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Mike Sarson, from TW Gaze, who will be the auctioneer at the GoGoDragons sale. Photo : Steve Adams

After spending the summer decorating the streets of Norwich and winning a huge army of fans, tonight is the night that the city’s GoGoDragons! are set to be auctioned off and fly to their new homes.

Bungay Castle Food & Drink Fair part of the Waveney Valley Food & Drink Festival.
Official opening of the 2014 event by Peter Aldous MP with Keith Parker festival chairman the Mayor of Bungay, Bungay Town Crier and the Town Reeve.

Picture: James Bass

There’ll be a welcome in the valley this weekend as the Waveney Valley Food and Drink Festival returns to help put the area’s food on the culinary map. STACIA BRIGGS takes a cook’s tour of the festival.

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Norfolk Events

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

London musicians the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment will be performing at the medieval church in Trunch on Saturday at 7.30pm.

He Had Hairy Hands

A horror comedy which won a top award at the Edinburgh Festival fringe is being staged at Sheringham.

He Had Hairy Hands by Kill The Beast

Carry on screaming with 1970s detective werewolf mystery He Had Hairy Hands, plus Lesley Garrett, an improvised musical and a celebration of Mozart wind pieces. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this week.

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Eating Out or Eating In

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.

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GY Food Festival

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

East Twenty Six bar and restaurant, Exchange Street, Norwich. 

Hundreds of diners, nearly two dozen of Norwich’s finest independent restaurants and thousands of pounds raised for a worthy cause: tickets for Lloyd Addison’s Moveable Feast may have sold out already, but you can still be part of the mystery tour for taste buds.

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Film & Cinema

Scottish comedian Fred MacAulay is performing in Norwich tonight.

Here’s a quick guide to events taking place in Norwich tonight.

Anne-Marie Duff (Violet) and Carey Mulligan (Maud) in SUFFRAGETTE. Picture: Steffan Hill

This film about the push for voting equality is a chilling reminder of our all-too-recent history, writes Michael Joyce.

The Walk. Picture: Sony Pictures

This is a breathtaking view of one of the 20th century’s greatest daredevil stunts, says Michael Joyce.

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