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.
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 - CANCELLED RE CORONAVIRUS - 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 - CANCELLED RE CORONAVIRUS - 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 - CANCELLED RE CORONAVIRUS - with Stephen Ruff presentation, "Buntingford Line - West Mill onwards" - http://thehadhamshistorysociety.org.uk/index.php/events.html
Nov 21, 2pm to 4pm: Hinxton: Virtual open experience at the Wellcome Genome Campus, including talks about the archaelogical digs on the site - free but pre-booking essential at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/open-saturday-bioarchaeology-tickets-126059504371
Dec 03, 8pm: Newport Local History Group meeting in Church House - CANCELLED RE CORONAVIRUS - with talk by Kate Cole, "Christmas in Medieval Essex".
Dec 06: Saffron Walden: Final day of Fry Art Gallery exhibitions: "Walter Hoyle" and "Random Spectacular" - www.fryartgallery.org - Booking in advance is required.
Dec 06, 2pm to 5pm: Ashdon Village Museum - CLOSED RE CORONAVIRUS for 2020 - http://www.ashdonvillagemuseum.co.uk/index.htm
2021, hopefully . . .
Feb 21, 7:30pm: Great Dunmow: Ken McDonald will give a tallk to the Great Dunmow Historical & Literary Society, "The Hundred Parishes: An Introduction"
Jun 17, 2:30pm: Barley: Ken McDonald will give a tallk to the Barley Community Group, "The Hundred Parishes: An Introduction".
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/.