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Unwind as a family by unwrapping a picture book full of festive fun and frivolity

Unwind as a family by unwrapping a picture book full of festive fun and frivolity

Unwind as a family by unwrapping a picture book full of festive fun and frivolity

There's an Elf in Your Book, Santa Post and Merry Christmas Baked Potato among the books on Lizzie Hall's recommended festive reading list


Children's book inspired by his granddaughter and in memory of his son

Children's book inspired by his granddaughter and in memory of his son

Children's book inspired by his granddaughter and in memory of his son

A flamboyance of flamingoes get up to all kinds of antics in the first book by grandad and former Stortford man Paul Joynson.


Draw on all of your expertise to choose Bishop's Stortford Picture Book Award winner

Draw on all of your expertise to choose Bishop's Stortford Picture Book Award winner

Draw on all of your expertise to choose Bishop's Stortford Picture Book Award winner

Don't Call Me Grumpycorn, The Hospital Dog and Pirates vs Monsters among the titles in the running for the Bishop's Stortford Picture Book Award


Snap happy: Pick of the Bishop's Stortford Camera Club competition winners

Snap happy: Pick of the Bishop's Stortford Camera Club competition winners

Snap happy: Pick of the Bishop's Stortford Camera Club competition winners

Photos of a fox, red kite, Bank of England and Wells-Next-the-Sea feature in our latest Bishop's Stortford Camera Club gallery.


Stortford artist Karen's the muse for floral designers across the world

Stortford artist Karen's the muse for floral designers across the world

Stortford artist Karen's the muse for floral designers across the world

Paintings by contemporary artist – and Waitrose parking warden – Karen Adams inspired florists as far afield as Australia in a global contest.


Crack the code and dive into the exciting world of programming

Crack the code and dive into the exciting world of programming

Crack the code and dive into the exciting world of programming

Bishop's Stortford College Prep School librarian Lizzie Hall recommends some top books on coding for readers of all ages


Nigel’s Facebook photos fans snap up Sawbo calendar idea

Nigel’s Facebook photos fans snap up Sawbo calendar idea

Nigel’s Facebook photos fans snap up Sawbo calendar idea

Nigel Blake has responded to requests for his photos taken by the River Stort and in Pishiobury Park to be available in a calendar.


Charlie Chaplin mural evokes memories of star's family link to Stortford

Charlie Chaplin mural evokes memories of star's family link to Stortford

Charlie Chaplin mural evokes memories of star's family link to Stortford

Artwork featuring legendary silent movie star in a Covid mask appeared overnight on an alleyway wall next to WHSmith.


On your marks, get set, go and find reading inspiration in the world of sport

On your marks, get set, go and find reading inspiration in the world of sport

On your marks, get set, go and find reading inspiration in the world of sport

Bishop's Stortford College Prep School librarian Lizzie Hall recommends some sport-themed books to get even the most reluctant of readers to engage


Buy some crackers in Stortford artists' Christmas exhibition

Buy some crackers in Stortford artists' Christmas exhibition

Buy some crackers in Stortford artists' Christmas exhibition

Bishop's Stortford Art Society's 85th Christmas exhibition is being held online so you can still buy some unique works.


Sisters draw on their Audley End childhoods for their Christmas story

Sisters draw on their Audley End childhoods for their Christmas story

Sisters draw on their Audley End childhoods for their Christmas story

Amanda and Emma Neville co-write A Christmas Catastrophe in the Enchanted Audley End Woods, featuring their father's miniature railway.


Mind-boggling, eye-popping fact books are Christmas gifts that keep on giving

Mind-boggling, eye-popping fact books are Christmas gifts that keep on giving

Mind-boggling, eye-popping fact books are Christmas gifts that keep on giving

Weird But True and Ripley's Believe It or Not among the fact books recommended for Christmas by Bishop's Stortford College librarian Lizzie Hall


Moore chances: Sculptor's gardens to remain open longer in winter

Moore chances: Sculptor's gardens to remain open longer in winter

Moore chances: Sculptor's gardens to remain open longer in winter

Godfrey Worsdale said: "We understand the enormous benefits of being outdoors, access to green space, nature and inspiring artworks to our health."


Strap yourself in for a fascinating ride on the information superhighway with non-fiction award hopefuls

Strap yourself in for a fascinating ride on the information superhighway with non-fiction award hopefuls

Strap yourself in for a fascinating ride on the information superhighway with non-fiction award hopefuls

Bishop's Stortford College Prep School librarian Lizzie Hall looks at titles in the running at the School Library Association Information Book Awards


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