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With most of us finishing work for Christmas this week, there are plenty of festive events taking place to entertain the whole family.

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If a night of powerhouse vocals in tribute to the queen of soul is what you want, then baby you’ve got it as Respect to Aretha comes to venues in East Anglia in 2019.

The St George’s Theatre panto hit the stage like the tornado that whisked Dorothy and Toto off their feet and onto the yellow brick road.

The cast of this year’s pantomime in Diss, Dick Whittington, have said how excited they are for the show’s opening on Wednesday.

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Sleeping Beauty opens with a sparkle and never loses its shine as a really strong cast give their very best to a production blending tradition with a modern twist.

Butterflies come into being through a remarkable transformation from caterpillars. That sense of emerging into a new life is something that Norfolk taxidermist, entomologist and artist Jenna Lingwood can identify with and butterflies were her starting point.

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A pantomime family favourite is gearing up for opening night at a north Norfolk community theatre.

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From The Wind in the Willows to a stage adaptation of much-loved sitcom The Vicar of Dibley, there is something for all ages in the new season at Sheringham Little Theatre.

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The former deputy leader of Norfolk County Council has turned novelist, drawing on his own years of experience working in cancer research for his mystery thriller.

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A group of figure skaters have strut their stuff on Norwich’s ice rink, showing everyone what perfect balance and finesse on the ice really looks like.

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“I’ve smiled so much my face hurts,” laughed the lady sitting next to my son after singing her heart out in the closing moments of Aladdin at Norwich Theatre Royal.

Heading to Norfolk to play the Emperor in this year’s Norwich Theatre Royal panto, Aladdin, was like a homecoming for actor Alex Delamere – for he has been coming to the county since he was a baby.

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Famous faces from the University of East Anglia in Norwich are set to appear on a festive edition of University Challenge on Christmas Day.

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Get ready for an unforgettable night of comedy and campness as Julian Clary brings his Born to Mince tour to the region in 2019.

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From a pop-up ice rink to vegan Christmas fair, festivities are in full swing across Norfolk with plenty of events taking place across the county this week.

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Norwich musician Billy Clayton has released his brand new single despite an on-going battle an aggressive bone cancer.

Get your baggy trousers out the wardrobe as the latest act heading to Newmarket Nights in 2019 has been announced.

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Norwich-based band The Phantom Cowboys are celebrating their debut album’s 20th anniversary with a special vinyl re-release.

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Living up to a much-beloved film on the stage is always likely to be a challenge - particularly one in which the lead actor is somebody as ostentatious as Will Ferrell.

It’s the season to be chilly with festive swims taking place across the region to help cure those Christmas Day hangovers.

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A picture book by Joyce Dunbar captures the magic of one-sleep-before-Christmas

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You ain’t ever seen a show like this, as pantomime classic Aladdin is given the West End treatment with an unforgettable score, dazzling costumes and a gravity-defying carpet.

A new documentary film called 3 Drummers follows three men who grew up three miles apart in Norfolk and all went onto play for some of the biggest names in music including Annie Lennox and Basement Jaxx.

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If you don’t want the hassle of organising a party, or getting red wine spilt on your carpet, here are a handful of events taking place in Norwich to welcome 2019 in style.

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Shiploads of nautical fun will sail into town this week as The Pantomime Adventures of Peter Pan begins in Lowestoft.

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An historic Norwich venue will be hosting a vegan festival this weekend, with all funds set to be donated to animal charities.

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Norwich Theatre Royal is giving Potterheads a chance to get their hands on a special signed poster all in aid of a good cause.

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WHAT. A. GIG.

I’m not sure words can do justice to quite how much of a treat Mercury Rev at the Norwich Arts Centre on Tuesday night were - but I’ll give it a go.

Swordfights, singalong songs, custard pies and puppets are bringing a classic fairytale to life as Sheringham Little Theatre’s panto gets into full swing.

We caught up with Chris Miller and Matt Barnes from You Me At Six a few hours before their headline show at The Nick Rayns LCR on Saturday to chat about the show and their recent album release.

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Norwich folk-punk rockers Ducking Punches finished their European tour perfectly on Sunday night on home soil with The Waterfront Studio in full party mode as Dan Allen and his band were joined by fellow tour mates Spanish Love Songs and We Bless This Mess.

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With a jam-packed line-up of comedy, music and activities, Latitude Festival has been named the best family festival at a national awards ceremony.

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Quarterfinals on Strictly Come Dancing are just another excuse to whip out Musicals Week costumes, more sequin-clad backing dancers and for Bruno to thrust at the licence fee payers expense - and we all love it.

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In October, Doctor Who returned to our screens full of groundbreaking optimism. Jodie Whittaker was the first female Doctor and Broadchurch writer Chris Chibnall had become the new showrunner. As the final episode of the year transmits this weekend, Steve Russell and Andrew Clarke have different feelings about the show they love

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The audience filters in as curtain up draws closer and King’s Lynn’s Alive Corn Exchange is filled to the rafters with excitable adults and children alike.

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