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Watton and Swaffham Events

Taylor Swift Radio 1 Big Weekend comes to Norwich.

Extra transport has been arranged to cope with the thousands of people travelling to the Big Weekend at Earlham Park.

Norfolk Events

Mark Streeter of Courtesy Taxis with the mini bus wrapped in Taylor Swift branding for her new album, to be used for the Radio 1 Big Weekend. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

While most people are walking or catching a bus or train to the Big Weekend, for some lucky Taylor Swift fans, their ride will be paid for by the star.

Norwich
Fans watching The 1975 performing during Radio 1's Big Weekend at Glasgow Green, Glasgow: Picture: Mark Runnacles/PA Wire

It’s less than 24 hours before the Radio 1 Big Weekend kicks off at Earlham Park, and with booked-up hotels, DJs arriving and site almost ready, the excitement is building.

Norwich
Norfolk and Norwich Open Studios at Greenhouse Gallery, Bethel Street, Norwich. Artists, left to right, Sarah Passingham, Tigger, Julia Webb and Sophie Yeomans.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY.

From potters to painters to jewellery makers, artists across the county are opening up their studios to the public for a Norfolk-wide celebration of art.

Norwich

Eating Out or Eating In

Launch of Norfolk Food and Drink in Norwich this evening at Open.

The county’s lavish larder will be celebrated all year round after the official launch of Norfolk Food and Drink.

United Kingdom
Norwich City of Ale 2015 festival publicans, brewers and supporters raise a glass at the launch in the memeorial gardens, Norwich.Pictured front Dawn Leeder and Phil Cutter Photo: Steve Adams

As the Norwich City of Ale prepares to celebrate its fifth year, a competition is being held to find a name for the new charity beer.

Norwich
The Seventh Heaven Burger and Waffle House which has opened on Exchange Street. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A dozen customers queueing for their first taste of Norwich’s newest restaurant were hoping its waffles and burgers would reach celestial heights of culinary excellence.

Film & Cinema

Mad Max: Fury Road. Picture: Warner Bros. Pictures

While Tom Hardy falls short, the latest chapter of this groundbreaking franchise is an action-packed triumph, says Michael Joyce.

Film review pix 21/5/15

For a big budget fantasy which vociferously encourages children to dream, Tomorrowland: A World Beyond is disappointingly - and ironically - short on invention and ingenuity.

the tribe

This film told through sign language is ultimately a reductive view of people, says Michael Joyce.

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