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Saffron Walden Goes Wild!

On Sunday 16 February, not-for-profit cinema, Saffron Screen, will team up with the National Trust to look at how we can encourage local children to get outdoors and explore nature.

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3D cinema returns to Saffron Screen for New Year

During the first weekend in January (3-6th), 3D will return to Saffron Screen with three outstanding new films.

Disney’s fantastic new animation Frozen will open the weekend. This great big snowy adventure is an enchanting throwback to the classic Disney musicals of old, with memorable songs and gorgeous icy animation.

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Christmas Holidays at Saffron Screen

This Christmas, Saffron Screen have hung up their stocking and packed it full of films and festive fun for all the family.

With special visits from Father Christmas, Christmas comedy favourite Elf will kick off the holiday programme along with another family Christmas classic, It’s a Wonderful Life, back by popular demand.

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Renowned British Stars Shine for Q&A at Saffron Screen

Actor Jane Horrocks and Director Dexter Fletcher paid a visit to Saffron Screen last week for an entertaining Q&A and screening of their film Sunshine on Leith.

Jane Horrocks, who rose to fame following celebrated performances in Life is Sweet and The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, introduced the film which has been dubbed the Scottish Mamma Mia!

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Film critic Mark Kermode praises Saffron Screen

Renowned film critic Mark Kermode has paid homage to Saffron Screen’s projection team and facilities in his new book Hatchet Job.

Hatchet Job: Love Movies, Hate Critics is Kermode’s latest book which addresses the role of the film critic in a digital world.

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New Hearing Loop Installed

The new Infralight hearing loop system has now been installed at Saffron Screen and the cinema is looking for volunteers to test it out.

 

The new system is on offer with ten neck loop receivers that will work anywhere in the auditorium and across a wide range of hearing aids.

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Live Theatre from the RSC at Saffron Screen

Shakespeare’s Richard II, starring David Tennant in the title role, will be shown live from the Royal Shakespeare Company at Saffron Screen this month.

Richard II, the fastest selling show in the RSC’s history, is the first ever play to be broadcast live from the stage of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon.

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Keane Live in Concert At Saffron Screen

Indie, Brit award winning band, Keane, will perform their greatest hits at the Goya Theatre in Berlin and the concert will be broadcast live to Saffron Screen next week.

As the first concert ever to be screened live from the cinema, it is already attracting music fans and tipped to be a fantastic evening of entertainment.

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Halloween’s a Scream At Saffron Screen

Saffron Screen have two fantastic Halloween themed special events coming up this week.

In the afternoon there will be a special half term Halloween screening of the spooky kooky family classic The Addams Family including a children’s fancy dress competition with a prize for the best costume.

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Local Music Academy to Rock Saffron Screen

Saffron Walden’s music film season continues this month with a performance from local music school, The Livewire Rock Academy, ahead of the screening of legendary concert documentary Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day.

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