Activities in your local area

The Healthy Hub East Herts has a range of partner activities to meet your needs. Check out what is happening this month.

August 2022 


The Healthy Hub East Herts is on the road and are running a series of monthly drop-in sessions at libraries across the district so that residents can visit to talk in person about anything they feel they would like support with.

Where Dates Time
Bishop's Stortford Library

18 August

15 September

17 November

20 November

12:00noon - 2pm
Buntingford Library

2 August

6 September

4 October

1 November

10:00am - 12noon
Hertford Library

11 August

8 September

13 October

10 November

12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sawbridgeworth Library 

22 August

26 September

24 October

28 November

11:00am - 1:00pm
Ware Library

16 August

20 September

18 October

15 November

2:30pm - 4:30pm


For details of Young people's activities taking place in different East Herts Town venues which cover a range of projects, opportunities and different interests.

East Herts Young people activities 


The Secret Space hosts a range of classes from pilates to yoga and more. Find a class to suit you.

For details of full programme and how to book


Monday 8 August and every 2nd Monday of following month
Free session to learn more about cancer via Zoom
The 60-minute Cancel Out Cancer session, currently delivered via Zoom, is a fantastic way to help you: 

  • understand what cancer is and isn’t, including busting some myths 
  • spot cancer early, and get to know what the signs and symptoms of cancer are 
  • know the value of screening, and importance of early diagnosis 
  • be positive about health and small lifestyle changes to help prevent cancer. 

For information and booking


Wednesday 3 and 10 August and weekly there after 9:30am - 10:15am
Fella’s Fitness at Bishop's Stortford Swifts Football Club is our men’s only programme for local chaps aged 55 and over to come together, get a bit fitter and meet new people in an informal, friendly environment. Jacqui will lead you through exercises specifically designed for the older gent such as cardiovascular health (heart and lung function), core stability (abdominal muscles ) and build strength.

Cost £6 per session. For more information

For booking contact Jacqui Smith


Monday 1 (online), Wednesday 3 (in person) and Friday 5 (in person) August and weekly thereafter.
Fella's Fitness in Hertford at Zoo Cafe. Drop in to Hertford, where we run regular fitness classes throughout the year. Our Fellas Fitness class is welcoming, invigorating and you’ll have a few laughs as we workout! The session is geared to the more distinguished gent (over 50), but it’s not essential! We’ll welcome any fella, who’s keen to build or retain their fitness.

Cost £5 online £6 in person. For more information and booking contact Irene Gibson.


Yoga for Cancer 6 week course at the Secret Space
Tuesdays 1:30pm-2:30pm 2, 9, 16 and 23 August

Whether you are a long time cancer survivor or currently in treatment, this yoga class focuses on making you feel more grounded and comfortable in your changing or changed body, through the use of postures that safely stretch, strengthen, and relax the body.  
This course is funded by Hertfordshire Community Foundation, so there is only a nominal charge of £5 per session, £30 for the 6-week course, but we may be able to support you if you are unable to afford this

 For more information, and to book


Thursday 4, 11, 18, 25 August 9:15am  
Buntingford Dance Fit Exercise Class at Seth Ward Centre.
Anyone can dance come along join in and improve your fitness and have fun.

Cost £5 For more information and venues

For booking contact Jacqui Smith


Tuesday 2, 9, 16, 23 August 9:15am  
Bishop's Stortford Dance Fit Exercise Class at United Reformed Church Hall, Water Lane, Bishops Stortford anyone can dance come along join in and improve your fitness and have fun.

Cost £5 For more information and venues

For booking contact Jacqui Smith


Thursday 4 and 18 August 1pm - 3pm

Chess and Board Game Club at Skills and Learning Centre, 67 Fore Street, Hertford. SG14 1AL 

Email BBO@cvsbeh.org.uk for more information. Have fun and meet with others and play your favourite board games. 


Coming up in the next few months


Meditation for Self-Care 6 week course - online with the Secret Space
Mondays 6.30pm-7.30pm  September 5 - October 12

A 6-week online course offering a blend of meditation and guided visualisations to help combat anxiety, depression, PTSD, and for those struggling with loneliness and isolation. A supportive group that will help you to relax and introduce you to simple ways of bringing more kindness and self-care into your daily life.
This course is funded by Hertfordshire Community Foundation, so there is only a nominal charge of £5 per session, £30 for the 6-week course, but we may be able to support you if you are unable to afford this.

For more information, and to book visit the Secret Space website

Yoga4Health 10-week course at the Secret Space
Wednesdays 14:00-16.00 September 7th – November 9th

The Yoga4Health on Prescription 10-week programme, commissioned by the NHS, supports you to gain self-care skills by learning yoga postures and breathing, relaxation and mindfulness techniques.  No prior experience or knowledge is needed, and the gentle stretching and strengthening yoga postures can be done in a chair or on a yoga mat. This course is funded by Hertfordshire Community Foundation, so there is only a nominal charge of £5 per session, £50 for the 10-week programme, but we may be able to support you if you are unable to afford this

For more information visit the Secret Space website