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.

CONSISTENT WITH GOVERNMENT ADVICE, MOST EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED AND OPENING DATES DEFERRED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. PLEASE CHECK INDIVIDUAL WEBSITES FOR SPECIFIC INFORMATION. ACTIVITIES KNOWN TO BE TAKING PLACE ARE SHOWN IN BLUE.

Sep 30: Brent Pelham: Essex Bridleways Association ride CANCELLED RE CORONAVIRUS - https://www.essexbridleways.co.uk/upcoming-rides

Oct 04, 10am: Molehill Green: Bishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5 to 6 miles - CHECK WEBSITE FOR LATEST POSITION RE CORONAVIRUS www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk 

Oct 04, 1:30pm to 5:30pm: Stansted Mountfitchet: Windmill CLOSED RE CORONAVIRUS.

Oct 04, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum  CLOSED RE CORONAVIRUS for 2020 - - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Oct 11, 11am to 5pm: Little Easton: The Gardens of Easton Lodge will be open. Numbers limited so pre-booking advised - see http://www.eastonlodge.co.uk/ 

Oct 13, 2pm: Finchingfield: Invitation to View tour of Finchingfield Guildhall CANCELLED RE CORONAVIRUS - https://www.historichouses.org/houses/house-listing/finchingfield-guildhall.html#private-tours

Oct 15, 8pm: Little Hadham: The Hadhams' History Society meeting at Little Hadham Village Hall with Philip Hays presentation, "The Parker family of Great Hallingbury and the Cadaver Tomb"  CANCELLED RE CORONAVIRUS -  http://thehadhamshistorysociety.org.uk/index.php/events.html 

Oct 17, 10am to 4pm: Ickleton: Open Gardens at Caldrees Manor, CB10 1SS - https://ngs.org.uk/view-garden/37772/

Oct 17, 1pm to 4pm: Hinxton: Open afternoon at the Wellcome Genome Campus, CB10 1SA CANCELLED RE CORONAVIRUS - exhibitions on genomics, history of the site, hands-on, etc - free but pre-booking essential at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wellcome-genome-campus-open-saturdays-tickets-31249442925 

Oct 18, 10am: Great Hallingbury - Thremhall ParkBishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5 to 6 miles - www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk ‚Äč

Oct 24 to 25, 9:30am to 4pm: Saffron Walden Art Society Autumn Exhibition in the Day Centre, Jubilee Gardens.

Oct 25, 9:30am to 4pm: Saffron Walden Art Society Autumn Exhibition in the Day Centre, Jubilee Gardens.

Oct 29, 4pm: Saffron Walden: Invitation to View Hallowtide Talk and Tea with focus on protecting buildings from evil, past beliefs, customs and symbolism:at the former Sun Inn, 25-27 Church Street - pre-booking essential via https://www.historichouses.org/houses/house-listing/25-27-church-street.html#private-tours 

Oct 31: Saffron Walden: Final day of Fry Art Gallery exhibition "Lithographic Fever" - www.fryartgallery.org 

Nov 01, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum  CLOSED RE CORONAVIRUS for 2020 - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Nov 11, 8pm: Elsenham Village History Society meeting at the Memorial Hall with talk by Ken McDonald, "The Hundred Parishes: An Introduction" - http://www.elsenham-history.co.uk/

Nov 13, 8pm: Braughing: Braughing Society meeting in Church Hall with talk by Ken McDonald, "The Hundred Parishes: An Introduction"

Nov 19, 8pm: Little Hadham: The Hadhams' History Society meeting at Little Hadham Village Hall with Stephen Ruff presentation, "Buntingford Line - West Mill onwards" - http://thehadhamshistorysociety.org.uk/index.php/events.html 

Nov 21, 1pm to 4pm: Hinxton: Open afternoon at the Wellcome Genome Campus, CB10 1SA - exhibitions on genomics, history of the site, hands-on, etc - free but pre-booking essential at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wellcome-genome-campus-open-saturdays-tickets-31249442925 

Dec 03, 8pm: Newport Local History Group meeting in Church House with talk by Kate Cole, "Christmas in Medieval Essex".

Dec 06, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum  CLOSED RE CORONAVIRUS for 2020 - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Dec 19, 1pm to 4pm: Hinxton: Open afternoon at the Wellcome Genome Campus, CB10 1SA - exhibitions on genomics, history of the site, hands-on, etc - free but pre-booking essential at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wellcome-genome-campus-open-saturdays-tickets-31249442925 

2021 . . . 

Jun 17, 2:30pm: Barley: Ken McDonald will give a tallk to the Barley Community Group, "The Hundred Parishes: An Introduction".