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Holt Christmas lights switch on, 2014. 

Our towns and villages will soon sparkle with Christmas lights. Here’s all you need to know about when and where the lights will be turned on over the coming weeks.


Norfolk Events

Stephen Frys career will be celebrated with a one-hour television special on BBC Two this Christmas. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire

Stephen Fry’s career will be celebrated with a one-hour television special on BBC Two this Christmas.

The Garage spring season 2016: Crazy Glue. Photo: Idil Sukan.

From a show set against the backdrop of the famous 1953 floods to a roller coaster of romance, an array of theatrical treats have been announced for The Garage’s new season.

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Comedian and writer Karl Minns: Looking forward to the 20th anniversary Nimmo Twins shows.

Tickets go on sale today for the show which marks 20 years of mirth and mayhem from Norfolk’s Nimmo Twins. As the duo (plus ‘silent twin’ Nigel) prepare for next summer’s 20-year celebration at Norwich Theatre Royal, STACIA BRIGGS put 20 questions to the show’s writer, Karl Minns.

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Eating Out or Eating In

Coffee Cups © Ingram Publishing /Getty Images

Norwich is home to a huge variety of cafés and eateries so if you are in need of a refuel whilst doing your shopping this winter, check out one of our eclectic selection of the best cafés in this fine city.

Richard Bainbridge at Benedicts on St Benedicts Street, Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Norwich chef Richard Bainbridge will be endeavouring to plate up perfection for harsh critics this week as he represents the region on BBC Two’s Great British Menu.

GY Food Festival

Anticipation is building for the fourth annual Great Yarmouth Food Festival which was officially launched this week.

Film & Cinema

The Lady in the Van - Dame Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings

What would you do if a tattered old van complete with tramp-like woman pulled up in front of your home?

Aomi Muyock and Karl Glusman in Gaspar Noe's Love. Picture: Alchemy

This explicit 3D sex film shows all the signs of a very bad movie, but gets better as it goes on, says Michael Joyce.

Spectre - Daniel Craig

Explosive from start to finish the new James Bond offering - Spectre (now showing at The Light in Wisbech) - certainly leaves you shaken and also stirred.

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