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Saffron Hall

Saffron Hall is a venue like no other. Since opening in 2013, it has won awards and gained critical acclaim for their superb acoustics and facilities.

From Jazz to Symphony orchestras; Michael Portillo to Ladysmith Black Mambazo, click on the image to go to their site.

Saffron Hall is located in our local County High School and is a registered charity.

5 miles from Piglets.

Stapleford Granary

Stapleford Granary is a study centre for the arts and music in south Cambridge, offering an inspiring space for a wide range of educational activities and courses.

It also hosts an exciting program of concerts, lectures and events open to all.

15.3 miles from Piglets.

Cambridge Junction

At Cambridge Junction, audiences and artists experience and explore contemporary performance, popular culture, creative learning, and the rich territories inbetween.

They are committed to art and entertainment that is up-and-coming, youthful and cutting-edge.  They seek to be relevant and meaningful to the lives of audiences, and informed by their location in Cambridge.

19.9 miles from Piglets.

Cambridge Corn Exchange

The Cambridge Corn Exchange is one of the UK’s popular music and arts venue, hosting some of the worlds best known artists from musicians to comedy and  Christmas panto’s of course! Oh yes they do!





24 miles from Piglets.

South Mill Arts Centre

Formally known as The Rhodes Arts Complex, South Mill is a venue for theatre, contemporary arts and culture, local history, and conferences in Bishop’s Stortford.







14.6 miles from Piglets.

King's Arms Pub

On Market Hill in Saffron Walden, this real ale, no thrills local, has a quiz night on Wednesday and an acoustic night on Thursday’s.

In the back room on most weekends (Friday/Saturday) there is live rock music – on occasion local resident Dennis Stratton (best known as a former member of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden) might pop in for a jam.

5 miles from Piglets.


Cambridge Arts Theatre

Founded in 1936 by the economist and founder member of the Arts Council, John Maynard Keynes, it has helped launch the careers of theatrical luminaries such as Ian McKellen, Derek Jacobi, Emma Thompson and Stephen Fry. The last four directors of the National Theatre – Peter Hall, Trevor Nunn, Richard Eyre and Nicholas Hytner – all directed on this stage at the start of their careers, and it has played host to a dazzling variety of cultural milestones, from Margot Fonteyn dancing her first Swan Lake to Harold Pinter’s premiere of The Birthday Party.

24 miles from Piglets.

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is a vibrant 200-year-old theatre located in the beautiful Suffolk town of Bury St Edmunds. First built in 1819, it was restored to its Regency design in 2007 and as a Grade 1 listed building is the only theatre in the National Trust portfolio and the last working Regency playhouse in the country.





28.6 miles from Piglets.

Civic Theatre Chelmsford

The Civic Theatre is situated in the heart of Chelmsford and hosts a wide variety of entertainment including: concerts, plays, ballet, pantomime, opera, jazz, dance, musicals, comedy, film and live music.






24.8 miles from Piglets.


Saffron Screen

Not-for-profit cinema screening both art house and mainstream films, with regular themed seasons.

Live opera and theatre from the West End and beyond. 

Our community cinema is located within our County High School and wine, beer and coffee are available within the auditorium. 




5 miles from Piglets.

Arts Picture House

First opened in 1937, the Regal cinema was redeveloped as a two-screen ABC movie theatre in 1972 and operated as such until it closed in 1997. The site was taken on by Wetherspoons and reopened in 1999, with a pub on the ground floor and the three-screen Arts Picturehouse taking over the remaining space. The opening of the Arts Picturehouse coincided with the closure of the Arts Cinema in Market Passage, which had previously been the home of art-house cinema in Cambridge. Since then the Arts Picturehouse has championed art-house and repertory film, and plays host to the annual Cambridge Film Festival.

24 miles from Piglets.

Multiplex Cinemas

There is a CINEWORLD Haverhill (10.4 miles from Piglets) and in Braintree (23.2 miles from Piglets)


In Cambridge, there are the following cinemas:  VUE in The Grafton Shopping Centre, The Light in Clifton Way Leisure Park, The Arts Picturehouse 38-39 St. Andrews Street, (20 miles from Piglets).


And an EMPIRE at Bishops Stortford (15 miles from Piglets).


There is also an ODEON in Chelmsford (25.5 miles from Piglets).


Newmarket races

Home of the Guineas & July Festival, there’s no day out quite like one at Newmarket Racecourse in nearby Suffolk.

Don’t forget Tattersalls, The National Stud and The Horse Racing Museum as well as the many music concerts that take place on the Rowley Mile course.


25.3 miles from Piglets.

National Cycle Network # 1

You can pick up the National Cycle Network route # 1 in Saffron Walden.

The Tour de France came thundering through our neighbouring village, Radwinter, just a mile down the road in 2014.

Our little country road outside Piglets seems a particular favourite route for cycling enthusiasts judging by the many bikes that glide past us at the weekends.

Bring your bike and keep it dry, safe and securely  locked away in our bike shed.

5 miles from Piglets.

Carver Barracks supercar day

Carver Barracks Driving Experiences is a 1.5 mile track set out on the runway of the ex-RAF aerodrome to provide a fast, fun, yet un-intimidating driving circuit. It has 8 corners and a long straight, and license holders can enjoy a range of super-car driving experiences with options to drive from 1 up to 5 cars.

Models include the Ferrari California, Lamborghini Gallardo, Porsche 911 and Audi R8.



2.3 miles from Piglets.



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