Bishops Stortford & District Footpaths Association

The Bishop’s Stortford & District Footpaths Association was founded in 1957 to preserve, protect and maintain the public Rights of Way network and rural verges in the Herts and Essex border area around Bishop’s Stortford.

11 Bishops Avenue
Bishop’s Stortford

CM23 3EJ
01279 655079

Bishops Stortford Decorative & Fine Arts Society

Contact: Jenny Savage, Membership Secretary (NADFAS)
Lectures on wide range of subject associated with decorative and fine arts held monthly on a Tuesday morning at Rhodes Art Complex.

01279 656065

Bishops Stortford Dog Training Club

Contact: The Secretary: Mrs Ann Fuller
Or Trainer Mrs Sue Jaggers 01279 812785
Monday evenings at Grat Hallingbury Village Hall. Domestic and advanced training. Tuesdays 08.00pm.

11 Hillside, Bishop's Stortford

CM23 5HS
01279 654046

Bishops Stortford Embroiders Guild

Contact: Karin Keddy
Meet monthly at Church Hall, St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Road, Potter Street, Harlow CM17 9EH
for varied programme of talks, social events, Classes and outings. New members always welcome. No skills required.

01279 723606

Bishops Stortford League of Friends

Contact: Secretary: Mrs Kathy Hamilton

 8 Dane Park, Bishop's Stortford

01279 834202

Friends Of Guiding

Secretary: Jean Anson
93 Parsonage Lane

01279 652083

Hedley Wright Wine Merchant Tasting Society

Fax: 01279 465819

11 Twyford Business Centre

01279 465818

Lipreading classes

Come and learn lipreading in a small friendly group.

Meetings in Hertford and Bishop's Stortford.

01920 821401

Making Mosaics

Runs workshops and is based in Saffron Walden, 20 mins south of Cambridge.
Making mosaics, one or two day courses in this wonderful art. Fabulous materials, skilled teachers and small groups ensuring a fun and productive day in comfortable surroundings, see our students work on the website.


Two Two Fly Microlights
Contact Greg Burns (Instructor)


RSPB Stort Valley

Meets every second Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm.Bishops Park Community Centre - 

All are welcome.

Bishop's Park Community Centre (next to Tesco), Bishop's Stortford.

RSPCA Stort Valley Branch

Contact: Mrs Wellsman

Fax: 01279 306459
Clinic open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 2 - 3.30pm, Advice open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10 - 1pm.

Advice centre 23 The Stow Harlow

01279 306058

Slimming World

On Saturday 8.30am at Birchwood High School Library, Bishop's Stortford, Herts CM23 5BD. Save £5 ask in group for more details.

Call Sophie on 07578436656 for more details.



Stortford Camera Club

Meets on Tuesday nights at Hockerill Sports & Cricket Club,
Beldam's Lane. CM23 5LG. Time: 7.45am for 8pm
A varied programme of practical, lecture, social & competition evenings.
During the Summer months we meet in interesting locations to
explore/learn different photo techniques and opportunities.
All levels of photographer welcome.
Contact : Andrew Macpherson

01279 843147

Stortford Secular Discussion Group

For people with enquiring minds who wish to exchange views and ideas with
others on Current Affairs, Social, Political and Ethical Issues, Culture and the Arts, Science and the Environment.
We meet informally every Wednesday at 2:30 pm in the Bar/Café at Rhodes Arts Complex
Please feel free to bring along material to share and discuss, such as an
article, a poem, a picture.

Rhodes Art Complex, South Road, Bishop’s Stortford

CM23 3JG
01279 427938.

The Civil Service Retirement Fellowship Bishop's Stortford Branch

Contact: Mrs M Bunyan

01279 813438

The National Trust Herts & Essex Border Centre

Contact: Mrs M Draper

01279 656255

The Stortford Scribblers

Contact: Lesley Mace on
For all writers – beginners to published; and for all genres of writing. Every other Thursday at Apton Road Day Centre, Apton Road, Bishop’s Stortford at 8pm.

Wargames Club

Contact: Michael Hoddy

07973 408812