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Norwich arts venue The Garage is to extend the number of performing arts qualifications it offers by running a GSCE drama course from January 2018.


In another theatrical win for seaside rep, the Sheringham Little Theatre hosts the world premiere of this new play by James Cawood.

Drumming, dancing and donkey rides were among the attractions at Cromer carnival’s family fun day.

About 40 artists will be celebrating our fine city in paint when the annual Paint Out Norwich open air art competition returns for a fourth year as part of the Hostry Festival.


Staff from eight local pubs, restaurants and hotels put their serving skills to the test, at Cromer carnival’s waiters and waitresses’ race, held on the pier forecourt on Monday.

John Frosdick

A Norfolk-based rock band has made it through to the national final of a battle of the bands competition.

Visitors have just a few days left to enjoy the Paul Nash exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre. Arts correspondent Emma Knights takes a final look at the show about the wartime artist.

University of East Anglia

Arts correspondent Emma Knights highlights 20 shows and events taking to the stage in Norfolk in August.


Eimear McBride has been awarded the James Tait Black prize for her second novel, The Lesser Bohemians.


Laconic, cap-sporting Kurt Wagner brings his orchestral country-pop outfit, here slimmed back to a trio, back to play from their latest album, For Love Often Turns Us Still — officially titled Flotus.


Seventies pop rock duo Chas & Dave famous for hits such as Ain’t No Pleasing You, Snooker Loopy and Rabbit are set to hop across to the region later this year to perform in Norwich and Lowestoft.


Former My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero is heading to Norwich with his new band.


Characters from everyone’s favourite fairy-tale films will come alive at an upcoming charity cabaret show.

North Norfolk Music Festival brings internationally renowned performers as well as upcoming talent. We look at 12 concerts not to miss from this year’s packed programme.

St Mary's Church

They came carrying their deckchairs and rucksacks as if to a social event rather than a live concert.

National Trust

Back in the late 1990s the Ibiza dance scene blew my mind as I was wowed by its sheer scale and decadence.

Theresa May

Summer Circus and Water Spectacular

A successful music festival on the North Norfolk coast is set to return for a second year.


If the principle of the “rule of three” holds that all good things come in threes - three little pigs, three wishes, Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness, etc - then we have a winning cast of three here.


Meet Joe Webb - the talented 17-year-old poet who has been named the first ever Young Norfolk Laureate.

Norfolk County Council

Time is running out for people to nominate their stars of the Norfolk arts scene for one of our special awards.

Eastern Daily Press

Norwich Puppet Theatre will be flying the flag for our fine city in China in the autumn when it takes one of its shows to Shanghai.


After the success of its first Hygge in March, Deepdale Backpackers & Camping is to host its first music festival at the end of September.

Paul Irving, who has built a company putting on hundreds of shows after launching his show business career at his home town theatre, is bringing his latest dance and music spectaculars to the region.


Talented young performers at The Garage are preparing to take to the stage with their unique take on the classic fairytale Sleeping Beauty.


It is a matter of weeks before Little Mix perform in Norwich - and now young fans of the pop sensations are being given the chance to win tickets to the show.


GoGoHares galore are set to hop into Norwich next year - and today we are launching a competition giving readers the chance to create the character who will make the Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News headquarters its home.


Vocal harmony group The Overtones have announced they are playing a show in Norwich next year.

United Kingdom

There’s plenty of music and family fun going on in our area this weekend. Here are our top 10.

Reepham Summer Music Festival celebrates its 10-year milestone this weekend and promises to be another diverse musical extravaganza.

St Mary's Church

Chilled out Ibiza party classics will meet classical singing and Last Night of the Proms pomp at a very different Blickling Proms this weekend.

National Trust

Don’t miss all the family fun at Truckfest East next weekend at the Norfolk Showground.

United Kingdom

Strictly Come Dancing veteran Brendan Cole will be quick stepping into Norwich in February with his show All Night Long.


Tickets are still available for the Great British Proms at Blickling Hall on Saturday night - but Classic Ibiza on Friday is sold out.

Lisa Ward

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