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 www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/parents
Saturday, 01 December to Monday, 31 December
Wintasia (Ice Skating etc) in Saffron Walden. Details awaited. Check at Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre
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
Christmas Crafts at Saffron Walden Library
Thursday, 20 December
Christmas Crafts at Saffron Walden Library 11.00-12.30.
Make your own reindeer model and decorate it! Have fun in the library with Christmas card colouring sheets and a treasure hunt. For all ages with parental supervision, in the Children’s Department on the ground floor.
Monday, 24 December
Christmas Eve 16.30 Welcome to Christmas; a Crib Service for all the family. 22.30 Carols; 23.00 Midnight Mass. All Saints’ Church, Stansted Road, Bishop’s Stortford. For further details call 01279 506542 / 0788 094 0580 or see our website www.allsaintshockerill.org.uk
All age Mass & Carols
Tuesday, 25 December
10.00 Sung All-Age Mass with carols; All Saints’ Church, Stansted Road, Bishop’s Stortford. For further details call 01279 506542 / 0788 094 0580 or see our website
Messy Church Salvation Army
Sunday, 06 January
Messy Church is a form of church for children and adults that involves creativity, celebration and hospitality. Its aim is to introduce Jesus, to give an opportunity to encounter him and to grow closer to him. Messy Church takes usually takes place on the first Sunday of the month from 4 - 5.30pm at The Salvation Army, Abbey Lane, Saffron Walden, it’s free and tea is provided. Children must bring a parent or carer. For an idea of the fun have a look at our website www.messychurch.waldenarmy.org.uk. For further information, please call Steph on 01799 510798 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dame Bees Free Event
Friday, 11 January
Dame Bees Stories, Songs and Rhymes. Free event 09.00-10.00 book at email@example.com
Alice in Wonderland
Friday, 11 January to Saturday, 19 January
11-13 & 18-19 Jan Saffron Players “Alice in Wonderland – A Curious Pantomime!“ Saffron Walden Town Hall. Tickets on sale to in person callers at Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre. No refunds.
Online booking: www.thelittleredboxoffice.com;
Copy date for Easter Issue of Salad Days
Friday, 01 February
1st Feb - copy date for Easter issue of Salad Days. Ask about advertising, send diary dates and review listings by 1st February