Bishop`s Stortford

Events

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
March 2019
Mon Mar 25thWALKS - CITY TREKKERSJenny & Mike...... Woolwich
Fri Mar 29thHISTORY GROUP 1"Naughty Newmarket - sex and scandal during the reign of Charles II" by John Sutton
April 2019
Mon Apr 8thMeeting2.30 pm Talk
Speaker: Martin Llyod .....Subject: "Without Let or Hindrance (Story of Passports)"
Mon Apr 8thOutings Booking DateNORWICH - 11th July - (On sale at History-1 group prior to this) £17
Organiser: Jenny McGregor
Wed Apr 10thOuting

OXFORD - complete with one hour blue badge conducted walking tour £26.50
Depart: 8am Sawbridgeworth, 8.10 Thorley Sainsburys rear car park, 8.20 Silver Leys, 8.25 Causeway, *.30 Dunmow Road.
Organiser: Maria Jackson 07828 188190

Tue Apr 16thCOMPUTER/ITVirtual Machine by Ken Wheatley
Wed Apr 17thCLASSICAL MUSIC APPRECIATIONFrench & Polish composers - Chopin piano concerto No1
Fri Apr 26thHISTORY GROUP 1" Tudor Hertfordshire" Speaker form the County Archives Service
May 2019
Wed May 8thOutingOakham/Rutland Water with boat trip and cream tea £36.50 on sale January meeting
Departure: 8am Sawbridgeworth, 8.10 Sainsburys Thorley back car park, 8.20 Rugby Club Silver Leys, 8.25 Causeway,8.30 Dunmow Road
Organiser: Maria Jackson 07828 188190
Thu May 9thWALKS- THE ORIGINAL LONDON WALKSSoho & Dickens----- Valerie Porter & Peggy Griggs
Mon May 13thMeeting2.30 pm Talk
Speaker: Warren Ashton .....Subject: "Origins odd phrases used in everyday conversations."
Wed May 15thCLASSICAL MUSIC APPRECIATIONI've heard that song before - Borodin String quartet No2
Tue May 21stCOMPUTER/ITMicrosoft PowerPoint by Derek Hinge
Thu May 23rdOutingBraintree Silk Museum/Wilkin Tiptree train, museum and afternoon tea. £39 on sale January meeting
Departure: 9.20 Sainsburys Thorley, 9.30 Silver Leys, 9.40 Causeway by loos, 9.45 Dunmow Road(Nags Head) on request, 9.50 Dunmow Road Manor Links
Organiser: Carole Scott - 505214
Fri May 24thHISTORY GROUP 1May 24th. "Anglican Cathedrals of England" Presentation by Valerie Judge
June 2019
Thu Jun 6thOutingELTHAM PALACE AND GARDENS - £32 including tour of house, £20 for English Heritage member (card must be shown at time of booking)
On sale March meeting.
Depart: Silver Leys 9.15, Causeway 9.20 , Dunmow Road 9.25
Organiser: Barbara Chappell 300115
Mon Jun 10thMeeting2.30 pm Talk
Speaker: Paul Adams.....Subject: "Rock & Roll will never die."
Mon Jun 17th
→Fri Jun 21st
HolidayEASTBOURNE 17th June 3 star Hotel break 4 nights 5 days half board-- Seafront hotel £399.00 basic price Single room supplement £79.00
Visits will include Tunbridge Wells (lunch stop) Herstmonceux castle, Battle Abbey , Hastings , Leeds Castle (on way home)
Also a free day in the resort. £50.00 deposit See brochure for full details Details October Meeting
Organiser: Derek and Daphne Francis: 812520
Tue Jun 18thCOMPUTER/IT3D Printing by Richard Ling
Wed Jun 19thCLASSICAL MUSIC APPRECIATIONComposers beginning with H - Hummel trumpet concerto
Mon Jun 24thWALKS - CITY TREKKERSChris & John
July 2019
Mon Jul 8thMeeting2.30 pm Talk
Speaker: Brian Wass.....Subject: "Shop Lifting, How it is Done & how it is Prevented."
Thu Jul 11thWALKS- THE ORIGINAL LONDON WALKSKings Cross Regeneration----- Dorothy Gorman & Pat Branchflower
Thu Jul 11thHISTORY GROUP 1NORWICH £17
Depart: Sawbridgeworth 8.10,Rear of Sainsburys Thorley 8.20,Silver Leys 8.30
Organiser Jenny McGregor
Tue Jul 16thCOMPUTER/ITNo Meeting
August 2019
Wed Aug 7thOutingBRUGES - Travelling by Channel Tunnel and will have 5 hours free time in Bruges. MUST HAVE A PASSPORT TO TRAVEL
Cost: £43.50
Depart: 6am Sawbridgeworth, 6.10 Sainsburys Thorley, 6.20 Silver Leys, 6.25 Causeway and 6.30 Dunmow Road
On sale at March Meeting
Organiser Maria Jackson: 07828 188190
Thu Aug 8thHISTORY GROUP 1Outing to Royal Hospital Chelsea
Mon Aug 12thMeeting2.30 pm Talk
Speaker: John Robinson.....Subject: "Memories of Career in RAF and Civil Aviation."
Tue Aug 20thCOMPUTER/ITNo Meeting
September 2019
Fri Sep 6thHISTORY GROUP 1Outing to Copped Hall
Mon Sep 9thMeeting2.30 pm Talk
Speaker: Michael Grillo.....Subject: "Your cheatin Heart (the story of country music)."
Mon Sep 16th
→Sat Sep 21st
HolidayHOLIDAY TO SIDMOUTH, DEVON, ROYAL YORK & FAULKNER HOTEL, HALF BOARD WITH COACH TRIPS DAILY, APPROX £525.00 - £25.00 DEPOSIT (NON RETURNABLE)
TABLE AT THE OCTOBER MEETING.
Organiser Rose Anderson: 831277
Tue Sep 17thCOMPUTER/ITMobile Phones Revisited by Ray Haswell
Mon Sep 23rdWALKS - CITY TREKKERSPat & Tony
October 2019
Thu Oct 10thWALKS- THE ORIGINAL LONDON WALKSLincoln's Inn Fields----- Jeff & Kay Poynter
Mon Oct 14thMeeting2.30 pm Talk
Speaker: Damien O'Dell.....Subject: "Adventures of a ghost hunter"
Tue Oct 15thCOMPUTER/ITTips & Tricks for Windows 10 by Colin Reed
November 2019
Mon Nov 11thMeeting2.30 pm Talk
Speaker: Jenny Kelsey .....Subject: "How to Control Your Wife : Women & Victorian Marriage"
Mon Nov 25thWALKS - CITY TREKKERSAlan & Maureen
December 2019
Mon Dec 9thMeeting2.30 pm Talk
Speaker: Keith Baldwin .....Subject: "Christmas Greetings"

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