Saffron Walden’s Christmas lights will be switched on during the evening of Friday December 1 to coincide with late night shopping in the town and some 229 charities who will set up stalls in King Street.
A plaque which has travelled the world, to young man who died in battle just 10 days before the end of the First World War, was included in the Remembrance Day service in Saffron Walden on Sunday, November 12.
Actor Stephen McGann who plays Dr Patrick Turner in the BBC television series Call The Midwife will at Harts Books in Saffron Walden on Monday, November 20, speaking about his new book Flesh and Blood.
The action group fighting a garden village east of Great Chesterford used a map called The Road to Traffic Hell as the centerpiece of a stand at Saffron Walden Market on Saturday in a bid to stop new homes being built on fields.
Cafe society could come to Saffron Walden in the summer with music in a pedestrianised Market Square if proposals from the town council get the go-ahead - but would this encourage people to come to the town or would it be, as one market trader has said: “The ruin of Saffron Walden.”
A choir evening with songs including Over the Rainbow, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square and Moon River as well as ancient and classical music will be presented by Granta Chorale on Saturday, October 21.
Families are invited to the 10th annual Cambridge Festival of Ideas from October 16-29 (going through half-term) with talks, story-telling, games, exhibitions and interactive fun. There are hundreds of free events over two weeks.
Families can learn more about the people who lived on the banks of the River Cam thousands of years ago, and about the latest reseach on DNA during half-term at the Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre in Hinxton.