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Sunday 3 December 2023, 7pm

Saffron Hall 10th Birthday: Jess Gillam & Britten Sinfonia

Saffron Hall 10th Birthday: Jess Gillam & Britten Sinfonia

Presented by Saffron Hall

Part of 10th Birthday Celebrations

Jess Gillam stood against a colour wall, holding her saxophone and laughing

We end our birthday weekend with some of our closest friends. Jess Gillam has graced our stage, our local schools and our community projects for many years. She joins our Resident Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia, in a typically eclectic programme full of old masters and contemporary jewels.

Performance information

Running time

2 hours

Content warnings

Age Guidance 7+

This event is not recommended for children under 7 years old. Children under 5 years old will not be admitted to this performance.

Booking information

Seating style

Cabaret table seating will be available for this performance.

Discounts

Under 25s can purchase half price tickets for this show.

Ten for £10

This event is part of our Ten for £10 scheme. We will release ten £10 tickets for sale at 10am on the morning of this performance.

Transport

Shuttle bus

Pre-show shuttle bus will be operating from Audley End Station to Saffron Hall. This service is free to use, with no need to book in advance

More info

Programme and performers

Programme

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
  • Thomas Adès 'O Albion' from Arcadiana
  • Dave Heath The Celtic
  • Darius Milhaud Braziliera from Scaramouche
  • Akhunov Passacaglia
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach ‘Allegro Assai’ from Flute Concerto in A Minor
  • Dmitri Shostakovich arr. Rudolf Barshai Chamber Symphony in C minor

Performers

  • Britten Sinfonia
  • Jess Gillam saxophone/director
  • Thomas Gould leader/director

10th Birthday Celebrations

Saffron Hall turns 10 this year! This event forms part of a celebratory weekend packed with concerts, community events, workshops, and special guest performances.

Bright red, pink and white logo reading: 10 years

Information for your visit

Sunday 3 December 2023, 7pm

Schedule

All timings are approximate and will be updated closer to the show date. Please check the website on the day of the performance for up-to-date information.

Latecomers can usually be admitted at a suitable gap within the performance.

Pre-show shuttle bus

6pm - 7pm
Operating from Audley End Station to Saffron Hall. This service is free to use, with no need to book in advance.

When to arrive

6pm - 6.45pm
We have over 400 free parking spots for anyone driving.

Foyer opens

6pm
Enjoy a drink at the bar before the auditorium opens.

Auditorium opens

6.30pm
Get your tickets ready for checking, find your seats, sit back and relax.

Show starts

7pm

Interval

Interval (20 mins)

Show ends

9pm (approx)

Post-show shuttle bus

9pm – 10pm
Operating from Saffron Hall to Audley End Station

Content warnings

Age Guidance 7+

This event is not recommended for children under 7 years old. Children under 5 years old will not be admitted to this performance.

Location

Saffron Hall

Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4UH

Transport

Shuttle bus

Operating from Audley End Station to Saffron Hall. This service is free to use, with no need to book in advance.
More info

Additional information

Drinks

For this event, you're welcome to bring drinks purchased from our bar into the event with you.

Cloakroom

We are unable to allow any bags into the performance space which are larger than a hand bag or small backpack. Unfortunately our cloakroom will not be in operation.

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Exterior of Saffron Hall showing the Saffron Walden County High School and Saffron Hall signs next to each other

Plan Your Visit

Everything you need to know about visiting Saffron Hall including getting here, parking, the shuttle bus and more
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Accessibility

Find out about our accessible seating and how to book either online, via email or over the phone
Saffron Hall car park full of cars

Parking

We have over 400 free parking spaces on site for our visitors

Make a donation

You may not know that Saffron Hall Trust is a registered charity. In order to sustain our work we really need your support.

A woman dressed in a harlequin style costume in red, white and black gestures towards the camera animatedly

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