Norfolk Events

It is a case of hop, hop hooray for 10-year-old Holly Mckenna who we can today reveal is the winner of our design-a-GoGoHare competition.


Two big names in music will be taking to the stage in Norwich as part of new weekly student nights.


From the Royal Arcade to Elm Hill to The Forum, people have been inspired by Norwich architecture old and new in their entries for a special photography competition.


As Norfolk blues guitarist Oli Brown and his rock outfit RavenEye return to support Bush, Adam Aiken recalls catching up with the trio following their triumphant performance at this summer’s Download festival.

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A life-sized statue of a Norwich pub landlord has been revealed by BT Sport presenter Jake Humphrey.


Meet Haremit - the latest GoGoHare to come out of its shell and be revealed ahead of the 2018 charity art trail through Norwich and Norfolk.


Cover My Tracks interweaves theatre and music to tell the tale of an idealistic young musician who sets out to write a 21st century pop masterpiece and vanishes without a trace.


Our readers have cast their votes and today we can reveal the nine finalists in the running for our special arts awards. Arts correspondent Emma Knights reports

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Artists and famous faces have joined forces for a special wildlife art exhibition putting the spotlight on threats to iconic animals around the world. Arts correspondent Emma Knights reports

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Angela Carter’s classic tale The Company of Wolves has been adapted by Devon-based theatre company Burn the Curtain into a ‘promenade theatre adventure’ for runners and walkers.

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A pitch perfect mix of mood and music Raynham Hall Recitals bring the sounds of the period to the Norfolk stately house. Musical advisor and acclaimed countertenor Michael Chance tells us more ahead of the opening concert featuring him and his son.


A ghostly theme park is the setting for this year’s Halloween Spooktacular at Great Yarmouth’s Hippodrome Circus.

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The founding fathers of fuzz-pop return 30 years after the release of their seminal debut album Psychocandy, that mixed sneering angst and noise distortion with hypnotic sweet melodies layered with dark lyrics.

For 30 years it has captivated audiences across the UK and now the tragic tale of separated siblings is back on the Norwich Theatre Royal stage.

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Downham Market will be celebrating Halloween early this year with the Fear in the Fens festival.


Coming from a family where no one in the household drove a car (deeply annoying, especially if the village they’ve stuck you in only has one bus an hour and none on Sundays) learning to drive wasn’t just useful, it was life-saving.

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Looking for something to do this week? Here’s our top picks of events taking place across the county...


Live music fans are expected to flock to the north Norfolk coast this weekend for the first Deepdale Festival.

Wishes were granted as the cast of this year’s fun-filled family pantomime congregated at the Marina Theatre to officially launch the show.


Thousands of people are set to become a part of East Anglia’s biggest Halloween music festival as it returns for its third year.

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There is always a lot going on in south Norfolk. Here are just a few ideas of what to do and where to go this weekend.

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From brilliant blooms to coastal scenes and abstracts - Great Yarmouth library galleries will be alive with talent and colour this week.


The death of a director provides the catalyst for the Old Buckenham Players’ latest theatrical offering.

One of the West End’s best-loved musicals, running for 24 years, Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers remains every bit as engaging as it was at its humble beginnings in Liverpool, as one of the stars Sean Jones explains as it returns to Norwich Theatre Royal.


Calling all Busted fans! Charlie Simpson is coming to Norwich.


Diners are being served up a menu of ghostly tales at special dinner events taking place at Norwich’s historic Guildhall.


An alien plant living in a flower shop has an appetite for a frightening fertiliser in the cult-classic rock musical, Little Shop of Horrors, which runs at Sheringham Little Theatre next week.

More than 200 children and young people took part in activities ranging from tide fights and treasure hunts, to junk modelling and inflatable Sumo wrestling, as part of a week-long summer outreach scheme run by a group of Sheringham churches.

Caroline Flack is coming back to her native Norfolk this autumn, swapping Love Island for starring in her debut stage musical, Crazy For You, alongside fellow Strictly winner Tom Chambers.

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Nearly two thousand parents, grandparents and children packed the streets of Sheringham on Sunday, for a ‘people’s parade’ finale marking the end of the North Norfolk Railway’s 1940s weekend.

After dozens of performers, actors and artists battled the elements to entertain the town on Saturday, the second day of the Out There Festival is set to take over Great Yarmouth again.

Nearly 400 people packed the pews at St Peter’s Church, Sheringham, for a wartime-style wedding held during the North Norfolk Railway’s 1940s weekend.


Two larger-than-life characters have been making a scene in public spaces around Norfolk.


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