Phyllis Logan, beloved on our television screens as housekeeper Mrs Hughes in Downton Abbey and before that as Lady Jane Felsham in Lovejoy, returns to the stage this month starring in Noel Coward’s Present Laughter.
Comedian, Jason Manford, brings his Best Of show to Cambridge Junction, promising a wealth of comedy anecdotes, misunderstandings and audience banter delivered with the comedian’s likeable charm and teasingly intelligent wit.
Gyles Brandreth, wit and wordmeister, and a regular participant on BBC Radio 4’s Just a Minute and BBC television’s The One Show and Have I Got News for You, will be at The Rhodes Theatre, Bishop’s Stortford on Saturday, July 16.
The early watercolours of artist Edward Bawden will be displayed in a new exhibition at the Fry Art Gallery in Saffron Walden. Edward Bawden was one of the Great Bardfield artists who moved into the village in the 1930s and between them designed post-war Britain.
Music student, Hollie Haines, is putting on her fifth charity concert. This year she and her fellow musicians will be raising money for Alzheimer’s Research UK and a new charity called L.I.A.M set up in memory of a friend of Hollie’s who died last year.
A double bill of stage versions of the Disney films Mulan and The Little Mermaid will be at Chelmsford’s Civic Theatre on Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16 presented by The Frances’ School of Drama from Billericay.
The Flying Legends Air Show at Duxford this weekend, July 9 and 10, will see up to 50 classic aircraft will take to the skies. These include three P-51D Mustangs, three Chance Vought F4U Corsairs and 12 Supermarine Spitfires.
Classical guitarist Ian Kelleher is giving a recital, Music for a Summer`s Evening at Braintree Museum on July 9. He will play Spanish and South American pieces including Asturias by Albeniz and other classics.