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It has provided a platform for a galaxy of musical superstars over the years and now the University of East Anglia has produced a book to list all the gigs that have been held there over the past 50 years.

University of East Anglia

THe World’s Most Expensive Presents on Channel 4 reveals what Britain’s billionaires will splash their cash on this Christmas


Indie rock fans were on standby for a memorable night of music as Shed Seven rode magnificently into Norwich’s UEA.


From A Christmas Carol to seasonal circus spectaculars, via a winter adventure full of wolves, a very hungry giant plant and an Oscar Wilde’s short story, not every festive family show is a pantomime this Christmas.

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We have had an overwhelming response to our ticket giveaway competition for next year’s Cromer Hall Concerts series.

We caught up with Hannah Miller from multi intrumentalist band Moulettes ahead of their headline show at Norwich Arts Centre on December 19.


With puppets, puns and a top notch team of talented professional actors, Sheringham Little Theatre’s song-packed, laugh-a-minute pantomime offering, the Wizard of Oz, cast a spell on an audience of youngsters, parents and grandparents from the first number.

Rock giants Kasabian have announced a special gig as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series at Thetford Forest.

Forestry Commission

Steve Coogan has said he was conflicted about addressing Brexit in a new series of Alan Partridge.

European Union

A sweeping family saga that combines a history of individual figures with a detailed insight into the ups and downs of a niche manufacturing 
business goes on sale this week. 
Tony Wenham spoke to the author of 
Gallyons: Gunmakers of East Anglia


Multi-platinum selling artist Craig David has been announced as the first act for next year’s Newmarket Nights.

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The pantomime season is upon us once again – oh yes it is. We dons our best dame outfit to cast an eye over this year’s best family festive pantos taking place in Norfolk.

Joseph Ballard

DIY SOS and Who Dares Wins host Nick Knowles has long had a secret yearning for music. Now the presenter-turned-singer, who has fond memories of growing up in East Anglia, has released his debut album — at the age of 55.


From playground politics to comedy about fostering, Gameface to Catastrophe via Inside No 9, it was a good year for comedy fans

Electronic house DJ Sub Focus came to Norwich last night, Friday, December 8, and set the dance floor at the LCR alive with his indescribable beats and dubstep sounds.


If you are looking for a band with big guitar riffs and high energy then Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes are the perfect band for you, bringing passion and personality to the stage at The Nick Rayns LCR last night [December 7].

Paintings of animals are adorning the walls of a district council’s in-house gallery.

Maggie Prior

Actor and writer Stephen Fry, who has connections to Norwich, has been named as the first guest for the University of East Anglia’s Literary Festival Spring 2018.

University of East Anglia

Lowestoft Town FC is set to stage a special Community Day this weekend.

Tony Mallion enjoys the latest panto from Desmond Barrit at Gorleston Pavilion Theatre.


A small army of Christmas trees has taken over Great Yarmouth’s landmark church.

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The Christmas Spectacular at Great Yarmouth Hippodrome boasts an international cast of circus stars, plus the debut of street performer tuurned upcoming comedy star Hugh Miro and talented local dancers.


After weeks of anticipation, the Marina Theatre’s annual pantomime is set to return to the stage.

The ‘genre-fluid’ five-piece will bring their cinematic sound to the Open venue following the release of Trick of the Light, one of just two UK tour dates.

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James Goffin hails a ‘warm and fun’ youth theatre production of a Shakespeare favourite.

Fire up your festive feelgood factor with a selection of fantastic films guaranteed to help you channel your inner Elf


The hugely popular Great British Prom is returning to Blickling Hall next summer, in a special celebration marking 100 years of the Royal Air Force.

Lisa Ward

The timeless tale of Robin Hood is set to hit the stage in Stalham as the town’s amateur drama group prepares for a pantomime.

Hot-listed British hip hop artist J Hus provided an evening of unique sounds at The Nick Rayns LCR last night [November 6], exposing Norwich to a new generation of music.

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Norfolk’s wrestling family - The Knights - return to Lowestoft this weekend with their World Association of Wrestling.


Video: Sold out showcase of Norwich music talent

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Four bands will be taking to the stage in Norwich for a local music showcase. Adam Aiken caught up with Clown Smash Everything ahead of what will be their debut gig.


Lock In ‘Christmas Carol’ promises a specially selected seasonal repertoire and a “slightly unhinged” approach to the family friendly festive show from show headed by musician who grew up on the Norfolk folk scene.

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You may have actors, dancers, musicians and panto script but you also need some stunning backdrops. That is where a Lowestoft-based company comes in bringing festive productions, including the one at Norwich Theatre Royal, to life.


Excitement is building for the visit of the Chapel Choir of Selwyn College, Cambridge to end the St Botolph’s Church, Trunch 2017 season with its programme of festive favourites ‘It came upon the midnight clear’.

He was the man behind one of the most evil villains in science fiction history - Davros, creator of the Daleks.


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