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Feel Good Films Fill The Square!

Last Sunday, 28th May, 700 people gathered in Saffron Walden’s Market Square to watch films for free.

Hosted by Saffron Screen, Saffron Walden Town Council and the Town Team and generously sponsored by Audley End Miniature Railway, Cinema in the Square was a big success on Sunday with audiences ignoring the temperamental British weather for the shared experience of watching films for free in front the beautifully refurbished Town Hall.


Claim a free hot drink in May & June

This May and June, Saffron Screen will take audiences on a journey through the 20th century with brand new films set in iconic decades from the 1920s to the 1980s and cinema-goers can claim a FREE HOT DRINK if they were born in the same decade as the film is set!

Uttlesford Business Awards FINALIST LOGO 2017

Uttlesford Business Awards Finalist

We are so excited to be named as a finalist for TWO Uttlesford Business Awards; Business in the Community and Online Innovator of the Year. Thank you to all our staff and volunteers for their continued hard work and support!

Joan Porter MacIver

Gertrude Bell Film & Q&A

On Monday 29th May Letters from Baghdad, a fascinating documentary about the extraordinary life of English writer, archaeologist, diplomat and spy Gertrude Bell (the female Lawrence of Arabia), will be shown at Saffron Screen and followed by a Q&A with one of the film’s contributors and local resident, Joan Porter MacIver.

Copyright Stuart Walker

Cinema in the Square Returns

On Sunday 28th May, Saffron Screen will once again join forces with Saffron Walden Town Council and the Town Team to screen two fabulous family films in Saffron Walden’s Market Square!


Easter Films at Saffron Screen

Open all day, every day from Thursday 6th April until Monday 17th April, Saffron Screen is the place to see award-winning, record-breaking and magical films this Easter.


Q&A with Actor Jo Hartley at Saffron Screen

Actor Jo Hartley will return to Saffron Screen for a Q&A after Alice Lowe’s new black comedy, Prevenge, on Friday 31st March at 8pm.


Best Film Quiz Yet!

Staff and volunteers were delighted that over £900 was raised at the not-for-profit cinema’s annual BIG FILM QUIZ last week when 80 people competed to win the quiz trophy and cinema tickets.


Changes at Your Community Cinema

Last month, not-for-profit community cinema Saffron Screen was visited by an industry expert from the British Film Institute Film Audience Network, who conducted a review of the cinema’s key functions and offered advice on how it might continue to do well in a challenging environment.


No Ordinary Quiz!

Calling all trivia and film fanatics or those who just want a fun night out, Saffron Screen’s film-themed quiz night THE BIG FILM QUIZ is back and will be held on Saturday 4th March at the United Reformed Church Hall on Abbey Lane in Saffron Walden.