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Races, records, relays and stacks of snacks are planned for Pancake Day 2017

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Lambs – cute, cuddly and at a farm near you. As farmers have their hands full dealing with Spring newborns, you can see this marvel up close too.

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Chart-topping pop-rockers Wheatus are coming to Norwich for a gig at The Waterfront later this year.

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The region welcomes a diverse range of dance theatre, from classical ballet to contemporary dance via early classics from Matthew Bourne and an Indian retelling of Cinderella.

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Indian dance, past and present is combined in a new work by BBC Young Dancer judge Shobana Jeyasingh being staged by DanceEast.

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The Norfolk rockers hit the UEA, while the sweet-voiced folk singer visits Norwich Arts Centre, together with gigs by KRS-One, Broadside Ballads, Lucy Spraggan and more.

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See swathes of snowdrops and early spring flowers at Raveningham, Oxburgh, Thorpe Market and Walsingham, while get up close to ponies and tracking at Sheringham Park.

The prankster will be finding laughs in the serious business of mocking everyone from the X-Factor to Trump, while Mark Thomas goes back to his comedy roots.

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A challenging play bringing to life conditions in a Northern town in the 1980s was the latest production from an award winning student drama group.

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From a giant moon casting its glow upon lunar-inspired performances to a double decker bus taking people on a theatrical journey around the city, there are lots of colourful and quirky events to entertain audiences during this year’s Norfolk & Norwich Festival.

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A tiger, a bear, monkeys and more feature in author George Szirtes’ new book of poems for children.

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An X Factor star, a big band and tributes to Take That, Adele, Cliff Richard and Elton John feature on this year’s programme of events at Connaught Hall.

The Brit Awards 2017 take place tonight with David Bowie up for two posthumous awards, while Little Mix and Skepta are leading the way with three nods apiece. Here is everything you need to know about the biggest night in British music.

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Mardi Gras event at Seachange

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Seachange Arts, revive their Mardi Gras event this week (Tuesday, February 28) at the Drill House on York Road.

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Video: Sheringham Little Theatre has the blues

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

A day of blues - laced with fun, history and audience participation - is being staged in north Norfolk.

Get a taste of 90s Britpop

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The energy of the Manchester music scene is coming to Great Yarmouth next month.

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Matthew Bourne picks of the celebrated film composer’s music featured in and that inspired his adaptation of the classic Powell and Pressburger ballet film in our special Spotify playlist.

Children from Worstead Pre-school had a Jurassic time at the Dinosaur Adventure Park.

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The work of Turner Prize-winning British sculptor Richard Long is set to feature in a new exhibition called Land and Sky: Richard Long, at Houghton Hall. Here are 10 things you might not have known about the world-renowned artist.

A tragically romantic tale of a young girl who falls deeply in love, is set to be performed at the Marina Theatre.

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The Floridian quartet have announced that their 20 Years of Pop Punk tour is expanding to include a show at The Nick Rayns LCR due to high demand.

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The 1948 Powell and Pressburger film about a ballerina torn between the ambitions of two men, is his latest acclaimed ballet adaptation, using the music of Hollywood composer Bernard Herrmann.

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Richard Gadd’s award-winning genre-busting performance Monkey See Monkey Do sees him explore what it means to be a man via treadmills and gorilla costumes.

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Britpop band Shed Seven have announced plans for their first studio album in 16 years alongside their biggest ever UK tour which is stopping in Norwich.

University of East Anglia

An all-singing, all-dancing comedy show begins a jam-packed schedule of events at the Marina Theatre this week.

Businesses, clubs and organisations from across the region have been getting their teams together for this year’s East Anglian Dragon Boat Festival.

Topical themes come into sharp focus in the classroom in a new play being performed in Norwich and the cast may even get the chance to take it to the National Theatre.

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Talented young performer Matilda Bailes has landed her dream role in a production of the musical Les Misérables.

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Olivier-winning farce Hysteria about the meeting of Sigmund Freud and surreal artist Salvador Dali in Hampstead in 1938 is being staged at Bury Theatre Royal as part of a nationwide tour.

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A Norfolk hall is set to be cast into the visual arts spotlight once again with news of a major new exhibition at the historic home being announced today.

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Families turned out in force in Sheringham to watch a horde of horned helmet-wearing Norsemen stage pitched battles in the town centre as part of this year’s Scira Viking festival.

Shakespeare’s Timon of Athens is the latest production to be performed by the Norwich-based Sewell Barn Theatre Company. The show, directed by Rob Tiffen, is being performed tonight, tomorrow and from Wednesday to Saturday next week at the theatre in Constitution Hill in the north of the city.

Popstars Take That have released their first single from the new album linked to their forthcoming Wonderland tour which is finishing in Norwich.

She wowed the crowds when she danced to victory on the TV show Strictly Come Dancing, and now Norfolk’s Caroline Flack is set to star in a new touring musical.

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Paintings by the 2016 Jerwood Painting Fellows Francesca Blomfield, Archie Franks and Dale Lewis feature in touring exhibition finale.

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