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More than 5 things to do this week!


At Norwich Cathedral see Four Choirs in Concert  Saturday 14th April 19:30 - 21:30. The choirs taking part will be: The Phoenix Male Voice Choir, The Broadland Youth Choir, The Hellesdon Community Choir and The Gildenburgh.

Also at The Forum see the National Youth Choir  in a 30 Minutes Pop Up Performance Sunday 15th April 12:00 - 12:30. The National Youth Choir is “a young choir on blazing form” (, whose 2017 appearance at the BBC Proms was acclaimed by audiences and critics.


The Jungle Book at Norwich Theatre Royal finishes Saturday 14th April 2018 with an exciting new adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s family classic. The Jungle Book comes to life in this colourful new show brought to you by the team behind Goodnight Mister Tom.

Also arriving at Norwich Theatre Royal is Cilla The Musical, from  the 17th April 2018 - Monday 23rd April. The show is a spectacular and heart-warming musical adaptation of the critically acclaimed ITV mini-series based on the early life of Cilla Black, by BAFTA award winner Jeff Pope.


Join stargazers and nature detectives at the beautiful, peaceful Fairhaven Garden on Saturday 14th of April, for a Woodland adventure. Take a journey into the night-time world of the garden: star gazing, bat detecting, unlocking the secret of rub light, encountering nocturnal wildlife and witnessing strange night phenomena...
Tickets: £9 adult and £6 child, age 8+, sorry no dogs allowed. You MUST book in advance!


The Spring Art Show is taking place at The Forum until Sunday 15th April. Now in its 4th year, the Spring Art Show brings together artists from across the county. There will be an eclectic mix of both 2D and 3D work on show in a plethora of media.

And don’t miss A Place in the World at East Gallery NUA before it closes on 28th April.  A Place in the World is an exhibition of photography and film by women artists from across the world, timed to coincide with the Southbank Centre's  Women of the World (WOW) Festival, which takes place at OPEN between 28th and 29th April.

And Orienteering…?

On Sunday, Sir Isaac Newton College will be holding a city-wide orienteering event, for the urban and intrepid! Described as ‘the thought sport’, competitors have to find a series of small controls placed around the city using navigation. The attached link  is a short video of the London City event of 2008, which will give you an idea of what the event will be like. The race will be predominantly an individual event, not groups of people, running.
Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form, 15th April, 10am – 2.30pm




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