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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Salad Days May-June 2017
Easter Issue Salad Days 70
New Year Issue 2017
Christmas 2016 Issue no 68
Issue 67 Autumn 2016
summer 2016 Issue 66

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Hopscotch!

Hopscotch!

June 17

An old favourite and so easy!

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Be a time traveller!

Be a time traveller!

June 17

Fab Science

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

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Saffron Screen - films for children

Tuesday, 06 June to Friday, 30 June

Subject to final confirmation – please check our website for details
www.saffronscreen.com

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL 2 (12A tbc)
Sat 24th June 3pm

SING (U)
Sun 18th June 11am

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL (PG)
Sat 1st July 3pm

Guardians of the Galaxy vol 2 (12A tbc)
The adventures of Star-Lord, Gamora, Rocket Raccoon and the rest of the crew continue, with more humour and wacky hijinks and a whole new Awesome Mixtape.

Sing (U) – Cinema for Tinies
A sweet and breezy toe-tapping animation with a fabulous voice cast about a koala who puts on a singing competition to save his theatre. Enjoy the cinema without worrying about noise or wriggling.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (PG)
Greg and his family take a road trip to attend his great grandmother’s 90th birthday – though he is really trying to get to a gamer convention. Hilarious antics inevitably ensue.

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Year 2 Primary School Music Festival

Wednesday, 21 June to Tuesday, 21 June

Year 2 Primary School Music Festival 14.45. Over 400 children from local primary schools have been working together to celebrate their enjoyment of music and singing. Show Time: 13.45. Tickets: £4 Venue: Rhodes Centre.

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Saffron Screen Films

Sunday, 25 June to Thursday, 31 August

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID:
THE LONG HAUL (U)
Sat 1st & Sun 9th July 3pm
Greg and his family take a road trip to attend his great grandmother’s 90th birthday – though he is really trying to get to a gamer convention. Hilarious antics inevitably ensue.

GHOSTBUSTERS (12A)
Sun 9th July 7pm
Free screening in the Carnival marquee. We are teaming up with the Saffron Walden Round Table for a FREE movie night in the Carnival marquee. Join us for the original Ghostbusters film.

KING ARTHUR:
LEGEND OF THE SWORD (12A)
Fri 14th July 8pm & Sat 15th July 3pm.
Guy Ritchie brings his dynamic style to this epic fantasy action adventure which follows Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) as he journeys from the streets to the throne.

SPARK: A SPACE TAIL (PG)
Sun 16th July 2pm & Sun 23rd July 3pm. An action-packed space adventure about a wisecracking teenage monkey who must save the universe, helped only by a fleet-footed fox and a tech-wiz warthog.

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN:
SALAZAR’S REVENGE (12A)
Fri 21st July 8pm & Sat 22nd July 3m. Johnny Depp returns as the swashbuckling anti-hero Captain Jack Sparrow as he and a brilliant astronomer battle Javier Bardem’s evil Captain Salazar.

PEPPA PIG:
MY FIRST CINEMA EXPERIENCE (U)
Sun 23rd July 11am – Cinema for Tinies. Cinema for Tinies – enjoy this extravaganza for pre-schoolers. Features nine new episodes with games, songs and dances for everyone to join in with.

BOB THE BUILDER: MEGA MACHINES (U)
Mon 24th & Thurs 27th July 3pm.
Bob is constructing a dam with his team and another crew – until they go rogue and he has to race to save the city from disaster.

DESPICABLE ME 3 (U tbc)
Fri 28th July 3pm; Sat 29th July 11am (autism-friendly screening);
Sun 30th & Mon 31st July 3pm; Tues 1st, Weds 2nrd, Thurs 3rd &
Thurs 24th August 3pm.
In the latest instalment in the entertaining animated series, reformed villain Gru discovers his long-lost brother Dru – and the Minions are back too.

WONDER WOMAN (12A)
Fri 28th July 8pm; Sat 29th July 3pm;
Thurs 24th August 8pm.
DC’s greatest heroine takes on her solo live-action debut, as Diana enters the human world to bring an end to the Great War.

ROCK DOG (PG)
Fri 4th & Sat 5th August 3pm;
Sun 6th August 2pm.
A charming animation about a Tibetan mastiff who leaves home to pursue a musical career but is drawn back to protect his village from danger.

FIREMAN SAM: ALIEN ALERT (U tbc)
Sat 12th & Sun 13th August 3pm
Fireman Sam must help Pontypandy when an alien hunter-cum-TV presenter (voiced by David Tennant) comes to town.

LITTLE BIRD’S BIG ADVENTURE (cert tbc)
Mon 14th & Thurs 17th August 3pm;
Orphaned at birth and raised by storks, teenage sparrow Richard is determined to folow the storks south, helped only by an eccentric owl with an imaginary friend, and a disco-singing parakeet.

SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING (12A tbc)
Fri 18th, Sat 19th & Sun 20th August 3pm.
Peter Parker tries to return to his normal daily routine while coming to terms with his new-found identity as Spider-Man, until he has to take on the evil Vulture.

CARS 3 (cert tbc)
Fri 25th & Sun 27th 3pm. Lightning McQueen is trying to get back into racing, taking on the new generation of fast cars, and turns to Cruz Ramirez, an eager young technician.

WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES
(12A tbc)
Fri 25th August 8pm & Sat 26th August 3pm.
In the third chapter of this critically acclaimed reboot of the franchise, Caesar and his apes are embroiled in a deadly conflict with an army of humans.

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