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THE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL IS BACK

23 May 2017

Back at Norwich Cathedral following many years of roaring success (and depending on the play, roaring laughter too), the ever popular Shakespeare Festival returns for 2017. This year the Lord Chamberlain’s Men will perform, to its true hilarious potential, Shakespeare’s much-loved farce The Comedy of Errors.

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Wymondham Music Festival: Our Guide...

23 May 2017

A fun, lively mish-mash of musical events spanning various genres awaits at the annual Wymondham Music Festival. The line-up comprises of 16 days of musical fun, with events spanning a range of genres and styles and suitable for a variety of tastes and ages – it’s not just for adults! There’s so much going on, in fact, that we’ve compiled a handy guide to help you plan…

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7 Things To Do This Week

23 May 2017

With Half Term fast approaching we’ve highlighted some of our favourite things to do over the coming week. Whatever your tastes, there’s something here – from booze and pub trails to string bands and dinosaurs!

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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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You're Invited To The Party...

16 May 2017

Norfolk & Norwich Festival - the largest arts festival in the East of England and in the top 4 in the UK – is currently in full swing, offering street theatre, visual arts, Spiegeltent fun, plenty of dance, music and circus skills. The festival brings outrageous, unique and moving performances from around the world for 17 non-stop heady days, and the festival’s Tarmac Outdoor programme presents a range of fabulous free events throughout the festival programme.

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8 things to do this week

16 May 2017

Here's 8 fun things to do this week, ranging from guided walks in the open air to incredible international acts from around the world. It's all happening in Norwich this week!

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6 Things To Do This Week

8 May 2017

From exhibitions to comedy to tasting bubbly, we've got a great selection of things to keep you entertained this week...

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8 Things To Do This Week

2 May 2017

Celebrate the fact that May has arrived with some fun things to do – there’s literature, there’s music, and there’s a sprinkle of vintage thrown in too!

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Nelson-themed Things To Do

26 April 2017

“I am a Norfolk man and I glory in being so!” To celebrate Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery’s fantastic exhibition this summer all about Norfolk’s home-grown hero, Admiral Lord Nelson, we’ve selected our favourite ‘Nelson-themed things to do’!

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10 Things To Do This Week: Bank Holiday Edition

25 April 2017

With plenty of attractions open once again for the 2017 season and some fab events this week, there’s plenty to do – particularly with the imminent bank holiday!

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Magritte's Lost Painting... Found in Norwich!

19 April 2017

issing piece of a famous - but seemingly long-lost - painting by multi-million pound artist René Magritte was found last year hidden underneath another piece of work, right here in Norwich!

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BE IN WITH A SPORTING CHANCE IN OUR GREAT COMPETITION!

19 April 2017

It's not all about culture; we’re lucky enough to have plenty of opportunities for a spot of sporting fun! Here’s a few ways to get involved in sport and have fun at the same time, plus the opportunity to win Norfolk Big Rugby Weekend tickets and a crate of beer!

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7 Things To Do This Week

18 April 2017

From comedy and zombies to art and crazy golf, we’ve got your week covered! Here are our highlights…

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Norwich's Pub Stories...

11 April 2017

We love a good story, and we’re a nation who (on the whole) love our pubs! So, with the arrival of Norwich City of Ale towards the end of May, we’ve selected a few of our favourite pubs in Norwich so we can tell you their stories!

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Easter Things To Do This Week!

11 April 2017

So Easter Half Term continues, and that means plenty of us are still looking for great ways to entertain the whole family. We’ve picked out our top Easter-themed things to do this week – so gather up the family to celebrate Easter and get planning!

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The Month Ahead - in Pictures

3 April 2017

Here are some of our favourite images which depict some of the great things to see and do this month; take a look and be inspired!

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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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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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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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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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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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Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2017 Revealed

23 February 2017

If 17 days (12 – 28 May) of jam-packed with amazing theatre, circus, live music, literature, exhibitions, free outdoor spectaculars and much more sounds right up your street, then Norwich is the place to be this May.

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7 Things To Do This Week

22 February 2017

There’s plenty happening this week, so we’ve selected seven highlights (in no particular order):

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7 Things To Do This Week

15 February 2017

Here are 7 fun things to do in Norwich and Norfolk this week - from theatre and guided tours to music from around the world and lantern workshops, we've got it covered!

Image: Happisburgh Lighthouse at night, photographed by Shaun Reynolds

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Norwich Art Story: Paul Nash

14 February 2017

One of the greatest landscape artists of the 20th century, Paul Nash, has an interesting story behind his pioneering career, and his love for landscapes was inspired by the wilds of North Norfolk (and there’s no better inspiration than our beautiful county, we think!)

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The Norwich Baby House...

14 February 2017

Know what a Baby House is? Well, Strangers’ Hall in Norwich has one of the earliest (18th c.) surviving Baby Houses of its kind - incredibly detailed and meticulously assembled too. Baby houses pre-date the all familiar popular children’s toy – the Dolls House.

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Casanova Uncovered: a true story in a new ballet

7 February 2017

Casanova wasn’t just a legendary lover; he had real substance, you know! With so many other talents under his belt he would no doubt have been horrified to know his legacy today largely focuses on his womanising ways...

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