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Fun Food Lab at intu Chapelfield

Wednesday 15th March

Explore the free Fun Food Lab at intu Chapelfield this half-term.intu Chapelfield Kids’ Club members aged four and over are invited to don a white coat and …

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Nubiyah Twist

Wednesday 22nd February - Thursday 23rd February

Nubiyan Twist are a 12 piece musical collective founded by producer and guitarist Tom Excell. The group draw on their backgrounds in jazz, reggae and soul, …

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Welcome Walk

Thursday 23rd February

Age-friendly tourJoin our specially trained staff for a wander around the museum in this relaxed introductory tour aimed at those living with dementia, and …

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An Evening with Elly Griffiths

Thursday 23rd February

Join us on Thursday 23rd February for the eagerly awaited launch of the latest crime novel from Elly Griffiths – The Chalk Pit.This book event will be 6.30 …

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A body of work – the changing face of photography in the 21st century

Thursday 23rd February

In this lecture NUA Dean of Arts & Media, Professor Richard Sawdon Smith explores his career as a photographer

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John Garrett Memorial Lecture 2017

Friday 24th February

‘Stop the presses? The revolution in news’ with Alan Rusbridger, former editor of The Guardian.Alan Rusbridger was editor-in-chief of Guardian News & …

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Winter Blues Summer Party

Friday 24th February

Banish those winter blues and bring a little much needed sunshine to your life with our Tropical Summer Party. We're bored of waiting for summer so we're …

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Undercroft Tour

Saturday 25th February

Explore one of the finest and largest undercrofts in the city in this fascinating tour.

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War, Wealth and Witchcraft in 17th Century Norfolk

Saturday 25th February

A packed day of archaeology - with hands-on activities, experts and talks. Meet metal detectorists


The Forum's Makers' Month

Monday 30th January - Saturday 25th February

Makers' Month at The Forum, Norwich, is for curious beginners to impassioned experts and everyone in between!

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Adult Cane Sculpture Workshop

Saturday 25th February

Many wonderful productions use animal puppets as a major part of the show; think Warhorse, Norwich Puppet Theatre’s Tinderbox and Michael Morpurgo’s …



Wednesday 22nd February - Saturday 25th February

Horizons is a new musical composed, orchestrated and performed by students of Notre Dame High School.The musical depicts a story about love, hope and war and …

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Matthew Bourne's - The Red Shoes

Tuesday 21st February - Saturday 25th February

A beloved fairytale and Academy Award-winning movie, The Red Shoes has seduced audiences and inspired generations of dancers with its tale of obsession

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CAMRA's National Winter Ales Festival 2017

Tuesday 21st February - Saturday 25th February

We will be hosting the final of the Champion Winter Beer of Britain competition behind closed doors in the morning of 21st February 2017 with the category and …

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Mother’s Day Special Boat Trip

Sunday 26th March

Treat mum to a trip on the Norfolk Broads this Mother's Day.

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‘Exuberance is Beauty’ - David Holgate: Retrospective Exhibition

Saturday 21st January - Sunday 26th February

David Holgate is probably best known for the statues of Mother Julian and St Benedict (pictured) on the west front of Norwich Cathedral

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We Love Ponies at Redwings!

Friday 10th February - Monday 27th February

Redwings Horse Sanctuary’s two Norfolk visitor centres – Redwings Aylsham and Redwings Caldecot

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All Saints to St Vedast: the contribution of medieval churches to the building of Norwich

Tuesday 28th February

Talk with Brian Ayers, Research Fellow & Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of East Anglia and President of the Friends of Norwich Historic Churches Trust.

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Snowdrop Season

Wednesday 1st February - Tuesday 28th February

Every February the gardens open just for the snowdrop season when in spring the surrounds are filled with drifts of snowdrops and bulbs


Man and the Echo

Tuesday 28th February

There is a bit of Sheffield’s finest’s era-defining mix of smart, observational pop and musical glam about Man & The Echo.But there’s also a bit of …

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Battle of the Somme Display

Friday 1st July - Wednesday 1st March

New display commemorating the infamous battle which began on 1st July 1916. 19,000 British Army soldiers were killed, with a further 39,000 wounded on the first day:

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Cara Dillon

Thursday 2nd March

If you don’t know the voice of Cara Dillon, you’re in for a treat. If you are already amongst her legions of admirers around the world, you know you have …

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Wheelchair Dance Taster Sessions

Monday 13th February - Friday 3rd March

New taster dance sessions for young people who have physical disabilities or limited mobility

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TROPICO 5th Birthday

Friday 3rd March

To celebrate, they’re throwing a party just like the old days, complete with all the fun-loving, Tropico party hallmarks.No headliners. No set times. No …

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Dolls’ Houses, Miniatures, Crafts and More

Saturday 4th March

To coincide with the Small Stories: At Home in a Dolls' House exhibition, join us at Strangers' Hall for an exciting day of demonstrations,

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Animal Glove Puppet Adult Sewing Workshop

Saturday 4th March

Come and experience the satisfaction of hand-sewing as you make your own animal glove puppet.Learn how to adapt a basic pattern to create your own designs. If …

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Sam Coe & The Long Shadows

Saturday 4th March

+ Lucy Grubb and The Lost Boys + Rory HillSam Coe & The Long Shadows are at the forefront of the new UK Country Music revival, playing honest country songs …

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The Big Alabama

Saturday 4th March

The Big Alabama welcomes you to join them to celebrate the release of their brand new single.With big heavy drum beats, rocking guitar riffs and bigger beards; …

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Frankie's Guys Live and Dinner

Saturday 4th March - Sunday 5th March

For the first time Frankie's Guys are coming live from The Lancaster Suite at Holiday Inn Norwich North

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Norwich Pre loved Vintage Kilo

Sunday 5th March

Brought to you by Preloved Vintage Wholesale, the highest quality kilo sale visits over 25 cities per year!The concept is simple, pay for what you buy by …

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From Norfolk to Nubia: the watercolours of E T Daniell

Saturday 26th March - Sunday 5th March

Works by Edward Thomas Daniell (1804-1842) priest, artist and antiquarian who spent three years travelling across Europe and the Middle East producing vibrant …

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Sunday 5th March

Norwich's favourite Spring Wedding Fair returns to The Forum. Over 50 of Norfolk's top wedding suppliers who will have everything

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Never Had It So Good

Saturday 22nd October - Sunday 5th March

Emerging from post WWII austerity, Britain led the world in the quality and innovation of decorative and applied arts; and good design became affordable to …

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True Stories: In Another Life

Sunday 5th March

Molly  Naylor, LJ Hope Productions, Writers  Centre  Norwich and Norwich Arts Centre present True Stories.Intimate, interesting, anecdotal and storytelling …

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HARK presents Nathan Fake + Wax Stag + Sunda Arc

Tuesday 7th March

Nathan Fake - the British electronic ace has taken his sound across the globe, including notable tours with Orbital, Four Tet, Jon Hopkins & Clark.In 2016 …

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Free Speech, Hate Speech, Faith Speech (part of the Keswick Hall Lecture series)

Thursday 9th March

Free speech is a cornerstone of modern democracy, but what happens when an individual's right to free speech


Retailers Show - NFW 17

Thursday 9th March

The catwalk show to see the latest looks from some of the best independent boutiques and high street stores in Norwich.


Sonic Youths #ICYMI 1: Maya Law & Allergy Kid with special guests + Aphra + Hydra Lerna + DJ sets from Jaztec

Friday 10th March

Sonic Youths is super-excited to launch its new series of evening showcases with a welcome home show for Maya Law & Allergy Kid, hot on the heels of their …


The Dipple & Conway Hair and Make-up Show - NFW 17

Friday 10th March

The highly anticipated new show celebrates the creative collaboration between stylists and designers.

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An Evening with Ed Balls

Friday 10th March

During the evening you will enjoy a three course meal designed by Delia and delve into key moments of the life and career of Ed Balls.

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Eaton Park Science Day

Saturday 11th March

The start of an annual event, families from Norwich are invited to attend Eaton Park's first ever science morning.

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History for All: Immigration in Norfolk and Beyond

Saturday 11th March

The first annual History for All day will offer a series of lectures, ending with a round table discussion, on the theme of immigration in Norfolk and beyond …

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Dido and Aeneas

Friday 10th March - Saturday 11th March

UEA Opera Society present Henry Purcell's operatic masterpiece Dido and Aeneas.

The Baghdaddies

Saturday 11th March

The Baghdaddies’ exuberant and rampant brand of world music is an exhilarating cocktail of Balkan melodies, ska and latin grooves and sizzling brass played …

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Ben Male: Album Launch

Saturday 11th March

Ben Male is back with his phenomenal new album 'Momentary' and it's worldwide debut!The new album is a creative and technical masterpiece not to be missed.Ben …

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Academy of St Thomas orchestral concert

Sunday 12th March

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The Mask and the Puppet: Masterclass

Saturday 11th March - Sunday 12th March

Presented by Mark PitmanThis course is for performers, puppeteers, students, teachers and anyone with an interest in masks and puppets.In this 2 day course, …

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The Show - NFW 17

Sunday 12th March

With the city famed for its vintage scene, this show captures the essence of Norwich’s vintage boutiques and styling through the ages.The NFW17 show will …

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Dragon Hall Debates

Monday 10th October - Monday 13th March

These FREE events are open to everyone, and no prior knowledge is needed. The speakers will talk briefly, and then the audience are invited to ask questions, …


The Brasted’s and Norwich Cosmetic Clinic Designers Show - NFW 17

Tuesday 14th March

Unveiling the very best of Norwich’s home-grown designers, tailors, milliners and stylists.Those looking for the next big thing, or hoping to be inspired by …

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What are ‘British Values’? (part of the Keswick Hall Lecture series)

Thursday 16th March

‘British values’ is a term often used in the media and by politicians, but what is really meant by it?

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Norwich Fashion Week

Thursday 9th March - Friday 17th March

Norwich Fashion Week was created in 2010 to celebrate and promote the vibrant fashion scene in the city. It brings together Norwich's nationally-recognised, …


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Friday 17th March

Join us to celebrate the finale of NFW 2015 at the gig that fuses fashion with live music from local bands Tibetan Night Terrors and The Big Alabama.

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Victorian Criminals on Trial

Saturday 18th March

Guilty or not guilty? As the story of a real-life trial unfolds you decide.

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Haydn The Seasons

Saturday 18th March

Fresh from the triumphant success of The Creation, Haydn assembled his forces for an even more ambitious oratorio.


Masters of Japanese Photography

Friday 11th November - Sunday 19th March

Masters of Japanese Photography at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, Norfolk.

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Michael Portillo

Sunday 19th March

It took Michael Portillo little more than 10 years to get a seat in the Commons and then rise in power and esteem to a point where he was a favored leader of …

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UEA Philosophy Public Lecture Series Spring 2017

Tuesday 24th January - Tuesday 21st March

The history of philosophy is long and magnificent, from ancient Athens to the present day. This series of public lectures will take you accessibly through key …

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Saturday 18th March - Wednesday 22nd March

From Number One bestselling children’s author David Walliams comes an explosively funny space adventure for children of 3 and up

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In Conversation with Charles Clarke (part of the Keswick Hall Lecture series)

Thursday 23rd March

Politicians are charged with representing the views of their constituents, but they are also individuals with views and values.

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UEA Live

Thursday 15th December - Thursday 23rd March

This free public literature event provides the opportunity for UEA students to read their work to a live audience alongside established writers.

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Museum Highlights Tour

Friday 24th March

Accompany our guide on a whistle-stop tour of the museum and find out more about some of the star objects on display.

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Kolin Durier

Friday 24th March

Kolin Durier is a guitarist singer / songwriter who writes from the heart.His latest EP Behind The Cover has already received air play via BBC Radio Norfolk …

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Friday 17th March - Saturday 25th March

What lengths would a general go to take the crown?

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Mamma Mia

Tuesday 28th February - Saturday 25th March

Join the ultimate feel-good party at MAMMA MIA!, the world's sunniest and most exhilarating smash-hit musical!

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Ben Haenow

Saturday 25th March

Ben Haenow comes to Open Norwich! March 2017

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Mothering Sunday Walk

Sunday 26th March

Explore our beautiful Spring woodland garden with its predominantly yellow-flowering plants of wild primrose,

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Mothers VIP Package

Sunday 26th March

Join the Bure Valley Railway for a special train and lunch package on Mothers Day.

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Mother’s Day in Delia’s Restaurant and Bar

Sunday 26th March

Celebrate Mother's Day with lunch in Delia's very own Restaurant and Bar, enjoy a sumptuous three-course

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Mother's Day Special Boat Trip 2017

Sunday 26th March

Treat mum to a trip on the Norfolk Broads this Mother's Day.

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Mother’s Day Carvery

Sunday 26th March

Bring the whole family to Norwich City Football Club to enjoy a three-course Carvery in the Top of the Terrace.


BeWILDermum’s Twiggle Treat Day

Sunday 26th March

Treat your mum to a free trip to BeWILDerwood this Mothers Day! Enjoy a day in the woods where children and grown-ups alike can play!

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Words and Wanderings Walking Tour

Saturday 25th March - Wednesday 29th March

Join our expert guide on this free walking tour for English Tourism Week and discover more about Norwich a UNESCO city of Literature.Inspired by local writers …


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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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.

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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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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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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 …


English Tourism Week 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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Jerwood Painting Felloweships

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Wednesday 12th April

Who burgled the Henriques' household?

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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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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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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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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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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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Easter Sunday Lunch

Sunday 16th April

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Jake Issac

Tuesday 25th April

South London singer songwriter, Jake Isaac released his latest EP ‘Where We Belong’ on Elton John’s Rocket Records last year, going straight into the Top …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ward Thomas

Friday 5th May

Ward Thomas playing at OPEN Norwich

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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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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.


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 …


NNF17 Quarantine - Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring.

Saturday 13th May - Sunday 14th May

Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring. is a quartet about the human life cycle - living, dying, and our relationship with time - from internationally renowned theatre …

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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 …


NNF17 Race Horse Company – Super Sunday

Monday 15th May - Tuesday 16th May

After the storming success of White Nights at Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2016, we are delighted to welcome back the riotous Race Horse Company.Super …


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 …


NNF17 Akram Khan Company – Chotto Desh

Thursday 18th May

Fusing dance, storytelling, interactive animation and specially composed music, Chotto Desh is a bewitching, thrilling and poignant tale of a young man’s …

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Philip Glass and Laurie Anderson - American Style

Friday 19th May

Philip Glass and Laurie Anderson have collaborated through the years on various live and recording projects. They have only recently come together to create a …


NNF17 Dee Dee Bridgewater

Saturday 20th May

A fantastic live performer, Dee Dee Bridgewater is one of today’s leading female jazz vocal stars.Putting her own unique spin on standards as well as taking …

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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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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.


NNF17 Britten Sinfonia – Beethoven with Thomas Adès

Friday 26th May

Britten SinfoniaThomas Adès conductorMark Stone baritoneGerald Barry BeethovenBeethoven Symphony No. 1Beethoven Symphony No. 2In this concert, which is …

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Bollywood meets Hollywood

Friday 26th May - Saturday 27th May

Something a little difference... an evening of Hollywood Glamour and the glitz of Bollywood.

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Zion Train

Friday 26th May - Saturday 27th May

Zion Train are Dub/Dance pioneers and have been undisputed leaders in the genre for the past 2 decades. See them at OPEN Norwich.

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Turn the Page - Home

Friday 26th May - Saturday 27th May

Turn The Page artists' book fair is a UK and international exhibiting and selling platform.

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Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2017

Friday 12th May - Sunday 28th May

Experience the internationally renowned Norfolk & Norwich Festival - a highlight of the region’s cultural calendar. Book tickets here.


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Wednesday 17th May - Sunday 28th May

As we drift along the current of life we are shaped by the humans we encounter.Headlining the iconic Norfolk & Norwich Festival Adnams Spiegeltent is the …

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Norwich Gaming Festival

Monday 29th May - Saturday 3rd June

The Norwich Gaming Festival is a completely free, family friendly celebration of video games. Find out more.

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Spring Family Stay - Maids Head Hotel

Saturday 27th May - Sunday 4th June

This Spring Bank holiday bring your family to Norwich and stay at The Maids Head Hotel situated in the heart of the city, a great place to stay while exploring …

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Norwich 100/50/25 Bike Ride

Sunday 4th June

Starting and finishing in the beautiful City of Norwich, this ride takes you through a perfect cycling country of quiet roads and picturesque villages


Love Your Zoo – Carry on Courting

Saturday 27th May - Sunday 4th June

In support BIAZA's Love your Zoo campaign, we will be jumping into the world of courtship


L is for… Love Your Zoo!

Saturday 27th May - Sunday 4th June

As part of our BIAZA Love your Zoo celebrations, join us to discover the A to Z of zoo life!

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I Want to be a Dino Explorer!

Saturday 27th May - Sunday 4th June

Are you brave enough to be a Dino Explorer? Let your imagination run wild as you explore the park,

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Norwich City of Ale 2017

Thursday 25th May - Monday 5th June

Ten-day city-wide celebration of pubs, breweries and beer in Norwich.

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'To watch the corn grow, and the blossoms set' The art of Claughton Pellew

Friday 10th June - Sunday 11th June

Claughton Pellew (1890-1966) was a gifted painter and wood engraver, trained at the Slade School of Art.


Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios

Saturday 27th May - Sunday 11th June

For 16 days each year, Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios celebrates the county's artists and their achievements by offering them the opportunity to open their …

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Victorian Criminals on Trial - June

Saturday 17th June

Guilty or not guilty? As the story of a real-life trial unfolds you decide.

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The Intellectual Hooligans at Maddermarket

Saturday 11th February - Saturday 17th June

The “Intellectual Hooligans” are Norwich’s premium Improv comedy troupe.

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Norwich Food and Drink Festival

Sunday 18th June

This fun filled family event will once again take place at The Forum and St Peter’s Street and we are so excited and thankful that our AMAZING headline …

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Father’s Day Special Dayboat hire, Three hours for the price of Two!

Sunday 18th June

Let Dad be the Captain of his own vessel the Father's day!

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German Bierfest Norwich

Thursday 15th June - Sunday 18th June

"Welcome to the German Village and Bierfest!

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Let’s Rock Norwich - Retro Festival

Saturday 24th June

Enjoy a fabulous line-up of artists to bring you the very best of the 80s, and an action packed day of general 80s madness. Find out more.

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The Magic Es

Saturday 24th June

The Magic Es, purveyors of glorious anthemic indie pop, return to their hometown for a balmy summers night of musical magic.They'll be playing songs from their …

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Small Stories: Stangers' Hall dolls' house collection

Saturday 4th March - Sunday 25th June

As part of the Small Stories, At Home in a Dolls' House exhibition at Norwich Castle, visit Strangers' Hall to see the newly

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Small Stories: At Home in a Dolls’ House

Saturday 4th March - Sunday 25th June

Through stories of the dolls’ houses, which span the past 300 years, visitors will be taken on a journey through the history of the home, everyday lives and changing family relationships.

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Diss Cyclathon

Sunday 25th June

Talk to a local cyclist in Norfolk or Suffolk and they'll tell you the best cycling in the area is on the beautiful country lanes

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Royal Norfolk Show

Wednesday 28th June - Thursday 29th June

The largest agricultural show in the UK, the Royal Norfolk Show, returns with over 3,000 animals and hundreds of attractions. Book tickets here.

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Dinos at Night

Saturday 1st July

Enjoy an evening of fun as Dinosaur Adventure comes to life at dusk!

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Motown & Northern Soul Night

Saturday 4th February - Sunday 2nd July

These popular nights are perfect for those of you who love to dance the night away to all of the club classics!

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Lord Mayor’s Celebrations 2017

Friday 7th July - Sunday 9th July

Three days of celebrations including a street procession on the Saturday


Harleston and Waveney Art Trail

Saturday 24th June - Sunday 9th July

The Harleston & Waveney Art Trail Collective (also known as HWAT) is a diverse and lively community of professional artists who live and work in the …

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The Intellectual Hooligans at Aroma

Saturday 25th February - Saturday 15th July

Aroma welcome Norwich's resident improv comedy performers!

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Wymondham Music Festival 2017

Saturday 1st July - Saturday 15th July

The award-winning Wymondham Music Festival returns featuring classical, folk, world, jazz and dance. Find out what's happening here.

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Shalamar One-Night Break

Sunday 16th July - Monday 17th July

Make it A Night to Remember with soul group Shalamar, with a on night break at Potters Resort. Find out more.

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Dance for Wellbeing

Monday 16th January - Monday 17th July

This weekly course is for people aged 16+ who want to work on improving their mental health and wellbeing

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International Tiger Day

Saturday 29th July

Join us for a day of 'ferocious fun' for our annual tiger celebrations!

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Norwich Pride 2017

Saturday 29th July

Norwich Pride is a celebration of the LGBT community for everyone


Dippy’s Birthday Party Week

Monday 24th July - Sunday 30th July

Get into the party spirit and help our very own Dippy the Dinosaur celebrate in style!

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Paul Nash

Saturday 8th April - Sunday 20th August

Paul Nash (1889 –1946) is among the most important British artists of the first half of the 20th century and a key figure of Modern Art in Britain.

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An evening on the Broads with SiMBiOSiS Jazz

Thursday 13th July - Thursday 24th August

Join Broads Tours and SimBiOSiS Jazz for a fantastic evening of music on the magical Norfolk Broads.

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Boogie on the Broads

Wednesday 5th July - Wednesday 30th August

Join Broads Tours for the ultimate disco evening onboard our double-decker passenger trip boat.

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Banham Zoo’s World Tour!

Tuesday 1st August - Thursday 31st August

Grab your passports and fly around the world in just a day!

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Let’s Play ANIMALS!

Tuesday 1st August - Thursday 31st August

Let your imaginations run wild as we pounce like lions and leap like lemurs! Join us for dressing up, monkeying around and discovering all about the world of play!

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An evening on the Broads with the Norfolk Dixieland Jazz Band

Thursday 6th July - Thursday 31st August

Enjoy an evening of foot-tapping traditional Jazz in a contemporary style with Broads Tours and the Norfolk Dixieland Jazz band.

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Dippy’s Summer Beach Party

Tuesday 29th August - Sunday 3rd September

The sun is shining and Dippy is ready for a special summer beach party – so pack your swimsuit and enjoy a splashing good time!

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Diss Farmers Market

Saturday 8th October - Saturday 9th September

Meet local producers selling their handcrafted and award-winning wares.The second Saturday of the month sees music and hot food create a social atmosphere, so …

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Wymondham Vintage Day

Sunday 10th September

Wymondham Vintage Day – featuring classic cars, Mid-Norfolk Railway Steam Gala, vintage stalls, tea dances, live jazz, vintage bus rides and much more!

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Heritage Open Days

Thursday 7th September - Sunday 10th September

The ever popular Heritage Open Days (HODs) returns with more heritage fun from Thursday 10th to Sunday 13th September.

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Red Panda Weekend

Saturday 16th September - Sunday 17th September

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

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Noirwich Crime Writing Festival

Thursday 14th September - Sunday 17th September

Britain’s boldest, bloodiest crime writing festival returns to the medieval lanes of Norwich and the atmospheric Dragon Hall.

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Norfolk Contemporary Art Society: Sixty Years On

Saturday 24th September - Sunday 24th September

Highlights from Norwich Castle's Collection.Modern and contemporary art acquired over the last 60 years with the support of Norfolk Contemporary Art Society - …

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Nelson and Norfolk

Saturday 29th July - Thursday 28th September

This major exhibition will gather together some of the most extraordinary and potent objects connected to Admiral Lord Nelson, reflecting his naval victories, …

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Summer Crazy Golf Season

Saturday 1st April - Saturday 30th September

Eaton Park Crazy Golf is open every day from the start of the Easter holidays until the end of September 2017.

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Rana Begum

Friday 12th May - Sunday 1st October

Rana Begum is one of the most existing artists working in Britain today. She has completed commissions in Cambridge, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio and Kings …

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Ashmanhaugh Light Railway

Sunday 7th May - Sunday 1st October

Open day running steam, diesel and electric trains.


Wymondham Indoor Market

Saturday 1st October - Saturday 7th October

Books, giftware and bric a brac - all you could want from an indoor

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