What’s on this week

THE LIST…an at-a-glance guide to what’s on and where

MUSEUM (with picture)

The Imperial War Museum in Duxford has announced that The Horsemen, the world’s only P-51 Mustang formation aerobatic team, have been booked in for the Flying Legends display on July 9 and 10 – and tickets have just gone on sale.

Buy in advance for a 10 per cent discount. Visit iwm.org.uk/duxford or call 01223 499 353.

BOOKS


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The Essex Book Festival is now in full swing and two exciting presentations from renowned authors are coming up. Aminatta Forna will be at Dunmow Library on March 17 and Simon Heffer will be at Felsted School on March 18 both talks start at 7.30pm. Call the box office on 01206 573948.

OUTDOORS

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Healthy walks at Hatfield Forest near Takeley take place on March 10, 17, 24, 31, all starting at 9.45am. A variety of intermediate health walks through the ancient medieval forest will be available. Free, but car parking charges apply. No booking required.

EVENING WITH (with picture)

Actor, comedian, scriptwriter, satirical songwriter, The Flying Pickets founder, and all round national treasure, Mervyn Stutter will be making an appearance at Ickleton Village Hall on March 26.

For tickets, priced at �11 (�10 for concessions) including a ploughman’s supper, call 01799 531916 or e-mail pam@cmws.co.uk. Doors and bar will be open at 7.15pm for 8pm start.

DANCE

A Spring dinner dance in aid of Support 4 Sight will be held at Saffron Walden Golf Club on March 19. Wear your best evening gown or dinner suit and twirl around the dance floor after sumptuous three-course meal.

7pm to midnight, tickets �30, tables of six to 10. Call 01799 523700.

THEATRE

The Circus of Horrors – The Four Chapters of Hell at the Civic Theatre. Following the huge success of The Asylum, and The Day of the Dead show’s, The Circus of Horrors has had a major revamp and is back rockin’ & shockin’ with a brand new theatre show created especially to celebrate its 15th bloody year.

Civic Theatre, Chelmsford, Tuesday March 8 at 7.45pm. Tickets �22 and �19 (concessions �20 and �17) Box Office 01245 606505. chelmsford.gov.uk/theatres.

RED NOSE DAY (with picture)

Comic Relief’s big bash takes place on March 18 this year and we want to know what everybody is doing to raise money for charity.

Send us details and pictures directly to our news desk to advertise your event or challenge and then tell us how you did afterwards! E-mail editor@saffronwalden-reporter.co.uk or call us on 01799 512882.

SCIENCE

It is science week at Saffron Walden Museum! Starting on Saturday March 19 communication will be the main talking point. Drop in sessions take place between 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm. No need to book, but children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 01799 510333 for details or visit saffronwaldenmuseum.org.

JAZZ

Wednesday nights at High Barn in Great Bardfield:

March 30 – Martin Speake (sax)

April 27 – Josh Kemp (sax)

May 25 – Crissy Lee Band

8.30pm – 11pm, �7.50, call 01371 811291. jazz-nights.com.

GIRLS NIGHT

We all know that girls just want to have fun, well at the Arts Centre in Dunmow on March 5 they can. A fundraising evening for the facility will include all sorts of health and beauty treatments – from spray tans to reflexology.

Arts Centre, Haslers Lane, Dunmow. Free entry, call 01371 878020 for info and booking treatments.

MUSIC

World famous soprano Anne-Helen Moen is coming to St Mary’s Church in Saffron Walden as part of a night of classical music by the town’s choral society. The magic of Mozart will be revived for one night only on Saturday March 19 at 7.30pm. Tickets �15 (concessions �12 under 18s �1). Call in at the Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre visit wegottickets.com or call 01799 531127.

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