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Archive: September, 2016

Straight From The Horse's Mouth - 30/09/2016

30 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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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.

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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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THEY DID THE MASH… IT'S COMPETITION TIME!

14 September 2016

Have we got a MONSTER competition for you! Listen up, if you love a freaky, frightening time at Halloween here’s how you can WIN a spookily spectacular  Drinks Inclusive* Monsters Ball One Night Break this October!

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Top 10: Wine, Dine & Stay

14 September 2016

Sometimes a break is all about the food; it’s not about how far you’ve travelled. It’s about getting together with friends or a partner, to really savour the taste and aroma of a glorious meal (with wine) usually involving tasty local produce. And enjoying a delicious meal out is usually best rounded off with just a short walk to your room!

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Vegetarians: this one's for you!

14 September 2016

Are you sick of having to choose from restaurants’ one or, occasionally, two veggie options? Had enough mushroom risotto to last a lifetime?

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Norwich Food & Drink Guide

10 September 2016

It’s arrived! The new Norwich Food & Drink Guide is here – the city’s guide on where to dine in Norwich!

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Straight From The Horse's Mouth - 09/09/2016

9 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 Restaurateur

7 September 2016

Our new video for September is here: The Restaurateur.

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Olive Edis: Britain's First Female War Photographer

7 September 2016

We love strong ladies who have made their mark on history in Norwich – there are quite a few, many of which are quite well known – Edith Cavell, Julian of Norwich, Dorothy Jewson, Amelia Opie, to name but a few…

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Slip Into Autumn...

6 September 2016

With autumn fast approaching, we take a look at our top 10 events to celebrate. There’s no need to mourn the end of summer - we’ve got plenty to keep you amused!

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DIY Dinners!

5 September 2016

Though we all love being cooked for, sometimes it’s lovely to be able to prepare your own food with time to spare whilst on a trip away. So here’s our round up of 13 (a baker’s dozen, if you will!) great self-catering cottages and apartments, all with kitchens in which to whip up a tasty meal made with local produce!

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I went bananas for Go Ape!

3 September 2016

Whilst my last adventure ended with an amazing feeling of serenity, this escapade left me feeling euphoric and confident – something that took me by surprise.

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