Calendar

Jul
11
Sat
Concert at St Mark’s College, Audley End
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Jul
18
Mon
AGM – Monday 18th July at 7.00 pm King’s Arms
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

AGM – Monday 18th July at 7.00 pm King’s Arms

Join us for some refreshments and to hear our Guest Speaker: Tim Atkinson “A Choirboy, a bullet belt and Lemmy- Tim Atkinson’s story of how his obsession led to a career in Music and working with his heroes.”

There will be a short business meeting reviewing the past year and plans for the future.

We welcome anyone who is interested in the arts locally (visual, performing, music, writing etc.) and especially those who may like to get more involved.

There will opportunity to have your say in the Neighbourhood Plan which includes an Arts and Heritage focus

Sep
6
Wed
Architectural Walk and Talk with Mike Hibbs @ Market Square, followed by King's Arms
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Mike Hibbs will give an informative, entertaining and personal account of buildings in Saffron Walden he has worked on in his professional capacity.

Mike is an architect with a practice in Saffron Walden that specialises in renovating and extending listed and historic buildings.  Over the years he has gathered a collection of insights into the history of the town, and of specific buildings – some technical, others – stories of social history.

The walk will begin outside the Library in the Market Square and will take 30-40 mins. The talk will take place in the King’s Arms in the Function Room.

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Dec
28
Thu
Tim Atkinson “A Choirboy, a bullet belt and Lemmy” & Lemmy: the movie @ Fairycroft House
Dec 28 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 29 @ 10:00 pm
Thursday 28th December at 7 pm at Fairycroft House
 
Saffron Walden Arts Trust will be holding an event at Fairycroft House on the anniversary of the death of Lemmy, founder and lead musician of Motörhead. 
 
Tim Atkinson will give a talk “A Choirboy, a Bullet Belt and Lemmy” – the story of how his obsession led to a career in music and working with his heroes, and eventually collaborating with Lemmy on one of his last recordings, some of which took place at Fairycroft House.
 
The talk will be followed by the showing of the 2010 rockumentary film, “Lemmy”. There will an exhibition of Motörhead memorabilia. The event will also raise funds for Young Carers, who are supported by Fairycroft House through arts related activities such as film-making and drama. There will be a bar available all evening.
 
Tickets available from Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre,  or at the door –  £10, and £5 to Saffron Walden Arts Trust members. 
Jan
27
Sat
Songwriting Workshop with Joanna Eden @ Fariycroft House Arts & Media Centre
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Songwriting Workshop with Joanna Eden @ Fariycroft House Arts & Media Centre

A very special opportunity for emerging and developing songwriters.

In this one day session Joanna Eden will explore the process of songwriting and give group and individual guidance in discussion and masterclass settings.  Participants should be 15+ and be happy to perform one of their songs to the group.

As well as being a successful performer, songwriter and teacher, Joanna mentored the young Sam Smith for nine years, and learned much about the emergence of an artist in that time.

To apply please download the Songwriting Workshop application form and return to swartstrust@gmail.com