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5 Things to do this week

21 February 2018

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An eclectic week of activities this week, including a fabulous showstopper at OPEN, and a moment of quiet in Norwich's Cathedral. 



Priscilla Queen of the Desert at OPEN
Thursday 22nd Feb to Saturday 24th Feb



Get ready for the ride of your life as the ultimate party, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, takes a pit-stop in Norwich for one week only! Based on the smash-hit movie, the feel-good international hit sensation Priscilla is the heart-warming, uplifting adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they could have ever dreamed of.

Tickets £20 advance



'A Pub For Every Day' - Walking Tour starting at St Andrew's Hall

Punting past the Ribs

The Ribs of Beef, by the River on Fye Bridge Street

Norwich was once home to over 700 pubs.  This tour takes you around some of them, exploring their names, their origins and the things that went on in them (not necessarily about the beer).

Celebrating the Great British Beer Festival Winter 2018, this tour will run on Thursday at Friday this week, beginning at St Andrew's Hall at 11am each day.

Duration: 90 Minutes
Tickets: £5 Adults
Booking: Online at, by phone 01603 213999 or in person at Norwich Tourist Information Centre.



Police Dog Hogan at Norwich Arts Centre
Saturday 24th February 2018, 8pm

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Police Dog Hogan are a high-energy and eclectic eight-piece, combining fiddle, trumpet, mandolin, drums and guitars with four-part harmonies in an exuberant and genre-defying fusing of country, pop, folk, and rocking urban bluegrass.

Tickets: £17 adv, £14 adv concessions, £19 door (includes admin fee)

For more information, click here.



Bill Downs at the Rooftop Garden
Sunday 25th February, 7pm

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Bill is a young, fresh musician who’s crafted his sound using a guitar and loop pedal to create live backing tracks. Bill has appeared on BBC’s The Voice and ITV’s X-Factor, receiving a standing ovation to a packed Wembley arena. Singing songs from 60’s to current chart hits, you’ll be sure to be singing along all evening. This is a free event, so join the Rooftop in their fabulous restaurant for a drink, or maybe something delicious from their evening menu!

For more information, click here.



Silence in the Cathedral - Norwich Cathedral
Monday 26th Feb, from 7pm

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An opportunity to escape the noise and busyness of daily life with an hour of silence to mark Lent, the season for prayerful self-examination.

Wander the Labyrinth from 6.30pm, before an hour of quiet in the Cathedral from 7.00pm, beginning and ending with solo music. Please enter via the Cathedral’s North West door and wear shoes with soft soles.

Admission is free, but donations to the Cathedral are welcome.






Greater Anglia has Advance fares from £10 one way between London Liverpool Street and Norwich. Trains run every 30 minutes. Greater Anglia also serves Colchester, Ipswich and Diss on the Norwich line. Direct trains also run from Cambridge.

East Midlands Trains runs services from Liverpool, Manchester and Nottingham.

Flights into Norwich served from Edinburgh, Manchester, Exeter, Aberdeen, Jersey*, Guernsey* and Amsterdam.


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