Wed, 18:15

School’s out and here are our top tips for summer fun for the first 10 days of the holidays. Braintree Museum has a Witches and Wizards School through the six weeks. Children can graduate with a diploma. Book sessions on 01376 328868. There’s a free fun day in Haverhill on July 26,

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Tue, 16:41

Furious parents and creditors, owed thousands in fees paid in advance and unpaid bills for supplies, have accused Walden School of “moral fraud” and deception.

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Mon, 18:00

They knew each other and they loathed each other. That’s how award-winning Saffron Walden author Clare Mulley describes her two latest anti-heroines in her book The Women Who Flew for Hitler.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

It was a case of cut and run at three hairdressers in Saffron Walden on Wednesday, July 5.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Tributes have been paid to “a jovial, kind man”, Iain Wright-Watson, architect, co-founder of Saffron Walden Rugby Club and former Mayor of Saffron Walden who died on June 28, aged 85.

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Walden School in Saffron Walden will reach the end of term today, Friday, July 7, with the latest, eleventh hour, bid to save it having failed.

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Friday, June 30, 2017

The all-male Mikado at the Arts Theatre Cambridge is enchanting and I urge you to go.

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Sasha Regan
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Multi-award winning jazz singer, Liane Carroll will be at the live music club Joanna’s Place’at Saffron Walden’s Fairycroft Centre on Friday, June 30.

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Paul McCartney
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Whittlesford Community Gospel Choir, contestants in the BBC Choir of the Year Competition, will be singing at Ickleton Village Hall on Saturday, July 1.

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Sixth Form College
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

A modern version of Shakespeare’s Loves Labours Lost will be in the Monastery Gardens, Windhill in Bishop’s Stortford on July 6, 7 and 8.

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Tourist Information Centre
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Memories of the 1970s and 1980s are being called for by Braintree Museum which is seeking stories and objects relating to times gone by in Dunmow. Braintree and the district. Your memories will be recorded, become a part of the museum’s collection and the history of the area for future generations to enjoy.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Big Weekend in Cambridge and Cambridge Mela, the annual free festival on Parker’s Piece, runs from Friday to Sunday, July 7-9 with all kinds of music and a massive, mechanical elephant to symbolise Bollywood.

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Anglia Ruskin University
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Hotbed Theatre Festival, celebrating new writing will be at Cambridge Junction on Saturday, July 8, produced by Menagerie Theatre Company in association with the venue.

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Cambridge
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

A stage show of Priscilla Queen of the Desert will be at The Leys School, in Cambridge from Tuesday, July 11 to Saturday, July 15.

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Cambridge
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Our top tips for the weekend: bag a cultural bargain at the Fry Gallery art sale, see Cambridge Footlights, go to Thaxted and enjoy Morris Men dancing all evening as well as music at the Thaxted Festival.

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Michael Rothenstein
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

It was mainly a matter of throwing things at Hadstock Fete on Saturday, June 17 on the hottest weekend of the year, so far and how far you could throw them.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Proving they really do have more in common on the Common, politicians from across the parties sat together for a musical picnic in Saffron Walden to commemorate the MP Jo Cox.

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Richard Freeman
Monday, June 19, 2017

After the fire at Grenfell Tower in London, which has caused the death of at least 58 people, Uttlesford District Council has reassured its tenants that all cladding used on council homes meets European safety standards.

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Julie Redfern
Monday, June 19, 2017

The University of London Chamber Choir will be singing in Littlebury, the home village of their Conductor, Colin Durrant, for their final concert of the academic year performing a wide range of international music alongside a few choral classics.

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Tickets are selling fast for Russell Brand’s new show, Rebirth at Cambridge Corn Exchange on Tuesday, July 18. He poses the question: “How do we make sense of the madness of our lives once we become parents? What am I going to tell my daughter about conformity and responsibility? What happens if she grows up to be like me or, worse, date someone like me?”

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Monday, June 19, 2017

A BBC Young Chorister of the Year, Agatha Pethers will sing the Pie Jesu solo in a performance of the Faure Requieum at Saffron Hall on Saturday, June 24.

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Monday, June 19, 2017

The story of how in 1599, Will Kemp, an actor in Shakespeare’s company danced his way from London to Norwich will be told as part of Haverhill Festival, which is running until July 1.

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Sasha Regan’s all male Mikado will be at Cambridge Arts Theatre from Tuesday June 27 to Saturday, July 1.

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Sasha Regan
Monday, June 19, 2017

The first weekend of Thaxted Festival, June 23-25 includes the Brandenburg Sinfonia, on Friday, at 8pm, playing Mendelsohn, Rodrigo, the Beatles and Beethoven, pianist John Lill on Saturday at 7pm, playing Mozart, Prokovfiev, Brahms and Beethoven, and the Escher Quartet on Sunday at 7.30pm, playing Haydn, Debussy and Schubert.

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Sir Ranulph Fiennes presents an evening called Mind Over Matter at Chelmsford Civic Theatre on Monday, July 3, He will talk about his life, childhood, misdemeanours at school, army life, frostbite and early expeditions including projects which put him into the Guinness Book of Records and got him described as Britain’s greatest living explorer.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

What the EU referendum and this month’s general election showed is that Britain is a divided nation: rich and poor, young and old, town and country. The play, My Country, based on interviews with people from across the regions about Brexit, laced together by poet Carol Ann Duffy, expresses these divisions.

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Monday, June 12, 2017

Musicians are invited to play during the afternoon of Armed Forces Day in Saffron Walden, which will take place across the town on Saturday, June 24, which is the national Armed Forces Day.

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Jacqui Portway
Monday, June 12, 2017

Our top tips for the weekend. Join a musical picnic on Saffon Walden Common in memory of Jo Cox, Hear George Harliono play at Saffron Hall and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Cambridge Corn Exchange. See Cambridge Footlights at the ADC Theatre in Cambridge.

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Michael Rothenstein
Saturday, June 10, 2017

A piece of elder tree that Amanda Waples found in a ditch on a dog walk led Amanda Waples to win a silver gilt medal (just two marks off a gold) at Chelsea Flower Show.

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Saffron Walden County High School
Friday, June 9, 2017

In the days after the Brexit vote a team from the National Theatre spoke to people nationwide aged from nine to 97 to hear their views about Britain.

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