Today is July 21, 2018

From the Hazely Brick Earth: Agriculture in North-West Essex

Sun, July 29

Saffron Walden Museum

27 Jan - 29 July 2018. An exhibition exploring rural life and trades in north-west Essex from the past to the present. “Hazely Brick Earth” is an old Essex dialect term for the rich soil found in Essex. This soil has provided livelihoods for Essex people through agriculture and rural trades for centuries. This exhibition will explore how agriculture and rural trade has changed, or continued in its traditions, from the past to the present day, through photographs and objects from the museum’s social history collection. Please visit saffronwaldenmuseum.org.uk for more information.

Thaxted WI Monthly Meeting

Wed, August 01 | Time: 7.30PM

United Reform Church, Thaxted

7.30pm arrival for a 7.45pm start. Join the 'Guildhall Girls' for this month's meeting where guest speaker Richard Wenley will give a light-hearted account of what is involved in running a department store, illustrated by some amusing anecdotes! There will be tea / coffee refreshment provided and guests are welcome - simply print a voucher in order to attend your first session for free from guildhallgirls.com .

Talliston Presents: Brighid's Flame - Irish Storytelling Evening

Sat, August 04 | Time: 2.30PM AND 6PM

Talliston House & Gardens, Gt Dunmow

Bríghid’s Flame are Kevan Manwaring & Chantelle Smith, both specialists in bardic tales and song. THE SHOWS: In Forged From The Flames, Chantelle introduces you to the wealth of inspiration behind The Hallows, from the trip to Ireland that brought the places in the myths and legends to life, to the traditional songs and stories passed down through the ages. The second show is called The Hallows, a tale from the future in the ancient storytelling tradition. Please visit https://tallistonhq.wixsite.com/talliston/storytelling for more information.

Thaxted WI Monthly Meeting

Wed, September 05 | Time: 7.30PM

United Reform Church, Thaxted

7.30pm arrival for a 7.45pm start. Join the 'Guildhall Girls' for this month's meeting where guest speaker Debbie from Belly Belles will give a talk on belly dancing with a demonstration and a short taster session! There will be tea / coffee refreshment provided and guests are welcome - simply print a voucher in order to attend your first session for free from guildhallgirls.com .

Thaxted WI Monthly Meeting

Wed, October 03 | Time: 7.30PM

United Reform Church, Thaxted

7.30pm arrival for a 7.45pm start. Join the 'Guildhall Girls' for this month's meeting where guest speaker Kate Cole will be talking about the witches of Elizabethan Essex. There will be tea / coffee refreshment provided and guests are welcome - simply print a voucher in order to attend your first session for free from guildhallgirls.com .