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Watton and Swaffham events

Nigel Barnett at Fransham Forge. Picture: Matthew Usher

Artists’ studios and community exhibition spaces in the district will be throwing open their doors to visitors for a week as they take part in the annual Breckland Art Trail.

The filming of The Goob at Necton Diner. Picture: Ian Burt

Norfolk has once again been cast into the film world’s spotlight, as a new movie set in the county has just scooped an award.

There maybe a chill in the air but autumn is among the best times to explore our great woods and beautiful forests as they become a glorious patchwork of colour. SIMON PARKIN highlights some of the best to visit and events to get the best of nature in autumn.

Norfolk events

Family feat pix 23/10/14

Schools are out once again and families looking for some perfect half term fun are spoilt for choice. SIMON PARKIN highlights some of the shows taking place this week.

Young people preparing for the Hostry Festival's Debut event,

Young wordsmiths will be taking to the stage this weekend in a special event celebrating emerging writers.

The winners of the 2014 Paint Out Norwich competition.
1st Prize Haidee-Jo Summers. Title: Work to be Done - Elm Hill in Oil
2nd Prize Chris Daynes. Title: The Watergate - Pulls Ferry in Oil 
3rd Prize Roy Connelly. Title: The Dark Entry - Norwich Cathedral in Oil

An oil painting of one of Norwich’s most historic streets has scooped first prize in the inaugural Paint Out Norwich competition.

Eating out or eating in

The London Vegetable Orchestra at Aylsham Food Festival 2014. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Musical instruments made out of vegetables were a highlight of Aylsham Food Festival: Entertainment with a Difference on Saturday.

Acle Food and Drink Festival. Alisanne Webb, Wendy Green and Harriet Newman serving vintage teas.

From fiery chilies to creamy cheeses, vintage teas to pints of locally brewed beer, Acle’s first tasty food festival proved a taste bud tickling hit with visitors.

Gemma Seager who is organising the Norwich Cocktail Week. Picture: Simon Finlay

From the kill-or-cure hangover cure Bloody Mary to the sophisticated Cosmopolitan, the exotic Mai Tai to the shaken-but-not-stirred Martini, a cocktail is always a party in a glass.

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