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Archive: November, 2016

Discover a City at Christmas

29 November 2016

Love a tour or a trail? Then it’s time to wrap up warm and get out and about in Norwich!  Between now and Christmas there’s plenty waiting to be discovered, and sometimes taking a tour of the city is the best way to learn something new – even for regular visitors!

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8 things to do this weekend!

29 November 2016

Here’s a roundup of our 8 favourite highlights happening this weekend (not necessarily in date order):

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Peter the Wild Boy

29 November 2016

Settle down for a Norwich story which has been passed down through generations – it’s the true (as far as we know!) tale of a feral child discovered in Germany back in the 18th century. But what has this got to do with Norwich, you might ask…?

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Christmas Gift List

22 November 2016

For festive gifts with a difference - all from Norwich and Norfolk- take a look at our carefully collated list of ideas. From tasty treats to experiential gifts, there’s something for everyone here – there, we’ve done the hard work for you!

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'Can't Miss' Carol Services

22 November 2016

Celebrate the run up to Christmas day with some wonderful choir services and events; they’re sure to get you feeling festive. There are plenty of great options right here in Norwich for everyone!

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WIN a case of Christmas cheer

15 November 2016

City of Stories has talked the lovely people at Woodforde’s Norfolk Ales into sending one lucky winner a mixed case of 12 Woodforde’s beers (550ml) which includes their core favourites; Wherry, Nelson, Nog and Bure gold.

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Non-Christmassy Winter Wishlist!

15 November 2016

Christmas may seem to be everywhere at the moment – in shops, on TV, in Norwich’s streets (Norwich’s sparkling Christmas Lights are switched on tomorrow evening!) – however there’s plenty to do around here that doesn’t involve festive celebrations.

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A Glamorous Affair

15 November 2016

If you’re after an evening full of glamour and glitz, listen up: Benoit Viellefon and his orchestra are coming to OPEN for an evening of Christmas celebration and music on Saturday 10 December!

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Our Favourite Restaurants For Festive Dining

15 November 2016

Norfolk has an abundance of charming restaurants which serve up amazing dishes using local produce and ultra-fresh ingredients. The festive period is a great time to try something different on special menus, from fine dining to eateries offering a more casual experience.

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Festive Fun - Part Three

10 November 2016

It’s part three of our Festive Fun roundup! Here we countdown the best events taking place in mid December – and there are plenty of them! From fancy Father Christmas visits to Family Christmas concerts, there’s plenty to keep everyone entertained here in Norwich – pens at the ready, or if you’re a Bake Off fan get yourself a spreadsheet to get truly organised…!

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What Kind of Christmas Are You?

8 November 2016

A great Christmas break isn’t a one-size-fits-all affair, you know! Plan your trip away based on the style that suits you – whether you plump for traditional, contemporary, vintage or family-style breaks, we’ve got some great recommendations for you!

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The Ghost of the Lady in Grey

7 November 2016

Halloween may be over for another year, but we always love a spooky story – especially when it’s a real life "ghost" tale from old times, complete with hauntings stretching back to 16th century Norwich!

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Norwich's Best Christmas Markets for 2016

7 November 2016

We all love a great Christmas Market, and Norwich has not one but five key markets that we think are well worth a visit – and they’re the ideal opportunity to pick up some gorgeous items which would make perfect Christmas presents.

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Five Christmas Shows...

6 November 2016

This December Norwich Playhouse are putting on not one but five Christmas shows, starting at the beginning of December and winding through to the New Year. Each is unique in its subject and style, covering everything from Christmas hits to festive comedy. The Playhouse is one of our favourite theatrical venues to be entertained in, so we think seeing all five wouldn’t go amiss!

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New in Norwich

2 November 2016

It’s always exciting when (positive) changes are afoot, and there have been plenty in Norwich recently! Here’s our roundup of our “New in Norwich” highlights:

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Top Christmas Breaks

1 November 2016

For many, Christmas is as good a time as any to explore somewhere new, or revisit an old favourite… so whether you’ve visited Norwich countless times before or never stepped foot here, book a festive break in the run up to Christmas and we can promise you won’t be disappointed!

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