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Valentine’s Day at Bishop’s Stortford Museum

Friday, February 13, 2015

It’s Valentine’s Day tomorrow and love is all around us! Here at Bishop’s Stortford museum we have been investigating the history of the day itself, from its origins as a festival involving nudity and whipping, to today’s commercially driven orgy of chocolate, jewellry, flowers and enormous teddy bears. February as a month of romance has very ancient roots. In pre-Christian times Roman men would take to the streets to slap women with pieces of dried goats skin as a believed means of increasing fertility. Some traditions are probably best left in the past … However, the first point in history...

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

We are now looking for some casual bar staff for our Theatre Lounge bar!

If you are interested in joining our team and have previous experience, please contact Sarah Monk on 01279 710208.

The Rhodes Arts Complex is a busy modern venue in Bishops Stortford where it all happens!

Rhodes is an equal opportunities employer.

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The Scent of Allure: A Short History of Perfume

Friday, February 6, 2015

On the 11th of February at 7:00 pm, Rhodes is hosting an interactive lecture based on scents of the 20th century. Given by fragrance historian Lizzie Ostrom, aka, Odette Toilette, this talk will focus on how smell relates to the fashion, music, film, food, science and social changes of the times, certainly a lecture not to be missed (or sniffed at)! Here at Bishop’s Stortford Museum, we have been researching the fascinating topic of perfume history, a subject with great relevance to our own collection. Writing approximately 1200 years ago, the Roman author Pliny claimed ‘the pleasure of perfume...

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