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Cycling Events 2016: Tour de Norfolk, NNUH Tour Sportive and Tour de Broads. (L-R)

Looking for a cycling challenge to take on? Here’s a look at some of the events taking place in Norfolk over the next few months.

Norfolk Events

Norfolk dominated primetime TV last night with Normal for Norfolk (left) and Her Majesty's Prison: Norwich (right)

If you were flicking through the channels on television last night, you might have noticed that Norfolk was in the spotlight for two hours of primetime viewing, but for two very different reasons.

The Dereham Blues Festival takes place in July. Picture: Ian Burt

Do you like a bit of jam with your breakfast in the mornings?

Beautiful views from the the tower at St Helen's Church, Ranworth for the launch of the Broads Outdoor Festival by(l to r), Archant's Tony Wenham, Broads Authority chairman Jacquie Burgess, Richardson's Greg Munford, festival co-ordinator Lynne Finnigan and Broads Authority education officer Nick Sanderson. 

It’s one of the most awe-inspiring views in the Broads National Park.


Eating Out or Eating In

Restaurants on Deliveroo: Shiki, Yemek Yemek and Brick Pizza. (L-R)

Bored of bad takeaways? Well now, thanks to a range of restaurants in Norwich and a few helpful cyclists, things are changing on the city’s food scene.

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Strangers Coffee House Photo: Steve Adams

Strangers no more, tea-lover Courtney Pochin meets Alex Sergeant, Samuel Maddocks and William Maddocks, the team behind Derren Brown’s favourite coffee house.


Opinion:Has the time come to call time on Camra?

Thursday, April 7, 2016
A barman serving a pint of beer at the CAMRA Great British Beer Festival. Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

For 45 years, the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) has been flying the flag for the UK’s traditional ales.

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Film & Cinema

Blake Jenner stars in Everybody Wants Some!! Picture: Van Redin

A year ago Richard Linklater was almost an Oscar winning director; after sweeping through awards season, Boyhood got pipped at the post by Birdman.

A scene from God's Not Dead 2

This courtroom drama is a testament to humanity’s unlimited desire to feel put upon and hard done by.

King George III

Just as Huntingdon Drama Club seemed destined to perform this highlight of the Alan Bennett canon, so I seemed destined to review it.


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