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Monday Memories

From 4th May 2015 to 2nd May 2016
Every first monday of the month.

Takes place the first Monday of every month.
Come along for our Monday afternoon chat, have some tea and cake and reminisce about your town! Everyone at the Museum is really looking forward to listening to your memories of the town.

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Museum History Walk: River Walk Part 1

4th June 2015
6:30 pm

Take a stroll on the tow path with your expert guide and find out tales of the river, from the role of river in developing business to the jobs that kept it going.

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Developing Your Photography

27th June 2015
10:00 am - 3:30 pm

A one day workshop that progresses your photography by exploring the more creative modes on your camera and some composition techniques.

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Historic Photo Walk

28th June 2015
2:00 pm

Learn about the history of some of the interesting buildings in Bishop’s Stortford and how to photograph buildings and street scenes using the different settings on your camera!

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Sporting Stortford: A History

1st July 2015
7:30 pm

Did you play for one of the sporting teams in the past, or are you part of a team now and want to find out what your predecessors got up to and hear some of their stories..!

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Museum History Walk: River Walk Part 2

2nd July 2015
6:30 pm

Find out the role of the river as you take this stroll from the Maltings to South Mill Lock.

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Museum History Walk: Stortford on Foot

16th July 2015
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Take a walk through the town’s past and discover an unknown Stortford. Join our expert guides for a walking tour. They will lead you through stories from the origins of The White Hart in North Street and the scandal surrounding its creator, to some of the surprising tales of the medieval town.

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Museum Talk and Tea: Firefly

22nd July 2015
2:00 pm

Bishop’s Stortford Museum, working with the Fire Service, are looking to keep Bishop’s Stortford 1930’s fire engine in its hometown. This tea and talk is all about the history of the Firefly.

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Evening Tour with our Curator

24th July 2015
7:00 pm

Enjoy a glass of wine and nibbles followed by a tour of the museum from our Curator. Find out what goes on behind the scenes and see some of our collection that isn’t on display!

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Museum History Walk: Stortford on Foot

13th August 2015
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Take a walk through the town’s past and discover an unknown Stortford. Join our expert guides for a walking tour. They will lead you through stories from the origins of The White Hart in North Street and the scandal surrounding its creator, to some of the surprising tales of the medieval town.

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Grim and Gruesome

19th August 2015
7:30 pm

Did you know that Bishop’s Stortford had such a chequered history? Grim and Gruesome will cover all of the interesting characters from the past who committed heinous crimes. Find out about what they did and some of the conspiracies surrounding them.

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Museum History Walk: Cemetery Walk

25th August 2015
6:00 pm

Old inscriptions, monuments, well-known names – it might sound strange to think of cemeteries as works of art, but this is exactly what they can be! The cemetery on the Cemetery Road in Bishop’s Stortford is filled with historical monuments of local importance. For 160 years this cemetery has been the resting place for some of Stortford’s most interesting residents, so join us for a historical tour and learn more about their history.

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Friends of Rhodes

Do you love the arts and culture? Are you interested in local history?

Then why not become a Friend of Rhodes and take advantage of the many benefits membership offers you? Find out more

Corporate Sponsorship

Rhodes is a vibrant, successful venue in the heart of Bishop's Stortford which attracts more than 100,000 visitors per year. Sponsorship of the arts offers excellent value for money! Find out more