December ’19


Flyer freelance journalist Stephanie’s 10 top things to do this month
Based on news sent into the Flyer here is my list of 10 top things to do locally. Enjoy what you choose to go to!
If you would like to upload your community, charity or not for profit event to the Flyer website, for free, please visit:
Other sources of information on Bishop’s Stortford and Sawbridgeworth local events include:

Sleeping Beauty at Rhodes – 5th December 2019 to 5th January 2020

This brand new production brings a new twist to the classic tale – the perfect modern take on the traditional love story.

Tickets for all performances can be booked from: or by telephoning the Box Office on 01279 710200

Hockerhill’s Christmas Market and Ice Rink – Sunday 8th December, 10am to 4pm

Stalls, food, Ice Rink and much more

Hockerhill Anglo-European College, Dunmow Road

For more info: or email

Complete Madness at Sawbridgeworth Memorial Hall – Friday 13th December 2019, doors open 7.45pm
Complete Madness will be playing here again, a Tribute to the boys.
Tickets / info for this and all other SMHT Christmas events:

Crib Festival, Bishop’s Stortford Methodist Church – Saturday 14th to Sunday 15th December, 10am-4pm

Nativity scenes created by local charities and groups. Donations accepted for the Holy Trinity Winter Night Shelter.

A Family Christmas Concert – Saturday 14th December at 11am
In aid of Save the Children
Jingle all the way! From the Harmonaires Choir.
St. Joseph’s Church, Bishop’s Stortford
For tickets / info: or telephone 07916 153 898

Community Carol Service – Saturday 14th December at 7pm

A Salvation Army (Bishop’s Stortford) event and everyone is most welcome.

Bishop’s Stortford Methodist Church

For more info about the Salvation Army:

Havers Hall Christmas Dance – Saturday 14th December, 8pm to 11.30pm
Ballroom, Latin-American and Sequence dance music. Bring your own drinks.
Waytemore Road, off Benhooks Avenue, Bishop’s Stortford
For more info:

St Michael’s Church, Windhill
Christmas Week Services – 18th to 25th December 2019

Wednesday 18th December
7pm Carols by Candlelight Service with Birchwood High School

Sunday 22nd December
Services at 8am and 10am
Plus 6pm Service of Nine Lessons and Carols

Christmas Eve
3.30pm The Blessing of the Christmas Crib
10.30pm The Church Choir sings carols by candlelight
11pm ‘Midnight Service’ of Holy Communion

Christmas Day
8am Holy Communion
10am Parish Communion for Christmas
A family service with carols and celebration!

St Mary’s, Sawbridgeworth
Christmas Services – 22nd to 25th December 2019

Sunday 22nd December
6.30pm Nine Lessons and Carols
Christmas Eve

4.00pm Crib Service with Nativity Play –
come dressed as your favourite nativity character
11.30pm Midnight Eucharist
Christmas Day
9.30am Family Eucharist

Sawbridgeworth Evangelical Congregational Church
Christmas Services – 22nd to 25th December 2019
Sunday 22nd December
6.30pm Carols by candlelight service
Christmas Day
10am Christmas day service (family friendly)