Thursday, January 11, 2018

London Stansted Airport has confirmed it busiest ever calendar year, despite a dip in numbers during December following the cancellation of hundreds of flights by its biggest operator, Ryanair.

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Toole
Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Air traffic controllers have one of the most high pressure jobs in the world, but for those at Stansted Airport at least they also have one hell of a view.

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United Kingdom
Monday, August 21, 2017

Banjo player, songwriter, raconteur, juggler and acrobat, Curtis Eller will be at Cambridge Junction on September 4. Born in Detroit, he says he rose to obscurity as “New York’s angriest yodeling banjo player”. Citing Buster Keaton, Abraham Lincoln and Elvis Presley as his primary musical influences, Eller became a staple of the beer halls, burlesque houses and underground theaters of the eastern seaboard. Fame proved elusive.

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Ireland
Thursday, July 20, 2017

The first scheduled service between Stansted Airport and the United States for nine years is to be launched next April.

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Andrew Cowan
Saturday, May 27, 2017

As the guitar came in with the sultry, hypnotic line that drives The Man Who Sold The World (title track of David Bowie’s third album), you could feel the anticipation in the audience for singer Alex Thomas to enter with the well-known yearning vocal. Along with it, the Latin beat of this tune sent an electrifying pulse through the crowd.

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BBC
Friday, May 5, 2017

Showing for just one night at Saffron Screen is the documentary film I Am Not Your Negro, a work based on the writings of the African-American writer James Baldwin, exploring the history of racism, and the struggle for civil rights in the United States.

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United States
Friday, May 5, 2017

The Conservatives came out on top in Uttlesford, holding three seats and gaining one to make it a clean sweep in the Essex County Council elections.

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John Lodge
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

How do you create a comedy about a third of the country living below the poverty line while three quarters of MPs are millionaires? It’s a tough one, but for the most part funny man Jonny Donahoe and guitarist Paddy Gervers succeed.

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United Kingdom
Friday, April 21, 2017

The film, Hidden Figures (PG), which you may have missed at mainstream cinemas, is showing at Saffron Screen in Saffron Walden on Saturday and Sunday, April 29 and 30.

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Russia
Friday, March 31, 2017

Tourism chiefs hope to see the Essex economy boosted by £180million more with a bumper summer season this year.

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United States
Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Saw Doctors will be at Cambridge Junction on April 24 as part of a national tour.

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Ireland
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Omid Djalili brings his stand-up show Schmuck for a Night to Cambridge Corn Exchange on April 15.

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Ireland
Thursday, March 9, 2017

Jazz concerts hosted by singer-songwriter Joanna Eden will be part of new regular, live music sessions at Fairycroft Arts Centre in Saffron Walden.

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Joanna Eden

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