Lynne Mortimer looks at the history and changing nature of the picnic over the last 50 years... with special reference to meat paste and prosecco

It’s almost show time! As the biggest event on the Norfolk calendar approaches, we challenge you to put your knowledge of the show past and present to the test, with this quiz.

This week I would love to talk to you all about Norwich Market as it is as iconic to the city as Norwich Cathedral and the castle.

She’s revered as the founder of modern nursing but it seems Florence Nightingale was way ahead of her time in other ways too.

During a decade working as a nurse, Holly Boardman saw first-hand how the stress of everyday life contributed to ill health. She’s now re-trained as a yoga teacher, travelling in a campervan from her home near Norwich to offer classes to groups and individuals in a variety of locations. She told Sheena Grant why she thinks more of us should be doing yoga...

EDP Weddings

Capturing the best moments of family gatherings, parties and children’s birthdays so you have great photos to remember the moment isn’t easy. So forget fuzzy photos - we have the tips you need

Your wedding day is one of the biggest days of your life, you want it to be a memorable occasion but how far would you go to make it really stand out? Here’s a look at some of the quirkiest venues across the county where you can tie the knot:

For any Norfolk bride-to-be who has always imagined their perfect wedding day, the EDP Wedding Show is making dreams come true.

When planning your big day there are so many crucial details to get right, from choosing the best venue to selecting the perfect dress - but when it comes to the cake, these Norfolk bakers have got you covered.


One of the most famous objects in British history - the musket ball that killed Nelson - is coming to Norfolk.

A training and volunteering scheme aimed at giving ex-service personnel a chance to gain new skills and widen their social horizons was launched on the North Norfolk Railway at the weekend.

He was known and loved as S’Arry... one of the greatest and most colourful characters ever to walk the streets of Norwich.

Long-serving groundsman Alan Hall kept Dereham Town’s football pitch in such tip-top condition that higher league clubs such as Stoke, Wolves and Fulham deemed it good enough for training sessions.


Passengers at Cromer Station this morning received a surprise as they stepped onto the platform and were greeted by a vintage steam train.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis and family leave the tech at home and enjoy a leisurely weekend boating on the Norfolk Broads.

Today the world celebrates Yuri’s Night, marking the day Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin went into space and orbited Earth.

From tea and ancient kingdoms to the amazing wildlife and beautiful beaches of Sri Lanka - in the second part of a two-part series, Oliver Franzen and Emma Knights go in search of elephants and explore the island’s coastline.

From stunning landscapes to ancient wonders to the world famous Ceylon Tea, the beautiful island of Sri Lanka has it all.

And, as Emma Knights and Oliver Franzen discovered, there is even a little bit of Norfolk nestled high up in the hills.

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