The RSC’s new high tech production of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest will be beamed live from Stratford on Avon, to Saffron Screen on Wednesday, January 11.

Vintage railways are running Santa Specials this Christmas season, including Audley End Miniature Railway, the Nene Valley near Peterborough and Colne Valley Railway.


Screenings of the new Ken Loach film, I, Daniel Blake by Saffron Screen, from December 10-18, will raise money for Uttlesford Foodbank.

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Bishop’s Stortford Museum has free monthly tours of its collection.

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Mystery and revelation abound at this year’s Cambridge Literary Festival with a glittering array of top authors.

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There will be no killer clowns, but plenty of surprises, we are assured, in this year’s free Hallowe’en trail for youngsters in East Town Park, Haverhill, organised by the town council.

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.

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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.

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