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.

May 2023 

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 May

12 noon - 2:00pm
Buntingford Library

2 May

10:00am - 12 noon 
Hertford Library

4 May

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sawbridgeworth Library 

10 May

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ware Library

16 May

2:30pm - 4:30pm


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 

For details of a wide variety of clubs and social activities for all ages in the Hertford area, click the SCP 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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Wednesday and Thursday every week.
The Nest

The Nest CIC offers nature based therapies and free to access weekly ‘Talking Circles’ on 2 nights of the week currently. The Nest is currently working with a local farm owner to develop a farm diversification project that will deliver a multitude of green social prescribing activities by working closely with the National Academy of Social Prescribing, local GP surgeries and primary care services. The Nest CIC was recently awarded a Public Health Award by Hertfordshire County Council for the voluntary support it offered thousands of local residents throughout the Covid pandemic.

Women’s Traditional Community Talking Circle
Every Wednesday @ The Nest, Wareside
Starts: 7:30pm Finishes: 9:30pm 
For more info call Kimmie: 07525 719 993

Mens Traditional Community Talking Circle
Every Thursday @ The Nest, Wareside
Starts: 7:30pm Finishes: 9:30pm 
For more info call River: 07525 719 993

Cost is free.

Thursday 4 May and Friday 5 and weekly thereafter.
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.

Tuesday 2 May and weekly thereafter. 
Expression Through Art 13:00pm - 15:00pm at the Skills and Learning Centre in Hertford, SG14 1AL

A sustainable art course provided by Community Alliance offering the chance to have a healthy outlet and an alternative way to communicate and express your feelings. No knowledge or skills needed and bring along any old material to transfer into your own piece of art.

Cost is free. For more information and booking contact or call on 07487 245992

Friday 5 May and weekly thereafter. 
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

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

Click for more information on local walks and sign up

Are you interested in setting up a new walk for beginners in Ware?

If so, contact the team on 01992 555888.

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

Friday 5 May and weekly thereafter.
Walking Football 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 

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.

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

In addition, Yoga for Seniors sessions are currently running in Hertford and Ware Tuesday 2 May, Wednesday 4 and weekly thereafter. 

These sessions are great for increasing strength, balance and flexibility. It may be that you are recovering from physical trauma/injury, need sensitivity around your physical capabilities, or have restricted mobility.

Click for more information and sign up

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.

Click for more information and sign up.

Wednesday 3 and weekly thereafter in May.
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

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

Wednesday 3 May 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 8 (online), Wednesday 3 (in person) and Friday 5 (in person) April 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 3 May 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 4 May 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 2 May 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