Here we list some activities that relate to local heritage, countryside, wildlife, culture or conservation. Please also see the Attractions pages for places that are open on a regular basis. If you are tempted by one of these specific places or events, we encourage you to make a full day of your visit. You might like to print off the introduction to the parish and see if you can track down some more of its heritage.
 
If you know of any additional forthcoming event within the Hundred Parishes that offers an opportunity to learn, enjoy or participate, please contact us using the Feedback option at the foot of the website menu.

Dec 12, 10am: Finchingfield: Uttlesford Ramblers Association walk of 5 miles from Finchingfield Lion TL684328 , CM7 4NN  - www.uttlesfordramblers.org 

Dec 13, 9:30am to Noon: Ashdon: Essex Wildlife Trust working party at Shadwell Wood nature reserve - Grid Reference 573412  - https://www.uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/ 

Dec 14, 11am to 5pm: Much Hadham: Forge Museum open Friday, Saturday and Sunday - www.hadhammuseum.org.uk/find.html 

Dec 15, 10am: Radwinter: Uttlesford Ramblers Association walk of 10 miles from The Plough TL606373 , CB10 2TG  - www.uttlesfordramblers.org 

Dec 15: Manuden: Christmas tree festival.

Dec 15, 11am to 3:30pm: Farnham: Tree Festival at Farnham Church with bells, carols and music.

Dec 15, 1pm to 3:30pm: Hinxton: Wellcome Genome Campus, CB10 1RQ - Open Saturday, including family-friendly exhibition "Curious Nature" and possible campus tours. Prior booking required - https://open-saturdays.eventbrite.co.uk 

Dec 16, 10am: Eastwick: Bishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5-6 miles from War Memorial - Grid Reference TL434117, postcode CM20 2QY - www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk/  

Dec 16: Manuden: Christmas tree festival

Dec 16, 1pm: Elsenham: Saffron Walden & District Footpaths Association walk of 5 miles starting from Recreation Ground - Grid Reference 532263 - https://www.walkinginengland.co.uk/essex/saffronfpa.php 

Dec 16, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Museum open - www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/.

Dec 22, 7:30pm: Saffron Walden: Messiah performed by Britten Sinfonia at Saffron Hall - www.saffronhall.com or 0845 548 7650

Dec 23, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Museum open - www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/.

Dec 26, 10am: Widdington: Saffron Walden & District Footpaths Association walk of 3 miles starting from Widdington Church - Grid Reference 540317 - https://www.walkinginengland.co.uk/essex/saffronfpa.php 

Dec 26, 10:30am: Stansted Mountfitchet: Bishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5-6 miles from Mountfitchet Castle car park - Grid Reference TL515248, postcode CM24 8LY - www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk/  

Dec 26, 11am: Thaxted: Morris dancing and country dancing for all in Thaxted churchyard - www.thaxtedmorris.org 

Dec 26, 2pm to 4:30pm: Saffron Walden: Boxing Day at Saffron Walden Museum.

2019

Jan 03, 9:30am to Noon: Little Sampford: Essex Wildlife Trust working party at West Wood nature reserve - Grid Reference 624332  - https://www.uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/ 

Jan 03, 8pm: Stansted Mountfitchet: Local History Society meeting at Crafton Green Centre off Chapel Hill: short presentations by members.

Jan 05, 10am: Thaxted: Uttlesford Ramblers Association walk of 8 miles from Margaret Street car park TL611311 CM6 2QN  - www.uttlesfordramblers.org 

Jan 08, 9:30am to Noon: Little Sampford: Essex Wildlife Trust working party at West Wood nature reserve - Grid Reference 624332  - https://www.uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/ 

Jan 10, 9:30am to Noon: Little Sampford: Essex Wildlife Trust working party at West Wood nature reserve - Grid Reference 624332  - https://www.uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/ 

Jan 13, 10am: Great Canfield: Bishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5-6 miles from Village Hall, Marsh Lane - Grid Reference TL586182, postcode CM6 1JX - www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk/  

Jan 15, 9:30am to Noon: Little Sampford: Essex Wildlife Trust working party at West Wood nature reserve - Grid Reference 624332  - https://www.uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/ 

Jan 17, 9:30am to Noon: Little Sampford: Essex Wildlife Trust working party at West Wood nature reserve - Grid Reference 624332  - https://www.uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/ 

Jan 17, 8pm: Newport: Local History Group meeting in Church House, Wicken Road CB11 3RA with presentation on Newport Grammar School.

Jan 19, 1pm to 3:30pm: Hinxton: Wellcome Genome Campus, CB10 1RQ - Open Saturday, including family-friendly exhibition "Curious Nature" and possible campus tours. Prior booking required - https://open-saturdays.eventbrite.co.uk 

Jan 22, 9:30am to Noon: Little Sampford: Essex Wildlife Trust working party at West Wood nature reserve - Grid Reference 624332  - https://www.uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/ 

Jan 24, 9:30am to Noon: Little Sampford: Essex Wildlife Trust working party at West Wood nature reserve - Grid Reference 624332  - https://www.uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/ 

Jan 27, 3pm: Stansted Mountfitchet: Music@Stansted concert with O Duo who present an afternoon of artistry in percussion in St John's Church, CM24 8JP - www.musicatstansted.co.uk

Jan 30, 7:15pm: Saffron Walden: Start of WEA spring term course "Artistic Communities: Great Bardfield and St Ives" - 7 sessions plus field trip £45 - details and to book 01799 516095.

Feb 03, Saffron Walden Museum: final day of exhibition "Collections re-crafted" by the Eastern Region Textile Forum - www.saffronwaldenmuseum.org 

Feb10, 10am: Albury: Bishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5-6 miles from Village Hall - Grid Reference TL441248, postcode SG11 2JD - www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk/  

Feb 17, 11:30am to 4pm: Little Easton: Snowdrops at the Gardens of Easton Lodge - www.eastonlodge.co.uk/whats-on/ 

Feb 21, , 7:30pm for 8pm: Newport Local History Group meeting at Church House, CB11 3RA - talk by Ken McDonald on The Hundred Parishes - Visitor fee £2. 

Feb 21, 8pm: Great Chesterford: Local History and Archaeology Society meeting at Congregational Church, Carmel Street. Talk by Terry Ward, "Station to Station, the West Anglia mainline" -  Enquiries, email chesterford_history@outlook.com 

Feb 24, 10am: Hatfield Heath: Bishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5-6 miles from Car Park behind the Chippy - Grid Reference TL524150, postcode CM22 7EB - www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk/  

Feb 24, 11:30am to 4pm: Little Easton: Snowdrops at the Gardens of Easton Lodge - www.eastonlodge.co.uk/whats-on/ 

Feb 27, 7:45pm: Saffron Walden: Historical Society meeting with talk by Jacqui Hutton, "The Archaeological Landscape of Great Chesterford" - Quaker Meeting House, High Street - visitors £2 - https://saffronwaldenhistory.org.uk/

Mar 07, 8pm: Stansted Mountfitchet Local History Society meeting at Day Centre, Crafton Green with guest speaker Helen Gibson on The Malt Industry in Hertfordshire.

Mar 10, 10am: Great Hallingbury: Bishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5-6 miles from Thremhall Park - Grid Reference TL532214, postcode CM22 7WE - www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk/  

Mar 11, 8pm: Much Hadham: The Hadhams History Society meeting at Green Room, Much Hadham Village Hall. Speaker Robin Webb "200 years at Much Hadham Forge: History and Restoration" - http://thehadhamshistorysociety.org.uk/

Mar 13, 8pm: Elsenham: Village History Society: talk by Roger Barrett, "The Fuller Maitlands at Stansted Hall", at Elsenham Memorial Hall - www.elsenham-history.co.uk/

Mar 16, 7:30pm: Stansted Mountfitchet: Music@Stansted concert with Benyounes String Quartet in St John's Church, CM24 8JP - www.musicatstansted.co.uk

Mar 21, 8pm: Great Chesterford: Local History and Archaeology Society meeting at Congregational Church, Carmel Street. Talk by Maria Medlycott, "TheRoman Town of Great Chesterford" -  Enquiries, email chesterford_history@outlook.com 

Mar 24, 10am: Much Hadham: Bishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5-6 miles from Green Tye - Grid Reference TL444184, postcode SG10 6LP - www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk/  

Mar 27, 7:45pm: Saffron Walden: Historical Society meeting with talk by Dr Peter Moore on the Italian artist Biagio Rebecca and his work at Audley End House - Quaker Meeting House, High Street - visitors £2 - https://saffronwaldenhistory.org.uk/

Apr 07, 4pm: Wethersfield Chamber Concert at Wethersfield Church: Maxim Calver, cello, performs Stravinsky, Beethoven and Rachmaninov - www.wethersfieldchamberconcerts.org.uk/ 

Apr 14, 12 Noon to 4:30pm: Buntingford: Open Garden at Alswick Hall, SG9 0AA - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/31139/ 

Apr 24, 7:45pm: Saffron Walden: Historical Society meeting with talk by Richard Till "The Cutlers of Thaxted, 1350 to 1450" - Quaker Meeting House, High Street - visitors £2 - https://saffronwaldenhistory.org.uk/

Apr 27, 1pm to 5pm: Stebbing: Open Garden at St Helens, CM6 3SE - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/20246/ 

Apr 28, 11:30am to 5pm: Little Easton: Open Day at the Gardens of Easton Lodge - www.eastonlodge.co.uk/whats-on/ 

Apr 28, 4pm: Wethersfield Chamber Concert at Wethersfield Church: Rob Burton, classical saxophone, performs Marcello, Muczynski and Debussy - www.wethersfieldchamberconcerts.org.uk/ 

May 06, 12 Noon to 5pm: Clavering Open Gardens - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/17502/

May 06, 12 Noon to 5pm: Langley Village Open Gardens, CB11 4RY - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/31888/ 

May 12, 4pm: Wethersfield Chamber Concert at Wethersfield Church: Isata Kanneh-Mason, piano, performs Chopin and Schumann - www.wethersfieldchamberconcerts.org.uk/ 

May 19, 11:30am to 5pm: Little Easton: Spring Open Day at the Gardens of Easton Lodge - www.eastonlodge.co.uk/whats-on/ 

May 19, 2pm to 5:30pm: Thundridge: Open garden at Thundridge Hill House, SG12 0UE - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/13819/

May 26, 12 Noon to 5pm: Langley Upper Green open gardens, CB11 4FF - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/36087/ 

May 26, 1pm to 5pm: Stebbing: Open Garden at Field Cottage CM6 3RH - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/33967/

May 29, 2pm to 5pm: High Easter: Open garden at The Punchbowl, CM1 4QW - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/35069/ 

Jun 01, 1pm to 5pm: Stebbing: Open Garden at St Helens, CM6 3SE - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/20246/ 

Jun 02, 2pm to 6pm: Duxford Open Gardens, CB22 4RP - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/17444/

Jun 09, 2pm to 5pm: Much Hadham: Open garden at Foxglove Cottage, Perry Green, SG10 6EF - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/35495/

Jun 12, 8pm: Elsenham: Elsenham: Village History Society: talk by Lee Player, "Thatching History and Practice", at Elsenham Memorial Hall - www.elsenham-history.co.uk/

Jun 16, 11am to 5pm: Barley: Open Gardens, SG8 8LL - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/34602/

Jun 16, 2pm to 5pm: Helions Bumpstead: Open Garden at Parsonage House, CB9 7AD - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/17045/

Jun 16, 2pm to 5pm: Wendens Ambo: Open Gardens, CB11 4JX - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/31812/

Jun 21 to July 14: Thaxted Music Festival - www.thaxtedfestival.co.uk

Jun 22, 2pm to 5pm: Brent Pelham: Open Garden at Brent Pelham Hall, SG9 0HF - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/36500/

Jun 23, 11:30am to 5pm: Little Easton: Open Day and Fun Day for Dogs at the Gardens of Easton Lodge - www.eastonlodge.co.uk/whats-on/ 

Jun 23, 12 Noon to 4pm: Chrishall: Open Garden at Two Cottages, SG8 8QT - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/34757/ 

Jun 23, 1pm to 5pm: Stebbing: Open Garden at Field Cottage CM6 3RH - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/33967/

Jun 23, 2pm to 5pm: Brent Pelham: Open Garden at Brent Pelham Hall, SG9 0HF - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/36500/

Jun 29, 1pm to 5pm: Stebbing: Open Garden at St Helens, CM6 3SE - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/20246/  

Jun 30, 12 Noon to 4pm: Chrishall: Open Garden at Two Cottages, SG8 8QT - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/34757/ 

Jly 21, 11:30am to 5pm: Little Easton: Open Day at the Gardens of Easton Lodge with focus on history of the gardens and estate during the World Wars - www.eastonlodge.co.uk/whats-on/ 

Aug 18, 11:30am to 5pm: Little Easton: Summer Open Day at the Gardens of Easton Lodge - www.eastonlodge.co.uk/whats-on/ 

Aug 25 and 26: Little Easton: Countess of Warwick's Show.

Sep 08, 2pm to 5pm: Helions Bumpstead: Open Garden at Parsonage House, CB9 7AD - https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/17045/

Sep 22, 11:30am to 5pm: Little Easton: Apples and Bees day at the Gardens of Easton Lodge - www.eastonlodge.co.uk/whats-on/ 

2020

Mar 12, 8pm: Elsenham: Elsenham: Village History Society: talk by Ray Franklin "The Story of Elsenham Jam", at Elsenham Memorial Hall - www.elsenham-history.co.uk/