Easter weekend events April 14-17 in and around Saffron Walden, Dunmow and Cambridge

PUBLISHED: 10:15 13 April 2017 | UPDATED: 11:45 20 April 2017

Award-winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili will bring his new show, Schmuck For A Night, to the Cambridge Corn Exchange on Saturday April 15.

Award-winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili will bring his new show, Schmuck For A Night, to the Cambridge Corn Exchange on Saturday April 15.

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There is plenty to do this Easter, including a holy parade through the town in Saffron Walden, Mozart’s Requiem, Irish comedy, egg hunts and minature train rides.

Mozart's Requiem will be sung at Great St Mary's Church, Saffron Walden on Good FridayMozart's Requiem will be sung at Great St Mary's Church, Saffron Walden on Good Friday

Friday, April 14

Cambridge Arts Theatre: Abigail’s Party 7.45pm. Tickets 01223 503333 or cambridgeartstheatre.com

Theatre Royal Bath March 2017 Dress Rehearsal
Abigail's Party by Mike Leigh   Directed by Sarah Esdaile
Janet Bird / Designer    Paul Pyant / Lighting Designer
Lucy Cullingford / Movement Dance
Amanda Abbington as Beverly  Ben Caplan as Laurence
Charlotte Mills as Angela   Ciar‡n Owens as Tony
Rose Keegan as Susan
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Theatre Royal Bath March 2017 Dress Rehearsal Abigail's Party by Mike Leigh Directed by Sarah Esdaile Janet Bird / Designer Paul Pyant / Lighting Designer Lucy Cullingford / Movement Dance Amanda Abbington as Beverly Ben Caplan as Laurence Charlotte Mills as Angela Ciar‡n Owens as Tony Rose Keegan as Susan ©NOBBY CLARK +44(0)7941-515770 +44(0)20-7274-2105 nobby@nobbyclark.co.uk

ADC Theatre Cambridge: The Pied Pipers (amateur theatre) present The Full Monty. 7.45pm. Tickets, £14/£11 from 01223 300085 or adctheatre.com

Braintree Museum: Exhibition, Life in an English Village, the Bardfield Artists. 10am-4pm. Adults £4, concessions £3, children £2.

Viceroy's HouseViceroy's House

Braintree Museum: Go Wild with Wildlife, Easter egg hunt, petting zoo and children’s activities 11am-1pm. free with admission. Adults £4, concessions £3, children £2. Saffron Saffron Walden Museum: Exhibition, 300 Years of Fashion Accessories. 10am-5pm. Free with admission, adult £2.50, concessions, £1.50, under 18s, free.

Saffron Walden Museum: Easter Trail. Free with admission, adult £2.50, concessions, £1.50, under 18s, free.

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge: Exhibition Madonnas and Miracles, 10am-5pm free. As is entry to the museum.

Saffron Screen: The Lego Batman Movie (U) 3pm. Viceroy’s House (12A) 8pm. Tickets, saffronscreen.com

The Junction, Cambridge: The Fiver (music) Tom Lumlely, Staycations, Saltfen, The Hemingways and Zinc. Doors 6.45pm, £6 from 01223 511511 junction.co.uk

The Junction, Cambridge: Foil Arms and Hog, Doomdah (Irish comedy trio). 8pm £17/£14.50 14+ tickets, 01223 511511 or junction.co.uk

Fry Art Gallery, Saffron Walden: Two exhibitions, George Chapman 1908-1993 from Bardfield to the Rhondda and Exploring, Inspiration places for Great Bardfield and North West Essex Artists. 2.15pm-5pm. Free

Mountfitchet Castle, Stansted: Easter Egg trail. Free with admission.

Elsenham: Traditional Good Friday walk. Meet at memorial garden 2pm. All welcome (dogs on leads).

Saffron Walden: Churches Together, united procession of witness. Meet just before 10.30am at the war memorial to walk through the town. Refreshments at St Mary’s Church. Noon-3pm church service (people are free to come and go at any time).

Saffron Walden: Abbey Lane Chapel, come and sing - or just listen. 2pm.

St Mary’s Saffron Walden: Mozart Requiem. St Mary’s Church Choir with orchestra 7.30pm. www.stmaryssaffronwalden.org

Audley End House, Saffron Walden: Easter Adventure Quest. Meet historical characters, crack the clues and win chocolate. www.englishheritage.org.uk/audley

Audley End Minature Railway: (CB11 4JB) Easter special 01799 542134 or www.audley-end-railway.co.uk

Saturday, April 15

Cambridge Arts Theatre: Abigail’s Party 2.30pm and 7.45pm. Tickets 01223 503333 or cambridgeartstheatre.com

ADC Theatre Cambridge: The Pied Pipers (amateur theatre) present The Full Monty. 2.20pm and 7.45pm. Tickets, £14/£11 from 01223 300085 or adctheatre.com

Chelmsford Civic Theatre: Real Diamond, Neil Diamond tribute, £22.50/£20.50, special discounts, £7 from 01245 606505 or www.chelmsford.gov.uk/theatres

Cambridge Corn Exchange: Omid Djalili in Schmuck for a Night. 8pm, 16+, tickets £26.75 from 01223 357851 or tickets@cambridgelivetrust.co.uk or www.cornex.co.uk

The Half Moon, Bishop’s Stortford: (North Street) The Muffin Heads, Luminectric, and Murder of Crows in charity gig. Tickets, £3 www.justgiving.com/fundraising/forelmo

Saffron Walden Museum: Exhibition, 300 Years of Fashion Accessories. 10am-5pm. Free with admission, adult £2.50, concessions, £1.50, under 18s, free.

Saffron Walden Museum: Easter Trail. 10am-5pm. Free with admission, adult £2.50, concessions, £1.50, under 18s, free.

Braintree Museum: Exhibition, Life in an English Village, the Bardfield Artists. 10am-4pm. Free with entry adults £4, concessions £3, children £2.

Fry Art Gallery, Saffron Walden: Two exhibitions, George Chapman 1908-1993 from Bardfield to the Rhondda and Exploring, Inspiration places for Great Bardfield and North West Essex Artists. 11am-5pm. Free

Saffron Screen: Viceroy’s House (12A) 2pm and 8pm, Lion (PG) 5pm, Tickets, saffronscreen.com

The Junction, Cambridge: Around, family circus with acrobats and musicians. Noon and 3pm, £10 adult, £6 child. 5+ 01223 511511 or junction.co.uk

The Junction, Cambridge: Rob Auton, The Sleep Show 8pm £11.50, 15+ 01223 511511 or junction.co.uk

The Junction, Cambridge: Love Will Find a Way (club) 10pm-4am, tickets £10 adv 18+ 01223 511511 or junction.co.uk

Audley End House, Saffron Walden: Easter Adventure Quest. Meet historical characters, crack the clues and win chocolate. www.englishheritage.org.uk/audley

Audley End Minature Railway: (CB11 4JB) Easter special 01799 542134 or www.audley-end-railway.co.uk

Ugley Village Hall: Farmers’ market 10am-noon 01279 814052

Thaxted, Bolford Street Hall: Thaxted Scounts’ Easter craft and gift fair, 10am-5pm homemade freshments, barbecue. Entry free.

Clavering Village Hall: Art and Craft show, homemade freshments. 11am-5pm. £2 under 15s free. 01799 830783.

Sunday, April 16

Saffron Walden Museum: Exhibition, 300 Years of Fashion Accessories. 2pm-5pm. Free with admission, adult £2.50, concessions, £1.50, under 18s, free.

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge: Exhibition Madonnas and Miracles, noon-5pm free. As is entry to the museum.

Fry Art Gallery, Saffron Walden: Two exhibitions, George Chapman 1908-1993 from Bardfield to the Rhondda and Exploring, Inspiration places for Great Bardfield and North West Essex Artists. 2.15pm-5pm. Free

Saffron Screen: Sing (U) 2pm, Viceroy’s House, (12A) 5pm and 8pm. Tickets, saffronscreen.com

Audley End House, Saffron Walden: Easter Adventure Quest. Meet historical characters, crack the clues and win chocolate. www.englishheritage.org.uk/audley

Audley End Minature Railway: (CB11 4JB) Easter special 01799 542134 or www.audley-end-railway.co.uk

Thaxted, Bolford Street Hall: Thaxted Scounts’ Easter craft and gift fair, 10am-5pm homemade freshments, barbecue. Entry free.

Clavering Village Hall: Art and Craft show, homemade freshments. 11am-5pm. £2 under 15s free. 01799 830783.

Radwinter Recreation Ground: Afternoon walk (Saffron Walden and District Footpaths Association). 2pm-ish, five miles. Lifts from Saffron Walden Common car park leave at 2pm. Dogs on leads. 01799 500878.

Saffron Walden Museum: Easter Trail. Free with admission, adult £2.50, concessions, £1.50, under 18s, free.

Monday, April 17

Cambridge Arts Theatre: The Play that Goes Wrong. 7.45pm. Tickets 01223 503333 or cambridgeartstheatre.com

Saffron Screen: The Olive Tree (15) 8pm. Tickets, Saffronscreen.com

Audley End House, Saffron Walden: Easter Adventure Quest. Meet historical characters, crack the clues and win chocolate. www.englishheritage.org.uk/audley

Audley End Minature Railway: (CB11 4JB) Easter special 01799 542134 or www.audley-end-railway.co.uk

Thaxted, Bolford Street Hall: Thaxted Scounts’ Easter craft and gift fair, 10am-5pm homemade freshments, barbecue. Entry free.

Clavering Village Hall: Art and Craft show, homemade freshments. 11am-5pm. £2 under 15s free. 01799 830783.


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