Watton and Swaffham Events

It’s a busy weekend ahead for our region with everything from raft races to motorbikes, music, beer and afternoon tea. Take your pick from our top 10 selection.

Alice, the White Rabbit and an array of other colourful Lewis Carroll characters are preparing to take to the stage for a special show providing a new twist to a classic tale.

Discover East Anglia’s history and heritage with these top 25 historic sites.

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Norfolk Events

Norwich Pride is only days away, as final preparations for the celebration get underway, we take a look at the things you need to know ahead of the big event.

United Kingdom

The second week of the King’s Lynn Festival always showcases young and exciting musicians rising to the top of their game in a series of popular coffee concerts. The first featured the superb musicianship of The Gildas Quartet.

What could be pleasanter than to spend an overcast July morning listening to superlative violin music?

Eating Out or Eating In

Now that Mr D’s, a 50s-themed diner near Attleborough, has closed, we take a look at some of the other great American restaurants across the county where you can get your foodie fix.

United States

From croissants to pan fried cod cheeks, a new business is bringing a taste of France to the city.


Former Great British Bake Off contestant Kate Barmby has created something truly magical for The Assembly House in Norwich.


Film & Cinema

Recommended Film of the Week: Dunkirk (12A)


Christopher Nolan and his producer wife Emma Thomas realise their dream of immortalising the largest evacuation of allied forces during the Second World War on lustrous 70mm celluloid.

With the new Twin Peaks back on our TV screens, this revealing documentary offers a timely look at what helped to shape one of cinema’s most acclaimed and enigmatic directors.


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