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A superhero-themed yoga class for charity is happening this weekend (September 24).

There will be a free Star Wars day at Braintree District Museum on September 24. 10am – 4pm.

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Brian Cox plays an ageing and grumpy Shakespearian actor who develops a gentle friendship with his new Hungarian caregiver in this comedy drama. After he has alienated previous caregivers, his daughter forces a new companion on him, a Hungarian refugee. The comedy comes from their developing relationship. With Anna Chancellor, Coco Konig and Emilia Fox.

A 12-year-old upcoming star from New Zealand will be visiting his family in Saffron Walden to see the premier of his new film this month.

Sarah Mila

A pub garden was filled with flames at the weekend – all in aid of commemorating the Great Fire of London.

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A free screening of the movie Grease will take place on Saffron Walden Common on Saturday, September 17.

There is a horsey weekend at Audley End House on Saturday and Sunday September 3 and 4. Take a stroll in the grounds, with experts on hand to tell you everything you want to know about horses and side saddles.

An exhibition which combines medicine, science and art is open to the public for the last time on Thursday, September 1 at the Wellcome Genome Campus at Hinxton Hall, near Saffron Walden.

In the week running up to Saffron Walden Maze Festival there will be workshops for all ages.

Audley End is holding Discoveries and Inventions Days for children from Monday, August 8 to Friday, August 12.

Two events for Sci-Fi fans take place at Braintree Museum. On Friday, August 1, Sci-Fi author James Clarke talks about how the Star Wars films use the science fiction genre to explore ideas about the environment, political systems and the relationship between humans and technology.

One of Britian’s most picturesque villages, Finchingfield, will Turn Tudor over the weekend of August 13 and 14.

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In a live broadcast from Wembley Arena, Saffron Screen will broadcast World Cup ’66 live a documentary bring together match footage stories, appearances from football heroes.

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.

An exhibition of the history of the fire service in Essex from Victorian times to the present opens at Oaklands Park Museum in Chelmsford on July 9 and runs until September 4.

The Gallery in the Garden in Great Saling has an exhibition of paintings by Dafila Scott. Daughter of the naturalist Peter Scott and granddaughter of Scott of the Antarctic, she began a career as a zoologist, but began painting, inspired by wildlife and landscape and is a member of the Society of Wildlife Artists.

Rock stars including Boney M and The Desmond Dekker Band will appear at this year’s Big Weekend in Cambridge.

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