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Parkland Heritage Tractor Trailer Tours

Wednesday 19th September

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

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Nathan Carter

Thursday 20th September

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

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Private Peaceful

Tuesday 18th September - Friday 21st September

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

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Norwich Castle - Shirehall Courtroom Tour

Friday 21st September

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

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Colin Cloud (The Forensic Mind Reader): Live

Friday 21st September

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

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Gastronomic

Thursday 6th September - Saturday 22nd September

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

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The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company

Friday 21st September - Saturday 22nd September

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

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St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Saturday 22nd September

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

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The Big Rhino Challenge Evening

Saturday 22nd September

Come and join us for a unique evening of rhino-themed fun, in association with our conservation partners, Save the Rhino!Includes interactive quiz, CEO of Save …

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A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad)

Saturday 22nd September

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

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

Saturday 22nd September

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

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Fly High Convention

Thursday 20th September - Sunday 23rd September

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

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The Paston Treasure: Riches and Rarities of the Known World

Saturday 23rd June - Sunday 23rd September

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

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Let’s Dance 80s

Saturday 22nd September - Sunday 23rd September

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

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Weddings Open Morning

Sunday 23rd September

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

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FRESH Autumn Artisan Market

Saturday 22nd September - Sunday 23rd September

Over 50 local, independent makersunique, handmade contemporary craftartisan food and drink, music &

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World Rhino Weekend

Saturday 22nd September - Sunday 23rd September

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

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The Vagaband Orchestra

Sunday 23rd September

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

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Norwich Castle - Museum Highlights Tour

Monday 24th September

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

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Ross Noble - El Hablador

Monday 24th September

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

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

Wednesday 26th September

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

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Parkland Heritage Tractor Trailer Tours

Wednesday 26th September

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

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Spanish Wine Dinner

Thursday 27th September

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

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Reserve Ramble

Thursday 27th September

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

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Edith in the Dark

Thursday 27th September

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

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Rambert: Life is a Dream

Thursday 27th September - Friday 28th September

In a run-down rehearsal room, a director drifts off to sleep with images of the day’s rehearsals running through his mind. In his dreams the play is …

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Princess Charming

Friday 28th September

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

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Last Friday: Art for Lunch: Bacon’s Popes

Friday 28th September

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

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UEA Choir Auditions

Friday 28th September

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

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UEA Chamber Choir auditions

Friday 28th September

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

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UEA Symphony Orchestra auditions

Friday 28th September

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

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The African and Caribbean Market

Friday 28th September - Saturday 29th September

The African & Caribbean Market is back for 2018!The vibrant and popular African & Caribbean Market is back with more than 25 stalls on both days …

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Yoga Day at Barnham Broom - September 2018

Saturday 29th September

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

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Norwich Soul Train

Friday 28th September - Saturday 29th September

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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St Benet's Abbey Boat Trip and Tour

Saturday 29th September

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

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Mark Watson: The Infinite Show

Thursday 27th September - Saturday 29th September

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

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RAF in Concert Presents The Centenary Tour

Saturday 29th September

Don’t miss this once in a Century occasion to be part of a fantastic tribute to our Royal Air Force. Join us for a rousing centenary salute to our Royal Air …

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Nor-Con

Saturday 29th September - Sunday 30th September

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

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Topographical Prints of India

Sunday 1st July - Sunday 30th September

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

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Adult Shadow Play Workshop

Sunday 30th September

Step into a darkened space, turn on a light and discover the joy of playing with shadows.Explore a variety of lights and materials to find out what shadows can …

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Holkham Plant Fair

Saturday 29th September - Sunday 30th September

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

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Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael

Sunday 30th September

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

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UEA Choir auditions

Monday 1st October

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

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UEA Chamber Choir auditions

Monday 1st October

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

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UEA Symphony Orchestra auditions

Monday 1st October

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

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UEA Symphony Orchestra auditions

Monday 1st October

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

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Jamie Raven: Making Magic

Monday 1st October - Tuesday 2nd October

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

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Walking Women

Tuesday 2nd October

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

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Deer Discovery Walks

Wednesday 3rd October

Join a guided walk to learn some interesting facts about the herd of deer in Holkham park. Discover how the behaviour of the beautiful fallow deer change with …

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Autumn Ramble and Cream Tea

Wednesday 3rd October

Join us on a guided tour of the autumnal garden with Ian Guest, Head Gardener.At the end of the tour there is a cream tea with homemade scones, jam and …

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Christopher Andrew at UEA Autumn Literary Festival 2018

Wednesday 3rd October

Christopher Andrew is a best-selling author, Emeritus Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at Cambridge University and regular presenter of BBC Radio …

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ABBA Forever

Wednesday 3rd October

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

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Skin A Cat

Thursday 4th October

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

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

Friday 5th October

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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Spirit of 1868

Friday 5th October

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

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Chamber Music Concert: Sacconi Quartet

Friday 5th October

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

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Skin

Friday 5th October

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

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The Head Wrap Diaries

Friday 5th October

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

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Still Alice

Tuesday 2nd October - Saturday 6th October

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

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Norfolk HarFest

Saturday 6th October

The free event will be held at Norwich Cathedral and this will be the third year the one-day autumn fayre has been held in Cathedral Close.In association with …

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The Adele Songbook: Someone Like You

Saturday 6th October

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

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‘Nordic Dreams’ - The Mozart Orchestra concert

Saturday 6th October

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

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Trod This Land presents Channel One

Saturday 6th October - Sunday 7th October

This is set to be a musical journey with a HEAVYWEIGHT 3 hour set selecta and mic style! Support from deep Roots & Reggae selecta SHAOLIN SOUND.Tickets: …

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Russian State Symphony Orchestra

Sunday 7th October

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

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Little Tots Puppet Making: Shadow Fish

Monday 8th October

Explore the magic of shadow puppetry  - play with light and dark, and make your own shadowy sea creatures.Led by our expert workshop team these sessions give …

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Home Education Workshop: Shadow Investigations

Monday 8th October

Investigate the science of shadow puppetry then play with materials, light and dark to create your own puppets. Term-time sessions for children in Alternative …

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A Beautiful Noise

Monday 8th October

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

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Just translation? Language rights as human rights

Tuesday 9th October

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

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Bullish

Tuesday 9th October

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

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

Sunday 7th October - Wednesday 10th October

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

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Sherlock Holmes

Monday 8th October - Wednesday 10th October

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

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Ministry of Science

Wednesday 10th October

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

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Deer Discovery Walks

Wednesday 10th October

Join a guided walk to learn some interesting facts about the herd of deer in Holkham park. Discover how the behaviour of the beautiful fallow deer change with …

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Autumn Ramble and Cream Tea

Wednesday 10th October

Join us on a guided tour of the autumnal garden with Ian Guest, Head Gardener.At the end of the tour there is a cream tea with homemade scones, jam and …

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Photography Workshop - Deer In Autumn

Wednesday 10th October

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

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Claire Tomalin at UEA Autumn Literary Festival 2018

Wednesday 10th October

CLAIRE TOMALIN is a renowned biographer and novelist. She read English at Cambridge and graduated from Newnham College in 1954. She became Literary Editor of …

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

Wednesday 10th October

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

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BUG: David Bowie Special

Wednesday 10th October - Thursday 11th October

He was a rock legend – and much more besides. Now Adam Buxton presents a very special BUG show celebrating some of David Bowie’s incredible music video and …

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Tot’s Tales – Run Away To The Circus

Friday 12th October

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

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Nelson T Gombakomba Jr. & Guests

Friday 12th October

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

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Ocean Film Festival World Tour 2018

Saturday 13th October

Get ready for a night of inspirational adventure as the Ocean Film Festival World Tour arrives in Norwich this Autumn, coming to the UEA, on 13 October.This is …

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Girl Power – International day of the Girl

Saturday 13th October

Celebrating the lives of girls and women past, present and future. Join us for a series of workshops, talks from inspirational women and a panel discussion to …

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Yoga and Vegan Food Festival

Saturday 13th October

Join Norwich's first-ever Yoga and Vegan Food festival in the beautiful campus of City Academy. Participate in all-day Yoga & meditation sessions, enjoy …

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Academy of St Thomas Concert

Saturday 13th October

45th Anniversary ConcertElgar Cello Concerto, Brahms Symphony No 4, Delius The Walk to the Paradise Garden.Benjamin Pope conductor, Richard Harwood

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The Legendary Neville Staple And His Band

Saturday 13th October

As you will probably be aware from the news, Neville’s Grandson, Fidel was fatally stabbed on 1st Sept, in Coventry. Neville will be honouring his gig …

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Cirkopolis

Saturday 13th October - Sunday 14th October

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

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Weddings Open Morning

Sunday 14th October

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

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Brian Clarke: The Art of Light

Sunday 17th June - Sunday 14th October

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

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Little Tots Creative Play: Bubble Land

Monday 15th October

Delve into a world of bubble wrap... Pop! Pop! Pop!A playful workshop that will transport you into a magical multi-sensory world. With music, songs, light and …

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Art, architecture and sustainable development

Tuesday 16th October

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

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Deer Discovery Walks

Wednesday 17th October

Join a guided walk to learn some interesting facts about the herd of deer in Holkham park. Discover how the behaviour of the beautiful fallow deer change with …

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Rose Tremain at UEA Autumn Literary Festival 2018

Wednesday 17th October

Multi-prizewinning novelist Rose Tremain is a UEA Alumna and honorary PhD. She taught Creative Writing at UEA from 1988-95. Her latest book, a memoir - Rosie: …

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

Thursday 18th October

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

Belle (film)

Thursday 18th October

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

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Into Thin Air

Thursday 18th October - Friday 19th October

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

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Toy Theatres and Optical Illusions

Friday 19th October

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

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Puppet Making Workshop: Snappy Monsters

Friday 19th October

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

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

Friday 19th October

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

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Glenn Tilbrock

Friday 19th October

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

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The Comedy About a Bank Robbery

Tuesday 16th October - Saturday 20th October

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

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Family Combi: Woodland Tales

Saturday 20th October

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

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Hedgehog Day with Hodmedods Hedgehog Support

Saturday 20th October

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

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Snow White, Rose Red, Bear Brown

Saturday 20th October

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

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

Saturday 20th October

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

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The Great British Gin Festival

Saturday 20th October

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

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Esther Rantzen: That's Life!

Saturday 20th October

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

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The Gruffalo's Child

Monday 15th October - Sunday 21st October

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

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

Saturday 20th October - Sunday 21st October

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

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

Sunday 21st October

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

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

Sunday 21st October

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

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Lomax Antiques Fair

Friday 19th October - Sunday 21st October

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

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Witch-Crafting!

Monday 22nd October

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

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A Country Night in Nashville

Monday 22nd October

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

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Scooby's Street School

Monday 22nd October - Tuesday 23rd October

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

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Deer Safari

Saturday 6th October - Tuesday 23rd October

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

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MonsterMation Animation Workshop

Monday 22nd October - Tuesday 23rd October

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

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

Tuesday 23rd October

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

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

Tuesday 23rd October

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

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Coco (Film)

Tuesday 23rd October

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

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Understanding mechanisms of biodiversity through sequencing and algorithmic innovation

Tuesday 23rd October

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

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NIGHTCLUBBING

Tuesday 23rd October

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

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Fantasy Fossil Making

Wednesday 24th October

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

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Puppet Making Workshop: Creepy Crawlies

Wednesday 24th October

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

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

Wednesday 24th October

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

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Puppet Making Workshop: Magical Folk

Thursday 25th October

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

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Reserve Ramble

Thursday 25th October

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

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Magical Crafts and Costumes

Thursday 25th October

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

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Repertoire Workshop with Ballet Black

Thursday 25th October

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

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

Thursday 25th October

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

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

Thursday 25th October

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

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Caryl Phillips & Margaret Drabble at UEA Autumn Literary Festival 2018

Thursday 25th October

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

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The Man Who Planted Trees

Thursday 25th October

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

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Ballet Black

Thursday 25th October

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

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Story Telling- Room on the Broom Special!

Friday 26th October

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

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Puppet Making Workshop: Halloween Characters

Friday 26th October

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

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

Friday 26th October

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

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Dining in the Dark

Friday 26th October

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

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Halloween Murder Mystery Dinner

Friday 26th October - Saturday 27th October

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

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2018 Norwich Beer Festival

Monday 22nd October - Saturday 27th October

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

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Dinosaur World Live

Friday 26th October - Saturday 27th October

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

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Family Workshop: Day of the Dead

Saturday 27th October

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

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Fungi Foray

Saturday 27th October

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

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Fartology with Gastronaut Stefan Gates

Saturday 27th October

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

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Family Fun Day

Saturday 27th October

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

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Stories on a String

Saturday 27th October

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

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

Thursday 18th October - Saturday 27th October

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

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

Saturday 27th October

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

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Norwich Science Festival

Friday 19th October - Saturday 27th October

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

The Bootleg Shadows Live!

Saturday 27th October

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

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Trick or Tweet

Thursday 18th October - Sunday 28th October

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

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October Half Term, Kids Go FREE!

Saturday 20th October - Sunday 28th October

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

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Guess How Much I Love You

Saturday 27th October - Sunday 28th October

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

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The Urban Voodoo Machine

Saturday 27th October - Sunday 28th October

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

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Grow your own Oak Tree Week

Thursday 18th October - Sunday 28th October

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

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Halloween at Holkham

Thursday 25th October - Sunday 28th October

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

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Curiosity Killed….No-one!

Saturday 20th October - Sunday 28th October

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

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50 Myths, Mistakes and Misconceptions!

Saturday 20th October - Sunday 28th October

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

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Rose & Rosie

Sunday 28th October

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

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Elles Bailey

Sunday 28th October

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

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Halloween Days

Thursday 18th October - Sunday 28th October

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

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The sensational human hand

Tuesday 30th October

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

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Saint Raymond

Tuesday 30th October

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

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Norwich Ghost Walks Halloween Specials!

Sunday 28th October - Wednesday 31st October

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

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Spooky City

Wednesday 31st October

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

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

Sunday 25th March - Wednesday 31st October

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

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Roots and Culture by James Bell

Monday 1st October - Wednesday 31st October

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

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

Wednesday 31st October

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

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The Glorious Glowing Lantern Parade

Saturday 13th October - Wednesday 31st October

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

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Spooktacular Halloween Party – Twisted Fairy Tales

Wednesday 31st October

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

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An Evening with Jodi Picoult

Wednesday 31st October

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

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Stranger Things Halloween Party

Wednesday 31st October - Thursday 1st November

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

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OPEN Youth Trust Big Top Fundraising Dinner

Thursday 1st November - Friday 2nd November

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

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Unicorn Party

Friday 2nd November

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

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Macbeth

Tuesday 30th October - Saturday 3rd November

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

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Architecture Day – Grand Designs

Saturday 3rd November

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

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Chamber Music Concert: Ruisi Quartet

Saturday 3rd November

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

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PrimEvil

Friday 12th October - Saturday 3rd November

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

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PrimEvil Extreme (Over 18s Only)

Friday 2nd November - Saturday 3rd November

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

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Rich Hall’s Hoedown

Sunday 4th November

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

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Autumn Tours of the Private Gardens

Sunday 4th November

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

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Chamber Music Concert: Aquinas Piano Trio

Sunday 4th November

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

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

Sunday 4th November

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

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Little Tots Puppet Making: Fizz, Bang! Puppets

Monday 5th November

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

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Home Education Workshop: Diwali

Monday 5th November

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

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Live On Mars

Monday 5th November

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

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Crafts and Coffee

Tuesday 6th November

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

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Walking Women

Tuesday 6th November

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

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Pop Music

Tuesday 6th November

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

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Flawless - Chase the Dream

Tuesday 6th November

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

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Jonathan Coe at UEA Autumn Literary Festival 2018

Wednesday 7th November

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

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

Thursday 8th November

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

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Bootleg Blondie

Thursday 8th November

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

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Tot’s Tales – November

Friday 9th November

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

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Fisherman's Friends

Friday 9th November

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

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Awful Auntie

Thursday 8th November - Saturday 10th November

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

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Imagination Workshops – Remember, Remember

Saturday 10th November

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

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Rebels! Suffragettes in Norfolk

Saturday 10th November

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

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Visible Women

Saturday 14th April - Sunday 11th November

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

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Common People 4 – Burn This Disco Down

Saturday 10th November - Sunday 11th November

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

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Crafts and Coffee

Tuesday 13th November

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

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Antibiotics in nature and medicine

Tuesday 13th November

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

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Max Hastings at UEA Autumn Literary Festival 2018

Wednesday 14th November

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

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Christmas Shopping Evenings at Holkham

Thursday 15th November

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

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Glyndebourne - La Traviata

Tuesday 13th November - Friday 16th November

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

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The Water Babies

Saturday 17th November

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

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Made in Norfolk – Norwich Castle Craft Fair

Saturday 17th November

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

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Marionette Manipulation Workshop

Sunday 18th November

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

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Norwich Film Festival

Tuesday 6th November - Sunday 18th November

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

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Little Tots Creative Play: Lighting Up The Dark

Monday 19th November

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

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Crafts and Coffee

Tuesday 20th November

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

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

Tuesday 20th November

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

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UEA Autumn Literary Festival 2018

Wednesday 3rd October - Wednesday 21st November

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

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Henry Marsh at UEA Autumn Literary Festival 2018

Wednesday 21st November

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

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Wednesday 21st November - Thursday 22nd November

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

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The Big Norwich Style & Swap

Thursday 22nd November

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

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Off the Grid

Friday 23rd November

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

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Factory of Broken Dreams

Thursday 22nd November - Saturday 24th November

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

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The Nutcracker

Wednesday 21st November - Saturday 24th November

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

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Life During the First World War

Saturday 24th November

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

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

Saturday 24th November

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

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The Pastons: one family, a thousand stories

Friday 1st June - Sunday 25th November

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

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Festive Fair at the Forum

Thursday 22nd November - Sunday 25th November

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

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Behind the Factory of Broken Dreams

Sunday 25th November

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

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Pensthorpe Christmas Market

Sunday 25th November

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

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Odes to St Cecilia

Sunday 25th November

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

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

Monday 26th November

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

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Crafts and Coffee

Tuesday 27th November

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

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Bordeaux Dinner

Thursday 29th November

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

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Reserve Ramble

Thursday 29th November

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

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Christmas Shopping Evenings at Holkham

Thursday 29th November

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

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Candlelight Tours of Holkham Hall

Thursday 29th November

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

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Virgin Wines Live Tasting Event

Thursday 29th November

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

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Vernacular Furniture of Rajasthan

Sunday 1st July - Friday 30th November

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

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Bringing Puppets and Objects to Life - Adult Workshop

Friday 30th November

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

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Diva Opera's Christmas Concert

Friday 30th November

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

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The Full Monty

Monday 26th November - Saturday 1st December

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

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Christmas Craft Workshop - A Natural Christmas

Saturday 1st December

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

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Norwich Global Village Christmas Market

Thursday 29th November - Saturday 1st December

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

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The Snail and the Whale

Friday 23rd November - Sunday 2nd December

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

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Christmas Craft Workshop - A Natural Christmas

Sunday 2nd December

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

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Candlelight Tours of Holkham Hall

Sunday 2nd December

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

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Czech National Symphony Orchestra

Sunday 2nd December

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

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Little Tots Puppet Making: Outer Space

Monday 3rd December

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

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Home Education Workshop: Object Theatre

Monday 3rd December

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

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Walking Women

Tuesday 4th December

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

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Christmas Craft Workshop - Festive Wreath Making

Wednesday 5th December

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

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UEA Evening Language Classes

Monday 1st October - Thursday 6th December

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

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Christmas Party Nights

Thursday 6th December

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

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Candlelight Tours of Holkham Hall

Wednesday 5th December - Friday 7th December

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

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Imagination Workshops – Christmas Cracker

Saturday 8th December

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

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Christmas Craft Workshop - A Natural Christmas

Saturday 8th December

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

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Santa's Grotto for Dogs

Saturday 8th December

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

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Christmas Craft Workshop - A Natural Christmas

Sunday 9th December

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

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Candlelight Tours of Holkham Hall

Sunday 9th December

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

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Chamber Music Concert: Luis Gomes & Carole Presland

Tuesday 11th December

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

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Chamber Music Concert - Luis Gomes

Tuesday 11th December

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

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Community Christmas Carols & Crafts

Wednesday 12th December

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

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Christmas Carols & Crafts

Wednesday 12th December

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

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Christmas Craft Workshop - Festive Wreath Making

Wednesday 12th December

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

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Christmas Party Nights

Thursday 13th December

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

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Tot’s Tales December

Friday 14th December

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

Candlelight Tours

Candlelight Tours of Holkham Hall

Wednesday 12th December - Friday 14th December

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

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Cards for Good Causes

Thursday 11th October - Saturday 15th December

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

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An audience with Father Christmas at Holkham Hall

Saturday 15th December

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

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Festive Cruise on the Queen of the Broads

Sunday 9th December - Sunday 16th December

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

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Festive Food Fair at Holkham

Saturday 15th December - Sunday 16th December

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

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Candlelight Tours of Holkham Hall

Monday 17th December

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

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Christmas Craft Workshop - Festive Flowers

Tuesday 18th December

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

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

Wednesday 19th December

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

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Princess and the Pea

Thursday 20th December

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

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MerryMation Animation Workshop

Wednesday 19th December - Thursday 20th December

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

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An audience with Father Christmas at Holkham Hall

Wednesday 19th December - Thursday 20th December

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

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Christmas Party Nights

Thursday 20th December

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

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Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel Christmas Show

Thursday 20th December

Legendary rock icon and the original Cockney Rebel, Steve Harley has written and recorded twelve albums in a career covering four decades, and continues to …

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Counterfeit Brits Xmas Britpop Takeover

Thursday 20th December

Still mad for it? Counterfeit Brits (local Britpop tribute) + DJ Flob (Britpop DJ extraordinaire) bring you a night of the very best Britpop has to

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Puppet Making Workshop: Bah Humbug!

Friday 21st December

Tis the season to be grumpy! A workshop for those who are already fed up of Christmas, and who would rather make a Grinch than a Santa.Inspired by the puppets …

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Elf The Musical

Wednesday 12th December - Saturday 22nd December

The perfect Christmas treat, based on the cinema hit! Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts, is transported to the North Pole …

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Puppet Making Workshop: Christmas!

Saturday 22nd December

We're celebrating everything Christmassy! From reindeer to robins, Santa to snowmen! Create your own wonderful Christmas characters.Inspired by the puppets …

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Family Combi: Bedtime Stories

Saturday 22nd December

Banyan Theatre’s Princess and the Pea is full of wonderful object theatre and bedtime stories. Watch the show then make your own big story book, along with …

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Thursford Christmas Spectacular

Tuesday 6th November - Sunday 23rd December

Back for another year, Thursford Christmas Spectacular is set to be an extravaganza of singing, dancing, humour and variety.Tickets: £37 - £47Tickets for the …

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Norwich Christmas Market

Friday 7th December - Sunday 23rd December

With free admission, during these dates, situated within atmospheric wooden chalets, you will find Christmas market stalls offering a host of wares made by …

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Family Workshop: Santa’s Workshop

Sunday 23rd December

It’s just before Christmas and Santa needs some help with the final preparations for the Big Day!A fun-packed workshop where children, mums, dads, …

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Christmas at Africa Alive!

Saturday 1st December - Monday 24th December

See Santa Claus here at the park and enjoy some festive fun in the Discovery Centre.1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 20th – 24th December, 9.30am -

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Santa Cruise

Saturday 1st December - Monday 24th December

Enjoy a festive cruise on the broads.

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Christmas at Banham Zoo

Saturday 1st December - Monday 24th December

See Santa Claus here at the zoo and enjoy some festive fun in the Activities & Education Centre1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 20th – 24th December, …

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Family Workshop: Christmas Characters

Monday 24th December

Elves, reindeer, Mrs Claus - create your own festive favourites. A fun-packed workshop where children, mums, dads, grandparents (all the family!) can have fun …

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Puppet Making Workshop: Superheroes and Sidekicks

Thursday 27th December

Everybody loves a good hero and sidekick team. Afterall, who's Batman without Robin? Scooby-doo without Shaggy? Harry without Hermione and Ron?Inspired by the …

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Reserve Ramble

Thursday 27th December

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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Puppet Making Workshop: Magical Creatures

Friday 28th December

Create your own fantasy creature puppet from a magical unicorn to a wizard's phoenix, let your imagination run wild.Inspired by the puppets used in the …

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Family Combi: Puppet Party

Saturday 29th December

Our Christmas show, The Frog & The Princess is all about friendship - and the festive season is all about celebrating! So see the show then create your own …

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The Frog & The Princess

Wednesday 26th December - Sunday 30th December

A poignant re-telling of the Brothers Grimm tale that will entertain and delight family audiences.This exquisitely manipulated and humorous puppetry …

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Floodlit Bird Feed at Pensthorpe Natural Park

Saturday 1st December - Monday 31st December

Nature lovers looking for an alluring winter experience will love the daily Floodlit Bird Feed at Pensthorpe Natural Park. Visitors take their seats within the …

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South East Asia – Traditions and Beliefs

Sunday 1st July - Monday 31st December

This display explores how beliefs and traditions are linked to the figures sculpted and used by different communities in Burma and Indonesia (predominantly …

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Votive Plaques from Molela

Sunday 1st July - Monday 31st December

Molela is a small village in southern Rajasthan famous for the potters who produce votive plaques. Known locally as murti, these plaques were traditionally …

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Puppet Making Workshop: Gaming Legends

Monday 31st December

Inspired by your favourite computer and console characters. Heroic plumbers, speedy hedgehogs and cube-headed adventurers welcome.Inspired by the puppets used …

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A Winter's Tail

Wednesday 19th December - Wednesday 2nd January

Learn enchanting stories about the animals that tuck themselves up for a long winter’s sleep, the incredible creatures who adapt to handle cold conditions, …

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Puppet Making Workshop: Dinosaurs

Wednesday 2nd January

Make your own creature from the land before time - a spiky stegosaurus or terrible pterodactyl.Inspired by the puppets used in the Theatre’s performances, …

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Christmas Holiday Activities – Peace: Street Party 1918

Wednesday 19th December - Wednesday 2nd January

Join us at Norwich Castle Museum this Christmas Holiday to soak up the jubilant atmosphere of the long awaited Armistice in 1918. Make origami symbols of …

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Beyond The Barricade

Wednesday 2nd January

Past principal performers from Les Mis present the best of Broadway and West End musicals. Andy Reiss (Enjolras & Resident Director for the National Tour …

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