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Audiences are invited to follow the adventures Dorothy and her faithful dog Toto as they travel over the rainbow to a magical land, in this year’s Sheringham Little Theatre pantomime, The Wizard of Oz.

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Tickets are still available for a joint gig featuring the Sheringham Shantymen and Keith Skipper at Cromer Pier Pavilion Theatre.


The skeleton-like characters in Christopher Bruce’s work are amongst the most iconic in modern dance. It features in Rambert Dance Company’s latest triple-bill in Norwich. Daniel Davidson tells us about being a ghost and what its like to dance in a mask.

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After 22 years with Glasgow pop/rock outfit Del Amitri, Justin Currie made the rash decision to go it alone and now he is bringing his band to the Waterfront in support of his fourth solo album, This Is My Kingdom Now.

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International orchestras and sought-after soloists feature in a new classical music series at Norwich Theatre Royal which seeks to cement Norfolk’s name on the classical music map.

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Songs, jigs and jollies from around Europe and across the centuries will be part of a event at Wymondham Abbey.

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Lingwood’s Leon Mallett has provided fans of The X Factor with a sneak peek at Judges’ Houses.

Thursday at the Norwich Science Festival is all about nature. From the smallest insects to soaring birds and big mammals, Nature Day, programmed by the Norfolk Festival of Nature and partners, is full of fun activities and opportunities to get up close with animals. Here are eight amazing facts about animals.

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A new project is looking for 10 overlooked or unexpected places across the east to inspire new works of art.

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Fans of Roald Dahl are in for a theatrical treat at The Garage in Norwich this week. Arts correspondent Emma Knights finds out more.


Budding architects and artists are being invited to get involved in a project to draw a 360-degree view of the city from the top of Norwich Castle’s mound.

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Walk The Moon, a pop-rock band from Cincinnati are heading to Norwich.

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Two striking views of iconic city landmarks have won the FANN17 and iWitness24 photography competition.


The former The Beautiful South duo will return to the concert series next summer, two years after their last appearance, and with the beloved British songwriter as special guest.

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Artists have been out and about celebrating our fine city in paint as the annual Paint Out Norwich competition takes place.


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 (Saturday, October 21-Sunday, October 22).

Joni Smith cuts and twists them to create exquisitely intricate three-dimensional artworks in exhibition that ponders the future of borders and maps.

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When foreign language plays are translated for the stage they usually end up as starchy period pieces with cut-glass accents. In a new production heading to the region, Blake Morrison has relocated a 18th century French comedy to a Yorkshire town in the 1920s.


As Lingwood’s Leon Mallett makes it through to the next stage of The X Factor, here’s everything you need to know about the young singer.

Chemistry and biology touches every aspect of life.

A quirky new take on the story of Joan of Arc performed by a ‘drag king’ is being staged at Sheringham Little Theatre on October 25.

The Hostry Festival is now in full swing at Norwich Cathedral’s Hostry and runs until October 29.

Arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at 10 highlights.


Candice Brown, winner of the 2016 Great British Bake Off, is heading to Norfolk.

Norwich theatres have joined comedians in paying tribute to Irish stand-up star Sean Hughes who has died aged 51.


A group of young performers are busy rehearsing for a concert to raise funds for Children in Need.

More than a hundred classical music fans turned out to a ‘come and sing’ workshop culminating in a concert at St Peter’s Church, Sheringham, at the weekend.

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Royal Fabergé - part of a new Russia-themed exhibition at Norwich’s Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts – explores the story of the famous artist-jewellers and their links with the Royal family. Its curator

Ian Collins tells the tale of an item with a poignant local connection.


The tale of a shipwreck will grace the stage at Hethersett Village Hall in an upcoming pantomime.

One of the world’s most well-travelled opera singers Christopher Ainslie is at Norwich Theatre Royal in an epic production, taking on the lead-role in English Touring Opera’s production of Handel’s Giulio Cesare.

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PSB have built a fearsome reputation as a live act and live footage of performers blended with the archive material transporting the band like time travellers into the historic events their music explores.

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Weddings both local and royal will be celebrated at an upcoming event featuring more than 30 wedding dresses, photographs and other memorabilia.

The final night of Norwich Sound and Vision saw rock group We’ll Be Detectives and garage punk trio Gaffa Tape Sandy open the show for the Birmingham melodic indie outfit, Peace.

It was good to see the Norwich Art Centre sold out on a Friday night, and with some great DJ’s in the bar area there was a really good buzz about the place.

Often when a band have a ‘gimmick’, there is reason to be cautious about what they offer.

After 2017’s sell-out, the organisers of Classic Ibiza have announced their partnership with Ministry of Sound for next year’s event at Blickling Park.


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