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NNF18: Hilary Spurling: Anthony Powell, A life

Friday 25th May

Anthony Powell: A LifeHilary SpurlingThe Adnams Spiegeltent, 10amOne of our greatest biographers, Costa Book of the Year winner Hilary Spurling discusses her …

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Creative Matters – Cloth of Kindness

Friday 25th May

Low energy, creative sewing circle with an uplifting focus on your thoughts and experiences of kindness, for which the basic skills are easily learnt. A shared …

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NNF18: Caspar Henderson: A New Map of Wonders

Friday 25th May

A New Map of WondersCaspar HendersonLiterature Tent, 11.15amIn these dark and disconcerting times, Caspar Henderson (author of The Book of Barely Imagined …

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Norwich Guided Walk

Friday 25th May

The Cathedral Quarter is probably the loveliest part of the city, with medieval streets and buildings centred around the picturesque Cathedral Close.The tour …

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Last Friday: Art for Lunch: Living With Gods

Friday 25th May

Join one of our guides for an informative talk on an artist, object or aspect of the Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection.Human societies develop systems of …

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NNF18: Women on Writing with Sarah Perry & special guests

Friday 25th May

Women on Writing with Sarah Perry & special guestsThe Adnams Spiegeltent, 12.30pmFollowing a year of radical protest and change for women in creative …

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NNF18: Viv Albertine: To Throw Away Unopened

Friday 25th May

To Throw Away Unopened, Viv Albertine The Adnams Spiegeltent, 2.15pmIn her follow-up to Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys. …

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NNF18: (i) In Memory of Rebecca McManus

Friday 25th May

(i)In Memory of Rebecca McManusLiterature Tent, 3.30pmA collective of the most exciting voices in poetry from UEA’s Creative Writing MA present a …

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NNF18: 12 Steps from Genius

Friday 25th May

12 Steps From GeniusLiterature Tent, 6pmBased on Leslie Jamison’s personal and profound book The Recovering: Intoxication and its Aftermath, this event will …

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Run for Wildlife

Friday 25th May

The ZSEA Run for Wildlife is an evening event and we would love you to participate and help raise funds for wildlife conservation.* Please visit our website …

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NNF18: The Trout Quintet

Friday 25th May

The Trout QuintetFriday 25 May, 7.30pm Norwich PlayhouseSchubert Notturno in E-flat major, Op. 148 (D. 897)Brahms Piano Quartet No.1 in G minor, Op. 25Brett …

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Naviar Haiku Fest

Friday 25th May

Naviar Haiku Fest is taking place in Norwich for the first time.Haiku Workshop - Norfolk & Norwich Millennium Library (2pm-5pm)Learn the basics of the …

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NNF18: Ashley Henry

Friday 25th May

Ashley HenryFriday 25 May, 10pmBorn and raised in South London, Henry graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in 2016 and has gone on to perform and …

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BBC Music – The Biggest Weekend Fringe

Friday 25th May

As part of and to celebrate BBC Music’s Biggest Weekend coming to four cities in four nations, the BBC is holding a 10-day Fringe across the UK starting on …

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NNF18: Voice Project: Timepiece

Friday 25th May - Saturday 26th May

Voice Project Time PieceFriday 25 May, Midday – Midnight, Cloisters and Garth, Norwich CathedralSounds on the hour, every hour.Beginning with a solo singer …

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Cinderella In Hollywood

Friday 25th May - Saturday 26th May

Set in the glamorous era of 1950s Hollywood movies, this lavish production draws its inspiration from the film star Grace Kelly who met Prince Rainier of …

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Let's Rock Norwich - Retro Festival

Saturday 26th May

We are delighted to announce that Let’s Rock Norwich! will take place at Earlham Park on Saturday 26th May 2018. With a fabulous line-up of artists to bring …

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The Show Must Go On

Friday 25th May - Saturday 26th May

Told through acting, song, as well as dance from the wonderful Millan School of Norwich, this shows brings you some of the most loved songs of musical theatre, …

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NNF18: Why Writing Matters with Charles Fernyhough and Tom Shakespeare

Saturday 26th May

Why Writing Matters with Charles Fernyhough and Tom ShakespeareLiterature Tent, 10amWhat right do writers have to imagine beyond themselves, and when does …

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NNF18: Disability Writes Back! With Jackie Hagan, Owen Lowery and Tom Shakespeare

Saturday 26th May

Disability Writes Back!with Jackie Hagan, Owen Lowery and Tom ShakespeareLiterature Tent, 11.15amWhere are all the disabled writers? Poets Owen Lowery and …

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NNF18: 5x15 Bodies with Rachel Clarke, Gavin Francis, Jack Hartnell, Suzanne O’Sullivan and Aarathi Prasad

Saturday 26th May

5X15: Bodieswith Rachel Clarke, Gavin Francis, Jack Hartnell, Suzanne O’Sullivan and Aarathi PrasadThe Adnams Spiegeltent, 12.30pmFive speakers, 15 minutes …

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Alice’s Family Tea Party

Saturday 26th May

This is focussed on young people and their family taking part in Alice in Wonderland themed activities and a selection of themed afternoon tea …

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NNF18: D/deafness Writes Back! With Raymond Antrobus, Joyce Dunbar and Aliya Gulamani

Saturday 26th May

D/deafness Writes Back!with Raymond Antrobus, Joyce Dunbar and Aliya GulamaniLiterature Tent, 2.15pmHow does D/deafness affect one’s ability to write, …

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Guided Walking Tour

Saturday 26th May

Explore over a thousand years of history with our City of Centuries guided tours.From the ancient Saxon settlement of Northwic via Viking pillaging and Norman …

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NNF18: Autism Writes Back! With Laura James, Joanne Limburg and James McGrath

Saturday 26th May

Autism Writes Back!with Laura James, Joanne Limburg and James McGrathLiterature Tent, 3.30pmPoet and novelist Joanne Limburg (The Autistic Alice) and author …

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turn the page Artists Book Fair

Friday 25th May - Saturday 26th May

turn the page Artists Book Fair is a two day event held in the stunning glass Atrium of The Forum building in Norwich City Centre. This year the fair will be …

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NNF18: Is Everything We Know About Depression Wrong? Johann Hari

Saturday 26th May

Is Everything We Know About Depression Wrong? Johann HariLiterature Tent, 6pmWhat really causes depression and anxiety – and how can they be solved? …

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Creative Matters – Mr Holmes

Saturday 26th May

Screening of the 2015 filmLong retired and near the end of his life, Sherlock Holmes (played by Sir Ian McKellen) grapples with an unreliable memory and must …

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NNF18: Forced Entertainment: Real Magic

Saturday 26th May

Forced Entertainment Real MagicSaturday 26 May, 7.30pm, Norwich PlayhouseReal Magic creates a world of absurd disconnection, struggle and comical repetition. …

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University of London Chamber Choir concert - My love

Saturday 26th May

University of London Chamber Choir (ULCC) is a dynamic highly selected young choir of students and others studying in the colleges of London.  Tonight’s …

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NNF18: Marco Martins: Provisional Figures

Friday 25th May - Saturday 26th May

Marco Martins: Provisional FiguresFriday 25 May (Preview) & Saturday 26 May, 7pm, The Drill House, Great YarmouthThis exciting new piece of theatre by …

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NNF18: Maisha

Saturday 26th May

MaishaSaturday 26 May, 10pmMaisha’s energetic show has been lighting up parties and jazz clubs all over London for the last year. Taking inspiration from …

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NNF18: The Seafarers

Saturday 26th May - Sunday 27th May

Renowned dance company Stopgap collaborate with a cast of local dancers to bring to life the vivid music of acclaimed contemporary-folk band, Moulettes.

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NNF18: Wayfaring

Wednesday 23rd May - Sunday 27th May

Wayfaring is a journey of exploration, inspired by the present landscape and ancient routes of the Icknield Way.

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NNF18: Marco Barotti: The Woodpeckers

Thursday 24th May - Sunday 27th May

Marco Barotti, The WoodpeckersThursday 24 – Sunday 27 MayCharming robotic woodpeckers pop up across Norwich, transforming invisible signals from mobile and …

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Sunday Sessions Norwich

Sunday 27th May

Taking place in Norwich's Earlham Park, Sunday Sessions will make the Bank Holiday one to remember!This first class music festival has an explosive line-up …

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Beauty and the Beats

Saturday 26th May - Sunday 27th May

Welcome to the banquet, where the table is set to serve the solid and uplifting experience of Gourmet House for your pleasure.Our line-up of DJs and Producers …

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NNF18: James Evans: Emigrants: Why the English Sailed to the New World

Sunday 27th May

Emigrants: Why The English Sailed To The New WorldJames EvansThe Adnams Spiegeltent, 10amComplete with God, cod, gold and despair, James Evans’ Evening …

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NNF18: Fred Pearce: Going Nuclear

Sunday 27th May

Going NuclearFred PearceLiterature Tent, 11.15amHow concerned should we be about nuclear technology? What effect will radioactive waste have on generations to …

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NNF18: Caitlin Davies: Bad Girls

Sunday 27th May

Bad GirlsCaitlin DaviesThe Adnams Spiegeltent, 12.30pmStarting from HM Prison Holloway – one of the largest women’s prisons in Europe – Caitlin Davies …

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NNF18: Rachel Hewitt: The History of Emotion

Sunday 27th May

The History Of Emotion, Rachel HewittLiterature Tent, 1.45pmEmotions have their own history. Rachel Hewitt examines the lives of five influential figures …

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Deer Safari

Saturday 5th May - Sunday 27th May

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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Spring Tours of the Private Gardens

Sunday 27th May

Join one of our landscape team to enjoy a wonderful opportunity to view the private gardens at Holkham Hall, which are normally closed to the public. See the …

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Urban Nightmare: Black Friday

Sunday 27th May

Urban Nightmare is a megagame with up to 20 players and is organised and run by the Norfolk & Norwich Millennium Library as part of the Norwich Gaming …

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NNF18: Hugh Lupton: The Assembly of the Severed Head

Sunday 27th May

The Assembly of the Severed Head, Hugh LuptonLiterature Tent, 3pmBe transported to 13th-century Wales with Hugh Lupton, a central figure in the revival of UK …

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NNF18: SHIFT

Wednesday 16th May - Sunday 27th May

Barely Methodical Troupe, ShiftWednesday 16 – Sunday 27 May (except Tuesday 22 May), 7.30pm every day, except 5pm on Sunday 27 MayA dazzling, …

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NNF18: Beethoven with Thomas Adès

Sunday 27th May

Britten SinfoniaBeethoven with Thomas AdèsSunday 27 May, 7.30pm, Norwich Theatre Royal Britten SinfoniaNicolas Hodges pianoThomas Adès conductorGerald …

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Live Music @ The Rooftop – Felix Simpson Music

Sunday 27th May

Join us for another great night of Live Music at the Rooftop with the local talented Felix Simpson Music Felix born and lives in Norwich, having lived many …

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The Number 47 Wedding Show

Sunday 27th May - Monday 28th May

Two days packed with Catwalk shows, stalls, exclusive sales and auctions.Plus, free bubbly for every bride to be!Free

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Guided Walking Tours

Monday 28th May

Our City of Centuries walk will guide you through a thousand years of history. From the ancient Saxon settlement of Northwic, the city has survived Norman …

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WiFi Wars

Monday 28th May

WiFi Wars is the World Record-Breaking live comedy game show where the entire audience play along!Login with your smartphone or tablet (make sure you’ve got …

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Costessey fete and fayre

Sunday 27th May - Monday 28th May

Costessey fete and fayre is in its 8th year and put on to say thank you to all the residents in and around costessey. This year we will be having a 2 day event …

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Creative Matters – Dementia Friends Family Session

Tuesday 29th May

Nearly a third of young people in the UK know someone with dementia. As the number of people living with dementia increases, more and more young people are …

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Puppet Making Workshop: Circus Performers

Tuesday 29th May

Colourful clowns, jolly jugglers and mesmerising magicians. Celebrate 250 years of Circus with some big top favourites. Inspired by the puppets used in the …

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Amygdala & Little Green Men

Tuesday 29th May - Wednesday 30th May

A double bill of two short plays from UEA’s latest stage-writing talent: Katie Smith’s Amygdala, and David McCabe’s Little Green …

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Puppet Making Workshop: Acrobats

Wednesday 30th May

Create your own fearless acrobat. This is a special type of puppet with moving parts which we have never made before!Inspired by the puppets used in the …

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Creative Matters – Family Crafts and Tales

Wednesday 30th May

Free event, Drop in any timeA creative session aimed at people living with dementia and their families. Activities will include floral crafts, floor games for …

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Wild Touch

Wednesday 30th May

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

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Children’s Holiday Studios

Tuesday 29th May - Wednesday 30th May

Artist Rachel McGivern will lead these two days of playful activities, exploring different materials and creative means of construction. We will work outside …

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Evening Cruise to St Benet's Abbey

Wednesday 30th May

Evening cruise along the river Bure to view St Benet's Abbey, returning for a warming hot chocolate in the tearoom. Last Wednesday of the month, May to August. …

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NNF18: Processions

Thursday 1st March - Thursday 31st May

ProcessionsWorkshops Taking Place in March, April and May. Various locations in Norwich.Artist Fiona Muller leads a series of workshops for women, including …

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Creative Matters – Talking Life : An Exhibition

Friday 4th May - Thursday 31st May

Drop in during any of the Creative Matters eventsThis photographic exhibition reveals the diverse and unique experiences of people living with different …

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Puppet Making Workshop: Amazing Animals

Thursday 31st May

Talking parrots, dancing horses, jumping dolphins and flying squirrels. Animals come in all shapes and sizes and can do some incredible things! What amazing …

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Half Term 'Explorers' Family Fun Day

Thursday 31st May

Join Norwich Cathedral for lots of family fun during the half-term break.£3 for over 5s, free for under 5s and accompanying adults.No booking

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Meghan and Harry’s Afternoon Tea

Tuesday 1st May - Thursday 31st May

Royal Afternoon tea - £15.95 per person£21.00 per person with a glass of prosecco£26.00 per per person with glass of Taittinger

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Creative Matters – Cockamamy

Thursday 31st May

2.30pm - 3.45pm & 7.30pm - 8.45pmPerformance by Louise CoulthardAlice and her granddaughter Rosie are a team. They live together. Eat together. Watch …

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Mo Gilligan AKA Mo The Comedian

Tuesday 29th May - Thursday 31st May

After selling out the 2017 leg of his smash hit Coupla Cans Tour in a matter of minutes, online sensation Mo Gilligan is adding a string of new shows for 2018 …

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Plug-in live

Thursday 31st May

Plug-In Live is a new themed-by-genre youth music event which gives young musicians from Norwich and its surrounding areas a platform to showcase their talent …

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David Ford: The Animal Spirits Tour 2018

Thursday 31st May

Award-winning songwriter David Ford returns to tour new album Animal Spirits, his most ambitious record to date.Tickets: £12 adv + booking

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Funtastic Half Term at Holkham

Sunday 27th May - Friday 1st June

Families, head over to Holkham this May half term for a fun-tastic daily changing programme of crafts, challenges, bike rides, bouncy castles, zorbing, circus …

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Norwich Market in Wonderland

Wednesday 30th May - Friday 1st June

Join your favourite characters including the Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit, the Queen of Hearts and Alice herself on the market from 11am until 3pm.Take part in …

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

Friday 1st June

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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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Friday 1st June

"A Pub for every day of the year". Norwich was once said to have a church for every week, and a pub for every day of the year.It was certainly home to more …

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Where the Light Shines

Friday 1st June

Join us on a journey to a magical place filled with glowing lights, curious smells and unusual creatures.  This charming, playful tale tells the story of a …

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Sainsbury Centre: Artist-led tours of the building

Friday 1st June

See the Sainsbury Centre with fresh eyes with this series of artist-led explorations of the building. On Friday 1 June Peter Nencini leads a tour of the …

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The Thinking Men

Friday 1st June

“By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes"With these words Shakespeare could very well be describing the sound of The Thinking Men. It …

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Sarah Kendall: One-Seventeen

Friday 1st June

Nominated twice for the Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show and Total Fringe Sell Out 2015, 2016, 2107. Sarah Kendall embarks on a UK tour with her latest …

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New Town Kings

Friday 1st June

Ska/reggae collective New Town Kings emphatically blend old school Jamaican rhythms with a fresh dose of UK inspired ska.Hailing from New Town, Colchester, the …

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Field to Fork Tractor Trailer Tour

Monday 28th May - Saturday 2nd June

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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Family Day: Big Top, Small Puppets

Saturday 2nd June

Watch the fabulous DaSilva Marionette Circus Troupe and make your own marionette style puppet. Clowns, aerialists, ringmasters and more! A great way to …

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The DaSilva Marionette Circus Troupe

Saturday 2nd June

Be amazed by aerial acrobatics on the flying trapeze, spectacular cycling stunts and trampolining ups and downs. Laugh at the antics of the cheeky clowns - …

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Guided walking tour

Saturday 2nd June

Our guided walking tour City of Centuries will take place at 11am and 2pm on Saturday, 2nd June. Take a journey through a thousand years of history. Once …

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Knight Fever

Saturday 26th May - Saturday 2nd June

Be chivalrous and act like a knight in our Drama Workshops, join in our Quiz Knight and see a re-creation of Heath Ledger’s dance scene from A Knights Tale! …

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Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

Saturday 2nd June

Come sample a selection of handmade desserts and artisan finger sandwiches with Norfolk provenance with Alice in WonderlandTaking place in the grandeur of our …

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St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Saturday 2nd June

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

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Dance with me

Saturday 2nd June

Dance With Me is an original thought provoking play written by Kim Brown. It is showcased by an up and coming local Theatre Company (The Mustard Seed Theatre …

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Sillars Orchestra at the Proms

Saturday 2nd June

Come, sing and wave a flag with us as we perform well-known British music.Tickets:

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Bach B Minor Mass

Saturday 2nd June

Milly Forrest - SopranoLaura Jarrell - SopranoAnna Cooper - AltoDominic Bevan - TenorSamuel Oram - BassChoir and Orchestra perform this work in the stunning …

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Mid Norfolk Singers: Bach's B Minor Mass

Saturday 2nd June

Mid Norfolk Singers, under the musical direction of Robert Hamwee, perform Bach's B Minor Mass with orchestra and soloists. Tickets: £8 - £15, book online …

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The Blackout at House of Fraser

Thursday 24th May - Sunday 3rd June

Lights off. Prices Drop.Up to 30% off at House of

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Norwich Gaming Festival 2018

Monday 28th May - Sunday 3rd June

The Norwich Gaming Festival is a free, family-friendly celebration of video games, brought to you by The Forum Trust. The Festival has grown year on year, …

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Norwich Castle: The Square Box on the Hill

Saturday 10th February - Sunday 3rd June

What is the story of Norwich’s iconic and much-loved square box on the hill?

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Norwich City of Ale 2018

Thursday 24th May - Sunday 3rd June

Welcome to Britain's original beer city - setting the bar since 2011!A 10 day celebration of real ale, local pubs, and the region's rich brewing and pub …

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Let’s Dance 80’s

Saturday 2nd June - Sunday 3rd June

Held across two rooms (Banking Hall & Club Room), Let’s Dance ‘80s promises to be an unforgettable 'Thriller' of a night to get together with friends …

Surlingham Walk

Sunday afternoon riverside walk and cafe

Sunday 3rd June

Holiday makers and locals are invited to discover a scenic riverside walk just 6 miles south east of Norwich and to enjoy quality tea or coffee and cakes in a …

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Quentin Blake

Wednesday 7th March - Sunday 3rd June

As part of the Living Knowledge network, a special exhibition of Quentin Blake illustrations will be at the Norwich Millennium Library.Commissioned as part of …

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Love your Zoo – How to Build a Zoo

Saturday 26th May - Sunday 3rd June

As part of our BIAZA Love your Zoo celebrations, find out all about how zoos were built then and now, and help us create a zoo of the

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Love your Zoo – 50 Years of Wildlife Conservation!

Saturday 26th May - Sunday 3rd June

As part of BIAZA’s Love Your Zoo week, we will be celebrating Banham Zoo’s 50th birthday with a walk down memory

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Big Bird Hunt

Saturday 26th May - Sunday 3rd June

Family event: Using a spotter sheet find all things birdy in the woodland garden. Included in garden entry price, adult £6.85, concessions £6.60, children …

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Mildred’s Fabulous Maypole Fete

Saturday 26th May - Sunday 3rd June

BeWILDerwood is buzzing with excitement for fabulous fete and spring celebrations!Mildred, the Crocklebog resident of the Scaaaaary Lake, has been practicing …

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Norwich 100/50/25 mile charity cycle ride

Sunday 3rd June

A legendary ride starting and finishing in central Norwich, with three fully signed and supported circular routes taking in the delights of the North Norfolk …

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MAD24

Sunday 3rd June

The finale to MadderFIRST, a festival of new work presented by The Norwich Players.Come and see nine miniature masterpieces that have been created and …

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Live Music @ The Rooftop - Emma O'Reilly

Sunday 3rd June

From Ballinasloe in Co. Galway, songwriter Emma O’Reilly is often compared to Tori Amos, Kate Bush and Regina Spektor for her Dramatic, dynamic, yet refined …

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Norwich Guided Walk

Monday 4th June

Walking tours are a fantastic way to explore Norwich for visitors and locals alike. Our City of Centuries walk is a journey through a thousand years of …

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Walking Women

Tuesday 5th June

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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Guided Walking Tour

Tuesday 5th June

Take a walk through a thousand years of history with our City of Centuries guided tour. Norwich has grown from the Anglo Saxon settlement of Northwic, …

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Lil’ Jimmy Reed

Tuesday 5th June

From shot-gun shack and cotton-field to festival main stage, the prodigious talents of Lil’ Jimmy Reed have taken him a long way from the Mississippi river. …

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Sex and the City Rooftop Party

Wednesday 6th June

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Sex and the City at the Rooftop Gardens.Come and spend the Evening at the Rooftop Terrace where we will be screening Sex and …

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Kerry Ellis: 20th Anniversary Tour

Wednesday 6th June

Join Kerry Ellis as she embarks on a UK tour to celebrate 20 years since her West End debut.The West End's favourite leading lady will sing songs from Bond, to …

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Guided Walking Tour

Thursday 7th June

Join our knowledgeable guide for our City of Centuries historic walking tour. Explore over a thousand years of history, from the ancient Saxon settlement of …

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Beauty and the Beach event

Thursday 7th June

Join our Beauty experts for a glass of fizz and advice on all aspects of your summer beauty regime.  On the night there will be beauty demonstrations, summer …

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

Thursday 7th June

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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Guided Walking Tour

Friday 8th June

Our Tales of the Riverside walk starts at 11am and departs from the Erpingham Gateway of the Cathedral. The walk will lead you past the old warehouses and …

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SUPERSTRUCTURES: Reyner Banham and the Paradoxes of High Tech Evening Lecture and Conference Keynote with Professor Todd Gannon

Friday 8th June

Professor Todd Gannon joins us from the United States to give an evening lecture, focusing on his recent research on Reyner Banham. Gannon will interrogate …

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Frankie's Guys

Friday 8th June

Sweeney Entertainments Presents 'Frankie's Guys' - A celebration of 'Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, is a fast paced, energetic production with an …

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Little Red Kings

Friday 8th June

We are delighted to be hosting Little Red Kings as they headline our Club for this very special show here at OPEN.A vision of alternative roots rock brought …

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Misty in Roots

Friday 8th June

With a career spanning four decades, Misty in Roots are one of England’s finest reggae groups. The band are one of the most powerful live reggae acts to have …

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Artful Stitchers - Inspired by...

Wednesday 30th May - Saturday 9th June

Anteros is delighted to welcome back the Artful Stitchers.  Exhibitors this year include ​Janet Brenchley, Barbara Broadhead, Sheila Ford, Kerry Howard, …

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SUPERSTRUCTURES: The New Architecture 1960–1990 Conference

Friday 8th June - Saturday 9th June

Programmed in partnership with Modern Interiors Research Unit at Kingston University, and this one and a half day conference at the University of East Anglia …

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Nick Cope Family Concert

Saturday 9th June

Nick Cope’s family performances are legendary! He has a fanatical army of little and not-so-little fans from all over the world, if you haven’t heard his …

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Life through our lens

Saturday 9th June

Life Through Our Lens is an energetic and vibrant show that fuses a range of dance styles including Street Dance, Contemporary and Musical Theatre. The …

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Guided Walking Tour

Saturday 9th June

Our City of Centuries tour is a fascinating introduction to the Fine City of Norwich for locals and visitors alike. Explore more than a thousand years of …

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Guided Walking Tours

Saturday 9th June

Our City of Centuries walk is a fascinating journey through a thousand years of history. Once England's second city, Norwich has grown from the Anglo Saxon …

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Book Day

Saturday 9th June

Join Norfolk Library Service for a pop-up library with stories, crafts and activities, plus a free book for the under-fives!All activities are included with …

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St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Saturday 9th June

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

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The Vintage & Creators Spring Market

Saturday 9th June

Come along to our big summer market and enjoy a fab day out.  With a variety of designer makers, unique vintage and retro sellers, a yummy BBQ and vintage …

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HARK presents Rival Consoles

Saturday 9th June

Ryan Lee West aka Rival Consoles has announced his fourth full length album ‘Persona’ will be released on 13th April via Erased Tapes.The title …

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Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios

Saturday 26th May - Sunday 10th June

Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios is a 16-day county-wide celebration of the arts and a key event in Norfolk’s visual arts calendar. Artists across the …

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Huey Morgan’s NYC Block Party

Saturday 9th June - Sunday 10th June

Huey’s NYC Block Party is coming to Norwich.The musical equivalent of the cosmic Big Bang, disco, hip hop and funk collided in an almighty collision in late …

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World Oceans Weekend

Friday 8th June - Sunday 10th June

Come and have a splashing time at Banham Zoo and enjoy some special activities to mark World Oceans

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All Women Orchestra and Choir

Sunday 10th June

Charity Concert for Cancer Research UK, music from popular films and shows performed by All Women Orchestra & Choir.Tickets: £10 & £13 from St …

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Live Music at The Rooftop - Jazmine Honey Banks

Sunday 10th June

We are so delighted to have Jazmine playing for us again at the Rooftop for our Sunday Live Sessions. Jazmine Honey Banks is in the process of making her first …

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Brooke Sharkey (+ support)

Sunday 10th June

London based singer-songwriter Brooke Sharkey was raised between France and England, since her return she has released 2 Eps and 2 full length albums ‘One …

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Guided Walking Tour

Monday 11th June

Join our knowledgeable guide for City of Centuries, our fascinating introduction to the fine city of Norwich. Explore more than a thousand years of history, …

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Anda Union

Monday 11th June

Anda means blood brother or sister in Mongolian and is more important than a sibling because you choose a person to become a life-long Anda. Anda Union is a …

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Guided Walking Tour

Tuesday 12th June

Norwich - A City of Centuries This walk is an ideal introduction to our fine city. Explore more than a thousand years of history from the ancient Anglo Saxon …

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Young Associates

Tuesday 17th April - Tuesday 12th June

Tuesdays: 17 April, 1 May, 15 May, 29 May, 12 JuneYoung Associates work together to devise and deliver arts projects in response to the Sainsbury Centre …

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Guided Walking Tour

Tuesday 12th June

Our evening tour is Norwich Cathedral Quarter and commences at 6.30pm from the Erpingham Gateway. The Cathedral Close is one of the largest and probably the …

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The Light Burns Blue

Tuesday 12th June

When Elsie borrows her father’s camera and fakes photographs of her and her younger cousin Frances talking with fairies at the bottom of their garden, the …

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C.W. Stoneking

Tuesday 12th June

“I ain’t from the past so it couldn’t possibly be from there. It ain’t bits of old music sticky-taped together, it’s all been made up fresh.” C.W. …

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Little Tots Puppet Making: Jungle Creatures

Wednesday 13th June

Deep in the jungle, amongst all the trees - tigers prowl, monkey’s chatter and exotic birds sing.Led by our expert workshop team these sessions give toddlers …

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Home Education Workshop: Nocturnal Critters

Wednesday 13th June

In this workshop we’ll be exploring things which come out at night. Bats, badgers, foxes and owls - nighttime is full of activity!Term-time sessions for …

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Guided Walking Tour

Thursday 14th June

Join our knowledgeable guide for our City of Centuries walking tour.The ancient settlement of Northwic was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years …

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Sainsbury Centre Slide Show

Thursday 14th June

An evening presentation of some rarely-seen vintage images of the Sainsbury Centre building from the UEA’s slide library archives, introduced by Curator of …

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Guided Walking Tour

Friday 15th June

The tour today is When George was King. Follow in the steps of the dandies of Gentleman's Walk and recall the wealth and influence of the late 18th and early …

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Nell Gywnn

Thursday 14th June - Friday 15th June

London, 1660. King Charles II has exploded onto the scene with a love of all things loud, extravagant and sexy. And at Drury Lane, a young Nell Gwynn is …

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Grumpy Old Women: To The Rescue

Friday 15th June

Fed up with flogging their guts out and always having to be in charge, the Grumpy Old Women have put their knobbly old feet up in glorious retirement, free at …

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Silent Disco

Friday 15th June - Saturday 16th June

with Soul Stew DJs ( George Bacon + Musicandlights ) Vs Gravy DJs9pm – lateLast entry 11pm18+ Early bird £6 – First 100 Tickets £5 cash deposit for …

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Jersey Boys

Tuesday 5th June - Saturday 16th June

The internationally acclaimed stage sensation, Jersey Boys is working its way back to Norwich! This smash hit musical has won 57 major awards worldwide, …

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Gaz Coombes

Saturday 16th June

British Indie legend Gaz Coombes returns to Norwich.Don't miss the Mercury Prize nominee when he returns in support of his upcoming album 'World's Strongest …

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Family Silent Disco

Saturday 16th June

It’s daytime rave time! Spinning your favourite Disney, Pop and Indie favourites to get all the family dancing.Get glittered up and head down for an early …

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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Saturday 16th June

Join our knowledgeable guide for the City of Centuries walking tour, which takes place today at 11am and 2pm. The ancient settlement of 'Northwic' was first …

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St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Saturday 16th June

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

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Fathers VIP Package

Sunday 17th June

Treat Dad to this special train package with lunch at the Whistlestop Cafe and an opportunity for each father to drive a steam engineStarting from Wroxham, …

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Norwich Food & Drink Fesitval

Sunday 17th June

This fantastic celebration of Norfolk’s burgeoning food and drink industry takes place inside and outside The Forum, with a Producers Street Market, Adnams …

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Nearly Norwich

Saturday 16th June - Sunday 17th June

The first full-fat NEARLY FESTIVAL debuts in Norwich! A truly family festival experience features fantastic acts live on stage, a dedicated KIDS ZONE to …

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Fathers Go Free at Amazona Zoo

Sunday 17th June

Amazona Zoo is giving dads a special treat with a free entry ticket on Father's Day!Amazona Zoo is a great day out where families can learn about a varied and …

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Father’s Day Ultimate Big Breakfast

Sunday 17th June

Bring your Dad for a very special Father’s Day treat. Choose from a wide selection of breakfast and brunch items especially created with Dads in mind.£15.00 …

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Father’s Day Dens and Fire

Sunday 17th June

A day with Dad - celebrate Father’s day with a morning or afternoon in the woods around a campfire, learn some essential survival skills including knot …

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Father's Day - Beer and Brewing

Sunday 17th June

Enjoy a pint and explore Norfolk’s brewing heritage both past and present. Discover unique collections of objects from Norfolk breweries and pubs. Get …

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Heydon Open Gardens 2018

Sunday 17th June

Heydon Open Gardens 2018 provides a wonderful opportunity to explore the grounds of Heydon Hall (which are rarely open to the public) plus a variety of gardens …

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Father's Day Den Building Competition

Sunday 17th June

Dad's den building competition. Best den wins a family membership for a year.To enter build your den, take a photo, then post it on Fairhaven Garden …

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Father’s Day, Let Dad be the Captain for the Day!

Sunday 17th June

Take your dad out on the open water!

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Live Music at The Rooftop - Felix Simpson

Sunday 17th June

Join us for another great night of Live Music at the Rooftop with the local talented Felix Simpson Music Felix born and lives in Norwich, having lived many …

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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Monday 18th June

The ancient settlement of Northwic was first recorded in Saxon times. Our City of Centuries tour leads you through a thousand years of history, via Norman …

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Curry night plus live screening of Tunisia v England

Monday 18th June

Live screening of England v Tunisia – Football, curry and beers –Come and join us for England’s opening match of their 2018 World Cup campaign in the …

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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Tuesday 19th June

Our City of Centuries walking tour will give you a fascinating introduction to the history of Norwich. The ancient settlement known as Northwic was first …

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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Tuesday 19th June

Architects & Architecture will introduce you to some of the finest buildings in Norwich. The tour focuses on the talents of architects such as Thomas …

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Fingers Crossed – ‘Sirens’ EP Launch

Friday 20th July

Following a short break Fingers Crossed are back with their debut EP “Sirens”.After returning from their slumber and selling out the B2 the band are now …

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Dr. Zeeman’s Catastrophe Machine by Martin Figura

Wednesday 20th June

Tilt and Partners present a new one-person show written and performed by Martin Figura Doctor Zeeman’s Catastrophe MachineWhat can be retrieved from …

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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Thursday 21st June

Norwich - A City of Centuries The ancient settlement of Northwic was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman …

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Butterfly Treasure Hunt

Thursday 21st June

How many butterflies can you find? A fun trail around Norwich to support The Benjamin Foundation, finishing with a gourmet BBQ in the beautiful Rooftop …

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PONY UP presents Sink Ya Teeth

Thursday 21st June

Join Norwich based electronic duo Sink Ya Teeth to celebrate the release of their self-titled debut album, out 1st June. Maria Uzor and Gemma Cullingford …

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Guided Walking Tour

Friday 22nd June

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

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Sainsbury Centre: Artist-led tours of the building

Friday 22nd June

See the Sainsbury Centre with fresh eyes with this series of artist-led explorations of the building. On Friday 1 June James Epps leads a tour of the Sainsbury …

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The Evolution of Man

Friday 22nd June

Following the success of their sell out show “ODYSSEY” in 2017, Legacy Dance Company UK are delighted to be returning to Norwich Playhouse for 2 nights to …

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Finn Doherty

Friday 22nd June

Finn Doherty is an 18 year old, alternative solo artist.Nearly 18 months after the release of his debut, Heritage & Parenting, Finn will be launching his …

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Derren Brown: Underground

Tuesday 19th June - Saturday 23rd June

Direct from the West End, the multi-award winning master of mind-control and psychological illusion returns to amaze, astonish and enthral audiences with his …

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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Saturday 23rd June

Join our knowledgeable guide for the City of Centuries walking tour. The ancient settlement of Northwic was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand …

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St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Saturday 23rd June

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

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Amazona's 10th Birthday Celebration

Saturday 23rd June

It'sss going to be Braziliant!A day filled with exciting activities including crafts, face painting and competitions!Admission: Adult £11.50, Child (4-16 …

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Twist

Saturday 23rd June

Presented with echoes of Pulp Fiction, Twist is edgy, slick, stylish and cool. Tarantino meets British farce in the comedy thriller that will have you …

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Academy of St Thomas Midsummer Concert

Saturday 23rd June

Mozart Violin Concerto on A MajorHaydn Symphony No 22Bartok Rumanian Folk DancesJacob Overture for StringsClio Gould Violin/DirectorTickets £17, £14,

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Africa by Night

Saturday 23rd June

This once-a-year evening event includes a feast of entertainment, raising funds for wildlife conservation.*Free entry to Annual and 2 Year Pass

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Fleetwood Bac

Saturday 23rd June

FLEETWOOD BAC are the world’s first and best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band, endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself, the only Mac tribute to authentically replicate …

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Lionel Richie

Sunday 24th June

International superstar Lionel Richie will return to the UK in 2018, with a show at Holkham Hall on Sunday 24th June. The date is part of a summer tour which …

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Soul Heaven

Saturday 23rd June - Sunday 24th June

We continue our residency at OPEN Norwich with another line-up of UK House & Disco royalty guaranteed to get your groove on! Soul heaven continues to be at …

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Diss Cyclathon 2018

Sunday 24th June

Returning for its third year, the Diss Cyclathon and Nine Town Sportive are back!From the 5, 10 and 15 mile family friendly routes to the 25, 50 and 100 mile …

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Chris Ramsey: (The Just Happy To Get Out Of The House Tour)

Sunday 24th June

Plus support from Carl Hutchinson.Critically acclaimed and award-winning stand up comedian, host of his own TV entertainment show and Stand Up show on Comedy …

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Rhythm of the Dance

Sunday 24th June

This stunning Irish spectacular is a fully live show that celebrates Irish culture through music and dance, featuring world champion dancers, a traditional …

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Live Music at The Rooftop - Grant Ley

Sunday 24th June

Originally from Nottingham, UK, Grant has always surrounded himself with music. However, he only first picked up a guitar in 2011, playing his first live show …

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Little Tots Creative Play: Lights and Boxes

Monday 25th June

Explore a world full of lights, boxes and other magical surprises. What will you discover together?A playful workshop that will transport you into a magical …

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Norwich Guided Walking Tour

Monday 25th June

The ancient settlement of Northwic was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman invasion, rebellion, plague, …

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Guided Walking Tour

Tuesday 26th June

Norwich - City of Centuries  The ancient settlement of 'Northwic' was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman …

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Evening Cruise to St Benet's Abbey

Wednesday 27th June

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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Champagne Dinner

Thursday 28th June

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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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Thursday 28th June

The ancient settlement of Northwic was first recorded in Saxon times. Over  thousand years later the City has survived Norman invasion, rebellion, plague, …

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Royal Norfolk Show

Wednesday 27th June - Thursday 28th June

The Royal Norfolk Show is the county’s biggest event of the year. It attracts tens of thousands of visitors from all over the UK. It’s a time to see …

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Guided Walking Tour

Friday 29th June

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

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Last Friday: Art for Lunch: Bone and Ivory

Friday 29th June

Join one of our guides for an informative talk on an artist, object or aspect of the Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection.Small, exquisite objects require …

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Tim Key: Megadate

Friday 29th June

A brand new 70 minutes, blending poeticals, talking, standing, spotlights, cables, Kronenburg, foot-stamping and old school wistfulness.Edinburgh Comedy Award …

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The Luna Cinema - Pretty Woman

Friday 29th June

Back for Summer 2018, The Luna Cinema will once again transform the beautiful grounds of the walled garden into the ultimate setting for two nights of classic …

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Guided Walking Tour

Saturday 30th June

The ancient settlement of 'Northwic' was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman invasion, rebellion, plague, …

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St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Saturday 30th June

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

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Move Your Body

Saturday 30th June

Award Winning Lowestoft based dance school are back at Norwich Playhouse with another exhilarating show.Showcasing all our students hard work throughout the …

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Pizza and Prosecco Festival

Saturday 30th June

Welcome to the Pizza & Prosecco FestivalThe ultimate food pair party is coming to your city after a sold out 2017 tour across the UK.  Get your slice of …

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The Luna Cinema - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Saturday 30th June

Back for Summer 2018, The Luna Cinema will once again transform the beautiful grounds of the walled garden into the ultimate setting for two nights of classic …

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Wymondham Music Festival

Friday 22nd June - Sunday 1st July

Wymondham Music Festival is two weeks of music making for all ages in a beautiful historic Norfolk market town just 10 miles from Norwich. Crossing all genres …

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South Norfolk on Show

Sunday 1st July

Don’t miss our spectacular event here at South Norfolk House. From stalls and activities, to stage performances and a bouncy castle, we have something for …

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Sunday Studio

Sunday 25th March - Sunday 1st July

Sundays: 25 March, 6 May, 3 June, 1 JulyFor Sunday Studio we invite families to join an artist who offers us a new technique or an interesting combination of …

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Sunday afternoon riverside walk and cafe

Sunday 1st July

Holiday makers and locals are invited to discover a scenic riverside walk just 6 miles south east of Norwich and to enjoy quality tea or coffee and cakes in a …

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Jazz Picnic at The Plantation Garden

Sunday 1st July

Join us for an evening of music & fun withThe He-Hews “Sophisticated silliness from flapper to disco with a New Orleans twist”Bring your own picnic, …

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Little Tots Puppet Making: Bugs and Mini Beasts

Monday 2nd July

Our favourite creepy crawlies are coming out to play! Make a lovely lady bird or a crawling caterpillar.Led by our expert workshop team these sessions give …

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Home Education Workshop: Once Upon a Time

Monday 2nd July

We’ll be looking at characters from classic stories - fairy tales, legends and myths.Term-time sessions for children in Alternative or Home Education to make …

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Guided Walking Tours

Monday 2nd July

The ancient settlement of 'Northwic' was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has endured and survived Norman invasion, …

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Walking Women

Tuesday 3rd July

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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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Tuesday 3rd July

The ancient settlement of Northwic was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman invasion, rebellion, plague, …

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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Tuesday 3rd July

Once one of the most populous and congested areas of Norwich, flood, fire and plague have left a fascinating hotpotch of heritage from medieval times to the …

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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Wednesday 4th July

Norwich - City of Centuries The ancient settlement of 'Northwic' was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman …

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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Thursday 5th July

The ancient settlement of 'Northwic' was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman invasion, rebellion, plague, …

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Who, Me.

Thursday 5th July

Doctor Who is about to face his greatest challenge: his number one fan.Rob Lloyd (BBC America's Doctor Who: Earth Conquest) is putting the Doctor on trial.Not …

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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Friday 6th July

Tales from the Paston letters is a 15th century family saga. The Pastons were a prominent family who left their mark on Norfolk history. These are stories of …

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The Sainsbury Centre speaks

Friday 6th April - Friday 6th July

As part of our 40th anniversary celebrations, we are hosting a series of talks given by members of Sainsbury Centre staff, about a favourite artwork, or a …

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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Friday 6th July

The ancient settlement of 'Northwic' was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman invasion, rebellion, plague, …

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Elephant Parade, Funfair and Festival Bar

Friday 6th July

Celebrating Circus 250 and opening this year’s Lord Mayor’s Celebrations, five life-sized elephant puppets parade from Gaol Hill to the Circus Big Top in …

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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Saturday 7th July

The ancient settlement of 'Northwic' was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman invasion, rebellion, plague, …

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Game, Set & Match

Saturday 7th July

Come celebrate the start of Wimbledon with selection of Artisan finger sandwiches with tennis themed desserts.Taking place in the grandeur of our former Bank …

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NNF18: Nathan Coley

Tuesday 15th May - Saturday 7th July

Nathan ColeyTuesday 15 May – Saturday 7 July 2018Open Tuesday to Saturday, 12 noon to 5pm. East Gallery, Norwich University of the Arts and a church venue …

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Lord Mayors Procession

Saturday 7th July

The circus is coming to town! A cacophony of all things circus, including five life sized elephant puppets, billowing flags, clowns, jugglers, dancers and …

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Chapelfield Gardens: Live Music, Funfair and Festival Bar

Saturday 7th July

Up the tempo with some of the best festival sounds in the region on the Maui Waui Stage in the Big Top. BBC Music Introducing present up and coming bands on …

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Shrek The Musical

Tuesday 26th June - Sunday 8th July

Join Shrek, (Steffan Harri) and his loyal steed Donkey as they set off on a quest to rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona (Amelia Lily) from her tower, guarded …

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What the Ladybird Heard

Tuesday 3rd July - Sunday 8th July

Two crafty robbers, one tiny ladybird, and a whole farmyard of fun!Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len have a cunning plan to steal the farmer's fine prize cow. But they …

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Gin Festival Norwich 2018

Friday 6th July - Sunday 8th July

The UK's first, biggest and best gin festival is making a visit to Norwich and we're bringing an enormous variety of different gins with us! As well as the …

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Lord Mayors Celebration with a Circus 250 theme "The Circus Comes to Town"

Friday 6th July - Sunday 8th July

The weekend of the Lord Mayor’s Celebrations is always huge fun, however for 2018 there is an added circus element. Norwich has a significant circus heritage …

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Norwich Puppet Theatre in the Bishop's Garden

Sunday 8th July

Join Norwich Puppet Theatre for a special day in the beautiful setting of the Bishop's Garden, Norwich. Enjoy showings of Like a Tree and join in the puppet …

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Norfolk County Youth Orchestra

Sunday 8th July

Norfolk County Youth Orchestra (NCYO) present their final performance for the 2017-18 season, in which some players will be taking centre stage as soloists in …

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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Monday 9th July

The ancient settlement of 'Northwic' was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman invasion, rebellion, plague, …

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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Tuesday 10th July

The ancient settlement of 'Northwic' was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman invasion, rebellion, plague, …

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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Tuesday 10th July

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

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Guided Walking Tours

Wednesday 11th July

Norwich - City of Centuries The ancient settlement of 'Northwic' was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman …

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Guided Walking Tour

Thursday 12th July

The ancient settlement of 'Northwic' was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman invasion, rebellion, plague, …

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Fauna

Thursday 12th July

Multi-award winning show that has thrilled audiences around the world as five international performers balance, tumble, jump and fly. Transforming their bodies …

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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Friday 13th July

Tales of the Riverside Past the old warehouses and docks of a bygone industrial age, the River Wensum meanders its way through some of the loveliest scenery …

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Treasured Manuscripts – A Closer Look

Friday 13th July

The Story of Book ProductionUsing volumes collected by Thomas Coke, you will explore the history of book production from early manuscripts to the first …

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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Friday 13th July

The ancient settlement of 'Northwic' was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman invasion, rebellion, plague, …

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The Hogwallops – Lost in Translation Circus

Friday 13th July

Norwich’s very own ‘good old fashioned contemporary circus’ troupe have toured the Hogwallops around Europe and the UK. Now this colourful, loud and …

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Circus Cabaret Lates

Friday 13th July

A late night superior spectacular of showmanship, circus, variety, humour and music with renowned and celebrated performers from around the world.Adult £12, …

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Shakespeare Festival 2018

Friday 13th July - Saturday 14th July

The UK’s premier all male theatre company, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, return to Norwich Cathedral to perform Shakespeare’s spellbinding …

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Yoga Day at Barnham Broom - July 2018

Saturday 14th July

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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Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

Tuesday 10th July - Saturday 14th July

Hilarious mishaps and DIY disasters are bringing the house down, quite literally, as Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em hits the road with Joe Pasquale (New …

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Outdoor Circus Fun

Saturday 14th July

Outdoor Circus Fun with drop-in workshops and circus skills instruction for all

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The Hogwallops – Lost in Translation Circus

Saturday 14th July

Norwich’s very own ‘good old fashioned contemporary circus’ troupe have toured the Hogwallops around Europe and the UK. Now this colourful, loud and very …

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Guided Walks of Norwich

Saturday 14th July

The ancient settlement of 'Northwic' was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman invasion, rebellion, plague, …

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Superstructures on the Move: a tour of Cambridge and Suffolk buildings with Alan Powers

Saturday 14th July

Programmed in association with the Twentieth Century Society, architectural historian Alan Powers will lead a tour of Superstructures of the eastern region. …

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Knee Deep – Casus

Saturday 14th July

Now in its 7th wildly successful year, four performers from one of Australia’s leading circus companies explore the boundaries of strength and fragility. …

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Zoo Do - The Big Birthday Bash

Saturday 14th July

This once-a-year evening event includes a feast of entertainment, raising funds for wildlife conservation.Free entry to Annual and 2 Year Pass

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Circus Cabaret Lates

Saturday 14th July

A late night spectacular of showmanship, circus, variety, humour and music with renowned and celebrated performers from around the world.Adult £12, Concession …

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Chapelfield Summer Circus

Wednesday 11th July - Sunday 15th July

Celebrating Circus250 Lost in Translation Circus present a Big Top style tent with a hand-picked selection of international contemporary circus shows, all …

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SIX

Wednesday 11th July - Sunday 15th July

From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII sing their way out of the history books and into the spotlight.Following an acclaimed sold out …

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NNF18: Damien Hirst at Houghton Hall: Colour Space Paintings and Outdoor Sculptures

Sunday 25th March - Sunday 15th July

Damien Hirst At Houghton HallColour Space Paintings& Outdoor SculpturesSunday 25 March – Sunday 15 July 2018See website for opening hoursHoughton Hall, …

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Outdoor Circus Fun

Sunday 15th July

Outdoor Circus Fun with drop-in workshops and circus skills instruction for all

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The Oak Circus Community Cabaret

Sunday 15th July

The Oak Circus Centre presents a cabaret show featuring their own students and those of partner organisations alongside circus professionals, to demonstrate …

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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Monday 16th July

The ancient settlement of 'Northwic' was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman invasion, rebellion, plague, …

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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Tuesday 17th July

Explore the atmosphere of some of the many hidden alleys, courts and lanes within our fine medieval city. Passageways through the Past walking tour is a …

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From the Collection

Wednesday 18th April - Wednesday 18th July

As part of our 40th anniversary celebrations, we are launching a series of artist-led workshops in response to the Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection. These …

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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Wednesday 18th July

The ancient settlement of 'Northwic' was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman invasion, rebellion, plague. …

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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Thursday 19th July

The ancient settlement of 'Northwic' was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman invasion, rebellion, plague. …

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OPEN at the Big Top

Thursday 19th July

Celebrating 250 years of the circus, our young people have come together to create a showcase celebrating the amazement and wonder experienced within the big …

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Mini Studio

Friday 16th March - Friday 20th July

Fridays: 16 March, 20 April, 18 May, 15 June, 20 July At Mini Studio we are led by curiosity, the sense of touch, and our desire to follow what happens when …

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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Friday 20th July

The ancient settlement of 'Northwic' was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman invasion, rebellion, plague. …

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Fiddler on the Roof

Friday 20th July

The story centres on Tevye, the dairyman, a father who, like the other fathers in the small village of Anatevka, has raised his children to uphold the Jewish …

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Little Mix - The Summer Hits Tour 2018

Saturday 21st July

Little Mix will be gracing Earlham Park for one night on their incredible Summer 2018 Tour of the UK!

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Love From A Stranger

Tuesday 17th July - Saturday 21st July

A whirlwind romance with a handsome and charming stranger sweeps Cecily Harrington off her feet and she recklessly abandons her old life to settle in the …

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Story Pot

Saturday 21st April - Saturday 21st July

Saturdays: April 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21Free gallery storytelling session for familiesCome and cook up a story in the …

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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Saturday 21st July

The ancient settlement of 'Northwic' was first recorded in Saxon times. Over a thousand years later the City has survived Norman invasion, rebellion, plague. …

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We’re Going on a Minibeast Hunt!

Saturday 21st July - Sunday 22nd July

Summer has officially started and Africa Alive! are celebrating with a weekend of beautiful butterflies, dazzling dragonflies and marvellous

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OUT140: The Play

Tuesday 24th July

Part of Creative Pride 18, celebrating the 10th anniversary of Norwich Pride Could you tell your coming out story in 140 characters or less? Hundreds of …

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You've Changed

Wednesday 25th July - Thursday 26th July

Part of Creative Pride 18, celebrating the 10th anniversary of Norwich PrideYou’ve Changed, Kate O’Donnell It’s fourteen years since Kate transitioned …

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Skills Workshop: Sewing

Thursday 26th July

In this workshop, artist Becca Barry will be teaching techniques for hand-sewing. Don’t worry if you are new to hand-sewing, this is an opportunity to learn …

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Free tours of historic Britons Arms Coffee House

Friday 27th July

Norfolk Day 2018 EventTwo tours of the historic Britons Arms Coffee House will take place on Norfolk Day. Choose between 10.30am and 3.00pm. Tours can take up …

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Free Backstage Walking Tour at Norwich Theatre Royal

Friday 27th July

Norfolk Day 2018 EventStand in the spotlight of East Anglia’s premier performance venue and experience first-hand the set, stage and the sights and sounds of …

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Norfolk Day and Edmund Paston's Tombland Tales

Friday 27th July

Norfolk Day 2018 EventCharity Coffee morning and costumed talk – “EDMUND PASTON'S TOMBLAND TALES”.To celebrate Norfolk Day and the Paston Footprints 600, …

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Skills: Pop-up Characters

Friday 27th July

Explore simple paper sculpting with artist Roberta Wood. Learn various cutting and folding techniques to make your own moving pop-up character.Art Skills is a …

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Last Friday: Art for Lunch: Oceans Apart

Friday 27th July

Join one of our guides for an informative talk on an artist, object or aspect of the Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection.This talk will explore contrasting …

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Thatching Awareness Event

Friday 27th July

Free entry to listen to local thatcher, Nick Walker, talk through the thatching of medieval churches.The Churches Conservation Trust own two thatched churches …

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Norfolk Day City Sightseeing Tour - FULLY BOOKED

Friday 27th July

Norfolk Day 2018 EventWhat better way to celebrate Norfolk Day than with an open-top double decker bus tour around Norwich city centre with historical …

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Triorca Orchestra

Friday 27th July

Norfolk Day 2018 EventTriorca international youth orchestra is made up of the most talented young musicians from Norfolk, England; Vojvodina, Serbia and …

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La Voix: Hello La Voix!

Friday 27th July

Part of Creative Pride 18, celebrating the 10th anniversary of Norwich PrideLa Voix is the larger than life Star from Absolutely Fabulous The Movie, …

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Stephen Bailey

Friday 27th July

Part of Creative Pride 18, celebrating the 10th anniversary of Norwich PrideMeet your new potty-mouthed best friend, who supported Katherine Ryan and Jenny …

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Theatre Crafts and Tales

Saturday 28th July

An opportunity for families to join these celebrations through theatre crafts and storytelling. Join us for a riot of rainbow-related craft activities. Make …

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Family Art Day

Saturday 28th July

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Sainsbury Centre, we are holding a day of family activities in and around the building. These will include creative …

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Flanders and Swann

Saturday 28th July

Having delighted audiences across the globe for the past decade, the Rolls Royce of Flanders and Swann shows returns!Join multi award-winning comedian Tim …

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Damien Hirst's Hymn at the NUA

Monday 26th March - Sunday 29th July

 Damien Hirst’s monumental anatomical sculpture, Hymn (1999–2005), will be shown at Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) from March 26th to July 29th.The …

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My First Circus: The Circus Child

Thursday 26th July - Sunday 29th July

Jack and Jess wander around the old disused circus that they grew up in. The smells of greasepaint and sawdust fill the air, magically they journey back to …

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International Tiger Day

Sunday 29th July

Join us for a day of ‘ferocious fun’ for our annual tiger

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Interactive Art Display by David Shenton

Sunday 1st July - Tuesday 31st July

Local artist and cartoonist, David Shenton, has been published in national journals and British newspapers for over forty years. His style is humorous, fun and …

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Summer MagiMation

Monday 30th July - Tuesday 31st July

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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Field to Fork Tractor Trailer Tour

Wednesday 25th July - Wednesday 1st August

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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Puppet Making Workshop: Robots

Wednesday 1st August

Buttons, gadgets, aerials and more. Make a metallic mate from the future!Inspired by the puppets used in the Theatre’s performances, these workshops give …

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Family Workshop: Jumble Puppets

Wednesday 1st August

Mounds and mounds of materials for you to mix up and create your own new and exciting characters together. A fun-packed workshop where children, mums, dads, …

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