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
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

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

Jun
24
Sun
Fete de la Musique @ Saffron walden Town Centre
Jun 24 @ 12:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Mar
7
Sat
Creative Writing Workshop with Clare Mulley @ Saffron Walden Museum
Mar 7 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

A unique writing workshop workshop experience with Clare Mulley organised by the Saffron Walden Arts Trust in conjunction with Saffron Walden Museum’s exhibition From Death Masks to Diaries’

 Agenda:

1.30 pm: A short talk on the author’s approach to biographical writing

2 pm: A guided tour by Museum staff of their ‘From Death Masks to Diaries’ exhibit

2.30-4 pm: Write a short piece of biographical writing inspired by the exhibition, with guidance by Clare and SWAT volunteers

4 -4.30 pm: An opportunity to share writing and discuss experience with group

Download application form

Clare Mulley is an award-winning author and broadcaster. Her first book, The Woman Who Saved the Children, won the Daily Mail Biographers’ Club Prize, and The Spy Who Loved, now optioned by Universal Studios, led to Clare being decorated with Poland’s national honour, the Bene Merito. Clare’s third book, The Women Who Flew for Hitler, tells the extraordinary story of two women at the heart of Nazi Germany, whose choices put them on opposite sides of history. Clare reviews non-fiction for the Telegraph, Spectator and History Today. A popular public speaker, she has given a TEDx talk at Stormont, spoken at the Houses of Parliament, Royal Albert Hall, Imperial War Museum, National Army Museum and British Library, as well as many festivals. Recent TV includes the BBC’s Rise of the Nazis, and the D-Day 75 coverage, NewsnightDavid Jason’s Secret Service, and Adolf & Eva, Love & War.