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Lemn Sissay on Britishness, race, family and the meaning of home

Lemn Sissay on Britishness, race, family and the meaning of home

Lemn Sissay on Britishness, race, family and the meaning of home

31 January 2021

He will be appearing online to talk about his extraordinary life and achievements including winning a Bafta in 2019 for his documentary Superkids.


Santa to take two-hour tour of Stortford in reindeer-drawn sleigh

Santa to take two-hour tour of Stortford in reindeer-drawn sleigh

Santa to take two-hour tour of Stortford in reindeer-drawn sleigh

15 December 2020

Jingle Bell Sleigh on Friday arranged by funeral firm Barringtons will leave Hockerill at 4pm on non-stop tour of Parsonage, Havers and town centre.


Castle Park open day: Climb the castle mound as part of history celebration

Castle Park open day: Climb the castle mound as part of history celebration

Castle Park open day: Climb the castle mound as part of history celebration

09 September 2020

Sunday's event in the heart of Bishop's Stortford is part of the National Trust’s Heritage Open Day.


Gardens of Easton Lodge to host Apples and Bees event

Gardens of Easton Lodge to host Apples and Bees event

Gardens of Easton Lodge to host Apples and Bees event

09 September 2020

Visitors will be able to learn about apple varieties and what can be made from them from the East of England Apple and Orchard Project.


James Blunt brings Once Upon a Mind tour to Audley End

James Blunt brings Once Upon a Mind tour to Audley End

James Blunt brings Once Upon a Mind tour to Audley End

09 September 2020

The chart-topping musician and songwriter will take to the stage in the grounds of the Jacobean mansion in August 2021.


Free open-air gig to kick off new era as Rhodes rebrands to South Mill Arts

Free open-air gig to kick off new era as Rhodes rebrands to South Mill Arts

Free open-air gig to kick off new era as Rhodes rebrands to South Mill Arts

20 August 2020

Newly-renamed venue will get into the swing on Wednesday afternoon with al fresco performance by Bill's Jazz Katz.


Live music returns to Rhodes with afternoon jazz in the garden

Live music returns to Rhodes with afternoon jazz in the garden

Live music returns to Rhodes with afternoon jazz in the garden

06 August 2020

Resident quintet Que Pasa will be performing outdoors on Saturday (August 15) so that the audience can be socially distanced.


Air ambulance charity appeals to motorcyclists to help offset £60,000 loss from cancelled bike runs

Air ambulance charity appeals to motorcyclists to help offset £60,000 loss from cancelled bike runs

Air ambulance charity appeals to motorcyclists to help offset £60,000 loss from cancelled bike runs

30 July 2020

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance asks bikers to ride a route of at least 60 miles in August and September for 'I Did It My Way'.


Virtual tours bring beauty of local gardens into hospice supporters' homes

Virtual tours bring beauty of local gardens into hospice supporters' homes

Virtual tours bring beauty of local gardens into hospice supporters' homes

19 July 2020

St Clare has hosted an open gardens event for 26 years, but the coronavirus outbreak has forced its horticultural festival online.


Oh Goodness! Park festival in Stortford to go virtual to beat ban on gatherings

Oh Goodness! Park festival in Stortford to go virtual to beat ban on gatherings

Oh Goodness! Park festival in Stortford to go virtual to beat ban on gatherings

11 June 2020

Health, fitness and wellbeing festival Goodness in the Park will take place in July and be streamed live from Friends of Castle Park Facebook Page.


Party in your garden with DJ to mark VE Day 75th anniversary in Stansted

Party in your garden with DJ to mark VE Day 75th anniversary in Stansted

Party in your garden with DJ to mark VE Day 75th anniversary in Stansted

06 May 2020

Villagers are being encouraged to join 'stay at home' street parties and a live lockdown set with Stansted's James 'Deejay Goochy' Goodge.


Coronavirus causes historic Dunmow Flitch Trials to be postponed for a year

Coronavirus causes historic Dunmow Flitch Trials to be postponed for a year

Coronavirus causes historic Dunmow Flitch Trials to be postponed for a year

28 April 2020

The anicent contest is held every leap year and was mentioned in Geoffrey Chaucer's 14th-century Canterbury Tales.


The derby's coming to the home of UK flat racing – but soapboxes not horses

The derby's coming to the home of UK flat racing – but soapboxes not horses

The derby's coming to the home of UK flat racing – but soapboxes not horses

24 April 2020

Crowds at Newmarket will be roaring on a different kind of horsepower in an event being held in conjunction with Indie publisher Iliffe Media.


Van Morrison's Audley End gig postponed and Standon Calling in doubt

Van Morrison's Audley End gig postponed and Standon Calling in doubt

Van Morrison's Audley End gig postponed and Standon Calling in doubt

20 April 2020

The Irish singer's open-air gig in mid-August is one of a series at Audley End House and Kenwood House to be cancelled or rescheduled.


Coronavirus delays new exhibition at Henry Moore Studios and Gardens

Coronavirus delays new exhibition at Henry Moore Studios and Gardens

Coronavirus delays new exhibition at Henry Moore Studios and Gardens

27 March 2020

Acclaimed artist, master potter and author Edmund de Waal's curation of works by world-renowned sculptor Henry Moore was due to open on April 3.


May music festivals Bish Bash and Stone Valley South silenced by coronavirus

May music festivals Bish Bash and Stone Valley South silenced by coronavirus

May music festivals Bish Bash and Stone Valley South silenced by coronavirus

21 March 2020

Stortford's Bish Bash will take place in 2021 while Stone Valley South is postponed until August this year.


Church the venue for Stortford's first ever jigsaw festival

Church the venue for Stortford's first ever jigsaw festival

Church the venue for Stortford's first ever jigsaw festival

03 March 2020

The winter work of puzzle enthusiasts will be on show on Saturday at JigFest, featuring more than 100 completed jigsaws, at the Methodist Church.


Circus Fantasia rolls into Stortford for five performances this weekend

Circus Fantasia rolls into Stortford for five performances this weekend

Circus Fantasia rolls into Stortford for five performances this weekend

02 March 2020

Family show includes musical clowns, magic and illusion, motorbike madness and mischief and mayhem from Alex the Fireman in a heated big top.


Stortford author to appear at special Waterstones event in London

Stortford author to appear at special Waterstones event in London

Stortford author to appear at special Waterstones event in London

27 February 2020

Hina Belitz, who lives in Havers Lane, was invited to take part in the event ahead of publication in March of her second novel, To Lahore, With Love.


Hot Chip join Primal Scream as headliners for Standon Calling 2020

Hot Chip join Primal Scream as headliners for Standon Calling 2020

Hot Chip join Primal Scream as headliners for Standon Calling 2020

26 February 2020

East Herts prepares to host one of the UK's hottest festivals for its 15th year this July, with more acts to be announced.


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