Bishop`s Stortford


Monthly meetings are held at the Methodist Church, 34B South Street, Bishop's Stortford, CM23 3AZ, on the second Monday of each month. At 1:45p.m. in the new hall for signing up to events and group registration. At 2:30p.m. in the Church for the monthly speaker, with the A.G.M in March.
Please press "Display events by category" to change from date order.
Events are always subject to change.
Suggestions for future outings or constructive thoughts on past outings can be made to the Outings/Events Coordinator via link on CONTACT page.
Please see the POLICY DOCUMENTS page for the policy for some activities.

Dates for your Diary
January 2020
Fri Jan 31stHISTORY GROUP 1Alex Andrijevic - Virtual tour of B.S. Museum (Deputy Curator)
February 2020
Mon Feb 10thMeeting2.30 pm Talk
Speaker: Joan Munden .....Subject: "Special Operations Executive - Nadine's Story"
Mon Feb 10thOutings Booking DateLeeds Castle on Tuesday 7th April 2020 price including entry £37.25
Organiser: Maria Jackson
Mon Feb 10thOutings Booking DateBruges Day Trip on Wednesday 3rd June 2020 price £43.50 Must have a valid passport with you for this trip.
Organise: Maria Jackson
Mon Feb 10thOutings Booking DateRHS WISLEY SPRING PLANT SHOW - Friday March 20th 2020
Organiser: Barbara Chappell 300115
Tue Feb 18thOutingSAFFRON WALDEN for market (short visit)
followed by
CARRIAGES - FEN DRAYTON, recreated pre war railway station
Afternoon Tea, finger sandwiches homemade scones and cakes, and tea or coffee, served at lunchtime. Gluten free and vegetarian options.
Disabled access.
Cost about £34.50
Carole Scott 505214
On Sale November Meeting
Tue Feb 18thCOMPUTER/ITVideo and Voice Call Apps by Colin Reed
Wed Feb 19thCLASSICAL MUSIC APPRECIATIONEnglish Composers - Elgar Enigma variations
Fri Feb 28thHISTORY GROUP 1Charlie Haylock - The History of surnames
March 2020
Mon Mar 9thMeetingAGM
Followed by Mark Clements - Marie Currie - History and Activities
Thu Mar 12thWALKS- THE ORIGINAL LONDON WALKSLambeth ..... Hilary & David Pearson
Tue Mar 17thCOMPUTER/ITWindows Hacks by Ken Wheatly
Wed Mar 18thCLASSICAL MUSIC APPRECIATIONM composers - Mozart piano concerto No25
Pick-up: Silver Leys 9am: Causeway 9.05: Dunmow Road 9.10
Organiser: Barbara Chappell 300115
Fri Mar 27thHISTORY GROUP 1Tony Earle - The Silver Screen
April 2020
Tue Apr 7thOutingLeeds Castle on Tuesday price including entry £37.25
Leaving Sainsburys Thorley at 8.00am, Silver Leys 8.15 am, Causeway at 8.25am and Dunmow Road at 8.30am.
Organiser: Maria Jackson
Wed Apr 15thCLASSICAL MUSIC APPRECIATIONI've heard that tune before- Tchaikovsky symphony No6
Sun Apr 19thHoliday19th – 23rd April Visiting the Falkirk Wheel and the Kelpies at£450.00 per person, Single Supplement £104.00 per person.4 Star Hilton hotel half board. Deposit £25
Organiser: Rose Anderson: 831277
Mon Apr 20thMeeting2.30 pm Talk
Speaker: Charlie Haylock .....Subject: "History of Spoken English"
Wed Apr 29thOutingBEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL (waiting list held)
MATINEE £43.00 CLIFFS PAVILION WESTCLIFF - Time for shopping/lunch in Southend before the show
Organizer Derek Francis 01279812520 07710218091
May 2020
Mon May 11thMeeting2.30 pm Talk
Speaker: Russell Savory .....Subject: "Wildlife Photographer - TIPS AND TRICKS ON HOW TO GET CLOSE TO WILDLIFE WITH YOUR CAMERA"
Wed May 20thCLASSICAL MUSIC APPRECIATIONFrench composers - Bizet L'Arlesienne suite 2
Thu May 21stWALKS- THE ORIGINAL LONDON WALKSLondon Bridges ..... Valerie Porter & Peggy Griggs
June 2020
Wed Jun 3rdOutingBruges Day Trip price £43.50 Must have a valid passport with you for this trip.
Leaving Sainsbury's Thorley 6.00am, Silver Leys 6.15am, Causeway 6.25am and Dunmow Road 6.30am.
Organiser: Maria jackson
Mon Jun 8thMeeting2.30 pm Talk
Speaker: Fools Gold (Steve Robson) .....Subject: "Acoustic Music - Acoustic Musicians"
Wed Jun 17thCLASSICAL MUSIC APPRECIATIONS composers - Schumann piano concerto
July 2020
Thu Jul 9thWALKS- THE ORIGINAL LONDON WALKSHampstead Village ..... Gill & Mike Smith
Mon Jul 13thMeeting2.30 pm Talk
Speaker: Fran Sandham .....Subject: "DR LIVINGSTONE, I PRESUME?"
August 2020
Mon Aug 10thMeeting2.30 pm Talk
Speaker: Mike Beech .....Subject: "Russia Past and Present"
Fri Aug 21stOutingThe Many Queens of England and a visit to Clarence House (a City & Village Tour) Initially for History Groups1&2.
Organiser: Dave Branchflower
September 2020
Mon Sep 14thMeeting2.30 pm Talk
Speaker: Alan Wise .....Subject: "Change Your Thoughts and Change Your World"
October 2020
Thu Oct 8thWALKS- THE ORIGINAL LONDON WALKSLondon Docklands..... Pat Branchflower & Dorothy Gorman
Mon Oct 12thMeeting2.30 pm Talk
Speaker: Saffron Summerfield .....Subject: "Milton Keynes to Mississippi’ musical Talk"
November 2020
Mon Nov 9thMeeting2.30 pm Talk
Speaker: Charlie Haylock .....Subject: "History of Surnames"
December 2020
Mon Dec 14thMeeting2.30 pm Talk
Speaker: Tricia Thompson .....Subject: "We Wish You a Merry Christmas – a history of Christmas music"