Norfolk Events

Passengers on the North Norfolk Railway had a chance to re-live a classic TV comedy moment, when the popular attraction staged its annual Dad’s Army Live weekend.


In a survey conducted by The Grocer Magazine in 2016, English wines came an impressive fourth for quality, after those from France, Italy and Australia. The warm, dry climate and mix of sandy and clay soil makes East Anglia one of the premier vine growing regions of the UK, so to mark English Wine Week - May 27 to June 4 - we have been discovering some of Norfolk and Suffolk’s vineyards and wineries.


Thousands of people are expected in the centre of Norwich on Father’s Day to enjoy a taste of Norfolk.

During his seven years in Norfolk William Galinsky has brought everything from a Dinosaur Petting Zoo to a hotel of quirky treehouses to a huge inflatable moon to our city and county in his role as artistic director of Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

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The Norfolk and Norwich Festival is bringing 17 days of music, circus, theatre, art, literature and more to the city and county.

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A mother is planning to host an event for other mums to meet, network, sell and shop.

Latitude Festival is back in the beautiful surroundings of Henham Park in Suffolk this summer and we’ve got FIVE PAIRS of camping tickets to give away!

With the glorious weather this past week many of us will have been sitting in the warmth of the sun reading our favourite book.

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Four gardens in Norfolk will be among 400 across the UK to open this Bank Holiday weekend to celebrate 90 years of the National Gardens Scheme.

Reading from his debut book Grief Is The Thing With Feathers, Max Porter said it was too hot in the bejewelled Adnams Spiegeltent surroundings to get in to the really heavy stuff – as if the extracts he delivered with 
such brave force were easy words.

Norfolk is being transformed into a giant gallery of art with artists galore opening up their studio doors to the public.

Arts correspondent Emma Knights finds out more about this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Open Studios.


From sculptors to painters to textile-makers - more than 500 artists across Norfolk are taking part in a 16-day celebration of art which starts todayMay 27.

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The magic of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s treasured childhood novel is brought to life in performances from acclaimed Spinning Wheel Theatre.

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This second night of jazz in the Adnams Spiegeltent in Chapelfield Gardens took a slightly edgier route, with four-piece outfit Get The Blessing showcasing material from their five albums.

Makers of Peppa Pig talk about their magical other BAFTA award-winning television animation series as the live stage adaptation comes to Norwich Theatre Royal.

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Over the long weekend you might be looking for something a little different to do with the family, so here’s a quick guide to ten fun things happening in Norfolk this Bank Holiday.


The 1990s rockers, fronted by Gavin Rossdale, judge on ITV’s The Voice, visit for one of just six dates in wake of new album, Black and White Rainbows.


All-singing, all-dancing shows, circus spectacle, a charming adaptation of The Secret Garden, TV favourites Ben & Holly brought to life and Horrible Histories just some of the treats on stage this Spring Bank holiday.

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The future of cancer treatment will be the focus of a talk led by two scientists as part of Norwich’s City of Ale festival.


This IOU Theatre piece definitively gives a new perspective on life: for most of the show the audience are watching from the back of an open-top bus.

Normally to be found in their basement bar in London’s Broadway Market, this jazzy, swinging seven-piece hit the Spiegeltent for just one night.


Arts correspondent Emma Knights reflects on the array of cultural delights this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Festival has brought to the city,


The kegs are full, the pumps are primed and the suds are flowing freely following the launch of this year’s Norwich City of Ale festival.


Zoe Ball, a bad dancer? Terrible at first reveals Strictly It Takes Two star Ian Waite, visiting the region with Natalie Lowe.


A three-year project to perform all of Beethoven’s symphonies by Britten Sinfonia and renowned composer and conductor Thomas Adès begins with a concert in the region this weekend.


Performance poet Luke Wright is back with a brand new show which he is premiering at the Norfolk and Norwich Festival.


Gamers of Norwich, do you have your controllers at the ready? Whether you are a PC or a console gamer the Norwich Gaming Festival has something to get those trigger fingers going.

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Screenwriter, novelist and audio playwright, Richard Dinnick will be visiting Norwich on Tuesday, July 4, to talk about his latest Doctor Who book.


It’s 70 years since Indian independence.

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Stars from the world of stage and screen will perform at a charity show in Oulton Broad this weekend.

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Author Jon McGregor is among the writers taking to the stage for Norfolk and Norwich Festival’s City of Literature Weekend.

Andrew Burton, from Writers’ Centre Norwich, talks to him about his latest book, Reservoir 13.

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Mexican journalists Lydia Cacho and Anabel Hernández will be giving this year’s Harriet Martineau Lecture at the Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

Andrew Burton from Writers’ Centre Norwich finds out more about their talk called Speaking Truth To Power.


The power of words is being put into the spotlight from Friday to Sunday at Norwich’s Chapelfield Gardens.

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School’s almsot out for half term – and here’s how to turn a normal week into a bank holiday bonanza of Monday to Friday fun.

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