Asked by the king if she was effected by the general strike, The Countess of Grantham replies: "My maid was rather curt with me. She's a communist at heart."

Thousands of people visited Dunmow on Saturday (September 21) for the town's annual carnival.

Quentin Tarantino returns with his ninth feature, this time focusing on Hollywood's golden era of the late 1960s and following a fading actor and his stunt double as they attempt to recapture past glories.

An evening with opera singer Lesley Garrett is at Saffron Hall on Wednesday, October 9 in the venue's Thoughts and Talks series, and we have a pair of tickets for a reader to win.

Children go free when adults buy a ticket to The Battle of Britain Air Show at the Imperial War Museum Duxford on Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22.

Two strangers' lives are changed forever by one photograph in this romantic tale from director Ritesh Batra (The Lunchbox), shot on the streets of Mumbai.

Lawnmowers raced around the track at Blake House Craft Centre in Rayne over the weekend.

Just as unnervingly creepy and frighteningly menacing as before, Pennywise the Clown returns to deliver edge-of-your-seat scares in the second chapter of Stephen King's re-imagined IT series.

This year's Great Dunmow Carnival takes place on September 21 and organisers have promised a fantastic day for all the family.

See 35 teams battling it out on the river raising funds for Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust (ACT).

Everyone is talking about Grace's family. Once it was for all the right reasons, now it's for all the wrong ones.

Mud and madness is promised in the annual Lawnmower Racing Championships at Blake House Craft Centre over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, September 14 and 15.

All ages will enter their crafts and produce at the village's annual show

Now in its seventh year, The Duxford Soap Box Derby has raised £51,600 for good causes with would-be Grand Prix stars in a crazy dash around the village in anything from a wheelbarrow to an old iron bath.

Shakespeare's contemporaries, the dramatists, Christopher Marlowe and John Fletcher will be celebrated at this year's Open Cambridge.

There is a chance for bright sparks to explore the Genome Campus in Hinxton on a Friday evening and take part in brain-teasing puzzles.

Hot on the heels of Dumbo, and following a long line of 'live action' remakes, Disney turns its attention to another of its timeless classics The Lion King.

The madcap sport of lawnmower racing is making a return to Rayne next month.

Angel Has Fallen is an edge of your seat ultra-violent action blockbuster that also manages to raise questions about the pointless bloodshed of war and the damaging effects of PTSD.

Ickleton is to host a three day exhibition on the medieval wall paintings that were discovered in the village church after an arson attack in the 1970s.

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