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Weekend events for May 19, 20 and 21 near Saffron Walden, Dunmow and Cambridge

PUBLISHED: 09:25 17 May 2017 | UPDATED: 11:14 19 May 2017

Picnic: Kerri Hulks, Sarah Morris, Lucy Hulks and, Josie Sadler

Picnic: Kerri Hulks, Sarah Morris, Lucy Hulks and, Josie Sadler

Saffron Photo 2017

Our top tips for this weekend. See the Emperor’s New Clothes, a children’s play at Cambridge Junction. Take a torch to explore Saffron Walden Museum at night. See Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolfe, starring Imelda Staunton without having to go to the West End, it’s showing at Saffron Screen, enjoy the Forgotten Gardens of Easton Lodge.

Laura Whitmore and Bill Ward star in thrilling ‘Not Dead Enough’ at Cambridge Arts Theatre.Laura Whitmore and Bill Ward star in thrilling ‘Not Dead Enough’ at Cambridge Arts Theatre.

Friday, May 19

Saffron Walden Museum: See the museum at night. Bring a torch and children must bring an adult. Free with admission, adult £2.50, concessions, £1.50, under 18s, free. Drop in anytime between 6pm and 8pm. 01799 510333 or www.saffronwaldenmuseum.org

Pegga Pig My First Cinema Experience is at Saffron ScreenPegga Pig My First Cinema Experience is at Saffron Screen

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

Cambridge Arts Theatre: Not Dead Enough. 7.45pm. Tickets 01223 503333 or cambridgeartstheatre.com.

Corpus Playroom, St Edward’s Passage, Cambridge: (student theatre) 9 Parts of Desire 7pm. Tickets £8/£6 from 01223 300085 or adctheatre.com

Corpus Playroom, St Edward’s Passage, Cambridge: (student theatre) Ghostwritten 9.30pm. Tickets £8/£6 from 01223 300085 or adctheatre.com

ADC Theatre, Cambridge: (student theatre) The Merchant of Venice 7.45pm. Tickets £12/£9 from 01223 300085 or adctheatre.com

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

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

Saffron Screen: Ghost in the Shell (12A) 8pm. Tickets, saffronscreen.com.

The Junction, Cambridge: Andy Zaltzman (comedy) 8pm. Tickets £13.50 15+ from 01223 511511 junction.co.uk

The Junction, Cambridge: La Ribot (dance) 7.30pm. Tickets £12.50/£8 15+ 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

Haverhill Arts Centre: Beauty and the Beast (PG) Tickets £6.50/£5.50 or £5 from 01440 714140 or www.haverhillartscentre.co.uk

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

Rhodes Theatre, Gerry Across the Mersey 8pm. Tickets, £22 from 01279 710200 or rhodesbishopsstortford.org.uk

Saturday, May 20

Jubilee Gardens, George Street, Saffron Walden: Jazz Band on the Bandstand from 11am to 4pm. Joanna Eden is singing at 3pm. Refreshments available. Free entry. Donations for Citizens Advice Bureau.

Ugley Village Hall: Farmers’ Market. 10am-noon. 01279 814052.

Cambridge Arts Theatre: Not Dead Enough 2.30pm and 7.45pm. Tickets 01223 503333 or cambridgeartstheatre.com

Corpus Playroom, St Edward’s Passage Cambridge: (student theatre) 9 Parts of Desire 7pm. Tickets £8/£6 from 01223 300085 or adctheatre.com

Corpus Playroom, St Edward’s Passage, Cambridge: (student theatre) Ghostwritten 9.30pm. 9.30pm. Tickets £8/£6 from 01223 300085 or adctheatre.com

ADC Theatre, Cambridge: (student theatre) The Merchant of Venice 7.45pm. Tickets £12/£9 from 01223 300085 or adctheatre.com

Cambridge Corn Exchange: Masters of Rock IV 7.30pm. Tickets £12.50 from 01223 357851 or tickets@cambridgelivetrust.co.uk or www.cornex.co.uk

Rhodes Theatre, Bishop’s Stortford: Supreme Queen 8pm. Tickets, £20 from from 01279 710200 or rhodesbishopsstortford.org.uk

Junction, Cambridge: La Ribot (dance) 7.30pm. Tickets £12.50/£8 15+ from 01223 511511 junction.co.uk

Junction, Cambridge: Foy Vance (music) sold out. Doors 7pm £17 from 01223 511511 junction.co.uk

Junction, Cambridge: Laurence Clark (comedy) 8pm. £13.50/£11.50 14+ from 01223 511511 junction.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.

Saffron Screen: Peppa Pig My First Cinema Experience (U) 3pm, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolfe 7pm. Tickets, saffronscreen.com

Radwinter Village Hall: Captain Phillips (12A) 7.30pm. Tickets, saffronscreen.com

Chelmsford Civic Theatre: Purple Zeppelin 8pm. Tickets, £19, special concessions £7 from 01245 606505 or www.chelmsford.gov.uk/theatres

Sunday, May 21

The Half Moon Pub, Bishop’s Stortford: Bill Cornell’s Golden Era Jazzband 8pm to 10.30pm. £5 on the door. (North Street).

Clavering: The Little House and five gardens open. See smallest thatched cottage in England. Proceeds to Mencap. 01799 550488. Parking at the Fox and Hounds. (Postcode CB11 4QL).

Little Easton: Forgotten Gardens of Easton Lodge open day. 11.30am-5pm, last entry 4pm. Guided tours, children’s crafts. Refreshments. 01371 876979 or www.eastonlodge.co.uk (Postcode CM6 2BB).

Saffron Hall: Richard Uttley in recital. 2pm. Masterclass 4pm. Tickets, £10, under 18s free, from 0845 548 7650 or www.saffronhall.com or tourist information in the Market Square, 01799 524002.

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: Peppa Pig My First Cinema Experience (U) 2pm. Lion (PG) 5pm. A Quiet Passion (12A) 8pm. Tickets, saffronscreen.com

Junction, Cambridge: The Emperor’s New Clothes 11.30am and 2pm. Tickets £10 adult, £6 child, 3+ from 01223 511511 or junction.co.uk

Saffron Walden: Afternoon walk five and a half miles from Great Chishall Village Hall car park. Lifts from Saffron Walden Common at 2pm. Saffron Walden and District Footpaths Assocation. 01799 500878

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