Things to do this weekend, in and around Saffron Walden, Dunmow and Cambridge

PUBLISHED: 14:29 23 March 2017 | UPDATED: 07:46 29 March 2017

Nell Gwynn at Cambridge Arts Theatre

Nell Gwynn at Cambridge Arts Theatre

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Here are our top tips for weekend events. Audley End is open free to it neighbours. Cambridge Science Festival continues with a range of free events. For a full list, see: www.sciencefestival.cam.ac.uk

Loving is showing at Saffron Screen Loving is showing at Saffron Screen

FRIDAY, MARCH 24

Junction Cambridge: Comedy, Richard Herring, The Best. 8pm. 16+, Tickets, £17 from 01223 511511 or junction.co.uk

BBC Radio 4's Gardener's Question Time is to be broadcast from Audley End BBC Radio 4's Gardener's Question Time is to be broadcast from Audley End

Mumford Theatre, Cambridge: (Part of Anglia Ruskin University) Free lunchtime concert, student musicians. 1.10pm.

Cambridge Corn Exchange: Jimmy Carr 8pm. Tickets £30.25 from 01223 357851 or tickets@cambridgelivetrust.co.uk or www.cornex.co.uk

Cambridge Corn Exchange: Cambridge Jobs Fair. Free. 10am-2pm. See: www.thejobfairs.co.uk

Saffron Screen: Hacksaw Ridge (15) 8pm. Tickets Saffronscreen.com

Chelmsford Civic Theatre: Jack The Ripper. Investigation by Detective Trevor Marriott. 16+ 7.30m. Tickets, £12, special concessions £7. In the Cramphorn Studio. 01245 606505 or www.chelmsford.gov.uk/theatres

Cambridge Arts Theatre: Nell Gwynn. 7.45pm. Tickets, 01223 503333 or www.cambridgeartstheatre.com

Saffron Walden Museum: Exhibition 300 Years of Fashion. 10am-5pm. Free with admission, Adults £2.50, over 65s £1.25, under 18s, Free.

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge: Exhibition Madonnas and Miracles, religious artefax in the Italian Renaissance Home. Free. 10am-5pm.

Braintree Museum: Exhibition, Life in an English Village, work by the Bardfield Artists. 10am-4pm. Free with admission adults £4, concessions, £3, children £2 under fives free.

Haverhill Arts Centre: Mud Morganfield sings the blues. 8pm. Tickets £18 from 01440 714140 or www.haverhillartscentre.co.uk

SATURDAY, MARCH 25

Audley End House: Open free to people living in the CB10 and CB11 postcode areas for its membership taster day. Take proof of address. There will be talks and tours of the garden. 10am-4pm. www.english-heritage.org.uk/audley

Junction Cambridge: Comedy, Paul Foot: Tis Pity She’s a Piglet. 8pm 14+, Tickets, £15.50 from 01223 511511 or junction.co.uk

Cambridge Corn Exchange: The Stranglers. 7.30pm. Under 14s must be accompanied. Tickets £27.75 from 01223 357851 or tickets@cambridgelivetrust.co.uk or www.cornex.co.uk

Saffron Hall: Saffron Walden Choral Society present There Was a Child by Jonathan Dove and Poulenc’s Gloria, concert with Chameleon Arts Orchestra and soprano Maire Flavin. 7.30pm. Tickets £10-£20 from 9845 548 7650 or www.saffronhall.com or Saffron Walden Tourist Information 01799 524002.

Great Shelford and Steeple Bumpsted: Farmers markets. (Both morning only).

Saffron Screen: The Lego Batman Movie (U) 2pm. Tickets, Saffronscreen.com

Saffron Screen: Loving (12A) 5pm. Hacksaw Ridge (15) 8pm. Tickets, Saffronscreen.com

Civic Theatre, Chelmsford: Alice’s Adventures by Chelmsford Ballet Company, music by Carl Davis. 3pm and 7.30pm. Tickets, £13-£17.50 from 01245 606505 or www.chelmsford.gov.uk/theatres

Cambridge Arts Theatre: Nell Gwynn. 2.30pm and 7.45pm. Tickets, 01223 503333 or www.cambridgeartstheatre.com

Braintree Museum: Mother’s Day Crafts and Poetry. Materials and instructions in the galleries. Free with admission charge, adults £4, concessions, £3, children £2 under fives free.

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge: Exhibition Madonnas and Miracles, religious artefax in the Italian Renaissance Home. Free. 10am-5pm.

Great Sampford Village Hall: Pot of Gold, musical by Quintus Benziger based on George Eliot’s Silas Marner. 2.30pm. Tickets, £8 from 01799 586104.

The King’s Arms, Market Hill, Saffron Walden: Tunes from the Jam and The Small Faces. 8pm.

Finchingfield Village Hall: Spring flower, vegetable, cookery and handicraft show. 2.30pm-4pm.

Walden School, Saffron Walden: Quiz for Mencap’s Side by Side Club. 7pm for 7.30pm. £12 per head includes fish and chips. Bring own glasses and drinks. Must book, 07974 306 917.

Saffron Walden Museum: Exhibition 300 Years of Fashion. 10am-5pm. Free with admission, Adults £2.50, over 65s £1.25, under 18s, Free.

Braintree Museum: Exhibition, Life in an English Village, work by the Bardfield Artists. 10am-4pm. Free with admission adults £4, concessions, £3, children £2 under fives free.

Haverhill Arts Centre: Simply Swing. 3pm. Tickets £10 from 01440 714140 or www.haverhillartscentre.co.uk

SUNDAY, MARCH 26

Saffron Walden County High School Farm: Open day and Easter Event.

Great Sampford Village Hall: Pot of Gold, musical by Quintus Benziger based on George Eliot’s Silas Marner. 6.30pm. Tickets, £8 from 01799 586104.

Saffron Walden Museum: Exhibition 300 Years of Fashion. 2pm-5pm. Free with admission, Adults £2.50, over 65s £1.25, under 18s, Free.

Junction Cambridge: Family Music Megson Family Folk Show. 11.30am and 2.30pm. Tickets £10, £6 child from 01223 511511 or junction.co.uk

Junction Cambridge: Ensonglopedia of Science, a song about science for every letter of the alphabet with John Hinton writer of musical comedies about Darwin, Einstein and Marie Curie. 2.30pm and 7pm. Ages 7+, Tickets £12.50/£8 from 01223 511511 or junction.co.uk

Cambridge Corn Exchange: Mallory Knox (rock music) 7.30pm. Tickets £18.75 from 01223 357851 or tickets@cambridgelivetrust.co.uk or www.cornex.co.uk

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge: Exhibition Madonnas and Miracles, religious artefax in the Italian Renaissance Home. Free. Noon-5pm.

Wandlebury, near Cambridge: Cambridge Science Festival event. Free drop-in event. See wildlife, visit the stable rooms. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 11am-3pm. Postcode CB22 3AE. See: www.cambridgeppf.org/whats-on

Saffron Screen: The Lego Batman Movie (U) 2pm. Loving (12A) 5pm and 8pm. Tickets, Saffronscreen.com

Chelmsford Civic Theatre: The Daisy Bowlers (cheerful music). 2.30pm tickets, £10, special concessions £7 from 01245 606505 or www.chelmsford.gov.uk/theatres

Haverhill Arts Centre: Monkey Nuts Comedy Club, stand-up, 8pm. Tickets £9/£8 from 01440 714140 or www.haverhillartscentre.co.uk

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