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Watton and Swaffham events

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.

Shock ! Hazard. Picture: Matthew Usher.

An up and coming Dereham band is hoping to sell out their home town’s Hollywood Cinema on Friday night for a one-off showing of their tour documentary film.

Norfolk events

Peter Tolhurst is bringing out a new book this month called Norfolk Parish Treasures: North and West Norfolk
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Writer and publisher Peter Tolhurst has spent ten years putting togethera new series of books featuring every single Norfolk village. TREVOR HEATON talks to the creator of a work destined to become a local classic.

Author Simon Barnes at the marshland near his home at Heckingham in the evening sunshine. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

His books on birds, nature and sport have been read by millions - and taken him all over the world. But the place best-selling author Simon Barnes calls home is in Norfolk. David Powles caught up with him ahead of his latest release - and a very special surprise for EDP readers.

Still in the City. Photo by David Indge.

A interactive dance performance exploring our relationship between people and their city is set to take to the stage tomorrow.

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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