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October 2014

  • Bishop's Stortford Health Walks

    Sunday, September 1, 2013 - 10:00am to Monday, December 29, 2014 - 10:00am

    Meet alternate Mondays at 10.00am
    Southern Country Park
    Meet at the car park off Thorley Lane East
    Bishop's Stortford
    Grid ref TL476 193

    Southern Country Park
  • Sunday Afternoon Tea

    Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 2:30pm to Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 5:00pm

    Every Sunday from March - end of October

    Tea, coffee and homemade cakes

    Thorley church, Church Lane
  • Isabel Hospice care4acuppa

    Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 10:00am to Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 12:15pm

    Launched in June and runs through to Christmas.
    Please support Isabel Hospice by holding a fundraising
    care4acuppa. With over 165 million cups of tea and 70
    million cups of coffee drunk everyday in the UK why not
    put yours to work for us by holding a fundraising tea party
    or coffee morning where you could have a bake sale,
    hold a raffle, organise a bring & buy!
    Call Beth Hardy, tel 01707 382500 for details.

  • Saturday Night Ballroom Dancing

    Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 8:00pm to Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 10:45pm

    Every second Saturday of the month

    £6 including tea and biscuits.
    50-50 Ballroom - Latin - Sequence

    For details, or to book a table
    Please contact Sheila or Rod on 01279 759153

    Bring your own drinks.

    Havers Hall, Waytemore Road, Bishop's Stortford CM23 3GR
  • On The Beat: Stories from 1914-1918

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 1:00am to Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 12:00am

    This special exhibition showcases work by students and ex-students from Middlesex University’s illustration department, who will use the medium of graphic novels to bring the stories of the home front to life. Research into local police records of the period has uncovered some fascinating, humorous and challenging stories illustrating life at home for ordinary people and the police, as well as soldiers back from the trenches.
    Special school visits are available by appointment – please contact the museum: museum@rhodesbishopsstortford.org.uk or by phone on 01279 651746

    Copies of the accompanying Graphic Novel : ‘On the Beat during the Great War’ are available for sale from Rhodes.
    Main image copyright Daniel Duncan

    Rhodes Centre
  • Bishop's Stortford Means Business Exhibition & Seminars

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 10:30am

    Two great FREE seminars

    10.30am Social Media: Simple steps to make it work for your business
    Presented by Gerrit Van Deventer

    2.00pm Auto Enrolment: What you need to do to provide a Workplace pension
    Presented by Brian Gannon and Alex Fleet

    To find out more or book your place online: www.bsmb.co.uk

    Rhodes, Bishop's Stortford, CM23 3JG
  • Isabel Hospice Brocket Hall Galf Day

    Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 8:00am to 5:30pm

    A fantastic day of golf awaits you at Brocket Hall. The day starts at 8am with tea, coffee and bacon baguettes. At 9am there will be a marshals briefing in the Oak Room. At 9.15am golfers make their way to their tees. 9.30am the shotgun start on the Palmerston Course (Team Stableford competition. Best 2 from 4 to count, 3/4 handicaps) At 2.30 – 3.30pm golfers return to the Clubhouse. And at 3.45pm a delicious lunch is served in the Oak Room. Our auction starts at 5pm, followed by prize giving at 5.30pm.
    Book your place at: http://www.isabelhospice.org.uk/helping-us/events/events+pages/Brocket+Hall+Golf+Team+Application+Form.htm

    Brocket Hall, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 7XG
  • Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Day

    Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
    Jackson Square
  • Foster & Allen

    Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 9:00pm

    For over three decades in the music business, Foster & Allen have continuously managed to scale new heights!
    Performing all their hits including ‘Bunch of Thyme’, ‘Maggie’, ‘After All These Years’, ‘I Will Love You All My Life’…and many more, it will be a night not to be missed.
    2014 is destined to be another amazing year for Mick & Tony and they  will have a brand new TV series of ‘The Foster & Allen Show’  on Sky Channel 191  starting Tuesday 23rd September: 9-10pm, Saturdays: 1-2pm and Sundays: 8-9pm.
    The new Foster & Allen Show will include a diverse mix of Easy Listening, Folk, Country, Irish and Tradition music.
    Tickets: £20

    Rhodes Centre
  • Art Exhibition

    Friday, October 24, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

    Saffron Walden Art Society's Art Exhibition

    Also, crafts & a cafe.


    Saffron Walden Town Hall
  • Hair, Beauty & Fashion Secrets Revealed

    Friday, October 24, 2014 - 7:15pm

    Sponsored by Avante Garde.
    Ladies, men's and children's fashion and accessories.
    Latest hair and beauty tips.
    Raffle and Refreshments. £10 entrance fee.
    All proceeds to Isabel Hospice.
    To purchase tickets please contact 01279 722496 or 01279 426111 or email

    Leventhorpe School, Sawbridgeworth
  • Fashion Show and Pamper Evening by Pasquale

    Friday, October 24, 2014 - 7:15pm to 9:45pm

    Fashion Show Hair and Pamper Evening by Pasquale
    Leventhorpe School, Sawbridgeworth
    Join us for this great evening in aid of Isabel Hospice. Tickets from Roger Beeching, Chairman of East Herts District Council on 01279 722496 or email roger@rogerbeeching.com

    Leventhorpe School, Sawbridgeworth, Herts
  • Lee Hurst - "Things That Make You Go Aaarggh!!!"

    Friday, October 24, 2014 - 9:00pm

    In this stand up show, comedian Lee Hurst is back on the road to ask audiences what winds them up?
    Mostly people get on with living their lives, but everyone has at least one thing that gets on their nerves and makes their blood boil. What's yours?
    Lee, like all Brits, loves a right good moan, but he also likes to come up with solutions too.
    Lee is undoubtedly one of the UK’s funniest stand-up comedians; see him while you can.
    “Unfailingly funny”
    Tickets: £16

    Rhodes Centre
  • Art Exhibition

    Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

    Saffron Walden Art Society's Art Exhibition

    Also, crafts & a cafe.


    Saffron Walden Town Hall
  • Family Treasure Hunt

    Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:00am

    A free to enter Treasure hunt with cash and prizes totaling £3,000.00.
    Can you find the magic Fairy Doors?!

    For more information: www.facebook.com/events/553522504793161
    Email: help@glowit.co.uk

    All day event. Ends when all the treasure is found.





    Bishop's Stortford Town Centre
  • Gothic Falconry

    Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

    Witness graceful hawks, elegant owls and fearsome falcons in flight as the
    expert falconers demonstrate the art of training, exercising and hunting with birds.

    Hear revealing tales of gothic tragedy and superstition whilst these amazing birds swoop overhead.

    Price: (includes entry to House & Gardens)
    Adult: £15.40/Child £9.20/Concession £13.90/Family £40.00/Members FREE

    Audley End House & Gardens, CB11 4JF
  • Musical Evening

    Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 7:00pm

    The Bishop's Stortford Bible Society Action Group invite you to a
    Musical Evening presented by the Salvation Army Band & Singing Group.

    £5 admission on the door

    Everyone welcome!

    Methodist Church, South Street, Bishop's Stortford.
  • Purple Zeppelin: The Ultimate Rock Tribute Show!

    Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 8:30pm

    Voted Best Tribute Act of 2012, Purple Zeppelin are proud to pay tribute to the two greatest Rock Bands of all time, Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin – Together on the same bill for the very first time!!!
    Many years have passed since the last UK gigs from the classic line-ups of both bands. Whether you were lucky enough to have seen the originals live or not, Purple Zeppelin will take you back to the magic, the excitement and the sheer raw energy generated by those incredible musicians.
    Performing more than 30 classic songs, it’s a theatrical insight into these two giants of rock, complete with special effects, onstage ‘artistic differences’ and even some audience participation!
    Come and experience the excitement of Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin in one mesmerising show!
    "…this highly entertaining and musically authentic tribute band dared to match the brilliance of the originators"
    Chris Welch - Ex editor of Melody Maker and author of many books about Led Zeppelin.
    "Absolutely fantastic music and incredible stage presence! Fab song choices - the entire evening was impressive"
    James Tillit - Artristic Director, The Astor Theatre, Deal
    Tickets: £15 - £17

    Rhodes Centre
  • Swan Lake

    Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 1:00am
    Swan Lake remains as one of the most enduring, moving and irreplaceable classical ballets due to its fantastic plot filled with romance, sorcery and betrayal.  Join us and Ballet Theatre UK with their spectacular new production of this timeless classic.  This immortal tale tells of a princess held captive in a swan by the spell of an evil magician, a spell that can only be broken if a prince swears true love to her.
    An unforgettable experience for all the family to enjoy, this wonderful production of the much loved ballet is perfect for first time ballet goers or the dedicated fan.
    “Glittering costumes, expressive dancers…a pleasure to witness a production of this calibre” – Dance Europe Magazine
    Critics’ Choice- “Top Five Dance Productions Touring the UK” – The Independent

    Show Timings: 2.30pm and 6.00pm

    Tickets: £10 - £17

    Rhodes Centre
  • Art Exhibition

    Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Saffron Walden Art Society's Art Exhibition

    Also, crafts & a cafe.


    Saffron Walden Town Hall
  • Try Your Hand at Archery

    Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 10:30am to 4:00pm

    Have a go at the ancient skill of archery, medieval style!
    Includes an insight into fletching arrows.

    £2 for 5 arrows.

    Hatfield Forest, CM22 6NE
  • Gothic Falconry

    Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

    Witness graceful hawks, elegant owls and fearsome falcons in flight as the
    expert falconers demonstrate the art of training, exercising and hunting with birds.

    Hear revealing tales of gothic tragedy and superstition whilst these amazing birds swoop overhead.

    Price: (includes entry to House & Gardens)
    Adult: £15.40/Child £9.20/Concession £13.90/Family £40.00/Members FREE

    Audley End House & Gardens, CB11 4JF
  • Historic Buildings Photowalk

    Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Museum Photowalk:
    A 1.5 hour photo walk run by Sarah Stephens Photography and Bishops Stortford Museum.
    Learn about the history of some of the interesting buildings in Bishop’s Stortford and how to photograph buildings and street scenes using the different settings on your camera!
    There will be some walking but none will be strenuous. Suitable outdoor clothes will be essential as there will some standing around whilst photographing.
    This is suitable for any type of digital camera and any level of photographic experience.
    Cost £25 per person including all materials and tuition. Booking essential as there will be limited spaces to enable individual tuition. Sarah Stephens Photography
    Tel 07510 282327
    Optional drop in session: Come to Rhodes for individual feedback on your best images and some editing tips: Saturday 8th November 2-3pm.

    Rhodes Centre
  • Just For Kids - Frightening Fairytales & Spooky Stories

    Monday, October 27, 2014 - 10:00am to Friday, October 31, 2014 - 6:00pm

    10am - 6pm
    Fearless souls required for a thrilling family adventure.
    Grab your cloaks and steady your nerves as you come face to face with the dark side of childrens tales.
    The chilling storytellers delve into the fables of the Brothers Grimm
    and reveal the terrifying truth behind the bedtime fairytales you’ve grown to love.
    Show off your spooktacular costumes and frighten the fearless staff – but don’t forget your favourite teddy to hide behind!

    Price: (includes entry to House & Grounds) Adult £15.40 / Child £9.20 / Concession £13.90 / Family £40.00 / Members: Free
    All children are welcome to join in these events.
    An additional £1 will be charged on standard admission for every child, member and non member,
    to help them fund this entertainment activity.

    Audley End House & Gardens, CB11 4JF
  • British Red Cross Christmas Fair

    Monday, October 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:30pm

    Coffee, Bar & Light Lunches
    Free parking

    Entrance £4.50

    For further details contact: 01992 586609

    Fanhams Hall Hotel, Ware, SG12 7PZ
  • FILM: The Book Thief

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 12:00am

    Dir. Brian Percival
    (2013, 131 mins, cert 12A)
    Starring Sophie Nelisse, Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson
    Set during the breakout of World War II, this film follows the journey of a young girl, Liesel, and how she discovers the reality she is living in when she rescues a book from a Hitler Youth bonfire.
    This film portrays the hardship and loss of living in Nazi Germany and was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe.
    "Rush generously provides the movie's primary warmth and humor; Watson is pitch-perfect as a seemingly humorless scold with a well-buried soft side." – Variety Magazine
    Timings: 2.30pm and 7.30pm
    Tickets: £6/£5 concs

    Rhodes Centre
  • Deer Rut Walk for Families

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

    An evening journey into the secretive world of the fallow deer during their rutting season.
    Learn how to track and stalk in silence.  Bring your camera!

    £10 per person. Ages 8+

    Hatfield Forest, CM22 6NE
  • Deer Rut Walk for Adults

    Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 6:30am to 8:30am

    Up at the crack of dawn for a fascinating journey
    into the secretive world of the fallow deer during rutting season. 
    Learn how to track and stalk in silence. Bring your camera!

    £10 per person.  Ages 16+ only.

    Hatfield Forest, CM22 6NE
  • Play in A Day!

    Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 10:00am to 8:00pm

     Suitable for primary aged children (school years 1 to 6).
    The brainchild of Artistic Director Phil Dale, initially to fill a last minute gap in a half-term holiday, Play in a Day has established itself as one of the most popular events for young children in the Rhodes calendar. Phoenix Theatre School in association with Rhodes are looking for primary aged children to join us for the challenge of creating a fun new piece of theatre in just one day! We’ll kick off at 10am and then family and friends will be asked to join us at 7.00pm to see the play we have created. A great opportunity for kids to make new friends and have fun in a safe environment whilst parents get a well deserved break!
    Tickets: £35 per place
    (includes two tickets to the 7.00pm performance)
    £5 show only
. Day will finish at approx. 8.00pm.
    Tickets for this event are not available on-line – please call the Box Office on 01279 651746 to reserve your place

    Rhodes Centre
  • Sid's Show - Deep Sea Discovery

    Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 12:00pm

    A colourful set creates the scene for a voyage of discovery in a bubbly underwater world - with CBeebies Sid Sloane starring as the intrepid explorer 'Deep Sea Sid'!!
    We will encounter some weird, wonderful and fascinating sea creatures in a brand new interactive experience crammed with games, songs, poems and magic - 'Sid's Show - Deep Sea Discovery' will leave you with a smile on your face and a spring in your step.
    Perfect for families with children aged 3.
    Shows at 12pm and 3pm
    Tickets: £10

    Rhodes Centre
  • The ghosts of Stortford return……

    Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

    Speakers : Ruth Stratton and Dave Lee
    Ruth and Dave are back, with some exciting new stories and the results of their recent investigations at locations in and around Bishop’s Stortford. This is your chance to catch up with the latest ghostly goings on around the town to hear ghost hunter Dave Lee and authour or Haunted Hertfordshire Ruth Stratton talk all about ghosts. From the grey lady to the duelling cavelier, the spooks of Stortford are around every corner. We will be sure to keep the lights on and if you need  to you can hunt for your own spirits in the bar too.
    Tickets: £6

    Rhodes Centre
  • Sing-a-Long-a Dirty Dancing

    Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 7:30pm

    Join Baby and Johnny in a fun-filled screening of the 1987 dance classic where YOU are the stars of the show. With the help of our host, you can join in the Merenge Dance Class, feel your partner’s heartbeat, sing just like Lisa and dance in the aisles…
    Take part in all the magic moments and BOO rotten Robbie, SCREAM for Johnny and go AAHH for Baby.
    The producers of Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music and Sing-a-long-a Grease bring you their latest interactive film, with one of the best-loved romances of the 80s.
    This is a 15 certificate event.
    This event is to raise money for Breast Cancer Clinical Trials.

    Tickets: £15

    Rhodes Centre
  • Batty Hallowe'en

    Friday, October 31, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

    Visit the Forest on the scariest night of the year.
    Hallowe'en crafts, games and stories a plenty,
    then an after-dark candle-lit trail through the woods.

    Do not stray from the path!

    £6.50 per child

    Hatfield Forest, CM22 6NE
  • A Victorian Seance - Tricks of the Trade

    Friday, October 31, 2014 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

    Enter the spooky spirit world at Audley End this Halloween.

    An old historic house, tales of ghostly sightings and strange noises - did that table just move on its own?
    Immerse yourself in the Victorian fascination for the supernatural as the ghost hunters lift the veil
    on the secrets of contacting the spirit world. Follow them into the unknown as they tour the house after hours.
    Trick or treat? You decide! OVER 16s ONLY!

    Price: (includes entry to House & Gardens)
    Adults £25.00 and Adult Members: £20.00

    Audley End House & Gardens, CB11 4JF
  • A Victorian Seance

    Friday, October 31, 2014 - 6:00pm to Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 10:00pm

    6pm - 10pm
    Enter the spirit world at Audley End House.
    Peer into the crystal ball, watch out for movement on the Ouija board
    and listen for the spirit rappings at the eerie Halloween show.
    After you’ve met the resident Victorian ghost hunters head into the house after hours.
    Watch out for past inhabitants, they’re dying to meet you! (Over 16s only)

    Price: (includes entry to House & Grounds) Adult £15.40 / Concession £13.90 / Members: Free

    Audley End House & Gardens, CB11 4JF
  • ‘Hello Again’ – A Tribute to Neil Diamond

    Friday, October 31, 2014 - 8:00pm

    ‘Hello Again’ celebrates the song writing genius of Neil Diamond and takes you through the journey of his career with a whole collection of his songs.
    Going back to the early days with classics such as Solitary Man, Shilo, Song Sung Blue and Forever in Blue Jeans you can enjoy the unique voice and music of Neil Diamond as portrayed by JJ Jones.  Later in the show you will see the lively adaption of his Hot August Night Album and Brother Loves Travelling Salvation Show.
    JJ emulates Neil’s live vocal style and combined with the power of his superb 7-piece band, the evening is a spellbinding recreation of Neil Diamond - live in concert.
    Tickets: £17

    Rhodes Centre
  • Magicians at the Half Moon

    Friday, October 31, 2014 - 8:00pm

    Hilarious new acts each month!

    Always the LAST Friday of EVERY month.

    Entry: £10
    Tickets on the door or to reserve tickets call: 01279 659562

    Doors open 7.30pm

    Half Moon pub, North Street. Bishop's Stortford