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Berlin

Heading up this Cold War set action flick, Charlize Theron stars as an MI6 Agent sent to Berlin to investigate a colleague’s murder and retrieve a missing list of double agents.

Two gardens will be open for the National Garden Scheme, which raises money for health charities, on on Sunday, September 10 at Stebbing and Helions Bumstead

BBC

Following the critical acclaim for 2014’s Dawn of the planet of the Apes, director Matt Reeves returns to helm for this final chapter in the series.

The Roar Charity Fashion show, which takes place on September 23 at Quy Mill in Cambridgeshire, raising money for the Arthur Rank Hospice, East Anglian Air Ambulance and Cambridge United Community Trust, will have the pop artist Lydia Singer entertaining.

Cambridge

Harriet Lauler (Shirley MacLaine), a once-successful businesswoman, works with young local writer Anne Sherman (Amanda Seyfried) to write her life story. When the initial result doesn’t meet Lauler’s high expectations, she sets out to reshape the way she’ll be remembered.

The Countess of Warwick Country Show in Little Easton over the bank holiday weekend, August 27 and 28, includes animal displays, a ploughing match, children’s egg and spoon and sack races, a dog race, tug of war, a ploughing match, sheep dog skills and classic cars. The show is named after the Countess of Warwick who was born at Easton Lodge into the Maynard family.

Baby Driver is the latest project from British writer-director Edgar Wright, this time working without his regular collaborators Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, with whom he created the hugely successful Cornetto trilogy.

Following the critical and commercial flop of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, fans rejoiced when Sony announced an agreement with Marvel studios to merge the web-slinger into its popular Marvel cinematic universe.

New York

Audley End House and Gardens is selling organic apple juice for the first time which has been made using fruit grown in its own organic kitchen garden.

Universal Pictures’ attempt to create their own shared universe begins with The Mummy - a film which, if the plan succeeds, will eventually tie into other creatures based on their monster properties such as Frankenstein, Dracula and the Wolfman and form what is being called The Dark Universe.

Iraq

After two successful films and a minions spin-off, comes the third instalment proper in the Despicable Me series.

London

A new exhibition on the ice age opens on Saturday August 12 with a special stone age day on Wednesday, August 16.

An open day is being held at the Church Street Gallery in Church Street, Saffron Walden on Saturday, July 29, to celebrate a new art studio opeing in Wimbish. Artist Sue Jones is opening Stoneman Press, in Wimbish in September and is inviting people to go along to Church Street ask questions, or sign up for a course.

Cambridge University

School’s out and here are our top tips for days out and things to do and see. Museums are always good value and in Braintree children can go on a witches and wizards course with a diploma at the end.

It will be a summer night with a difference at Audley End when the classic film Grease is shown at a charity open air cinema.

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,

British director Guy Ritchie returns with this fantasy epic based on the legend of King Arthur.

After the incredible success of the first Guardians of the Galaxy movie in 2014, writer/director James Gunn returns for this sequel to continue the story of Marvel’s most disfunctional team of super heroes.

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