Norfolk Events

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.

The Rotary Club of Great Yarmouth is holding its popular annual charity quiz night at Lynn Grove Academy, Gorleston on March 3.

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.


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

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The Handsome Family, Fairground Attraction founder Mark Nevin, 90s indie band Space, Celtic Fiddle Festival and mosh-metal jokers Anthrax all feature.


British and French actors pay tribute to First World War soldiers in reimagining set in a French military hospital.


Actress Tilda Swinton is the frontrunner to become Doctor Who’s next Time Lord, beating the likes of Norwich-born Olivia Colman, according to the latest bookmakers’ odds.


An actress in the latest show at Norwich’s Maddermarket Theatre will quite literally be cooking up a dramatic treat for audiences.


Kemal Yusuf’s piece Oyun to be performed by the award-winning Carducci String Quartet.

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John Cleese is a comedy god. A founder of Monty Python’s Flying Circus, creator of Basil Fawlty and an integral part of such groundbreaking comedy series as I’m Sorry, I’ll Read That Again and The Frost Report, you would expect him to be basking in the sun on some comedy equivalent of Mount Olympus consuming ambrosia off the belly of a woodland nymph.


A rare chance to see seldom-performed Timon of Athens, Terry Johnson’s hilarious farce Hysteria and classic comedy The Ladykillers.

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A group which runs a soup kitchen to help the homeless is holding a rummage sale to raise vital funds.

Norfolk artists Anthea Eames and Chris Hann bring west to east, while Michael Horn explores form and texture.

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The legendary Showaddywaddy will kick off an exciting programme of events at the Marina Theatre.


A city school has been celebrating the opening of a new theatre space.

Pop singer Lulu will be heading to Norwich and King’s Lynn as part of her tour later this year.

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A pair of new street arts shows from Great Yarmouth artists and performers have been commissioned as part of a prestigious national consortium.

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An annual event has marked the launch of the eagerly anticipated Southwold Arts Festival.

From King’s Lynn historic funfair to the Romans in Norwich, via circus fun, puddle jumping, science, steam trains and star-spotting in the Norfolk sky.

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It was a music career which spanned 45 years and for audiences in Norwich, Michael Jackson’s legacy continued to wow the crowds at Thriller Live.


Viewers have been speculating for months over who will replace the popular Mary Berry on the new series of The Great British Bake Off.


Ed Sheeran’s year of triumphs has continued – with a planning appeal victory.

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We might not be able to write lyrics like Ed Sheeran, but we can dress like the former Suffolk high school pupil, Ish. Mind you, the £34k watch might be a dream-breaker...


Michael Jackson’s moonwalking was legendary, and a group of Norfolk dancers have been quite literally following in the King of Pop’s footsteps by learning his most iconic dance move.


Abba, The Beatles, Elvis, Elbow... would they be among your all-time favourites? Let us know


A group of budding young violinists had a chance to hone their skills with musicians from one of the country’s top chamber orchestras, as part of an arts scheme hosted by North Norfolk District Council and a string of local organisations.

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Ed Sheeran gave a stripped down performance of his latest chart topping hit as a last minute addition to this year’s Annual Grammy Award ceremony.


British electronic music group Clean Bandit are the latest and last act to be announced for the Forest Live concert series at Thetford Forest.

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Half-term needn’t be a wash-out or financial disaster, if you try our easy ways to entertain children on a shoestring in Norfolk and beyond.

From the Very Hungry Caterpillar Show to Mr Bloom’s Nursery, plus circus and comedy for kids, there is lots for all ages in Norfolk and beyond.


A pint-sized army of Dane warriors got decked out for battle, at a craft workshop held at Sheringham ahead of the town’s annual Scira Viking festival.

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A magical mix of classical music and words by William Shakespeare are being conjured up in a live orchestral concert at Sheringham Little Theatre in March.

It is a production that celebrates one of the best loved bands of all time - from their early triumphs to their devastating decline.

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