Watton and Swaffham Events

It’s Independent Bookshop Week from June 20-27 and bookshops are reopening to browsers and buyers after months of keeping us reading with online and phone orders


Norfolk Events

Government plans for the phased return of live performances have been branded ‘wantonly disrespectful’ by the CEO of Norfolk’s biggest theatre.

Following an effort for the region’s entertainment venues to unite, industry experts have revealed plans for how and when they can reopen.

The National Garden Scheme are reopening private gardens to the public across Norfolk and Waveney as lockdown eases and people are encouraged to enjoy outside spaces.

Eating Out or Eating In

It’s not been an easy few months for those working in the food industry. But the challenges have been met with resilience and innovation. Here, we’ve picked eight reasons to celebrate the work of everyone in the world of Norfolk food and drink during lockdown.

A popular Norwich restaurant and bar has said it will sever ties with Deliveroo after concerns over its service.

A community cafe in Norwich, which provides a lifeline to hundreds of people across the city, has launched a Crowdfunder campaign so it can reopen and implement social distancing measures.

Film & Cinema

A nice film for the nice people who live in London’s middle-class Richard Curtis world but with likeable characters and lashings of innocence, it has a certain charm

Lee Min-jae’s romzomcom is implausible and inconsistent but also inventive, good-looking and funny

Da Five Bloods sees four African American war veterans return to Vietnam on a quest to find the remains of their fallen squad leader, and the gold fortune he helped them hide.

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