Events calendar

Events calendar

For inspiration on what to do in (or around) Stambourne, look no further than our events calendar!

On this page you will find a list of events taking place in (or around) Stambourne, both regular and one-off occurrences. If you know of any other events being organised and which you would like to see published on this page, please let us know.

Regular events

One-off events

Events calendar 2022

Shelley Hull, author of: Shelley: The uplifting story of a battle to overcome disfigurement

Meet Shelley with SLG

Wednesday, 20th April 2022 — 7pm onwards

Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Open to villagers

Contact Vicky on 07908 099904 or Lorna on 07980 922636 for more details


Stambourne Ladies Group meet-up

Stambourne Ladies Group meet-up

Wednesday, 9th March 2022 — 7pm onwards

Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Contact Vicky on 07908 099904 or Lorna on 07980 922636 for more details


Course at WEA

Course: Plants, Politics and Economics

Tuesday, 18th January 2022 — 7.30pm

United Reformed Church, Kings Road, Halstead CO9 1HJ

Course by Andy Beharrell; search for course C2228367 at wea.org.uk/eastern

Events calendar 2021

Christmas Draw 2021 - Cheese and wine night at the Stambourne Village Hall

Grand Christmas Draw with Cheese and Wine party

Saturday, 11th December 2021 — 7pm

Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Raffle: tickets available from any Village Hall Committee member or from the Pavilion on Bonfire night.

Prizes: £100 first prize, £50 second prize, £25 third prize, plus many other prizes, including bottles of wine, hampers, etc.

Featuring live 60s music from Reflections. Bring your own glass!


Christmas meal at the Red Lion, Sturmer with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Christmas meal with SLG

Wednesday, 8th December 2021 — 7pm for 7.30pm

The Plough, The Street, Birdbrook, Halstead CO9 4BJ

Menu selection and cost TBA

Contact Vicky on 07908 099904 or Lorna on 07980 922636 for more details


Shopping and sightseeing in Norwich with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Shopping and sightseeing in Norwich with SLG

Tuesday, 30th November 2021 — 9.15am – 4pm

Felix Coaches leaves Haverhill Bus Station at 9.15am and departs Norwich for home at 4pm

Haverhill to Norwich with Felix Coaches

£13.70 per person. Discounts are available for group bookings

Contact Vicky on 07908 099904 or Lorna on 07980 922636 for more details


Acrylic painting for beginners with Kirsten Wright

Acrylic painting for beginners

Friday, 26th November 2021 — 10am – 1pm

Ridgewell Village Hall, Ridgewell CO9 4SL

£45 (payment on booking)

All materials will be provided as well as refreshments

To book, please contact Kirsten: kirstenfive5@icloud.com; 07469 237 330; kirstenwrightart.com


An introduction to Russia — The land, its people and culture

Course: An introduction to Russia — The land, its people and culture

Saturday, 20th November 2021 — 10am

(10am start, lunch 12pm – 1.30pm, finish 3.30pm)

United Reformed Church, Kings Road, Halstead CO9 1HJ

£16 for 2 x 2 hour sessions

Course by Anat Vernitski; search for course C2228543 at wea.org.uk/eastern


Acrylic painting for beginners with Kirsten Wright

Acrylic painting for beginners

Wedensday, 17th November 2021 — 6pm – 9pm

Ridgewell Village Hall, Ridgewell CO9 4SL

£45 (payment on booking)

All materials will be provided as well as refreshments

To book, please contact Kirsten: kirstenfive5@icloud.com; 07469 237 330; kirstenwrightart.com


Coffee and flowers at Perrywood in Tiptree with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Coffee and flowers in Tiptree with SLG

Monday, 8th November 2021 — 1pm

Perrywood Garden Centre, Kelvedon Road, Tiptree, Inworth, Colchester CO5 9SX

Contact Vicky on 07908 099904 or Lorna on 07980 922636 for more details


Stambourne Bonfire Night 2021

Stambourne Bonfire Night 2021

Saturday, 6th November 2021 — 6.30pm until late

Playing Field, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Free parking

Adults: £5, children: £2


Jumble sale

Jumble sale

Saturday, 6th November 2021 — 12pm – 3pm

Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP


Acrylic painting for beginners with Kirsten Wright

Acrylic painting for beginners

Friday, 5th November 2021 — 10am – 1pm

Ridgewell Village Hall, Ridgewell CO9 4SL

£45 (payment on booking)

All materials will be provided as well as refreshments

To book, please contact Kirsten: kirstenfive5@icloud.com; 07469 237 330; kirstenwrightart.com


Macmillian's BIG coffee morning

Macmillian’s BIG coffee morning

Friday, 15th October 2021 — 10am – 4pm

The Chapel, Chapel End Way, Stambourne CO9 4NX


Afternoon tea with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Afternoon tea with SLG

Wednesday, 13th October 2021 — 2pm

Debden Barns, Elder Street, Debden, Saffron Walden CB11 3JY

We’ll reserve a table in the marquee, so please let Vicky (07908 099904) or Lorna (07980 922636) know if you would like to come along


A HOG ROAST for Macmillian

A Hog Roast for Macmillian

Saturday, 2nd October 2021 — 1pm – 5pm

Cosy Cottage, Chapel End Way, Stambourne

£5. Booking recommended. To book, call: 01440 788 211


Macmillian's World's BIGGEST coffee morning

Macmillian’s World’s BIGGEST coffee morning

Saturday, 2nd October 2021 — 10am – 1.30pm

Cosy Cottage, Chapel End Way, Stambourne


Toppesfield Village Market

Toppesfield Village Market

Saturday, 2nd October 2021 — 10.30am – 12.30pm

Toppesfield Village Hall, Toppesfield CO9 4DR


Course - Art inspired by East Anglia

Course: Art inspired by East Anglia

Tuesday, 21st September 2021 — 7.30 pm

Course by Sue Pownall; search for course C2228421 at wea.org.uk/eastern

United Reformed Church, Kings Road, Halstead CO9 1HJ


Course - Disease and History

Course: Disease and History

Saturday, 18th September 2021 — 10.30am

Course by Roger Cooke; search for course C2228361 at wea.org.uk/eastern

United Reformed Church, Kings Road, Halstead CO9 1HJ


Fish and chips evening with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Fish ‘n’ chips evening with SLG

Wednesday, 15th September 2021 — 6.30pm

The Pavilion, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

£6.50 to pay-as-go members & guests and free to members

Veg options available. Followed by home made crumble, custard and cream


MS Trust coffee on the lawn

MS Trust coffee on the lawn

Tuesday, 14th September 2021 — From 10am

The Chapel, Chapel End Way, Stambourne CO9 4NX


Jumble sale

Jumble sale

Saturday, 11th September 2021 — 12pm – 3pm

Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP


Cream teas at the Church

Cream teas at the Church

Sunday, 22nd August 2021 — 3pm – 5pm

St Peter and St Thomas Stambourne Church, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP


Books and cake sale with raffle

Books & cake sale with raffle

Saturday, 21th August 2021 — 10am – 12pm

The Chapel, Chapel End Way, Stambourne CO9 4NX


The Stambourne Ladies Group go to Helmingham Hall Gardens

Day out at Helmingham with SLG

Wednesday, 18th August 2021

Contact Vicky on 07908 099904 or Lorna on 07980 922636

Helmingham Hall Gardens, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 6EF


Toppesfield Village Market

Toppesfield Village Market

Saturday, 7th August 2021 — 10.30am – 12.30pm

Toppesfield Village Hall, Toppesfield CO9 4DR


Course at WEA

Course: Disease has changed the course of human history

Saturday, 31st July 2021 — 10.30am

United Reformed Church, Kings Road, Halstead CO9 1HJ

Course by Roger Cooke; search for course C2228232 at wea.org.uk/eastern


Post-lockdown celebration

Post-lockdown celebration with SLG

Wednesday, 21st July 2021 — 4pm until late

(subject to being able to adhere to relevant restrictions on 19th July)

Playing Field, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP


Toppesfield Village Market

Toppesfield Village Market

Saturday, 10th July 2021 — 10.30am – 12.30pm

Toppesfield Village Hall, Toppesfield CO9 4DR


Cream teas at the Church

Cream teas at the Church

Wednesday, 7th July 2021 — 3pm – 5pm

St Peter and St Thomas Stambourne Church, Stambourne CO9 4NP


Jumble sale

Jumble sale

Saturday, 26th June 2021 — 11am – 2pm

(or the Saturday following if it is raining)

Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP


Plant sale and swap

Plant swap and sale

Saturday, 8th May 2021 — 3pm – 5pm

The Chapel, Chapel End Way, Stambourne CO9 4NX