Arts News

St Mary's Church

The artist Grayson Perry, who lived in Great Bardfield as a teenager, will be at St Mary’s Church, Great Bardfield on Friday, October 28 to launch his new book The Descent of Man.

Comic Seann Walsh brings his show One for the Road to Haverhill Arts Centre on October 23 and The Junction, Cambridge, on October 24. The Foster’s Comedy Award nominee and television regular is known for spotting the absurdity in everything and converting it to stand up.

Haverhill Arts Centre

An exhibition of art by pupils and teachers at Felsted School and Spanish artist and former Felstedian, Elena Caicoya, will be on display at The Gallery in the Garden in, Great Saling from October 8 to 15 from 11am-5pm each day.

Felsted School

Celebrating 30 years of camp comedy, Julian Clary is touring his show The Joy of Mincing next month.


Comedy duo Croft and Pearce will bring their acclaimed Edinburgh Festival show to Ickleton Village Hall on Saturday, October 8 for a comedy night supported by young actors from Cambridge University Footlights and introduced by actors Jason Merrells (star of Casualty, Cutting It and Safe House) and Emma Lowndes who played Mrs Drewe in Downton Abbey. The couple used to live in Ickleton.

Cambridge University

A pub garden was filled with flames at the weekend – all in aid of commemorating the Great Fire of London.

United Kingdom

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


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


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.


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.

BBC Radio

Digital Edition

Read the Dunmow Broadcast e-edition E-edition

Most read stories

Newsletter Sign Up