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The sun high in the sky at Hunstanton beach. Picture: Matthew Usher

You know you’ve made the most of our county when you’ve ticked off at least three quarters of our 50 quintessential Norfolk experiences.

Norfolk Events

Magical fun at the Fairy Fair, just some of the events this half term

It’s May Bank Holiday and the schools are out again, but feat not, there is something to appeal to everyone and keep the kids happy this half-term. SIMON PARKIN highlights some events and fun for all the family.

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Spring Bank Holiday Weekend Events: Fairy Fair at Sennowe Park, Medieval Re-enactment at Castle Rising Castle and Houghton International Horse Trials. (L-R)

Here’s a quick guide to some of the events taking place across Norfolk on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

NNF16. Building Conversation. Photo: Willem Weemhoff.

The art of conversation takes centre stage in an event coming to Norfolk and Norwich Festival this weekend.

Arts correspondent Emma Knights finds out more.

New Zealand

Eating Out or Eating In

Polly Guy. Picture: Maurice Gray

The first instalment of Polly’s Pantry, showcasing all the fine food that Norfolk has to offer. Today Polly cooks up a Cromer crab thermidor.

Polly Guy from Norwich celebrates becoming the Come Dine With Me Champion of Champions. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

An alternative attitude to cooking is on the menu this evening at 6.30pm (Tuesday), when Polly Guy joins the Mustard Show with her slightly-seductive approach to fine cuisine.

All you can eat in Norwich: Cosmo, Roti and House of Tiago (L-R)

If there was ever an excuse to visit one of Norwich’s all-you-can-eat buffet style restaurants, International Eat What You Want Day would be it.

Norwich

Film & Cinema

Ken Loach.  Picture: Nigel Sutton.

Dartmouth Park director Ken Loach celebrates his 80th birthday this June. After his latest feature, I, Daniel Blake won the Palme D’Or and a documentary out about his life and work, Meredith Taylor reports on this gritty slice of social realism.

United Kingdom
Nick Cage in The Trust

When two small time cops try to rob a drug dealing network’s hidden vault, thing don’t go as they expect – which is to be expected.

George Clooney stars as Lee Gates in MONEY MONSTER. Picture: Atsushi Nishijima/Sony Pictures Entertainment

In Money Monster, a selection of Hollywood ‘Liberal Icons’ gather together to wag their fingers at today’s naughty businessmen, and the callous society that has grown up around it.

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