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John Hurt at Cinema City in Norwich. Credit: Simon Buck

The new screen heritage and film education centre at Norwich’s Cinema City is to be named after actor Sir John Hurt.

Eating Out or Eating In

Artist impression of what the Turtle Bay Caribbean restaurant and bar will look like in Norwich. Picture Turtle Bay.

Caribbean cuisine chain Turtle Bay is to open their first restaurant in East Anglia at the end of August on Norwich’s Swan Lane.

Comedy

Holt Festival: Mark Watson, Nandana Dev Sen and Colin Cloud (L-R)

Kicking off this weekend, the Holt Festival will run until July 31 and each day will see a different attraction take place in the town. From Joanna Trollope OBE discussing her adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility to Colin Cloud’s world of deduction, there’s a lot you won’t want to miss at Holt Festival.

What's on in Norfolk: Traditional Garden Party in Cathedral Gardens, Wymondham Carnival and Summer Open Day at Pavilion Theatre, Cromer. (L-R)

Looking for something to do over the weekend? Here’s a quick guide to some of the events taking place across the county.

A view of Latitude 2016 from the air, by Mike Page

25-year-old Ivo Graham’s self-deprecating depiction of holidaying to the Algarve with his parents was the highlight of a polished performance by the apologetic Old Etonian, writes Matt Reason.

Mike Page aerial pictures of Latitude festival in Henham Park, Suffolk. Photo : Steve Adams

Mock the Week’s James Acaster had the Latitude Comedy tent in stitches with his Brexit-filled routine, but it was how he dealt with one particularly angry heckler that stole the show, writes Matt Reason.

What's on in Norfolk this weeked? From left to right: Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, World Snail Racing Championships and The Shakespeare Festival.

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s a quick guide to some of the events taking place across the county.

Film & Cinema

K Festival 2016

A music festival in memory of a popular woman who died from cancer will take place this bank holiday weekend.

Things you can do in Norwich today that you couldn't do 20 years ago: Play Crazy Golf at Eaton Park, Watch an Imax film at the Riverside and go on a City Sightseeing open top bus tour. (L-R)

From playing crazy golf to sitting in the Jarrold Stand, here’s a look at some of the things you can do in Norwich now, that you wouldn’t have been able to do before 1996.

What's on: Photography course at Fairhaven Woodland Garden, interactive theatre walk in North Walsham and Open day at Stody Lodge Gardens (L-R)

Looking for something different to do this weekend? Here are some of the events taking place across Norfolk on Saturday and Sunday.

Weekend Guide. LEWKS Music and Movies, Ditchingham Hall Gardens and UEA Sportspark. (L-R)

Need some ideas for what to do at the weekend? Here are some of the activities taking place in Norfolk on Saturday and Sunday.

Eddie the Eagle

Check out here five of the best movies coming to a cinema near you this April.

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Theatre

Sunday, July 24, 2016
Gemma Sutton, William Thompson and Michael Crawford in The Go-Between. Photo: Johan Persson

The Go-Between marks Michael Crawford’s long-awaited return to London’s West End. For the musical’s producer Joseph Smith, it’s a return to his Norfolk roots. Entertainment writer Wayne Savage finds out more.

Gemma Sutton, William Thompson and Michael Crawford in the West End production of The Go-Between. Photo: Johan Persson

That classic Norfolk-set tale of forbidden love, The Go-Between, has been turned into a West End musical starring Michael Crawford. And for the musical’s producer Joseph Smith, it’s a return to his county roots. Wayne Savage finds out more.

Norwich Theatre Royal. Photo: submitted.

A classic novel loved by generations is being given a new circus-themed twist in a show heading to Norwich Theatre Royal.

The Return to the Forbidden Planet cast during the dress rehearsal at the Maddermarket Theatre. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Audiences are being taken on an out-of-this-world musical adventure at Norwich’s Maddermarket Theatre this month.

Friday night guide: Iolanthe by Livewire Opera Company at Norwich Playhouse, Return to the Forbidden Planet at Maddermarket Theatre and The BFG releases in cinemas. (L-R)

Looking for something to do this evening? Here’s a look at some of the events taking place in the fine city.

Music

Saturday, July 23, 2016
Around 3000 tonnes of fireworks and equipment will be used over the two nights.

Organisers give an exclusive insight into what to expect at next month’s Proms - the hottest ticket in town.

Friday night guide: Iolanthe by Livewire Opera Company at Norwich Playhouse, Return to the Forbidden Planet at Maddermarket Theatre and The BFG releases in cinemas. (L-R)

Looking for something to do this evening? Here’s a look at some of the events taking place in the fine city.

Holt Festival: Mark Watson, Nandana Dev Sen and Colin Cloud (L-R)

Kicking off this weekend, the Holt Festival will run until July 31 and each day will see a different attraction take place in the town. From Joanna Trollope OBE discussing her adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility to Colin Cloud’s world of deduction, there’s a lot you won’t want to miss at Holt Festival.

What's on in Norfolk: Traditional Garden Party in Cathedral Gardens, Wymondham Carnival and Summer Open Day at Pavilion Theatre, Cromer. (L-R)

Looking for something to do over the weekend? Here’s a quick guide to some of the events taking place across the county.

Lissie. PA Photo/Andrew Whitton.

American singer-songwriter Lissie has announced that she will play Norwich’s Waterfront venue in December.