American actor Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka in 'Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory', directed by Mel Stuart, 1971. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Willy Wonka Live And Onscreen At Half Term Pop-Up Event

Local cinema Saffron Screen has joined forces with the award-winning HyperFusion Theatre Company in the guise of The Shhh Experience to present an immersive theatre and film experience for all the family this half term.


We are recruiting part-time Duty Managers!

We are currently looking for a DUTY MANAGER, providing smooth operation of the cinema whilst on shift, providing excellent customer service, overseeing the Box Office and refreshments area, and delivering superb presentation of the cinema.


Autism Friendly Screening & Discussion at Saffron Screen

On Sunday 29th January, Saffron Screen will host two special screenings of Life, Animated, a powerful and universal documentary about a young man with autism and the transformative power of Disney films in his life.

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See the BAFTA nominees at Saffron Screen

Stunning romantic musical La La Land, which won a record seven Golden Globes at the weekend, has also been nominated for whopping 11 BAFTAs. Set in contemporary Hollywood, the story follows struggling wannabe movie star Mia (Emma Stone) and jazz pianist Seb (Ryan Gosling) in a bittersweet love story of frustrated ambition and the personal cost of success.

Lauren Cuthbertson as Princess Aurora and Matthew Golding as Prince Florimund in The Royal Ballet production of The Sleeping Beauty (2006), choreographed by Frederick Ashton (1904-1988), Anthony Dowell  and Christopher Wheeldon after Marius Petipa (1818-1910), to music by Pyotr Ilíyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), based on designs by Oliver Messel (1904-1978). Performed at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden on  22 February 2014
Music by Tchaikovsky ; 
Choreography by Petipa ; 
Lauren Cuthbertson (as Princess Aurora), Matthew Golding (as Prince Florimund), Melissa Hamilton (as the Lilac Fairy), Gary Avis (as King Florestan), Christina Arestis (as His Queen), and artists of The Royal Ballet ;
The Royal Ballet  ; 
At the Royal Opera House, London, UK ; 
22 February 2014 ; 
Credit: Tristram Kenton / Royal Opera House / ArenaPAL

Get 2-4-1 on live screenings from The Royal Opera House

Look out for the The Royal Opera House ‘2 for 1’ ticket promotion with the Telegraph newspaper this weekend. The voucher can be redeemed at Saffron Screen for any of the four new live broadcasts from the ROH cinema season – Il trovatore, Woolf Works, The Sleeping Beauty and Madama Butterfly

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New for the New Year (and we’re not talking about the films)!

From January, community cinema Saffron Screen will be introducing a number of new initiatives designed to improve its audience’s experience.


Audiences give generously to Uttlesford Foodbank

Over £1100 was raised for Uttlesford Foodbank at screenings of Ken Loach’s film I, Daniel Blake at Saffron Screen between the 10th-18th December with audiences giving generously in the season of good will.


What’s On at Saffron Screen Over the Festive Period

Saffron Screen are delighted to offer a wonderful array of festive films and new releases over the holiday period, with something for everyone!


New Initiatives for 2017

We have some new initiatives for 2017.  There will be allocated seating at all screenings (with the exception of Monday nights) for this programme. 


Film Raises Funds for Uttlesford Foodbank

Saffron Screen will be raising vital funds for Uttlesford Foodbank at screenings of Ken Loach’s award winning drama I, Daniel Blake between the 10th-18th December.