The Garden City Cinema is in the centre of Welwyn Garden City.
Three cinema screens, lounge, cafe and bar and also a theatre.

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Play Day 2015
         
André Rieu's 2015 Maastricht Concert (Via Satellite) Poster

André Rieu's 2015 Maastricht Concert (Via Satellite)

Sat 18 July | Affectionately known as 'The King of Waltz', André performs every year in front of thousands of fans set amongst the beautiful medieval backdrop of...

Big Hero 6 Poster

Big Hero 6

Oscar winner for Animated Feature Film Golden Globe nominee for Best Animated Feature BAFTA nominee for Animated Film With all the heart and humor audiences expect from Walt...

Danny Collins Poster

Danny Collins

Al Pacino stars as aging 1970s rocker Danny Collins, who can't give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager (Christopher Plummer) uncovers a 40 year-old undelivered letter...

EMCT Gala Film Evening: Sunshine on Leith presented by Mark Kermode Poster

EMCT Gala Film Evening: Sunshine on Leith presented by Mark Kermode

Mon 6 July | The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust present a Gala Cinema Night showing “Sunshine On Leith” on 6th July at 18:30 at the Garden City Cinema in Welwyn Garden City hosted...

ENO Screen: Carmen (LIVE) Poster

ENO Screen: Carmen (LIVE)

Wed 1 July | A passionate tale of lust, seduction and betrayal, no other opera boasts as popular a following as Bizet’s Carmen. Set during the dying days of Franco’s...

Fare Thee Well: 50 Years Of Grateful Dead (via Satellite) Poster

Fare Thee Well: 50 Years Of Grateful Dead (via Satellite)

Mon 6 July - One Night Only! CinemaLive, Peter Shapiro, and Madison House are thrilled to bring Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead to the big screen for an unprecedented...

Four Corners Poster

Four Corners

Four Corners constructs diverse story threads in this explosive narrative around family, community, and the urgent Rights of the Child issues that surround the emergence of South African street...

Frozen Sing-A-Long Poster

Frozen Sing-A-Long

It’s not about the story anymore – you’ve seen Frozen fifty times by now and you know what’s going to happen – it’s the songs! Before the live action...

Glyndebourne 2015 - Die Entfuhrung (LIVE) Poster

Glyndebourne 2015 - Die Entfuhrung (LIVE)

Sun 19 July | Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio) Live from Glyndebourne’s 2015 Festival Mozart’s take on the...

Glyndebourne 2015 - Ravel Double Bill (RECORDED) Poster

Glyndebourne 2015 - Ravel Double Bill (RECORDED)

Sun 21 June | Ravel Double Bill: L’heure espagnole & L’enfant et les sortilèges.  Award-winning pre-record captured during the 2012 Festival Two sparkling...

Glyndebourne 2015 - The Rape Of Lucretia (LIVE) Poster

Glyndebourne 2015 - The Rape Of Lucretia (LIVE)

Sun 9 Aug | Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia Live from Glyndebourne’s 2015 Festival Fiona Shaw’s award-winning production of a dark British...

How to Train Your Dragon 2 Poster

How to Train Your Dragon 2

When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect...

Ida Poster

Ida

We do not sell tickets for this event.  If you would like further information please contact the WGC Film Society directly | WGC Film Society presents | From acclaimed director Pawel...

Jurassic World Poster

Jurassic World

Dinos reign again in this fourth entry of the Jurassic Park ...

Mad Max: Fury Road Poster

Mad Max: Fury Road

From director George Miller, originator of the post-apocalyptic genre and mastermind behind the legendary Mad Max franchise, comes Mad Max: Fury Road, a return to the world of the Road...

Moomins on the Riviera Poster

Moomins on the Riviera

Tove Jansson’s delightful characters come to life on the big screen! The Moomins along with Little My and Snorkmaiden embark on a sea journey that, after storms and desert island...

Muppets Most Wanted Poster

Muppets Most Wanted

The Muppets are back! And this time they are taking on the world in an exciting and hilarious new spy thriller that will take you on a whirlwind adventure of mistaken identity, dastardly...

National Theatre: London Road - Live Film Premiere Poster

National Theatre: London Road - Live Film Premiere

Tues 9 June | Hailed as a remarkable, groundbreaking work during two sell-out runs at the National Theatre, the feature film adaptation of LONDON ROAD reunites the award-winning team,...

Neil Brand presents Buster Keaton Poster

Neil Brand presents Buster Keaton

Composer, musician and broadcaster Neil Brand (BBC4 Sound of Cinema and Radio 4 Film Programme regular) presents an evening of Buster Keaton, using clips of his funniest moments and the...

NTLive: Everyman (LIVE) Poster

NTLive: Everyman (LIVE)

Thur 16 July | BAFTA winner and Academy Award® nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) takes the title role in this dynamic new production of one of English drama’s oldest...

NTLive: Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch (LIVE) Poster

NTLive: Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch (LIVE)

Thur 15 Oct | Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game, Frankenstein at the National Theatre) takes on the title role of...

NTLive: Man and Superman (ENCORE) Poster

NTLive: Man and Superman (ENCORE)

Thursday 28 May | Academy Award® nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List; Oedipus at the National Theatre) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating...

Paddington Poster

Paddington

BAFTA nominated for Outstanding British Film and Best Adapted Screenplay From the beloved novels by Michael Bond and producer David Heyman (HARRY POTTER), PADDINGTON tells the story...

Pitch Perfect 2 Poster

Pitch Perfect 2

The Bella's are back, and they are better than ever. After being humiliated infront of none other than the President of the United States of America, the Bella's are taken out of the...

RSC Live - Othello (LIVE) Poster

RSC Live - Othello (LIVE)

Wed 26 Aug | Othello is the greatest general of his age. A fearsome warrior, loving husband and revered defender of Venice against its enemies. But he is also an outsider whose...

RSC Live: Henry V (Live) Poster

RSC Live: Henry V (Live)

Wed 21 Oct | Henry IV is dead and Hal is King. With England in a state of unrest, he must leave his rebellious youth behind, striving to gain the respect of his nobility and...

RSC Live: The Merchant of Venice (LIVE) Poster

RSC Live: The Merchant of Venice (LIVE)

Wed 22 July | In the melting pot of Venice, trade is God.  With its ships plying the globe, the city opens its arms to all, as long as they com,e prepared to do business and...

Shaun the Sheep The Movie Poster

Shaun the Sheep The Movie

When Shaun's mischief inadvertently leads to the Farmer being taken away from the farm, Shaun, Bitzer and the flock have to go into the big city to rescue him, setting the stage for an epic...

Take That LIVE from the O2 Poster

Take That LIVE from the O2

Fri 19 June | Take That, the UK’s most successful live act ever, brings their acclaimed new show live to cinemas on 19 June and direct from London’s iconic O2 arena. Captured in...

The Age of Adaline Poster

The Age of Adaline

After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman (Blake Lively) has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who...

The Muppets Poster

The Muppets

On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world's biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary (Jason Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman...

The Royal Ballet: Carmen / Viscera / Afternoon of a Faun / Tchaikovsky Pas De Deux  (LIVE) Poster

The Royal Ballet: Carmen / Viscera / Afternoon of a Faun / Tchaikovsky Pas De Deux (LIVE)

Thur 12 Nov | A new narrative work from acclaimed dancer Carlos Acosta concludes this mixed programme, featuring brilliant short ballets by Liam Scarlett, Jerome Robbins and George...

The Royal Ballet: Frankenstein (LIVE) Poster

The Royal Ballet: Frankenstein (LIVE)

Wed 18 May 16 | The Royal Ballet’s Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett has become known for the dark psychological depth he brings to his ballets – in such works for The Royal...

The Royal Ballet: Giselle (LIVE) Poster

The Royal Ballet: Giselle (LIVE)

Wed 6 April | Giselle, a peasant girl, has fallen in love with Count Albrecht, who has told her he is a villager named Loys. Her discovery of his true identity has devastating...

The Royal Ballet: Romeo and Juliet (LIVE) Poster

The Royal Ballet: Romeo and Juliet (LIVE)

Tues 22 Sept |  Romeo and Juliet fall passionately in love, but their families are sworn enemies. The lovers marry in secret before Romeo kills Juliet’s cousin Tybalt in a fight...

The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker (LIVE) Poster

The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker (LIVE)

Wed 16 Dec | Clara, a young girl, creeps downstairs on Christmas Eve to play with her favourite present – a Nutcracker. But a mysterious magician, Drosselmeyer, is waiting...

The Royal Ballet: Two Pigeons / Rhapsody (LIVE) Poster

The Royal Ballet: Two Pigeons / Rhapsody (LIVE)

Tues 26 Jan | Frederick Ashton, Founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet, defined the English style. In this double programme the Company celebrates Ashton and his legacy in two contrasting...

The Royal Opera: Boris Gudonov (LIVE) Poster

The Royal Opera: Boris Gudonov (LIVE)

Mon 21 Mar | The Tsar Boris Godunov came to power by murdering the nine-year-old Dmitry, heir to the throne. Boris has ruled well, but famines, thought by some to be divine punishment, have...

The Royal Opera: Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci (LIVE) Poster

The Royal Opera: Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci (LIVE)

Thur 10 Dec | The peasant Turiddu sings of his love for Lola. He is overheard by Santuzza, a woman he has seduced. Santuzza tells Lola’s husband Alfio of his wife’s...

The Royal Opera: La Traviata (LIVE) Poster

The Royal Opera: La Traviata (LIVE)

Thur 4 Feb | Alfredo and the courtesan Violetta fall passionately in love. But Alfredo’s father, Giorgio Germont, disapproves of their relationship. Germont convinces...

The Royal Opera: Le Nozze Di Figaro (LIVE) Poster

The Royal Opera: Le Nozze Di Figaro (LIVE)

Mon 5 Oct | Figaro and Susanna are looking forward to their wedding day – but Figaro’s master Count Almaviva has designs on Susanna. With the help of Almaviva’s wife the...

The Royal Opera: Lucia Di Lammermoor (LIVE) Poster

The Royal Opera: Lucia Di Lammermoor (LIVE)

Mon 25 April 16 | Katie Mitchell directs a new production of Donizetti’s tragic opera. ...

The Royal Opera: Werther (LIVE) Poster

The Royal Opera: Werther (LIVE)

Mon 27 June 16 | Werther loves Charlotte, but she promised her mother on her deathbed that she would marry Albert. After the marriage Charlotte suggests that Werther should travel –...

Tomorrowland: A World Beyond Poster

Tomorrowland: A World Beyond

From Disney comes two-time Oscar (R) winner Brad Bird's riveting, mystery adventure "Tomorrowland," starring Academy Award (R) winner George Clooney. Bound by a shared...