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.

June 2024 

Come and visit a Healthy Hub East Herts colleague in-person for a chat at our Hub venue in Hertford.

We are open every Tuesday and Friday between 9am - 4pm at The Skills & Learning Centre, 67 Fore Street, Hertford, SG14 1AL.



Join us at our Hub address above for a Cyber & Fraud Aware Session this month on Tuesday 18 June at 10am - 11:30am.

This is a free interactive session being delivered by Chen Tsui from the Herts Police's Serious Fraud & Cyber Unit that will provide information on how to avoid text, phone and email scams as well as providing lots of top tips and answering any questions you may have.

Just turn up on the day or contact us if you have any questions.

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.

Bishop's Stortford Library27 June2:00pm - 4:00pm
Buntingford Library2 July10:00am - 12 noon 
Hertford Library6 June2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sawbridgeworth Library 12 June2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ware Library21 June10:00am - 12 noon

Healthy Hub East Herts - Community Art Groups

Every Tuesday
Expression Through Art 13:00pm - 15:00pm at the Skills and Learning Centre in Hertford, SG14 1AL

Our Healthy Hub East Herts runs free art groups that offer the chance to have a healthy outlet and an alternative way to communicate and express your feelings. No knowledge or skills needed.

Cost is free. Turn up on the day or for more information contact or call Ric 07936 953178

Kissing it Better Calendar for over 55s

For a fantastic monthly visual calendar of social, physical activities and hobbies which are available to people aged 55 and over in Bishop's Stortford and surrounding areas, please click the below link.

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Moving More Activity Finder

If you are interested in discovering local physical activity sessions across Hertfordshire and beyond then see the Moving More Activity Finder and filter your search by preference. There is also a web-based app to download for a mobile-friendly experience.

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Hertford Wellbeing Hub

Running regular sessions that range from pilates and exercise to reiki sessions and parent and toddler groups, the Hertford Wellbeing Hub runs activities for all ages and abilities. 

For more information contact Abby Banbury on or call on 07932 744630 and see the Activity Finder below.

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Monday to Friday every day. 
Local Social coffee mornings and activities.

Local Social is a community network that brings people together to support each other to make social connections in the town of Ware. They organise events like coffee mornings to bring people together for friendship and activities.

Cost is free. For more information of venues and time contact Andy Cooke at or call on 07399 193156

The Hadham's Community Hub

A fantastic array of local activities for those living in the Hadham's and Bishop's Stortford area. The Little Hadham Village Hall hosts a Warm Welcome Cafe, Mum's Matter Group, a monthly Bereavement Cafe, Gardening Club, Bowls Club and so much more.

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Herts Musical Memories - Singing Groups for people living with dementia

Herts Musical Memories delivers vibrant therapeutic singing sessions for those living with dementia and their carers.

Sele Community Centre, Hertford, SG14 1HZ from 14:00pm - 15:30pm


Havers Community Centre, Bishop's Stortford, CM23 3GR from 11:30am - 13:00pm

To book a free trial session call 0208 9505757

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Future Living - Women only Boxing Group

Join this friendly and encouraging group where you can let off some and build your confidence. 

The group is led by a highly Certified Personal Trainer, Kettlebell Master, Boxing & UK Athletics Coach.

Every Friday 6pm - 7pm at Vale House, 43 Cowbridge, Hertford, SG14 1PN

Cost is free. For more information and to book beforehand, please email 

Wednesday (Term time only)
Sugar Foot Boxing Academy Sessions by Future Living 17:00pm - 18:00pm

A therapeutic boxing club for young people aged 11-17. Sessions run during term time only.

Cost is free. Click for more information and sign up

The Secret Space provides a welcoming space for Yoga and Meditation, Pilates, Holistic Therapies and a programme of volunteering and training opportunities for people who have overcome great difficulties.

There are also three community sessions available for all ability levels on a donation basis only.

Monday 12:30pm - 13:45pm

Tuesday 20:00pm - 21:00pm

Wednesday 11am - 12:15pm

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

Hertfordshire Health Walks host a variety of free walks that are led by trained volunteers. 

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Join the new taster walk in Ware on Fridays at 10am. Meet outside the Southern Maltings Art Centre, Kibes Lane, Ware, SG12 7BS before a free drink after courtesy of Local Social.

Join the recently established walk in Sele on Thursdays at 10am to enjoy a safe and sociable 1 mile walk. Meet outside the Network Homes' Building Carlton Court, Windsor Drive, Hertford, SG14 2EG

Every Friday
Knitting and Crochet 10:00am - 12:00pm at the Nigel Copping Community Building in Hertford, SG12 8GA

If you would like a warm drink and a chat, and to stay for some lunch, come and join the Community Alliance Knitting and Crochet group. Everyone is welcome regardless of ability.

Cost is free. For more information and booking contact or call on 0300 123 1034

Wednesday 5, 12, 19 and 26 June
Strength & Balance Classes 10:00am - 13:30pm - 14:30pm at the Hornsmill Community Centre, Cecil Road, Hertford, SG13 8HS

Designed for individual's wanting to improve their strength and balance while learning new exercises to maintain independence. Come and meet others in your community.

Suitable for those who haven't exercised before or are experiencing a decline in their physical ability.

Cost is free. For more information or to book on, please call Suzina on 07930 302102

Thursdays (See Kissing It Better Calendar)
Companionship Cafes

In partnership with Home Instead Charities, Companionship Cafes are running in Bishop’s Stortford every Friday.

The Bishop’s Stortford Methodist Church are inviting unpaid carers to join the group every Thursday from 13:30pm-15:30pm.

The New Apton centre is inviting older adults looking for friendship, connections and creativity to join its Companionship Cafes every Friday 10.30am-12.00pm.

Walking Football 

Every Friday 14:00pm - 14:45pm

Walking Football sessions are running at Grange Paddocks Leisure Centre in Bishop's Stortford. Come and join the fun on the 3G football pitches where sessions are open to all genders for all ages.

Cost is £3.70. For more information contact 

Stort Pride

The Bishop's Stortford LGBTQIA+ Social group is open to anyone from the LGBTQIA+ community and has events in Stortford town for all those from the area and surrounding towns. A variety of regular get togethers are organised for all interests from pub nights, support groups, game nights, quiz nights and meals out.

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Wednesday 5 June and weekly thereafter 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 3 (online), Wednesday 5 (in person) and Friday 7 (in person) May and weekly thereafter.
Fella's Fitness in Hertford at The Pioneer Hall. 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.

Wednesday 5 June and weekly thereafter.
Ladie's Keep Fit in Hertford at The Pioneer Hall.  Drop in to Hertford, Our Ladies Cardio & Core Class is designed to give you an all over body workout to improve cardio output, followed by some mat work to increase strength and flexibility. 

Cost £6 per session. For more information and booking contact Irene Gibson.

Thursday 6 June and weekly thereafter 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 £6 per session. For more information and venues

For booking contact Jacqui Smith

Tuesday 4 June and weekly thereafter 9:15am  
Bishop's Stortford Dance Fit Exercise Class at United Reformed Church Hall, Water Lane, Bishop's Stortford anyone can dance come along join in and improve your fitness and have fun.

Cost £6 per session. For more information and venues

For booking contact Jacqui Smith

Services for Young People

For details of fantastic young people's activities and projects taking place across different East Herts Town venues please click the link below.

East Herts Young people activities 

Cancel Out Cancer 

Cancer Out Cancer (CoC) is public campaign developed with patient members and supported by MacMillan Cancer Support. The CoC initiative first originated in East and North Hertfordshire in 2019, and strives to expand this message to wider communities across the UK.

The volunteer-led CoC campaign aims to not only improve people's understanding of cancer, but also encourage everyone to take action to promote their health. This can then be taken one step further by our participants spreading the message with their friends, family, colleagues and neighbours

Cancel Out Cancer offer a variety of online information sessions, champion training, online support groups and much more.

For information and booking