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.

Jun 06: Hatfield Forest: Essex Bridleways Association ride - CANCELLED RE CORONAVIRUS prior entry required - https://www.essexbridleways.co.uk/upcoming-rides

Jun 06, 10:30am to 12:30pm: Radwinter: Church CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE RE CORONAVIRUS - most interesting interior + refreshments.

Jun 06, 2pm to 5pm: Brent Pelham: Open Garden at Brent Pelham Hall  - CANCELLED RE CORONAVIRUS https://ngs.org.uk/view-garden/36500/

Jun 07, 10am: Stansted Mountfitchet: Bishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5 to 6 miles  - CANCELLED RE CORONAVIRUS www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk 

Jun 07, 1:30pm to 5:30pm: Stansted Mountfitchet: Windmill CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE RE CORONAVIRUS 

Jun 07, 2pm to 5pm: Brent Pelham: Open Garden at Brent Pelham Hall  - CANCELLED RE CORONAVIRUS - https://ngs.org.uk/view-garden/36500/

Jun 07, 2pm to 5pm: Clavering: Open garden at Chestnt Cottage, CB11 4QL - CANCELLED RE CORONAVIRUS - https://ngs.org.uk/view-garden/33664/

Jun 07, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE RE CORONAVIRUShttp://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Jun 07, 2pm to 5:30pm: Thundridge: Open gardens at Thundridge Hill House, SG12 0UE  - CANCELLED RE CORONAVIRUS -https://ngs.org.uk/view-garden/13819/

Jun 07, 2pm to 6pm: Duxford: Several open gardens - CB22 4RP  - CANCELLED RE CORONAVIRUS -https://ngs.org.uk/view-garden/17444/

Jun 08, 8pm: Saffron Walden Museum Society meeting  - CANCELLED RE CORONAVIRUS - at St Mary's Parish Rooms with presentation by Tony Kirby "Market Towns 1750 to the present" - www.swmuseumsoc.org.uk

Jun 10, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE RE CORONAVIRUShttp://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Jun 12, 2:30pm: Saffron Walden: Invitation to View Tour of 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 

Jun 12, 6pm to 8pm: Perry Green, Much Hadham: Open garden at Foxglove Cottage, SG10 6EF - https://ngs.org.uk/view-garden/35495/

Jun 12, 7:30pm: Stanstead Abbotts Local History Society meeting in Parish Hall with talk by Tim Turner, "An evening with old relics" - http://www.salhs.org.uk/events.html 

Jun 13, 11am: Saffron Walden: Medieval Saffron Walden - free public tour led by blue badge guide Sarah Kirkpatrick- pre-booking only through Tourist Information Centre 01799 524002.

Jun 13, 2pm: Finchingfield: Invitation to View tour of Finchingfield Guildhall - pre-booking essential via https://www.historichouses.org/houses/house-listing/finchingfield-guildhall.html#private-tours

Jun 14, 11am to 4pm: Arkesden: Open garden at Stocksmead, CB11 4EY - https://ngs.org.uk/view-garden/37003/

Jun 14, 11:30am to 5pm: Little Easton: Fun Day for Dogs at The Forgotten Gardens of Easton Lodge - http://www.eastonlodge.co.uk/

Jun 14, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

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

Jun 18, 2:30pm: Barley: POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS UNTIL JUN 17, 2021 - Ken McDonald will give a tallk to the Barley Community Group, "The Hundred Parishes: An Introduction".

Jun 19 to July 12: Thaxted Music Festival CANCELLED AS PRECAUTION AGAINST CORONAVIRUS  www.thaxtedfestival.co.uk 

Jun 20, 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 

Jun 21, 10am: Furneux PelhamBishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5 to 6 miles - www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk 

Jun 21, 12 noon to 4pm: Chrishall: Open garden at Two Cottages, SG8 8QT - https://ngs.org.uk/view-garden/34757/

Jun 21, 2pm: Great Sampford: Saffron Walden & District Footpaths Association walk from Homebridge Road, opposite pub, CB10 2SB - https://www.walkinginengland.co.uk/essex/saffronfpa.php

Jun 21, 2pm to 5pm: Little Hallingbury: Open Garden in aid of Red Cross at Gaston House, Gaston Green - https://www.redcross.org.uk/get-involved/fundraising-and-events/gaston-house

Jun 21, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Jun 21: Manuden: Open Gardens 

Jun 21, 7:30pm: Duxford: "Jane Eyre" at St John's Church - https://www.thisismytheatre.com/

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

Jun 27, 10am to 5pm: Newport Art Group annual exhibition at Newport Village Hall.

Jun 27: Saffron Walden: Historic House Tours of the former Sun Inn, 25-27 Church Street, commencing 11am, 2:30pm and 4:30pm - pre-booking essential at Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre - 01799 524002.

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

Jun 28, 11am to 5pm: Langley Village open gardens CANCELLED AS PRECAUTION AGAINST CORONAVIRUS - https://ngs.org.uk/view-garden/31888/

Jun 28, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

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

July 03, 2:30pm: Saffron Walden: Invitation to View Tour of 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 

July 04, 1pm to 5pm: Finchingfield: Open garden at Brick House, CM7 4JS - https://ngs.org.uk/view-garden/37603/

July 05: Saffron Walden Museum: Final day of "All Fired Up" exhibition (running from April 04) by Essex Fire Museum exploring the history of fire-fighting in Essex - www.saffronwaldenmuseum.org 

July 05, 12 noon to 4pm: Chrishall: Open garden at Two Cottages, SG8 8QT - https://ngs.org.uk/view-garden/34757/

July 05, 12 noon to 5pm: Stebbing: Open Garden at Field Cottage, CM6 3RH - https://ngs.org.uk/view-garden/33967/

July 05, 1pm to 5pm: Broxted: Open Garden at The Old Vicarage, Church End, CM6 2BU - https://ngs.org.uk/view-garden/16413/

July 05, 1:30pm to 5:30pm: Stansted Mountfitchet: Windmill open

July 05, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

July 05, 3pm: Saffron Walden Symphony Orchestra perform Peter and the Flute at Saffron Hall - www.saffronhall.com 

July 08, 2pm: Stanstead Abbotts: Invitation to View tour of Stanstead Bury - pre-booking essential via  https://www.historichouses.org/houses/house-listing/stanstead-bury.html#private-tours

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

July 11: Great Dunmow: Dunmow Flitch Trials - https://www.dunmowflitchtrials.co.uk/ 

July 11, 3pm: Saffron Walden Choral Society perform Orff's Carmina Burana at Saffron Hall - www.saffronhall.com 

July 12: Saffron Walden: Final day of Fry Art Gallery exhibition (from Apr 05) on Great Bardfield artist Walter Hoyle - www.fryartgallery.org 

July 14, 2pm: Stanstead Abbotts: Invitation to View tour of Stanstead Bury - pre-booking essential via  https://www.historichouses.org/houses/house-listing/stanstead-bury.html#private-tours

July 12, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

July 12: Saffron Walden: Fry Art Gallery: Final day of exhibition on Great Bardfield artist Walter Hoyle - www.fryartgallery.org 

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

July 18 to Oct 31: Saffron Walden: Fry Art Gallery exhibition "Lithographic Fever" - www.fryartgallery.org 

July 18, 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 

July 18, 2pm: Finchingfield: Invitation to View tour of Finchingfield Guildhall - pre-booking essential via https://www.historichouses.org/houses/house-listing/finchingfield-guildhall.html#private-tours

July 19, 11:30am to 5pm: Little Easton: A Time to Remember - World War history of the Gardens and estate at The Forgotten Gardens of Easton Lodge - http://www.eastonlodge.co.uk/

July 19, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

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

July 23, 2pm: Stanstead Abbotts: Invitation to View tour of Stanstead Bury - pre-booking essential via  https://www.historichouses.org/houses/house-listing/stanstead-bury.html#private-tours

July 25, 11am: Saffron Walden: Medieval Saffron Walden CANCELLED AS PRECAUTION AGAINST CORONAVIRUS  free public tour led by blue badge guide Sarah Kirkpatrick- pre-booking only through Tourist Information Centre 01799 524002.

July 26, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

July 27, 2:30pm: Saffron Walden: Invitation to View Tour of 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 

July 29, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Aug 02, 1:30pm to 5:30pm: Stansted Mountfitchet: Windmill open

Aug 02, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Aug 04, 2pm: Stanstead Abbotts: Invitation to View tour of Stanstead Bury - pre-booking essential via  https://www.historichouses.org/houses/house-listing/stanstead-bury.html#private-tours

Aug 05, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Aug 09, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Aug 12, 2pm: Stanstead Abbotts: Invitation to View tour of Stanstead Bury - pre-booking essential via  https://www.historichouses.org/houses/house-listing/stanstead-bury.html#private-tours

Aug 12, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Aug 15, 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 

Aug 16, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Aug 16, 2pm to 6pm: Duxford: Several open gardens - CB22 4RP - https://ngs.org.uk/view-garden/17444/

Aug 19, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Aug 23, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Aug 26, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Aug 30, 1:30pm to 5:30pm: Stansted Mountfitchet: Windmill open

Aug 30, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Aug 30-31: Little Easton: The Countess of Warwick's Show - www.countessofwarwickshow.org 

Aug 31, 1:30pm to 5:30pm: Stansted Mountfitchet: Windmill open

Aug 31, 2pm: Radwinter Village Show in village hall.

Sep 04, 1pm to 5pm: Finchingfield: Open garden at Brick House, CM7 4JS - https://ngs.org.uk/view-garden/37603/

Sep 06, 1:30pm to 5:30pm: Stansted Mountfitchet: Windmill open

Sep 06, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Sep 08, 2pm: Finchingfield: Invitation to View tour of Finchingfield Guildhall - pre-booking essential via https://www.historichouses.org/houses/house-listing/finchingfield-guildhall.html#private-tours

Sep 09, 8pm: Elsenham Village History Society meeting at Elsenham Memorial Hall with talk by Prof Anthony Tuck, "Newport, a Great and Poor Town" - http://www.elsenham-history.co.uk/

Sep 12: Essex Churches "Ride and Stride" - visit churches and raise funds - https://www.friendsofessexchurches.org.uk/events/ride-stride-2020

Sep 12: Herts churches "Bike 'n Hike" - visit churches and raise funds - http://www.b-n-h.co.uk/

Sep 13, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Sep 17: 8pm: Newport Local History Group meeting in Church House with talk by J.Bines "Poland's SOE, A British perspective"

Sep 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 

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

Sep 26: Saffron Walden: Historic House Tours of the former Sun Inn, 25-27 Church Street, commencing 11am, 2:30pm and 4:30pm - pre-booking essential at Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre - 01799 524002.

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

Sep 30: Brent Pelham: Essex Bridleways Association ride - prior entry required - https://www.essexbridleways.co.uk/upcoming-rides

Oct 04, 10am: Molehill GreenBishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5 to 6 miles - www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk 

Oct 04, 1:30pm to 5:30pm: Stansted Mountfitchet: Windmill open.

Oct 04, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Oct 11, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Oct 13, 2pm: Finchingfield: Invitation to View tour of Finchingfield Guildhall - pre-booking essential via 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" - 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 - 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 18, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

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 25, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

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 open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Nov 08, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - 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 15, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

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 

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

Nov 29, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

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 open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Dec 13, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm

Dec 20, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum open - 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".