An Evening with Harry Brett

Thursday 27th April

Jarrolds are delighted to welcome novelist Harry Brett to the store to launch Time to Win, the first in his compelling new series of locally set crime …


[Live] Art Club presents Sh!t Theatre: Letters to Windsor House

Thursday 27th April

“Pertinent social theatre”’ - The Guardian 4*The multi award-winning duo follow up their smash-hit show Women’s Hour with their Fringe First …

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The Final Reel

Friday 28th April

The Norwich Film Festival are committed to screening some local features throughout the year on the lead up to our 2017 Festival and what an honour it is to …

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Chamber Music Concert – Stephen Hough

Friday 28th April

Enjoy chamber music at its finest with a performance by pianist Stephen Hough, in the perfect setting of the Marble Hall at Holkham.Tickets: £35 – Includes …


The Prettiest Starman

Friday 28th April

A moving, but equally joyous live performance of best-loved songs from the golden Bowie years of the early to mid 1970s, with selections from Space Oddity, …

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In the Parlour with the Candlestick

Saturday 29th April

Writers are master dolls' house builders, designing detailed story-houses for our 'dolls' to live in.

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Meet the Stonemasons

Saturday 29th April

Members of the Stonemasons' Guild of St Stephen & St George share their hands-on knowledge

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Out-side-in Design

Saturday 29th April

See display models created by Norwich University of the Arts, Interior Design Students, where exterior architectural features

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Thinking Inside The Box

Saturday 29th April

With over 50 years of experience behind him, John will be joining OPEN on Saturday 29th April to wow everyone with a thoroughly enjoyable seminar all about …



Saturday 29th April

BURTON vividly presents the life of the great Welsh actor Richard Burton in his own words from humble beginnings to Hollywood mega-stardom.Beautiful women (not …

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AGMP presents Stone Foundation + special guests

Saturday 29th April

Northern soul from the Midlands, rocking the old school rhythm'n'blues sound on Hammond and horns. 8pm | £13.50 adv | £tbc

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Albany Dawn

Saturday 29th April

London-based Albany Down are a contemporary rock band with influences ranging from classic acts like Led Zeppelin and Thunder to modern bands such as The Black …


The Producers - A New Mel Brooks Musical

Wednesday 26th April - Saturday 29th April

Outrageous, hilarious, a teeny bit offensive, off the wall, and the winner of a record 12 Tony Awards and 3 Olivier Awards are just a few things that THE …

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Hay Fever

Friday 21st April - Saturday 29th April

A once glittering actress now retired, her egocentric novelist husband and their bohemian son and daughter, make the Bliss family.When they each invite a guest …

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Running Wild

Tuesday 25th April - Saturday 29th April

“ANIMAL MAGIC rivals WAR HORSE” The GuardianChildren’s Touring Partnership presents RUNNING WILD By Michael Morpurgo in an adaptation by Samuel Adamson …

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Sunday 30th April

Following a fantastic opening year in 2015, Waterloo - The Best of Abba Tribute Show returns in 2017

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Bluebells Guided Walk

Sunday 30th April

Guided walk through Fairhaven’s woodland garden to the adjacent Sotshole Broad nature reserve abundant with bluebells.

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Children’s Treasure Trail

Sunday 30th April

Come and join the fun.

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Wednesday 8th February - Sunday 30th April

Purchase a Meet the Lions Experience for one and the special person in your life can enjoy it with you for FREE!

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Ducking Punches + Apologies, I Have None + I Said Goodbye

Sunday 30th April

Building melody, texture and drama with violins, gang vocals and amplification, The Ducking Punches play a majestic set of emotion-soaked punk rock. 8pm | £6 …

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Bazaart Festival

Sunday 30th April

A new and unique concept fusing leading urban and dance music acts with some of the finest emerging talent from the local streets.

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City Architecture

Saturday 29th April - Monday 1st May

Seventies Semi, Bauhaus Bungalow or Tudor Timber? Explore old and new building styles, plan your own structure and build it into our City Conurbation.Open on …

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We Love Reptiles!

Saturday 29th April - Monday 1st May

We love reptiles at Dinosaur Adventure – especially dinosaurs! Join us for a special bank holiday weekend

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Wrentham Brass Band on the Lawn

Monday 1st May

A local brass band performing on the lawn at Somerleyton Hall

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Saturday 29th April - Monday 1st May

Explore and enjoy a varied programme of events that celebrate Norwich’s outstanding collection of medieval churches with performances, family activities, …

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Spring Fair May Day Celebration

Monday 1st May

Come and join in the celebration of May Day, a day of fun and festivities with its origin in ancient times.The site is brimming with things to see and buy, …

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Drop in… for Droppings!

Saturday 29th April - Monday 1st May

Love it or hate it, we all do it!

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Alfie the Alien Hunter!

Saturday 29th April - Monday 1st May

Join Alfie on his hunt for aliens great and small with our special interactive presentation and trail!


History of the Tudor & Stuart Underworld in Norwich

Wednesday 3rd May

"History of the Tudor and Stuart Underworld in Norwich" Wednesday 3rd May 10.30 – 12.00 (starting at the tables on the 1st floor of The Millennium …

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John Scarratt : 13 Futures

Wednesday 12th April - Wednesday 3rd May

Wednesday 12 April – Wednesday 3 May13 original posters inspired by each episode of the hit show Black Mirror. Black Mirror paints a fascinating, often …

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Tomorrow is Your Hope - Sharing

Wednesday 3rd May

Living in an industrialised metropolis, where love is illegal, two enamoured individuals must escape the city limits if they wish to be together.Brave New …

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The Stonemasons' Craft

Thursday 4th May

Meet members of the Guild of St Stephen & St George as they create carvings

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Finding the Fallen: The Battle of Gaza Exhibition

Tuesday 18th April - Thursday 4th May

Don’t miss this special First World War exhibition, along with films and work by Norfolk students, in The Gallery and Library in April through to early May.

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Richard Herring: The Best

Wednesday 3rd May - Thursday 4th May

Richard Herring, King of the Edinburgh Fringe, Metro columnist and the UK's Podfather (RHLSTP, AIOTM) picks his favourite routines from his 12 one-man shows …

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Scratch Nights

Friday 5th May

Come see a roster of the region’s most talented artists perform new material from shows they are working on in a fantastically fast showcase of 15 minute …

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The Billy Joel Songbook: Performed by Elio Pace & his band

Friday 5th May

Following on from his highly-acclaimed reunion concerts in the USA with Billy Joel’s original touring band, Elio Pace delivers this sensational tour …

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Friday 5th May

Ward Thomas playing at OPEN Norwich

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Wild about East Hills Wood - The Early Bird

Saturday 6th May

This walk does not quite start with the lark, but hopefully we will still find lots of birds and learn some of their

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Sister Act

Monday 1st May - Saturday 6th May

The hugely popular soul singer and West End favourite Alexandra Burke is heading back to Norwich Theatre Royal to play the lead role in a global musical hit.

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Wild about the Wildflowers of the Wood

Saturday 6th May

Explore the wood with us and discover some of the wildflowers that make this wood so

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Wild about East Hills Wood - The Early Bird II

Saturday 6th May

With magni-jars at the ready we will go on a bug hunt and see what we can find.If you have your own bug pot please bring it along, if you don’t you can …

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Stories from a Dolls' House Workshop

Saturday 6th May

A special workshop for children age 6-12 years with UEA Drama students.

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Stories from a Dolls' House

Saturday 6th May

UEA Drama students bring stories from the dolls' houses to life.

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Wymondham Abbey Craft Fair

Saturday 6th May

Traditional craft fair with East Anglian designers and makers.Explore a mix of stalls spread throughout our churchyard and in the Abbey itself. Watch …

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Wild about East Hills Wood - The Early Bird III

Saturday 6th May

With magni-jars at the ready we will go on a bug hunt and see what we can find.If you have your own bug pot please bring it along, if you don’t you can …

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Norwich Does Vintage

Saturday 6th May

As part of Britain Does Vintage - Norwich Does Vintage fair is home to all vintage delights the mind can imagine! Vintage fashion – tick, vintage homewares …

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TransARTation! Wandering Texts, Travelling Objects

Wednesday 12th April - Saturday 6th May

TransARTation! is an exhibition that opens up a space for artists, poets and local communities to explore ideas about translation,

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UK Green Film Festival

Wednesday 3rd May - Saturday 6th May

Presenting free screenings and events that draw upon and bring together intersecting interests in environmental issues and film.Organised by members of the UEA …

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The Mozart Orchestra Concert: Haydn ’Trumpet Concerto in E Flat’

Saturday 6th May

Join the Mozart Orchestra for their Spring concert featuring Haydn's 'Trumpet Concerto in E Flat', with soloist Leigh Sharpe.

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The Yeoman of the Guard

Wednesday 3rd May - Saturday 6th May

The timeless story of the love-lorn jester who foolishly allows his maid to marry a condemned man in order to inherit a fortune

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The Sweet Beats

Saturday 6th May

The SweetBeats blend sparkling vocals, luscious horns and deep dance beats. Find out more.

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One Planet Norwich Festival

Saturday 6th May - Sunday 7th May

The One Planet Norwich Festival is back, even bigger and better than ever before! Now in its third year, we will be bringing you new fun and games with the aim …

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Talk by Dr Rowan Williams at Norwich Cathedral

Monday 8th May

Dr Rowan Williams, Chair of Christian Aid and former Archbishop of Canterbury, visits the Cathedral to give a talk on the subject 'Faith, Hope & Justice in …

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Dolls' House at War: Spitfire Cottage

Tuesday 9th May

A look at the war-time dolls' house created by Philippa Miller and Pamela Baker

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Photography Workshop – Coastal Landscapes

Wednesday 10th May

Taking a stroll along the Norfolk coast can be an awe-inspiring experience at this time of the year offering a rich diversity of natural subjects to …

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Knife Skills Class

Wednesday 10th May

Knife Skills Class at Looses CookshopLearn how to cut, dice and slice like a pro’ in a relaxed 2 hour class in our Cookshop in the heart of Norwich city …


Nabucco and Aida

Tuesday 9th May - Wednesday 10th May

Ellen Kent and Opera & Ballet International present these productions featuring international soloists, highly praised chorus and full orchestraVerdi’s …


Southern Italy & Sicily - an Eruption of terrific Wines

Wednesday 10th May

Embrace La Dolce Vita with The Library's Southern Italian Wine Evening! From the delights of Greco Spumante from Feudi Di San Gregorio to the rich, …

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That'll Be The Day

Thursday 11th May

After an incredible three decades of touring, the UK’s No.1 Rock & Roll variety production returns with another brand new show!This year’s production …

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Tiny Tomes, Little Ledgers

Friday 12th May

Feel like Gulliver when you join Daisy Bentley, local paper artist, to learn how to make miniature books with superb detail.

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NNF17: Kathryn Rudge and James Baillieu

Friday 12th May

Singled out by The Times in 2012 as a 'Rising Star of Classical Music', mezzo-soprano Kathryn Rudge

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NNF17: Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita

Friday 12th May

Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita join forces in a stunning exhibition of world-class musicianship,

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NNF17: Steven Isserlis

Friday 12th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Bach’s solo cello suites need no introduction. For Steven Isserlis, they are ‘works of such total perfection, …

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Chamber Music Concert - Ailyn Pérez, Soprano & Gary Matthewman

Friday 12th May

Enjoy chamber music and opera at its finest with a performance by Ailyn Pérez and Gary Matthewman in the perfect setting of the Marble Hall at Holkham with an …

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NNF17: Family Jazz All Stars

Saturday 13th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Join singer Juliet Kelly and some of the UK’s finest jazz musicians in a fun-filled family show, leading you …

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Art workshop: Art in Miniature

Friday 5th May - Saturday 13th May

Scale down a favourite painting to hang in your own miniature world. With Garry Pereira.

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Broads Outdoors Festival Boat Trip & Walk around Hoveton Broad

Saturday 13th May

As part of the Broads Annual Outdoors Festival you can take a cruise from Broads Tours in Wroxham to Hoveton Great Broad Nature Trail.

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Breakin' Convention

Saturday 13th May

The world's biggest festival of hip hop dance theatre showcasing the very best from around the world and around the corner is coming to Norwich Theatre …


The Rum Festival

Friday 12th May - Saturday 13th May

Rum is the most diverse and versatile of the spirits. Great on its own over ice, perfectly blended with your favourite mixer, or shaken up in a cocktail, rum …

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Bird Identification Workshop

Sunday 14th May

Do you know how to tell a swallow from a swift or a kestrel from a kite?Whether you are an avid birder or a complete birdwatching beginner, our Bird …

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RYA Push the Boat Out

Sunday 14th May

RYA Push the Boat Out is all about getting out on the water and discover sailing and windsurfing, join us for a Funboat Taster session - for just £5.00 per …

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Bluebell Weeks

Monday 24th April - Sunday 14th May

Exclusive access to the neighbouring Sotshole Broad nature reserve and its bluebell woods. Find out more.


NNF17: Quarantine - Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring.

Saturday 13th May - Sunday 14th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring. is a quartet about the human life cycle - living, dying, and our relationship with …

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NNF17: Naturally 7

Sunday 14th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.In a music world rife with technological tricks of the trade, Naturally 7 is here to celebrate the beauty of the …

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The Heartbreak Club

Sunday 14th May

After the successful launch of Will Hows solo album, he decided to carry on the good vibes and dragged the finest musicians together to form The Heartbreak …

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NNF17: Maarja Nuut

Monday 15th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Hailing from Northern Estonia, fiddler/singer Maarja Nuut combines traditional dance tunes, songs, and stories with …

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Pint of Science - Bacteria and Me

Monday 15th May

Join local scientists to explore the complex relationship between humans and bacteria, from the critical role of ‘good’ bacteria in our guts to the very …

Brain Night

Pint of Science - Nimble Neurones

Monday 15th May

The thrifty brain that rewires itself! Two cognitive neuroscientists share insight into neuroplasticity and the amazing capacity of the brain to respond to …

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Pint of Science - Under the Sea

Monday 15th May

Cool sea, warm hearts: an evening exploring marine mammals around Norfolk and the world!Pint of Science is an international 3 day festival which sees thousands …

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Pint of Science - Eating in the Year 3000

Monday 15th May

Join local scientists as they journey into the future of our food industry, exploring how cereal crops can be made healthier and how local research may save …

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Pint of Science - What Do Microbes Do For Us?

Monday 15th May

Biotechnology is a relatively new field of research in which scientists harness complex biological machinery to develop new technology which improves our …

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NNF17: John Agard: Roll Over Atlantic

Monday 15th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Winner of the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry, Caribbean-British poet John Agard performs a quirky reimagining of …


Norwich Waiters' Race

Tuesday 16th May

Norwich's first Waiters' Race - in support of National Waiters' Day 2017 - will begin at The Library Restaurant on 16th May at 10am and finish at the War …

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A Peep-show into Paradise

Tuesday 16th May

An introduction to the Strangers' Hall collection of dolls' houses, dolls' house furniture and miniatures

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NNF17: Will Self

Tuesday 16th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Will Self is a man who needs little introduction. From branding Nigel Farage a ‘grubby little man’ on BBC’s …


Pint of Science - You Are What You Eat

Tuesday 16th May

Come and explore the different ways in which food affects our bodies; from improving eye health to hosting food-borne bacterial threats such as …

Language Night

Pint of Science - Think Before You Speak

Tuesday 16th May

A developmental scientist and a cognitive psychologist challenge us to think differently about the interaction between our environment and the words we …

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Pint of Science - Food for the Future

Tuesday 16th May

Plant biologists from the John Innes Centre introduce cutting-edge scientific techniques to meet the challenges of agriculture in our rapidly changing world. …

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Pint of Science - Medicinal Viruses

Tuesday 16th May

Norwich-based researchers are developing new approaches to healthcare using…viruses?!See how understanding the structure of viruses is helping scientists …


NNF17: Race Horse Company – Super Sunday

Monday 15th May - Tuesday 16th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.After the storming success of White Nights at Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2016, we are delighted to welcome …


UEA Spring Literary Festival 2017

Wednesday 22nd February - Wednesday 17th May

‘It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times.’ So begins Ali Smith’s Autumn, misquoting Dickens.The times in question are now – strange times …

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Pint of Science - Cancer; What's Next?

Wednesday 17th May

Cancer affects many of us on apersonal scale and puts huge strain on our healthcare system.Come learn how local researchers are developing innovative ways of …

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Pint of Science - Building and Breaking Memory

Wednesday 17th May

Researchers in psychology and medicine help us unlock the development and deterioration of the memory system, providing examples from both ends of the life …

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Pint of Science - Natures Chemists

Wednesday 17th May

Plants produce a bewildering array of drugs and chemicals which could help solve some of our major health, food and industrial challenges. Scientists explain …

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Pint of Science - Hidden Movements

Wednesday 17th May

Local scientists offer an insight into the enticing cup-shaped traps of carnivorous plants, and investigate how complex signals are relayed along molecular …

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Pint of Science - DNA, Disease and Datasets

Wednesday 17th May

Scientists are now able to generate vast amounts of ‘big data’ from tiny technology small enough to plug into a USB port! Local scientists are using this …

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Pint of Science

Monday 15th May - Wednesday 17th May

Pint of Science is an international 3-day festival (15-17 May) which sees thousands of real-life scientists simultaneously standing up in pubs across the world …

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NNF17: Stormy - The Life of Lena Horne

Wednesday 17th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Camilla Beeput celebrates dancer, movie star, activist and singer Lena Horne in her centenary year.Under the …

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NNF17: Vox Luminis & Freiburg Baroqueconsort

Wednesday 17th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.In 1610, some 28 years after he had last composed anything for the church, Monteverdi quietly published what is now …

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The World in Miniature

Thursday 18th May

Showcasing the talents of apprentices in their samples, including plain sewing samplers such as miniature shirts,


NNF17: Akram Khan Company – Chotto Desh

Thursday 18th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Fusing dance, storytelling, interactive animation and specially composed music, Chotto Desh is a bewitching, …

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NNF17: Lula Pena

Thursday 18th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Portuguese singer, composer, guitarist and poet Lula Pena comes to Norwich following the release of her new album, …

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NNF17: The Story Machine

Wednesday 17th May - Thursday 18th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.We are all under surveillance, but what does it mean to watch and be watched?Following its sell-out debut in 2016, …

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NNF17: Brad Mehldau Trio

Thursday 18th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Following his sold-out show at the 2016 EFG London Jazz Festival with Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau and his trio come …

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NNF17: Annelien Van Wauwe & Amatis Trio

Friday 19th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Some of the most beautiful music has been inspired by the most harrowing of circumstances, none more so than …

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NNF17: Philip Glass and Laurie Anderson - American Style

Friday 19th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Philip Glass and Laurie Anderson have collaborated through the years on various live and recording projects. They …

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NNF17: Toto La Momposina

Friday 19th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Totó la Momposina makes a rare UK appearance with a new show inspired by her last album Tambolero.Now in her 70s, …

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Beginner's Photography Workshop

Saturday 20th May

Practical workshop in the woodland garden for beginners using SLR or DSLR cameras led by professional photographer Peter Mallett.

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Stonemasonry: Tricks of the Eye

Saturday 20th May

There is more to stonemasonry than meets the eye. Talk to members of the Guild of St Stephen & St George

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NNF17: Calidore Quartet

Saturday 20th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.With playing so precise and expressive that it has been described as ‘a miracle of unified thought’ (La Presse, …

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Museums at Night

Saturday 20th May

Discover the ‘Drink Me’ potion and ‘Eat Me’ cake and view the world from a different perspective!

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Cinema in the Park - Catton Park

Saturday 8th April - Saturday 20th May

Bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy a comfortable outdoor cinema experience with some classics. Food and drink will be available to purchase so please do …


NNF17: Dee Dee Bridgewater

Saturday 20th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.A fantastic live performer, Dee Dee Bridgewater is one of today’s leading female jazz vocal stars.Putting her own …

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Renegade 12

Saturday 20th May

Coming from the depths of Suffolk, Renegade Twelve were born in 2014 and unleash their brand of melodic metal that tips its hat to everyone from Iron Maiden, …

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NNF17: Nadine Shah

Saturday 20th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Conjuring evocative and visceral tales over gothic piano arrangements, Nadine Shah is a mesmerising singer, …

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NNF17: Museum of the Moon

Friday 12th May - Sunday 21st May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.A giant inflatable moon featuring detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface will appear at The Forum for the first …

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Candelabra Primula Guided Walk

Sunday 21st May

Guided walk through our woodland garden when the 25,000 naturalised candelabra primulas are at their prolific best.

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Spring Tours of the Private Gardens of Holkham Hall

Sunday 21st May

Join a member of Holkham’s landscape team to enjoy a wonderful opportunity to view the private gardens at Holkham Hall, which are normally closed to the …

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NNF17: The Garden Party

Saturday 20th May - Sunday 21st May

Taking over Chapelfield Gardens on the middle weekend of the Norfolk & Norwich Festival is The Garden Party which is full of exciting performances and …

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NNF17: Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill

Sunday 21st May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill are two of the world’s leading artists in traditional Irish music.Their …

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Count Arthur Strong

Sunday 21st May

Using stories and other things that are secret, Count Arthur Strong, showbiz legend, pays tribute to one of the best musicals he can remember.Uniquely …

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NNF17: Throes + The Shine

Sunday 21st May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Hailing from both Portugal and Angola, Throes + The Shine’s sound is a fusion of Angolan kuduro and rock & …

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Russell Watson One Night Break

Sunday 21st May - Monday 22nd May

‘The Voice’ Russell Watson is making his debut on the Atlas Theatre stage on Sunday 21st May 2017.He has been described by the New York Times as a …

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NNF17: The Lowlands

Monday 22nd May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.With Sarah Perry, Lucy Hughes-Hallett & Anjali JosephMarking the 70th anniversary of Indian independence, we …

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NNF17: Carolyn Sampson & Joseph Middleton

Monday 22nd May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.The idea of madness has a strange allure. It has fascinated composers for centuries, with Shakespeare’s hypnotic …


Cherry Glazer

Monday 22nd May

Cherry Glazerr are LA based 3-piece 19 year old Clementine Creevy (vocals/guitar), Tabor Allen (drums) and Sasami Ashworth (multi-instrumentalist).The band are …

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The Fascination of Miniaturisation

Tuesday 23rd May

Wonder at the craftsmanship of the tiny delights on display in the Small Stories exhibition

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NNF17: Art & Sexuality

Tuesday 23rd May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Three brilliant writers share their experiences of articulating sexuality, gender and identity through their …

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NNF17: Paul Lewis

Tuesday 23rd May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Internationally recognised as one of the leading pianists of his generation, with a glut of prestigious prizes to …

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Castle Art

Wednesday 24th May

Friendly and informal art classes for beginners and improvers, inspired by the Castle architecture and its collections.

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Candelabra Primula Tour and Cream Tea

Wednesday 3rd May - Wednesday 24th May

Join us on a guided tour of the garden showcasing the 25,000 candelabra primulas; find out about their care and propagation. Find out more.

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NSSP A Night At The Musicals

Wednesday 24th May

Norwich School Sport Partnership presents an exciting dance show highlighting the talents of young people aged 5-16 from schools across Norwich.'A Night at the …

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NNF17: No Dogs, No Indians

Wednesday 24th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Three interlocking stories explore the effects and legacy of the British in India in an extraordinary new play by …

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NNF17: Kansas Smitty's House Band

Wednesday 24th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.The release of their critically acclaimed debut album, as well as back-to-back sold out shows at Ronnie Scott’s …

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NNF17: Get the Blessing

Thursday 25th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Formed in 2000, contemporary jazz four-piece Get The Blessing have forged a unique signature sound of thumping …

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The Red Card Comedy Club

Friday 24th February - Friday 26th May

Three top comedians, plus a compere, ensure this rip-roaring night is a regular sell-out.

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NNF17: The Arms of Sleep

Monday 22nd May - Friday 26th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Devised and created by Sian Croose & Jonathan BakerComposers Jonathan Baker, Helen Chadwick, Orlando Gough and …

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NNF17: Churchill VS Attlee

Friday 26th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Clement Attlee or Winston Churchill?Who did more to shape modern Britain? Join John Bew, author of Citizen Clem …

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NNF17: Life After Tiananmen Square

Friday 26th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.From Man Booker-shortlisted writer Madeline Thien, Do Not Say We Have Nothing is a gripping evocation of one of the …

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NNF17: Speaking Truth to Power

Friday 26th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.We welcome two of Mexico’s finest journalists – Lydia Cacho and Anabel Hernández – to talk about their …

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NNF17: A Manual for Heartache

Friday 26th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.How do we make sense of great tragedy? Three acclaimed writers – Richard Beard (The Day That Went Missing), Max …

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NNF17: Sharks and Surfboards

Friday 26th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Tim Winton is one of the world’s most celebrated novelists, winning Australia’s prestigious Miles Franklin …

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NNF17: To be a Machine

Friday 26th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Can technology solve the modest problem of death? Journalist Mark O’Connell has met the visionaries, …

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City of Ale

Friday 26th May

Celebrate the City's brewing heritage, get up close to collections and share memories about Norwich pubs.


NNF17: Britten Sinfonia – Beethoven with Thomas Adès

Friday 26th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Britten SinfoniaThomas Adès conductorMark Stone baritoneGerald Barry BeethovenBeethoven Symphony No. 1Beethoven …

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NNF17: Ezra Collective

Friday 26th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Ezra Collective bring an almost supernatural flavour and an insatiable hunger to their music, mingling afrobeat, …

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Bollywood meets Hollywood

Friday 26th May - Saturday 27th May

Something a little difference... an evening of Hollywood Glamour and the glitz of Bollywood.

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Zion Train

Friday 26th May - Saturday 27th May

Zion Train are Dub/Dance pioneers and have been undisputed leaders in the genre for the past 2 decades. See them at OPEN Norwich.

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NNF17: Ways of Seeing - John Berger and The Art of Obersvation

Saturday 27th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.A special event which pays tribute to the late Booker prize-winning novelist and visionary art critic John Berger …

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NNF17: Trans Like Me

Saturday 27th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.In Trans Like Me, academic and trans-activist CN Lester addresses the most pressing questions in the transgender …

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Wymondham Town Busking Day

Saturday 27th May

Musicians perform all over the town centre creating a wonderful atmosphere during Town Busking Day. Find out more.

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NNF17: Revolutions 5x15

Saturday 27th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Five renowned speakers, no script, and 15 minutes each to blow your mind.Featuring feminist  campaigner Caroline …

Satire and Protest with Hannah Berry and Isabel Greenberg.

NNF17: Satire and Protest

Saturday 27th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Join critically acclaimed graphic novelists Hannah Berry and Isabel Greenberg in conversation on satire, protest …

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Undercroft Tour

Saturday 27th May

Explore one of the finest and largest undercrofts in the city in this fascinating tour.

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Turn the Page - Home

Friday 26th May - Saturday 27th May

Turn The Page artists' book fair is a UK and international exhibiting and selling platform.

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NNF17: Jon McGregor - Resevoir 13

Saturday 27th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.The multiple-award winning author of Even the Dogs and If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things brings us his first …

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NNF17: Frankie Vah

Friday 26th May - Saturday 27th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Written and performed by Luke WrightDirected by Joe MurphyAssociate Director Alex ThorpeScored by Ian Catskilkin …

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Million Dollar Quartet

Monday 22nd May - Saturday 27th May

The true story of one unforgettable night that made rock’n’roll history. This West End and Broadway smash-hit musical is inspired by the famous recording …


NNF17: LaSharVu

Saturday 27th May

Comprising of LaDonna Harley Peters, Sharlene Hector and Vula Malinga – the fabulous singers from Basement Jaxx

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Sunday Afternoon Teas at Plantation Garden

Sunday 28th May

Sunday afternoon teas with tea, coffee, homemade cakes and scones will be served every Sunday afternoon throughout the summer.

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Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2017

Friday 12th May - Sunday 28th May

Experience the internationally renowned Norfolk & Norwich Festival - a highlight of the region’s cultural calendar. Book tickets here.

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NNF17: Anne Boleyn with Alison Weir

Sunday 28th May

Alison Weir, one of the UK's best-selling historians, returns to the Festival after a sold out event about Katherine of Aragon in 2016

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NNF17: Your country is lying to you with Ian Cobain

Sunday 28th May

In The History Thieves, former investigative journalist for The Guardian Ian Cobain uses previously unseen material

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NNF17: Russia and Revolution

Sunday 28th May

Marking the hundredth anniversary of the Russian revolution, Robert Service – the eminent historian of Russia

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NNF17: Writing The Fringes

Sunday 28th May

Ross Raisin is one of Britain's most exciting young writers – a 'new high priest of British pastoral'

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NNF17: City of Literature Weekend

Friday 26th May - Sunday 28th May

A weekend packed full of literary talks.Spanning three days the City of Literature Weekends invites you to join some of the most original thinkers, writers and …


NNF17: Driftwood

Wednesday 17th May - Sunday 28th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.As we drift along the current of life we are shaped by the humans we encounter.Headlining the iconic Norfolk & …


Ian Waite and Natalie Lowe

Sunday 28th May

Strictly’s favourite couple have developed a whole new show with newly choreographed routines of their favourite Ballroom and Latin dances, with new music to …

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Give Nature a Home with the RSPB

Monday 29th May

Join the RSPB team for family fun and find out how you can give nature a home

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Strings on the Lawn

Monday 29th May

A local string band performing on the lawn at Somerleyton Hall.


Rock 'n' Roll at Gressenhall

Monday 29th May

Return to when Rock ‘n’ Roll was King!

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Pedal Norfolk Cycling Festival

Saturday 27th May - Monday 29th May

Pedal Norfolk is back for its fifth year at Holkham for the bank holiday weekend, Saturday 27th to Monday 29th May 2017.

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Minibeasts or Pests?

Tuesday 30th May

Join the Norfolk Museum Service Conservation Team and discover what happens when minibeasts become pests;

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Minibeasts Hotel

Tuesday 30th May

Find out which minibeasts live about your house and join Norfolk Wildlife Trust to make a minibeasts' hotel to take home.

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Spring Fling

Wednesday 1st March - Wednesday 31st May

Have a Fling this Spring with Park Farm Hotel.

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Wild Touch

Wednesday 31st May

Family event: Wild Touch wildlife rescue is a small, experienced rescue service in Rollesby rescuing and rehabilitating wild and exotic creatures.Meet some of …

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Stepping Into Summer Family Fun Day!

Wednesday 31st May

A day of informal crafts, storytelling and music around the Cathedral for youngsters aged 3 and above.Babies and toddlers are very welcome, too, and there will …

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Birds and Bees

Wednesday 31st May

Join the Norfolk Beekeepers Association - find out how help bees live in their hive homes

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For the Love of Lego

Wednesday 31st May

Visit our Lego street and help build our own Lego neighbourhood.

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Tuesday 30th May - Wednesday 31st May

From the makers of Peppa Pig comes this BAFTA award-winning television animation live on stage!Holly is a young Fairy Princess, who is still learning how to …

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Who's Been Living in My House?

Thursday 1st June

Join our storyteller to hear delightful tales and adventures of creatures who share our home.

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Nature's Secret and Unusual Homes

Thursday 1st June

Meet Dr David Waterhouse, Curator of Natural History, to investigate homes in nature.

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Thursday 1st June

SLAM is back and it’s better than ever!SLAM is jam-packed with young local artists with all sorts of great talent ranging from singer- songwriters, dancers …

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Norwich Gaming Festival

Monday 29th May - Saturday 3rd June

The Norwich Gaming Festival is a completely free, family friendly celebration of video games. Find out more.

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Three Night Bank Holiday Family Weekend Breaks

Saturday 27th May - Saturday 3rd June

Get your whole family together on a fantastic four night bank holiday getaway, enjoy specially designed family activities

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Saturday 3rd June

Meet experts from the Norwich Bat Group and find out about these sensitive creatures who like to live in the loft!

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Explorer Backpacks at Norwich Cathedral

Monday 29th May - Saturday 3rd June

Explorer Backpacks are offered to children aged 5-11 years old visiting with their family, upon entering the Cathedral’s Hostry Visitor Centre.The bags …

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On the Ball City!

Tuesday 30th May - Saturday 3rd June

Crazy about the canaries? Join us for half term footballing fun.

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St Benet’s Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Saturday 3rd June

Boat trip from Fairhaven Garden to St Benet's Abbey with a 45 minute guided tour of the abbey.Please note this trip is not suitable for wheelchair users due to …



Tuesday 30th May - Saturday 3rd June

Winner of three Tony awards, including Best Musical, Spamalot rewrites the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Inspired by the …

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Spring Family Stay - Maids Head Hotel

Saturday 27th May - Sunday 4th June

This Spring Bank holiday bring your family to Norwich and stay at The Maids Head Hotel situated in the heart of the city, a great place to stay while exploring …

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Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club

Saturday 3rd June - Sunday 4th June

Craig Charles is bringing his legendary Funk and Soul Club to Norwich again.

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Hawk and Owl Trust Live Link-up

Saturday 27th May - Sunday 4th June

Join members of the Hawk and Owl Trust and watch the daily antics of the peregrine falcons as they make their nest on Norwich Cathedral spire.


10th Anniversary Colourful Cake and Costume Party

Saturday 27th May - Sunday 4th June

The Boggles and Twiggles of BeWILDerwood invite you to their extra special 10th Anniversary Cake and Costume Party!Everyone in the woods is dressing up for the …

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The House that Dolly Built

Sunday 28th May - Sunday 4th June

Make tiny things to take home for your own dolls' house: paper folding, matchbox rooms and peg dolls (varies day to day).Open Wednesdays 10.00 to 16.00 and …

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Guided Canoe Trail

Sunday 4th June

Uncover the secret of our hidden waterways and get close to nature with this guided exploration.

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Norwich 100/50/25 Bike Ride

Sunday 4th June

Starting and finishing in the beautiful City of Norwich, this ride takes you through a perfect cycling country of quiet roads and picturesque villages


Love Your Zoo – Carry on Courting

Saturday 27th May - Sunday 4th June

In support BIAZA's Love your Zoo campaign, we will be jumping into the world of courtship


L is for… Love Your Zoo!

Saturday 27th May - Sunday 4th June

As part of our BIAZA Love your Zoo celebrations, join us to discover the A to Z of zoo life!

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I Want to be a Dino Explorer!

Saturday 27th May - Sunday 4th June

Are you brave enough to be a Dino Explorer? Let your imagination run wild as you explore the park,

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Wing It Week

Saturday 27th May - Sunday 4th June

Wing It Week at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden. Family event: Use our spotter sheet to find all things fluttery in our garden to win a small prize.

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Pond Dipping

Tuesday 30th May - Sunday 4th June

Visit Field to Fork, the exciting, interactive experience all about food and farming at Holkham.Let our ‘talking tools’ tell you what they were used for; …

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Norwich City of Ale 2017

Thursday 25th May - Monday 5th June

Ten-day city-wide celebration of pubs, breweries and beer in Norwich.

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English Dolls' Houses: A History

Tuesday 6th June

Join Jan Roberts from the Dolls' House Society to discover the history of dolls' houses in England. Town Close Auditorium

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Pub for Every Day of the Year: Strolls & Stories Evening Walking Tours

Tuesday 6th June

Norwich was once the home of over 700 pubs. The tour takes you round some of them, exploring their names and origins

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The Stonemasons' Craft - June

Thursday 8th June

Meet members of the Guild of St Stephen & St George as they create carvings, both outside and inside the Castle.

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Museum Highlights Tour

Friday 5th May - Friday 9th June

Accompany our guide on a whistle-stop tour of the museum and find out more about some of the star objects on display.

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A Peep Inside the Strangers' Hall dolls' house collections

Wednesday 7th June - Friday 9th June

Join our curators for a behind the scenes look at dolls' houses and dolls' house furniture from the Strangers' Hall collections.

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Outdoors - Indoors

Saturday 10th June

Celebrate Bookstart Week with Norfolk Library Service and get ready to explore outdoors

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Masks, Mysteries and Other Worldly Pleasures

Tuesday 25th April - Saturday 10th June

This is the first solo exhibition outside Hungary for this talented, emerging young artist. Sensuous, surreal, even shocking; such are some of the words which …

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'To watch the corn grow, and the blossoms set' The art of Claughton Pellew

Friday 10th June - Sunday 11th June

Claughton Pellew (1890-1966) was a gifted painter and wood engraver, trained at the Slade School of Art.

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Open Farm Sunday

Sunday 11th June

As the birthplace of modern agriculture, join Holkham as they participate in this nationwide annual event to highlight the farming industry at Holkham.View the …


Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios

Saturday 27th May - Sunday 11th June

For 16 days each year, Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios celebrates the county's artists and their achievements by offering them the opportunity to open their …

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Small Wonders

Tuesday 13th June

The development of houses and homes as seen in the dolls' houses from the Small Stories exhibition.

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Explore with the Experts – Landscapes and Gardens

Tuesday 13th June

Discover more about the gardens and landscape of Holkham on this special interest tractor trailer tour. Join Holkham Head Gardener, Dene Wood, as he discusses …

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Castle Art

Wednesday 14th June

Friendly and informal art classes for beginners and improvers, inspired by the Castle architecture and its collections.

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Martin Kemp Book Launch The Mona Lisa: The People and the Painting

Thursday 15th June

Join us for what promises to be a fascinating evening with Martin Kemp, acclaimed art historian and world-renowned authority on Leonardo da Vinci

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Organic Entity

Friday 16th June

200,000 years after evolving into anatomically modern humans there is still so much unknown, both within and outside us.Choreographers Anna Watkins (UK), Neus …

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The Return of Harry Baker

Friday 16th June

Poetry Slam Champion, Harry Baker, brings his infamous brand of spoken word to Norwich Cathedral's Refectory. Book tickets here.

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Stonemasons' Guild Mystery Play

Saturday 17th June

Apprentices and the Master Mason of the Guild of St Stephen & St George perform their traditional Mystery Play

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Victorian Criminals on Trial - June

Saturday 17th June

Guilty or not guilty? As the story of a real-life trial unfolds you decide.

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Art Workshop – Paper Mosaics

Saturday 17th June

Be inspired by the famous walled garden at Holkham with this fun, colourful and intriguing art workshop, which will reference the extraordinary floral paper …

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The Intellectual Hooligans at Maddermarket

Saturday 11th February - Saturday 17th June

The “Intellectual Hooligans” are Norwich’s premium Improv comedy troupe.

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Norwich Food and Drink Festival

Sunday 18th June

This fun filled family event will once again take place at The Forum and St Peter’s Street and we are so excited and thankful that our AMAZING headline …

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Father’s Day Special Dayboat hire, Three hours for the price of Two!

Sunday 18th June

Let Dad be the Captain of his own vessel the Father's day!

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German Bierfest Norwich

Thursday 15th June - Sunday 18th June

"Welcome to the German Village and Bierfest!

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Explore with the Experts - Forestry

Tuesday 20th June

Discover the fascinating world of forestry at Holkham on this special interest tractor trailer tour.Holkham Head Forester, Harry Wakefield, will be leading the …

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Shopping for History: Strolls & Stories Evening Walking Tour

Tuesday 20th June

The tour aims to show how and where Norwich people have shopped over the centuries and what today's shops



Wednesday 21st June

She just needs to understand that it’s not her fault, that she’s not to blame, that she’s not a slut.’Snuff Box Theatre present the award-winning new …

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The Great and the Good

Thursday 22nd June

Look at the clothing and textiles associated with famous people, held in the collection, including Elizabeth Fry, Amelia Opie and Horatio Nelson.

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Welcome Walk

Thursday 25th May - Thursday 22nd June

Age-friendly tour on Thursday 25th May or Thursday 22 June.Join our specially trained staff for a wander around the museum in this relaxed introductory tour …

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A Real Alien Adventure

Friday 23rd June

Miss Amelia Buttersnap, investigator of all things unseen and mysterious, inventor of gadgets both marvellous and improbable is on a mission to prove that …

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Undercroft Tours

Saturday 24th June

The Bridewell has a fascinating past, and an undercroft full of hidden secrets. Find out more.

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Hidden Homes

Saturday 24th June

Taking inspiration from favourite children's stories and tales, craft secret doorways and imagine the hidden homes which lay beyond.

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Art workshop: Playing with Size

Saturday 24th June

Join Maria Nikolajeva, Professor of Children’s Literature, University of Cambridge

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Let’s Rock Norwich - Retro Festival

Saturday 24th June

Enjoy a fabulous line-up of artists to bring you the very best of the 80s, and an action packed day of general 80s madness. Find out more.

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The Magic Es

Saturday 24th June

The Magic Es, purveyors of glorious anthemic indie pop, return to their hometown for a balmy summers night of musical magic.They'll be playing songs from their …

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Small Stories: Stangers' Hall dolls' house collection

Saturday 4th March - Sunday 25th June

As part of the Small Stories, At Home in a Dolls' House exhibition at Norwich Castle, visit Strangers' Hall to see the newly

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Small Stories: At Home in a Dolls’ House

Saturday 4th March - Sunday 25th June

Through stories of the dolls’ houses, which span the past 300 years, visitors will be taken on a journey through the history of the home, everyday lives and changing family relationships.

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Diss Cyclathon

Sunday 25th June

Talk to a local cyclist in Norfolk or Suffolk and they'll tell you the best cycling in the area is on the beautiful country lanes

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Plantation Garden Jazz Picnic with The Pavilion Big Band

Sunday 25th June

Bring your picnic, chairs/rug and enjoy our mid-summer music event with The Pavilion Big Band

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Explore with the Experts - Game and Conservation

Tuesday 27th June

Discover more about gamekeeping and conservation with Holkham Head Keeper, Kevan McCaig, on this special interest tractor trailer tour.Learn about the practice …

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Deer Discovery Walks

Wednesday 7th June - Wednesday 28th June

Join a guided walk to learn some interesting facts about the herd of deer in Holkham Park.Discover how the behaviour of the beautiful fallow and majestic red …

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Royal Norfolk Show

Wednesday 28th June - Thursday 29th June

The largest agricultural show in the UK, the Royal Norfolk Show, returns with over 3,000 animals and hundreds of attractions. Book tickets here.


Toddlers’ Special: Snapdragons at Norwich Castle

Monday 24th April - Friday 30th June

Meet 'Snap' the dragon puppet and enjoy fun activity sessions for 2-4 year olds.Find out more.

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Open Air Cinema - The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Friday 30th June

Come and experience the ultimate cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”.Get ready to do the Time Warp again with a rare opportunity to see the …

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Dinos at Night

Saturday 1st July

Enjoy an evening of fun as Dinosaur Adventure comes to life at dusk!

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Motown & Northern Soul Night

Saturday 4th February - Sunday 2nd July

These popular nights are perfect for those of you who love to dance the night away to all of the club classics!

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Riverside: Strolls and Stories Evening Walking Tour

Tuesday 4th July

Past the old warehouses and docks of a bygone industrial age, the River Wensum meanders its way through some of the loveliest scenery in Norwich.Tickets from …

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Champagne Dinner

Thursday 6th July

Bishops are offering a six-course dinner accompanied with different champagne in their intimate Norwich restaurant. This is the perfect event for a special …

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Lord Mayor’s Celebrations 2017

Friday 7th July - Sunday 9th July

Three days of celebrations including a street procession on the Saturday


Harleston and Waveney Art Trail

Saturday 24th June - Sunday 9th July

The Harleston & Waveney Art Trail Collective (also known as HWAT) is a diverse and lively community of professional artists who live and work in the …

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The Intellectual Hooligans at Aroma

Saturday 25th February - Saturday 15th July

Aroma welcome Norwich's resident improv comedy performers!

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Wymondham Music Festival 2017

Saturday 1st July - Saturday 15th July

The award-winning Wymondham Music Festival returns featuring classical, folk, world, jazz and dance. Find out what's happening here.

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Shalamar One-Night Break

Sunday 16th July - Monday 17th July

Make it A Night to Remember with soul group Shalamar, with a on night break at Potters Resort. Find out more.

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Dance for Wellbeing

Monday 16th January - Monday 17th July

This weekly course is for people aged 16+ who want to work on improving their mental health and wellbeing

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Cathedral Quarter: Strolls and Stories Evening Walking Tour

Tuesday 18th July

The Cathedral Close is one of the largest and certainly the loveliest in England. In shadows of the Cathedral, its graceful buildings cluster around green …

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300 Years of Freemasonry

Tuesday 9th May - Saturday 22nd July

Marking the tercentenary of Freemasonry, uncover mysteries and symbolism in this revealing exhibition created by Norfolk Freemasons.Discover how the society …

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NNF17: Hans-Peter Feldmann

Saturday 6th May - Saturday 22nd July

Ground-breaking German artist, Hans-Peter Feldmann's work features in the collections of major art venues

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Picnic in the Park

Sunday 23rd July

Join us at Whitlingham County Park for a family event to begin National parks Week.  Music, food, family activities, displays, craft, trails, boat trips, …

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Tom Jones Open Air Concert

Sunday 23rd July

Holkham Hall welcomes legendary singer Tom Jones to the east park of the grounds of the estate.The outdoor concert on Sunday 23 July will feature a collection …

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Common People

Friday 28th July - Saturday 29th July

We are thrilled to announce the follow up to our debut COMMON PEOPLE event with a very special SUMMER PARTY.To celebrate all things cool with 90’s Indie, …

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International Tiger Day

Saturday 29th July

Join us for a day of 'ferocious fun' for our annual tiger celebrations!

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Norwich Pride 2017

Saturday 29th July

Norwich Pride is a celebration of the LGBT community for everyone

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Common People Summer Part II

Saturday 29th July

OPEN are thrilled to announce the follow up to their debut COMMON PEOPLE event with a very special SUMMER PARTY.To celebrate all things cool with 90’s Indie, …


Dippy’s Birthday Party Week

Monday 24th July - Sunday 30th July

Get into the party spirit and help our very own Dippy the Dinosaur celebrate in style!


Run Norwich

Sunday 6th August

Run Norwich, a 10-kilometre road race, returns for a second year in 2016.

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Paul Nash

Saturday 8th April - Sunday 20th August

Paul Nash (1889 –1946) is among the most important British artists of the first half of the 20th century and a key figure of Modern Art in Britain.

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An evening on the Broads with SiMBiOSiS Jazz

Thursday 13th July - Thursday 24th August

Join Broads Tours and SimBiOSiS Jazz for a fantastic evening of music on the magical Norfolk Broads.

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Boogie on the Broads

Wednesday 5th July - Wednesday 30th August

Join Broads Tours for the ultimate disco evening onboard our double-decker passenger trip boat.

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Banham Zoo’s World Tour!

Tuesday 1st August - Thursday 31st August

Grab your passports and fly around the world in just a day!

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Let’s Play ANIMALS!

Tuesday 1st August - Thursday 31st August

Let your imaginations run wild as we pounce like lions and leap like lemurs! Join us for dressing up, monkeying around and discovering all about the world of play!

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An evening on the Broads with the Norfolk Dixieland Jazz Band

Thursday 6th July - Thursday 31st August

Enjoy an evening of foot-tapping traditional Jazz in a contemporary style with Broads Tours and the Norfolk Dixieland Jazz band.

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Dippy’s Summer Beach Party

Tuesday 29th August - Sunday 3rd September

The sun is shining and Dippy is ready for a special summer beach party – so pack your swimsuit and enjoy a splashing good time!

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Field to Fork Tractor Trailer Tour

Saturday 29th April - Tuesday 5th September

Farming without having to put your wellies on! Families, hop aboard a fascinating tractor trailer tour after a visit to the Field to Fork Experience to see …


Hooma Comedy Club

Thursday 6th April - Thursday 7th September

A comedy club with a great sense of ‘Hooma’ in the heart of the city on the first Thursday of every month. We strive to get the best up and coming acts on …

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Diss Farmers Market

Saturday 8th October - Saturday 9th September

Meet local producers selling their handcrafted and award-winning wares.The second Saturday of the month sees music and hot food create a social atmosphere, so …

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Wymondham Vintage Day

Sunday 10th September

Wymondham Vintage Day – featuring classic cars, Mid-Norfolk Railway Steam Gala, vintage stalls, tea dances, live jazz, vintage bus rides and much more!

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Heritage Open Days

Thursday 7th September - Sunday 10th September

The ever popular Heritage Open Days (HODs) returns with more heritage fun from Thursday 10th to Sunday 13th September.

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Red Panda Weekend

Saturday 16th September - Sunday 17th September

Join us for a weekend of Panda-monium as we celebrate International Red Panda Day.

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Noirwich Crime Writing Festival

Thursday 14th September - Sunday 17th September

Britain’s boldest, bloodiest crime writing festival returns to the medieval lanes of Norwich and the atmospheric Dragon Hall.

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Norfolk Contemporary Art Society: Sixty Years On

Saturday 24th September - Sunday 24th September

Highlights from Norwich Castle's Collection.Modern and contemporary art acquired over the last 60 years with the support of Norfolk Contemporary Art Society - …

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Aled Jones MBE at Potters Resort

Sunday 24th September

Aled Jones has had an extraordinary career over the past three decades, singing for the Pope and the Royal Family, receiving an MBE and releasing over 30 …

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Parkland History Tractor Trailer Tour

Wednesday 3rd May - Wednesday 27th September

Explore more of Holkham’s wonderful parkland with a fascinating tractor trailer tour of Holkham park.Discover the landscaped parkland and historical …

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Tower Tours

Saturday 6th May - Saturday 30th September

Climb 230 steps to the top of the Cathedral for the finest 360 degree view of the city.See behind the scenes of the Cathedral building and find out about the …

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Summer Crazy Golf Season

Saturday 1st April - Saturday 30th September

Eaton Park Crazy Golf is open every day from the start of the Easter holidays until the end of September 2017.

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Rana Begum

Friday 12th May - Sunday 1st October

Rana Begum is one of the most existing artists working in Britain today. She has completed commissions in Cambridge, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio and Kings …

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Ashmanhaugh Light Railway

Sunday 7th May - Sunday 1st October

Open day running steam, diesel and electric trains.

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Nelson and Norfolk

Saturday 29th July - Sunday 1st October

This major exhibition will gather together some of the most extraordinary and potent objects connected to Admiral Lord Nelson, reflecting his naval victories, …


Wymondham Indoor Market

Saturday 1st October - Saturday 7th October

Books, giftware and bric a brac - all you could want from an indoor

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Thursday 5th October - Saturday 7th October

OPEN Norwich is celebrating Oktoberfest! Our iconic building at the heart of Norwich on Bank Plain will be transformed next October into a German themed …

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Eaton Park Miniature Railway

Sunday 2nd April - Sunday 8th October

Eaton Park’s miniature railway comprises the original elevated track and a longer ground level track which runs through a beautiful meadow

Field to Fork Guided Tour

Tuesday 9th May - Tuesday 10th October

What better introduction to the Field to Fork Experience than a guided tour through sights, sounds, stories and even tastes.Discover more about where your food …

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Porkstock 2017

Saturday 14th October

Porkstock is a free-to-attend celebration of artisan food and drink from across our region

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Wymondham Farmers Market

Saturday 17th September - Saturday 21st October

A great Farmers Market in the heart of market-town, Wymondham. Every third Saturday of the month from 9 am until 1

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Harleston Market

Wednesday 5th October - Wednesday 25th October

The Town Council operates a Wednesday Market, said to have been in place since 1259.The location is in the centre of Harleston in the Market Place and up the …

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Land And Sky: Richard Long at Houghton

Sunday 30th April - Thursday 26th October

A major exhibition by internationally-celebrated Turner Prize-winning British Landscape artist, Richard Long, at Houghton Hall.

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Wymondham Market

Friday 7th October - Friday 27th October

Street market with clothes, home-ware and food - a great town for a spot of Friday market shopping and not far from

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Diss Market

Friday 7th October - Friday 27th October

Diss Market Town's Friday Market. Every Friday from 9 am to 3 pm.

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CAMRA Norwich Beer Festival 2017

Tuesday 24th October - Saturday 28th October

he 39th Norwich Beer Festival will be held at St. Andrew's and Blackfriars' Halls from 24th to 29th October 2016. Find out more.

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