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Stortford Nature: David Francis has a real eye for capturing wildlife and plants in all their glory

Stortford Nature: David Francis has a real eye for capturing wildlife and plants in all their glory

Stortford Nature: David Francis has a real eye for capturing wildlife and plants in all their glory

30 May 2020

David Francis is the star of this instalment of a regular series showcasing pictures taken by members of the Stortford Nature group on Facebook


Picture gallery: Camera club member Neil Adkins shares his passion for diving and vintage film cameras

Picture gallery: Camera club member Neil Adkins shares his passion for diving and vintage film cameras

Picture gallery: Camera club member Neil Adkins shares his passion for diving and vintage film cameras

23 May 2020

In the latest part of our series highlighting the talents of Bishop's Stortford Camera Club members, dive into a selection of pictures by Neil Adkins


Bishop's Stortford Camera Club members' lockdown challenge pictures are out of this world

Bishop's Stortford Camera Club members' lockdown challenge pictures are out of this world

Bishop's Stortford Camera Club members' lockdown challenge pictures are out of this world

09 May 2020

Picture inspired by The Mandalorian among Bishop's Stortford Camera Club members' lockdown challenge images


Portraits for NHS heroes: Artist draws inspiration from hospice worker

Portraits for NHS heroes: Artist draws inspiration from hospice worker

Portraits for NHS heroes: Artist draws inspiration from hospice worker

05 May 2020

Sarah Harvey drew pencil sketch of friend and fellow Sawbridgeworth resident Sarah Lord, a nursing assistant with St Clare’s Hospice at Home service.


Lockdown clear-out could unearth hidden treasure, says auctioneer Sworders

Lockdown clear-out could unearth hidden treasure, says auctioneer Sworders

Lockdown clear-out could unearth hidden treasure, says auctioneer Sworders

24 April 2020

It's business as usual for the Stansted auctioneers with some interesting lots up for sale, including lace samples from Princess Diana's wedding shoes


Life through a lens: Bishop's Stortford Camera club member Liz Happer in focus

Life through a lens: Bishop's Stortford Camera club member Liz Happer in focus

Life through a lens: Bishop's Stortford Camera club member Liz Happer in focus

23 April 2020

Bishop's Stortford Camera Club member Liz Happer talks about her inspiration and shares some of her favourite photographs


Sitting pretty: David wins UK title for portrait of Elvis the black Labrador

Sitting pretty: David wins UK title for portrait of Elvis the black Labrador

Sitting pretty: David wins UK title for portrait of Elvis the black Labrador

08 April 2020

Judges in the British Institute of Professional Photography contest praised Perry Green photographer David Calvert on his lighting and composition.


Self-taught Stortford photographer lights up contest with stunning wildlife images

Self-taught Stortford photographer lights up contest with stunning wildlife images

Self-taught Stortford photographer lights up contest with stunning wildlife images

03 April 2020

Former decorator Colin Brister impressed judges in the British Institute of Professional Photography competition and won six bronze awards.


Time to get crafty with art packs delivered to your door

Time to get crafty with art packs delivered to your door

Time to get crafty with art packs delivered to your door

01 April 2020

Bishop's Stortford crafting businesses The Making Place and The Little Arts Workshop producing packs for the whole family to enjoy during lockdown


Show your love for our NHS heroes by colouring this and putting it in your window

Show your love for our NHS heroes by colouring this and putting it in your window

Show your love for our NHS heroes by colouring this and putting it in your window

28 March 2020

Tickety Boo Illustration has created a picture for people to colour and display as a sign of appreciation for NHS doctors, nurses and other staff.


Major exhibition success for sculptor who works out of countryside studio near Stortford

Major exhibition success for sculptor who works out of countryside studio near Stortford

Major exhibition success for sculptor who works out of countryside studio near Stortford

19 February 2020

Reduction of Florence Academy of Art graduate Poppy Field's life-size bronze appears in Royal Society of British Artists (RBA) show at Mall Galleries.


Hoggy and the Dark Destroyer to star at college literature festival

Hoggy and the Dark Destroyer to star at college literature festival

Hoggy and the Dark Destroyer to star at college literature festival

10 January 2020

Bishop's Stortford College Festival of Literature 2020 starts on February 6 and promises to be another celebration of storytelling in all its forms


Focusing on the best: 16 winning Bishop's Stortford Camera Club photos

Focusing on the best: 16 winning Bishop's Stortford Camera Club photos

Focusing on the best: 16 winning Bishop's Stortford Camera Club photos

28 December 2019

The pictures in this gallery scored top marks in recent Bishop's Stortford Camera Club competitions.


Does your face fit at the new Saffron Walden Museum exhibition?

Does your face fit at the new Saffron Walden Museum exhibition?

Does your face fit at the new Saffron Walden Museum exhibition?

28 September 2019

The show aims to explore the many faces of portraiture, from stamps and coins, diaries and death masks to fingerprints and photographs.


Karen drawing a line under paint demos

Karen drawing a line under paint demos

Karen drawing a line under paint demos

14 June 2019

Karen Adams: "All good things have to come to a end and it's like knowing when to finish a painting"


Henry Moore's assistant John Farnham reflects on the master's influence

Henry Moore's assistant John Farnham reflects on the master's influence

Henry Moore's assistant John Farnham reflects on the master's influence

24 May 2019

John Farnham is showing a series of works based on human and animal forms, complemented by new paintings by his Austrian wife Lotte


Black Grape album art has Hockerill Street origins

Black Grape album art has Hockerill Street origins

Black Grape album art has Hockerill Street origins

30 April 2019

Although Sunday is the first time Shaun Ryder and co will have played in Bishop’s Stortford, the town has already had a part to play in their career


New Perry Green exhibition is a journey through Henry Moore’s career and life

New Perry Green exhibition is a journey through Henry Moore’s career and life

New Perry Green exhibition is a journey through Henry Moore’s career and life

10 April 2019

A new exhibition is the largest in 40 years with an exclusive focus on his drawings.


Iconic Swan Lake is coming to Rhodes Arts Complex

Iconic Swan Lake is coming to Rhodes Arts Complex

Iconic Swan Lake is coming to Rhodes Arts Complex

31 March 2019

Swan Lake, one of the most beloved classical ballets of all time, is to be staged in Bishop's Stortford as part of a national tour.


All eyes on new exhibition at Stortford optician's ArtWall

All eyes on new exhibition at Stortford optician's ArtWall

All eyes on new exhibition at Stortford optician's ArtWall

11 February 2019

Ten portraits in oil and acrylic by artist and printmaker Chris Chandler form the February exhibition at Ashwell & Barrie in North Street


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