering topics such as Zeppelin raids, Women at War, Hospitals, The Police, as well as telling the stories of servicemen who fought for their country.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Lowewood Museum
High Street
Hoddesdon
Hertfordshire
EN11 8BH
England

Getting there

Please see:
http://www.broxbourne.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/museums,_galleries,exhibitions/lowewood_museum/visit_us.aspx

Parking

The nearest car park is located at the Broxbourne Civic Theatre (2 minute walk from the museum). Further car parks are located in the town centre (10 minute walk from the museum).



Public transport

The Museum is a 20 minute walk from Broxbourne station. Hertfordshire buses operate from outside the train station and there is a bus stop outside the museum.

Services and facilities

Additional info

Access

Wheelchair access is limited to the ground floor galleries (Temporary exhibitions are located on the ground floor).

Toilets are located on the ground floor.

Parking

The nearest car park is located at the Broxbourne Civic Theatre (2 minute walk from the museum). Further car parks are located in the town centre (10 minute walk from the museum).

Public transport

The Museum is a 20 minute walk from Broxbourne station. Hertfordshire buses operate from outside the train station and there is a bus stop outside the museum.

Admission

Entrance to Lowewood Museum is free (donations welcome)

Website

http://www.broxbourne.gov.uk/community_and_living/first_world_war_centenary/the_great_war.aspx

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

'For The Fallen'

  • 18 October 2014 7:30-10pm

An evening of drama, poetry, ballet and musical performances involving local schools, Hertford Regional College, Step2Step dance academy, the Royal British Legion, U3A and the Herts Music Service. The focus of the event is the story of a young man from Broxbourne sent to the western front and the girl he leaves behind. Based on true letters sent to and from a solder serving on the Western Front.

Where

Broxbourne Civic Hall
High Street
Hoddesdon
Hertfordshire
EN11 8BE
England

Getting there

http://www.broxbourne.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/community_centres_and_halls/broxbourne_civic_hall.aspx

Services and facilities

Additional info

Facilities for the disabled at Broxbourne Civic Hall

All public facilities are on the ground floor
Disabled parking.
Wheelchair access to building - automatic doors.
Disabled toilet.
Hearing Loop system.
Due to limited space for wheel chairs, please advise Box Office when purchasing tickets.

Admission

To be confirmed. Booking available from the Broxbourne Borough Council website -
http://www.broxbourne.gov.uk/community_and_living/first_world_war_centenary/for_the_fallen.aspx

Website

http://www.broxbourne.gov.uk/community_and_living/first_world_war_centenary/for_the_fallen.aspx

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