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Pensthorpe Late Night Shopping

Thursday 13th December

Ideal for those who prefer to do their shopping 'after-hours'. Peruse the Pensthorpe shop, which is a treasure trove of gifts, toys, jewellery, homewares, …

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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 …

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Candlelight Tours of Holkham Hall

Wednesday 12th December - Friday 14th December

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

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Cards for Good Causes

Thursday 11th October - Saturday 15th December

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

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Norwich Castle – Tour of the Medieval Keep

Saturday 15th December

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

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Father Christmas Lands at the City of Norwich Aviation Museum

Saturday 15th December

The City of Norwich Aviation Museum plans to host Santa Claus in their 'Nimrod Grotto' between 10am and 4pm allowing young children the chance to tell Santa …

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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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FRESH Artisan Xmas Market

Friday 14th December - Sunday 16th December

A contemporary Artisan Christmas Market for the style and design conscious, providing an opportunity to meet makers in a distinctive venue and buy unique …

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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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Visit Father Christmas at Fairhaven

Saturday 15th December - Sunday 16th December

15th & 16th December, 11am - 5pm.Have yourself a twinkly woodland Christmas experience. Take a stroll through our illuminated winter woodland garden to …

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Swing into Christmas

Sunday 16th December

The Jonathan Wyatt Big Band are back at The Forum, Norwich on Sunday 16th December with their hit show ‘Swing into Christmas’.The popular show features the …

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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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Tea with Father Christmas

Tuesday 18th December

A chance for children and families to enjoy a very special Christmas tea with Father Christmas.Tickets for children are £10 and include a food and drink box …

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Norwich Market and Retail Traders Carol Service

Tuesday 18th December

Join St Peter Mancroft for their Norwich Market ans Retail Traders Carol Service.All are

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Family Christmas Concert

Tuesday 18th December

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

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Sam Kelly and the Lost Boys

Tuesday 18th December

Sam Kelly and the Lost Boys are back with their latest album, Pretty Peggy. Expect an evening of haunting harmonies, soaring tunes and melodies intermingled …

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Norwich Castle Museum Armistice Exhibition Tour

Wednesday 19th December

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

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

Wednesday 19th December

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

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A Christmas Celebration at St John’s Cathedral

Wednesday 19th December

An evening of Christmas Carols and Motets with the Cathedral Choirs and Brass Ensemble.Tickets £10, under 16s free,  available from the Cathedral Shop and …

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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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Christmas Party Nights

Friday 7th December - Thursday 20th December

Transport yourself to the decadently festive streets of New York City for our Christmas Party Nights. Soak up the atmosphere at our Manhattan themed evenings …

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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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NAC's Christmas Party

Thursday 20th December

Join Norwich Arts Centre for their alternative Christmas Party!From traditional carols to modern Christmas classics, expect a sing-a-long, disco, and plenty of …

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Christmas Shop & Drop

Friday 21st December

Have time to do that all-important Christmas shopping whilst the kids are entertained with a variety of activities and games.Activities include a disco, party …

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Christmas Ghost Walks

Monday 10th December - Friday 21st December

Join the Shadowcaster and Silent Hand, for a 1-hour Ghost Walk with local history and Festive Ghost Stories from Norfolk. After exploring some of the city’s …

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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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'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Saturday 1st December - Saturday 22nd December

Strangers’ Hall is a delightful museum to celebrate Christmas and this year for the first time the perfect setting as they present Victorian Father Christmas …

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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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Christmas Lunch

Saturday 22nd December

Children, young people and their families are invited to come and enjoy a special Christmas lunch followed by Christmas themed fun activities.A vegetarian …

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The Sky is Full of Light

Saturday 22nd December

Concert celebrating the Voice Project's 10th Birthday.The programme includes music by Barbara Thompson, Andy Sheppard, Gwilym Simcock, Jon Baker, Arve …

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Counterfeit Brits Xmas Britpop Takeover

Saturday 22nd 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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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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Free Vintage Bus Rides in Norwich

Thursday 20th December - Monday 24th December

Wrap up warm and hop on a vintage London bus to explore the city.Whether you are shopping for last-minute gifts or enjoying the City's festive decorations, the …

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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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Christmas Celebration at ROARR! Dinosaur Adventure

Saturday 1st December - Monday 24th December

Santa’s little helpers and a few dinosaurs can step into the magical world of Narnia through C.S. Lewis’s enchanted wardrobe into the Lost Maze.Families …

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Christmas Day Lunch

Tuesday 25th December

CHRISTMAS FAMILY LUNCH IN OUR MANHATTAN INSPIRED MARQUEEGather you friends and family together and join us for a very special Christmas Day treat, including a …

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Boxing Day Guided Walk

Wednesday 26th December

Tour of the woodland garden. Learn about the history of Fairhaven, the collection of plants introduced by the 2nd Lord Fairhaven and the organic working …

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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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Festive Lunches

Saturday 1st December - Sunday 30th December

Looking for an alternative to a Christmas Evening Party Night? Then how about opting for a Festive Lunch served in the stylish Brasserie.1 course £13.95 per …

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Festive Afternoon Tea

Saturday 1st December - Sunday 30th December

What could be more festive and cosy than a special festive Afternoon Tea with family and friends?From the 1st December 2018, we are delighted to be serving an …

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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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Festive Winter Walk

Friday 28th December - Monday 31st December

Take a break from the Christmas feasting, stretch your legs and join the Tourist Information Centre for their historical 'Festive Winter Walk' of …

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New Years Eve Party

Monday 31st December - Tuesday 1st January

CELEBRATE IN STYLE IN OUR MANHATTAN INSPIRED MARQUEECome and enjoy a sumptuous and exceedingly special New Year’s Eve celebration at Barnham Broom. On …

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New Years Eve Party in the Sports Bar

Monday 31st December - Tuesday 1st January

SPORTS BAR CELEBRATIONSFor a relaxed setting this New Year’s Eve, the Sports Bar is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a truly merry end to 2018, with …

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New Year's Day Guided Walk

Tuesday 1st January

Tour of the woodland garden. Learn about the history of Fairhaven, the collection of plants introduced by the 2nd Lord Fairhaven and the organic working …

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Mince Pie Specials at Bure Valley Railway

Thursday 27th December - Wednesday 2nd January

Blow away the cobwebs after Christmas and enjoy a nine mile steam train journey through the Bure Valley countryside. For those feeling a bit more energetic, …

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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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Orla Kiely: A Life in Pattern

Tuesday 30th October - Saturday 5th January

The latest exhibition at East Gallery NUA offers a snapshot into Orla Kiely's design ethos, with one hundred Kiely handbags from across the years on …

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Tunnel of Light

Thursday 15th November - Saturday 5th January

Returning for its 3rd year, take a trip to Norwich and marvel as the lights transport you to a place of wonder. The 45-meters long, 4 meters high and 6 meters …

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My First Panto: Jack & The Beansprout

Friday 30th November - Saturday 5th January

Jack and his mother are poor, very poor! So poor, that they have to sell their cow Daisy.A magical encounter and Jack has beans, but no cow and no money!A …

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Norwich Castle – Tour of the Medieval Keep

Saturday 5th January

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

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Armistice Legacy of the Great War in Norfolk.

Saturday 20th October - Sunday 6th January

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

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Norwich Ice Rink

Friday 14th December - Sunday 6th January

Norwich’s festive Ice Rink will be back in Castle Mall Gardens this winter for a fourth year.The Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News rink is made …

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A Vision of Elvis

Tuesday 8th January

On the very day that would have been The King’s 84th birthday, join Rob Kingsley in this outstanding tribute to Elvis Presley.Internationally renowned as the …

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Norwich Castle – Museum Highlights Tour

Saturday 12th January

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

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Aladdin

Wednesday 12th December - Sunday 13th January

Magical pantomime, written & directed by RICHARD GAUNTLETTJoin us on a glittering magic carpet ride as we tell the thrilling tale of Aladdin, Window …

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Russian State Ballet of Siberia

Monday 14th January - Wednesday 16th January

La Fille mal gardée Monday 14 January 7.30pmOne of the oldest ballets still regularly performed, with plenty of ribbons, romance and rivalry, La Fille mal …

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Jason Manford: Muddle Class

Thursday 17th January - Friday 18th January

He’s back! It’s been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally …

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Collapse The Sky

Friday 18th January

Following the success of their album launch last year Collapse The Sky return to the Open club room to kick off the year with a

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Britten Sinfonia: Elder conducts Mahler and Brahms

Saturday 19th January

Sir Mark Elder conductorAnna Stéphany mezzo-ssopranoProgramme:Britten Suite on English Folk TunesMahler Lieder eines fahrenden GesellenBrahms Symphony No. …

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Annual Paul Cross Memorial Concert

Saturday 19th January

The Norfolk & Norwich Novi Sad Association present  a flute and piano recital including works by Bach, Gaubert, Karg-Elert, Beethoven, Liszt, Scriabin and …

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3 Drummers

Wednesday 23rd January

"3 Drummers" is a short film about the improbable but true story of 3 Norfolk boys ......who grew up in 3 neighbouring villages and all went on to tour the …

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Guys and Dolls

Tuesday 22nd January - Saturday 26th January

Following their tremendous success with Top Hat in January 2018, the Norfolk and Norwich Operatic Society return with a brand new production of the magnificent …

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Someone Waiting

Tuesday 22nd January - Saturday 26th January

With twists and turns around every corner, Someone Waiting explores human frailty and the depths people sink to when in pursuit of revenge.22nd - 26th January, …

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Imagination Workshops – Get Set Go!

Saturday 26th January

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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Dave Pearce ‘90s Anthems

Saturday 26th January

Out Of Space is a night dedicated to the best of 90's dance anthems and following our SOLD OUT launch night we are coming back with a huge show in both our …

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Mechanical Circus Exhibition

Saturday 1st December - Sunday 27th January

Roll up, roll up for the greatest mechanical show on Earth! This entertaining exhibition marks the end of our Circus 250 celebrations. Featuring beautiful …

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Dragon Hall Debate: How should we eat?

Monday 28th January

Are we really what we eat? What can our relationship with food tell us about society? In this debate, writer and cook Rebecca May Johnson will explore the …

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UEA Inaugural lecture: How does the brain work? Insights from brain imaging and machine learning

Tuesday 29th January

Transformative developments in brain imaging methods (EEG, MEG and fMRI) for psychology research, and machine learning methods for finding patterns in data, …

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Norwich SSP presents "Once Upon a Time" Dance show

Wednesday 30th January

Join us to celebrate the talents of over 300 pupils from 14 different schools from acrossNorwich.The show will included dances based around a fairy tale theme …

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Floodlit Bird Feed at Pensthorpe Natural Park

Tuesday 1st January - Thursday 31st January

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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Thursday 31st January - Friday 1st February

n addition to Rambert’s performances of Life is a Dream at Theatre Royal, we are delighted to present the brand new Rambert2 at Norwich Playhouse.Made up of …

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Stuart Pearson Wright - Fairhurst Gallery

Friday 7th December - Saturday 2nd February

The Fairhurst Gallery is hosting the first solo exhibition in Norfolk of one of Britain's most celebrated portrait painters.(Elvis x 20) + (Tom x 1) showcases …

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RSC Romeo & Juliet

Tuesday 29th January - Saturday 2nd February

What if your first true love was someone you’d been told to hate?Ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents, two young people will risk everything …

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Romeo and Juliet

Tuesday 29th January - Saturday 2nd February

What if your first true love was someone you’d been told to hate?Ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents, two young people will risk everything …

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The Best of WHAM!

Saturday 2nd February - Sunday 3rd February

A ‘Fantastic’ new show featuring the best of George, Andrew, Pepsi and Shirlie with sensational vocals, choreography, costumes and an awesome live

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Hooched: feat DJ's Dean Mac & Sebadee

Friday 8th February

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

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Norwich Philharmonic Orchestra

Saturday 9th February

Matthew Andrews, conductorKaty Woolley, hornWagner: Tannhauser Overture and Venusberg Music             Strauss: Horn Concerto No.1      Mussorgsky: …

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The Dead South

Saturday 9th February

This time it’s for a full capacity standing show in our Banking Hall and after the buzz created throughout the UK and beyond following their last visit we …

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Britten Sinfonia: At Lunch Two

Friday 15th February

Emer McDonough fluteThomas Gould violinCaroline Dearnley celloHuw Watkins pianoProgramme:Bach Violin Sonata No. 1Janáček PohádkaMessiaen Le merle noirEdmund …

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Calendar Girls the Musical

Tuesday 5th February - Saturday 16th February

CALENDAR GIRLS THE MUSICAL by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth is the award-winning production based on the true story of the calendar girls - a group of ordinary …

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Norwich Castle: Knight Club

Saturday 12th January - Saturday 16th February

Norwich Castle gets physical! Knight Club brings together the worlds of medieval armed combat and modern sword fighting.Learn about the different aspects of a …

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Picturing the Past

Tuesday 25th September - Saturday 16th February

What can we tell from a photo? Using local archive images, this fascinating exhibition reveals clues which can unlock the secrets behind the smiles. 

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Brutus Gold's Love Train

Saturday 16th February

Brutus Gold together with his Love Train cohorts have just one mission…To convert the good people of the world back to the ways of Disco! From city to city, …

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The Classic Rock Show

Sunday 17th February

From AC/DC to ZZ Top - including Led Zeppelin, Dire Straits, Queen, The Eagles, Meatloaf and more. Bringing the original recordings back to life on …

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Milkshake Live!

Monday 18th February

Milkshake! Monkey's Musical.Join Milkshake! Monkey and friends for their biggest and best live show ever! With plenty of laughter, great songs, funky dance …

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An Evening with Sir Ranulph Fiennes - Living Dangerously

Tuesday 19th February

Named by the Guinness Book of Records as ‘the world’s greatest living explorer’, Sir Ranulph Fiennes has spent his life in pursuit of extreme adventure, …

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Tessa Hadley at UEA Spring Literary Festival 2019

Wednesday 20th February

TESSA HADLEY is the author of seven highly praised novels, including Accidents in the Home, which was longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award, and three …

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Whiskey Shivers

Wednesday 20th February

A diverse group of masterfully talented musicians who stand out like a sore thumb from the traditional bluegrass

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Mike and The Mechanics

Wednesday 20th February

With ten million records sold worldwide – Mike & The Mechanics return with the ‘Looking Back Over My Shoulder Tour’ with tracks from their highly …

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Richard Alston Dance Company

Friday 22nd February - Saturday 23rd February

Richard Alston has been making dance for 50 years and is recognised internationally as one of the most important dance-artists of our time. His Company returns …

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Elisabeth Frink: Humans and Other Animals

Saturday 13th October - Sunday 24th February

Celebrating the work of Dame Elisabeth Frink (1930-1993), one of the most important figurative sculptors working in Britain in the twentieth century, this …

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Trevor Nelson's Soul Nation | Norwich

Saturday 23rd February - Sunday 24th February

Join DJ Trevor Nelson for a night of classic 80s / 90s and 00s soul & RNB all night long!Tickets:

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That'll Be the Day

Sunday 24th February

Back by ever-growing popular demand, get ready to party as the UK’s favourite Rock & Roll variety production returns with another BRAND NEW …

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Dragon Hall Debate: Mobile phones – tyranny or liberation?

Monday 25th February

Mobile technology has taken over the world. We use it to communicate privately with loved ones and to publicly display edited highlights of our lives. In this …

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UEA Inaugural lecture: From diet to disease: adventures in cell biology

Tuesday 26th February

From diet to disease: adventures in cell biology.

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West Norwich & Dereham SSP Dance Show 2019 - "A Night At The Movies"

Wednesday 27th February

Schools have been working with the theme of "A Night at the Movies" and we can't wait to see their 'Oscar-winning' performances on stage after putting in the …

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Club Tropicana

Monday 25th February - Saturday 2nd March

Remember the 80s? Hair was big. Shoulders were padded. Mobiles weighed a tonne. And the music was irresistible…Welcome to the vibrant Club Tropicana Hotel- …

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Ward Thomas

Saturday 2nd March

Rising UK stars Ward Thomas (24 year old twin sisters Catherine and Lizzy), release their jubilant new single ‘Never

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10CC

Sunday 3rd March

Back by public demand, the legendary 10CC perform the hits like Rubber Bullets and Dreadlock Holiday that have made them one of the most innovative and …

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Gina Miller at UEA Spring Literary Festival 2019

Wednesday 6th March

GINA MILLER was born and raised in Guyana, attending boarding school in England from age 11. She is a business owner and philanthropist, who came to prominence …

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To Kill A Mockingbird

Monday 4th March - Saturday 9th March

Experience the critically acclaimed production of one of the greatest novels of the 20th century as the sell out show returns to the stage.Set in the Deep …

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Imagination Workshops – March Hares and Hatters

Saturday 9th March

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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Barbara Dickson

Sunday 10th March

Multi million selling recording artist Barbara Dickson with her accomplished band returns to NorwichBarbara will perform a wonderful range of material drawing …

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UEA Inaugural lecture: Pedagogy before technology: trials and tribulations of an early adopter

Tuesday 12th March

All doctors should be prepared to teach, train, assess, mentor and support medical students, junior doctors and postgraduate trainees.Could we use technology …

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The House on Cold Hill

Monday 11th March - Saturday 16th March

Following the overwhelming, sell out stage success of The Perfect Murder and Dead Simple (which had Theatre Royal audiences on the edge of their seats), the …

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Flanders Symphony Orchestra

Sunday 17th March

Jan Latham Koenig (Conductor)Filippo Gorini (Piano)Rossini The Italian Girl in AlgiersBeethoven Piano Concerto No. 3Puccini ChrysanthemumsMendelssohn Symphony …

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Philosophy Public Lecture Series Spring 2019: “Being Governed”

Tuesday 22nd January - Tuesday 19th March

The University of East Anglia is hosting a series of five free public lectures sponsored by the Royal Institute of Philosophy. The lectures will run from 22 …

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Banff Mountain Film Festival

Wednesday 20th March

Experience an evening of extraordinary short films from the world's most prestigious mountain film festival.Follow the expeditions of some of today's most …

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Britten Sinfonia: At Lunch Three

Friday 22nd March

Jacqueline Shave, Miranda Dale violinsClare Finnimore violaCaroline Dearnley celloHuw Watkins pianoHannah Rarity folk singerProgramme:James MacMillan Hirta …

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The Sixties Invasion

Friday 22nd March

A stunning must see show,  features a sensational line-up of musicians, that deliver a show that exceeds expectation on every level.Taking you on a magical …

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Brendan Cole

Saturday 23rd March

Performances at 3.00pm & 7.30pmJoin us for a night of beautiful Ballroom and Latin passion with the charismatic Brendan Cole, in a brand new extravaganza …

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Dragon Hall Debate: Drawing the line – do we need borders?

Monday 25th March

As Brexit pushes the UK to redefine its relationships with neighbouring nations, we ask what borders do for us, and whether we need them at all. Daniel …

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Max Porter at UEA Spring Literary Festival 2019

Wednesday 27th March

MAX PORTER’s [PL(-S1] first novel, Grief is the Thing with Feathers, was published to widespread acclaim in 2015, winning the Sunday TimesPFDYoung Writer …

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CoCo and the Butterfields

Thursday 28th March

If anyone ever doubted the ability of music to re-route people’s lives, a page from the formative days of CoCo and the Butterfields will soon turn that …

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UEA Evening Language Classes

Monday 14th January - Friday 29th March

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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Rough Crossing

Monday 25th March - Saturday 30th March

Two famous but desperate playwrights are stuck on an Ocean liner headed for New York, feverishly trying to rehearse their latest show before reaching land, and …

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Benjamin Francis Leftwich

Wednesday 3rd April

The announcement follows the release of Gratitude, which is the first piece of material to be taken from Leftwich’s third album, which will be released early …

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Adventurers Drama Workshops

Wednesday 12th September - Thursday 4th April

Family activities for adults and children to enjoy together take place throughout the year. Bring your imagination to the theatre and discover the magic inside …

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Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

Tuesday 2nd April - Saturday 6th April

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake returns with a fresh look for the 21st Century.Retaining the iconic elements of the original production loved by millions around …

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Paul Merton's Impro Chums

Sunday 7th April

Paul Merton, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch, Suki Webster, Mike McShane and accompanist Kirsty Newton are back on the road.The collective improvisational …

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Explorers Drama Workshops

Wednesday 12th September - Wednesday 10th April

Family activities for adults and children to enjoy together take place throughout the year. Bring your imagination to the theatre and discover the magic inside …

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Creators Drama Workshops

Wednesday 12th September - Wednesday 10th April

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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Inspirers Drama Workshops

Wednesday 12th September - Wednesday 10th April

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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Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Saturday 13th April

A brand new show celebrating 50 years of the very best of Fleetwood Mac, including a very special blues set paying tribute to Fleetwood Mac's legendary Peter …

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Ken Kiff: The Sequence

Saturday 17th November - Tuesday 23rd April

The Sainsbury Centre presents an exhibition on the work of Ken Kiff (1935-2001), one of the most original artists working in Britain at the end of the …

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Mark Morris Pepperland

Tuesday 23rd April - Wednesday 24th April

Choreographer Mark Morris, hailed by the New York Times as ‘The most successful and influential choreographer alive, and indisputably the most musical’, …

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Huey Morgan’s NYC Block Party

Saturday 4th May

Following a glorious SOLD OUT debut, we are thrilled to be welcoming Huey Morgan back to OPEN Norwich and this time for a full venue experience with some very …

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The Bodyguard

Tuesday 30th April - Saturday 11th May

The smash-hit West End musical, THE BODYGUARD returns to Theatre Royal for two weeks only!Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired …

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Spearhead Presents in association with Out of Space

Friday 10th May - Saturday 11th May

Spearhead Presents and Out of Space are launching a brand new night bringing the best names in liquid Drum and Bass to OPEN Norwich!Tickets: £12 -

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NNF19: Boy Blue

Tuesday 14th May

Blak Whyte GreyBlak Whyte Gray is a fierce and affecting hip-hop dance performance reflecting Boy Blue’s founders’ experiences and observations of the …

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The Unthanks

Wednesday 15th May

Where does a band go, after a symphonic journey that peaks with orchestral performances at the Royal Festival Hall and Royal Albert Hall? Back to the beginning …

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NNF19: Chilly Gonzales

Wednesday 15th May

Grammy Award winning Chilly Gonzales is highly regarded for his genre-defying approach to the piano, his showmanship and collaborations with global stars. In …

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The Undertones + special guest Neville Staple Band

Thursday 16th May

Formed in Derry, Northern Ireland in 1975, The Undertones became renowned for combining lyrical invention and musical flair with intelligent …

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NNF19: Hoipolloi - ME & ROBIN HOOD

Thursday 16th May - Saturday 18th May

To celebrate award-winning Hoipolloi’s 25th anniversary we are proud to present a trilogy of story-telling shows. Hugh Hughes presents Shôn Dale-Jones in …

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NNF19: Hoipolloi - The Duke

Wednesday 15th May - Saturday 18th May

To celebrate award-winning Hoipolloi’s 25th anniversary we are proud to present a trilogy of story-telling shows. Hugh Hughes presents Shôn Dale-Jones in …

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NNF19: Hoipolloi - The Ladder

Friday 17th May - Saturday 18th May

To celebrate award-winning Hoipolloi’s 25th anniversary we are proud to present a trilogy of story-telling shows. Hugh Hughes presents Shôn Dale-Jones in …

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NNF19: Hoipolloi

Wednesday 15th May - Saturday 18th May

To celebrate award-winning Hoipolloi’s 25th anniversary we are proud to present a trilogy of story-telling shows. Hugh Hughes presents Shôn Dale-Jones in …

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The Dualers

Saturday 18th May

The Dualers are a 9-piece Jamaican Rhythm & Blues band from South-East London.They first hit the headlines when the single ‘Kiss on the Lips’ stormed …

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Russian Philharmonic of Novosibirsk

Sunday 19th May

THOMAS SANDERLING (CONDUCTOR)SERGEY REDKIN (PIANO)Wagner Overture to The Master & Singers of NurembergTchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. …

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Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Friday 24th May

Their has never been anything quite like The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, from their formation in 2002 and a cameo appearance at T in the Park in 2004 with the …

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Let's Rock Norwich - The Retro Festival

Saturday 25th May

We are delighted to announce that Let’s Rock Norwich! will take place at Earlham Park on Saturday 25th May 2019. With a fabulous line-up of artists to bring …

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NNF19: Britten Sinfonia - Beethoven Symphony No. 9

Saturday 25th May

Britten Sinfonia’s Beethoven seasons concludes with the Ninth Symphony.  This mighty choral masterpiece is amongst the finest of all symphonies, its message …

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NNF19: Bells and Spells

Saturday 25th May

By Victoria Thierrée Chaplin with Aurelia Thierrée and Jaime Martinez UK PREMIEREBells and Spells follows Aurelia Thierree’s peculiar journey as an …

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Sunday Sessions 2019

Sunday 26th May

Taking place in Norwich's Earlham Park, this first class music festival features an incredible line-up including:Noel Gallagher's High Flying …

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Julian Clary - Born to Mince

Thursday 6th June

‘Are you ready for some filth? I know I am. It’s been a while since I sallied forth to pleasure the provinces with my particular brand of saucy innuendo. …

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Britten Sinfonia: At Lunch Four – Britten Sinfonia Academy

Thursday 18th July

The talented young musicians of Britten Sinfonia Academy take centre stage in this lunchtime concert. The programme will feature a new work for chamber …

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: The Musical

Tuesday 6th August - Sunday 11th August

Tuesday-Saturday: Doors 6.30pm - Curtain 7:30pmMatinees on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday: Doors 1.30pm - Curtain 2:30pmWatch out! The most Fantasmagorical …

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Matilda The Musical

Tuesday 16th July - Saturday 17th August

Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl.With …

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NNF18: Lynn Chadwick: Beasts

Saturday 12th May - Saturday 31st August

Lynn Chadwick : BeastsSaturday 12 May 2018 – Saturday 31 August 2019.  Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East AngliaThree striking sculptures …

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Oktoberfest 2019

Friday 11th October - Saturday 12th October

OPEN Norwich is celebrating Oktoberfest! The iconic building at the heart of Norwich on Bank Plain will again be transformed into a German themed

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