Top choices for family films on Netflix

Vintage movie suggestions to help get you through the lockdown

The programme manager of Saffron Screen, in Saffron Walden Rebecca del Tufo shares her top tips for films to stream.

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A teacher in Stansted is planning to run 20 marathons in 2020 – and is determined to not let the coronavirus pandemic hold him back.

Remaining events of Cambridge Science Festival are cancelled

A film as relentlessly entertaining as this deserves to be seen by as many people as possible.

Cambridge Science Festival has cancelled all hands-on events across both weekends of the festival.


A local singing teacher beat 18,000 vocalists before appearing on The Voice twice this year and getting a chair turn from singer Tom Jones.

A 16-year-old British-Japanese student at the Saffron Centre for Young Musicians (SCYM) has reached the final of the BBC Young Musician of the Year.

IWM Duxford will transform unseen historic rooms this summer to commemorate the airfield’s role in the Battle of Britain 80 years on.


Inspired by a shocking true story, a tenacious attorney (Mark Ruffalo) uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths.

Moving some 670 Welsh Mule sheep and 300-400 lambs from Newport to Quendon. It’s the latest attraction, it’s fresh air and fun and it appeals to all ages.

Two brothers whose chocolate shop featured on Jamie Oliver’s TV show have been visited by people from all over the county – and further away.

Robert Hooke argued with Sir Isaac Newton as to who had actually discovered gravity.

A humble man cooking fresh humble food. Yet there is so much to boast about when it comes to ‘I am dumpling’, a stall he runs weekly in Essex and Cambridge, including Saffron Walden.

A vegan group is keen to meet people from all backgrounds on Saturday, February 29 - and there is free food involved.

The pair must race against time to deliver a message that will stop 1,600 fellow troops from walking into a deadly enemy trap.

Museums in Cambridge are are jointly organising an evening of free activities for families called Twilight at the Museums.

The two dances are Cathy Marston’s new ballet The Cellist, inspired by the life of the cellist Jacqueline du Pré, and Jerome Robbins’ Dances at a Gathering.

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