5th August 2014
This special exhibition showcases work by students and ex-students from Middlesex University’s illustration department, who will use the medium of graphic novels to bring the stories of the home front to life. Research into local police records of the period has uncovered some fascinating, humorous and challenging stories illustrating life at home for ordinary people and the police, as well as soldiers back from the trenches.
26th October 2014
A histoic walk accompanied by The Museum Team and photographer, Sarah Stephens
30th October 2014
Ruth and Dave are back, with some exciting new stories and the results of their recent investigations at locations in and around Bishop’s Stortford. This is your chance to catch up with the latest ghostly goings on around the town to hear ghost hunter Dave Lee and authour or Haunted Hertfordshire Ruth Stratton talk all about ghosts.
7th November 2014
Twisted Events Theatre Company and Thorngrove Primary School present stories from the beat.
The school and theatre company have been working together to tell the story of a policeman’s beat in Bishop’s Stortford during WW1.
12th November 2014
In 1916 you could have been imprisoned for refusing to join the military – the men who stood on their consciences suffered terribly, but their stories provide a fascinating insight into the mood of the time and the bravery of those who went against it.
18th November 2014
Poetry and song were a way of expressing the horror of war and humorously reflecting on it. Join us for an insightful evening and the different perspective given through word and music.
4th December 2014
Enjoy a free glass of mulled wine whilst you enjoy the story of the fraudulent mediums. In the 19th and early 20th century there was a deep interest in mediumship and spiritualism. Some people took advantage of this. This is the story of some of the false mediums of the Victorian and Edwardian ages, the tricks they used and how they fooled thousands of people.