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5 Things to do this week

This week catch Balkan sounds and bargains!

VIP Record Fair
From Saturday 21st April 2018 10:30 to 15:30

Eastern Britain's biggest and busiest Record Fair returns this Saturday 21st, to the great city of Norwich. It's "an absolute vinyl fest with genres ranging from Prog Rock, Punk Rock and Hip Hop to Soul, Reggae and Doo Wop".

Admission £3

The Baghdaddies
From Saturday 21st April 2018 20:00 to 22:00 

The Baghdaddies’ exuberant and rampant brand of world music is an exhilarating cocktail of Balkan melodies, ska and latin grooves and sizzling brass played with furious energy and theatrical humour, making them as unforgettable on stage as they are when performing as wandering brass troubadours. They take themselves incredibly seriously so you don’t have to.

Tickets: £11.50 adv, £13.50 on the door

Lou Lou's Norwich Vintage Fair
From Sunday 22nd April 2018 11:00 to 16:00 

Find unique, handpicked quality goods with stalls of vintage fashion, accessories, home, collectables and more from some of the UK's finest vintage traders at Lou Lou's Vintage Fair. It’s the perfect chance to shop affordable items, support independents and grab yourself a unique piece of the past! For the perfect tea break, Biddys Tea Room will be putting on a great spread of delicious cakes and bakes fresh from their kitsch kitchen. 

Tickets: £2.50, pay on the door. 

Isaac Gracie
From Sunday 22nd April 2018 20:00 to 22:00

Outsiders were aware of Isaac Gracie's talent as soon as he uploaded a demo of breakthrough song ‘Last Words’ to Soundcloud in 2015. Industry-types flocked in droves, convinced a future star was taking their first steps. Early fans of Gracie’s music knew it too, showing their fandom like he’d already penned a classic. Recorded on-and-off between mid-2015 and late 2017, predominantly overseen by revered producer Markus Dravs (Florence + the Machine, Arcade Fire), see Gracie perform his first work at Norwich Arts Centre on Sunday - the ideal end to a weekend. 

From Tuesday 24th April 2018 to Saturday 28th April 2018

Summer, 1995. Great Barrier Reef, Australia. 
Meera is 11. It’s her first sleepover with Lily and Shaun. The three friends record songs from the radio onto cassette, play games on SEGA Mega Drive and swap fragments of coral. Outside, police divers hover over the moonlit Great Barrier Reef, searching for a missing girl, Ashleigh Richardson.

Winter, 2018. Sydney, Australia. 
23 years later, following the emergence of new evidence, the investigation into the disappearance of Ashleigh Richardson is reopened.
Meera is a coral reef scientist. A detective interrupts her research and forces her to excavate her past.

Frogman a ground-breaking Virtual Reality/live theatre hybrid from the ever questioning boundary-pushing, Norwich-based, curious directive.

For more information on tickets and dates, click here.


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