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 2019

Summer Half Term 2019

April 19

The summer term! So what’s inside this issue? Learn how to run, and how to do a handstand - they’re not just for children! Read the guide on treating bites and stings using many items already on your kitchen shelves, see reviews on some brilliant books for children to read during those precious gaps in their schedule just to chill! Cook flowerpot bread or pizza. If you’re separated, its definitely worth reading about planning trips abroad with your children. Check out the lists of activities, clubs, toddler groups, health clinics, schools, sports and so much more.

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World Environment Day - at Hatfield Forest

World Environment Day - at Hatfield Forest

April 19

Helen Hooker & Elizabeth Reeve
Visitor Welcome Team
Hatfield Forest

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Outdoor learning - so many benefits

Outdoor learning - so many benefits

April 19

Provide by Matthew O’Reilly, Head of Junior School, St Mary’s School, Cambridge

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

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Saffron Screen

Saturday, 01 June to Sunday, 30 June

Detective Pikachu (12A) Sat 15th June 14.00; Sat 22ndJune 15.00; Sun 23rd June 14.00
This live action / animated film features Ryan Reynolds voicing the detective, on the hunt for missing detective Harry Goodman and trying to save the Pokémon detective.

The Secret Life of Pets 2 (PG tbc) Sat 29th June 15.00; Sun 30th June 14.00
This hilarious sequel continues the story of Jack Russell Max and his furry buddies, following their secret lives in New York City after their unsuspecting owners depart for work or school each day.

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Wandlebury Activities

Saturday, 01 June to Sunday, 30 June

June is the time to be outdoors. CambridgePPF has a diverse range of activities prepared for you this month.

Saturday Bushcraft for Families
Saturday 15 June: 9am to 11.30am
Every third Saturday of each month you can now explore the natural world through the skills of bushcraft together as a family. NB: £18 per family (£12 for single adult and child). Includes all specialist equipment and a drink and snack. Booking essential at www.wildthymeandembers.co.uk
Wandlebury Country Park CB22 3AE

Wandlebury Adventures: All Things Nets! (for 8-12 year old unaccompanied children)
Monday 24 June: 6pm to 8pm
Explore the woods and pond for extraordinary beasties. £15 each individual session. Meet at the Stable Rooms at Wandlebury, CB22 3AE. Booking in advance essential by email enquiries@cambridgeppf.org or telephone 01223 243830

Vital Spark Festival of Play and Creative Wellbeing
Sunday 30 June: 10.30am to 1pm
Creative taster session activities such as family yoga, wild stories, and joy club. Tickets £5 per person or £20 for a family ticket of up to 2 adults and 3 children. Booking essential. To book email katherine@vitalsparktheatre.org Wandlebury Country Park, CB22 3AE

Bourn Windmill Open Day and Teas
Sunday 30 June: 2pm to 4pm
Guided tours, have a go at turning the mill and teas/cakes. No need to book. Off Caxton Road, Bourn CB23 2SU.

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Take Away the Walls

Wednesday, 05 June to Sunday, 03 November

Saffron Walden Museum. CB10 1JL New exhibition opens: “Take Away the Walls”. Open Tue – Sat 10.00-17.00
Suns and Bank Holidays 14.00-17.00. Adults £2.50, discounts
1.25p, children free, season tickets £8/ £4. Tel: 01799 510333.
www.saffronwaldenmuseum.org.On days when the museum is closed, visitors can still explore the grounds, which include some outdoor exhibits,a listening bench, and the ruins of Walden Castle.

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