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Saffron Screen March and April

Monday, 16 March to Sunday, 31 May

UNFORTUNATELY SAFFRON SCREEN TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS.

Subject to final confirmation – please check our website for
FROZEN II Sing-along (U)
Sun 29th March 11am (Cinema for Tinies), Sat 11th April 3pm
Join us to sing along to your favourite songs as Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle and travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest.

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG (PG)
Sat 21st March 3pm, Sun 22nd March 2pm, Sat 4th April 3pm
A fun animated adventure comedy based on the hugely popular video game series sees Sonic team up with a small-town sherriff as he tries to escape Dr Robotnik.

THE CALL OF THE WILD (PG)
Sat 28th & Sun 29th March & Mon 6th April 3pm
Jack London’s classic adventure story about a domesticated dog fighting for survival in the Alaskan wilderness is brought to life by a superb cast.

ONWARD (PG tbc)
Sun 12th, Tues 14th & Thurs 16th April 3pm
Two teenage elf brothers (voiced by Tom Holland and Chris Pratt) embark on a quest to see if there is still magic out there.

MY SPY (12A tbc)
Fri 17th & Sat 18th April 3pm
A hardened CIA operative finds himself at the mercy of a smart 9-year-old girl in this entertaining adventure romp.

TROLLS WORLD TOUR (PG tbc)
Sat 25th 3pm & Sun 26th April 2pm
This animated musical comedy is a sequel to the popular 2016 animation, as Poppy and Branch find there are more troll tribes, each devoted to a different kind of music.

COMING IN MAY

MULAN
A live action remake of the classic Disney animation.

PETER RABBIT 2: THE RUNAWAY
In this sequel to 2018’s popular animated adaptation of the Beatrix Potter stories, Peter Rabbit runs away from home and discovers adventures away from the safety of the garden.

THE SECRET GARDEN
This new adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic story stars Julie Walters and Colin Firth.

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Toddlers at Saffron Walden Library

Monday, 16 March to Sunday, 31 May

Toddlers and Babies:
Our award-winning story and rhyme times offer a safe place for parents and carers, to bring young children to interact with each other and take part in singing fun memorable songs. Adults and children are encouraged to join in together with songs, stories, instruments and bubbles! Runs during term time, no booking necessary, all events are free.

Storytime – Tuesday:
9:30 – 10am (2 years and up)
Babytime – Wednesday:
9:30 – 10am (1 – 2 years)
10:30 – 11am (up to 1 year)
Daddy Cool – Saturday:
10 – 10:30am (all pre-school ages)

Arts/Activities:

Let’s Draw Art Club – Every third Monday of the month 3:30 – 5pm

Let’s Draw is a fun club for young artists age 8 – 18 to come and socialise with other creativity driven people. We have different art activities each month including painting, crafting, building models and working together to make big art pieces. All skill levels are welcome. The club is free and there is no need to book.

Events at Saffron Walden Museum

Monday, 16 March to Tuesday, 23 June

Tuesday 17th March, 10am-12noon
Museum Minis
Craft sessions for toddlers. This month is Pirate themed
£2 per child. Refreshments provided
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)


Tuesday 17th March, 1pm-3pm
Grown Up’s Art Club
Monthly arts and crafts sessions for adults. This month’s theme is Light, Shadow & Tone.
Pre-booking recommended but not essential
£5 per person. Refreshments provided
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)


Exhibition: All Fired Up!
4th April – 5th July
The history of fire-fighting in Essex produced in partnership with Essex Fire Museum.
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)
Daily Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Sundays 2-5pm.


Wednesday 8th April
30 min sessions between 10.30-12.30noon or between 1.30-3.30pm
Easter Hats
Easter holiday craft activities for children aged 4-10 years
Age 4-10 years
£1.50 per child
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)


Thursday 9th April
30 min sessions between 10.30-12.30noon or between 1.30-3.30pm
Mini Firefighters
Easter holiday craft activities for children aged 4-10 years, inspired by our current fire-fighting themed exhibition, “All Fired Up.”
Age 4-10 years
£1.50 per child
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)


Wednesday 15th April
30 min sessions between 10.30-12.30noon or between 1.30-3.30pm
Bird’s Nests
Easter holiday craft activities for children aged 4-10 years
Age 4-10 years
£1.50 per child
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)


Thursday 16th April
30 min sessions between 10.30-12.30noon or between 1.30-3.30pm
Glass Painting
Easter holiday craft activities for children aged 4-10 years
Age 4-10 years
£1.50 per child
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)


Tuesday 21st April, 10am-12noon
Toddler STEAM
Monthly Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths sessions for the under 5s.
This month’s theme is Science: Forces and Pressure.
£2 per child. Refreshments provided
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)


Tues 28th April, 10am-12noon
Museum Minis
Craft sessions for toddlers. This month is Butterflies & Bugs
£2 per child. Refreshments provided
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)


Tuesday 28th April, 1-3pm
Grown Up’s Art Club
Monthly arts and crafts sessions for adults. This month’s theme is Pattern.
Pre-booking recommended but not essential
£5 per person. Refreshments provided
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)


Saturday 9th May, 10.30am-12noon
Sawdust Hearts
Join us to make some commemorative VE Day themed textiles inspired by our current “Your Stories” community display. Suitable for a wide range of ages, from child to adult.
£1.50 per person
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)


Tuesday 12th May, 10am-12noon
Toddler STEAM
Monthly Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths sessions for the under 5s.
This month’s theme is Music: Sound and Vibration
£2 per child. Refreshments provided
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)


Friday 15th May, 6-9pm
Wildlife at Night
Get up close and personal with live wildlife. Create a wild animal sock puppet!
£1.50 per person for the craft activities
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)


Wednesday 27th May
30 min sessions between 10.30-12.30noon or between 1.30-3.30pm
Fabulous Phoenix
Half-term holiday craft activities for children aged 4-10 years
£1.50 per child
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)


Thursday 28th May
30 min sessions between 10.30-12.30noon or between 1.30-3.30pm
Fossils and Flints
Easter holiday craft activities for children aged 4-10 years
Bring along your finds for identification. Look at examples from the collections.
Paint your own fossil.
£1.50 per child for craft activities.
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)


Friday 29th May, 10.30am-3.30pm
Futures Friday
Help us build an environmentally sustainable future.
Hands-on activities and information stalls. Craft activities.
£1.50 per child for craft activities.
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)


Saturday 6th June, 10am-12noon
Carnival Crafts
Inspired by the Saffron Walden Carnival
£1.50 per child
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)


Tues 9th June, 10am-12noon
Toddler STEAM
Monthly Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths sessions for the under 5s.
This month’s theme is Science: Light, Circuits and Rainbows.
£2 per child. Refreshments provided
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)


Saturday 13th June, 10am-12noon
Carnival Crafts
Inspired by the Saffron Walden Carnival
£1.50 per child
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)


Tuesday 23rd June, 10am-12noon
Museum Minis
Craft sessions for toddlers. This month is Flower Power.
£2 per child. Refreshments provided
Standard admission fees apply for the Museum (£2.50 for adults, concessions £1.25 & children free)


Venue Information:
Museum Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1BN
museum@uttlesford.gov.uk
http://www.saffronwaldenmuseum.org/
https://www.facebook.com/SaffronWaldenMuseum
https://twitter.com/SW_Museum
01799 510333

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