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.


Jan 26, 10am: Standon: East Herts Ramblers leisurely 6 mile walk starting from Pearce's Farm Shop - https://www.easthertsramblers.co.uk/

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

Jan 28, 9:30am to Noon: Little Sampford: Essex Wildlife Trust working party at West Wood nature reserve - Grid Reference 624332  - https://www.uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/ 

Jan 29, 10am: Much Hadham: Uttlesford Ramblers 6 mile walk starting from The Bull - https://www.uttlesfordramblers.org/

Jan 30, 9:30am to Noon: Little Sampford: Essex Wildlife Trust working party at West Wood nature reserve - Grid Reference 624332  - https://www.uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/ 

Feb 01, 10am: Henham: : Uttlesford Ramblers 10 mile walk starting from The Cock - https://www.uttlesfordramblers.org/

Feb 0110:30am to 12:30pm: Radwinter: Church open - most interesting interior + refreshments.

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 04, 10am: Chrishall: Uttlesford Ramblers 4.5 mile walk starting from The Red Cow - https://www.uttlesfordramblers.org/

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

Feb 08, 10am: Lindsell: : Uttlesford Ramblers 10 mile walk starting from Grid Reference TL639277 - https://www.uttlesfordramblers.org/

Feb 09, 10am: Quendon: Bishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5 to 6 miles, starting from Village Hall, CB11 3XQ - www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk 

Feb 09, 3pm: Saffron Walden Symphony Orchestra - a concert of film music at Saffron Hall - www.saffronhall.com 

Feb 10, 8pm: Much Hadham: The Hadhams' History Society meeting at Much Hadham Village Hall with Linda Gifford presentation, "History of Stanstead Abbots" - http://thehadhamshistorysociety.org.uk/index.php/events.html 

Feb 15, 10am - 12 Noon: Saffron Walden Museum: Saffron Walden Snapshots - explore a selection of the Museum's reserve photo and portrait collections - www.saffronwaldenmuseum.org 

Feb 18, 9:30am to Noon: Little Sampford: Essex Wildlife Trust working party at West Wood nature reserve - Grid Reference 624332  - https://www.uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/ 

Feb 19, 10am: Newport: Uttlesford Ramblers Association 6-mile walk starting from the Coach & Horses - www.uttlesfordramblers.org 

Feb 20, 9:30am to Noon: Little Sampford: Essex Wildlife Trust working party at West Wood nature reserve - Grid Reference 624332  - https://www.uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/ 

Feb 21, 7:30pm to 9:30pm: Thaxted Guildhall - talk by Kate Cole on witches in Elizabethan Essex - entry £8 - www.finchingfieldguildhall.org.uk/events

Feb 22, 10am: Furneux Pelham: East Herts Ramblers 8 mile walk starting from outside the church - https://www.easthertsramblers.co.uk/

Feb 22, 10am: WidfordUttlesford Ramblers 9 mile walk starting from lay by at GR: TL412158 - https://www.uttlesfordramblers.org/

Feb 23, 10am: Stansted Mountfitchet:  Bishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5 to 6 miles, starting from Mountfitchet Castle car park - www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk 

Feb 25, 9:30am to Noon: Little Sampford: Essex Wildlife Trust working party at West Wood nature reserve - Grid Reference 624332  - https://www.uttlesford-wildlife.org.uk/ 

Feb 26, 10am: Hatfield ForestUttlesford Ramblers 5 mile walk starting from Grid Reference TL538186 - https://www.uttlesfordramblers.org/

Feb 26, 7:45pm: Saffron Walden Historical Society meeting with lecture by Martin Rose on Henry Winstanley - visitors welcome - https://saffronwaldenhistory.org.uk/.

Mar 04, 10am: Elmdon: Uttlesford Ramblers Association 6.5-mile walk starting from the church - www.uttlesfordramblers.org 

Mar 05, 8pm: Stansted Mountfitchet Local History Society meeting at Crafton Centre off Chapel Hill with talk by Terry Ward "Station to Station".

Mar 07, 10am: Little Canfield: Uttlesford Ramblers Association 10-mile walk starting from the church car park - www.uttlesfordramblers.org 

Mar 0710:30am to 12:30pm: Radwinter: Church open - most interesting interior + refreshments.

Mar 08, 10am: Perry Green: Bishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5 to 6 miles, starting from The Hoops, SG10 6EF - www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk 

Mar 11, 10am: Great Hormead: Uttlesford Ramblers Association 6-mile walk starting from the Three Tuns - www.uttlesfordramblers.org 

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 17, 10am: Matching Tye: Uttlesford Ramblers Association 6-mile walk starting from The Fox - www.uttlesfordramblers.org 

Mar 22, 10am: Eastwick Bishop's Stortford & District Footpaths Association walk of 5 to 6 miles, starting from War Memorial CM20 2QY - www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk 

Mar 25, 10am: Perry Green: Uttlesford Ramblers Association 5-mile walk starting from The Hoops - www.uttlesfordramblers.org 

Mar 25, 7:45pm: Saffron Walden Historical Society meeting with talk by Melanie Backe-Hansen on how to discover the history of your house - https://saffronwaldenhistory.org.uk/

Mar 28, 10am: Bishop's Stortford: Uttlesford Ramblers Association 10-mile walk from Bishop's Stortford Station (TL491208) to Sawbridgeworth Station, with train return - www.uttlesfordramblers.org 

Mar 28, 7pm: Great Dunmow: Town Bands Spring Concert, featuring the Town Bands of Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow, at Foakes Hall. Tickets £10 from Saffron Walden Tourist Information or Willetts in Great Dunmow.

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

Mar 31, 10am: Langley Lower Green: Uttlesford Ramblers Association 6-mile walk starting from The Bull - www.uttlesfordramblers.org 

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

Apr 04 to July 05: Saffron Walden Museum: "All Fired Up" exhibition by Essex Fire Museum exploring the history of fire-fighting in Essex - www.saffronwaldenmuseum.org 

Apr 0410:30am to 12:30pm: Radwinter: Church open - most interesting interior + refreshments.

Apr 05 to July 12: Saffron Walden: Fry Art Gallery reopens for 2020 with exhibition on Great Bardfield artist Walter Hoyle - www.fryartgallery.org 

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 02, 9:30am to 4pm: Saffron Walden Art Society Spring Exhibition in Day Centre, Jubilee Gardens

May 0210:30am to 12:30pm: Radwinter: Church open - most interesting interior + refreshments.

May 02: 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.

May 03, 9:30am to 4pm: Saffron Walden Art Society Spring Exhibition in Day Centre, Jubilee Gardens

May 07, 8pm: Stansted Mountfitchet Local History Society meeting at Crafton Centre off Chapel Hill including AGM and short talk, "The Dunmow Flitch Trial 2020".

May 08, 12 Noon to 5pm: Saffron Walden Common: "Saffron Walden Needs You" - remembering VE Day 75 years on. Enquiries to bookings@saffronwalden.gov.uk 

May 09, 12noon to 4pm: Debden: Village Fete, VE Day celebrations and Scarecrow competition in Village Hall and Recreation Ground. 

May 09 - 1012noon to 4pm: Debden

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

May 11, 8pm: Much Hadham: The Hadhams' History Society meeting at Much Hadham Village Hall with Bob Reed 'Time team' presentation on Pishiobury - http://thehadhamshistorysociety.org.uk/index.php/events.html 

May 11, 8pm: Saffron Walden Museum Society meeting at St Mary's Parish Rooms with presentation by Mick Ford of Essex Fire Museum, "All Fired Up" - www.swmuseumsoc.org.uk

May 12, 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

May 18: Saffron Walden, 11am: 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 

May 29 to 31: Thaxted Morris Ring activities - www.thaxtedmorris.org 

Jun 0610:30am to 12:30pm: Radwinter: Church open - most interesting interior + refreshments.

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

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 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 19 to July 12: Thaxted Music Festival - brochure available from Feb 2020 - tickets from Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre or see www.thaxtedfestival.co.uk 

Jun 21: Manuden: Open Gardens 

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

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 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, 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 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 18 to Oct 25: Saffron Walden: Fry Art Gallery exhibition "Lithographic Fever" - www.fryartgallery.org 

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 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 - free public tour led by blue badge guide Sarah Kirkpatrick- pre-booking only through Tourist Information Centre 01799 524002.

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 

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

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

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

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.

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 24 to 25, 9:30am to 4pm: Saffron Walden Art Society Autumn Exhibition in the Day Centre, Jubilee Gardens.

Oct 25: Saffron Walden: Final day of Fry Art Gallery exhibition "Lithographic Fever" - www.fryartgallery.org 

Oct 25, 9:30am to 4pm: Saffron Walden Art Society Autumn Exhibition in the Day Centre, Jubilee Gardens.

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 

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 

Dec 03, 8pm: Newport Local History Group meeting in Church House with talk by Kate Cole, "Christmas in Medieval Essex"