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A pair of artist friends have completed their second book featuring 40 original paintings, drawings and collages, two months after being forced to put the project on hold by lockdown.

A trio of Strictly Come Dancing stars will take centre stage at Norwich Theatre Royal next year for the rescheduled Here Come the Boys tour.

Surviving the lockdown has just been made a little easier for one north Norfolk theatre.

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The organisers of a north Norfolk carnival are pressing on with this year’s event - but it will be something out of the ordinary.

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What’s on editor Louisa Baldwin takes a look at what the future holds for the region’s theatres and music venues once lockdown is finally lifted.

With Britain’s Got Talent back for its latest series, as acts compete to win £250,000 and a coveted spot at The Royal Variety Performance, we take a look at some of the show’s biggest stars from Norfolk.

Norfolk nature writer Patrick Barkham’s new book on helping children grow up happy, healthy and in tune with the natural world is perfect for pandemic times.

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One of Norfolk’s favourite tourist attractions is the focus of a Channel 5 documentary set to air later this month.

Let’s Rock Norwich, due to take place over the May bank holiday weekend, has been rescheduled for a second time due to coronavirus.

Assembly Online: free lockdown arts performance from Norwich-based charity includes dance project based on birdsong

The COVID-19 pandemic has kept many of us cooped up at home more than usual but a performing arts centre in Norwich is looking to help us break through the boredom and get off the sofa.

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A third north Norfolk seaside carnival has cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Channel 4’s Four in a Bed sees B&B owners across the country stay at each other’s establishments and pay what they think their stay is worth, with the winner being named the best value for money. Since the show launched in 2010, these are some of the B&Bs in Norfolk that have appeared.

From hit musical We Will Rock You to comedian Iain Stirling, as Norwich Theatre Royal and Playhouse remain closed due to coronavirus here are all the latest updates on cancelled and rescheduled shows.

Sculptures and drawings by a celebrated Suffolk-born artist have been acquired by a Norwich cultural hub and attraction.

Norwich arts and performance venue The Garage announces Lockdown Lounge - a season of free online performances airing on Facebook from May 22.

The National Centre for Writing has launched an initiative supporting young creatives in Norfolk.

Stand-up comedy has it roots in the music hall but it has never been old fashioned. It has always been about today’s world, a tool for the working classes to strip away the pretensions of our so-called ‘betters’. Laughter can be a great leveller. Here’s a selection of the best stand-up shows to enjoy online

Let’s Rock Norwich may have been postponed until September, but in the meantime fans can still enjoy an eighties party at home as the event goes online.

A record-breaking Norfolk singer songwriter is supporting self-isolating elderly and vulnerable people in his community, by hosting ‘Dial-a-Song’ open-air concerts from the back of his adapted milk float.

Frontman of pop-rock band The 1975 Matty Healy is spending lockdown away from the spotlight in rural Norfolk, where he is using the time to make music.

Have you taken up any unusual new pastimes during lockdown? Our readers and staff have thought up some amazing ideas, from creating a home golf course and beach to Nerf Gun battles.

A popular dance music festival held at Houghton Hall has been postponed for a year due to coronavirus.

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A former Jarrold employee turned entrepreneur is celebrating success after winning the latest episode of BBC One’s The Customer is Always Right.

As the BBC’s Normal People smashes the Killing Eve iPlayer record, we look at what annoyed us about the show and whether a second series is on the cards

Streaming as live theatre continues to draw massive audiences. Last week’s National Theatre broadcast of Frankenstein had two million views in five days. Here is a selection of the latest attractions from our theatres, galleries and dance companies


Lockdown Norwich-based online arts programme ASSEMBLY ONLINE continues on May 14 with an artist screening from Louis Henderson

The team behind PrimEvil, Norfolk’s biggest scare experience, are celebrating success after scooping a national award.

Fans of Tom Jones will now need to wait a little longer to see him in Norwich as the show has been postponed until 2021 due to coronavirus.

Local artists who were set to open their studios up to the public, as part of Norfolk Open Studios, are instead shifting their attentions online.

The Walnut Tree Shades in Norwich has been a live music venue for the last 35 years, but mounting debts caused by coronavirus lockdown mean it could be forced to close.

You may have reached the final straw with lockdown boredom, but a new scarecrow trail that has launched in Norwich is bound to keep all the family entertained.

Henry Sutton, director of the creative writing programme at UEA, talks about a new landmark project to commemorate the course’s 50th anniversary.

From Ru Paul’s Drag Race stars to a huge party for Norwich Pride, Fetch has established itself as one of Norwich’s top nightlife spots over the last year.

Virtual theatregoing has become a popular pastime during lockdown with some theatre streams reaching TV-sized audiences. Here is a round-up of the latest attractions to be added to our ‘at home’ theatre season

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