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Folk group Lau, winner of Best Group four times at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, will be at Saffron Hall on Friday, November 30.

A free concert will be given by singer-songwriter Joanna Eden on Friday, November 9, raising money for the Indonesian Tsunami Appeal.

Joanna, an award-winning artist, pianist and jazz singer who sells out Ronnie Scott’s Club in Soho, will being singing at the Quaker Meeting House in Saffron Walden High Street.

Joanna Eden

Jazz musician, Orphy Robinson, brings together top jazz players to present Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks at Saffron Hall on Friday, November 16. The vocals will be sung by Sarah Jane Morris, best known for her work with The Communards on songs including Don’t Leave Me This Way.

The Ballads of Child Migration, narrated by Barbara Dickson at Cambridge Corn Exchange, is a tribute to the 100,000 children from Britain who were forcibly sent abroad to Australia and Canada, often lied to that their parents were dead and then exploited and abused.

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A world premiere of The Song to the Unknown Warrior, written by Tim Lihoreau, breakfast presenter at Classic FM will be sung by Saffron Building Society Community Choir at West Road Concert Hall, in Cambridge on Friday, November 9.

Cambridge University

A concert including music by composers on both sides who died in the Great War, will be held on Armistice Day, Sunday, November 11 at Saffron Hall. There will also be readings of letters of Private Albert Bromfield, the conductor Richard Hull’s great grandfather who served at Passchendaele.


The first confirmed Newmarket Nights concert for 2019 promises to be a real Thriller for fans of Michael Jackson.

Cambridge Music Festival begins on 14 November, with 14 concerts in 10 days of Latin, jazz and classical.

The opening evening has the choir of King’s College Chapel singing works from the last year of Mozart’s life, including his Requieum. The next day, Thursday, November 15 there will be an early evening Concert by the Aquarelle Guitar Quartet playing South American tango, Django Reinhardt, Rossini and swing at Emmanuel United Reformed Church.

Anglia Ruskin University

Meet Tommy Atkins, a show about the Great War, is at Haverhill Arts Centre on Thursday, November 15.

From the beginning of the First World War to the end of the Second, Private Tommy Atkins was the name that epitomised the British soldier.

We learn of his experiences in the trenches, fighting on the Somme, at Passchendaele and also the boredom, the loss and the comradeship many never found again.

Haverhill Arts Centre

The grandson of legendary entertainer, Bing Crosby, Phil Crosby Junior is doing just one show in the UK and it’s at Chelmsford Civic Theatre on Friday, November 16.

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