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Maddermarket Theatre's Stash Kirkbride and Sarah Young in the prop store amongst some of the many items that are to be sold at the Fundraising Gala Auction. Photo: Steve Adams

From some knight’s armour to a colourful model of a Gypsy caravan - costumes, props and curiosities from one of Norwich’s theatres are set to go under the hammer at a special event this month.

Norfolk Events

Reduced Shakespeare Comedy's The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged)

Talking about comedy is seldom that funny, so aiming for an entertaining history of it was a brave move for the Reduced Shakespeare Comedy.

John Singer Sargent (1856-1925), The Black Brook, c1908, 77.5 x 93 cm, purchased by the Tate in 1935, as featured in Homage to Manet at Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery from January 31-April 19 2015.

Homage to Manet, running from January 31 to April 19, is the latest blockbuster exhibition from Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, which brought us the hugely-popular Roman Empire: Power and People and The Wonder of Birds in 2014.

Taylor Swift is headlining the event. Photo: Radio 1

Tens of thousands of music fans are today eagerly awaiting news of how they can get their hands on free tickets for BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Norwich.

Eating Out or Eating In

The Seventh Heaven Burger and Waffle House which has opened on Exchange Street. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A dozen customers queueing for their first taste of Norwich’s newest restaurant were hoping its waffles and burgers would reach celestial heights of culinary excellence.

Adnams' award-winning Longshore vodka being made at the Copper House Distillery in Southwold.
Jonathan Adnams with a bottle of the Longshore vodka.

Picture: James Bass

They beat the Baltics, despite being better known for brewing beer and now their vodka has been hailed as the best in the world. STACIA BRIGGS went to Southwold to visit Adnams’ award-winning distillery.

The London Vegetable Orchestra at Aylsham Food Festival 2014. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Musical instruments made out of vegetables were a highlight of Aylsham Food Festival: Entertainment with a Difference on Saturday.

Film & Cinema

Film review pix 22/1/15

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, when the original Star Wars trilogy, Alien, Blade Runner and The Terminator peddled artificial intelligence as science fantasy, the reality of conscious machines seemed a distant dystopian nightmare.

Testament of Youth

Our film critic Michael Joyce was expecting a mid-standard period production, but James Kent’s latest offering proved a more affecting affair.

Film review pix 4/12/14

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