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The Month Ahead In Pictures: August

2 August 2017

It's finally summer holiday season! The children are looking for fun things to keep themselves entertained and there are plenty of tranquil treats for adults too. Here's a look at what's coming up.

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7 Things To Do This week

2 August 2017

Why not dedicate this week to doing something you've never done before? There is so much going on in Norwich and Norfolk, how about jumping in a canoe for a guided trail through the Broads? Have you ever been to a disco on a boat? Is it time to discover a new band or artist? You can do it all this week!

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5 Free Things to do in Norwich

2 August 2017

Now the summer holidays have really begun, it can be difficult to think of ways to keep yourself and family entertained without emptying your wallet each day. Here are five FREE things to do in Norwich this week. 

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7 Things To Do This Week

26 July 2017

The school holidays are finally here and the first week is packed with family-friendly events of all kinds, from dinosaur encounters to dolls houses and even a visit to Wonderland.

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10 Things To Buy In The Summer Sales

26 July 2017

The Norwich Lanes was crowned Great British High Street of the Year in 2014 and in 2017 it’s even better!  Jarrolds – Norwich’s only independent department store (and an award-winning one at that) made its home in the Norwich Lanes in 1770 and has never looked back. Still owned by the Jarrold family, it’s Norwich’s retail jewel in the crown; quality brands and labels, beauty treatments, a delightful book department with local books section and frequent author events, plus numerous places to eat and drink as well as a deli so you can pick up some local produce to take home; beer, wine and organic chocolates.

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Go Wild at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden

26 July 2017

Head to Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden during the summer holidays for a family wildlife adventure. There are Wild Wednesdays, 'BugsBirdsBeasts' canoe trails and boat trips.

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Antony Gormley 3x ANOTHER TIME

12 July 2017

If you're taking a stroll around the University of East Anglia and look up to see a lone male, eerily perched on the top of a campus building, you're not witnessing an emergency, you're experiencing the breath-taking work of contemporary British artist, Antony Gormley.

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The Month Ahead in Pictures: July

12 July 2017

Make some space in your diary because July is packed with fun things to do. Here's a look at what's getting our attention this month.

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7 Things To Do This Week

12 July 2017

SHAKESPEARE IN THE CLOISTERS

There's still time to get tickets to The Shakespeare Festival at Norwich Cathedral – on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th at 7pm – when The Lord Chamberlain's Men perform 'A Comedy of Errors'. The play follows two pairs of identical twins - when they were babies, the twins and their parents were separated in a shipwreck; now, years later, as one half of the twins searches for the other, they unwittingly find themselves in the same city on the same day. Tickets are £20 for adults and £18 for concessions - tickets are limited so hurry!

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Norwich Lanes Summer Fayre

5 July 2017

If there's one weekend when thousands of people come together to line the streets and celebrate life in our Fine City, it's this one!

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7 Things To Do This Week

5 July 2017

This week is one of the busiest of the year for entertainment, thanks to three days of Lord Mayor's Celebration events. There's also outdoor Shakespeare, a teddy bears' picnic and a disco that's perfect for insomniacs!

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NUA DEGREE SHOWS 2017

27 June 2017

Top creative talent is being showcased in the annual Norwich University of the Arts Degree Shows this week. 

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7 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK

27 June 2017

Can you believe we are already half way through the year? There's plenty going on as we head into July and prepare for the school holidays.  If you want to do something different this week, we've got a floating dance floor, a kitchen made of mud, a donut challenge and the closest thing to a night in Venice!

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7 Things To Do This Week

21 June 2017

Summer is officially here! We've already seen several hot and sunny days as spring departed but, whether you're a sun seeker or someone who would prefer to shelter, there are plenty of great indoor and outdoor adventures to have this week
 

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Five City Cultural Surprises

31 May 2017

Norwich is full of surprises – from quirky bars and boutiques to pretty open spaces you didn’t expect to find right there – but some of the best surprises this city has to offer are its cultural ‘gems’. The places which have, mostly, been here for years and years, but which still surprise visitors and locals alike…

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NNF17: Our Festival Experience

18 May 2017

The Norfolk & Norwich Festival is well and truly in full swing, and we've seen some amazing spectacle all over the city! So we've picked a few of our highlights so far to give you 'our festival experience'...

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Five Things To Do This Week

31 January 2017

Here's five great things to do this week, from  incredible music to award-winning curries!

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6 things to do this week

24 January 2017

Here are this week's picks of the best things to see and do - from amazing puppetry and beautiful ballet right through to enjoying a glass of bubbly with your cake, there's something for everyone!

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6 Things to do this week

18 January 2017

Here’s our roundup of six fab things to do this coming week – from Miss Marple with a twist to vintage finds!

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Half-Term is Coming...

17 January 2017

It may feel like Christmas is only just behind us, but there’s another excuse to down tools for a week (if you have kids or are a teacher, that is…): half term!

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Straight From The Horse's Mouth - 21/10/2016

21 October 2016

Each Friday afternoon (around 4.15pm) 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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Expect the unexpected at PrimEVIL!

13 October 2016

Last night I was lucky enough to experience, for the first time, PrimEVIL – dubbed as 'Norfolk’s scariest attraction'!

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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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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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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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West Side Story: Review

24 August 2016

I was lucky enough to see Mixed Voice’s much-anticipated production of West Side Story last night at Norwich Playhouse!

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Celebrate the Last Weeks of Summer...

23 August 2016

Make the most of the last few weeks of summer by working your way through our carefully curated selection of things to see, do and throw yourselves into before the arrival of Autumn.

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Straight from the Horse's Mouth - 19/08/2016

19 August 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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10 Things To Do This August Bank Holiday

15 August 2016

That much-anticipated August Bank Holiday is fast approaching, and it’s the last bank holiday of the year before Christmas! So with that in mind we’ve compiled a list of 10 fun things to do, whether you’re planning a family break or an adults-only trip away – make this a weekend to remember!

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Last Chance To See...

15 August 2016

Over the next few weeks we’ll say a sad goodbye to some truly fantastic exhibitions which have graced the galleries and artistic spaces of Norwich. If you haven’t yet been (or if you have, but fancy going again!) then here’s your chance. But be quick, before they’re gone!


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Straight From The Horse's Mouth - 12/08/2016

12 August 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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Straight From The Horse's Mouth - 05/08/2016

5 August 2016

Each week our PR manager Mel will be highlighting some of the best events and things to do over the next week or so, live on Future Radio!

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Can you solve the grisly murder of Martha Sheward?

2 August 2016

We all love a dramatic tale of murder and mayhem – particularly when it’s based on a real life story! History Mystery are highlighting one particular case in their brand new game BODY OF EVIDENCE: that of Martha Sheward’s grisly murder.

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Norwich on 2 Wheels

2 August 2016

It’s summer time, so dig out your bikes because it’s time to do what you’ve probably been talking about for a while: taking two wheels for a leisurely (or not-so-leisurely) bike ride! 

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Hidden delights & surprises at BeWILDerwood

24 July 2016

The school holidays have well and truly begun, so – for most people - ideas for family-friendly days out are in high demand. What if we told you we have a place where kids can be kids, and adults... can also be kids!

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A Shakespearean Summer

18 July 2016

This summer the celebrations of Shakespeare’s life continue at Strangers’ Hall, who have gone all out to provide an enjoyable summer of activities, based on the theme of England’s much-loved playwright.

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Norwich’s lost churches…

12 July 2016

It’s no secret that Norwich is bursting with churches of every shape and size – but some are easier to stumble across than others. 

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Noirwich Micro Fiction Competition

4 July 2016

Welcome to Norwich, the perfect location for a crime thriller. Norwich is a thriving cultural medieval city packed with over 1500 historic buildings, atmospheric alleyways, an abundance of secret gardens and churches as well as 21st century architecture.

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Top 5 things to do in July

3 July 2016

From museum takeovers to language lessons, there’s almost too many great things to do this month! If you don’t have the luxury of spending everyday exploring the city, never fear - we’ve whittled it down to our top 5.

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Woodforde's Summer of Pubs

2 July 2016

Summer is officially here, and with that comes lazy days in pub beer gardens, enjoying a tasty pint in the sunshine and catching up with friends.

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The Ultimate Way To Immerse yourself in art!

26 June 2016

This has to be one of the most innovative, exciting ways to spend an arty break in Norwich – but you’ll need to be quick!

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It's Carnival Time!

17 June 2016

It’s that time of year again! From colourful floats and street performers to outdoor theatre and fireworks, the Lord Mayor’s Celebration signals carnival time in Norwich; 3 days of music, sports, performance and, most importantly, fun!

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Inspirational spots to put pen to paper

31 May 2016

We are hugely excited to be collaborating with the Writers’ Centre Norwich throughout June; they'll be crafting a selection of guest posts for us under this month's theme of 'Literature'!

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Art Club for Adults

23 May 2016

It’s time to create your own art attack here in Norwich- unleash your crafty side, be sociable and learn a new skill at one of the city’s many ‘arty’ classes and workshops taking place over the next few months.

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Indulge your arty side this weekend

16 May 2016

With all the exciting and exhilarating events taking place across the city this weekend, there’s absolutely no excuse to stay inside in front of the TV; if your eyes are going to be glued to anything, make it something intriguing, exciting and stimulating…

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Fierce Light & Other Stories

13 May 2016

In 2012 Norwich received the permanent accolade of becoming a UNESCO World City of Literature, making it the first city in England to hold this status. Now it’s 2016 and Writers’ Centre Norwich, one of the key leaders in bidding for UNESCO status back in 2011 is firmly settled into its new premises in the magnificent Dragon Hall. Let the story unfold... 

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Spring Stays In May

1 May 2016

If you’re eagerly counting down the days to the imminent May Bank Holidays (two of them, hurrah!) or the hot-on-their-heels half term holiday, then a city break is the perfect way to celebrate those much-anticipated extra days off.

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