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Borg/McEnroe – Reviewed by Jamie


You’re probably thinking; “a biopic film about tennis, not exactly...


‘On the Beat’ – stories from 1914-1918

Friday, November 21, 2014

Twisted Events Presents Theatre company and Thorn Grove Primary School’s pupils, working with Bishop’s Stortford Museum recently put on ‘Stories from the Beat’ at Rhodes, as part of the museum’s Hertitage Lottery Funded WW1 police project. The two had been working together to tell the stories of a typical policeman’s beat in Bishop’s Stortford during WWI. After thorough research of the subject matter and relevant issues that were to be presented in the play it was thought that it would be best to divide the evening into two parts: the first half of the performance were three mini stories put on by the children,...

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£712 raised by Rhodes audience for Help For Heroes

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Thank you to our wonderful audience who generously donated during the recent production of Journey's End at #Rhodesartscomplex you raised £712.for the charity #Helpforheroes.

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It’s Behind You!

Monday, November 17, 2014

The ultimate marketing machine – the panto cast on wheels.  Driven by Dame Sarah The Cook. Give us a hoot if you see us. You can book tickets for the panto HERE

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Policing the town during WW1 – billeted soldiers. A blog by Russell King

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Born and growing up in Bishops Stortford our newest volunteer Russell King has a keen interest in family and local history so we set him the task of researching our police incident books during the First World War to try to uncover some fascinating stories about the town. Here is his first report. After working through the records, a police report caught my eye; Hadham Hall and two soldiers going AWOL from there in June 1915. As a past pupil when it was a school I  took up the story and decided to research the incident and see what other...

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Join the Panto Cast at The Bishop’s Stortford Christmas Cracker Evening

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Join us for the Christmas Lights Switch On in Market Square Friday 21st November from 5pm. Christmas lights on at 6pm with Father Christmas and his Reindeer. FREE Event – All Welcome.    

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Panto Rehearsals Are Well Underway

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

The cast and crew from Dick Whittington and His Magical Cat are at Rhodes rehearsing for the Rhodes Panto.  The countdown to Christmas has begun. Come and see Artistic Producer Phil Dale as you’ve never seen him before – in a big dress as Sarah the Cook. Can Sarah help Dick (Amy Moulder, Nancy from Oliver!) and her Hip Hop Cat Tom (International artist and Olympic Opening Ceremony Choreographer Sunanda Biswas) rid London of the evil Ratputin (Duncan Rutherford). Tickets on sale now. Click here to book

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TV’s Tony Stockwell – An Evening Of Mediumship

Monday, November 3, 2014

For those with an interest in mediumship Tony Stockwell needs no introduction.  Join us at Rhodes 27th November at 7:30pm to meet him. Seats £19  Read about how he began his career as he talks to the Herts and Essex Observer

Read all about it HERE

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