Bishop's Stortford Health WalksMonday, January 2, 2017 - 10:00am to Monday, December 18, 2017 - 10:00am
Meet alternate Mondays at 10.00am
Meet at the car park off Thorley Lane East, Bishop's Stortford
Grid ref TL476 193Venue:Southern Country Park
Isabel Hospice Coffee MorningTuesday, January 10, 2017 - 10:30am to Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 10:30am
Everyone is welcome at the monthly coffee morning, held on the second Tuesday of every month in the Markwell Pavilion.Venue:Markwell Pavilion, Bishop’s Stortford.
Completing the Look: 300 Years of Fashion AccessoriesSaturday, January 28, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 10:00am
Exhibition runs from 28 January 2017 until 30 July 2017
Open Tues - Sat, 10am - 5pm
Sun and Bank Holidays, 2 - 5pm
(Closing 4:30pm Jan - Feb)
For the past three centuries, fashion has been affected by politics, social change and popular culture. Both men and women have used what they wear to indicate their status, comply with social expectations, attract or please a partner, or send a message about their own individuality.
Completing the Look: 300 Years of Fashion Accessories will examine how accessories fit into this. Featuring beautiful accessories dating from as early as 1720 up to the end of the 1970s, the exhibition will explore the reasons behind changes in fashion and what we can discover about the lives of people through what they chose to wear.
See Georgian heelless dancing shoes, Victorian bonnets, Edwardian fans,1920s beaded bags, 1950s fur stoles and 1960s headscarves. Discover the secret language of fans, the reaction to the very first top hat and the impact teenagers had on 20th century fashion.Venue:Saffron Walden Museum
Gibberd Gallery exhibition - Paperwork by Jane StobartThursday, March 16, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, April 28, 2017 - 9:00am
Monday to Friday - 9am to 4.45pm
Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays - closed
We can accommodate visits after 4.45pm up until 9.00pm - just call to make a specific request
Special Saturday openings from 11am to 2pm - 18th March, 8th April, 20th May, 10th June
Please note that the Gallery will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday
Please call 01279 446404 for further information.
Paperwork by Jane Stobart - an exhibition of drawings and original prints inspired by unusual industrial locations:
“My prints are inspired by the subject of people at work. I have spent many years drawing in some truly amazing places such as a bell foundry, construction sites, a tube train maintenance depot, historic sewage pumping stations, etc. The drawings I make are the starting point for all of my ideas and images and I work with the processes of etching and woodcut. I am attracted to locations with strong, dramatic light and dark, and find that the rich tonal range that etching can offer, evokes industrial drama like no other printmaking process.”
Jane Stobart won the Best in Show at the Harlow Open 2016 for the piece ‘Selecting the Bell Case’, aquatint, 2015, and has had a long connection with Harlow. Originally from South Shields Jane has lived in Harlow for 20 years and creates her prints from a studio at her home. In 2012 Jane had a commission for a permanent work for the atrium of the University Centre Harlow, entitled ‘Building Blocks’ made from wooden panels. Jane also formally taught at Harlow College for the Art Foundation course as well as colleges and universities in London.
Prints and drawings of Jane’s are held in the permanent collections of several museums nationally and internationally, including The British Museum (2014&15), Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, the Ashmolean Museum and the Museum of London. Jane is also a fellow of the Royal Society of Painters -Printmakers and has exhibited nationally and internationally including exhibitions in Kenya, Russia, Australia, Tawain and the USA.
Another aspect of Jane’s vocation is writing and she regularly contributes to the journal ‘Printmaking Today’. She has three published books each relating to different aspects of her practice as an artist; ‘Extraordinary Sketchbooks’ A&C Black, London, 2011, ‘Printmaking for Beginners’ A&C Black, London,2004, ‘Drawing Matters’ A&C Black, London 2005.
Jane Stobart Website - http://www.axisweb.org/p/janestobart/Venue:Gibberd Gallery, Civic Centre, The Water Gardens, Harlow CM20 1WG
CrosslightFriday, March 24, 2017 - 7:30pm
Riding Lights Theatre Company in:
Passion Play for Lent
Tickets: £12/10 (concs)
Tel: 07487 328972
Presented by Churches Together in Bishop's StortfordVenue:The Charis Centre, Water Lane, Bishop's Stortford. CM23 2JZ
Sleep Easy 2017 hosted by YMCA East HertsFriday, March 24, 2017 - 9:00pm
Sleep rough so others don’t have to.
Get sponsored by friends and family to spend a night sleeping rough and help us beat youth homelessness in Hertfordshire.
Enjoy an unforgettable night of great company, a secure venue, and cardboard mattresses!
Sleep Easy is a fun and safe event. It is not a genuine experience of homelessness but by taking part you will help YMCA East Herts make sure young people don’t have to face the reality of sleeping rough.
For more info re registration and sponsorship, please see the website address below or contact:
Call 01279 260007Venue:The Cloisters, Bishop’s Stortford College, 10 Maze Green Road, Bishop’s Stortford CM23 2PJ
Isabel Hospice Jumble SaleSaturday, March 25, 2017 -2:00pm to 4:00pm
Jumble Sale in aid of Isabel Hospice.
20p entry.Venue:Thundridge Village Hall, Thundridge
Acoustic Night with The Gospel ThreeSaturday, March 25, 2017 - 7:30pm
A confection of lively Blues, Country and Gospel Music with David Rowlands, Bob Pearce and Paul Fronda.
Or call: 0333 666 3366 (a £1.50 postage fee is applied to telephone bookings)Venue:The Victoria Hall Theatre, Bury Road, Old Harlow, CM17 0ED
The Err... Yeahs! at the Rose and CrownSaturday, March 25, 2017 - 9:00pm
The Err... Yeahs! - live loud punk classics including The Jam, The Clash, Undertones, Sex Pistols, Ramones and Buzzcocks.
Prizes for the best dressed punk and punkette.Venue:The Rose and Crown, 16 Station Road, Bishop's Stortford CM23 3BL
Mother's Day Service of RemembranceSunday, March 26, 2017 - 11:00am
Join GreenAcres for a special Service of Remembrance on Mothering Sunday.
Advance booking advisable. Please call 01992 523863.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgVenue:Woodland Hall, GreenAcres, Epping Forest. CM16 6AD
A Midsummer Night's DreamTuesday, March 28, 2017 - 8:30pm
Phoenix Theatre Arts in Association with Rhodes present
William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Directed by Phil Dale
Hermia has got the hots for smooth talking Lysander whilst, much to the annoyance of her father Egeus, the lovers have gone AWOL in the forest. Pursued by Hermia’s boyfriend Demetrius and Helena, her BFF, the four unsuspecting teenagers stumble into the middle of a festival.
And as anyone who has ever been to one knows, festivals tend to bring out the strangest behaviour and things are about to get very weird indeed….
William Shakespeare’s best loved and most accessible comedy is brought to life on the Rhodes stage as Artistic Producer Phil Dale transposes the play to a modern day music festival whilst leaving the original dialogue intact.
Shakespeare as it should be – vibrant, fun and bang up to date!
Show Times: 7.30pm
Tickets: £16 | £14 (Concessions*)
School Performance: £10 per ticket available at all performances, call the Box Office on 01279 710 200 to book
* Concession ticket applicable to adults over 60 and children under 16Venue:Rhodes Centre
Funny Money - A Comedy by Ray CooneyFriday, March 31, 2017 - 8:00pm
The Hatfield Broad Oak Players present Funny Money by Ray Cooney.
Doors open at 7.30pm.
Tickets £7.50 - please telephone 01279 718186.Venue:Hatfield Broad Oak Village Hall, Cage End CM22 7LQ