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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
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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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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
©NOBBY CLARK
+44(0)7941-515770
+44(0)20-7274-2105
nobby@nobbyclark.co.uk

Phyllis Logan, beloved on our television screens as housekeeper Mrs Hughes in Downton Abbey and before that as Lady Jane Felsham in Lovejoy, returns to the stage this month starring in Noel Coward’s Present Laughter.

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Milton Jones

Big names Milton Jones and Henning Wehn headline at Cambridge Comedy Festival this weekend in the Marquee on Jesus Green.

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Concerts at the Cramphorn Theatre

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Jazz musician Jeffery Wilson will play the piano to accompany silent films at Chelmsford Civic Theatre on Wednesday, August 3.

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Juliette Burton

There’s whacky, zany, just plain daft – but also inspired and ingeniously wonderful. There’s experimental theatre and there’s experimenting with theatre.

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Rob Beckett

Rob Beckett will be at Cambridge Comedy Festival on Thursday, July 21 as part of the Jesterlarf Comedy Club Marquee on Jesus Green.

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Jason Manford

Comedian, Jason Manford, brings his Best Of show to Cambridge Junction, promising a wealth of comedy anecdotes, misunderstandings and audience banter delivered with the comedian’s likeable charm and teasingly intelligent wit.

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Redbridge Brass

The final weekend of the Thaxted Festival has pianist Christopher Weston on Friday, July 15 playing Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin and Debussy.

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Gyles Brandreth

Gyles Brandreth, wit and wordmeister, and a regular participant on BBC Radio 4’s Just a Minute and BBC television’s The One Show and Have I Got News for You, will be at The Rhodes Theatre, Bishop’s Stortford on Saturday, July 16.

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Edward Bawden Boys

The early watercolours of artist Edward Bawden will be displayed in a new exhibition at the Fry Art Gallery in Saffron Walden. Edward Bawden was one of the Great Bardfield artists who moved into the village in the 1930s and between them designed post-war Britain.

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Hollies Concert

Music student, Hollie Haines, is putting on her fifth charity concert. This year she and her fellow musicians will be raising money for Alzheimer’s Research UK and a new charity called L.I.A.M set up in memory of a friend of Hollie’s who died last year.

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Under the Sea

A double bill of stage versions of the Disney films Mulan and The Little Mermaid will be at Chelmsford’s Civic Theatre on Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16 presented by The Frances’ School of Drama from Billericay.

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Flying Legends show at IWM Duxford, July 2015

The Flying Legends Air Show at Duxford this weekend, July 9 and 10, will see up to 50 classic aircraft will take to the skies. These include three P-51D Mustangs, three Chance Vought F4U Corsairs and 12 Supermarine Spitfires.

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Fire Exhibition

An exhibition of the history of the fire service in Essex from Victorian times to the present opens at Oaklands Park Museum in Chelmsford on July 9 and runs until September 4.

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Klaus

A charity gig to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy UK headlined by Klaus takes place at The Kicking Dickey in Great Dunmow on July 23.

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