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Borg/McEnroe – Reviewed by Jamie

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

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Art Space

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Sarah Stephens Photography from 2nd-14th November 2016. Exhibition title is: Into the Garden and in artist’s own words: ‘Most of my professional work is indoors so any chance I get I like to photograph outdoors; whether in my own garden or further afield. I love getting up close to flowers both wild and cultivated. This is a selection of my most recent work. All are available in a number of formats and prices. They are available direct from me or via The Tudor House Gallery in Sawbridgeworth. Also on view are my brand new personalised alphabet prints! Ideal for christenings,...

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Town stocks- Medieval Thorley

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

This is a story about the medieval town stocks from Thorely that are a part of the museum collection. These stocks are from the churchyard at St James church, Thorley, Bishop’s Stortford.  They were originally placed in an open area known as ‘Village Pond’, sometime after 1350.   This was to the left of the gateway to Thorley Hall and immediately in front of the lychgate.   The stocks are made of wood and were used to publically humiliate offenders for minor offences e.g. petty theft, wife beating, Sabbath breaking and drunkenness.  They consisted of large hinged wooden boards, which...

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