What’s On

Current Exhibition…

Living with History The Origins of Uttlesford’s towns, from Roman to Medieval times

Runs from Sat 16th February until Sunday 12th May
Using archaeology, maps and social history collections this exhibition will look at the very different origins of Uttlesford’s four main towns, Saffron Walden, Thaxted, Great Dunmow and Stansted Mountfichet. It will also explore the origins and development of local settlements, which were once major centres, but now are more rural such as Great Chesterford, Newport, Clavering and Hatfield Broad Oak.

Previous Exhibition… 

Collections Re-Crafted by the Eastern Region Textile Forum

6 October 2018 – 3 February 2019

40 Textile Artworks by 30 artists, inspired by Saffron Walden
and the Museum’s outstanding collections. The artworks cover a range of themes including the Saffron Crocus, Collecting & Connecting, People & Place, Naturally Inspired and Objects in Time. Bespoke and intricate textile artworks available at affordable prices.

Upcoming Events…


Easter Holiday Activities:

Wednesday 10th April : Froggy Fingerprint cards        

Thursday 11th April : Paper Butterfly displays       

Wednesday 17th April : Plant Pot Sunflowers

Sessions are £1.50 per child, plus standard admission charges apply for accompanying adults. 

Sessions last 30 minutes and run between 10.30am-12.30noon and again in the afternoon between 1.30pm-3.30pm. 

For more information on all our events and activities please contact our Learning & Outreach Officer Charlotte

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