Thaxted Music Festival

Our 2024 summer season will run from Friday 21 June to Sunday 14 July, with performances by world-leading artists across orchestral, chamber, soloists, choral, jazz and folk music, in the beautiful surroundings of Thaxted and its spacious Parish Church. It will include celebrations of the 150th anniversary year of the birth of Gustav Holst, whose […]

Wimbledon Afternoon Tea – Down Hall

Down Hall Hotel and Spa Matching Road, Hatfield Heath

Join us for one our most popular themed afternoon tea’s of the year. Our Wimbledon inspired tea will serve up a winner! Monday - Friday - £40 per adult Saturday and Sunday  - £42.50 per adult (Children under 12 are charged 50% of adult price)

Bandstand Season – Saffron Walden

Saffron Walden Saffron Walden, Essex

Saffron Walden Town Council is excited to announce the return of the Bandstand Season. The Bandstand Season 2024 starts on Saturday 06 July, it will run weekly on Saturdays until 14 September. The casual lunchtime sessions are FREE to attend, no need to book, just pop in, relax and enjoy the music! More information on […]

Dunmow Flitch Trials

Great Dunmow

The Dunmow Flitch Trials™ exist to award a flitch of bacon to married couples from anywhere in the world, if they can satisfy the Judge and Jury of 6 maidens and 6 bachelors that in 'twelvemonth and a day', they have 'not wisht themselves unmarried again'. A reference to The Dunmow Flitch can even be found in The Wife of […]

Summer Craft Fair – Cammas Hall Farm

Cammas Hall Needham Green, Hatfield Broad Oak, United Kingdom

We are delighted to welcome local suppliers with lots of lovely products to browse from. We also have live music, tapped beers and our BBQ and Pizza Oven will be running for you to enjoy. As well as a lovely selection of local producers, we will also offer the following: 🎤 Live music from 12.30pm […]

Dunmow Foodie Festival

Ashfields Carriage and Polo Club Green Street, Great Canfield

Dunmow Foodie Festival where Food, drink, and music collide in a spectacular explosion of flavour, rhythm, and pure fun! We’ll have live music throughout the day from 9 amazing local artists & Tastes from around the world. Dunmow Foodie Festival is not just for the grown-ups – we'll carve out a special space for our […]

Hatfield 100 – Guided Tours

Hatfield Forest Takeley

Discover the fascinating story of Hatfield Forest as we celebrate 100 years since it was saved for the nation. As we celebrate our centenary year, head down to the Shell House in the Lake area for a free guided tour to discover more about this fascinating National Nature Reserve and the work which is done […]

Garg’s Animal Encounters – Cammas Hall Farm

Cammas Hall Needham Green, Hatfield Broad Oak, United Kingdom

Garg’s Animal Encounters gives you the chance to get up close and personal with some fascinating animals. The encounter is full of lots of information about the animals as well as amazing facts, with lots of fun and laughter along the way. This is suitable for children aged 4 years and above and for every paying child you get one free […]

Beach on The Common – Saffron Walden

The Common

Saffron Walden Town Council (SWTC) is excited to announce the return of The Beach on The Common for summer 2024.  Back by popular demand, SWTC first brought a beach to Saffron Walden last year as part of the town’s free celebrations for the late Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Larking About in Uttlesford

Uttlesford District

This Summer you are invited to take part in a photo trail around Uttlesford. Saffron Walden Museum and Discover Uttlesford have hidden ten birds at different locations in the district for you to find and photograph. Celebrating our rural landscape and nature across the district, ‘Larking About Uttlesford’ is your opportunity to explore and discover […]

Heritage Live: Richard Ashcroft

Audley End House and Gardens Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, United Kingdom

Heritage Live will return to Audley End House and Gardens for its summer concert series in 2024. Singer-songwriter Richard Ashcroft will headline the show on Saturday 3 August 2024 and perform in our stunning grounds. Please visit the Heritage Live website for more details and tickets.

The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck by Quantum Theatre

Hatfield Forest Takeley

Prevented from hatching her eggs at the farm, foolish Jemima goes in search of a nesting place in the forest and soon she meets a charming ‘gentleman’ who offers her the perfect nesting place in his wood-shed. But why is his wood-shed full of feathers and why is he asking her to collect the herbs […]