April 25 2014 Latest news:
They can be one of the irritants of summer: bees buzzing around you, clambering over your picnic, harmless and yet simultaneously threatening. In Charlotte Jones’ play Humble Boy, brought to life by the Norwich Players at the Maddermarket Theatre, the pesky insects play a central role in the unfolding story of a recently bereaved Felix Humble.
Country comes to the city as the ever popular annual two-day East Anglian Game & Country Fair returns, likeable comedian Patrick Monahan finds fun in his love of cakes, award-winning klezmer ensemble She’Koyokh perform, and it’s bluebell season with a special event at Foxley Wood. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this weekend.
An avid traveller is hoping for publishing success after entering a national competition with her series of children’s books based on her backpacking adventures.
From giants to fairytale thatched roundhouses, tales of a dormant volcano in Diss to the site of medieval whippings, doughnuts to world-famous scones, Norfolk offers every visitor the perfect day out. STACIA BRIGGS and her family set off on a Grand Tour of the county to discover some old favourites and hidden treasures.
An abstract look at Norwich Market and Norwich Cathedral feature alongside films about Venice and China in a new exhibition that has opened ahead of this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Festival.