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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Going Plastic Free

Going Plastic Free

November 18

The NatureDoc Shop has plenty of carefully selected clever alternatives to help you reduce your plastic use and make the change towards healthier living. To find out more read Lucinda Miller’s, founder of Nature Docs, guide to going Plastic Free in 2018


Dressing Up – Vile Victorians and Vicious Vikings!

Dressing Up – Vile Victorians and Vicious Vikings!

October 18

Stop that sinking feeling on history days!


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

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Information for parents & families from Herts County Council

Monday, 22 October to Friday, 20 December

Do you have a 3 or 4 year old? Did you know you can apply now for a free early education place for your 3 or 4 year old?
If you need to apply for a free early education place for your child you will need to apply directly to the early years provider of your choice; this could be a pre-school, day nursery, childminder or school nursery. Many school nurseries, pre-schools and day nurseries are having open days for you to look round. Find your nearest early years provider at


Saturday, 01 December to Monday, 31 December

Wintasia (Ice Skating etc) in Saffron Walden. Details awaited. Check at Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre

Event details

Reception Tour Roseacres

Monday, 03 December to Monday, 07 January

Roseacres Primary School, Takeley, CM22 6QY Tel: (01279) 879599. Reception tour 13.30 on 3rd and 09.30 on 7th December

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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