Entries by Mark Starte

A Day in the Life of a TIC Volunteer

A wonderful blog, written by one of our loyal band of volunteers: “Suggestion…”  ‘Write a blog about a A Day in the Life of a TIC Volunteer.’ A blog? (Note to self, check definition of blog). Any clues. “Make it light hearted.” Anything else? “Not too long.” Hmm, so implication being I waffle on? Maybe […]

Lockdown TV Episode 5

https://youtu.be/BoEjiJP3M4g With no end to the Government’s Lockdown in sight, Creative Walden continue to offer a channel for the creative ambitions of the young people of Uttlesford and beyond. Episode 5 features Tim Atkinson’s Hard Rock Life, Ebo is in the Director’s chair for his film review, Alfie Wells is in the studio with the […]

Piece by Piece Performances for the NHS

This musical piece is truly wonderful, do have a look and support the NHS if you can. ‘Dig Down’ features 40 performers, from 7 to 75 and has been produced by local musician Matt Swainsbury. Very well done Matt and all involved: https://youtu.be/Q0ujlAOYaZ4 https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/piecebypieceperformance

Lockdown TV, Episode 4

https://youtu.be/DCW-7ChhiMY   Lockdown TV Episode 4 IS HERE. Please watch and support by sending in poems, short stories, birthday wishes, pet pics, cooking videos, drawings, songs or anything else you think we should feature in forthcoming episodes. Thanks to everyone who has contributed, shared on social media. 17% of 4-10 year-olds and 8.5% of teenagers […]

Still Working, Just from Home…..

Just because the Tourist Information Centre is closed due to COVID-19, doesn’t mean that the staff are twiddling their thumbs at home! Quite the opposite in fact, we are SO busy working from home and are keeping connected thanks to modern technology and our super helpful IT support company, Force 36. For a start, we […]

Creative Walden’s Lockdown TV, Episode 3

Episode 3 of Lockdown TV is now available to watch: https://youtu.be/u7xqihXReNY  With another 3 weeks of Lockdown announced, Creative Walden continue to offer a channel for the creative ambitions of the young people of Saffron Walden. Episode 3 features Iron Maiden/Lionheart Legend Dennis Stratton, ex-QPR Football hero Stuart Wardley, We have poems, a cooking segment, […]

Episode 2 of Lockdown TV Just Released….the tie’s getting shorter!

With no end in sight to the current coronavirus restrictions, Creative Walden have come to the aid of bored and frustrated children in Saffron Walden with a new online TV programme featuring advice and examples of how to cook, take good photographs, maintain a bicycle and write poetry. There are also Film and book reviews […]

Local Creative’s launch Lockdown TV

With no end in sight to the current coronavirus restrictions, Creative Walden have come to the aid of bored and frustrated children in Saffron Walden with a new online TV programme featuring advice and examples of how to cook, take good photographs, maintain a bicycle and write poetry. There are also Film and book reviews […]

Creative Walden To Produce Online TV Show

Hope you are fit and healthy and raring to get creative. Creative Walden is planning a weekly YouTube Show full of Book reviews, poems, Cycling advice, Cooking, Short stories, music, Photography hints and tips, Filmmaking show and tells. Maybe you want to tell a joke or nominate your local hero (Nurses, doctors, Shop workers, delivery […]

CV Walden: a community archive

Spring 2020 We are living through a pandemic which has changed every aspect of the world as we know it. The Covid-19 outbreak has propelled us into history books yet to be written as our lives have been reshaped beyond anything we could have imagined mere weeks ago. There is a great deal that we […]

Bunting to Brighten Saffron Walden!

In the spirit of wartime ‘Make Do and Mend’ budding sewers are being asked to use any materials they have lying around at home in bright colours to design and make bunting, including old items of clothing, offcuts, free fabric or other recycled materials.  Saffron Walden Town Council is launching this campaign to brighten up […]

Advice on COVID-19

It is with great regret that following Government advice, we have had to close Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre for the time being. Rest assured that we will be working very hard behind the scenes to plan strategies for the time when our beautiful town can begin to put this sad and alarming time behind […]

Coronavirus Update – Fairycroft House

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE We will be unfortunately cancelling our social events for the foreseeable future following the recent government announcement. This will immediately affect the All Star Jam Night which happens every Thursday and the Joanna Eden Concert on Sat 28th March. We will keep you all informed as things progress. We will however be open […]