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Little Tots Creative Play: Dough Island

Monday 20th August

A wonderland in dough! Join us on a squelchy, squishy island made of salt dough, all ready for you to decorate with trees, buildings and maybe even …

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Norwich Castle: Sound Scramble

Monday 20th August

To coincide with our fabulous new exhibition, ‘The Paston Treasure: Riches and Rarities of the Known World’, this fun activity will see if you can match …

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Park Discovery Days - Pond Dipping

Tuesday 21st August

Session times: 10am-11am, 11am-12noon, 1pm-2pm and 2pm-3pmPop along to Holkham Park for some hands-on, fun family activities exploring the wildlife you can …

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Lab Challenge, Holiday Workshop

Tuesday 21st August

Lab ChallengeA day of individual and team puzzles, quests and adventures using a wide range of technologies. Can you make it work, can you make it talk to …

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Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday 21st August

Family event, scavenger hunting in the woods. Fit as many tiny objects as you can into a small container.Included in garden entry price, adult £6.85, …

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The Regrettes

Tuesday 21st August

Norwich’s newest indie night Anti Despair Machine is back for another showcase of exceptional new music, in partnership with OPENNorwich and Dork.Tickets £8 …

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Comic Book Workshop

Wednesday 22nd August

Join us for a comic book workshop where you can create your own superhero, villain and comic strip.Suitable for ages 7-14, booking essential. Children under 8 …

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Wild Wednesday

Wednesday 22nd August

Family event, wild and crafty fun in the garden.Included in garden entry price, adult £6.85, concessions £6.60, children £3.95 and free to Fairhaven members …

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Park Discovery Days - Pond Dipping

Wednesday 22nd August

Session times: 10am-11am, 11am-12noon, 1pm-2pm and 2pm-3pmPop along to Holkham Park for some hands-on, fun family activities exploring the wildlife you can …

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Scooby's Street School

Monday 20th August - Wednesday 22nd August

Once again Scooby’s ever popular Street School returns. You will be put through your paces, learn some new moves and above all have a lot of fun! Come along …

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Victorian Criminals on Trial

Wednesday 22nd August

Visit our historic courtroom and watch a re-enactment of a real life trial from the 1800s performed by Springboard East Theatre Company. Suitable for …

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Norwich Castle - The Mystery of the Blocked Staircase Tour

Wednesday 22nd August

Explore one of the unsolved mysteries from Norwich Castle’s past. Suitable for adults and older children. The tour is included with museum …

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Norwich Castle: Workshops for Adults – Castle Art Masterclass

Wednesday 22nd August

Join our experienced artist Garry Pereira for our Castle Art Masterclass. Referring to objects from the Paston Treasure, learn how to prepare and work oil …

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Evening Canoe Paddle

Wednesday 22nd August

Bring a picnic and enjoy a gentle summer evening paddle along Broadland waterways with Free Spirit Canoe Tours. Small groups. No experience necessary. All …

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An Evening on the Broads with SiMBiOSiS Jazz and Blues Band

Thursday 12th July - Thursday 23rd August

Listen to Chris Simmons and his band perform classic Jazz and Blues from the deep American south and other popular tunes of the period played in the New …

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Natalie Knowles - The Portraits

Tuesday 7th August - Thursday 23rd August

Natalie Knowles shows fourteen hyper-realistic pen and pencil portraits, tours de force of mark-making, produced when she was aged

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3D Design and Print Explorer Day, Holiday Workshop

Thursday 23rd August

Explorer DaysThe theme of this workshop is 3D design for print and Virtual RealityFor the inquisitive mind. These challenging team sessions are run at a …

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Whole Day Workshops: Enchanted Lands

Tuesday 21st August - Thursday 23rd August

These full-day workshops give children the opportunity to make and play with puppets at the Theatre for a whole day. During each themed week we’ll spend a …

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Wildlife Canoe Trail

Thursday 23rd August

Uncover the secret of Fairhaven's waterways and get close to our wildlife with this guided exploration of the broad with Free Spirit Canoe Tours.  No …

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Outdoor Theatre - The Midnight Gang

Thursday 23rd August

What better setting to enjoy a summer evening’s theatre than our beautiful walled gardens. Drum roll, please! Heartbreak Productions invites you to join …

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Head Out, Not Home: Thursday 23rd August

Thursday 23rd August

Enjoy entertainment from Covent Garden street performers and live music from local bands and acts, courtesy of Norwich BID.Free early evening entertainment …

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Norwich Castle - Shirehall Courtroom Tour

Friday 24th August

Go through the prisoner’s tunnel to the nineteenth century courtroom to find out about some of the real trials of the past. Suitable for those aged 12+. The …

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Modern Musical Theatre 13 - 17 years

Monday 20th August - Friday 24th August

Join us for a fun week of singing and dancing to discover what it means to be a musical theatre performer in the 21st Century. Musicals have changed and …

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I Spy Friday

Friday 24th August

Family event, I spy in the woods, following the clues to lead you to hidden treasure. Included in garden entry price, adult £6.85, concessions £6.60, …

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Woodland Night Adventure

Friday 24th August

Take a journey into the night-time world of Fairhaven: star gazing, bat detecting, unlocking the secret of rub light, encountering nocturnal wildlife and …

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The Children in the Moon

Saturday 25th August

They had no idea where they came from. All they knew was that they lived on the hill, and that the old man of the hill called them Zack and Lil. This is the …

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Family Day: Nursery Rhyme Time

Saturday 25th August

Enjoy a day of puppets and poetry, as you watch The Children in the Moon, a tale inspired by a classic verse, and make characters from your favourite nursery …

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Norwich Castle: Science Shorts

Saturday 25th August

Join us for some exciting Science Shorts every Saturday throughout the summer holidays.To tie in with our fun summer holiday activities, Science Shorts are …

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Norwich Castle: Treasure!

Saturday 18th August - Saturday 25th August

Summer Holiday fun!A treasure trove of crafts and activities throughout the summer holidays – find out about The Thomas Browne Connection, travel Around the …

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Become your own church detective

Saturday 25th August

Every wondered why Norwich has so many medieval churches? Every wanted to know exactly what is a ‘weeping chancel’, or why Norfolk has so many …

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St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Saturday 25th August

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 …

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The Rhythm Method

Saturday 25th August

The Rhythm Method are a London-based duo with a unique take on UK indie music, drawing influences from hiphop, garage, house, and 70’s pop. Joey Bradbury and …

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Free Bandstand Concerts

Sunday 3rd June - Sunday 26th August

Take time to relax and enjoy the sounds of traditional bands in the city’s best loved parks.15 July - Cawston Brass Band, Mousehold Heath22 July - Top …

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Sushi & Sake Festival

Saturday 25th August - Sunday 26th August

Showcasing some of the best Regional and National Sushi restaurant brands, with tastings, masterclasses and more. Japanese Beers, Cocktails and Sake will be …

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Singin' In The Rain

Wednesday 22nd August - Sunday 26th August

Triple award-winning theatre company, Sound Ideas will return to Norwich Playhouse this August with seven performances of the splash-hit classic Singin’ In …

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Summer Fayre

Sunday 26th August

Summer Fayre with health, fitness, food, arts and crafts stalls. Free entry all profits go to Wensum Sports Centre Charitable Association for centre …

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Summer Sounds

Sunday 26th August

The courtyard is the perfect setting to relax, unwind and enjoy a summer Sunday afternoon of fabulous live music.Free of charge, just come

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Norwich Beer Mash Up

Friday 24th August - Sunday 26th August

A 3 day showcase of some of the best brews in the country, by the brewers themselves. Featuring an elite line-up of the most exciting brewmasters of our …

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All About Dogs Show

Sunday 26th August - Monday 27th August

If you love your dog, you will love this show!Bring your family and your dog along to two days filled with competitions & prizes, canine shopping, advice …

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Norwich Castle - Museum Highlights Tour

Monday 27th August

Join us for a tour looking at the many highlights from our collections on display in the museum. The tour is included with museum admission.Admission: Adults …

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Skills: Painting Places

Tuesday 28th August

Landscape painting - create a piece of artwork in its own right or paint the backdrop for a puppet show! Art Skills is a series of fun, hands-on workshops for …

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Skills: Painting Puppets

Tuesday 28th August

We’ll be painting characters for a puppet show using a range of painting techniques. Art Skills is a series of fun, hands-on workshops for aspiring young …

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Park Discovery Days - Pond Dipping

Tuesday 28th August

Session times: 10am-11am, 11am-12noon, 1pm-2pm and 2pm-3pmPop along to Holkham Park for some hands-on, fun family activities exploring the wildlife you can …

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3D Design for Print and Virtual Reality, Holiday Workshop

Tuesday 28th August

3D, Design for printing and Virtual RealityImagine a shape, create it, print it off on a 3d printer then walk around or through it in virtual reality. …

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Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday 28th August

Family event, scavenger hunting in the woods. Fit as many tiny objects as you can into a small container.Included in garden entry price, adult £6.85, …

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Bat Walk

Tuesday 28th August

Join a guided bat walk and find out the truth about British bats. Using detectors you can listen out for bats, active at this time of year in Holkham …

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Boogie on the Broads

Wednesday 4th July - Wednesday 29th August

Enjoy fun music whilst travelling on the county's most beautiful waterways.

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Norwich Castle: Workshops for Adults – Castle Art

Wednesday 29th August

Session times: 11am - 12.30pm & 1pm - 2.30pmJoin our experienced tutor Garry Pereira and experiment with media, techniques and styles.Adult £6.50, …

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Pond Dipping

Tuesday 29th May - Wednesday 29th August

Tuesdays 29th May, 31st July, 7th August, 14th August, 21st August, 28th August & 4th September.Wednesdays 30th May, 25th July, 1st August, 8th August, …

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Skills: Drawing Techniques

Wednesday 29th August

At this session create your own dynamic drawings and discover new techniques to help improve your skills from shading, ways to create texture and using …

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Wild Wednesday

Wednesday 29th August

Family event, wild and crafty fun in the garden.Included in garden entry price, adult £6.85, concessions £6.60, children £3.95 and free to Fairhaven members …

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Park Discovery Days - Pond Dipping

Wednesday 29th August

Session times: 10am-11am, 11am-12noon, 1pm-2pm and 2pm-3pmPop along to Holkham Park for some hands-on, fun family activities exploring the wildlife you can …

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Hidden Passages and Servants’ Stairs: Behind the Scenes Tours of Holkham Hall

Wednesday 29th August

Behind the grand state rooms that the public normally see, hidden from view, lie a labyrinth of corridors and stairways. Servants could come and go throughout …

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Skills: Drawing Shadows

Wednesday 29th August

Explore how to draw bold shapes to create translucent shadow puppets. Art Skills is a series of fun, hands-on workshops for aspiring young artists to discover …

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Slime Factory

Wednesday 29th August

Join us for a slime workshop, where you can make your own slime to take home!Chargeable event to cover material costs, £3 per child. Booking

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Evening Canoe Paddle

Wednesday 29th August

Bring a picnic and enjoy a gentle summer evening paddle along Broadland waterways with Free Spirit Canoe Tours. Small groups. No experience necessary. All …

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Evening Cruise to St Benet's Abbey

Wednesday 29th August

Evening cruise along the River Bure to view St Benet's Abbey, returning for a warming hot chocolate in the tearoom.  Includes garden entry from 10am.Book in …

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Outdoor Theatre - The Tempest

Wednesday 29th August

What better setting to enjoy a summer evening’s theatre than our beautiful walled gardens. This summer The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, an all-male cast, will …

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The Weather Station

Wednesday 29th August

On her fourth (and tellingly self-titled) album as The Weather Station, Tamara Lindeman reinvents, and more deeply roots, her extraordinary, acclaimed …

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An Evening on the Broads with the Norfolk Dixieland Jazz Band

Thursday 5th July - Thursday 30th August

Enjoy music and the open water!

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Reserve Ramble

Thursday 30th August

Lady Anne's DriveJoin one of our Wardens on a guided walk around the Holkham National Nature Reserve, the rich variety of wildlife at Holkham NNR means that …

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Skills: Collage Mini Theatres

Thursday 30th August

Collage is a great technique to produce wonderful, colourful creations which can be 2D or 3D. Using a host of materials, experiment with different collage …

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Skills: Collage Puppets

Thursday 30th August

Collage is a great technique to produce wonderful, colourful creations which can be 2D or 3D. Using a host of materials, experiment with different collage …

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Norwich Castle: Track Your Tree

Thursday 30th August

To coincide with our fabulous new exhibition, ‘The Paston Treasure: Riches and Rarities of the Known World’, we have teamed up with Norfolk Record Office. …

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Music Production Explorer Day, Holiday Workshop

Thursday 30th August

Explorer DaysThe theme of this workshop is Music ProductionFor the inquisitive mind. These challenging team sessions are run at a relaxed pace and begin with …

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Wildlife Canoe Trail

Thursday 30th August

Uncover the secret of Fairhaven's waterways and get close to our wildlife with this guided exploration of the broad with Free Spirit Canoe Tours.  No …

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Head Out, Not Home: Thursday 30th August

Thursday 30th August

Enjoy entertainment from Covent Garden street performers and live music from local bands and acts, courtesy of Norwich BID.Free early evening entertainment …

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Bat Walk

Thursday 30th August

Join a guided bat walk and find out the truth about British bats. Using detectors you can listen out for bats, active at this time of year in Holkham …

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Summer Holiday Activities

Wednesday 25th July - Friday 31st August

A huge range of fun and engaging activities for children aged 4-6 and 7-12 this Summer holiday.All sessions start at 10amPrices: 2-day activities = £30 + …

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Once Upon a Wild Wood - Exhibition of artwork from renowned author-illustrator Chris Riddell

Wednesday 1st August - Friday 31st August

This August Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library host a free exhibition for all the family of artwork from the 2015-2017 Children’s Laureate, Chris …

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Skills: Clay

Friday 31st August

We’ll start the session by learning about simple modelling and surface decoration. Then it’s your chance to create a model head on an armature, a …

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Family Garden Day at St John’s Cathedral

Friday 31st August

Join us at St John’s Cathedral for a family garden day. Take a hands-on journey around the beautiful outdoors haven; truly a hidden gem of Norwich. Our …

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Read to Dogs in the Library

Friday 31st August

A special session where children can read a story and enjoy the company of a Pets as Therapy dog called Todd!Ages 3+ booking

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I Spy Friday

Friday 31st August

Family event, I spy in the woods, following the clues to lead you to hidden treasure.Included in garden entry price, adult £6.85, concessions £6.60, children …

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CHALLENGE 50!

Wednesday 1st August - Friday 31st August

Join us for a summer of fun and activities at Africa Alive! -  Can you complete all 50 challenges that Reggie has

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Lightscape

Friday 31st August

Lightscape take to the Banking Hall for their biggest headline show to dateIn support of their latest single 'Circles' taken from the EP of the same name, the …

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ABA Queens

Friday 31st August

Aba Queens (formerly Abba Queens) is a ten-year established Abba tribute show based in Cambridgeshire. Anneli who plays Agnetha is the founder, manager and …

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The Swing Caravan

Friday 31st August

Against a backdrop of steam-train rhythms and smooth basslines, The Swing Caravan bring together roaring guitars and an enchanting clarinet to create a …

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Blue Sky

Saturday 4th August - Saturday 1st September

Saturdays: 4, 11, 18, 25 August, 1 SeptemberFree drop-in family activities. Every Saturday during the holidays, an artist will be on hand to help you use our …

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Norwich Castle: Science Shorts

Saturday 1st September

Join us for some exciting Science Shorts every Saturday throughout the summer holidays.To tie in with our fun summer holiday activities, Science Shorts are …

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Acting Company 8-12 years

Tuesday 28th August - Saturday 1st September

A fun filled week giving you the opportunity to be part of an actors company and experience what it is like to produce a show in just one week. Together with …

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Acting Company 13 - 17 years

Tuesday 28th August - Saturday 1st September

A fun filled week giving you the opportunity to be part of an actors company and experience what it is like to produce a show in just one week. Together with …

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The Plantation Garden Summer Music Program - Sunday Teas

Sunday 27th May - Sunday 2nd September

Join us for tea, coffee & home-baked cakes served 2pm - 4pm every Sunday from 27 May to 2 September. There will be live performances from local musicians. …

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Norwich Thai Festival

Saturday 1st September - Sunday 2nd September

A two day event to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Eaton Park, Norwich is brought to you by Magic of Thailand.Treat yourself to a weekend …

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Superstructures: The New Architecture 1960-1990

Saturday 24th March - Sunday 2nd September

This exhibition marks the 40th anniversary of the opening of the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, the first public building designed by the world-renowned …

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North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival

Saturday 1st September - Sunday 2nd September

The 2018 North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival, one of the region’s premier local produce events, will take place in the grounds of Holkham Hall on Saturday …

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Wild Fun in the Summer Sun

Friday 20th July - Monday 3rd September

RSPB Strumpshaw Fen is open every of the summer holidays and has a great selection of activities for families.Activities include Pond Dipping, a new Family …

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New Beginnings

Monday 3rd September

An evening of music, poetry and socialising with refugees and asylum seekers, organised jointly by The Octagon Chapel and Amnesty International. Poetry and …

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Walking Women

Tuesday 4th September

Do you love walking but don’t like to venture too far alone? Would you like to be sociable while enjoying the spectacular Holkham Estate? If so, come and …

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Norwich Castle Tuesday Talk: Robert Paston and Alchemy: the search for the philosopher’s stone

Tuesday 4th September

Attend a talk with Dr Francesca Vanke, Keeper of Art.Booking not required. Talk included in

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Park Discovery Days - Pond Dipping

Tuesday 4th September

Session times: 10am-11am, 11am-12noon, 1pm-2pm and 2pm-3pmPop along to Holkham Park for some hands-on, fun family activities exploring the wildlife you can …

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Norwich Castle: The Paston Puzzle

Monday 3rd September - Tuesday 4th September

To coincide with our fabulous new exhibition, ‘The Paston Treasure: Riches and Rarities of the Known World’, we are running interactive investigative drama …

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Norwich Castle: Norwich School of Artists – Gallery Talk

Tuesday 4th September

A talk through the Norwich School of Artist galleries at the museum.  Suitable for adults and older children.Tour is included with museum

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Field to Fork Tractor Trailer Tour

Monday 3rd September - Wednesday 5th September

11am, 12noon, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pmFarming without having to put your wellies on! Families, hop aboard a fascinating tractor trailer tour after a visit to …

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Dylan Moran: Dr Cosmos

Monday 3rd September - Wednesday 5th September

BAFTA and Perrier award winning comedian Dylan Moran embarks on his brand new tour - Dr Cosmos.  Moran will offer his unique take on love, politics, misery …

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Summer Days at Pensthorpe Natural Park

Wednesday 25th July - Wednesday 5th September

Head outside and create some memories at Pensthorpe Natural Park this summer.Explore the far reaches of the reserve, find out about some of Pensthorpe cutest …

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Micro:bit Mischief

Wednesday 5th September

Learn how to code a micro:bit and make it tell a joke!Suitable for 8+ booking

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The Paston Treasure – a detective story in a painting

Wednesday 5th September

A talk, a tour and discussion with exhibition curator Francesca Vanke and writer Ruthie Collins, whose murder mysteries feature a museum curator. Explore …

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Norwich Castle: Treasure!

Monday 27th August - Wednesday 5th September

Summer Holiday fun!A treasure trove of crafts and activities throughout the summer holidays – find out about The Thomas Browne Connection, travel Around the …

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Swampy’s Silly Summer Parade

Saturday 21st July - Wednesday 5th September

With the Summer holidays right around the corner, BeWILDerwood, The Curious Treehouse Adventure has begun planning for their Summer Spectacular events… …

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When we were reliant on the state

Wednesday 5th September

Becca and her mum live off the UK’s benefits system. When Becca begins to cause trouble at school she finds herself without a roof over her head for the very …

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Head Out, Not Home

Thursday 5th July - Thursday 6th September

Enjoy Thursday evening events in Norwich as the streets come alive with FREE live music and performances courtesy of Norwich Business Improvement District. …

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Norwich Castle – Fighting Gallery Tour

Thursday 6th September

Join us for a tour of the Keep’s fighting gallery. Discover the castle’s lost history and explore previously inaccessible areas. Suitable for those aged …

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Head Out, Not Home: Thursday 6th September

Thursday 6th September

Enjoy entertainment from Covent Garden street performers and live music from local bands and acts, courtesy of Norwich BID.Free early evening entertainment …

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The One WIth The Friends Pub Quiz - Monica’s Quiz

Thursday 6th September

Oh. My. God. It’s the quiz that’s guaranteed to find the biggest Friends fan.The One With The Pub Quiz is an evening of singing Smelly Cat, downing …

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Walk on the Wild Side with Wildlife Warden Trevor 'Tabs' Taberham

Friday 7th September

Take a walk on the wild side  with Tabs, our Wildlife Warden and get inside knowledge of what makes the woodland garden such a unique environment with diverse …

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Tales from the Paston Letters - Guided Walking Tour

Friday 7th September

2018 is the 600th anniversary of the first Paston letter.  Tales from the Paston Letters includes Norwich during the Wars of the Roses and gives an insight …

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Treasured Manuscripts - A Closer Look

Friday 7th September

Inspiration from the Classical WorldMeet the curators and discover more about the ‘Treasures and Trophies’ exhibition with this special event in Holkham …

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Friday 7th September

What if you woke up one morning and realised that your life was actually a computer game? Your Dad just died, your Uncle's married your Mum and is hell bent on …

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GoGoHares 2018 - Norwich

Sunday 24th June - Saturday 8th September

There were gorillas, there were dragons and now ‘Hare’ is the next sculpture coming to Norwich in 2018!

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Norwich Castle: Workshops for Adults – Castle Writers

Saturday 8th September

Join our experienced author Amanda Addison in an informal and supportive class. Suitable for beginners or improvers.Tickets:Adult £8, Concession £7.50, …

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St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Saturday 8th September

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 …

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Shantakaram

Saturday 8th September

When the Demon King Hiranya declares himself to be God, and forbids his citizens to worship the benevolent Protector Vishnu, he sets off a train of events that …

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Baluji Shrivastav: Antardrishti – Inner Vision

Saturday 8th September

Consider sight and sightlessness in a performance bringing together musicians, storytelling and film.Blind sitar master Baluji Shrivastav OBE presents …

Wine & Cheese Festival

Saturday 8th September

Session 1: 12.30pm - 5.30pmSession 2: 6.30pm - 11.30pmWorking with our friends at Majestic Wines we will bring you over 100 different wines from around the …

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Meet John Paston III

Sunday 9th September

Come along and meet one of Norfolk’s most famous medieval residents – John Paston III. For one day only, Black Knight Historical bring to life this …

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Out of Space

Saturday 8th September - Sunday 9th September

Following on from some great nights in our Club Room as part of Common People we thought we’d have ourselves an evening dedicated to the best ‘90s dance …

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Fairhaven Dog Day and Fun Dog Show

Sunday 9th September

Great doggy day out for all the family with a fun dog show, agility, demonstrations, doggy stalls, food and drink and lots of games for you and your …

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Heritage Open Days at The Plantation Garden

Sunday 9th September

Join us for a day of celebration with FREE entry to the garden for all, with a full program of music throughout the day and a selection of plants for sale by …

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Art Workshop - Palladian Paper Cuts

Sunday 9th September

A rare opportunity to sketch in the Palladian splendour of Holkham Hall with this fun and experimental workshop with artist David Allsop. In the morning you …

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Birds of Prey Display! & The Mighty Zulu Nation Theatre Troupe

Saturday 30th June - Sunday 9th September

Birds of Prey Display! - Watch and learn all about these magnificent birdsThe Mighty Zulu Nation Theatre Troupe - Back by popular demand, these fantastic …

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50 Days of Summer!

Saturday 21st July - Sunday 9th September

Join us for a whole summer of activities as we celebrate a different animal each

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Norwich Castle - Museum Highlights Tour

Monday 10th September

Join us for a tour looking at the many highlights from our collections on display in the museum. The tour is included with museum admission.Admission: Adults …

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Dragon Hall Debate: Should we feel sympathy with the devil?

Monday 10th September

In the week prior to Noirwich Crime Writing Festival – the region’s largest festival dedicated to the genre – we explore questions of good and evil. What …

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Norwich Castle Tuesday Talk: The Paston Treasure: the lives behind the painting

Tuesday 11th September

Attend a talk with Dr Spike Bucklow, Reader in Material Culture, University of Cambridge.Booking not required. Talk included in

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Tours of the Guildhall

Monday 5th June - Tuesday 11th September

Visit the 13th century undercroft and dungeon, the police cells, Victorian Court room, the Tudor ‘Mayor’s Court Room and the Georgian Court room.

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Parkland Heritage Tractor Trailer Tours

Wednesday 12th 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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Norwich Castle - The Mystery of the Blocked Staircase Tour

Wednesday 12th September

Explore one of the unsolved mysteries from Norwich Castle’s past. Suitable for adults and older children. The tour is included with museum …

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Molotov Jukebox

Wednesday 12th September

The world-renowned party purveyors of contemporary world music Molotov Jukebox, are a London six piece like no other.(Tickets £15 + booking

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Marcus Brigstocke: Devil May Care

Tuesday 11th September - Thursday 13th September

A new stand up show from multi-award winning comedian Marcus Brigstocke.Snowflake, Nazi, Remoaner, Trot, Libtard, Brextremist, Feminazi, Piers Morgan...As we …

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The Billy Joel Songbook by Elio Pace and his band

Friday 14th September

Following on from his highly-acclaimed reunion concerts in the USA with Billy Joel’s original touring band and now in its fifth, hugely-successful year, …

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Miss Saigon

Wednesday 15th August - Saturday 15th September

In the last days of the Vietnam War, 17 year-old Kim is forced to work in a Saigon bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer. There she meets and …

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Medieval Mardles: A theatrical walking tour

Saturday 15th September

Take part in a special living history walk from Tombland to Norwich Castle that explores the lives of the powerful medieval Norfolk family, the Pastonsthrough …

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St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Saturday 15th September

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 …

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Norwich Castle: Heritage Open Day

Saturday 15th September

Free admission to Norwich Castle all

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Norwich Castle: Gateway to Medieval England – Access for All

Saturday 15th September

Hear about plans for the exciting new development and how all forms of access are an integral part of the planning process.Talk is included with museum …

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Norwich Castle: Talk and Walk with the Paston Society

Saturday 15th September

To celebrate Heritage Open days take a tour around The Paston Treasure exhibition at Norwich Castle followed by a walk around the city with members of the …

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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Saturday 15th September

2016 Olivier Award Winners – Best Entertainment and Family ShowSpontaneous musical comedy at its absolute finest - direct from the West End and now heading …

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Heritage Open Days

Thursday 6th September - Sunday 16th September

This year, not one but two weekends of free exploration around some of Norwich's and Norfolk's most interesting, unusual and historic buildings - many of which …

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Noirwich Crime Writing Festival

Thursday 13th September - Sunday 16th September

The Noirwich Crime Writing Festival is an annual celebration bringing together superstar crime authors, exciting new talent and fans of all things crime …

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The Parent and Baby Show Autumn 2018

Sunday 16th September

The Parent and Baby Show are bringing back Norfolk’s most vibrant, funky and entertaining pregnancy, baby, toddler and child show on Sunday 16th September …

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Sainsbury Centre ‘Behind the Scenes’ Building Tour with David Rees

Sunday 16th September

Start times: 14:00 - 14:45, 15:00 - 15:45Join David Rees, Head of Technical Services, for a special tour of the Sainsbury Centre, see behind the scenes and …

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Medieval sieges and siege-craft

Saturday 15th September - Sunday 16th September

In the turbulent years of the Wars of the Rose even counties like Norfolk didn’t entirely escape the troubles. The life of the Paston family in the late …

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International Red Panda Day

Saturday 15th September - Sunday 16th September

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

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An Evening of Jazz & Cabaret

Sunday 16th September

It’s back for the 16th year – this annual variety night of fun, frivolity and fundraising returns to the Playhouse stage with a night of big band …

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Thursford Steam Engine Collection

Sunday 1st April - Tuesday 18th September

A fabulous day out for all the family!Come and see the world’s largest collection of steam engines and organs, hear Robert Wolfe one of the world’s …

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Parkland Heritage Tractor Trailer Tours

Wednesday 19th 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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Nathan Carter

Thursday 20th September

Nathan and his band perform a great variety of country, Irish, pop and ballads - music for all ages. Nathan is an expert accordion player, so you can expect a …

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Private Peaceful

Tuesday 18th September - Friday 21st September

Commemorating the centenary of the First World War Armistice, this beautiful and tragic story is based on the award-winning children's novel Private …

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Norwich Castle - Shirehall Courtroom Tour

Friday 21st September

Go through the prisoner’s tunnel to the nineteenth century courtroom to find out about some of the real trials of the past. Suitable for those aged 12+. The …

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Colin Cloud (The Forensic Mind Reader): Live

Friday 21st September

The Sherlock Holmes of entertainment, with a flair for comedy. The Great Detective of live events, from New York, to Las Vegas and Hollywood. This forensic …

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Gastronomic

Thursday 6th September - Saturday 22nd September

Join curious directive, a Norwich-based multi-award winning theatre company, for a groundbreaking immersive dining experience. Audiences are treated to a …

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The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company

Friday 21st September - Saturday 22nd September

The world of Gilbert & Sullivan is a fanciful “topsy-turvy” one, where each absurdity is taken to its logical conclusion. With witty, memorable …

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St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Saturday 22nd September

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 …

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A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad)

Saturday 22nd September

A hilarious cabaret musical about depression that explains how it’s OK to not be OK with singing, glitter, and lots of laughter.Sally’s a happy person. She …

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Dragon Hall Debate: Should we let nature take its course?

Saturday 22nd September

With sea levels on the rise and tidal erosion escalating, the fragility of being an island nation has never been more apparent, particularly to Norfolk’s …

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Fly High Convention

Thursday 20th September - Sunday 23rd September

Returning for a third year, The Oak Circus Centre's Acro and Aerial Convention is back! This year there will be a host of guest tutors and professionals, …

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The Paston Treasure: Riches and Rarities of the Known World

Saturday 23rd June - Sunday 23rd September

This beautiful exhibition explores the world of the seventeenth century from the vantage point of a single masterpiece, The Paston Treasure. This work survives …

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Let’s Dance 80s

Saturday 22nd September - Sunday 23rd September

Following on from our smash hit debut we are coming back with more ‘80s smash hits from the likes of Madonna, Prince, Whitney Houston, David Bowie, Human …

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Weddings Open Morning

Sunday 23rd September

Our Weddings Open Mornings are a chance for you to meet our friendly team who can answer any questions that you may have about the different venues at Holkham. …

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World Rhino Weekend

Saturday 22nd September - Sunday 23rd September

Join us for some heavy weight fun as we celebrate our remarkable

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The Vagaband Orchestra

Sunday 23rd September

Sistema in Norwich presents the second concert in their Arts Council funded ‘Performance Project’ series, a collaboration between the …

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Norwich Castle - Museum Highlights Tour

Monday 24th September

Join us for a tour looking at the many highlights from our collections on display in the museum. The tour is included with museum admission.Admission: Adults …

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Ross Noble - El Hablador

Monday 24th September

Currently starring in the West End production of Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein, Ross is one of the UK’s most original and inventive comedians. A former …

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Hidden Passages and Servants’ Stairs: Behind the Scenes Tours of Holkham Hall

Wednesday 26th September

Behind the grand state rooms that the public normally see, hidden from view, lie a labyrinth of corridors and stairways. Servants could come and go throughout …

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Parkland Heritage Tractor Trailer Tours

Wednesday 26th 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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Spanish Wine Dinner

Thursday 27th September

Throughout 2018 Bishop’s Restaurant will be holding themed evenings from countries around the World. The menu for each evening will consist of specially …

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Reserve Ramble

Thursday 27th September

Lady Anne's DriveJoin one of our Wardens on a guided walk around the Holkham National Nature Reserve, the rich variety of wildlife at Holkham NNR means that …

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Edith in the Dark

Thursday 27th September

Baroque Theatre Company presents this journey into the disturbing, dark and supernatural imaginings of celebrated children’s author Edith Nesbit (The …

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Princess Charming

Friday 28th September

Performances at 1.30pm & 7.30pm, running time 75 minutes.Some girls like football. Some boys like pink. Everyone likes a good story.Exploring gender …

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Last Friday: Art for Lunch: Bacon’s Popes

Friday 28th September

Join one of our guides for an informative talk on an artist, object or aspect of the Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection.A subject which fascinated Francis …

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UEA Choir Auditions

Friday 28th September

UEA Choir is looking for new members. If you are a keen singer and are interested in joining UEA’s well-established choir, please come along and audition. …

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UEA Chamber Choir auditions

Friday 28th September

UEA Chamber Choir is looking for members. If you are a keen singer, with some vocal training and/or choral experience, and are keen to explore various periods …

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UEA Symphony Orchestra auditions

Friday 28th September

UEA Symphony Orchestra is recruiting new players. If you are Grade 7 standard or above (you do not need to have taken any formal exams) and are keen to become …

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Yoga Day at Barnham Broom - September 2018

Saturday 29th September

Yoga day experience with Jacqui Sutton: Light lunch and refreshments provided.A complete Yoga practice to release stress, enhance flexibility, improve …

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St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Saturday 29th September

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 …

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Mark Watson: The Infinite Show

Thursday 27th September - Saturday 29th September

Cluster-bombed with yoghurt on 'Taskmaster', half-killed on 'The Island', Watson returns to what he's best at: being indoors.This show is about empathy. 99 …

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RAF in Concert Presents The Centenary Tour

Saturday 29th September

Don't miss this once in a Century occasion to be part of this tribute to our Royal Air Force. Join us to show your support for the Royal Air Force as it marks …

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Nor-Con

Saturday 29th September - Sunday 30th September

Held in the Norfolk Showground Arena, Nor-Con boasts displays, exhibits, celebrities, talks and traders.Come along and soak up the geeky goodness that is …

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Topographical Prints of India

Sunday 1st July - Sunday 30th September

An exhibition of 19th century landscape views in India. Topographical prints were extremely popular and sold in cities as far apart as London, Calcutta and …

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Holkham Plant Fair

Saturday 29th September - Sunday 30th September

Offering an array of possibilities, autumn is the perfect time to revitalize your garden, so why not join us in Holkham’s beautiful 18th century walled …

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Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael

Sunday 30th September

Get ready for an unforgettable evening with a global superstar, as he puts the Boom Boom into your heart in this all new production. You’ll be getting up (to …

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UEA Choir auditions

Monday 1st October

UEA Choir is looking for new members. If you are a keen singer and are interested in joining UEA’s well-established choir, please come along and audition. …

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UEA Chamber Choir auditions

Monday 1st October

UEA Chamber Choir is looking for members. If you are a keen singer, with some vocal training and/or choral experience, and are keen to explore various periods …

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UEA Symphony Orchestra auditions

Monday 1st October

UEA Symphony Orchestra is recruiting new players. If you are Grade 7 standard or above (you do not need to have taken any formal exams) and are keen to become …

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UEA Symphony Orchestra auditions

Monday 1st October

UEA Symphony Orchestra is recruiting new players. If you are Grade 7 standard or above (you do not need to have taken any formal exams) and are keen to become …

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Jamie Raven: Making Magic

Monday 1st October - Tuesday 2nd October

Following sell-out tours in 2016 & 2017 and a stint in the West End smash The Illusionists, Jamie Raven is ready to take audiences on a magical journey …

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Walking Women

Tuesday 2nd October

Do you love walking but don’t like to venture too far alone? Would you like to be sociable while enjoying the spectacular Holkham Estate? If so, come and …

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Deer Discovery Walks

Wednesday 3rd October

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 deer change with …

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ABBA Forever

Wednesday 3rd October

ABBA – Forever is one of the UK’s leading International tribute shows and theatre audiences from across Great Britain and Sweden have long enjoyed this …

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Skin A Cat

Thursday 4th October

Every teenager thinks they’re the only one not having sex. But for Alana, it may well be true. Every time she gets close to doing it something just seems to …

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Spirit of 1868

Friday 5th October

In 1868 workers were fighting for union recognition, the end of casual labour, and improvements in working conditions. Sounds familiar?The …

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Chamber Music Concert: Sacconi Quartet

Friday 5th October

Programme:  Haydn: String Quartet in C Op.76 No.3 ‘Emperor’ Debussy: String Quartet Schubert: String Quartet in D minor D.810 ‘Death and the …

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Skin

Friday 5th October

This is not my body. This is not my body. This is not my body.After the sell-out international tour of Smother, 201’s award-winning hip-hop theatre returns …

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The Head Wrap Diaries

Friday 5th October

As part of Creative Matters: Black British Identity, Norwich Theatre Royal presents The Head Wrap Diaries.Hair- worn long, worn short, worn wavy or in braids …

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Still Alice

Tuesday 2nd October - Saturday 6th October

Alice Howland is stubborn, clever and driven – a professional at the top of her game. But, diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s at the age of 50, she is …

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The Adele Songbook: Someone Like You

Saturday 6th October

Back on the road by popular demand, Someone Like You (The Adele Songbook) is an immaculate celebration of one of our generation’s finest singer-songwriters, …

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‘Nordic Dreams’ - The Mozart Orchestra concert

Saturday 6th October

The Mozart Orchestra are delighted to welcome guest soloist Ruth Hahn for Sibelius’ beautiful Violin Concerto in their final concert of 2018. The …

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Russian State Symphony Orchestra

Sunday 7th October

Valentin Urupin - ConductorChloe Hanslip - ViolinTchaikovsky Swan LakeProkofiev Violin Concerto No. 1Shostakovich Symphony No. 5Formerly known as the USSR …

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A Beautiful Noise

Monday 8th October

Award winning Fisher Stevens celebrates the life and music of Neil Diamond, one of the world’s greatest ever singer songwriters in A Beautiful Noise.Fisher …

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Just translation? Language rights as human rights

Tuesday 9th October

This talk is about why we can’t ever ‘just’ translate, and why translation is a question of justice. Drawing on research with the police, immigration and …

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Bullish

Tuesday 9th October

“I am a bull. I am a bull…ish. I live between worlds. Slip between myths with dexterous leaps. Do I scare you? How about now?”Meet Asterion, better known …

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Hare Today Gone Tomorrow – A celebration of the GoGoHare Trails with a last chance to see them all.

Sunday 7th October - Wednesday 10th October

This GoGo event is the culmination of the summer art sculpture trails for Norfolk children’s charity Break brought to the county in partnership with Wild in …

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Sherlock Holmes

Monday 8th October - Wednesday 10th October

Crammed full of adventure, romance, comedy and of course one or two rather brilliant deductions, The Sign of Four is Arthur Conan Doyle’s epic second …

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Ministry of Science

Wednesday 10th October

Please keep your head firmly on your shoulders, and your arms, legs and feet inside the ride at all times – Ministry of Science Live is about to explode onto …

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Deer Discovery Walks

Wednesday 10th October

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 deer change with …

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Photography Workshop - Deer In Autumn

Wednesday 10th October

Here is a great opportunity to get up close and personal with our herd of Fallow deer. Autumn is the time of the rutting season which offers you the chance to …

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Britain on Film: Black Britain (12a) and Discussion

Wednesday 10th October

As part of Creative Matters: Black British Identity, Norwich Theatre Royal presents Britain On Film: Black Britain (12a) and Discussion.Bringing together films …

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Nelson T Gombakomba Jr. & Guests

Friday 12th October

As part of Creative Matters: Black British Identity, Norwich Theatre Royal presents Nelson T Gombakomba Jr. & GuestsAge guidance 18+An evening of laughter, …

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Academy of St Thomas Concert

Saturday 13th October

Programme:Delius The Walk to the Paradise GardenElgar Cello Concerto in E minorBrahms Symphony No.4Richard Harwood – CelloBenjamin Pope – …

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Cirkopolis

Saturday 13th October - Sunday 14th October

The critically acclaimed circus extravaganza Cirkopolis - by Montreal-based troupe Cirque Éloize - is set to thrill audiences of all ages, in Norwich this …

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Weddings Open Morning

Sunday 14th October

Our Weddings Open Mornings are a chance for you to meet our friendly team who can answer any questions that you may have about the different venues at Holkham. …

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Brian Clarke: The Art of Light

Sunday 17th June - Sunday 14th October

The Sainsbury Centre will stage a spectacular exhibition across the building exploring the stained glass of Brian Clarke. Clarke is celebrated as the greatest …

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Art, architecture and sustainable development

Tuesday 16th October

The built environment is a significant contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions, and the approach society takes to enacting change is key in the drive …

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Deer Discovery Walks

Wednesday 17th October

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 deer change with …

Belle (film)

Thursday 18th October

As part of Creative Matters: Black British Identity, Norwich Theatre Royal presents: Belle (PG)Inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the …

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Into Thin Air

Thursday 18th October - Friday 19th October

Performances on 18th & 19th October 7.30pm, running time 120 minutes.It’s 1982. The Falklands War is on the telly, Dexy’s Midnight Runners haunt …

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Glenn Tilbrock

Friday 19th October

It was 1973 when Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford first formed the band that would that would see them dubbed ‘The New Lennon and McCartney’. 45 years …

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Snow White, Rose Red, Bear Brown

Saturday 20th October

Sisters Snow White and Rose Red live a simple life in a fantastical fairytale forest. They’re kind and caring, although sometimes a little over enthusiastic …

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The Great British Gin Festival

Saturday 20th October

The UK's biggest Gin Festival tour is coming to Norwich in October 2018!1st session 13:00 - 17:002nd session 18:00 -

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Esther Rantzen: That's Life!

Saturday 20th October

An evening with Dame Esther Rantzen and her daughter, journalist and broadcaster Rebecca WilcoxFor one night only broadcasting legend Dame Esther Rantzen and …

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Maddie’s Mission to Mars with Maddie Moate - SOLD OUT

Sunday 21st October

A Norwich Science Festival eventHave you ever wondered how rockets work, how spacesuits are made or what space smells like?! Find out with children’s …

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A Brief Safari into the Wild Mind of Chris Packham - SOLD OUT

Sunday 21st October

Norwich Science Festival headline eventThrough a series of humorous wildlife photos, Chris will illustrate how Asperger’s has influenced his life. He will …

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Lomax Antiques Fair

Friday 19th October - Sunday 21st October

From furniture to jewellery, ceramics to paintings, there’ll be plenty to tempt you with a chance to pick up something a little different.More information …

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A Country Night in Nashville

Monday 22nd October

A Country Night in Nashville showcases the very best of country music, with songs including Ring Of Fire, Crazy, Follow Your Arrow, Need You Now, 9-5, and …

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Scooby's Street School

Monday 22nd October - Tuesday 23rd October

Once again Scooby’s ever popular Street School returns this half-term. You will be put through your paces, learn some new moves and above all have a lot of …

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Deer Safari

Saturday 6th October - Tuesday 23rd October

An exciting opportunity for families to explore the park on a fun-filled tractor trailer tour where there will be a chance to see the amazing deer herd up …

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Understanding mechanisms of biodiversity through sequencing and algorithmic innovation

Tuesday 23rd October

Vertebrate organisms, including humans, share many key life processes such as regulation of gene expression, signal transduction pathways and cell cycle …

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NIGHTCLUBBING

Tuesday 23rd October

As part of Creative Matters: Black British Identity, Norwich Playhouse presents NIGHTCLUBBINGRachael Young and her badass band of super humans embrace …

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Reserve Ramble

Thursday 25th October

Burnham Overy StaitheJoin one of our Wardens on a guided walk around the Holkham National Nature Reserve, the rich variety of wildlife at Holkham NNR means …

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Repertoire Workshop with Ballet Black

Thursday 25th October

As part of Creative Matters: Black British Identity, Norwich Theatre Royal presents: Repertoire Workshop with Ballet BlackJoin Ballet Black company dancer …

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The Man Who Planted Trees

Thursday 25th October

Accompanied by his faithful dog, a French shepherd sets out to plant a forest and transform a barren landscape.Hear the wind, feel the rain, smell the lavender …

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Ballet Black

Thursday 25th October

Cassa Pancho’s Ballet Black celebrates dancers of black and Asian descent, showcasing technique, precision and grace in specially commissioned pieces.As part …

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Dining in the Dark

Friday 26th October

Test your senses and guess the ingredientsDining in the dark originated in Zurich, Switzerland, with the opening of the first dark restaurant in 1999 by Jorge …

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2018 Norwich Beer Festival

Monday 22nd October - Saturday 27th October

Celebrating its 41st year, Norwich Beer Festival is back again!Organised by the Norwich & Norfolk Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), over 200 …

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Dinosaur World Live

Friday 26th October - Saturday 27th October

Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new show for all the family.Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer …

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Fartology with Gastronaut Stefan Gates

Saturday 27th October

A Norwich Science Festival eventAn outrageous, hilarious and totally educational new family science show, from BBC Gastronaut Stefan Gates. Packed with …

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Family Fun Day

Saturday 27th October

Join us for a fun-filled FREE family day packed with creative workshops and activities! The full schedule will be published on the website …

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Stories on a String

Saturday 27th October

Journey into the heart of the rainforest with live Brazilian music, songs and puppetry.Jacina loves her phone. Doesn’t everyone like to know where they are …

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Norwich Science Festival

Friday 19th October - Saturday 27th October

Norwich Science Festival19–27 OctoberThe Forum and venues across the cityNorwich Science Festival returns this October half-term with nine days of fun-filled …

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October Half Term, Kids Go FREE!

Saturday 20th October - Sunday 28th October

Join Broads Tours this October Half Term to explore the magic of the Broads National Park, where Kids Go Free! Your skipper will give a live commentary …

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Guess How Much I Love You

Saturday 27th October - Sunday 28th October

Join Little & Big Nutbrown Hare, from the bestselling 'Guess How Much I Love You' and 'I Love You All Year Round' collection, as they leap off the page and …

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The Urban Voodoo Machine

Saturday 27th October - Sunday 28th October

We are delighted to announce the return of The Urban Voodoo Machine as they headline our Banking Hall for this very special Halloween show.We will be …

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Halloween at Holkham

Thursday 25th October - Sunday 28th October

Join us for ghoulish adventures and all things ‘spooktacular’ at Holkham for our frighteningly fun Halloween

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Curiosity Killed….No-one!

Saturday 20th October - Sunday 28th October

‘Why are flamingos pink?’‘Why is a giraffe tall?’Just send us your questions and we’ll help reveal

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50 Myths, Mistakes and Misconceptions!

Saturday 20th October - Sunday 28th October

“I think you will find…”“Well I never knew…’Just some things you may say after coming to the

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Rose & Rosie

Sunday 28th October

Join Rose & Rosie for a special evening and be amongst the first to see their first feature-length documentary Overshare.The girls will host a Q&A …

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Elles Bailey

Sunday 28th October

Elles Bailey has a talent for crafting and seamlessly weaving rootsy blues, country, and soulful rock, with a contemporary edge.What’s more fate has blessed …

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Halloween Days

Thursday 18th October - Sunday 28th October

October Half Term is Halloween at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure and Dippy and his spooky friends have given the entire park a trick or treat make over.  With …

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The sensational human hand

Tuesday 30th October

Our hands allow us to do, create, express, feel, give and receive. With a complex arrangements of 27 bones, multiple ligaments, muscles and more receptors in …

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Treasures and Trophies - The Making of a Gentleman and a Great House

Sunday 25th March - Wednesday 31st October

Thomas Coke, creator of Holkham Hall, was, in 1712, an impressionable teenager tempted by gambling and cock fighting. Under the instruction of his guardians he …

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Roots and Culture by James Bell

Monday 1st October - Wednesday 31st October

As part of Creative Matters: Black British Identity, Norwich Theatre Royal presents Roots And Culture by James BellRoots and Culture is a reflection on James …

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Hidden Passages and Servants’ Stairs: Behind the Scenes Tours of Holkham Hall

Wednesday 31st October

Behind the grand state rooms that the public normally see, hidden from view, lie a labyrinth of corridors and stairways. Servants could come and go throughout …

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An Evening with Jodi Picoult

Wednesday 31st October

Jarrolds are delighted to welcome Jodi Picoult back to Norwich to mark the release of her new novel, A Spark of Light.Tickets

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OPEN Youth Trust Big Top Fundraising Dinner

Thursday 1st November - Friday 2nd November

Come one, Come all! Roll up, Roll up for a night under the big top.Our annual celebration promises to be a night of glamour with first-class …

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Unicorn Party

Friday 2nd November

I say unicorn, you say party. Unicorn…..Unicorn…..Unicorns, have you noticed they’re everywhere right now? Let’s talk about unicorns and all the things …

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Macbeth

Tuesday 30th October - Saturday 3rd November

The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are thrust towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.The …

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Chamber Music Concert: Ruisi Quartet

Saturday 3rd November

5.30pm – Pre-concert talk by Simon Rowland-Jones Simon Rowland-Jones explores Béla Bartók’s Second String Quartet, which has been described as “the …

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Rich Hall’s Hoedown

Sunday 4th November

There has never been a better time to be an American comedian in the UK. The Hoedown begins as a withering dissection of Trump’s America, but ends up being a …

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Autumn Tours of the Private Gardens

Sunday 4th November

Tour times: 11am-12noon, 1pm-2pm and 3pm-4pmJoin one of our landscape team to enjoy a wonderful opportunity to view the private gardens surrounding Holkham …

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Chamber Music Concert: Aquinas Piano Trio

Sunday 4th November

Ruth Rogers - violin, Katherine Jenkinson - cello, Martin Cousin - piano.Programme:Haydn: Piano Trio in A Hob. XV:18Chopin: Piano trio in G minor …

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Live On Mars

Monday 5th November

Influenced by Bowie’s legendary concert performances, LIVE ON MARS fuses sound and vision to portray the essence of Bowie, his alter egos and creative muses, …

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Crafts and Coffee

Tuesday 6th November

Come along to the Courtyard café for a morning of coffee and crafts. The event is a weekly drop-in session with free craft activities for pre-school …

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Walking Women

Tuesday 6th November

Do you love walking but don’t like to venture too far alone? Would you like to be sociable while enjoying the spectacular Holkham Estate? If so, come and …

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Pop Music

Tuesday 6th November

For anyone that’s ever been a d**k on the dance floor.A wedding. A free bar. A blast from the past.G and Kayla’s lives are a mess but tonight they’re …

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Flawless - Chase the Dream

Tuesday 6th November

Chase The Dream - The Reboot. Stars of Street Dance 3D 1 & 2, Britain’s Got Talent and two-time winners of the World Dance Championships) are back and …

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The One With The Friends Pub Quiz - Ross’s Quiz

Thursday 8th November

Oh. My. God. It’s the quiz that’s guaranteed to find the biggest Friends fan.The One With The Pub Quiz is an evening of singing Smelly Cat, downing …

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Bootleg Blondie

Thursday 8th November

BOOTLEG BLONDIE is the official Debbie Harry & Blondie tribute band and the only Blondie tribute to play the legendary CBGBs in New York City before its …

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Fisherman's Friends

Friday 9th November

The original sole men, Cornwall’s tightest band of brothers and its best-known musical export, the Fisherman’s Friends will be heading back on the road for …

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Awful Auntie

Thursday 8th November - Saturday 10th November

When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt …

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Visible Women

Saturday 14th April - Sunday 11th November

Visible Women brings together work from Norwich Castle’s modern and contemporary collection made by women in order to celebrate their work and open up …

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Common People 4 – Burn This Disco Down

Saturday 10th November - Sunday 11th November

Common People celebrates its 4th ‘full venue’ experience here at Open with truckloads of banging Britpop and indie tunes in our Banking Hall plus dance and …

Crafts and Coffee

Crafts and Coffee

Tuesday 13th November

Come along to the Courtyard café for a morning of coffee and crafts. The event is a weekly drop-in session with free craft activities for pre-school children …

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Antibiotics in nature and medicine

Tuesday 13th November

Antibiotics have been in use for around 100 years and are essential to modern medicine. Most are derived from natural products made by bacteria and fungi. …

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Christmas Shopping Evening

Thursday 15th November

The shop offers an array of exquisite tree and room decorations as used to decorate the hall, seasonal scented candles, festive hampers and Christmas cards, in …

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Glyndebourne - La Traviata

Tuesday 13th November - Friday 16th November

Tues 13 & Fri 16 Verdi’s LA TRAVIATA  7.15pm  (Sung in Italian with English supertitles*)A tale of two young lovers separated by the cruelty of …

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The Water Babies

Saturday 17th November

After a harsh beginning of child labour in an unforgiving world of adults, a little chimney sweep’s suffering ends when he is transformed into a water …

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Crafts and Coffee

Tuesday 20th November

Come along to the Courtyard café for a morning of coffee and crafts. The event is a weekly drop-in session with free craft activities for pre-school …

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Terrorism, counter-terrorism, and critique: what can be done?

Tuesday 20th November

It’s hard to imagine our contemporary social, political and cultural existence free from terrorism and counter-terrorism. Many of today’s wars, laws, …

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UEA Autumn Literary Festival 2018

Wednesday 3rd October - Wednesday 21st November

Weds 3 October – Christopher Andrew Weds 10 October – Claire Tomalin Weds 17 October – Rose Tremain Thurs 25 October – Caryl Phillips & Margaret …

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Wednesday 21st November - Thursday 22nd November

On a midsummer’s night, four young lovers find themselves wrapped in the dream-like arms of an enchanted forest where sprites lurk and fairies rule.Tickets: …

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Off the Grid

Friday 23rd November

Connor and Kelly are brother and sister. They share the same birthday, but ten years apart. Since the disappearance of their parents, when Kelly was three, …

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The Nutcracker

Wednesday 21st November - Saturday 24th November

Christmas isn’t complete until you’ve experienced the magic of Northern Ballet’s The Nutcracker.Share in Clara’s adventures as she is swept away by her …

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The Pastons: one family, a thousand stories

Friday 1st June - Sunday 25th November

Open every weekendAs part of the festival to celebrate the 600th anniversary of the writing of the earliest known Paston letter the Paston Footprints …

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Festive Fair at the Forum

Thursday 22nd November - Sunday 25th November

Open 11am-7pm on Thursday, 10am-6pm on Friday and Saturday, and from 10am-4pm on Sunday.Following the success of last year’s Festive Fair at The Forum, which …

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Odes to St Cecilia

Sunday 25th November

Julia Doyle sopranoRobin Blaze countertenorJoshua Ellicott tenor Choir of The King’s ConsortThe King’s ConsortRobert King conductorOne of the world’s …

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Dragon Hall Debate: Are we living in a new age of anxiety?

Monday 26th November

With an epidemic amongst young people in depression and anxiety, and policy-makers now looking at ways of addressing public wellbeing, we ask: are we living in …

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Crafts and Coffee

Tuesday 27th November

Come along to the Courtyard café for a morning of coffee and crafts. The event is a weekly drop-in session with free craft activities for pre-school …

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Bordeaux Dinner

Thursday 29th November

Throughout 2018 Bishop’s Restaurant will be holding themed evenings from countries around the World. The menu for each evening will consist of specially …

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Reserve Ramble

Thursday 29th November

Lady Anne's DriveJoin one of our Wardens on a guided walk around the Holkham National Nature Reserve, the rich variety of wildlife at Holkham NNR means that …

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Christmas Shopping Evening

Thursday 29th November

The shop offers an array of exquisite tree and room decorations as used to decorate the hall, seasonal scented candles, festive hampers and Christmas cards, in …

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Virgin Wines Live Tasting Event

Thursday 29th November

For those of you who have not yet been to one of our events, don’t worry, this is as far away from a stuffy wine tasting as you can imagine.(Tickets

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Vernacular Furniture of Rajasthan

Sunday 1st July - Friday 30th November

The vernacular furniture of Rajasthan holds a wealth of stories from the diverse communities of the state. Remarkably, this traditional everyday furniture – …

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The Full Monty

Monday 26th November - Saturday 1st December

The Full Monty is one of the most acclaimed British films EVER and THE FULL MONTY stage play has become one of the most phenomenal theatrical productions …

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Czech National Symphony Orchestra

Sunday 2nd December

Heiko Mathias Förster - ConductorJennifer Pike - ViolinThe Czech National return to the Theatre Royal with an attractive programme perfectly designed for …

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Walking Women

Tuesday 4th December

Do you love walking but don’t like to venture too far alone? Would you like to be sociable while enjoying the spectacular Holkham Estate? If so, come and …

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‘Just count the apricot trees, everything else is gup shup’: debating methodologies in international development

Tuesday 4th December

‘Just count the apricot trees, everything else is gup shup.’ This advice was given to Prof Camfield at the start of her research career in international …

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UEA Evening Language Classes

Monday 1st October - Thursday 6th December

Applications Open for UEA Evening Language ClassesBroaden your horizons and unlock new opportunities by learning a new language.To find out more and book your …

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Christmas Party Nights

Thursday 6th December

Join us for a night of great festive food, live music and cheer to get you in the Christmas spirit.Included in the ticket price will be the following:Three …

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Chamber Music Concert: Luis Gomes & Carole Presland

Tuesday 11th December

Luis Gomes - Tenor and Carole Presland - Piano.Programme: Songs by Rachmaninov, Fauré, Liszt, Bellini, Tosti and de Curtis, Piano solos by Ravel and Liszt, …

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