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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.

Martin Scorsese returns to the genre he knows so well, reuniting with Robert De Niro for this American gangster epic telling the tale of real life mob hitman Frank 'The Irishman' Sheeran.

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

The Enchanted Audley route will feature tunnels and pathways of twinkling lights.

Singing to Strangers star Jack Savoretti will play an outdoor concert at Newmarket Racecourses next summer.

Newmarket Nights

The Saffron Santa's Grotto is coming to Market Street, in Saffron Walden.

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Stir-up Sunday, organised by Cole's Puddings, took place at the Courtyard Tea Room, in Saffron Walden, on Sunday.

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Finding a family-friendly day out which isn't going to be affected by inclement weather is always a challenge, but there are plenty of options which don't require a train journey into London.

Brass Eye creator Chris Morris returns to the big screen with his second full length feature, which stars Anna Kendrick and Marchánt Davis in the lead roles.

Personal effects from the home of The Prodigy's late frontman, Keith Flint, are to be sold by auction at Cheffins in Cambridge on Thursday November 7 at 6pm.

Perhaps the peak of his dog poetry was the line showing unconditional love, when an owner states: "You are not my dog" and the dog stubbornly responds: "You are the best owner I've ever had."

The "true lie" is beautifully acted by every cast member, including one auntie who plays herself.

Fireworks displays run from Saturday, November 2 through to Wednesday, November 6

Here are our top tips for things to do this half-term including ghost stories, spooky craft sessions and dinosaurs that move.

Pitt is an engaging screen presence as always, but isn't suited to such an understated role. (Seek out Ryan Gosling's performance in last year's First Man for a much better example of a brooding astronaut.)

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.

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