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Toy Theatres and Optical Illusions

Friday 19th October

Norwich Theatre Royal is hosting their very own magic and wizardry themed Family Arts Festival. Come along to the theatre and enjoy magical moments.Toy …

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Puppet Making Workshop: Snappy Monsters

Friday 19th October

Make a snappy hand puppet in this monster themed workshop - show us your fangs! Inspired by the puppets used in the Theatre’s performances, these workshops …

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Deep Ocean Lab with Greg Foot

Friday 19th October

What happens as you dive further and further into the dark ocean? Join YouTuber and Blue Peter science guy Greg Foot for the story of his scientific adventure …

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A Hallowe’en Half-term – Could it be Magic? Spellbinding Skies

Friday 19th October

As part of our exciting Half-term programme 'A Hallowe’en Half-term - Could it be Magic?’ step into the wonderful world created by artist Kate Munro and …

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The Ocean on Top of the World With Helen Czerski

Friday 19th October

Part of Norwich Science Festival 2018In the summer of 2018, Helen spent two months on an icebreaker close to the North Pole, one of forty researchers on a huge …

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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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Urban Birder at Pensthorpe Natural Park

Friday 19th October

Broadcaster, author and self-proclaimed ‘Urban Birder’, David Lindo, is hosting a special event to inspire nature-lovers to see the merits of bird-spotting …

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Benedict Allen: Ultimate Explorer

Friday 19th October

Part of Norwich Science Festival 2018In a brand new show, adventurer-explorer Benedict Allen tells the whole unvarnished truth of his most recent adventure – …

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Universilly Challenged With Jonny Berliner and Simon Watt

Friday 19th October

Are you ready to get quizzical? Science troubadour, Jonny Berliner, and Ugly Animal wrangler, Simon Watt, have created a nerdtastic night to remember you will …

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The Comedy About a Bank Robbery

Tuesday 16th October - Saturday 20th October

Ocean’s Eleven meets the Marx Brothers in this dynamite new comedy now in its third year in the West End!Following the phenomenal sell-out success of their …

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The Unexpected Truth about Animals with Lucy Cooke

Saturday 20th October

Penguins are perverts, pandas like sex, hyenas are feminist icons and bats are the animal kingdom’s most generous lovers and friends. In this talk, zoologist …

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Adventure Science Show with Huw James

Saturday 20th October

An interactive adventure show that explores the science and technology behind the Anturus expeditions. We take a look at essential knowledge that you need, in …

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How To Be An Urban Birder - with David Lindo

Saturday 20th October

Urban birding is fast becoming ornithology’s new rock ’n’ roll. Birds and birding have never been cooler – and urban birding is at the cutting edge. …

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Family Combi: Woodland Tales

Saturday 20th October

See the magical Theatre Widdershins perform Snow White, Rose Red, Bear Brown - a show full of humour and music. Then make your own friendly forest folk, from …

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Hedgehog Day with Hodmedods Hedgehog Support

Saturday 20th October

Family event: Come along and learn how you can  help hedgehogs this winter. Donations of cat and dog food always welcome and needed thank you.Drop in …

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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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A Hallowe’en Half-term – Could it be Magic? Spellbinding Skies

Saturday 20th October

As part of our exciting Half-term programme 'A Hallowe’en Half-term - Could it be Magic?’ step into the wonderful world created by artist Kate Munro and …

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Children’s Art Workshop

Saturday 20th October

Using Norwich Cathedral as inspiration, this artist-led group will enable the children to capture elements of perhaps the close, the cloister, a statue, the …

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Islander – A Journey Around Our Archipelago with Patrick Barkham

Saturday 20th October

Patrick Barkham takes us on a journey around some of Britain’s most intriguing small islands, meeting their wild residents – from puffins to Orkney voles …

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Dinosaurs! With Dr Ben Garrod

Saturday 20th October

Which dinosaur had the most teeth? Which was the largest predator ever to walk the planet? Why does T. rex need a makeover? Biologist and broadcaster Dr Ben …

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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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The Gruffalo's Child

Monday 15th October - Sunday 21st October

Following hot on the heels of The Gruffalo’s sell out tour and his monstrous West End success comes The Gruffalo’s Child - with attitude! Just how brave …

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Banham Zoo’s 50th Anniversary Charity Ball - Dunston Hall

Saturday 20th October - Sunday 21st October

Join us for an unforgettable evening and help us raise funds for tiger conservation in the

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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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Our Wild World

Sunday 21st October

The world is a big place, full of animals, plants and dynamic landscapes. Join a team of adventure scientists from Anturus to find out what it takes to do …

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Big Fish Little Fish

Sunday 21st October

Following an amazing debut event we return to Epic Tv Studios! World renowned DJ`s Nookie + DJ Trax will be playing `grown up` oldschool dance music to the …

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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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Macka B & the Roots Ragga Band

Sunday 21st October

Pioneering reggae artist Macka B has been spreading consciousness and breaking down the barriers for 30 years. Touring his new album Health is Wealth.Tickets: …

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Witch-Crafting!

Monday 22nd October

Norwich Theatre Royal is hosting their very own magic and wizardry themed Family Arts Festival. Come along to the theatre and enjoy magical …

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An introduction to Reportage Illustration

Monday 22nd October

Drawing the now an introduction to Reportage Illustration with Owen MathersThe workshop will explore how to document places, people and events through drawing …

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Write Your Own World (Workshop for 14 – 17 Year Olds)

Monday 22nd October

Smudge together prose, performance and sound to heighten your reality with theatre maker Dominic Biddle.In this workshop, you’ll get to explore Dragon Hall …

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Spectacular Science with Mark Thompson - SOLD OUT

Monday 22nd October

Explore the strange and magical properties of matter with fireballs, fire tornadoes and amazing chemical reactions, with science broadcaster and author Mark …

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Space Descent with Tim Peake: The VR Experience Tour Bus

Sunday 21st October - Monday 22nd October

Ever wanted to be an astronaut? Step aboard the VR Experience bus to find out how it feels to journey through space! Strap on a Gear VR and experience Tim …

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Cellular Dynamics

Monday 22nd October

Blending live musical performance and scientific imagery, bioscientist Dan Lloyd and pianists Dan Harding and Matthew King take the audience on a journey of …

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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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The Poetry Rebellion (Workshop for 11 – 13 Year Olds)

Tuesday 23rd October

Become a rebel poet with this lawless, hands-on workshop.In this workshop, you’ll get stuck into cut-up poetry, learn erasure techniques and word games to …

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Robot Rumpus

Tuesday 23rd October

In association with Norwich Science Week, Castle Mall are hosting a day on robot themed activities!Join the Kastle Kids team and test robotic toys and learn …

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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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Norwich Science Festival – Jacquard loom demonstrations

Tuesday 23rd October

As part of Norwich Science Festival, come and discover the links between our Jacquard loom and early computing. Watch our trained weavers at work on our …

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Bakineering in Space with Andrew Smyth

Tuesday 23rd October

What links baking and space travel? How can meringue explain how astronauts explore space? Join Andrew Smyth, The Great British Bake Off finalist and aerospace …

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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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MonsterMation Animation Workshop

Monday 22nd October - Tuesday 23rd October

Are you interested in film or animation? Do you like making plasticine models or drawing cartoons? Then our MagiMation workshops are for you!Led by filmmaker …

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A Hallowe’en Half-term – Could it be Magic? The Story of Magic!

Tuesday 23rd October

As part of our exciting Half-term programme 'A Hallowe’en Half-term - Could it be Magic? Izzy Wizzy, the Great Paree gets busy! Discover our magical history …

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A Hallowe’en Half-term – Could it be Magic? Animal Magic

Tuesday 23rd October

As part of our exciting Half-term programme 'A Hallowe’en Half-term - Could it be Magic? Explore the magical and mythical world of animals, revealed with …

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Coco (Film)

Tuesday 23rd October

Norwich Theatre Royal is hosting their very own magic and wizardry themed Family Arts Festival. Come along to the theatre and enjoy magical moments.Coco …

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Making a Drama (Workshop for 14 – 17 Year Olds)

Tuesday 23rd October

Introduction to Scriptwriting with Donna Watmough-Triggs.In this workshop, students will have the opportunity to develop ideas into scripts for either film or …

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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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Robots With Dr Ben Garrod and Prof Danielle George

Tuesday 23rd October

Part of Norwich Science Festival 2018Evolutionary biologist Dr Ben Garrod and electronics engineer Prof Danielle George explore whether machines built to …

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Silence by Nicola Werenowska

Tuesday 23rd October

Nicola Werenowska’s funny and fascinating new play hurtles between Warsaw and London over two decades and three generations of a Polish/British family.What …

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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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Fantasy Fossil Making

Wednesday 24th October

Norwich Theatre Royal is hosting their very own magic and wizardry themed Family Arts Festival. Come along to the theatre and enjoy magical moments.Fantasy …

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Puppet Making Workshop: Creepy Crawlies

Wednesday 24th October

We're making extra creepy crawlies in this workshop, perfect for a bit of halloween spookiness. Make your own terrifying tarantula, slimy snail or gruesome …

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Watercolour Painting Workshop with Richard Bond

Wednesday 24th October

This workshop is aimed at keen beginners and intermediate-level students wishing to improve their painting skills and explore different styles and methods of …

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A Hallowe’en Half-term – Could it be Magic? The Story of Magic!

Wednesday 24th October

As part of our exciting Half-term programme 'A Hallowe’en Half-term - Could it be Magic? Izzy Wizzy, the Great Paree gets busy! Discover our magical history …

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Technology: Redefining the Possible With Simon Wheatcroft

Wednesday 24th October

Technology redefines what is possible. Simon Wheatcroft has taken this philosophy and literally run with it.Losing his sight at 17, Simon has utilised …

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Teen/Young Artists Workshop

Wednesday 24th October

Using Norwich Cathedral as inspiration, this artist-led group will enable the children to capture elements of perhaps the close, the cloister, a statue, the …

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Talking Statues: Writing a Monologue workshop (under 16s)

Wednesday 24th October

If statues could talk, what stories would they tell?YA novelist Alexander Gordon Smith will use Snap the Dragon, a resident of the Museum of Norwich at the …

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Did the Victorians Ruin the World?

Wednesday 24th October

Did the Victorians ruin the world? Join these science sisters to find out, and vote on whether you would change it back! Comedian Helen Arney (Festival Of The …

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Women in Science Panel With Angela Saini, Chelsea Slater, Dr Ozak Esu and Dr Suze Kundu

Wednesday 24th October

Part of Norwich Science Festival 2018How can we encourage the next generation to be the scientists of tomorrow? What can we do to close the gender pay gap in …

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The God Particle

Wednesday 24th October

A quantum physicist and a vicar walk into a bar. Joining forces to solve a perplexing mystery, they discover the real meaning of faith, knowledge, love and the …

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Puppet Making Workshop: Magical Folk

Thursday 25th October

Witches, warlocks, magicians and conjurers. Make your own wand-waving character - but will they be a force for good or bad?Inspired by the puppets used in the …

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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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Magical Crafts and Costumes

Thursday 25th October

Norwich Theatre Royal is hosting their very own magic and wizardry themed Family Arts Festival. Come along to the theatre and enjoy magical moments.Magical …

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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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Norwich Science Festival – Development of Photography

Thursday 25th October

Using archive images from our exhibition, Picturing the Past, discover the techniques of the pioneers of early photography.

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A Hallowe’en Half-term – Could it be Magic? The Story of Magic!

Thursday 25th October

As part of our exciting Half-term programme 'A Hallowe’en Half-term - Could it be Magic? Izzy Wizzy, the Great Paree gets busy! Discover our magical history …

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A Hallowe’en Half-term – Could it be Magic? Animal Magic

Thursday 25th October

As part of our exciting Half-term programme 'A Hallowe’en Half-term - Could it be Magic? Explore the magical and mythical world of animals, revealed with …

Paint Out Norwich Workshops

Teen/Young Artists Workshop

Thursday 25th October

Using Norwich Cathedral as inspiration, this artist-led group will enable the children to capture elements of perhaps the close, the cloister, a statue, the …

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Caryl Phillips & Margaret Drabble at UEA Autumn Literary Festival 2018

Thursday 25th October

Caryl Phillips & Margaret Drabble in conversation with Christopher Bigsby.Spring 2018’s UNESCO City of Literature Visiting Professor Caryl Phillips, is …

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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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Lights! Planets! People!

Thursday 25th October

Renowned space scientist Maggie Hill recently launched a career-defining mission to find habitable planets. It did not go well. Then, her girlfriend stopped …

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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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Story Telling- Room on the Broom Special!

Friday 26th October

Norwich Theatre Royal is hosting their very own magic and wizardry themed Family Arts Festival. Come along to the theatre and enjoy magical moments.Story …

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Puppet Making Workshop: Halloween Characters

Friday 26th October

Ghosts and ghouls, werewolves and vampires - what spooky Halloween character will you create?Inspired by the puppets used in the Theatre’s performances, …

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Practical Colour Theory with Martin Laurance

Friday 26th October

An introduction to colour theory with the emphasis on improving the use of colour in paintings of any media. We will practise mixing and using colour …

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A Hallowe’en Half-term – Could it be Magic? Silent Magic Disco

Friday 26th October

As part of our exciting Half-term programme 'A Hallowe’en Half-term - Could it be Magic?’ Grab your headphones and get onto the dancefloor as our DJ spins …

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What Makes Your Brain Happy?

Friday 26th October

There are so many things that make us happy. Money, fame, travel, and more. But, why? Dean Burnett explains the hows and whys of the neurological mechanisms …

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An Eye Below Zero With Doug Allan

Friday 26th October

Part of Norwich Science Festival 2018Did you ever wonder how to approach belugas underwater? Get up close and personal with polar bears without being eaten? …

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Minor Miracles

Friday 26th October

CHARLIE CAPER & MALIN NILSSONShe is the glorious enfant terrible of magic. He is a gentleman hobo, a conjuror extraordinaire. All the way from Sweden, …

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Swearing is Good for You with Emma Byrne

Friday 26th October

Not only has swearing existed since the earliest humans began to communicate, but it has been shown to reduce physical pain, help stroke victims communicate, …

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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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Norfolk County Youth Orchestra Concert

Friday 26th October

The next performance of the Norfolk County Youth Orchestra, will see them perform the following pieces:Malcolm ArnoldTam O’Shanter OvertureDvorakSymphony no …

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Halloween Murder Mystery Dinner

Friday 26th October - Saturday 27th October

“A TV production team from M T Head Productions, who are based in Norwich, are researching locations and stories for an upcoming television series "Have You …

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2018 Norwich Beer Festival

Monday 22nd October - Saturday 27th October

Celebrating its 41st year, Norwich Beer Festival is back again!New for 2018, the Curiosity Bar is being unveiled. Open throughout the Festival, a …

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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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Family Workshop: Day of the Dead

Saturday 27th October

Celebrating the Mexican Day of the Dead or Dia de los Muertos Festival with some skull puppet making. A fun-packed workshop where children, mums, dads, …

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Fungi Foray

Saturday 27th October

Find out how to identify your death caps from your deceivers on this foray into our woodland garden with one of our tree surgeons.Don't forget to bring your …

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Fartology with Gastronaut Stefan Gates - SOLD OUT

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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A Hallowe’en Half-term – Could it be Magic?

Thursday 18th October - Saturday 27th October

Join us at Norwich Castle Museum for an exciting half-term. Make healing potions and Patronus charms, and find out about Local Witchcraft with a programme of …

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A Hallowe’en Half-term – Could it be Magic? Silent Magic Disco

Saturday 27th October

As part of our exciting Half-term programme 'A Hallowe’en Half-term - Could it be Magic?’ Grab your headphones and get onto the dancefloor as our DJ spins …

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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 …

The Bootleg Shadows Live!

Saturday 27th October

Join The Bootleg Shadows for a unique 'fantasy concert' tribute to the world's greatest instrumental group.Tickets: Adult £18, Concessions £16Tickets …

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Trick or Tweet

Thursday 18th October - Sunday 28th October

This Halloween-themed extravaganza is packed with spooky craft-making activities and a creepy-crawly trail weaving through the ancient woodlands and wetlands …

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Spooky Express at Bure Valley Railway

Saturday 20th October - Sunday 28th October

All aboard the Spooky Express this October Half Term.A children’s quiz to see how many spooky items can be spotted on the train journey, a colouring corner …

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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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HallowMead

Saturday 27th October - Sunday 28th October

Get your creepiest costume at the ready!Prepare yourselves for trick or treating, apple bobbing, devilish dancing, ghoulish games and an evil hangover.A …

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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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Grow your own Oak Tree Week

Thursday 18th October - Sunday 28th October

Family event: Forage for an acorn in our woodland garden then squirrel it away in a recycled pot using Fairhaven leaf soil to grow your own oak tree.Included …

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Halloween Days at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure

Thursday 18th October - Sunday 28th October

Dippy and his spooky friends have given the entire park a trick or treat make over!Face your fears with some animal encounters in the Secret Animal Garden and …

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Halloween at Holkham

Thursday 25th October - Sunday 28th October

Join the team at Holkham and help them solve this mystery!On a dark and stormy Halloween night A murder at Holkham gave us a fright  Whodunnit we ask can you …

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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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PONY UP presents Goat Girl

Monday 29th October

Goat Girl head up an emerging set of groups from South London who have been inspired by the burgeoning local scene there. A classic sketch by the late great …

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Tuesday Talk: Armistice – Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) in Norfolk, Before, During and the First World War

Tuesday 30th October

Join us for a Tuesday Talk to complement our Armistice exhibition here at Norwich Castle Museum.This week we are delighted to have a talk, ‘Soldiers, …

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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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The Haunting of King Street

Tuesday 30th October

An immersive murder mystery dinner in arguably Norwich’s most haunted public house.Join ghost hunters Eleazer Fuddnell and Lottie Rackable on All Hallows Eve …

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The Breath

Tuesday 30th October

+ Chalky Seas + Milly HirstThe Breath is guitarist Stuart McCallum (Cinematic Orchestra) and singer Ríoghnach Connolly (Afro Celt Sound System) . Based in …

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Saint Raymond

Tuesday 30th October

Saint Raymond (aka 23-year-old Callum Burrows) combines the uniquely British idiosyncratic energy of Foals with the arena-sized appeal of Vampire …

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Norwich Ghost Walks Halloween Specials!

Sunday 28th October - Wednesday 31st October

Love HALLOWEEN? Norwich Ghost Walks brings you FUN and SPOOKY special events in Cow Tower Park. Join The Shadowcaster and his entourage for an evening of …

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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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The Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade

Saturday 13th October - Wednesday 31st October

BeWILDerwood’s most famous, fabulous, fantastical event of the year, now with more magic than ever before!Have the best day exploring the magical woodland, …

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Spooktacular Halloween Party – Twisted Fairy Tales

Wednesday 31st October

Head into the wicked woodland and join us for our spooktacular 'Twisted Fairy Tales' Halloween party, with a fireworks finale at 7.45pm.Adult £9.50, child …

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Spooky City

Wednesday 31st October

Creepy costumes and eerie entertainment return to the city for Halloween this year. The evening promises to provide frightening fun for the whole family as …

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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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Tours of the medieval undercroft

Thursday 1st November

11am, 12 noon, 1.30pm and 2.30pm  Visit one of the largest undercrofts in Norwich, and find out about the lives of inmates kept there.Free with museum …

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Stranger Things Halloween Party

Wednesday 31st October - Thursday 1st November

In the words of Dustin “Oh my god oh my god oh my god oh my god” - after our roadblock 2017 edition at The Waterfront, the Stranger Things Halloween Party …

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Norwich Castle – Fighting Gallery Tour

Thursday 1st November

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

Friday 2nd November

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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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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Murder Mystery Night

Saturday 3rd November

Come and enjoy a fun filled murder mystery evening at Barnham Broom this Autumn.  Not to be missed!Look what’s included:Drink on arrival 3 course evening …

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Norwich Castle: Workshops for Adults – Castle Art

Saturday 3rd November

Join our Castle Art workshops with our experienced tutor Garry Pereira and experiment with media, techniques and styles.Adult £6.50, Concession £6, Museums …

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Norwich Castle – Tour of the Medieval Keep

Saturday 3rd November

Join us for a highlights tour of the museum. A brief tour of the many galleries in the museum picking out objects from our collections and getting an overview …

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Architecture Day – Grand Designs

Saturday 3rd November

Celebrate architecture with NUA. Explore interior design, create and adventure tapestry and help build a giant labyrinth.Events are included with museum …

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Norwich Castle: Workshops for Adults – Castle Writers

Saturday 3rd November

Join our experienced author Amanda Addison in an informal and supportive class.Booking essential: 01603 493625 / 495897Adult £8, Concession £7.50, Museums …

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Armistice Centenary Concert

Saturday 3rd November

Norwich Philharmonic Orchestra and ChorusCatherine May, sopranoButterworth: A Shropshire Lad Vaughan Williams: Symphony No 3 ‘Pastoral’   Vaughan …

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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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PrimEvil

Friday 12th October - Saturday 3rd November

In October for 17 nights, Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure changes from the fun family adventure park into something a lot more sinister and terrifying.  PrimEvil …

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PrimEvil Extreme (Over 18s Only)

Friday 2nd November - Saturday 3rd November

PrimEvil Extreme this year, two nights dedicated to those over the age of 18, with a firework display, heightened haunts and an exclusive, world first, …

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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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Mungos Hifi & Benny Page

Saturday 3rd November - Sunday 4th November

Get your dancing boots ready for a mega night of high energy music inna Reggae, Dub, Jungle and DnB style! Sets featuring PARLY B & SHUMBA YOUTH on mic …

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Christmas Charities Fayre

Sunday 4th November

Local Charities will be selling, crafts, gifts, Christmas cards and stocking fillers.Along with a Christmas themed tombola.This is a free drop-in event - all …

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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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The Centenary of Armistice Remembrance Concert - City of Norwich Brass Band

Sunday 4th November

Join The City of Norwich Brass Band (Third Section Regional Champions 2018) for an entertaining evening of music for all ages.We wish to commemorate and honour …

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Little Tots Puppet Making: Fizz, Bang! Puppets

Monday 5th November

We’re making all you need for a puppet bonfire night! Sparkly fireworks and puppets wrapped up tight.Led by our expert workshop team these sessions give …

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Home Education Workshop: Diwali

Monday 5th November

Learn about the Hindu festival of light and create shadow puppets from the story of Rama and Sita. Term-time sessions for children in Alternative or Home …

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Talking Guided Tour of Dragon Hall

Monday 5th November

Come and explore the historic Dragon Hall, now home to the National Centre for Writing, and take a full guided tour of this fascinating building. Learn more …

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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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Norwich Castle – Museum Highlights Tour

Tuesday 6th November

Join us for a highlights tour of the museum. A brief tour of the many galleries in the museum picking out objects from our collections and getting an overview …

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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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In Conversation with Christopher Eccleston

Tuesday 6th November

The Norwich Film Festival are delighted to welcome the brilliant Christopher Eccleston as their opening guest for

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Norwich Castle Museum – The Mystery of the Blocked Staircase Tour

Wednesday 7th November

Join us for a tour of part of the Castle Keep and explore the mystery of the blocked staircase.Tour included with museum admission. Booking not

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Jonathan Coe at UEA Autumn Literary Festival 2018

Wednesday 7th November

JONATHAN COE is a biographer and novelist, whose ambitious work has always been met with high praise and in 2004 he was made Chevalier l'Ordre des Arts et des …

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The Journey by Badac Theatre Company

Wednesday 7th November

A displaced mother and child struggle to hold darkness and despair at bay, during a punishing trek from their devastated, war ravaged homeland to a destination …

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Fine City Blues Festival 2018

Thursday 18th October - Thursday 8th November

If you are looking for real Blues,  you’ve come to the right place.  October sees another explosion of Blues in the fine city of Norwich and elsewhere in …

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Norwich Castle Study Centre: Talking Textiles – Fire Work

Thursday 8th November

11 - 12.30pm & 2 - 3.30pmMonthly talks held at Norwich Castle Study Centre (Shirehall) brought to life with original examples from the Costume and Textile …

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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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Tot’s Tales – November

Friday 9th November

Ages: 2-4Time: 10-10.45amCost: £4 per childVenue: Circle lounge, Norwich Theatre RoyalMonthly interactive sessions of stories, music and play inspired by …

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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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Imagination Workshops – Remember, Remember

Saturday 10th November

Theatre based activities for children- no adults allowed! We place an emphasis on creativity, building confidence and having fun. All activities take place in …

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Rebels! Suffragettes in Norfolk

Saturday 10th November

Join us at Norwich Castle Museum to discover the Norfolk rebels who fought for equality at the ballot box. The Costume and Textile team discuss feminism and …

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The Vintage & Creators Christmas Market

Saturday 10th November

Come along and get your Christmas shopping underway with a variety of handmade and vintage sellers all in one space.A great chance to meet the actual people …

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Jacob Polley: Lamanby

Saturday 10th November

‘Lamanby’ is based on Jacob Polley’s award-winning book of poems, Jackself. The story of an extraordinary house and a troubled friendship, as well as a …

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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 …

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Norwich Castle Museum – Remembrance Sunday Early Opening

Sunday 11th November

Early opening on this Remembrance Sunday.Free Admission for armed forces personnel and

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The London Ballet Company Live Performance

Sunday 11th November

By special appointmentDunston Hall  presentsThe London Ballet Company LIVE!Remembrance Day 11/11/18 with their moving performance ofPOPPY  In commemoration …

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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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Tuesday Talk: Armistice – Forgotten Sacrifice: First World War Women on Norfolk War Memorials

Tuesday 13th November

Join us for a Tuesday Talk to complement our Armistice exhibition here at Norwich Castle Museum.This week we are delighted to have a talk, ‘Forgotten …

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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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Norwich Castle Museum Armistice Exhibition Tour

Wednesday 14th November

Join us for a tour of our exhibition ‘Armistice: Legacy of the Great War in Norfolk’.Tour included with museum admission. Booking not

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Max Hastings at UEA Autumn Literary Festival 2018

Wednesday 14th November

Sir Max Hastings is an author, journalist and broadcaster whose work has appeared in every British national newspaper. He is the author of several books, many …

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Norwich Castle Museum – Shirehall Courtroom Tour

Thursday 15th November

Join us for a tour of our Shirehall Courtroom.Descend down the spiral staircase and walk through the Prisoner’s Tunnel to enter our nineteenth century …

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Christmas Shopping Evenings at Holkham

Thursday 15th November

The perfect opportunity to find a unique present, which we will wrap for you whilst you enjoy a complimentary mince pie and glass of mulled wine. The gift shop …

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Dr Carnesky’s Incredible Bleeding Woman

Thursday 15th November

Putting the magic back into menstruation, showwoman and artist Dr Marisa Carnesky breaks the last unmentionable taboo in order to reinvent menstrual rituals …

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Norwich Christmas Lights Switch On

Thursday 15th November

Don't miss the party of the year when the streets of Norwich sparkle and shine and music fills the night at the annual Christmas Switch-on.

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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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Norwich Castle: Norwich School of Artists Gallery Talk

Saturday 17th November

Discover the history of the famous Norwich School of Artists, the first provincial art movement in Britain.Suitable for adults and older

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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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Made in Norfolk – Norwich Castle Craft Fair

Saturday 17th November

Enjoy a fantastic collection of quality, crafted items at affordable prices from a range of local sellers.Admission to the craft fair is

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Mary Richardson & Lyn Ravenhill

Thursday 15th November - Saturday 17th November

Mary Richardson’s atmospheric watercolours and wildlife sculptures, and Lyn Ravenhill’s vibrant paintings will be on show – something for everybody to …

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Modern Country Crafts

Thursday 15th November - Saturday 17th November

Modern Country Crafts gathers an exciting selection of local craft traders and artists under one roof. Browse the very best of East Anglia’s thriving …

80s night at Barnham Broom

Saturday 17th November - Sunday 18th November

Come to a fun filled 80's night at Barnham Broom!Arrival: 7pmPrice: £24.95 per personYour evening includes:  3 course meal & discoCarriages: 1am The …

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Autumn Colours Guided Walk

Sunday 18th November

Enjoy the spectacular autumn colours in woodland garden with its mature oak and beech trees, including the King Oak, one of the oldest trees in Norfolk, on …

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Preloved Vintage Kilo

Sunday 18th November

Returning to Norwich this November! Shop through 6 tonnes of preloved, vintage & retro clothing and pay just £15 per

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Marionette Manipulation Workshop

Sunday 18th November

A relaxed, playful workshop for complete beginners to discover some basic principles of marionette puppetry.Gain practical experience exploring the weight, …

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Norwich Film Festival

Tuesday 6th November - Sunday 18th November

The Norwich Film Festival is back for the 8th Year and we will be bring over 125 Films to Norwich this November.This will feature a mixture of Short and …

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Little Tots Creative Play: Lighting Up The Dark

Monday 19th November

Twinkling, flashing, glowing, shadows and light.A playful workshop that will transport you into a magical multi-sensory world. With music, songs, light and …

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Talking Guided Tour of Dragon Hall

Monday 19th November

Come and explore the historic Dragon Hall, now home to the National Centre for Writing, and take a full guided tour of this fascinating building. Learn more …

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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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Tuesday Talk: Armistice – Discovering Overstrand In The Great War – The Story of the Book

Tuesday 20th November

Join us for a Tuesday Talk to complement our Armistice exhibition here at Norwich Castle Museum.This week we are delighted to have a talk, ‘Discovering …

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Tuesday Talk: Armistice – Discovering Overstrand In The Great War – The Story of the Book

Tuesday 20th November

Join us for a Tuesday Talk to complement our Armistice exhibition here at Norwich Castle Museum.This week we are delighted to have a talk, ‘Discovering …

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Norwich Castle: Norwich School of Artists Gallery Talk

Tuesday 20th November

Discover the history of the famous Norwich School of Artists, the first provincial art movement in Britain.Suitable for adults and older

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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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Norwich Castle Museum Armistice Exhibition Tour

Wednesday 21st November

Join us for a tour of our exhibition ‘Armistice: Legacy of the Great War in Norfolk’.Tour included with museum admission. Booking not

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Henry Marsh at UEA Autumn Literary Festival 2018

Wednesday 21st November

Henry Marsh, CBE, was one of Britain's foremost brain surgeons and worked as a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Atkinson Morley's/St George's Hospital in London for …

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Norwich Castle – Fighting Gallery Tour

Thursday 22nd November

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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Mozart – The Great Mass

Thursday 22nd November

The University of East Anglia (UEA) Choir and Symphony Orchestra will perform one of Mozart’s most celebrated pieces, as well as music from the nineteenth …

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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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The Big Norwich Style & Swap

Thursday 22nd November

This November New-U is hosting the first Norwich Style & Swap event at the Open Youth Venue and it’s going to be BIG.Here is how it works:Bring in up to …

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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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Factory of Broken Dreams

Thursday 22nd November - Saturday 24th November

Join Hocus Pocus Theatre on a journey into the depths of Norwich Puppet Theatre - with boundary pushing puppetry, live music, sumptuous immersive rooms, …

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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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Norwich Castle – Museum Highlights Tour

Saturday 24th November

Join us for a highlights tour of the museum. A brief tour of the many galleries in the museum picking out objects from our collections and getting an overview …

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Norwich Castle – Fighting Gallery Tour

Saturday 24th November

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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Life During the First World War

Saturday 24th November

Find out what life was like for the infantry soldier during the First World War with the Royal Norfolk Regiment here at Norwich Castle Museum.Activities are …

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Norwich Castle: One Day Poetry Workshop

Saturday 24th November

Using themes and objects from the Castle’s Armistice exhibition, create your own poems of remembrance with award winning poet Esther Morgan. Esther’s …

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Norwich Community Choir at the Cathedral

Saturday 24th November

Concert with Norwich Community Choir led by Meg Turpin. The choir will perform a variety of songs and festive anthems and their own reworking of Allegri's …

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Katriona Gilmore and Jamie Roberts “A Problem Of Our Kind” Album Launch Tour

Saturday 24th November

Their live show is a masterclass in performance and delivery – from Katriona’s dry wit and Jamie’s exuberant northern charm to their spellbinding …

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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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Behind the Factory of Broken Dreams

Sunday 25th November

A very special opportunity to see behind-the-scenes and discover the inner workings of Hocus Pocus Theatre’s immersive theatre show.Explore the space and …

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Stephen Mole, Photographic Exhibition

Saturday 17th November - Sunday 25th November

Images of Norfolk from the Norfolk Broads to the Norfolk Coast, by local  photographer, Stephen Mole. Born in Gorleston and now living in Ormesby, Stephen's …

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Pensthorpe Christmas Market

Sunday 25th November

Escape the hustle and bustle of a busy high street and swap it for the Christmas Market at Pensthorpe Natural Park.Discover bespoke creations, creative gifts …

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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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Tuesday Talk: Armistice – The Road to Spanish Farm: The Remarkable Career of Norfolk Citizen Soldier Turned Best-selling Author, R H Mottram

Tuesday 27th November

Join us for a Tuesday Talk to complement our Armistice exhibition here at Norwich Castle Museum.This week we are delighted to have a talk, ‘The Road to …

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Norwich Castle Museum Armistice Exhibition Tour

Wednesday 28th November

Join us for a tour of our exhibition ‘Armistice: Legacy of the Great War in Norfolk’.Tour included with museum admission. Booking not

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Figs in Wigs presents Often Onstage

Wednesday 28th November

Figs in Wigs are often onstage but how did we get here and how do we leave?Often Onstage is an offbeat facetious romp that explores the ins and outs of …

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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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Forum Christmas Tree Switch On

Thursday 29th November

Join The Forum as they switch on their magnificent Christmas tree, once again donated by Taverham Nursery Centre. There’s an elf theme this year and …

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Christmas Shopping Evenings at Holkham

Thursday 29th November

The perfect opportunity to find a unique present, which we will wrap for you whilst you enjoy a complimentary mince pie and glass of mulled wine. The gift shop …

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Candlelight Tours of Holkham Hall

Thursday 29th November

Holkham Hall is opening its doors this Christmas and invites you to step inside and experience the festive magic within. By flickering candlelight you will see …

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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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Bringing Puppets and Objects to Life - Adult Workshop

Friday 30th November

Using practical exercises, games and improvisations, learn to develop various aspects of animating the inanimate.Explore rhythm, posture and reaction to gain …

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Diva Opera's Christmas Concert

Friday 30th November

Diva Opera, Britain’s foremost chamber opera company will be welcomed back to Holkham Hall, for a sparkling evening of song, perfect to get you into the …

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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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Christmas Craft Workshop - A Natural Christmas

Saturday 1st December

Children can get into the Christmas spirit at Holkham by making their very own decorations to take home using a combination of natural materials such as …

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Norwich Castle – Tour of the Medieval Keep

Saturday 1st December

Join us for a highlights tour of the museum. A brief tour of the many galleries in the museum picking out objects from our collections and getting an overview …

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Norwich Castle: Workshops for Adults – Castle Writers

Saturday 1st December

Join our experienced author Amanda Addison in an informal and supportive class.Booking essential: 01603 493625 / 495897Adult £8, Concession £7.50, Museums …

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Norwich Global Village Christmas Market

Thursday 29th November - Saturday 1st December

We're back at The Forum, Norwich for our three-day Norwich Global Village Christmas Market!Thursday 29th November Friday 30th NovemberSaturday 1st …

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The Snail and the Whale

Friday 23rd November - Sunday 2nd December

Join a tiny snail on her trip round the world in Tall Stories’ magical, musical production inspired by the fantastic bestselling picture book by Julia …

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Art Fair East 2018

Friday 30th November - Sunday 2nd December

Join Art Fair East this December for the regions largest art events with hundreds of artworks on display.Tickets: £3.50, £3 concessions, under 14s

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Norwich Vegan’s Annual Christmas Market

Sunday 2nd December

We're back at OpenNorwich for the 'Official Norwich Vegans' Annual Christmas

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Christmas Craft Workshop - A Natural Christmas

Sunday 2nd December

Children can get into the Christmas spirit at Holkham by making their very own decorations to take home using a combination of natural materials such as …

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Candlelight Tours of Holkham Hall

Sunday 2nd December

Holkham Hall is opening its doors this Christmas and invites you to step inside and experience the festive magic within. By flickering candlelight you will see …

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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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Carols with the King Concert

Sunday 2nd December

Jarrold are delighted to once again be hosting this event introduced by Olly Day and featuring Elvis with the Blue Sueders, supported by the Broads and guest …

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Little Tots Puppet Making: Outer Space

Monday 3rd December

Blast off! Create your own puppet characters from space - astronauts, aliens, spaceships and planets.Led by our expert workshop team these sessions give …

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Home Education Workshop: Object Theatre

Monday 3rd December

Delve into the fascinating world of object puppetry. Discover how giving character, voice and movement to an object can transform it into a puppet. Term-time …

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Talking Guided Tour of Dragon Hall

Monday 3rd December

Come and explore the historic Dragon Hall, now home to the National Centre for Writing, and take a full guided tour of this fascinating building. Learn more …

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Never Mind the Danger

Monday 3rd December

It’s back by popular demand! After three hugely successful shows last season, an Xmas special of ‘Never Mind The

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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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Tuesday Talk: Armistice – Spies and Spy Stories in Norfolk During the First World War

Tuesday 4th December

Join us for a Tuesday Talk to complement our Armistice exhibition here at Norwich Castle Museum.This week we are delighted to have a talk, ‘Spies and Spy …

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Norwich Castle Museum Armistice Exhibition Tour

Wednesday 5th December

Join us for a tour of our exhibition ‘Armistice: Legacy of the Great War in Norfolk’.Tour included with museum admission. Booking not

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Norwich Castle Museum – The Mystery of the Blocked Staircase Tour

Wednesday 5th December

Join us for a tour of part of the Castle Keep and explore the mystery of the blocked staircase.Tour included with museum admission. Booking not

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Christmas Craft Workshop - Festive Wreath Making

Wednesday 5th December

Nothing quite says Christmas like putting a hand-made wreath on your front door. With special tuition, spend the day at Holkham creating your own festive …

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Armistice Legacy of the Great War in Norfolk.

Saturday 20th October - Thursday 6th December

This major centenary exhibition commemorates the end of the first World War and explores the effect of the War on Norwich and Norfolk, from the physical impact …

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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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Norwich Castle – Museum Highlights Tour

Thursday 6th December

Join us for a highlights tour of the museum. A brief tour of the many galleries in the museum picking out objects from our collections and getting an overview …

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Norwich Castle Study Centre: Talking Textiles – Gifts Galore

Thursday 6th December

11 - 12.30pm & 2 - 3.30pm.Monthly talks held at Norwich Castle Study Centre (Shirehall) brought to life with original examples from the Costume and Textile …

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PVMNTS

Thursday 6th December

LA based PVMNTS bring their own brand of pop / punk to our Club Room as part of their UK tour in support of their Better Days EP.with special guests The Bottom …

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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 …

Candlelight Tours

Candlelight Tours of Holkham Hall

Wednesday 5th December - Friday 7th December

Holkham Hall is opening its doors this Christmas and invites you to step inside and experience the festive magic within. By flickering candlelight you will see …

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Imagination Workshops – Christmas Cracker

Saturday 8th December

Theatre based activities for children- no adults allowed! We place an emphasis on creativity, building confidence and having fun. All activities take place in …

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Christmas Craft Workshop - A Natural Christmas

Saturday 8th December

Children can get into the Christmas spirit at Holkham by making their very own decorations to take home using a combination of natural materials such as …

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Norwich Castle – Museum Highlights Tour

Saturday 8th December

Join us for a highlights tour of the museum. A brief tour of the many galleries in the museum picking out objects from our collections and getting an overview …

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Santa's Grotto for Dogs

Saturday 8th December

Our dogs love Christmas too. Bring your dressed up pooches to meet Santa Woof Woof in his kennel shaped grotto and be part of the seasonal silliness. Santa’s …

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Modern Country Crafts Christmas Fair

Friday 7th December - Saturday 8th December

Craft and gift fair with an eclectic mix of stalls selling quality bespoke products, sourced and made

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American Night

Saturday 8th December

Norwich Philharmonic OrchestraMatthew Andrews, conductorMartin Roscoe, pianoBernstein:  Overture Candide           Gershwin: Piano Concerto        …

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Christmas Craft Workshop - A Natural Christmas

Sunday 9th December

Children can get into the Christmas spirit at Holkham by making their very own decorations to take home using a combination of natural materials such as …

Parent and Baby Show

The Parent and Baby Christmas Fair

Sunday 9th December

This event is a great place for parents, grandparents, family and friends to shop for their nearest and dearest little loves. Covering everything from …

Candlelight Tours

Candlelight Tours of Holkham Hall

Sunday 9th December

Holkham Hall is opening its doors this Christmas and invites you to step inside and experience the festive magic within. By flickering candlelight you will see …

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Tuesday Talk: Armistice – Mespot: The Norfolks in the Garden of Eden

Tuesday 11th December

Join us for a Tuesday Talk to complement our Armistice exhibition here at Norwich Castle Museum.This week we are delighted to have a talk, ‘Mespot: The …

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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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Chamber Music Concert - Luis Gomes

Tuesday 11th December

Tenor, Luis Gomes with Carole Presland providing the piano accompaniment, will be performing a wonderfully varied programme of songs, arias and piano solos in …

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Community Christmas Carols & Crafts

Wednesday 12th December

Remember the Barclays Christmas Carol concerts, then come along and join us for a Community Christmas Carol Concert with Norwich Cathedral Choir in the Banking …

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Christmas Carols & Crafts

Wednesday 12th December

Remember the Barclays Christmas Carol concerts, then come along and join us for a Community Christmas Carol Concert with Norwich Cathedral Choir in the Banking …

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Norwich Castle: Workshops for Adults – Castle Art

Wednesday 12th December

Join our Castle Art workshops with our experienced tutor Garry Pereira and experiment with media, techniques and styles.Adult £6.50, Concession £6, Museums …

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Norwich Castle Museum Armistice Exhibition Tour

Wednesday 12th December

Join us for a tour of our exhibition ‘Armistice: Legacy of the Great War in Norfolk’.Tour included with museum admission. Booking not

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Christmas Craft Workshop - Festive Wreath Making

Wednesday 12th December

Nothing quite says Christmas like putting a hand-made wreath on your front door. With special tuition, spend the day at Holkham creating your own festive …

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Christmas Party Nights

Thursday 13th 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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Tot’s Tales December

Friday 14th December

Ages: 2-4Time: 10-10.45amCost: £4 per childVenue: Circle lounge, Norwich Theatre Royal Monthly interactive sessions of stories, music and play inspired by …

Candlelight Tours

Candlelight Tours of Holkham Hall

Wednesday 12th December - Friday 14th December

Holkham Hall is opening its doors this Christmas and invites you to step inside and experience the festive magic within. By flickering candlelight you will see …

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Cards for Good Causes

Thursday 11th October - Saturday 15th December

Cards for Good Causes offer a wide range of Christmas cards, wrapping paper, gift tags and advent calendars representing over 40 national and local …

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Norwich Castle – Tour of the Medieval Keep

Saturday 15th December

Join us for a highlights tour of the museum. A brief tour of the many galleries in the museum picking out objects from our collections and getting an overview …

An Audiene with Father Christmas

An audience with Father Christmas at Holkham Hall

Saturday 15th December

Father and Mother Christmas are stopping off at Holkham Hall with gifts aplenty, to regale you with tales of wonder and magic, while their band of all-singing, …

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Hooched: feat DJ's Dean Mac & Sebadee

Saturday 15th December

We are thrilled to be welcoming HOOCHED Norwich’s biggest mash up night to OPEN Norwich for a full venue experience with some very special guests including …

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Festive Cruise on the Queen of the Broads

Sunday 9th December - Sunday 16th December

New for 2018!!!Adults are not forgotten at Broads Tours this festive season, with 2 days of special mulled wine and mince pie trips.The Queen of the Broads …

Festive Food Fair

Festive Food Fair at Holkham

Saturday 15th December - Sunday 16th December

Feast your senses in The Lady Elizabeth Wing at Holkham Hall this festive season! You’ll find a delicious array of food and drink from the best local and …

Candlelight Tours

Candlelight Tours of Holkham Hall

Monday 17th December

Holkham Hall is opening its doors this Christmas and invites you to step inside and experience the festive magic within. By flickering candlelight you will see …

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Christmas Craft Workshop - Festive Flowers

Tuesday 18th December

Create your own table centrepiece using greenery from the Holkham Estate to display in your home over Christmas. Your floral arrangement will be the envy of …

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Family Christmas Concert

Tuesday 18th December

Norwich Philharmonic Orchestra and ChorusDavid Dunnett, conductorThe Phil’s Family Christmas Concert this year features the orchestra accompanying the choir …

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Norwich Castle Museum Armistice Exhibition Tour

Wednesday 19th December

Join us for a tour of our exhibition ‘Armistice: Legacy of the Great War in Norfolk’.Tour included with museum admission. Booking not

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A Modern Carol - The Millennial's Take of a Dickensian Revelation

Wednesday 19th December

Join us for a modern remix of a Christmas classic, bringing together the best of pantomime, drama and musical to showcase the talents of OPEN's dance, drama, …

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Princess and the Pea

Thursday 20th December

Once upon a stormy night, while the wind and the rain were howling outside, the Royals were all tucked up warm in bed. Suddenly there came a knock at the door …

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MerryMation Animation Workshop

Wednesday 19th December - Thursday 20th December

Are you interested in film or animation? Do you like making plasticine models or drawing cartoons? Then our MagiMation workshops are for you!Led by filmmaker …

An Audiene with Father Christmas

An audience with Father Christmas at Holkham Hall

Wednesday 19th December - Thursday 20th December

Father and Mother Christmas are stopping off at Holkham Hall with gifts aplenty, to regale you with tales of wonder and magic, while their band of all-singing, …

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Christmas Party Nights

Thursday 20th 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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