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Jazz funk blast from the past as Red Express support Shakatak on old stomping ground

Jazz funk blast from the past as Red Express support Shakatak on old stomping ground

Jazz funk blast from the past as Red Express support Shakatak on old stomping ground

20 May 2024

The six-piece outfit were billed as the hottest and funkiest band in the Cambridge region and played in venues all around the area in the late 1970s.


Triple bill of top comedy has audience squirming in their seats

Triple bill of top comedy has audience squirming in their seats

Triple bill of top comedy has audience squirming in their seats

20 May 2024

From compere Paddy Lennox to political firebrand Mark Thomas there was no hiding place for the audience at The Laughing Bishops Comedy Club.


Nazi art is provocative subject of next Arts Society Bishop’s Stortford meeting

Nazi art is provocative subject of next Arts Society Bishop’s Stortford meeting

Nazi art is provocative subject of next Arts Society Bishop’s Stortford meeting

17 May 2024

Colin Pink is the speaker on Tuesday June 11, at the group’s monthly meeting at South Mill Arts, and an audience of up to 100 is anticipated.


‘Cheerleader for change’ Mark Thomas bringing his political product to Stortford

‘Cheerleader for change’ Mark Thomas bringing his political product to Stortford

‘Cheerleader for change’ Mark Thomas bringing his political product to Stortford

13 May 2024

The 61-year-old has been venting his spleen for 39 years and an audience at Laughing Bishops Comedy Club will not be spared his political rantings.


Cottage crafter Jodie returning to the place in Stortford where her passion began

Cottage crafter Jodie returning to the place in Stortford where her passion began

Cottage crafter Jodie returning to the place in Stortford where her passion began

07 May 2024

Norfolk-based Jodie May Seymour will be in Waterstones on Saturday (May 11) to sign copies of her book A Handmade Cottage: The Art of Crafting a Home.


Stortford author’s diary is a linguistic love letter to France

Stortford author’s diary is a linguistic love letter to France

Stortford author’s diary is a linguistic love letter to France

06 May 2024

50 years ago, Richard Baron wrote a diary in French to hone his language skills – now it’s been translated into English to create his first book.


Daks over Duxford: Air show to feature aircraft which played crucial role in D-Day

Daks over Duxford: Air show to feature aircraft which played crucial role in D-Day

Daks over Duxford: Air show to feature aircraft which played crucial role in D-Day

03 May 2024

The Douglas C-47 Skytrain, or Dakota, dropped thousands of Allied paratroopers over Normandy in support of Operation Overlord on June 6, 1944.


History society set for a barnstorming end to its lecture season

History society set for a barnstorming end to its lecture season

History society set for a barnstorming end to its lecture season

03 May 2024

Bishop’s Stortford History Society president Bill Hardy’s talk at Windhill Churches Centre on May 16 is called From Pig Barn to the St Barnabas Centre


New guide offers seven scenic strolls back in time around Saffron Walden

New guide offers seven scenic strolls back in time around Saffron Walden

New guide offers seven scenic strolls back in time around Saffron Walden

01 May 2024

Saffron Walden History Walks, by Clavering’s Jacqueline and Peter Cooper, offers heritage-themed routes in and around Walden and its countryside.


Graham Coxon’s The WAEVE and Dana Gavanski to join Elbow for Audley End concert

Graham Coxon’s The WAEVE and Dana Gavanski to join Elbow for Audley End concert

Graham Coxon’s The WAEVE and Dana Gavanski to join Elbow for Audley End concert

29 April 2024

The WAEVE, formed in 2021, is Coxon’s project with partner Rose Elinor Dougall.


Braughing sculptor John Farnham travels to South of France to install latest artwork

Braughing sculptor John Farnham travels to South of France to install latest artwork

Braughing sculptor John Farnham travels to South of France to install latest artwork

24 April 2024

Henry Moore’s assistant for more than 25 years, sculptor John Farnham, has installed a new bronze in the South of France.


Stansted psychological thriller author seals two-book deal

Stansted psychological thriller author seals two-book deal

Stansted psychological thriller author seals two-book deal

24 April 2024

AJ Campbell’s latest novel, My Perfect Marriage, has hit the No 1 spot in Amazon’s psychological thriller new releases chart.


Audiences enchanted by youngsters’ spellbinding performances of Frozen Jr

Audiences enchanted by youngsters’ spellbinding performances of Frozen Jr

Audiences enchanted by youngsters’ spellbinding performances of Frozen Jr

18 April 2024

Bishop’s Stortford Academy of Performing Arts members aged 7 to 12 performed Frozen Jr at South Mill Arts in Bishop’s Stortford.


Kelly trains up a ‘flock of female DJs’ to join her Digital Pocahontas nest

Kelly trains up a ‘flock of female DJs’ to join her Digital Pocahontas nest

Kelly trains up a ‘flock of female DJs’ to join her Digital Pocahontas nest

16 April 2024

The female DJs will help Kelly Rose deliver the tunes at children’s parties, schools and events around the local area and across the South East.


Teenager Luca builds bond with Ray Winstone in first movie role

Teenager Luca builds bond with Ray Winstone in first movie role

Teenager Luca builds bond with Ray Winstone in first movie role

16 April 2024

Dunmow teen and Saffron Walden student Luca Hogan stars with Oscar-winner Anna Paquin and Ray Winstone in A Bit of Light, directed by Stephen Moyer.


Clavering Landscape History Group makes history by reaching 20-year milestone

Clavering Landscape History Group makes history by reaching 20-year milestone

Clavering Landscape History Group makes history by reaching 20-year milestone

15 April 2024

The group was set up in 2004 to survey medieval Clavering Castle and has expanded its activities ever since.


Ex-BBC heavyweights Sopel and Goodall headline university’s Festival of Ideas

Ex-BBC heavyweights Sopel and Goodall headline university’s Festival of Ideas

Ex-BBC heavyweights Sopel and Goodall headline university’s Festival of Ideas

12 April 2024

The co-hosts of hit podcast The News Agents have been announced as headline speakers at the University of Hertfordshire’s Festival of Ideas.


Talk in Stortford on Herts palace where James I died and Charles I was proclaimed King

Talk in Stortford on Herts palace where James I died and Charles I was proclaimed King

Talk in Stortford on Herts palace where James I died and Charles I was proclaimed King

11 April 2024

Dr Emily Cole’s talk on Thursday April 18 is “A House Fit for Queen Elizabeth I: Lord Burghley’s Lost House of Theobalds, Hertfordshire”


Bishop’s Stortford Gospel Choir concert to raise funds for Holy Trinity Night Shelter and Community Outreach

Bishop’s Stortford Gospel Choir concert to raise funds for Holy Trinity Night Shelter and Community Outreach

Bishop’s Stortford Gospel Choir concert to raise funds for Holy Trinity Night Shelter and Community Outreach

05 April 2024

The choir will perform a spring concert at Holy Trinity Church on May 4 from 7pm. Tickets cost £10 and all proceeds go to the charity.


Art society staging its spring exhibition in Jackson Square

Art society staging its spring exhibition in Jackson Square

Art society staging its spring exhibition in Jackson Square

04 April 2024

Free display of works by Bishop’s Stortford Art Society takes place in the Community Space in the shopping centre Wednesday to Sunday (April 3 to 7).


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