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Joni Smith cuts and twists them to create exquisitely intricate three-dimensional artworks in exhibition that ponders the future of borders and maps.

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When foreign language plays are translated for the stage they usually end up as starchy period pieces with cut-glass accents. In a new production heading to the region, Blake Morrison has relocated a 18th century French comedy to a Yorkshire town in the 1920s.


As Lingwood’s Leon Mallett makes it through to the next stage of The X Factor, here’s everything you need to know about the young singer.


Chemistry and biology touches every aspect of life.

A quirky new take on the story of Joan of Arc performed by a ‘drag king’ is being staged at Sheringham Little Theatre on October 25.

Artists have been out and about celebrating our fine city in paint as the annual Paint Out Norwich competition takes place.


The Hostry Festival is now in full swing at Norwich Cathedral’s Hostry and runs until October 29.

Arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at 10 highlights.


Candice Brown, winner of the 2016 Great British Bake Off, is heading to Norfolk.

Norwich theatres have joined comedians in paying tribute to Irish stand-up star Sean Hughes who has died aged 51.


A group of young performers are busy rehearsing for a concert to raise funds for Children in Need.

More than a hundred classical music fans turned out to a ‘come and sing’ workshop culminating in a concert at St Peter’s Church, Sheringham, at the weekend.


Royal Fabergé - part of a new Russia-themed exhibition at Norwich’s Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts – explores the story of the famous artist-jewellers and their links with the Royal family. Its curator

Ian Collins tells the tale of an item with a poignant local connection.

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The tale of a shipwreck will grace the stage at Hethersett Village Hall in an upcoming pantomime.

One of the world’s most well-travelled opera singers Christopher Ainslie is at Norwich Theatre Royal in an epic production, taking on the lead-role in English Touring Opera’s production of Handel’s Giulio Cesare.

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PSB have built a fearsome reputation as a live act and live footage of performers blended with the archive material transporting the band like time travellers into the historic events their music explores.

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Weddings both local and royal will be celebrated at an upcoming event featuring more than 30 wedding dresses, photographs and other memorabilia.

The final night of Norwich Sound and Vision saw rock group We’ll Be Detectives and garage punk trio Gaffa Tape Sandy open the show for the Birmingham melodic indie outfit, Peace.

It was good to see the Norwich Art Centre sold out on a Friday night, and with some great DJ’s in the bar area there was a really good buzz about the place.

Often when a band have a ‘gimmick’, there is reason to be cautious about what they offer.

After 2017’s sell-out, the organisers of Classic Ibiza have announced their partnership with Ministry of Sound for next year’s event at Blickling Park.

Rude, crude and laugh-out loud good, two Norfolk comedy legends made a welcome return to the Norwich Theatre Royal Stage.

Actor and children’s television legend Derek Griffiths is set to return to Norwich’s Theatre Royal - 12 years after he last appeared in a pantomime in the city.


Both witty and wise, Simon Amstell’s What Is This?, performed at The Playhouse, Norwich, on Saturday, October 14.

Physics allows us to understand some of the amazing forces in the world and the way the world works. This year’s Physics Fest at Norwich Science Festival is sponsored by the Institute of Physics, and is a world of wonder.

The contenders for the tenth East Anglian Book Awards, the region’s longest-running showcase for great writing, are announced today – with four top authors lined up to speak at the presentation event. Trevor Heaton reports.

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At one of the region’s favourite family attractions, October is transformed into Shocktober as Dinosaur Adventure becomes Norfolk’s biggest live scare attraction – if you go down to the woods today, you’re sure of the most terrifying surprise yet.

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They have honed their vocal skills in the city famous for Oktoberfest, BMW and lederhosen.

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The Lowestoft rockers’ fifth album Pinewood Smile is predicted to enter the album chart top five, making it their most successful release since their mega-selling debut Permission To Land.

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Gressenhall will be celebrating the autumnal apple harvest, there are woodland walks in search of fungi and there is a look back at how the region has recovered 30 years since the Great Storm battered the region.

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A man who has reached for the stars and become a household name in the world of astronomy will be returning to the Norwich Science Festival.


The Irish comic is known as one of the fastest thinking stand-ups around in manics shows that mix improv, props, lightening quick wit and audience interaction. As he bring his latest show The Man With Three Brains, he will be attempting not only trip himself up.

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Pantomime season will soon be upon us - oh yes it will! - and The Garage is among the Norwich venues busily preparing for its festive show.


Video: Gary Barlow set to play Thetford Forest

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Take That’s Gary Barlow is set to return to East Anglia to play a concert in Thetford Forest next summer.


A Paris romance comes to Diss

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Paris is one of the most romantic places in the world and it will be coming to Diss for one night only.


Russian art is taking centre stage at Norwich’s Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in two new and contrasting exhibitions opening this weekend.

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