Though every Armistice Day since 1919, a two minute silence has been observed at Thaxted’s ancient Guildhall, this year, for the first time,

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The largest crowd in the past few years turned out to remember the fallen at Great Dunmow’s Remembrance Day Service on Sunday, November 12, organised by the Dunmow and District Royal British Legion.

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Iraq
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

This play is a treat and by the end it had the audience on its feet.

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London
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

It was a sound and light display at this year’s bonfire night celebrations in Great Dunmow.

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Arts Centre
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

There never has and never will be better drama than the story of people set against the times they live in. Perhaps it started with Abraham and Isaac or Agamemnon and Antigone.

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Actor Stephen McGann who plays Dr Patrick Turner in the BBC television series Call The Midwife will at Harts Books in Saffron Walden on Monday, November 20, speaking about his new book Flesh and Blood.

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Joe
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Ghostly, gory and ghoulish goings on in High Roding attracted some 2,000 people on each day on the Friday and Saturday of half term in a fiendishly frightening, two day Halloween event.

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Children were delighted when piglets arrived at The Barn Nursery in Thaxted.

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

When a shivering mother at a refugee camp in Dunkirk was asked by English volunteer what she needed for her baby, she answered: “baby hat”. It was January.

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Driving Miss Daisy, starring Dame Siân Phillips and Derek Griffiths will be at Cambridge Arts Theatre from November 6-11.

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

“It is rather rare for a brand new act to come out of the gate so abruptly and into mainstream consciousness so early on in their career” is how William the Conqueror has been described.

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United Kingdom
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Phil Jupitus will be doing his stand up show, Juplicity at Saffron Walden Town Hall on Wednesday, November 1.

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Cambridge
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The Magic of Motown will be at Cambridge Corn Exchange on Saturday, October 28.

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Cambridge
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Alina Ibragimova, the violinist who held the Royal Albert Hall spellbound with her unaccompanied Bach at the 2015 Proms will play at Saffron Hall on Sunday, November 5.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The annual Big Draw day at Dunmow Library on Saturday, October 14 with artists Paul Taylor and Anne Schwegmann-Fielding, was a big hit with families.

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United Kingdom
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The award-winning amateur drama company, Dunmow Players present their latest musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert at Foakes Hall next week and it’s strictly not a family show.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

This play is a masterpiece immaculately performed. I started from the beginning writing down the witty lines, until I realised, I had filled half a notebook. My pen never left the page.

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Martin Shaw
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The next Joanna’s Place jazz concert at Fairycroft House in Saffron Walden with singer/songwriter Joanna Eden will be on Saturday, October 14.

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Joanna Eden
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

A choir evening with songs including Over the Rainbow, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square and Moon River as well as ancient and classical music will be presented by Granta Chorale on Saturday, October 21.

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Henry VIII
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Families are invited to the 10th annual Cambridge Festival of Ideas from October 16-29 (going through half-term) with talks, story-telling, games, exhibitions and interactive fun. There are hundreds of free events over two weeks.

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Anglia Ruskin University
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

How far would you go to become the most powerful man in the world? Martin Shaw stars in the UK premiere of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man at Cambridge Arts Theatre from October 16-21.

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Martin Shaw
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Families can learn more about the people who lived on the banks of the River Cam thousands of years ago, and about the latest reseach on DNA during half-term at the Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre in Hinxton.

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United Kingdom
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

An exhibition and sale of work by the late Saffron Walden artist Helen Hogan will raise money for the charity Home-Start Uttlesford.

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Saffron Walden
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

A play based on the true story of a woman refugee and her three children, called The Bundle will be staged for free at Friend’s Meeting House in Saffron Walden after Quakers from the town saw it in Birmingham and were so moved they wanted more people to see it.

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Home Office
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

There are two chances to see Strictly dancers, Kristina Rhianoff and Tristan MacManus. They are at The Rhodes Theatre, Bishop’s Stortford on October 19 and Braintree Arts Centre on October 20, in An Evening with Kristina and Tristan.

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BBC
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Award-winning jazz singer Liane Carroll will sing with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra at Saffron Hall on Friday, October 13.

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United Kingdom
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Residents of Little Canfield have stepped up their protest against proposals for a dustbin lorry depot in a field near their homes, which they say will also impact on The Flitch Way, a former railway line that passes through 15 miles of rural Essex between Bishop’s Stortford and Braintree.

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Uttlesford District Council
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

It was always assumed that this beautifully written play was inspired by the life of the cellist Jacqueline du Pre who was struck down by multiple sclerosis and lost all that was dear to her. But in the programme for this latest, masterful production at Cambridge Arts Theatre, writer Tom Kempinski says it is actually a metaphor for his own life.

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Two days of Halloween hullabaloo are being planned for High Roding Sports Field during half-term.

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