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Armen Corner

The New Amen Corner are starring in Bring on Back the 60s at The Rhodes Theatre, Bishop’s Stortford on Thursday, September 1. Described as Europe’s leading 60s revivalists.

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Stefanie Powers

Hollywood and Broadway legend, Stefanie Powers, best known as Jennifer Hart in the 1980s television series Hart to Hart, playing opposite Robert Wagner, will be at Cambridge Arts Theatre from September 2 in a new production of 84 Charing Cross Road.

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Battle of the Blister

An exhibition which combines medicine, science and art is open to the public for the last time on Thursday, September 1 at the Wellcome Genome Campus at Hinxton Hall, near Saffron Walden.

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O'Hooley & Tidow play Hitchin Folk Club

With a personal invite from Billy Bragg to play Glastonbury, and fresh from wowing the crowds at Cambridge Folk Festival, folk duo O’Hooley and Tidow are at Cambridge Junction on Tuesday, September 6. They have been described by Mojo as one of British folk’s mightiest combinations. Their new album Shadows is the follow up to groundbreaking album The Hum, which earned them a place in Mojo’s Top 10 Folk Albums of 2014 and a nomination for Best Duo in last year’s BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.

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Maze Festival

There will be mazes with music, stories about mazes, plays, puzzles, even maze activities with cycling skills, croquet and games of snakes and ladders.

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Maze Festival Bottles

In the week running up to Saffron Walden Maze Festival there will be workshops for all ages.

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Ranjana Ghatak

Music for the Maze Festival will be presented on August 20 at St Mary’s Church, Saffron Walden with classical Indian singer, Ranjana Ghatak.

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The ShakespeareRevue

It’s not an easy job sending up Shakespeare. People must have been doing it for the past 400 years. But the cast this week at Cambridge Arts Theatre run away with it.

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Saffron Community Choir

Five choirs are taking part in West Road Story, a festival of singing at West Road Concert Hall in Cambridge, presented by broadcaster John Suchet on Saturday, August 6.

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Audley End Discoveries

Audley End is holding Discoveries and Inventions Days for children from Monday, August 8 to Friday, August 12.

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Comedy of Errors

This year’s Cambridge Shakespeare Festival, performing the Bard in college gardens, includes The Comedy of Errors in Trinity gardens running until August 20.

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James Clarke

Two events for Sci-Fi fans take place at Braintree Museum. On Friday, August 1, Sci-Fi author James Clarke talks about how the Star Wars films use the science fiction genre to explore ideas about the environment, political systems and the relationship between humans and technology.

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Blazin Fiddles

For those who still had some energy left on the third day of the festival, Blazin’ Fiddles put on a riotous ceilidh for those in the tent covering the main stage on Sunday afternoon.

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Cash Box Kings Oscar Wilson and Joel Nosek

What distinguishes Cambridge Folk Festival is that all the musicians are virtuoso.

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Mortal Tides

Mortal Tides from Saffron Walden, all former pupils of the County High School closed Cambridge Folk Festival on Friday Night.

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Finchingfield Guildhall

One of Britian’s most picturesque villages, Finchingfield, will Turn Tudor over the weekend of August 13 and 14.

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Pantaloons musicians

Touring company The Pantaloons have two open-air shows next month in Saffron Walden. On Saturday, August 6, they present The Canterbury Tales in Bridge End Gardens. This is young persons’ version with puppetry and poetry, music and magic, talking chickens and burnt bottoms (probably of the humans). It’s been described as fast-paced and funny and pure medieval mayhem for all the family. Tickets are £13.50 for adults, £8 children, family £37.

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Christopher Bayston

Thaxted Parish Church organist and director of music, Christopher Bayston will play Bach’s Goldberg Variations on the church’s historic Lincoln organ on Saturday, July 30.

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The Legends: England V Germany.
(l-r) England's George Cohen, Bobby Moore, Jack Charlton and Ray Wilson (with trophy) celebrate after winning the World Cup.

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In a live broadcast from Wembley Arena, Saffron Screen will broadcast World Cup ’66 live a documentary bring together match footage stories, appearances from football heroes.

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Theatre Royal Bath June  2016 Dress Rehearsal
Present Laughter by Noel Coward Directed by Stephen Unwin
Designer Simon Higlett   Lighting Designer Paul Pyant
Samuel West/Garry Essendine   Phyllis Logan/Monica Reed
Daisy Boulton/Daphne Stillington   Martin Hancock/Fred
Rebecca Johnson/Liz Essedine  Sally Tatum/Miss Erikson
Toby Longworth/Henry Lyppiatt   Zoe Boyle/Joanne Lyppiatt
Jason Morell/Morris Dixon  Elizabeth Holland/Lady Saltbury
Patrick Walshe McBride/Ronald Maule

This is far and away the best production Cambridge Arts Theatre has staged this year and possibly the funniest and slickest in its 80-year history.

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