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.

Nov 13, 8pm: Great Hallingbury: Great Hallingbury History Society meeting at the Village Hall with talk by Roger Barrett about the Fuller Maitland family of Stansted Hall.

Nov 13, 8pm: Saffron Walden: Talk by Martin Rose at the Gibson Library Society meeting about the magnificent prints of Audley End House created by Henry Winstanley in the 17th century.  Meeting in Saffron Walden Library. Non-members welcome.

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, 10am: Great Dunmow: Bishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5 to 6 miles, starting from short stay car park, Chequers Lane, CM6 1EQ , TL626219 - www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk 

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 23, Noon to 6pm: Chrishall Village Hall: Free exhibition of village archives and work by Chrishall artists.

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 meeting with 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, 10am: Manuden: Bishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5 to 6 miles, starting from Community Centre, CM23 1EH / TL 486273 - www.walksaroundstortford.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, 10:30 to 3pm: Farnham: Exhibition of Christmas trees and tributes at St Mary's Church.

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, 10am: Debden: Bishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5 to 6 miles, starting from village shop, Mill Road, TL555335 / CB11 3LB - www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk 

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, 10:30am: Stansted Mountfitchet: Bishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5 to 6 miles, starting from Castle car park TL515248 / CM24 8LY - www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk 

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

Feb 06, 8pm: Stansted Mountfitchet Local History Society meeting at Crafton Centre off Chapel Hill with talk by Richard Till "The Cutlers of Thaxted".

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 02, 8pm: Stansted Mountfitchet Local History Society talk by Kate Cole, "Witches of Elizabethan Essex" at Crafton Centre off Chapel Hill.

Apr 05, 4pm: Wethersfield: Chamber Concert by Giuseppe Guarrera, piano, playing Beethoven, Chopin and Liszt - www.wethersfieldchamberconcerts.org.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 19, 4pm: Wethersfield: Chamber Concert by Savitri Grier, violin, with Yudu Wang, piano, playing Beethoven and Franck - www.wethersfieldchamberconcerts.org.uk

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

May 10, 4pm: Wethersfield: Chamber Concert by Ben Goldscheider, horn, and Richard Uttley, piano - www.wethersfieldchamberconcerts.org.uk

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