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Circus Skills Workshop

Tuesday 18th April

Starting Tuesday 18 April | 5-6 weeks | See website for detailsThe Oak Circus Centre, St Michaels Coslany Church, Oak

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Ouagadougous + Crumbs for Comfort + support

Saturday 8th April

Ouagadougous + Crumbs for Comfort + The Fever Kings + Starbuck Himazas + Tom Malachowski + Flesh and Bones + The Red FlagsAn outstanding and eclectic, jam …

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Marketing your business

Thursday 30th March

SOCIAL MEDIA AND CONVENTIONAL PROMOTION TOOLSDo you need to promote more?Are you confused by the number of ways you can promote your business and want to know …

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Norwich Gin Club - The fascinating world of gin

Thursday 30th March

Learn about the frequently tainted history of gin, from its origins as a medicine, the craze which gripped Britain for 200 year

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The Yes Group

Thursday 30th March

The Yes Group welcome Gary Burton and Jacqueline Hollows for a talk about the Beyond Recovery social enterprise.Gary shares his story of leaving his …

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Turnstyle 2017

Thursday 30th March

The Garage is proud to present Turnstyle Dance Platform 2017. Turnstyle brings you the latest work created by choreographers including Scott ‘Scooby’ …

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Arthur Smith

Thursday 30th March

Join comedian, writer, broadcaster and all-round British institution Arthur Smith and bask in an evening of laughter and off the wall humour with one of the …

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Alexander O’Neal Book Signing

Friday 31st March

Come and meet Alexander O’Neal in WHSmithPurchase price includes one of a limited number of places for Alexander O’Neal book signing plus a signed copy of …

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Language at Louis'

Monday 4th January - Friday 31st March

Free language classes at Louis' Deli.

Street Food Feast

Friday 31st March

Join us for Some Delicious Thai Food, cooked before your eyes by Bangwok in their Street Food Tuk Tuk. Meet the Thailand Experts from Premier

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Hot Damn

Friday 31st March

Hot Damn! and the Soundcrash Funk & Soul Weekender Official Norwich Launch Party Featuring Mr Thing!For the 2nd year running Hot Damn! are proud to be the …

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Francois & The Atlas Mountains + support

Friday 31st March

An open collective, Fránçois and The Atlas Mountains has become over the years, a four-piece band.Besides Fránçois who gives the band its name and soul, …

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Dawn Chorus

Saturday 1st April

Enjoy a special boat trip round Fairhaven Woodland and Water Gardens' private broad will get close to the garden’s wildlife. Book here.

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League Against Cruel Sports

Saturday 1st April

Community Talk: Learn more about The League Against Cruel Sports and their campaigns: from fox hunting to hare coursing from shooting to dog fighting.Find out …

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Passages Through the Past Walking Tour

Friday 31st March - Saturday 1st April

A special opportunity to join a free guided walking tour around Norwich.One of our knowledgeable guides will take you on this new trail which explores some of …

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Free Walking Tours of Norwich

Saturday 25th March - Saturday 1st April

Each year VisitEngland, England's national tourist board celebrates English Tourism Week with a host of events and offers

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Pied Piper

Saturday 1st April

When the Pied Piper plays his flute the rats run, the greedy mayor rubs his hands and the children dance...Norwich Puppet Theatre’s humorous and irresistible …

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Who Do You Think They Are

Monday 13th March - Saturday 1st April

Who Do You Think They Are? is an exhibition looking for answers as well as providing tips for family history fans keen to learn how to help identify long …

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Moray-Smith Panorama of Norwich

Monday 6th March - Saturday 1st April

See the Moray-Smith Norwich Panorama, a large painted plaster bas-relief of the view of Norwich city centre from St James’ Hill, in The Gallery entrance.The …

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Norfolk Scale Model Group Show

Saturday 1st April

Join the Norfolk Scale Model Group and see a display of model aircraft, military vehicles, racing cars, ships and figures, in a variety of scales and …

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Out-side-in Design

Saturday 29th April

See display models created by Norwich University of the Arts, Interior Design Students, where exterior architectural features

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Jerwood Painting Fellowships

Tuesday 7th February - Saturday 1st April

Norwich University of the Arts is delighted to continue its long-standing venue partnership with Jerwood Charitable Foundation and to support the development …

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Odd Box Promotions presents Birds of Hell + Teen Brains + Rory McVicar + Waves (Bar) + LK (Bar)

Saturday 1st April

Birds of Hell continue their ascendency with this their first headline show at Norwich Arts Centre.The past year has been busy for Birds of Hell; releasing …

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Abigail's Party

Monday 27th March - Saturday 1st April

It's forty years since the appalling Beverly first put Donna Summer on the turntable,

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Monday's Child

Monday 3rd April

A joyous show about the bond between the young and the old. Monday’s Child is a poetic story of the unique bond between a little girl and an old woman …

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Small Story Soundscape

Monday 3rd April

Sound artist Michael Ridge takes everyday domestic objects from the Small Stories exhibition and invites

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Night of Heavy Sun : Daniel Lanois Solo Instrumental + support

Monday 3rd April

Lanois’ influential blend of atmospheric sound design and staggeringly beautiful Americana has left its mark on the countless greats he helped make greater. …

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Norfolk Spring Fling

Tuesday 4th April

Great family day out in the school Easter holidays!

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MagiMation - Easter Holidays

Monday 3rd April - Tuesday 4th April

Over two days participants will make a story, models, characters and learn how to bring their creatures to life with animation. Find out more.

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Alice Lee : II

Wednesday 8th March - Tuesday 4th April

Following on from her first solo show III, at Flint last year, II is an exhibition of print work by Alice Lee.Her technical drawings, predominantly of birds …

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Haley Bonar

Tuesday 4th April

+ Michael Nau“A bright, subtle storyteller, she displays a mastery of pop-rock craftsmanship that keeps these songs as relentlessly catchy on the surface as …

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Big from Little

Wednesday 5th April

Join Norfolk Community Learning Services, Family Learning Team to make big crafts from little things. Family friendly fun.

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[Live] Art Club: Rachael Clerke & The Great White Males: Cuncrete

Wednesday 5th April

"An exhilaratingly bleak swansong for the grey, hard dreams of powerful men."- The Stage 4*Hosted by washed up architect/proto-god figure Archibald Tactful and …

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The Stonemasons' Craft

Thursday 6th April

Meet members of the Guild of St Stephen & St George as they create carvings

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A Tale of Two Households

Thursday 6th April

Enrol in our mini-school of drama, explore the Small Stories households and bring the characters to life, ready for a dramatic public performance!

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Easter Family Fun Day!

Thursday 6th April

Join us for amazing Easter family fun at the Cathedral!

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Sonic Youths #ICYMI 2: Luke Peter Foster

Thursday 6th April

We're thrilled to host Luke Peter Foster's EP launch gig as the second edition of Sonic Youths #ICYMI. Joined by HappyGhost UK's creativity live on the decks, …

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Four Night Easter Holidays Family Break

Monday 3rd April - Friday 7th April

Enjoy four nights of egg-cellent value with non-stop fun and entertainment included.Little ones, teenagers, parents and grandparents will enjoy shows from …

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Miniature Norwich

Friday 7th April

Explore the city's historic buildings with Norfolk Record Office and junk-model our own collaborative, construction.

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Routes into teaching

Friday 7th April

Routes into Teaching A one-day workshop for musicians interested in developing a career in inclusive, large-group teaching. It aims to raise awareness of the …

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Sheelanagig + support

Friday 7th April

Sheelanagig have become something of a West Country institution for the past decade. A quintet with a well-stocked armoury of stringed instruments – guitar, …

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Casanova

Tuesday 4th April - Saturday 8th April

Throw caution to the wind. Be led into temptation. Unmask Casanova with Northern Ballet, at Norwich Theatre Royal.

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Wild Bird Photography Workshop

Saturday 8th April

This workshop will start with a talk about suitable photographic equipment and how to set up a feeding station to attract birds close to your lens.The main …

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Chester Tuffnut

Saturday 8th April

Presented by Gomito Theatre.Chester Tuffnut isn’t your ordinary treemole – in fact he is one of a kind! Chester likes wearing jumpers and sitting in his …

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Slow Food Sagra at Holkham Hall Estate

Saturday 8th April

Slow Food Anglia are very pleased to be holding their first Sagra at the historic Holkham Hall Estate, home of the Coke family and the Earls of Leicester …

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Woodland Night Walk

Saturday 8th April

Take a journey into the night-time world at Fairhaven.Explore the stars, unlock the secret of rub light, encounter nocturnal wildlife, witness strange night …

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Swinging at the Cotton Club

Saturday 8th April

Swinging at the Cotton Club at Norwich Playhouse. Find out more.

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Gentlemen's Dub Club

Saturday 8th April

With their lively combination of Dub, Reggae, Ska & Two Tone this is set to be a scorcher.GDC have mashed up festivals such as Boomtown Fair, Symmetry and …

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Two Night Easter Holidays Family Break

Friday 7th April - Sunday 9th April

Enjoy two egg-citing nights of family fun with Sports Coaching in Football, Archery, Golf and more, plus evening shows from Potters Theatre Company, including …

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Easter Craft Eggstravaganza!

Sunday 9th April

Easter craft Eggstravaganza! A day of crafts, facepainting, cake/crafts stalls, find-the-bunny egg hunt, biscuit decorating

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The House that Dolly Built

Sunday 2nd April - Sunday 9th April

Make tiny things to take home for your own dolls' house: paper folding, matchbox rooms and peg dolls (varies day to day).Open Wednesdays 10.00 to 16.00 and …

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The Etta James Story

Sunday 9th April

At Last: The Etta James Story - the critically acclaimed Austrialian smash hit staring Vika Bull and The Essential R&B Band.Telling the story of soul …

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Molly Naylor, LJ Hope Productions, Writers Centre Norwich and Norwich Arts Centre present True Stories.

Sunday 9th April

Intimate, interesting, anecdotal and storytelling from non-performers and performers alike.8pm | Pay What You Can For interviews please contact Molly Naylor / …

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Walk The Catwalk

Monday 10th April

Walk the Catwalk is open to all girls, different shapes, sizes, age 6 - 16 years.Walk the Catwalk aims to encourage and boost self confidence by learning …

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Small Stories Live!

Tuesday 4th April - Monday 10th April

Create a mini-adventure for your character doll and animate this small story to produce a short film

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Children's Workshop: Enchanted Objects

Tuesday 11th April

Inspired by your favourite fairy tales, with dancing candle sticks and talking tea cups, this workshops will let you explore making the magical out of the everyday!

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Guided Tours of Dragon Hall

Tuesday 14th February - Tuesday 11th April

Come and explore the historic Dragon Hall, now home to Writers' Centre Norwich, and take a full guided tour of this fascinating building. Find out more.

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Perfect Paper

Tuesday 11th April

With guidance from local artist Jemma Watts, design and create your own miniature block print wall paper.

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Dr. Phil Hammond : Dr Phil’s Health Revolution

Tuesday 11th April

“If Dr Phil were a medicine, you should swig him by the litre” The Times ****  …

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Children's Workshop: Beasts and Beauties

Wednesday 12th April

Perhaps your beast is actually a real softy and the princess is not just a pretty face... use your imaginations to create interesting characters who would be at home in any fairy tale adventure.

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Courtroom Drama

Wednesday 12th April

Visit the grand courtroom with our costumed characters, in this re-enacted 19th Century Norwich trial. Work out 'whodunit' as the drama unfolds.

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Easter Joy

Tuesday 4th April - Wednesday 12th April

We have the following 2 day activities on offer for 7 – 12 year olds:

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Whodunit?

Wednesday 12th April

Who burgled the Henriques' household?

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UEA Research Project

Wednesday 8th March - Wednesday 12th April

Researchers from UEA are looking to recruit participants for a short product evaluation study.Find out more about the study and sign up at the UEA information …

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HIDDEN by Nicola Werenowska

Wednesday 12th April

Ecclesia Theatre Company presents HIDDEN by Nicola Werenowska A love story about invisible disability.Chris is a city lawyer, Jess is a Ph.D student. Two …

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Four Night Easter Holidays Family Break

Sunday 9th April - Thursday 13th April

Hop, skip and jump to four nights of jam-packed entertainment for all the family featuring an extensive activities programme, kids’ clubs, Sports Coaching …

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Easter Bunnies and Spring Chickens Sewing Workshop

Thursday 13th April

A puppet making workshop - with a difference! Instead of using paper and glue, you will be using fabric and a needle and thread to craft your own Easter bunny or spring chicken puppet.

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Nickelodeon Friends at intu Chapelfield

Wednesday 5th April - Thursday 13th April

intu Chapelfield is hosting four days of free fun for Kids’ Club members aged 3 and over during the Easter school holidays.The shopping centre is teaming up …

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Mighty Miniatures

Thursday 13th April

Join expert maker Denise Ames in her mini-workshops, and construct and embellish your own piece of dolls' house furniture.

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Norwich Barracudas Activity Day Camps

Monday 3rd April - Thursday 13th April

Barracudas Activity Day camps in Norwich offering FUN and EXCITING activities during the Easter and Summer holidays for children aged 4.5 – 14 years.

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PINS + Baby in Vain + Yassassin

Thursday 13th April

Mancunian five-piece PINS bring their woozy, post punk, garage pop to NAC following their recent single release ‘Aggrophobe’ featuring Iggy Pop.8pm | £7 …

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Drink and Jive Live

Thursday 13th April - Friday 14th April

Get your Easter weekend off to a flying start!Featuring:- Painted Soul- Thieving IconsPlus the Drink & Jive DJs’ until 2am£5

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Fairhaven Easter Egg Hunt

Friday 14th April

Hunt for the colourful eggs that will lead you to a chocolate eggy prize.Face painting and Easter crafts for children.£2 extra per child for the Easter Egg …

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Tibetan Night Terrors

Friday 14th April

+ Mega EmotionMoreishly tropical disco grooves.8pm | £5 adv | £7

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Family Easter Trail

Saturday 1st April - Saturday 15th April

Enjoy spring time in the Cathedral gardens at The Narthex.Over 5s can have a go at the Easter trail and win a tasty Easter surprise!Easter themed colouring-in …

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The Tinderbox

Saturday 15th April

Presented by Norwich Puppet Theatre.A roguish soldier acquires a magic tinderbox which gives him the power to summon three extraordinary dogs to do his …

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Open Day at the Maddermarket Theatre

Saturday 15th April

Come and take a look around our wonderful Costume department, see what life is like back stage, have a go with lights and sound if you're up for it!

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Blitz Stories

Tuesday 4th April - Saturday 15th April

Find out how Norwich people responded to one of the most devastating periods in history;

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Norwich Global Village Spring Market

Friday 14th April - Saturday 15th April

he market will be the place to buy global gifts and crafts, many made here in Norwich and some fairly-traded goods...

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Les Miserables School Edition

Tuesday 11th April - Saturday 15th April

Imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread, petty thief Jean Valjean is released from his 19-year prison sentence to become an honest man, the mayor of a …

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Hark presents Factory Floor + support

Saturday 15th April

Nik Void and Gabriel Gurnsey present their current live incarnation: a stark, ultra-minimalist and eerily soulful dancefloor pulse, yet one that still bears …

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Burn The Headlines

Saturday 15th April

After a long silence Burn The Headlines return with “GHOSTS”, their hotly anticipated debut album.With the globe in conflict under the influence of power …

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Hare's most egg-cellent adventure

Monday 3rd April - Sunday 16th April

Fun for all the family over Easter as we follow hare on his travels around the reserve. Self-led nature trails are available throughout the Easter holidays …

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Easter Sunday Lunch

Sunday 16th April

Gather friends and family together to celebrate Easter over a delicious lunch.

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Muffin the mule’s 30th birthday party

Sunday 16th April

Muffin the mule will be celebrating his 30th birthday with a special party – and everyone is invited!Muffin has lived at Redwings Horse Sanctuary since 1987 …

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Easter Family Stay - Maids Head Hotel

Saturday 1st April - Monday 17th April

This Easter holiday bring your family to Norwich and stay at The Maids Head Hotel situated in the heart of the city, an egg-zalent place to stay while …

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Easter Special Broads Boat Trips

Friday 14th April - Monday 17th April

Join Broads Tours this Easter for a very special Broads Trip!

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Redwings annual art sale

Friday 7th April - Monday 17th April

Collectors will be able to snap up a stunning array of artwork, while also helping rescued horses and donkeys, at Redwings' annual art sale.The sale will run …

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Easter at Holkham

Friday 14th April - Monday 17th April

Hop-along to Holkham for four days packed full of 'egg-citing' things to do over Easter.

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Easter Eggspress

Friday 14th April - Monday 17th April

Hop on board the Easter Eggspress over the Easter bank holiday weekend, for an “eggciting” day out for all the family.

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Top Trumps – Size Matters!

Saturday 1st April - Monday 17th April

Join the Activities and Education department as we hunt for the record breakers in our zoo – don't miss our special Top Trumps trail!

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Easter Eggs-plorers Family Trail

Saturday 8th April - Monday 17th April

Easter fun for the whole family!  Take part in the ever-popular Easter Trail around the beautiful Discovery Zone at RSPB Strumpshaw Fen.  Find all the eggs …

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TOP TRUMPS – Biodiversity RULES!

Saturday 1st April - Monday 17th April

As part of EAZA's 'Let It Grow' campaign we explore the rich web of biodiversity – from the local to the global, from the miniscule to the massive.

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Egg-cellent Easter!

Saturday 1st April - Monday 17th April

Have a cracking time at the park this Easter, with some egg-citing activities and egg-stra special events!

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Scavenger Hunt Bonanza

Saturday 1st April - Monday 17th April

Family event – a fortnight of scavenger hunting in the woods; fit as many tiny objects as you can into a small container.

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Cedric’s Chocolate Bunny Burrow

Saturday 1st April - Monday 17th April

Meet the Easter Bunny at BeWILDerwood! Cedric, the bouncing BeWILDerwood bunny, will be busy in his burrow preparing lots of chocolatey

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Chainska Brassika + support

Tuesday 18th April

“Real musicians, real band, real brass section… fabulous & so refreshing” David Rodigan, BBC Radio 1xtraThis mischievous rabble from Lewisham have …

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Castle Art

Wednesday 19th April

Friendly and informal art classes for beginners and improvers, inspired by the Castle architecture and its collections.

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[Live] Art Club presents Catherine Hoffmann: Free Lunch with the StenchWench

Wednesday 19th April

Charting the drive for survival and fitting in, the StenchWench shares stories of growing up as one of the ‘feral underclass’ whilst precariously …

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April Showers

Thursday 20th April

Protective garments, accessories and the many ingenious methods used to guard against all types of weather:

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An Evening with Liz Wiggins

Thursday 20th April

Change is all around us, at work and in our home lives. It’s sometimes hard knowing how best to respond. Join Jarrolds for a fascinating evening in the …

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Polly Toynbee in conversation with David Walker “What a dreadful state we’re in”

Thursday 20th April

Author, former BBC social affairs editor and columnist for the Guardian. Polly Toynbee discusses the slow but steady dis-memberment of the Welfare State, …

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Paintopia Face Painting

Saturday 22nd April

This class is aimed at beginners or those with some facepainting experience who wish to learn new techniques and improve their skills.You are advised to bring …

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Zombie: A Musical by Spooky Kid Productions

Thursday 20th April - Saturday 22nd April

Norfolk’s very own original comedy stalwarts Spooky Kid Productions are back for 2017 with a brand new show - Zombie: a musical.Bio-chemical industry giants …

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Anglian Potters in The Undercroft

Saturday 8th April - Sunday 23rd April

Members of East Anglia's leading pottery organisation are exhibiting a diverse range of ceramics, from domestic ware and sculptural forms

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We Love Donkeys at Redwings

Friday 31st March - Monday 24th April

Redwings Horse Sanctuary will be celebrating all the great things we love about donkeys with a series of specially-themed family activities throughout the …

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Paint and Pinot

Tuesday 25th April

Uncork your creativity with our Paint Pinot evening on Tuesday April 25 Tickets are just £5 to include a glass of Pinot on arrival.Painting and Pinot is the …

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Calan + Dan Wilde

Tuesday 25th April

“…a diverse ride between giddy Welsh reeling, healthy acoustic folk-pop with upfront attitude and brashness of youth.” fROOTS“…there’s nowt as dear …

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An Evening with Ian McCulloch – SOLD OUT

Wednesday 26th April

An acoustic evening with Echo & the Bunnymen frontman Ian McCullochFormed in Liverpool in 1978, Echo & the Bunnymen grew to become one of the UK’s …

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Managing Challenging Behaviour

Thursday 27th April

Do you dread some sessions that you teach? Are some of your clients challenging in their behaviour?This course will teach you how to manage challenging …

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An Evening with Harry Brett

Thursday 27th April

Jarrolds are delighted to welcome novelist Harry Brett to the store to launch Time to Win, the first in his compelling new series of locally set crime …

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[Live] Art Club presents Sh!t Theatre: Letters to Windsor House

Thursday 27th April

“Pertinent social theatre”’ - The Guardian 4*The multi award-winning duo follow up their smash-hit show Women’s Hour with their Fringe First …

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The Final Reel

Friday 28th April

The Norwich Film Festival are committed to screening some local features throughout the year on the lead up to our 2017 Festival and what an honour it is to …

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The Prettiest Starman

Friday 28th April

A moving, but equally joyous live performance of best-loved songs from the golden Bowie years of the early to mid 1970s, with selections from Space Oddity, …

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In the Parlour with the Candlestick

Saturday 29th April

Writers are master dolls' house builders, designing detailed story-houses for our 'dolls' to live in.

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Meet the Stonemasons

Saturday 29th April

Members of the Stonemasons' Guild of St Stephen & St George share their hands-on knowledge

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Thinking Inside The Box

Saturday 29th April

With over 50 years of experience behind him, John will be joining OPEN on Saturday 29th April to wow everyone with a thoroughly enjoyable seminar all about …

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Burton

Saturday 29th April

BURTON vividly presents the life of the great Welsh actor Richard Burton in his own words from humble beginnings to Hollywood mega-stardom.Beautiful women (not …

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AGMP presents Stone Foundation + special guests

Saturday 29th April

Northern soul from the Midlands, rocking the old school rhythm'n'blues sound on Hammond and horns. 8pm | £13.50 adv | £tbc

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Albany Dawn

Saturday 29th April

London-based Albany Down are a contemporary rock band with influences ranging from classic acts like Led Zeppelin and Thunder to modern bands such as The Black …

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The Producers - A New Mel Brooks Musical

Wednesday 26th April - Saturday 29th April

Outrageous, hilarious, a teeny bit offensive, off the wall, and the winner of a record 12 Tony Awards and 3 Olivier Awards are just a few things that THE …

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Running Wild

Tuesday 25th April - Saturday 29th April

“ANIMAL MAGIC rivals WAR HORSE” The GuardianChildren’s Touring Partnership presents RUNNING WILD By Michael Morpurgo in an adaptation by Samuel Adamson …

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Waterloo

Sunday 30th April

Following a fantastic opening year in 2015, Waterloo - The Best of Abba Tribute Show returns in 2017

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Bluebells Guided Walk

Sunday 30th April

Guided walk through Fairhaven’s woodland garden to the adjacent Sotshole Broad nature reserve abundant with bluebells.

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MEET THE LIONS EXPERIENCE

Wednesday 8th February - Sunday 30th April

Purchase a Meet the Lions Experience for one and the special person in your life can enjoy it with you for FREE!

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Ducking Punches + Apologies, I Have None + I Said Goodbye

Sunday 30th April

Building melody, texture and drama with violins, gang vocals and amplification, The Ducking Punches play a majestic set of emotion-soaked punk rock. 8pm | £6 …

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City Architecture

Saturday 29th April - Monday 1st May

Seventies Semi, Bauhaus Bungalow or Tudor Timber? Explore old and new building styles, plan your own structure and build it into our City Conurbation.Open on …

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We Love Reptiles!

Saturday 29th April - Monday 1st May

We love reptiles at Dinosaur Adventure – especially dinosaurs! Join us for a special bank holiday weekend

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Wrentham Brass Band on the Lawn

Monday 1st May

A local brass band performing on the lawn at Somerleyton Hall

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Flintspiration

Saturday 29th April - Monday 1st May

Explore and enjoy a varied programme of events that celebrate Norwich’s outstanding collection of medieval churches with performances, family activities, …

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Spring Fair May Day Celebration

Monday 1st May

Celebrate the spring! Join the Grand Parade and dance around the May pole to live music. Watch the horses working in the fields, and browse stalls selling …

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Drop in… for Droppings!

Saturday 29th April - Monday 1st May

Love it or hate it, we all do it!

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Alfie the Alien Hunter!

Saturday 29th April - Monday 1st May

Join Alfie on his hunt for aliens great and small with our special interactive presentation and trail!

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John Scarratt : 13 Futures

Wednesday 12th April - Wednesday 3rd May

Wednesday 12 April – Wednesday 3 May13 original posters inspired by each episode of the hit show Black Mirror. Black Mirror paints a fascinating, often …

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Tomorrow is Your Hope - Sharing

Wednesday 3rd May

Living in an industrialised metropolis, where love is illegal, two enamoured individuals must escape the city limits if they wish to be together.Brave New …

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Richard Herring: The Best

Wednesday 3rd May - Thursday 4th May

Richard Herring, King of the Edinburgh Fringe, Metro columnist and the UK's Podfather (RHLSTP, AIOTM) picks his favourite routines from his 12 one-man shows …

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Scratch Nights

Friday 5th May

Come see a roster of the region’s most talented artists perform new material from shows they are working on in a fantastically fast showcase of 15 minute …

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The Billy Joel Songbook: Performed by Elio Pace & his band

Friday 5th May

Following on from his highly-acclaimed reunion concerts in the USA with Billy Joel’s original touring band, Elio Pace delivers this sensational tour …

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Ward Thomas

Friday 5th May

Ward Thomas playing at OPEN Norwich

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Sister Act

Monday 1st May - Saturday 6th May

The hugely popular soul singer and West End favourite Alexandra Burke is heading back to Norwich Theatre Royal to play the lead role in a global musical hit.

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Norwich Does Vintage

Saturday 6th May

As part of Britain Does Vintage - Norwich Does Vintage fair is home to all vintage delights the mind can imagine! Vintage fashion – tick, vintage homewares …

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TransARTation! Wandering Texts, Travelling Objects

Wednesday 12th April - Saturday 6th May

TransARTation! is an exhibition that opens up a space for artists, poets and local communities to explore ideas about translation,

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UK Green Film Festival

Wednesday 3rd May - Saturday 6th May

Presenting free screenings and events that draw upon and bring together intersecting interests in environmental issues and film.Organised by members of the UEA …

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The Mozart Orchestra Concert: Haydn ’Trumpet Concerto in E Flat’

Saturday 6th May

Join the Mozart Orchestra for their Spring concert featuring Haydn's 'Trumpet Concerto in E Flat', with soloist Leigh Sharpe.

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The Sweet Beats

Saturday 6th May

The SweetBeats blend sparkling vocals, luscious horns and deep dance beats. Find out more.

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One Planet Norwich Festival

Saturday 6th May - Sunday 7th May

The One Planet Norwich Festival is back, even bigger and better than ever before! Now in its third year, we will be bringing you new fun and games with the aim …

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Talk by Dr Rowan Williams at Norwich Cathedral

Monday 8th May

Dr Rowan Williams, Chair of Christian Aid and former Archbishop of Canterbury, visits the Cathedral to give a talk on the subject 'Faith, Hope & Justice in …

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Knife Skills Class

Wednesday 10th May

Knife Skills Class at Looses CookshopLearn how to cut, dice and slice like a pro’ in a relaxed 2 hour class in our Cookshop in the heart of Norwich city …

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NNF17: Kathryn Rudge & James Baillieu

Friday 12th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Kathryn Rudge mezzo sopranoJames Baillieu pianoSchubert Fruhlingsglaube; Nachtstuck; An die laute; Im AbendrotTosti …

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NNF17: Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita

Friday 12th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita join forces in a stunning exhibition of …

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NNF17: Steven Isserlis

Friday 12th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Bach’s solo cello suites need no introduction. For Steven Isserlis, they are ‘works of such total perfection, …

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NNF17: Family Jazz All Stars

Saturday 13th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Join singer Juliet Kelly and some of the UK’s finest jazz musicians in a fun-filled family show, leading you …

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Broads Outdoors Festival Boat Trip & Walk around Hoveton Broad

Saturday 13th May

As part of the Broads Annual Outdoors Festival you can take a cruise from Broads Tours in Wroxham to Hoveton Great Broad Nature Trail.

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The Rum Festival

Friday 12th May - Saturday 13th May

Rum is the most diverse and versatile of the spirits. Great on its own over ice, perfectly blended with your favourite mixer, or shaken up in a cocktail, rum …

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RYA Push the Boat Out

Sunday 14th May

RYA Push the Boat Out is all about getting out on the water and discover sailing and windsurfing, join us for a Funboat Taster session - for just £5.00 per …

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Bluebell Weeks

Monday 24th April - Sunday 14th May

Exclusive access to the neighbouring Sotshole Broad nature reserve and its bluebell woods. Find out more.

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NNF17: Quarantine - Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring.

Saturday 13th May - Sunday 14th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring. is a quartet about the human life cycle - living, dying, and our relationship with …

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NNF17: Naturally 7

Sunday 14th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.In a music world rife with technological tricks of the trade, Naturally 7 is here to celebrate the beauty of the …

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The Heartbreak Club

Sunday 14th May

After the successful launch of Will Hows solo album, he decided to carry on the good vibes and dragged the finest musicians together to form The Heartbreak …

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NNF17: Maarja Nuut

Monday 15th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Hailing from Northern Estonia, fiddler/singer Maarja Nuut combines traditional dance tunes, songs, and stories with …

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NNF17: John Agard: Roll Over Atlantic

Monday 15th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Winner of the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry, Caribbean-British poet John Agard performs a quirky reimagining of …

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NNF17: Will Self

Tuesday 16th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Will Self is a man who needs little introduction. From branding Nigel Farage a ‘grubby little man’ on BBC’s …

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NNF17: Race Horse Company – Super Sunday

Monday 15th May - Tuesday 16th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.After the storming success of White Nights at Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2016, we are delighted to welcome …

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UEA Spring Literary Festival 2017

Wednesday 22nd February - Wednesday 17th May

‘It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times.’ So begins Ali Smith’s Autumn, misquoting Dickens.The times in question are now – strange times …

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NNF17: Stormy - The Life of Lena Horne

Wednesday 17th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Camilla Beeput celebrates dancer, movie star, activist and singer Lena Horne in her centenary year.Under the …

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NNF17: Vox Luminis & Freiburg Baroqueconsort

Wednesday 17th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.In 1610, some 28 years after he had last composed anything for the church, Monteverdi quietly published what is now …

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NNF17: Akram Khan Company – Chotto Desh

Thursday 18th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Fusing dance, storytelling, interactive animation and specially composed music, Chotto Desh is a bewitching, …

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NNF17: Lula Pena

Thursday 18th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Portuguese singer, composer, guitarist and poet Lula Pena comes to Norwich following the release of her new album, …

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NNF17: The Story Machine

Wednesday 17th May - Thursday 18th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.We are all under surveillance, but what does it mean to watch and be watched?Following its sell-out debut in 2016, …

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NNF17: Brad Mehldau Trio

Thursday 18th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Following his sold-out show at the 2016 EFG London Jazz Festival with Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau and his trio come …

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NNF17: Annelien Van Wauwe & Amatis Trio

Friday 19th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Some of the most beautiful music has been inspired by the most harrowing of circumstances, none more so than …

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NNF17: Philip Glass and Laurie Anderson - American Style

Friday 19th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Philip Glass and Laurie Anderson have collaborated through the years on various live and recording projects. They …

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NNF17: Toto La Momposina

Friday 19th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Totó la Momposina makes a rare UK appearance with a new show inspired by her last album Tambolero.Now in her 70s, …

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Beginner's Photography Workshop

Saturday 20th May

Practical workshop in the woodland garden for beginners using SLR or DSLR cameras led by professional photographer Peter Mallett.

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NNF17: Calidore Quartet

Saturday 20th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.With playing so precise and expressive that it has been described as ‘a miracle of unified thought’ (La Presse, …

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NNF17: Dee Dee Bridgewater

Saturday 20th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.A fantastic live performer, Dee Dee Bridgewater is one of today’s leading female jazz vocal stars.Putting her own …

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Renegade 12

Saturday 20th May

Coming from the depths of Suffolk, Renegade Twelve were born in 2014 and unleash their brand of melodic metal that tips its hat to everyone from Iron Maiden, …

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NNF17: Nadine Shah

Saturday 20th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Conjuring evocative and visceral tales over gothic piano arrangements, Nadine Shah is a mesmerising singer, …

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NNF17: Museum of the Moon

Friday 12th May - Sunday 21st May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.A giant inflatable moon featuring detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface will appear at The Forum for the first …

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Candelabra Primula Guided Walk

Sunday 21st May

Guided walk through our woodland garden when the 25,000 naturalised candelabra primulas are at their prolific best.

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NNF17: The Garden Party

Saturday 20th May - Sunday 21st May

Taking over Chapelfield Gardens on the middle weekend of the Norfolk & Norwich Festival is The Garden Party which is full of exciting performances and …

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NNF17: Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill

Sunday 21st May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill are two of the world’s leading artists in traditional Irish music.Their …

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NNF17: Throes + The Shine

Sunday 21st May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Hailing from both Portugal and Angola, Throes + The Shine’s sound is a fusion of Angolan kuduro and rock & …

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Russell Watson One Night Break

Sunday 21st May - Monday 22nd May

‘The Voice’ Russell Watson is making his debut on the Atlas Theatre stage on Sunday 21st May 2017.He has been described by the New York Times as a …

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NNF17: The Lowlands

Monday 22nd May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.With Sarah Perry, Lucy Hughes-Hallett & Anjali JosephMarking the 70th anniversary of Indian independence, we …

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NNF17: Carolyn Sampson & Joseph Middleton

Monday 22nd May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.The idea of madness has a strange allure. It has fascinated composers for centuries, with Shakespeare’s hypnotic …

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Cherry Glazer

Monday 22nd May

Cherry Glazerr are LA based 3-piece 19 year old Clementine Creevy (vocals/guitar), Tabor Allen (drums) and Sasami Ashworth (multi-instrumentalist).The band are …

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NNF17: Art & Sexuality

Tuesday 23rd May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Three brilliant writers share their experiences of articulating sexuality, gender and identity through their …

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NNF17: Paul Lewis

Tuesday 23rd May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Internationally recognised as one of the leading pianists of his generation, with a glut of prestigious prizes to …

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Candelabra Primula Tour and Cream Tea

Wednesday 3rd May - Wednesday 24th May

Join us on a guided tour of the garden showcasing the 25,000 candelabra primulas; find out about their care and propagation. Find out more.

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NSSP A Night At The Musicals

Wednesday 24th May

Norwich School Sport Partnership presents an exciting dance show highlighting the talents of young people aged 5-16 from schools across Norwich.'A Night at the …

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NNF17: No Dogs, No Indians

Wednesday 24th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Three interlocking stories explore the effects and legacy of the British in India in an extraordinary new play by …

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NNF17: Kansas Smitty's House Band

Wednesday 24th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.The release of their critically acclaimed debut album, as well as back-to-back sold out shows at Ronnie Scott’s …

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NNF17: Get the Blessing

Thursday 25th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Formed in 2000, contemporary jazz four-piece Get The Blessing have forged a unique signature sound of thumping …

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The Red Card Comedy Club

Friday 24th February - Friday 26th May

Three top comedians, plus a compere, ensure this rip-roaring night is a regular sell-out.

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NNF17: The Arms of Sleep

Monday 22nd May - Friday 26th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Devised and created by Sian Croose & Jonathan BakerComposers Jonathan Baker, Helen Chadwick, Orlando Gough and …

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NNF17: Churchill VS Attlee

Friday 26th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.Clement Attlee or Winston Churchill?Who did more to shape modern Britain? Join John Bew, author of Citizen Clem …

Life After Tiananmen Square Madeline Thien.

NNF17: Life After Tiananmen Square

Friday 26th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.From Man Booker-shortlisted writer Madeline Thien, Do Not Say We Have Nothing is a gripping evocation of one of the …

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NNF17: Speaking Truth to Power

Friday 26th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.We welcome two of Mexico’s finest journalists – Lydia Cacho and Anabel Hernández – to talk about their …

A Manual for Heartache Richard Beard.

NNF17: A Manual for Heartache

Friday 26th May

Part of the Norfolk & Norwich festival.How do we make sense of great tragedy? Three acclaimed writers – Richard Beard (The Day That Went Missing), Max …

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