Fête de la House-Musique 2020

Fête de la House–Musique (Make Music Day)  21st June 2020 – 5 pm-6 pm Bring live music out of lockdown!   See where people are performing: map  Play or sing from gardens, balconies, drives or windows! * Important: Follow current UK Government rules * Please tell us if
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Corona Virus Emergency: Support our Arts Venues!

We are very concerned about the impact of the current corona virus epidemic on our local arts venues in Saffron Walden especially: Fairycroft House Saffron Screen Saffron Hall We would urge all those who support the activities of these venues to continue with donations. When you
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Life Writing Competition Result

We are very pleased to announce the winner of the Life Writing Competition which was held in conjunction the writing workshop led by Clare Mulley: Antonia Leckey: “D’you ken John Peel?” Runner-Up: Christine Ractliffe: A Long Weekend
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Oli King talks about Music Therapy – My Journey so Far

Oli King talks about his work, training and importance of music therapy. Oli, who is also Director of Music and organist at St Mary’s Church Saffron Walden, trained to be a music therapist at Anglia Ruskin University having been a performer and teacher of various kinds for
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Creative Writing Workshop with Clare Mulley March 7 2020

The Saffron Walden Arts Trust (SWAT) is offering a unique opportunity for creative writing in a half-day workshop run jointly with the Saffron Walden Museum. The event will focus on the Museum’s current exhibition “Portraits,Diaries and Remembering the Dead” which will
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Young Person’s Bursary for film or photography

The Saffron Walden Arts Trust is offering a bursary of £600 to a young person between the ages of 16-21 years old. This bursary will be for someone  currently engaged in or studying film/photography and can be used for training, equipment or other. To apply for this bursary the
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SWAT AGM Wednesday 10th July 2019

Saffron Walden Arts Trust will be holding its AGM on 10th  July at Fairycroft House. SWAT has had an active and varied year with 10 events focusing on wide range of arts from pottery, film, architecture to music and dance, fulfilling its mission to “promote the arts
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20th June 2019 at Fairycroft House: Jiff Godfrey: “Just a Cigar Box? I Think Not!”

Jiff Godfrey presents: “Just a cigar box? I think not!” A short talk on how a mystery exposed a passion for the crafting and music of Cigar Box Guitars and live music from ‘Moonshine Coyote’ date to be confirmed Fairycroft House     Map *Free to SWAT members *£5 for non-members
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SWAT Members’ Exhibition: ‘All Our Own Work’ April 13 2019

“An exhibition of our Members’ creative work in a wide range of art forms: textiles, painting, photography, music, architecture, sculpture, pottery, etc. With live music from SWAT members   Refreshments available in the Fairycroft House cafe
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Jacqui Portway talks about Saffron Walden

Market Trader and SWAT Member – Jacqui Portway talks about the delights of  Saffron Walden YouTube
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