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With the festive season fast approaching, Audley End House and Gardens is giving people the chance to celebrate Christmas the Victorian way.

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Dunmow Christmas shopping day

Festive cheer will be in abundance when the Dickensian Christmas Shopping Day returns to Great Dunmow in a matter of weeks.

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Saffron Hall has announced a second date for violinist Nicola Benedetti performing The Four Seasons.

Star violinist Nicola Benedetti has added a second date at Saffron Hall following a huge demand for tickets.

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Alan Carr

TV funnyman Alan Carr is appearing at Saffron Walden Town Hall next month as part of a warm up for his 2015 UK tour.

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Here is a round-up of some of the fireworks displays in and around Uttlesford...

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John Challis will perform at the Rhode's Venue, Bishop's Stortford with his Only Fools & Boycie show

Britain’s beloved ‘Boycie’ comes to Bishop’s Stortford next month as part of a one-off nationwide tour, to regale Rhodes with behind-the-scene tales of Del Boy, Rodney, Marlene - and a historic brush with the Beatles.

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The Queen's Knickers will be performed at The Hunt Theatre, Felsted School, on Wednesday, October 8

Royal laundry will be aired to the theatre-going public in a few weeks’ time, when an adaptation of a popular children’s book, first performed at the Southbank centre last summer, comes to Felsted School’s Hunt Theatre as a part of a nationwide tour.

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Picture: Shabnam Shabaz

Those living in Dunmow may know Nabil Ali by his extraordinary palette, for which they donated their discarded eggshells last year.

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Maxim Vengerov

The curtain opens on Saffron Hall’s eagerly-anticipated 2014/15 season when the powerful forces of the London Philharmonic Orchestra come to town.

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Now Strike Archery will be giving demonstrations as well as taster sessions at the Easton Lodge Gardens open day

The medieval English art of archery is on offer to all the family in the gardens of Easton Lodge later this month.

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WoodFest

Thousands turned out to enjoy three days of music, story-telling and craftsmanship at Hatfield Forest’s annual WoodFest last weekend.

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Marvel Platinum: The Definitive Guardians of the Galaxy

A compilation of stories featuring Marvel’s sci-fi superheroes

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Wolverine: Payback

Newly mortal X-Man Logan turns super-villain...

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V Festival

A small part of Essex will forever belong to America as superstars from the other side of the Atlantic stole the show at this year’s V Festival in Chelmsford.

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Saffron Screen

A cinematic journey of discovery is promised as the organisers call “Action!” on Saffron Screen’s Cinema of Childhood season.

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The Countess of Warwick Show 2013

Make sure you save a space in your diary for the biggest event in Little Easton’s calendar.

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Doctor Who: Deep Breath

Spoiler-free review of the new series’ opening episode starring Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman

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Mighty Avengers: Family Bonding

What makes a new Avengers book stand out from the crowd? Great characterisation, fantastic dialogue and intelligent scripting!

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Origin II

More secrets from Wolverine’s now not-so-mysterious past are revealed...

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