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More details - The Millers Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Essentially a romantic cottage garden with hundreds of roses that - like Topsy - just growed. Now over three acres the garden embraces many different themes from the woodland brook side walk and a formal wedding pavilion, through formal parterre and kitchen gardens, an architectural pool garden to the wide vistas of...
The Millers Cottage, Bishop’s Stortford
Fri 15 Jun

More details - The Little Mermaid - Ballet Theatre UK
Join Ballet Theatre UK on this dramatic re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen’s all-time favourite story of The Little Mermaid, who falls in love with a human Prince and gives up everything to win his love.
thestage, Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford
Today

More details - thescreen: Peter Rabbit (PG)
Peter Rabbit, the mischievous and adventurous hero who has captivated generations of readers, now takes on the starring role of his own irreverent, contemporary comedy with attitude. In the film, Peter’s feud with Mr.
thescreen, Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford
Mon 28 May

More details - Table Top and War Games Day
Let the games begin! Interested in wargaming? If you are an experienced tabletop warrior, want to find out more about the world of wargaming, enjoy board games or are just looking for something different to do this bank holiday Monday, pay us a visit!
themuseum: Rhodes Arts Complex, 1-3 South Road, Bishops Stortford, Herts
Mon 28 May

More details - Live Mid Week Music - Ruocco Lane Jazz Collective
Ruocco Lane are: Roisin Quinn- Vocals Duncan Lane - Keyboards Geoff Duckworth- Sax Rafaele Ruocco- Double Bass Alan Green- Drums Relax on a Wednesday evening in the theatre lounge while listening to the very best from the vibrant local music scene.
thestage, Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford
Wed 30 May

More details - Nick Sharrat's Big Draw Along
Join acclaimed children’s writer and illustrator Nick Sharratt to find out how he creates his picture books. He’ll show you how to draw Tracy Beaker and Timothy Pope, kings and cats and all kinds of crazy creatures. Plus he’ll share some of his very best drawing tips.
thestage, Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford
Thu 31 May

More details - thescreen: The Greatest Showman Sing -a-Long (12)
Ladies and gents, this is the moment you’ve all been waiting for...The world is singing along with the most entertaining movie of the year and now you can too with this special sing-along screening of The Greatest Showman, the Golden Globe winner for Best Original Song.
thescreen, Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford
Thu 31 May

More details - Professor Pop's Bubble School
Join us in the world of Professor Pop’s Bubble School in what will be a slapstick riot of bubbly family fun. This all singing, all dancing journey will take little bubble students through a world of bubble wonder which audiences old and young will love.
thestage, Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Free Museum Tour
When was the last time you visited your local museum? Come along to one of our free Museum Tours and find out about your local history and about the artefacts we hold, also learn a little about what goes on behind the scene at the museum.
themuseum: Rhodes Arts Complex, 1-3 South Road, Bishops Stortford, Herts
Sat 2 Jun

More details - thescreen: Sherlock Gnomes (PG)
The beloved garden gnomes from Gnomeo and Juliet are back for a whole new adventure in London. When Gnomeo and Juliet first arrive in the city with their friends and family, their biggest concern is getting their new garden ready for spring.
thescreen, Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 30 Jun

More details - thescreen: That Good Night (12A)
That Good Night stars award winner, John Hurt (The Elephant Man, Midnight Express) in his last leading role as Ralph, a once-famous film director in his seventies who has two missions in life.
thescreen, Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford
Mon 4 Jun and Tue 5 Jun

More details - Carole King's Tapestry - The Concert feat Nicky Gillis
Tapestry is the second album recorded by American singer-songwriter Carole King. It was released in 1971 and is one of the best-selling albums of all time, with over 25 million copies sold worldwide; it received four Grammy Awards in 1972, including Album of the Year.
thestage, Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Roman Writing Workshop
Our children’s workshops are a fantastic way to enjoy an activity with the kids and try something new! No need to book, just head to reception on arrival. Drop-in today and explore the world of Roman writing.
themuseum: Rhodes Arts Complex, 1-3 South Road, Bishops Stortford, Herts
Sat 9 Jun

More details - SuRie - Eurovision Unplugged
Having been chosen to represent the UK for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, SuRie is celebrating the great honour that comes with the selection.
thestage, Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford
Sun 10 Jun

More details - thescreen: Edie (tbc)
Edie tells the story of an eighty three year old woman, who sets off to rekindle fond memories of childhood by heading to Scotland to climb a mountain. This comes on the back of a lifetime of bitterness and resentment, this being an effort to overcome these feelings.
thescreen, Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford
Mon 11 Jun, Thu 14 Jun

More details - The Royal Ballet Live - Swan Lake (12A)
Swan Lake has had a special role in the repertory of The Royal Ballet since 1934. This Season The Royal Ballet creates a new production with additional choreography by Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett.
thescreen, Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Famous Stortfordians Walk
Find out more about the history of Bishop’s Stortford on one of our guided walks. All walks start at Rhodes Arts Complex and typically last for one to one and half hours. Please wear sensible walking shoes. Booking essential.
themuseum: Rhodes Arts Complex, 1-3 South Road, Bishops Stortford, Herts
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Donna Taggart - Spring Concert Tour 2018
Following her astonishing International success with ‘Jealous of the Angels’ which has now achieved Multi-Platinum status with well in excess of 100 Million streams Donna Taggart is delighted to announce a Spring 2018 Concert Tour in Ireland/UK.
thestage, Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Story Time and the Museum
Join us in the museum for our special story telling! Perfect for toddlers and pre-school, our story telling mornings are a fantastic way to enjoy books with your little ones and let their imagination run wild!
themuseum: Rhodes Arts Complex, 1-3 South Road, Bishops Stortford, Herts
Sat 16 Jun, Sat 21 Jul

More details - thescreen: Funny Cow (15)
Maxine Peake gives a formidable performance as an aspiring female comedian standing up to a violent husband and the sexist Northern England club circuit.
thescreen, Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford
Tue 19 Jun

More details - thescreen: Glydebourne Madame Butterfly - Live (12A)
Giacomo Puccini Madama Butterfly (live from Glyndebourne) Madama Butterfly is a classic love story that never fails to move, a tragic romance that sweeps you along in the intensity of its action.
thescreen, Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford
Sat 23 Jun

More details - thescreen: Duck Duck Goose (PG)
A high-flying bachelor goose named Peng is injured in flight and finds himself saddled with two adorably hilarious and demanding ducklings, on a long journey south that will turn this scrappy threesome into a family. Starring | Jim Gaffigan, Zendaya, Stephen Fry Running Time | 1 h 25 m
thescreen, Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishops Stortford
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Nature in the Gardens
Another of our main season open days, come and Join us to learn about the wildlife in the Gardens. Locally sourced bacon and cheese rolls will be available until 2.15pm or until they run out! Homemade cakes, hot and cold drinks will be available until 4.30pm.
The Gardens of Easton Lodge
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Bishop’s Stortford & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Notable Philatelic Events. Organised by Bishop’s Stortford & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Dave Armitage (Secretary).
Ground Floor Club Room, Bishop’s Park Community Centre, Lancaster Way, Bishop’s Park, Bishop’s Stortford
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Bishop’s Stortford & District Philatelic Society Meeting
Amersham P.S. Entertains (C. Marsh). Organised by Bishop’s Stortford & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Dave Armitage (Secretary).
Pre-Preparatory School, Bishop’s Stortford College, Great Hadham Road, Bishop’s Stortford
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Jazz Evening at The Gibberd Garden
Jazz Evening Friday, 15th June 2018 Featuring The Crescent Quartet An evening of melodious jazz with a recognisable vibe Bring a picnic and enjoy the CAMRA bar, with wine served too
The Gibberd Garden, Marsh Lane, Gilden Way, Harlow
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Thaxted Craft Market
Margaret Gardens, Thaxted, Essex. CM6 2QN In aid of Thaxted Scouts. Open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. FREE ENTRY. Crafts, plants, etc., etc.,
Margaret Gardens, Margaret Street, Thaxted
Mon 28 May

More details - Thaxted Craft  Market
Margaret Gardens, Thaxted. FREE ENTRY In aid of Thaxted Scouts. Crafts, collectables, plants bric-a-brac etc., etc. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Morris Weekend Stallholders welcome to apply
Margaret Gardens, Margaret Street, Thaxted
Sat 2 Jun

More details - 3 Pound Gate - Open Garden for NGS
Third of an acre plant lovers garden reinvented in 2010 and an ongoing project. Borders packed with an eclectic mix of perennials and shrubs for all year round interest including Iris, hemerocallis and hostas in abundance. All punctuated by numerous shrub roses.
3 Pound Gate, near Great Dunmow
Sat 23 Jun

More details - St Helens - Open Garden for NGS
A garden of contrasts due to moist and dry conditions, laid out on a gentle Essex slope from a former willow plantation. These contours give rise to changing vistas and unanticipated areas of seclusion framed with hedging and generous planting. Walkways and paths alongside natural springs and still waters.
St Helens, Stebbing
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Snares Hill Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
A ’quintessential English Garden’ - Gardeners World. Our quirky 1½ acre garden has surprises round every corner and many interesting sculptures. A natural swimming pool is bordered by romantic flower beds, herb garden and Victorian folly.
Snares Hill Cottage, Stebbing
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Clavering Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Popular village with many C16/17 timber-framed dwellings. Beautiful C14 church, village green with thatched cricket pavilion and pitch. Chestnut Cottage is 1 acre cottage garden with sweeping lawns and wide flower borders, opposite Clavering Ford.
Clavering Gardens, Clavering
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Fudlers Hall - Open Garden for NGS
An award winning, romantic 2 acre garden surrounding C17 farmhouse with lovely pastoral views, across the Chelmer Valley. Old walls divide garden into many rooms, each having a different character, featuring long herbaceous borders, ropes and pergolas festooned with rambling old fashioned roses.
Fudlers Hall, Chelmsford
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Standon Open Gardens Saturday 9th June 2018
Standon is a very pretty village situated on the A120 and very close to the junction with the A10. Approximately 15 gardens will be open ranging from the Standon Lordship to small cottage gardens. There will be lunches and teas available and music will be a feature during the afternoon as well.
High Street, Standon
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Foretelling the future with ribbons, seriously? Well yes you can actually.
Most people expect that you dish out the tarot cards when reading someone’s present and future, but for some the tarot cards do not sit happily with them. Absolutely nothing wrong in that, each to his/her own, but did you know you can use just about anything to tell the future with?
The Mystery Chest Ltd 7 Acorn Mews, Bush Fair, Harlow Essex
Sat 2 Jun

More details - chARiTy @ Gravelly Barn "Choice Matters" 12 inch canvas Exhibition
An open exhibition for established and aspiring artists, with all proceeds to our seven charities including the Norma Adams Tribute Fund at Breast Cancer Now.
The EJD Studio, Gravelly Barn, Gravelly Lane, Braughing
Today to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Blake Hall - Open Garden for NGS
25 acres of mature gardens within the historic setting of Blake Hall (not open). Arboretum with broad variety of specimen trees. Spectacular rambling roses clamber up ancient trees. Traditional formal rose garden and herbaceous border. Sweeping lawns.
Blake Hall, Bobbingworth
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Harlow Philatelic Society Meeting
Talk by a member. Organised by Harlow Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Brian Cooper (Chairman).
Maidmoore Room, Great Parndon Centre, Abercrombie Way, Harlow
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Dragons - Open Garden for NGS
A plantswoman’s ¾ acre garden, planted to encourage wildlife. Sumptuous colour-themed borders with striking plant combinations, featuring specimen plants, fernery, clematis,and grasses. Meandering paths lead to ponds, patio, scree garden and small vegetable garden.
Dragons, Chelmsford
Tue 29 May, Tue 10 Jul

More details - Hatfield Forest - Northern Coppices Walk - 2018
Join our countryside team for a closer look at the conservation work going on at Hatfield Forest. Meeting at Elgin’s car park and focusing on the northern coppices, the team will guide you through the vital conservation work that helps keep this special place special.
Hatfield Forest, near Bishop’s, Stortford,
Today

More details - Hatfield Forest - Magical Woodland Elves and Fairies
Explore the forest looking for elves and fairies and make your very own woodland wand. Come and join the learning team and search for magical elves and fairies. Try and find all the secret doors and finish off by making your own woodland wand to take home. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 2491895.
Hatfield Forest, near Bishop’s, Stortford,
Tue 29 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Hatfield Forest - Guided Walk
Join one of our knowledgeable walk leaders for an hours walk through Hatfield Forest. Discover its Georgian heart and medieval beginnings. . . Join us for a 45min-1 hour walk around the forest with one of our knowledgeable guides.
Hatfield Forest, near Bishop’s, Stortford,
Wed 30 May

More details - Hatfield Forest -  Wild Camping and Bushcraft Weekend 1 -3 June 2018
A unique opportunity to wild camp in a Medieval Royal Hunting Forest. Join an experienced bushcraft expert for a weekend of wild camping in the heart of Hatfield Forest.
Hatfield Forest, near Bishop’s, Stortford,
Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Hatfield Forest - Essex Bridleways Association Horseride
A horse ride round the Forest organized by the EBA. A chance to ride in this wonderful ancient forest on wide grassy clearings and tracks between the trees. The shorter 7 mile ride is contained within the forest, the longer 10 mile ride includes some minor roads. Entries limited to 150 riders. Booking Essential.
Hatfield Forest, near Bishop’s, Stortford,
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Hatfield Forest - Hoohaah 10KM Run
The fifth edition of the Hoohaah 10K run at Hatfield Forest. One run in a series run by Hoohaah events in support of Addenbrookes Charitable Trust. Booking Essential. Phone: n/a. Refer to Hoohaah website.
Hatfield Forest, near Bishop’s, Stortford,
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Hatfield Forest - Introduction to Photography 2018
Join us for an introduction to photography in the great outdoors. Learn the basics of camera control and composition as well as picking up some pro-tricks from an award winning photographer, Helen Hooker.
Hatfield Forest, near Bishop’s, Stortford,
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Hatfield Forest - An Introduction to butterflies and butterfly surveying
To celebrate insect week we will be exploring the fascinating world of butterflies with 2 free workshops. Each session will be a walk through the rides identifying and recording different species.
Hatfield Forest, near Bishop’s, Stortford,
Mon 18 Jun

More details - OAE TOTS - The Apple Tree
A friendly old apple tree, and the source of a tasty, juicy snack! But a month later, the tree is bare. Icicles suddenly appear, followed by leaves, then blossom, and then birds and bees. But will there ever be any more juicy apples to eat?
Saffron Hall Audley End Road Saffron Walden
Sun 3 Jun

More details - ASU Summer Fair and Fun dog show
Come and join us for our summer open day in conjunction with Open Farm Sunday, a nationwide event opening doors to farms and educating the community about where their food comes from.
Saffron Walden County High School Audley End Road
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Thundridge Hill House - Open Garden for NGS
Well-established garden of approx 2½ acres; good variety of plants, shrubs and roses, attractive hedges. Visitors often ask for the unusual yellow-only bed. Several delightful places to sit.
Thundridge Hill House, Ware
Sun 10 Jun

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