Calendar

Jun
8
Sat
Uttlesforde Orchestra Summer Concert @ Saffron Walden Town Hall
Jun 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

On Saturday 8th June, Uttlesforde Orchestra will conclude its’ 2012/13 season with performances of Verdi’s Force of Destiny; Britten’s Violin Concerto; and Dvorak’s 6th Symphony.

The performance will take place in Saffron Walden Town Hall commencing at 7.30 p.m.  The soloist, Alex Redington, has developed an international reputation as the 1st violinist of the well recorded Doric String Quartet.   His playing has been described as “exuberant with lyrical charm” by Classical Source and “someone who makes it all look so easy” by The Strad.

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Soloist – Alex Redington

Alex’s performance will be wrapped by the Force of Destiny overture by Verdi, At the other end of the concert will be one of Dvorak’s lesser known Symphonies (No 6) full of Czech folk tunes.

Conductor – Richard Hull

Conductor – Richard Hull

Audiences for Uttlesforde’s performances have been growing and this is the climax of its music season promising to be an outstanding musical highlight.   Rob Furber, the orchestra’s secretary and business manager, says he “hopes the people of Saffron Walden will witness an exceptional performer during this year of Britten’s centenary”.

Verdi – Force Of Destiny
Britten – Violin Concerto
Dvorak – Symphony No 6

Conductor – Richard Hull
Leader – Sarah James

Soloist Alex Redington

Jun
15
Sat
Saffron Walden Open Studios 2013
Jun 15 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Please see information about the 2013 Saffron Walden Open Studios here.

Jun
16
Sun
Saffron Walden Open Studios 2013
Jun 16 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Please see information about the 2013 Saffron Walden Open Studios here.

Fabulous Music For A Summer Evening @ Holy Trinity Church, Chrishall
Jun 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Mozart Requiem – Richard Latham, London Jubilee Orchestra + Village Voices

Elgar Sonata in E minor Op. 82; Bartok Roumanian Folk Dances – Ian McDonough (violin) + David Boarder (piano)

Jun
22
Sat
Saffron Walden Open Studios 2013
Jun 22 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Please see information about the 2013 Saffron Walden Open Studios here.

Jun
23
Sun
Saffron Walden Open Studios 2013
Jun 23 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Please see information about the 2013 Saffron Walden Open Studios here.

Jul
6
Sat
Essex Craft Society’s Summer Exhibition @ Thaxted Guildhall
Jul 6 – Jul 6 all-day

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A rigorous selection procedure ensures that some of the finest makers in the county will be showing jewellery, weaving, embroidery, printed textiles, woodturning, indigo silks, furniture, calligraphy and etching in this exquisite mediaeval Guildhall.

Timed to coincide with Thaxted’s popular Music Festival, other attractions include a stunning church, old Almshouses and a windmill.  Award-winning Poppy’s Tea Room offers delicious homemade cakes, sandwiches and an array of teas and coffees.  There will be a temporary Festival Bar in Clarance House.

The exhibition is open from 11am-5pm each day.

Please visit www.essexcraftsociety.org/ for more information.

Arts & Music Picnic @ Bridge End Gardens
Jul 6 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Picnic Poster 2013 Saffron Walden Arts Trust are hosting an Arts & Music Picnic at Bridge End Garden, Sat 6 July 2013, 12 noon – 6pm

Bring your own blanket and picnic, enjoy live music, art and drama.

Free entry!

Bridge End Garden is located in the north part of Saffron Walden (postcode CB10 1HR), with entrances in Castle Street and Bridge Street.

More details to follow, keep updated by hitting ‘like’ on our Facebook Page

Aug
16
Fri
Maze Festival
Aug 16 – Aug 18 all-day

Saffron Walden’s second Maze Festival.  A weekend of events and activities for all ages, celebrating the town’s unique maze/labyrinth heritage. Workshops, speakers, plays, games, puzzles, dancing. Many events are free!

Jun
24
Sun
Fete de la Musique @ Saffron walden Town Centre
Jun 24 @ 12:00 pm – 8:30 pm