Norfolk Events

The beloved films and characters of Disney will be presented in a blooming marvellous fashion over the bank holiday weekend.

Comedian Joe Pasquale returns to the region over the next few weeks. He took time out from his latest tour, The Devil in Disguise, to chat.


Journalist Jon Snow, politician Kenneth Clarke and heart surgeon Stephen Westaby are among the people taking part in the 2017 UEA Autumn Literary Festival.

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Cromer will welcome the return of the World Pier Crabbing Championships where crowds of people will line the length of the pier to vie for the coveted title.

The world’s biggest girl band Little Mix are performing at Earlham Park in Norwich next month. Here is everything you need to know about their support act Nina Nesbitt.

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They have been regular performers on the Norwich Playhouse stage for nearly two decades and think of the venue as a second home, so it is quite fitting that Norfolk comedy geniuses The Nimmo Twins are the first act to entertain audiences in the newly revamped theatre.


There is always a lot going on in south Norfolk. Here are just a few ideas of what to do and where to go this Bank Holiday Weekend (August 26-28).


Fans of the world’s biggest girl band Little Mix don’t have long to wait as Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Jade Thirlwall and Leigh-Anne Pinnock will be performing in Norwich next month as part of their Summer Shout Out tour.


Legendary entertainer Sir Bruce Forsyth was known for his numerous catchphrases, but how many can you complete?

Norfolk comedy legends The Nimmo Twins are set to be the first act to take to the stage in the newly-refurbished Norwich Playhouse.


A magical musical road trip panto is the highlight of Sheringham Little Theatre’s newly-released winter line-up.

Colourful mascots will be under starter’s orders at Great Yarmouth Racecourse on Sunday, August 27.

Girl power! Little Mix announce two all-female support acts for Norwich show.


Actors are encouraged to audition for a ghostly new production inspired by memories recorded from the people of Diss.

A day of maritime discovery is being staged in Great Yarmouth today to mark a conservation milestone.

Looking for something to do in Norfolk between August 21 to 27? Arts correspondent Emma Knights highlights 20 shows, exhibitions and events to enjoy.

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People will be able to go behind the scenes at Norwich Theatre Royal this Saturday when the city venue holds its annual open day.


One of the historic toys at a Norwich museum has inspired artist Vanessa Burroughes’ latest collection of work.


From entry times to travel information, here’s everything you need to know about the Reload Festival 2017.


Train enthusiasts and families will be able to enjoy rides in a Norwich park and donate to a trio of worthy causes this bank holiday.

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Nature lovers will be able to enjoy a landscaped garden this bank holiday weekend in aid of a children’s hospice.

Thousands of people descended on the Royal Norfolk Showground for this year’s Truckfest. Can you spot yourself in our gallery from the event?

Monster trucks, television celebrities and a 100-year-old engine are just some of the top attractions at the two-day Truckfest East extravaganza.

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Norfolk-based indie favourites The Vagaband make a triumphant return to Bungay this week.


A colourful mix of art is on show at the Undercroft in Norwich this weekend.


A charity which nurtures musical talent is to benefit from a seminal hip-hop group’s first UK concert in 25 years - and its happening in Great Yarmouth.

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Timing is a strange thing. So soon after news that The Generation Game, once the Saturday night favourite for millions of TV viewers, is to return, we learned last night that its most famous host, Sir Bruce Forsyth, has died aged 89.
Sir Bruce, and the show, are fondly remembered by some Norfolk ‘brothers’, comedy musicians The Brother Lees, who were much loved regulars on The Generation Game for many years.

From a hare made of cheese to a colourful character decorated in a scene of our fine city, we have received all kinds of great ideas for our competition to design our GoGoHare for next year’s charity art trail through Norwich - and there is still time for you to send in your entries.


A celebratory garden party is being held to mark the anniversary of the opening of the spectacular Hoveton Hall Gardens 25 years ago.

Leading lady of West End and Broadway musicals Kerry Ellis and X Factor winner Matt Cardle are to appear on stage together for the first time in a homecoming show in Bury St Edmunds.

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Trucks galore will be entertaining the crowds at the Norfolk Showground this weekend at the two-day Truckfest East extravaganza.


One of the Guardian’s top festival picks, FolkEast returns to Glemham Hall today. We sat down with organisers Becky and John Marshall-Potter.


A rare edition of Anna Sewell’s novel Black Beauty is to be auctioned to raise funds for Redwings Horse Sanctuary.


Cromer carnival-goers had a chance to try their hand at preparing the town’s most famous fare, at an open-air crab-dressing competition staged as part of an afternoon of children’s events.


Top reggae band UB40 is coming to north Norfolk – and some of our lucky readers can win FREE tickets to the show.

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