Our top tips for places to go over the holiday weekend. See a David Bowie tribute at Cambridge Corn Exchange. Anne Reid and James Boland are in a new play at Cambridge Arts Theatre, There are free films in the square in Saffron Walden.
Acerbic comic Mark Thomas, who has been trying to make the world a better place for years by helping us to laugh at it, will be at Haverhill Arts Centre on Thursday, June 8 with his new show Gambling on the Future.
The Labour candidate for Saffron Walden, who will be standing against Conservative’s Kemi Badenoch now Sir Alan Haselhurst has stepped down after 40 years, will be Jane Berney who has lived in Saffron Walden for more than 20 years.
Our top tips for this weekend. See the Emperor’s New Clothes, a children’s play at Cambridge Junction. Take a torch to explore Saffron Walden Museum at night. See Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolfe, starring Imelda Staunton without having to go to the West End, it’s showing at Saffron Screen, enjoy the Forgotten Gardens of Easton Lodge.
This whodunit is fun. It is well structured and being very much on the lines of a television drama, cleverly staged so that the action goes seamlessly from scene to scene, changing from the morgue to the police station to the beach.
Here are our top tips for this weekend’s outings: Hear the rarely played but ingenious jazz of Dudley Moore at Fairycroft House in Saffron Walden, see steam engines in Newport, or catch Peter Pan in Saffron Walden Town Hall.
The thriller, Not Dead Enough by best selling author Peter James, will be at Cambridge Arts Theatre from May 15-20 starring Bill Ward (Emmerdale and Coronation Street, Laura Whitmore, who appeared on last year’s Strictly Come Dancing and Stephen Billington (Hollyoakes and Coronation Street).
Showing for just one night at Saffron Screen is the documentary film I Am Not Your Negro, a work based on the writings of the African-American writer James Baldwin, exploring the history of racism, and the struggle for civil rights in the United States.