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Ghostly goings-on at Bishop's Stortford woman's childhood home inspire first novel

Ghostly goings-on at Bishop's Stortford woman's childhood home inspire first novel

Ghostly goings-on at Bishop's Stortford woman's childhood home inspire first novel

Named after a cafe in St Albans, the book Pilgrims Rest explores the 16th-century building’s mysterious tunnel to the city’s cathedral.


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?

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


He created a fantasy home – now he's created a fantasy world

He created a fantasy home – now he's created a fantasy world

He created a fantasy home – now he's created a fantasy world

John Tarrow turned a former Dunmow council semi into a labyrinth of 13 themed rooms – now it's the inspiration for his children's fantasy novel


Legend of Brent Pelham dragon slayer and giant inspires Stortford school dad's new book

Legend of Brent Pelham dragon slayer and giant inspires Stortford school dad's new book

Legend of Brent Pelham dragon slayer and giant inspires Stortford school dad's new book

Journalist Christopher Hadley, a Stortford rugby club coach, has been working on his epic read about Piers Shonks for a decade


Six writers including the Indie's Sawbo correspondent to read at Harlow Playhouse

Six writers including the Indie's Sawbo correspondent to read at Harlow Playhouse

Six writers including the Indie's Sawbo correspondent to read at Harlow Playhouse

Join six writers – including New Statesman editor Jason Cowley and the Indie's Emma Vandore – for free Vanguard Readings event in Harlow


Stortford dad's book about 4-year-old daughter's vegan views is food for thought

Stortford dad's book about 4-year-old daughter's vegan views is food for thought

Stortford dad's book about 4-year-old daughter's vegan views is food for thought

Young Wren-Ophelia Claydon, who starts at Manor Fields school soon, has never eaten any animal product and always checks if food “has animals in it”


Kieran Anthony Follett releases debut novel: Sidewards

Kieran Anthony Follett releases debut novel: Sidewards

Kieran Anthony Follett releases debut novel: Sidewards

A 25-year-old author, who started writing his own short stories when he was a pupil at Richard Whittington Primary, has unveiled his literary debut


Julie's spreading awareness of Parkinson's through poetry

Julie's spreading awareness of Parkinson's through poetry

Julie's spreading awareness of Parkinson's through poetry

First there was the blog, then the Indie column... now Stortford's Julie Walker has had The Parkinality Poetry Book published


Others aren't a Patch on Elmer as he packs his trunk for Rhodes trip

Others aren't a Patch on Elmer as he packs his trunk for Rhodes trip

Others aren't a Patch on Elmer as he packs his trunk for Rhodes trip

Elmer the Patchwork Elephant Show is coming to Rhodes on August 9. It is based on the classic book series by author and illustrator David McKee.


Curtain up on Rhodes receptionist Liz's collection of short stories

Curtain up on Rhodes receptionist Liz's collection of short stories

Curtain up on Rhodes receptionist Liz's collection of short stories

Dust and Glitter author Elizabeth Montague is commonly known in Stortford as Liz Murphy, the friendly face at Rhodes Arts Complex's reception desk


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