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Multi award-winning comedian Simon Munnery brings his a new stand-up show to Cambridge Junction on January 27. He promises an opening to die for, seven wry observations, a tone poem, four fresh skits and two new commandments.

A new exhibition called Life in an English Village at Braintree Museum has a display of prints and drawings by the Bardfield Artists, including some original black and white sketches by Edward Bawden, unseen for 20 years.

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Nathan Caton, as seen on BBC television’s Live at the Apollo and Mock The Week and BBC Radio 4’s News Quiz and The Now Show, will be at Cambridge Junction on November 19.

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A new comedy night begins from Thursday, November 24 at the Rhodes Arts Complex, starting with Jarlath Regan whose podcast An Irishman Abroad podcast, won him an award universal acclaim and a global audience. Also winner of the Hilarity Bites New Act of the Year 2011, Scottish comic Matt Winning. Matt was a finalist in the BBC New Comedy Awards 2012.


What is now known as politically incorrect comedy used to simply be called Jerry Sadowitz, who is also a magician. Many of the tricks he does in his show are his own original inventions. He says: “I can do my whole show with a pack of cards borrowed from anyone in the audience.” They may be no card tricks, just an hour of bagpipes and balloon animals. Cambridge Junction, Thursday November 24. 8pm, tickets £24


Jeremy Hardy, now in his fourth decade as a stand-up will at Chelmsford Civic Theatre on November 3.

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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.

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