Rising from the ashes of 2005’s interminable King Kong remake by Peter Jackson, Kong: Skull Island attempts to breathe new life into the franchise.

Our top tips for where to go and what to see on a spring weekend. We recommend Madonnas and Miracles, the exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, open on all three days and free.

English Village

There is plenty to do this Easter, including a holy parade through the town in Saffron Walden, Mozart’s Requiem, Irish comedy, egg hunts and minature train rides.

English Village

Our suggestions for what to do, see and hear. Top tip, again this week is La Strada at Cambridge Arts Theatre, a theatrical phenomenon.

English Village

Sing is the latest animated feature from Illumination Entertainment, makers of Despicable Me and The Minions Movie.

Our top tips for what to see and where to go this weekend. We recommend La Strada at Cambridge Arts Theatre - see it before it goes to Broadway. This is also the Essex Big Weekend see:

English Village

Hacksaw Ridge sees Mel Gibson return to the director’s chair for the first time in a decade with this World War Two movie based on true events.


Here are our top tips for weekend events. Audley End is open free to it neighbours. Cambridge Science Festival continues with a range of free events. For a full list, see:

Anglia Ruskin University

The Easter Holidays are here again and it’s time for chocolate and looking at spring lambs. Here is our guide to places to go, things to see and what to watch.

English Village

Wondering what to do or where to go this weekend? Here are our top tips for entertainment, including live music, theatre, cinema and spring days out.

Cambridge University

One of the top 10 gardens to visit in the country, according to the magazine, The English Garden, will be open on Sunday, March 19.

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If you are wondering what to see or where to go this weekend, here our tips for what’s on in and around Saffron Walden, Dunmow and the surrounding towns.


Nominated for best picture at this years Oscars, Hidden Figures is the real life account of a group of African American women who were employed by NASA for their mathematical prowess during the space race of the 1960s.

Cambridge Science Festival from March 13-26 is a series of lectures and exhibitions, debates, tours and films most of which are free.

Cambridge University

The story of New Hall, Henry VIII’s forgotten royal palace in Chelmsford, now the home of a school, will be told at the annual museum lecture at Chelmsford Civic Theatre on March 10.

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Based on the real life account of Saroo Brierley and adapted from his book ‘A Long Way Home’ Lion tells the story of how, as a 5 year old living in India, he was separated from his mother by accidentally boarding a decommissioned train.


Looking for something to do this weekend? Here is our guide to arts and entertainment.

Cambridge University

Alan Ayckbourn’s play Henceforward will be at Cambridge Arts Theatre from February 22-25.


The historic Gardens of Easton Lodge open with two Snowdrop Sundays on February 19 and 26. The Gardens have carpets of snowdrops under the trees and in the walled kitchen garden, and they also spring up all across the Gardens. Many of the common single and double blooms (Galanthus nivalis) were planted in Victorian times or before. Children have lots of room to run around and find this their favourite flower. Hot drinks, bacon rolls and soup will be available to warm up visitors and there will also be homemade cakes on sale.


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