Salad Days

Salad Days is a printed and on line magazine containing local information for parents, teachers and carers of children in Saffron Walden, Bishop's Stortford, Great Dunmow and surrounding Villages.

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Summer Half Term Issue 65
Easter Issue 2016
New Year 2016, January and February
Christmas 2015
Autumn 2015 Issue 61
Issue 60 Summer 2015

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An introduction to Home Educating

An introduction to Home Educating

June 16

While education is compulsory, schooling is not


Salad Days publishes articles on health, books, music, sport, lifesyle, science, art and more.

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The Big Friendly Read

Saturday, 16 July to Saturday, 03 September

IChildren will have a scrummdiddlyumptious time when they join The Big Friendly Read. As they read or share books of their choice they will collect Roald Dahl character cards and earn a medal and certificate.
Children aged 10 and over can take part in a new activity called My Zine where they can create art inspired by a book.

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Monday, 18 July to Wednesday, 07 September

For the holidays - Grove Cottage has launched Animal Magic art competition - entries free, three age groups, deadline 10 Sept - winners will see their works hung in art exhibition in Bishops Stortford alongside professional works and signed prints will be sold via online auction hosted by Sworders. See "What's On" on the website, or contact Natalie Trapmore,, 07876 478717.

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Fairytale Circus

Thursday, 28 July to Tuesday, 30 August

Audley End House & Gardens. CB11 4JF. Details awaited - please check before travelling

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Salad Days likes to publish as many events as possible which children might enjoy or that are relevant to young children. If you have an event you would like included fill in the details on the "contact" page - see top menu bar

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