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The Spikedrivers. Picture: Chris Gill

A day of blues - laced with fun, history and audience participation - is being staged in north Norfolk.

Pupils from Worstead Pre-School during at visit to Dinosaur Adventure park. Picture: WORSTEAD PRE-SCHOOL

Children from Worstead Pre-school had a Jurassic time at the Dinosaur Adventure Park.

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Snowdrops at Thorpe Market Church. Picture: Paul Damen

The afternoon of Sunday, February 26 will be the last chance in 2017 to visit the snowdrops and aconites and enjoy home-made cakes at St Margaret’s Church in Thorpe Market, near North Walsham.

Writer Mary Mackie sharing some of her short stories with residents of Justice Court, Cromer. Picture: McCarthy Stone.

An author whose recollections of the time she spent living at north Norfolk stately home Felbrigg Hall formed the basis of a series of books gave a reading at a Cromer retirement complex, as part of National Storytelling Week.

Paston College student Matilda Bailes has secured her first major role in the musical Les Miserbles. Picture: PASTON COLLEGE

Talented young performer Matilda Bailes has landed her dream role in a production of the musical Les Misérables.

Sheringham Viking Festival. Picture: Ian Burt

Families turned out in force in Sheringham to watch a horde of horned helmet-wearing Norsemen stage pitched battles in the town centre as part of this year’s Scira Viking festival.

Approaching Storm No 2, by artist and former Norfolk County Council chairman Peter Baldwin, whose work has been selected for the prestigious Royal Society of British Artists exhibition. Picture: Peter Baldwin

Work by a Norfolk artist has been selected for the prestigious annual Royal Society of British Artists Exhibition, which runs at the Mall Galleries, London, next month.

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Young members of violin group Holt Strings, who worked with City of London Sinfonia musicians Rebecca Scott-Smissen and Matt Maguire as part of the national music scheme Orchestras Live. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

A group of budding young violinists had a chance to hone their skills with musicians from one of the country’s top chamber orchestras, as part of an arts scheme hosted by North Norfolk District Council and a string of local organisations.

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Four-year-old Josie Humphreys with the sword and shield she made for Sheringham's Scira Viking festival. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

A pint-sized army of Dane warriors got decked out for battle, at a craft workshop held at Sheringham ahead of the town’s annual Scira Viking festival.

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1 and 2 Sinfonia Viva will be performing Flights of Fantasy at Sheringham Little Theatre in March. Picture: SLT

A magical mix of classical music and words by William Shakespeare are being conjured up in a live orchestral concert at Sheringham Little Theatre in March.

New exhibition at Cromer NNDC offices, –Roots, taken at Felbrigg. John Mezzetti.

Cromer artist John Mezzetti is showcased at an exhibition of photography at North Norfolk District Council’s public art gallery.

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Producer Pat Nearney, rehearsing with 'Karmel', the camel. Picture: Maurice Gray

A seaside community celebrates 44 years of its annual pantomime next week when it stages a performance of Ali Baba And The Forty Thieves.

Churchwarden David Rivett is pictured at the unveiling of new chairs and refurbished flooring at St Peter's Church, Sheringham. 

Something rather different will be happening in St Peter’s Parish Church Sheringham on the evening of Saturday, February 18.

Sheringham Woodfields 'Vikings' kidnap Tesco service manager Scott Meadows-Wright. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

A teenage horde of Norse warriors from Sheringham Woodfields School went on the rampage at the town’s Tesco store, ‘kidnapping’ a staff member and pillaging food ahead of the upcoming annual Scira Viking Festival.

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The British Symphony Orchestra pictured at Cadogan Hall, London, in December 2016. Picture: ALASTAIR MERRILL

Mamma Mia! Thousands flocking to Cromer and this summer are set to get All Shook Up at two orchestral concerts devoted to Abba and Elvis.

Pat Nearney, Sheilah Olley and Nigel Holmes prepare for this year's panto in Mundesley. Picture: Maurice Gray

Celebrating over 44 years – “Oh Yes They Are!”, yet another amazing Panto returns to its seaside venue with ‘Ali Baba And The Forty Thieves’, taking over the stage to offer fun, laughter and funds for charity.

Rock Bodham organisers have donated £3150 to good causes in the area following the success of last summer’s event. Picture: Callum Ringer

One of north Norfolk’s best-loved music festivals started the year on a high note - by handing out hundreds of pounds to local charities.

Sheringham Viking Festival torch lit parade through the town which ended with a ceremonial boat burning on the beach. 


Pitched battles are expected in the streets when the vikings invade Sheringham next month.


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