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Blues star Ken DuChaine who is appearing at Beccles Public Hall.

Legendary blues star at Beccles Public Hall

If you have never heard Kent DuChaine, pictured above, playing his renditions of old Delta Blues numbers on his famous steel guitar, Leadbessie, here’s a wonderful opportunity - Kent will be playing at the Beccles Public Hall next Friday, September 26, at 8pm (doors open 7.30pm).

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Beccles Public Hall.

Tickets go on sale for opera group’s production of Singin’ in the Rain

Tickets went on sale this week for Waveney Light Opera Group’s autumn production of the classic musical “Singin’ in the Rain” which will be performed at Beccles Public Hall in October.

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The host of Channel 4’s Stand Up For The Week, Paul Chowdhry, will appear at the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft in September. Picture: PATRICK ALLEN

Tour behind the scenes of a theatre

This Sunday brings a rare opportunity to look behind the scenes in one of the region’s largest theatres as the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft holds a special open day.

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Beccles Rising Stars

Musical will look back to the 1980s

It’s time to dig out your neon legwarmers and blue eyeshadow as Beccles Rising Stars, pictured above, begin their search for the cast of their next production Back to the 80s.

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Edinburgh Fringe award winner Bridget Christie. Photo: Steve Ullathorne

Six of the Best: Cultural highlights not to miss this weekend

Bridget Christie, who only the third woman to win the Edinburgh Fringe’s top comedy award, arrives on the back of an award-strewn year, Beccles hosts a Jazz Weekend, Norfolk Winds perform a fascinating programme of compositions, comedian, Rory McGrath and composer Philip Pope visit for an evening of comedy and song, Throwing Muses and reunited with Tanya Donelly. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this weekend.

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The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital will be the venue for a gourmet pop up restaurant raising funds for the oncology ward. The Lavender House and the Assembly House chef, Richard Hughes, left, and the NNUH head chef, Jon Batchelor, right, ready to serve up to John Church. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norfolk and Norwich Hospital’s new gourmet pop up restaurant to raise funds for oncology ward

It’s not the first place you’d think of if you were looking for high-class hospitality and fine dining but the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is planning a very different kind of operation in its restaurant next month. STACIA BRIGGS finds out what’s popping up at the NNUH.

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The Kiddy Cook Walkers at Walk with a Fork in Sennowe Park 2013.

12 more Food and Drink Festival dates to sink your teeth into

There’s plenty to enjoy in the Norfolk Food and Drink Festival 2014. Stacia Briggs previews the second half of the packed programme.

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Norfolk Food and Drink Festival and Battle of the Bangers at the Forum -  Winner of The Peoples Choice category Icarus Hines (right) being presented his award by Richard Larner (left), and Paul Pearce (middle) from Brewin Dolphin  © Keiron Tovell Photography 2014

Norwich Food and Drink Festival Sausage battle debut goes off with a bang for Icarus

The skies above Norwich might have been grey and overcast but beneath there were sizzling temperatures and an explosion of scintillating home-grown tastes as six butchers battled it out for the coveted ‘best banger’ title.

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