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Exploring our urban nature reserves on a graveyard tour

Exploring our urban nature reserves on a graveyard tour

Exploring our urban nature reserves on a graveyard tour

Jono Forgham visits five local churchyards and cemeteries to see what he can find in sites that are perfect for a bit of birdwatching.


Russell Watson's Audley End concert will boost NHS charity

Russell Watson's Audley End concert will boost NHS charity

Russell Watson's Audley End concert will boost NHS charity

His show will feature the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and special guests, The NHS Chorus-19.


Give your kids a cracking Easter at activity day camps at Birchwood

Give your kids a cracking Easter at activity day camps at Birchwood

Give your kids a cracking Easter at activity day camps at Birchwood

Club Excel, which has given children memorable school holidays in Herts for over 20 years, is bringing its brand of fun to Bishop's Stortford.


Stone Valley South returns with Boomtown Rats, Undertones and Happy Mondays headlining

Stone Valley South returns with Boomtown Rats, Undertones and Happy Mondays headlining

Stone Valley South returns with Boomtown Rats, Undertones and Happy Mondays headlining

August 3-day festival in Great Amwell also features Secret Affair, The Skids, Big Country, Sham 69, Bad Manners, Hugh Cornwell and The Blockheads.


Urban Soul Orchestra brings Classic Ibiza back to Herts

Urban Soul Orchestra brings Classic Ibiza back to Herts

Urban Soul Orchestra brings Classic Ibiza back to Herts

This summer's show promises to be better than ever with a DJ slot performed by former Pacha and Ministry of Sound resident Jose Luis.


Dunmow Flitch Trials won't be bringing home the bacon until 2022

Dunmow Flitch Trials won't be bringing home the bacon until 2022

Dunmow Flitch Trials won't be bringing home the bacon until 2022

The tradition, which has endured through the Black Death plague, pox and other pestilence, was due to take place in 2020.


Standon Calling returns with Bastille, Primal Scream and Hot Chip

Standon Calling returns with Bastille, Primal Scream and Hot Chip

Standon Calling returns with Bastille, Primal Scream and Hot Chip

The music festival just seven miles from Stortford will celebrate its 17th birthday in July with its signature brand of entertainment.


Building up a picture of the hidden history that has helped shape Uttlesford

Building up a picture of the hidden history that has helped shape Uttlesford

Building up a picture of the hidden history that has helped shape Uttlesford

Ashdon Halt, Audley End pillbox and Hatfield Heath prisoner of war camp among architectural items up for inclusion on new Uttlesford Heritage List.


Nature Notes: Spread your wings to enjoy some park life at Thremhall

Nature Notes: Spread your wings to enjoy some park life at Thremhall

Nature Notes: Spread your wings to enjoy some park life at Thremhall

Jono Forgham explores the habitat at Thremhall Park Business Centre and discovers there's plenty to see at the former Franciscan priory


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

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


Nature Notes: A woodland wander that must be heard to be believed

Nature Notes: A woodland wander that must be heard to be believed

Nature Notes: A woodland wander that must be heard to be believed

Jono Forgham strolls through the woodlands of Much Hadham for his latest Indie walk and is all ears as he enjoys plenty of bird song


Nature Notes: Unkempt and unmanaged habitats can be a real treasure trove

Nature Notes: Unkempt and unmanaged habitats can be a real treasure trove

Nature Notes: Unkempt and unmanaged habitats can be a real treasure trove

Jono Forgham enjoys a 5.5-mile circular wander from Birchanger across the M11 taking in part of the Flitch Way.


Jurassic Park dinosaur head is jaw-dropping addition to Stansted musuem

Jurassic Park dinosaur head is jaw-dropping addition to Stansted musuem

Jurassic Park dinosaur head is jaw-dropping addition to Stansted musuem

Jeremy Goldsmith was offered the animatronic prop used in the Steven Spielberg blockbuster for his House on the Hill Toy Museum.


Object of the Month: Documents charting the first tenants to sample a Kings lifestyle

Object of the Month: Documents charting the first tenants to sample a Kings lifestyle

Object of the Month: Documents charting the first tenants to sample a Kings lifestyle

In the latest in our series of articles on items at Bishop's Stortford Museum, Colin Burrowes looks at documents from the early days of Kings Cottages


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