Saturday, January 18, 2020

For 40 years, Themen, a surgeon, combined practising orthopaedic surgery with a career in music.

That included backing up Joe Cocker on his classic breakthrough hit, With a Little Help from My Friends (which earned Art a princely £15.75).

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Saturday, January 18, 2020

Stephen K Amos will involve the audience in his comedy at Cambridge Junction on Friday, January 24.

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Saturday, January 18, 2020

Music Scores from the good, the bad and the epic are promised when Saffron Walden Symphony Orchestra play film favourites at Saffron Hall.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

The campaign to stop Stansted Airport being allowed to take more passengers - Stop Stansted Expansion (SSE) is urging Uttlesford District Council to wait for High Court judgement before giving the scheme planning permission.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Helen George hits just the right note in My Cousin Rachel to leave us wondering at the end whether she was, after all, a wronged woman.

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Sunday, January 12, 2020

The Prince and The Witch is set in a kingdom where the royals are a loving couple who chase each other around the palace corridors.

The kingdom has fallen on hard times, everyone is watching their spending, except Lord Cringeworthy, the Lord Chancellor.

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Friday, January 10, 2020

The band Chineke! the cellist Sheku Kenneh-Mason, who played at Harry and Meghan's wedding, trumpeter Alison Balsom - and violinist Nicola Benedetti are all part of the spring programme for Saffron Hall

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Friday, January 10, 2020

Celebrated saxophonist Jess Gillam will play at Cambridge Corn Exchange on Thursday, January 31.

The concert continues the Boldfield Orchestral Series with the European Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Eva Stegeman. Tickets for people aged under 26 are just £5.

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Friday, January 10, 2020

Braintree was the birthplace of Courtaulds. This is the story of the development

of artificial silk and the influence of a family whose members became war heroes, local politicians and suffragettes.

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Friday, January 10, 2020

Treasure Island the Pantomime is playing at Haverhill Arts Centre from Friday, January 17 to Saturday, January 25.

Presented by Centre Stage, this will be a traditional family show with plenty of audience participation, songs, dancing, pieces of eight and ooo-ahh me hearties.

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Friday, January 10, 2020

Strictly Come Dancing winner for 2017, Joe McFadden (known also for Heartbeat and Holby City) will star in a new production of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert at Cambridge Corn Exchange

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Thursday, January 2, 2020

Helen George (Trixie in Call the Midwife) takes to the stage at Cambridge Arts Theatre as Rachel in Daphne du Maurier's My Cousin Rachel.

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Thursday, January 2, 2020

A month of unusual music is at Saffron Hall for January both in the main hall and the foyer.

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Thursday, January 2, 2020

Peter Pan the pantomime will be at Saffron Walden Town Hall from January 10-12 and then again on January 17 and 18, staged by Saffron Players.

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

Children and their families visited Santa's Grotto in Saffron Walden, which opened on December 6, and is running until December 22.

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Saffron Walden
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet is at Cambridge Corn Exchange with three Tchaikovsky ballets and we have a pair of tickets for Sleeping Beauty to win.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Some people think this is the best film version of the Charles Dickens' story, especially with the voice of Michael Caine as Scrouge.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Comedian and impressionist Drew Cameron, from Britain's Got Talent, stars in Snow White and the Seven Dwarves at Haverhill Arts Centre from December 20 to December 30.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Upbeat Beethoven is on offer at Saffron Hall in an afternoon concert on Sunday, January 19.

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Monday, December 16, 2019

The 320,000 homeless people in the UK were remembered at this year's live nativity in Dunmow, in front of a record crowd.

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Dunmow
Friday, December 13, 2019

The youngsters didn't have to be asked. As the action went on, they were so engaged with the story, they were standing up in their seats, pointing and calling out helpful instructions to the cast.

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Friday, December 13, 2019

A celebration of "The man who invented Christmas", William Winstanley, was held at Quendon Church, St Simon and St Jude on Sunday, December 8.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Martin Scorsese's mobster picture, The Irishman is showing at Saffron Screen on December 21 and January 7 and we have a pair of tickets for a reader to win, valid for either show.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Jennifer Saunders, Call the Midwife's Helen George and Downton Abbey's Elizabeth McGovern will all appear at Cambridge Arts Theatre for the new season, just announced.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The sewing machine is whirring away at the home of Belinda Savill, director of Cinderella at Foakes Hall in Dunmow.

So far, Belinda has made 135 costumes for the show and there are another 25 to go.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Violinist Nicola Benedetti will play at Cambridge Corn Exchange on February 7 and there are still a few seats left for people under £26, the tickets are only £5.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Half gig, half dance show and half panto (yes an extra half for Christmas) musicians and dancers present The Lock In Christmas Carol at Cambridge Junction on Wednesday, December 18.

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Friday, December 6, 2019

All seats £17 on Thursday and Friday, January 2 and 3 for Peter Pan at Chelmsford Civic Theatre

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Friday, December 6, 2019

The Clavering Players are putting on Dick Whittington and His Cat - with pirates. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Ken Loach's blistering indictment of the gig economy is showing at Saffron Screen on December 6, 7, and 8.

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