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JOB VACANCY: Curator, Bishop’s Stortford Museum

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We are seeking someone who is passionate about local history, keen to explore our fascinating Rhodes collection and enjoys working with the local community for the position of Curator for the Bishop's Stortford Museum.

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Get To Know Your Camera – Photography Workshop

23rd April 2015
7:00 PM

This 2 hour workshop will introduce you to some of the settings your camera has that will help you take better pictures. This workshop is aimed at beginners as an introduction and is suitable for all types of digital camera, especially compacts.

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Developing Your Photography

25th April 2015
10:00 AM

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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Monday Memories

4th May 2015 - 2nd May 2016
2:00 PM

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 – Pub Walk

7th May 2015
6:30 PM

A new walk for 2015. If you enjoyed our pub talk, or just love the history of our most famous businesses, why not join us for a walk through the history of Stortford’s pubs? We will visit the sites of those long-gone, and also pop into to some of the pubs that are still standing. This walk complements our pub talk, including stories of pubs not covered in that talk.

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Museum Talk and Tea: Photo Detective

20th May 2015
2:00 PM

Have you ever seen an old photograph of Bishop’s Stortford and wonder where the buildings have disappeared to? We will be looking at past photos and pin-pointing where they are in the town now and how Stortford has changed over the years.

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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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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

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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Museum History Walk: Stortford on Foot

13th August 2015
6:30 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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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