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Dungeon Tours

Saturday 8th October - Sunday 22nd January

Join our gruesome guides as they lead you on a tour of our dungeons and reveal terrible tales about the punishments of the past.

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Battlements Experience

Saturday 8th October - Sunday 22nd January

Climb the Norman staircase for a stunning panoramic view of Norwich and hear the history of this fine city.Adult £3.50, Conc £3.20, Child £2.80 + …

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Shirehall Courtroom Tours

Wednesday 18th January

Let us guide you down the spiral staircase, through the prisoners' tunnel and in to the 19th century courtroom, to hear stories of historic trials

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‘Fighting heart’ film screening

Wednesday 18th January

‘Fighting heart’ film screening at The Birdcage pub. Find out more.

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Talking Textiles: Get Ahead, Get a Hat

Thursday 19th January

The first in a series of monthly talks, workshops and handling sessions led by specialists.

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An Evening with Nick Knowles

Thursday 19th January

Best known for building homes on DIY SOS, or testing general knowledge on Who Dares Wins, Nick Knowles

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Fishermen & Kings: The Photography of Olive Edis Costumed Guided Tours

Wednesday 12th October - Saturday 21st January

Join a curator-led tour of the exhibition, and explore its key works and themes.

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Olive Edis Exhibition: Costumed Guided Tours

Wednesday 4th January - Saturday 21st January

Explore the life and times of Olive Edis with our costumed guide.Wednesdays 4 & 11 January; Saturdays 7 & 21 January.Museum admission only:Adult …

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Family Friendly Autism Activity Day

Friday 20th January - Saturday 21st January

These fun days, held in a relaxed and informal environment are particularly suitable for visitors who have autism,

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Family Friendly Autism Activity Days

Friday 20th January - Saturday 21st January

These fun days, held in a relaxed and informal environment are particularly suitable for visitors who have autism, their friends and families



Thursday 1st December - Saturday 21st January

Come and get hands-on with the artworks in ‘AniMotion’, a specially commissioned exhibition inspired by animation techniques. This colourful, interactive …

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Antiques and Vintage Fair

Saturday 21st January

Are you on the hunt for an antique or collectable to complete a room in your home or office?Browse the collections and see if you can find the one-off piece …

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La Cage aux Folles

Tuesday 17th January - Saturday 21st January

Bill Kenwright presents a spectacular new version of this much loved musical at Norwich Theatre Royal

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Ann Feavers and Roger Burnay Exhibition

Tuesday 17th January - Sunday 22nd January

Ann will be showing her range of Victorian painting on glass pictures and explaining how they are produced.She will also exhibit a small selection of her …

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Fishermen & Kings: The Photography of Olive Edis

Saturday 8th October - Sunday 22nd January

Commissioned by the Imperial War Museum, Olive Edis (1876-1755) was Britain's first female war photographer, as well as an extraordinary portrait …

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Billy Bragg and Joe Henry

Sunday 22nd January

In March 2016 Billy Bragg and Joe Henry, guitars in hand, boarded a Los Angeles-bound train at Chicago’s Union Station looking to reconnect with the culture …

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Fighting Gallery Tours

Saturday 14th January - Saturday 28th January

Join our costumed Knight for a journey through the castle's defensive past.Check out the medieval graffiti and stonemason's marks, learn how the castle …


Faces of the Fash Pack LIVE

Friday 27th January - Saturday 28th January

Could you be Norfolk’s next top model? Find out at Faces of the Fash Pack LIVEintu Chapelfield’s lower ground mall will be transformed into a pop up …

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Punk in the East

Saturday 22nd October - Saturday 28th January

Celebrating 40 years of punk heritage and influence in Norwich and beyond, told through stories, photos and punk memorabilia.Museum admission only:Adult …

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Who's wearing the trousers?

Saturday 28th January

This concert will explore the remarkable lives and music written for Handel’s ‘travesti’, mezzo-sopranos and contraltos in a world where women performing …

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Clementine's Fabulous Roadshow - part of manipulate

Saturday 28th January

Clementine the Living Fashion Doll returns to Norwich in her new show, Clementine's Fabulous Roadshow.Clementine has spent months ordering her staff to adapt …

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Friday 20th January - Saturday 28th January

It's the 1960's, Agatha Christe's Miss Marple is about to start filming. But there's a twist – they haven't found a Miss Marple.

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Russian State Ballet of Siberia

Thursday 26th January - Saturday 28th January

The acclaimed ballet company return to Norwich following their successful season earlier this year.CoppéliaThursday 26 January at 7.30pmThis light-hearted …

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Holiday Inn - Christmas Party Nights

Friday 25th November - Sunday 29th January

Christmas is all wrapped up here at Holiday Inn Norwich North with Christmas Parties from £24.95 per person, themed nights from £29.95 per person plus Santa …

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The RSPB Big Castle Birdwatch Weekend

Saturday 28th January - Sunday 29th January

The RSPB and Norwich Castle welcome you to the annual Big Castle Birdwatch family weekend: get inspired to discover the natural world in your garden.

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Elizabeth Reed, New Year Exhibition

Tuesday 24th January - Sunday 29th January

Elizabeth is proud to present her third solo exhibition at Fairhaven Garden.As a keen gardener and country lover she will be displaying original paintings …

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2017 Just World Indoor Bowls Championships

Friday 13th January - Sunday 29th January

Between 13th and 29th January 2017, Potters Resort is once again rolling out its blue carpet to host the 2017 Just World Indoor Bowls Championships.

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Make Do and Mend

Thursday 26th January - Thursday 2nd February

Workshop for AdultsDon’t throw away - upcycle instead. Learn how to make the most of pre-loved clothing and breathe new life into old threads! See altered …

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Cities - part of manipulate

Friday 3rd February

An actor, a table, a camera.Dozens of objects used to design and conjure up an unusual collection of imaginary cities. Built by the actor before our eyes, each …

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Tours and Trails Day

Saturday 4th February

Take a free, family friendly tour or trail around the Castle: rediscover the Castle collections, find old favourites and explore new exhibitions.

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Shostakovich Symphony No.12 “The Year 1917”

Saturday 4th February

Shostakovich completed his Twelfth Symphony in 1961, dedicating it to the memory of Lenin and packing it with stirring themes inspired by the songs and events of the Bolshevik Revolution.

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Fairport Convention

Saturday 4th February

Enjoy an evening of musical celebration with Fairport Convention at this golden anniversary concert.Credited with originating British folk-rock, Fairport first …

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Sandra Derry Exhibition

Tuesday 31st January - Sunday 5th February

Sandra Derry is a Norfolk artist who loves to paint rural scenes.Working tractors, old and new, are painted in watercolour and acrylic from pictures taken …

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Seeds of a City: An Object Theatre Masterclass - part of manipulate

Saturday 4th February - Sunday 5th February

Presented by Olivier Ducas of Théâtre De La Pire EspéceOlivier Ducas’ workshop offers participants the opportunity, through exercises and shared work, to …

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show Colouring-In Competition

Thursday 12th January - Monday 6th February

Enter the competition for a chance to win tickets to see the fantastic new show, based on four of Eric Carle's best loved books; The Artist Who Painted a Blue …

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Shirehall Courtroom Tour February

Wednesday 8th February

Follow our guide down the spiral staircase, through the prisoner's tunnel and into the nineteenth century courtroom.


Face Painting

Wednesday 25th January - Wednesday 8th February

Develop skills and techniques to create beautiful face paints on this 3 day short course led by professional creative body artist Hayley Bird.

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Mad Dog McRea

Friday 10th February - Saturday 11th February

Mad Dog Mcrea blend a unique mixture of folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz, bluegrass and 'shake your ass' music.

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Cardboard Carnival

Saturday 11th February

Trunk, tail, ears or wings? Carnival creates itself from all sorts of things!This is Carnival of the Animals but not as we know it. We take inspiration from …

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The Curious Adventures of Pinocchio

Sunday 12th February

One of the best loved classics for children comes to life, literally.Crickets, cats, foxes and, of course, the world-famous puppet, will spring out of our …

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Sunday 12th February

One of Norwich's largest and most popular one day Wedding and Prom Shows,


Fiji: Art and Life in the Pacific

Saturday 15th October - Sunday 12th February

The most comprehensive exhibition about Fiji and Fijian art ever assembled.

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Saturday 11th February - Monday 13th February

Eric Carle’s delightful books have captivated generations. Now, no less than four of Carle’s timeless stories

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Boars, Bulls and Norfolk's Celtic Menagerie

Tuesday 14th February

Illustrated talk on animals in Roman and Celtic Art, with curator John Davies. Suitable for adults and older children.

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Scooby’s Street School

Monday 13th February - Tuesday 14th February

Half-term holiday fun for 7-11 year olds with the fantastic Scooby! A two day street school where you will be put through your paces,

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Two Night Half Term Family Weekend Break

Saturday 11th February - Tuesday 14th February

Enjoy a fun-filled family short break on a two night Half Term family get away in Norfolk with Sports Coaching in Football, Tennis, Golf and much more. In …

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Actors & Musicians Academy

Monday 13th February - Wednesday 15th February

A three day masterclass with award winning theatre company DumbWise.

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Wednesday 15th February

Martin Bridle and Su Eaton have woven extra drama and laughter into the well--loved tale of Goldilocks, stitching together traditional glove puppetry and live …

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Talking Textiles: Brief Encounter

Thursday 16th February

The third in a series of monthly talks, workshops and handling sessions led by specialists at Norwich Castle.

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Cookie decorating hosted by Chef Nigel Raffles

Thursday 16th February

Let your children's creative talents be put to the test with our Resident chef owner Nigel


Children’s Holiday Studio - Pattern and decoration

Thursday 16th February

Visit The Sainsbury Centre this February for the Children's Holiday Studio

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Gladiators! Roman Fight Demonstrations

Wednesday 15th February - Thursday 16th February

See how gladiators fought and how it was different from the Roman Army. With stage and screen veteran Keith Wallis.

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Thursday 16th February

Martin is busy baking biscuits and cakes in the kitchen. As he mixes the sugars and spices, he adds a sprinkling of songs, a generous helping of humour, and …


Brexit means Brexit: The UK’s future after the referendum

Thursday 19th January - Thursday 16th February

These events offer an opportunity to discuss issues of key economic, political and social importance to the UK in negotiating its future outside the EU.

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Thursday 16th February

SLAM is back and it's better than ever. SLAM is jam packed with young local artists with all sorts of talent ranging from the biggest unsigned singer-songwriters,

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Toddler Disco

Friday 17th February

Join the Garage as we transform our studio for disco fun this half term!


Mr Valentine's Quest

Monday 13th February - Friday 17th February

Mr Valentine has visited Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse but he has lost some of his belongings!Can you help find them all? Join us over February half term to …

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Hail Caesar! The History of the Roman Empire in 20 Minutes

Saturday 11th February - Friday 17th February

Join actor Neil Paris for a family friendly performance charting the history of the greatest empire

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Four Night Half Term Family Midweek Break

Monday 13th February - Saturday 18th February

Get everyone together on a four night Half Term family getaway on the Norfolk Coast. Leave your wallet at home, with pretty much everything included in your …

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Rowdy Romans - Half Term Activities

Saturday 11th February - Saturday 18th February

Follow the Roman trail around the museum, and don't miss the scents and stinks of a Roman town!

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Romans v the Volcano

Saturday 18th February

What happened when Vesuvius erupted? Volcanologists from UEA explain what the Romans would have seen in 79AD

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A Real Alien Adventure

Saturday 18th February

A rip-roaring, intergalactic space adventure. Miss Amelia Buttersnap, investigator of all things unseen and mysterious, inventor of gadgets both marvellous and …

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February Half Term Fun

Tuesday 14th February - Saturday 18th February

Get crafty with torn textiles and learn how to reuse, recycle and reduce waste.

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Hearts Zumba Tutu Party

Saturday 18th February

Fancy being part of a World Record and raising money for charity?We need dozens of people to join in our Zumba Tutu Party!To make it even more fun we are …

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Henry V by William Shakespeare

Saturday 18th February

Award-winning theatre company Antic Disposition present their critically acclaimed adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry V in Norwich Cathedral for one night only.

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Thriller Live

Monday 13th February - Saturday 18th February

Direct from London’s West End, THRILLER LIVE is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of the world’s greatest entertainer.THRILLER LIVE …

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Star Night

Saturday 18th February

Telescopes, talks and teas all evening with the friendly astronomers from Norwich Astronomical Society. Please feel welcome to bring your own telescope if you …

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Common People

Saturday 18th February - Sunday 19th February

Common People is the new Britpop, Indie and 90s disco night being launched at OPEN.Set across two rooms and featuring some of the top DJs of the time, as well …

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Overnight Indulgence Package

Tuesday 10th January - Sunday 19th February

Enjoy a 2-course dinner in our 2 AA rosette contemporary restaurant and then spend a night of luxury in one of our deluxe rooms.Wake up relaxed and ready for a …

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Valentines Break

Saturday 11th February - Sunday 19th February

Romance your loved one and whisk them away this Valentines to the charming outskirts of Norwich and join Park Farm Hotel

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February Half-Term, Children Go FREE!

Sunday 12th February - Sunday 19th February

Explore the Broads National Park by joining Broads Tours for a Boat trip this February Half-Term

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Signs of Spring Week

Saturday 11th February - Sunday 19th February

It's (nearly) spring. Celebrate at Fairhaven by looking out for signs of spring in the woodland garden.Included in garden entry charge, adult £6.50, …

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February Half Term Crazy Golf

Saturday 11th February - Sunday 19th February

Eaton Park Crazy Golf is open from 10:00 to dusk, throughout the February Half Term holidays.

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Teddy Bear Express at Bure Valley Railway

Saturday 11th February - Sunday 19th February

Join our mascot bear for a week of fun- this teddy bear themed event includes colouring, games and, of course, teddy bears!

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Boggle Wish Bonfire

Saturday 11th February - Sunday 19th February

It’s a brand new year at BeWILDerwood and the air is full of wishes!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, …

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Norwich Fashion Week

Thursday 9th March - Thursday 16th 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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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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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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Language at Louis'

Monday 4th January - Friday 31st March

Free language classes at Louis' Deli.

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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 …


UEA Spring Literary Festival 2017

Wednesday 22nd February - Wednesday 3rd 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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Ward Thomas

Friday 5th May

Ward Thomas playing at OPEN Norwich

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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.


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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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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.


NNF17 Driftwood

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 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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Norwich Pride 2017

Saturday 29th July

Norwich Pride is a celebration of the LGBT community for everyone

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Friday 6th October - Saturday 7th October

OPEN Norwich is celebrating Oktoberfest! Our iconic building at the heart of Norwich on Bank Plain will be transformed next October into a German themed …

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Wymondham Farmers Market

Saturday 17th September - Saturday 21st October

A great Farmers Market in the heart of market-town, Wymondham. Every third Saturday of the month from 9 am until 1

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Harleston Market

Wednesday 5th October - Wednesday 25th October

The Town Council operates a Wednesday Market, said to have been in place since 1259.The location is in the centre of Harleston in the Market Place and up the …

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Wymondham Market

Friday 7th October - Friday 27th October

Street market with clothes, home-ware and food - a great town for a spot of Friday market shopping and not far from

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Diss Market

Friday 7th October - Friday 27th October

Diss Market Town's Friday Market. Every Friday from 9 am to 3 pm.

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CAMRA Norwich Beer Festival 2017

Tuesday 24th October - Saturday 28th October

he 39th Norwich Beer Festival will be held at St. Andrew's and Blackfriars' Halls from 24th to 29th October 2016. Find out more.

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October Half- Term, Children Go FREE!

Saturday 21st October - Sunday 29th October

Explore the Broads National Park by joining Broads Tours for a Boat trip this October Half-Term.

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Hostry Festival 2017

Saturday 14th October - Sunday 29th October

The Hostry Festival 2016 is full of new commissions and as well as our favourite annual projects, all celebrating home grown talent in Norfolk.

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Loddon Farmers Market

Saturday 10th September - Saturday 11th November

Put simply, we founded Loddon Farmers' Market to enable local farmers to sell their products direct to you so that they get a fair price for their work and …

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Harleston Farmers Market

Saturday 15th October - Saturday 18th November

The Harleston Farmers Market has been operating very successfully from September 2002. From relatively small beginnings we have grown and now, on the third …


Costessey Farmers Market

Sunday 13th November - Sunday 26th November

The newest Farmers' Market in Norfolk is the Norwich Farmers' Market at Costessey....the inaugural market was on 14th September 2014Our events takes place on …


Loddon Country Market

Tuesday 4th October - Tuesday 28th November

Local Produce, Home Baking and CraftsEvery Tuesday Morning9.15 to 10.30Support local shopping and the local

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Festive Family Boat Trip

Saturday 2nd December - Sunday 24th December

Join Santa's Pixies and of course Santa on board the Vintage Broadsman for an hour of Family Festive Fun.

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Distillery Tours

Friday 1st January - Sunday 31st December

Distillery Tours of St George's Distillery. Find out more.

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Rembrandt: Lightening the Dark

Saturday 21st October - Sunday 7th January

A new exhibition opens in 2017 featuring the nationally important collection of Rembrandt etchings

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Sleeping Beauty

Wednesday 13th December - Sunday 14th January

Family pantomime written & directed by RICHARD GAUNTLETTJoin us as we tell the magical tale of Sleeping Beauty, a princess cursed by a very bad-tempered …

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The Russian Season

Saturday 14th October - Sunday 11th February

In October 2017, to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution, the Sainsbury Centre

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