Events calendar

Events calendar

Stambourne Village events calendar 2022 //

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.

If you know of any other events being organised and which you would like to see published on this page, please let us know.

Stambourne Village events calendar 2022 //

Toppesfield Village Market »

When Saturday, 4th February 2023 — 10.30am – 12.30pm

Where Toppesfield Village Hall, Toppesfield CO9 4DR

1st Saturday of the month — Finest local produce, Arts & Crafts, home design, pork butcher, cakes & pastries; cards & more. Refreshments & bacon rolls

Knit & Natter Club with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Knit & Natter Club – with SLG »

When Thursday, 12th January 2023 — 5pm – 7pm

Where The Green Man, 3 Church Lane, Toppesfield CO9 4DR

Bring along your projects, share ideas and tips, get inspired or just come for a chat. Everyone welcome!

Every other Thursday

Contact Anna on 07944 696 527 for more details

Toppesfield Village Market »

When Saturday, 7th January 2023 — 10.30am – 12.30pm

Where Toppesfield Village Hall, Toppesfield CO9 4DR

1st Saturday of the month — Finest local produce, Arts & Crafts, home design, pork butcher, cakes & pastries; cards & more. Refreshments & bacon rolls

Stambourne Mobile Library »

When Wednesday, 4th January 2023 — 10.05am – 10.35am

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Christmas Craft Market in Stambourne

Christmas Craft Market in Stambourne »

When Saturday, 17th December 2022 — 10am – 2pm

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Cost FREE ADMISSION

Local author, cards & stationery, pottery, jewellery, books, decorations, memory boxes, handmade bags, cushions, unique gifts, butcher, cakes, pies, pastries, and more. #buylocal

Contact Coral Fordham on 07876 553 332 for more details.

Christmas meal with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Christmas meal – with SLG »

When Thursday, 15th December 2022 — 7pm for 7.30pm

Where The White Horse, Mill Road, Ridgewell CO9 4SG

Contact Vicky on 07908 099 904 or Lorna on 07980 922 636 for more details

Stambourne Mobile Library »

When Wednesday, 14th December 2022 — 10.05am – 10.35am

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Quiz night at the Stambourne Village Hall

Quiz night at the Stambourne Village Hall »

When Saturday, 10th December 2022 — From 7pm

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Chicken curry, jacket potatoes and a vegetarian option will accompany the evening. Bring your own drink and have a good time!

Knit & Natter Club with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Knit & Natter Club – with SLG »

When Thursday, 8th December 2022 — 5pm – 7pm

Where The Green Man, 3 Church Lane, Toppesfield CO9 4DR

Bring along your projects, share ideas and tips, get inspired or just come for a chat. Everyone welcome!

Every other Thursday

Contact Anna on 07944 696 527 for more details

Christmas tree lighting in Toppesfield »

When Saturday, 3rd December 2022 — From 6pm

Where The Green Man, 3 Church Lane, Toppesfield CO9 4DR

Cost FREE ADMISSION

Lighting of the Christmas tree, complimentary sausage rolls, hot chocolate & mulled wine, followed by traditional carols in The Green Man pub. Prize for the BEST Christmas jumper!

Christmas tree lighting in Finchingfield »

When Saturday, 3rd December 2022 — 11am – 7pm

Where Finchingfield Green, Finchingfield CM7 4JS

Cost FREE ADMISSION

Lighting of Christmas tree in the pond, and also: Makers’ Market at the Guildhall & Church, light procession led by Rev. Alex Shannon and carol singing. #buylocal

Toppesfield Village Market »

When Saturday, 3rd December 2022 — 10.30am – 12.30pm

Where Toppesfield Village Hall, Toppesfield CO9 4DR

1st Saturday of the month — Finest local produce, Arts & Crafts, home design, pork butcher, cakes & pastries; cards & more. Refreshments & bacon rolls

Decorative stained glass class »

When Saturday, 26th November 2022 — 10am – 3pm

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Cost £50 per person; all materials and designs provided; refreshments and a light lunch included

BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Contact Jeanette on 07707 507 880 to book

Christmas Fair at Steeple Bumpstead

Christmas Fair at Steeple Bumpstead »

When Friday, 25th November 2022 — 4.30pm – 7pm

Where Steeple Bumpstead Primary School, Bower Hall Drive, Steeple Bumpstead CB9 7ED

Cost £1 per family

Crafts & stalls, Santa’s Grotto, festive games, pulled pork rolls, tea & cake, mulled wine. Receive a programme and free entry into our Champagne & Chocolate Raffle. #buylocal

Knit & Natter Club with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Knit & Natter Club – with SLG »

When Thursday, 24th November 2022 — 5pm – 7pm

Where The Green Man, 3 Church Lane, Toppesfield CO9 4DR

Bring along your projects, share ideas and tips, get inspired or just come for a chat. Everyone welcome!

Every other Thursday

Contact Anna on 07944 696 527 for more details

Stambourne Parish Council Meeting »

When Wednesday, 23rd November 2022 — 7.30pm

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Stambourne Mobile Library »

When Wednesday, 23rd November 2022 — 10.05am – 10.35am

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Christmas Fayre at The Chapel »

When Saturday, 19th November 2022 — 10am – 1pm

Where The Chapel, Chapel End Way, Stambourne CO9 4NX

Cost FREE ADMISSION

Cath will be selling her wreaths, there will be cards and Christmas gifts, including honey products. There will also be a raffle and refreshments. All in Aid of the Chapel building project. #buylocal

Contact Adrian Burr on 01440 730 211, 07983 656 166 for more details.

Ridgewell Village Market »

When Saturday, 12th November 2022 — 9.30am – 12pm

Where Ridgewell Village Hall, Ridgewell CO9 4SL

2nd Saturday of the month (except Jan, Aug & Dec) — Crafts & food. Buy locally. Come along for food and hot drinks from the café

Knit & Natter Club with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Knit & Natter Club – with SLG »

When Thursday, 10th November 2022 — 5pm – 7pm

Where The Green Man, 3 Church Lane, Toppesfield CO9 4DR

Bring along your projects, share ideas and tips, get inspired or just come for a chat. Everyone welcome!

Every other Thursday

Contact Anna on 07944 696 527 for more details

Would I lie to you? – with SLG »

When Wednesday, 9th November 2022 — 7.30pm

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Cost Free to members; £3 to non members

Contact Vicky on 07908 099 904 or Lorna on 07980 922 636 for more details

Stambourne Bonfire Night & Fireworks 2022 »

When Saturday, 5th November 2022 — 6.30pm until late

Where Stambourne Playing Field, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP — FREE PARKING

Cost Adults: £6; Children between 5 & 16: £3; Under 5s: FREE

Toppesfield Village Market »

When Saturday, 5th November 2022 — 10.30am – 12.30pm

Where Toppesfield Village Hall, Toppesfield CO9 4DR

1st Saturday of the month — Finest local produce, Arts & Crafts, home design, pork butcher, cakes & pastries; cards & more. Refreshments & bacon rolls

Stambourne Mobile Library »

When Wednesday, 2nd November 2022 — 10.05am – 10.35am

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Knit & Natter Club with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Knit & Natter Club – with SLG »

When Thursday, 27th October 2022 — 5pm – 7pm

Where The Green Man, 3 Church Lane, Toppesfield CO9 4DR

Bring along your projects, share ideas and tips, get inspired or just come for a chat. Everyone welcome!

Every other Thursday

Contact Anna on 07944 696 527 for more details

Autumn Craft Market in Stambourne

Autumn Craft Market in Stambourne »

When Saturday, 15th October 2022 — 10am – 2pm

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Greeting cards, pottery, handmade jewellery, florist, butcher, t-shirts, reusable face scrubbies, and more. #buylocal

Contact Coral Fordham on 07876 553 332 for more details.

Knit & Natter Club with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Knit & Natter Club – with SLG »

When Thursday, 13th October 2022 — 5pm – 7pm

Where The Green Man, 3 Church Lane, Toppesfield CO9 4DR

Bring along your projects, share ideas and tips, get inspired or just come for a chat. Everyone welcome!

Every other Thursday

Contact Anna on 07944 696 527 for more details

Oktoberfest with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Oktoberfest meet-up – with SLG »

When Wednesday, 12th October 2022 — 7.30pm

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Cost Free to members; £3 to non members

Join the Stambourne Ladies Group for our very own Oktoberfest: a hot supper created by Zoë with dessert by Liz K to follow, lovingly prepared and seasoned with fun, chats and laughter.

Contact Vicky on 07908 099 904 or Lorna on 07980 922 636 for more details

Ridgewell Village Market »

When Saturday, 8th October 2022 — 9.30am – 12pm

Where Ridgewell Village Hall, Ridgewell CO9 4SL

2nd Saturday of the month (except Jan, Aug & Dec) — Crafts & food. Buy locally. Come along for food and hot drinks from the café

Toppesfield Village Market »

When Saturday, 1st October 2022 — 10.30am – 12.30pm

Where Toppesfield Village Hall, Toppesfield CO9 4DR

1st Saturday of the month — Finest local produce, Arts & Crafts, home design, pork butcher, cakes & pastries; cards & more. Refreshments & bacon rolls

Stambourne Village events calendar 2022 //

Knit & Natter Club with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Knit & Natter Club – with SLG »

When Thursday, 29th September 2022 — 5pm – 7pm

Where The Green Man, 3 Church Lane, Toppesfield CO9 4DR

Bring along your projects, share ideas and tips, get inspired or just come for a chat. Everyone welcome!

Every other Thursday

Contact Anna on 07944 696 527 for more details

Knit & Natter Club with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Knit & Natter Club – with SLG »

When Thursday, 15th September 2022 — 5pm – 7pm

Where The Green Man, 3 Church Lane, Toppesfield CO9 4DR

Bring along your projects, share ideas and tips, get inspired or just come for a chat. Everyone welcome!

Every other Thursday

Contact Anna on 07944 696 527 for more details

Reminiscences of a Stansted Customs Officer – with SLG »

When Wednesday, 14th September 2022 — 7pm for 7.30pm

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Cost Free to members; £3 to non members

Contact Vicky on 07908 099 904 or Lorna on 07980 922 636 for more details

Knit & Natter Club with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Knit & Natter Club – with SLG »

When Thursday, 1st September 2022 — 5pm – 7pm

Where The Green Man, 3 Church Lane, Toppesfield CO9 4DR

Bring along your projects, share ideas and tips, get inspired or just come for a chat. Everyone welcome!

Every other Thursday

Contact Anna on 07944 696 527 for more details

Knit & Natter Club with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Knit & Natter Club – with SLG »

When Thursday, 18th August 2022 — 5pm – 7pm

Where The Green Man, 3 Church Lane, Toppesfield CO9 4DR

Bring along your projects, share ideas and tips, get inspired or just come for a chat. Everyone welcome!

Every other Thursday

Contact Anna on 07944 696 527 for more details

Stained glass class

Stained glass class »

When Saturday, 13th August 2022 — 10am – 3pm

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Cost 50 per person; all materials and designs provided; teas and snacks included

BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Ring 07707 507 880 to book your place

LIFE AND DEATH IN A VICTORIAN GAOL - Medieval World presents: “Life and Death in a Victorian Gaol: History brought to life” for the Stambourne Ladies Group

Life and Death in a Victorian Gaol – with SLG »

When Wednesday, 10th August 2022 — 7.30pm

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Cost Free to members; £3 to non members

Contact Vicky on 07908 099 904 or Lorna on 07980 922 636 for more details

Knit & Natter Club with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Knit & Natter Club – with SLG »

When Thursday, 4th August 2022 — 5pm – 7pm

Where The Horse & Groom, B1057, Cornish Hall End CM7 4HF

Bring along your projects, share ideas and tips, get inspired or just come for a chat. Everyone welcome!

Every other Thursday

Contact Anna on 07944 696 527 for more details

Van Gogh - Starry Night

Paint like Van Gogh with Kirsten Wright »

When Friday, 29th July, 2nd & 12th August 2022 — 9.30am – 12.30pm

Where Ridgewell Village Hall, Ridgewell CO9 4SL

Cost £100 for 3 sessions

Friendly, structured and informative classes suitable for beginners or improving artists. 3 morning sessions of 3 hours each.

Contact Kirsten Wright on 07469 237 330 for bookings and enquiries

Knit & Natter Club with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Knit & Natter Club – with SLG »

When Thursday, 21st July 2022 — 5pm – 7pm

Where The Green Man, 3 Church Lane, Toppesfield CO9 4DR

Bring along your projects, share ideas and tips, get inspired or just come for a chat. Everyone welcome!

Every 3rd Thursday of the month

Contact Anna on 07944 696 527 for more details

Live 60s music by Reflections at the Stambourne Village Hall

Live 60s music by Reflections »

When Saturday, 16th July 2022 — 7.30pm

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Cost £10 per person —includes: cheese nibbles and wine (bring your own glass)

Cream teas at Stambourne Church »

When Saturday, 16th July 2022 — 2pm – 4pm

Where St. Peter and St. Thomas Beckett Church, 1 Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Fish and chips evening with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Fish and chips supper – with SLG »

When Wednesday, 13th July 2022 — 6pm for 6.30pm

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Cost £6.50

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

Contact Vicky on 07908 099 904 or Lorna on 07980 922 636 for more details

Knit & Natter Club with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Knit & Natter Club – with SLG »

When Thursday, 30th June 2022 — 5pm – 7pm

Where White Horse, Mill Road, Ridgewell CO9 4SG

Bring along your projects, share ideas and tips, get inspired or just come for a chat. Everyone welcome!

Every 3rd Thursday of the monthExtra day due to popular demand!

Contact Anna on 07944 696 527 for more details

Art workshop with Kirsten Wright: Large floral

Art workshop with Kirsten Wright: Large floral »

When Friday, 24th June & 1st July 2022 — 9.30am – 12.30pm

Where Ridgewell Village Hall, Ridgewell CO9 4SL

Cost £60 per workshop (2 sessions)

Friendly, structured and informative classes suitable for beginners or improving artists. 2 morning sessions of 3 hours each.

Contact Kirsten Wright on 07469 237 330 for bookings and enquiries

Open Garden at The Mill House in Stambourne

Open Garden at The Mill House in Stambourne »

When Sunday, 19th June 2022 — 1-5pm

Where The Mill House, Mill Road, Stambourne CO9 4NT

Cost £1 in aid of Alzheimer’s Research UK

Plants, refreshments and cakes for sale. Accompanied children welcome. No dogs please.

Happy’s Circus »

When Sunday, 19th June 2022 — 12.30pm with show at 2pm

Where Toppesfield Playing Field, Toppesfield CO9 4DR

Cost £10 per person; free for under 2s sitting on adults’ laps

Tickets must be purchased by 27th May 2022


A fun packed comedy show for all the family, supported by amazing international circus artists. Happy’s Circus provides a professional all human (no animals) 3 hour + experience presented by a 16 strong touring team.

Contact Andrea a on 07901 880 914 for more details

Knit & Natter Club with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Knit & Natter Club – with SLG »

When Thursday, 16th June 2022 — 5pm – 7pm

Where The Green Man, 3 Church Lane, Toppesfield CO9 4DR

Bring along your projects, share ideas and tips, get inspired or just come for a chat. Everyone welcome!

Every 3rd Thursday of the month

Contact Anna on 07944 696 527 for more details

Art with Kirsten Wright

Art with Kirsten – with SLG »

When Wednesday, 8th June 2022 — 7pm for 7.30pm

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Cost Free to members; £3 to non members

Contact Vicky on 07908 099 904 or Lorna on 07980 922 636 for more details

Much ado about nothing

Much ado about nothing »

When Sunday, 5th June 2022 — 3pm

Where St John the Baptist Church, Finchingfield CM7 4NN

Cost Pay what you decide after the show

Live theatre on Jubilee Weekend! Half Cut Theatre are very excited to be returning to Finchingfield!

Stambourne Platinum Jubilee Party - 2nd June 2022

Stambourne Jubilee Party »

When Thursday, 2nd June 2022 — from 3pm

Where Stambourne Playing Field, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Cost Donations of cakes to share very welcome!

Join us for an evening of fun on the Stambourne Playing Field and celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with tea & cakes, free BBQ, face painting, live music by Reflections and Old Street Rockers, and much more!

Knit & Natter Club with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Knit & Natter Club – with SLG »

When Thursday, 19th May 2022 — 5pm – 7pm

Where The Plough, The Street, Birdbrook CO9 4BJ

Bring along your projects, share ideas and tips, get inspired or just come for a chat. Everyone welcome!

Every 3rd Thursday of the month

Contact Anna on 07944 696 527 for more details

Nature-Friendly Farming Network

Nature-Friendly Farming Network »

When Tuesday, 17th May 2022 — 7.15pm for 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Where St Andrews Church Hall, Halstead CO9 2LD

Cost £3 donation payable on the day

Essex Wildlife Trust (Braintree group) presents: an illustrated talk by Martin Lines, Chair of the Nature-Friendly Farming Network about how neighbouring farms are creating wildlife corridors connecting between farms and nature reserves.

Contact Tracey Kay on 07742 294 358 for more details

Meditation at The Plough

Meditation at The Plough »

When Saturday, 14th May 2022 — 3pm – 4pm

Where The Plough, The Street, Birdbrook CO9 4BJ

Cost £10; or stop for brunch / lunch after from set menu for £20

Booking essential — contact The Plough on 01440 788 066 for more details and to reserve your place

Art workshop with Kirsten Wright: Quirky bird

Art workshop with Kirsten Wright: Quirky bird »

When >Friday, 13th May & 20th May 2022 — 9.30am – 12.30pm

Where Ridgewell Village Hall, Ridgewell CO9 4SL

Cost £60 per workshop (2 sessions)

Friendly, structured and informative classes suitable for beginners or improving artists. 2 morning sessions of 3 hours each.

Contact Kirsten Wright on 07469 237 330 for bookings and enquiries

Create a floral work of art

Create a floral work of art – with SLG »

When Wednesday, 11th May 2022 — 7pm for 7.30pm

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Cost Free to members; £3 to non members

Jane will show us how to create two hand tied floral works of art, which will be raffled at the end of the evening. Feel free to bring your own flowers and foliage along if you’d like to have a go yourself!

Contact Vicky on 07908 099 904 or Lorna on 07980 922 636 for more details

Birdbrook Bowls Club open afternoon

Birdbrook Bowls Club open afternoon

When Sunday, 24th April 2022 — 12pm – 4pm

Where Birdbrook Bowls Club (rear of Birdbrook Community House), The Street, Birdbrook CO9 4BN

Male, female, all ages welcome. As long as you can hold a ball you are welcome to attend! Meet the members and enjoy a relaxing afternoon trying your hand at bowls.

Contact Yvonne Lawrence on 01284 789 521 or 07557 659 850 for more details

Let's Go Back To The 80's - disco extravaganza!!!

Let’s Go Back To The 80’s – disco extravaganza »

When Saturday, 23rd April 2022 — 7.30pm – 11.45pm

Where Colne Valley Arms, Sturmer Road, Birdbrook, CO4 9BB (formerly The Birdbrook Tavern)

Cost £12 each or £100 for a bulk purchase of 10 tickets

Who doesn’t love 80’s music?!?!? Raising funds for “Walk The Walk – Uniting Against Breast Cancer”. Light buffet included.

Art workshop with Kirsten - Seascape painting

Art workshop with Kirsten Wright: Seascape painting »

When Friday, 22nd April & 29th April 2022 — 9.30am – 12.30pm

Where Ridgewell Village Hall, Ridgewell CO9 4SL

Cost £60 per workshop (2 sessions)

Friendly, structured and informative classes suitable for beginners or improving artists. 2 morning sessions of 3 hours each.

Contact Kirsten Wright on 07469 237 330 for bookings and enquiries

Knit & Natter Club with the Stambourne Ladies Group

Knit & Natter Club – with SLG »

When Thursday, 21st April 2022 — 5pm – 7pm

Where The Plough, The Street, Birdbrook CO9 4BJ

Bring along your projects, share ideas and tips, get inspired or just come for a chat. Everyone welcome!

Every 3rd Thursday of the month

Contact Anna on 07944 696 527 for more details

Shelley Hull

Meet Shelley – with SLG »

When Wednesday, 20th April 2022 — 7pm onwards

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Cost Free to members; £3 to non members

Open to villagers

Contact Vicky on 07908 099 904 or Lorna on 07980 922 636 for more details

Ridgewell Indoor Boot Sale

Ridgewell Indoor Boot Sale

When Sunday, 27th March 2022 — 9.30am – 12.30pm

Where Ridgewell Village Hall, Ridgewell CO9 4SL

Contact Stella on 07957 138 175 for more details

Mad Hatters Tea Party

Mad Hatters Tea Party »

When Saturday, 26th March 2022 — 12pm onwards

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

Must be pre-booked

In aid of Wear A Hat Day – 10% of cost will be donated to the Brain Tumour Research charity. All are encouraged to wear a stunning hat!

Pub Quiz Night

Pub Quiz Night at The Plough »

When Friday, 25th March 2022 — 8pm onwards

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

Cost £3 per person max 6 people per team. All entry money goes to Brain Tumour Research In aid of Wear A Hat Day (26.03.22). Wear a hat on the night (optional) but prize for wackiest/best hat!

Stambourne Ladies Group meet-up »

When Wednesday, 9th March 2022 — 7pm onwards

Where Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP

Contact Vicky on 07908 099 904 or Lorna on 07980 922 636 for more details

Ridgewell Indoor Boot Sale

Ridgewell Indoor Boot Sale

When Sunday, 27th February 2022 — 9.30am – 12.30pm

Where Ridgewell Village Hall, Ridgewell CO9 4SL

Contact Stella on 07957 138 175 for more details

Course

Course: How plants have shaped the World »

When Tuesday, 22nd February 2022 — 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Where United Reformed Church, Kings Road, Halstead CO9 1HJ

Cost £47 for 6 x 2 hour weekly sessions

Course by Andy Beharrell; search for course C2228705

Course

Course: Plants, Politics & Economics »

When Tuesday, 18th January 2022 — 7.30pm

Where United Reformed Church, Kings Road, Halstead CO9 1HJ

Course by Andy Beharrell; search for course C2228367