Norfolk Events

Cromer carnival-goers had a chance to try their hand at preparing the town’s most famous fare, at an open-air crab-dressing competition staged as part of an afternoon of children’s events.


Top reggae band UB40 is coming to north Norfolk – and some of our lucky readers can win FREE tickets to the show.

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


A broadcasting legend has postponed his visit to Norwich this autumn.


Tickets are now available for a special show at the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft.


West Runton Scouts are hoping a summer fair and classic vehicle show will drive forward a £133,000 improvement scheme, and raise the final few thousand pounds needed to add the finishing touches to a new shower and toilet block.

Audiences are being invited to set sail on a theatrical adventure with their imaginations at Norwich’s Maddermarket Theatre this month.


You do not necessarily have to travel to Scotland to enjoy all the fun of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at shows from the Fringe heading to Norwich.

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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.


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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.


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