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Watton and Swaffham Events

Holt Christmas lights switch on, 2014. 

Our towns and villages will soon sparkle with Christmas lights. Here’s all you need to know about when and where the lights will be turned on over the coming weeks.


Norfolk Events

Father Christmas on the Bure Valley Railway.

Find some of the best things to do in our region this weekend with our guide to what’s on.

Norwich Puppet Theatre's Celebrity Puppet Auction

An eclectic mix of colourful characters created by artists and celebrities has raised thousands of pounds for Norwich Puppet Theatre.

Emma Knights
Black Friday will see shoppers stock up on Christmas gifts at a reduced price ahead of the festive season.

Reportedly the biggest shopping day of the year, Black Friday will see shoppers stock up on Christmas gifts and electrical goods at a reduced price ahead of the festive season. Here we share the discounts on offer at Great British Life available 27 - 30 November 2015

Eating Out or Eating In

Richard Bainbridge at Benedicts on St Benedicts Street, Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Norwich chef Richard Bainbridge will be endeavouring to plate up perfection for harsh critics this week as he represents the region on BBC Two’s Great British Menu.

United Kingdom
GY Food Festival

Anticipation is building for the fourth annual Great Yarmouth Food Festival which was officially launched this week.

East Twenty Six bar and restaurant, Exchange Street, Norwich. 

Hundreds of diners, nearly two dozen of Norwich’s finest independent restaurants and thousands of pounds raised for a worthy cause: tickets for Lloyd Addison’s Moveable Feast may have sold out already, but you can still be part of the mystery tour for taste buds.

United Kingdom

Film & Cinema

Film pix 26/11/15

Director Steven Spielberg reunites with actor Tom Hanks for an incredible true story of courage and daring that proves one man can make a difference.

Film of the Week
The Lady in the Van - Dame Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings

What would you do if a tattered old van complete with tramp-like woman pulled up in front of your home?

Aomi Muyock and Karl Glusman in Gaspar Noe's Love. Picture: Alchemy

This explicit 3D sex film shows all the signs of a very bad movie, but gets better as it goes on, says Michael Joyce.

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