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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Christmas 2017
Autumn 2017 Issue 73
Summer Holidays Issue 72
Salad Days May-June 2017
Easter Issue Salad Days 70
New Year Issue 2017

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Published Articles

Book Tokens - a gift of choice

Book Tokens - a gift of choice

January 18

Book reviews - and some ideas on how to spend a book tokens


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

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Events at Rhodes

Monday, 01 January to Sunday, 25 March

Play in a Day – Tuesday 13th Feb at 19.00 Phoenix Theatre School in association with Rhodes Arts Complex are looking for primary aged children to join us for the challenge of creating a fun new piece of theatre in just one day!

Dear Zoo – Thurs15th Feb at
13.30 & 15.30, Friday 16th Feb
at 11.00 & 14.00 This
production will delight all
those who have read the book (both young and old) as it unfolds with child- engaging puppets, music and lots of audience interaction.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream –
Sunday 25th February at 15.00
Join Ballet Theatre UK as we enter the enchanting and magical realm of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. We present a ballet set to charm the whole family.

A Tiger’s Tale - Thurs 8th March at 13.30 & 16.30, Friday 9th March 10.30 & 13.30 Based on the extraordinary story of Fenella, the Holmfirth Tiger - a high spirited balancing act of circus, puppetry, live music and song. Age 4+

Red Riding Hood and the Wolf – Saturday 24th March at 11.00am and 2.00pm
Time for bed. Tuck yourself in. This is where Robyn’s story begins. She takes a book and starts to read. But she can’t relate to Red Riding Hood, sugar and spice and all things nice. There are two sides to every tale, Age 7+

Paddington 2 (PG) – Friday 12thJan at 16.30, Tues 16th Jan at 18.00 and Thursday 18th January at 14.00 and 16.30 Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday.

My Little Pony – The Movie (U) Kids for a Quid – Saturday 3rd February at 11am After a dark force conquers Canterlot, the Mane 6 embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria
Beauty and the Beast Sing –a-Long – Wednesday 14th February at 10.30 and 13.30. Sing along with Belle in this event in association with The Play People.

Museum Trail – All through February half term from 10.00-17.00; The museum opens its doors this half term with a brand new trail! A fun way to learn more about the treasures the Museum holds. Suitable from ages 3+ (if assisted) Free Entry

St Valentine’s Day Craft – Monday 12th – Wednesday 14th February, 11.00-15.00 Make a Valentine’s Day card for someone special at our card making workshop! Just drop in. Suitable for children aged 5+. £2 per child

Mad March Hare Craft – Saturday 17th February, 11.00-15.00. This Spring join in with our Mad March Hare craft activity! £2 per child.

01279 710200

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Messy Church Newport

Sunday, 25 February

Messy Church in St Mary's, Newport at 15.30.

Windhill21 Nursery Open Day 09.15

Thursday, 01 March

Come and see our excellent nursery provision delivered by an outstanding qualified Teacher and Nursery Nurse

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