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Murder and Mayhem

28 September 2016

We all love a grisly, real-life story of murder – especially when it’s a Norfolk case! Here’s a local tale which (though we hate to ruin the ending!) resulted in an execution at Norwich Castle Gaol, where Norwich and the surrounding area’s hangings used to take place!

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It's All A Performance!

28 September 2016

Prepare yourselves for some fantastic shows heading to Norwich between now and (dare we mention it?)… Christmas! From stage adaptations of classic books to The Full Monty and a great range of musical events, here are our top picks - get your tickets quick!

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My First, My Last... Norwich Superlatives

27 September 2016

Norwich is a city with many, many claims to fame. And not just the ones you’ll probably already have heard on numerous occasions (I’m thinking churches for every week of the year, pubs for every day of the year and Alan Partridge… because why not?!); there are plenty of other fascinating ‘firsts’, largests’, ‘oldests’ and various other superlatives that set Norwich apart from other cities, both in England and over most of Europe. Michael Loveday, formerly Chief Executive of Norwich Heritage Economic and Regeneration Trust (HEART), takes us through them:

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Beer tasting tips from Woodforde’s head brewer!

26 September 2016

With the 2016 Norwich Beer Festival just around the corner (24 – 29 October), Belinda Jennings, head brewer at local award-winning brewery Woodforde’s, shares her tips and tricks for what to try and keep an eye out for this year. So whether you’re a beer connoisseur or a real novice, you’re learning from the expert here – listen up!

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Straight from the horse's mouth - 23/09/2016

23 September 2016

Each Friday we'll be live on Future Radio, highlighting some of the best events and things to do over the next week or so!

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The Winning Story...

21 September 2016

You may remember our recent micro-fiction crime writing competition, in which we asked you to submit your best 500 word 'Noirwich' themed story based in, or written about, the city of Norwich?

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Festive Fun - Part One

21 September 2016

It may feel like a long way away but the countdown to Christmas has well and truly begun. Ignore those Scrooges who want to hear nothing about baubles, presents or Christmas pudding and instead concentrate on all the wonderful events that Norwich has to offer throughout November and into the beginning of December (and keep an eye for part two, which will highlight the events taking place later in December – there are just too many to squeeze into one post!)

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Foodie Breaks: Award Winners & Superb Stays

21 September 2016

As we head ever further towards Autumn and the harvest festival time of year, it’s the perfect time to take a look at the real gems we’re lucky enough to have on our doorstep.

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Top Norfolk Produce (and where to eat it!)

20 September 2016

So we know we always wax lyrical about how brilliant the food offer in Norfolk is, but that’s because it’s just so great!

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Our Christmas Story

19 September 2016

Down every cobbled street, through every welcoming door, behind every rippling pane of glass there’s a story waiting to be discovered ...

Norwich is a city with a difference; a city where contemporary is juxtaposed with old, where new is as exciting as familiar is comforting. This Christmas Norwich, the City of Stories  presents three new amazing light attractions to entrance and mesmerise all ages from November through to January.

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