Events for weekend April 21-24 near Saffron Walden, Dunmow and Cambridge

PUBLISHED: 14:26 20 April 2017 | UPDATED: 09:46 27 April 2017

Jonny and the Baptists

Jonny and the Baptists

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Our top tips for where to go and what to see on a spring weekend. We recommend Madonnas and Miracles, the exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, open on all three days and free.

The Gardens of Easton LodgeThe Gardens of Easton Lodge

Friday, April 21

Cambridge Arts Theatre: The Play that Goes Wrong 7.45pm. Tickets 01223 503333 or cambridgeartstheatre.com.

Moonlight is out in cinemas now.Moonlight is out in cinemas now.

Braintree Museum: Exhibition, Following a Thread, East Anglian stitch textiles 10am-4pm. Adults £4, concessions £3, children £2.

Saffron Saffron Walden Museum: Exhibition, 300 Years of Fashion Accessories. 10am-5pm. Free with admission, adult £2.50, concessions, £1.50, under 18s, free.

La La Land is showing at Saffron ScreenLa La Land is showing at Saffron Screen

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge: Exhibition Madonnas and Miracles, 10am-5pm free. As is entry to the museum.

Saffron Screen: Moonlight (15) 8pm. Tickets, saffronscreen.com.

The Junction, Cambridge: Jonny and the Baptists (comedy and music) 8pm. Tickets, £11.50/£9 adv. 16+ from 01223 511511 junction.co.uk

Fry Art Gallery, Saffron Walden: Two exhibitions, George Chapman 1908-1993 from Bardfield to the Rhondda and Exploring Inspirational Places for Great Bardfield and North West Essex Artists. 2.15pm-5pm. Free

Chelmsford Civic Theatre: Al Murray. 7.30pm 12+, tickets £28.50 from 01245 606505 or www.chelmsford.gov.uk/theatres

Saffron Walden Town Hall: Nearly new designer clothes sale for Homestart charity. 5.30pm-9pm. £5 admission includes glass of wine 01799 523617.

Haverhill Arts Centre: Set Adrift, music from Jon Hart, Daryl Kellie and Robert Castellani (folk, jazz) 8pm. Tickets £10.50 from 01440 714140 or www.haverhillartscentre.co.uk

Saturday, April 22

Cambridge Arts Theatre: The Play that Goes Wrong 2.30pm and 7.45pm. Tickets 01223 503333 or cambridgeartstheatre.com

Chelmsford Civic Theatre: The Bee Gees Story 7.45pm. Tickets £19/£17.50, special concessions £7 from 01245 606505 or www.chelmsford.gov.uk/theatres

Cambridge Corn Exchange: Thank You for the Music (Abba and Bee Gees tribute) 7.30pm, tickets £27.75 or £25.25 from 01223 357851 or tickets@cambridgelivetrust.co.uk or www.cornex.co.uk

Saffron Walden Museum: Exhibition, 300 Years of Fashion Accessories. 10am-5pm. Free with admission, adult £2.50, concessions, £1.50, under 18s, free.

Braintree Museum: Following a Thread East Anglian stitch textiles 10am-4pm. Free with entry adults £4, concessions £3, children £2.

Fry Art Gallery, Saffron Walden: Two exhibitions, George Chapman 1908-1993 from Bardfield to the Rhondda and Exploring, Inspirational Places for Great Bardfield and North West Essex Artists. 11am-5pm. Free

Saffron Screen: The Lego Batman Movie (U) 2pm, Moonlight (15) 5pm, Kong Skull Island (12A) 8pm. Tickets, saffronscreen.com

Hadstock Village Hall: Shadow Dancer (15) 8pm. Tickets, saffronscreen.com

The Junction, Cambridge: Police Dog Hogan (music - country, folk, bluegrass) 8pm. £17 adv. from 01223 511511 or junction.co.uk

The Junction, Cambridge: Marcel Lucont’s Whine Twist (comedy) 8pm, £15.50/£13.50 16+ from 01223 511511 or junction.co.uk

Saffron Walden Town Hall: Nearly new designer clothes sale for Homestart charity. 9am-noon. £5 admission includes a glass of wine. 01799 523617.

Saffron Walden Town Hall: Jesterlarf Comedy Club, Geoff Norcott, Sean Meo, Jen Brister, Phil Dinsdale. 7.30pm for 8.30pm show. £12.50 from Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre in the Market Square 01799 524002 or www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/tickets. See: www.jesterlarf.com

Manuden Village Community Centre: Abba Revival tribute night for Great Ormond Street Hospital. £20 including fish/chicken and chips. Doors 6.45pm, music 7.30pm. 01279 817111 or info@mvcc.manuden.org

Saffron Walden Common: Bouncy Castle Fun Day from 10am for Tom’s Trust.

Saffron Hall: Saffron Symphony Orchestra play Vaughan Williams, Elgar, Moeran and Delius. 7.30pm. Tickets £15 or £3 children from 0845 548 7650 or www.saffronhall.com or Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre in the Market Square 01799 524002.

Clavering Village Hall: Spring Fayre for St Clare Hospice. 11am-3.30pm. Entry 50p includes drink and a biscuit. 01799 550758.

Great Shelford Memorial Hall: Farmers’ market 9.30am-12.30pm.

Steeple Bumpstead Village Hall Farmers’ market 9.30am-noon.

Sunday, April 23

Saffron Walden Museum: Exhibition, 300 Years of Fashion Accessories. 2pm-5pm. Free with admission, adult £2.50, concessions, £1.50, under 18s, free.

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge: Exhibition Madonnas and Miracles, noon-5pm free. As is entry to the museum.

Fry Art Gallery, Saffron Walden: Two exhibitions, George Chapman 1908-1993 from Bardfield to the Rhondda and Exploring, Inspirational Places for Great Bardfield and North West Essex Artists. 2.15pm-5pm. Free

Saffron Screen: The Secret Life of Pets (U) 11am, The Lego Batman Movie (U) 2pm, La La Land (12A) 5pm, Moonlight (15) 8pm. Tickets, saffronscreen.com

Junction, Cambridge: Chester Tuffnut (puppets) 11.30am and 2.30pm, £10 adult, £6 child from 01223 511511 or junction.co.uk

Cambridge Corn Exchange: Gino D’Acampo 8pm. Tickets £30.25 from 01223 357851 or tickets@cambridgelivetrust.co.uk or www.cornex.co.uk

Holy Trinity Church Littlebury: Teas, plant and second-hand book sale. 2.30pm-4.30pm email: bjrust590@btinternet.com

Stansted: Bishop’s Stortford and District Footpaths Association Walk. 10am details: www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk

Gardens of Easton Lodge Little Easton: Open day 11.30am-5pm. Last entry, 4pm. Guided tours, children’s crafts, homemade eats. Adults £4, children free. Dogs on leads. Postcode CM6 2BB. 01371 876979 or www.eastonlodge.co.uk

Haverhill Arts Centre: Haverhill Silver Band 7.30pm. Tickets £8/£6.50 from 01440 714140 or www.haverhillartscentre.co.uk

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