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.

Aug 03, 10am: Wendens Ambo: Saffron Walden & District Footpaths Association 5-mile walk starting from verge beside phone mast at the top of Chapel Green Road:  Grid Reference TL499374, half a mile north of B1039 postcode CB11 4UJ.

Aug 08, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

Aug 14, 11am: Saffron Walden: Guided walking tour of medieval Saffron Walden, led by blue badge guide Sarah Kirkpatrick - £10 prior booking required either at Tourist Information Centre or online from - www.saffronwaldenmuseum.org 

Aug 15, 12 noon to 5pm: Great Chishill - "Windependence Day" opening to celebrate the end of lockdown.

Aug 15, 2pm: Wimbish: Saffron Walden & District Footpaths Association 5-mile walk starting from Recreation Ground, postcode CB11 2XE, Grid Reference TL591354

Aug 15, 2pm to 6pm: Duxford: Open Garden at Robynet House - pre-booking only at https://ngs.org.uk/view-garden/37607

Aug 15, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

Aug 22, 11am to 5pm: Little Easton: Open Day at the Forgotten Gardens of Easton Lodge - www.eastonlodge.co.uk 

Aug 22, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

Aug 28 to 30, 11:30am to 4pm: Thorley: Music, flowers and craft fair in the St Barnabas Centre.

Aug 29 and 30: Little Easton: Countess of Warwick Show - https://countessofwarwickshow.org/​ 

Aug 29, 1:30pm to 5:30pm: Stansted Mountfitchet Windmill open - facemasks requested.

Aug 29, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

Sep 05, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

Sep 12, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

Sep 15, 6pm to 7:30pm: Online: "Hinxton Hall - Hidden Heritage and home-grown veg" - An online talk, exploring the role of Hinxton Hall as part of the local community, with stories of its estate and gardens and how part of Pompeii ended up in its parlour! Free - register at https://bit.ly/HinxtonHall_talk1  

Sep 19, 2pm: Ugley: Saffron Walden & District Footpaths Association 5-mile walk starting from Ugley Village Hall, postcode CM22 6HR, Grid Ref TL515273.

Sep 19, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

Sep 26, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

Oct 03, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

Oct 10, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

Oct 16, 10:30am to 4pm: Ickleton: Open Garden at Caldrees Manor - pre-booking only at https://ngs.org.uk/view-garden/37772

Oct 17, 2pm: Little Walden: Saffron Walden & District Footpaths Association 5-mile walk starting from Little Walden Village Hall, postcode CB10 1XA, Grid Reference TL546414.

Oct 17, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

Oct 24, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

Oct 31, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

Nov 07, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

Nov 10, 8pm: Elsenham: Ken McDonald will give a tallk to Elsenham Village History Society, "The Hundred Parishes: An Introduction" - www.elsenham-history.co.uk/.

Nov 14, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

Nov 21, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

Nov 24, 6pm to 7:30pm: Online: "Hinxton Hall: DNA and Discovery" - Explore Hinxton Hall’s role in ground-breaking research as the home of the Sanger Centre, and the Human Genome Project: From global health, to DNA sequencing’s vital role in the battle against Covid-19. Free - register at https://bit.ly/HinxtonHall_talk3 

Nov 28, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

Dec 05, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

Dec 12, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

Dec 19, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - facemasks required, max 12 inside, outside cafe - https://ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/ 

2022:

Feb 22, 7:30pm: Great Dunmow: Ken McDonald will give a tallk to the Great Dunmow Historical & Literary Society, "The Hundred Parishes: An Introduction"