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Scira festival founder Colin Seal painting the Viking name of reenactor Chris Wilkins, who died last year, on the side of the longboat which will be burnt on Sheringham beach. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

A Norfolk re-enactment group member who died suddenly a few weeks ago will get an authentic Anglo Saxon send-off at Sheringham’s Scira Viking Festival this weekend, when a longboat bearing his name is set aflame on the beach.

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Students from Flegg High School are transferring to Rydell for their latest production - Grease.

Flegg High School students are transferring to Rydell High for their latest production - Grease.

Flegg High School
Comedy Nights at St George's Theatre

One man’s dream of setting up a comedy night in Great Yarmouth marks its second anniversary on Thursday, February 11.

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Norfolk Events

Scira festival founder Colin Seal painting the Viking name of reenactor Chris Wilkins, who died last year, on the side of the longboat which will be burnt on Sheringham beach. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

A Norfolk re-enactment group member who died suddenly a few weeks ago will get an authentic Anglo Saxon send-off at Sheringham’s Scira Viking Festival this weekend, when a longboat bearing his name is set aflame on the beach.

Norwich
City College Norwich student Charlotte Howard, left, with Grace Gorman who is part of the wigs team for Priscilla Queen of the Desert which is at Norwich Theatre Royal.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY.

Students from City College Norwich have been enjoying a behind the scenes look at the latest show at Norwich Theatre Royal.

Norwich
Make a wish this half term at Bewilderwood.

It can be hard to keep your children occupied during the half term break. Take a look at our guide of activities happening in Norfolk over the next 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.

Barry Coleman
East Twenty Six bar and restaurant, Exchange Street, Norwich. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

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

Meru Expedition, Garwhal, India. Picture: Jimmy Chin

This documentary following three climbers trying to conquer the Meru Peak offers a wider look at the supercharged tedium of mountain climbing, says Michael Joyce.

Then and Now: The cast of the new Dad's Army film starring Toby Jones, Bill Nighy, Tom Courtenay, Bill Paterson, Michael Gambon, Blake Harrison and Daniel Mays

Dad’s Army has always had a special place in the hearts of East Anglian viewers. David Croft, the co-writer and creator of the classic TV series, lived in Honington, near Bury St Edmunds, while much of the location filming was done in and around Thetford. We have always claimed Dad’s Army as part of Suffolk’s cultural heritage, so we were always going to have a keen interest in the new big screen version of the film. So what’s it like?

Andrew Clarke
Jack Black stars in Goosebumps. Picture: Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.

Michael Joyce says this engaging romp through an iconic children’s book series could just do with a bit more originality.

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