The Stanstead Abbotts Local History Society meet throughout the year for talks of interest on the area at the Parish Hall, Roydon Rd, every 2nd Friday at 7.30 pm each month along with extra outings and events in the Summer. Their events calendar and website features can be found here at  containing research from 8,000 years ago to present day. The SALHS welcomes visitors to the meetings for a small fee and members benefit with free entry. Records, artifacts, family histories and any research connected to the village are always welcomed.