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Archive: March, 2017

Norwich Art Story: Rana Begum

23 March 2017

If you’ve ever wandered up to the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art’s mezzanine area, you’ll know that its unique and interesting structure makes it a fantastic space for exhibitions, and it’s hosted some great work over the years. So, we’re very excited that Rana Begum’s work will be exhibited in May this year (in partnership with the Norfolk & Norwich Festival) – and not only that, but this will be her first museum show anywhere in the world!

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Learning holidays!

22 March 2017

Taking a holiday doesn’t have to be all sightseeing and stuffing yourself full of food (though we admit they are usually two of our top priorities)… why not make it about learning something new as well, be it a new skill, a new language or building on an existing ability? And Norwich has plenty of options for every interest and budget!

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Enjoy What's On Your Doorstep!

22 March 2017

Norwich and Norfolk as a whole offers a huge choice of day trips and activities, places to visit and things to experience that don’t necessarily require a long journey to get there. Whether you already live here, close by, or Norwich is your temporary ‘home’, there are many little gems you probably have never thought to visit (until now!).

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8 Things To Do This Week

22 March 2017

This week there’s plenty to do in and around Norwich, with Mothering Sunday providing lots of lovely “treat mum” days that we can all enjoy – and a few other ways to fill your week with fun activities!

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The Wine & Dine Experience at Barnham Broom

20 March 2017

Wine tasting and pairing with food is one of those elusive experiences I’ve never got to try before (sadly), so I jumped at the chance of a place at Barnham Broom’s wonderful Wine & Dine evenings!

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City Of Literature Weekend: our highlights

15 March 2017

One of our favourite parts of the Norfolk & Norwich Festival (and there are many!) is the fantastic City of Literature programme of events, and in particular the City of Literature weekend, which this year falls on 26 – 28 May.

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Easter Eats - Tea and Cake

15 March 2017

What better way to round off a day shopping / sightseeing / catching up with friends than with a slice of cake (or any sweet treat) and a lovely cup of tea (especially if you have given something up for Lent)?

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A Guide to the Norwich Lanes

15 March 2017

Here’s our guide to one of our favourite areas of Norwich: the Lanes. With its beguiling mix of boutiques, galleries, beauty salons, cafes and restaurants, there’s plenty to explore here to create a truly unique and exciting itinerary, and the entire area is very closely interlinked with easy access from one area of the Lanes to another – it’s so easily walkable, and makes for a great day (and night) out!

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6 Things To Do This Week

14 March 2017

This week there’s plenty to fill your time with. From debates and pampering to comedy and classical music, here are our highlights!

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Wild At Easter

8 March 2017

As Easter approaches it’s a great time to dust the cobwebs off your walking boots, dig out your binoculars and get outside to explore Norfolk’s beautiful countryside! 

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13 Things To Do - The Easter Edit!

8 March 2017

Easter in Norwich! Here’s our round-up of the best things to do at Easter (in no particular order). Planners at the ready for days out, kids activities, family breaks (city and coast) , behind the scenes tours, theatre, dance and outside fun.

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Easter Stories at the Puppet Theatre

8 March 2017

If there’s one place to visit this Easter to guarantee quirky and unusual entertainment for a range of ages and tastes, it’s Norwich’s fantastic Puppet Theatre.

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An Easter Farm Stay

8 March 2017

Now that spring is fast approaching it’s the perfect time to organise a trip away; think cosy cottages or B&Bs with plenty of green open spaces, and - if you fancy staying on a working farm – you might see some animals around too! Either way, make the most of the lighter evenings and warmer weather with a farm stay-style break – here are our top 3...

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Life On The Water

1 March 2017

One of the most unique and well-known areas of Norfolk (and there are plenty to choose from!) is the Broads National Park, an amazing man-made network of rivers, waterways, and canals which cover 125 miles and flows through beautiful countryside as well as picturesque towns and villages.

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Live Like A Queen

1 March 2017

Norfolk has a long tradition of attracting royalty, and there are plenty of places worth visiting to enjoy that royal feeling - without the royal price tag!

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The Tannery: From Tuscany to Norfolk

1 March 2017

Last year The Tannery celebrated its 10 Year Anniversary of trading in Norfolk, and recently the shop moved to larger premises in the Norwich Lanes, so to celebrate we chatted to the company’s directors, Ian and Lindsay Furniss, about the shop’s amazing evolution and the adventure that sourcing their wonderful stock takes their buyers on.

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5 Things To Do This Week

1 March 2017

Here are our favourite things to do this week (in no particular order) to keep everyone entertained!

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