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The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team – the Red Arrows – are to make a spectacular return to this year’s Flying Legends air show.

A free easter trail will be taking place in Dunmow on Friday morning (April 12).

Audley End Miniature Railway will take families into the enchanted Audley End woods to see the Easter bunny.

Staring Oscar winner Brie Larson in the lead role, this latest instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe introduces the previously unseen Captain Marvel, a powerful cosmic warrior with links to earth.

Set in 1995, this film acts as a prequel of sorts to the entire franchise as well as telling the tale of its heroine, the first female hero to headline her own Marvel movie.

Fighting with my Family is based on the true story of British WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) superstar Paige and her rise to wrestling stardom. Despite being a rather familiar rags to riches story, it is not your average sports movie and will appeal to a much wider audience.

A dementia-friendly screening of On The Town will be at Saffron Screen at 3pm on Wednesday, April 10.

Frank Sinatra

Thriplow’s 51st Daffodil and Country Fair weekend has raised a whopping £60,000 for charity after 14,000 people turned up to the event.

Gardens with tulips are open this spring for The National Garden Scheme raising money for health charities.

It’s been five years since Everything was Awesome and Emmet, Lucy and the gang must team up with new guy Rex Dangervest to protect their homeland from Duplo invaders intent on destruction.

Women and girls enjoyed a fitness-filled day at the ‘Women Like Us Festival’ in Uttlesford.

Winner of the Best Picture Oscar at the Academy awards, Green Book stars 2017 Best Supporting Actor Mahershala Ali together with Viggo Mortensen and tells the true story of an unlikely friendship between a highly regarded black musician and his Italian/American driver from the Bronx.

America

Charlie Chaplin’s film, Goldrush with the London Mozart Players playing the score at Chelmsford Civic Theatre, March 8

Bumblebee, the first spin-off of the successful, but critically maligned, Transformers series, sees director Michael Bay hand the reigns over to Travis Knight, director of Kubo and Two Strings for this prequel to the 2007 original.

You can try out being an rat in experiments, see how the Genome Project will revolutionise medicine and dance at a scientific ceilidh. Here is a taste of the events at Cambridge Science Festival, March 11-24.

Cambridge

Half-term is here again. Here are some ideas for holiday fun.

Starring Steve Coogan and John C Reilly in the title roles, this film from Scottish director Jon S Baird tells the story of the final tour of comedy double act Laurel and Hardy.

After a storming set at Newmarket last year, Nile Rodgers & CHIC will be returning to the famous racecourse to headline this year’s Summer Saturday Live concert.

Sam Smith

A mass flight display recreating the D-Day mission will lead Imperial War Museums’ 75th anniversary programme at Duxford this year.

Winston Churchill

Emily Blunt steps ably into the shoes of Julie Andrews for this sequel to the much loved 1964 classic, which sees magical nanny Mary Poppins return to help the Banks siblings through a difficult time.

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