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.

Oct 16, 7pm to 8:30pm: Hinxton: "Improving Plants: Achieving Food Sustainability in a Changing Environment" - a discussion with plant scientists at the Wellcome Genome Campus, CB10 1RQ - pre-booking essential at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/improving-plants-achieving-food-sustainability-in-a-changing-environment-tickets-71487708661 

Oct 17, 9:30am to Noon: Stansted Mountfitchet: Essex Wildlife Trust work party at Aubrey Buxton Reserve, TL521264 - https://uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/places-to-visit/

Oct 17, 8pm: Much Hadham: Local History Society meeting in Green Room, Village Hall with talk by Philip Hays, "Henry Parker, 10th Baron Morley, his daughter Jane Boleyn and the Cadaver Tomb" - http://thehadhamshistorysociety.org.uk/ 

Oct 17, 8pm: Newport Local History Group meeting in Church House, beside Newport Church, with talk by Bill Hardy on Bishop's Stortford Union Workhouse.

Oct 19, 7:30pm: Stansted Mountfitchet: Pianist Cristian Sandrin performs for Music@Stansted in St John's Church - http://www.musicatstansted.co.uk/

Oct 20: Newport: Saffron Walden & District Footpaths Association 5 mile walk from St Helen's Chapel - details: 01799 540442.

Oct 20, 11am: Great Easton: Pill box walk by Tilty Archaeology and Local History Group, led by Alf Wright and starting from Three Horseshoes, Duton Hill - contact tilty.archaeology@gmail.com for further information.

Oct 20, 11am: Sewards End: Work party at Noakes Grove nature reserve - bring lunch, sturdy footwear and thick glovehttps://organic-countryside.co.uk/

Oct 20, 11:30am to 5pm: Little Easton: The Forgotten Gardens of Easton Lodge - final open day of 2019 - www.eastonlodge.co.uk 

Oct 20, 2pm: Newport: Saffron Walden & District Footpaths Association 5 mile walk from St Helen's Chapel, TL511335 - https://www.walkinginengland.co.uk/essex/saffronfpa.php.

Oct 20, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Oct 22, 9:30am to Noon: Stansted Mountfitchet: Essex Wildlife Trust work party at Aubrey Buxton Reserve, TL521264 - https://uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/places-to-visit/

Oct 23, 7:45pm: Saffron Walden Historical Society - lecture at Quaker Meeting House, High Street by Mike Furlong "Saffron Walden Trades and Professions in the 18th century" - www.saffronwaldenhistorysociety.org.uk 

Oct 24, 9:30am to Noon: Stansted Mountfitchet: Essex Wildlife Trust work party at Aubrey Buxton Nature Reserve, TL521264 - https://uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/places-to-visit/

Oct 26, 11am: Saffron Walden: Historic House Tour of 25-27 Church Street, CB10 1JW. Tickets £14 per person (including tea, coffee, homemade cakes and biscuits) on sale at Tourist Information Centre, Market Square.

Oct 27: Saffron Walden: Fry Art Gallery: final day of exhibition Mr and Mrs Ravilious, displaying the life and works of Great Bardfield artists Eric Ravilious and his wife Tirzah Garwood - www.fryartgallery.org 

Oct 27, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Oct 29, 9:30am to Noon: Stansted Mountfitchet: Essex Wildlife Trust work party at Aubrey Buxton Nature Reserve, TL521264 - https://uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/places-to-visit/

Oct 31, 9:30am to Noon: Stansted Mountfitchet: Essex Wildlife Trust work party at Aubrey Buxton Nature Reserve, TL521264 - https://uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/places-to-visit/

Nov 02, 10:30am to 12:30pm: Radwinter: Church open and coffee morning - most interesting interior.

Nov 03: Final day of Saffron Walden Museum's summer exhibition "Take away the Walls" discusses the wildlife and countryside of north-west Essex - https://saffronwaldenmuseum.swmuseumsoc.org.uk/

Nov 03, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Nov 07, 9:30am to Noon: Ashdon: Essex Wildlife Trust work party at Shadwell Wood Reserve, TL573412 - https://uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/places-to-visit/

Nov 07, 8pm: Stansted Mountfitchet Local History Society talk by Keith Lovell, "Essex signs", at Crafton Green Centre off Chapel Hill.

Nov 08, 7:30pm: Farnham Social Club talk by Ken McDonald, "The Hundred Parishes: An Introduction" at Farnham Village Hall.

Nov 09, 7:30pm: Linton Music Society - Beethoven piano recital by Danny Driver at Linton Village College - https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/linton-music-society

Nov 10: Birchanger: Leaf Mining Moth session in Birchanger Wood with Jono Forgham. For details including what to bring, see - https://birchangerwoodtrust.org/events/

Nov 10, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Nov 11, 8pm: Stebbing: Stebbing Local History Society meeting in village hall, CM6 3SL with talk by Graham Jolliffe on Stebbing in 1517  - https://stebbinglhs.wordpress.com/meetings/

Nov 12, 9:30am to Noon: Ashdon: Essex Wildlife Trust work party at Shadwell Wood Reserve, TL573412 - https://uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/places-to-visit/

Nov 14, 9:30am to Noon: Ashdon: Essex Wildlife Trust work party at Shadwell Wood Reserve, TL573412 - https://uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/places-to-visit/

Nov 14, 7:30pm: Saffron Walden: Organ recital by Tomes Olives at St Mary's Church - www.stmaryssaffronwalden.org 

Nov 16, 1pm to 5pm: Saffron Walden: Fry Art Gallery annual exhibition and sale, 19a Castle Street - www.fryartgallery.org 

Nov 17, 11am: Sewards End: Work party at Noakes Grove nature reserve - bring lunch, sturdy footwear and thick gloves - https://organic-countryside.co.uk/

Nov 17, 11am to 4pm: Saffron Walden: Fry Art Gallery annual exhibition and sale, 19a Castle Street - www.fryartgallery.org 

Nov 17, 1pm: Saffron Walden: Saffron Walden & District Footpaths Association 5 mile walk from Common car park, TL540385 - https://www.walkinginengland.co.uk/essex/saffronfpa.php.

Nov 17, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Nov 17, 3pm: Saffron Walden Symphony Orchestra perform at Saffron Hall - www.saffronhall.com 

Nov 19, 9:30am to Noon: Ashdon: Essex Wildlife Trust work party at Shadwell Wood Reserve, TL573412 - https://uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/places-to-visit/

Nov 20, 8pm: Little Hadham: The Hadhams History Society meets at Little Hadham Village Hall for a talk on the Buntingford Line by Stephen Ruff - http://thehadhamshistorysociety.org.uk/index.php/events.html 

Nov 21, 9:30am to Noon: Ashdon: Essex Wildlife Trust work party at Shadwell Wood Reserve, TL573412 - https://uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/places-to-visit/

Nov 21, 8pm: Newport Local History Group meeting in Church House, beside Newport Church, with talk by Richard Till on The Cutlers of Thaxted, 1360 to 1420.

Nov 24, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Nov 24, 3pm: Stansted Mountfitchet: Harpist Louise Thompson performs for Music@Stansted in St John's Church - http://www.musicatstansted.co.uk/

Nov 26, 9:30am to Noon: Ashdon: Essex Wildlife Trust work party at Shadwell Wood Reserve, TL573412 - https://uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/places-to-visit/

Nov 26-27, 9am to 4pm: Saffron Walden Art Society annual exhibition in the Garden Room, Jubilee Garden.

Nov 27, 7:45pm: Saffron Walden Historical Society talk by Ken McDonald, "The Hundred Parishes: An Introduction" at Friends Meeting House, High Street - www.saffronwaldenhistory.org.uk 

Nov 28, 9:30am to Noon: Ashdon: Essex Wildlife Trust work party at Shadwell Wood Reserve, TL573412 - https://uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/places-to-visit/

Nov 30, Dec 01, 10am to 5pm: Radwinter Church Christmas Tree Festival - www.radwinter.org.uk 

Dec 01, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Dec 07, 10:30am to 12:30pm: Radwinter: Church open - most interesting interior + refreshments.

Dec 08, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Dec 14, 3pm: Linton Music Society - Cambridge Wind Band give a concert of seasonal tunes at Linton Village College - https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/linton-music-society

Dec 15, 1pm: Ashdon: Saffron Walden & District Footpaths Association 5 mile walk from Baptist Church car park, TL587419 - https://www.walkinginengland.co.uk/essex/saffronfpa.php.

Dec 15, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Dec 22, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Dec 26, 10am: Wendens Ambo: Saffron Walden & District Footpaths Association 3.5 mile walk from Village Hall, TL513365 - https://www.walkinginengland.co.uk/essex/saffronfpa.php.

Dec 26, 11am: Thaxted: Thaxted Morris Men at Thaxted Church Hall and at Noon in Thaxted churchyard - www.thaxtedmorris.org

2020

Jan 26, 3pm: Stansted Mountfitchet: The Solem String Quartete performs for Music@Stansted in St John's Church - http://www.musicatstansted.co.uk/

Feb 01, 7:30pm: Linton Music Society - Daphna Sadeh, jazz bass, performs at Linton Village College - https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/linton-music-society

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/

Mar 28, 7:30pm: Stansted Mountfitchet: Violinist Charlie Lovell-Jones performs for Music@Stansted in St John's Church - http://www.musicatstansted.co.uk/

Apr 08, 8pm: Saffron Walden: Museum Society talk by photographer Liz Huxley, "Essex wildlife throughout the year" at St Mary's Parish Rooms, Museum Street.https://swmuseumsoc.org.uk/talks-and-events/

Apr 25, 7:30pm: Linton Music Society - Evening of chamber music at Linton Village College - https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/linton-music-society

Jun 27, 7:30pm: Linton Music Society - Baritone Roderick Williams sings at Linton Village College - https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/linton-music-society