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Free family fun as part of Duxford IWM’s summer programme

Free family fun as part of Duxford IWM’s summer programme

Free family fun as part of Duxford IWM’s summer programme

28 June 2023

The Duxford Summer Air Show in June was enjoyed by 27,000 people in all.


Farm Fest to serve up music, wellbeing and feel-good spirit at community farm

Farm Fest to serve up music, wellbeing and feel-good spirit at community farm

Farm Fest to serve up music, wellbeing and feel-good spirit at community farm

27 June 2023

A music, arts and crafts festival aimed at bringing the community together celebrates its 10th anniversary next month


Hunting for damsels while fending off demanding ducks and daws

Hunting for damsels while fending off demanding ducks and daws

Hunting for damsels while fending off demanding ducks and daws

22 June 2023

Nature Notes writer Jono Forgham heads to Hatfield Forest four years after he encountered the first ever white-legged damselflies recorded there.


Artisan fair coincides with open gardens event in Much Hadham

Artisan fair coincides with open gardens event in Much Hadham

Artisan fair coincides with open gardens event in Much Hadham

22 June 2023

Both events will be held on Sunday June 25, with the fair offering a range of handmade products for sale at the village hall in Oudle Lane.


Nature Notes: Riot of colour and hive of activity at Gardens of Easton Lodge

Nature Notes: Riot of colour and hive of activity at Gardens of Easton Lodge

Nature Notes: Riot of colour and hive of activity at Gardens of Easton Lodge

15 June 2023

Jono Forgham journeys to the Gardens of Easton Lodge for his latest Indie wander and notes plenty of interesting insects and plants


Bugs, flowers, activities and music at Gardens of Easton Lodge open day

Bugs, flowers, activities and music at Gardens of Easton Lodge open day

Bugs, flowers, activities and music at Gardens of Easton Lodge open day

08 June 2023

An expert biologist will be on hand to help identify bugs when the Gardens of Easton Lodge holds an open day on Sunday June 18


Sex and bugs and ‘shock’ on stroll: Jono’s colourful jaunt under grey skies

Sex and bugs and ‘shock’ on stroll: Jono’s colourful jaunt under grey skies

Sex and bugs and ‘shock’ on stroll: Jono’s colourful jaunt under grey skies

07 June 2023

Jono Forgham goes on a four-mile Nature Notes wander starting at St Giles’ Church in Great Hallingbury and taking in Rushy Mead Nature Reserve


Hadhams go head to head with open gardens events in June

Hadhams go head to head with open gardens events in June

Hadhams go head to head with open gardens events in June

07 June 2023

The Friends of Much Hadham Church have organised an event in their parish on June 25, a week after a similar one in Little Hadham.


My 10 favourite places in Stortford – but I’m still thinking of 9 and 10

My 10 favourite places in Stortford – but I’m still thinking of 9 and 10

My 10 favourite places in Stortford – but I’m still thinking of 9 and 10

02 June 2023

Liv Stokely, a 17-year-old student at Herts and Essex High School, on her favourite places in the town she calls home.


Right royal fun to be had at Audley End this half term

Right royal fun to be had at Audley End this half term

Right royal fun to be had at Audley End this half term

22 May 2023

Families can visit the English Heritage estate near Saffron Walden for a host of royal-themed activities for all to enjoy.


Nature Notes: The country park getting better and better with each passing year

Nature Notes: The country park getting better and better with each passing year

Nature Notes: The country park getting better and better with each passing year

20 May 2023

Indie columnist Jono Forgham spots plenty of wildlife on a four-hour walk around Bat Willow Hurst Country Park in Bishop’s Stortford


Interesting talks and spectacular views as villagers open their gardens

Interesting talks and spectacular views as villagers open their gardens

Interesting talks and spectacular views as villagers open their gardens

17 May 2023

Eleven gardens in Little Hadham will be open to the public on Sunday June 18 to help raise funds for village hall refurbishment.


Blooming politics: Spring flowers and history combined at gardens’ open day

Blooming politics: Spring flowers and history combined at gardens’ open day

Blooming politics: Spring flowers and history combined at gardens’ open day

12 May 2023

Visitors will enjoy a riot of colour and get a fascinating history lesson at the Gardens of Easton Lodge on Sunday May 21


Nature Notes: Being serenaded by bird song is perfect birthday treat

Nature Notes: Being serenaded by bird song is perfect birthday treat

Nature Notes: Being serenaded by bird song is perfect birthday treat

07 May 2023

Jono Forgham has a great 65th birthday as he enjoys a stroll along the towpath to Sawbridgeworth and on to Essex Wildlife Trust's Sawbridgeworth Marsh


Nature Notes: 38 bird species seen or heard on reserve and river stroll

Nature Notes: 38 bird species seen or heard on reserve and river stroll

Nature Notes: 38 bird species seen or heard on reserve and river stroll

21 April 2023

Jono Forgham goes on a five-mile nature walk taking in Thorley Wash and Rushy Mead reserves after setting off along the Stort Navigation


Have a merrie old time on Tudor Day at Gardens of Easton Lodge

Have a merrie old time on Tudor Day at Gardens of Easton Lodge

Have a merrie old time on Tudor Day at Gardens of Easton Lodge

18 April 2023

Step back in time and meet the Tudors and enjoy St George's Day fun at the Gardens of Easton Lodge on Sunday (April 23)


Razorlight to headline Heritage Live concert at Audley End

Razorlight to headline Heritage Live concert at Audley End

Razorlight to headline Heritage Live concert at Audley End

11 April 2023

Special guests for the show on Sunday, August 13, will be Embrace, alongside The Feeling and Toploader.


Nature Notes: Walden's wildlife will lift your spirits even on a grey day

Nature Notes: Walden's wildlife will lift your spirits even on a grey day

Nature Notes: Walden's wildlife will lift your spirits even on a grey day

07 April 2023

Jono Forgham ventures a bit further afield to check out the wildlife in Saffron Walden after it was named best place to live in the East of England


English Heritage revives 'Skipping Day' for Easter at Audley End

English Heritage revives 'Skipping Day' for Easter at Audley End

English Heritage revives 'Skipping Day' for Easter at Audley End

06 April 2023

The traditional game, which used to be played on Good Friday, is being brought back for this weekend's activities at Audley End House and Gardens.


Falconry, archery and archaeology among activities at Castle Park

Falconry, archery and archaeology among activities at Castle Park

Falconry, archery and archaeology among activities at Castle Park

05 April 2023

The free Friends of Castle Park Heritage Day takes place on Sworder's Field on Saturday (April 15) from 10am to 3pm.


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