Watton & Swaffham Entertainment News

Tom Edwards, former pirate radio DJ pictured in the  BBC Radio Norfolk studios in Norwich.

My life on the ocean waves - as a pirate

It’s 50 years this weekend since pirate station Radio Caroline began broadcasting off the East Coast – and changed music forever. Former pirate radio DJ Tom Edwards reflects on those heady days...

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Oxburgh Hall.

Photo gallery: What lies behind the doors of Norfolk’s historic National Trust properties

With all the region’s National Trust properties welcoming visitors again for the new season from this week, Simon Parkin discovers what lies behind the historic doors and looks at what activities and special events they have planned.

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Treat your Mum this Mother's Day

Ways to treat your mum this weekend

Let your mum put her feet up and earn a well earned rest and take her out for a special treat this Mothering Sunday. Simon Parkin suggests a few places to take her and spoil her.

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Gig Review Archive, Music review from 2001 to now.

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NNF 2014: Pioneer by Curious Directive

Norfolk and Norwich Festival audiences to get sneak preview of Edinburgh-bound shows

Audiences at this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Festival will be able to get a sneak preview of some innovative new shows heading north to the biggest arts festival in the world this summer.

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Film of the week review: Noah

The story of Noah and his three sons unfolds across six chapters of the book of Genesis.

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Restaurant Reviews

South Norfolk Local Flavours Event at Bressingham. Jayne Bett Ridge from Tudor Bakehouse.
Photo by Simon Finlay.

That’s tasty! Showcase for fine South Norfolk flavours

We all know that there’s no such thing as a free lunch – but writing about South Norfolk’s fantastic produce seems a small price to pay for having eaten like royalty at a new event designed to bring the cream of the crop from the region’s producers to the marketplace.

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Graphic: facts on chips

Graphic: Fifty tasty facts about favourite takeaway treat

It’s time to celebrate a British institution with 50 fantastic facts about chips (and one truly bizarre fact about crisps). STACIA BRIGGS says chip, chip, chip hooray for British Chip Week, which starts today.

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The Kings Arms, Fleggburgh is set to reopen soon.

Chef of the Year to open pub and restaurant in east Norfolk village

A chef making a name for himself across Norfolk will face a new challenge when he takes over a historic village pub.

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