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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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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Friday 20th July

Norwich was once home to over 700 pubs, taverns and alehouses. This tour will take you around some of them, exploring their names and origins, the people who …

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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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Norwich Castle - Shirehall Courtroom Tour

Friday 20th July

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

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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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Tomfoolery at Sewell Barn Theatre

Thursday 12th July - Saturday 21st July

This musical revue celebrates the witty wickedness of the American singer-songwriter, satirist and mathematician Tom Lehrer.   Twenty-seven of Lehrer’s …

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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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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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St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Saturday 21st July

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

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Norwich Medieval Mystery Plays 2018 (Part 2)

Saturday 21st July

Norwich Medieval Mystery Plays 2018Adapted and directed by Peter BeckJoin us for an art-form which has delighted audiences since medieval times. Each part is …

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The Pantaloons' As You Like It

Saturday 21st July

The critically-acclaimed Pantaloons present their innovative and hilarious open-air version of Shakespeare’s timeless comedy, with folky, foot-stomping live …

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The Wedding Present

Saturday 21st July

The Wedding Present have had eighteen UK Top 40 hit singles… not bad for a band that has, from its inception, stubbornly refused to play the record …

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Summer Concert – Hellesdon and Sprowston Brass Band

Sunday 22nd July

Hellesdon and Sprowston Brass Band.  Free concert in the tearoom picnic

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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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Norwich Castle Tuesday Talk: rethinking the African Presence in the Paston Treasure

Tuesday 24th July

Attend a talk with Dr Esther Chadwick, Monument Trust Print Curator, British Museum.Booking not required. Talk included in

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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Tuesday 24th 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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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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Rainbow Heart

Tuesday 24th July

What happens when you tumble out of the closet and find yourself trying to work out exactly where you are on the gender and sexuality spectrum?Rainbow Heart, …

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Workshops for Adults – Castle Art

Wednesday 25th July

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

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Park Discovery Days - Pond Dipping

Wednesday 25th July

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

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Wild Wednesday

Wednesday 25th July

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

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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Wednesday 25th 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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Evening Canoe Paddle

Wednesday 25th July

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

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Outdoor Theatre - The Railway Children

Wednesday 25th July

What better setting to enjoy a summer evening’s theatre than our beautiful walled gardens.Attention passengers -we are sorry to announce that all services …

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Evening Cruise to St Benet's Abbey

Wednesday 25th July

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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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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Reserve Ramble

Thursday 26th July

Wells, Beach RoadJoin one of our Wardens on a guided walk around the Holkham National Nature Reserve, the rich variety of wildlife at Holkham NNR means that …

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Skills 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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Norwich Castle: The Paston Treasure Exhibition Tours

Thursday 26th July

Join Dr Francesca Vanke, Keeper of Art, for an informative tour of our new exhibition ‘The Paston Treasure: Riches and Rarities of the Known World’The tour …

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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Thursday 26th 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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Wildlife Canoe Trail

Thursday 26th July

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

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Norwich Castle: Workshops for Adults – Castle Writers Masterclass

Thursday 26th July

Join our experienced author Amanda Addison as you take The Paston Treasure as an inspirational writing tool. The day includes supportive critique, set …

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Lucy and Lydia Connell Book Signing and Beauty Evening

Thursday 26th July

Join YouTube sensations Lucy and Lydia Connell at Jarrold Norwich to celebrate the publication of their hilarious and heart-warming debut novel, Find the …

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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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Norfolk Day at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden

Friday 27th July

Visit Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden on Norfolk Day, Friday July 27 and enjoy a slice of our special Norfolk Day cake (until it is all gone!). The cake …

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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 - FULLY BOOKED

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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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Friday 27th July

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

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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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Norfolk Day World Record Attempt

Friday 27th July

Don't miss your chance to get into the Guinness World Records this Norfolk Day!Join us as we attempt to break the world record for the largest gathering of …

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Norwich Castle: The Paston Puzzle

Thursday 26th July - Friday 27th July

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

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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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Medieval Crafts from the Time of the Pastons

Friday 27th July

Norfolk Day 2018 EventJoin local re-enctors ‘Linstock and Pledgett’ as they demonstrate medieval crafts, and try your hand at writing your very own Paston …

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Norfolk Day at Holkham Hall

Friday 27th July

Come along to help us celebrate the inaugural Norfolk Day, a chance for you to show your love for this county and celebrate with some traditional games and …

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I Spy Friday

Friday 27th July

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

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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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Norfolk Day at ROARR! Dinosaur Adventure

Friday 27th July

Norfolk Day 2018 EventCelebrate Norfolk Day with us and the Woolly Mammoth, activities, information and fun all around the giant that once roamed the Norfolk …

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Diva Opera - Die Fledermaus

Friday 27th July

Diva Opera, Britain’s foremost chamber opera company, return to Holkham’s Marble Hall for their performance of Johann Strauss II’s high spirited …

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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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Norwich Pride

Saturday 28th July

Norwich Pride is a celebration of the LGBT+ community for everyone. This year is the 10 year anniversary of celebrations in Norwich!Norwich Pride is a …

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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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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Saturday 28th 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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Norwich Castle: Science Shorts

Saturday 28th July

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

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Paston Treasures: a promenade performance

Saturday 28th July

Collisions Theatre and Paston Footprints bring the human beings behind the Paston Treasure painting to life through a promenade performance of the lives of …

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St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Saturday 28th July

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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Diva Opera - The Abduction from the Seraglio

Saturday 28th July

Diva Opera, Britain’s foremost chamber opera company, return to Holkham’s Marble Hall for their performance of Mozart’s The Abduction from the …

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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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The Norwich Soul Train

Saturday 28th July - Sunday 29th July

A night train taking you on an uplifting journey filled with Funk, Soul, Disco and Motown classics, leading you along the tracks and grooves with those licks …

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Beach Combing Walk

Sunday 29th July

Discover the fascinating facts about the marine life that gets washed up along the shoreline at Holkham Beach. With such an expansive shoreline there will be …

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Summer Concert – The Busketeers of Sheringham

Sunday 29th July

The Busketeers of Sheringham, a 7 piece band performing to raise money for the charity East Anglian Air Ambulance featuring a variety of popular music from the …

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Norwich Vegans Summer Festival 2018

Sunday 29th July

After the huge successes of the first three Christmas Markets and a very successful first Summer Fayre, the Norwich Vegans 2nd Annual Summer Fayre …

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Preloved Vintage Kilo

Sunday 29th July

Brought to you by Preloved Vintage Wholesale. Come straight to the wholesaler for bargain prices!6 Tonnes of Preloved retro and vintage clothing at £15 per …

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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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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Monday 30th 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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Norwich Castle - Museum Highlights Tour

Monday 30th July

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

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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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Park Discovery Days - Pond Dipping

Tuesday 31st July

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

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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Tuesday 31st 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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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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Norwich Castle: Sound Scramble

Monday 30th July - Tuesday 31st July

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

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Norwich Castle: The Paston Puzzle

Monday 30th July - Tuesday 31st July

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

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Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday 31st July

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

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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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Wild Wednesday

Wednesday 1st August

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

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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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Park Discovery Days - Pond Dipping

Wednesday 1st August

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

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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Wednesday 1st August

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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Norwich Castle: Treasure!

Wednesday 25th July - Wednesday 1st August

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

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Norwich Castle - The Mystery of the Blocked Staircase Tour

Wednesday 1st August

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

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Evening Canoe Paddle

Wednesday 1st August

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

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Outdoor Theatre - Treasure Island

Wednesday 1st August

What better setting to enjoy a summer evening’s theatre than our beautiful walled gardens.When Jim Hawkins discovers a treasure map amongst the possessions …

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Puppet Making Workshop: Heroes and Villains

Thursday 2nd August

Inspired by characters from comic books and films, create your very own superhero on a mission to save earth. Or perhaps you'd rather make a villain, on a …

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Relaxed Family Workshop: Furry Friends

Thursday 2nd August

This workshop is all about texture! We’ll have lots of furry, slippery and velvety fabrics for you to make with. A fun-packed workshop where children, mums, …

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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Thursday 2nd August

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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Soundscape Explorer Day, Holiday Workshop

Thursday 2nd August

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

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Wildlife Canoe Trail

Thursday 2nd August

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

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Carnivore Grill Night

Thursday 2nd August

Calling all carnivores!Watch a butchery demonstration by the master butchers of Coxfords of Aylsham, followed by a platter of barbequed and roast & cured …

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Puppet Making Workshop: Unicorns

Friday 3rd August

Beautiful creatures with silvery manes and magical powers... Who doesn't like unicorns?Inspired by the puppets used in the Theatre’s performances, these …

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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Friday 3rd August

Norwich is a City of Literature and famous for many local writers over the years.Words and wanderings walking tour will uncover their stories and the places …

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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Friday 3rd August

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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Norwich Castle - Shirehall Courtroom Tour

Friday 3rd August

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

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I Spy Friday

Friday 3rd August

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

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Prey Drive/ R X P T R S

Friday 3rd August

Formed in late 2016, Prey Drive is a 4 piece rock band hailing from the ‘fine city’ of Norwich, England. All members of Prey Drive have previously toured …

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Steve Davis and Kavus Torabi DJ Set

Friday 3rd August

The man, the myth, the legend: Snooker world champion turned nu-skool DJing titan Steve Davis debuts NAC joined by revered British Iranian multi-intrumentalist …

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Family Day: Trolls!

Saturday 4th August

See Garlic Theatre’s yucky troll in action in The Three Billy Goats Gruff, then create your own hairy beasties to terrorise unsuspecting passers-by!In the …

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Saturday 4th August

This is the simple story of three hungry goats and a grumpy old troll, told with a gentle ecological message.  Watch out for the dance of the goats, the …

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Guided Walking Tour of Norwich

Saturday 4th August

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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Norwich Castle: Science Shorts

Saturday 4th August

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

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St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Saturday 4th August

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

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The Floyd Effect

Saturday 4th August

The music of Pink Floyd as it was meant to be heardThe Floyd Effect is renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the music of Pink Floyd.All …

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OPEN House #OH5

Saturday 4th August

#OH5 will celebrate the music of 8 great bands from our region across 2 rooms of our former bank and now host to The Open Youth Trust.4 bands in our Club and 4 …

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Free Admission Days at Museum of Norwich and Strangers' Hall

Tuesday 24th July - Sunday 5th August

Courtesy of the Norwich Freemen enjoy free entry to both the Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell and Strangers’ Hall for 2 weeks this summer 2018.Please check …

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Summer Sounds

Sunday 5th August

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

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Sunday afternoon riverside walk and cafe

Sunday 5th August

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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Dippy's Birthday Party Week

Monday 30th July - Monday 6th August

Our very own dinosaur Dippy is having a birthday party and everyone is invited!It’s Dippy the Dinosaur’s Birthday and we are having an Hawaiian themed …

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Little Tots Puppet Making: Teddy Bears' Picnic

Monday 6th August

If you go down to the woods today... join us for some wonderful teddy bear fun in the summer holidays! Bring your bear and make them a puppet friend.Led by our …

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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Monday 6th August

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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Theatre and Performance Skills

Monday 6th August

A week full of variety, skill and fun. For five full days you will be working with an array of professional practitioners, each specialised in their field to …

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Walking Women

Tuesday 7th August

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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Park Discovery Days - Pond Dipping

Tuesday 7th August

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

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Guided Walking Tours of Norwich

Tuesday 7th August

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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Norwich Castle: The Paston Puzzle

Monday 6th August - Tuesday 7th August

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

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Mission 2 Mars

Tuesday 7th August

Mission 2 MarsWe will travel to Mars and back in a day. We will report on the launch from the Kennedy Space Centre, interview young astronauts as they float …

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Norwich Castle: Norwich School of Artists – Gallery Talk

Tuesday 7th August

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

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Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday 7th August

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

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Wild Wednesday

Wednesday 8th August

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

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Park Discovery Days - Pond Dipping

Wednesday 8th August

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

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Victorian Criminals on Trial

Wednesday 8th August

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

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Norwich Castle – Fighting Gallery Tour

Wednesday 8th August

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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Evening Canoe Paddle

Wednesday 8th August

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

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Outdoor Theatre - The Adventures of Dr Dolittle

Wednesday 8th August

What better setting to enjoy a summer evening’s theatre than our beautiful walled gardens.Dr John Dolittle of Puddleby-on-the-Marsh starts out as a human …

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Norwich Castle: Treasure!

Thursday 2nd August - Thursday 9th August

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

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Short Film Explorer Day Holiday Workshop

Thursday 9th August

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

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Whole Day Workshops: All at Sea

Tuesday 7th August - Thursday 9th August

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

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Wildlife Canoe Trail

Thursday 9th August

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

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Tales from the Paston Letters - Guided Walking Tour

Friday 10th August

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

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Digital Film Making for Young People

Monday 6th August - Friday 10th August

A week long film making course to develop your imagination, learn to use some cool technology, take creative decisions, work in a team and master some new …

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I Spy Friday

Friday 10th August

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

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Beauty and the Beast: The Big Summer Production Performances

Friday 10th August

The culmination for two weeks hard work and a lot of fun. Fifty young people under the guidance of our wonderful creative team to bring the story of Beauty …

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World Lion Day

Friday 10th August

Join us for our ‘roarsome’ annual lion

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Common People Summer Party

Friday 10th August - Saturday 11th August

After the success of two sold-out shows in 2018, the Common People Summer Party returns and will include DJ Flob behind the decks and live music from The …

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The Canary Club – Pre Match Event

Saturday 11th August

The Canary Club pre-match event is an exciting new concept coming to selected Norwich City home games this season.Hosted by “We love you Paul McVeigh”, …

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Family Day: Pirates!

Saturday 11th August

Ah-har! Jump aboard our puppet pirate ship with The Hunting of the Snark, followed by a workshop where we’ll be making pirate puppets inspired by the quirky …

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The Hunting of the Snark

Saturday 11th August

An eccentric old pirate sails to a strange island with a Barrister, a Baker and a Beaver. They’re hunting for the mysterious Snark - but the Captain’s …

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Norwich Castle: Science Shorts

Saturday 11th August

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

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Medieval Tales for Young and Old

Saturday 11th August

Join Norfolk’s very own ‘Yarn-smith’, Dave Tonge, for an afternoon of tall tales and medieval stories with one of England’s leading master …

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Norwich Crafts in the Gardens

Saturday 11th August

Browse our wonderful mix of over 100 high quality art, craft and gift exhibitors on the 11th August in Chapelfield Gardens. Enjoy unique gifts that you won't …

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St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Saturday 11th August

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

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Weddings Open Morning

Sunday 12th August

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

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Summer Sounds

Sunday 12th August

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

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Norwich Castle - Museum Highlights Tour

Monday 13th August

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

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Park Discovery Days - Pond Dipping

Tuesday 14th August

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

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Norwich Castle: Sound Scramble

Monday 13th August - Tuesday 14th August

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

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Norwich Castle: The Paston Puzzle

Monday 13th August - Tuesday 14th August

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

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Make Your Own Games Controller, Holiday Workshop

Tuesday 14th August

Create your own custom games controller using an Arduino based board, some foil and some cardboard. The sky is the limit! use your brain and unleash your …

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Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday 14th August

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

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Puppet Making Workshop: Dinosaurs and Dragons

Wednesday 15th August

We're making some scaley beasts in this workshop - will they have big teeth and spikes? Or maybe a long neck and beautiful wings? Create your own fearsome (or …

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Wild Wednesday

Wednesday 15th August

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

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Park Discovery Days - Pond Dipping

Wednesday 15th August

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

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Evening Canoe Paddle

Wednesday 15th August

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

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Outdoor Theatre - Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Wednesday 15th August

What better setting to enjoy a summer evening’s theatre than our beautiful walled gardens.Strange Fascination Theatre return to Holkham Hall this summer with …

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Puppet Making Workshop: Ninjas

Thursday 16th August

Ninja's are masters of disguise. Make yourself a stealthy hero with the skills to surprise!Inspired by the puppets used in the Theatre’s performances, these …

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Robots Coding and Circuitry Explorer Day, Holiday Workshop

Thursday 16th August

Explorer DaysThe theme of this workshop is robots coding and circuitryFor the inquisitive mind. These challenging team sessions are run at a relaxed pace and …

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Wildlife Canoe Trail

Thursday 16th August

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

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Children's Workshop: Wildlife

Friday 17th August

Snuffly hedgehogs and sneaky foxes, tiny mice and bouncy rabbits. Make an puppet inspired by the British countryside.Inspired by the puppets used in the …

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Norwich Castle: Treasure!

Friday 10th August - Friday 17th August

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

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Modern Musical Theatre 8 - 12 years

Monday 13th August - Friday 17th August

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

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I Spy Friday

Friday 17th August

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

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The Blues Bluffers

Friday 17th August

The Blues Bluffers are the most exciting new Blues Brothers tribute on the circuit.They’re on a mission from God and on Friday 17th August, they will be …

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Susannah and the Sunflower

Saturday 18th August

Susannah loves flowers but why does nothing grow in her garden! Could it be that she is hopeless at gardening? Is she overrun by snails? or is there a bigger …

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Family Day: Shadow Gardens

Saturday 18th August

A day of shadowy fun, with Ripstop Shadow Theatre’s Susannah and the Sunflower followed by a shadow puppetry workshop, where we will be creating beautiful …

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Norwich Castle: Science Shorts

Saturday 18th August

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

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Weaving Through the Past: A Craft Demonstration

Saturday 18th August

The wealth of medieval East Anglia was built upon the wool trade, and the weaving of cloth that was sought after all over Europe. Gold poured into the coffers …

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St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Saturday 18th August

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

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Norwich Mind, Body and Spirit Fair

Saturday 18th August

Find the best of the regions readers, therapists, healers and practitioners. There will also be crystals, free spiritual healing, free shiatsu treatments, …

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Summer Sounds

Sunday 19th August

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

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Little Tots Creative Play: Dough Island

Monday 20th August

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

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Norwich Castle: Sound Scramble

Monday 20th August

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

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Park Discovery Days - Pond Dipping

Tuesday 21st August

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

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Lab Challenge, Holiday Workshop

Tuesday 21st August

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

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Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday 21st August

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

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The Regrettes

Tuesday 21st August

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

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Wild Wednesday

Wednesday 22nd August

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

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Park Discovery Days - Pond Dipping

Wednesday 22nd August

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

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Victorian Criminals on Trial

Wednesday 22nd August

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

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Norwich Castle - The Mystery of the Blocked Staircase Tour

Wednesday 22nd August

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

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Norwich Castle: Workshops for Adults – Castle Art Masterclass

Wednesday 22nd August

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

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Evening Canoe Paddle

Wednesday 22nd August

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

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An Evening on the Broads with SiMBiOSiS Jazz and Blues Band

Thursday 12th July - Thursday 23rd August

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

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Natalie Knowles - The Portraits

Tuesday 7th August - Thursday 23rd August

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

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3D Design and Print Explorer Day, Holiday Workshop

Thursday 23rd August

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

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Whole Day Workshops: Enchanted Lands

Tuesday 21st August - Thursday 23rd August

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

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Wildlife Canoe Trail

Thursday 23rd August

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

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Outdoor Theatre - The Midnight Gang

Thursday 23rd August

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

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Norwich Castle - Shirehall Courtroom Tour

Friday 24th August

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

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Modern Musical Theatre 13 - 17 years

Monday 20th August - Friday 24th August

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

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I Spy Friday

Friday 24th August

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

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The Children in the Moon

Saturday 25th August

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

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Family Day: Nursery Rhyme Time

Saturday 25th August

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

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Norwich Castle: Science Shorts

Saturday 25th August

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

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Norwich Castle: Treasure!

Saturday 18th August - Saturday 25th August

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

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Become your own church detective

Saturday 25th August

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

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St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Saturday 25th August

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

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Woodland Night Adventure

Saturday 25th August

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

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Sushi & Sake Festival

Saturday 25th August - Sunday 26th August

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

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Singin' In The Rain

Wednesday 22nd August - Sunday 26th August

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

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Summer Sounds

Sunday 26th August

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

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All About Dogs Show

Sunday 26th August - Monday 27th August

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

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Norwich Castle - Museum Highlights Tour

Monday 27th August

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

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Skills: Painting Places

Tuesday 28th August

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

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Skills: Painting Puppets

Tuesday 28th August

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

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Park Discovery Days - Pond Dipping

Tuesday 28th August

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

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3D Design for Print and Virtual Reality, Holiday Workshop

Tuesday 28th August

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

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Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday 28th August

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

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Bat Walk

Tuesday 28th August

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

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Boogie on the Broads

Wednesday 4th July - Wednesday 29th August

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

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Norwich Castle: Workshops for Adults – Castle Art

Wednesday 29th August

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

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Pond Dipping

Tuesday 29th May - Wednesday 29th August

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

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Skills: Drawing Techniques

Wednesday 29th August

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

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Wild Wednesday

Wednesday 29th August

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

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Park Discovery Days - Pond Dipping

Wednesday 29th August

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

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

Wednesday 29th August

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

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Skills: Drawing Shadows

Wednesday 29th August

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

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Evening Canoe Paddle

Wednesday 29th August

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

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Evening Cruise to St Benet's Abbey

Wednesday 29th August

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

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Outdoor Theatre - The Tempest

Wednesday 29th August

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

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An Evening on the Broads with the Norfolk Dixieland Jazz Band

Thursday 5th July - Thursday 30th August

Enjoy music and the open water!

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Reserve Ramble

Thursday 30th August

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

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Skills: Collage Mini Theatres

Thursday 30th August

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

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Skills: Collage Puppets

Thursday 30th August

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

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Norwich Castle: Track Your Tree

Thursday 30th August

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

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Music Production Explorer Day, Holiday Workshop

Thursday 30th August

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

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Wildlife Canoe Trail

Thursday 30th August

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

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Bat Walk

Thursday 30th August

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

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Summer Holiday Activities

Wednesday 25th July - Friday 31st August

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

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Skills: Clay

Friday 31st August

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

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I Spy Friday

Friday 31st August

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

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CHALLENGE 50!

Wednesday 1st August - Friday 31st August

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

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Lightscape

Friday 31st August

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

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The Swing Caravan

Friday 31st August

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

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Blue Sky

Saturday 4th August - Saturday 1st September

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

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Norwich Castle: Science Shorts

Saturday 1st September

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

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Acting Company 8-12 years

Tuesday 28th August - Saturday 1st September

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

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Acting Company 13 - 17 years

Tuesday 28th August - Saturday 1st September

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

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The Plantation Garden Summer Music Program - Sunday Teas

Sunday 27th May - Sunday 2nd September

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

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Norwich Thai Festival

Saturday 1st September - Sunday 2nd September

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

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Superstructures: The New Architecture 1960-1990

Saturday 24th March - Sunday 2nd September

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

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North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival

Saturday 1st September - Sunday 2nd September

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

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Walking Women

Tuesday 4th September

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

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

Tuesday 4th September

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

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Park Discovery Days - Pond Dipping

Tuesday 4th September

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

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Norwich Castle: The Paston Puzzle

Monday 3rd September - Tuesday 4th September

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

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Norwich Castle: Norwich School of Artists – Gallery Talk

Tuesday 4th September

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

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Field to Fork Tractor Trailer Tour

Monday 3rd September - Wednesday 5th September

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

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Dylan Moran: Dr Cosmos

Monday 3rd September - Wednesday 5th September

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

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Summer Days at Pensthorpe Natural Park

Wednesday 25th July - Wednesday 5th September

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

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The Paston Treasure – a detective story in a painting

Wednesday 5th September

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

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Norwich Castle: Treasure!

Monday 27th August - Wednesday 5th September

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

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Swampy’s Silly Summer Parade

Saturday 21st July - Wednesday 5th September

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

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Head Out, Not Home

Thursday 5th July - Thursday 6th September

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

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Norwich Castle – Fighting Gallery Tour

Thursday 6th September

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

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

Thursday 6th September

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

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Tales from the Paston Letters - Guided Walking Tour

Friday 7th September

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

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Treasured Manuscripts - A Closer Look

Friday 7th September

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

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Friday 7th September

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

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GoGoHares 2018 - Norwich

Sunday 24th June - Saturday 8th September

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

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Norwich Castle: Workshops for Adults – Castle Writers

Saturday 8th September

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

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Shantakaram

Saturday 8th September

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

Wine & Cheese Festival

Saturday 8th September

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

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Meet John Paston III

Sunday 9th September

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

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Out of Space

Saturday 8th September - Sunday 9th September

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

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Art Workshop - Palladian Paper Cuts

Sunday 9th September

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

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

Saturday 30th June - Sunday 9th September

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

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50 Days of Summer!

Saturday 21st July - Sunday 9th September

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

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Norwich Castle - Museum Highlights Tour

Monday 10th September

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

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

Tuesday 11th September

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

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Tours of the Guildhall

Monday 5th June - Tuesday 11th September

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

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Parkland Heritage Tractor Trailer Tours

Wednesday 12th September

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

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Norwich Castle - The Mystery of the Blocked Staircase Tour

Wednesday 12th September

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

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Molotov Jukebox

Wednesday 12th September

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

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Marcus Brigstocke: Devil May Care

Tuesday 11th September - Thursday 13th September

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

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The Billy Joel Songbook by Elio Pace and his band

Friday 14th September

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

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Miss Saigon

Wednesday 15th August - Saturday 15th September

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

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Medieval Mardles: A theatrical walking tour

Saturday 15th September

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

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Norwich Castle: Heritage Open Day

Saturday 15th September

Free admission to Norwich Castle all

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Norwich Castle: Gateway to Medieval England – Access for All

Saturday 15th September

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

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Norwich Castle: Talk and Walk with the Paston Society

Saturday 15th September

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

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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Saturday 15th September

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

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Heritage Open Days

Thursday 6th September - Sunday 16th September

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

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Noirwich Crime Writing Festival

Thursday 13th September - Sunday 16th September

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

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

Sunday 16th September

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

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Medieval sieges and siege-craft

Saturday 15th September - Sunday 16th September

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

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International Red Panda Day

Saturday 15th September - Sunday 16th September

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

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An Evening of Jazz & Cabaret

Sunday 16th September

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

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Thursford Steam Engine Collection

Sunday 1st April - Tuesday 18th September

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

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Parkland Heritage Tractor Trailer Tours

Wednesday 19th September

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

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Private Peaceful

Tuesday 18th September - Friday 21st September

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

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Norwich Castle - Shirehall Courtroom Tour

Friday 21st September

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

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A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad)

Saturday 22nd September

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

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The Paston Treasure: Riches and Rarities of the Known World

Saturday 23rd June - Sunday 23rd September

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

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