Open Air Family Film at Saffron Walden Museum

Saffron Screen will host an outdoor screening of much-loved adventure comedy, The Princess Bride, in the grounds of Saffron Walden Museum and Castle on Sunday 2 June.

Presented in conjunction with Saffron Walden Museum and Uttlesford District Council, the screening will be shown as part of 12th Century Live!, a weekend of special events which will see the museum and castle grounds transported back in time with reenactors practicing military drills, 12th century games, crafts and cooking and a local history fayre on Saturday 1 June.  This will be followed by the screening of The Princess Bride on Sunday 2 June at 2pm.

Food trucks Guerrilla KitchenPlanet of the Crepes and Pimp My Fish will be on site on the Sunday and the Saffron Screen cinema refreshment tent will also be there with cinema snacks, Saffron Ice Cream, wine, prosecco and beer from new Linton-based brewery, Wlyde Sky Brewing. Families are encouraged to come along and enjoy a fun family afternoon in the beautiful surroundings of the museum and castle.

The Princess Bride will be screened on Sunday 2 June at 2pm. Gates open at 12pm. Tickets are available online at and from the Tourist Information Centre and Box Office.

12th Century Live will take place at Saffron Walden Museum on Saturday 1 June, 10am–3.30pm. There will be historical re-enactors and local history stalls, and ice cream van and food trucks on-site.  Tickets will be available on the door – £2.50 for adults, £1.25 concessions and children are free admission.

Parking for both events will be at the public car parks around the town.  For more information please go to:

There will be bookable disabled bays available, contact Jenny Oxley at Saffron Walden Museum on 01799 510333 for more information.