Saffron Walden Maze Festival 2016

Both before and during the next Maze Festival (20 & 21 August) there are an amazing range of creative workshops for all skills and ages. Monday 15 August 1.30pm-4pm Maze Art Workshop for Children (ages 7-11) Small friendly class in Saffron Walden using a variety of materials
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WILDLIFE ILLUSTRATION

Aspects of shape & form, feathering, leaves, flowers, butterflies – with Alex Bass Saturday 30th July – 2.30-5.30 pm £10 for SWAT members; £15 for non-members / Eligibility: 14+
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Saffron Walden Maze Festival

Saffron Walden Maze Festival

Saffron Walden is unique in having two historic mazes: the ancient turf labyrinth on the Common and the Victorian hedge maze in Bridge End Garden. The Maze Festival celebrates the town’s maze heritage, explores man’s fascination with mazes and offers a long weekend of fun for
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2013 Arts & Music Picnic

Bridge End Gardens in the heart of Saffron Walden was the perfect setting for the Arts and Music Picnic event organised by Saffron Walden Arts Trust last Saturday afternoon. Over 400 people brought picnics and enjoyed a perfect summer’s day out, filled with live music from local
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Saffron Walden Open Studios 2013

Saffron Walden Open Studios took place over two weekends in June this year, with 17 artists and groups taking part within Saffron Walden itself and in several of the surrounding villages. Visitors travelled from all over the county to see inside artist’s studios and talk to them
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SWCH School Art Show

We recently popped into the Saffron Walden County High School Art Show. Some amazing work on display, and we wish all the students the best of luck in the future! Take a look, and watch out for these names… © Rosie Kingston © Jake Thompson © Leanne Croshaw © Elly
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Saffron Walden Town Band

Meet the Saffron Walden Town Band

Saffron Walden Town Band was reformed in the early 1980s.  It is a community based ensemble of woodwind, brass and percussion players. We currently have around 40 members who meet each week to rehearse in a relaxed and friendly environment.  The Band enables musicians of all ages
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Turf Maze Saffron Walden

Playwriting Competition

SAFFRON WALDEN MAZE FESTIVAL 2013 Write a play and see it performed in your town! Sheer Drop Theatre who produced Lost and Found for the 2012 Maze festival are back and looking for short plays from local writers for the Maze Festival in August 2013! If you’ve always wanted to
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Essex Framing Services

We Chat to Essex Framing Services

Saffron Walden Arts Trust caught up with Essex Framing Services… Tell us how you got started? What seems to be a long time ago, back in 1990, Essex Framing Services was formed in a single garage in Sewards End, near Saffron Walden, with only one member of staff working six,
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Successful Arts & Crafts Fair

Saffron Walden Arts Trust was delighted to present Town Mayor David Watson with a cheque for £467 for his chosen charities, Riding for the Disabled and Huntington’s Disease Association. The money was raised through a very successful Arts & Crafts Fair held at the Town Hall on
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