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Launch of Norfolk Food and Drink in Norwich this evening at Open.

The county’s lavish larder will be celebrated all year round after the official launch of Norfolk Food and Drink.

Comedy

Bruce Forsyth

What drives an 87-year-old man to spend two hours on a Norwich stage? For Sir Bruce Forsyth, the answer seems to be a genuine love of entertaining.

Jenny Eclair  who is appearing at Holt Festival this summer

Comedy, soul and politics have been unveiled among the latest shows heading to Holt Festival this summer.

Comedian and writer Karl Minns back in Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Fresh from two sell-out stints at the Theatre Royal, Norwich, and the Norwich Playhouse alongside comedy partner Owen Evans, Karl Minns from the Nimmo Twins is back in the city with his new one-man show. STACIA BRIGGS asked Karl about appearing on stage without any back-up, a boy who can set the bed on fire using the power of his dreams and the difficulties of rehearsing on your own.

Matt Tedford in Margaret Thatcher, Queen of Soho

Mirror balls, muscular men in short-cropped jeans, and, er, the Iron Lady? It might not be an obvious combination but this show is an exuberant delight.

Milton Jones and the Temple of Daft

There may have been a plot somewhere deep in Milton Jones’ latest show, but it really didn’t matter.

Film & Cinema

NNF15. Bees! The Colony. Photo: Helen Newall.

People of all ages are being invited to join in with one of the festival’s great traditions this weekend - the Garden Party in Norwich’s Chapelfield Gardens.

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Theatre

Tony Chadwick is stepping down as the set designer and builder at the Sheringham Little Theatre.  Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

A dedicated volunteer at a seaside theatre has hung up his tools for the final time after building a challenging set for his favourite farce.

Emerging Artists Showcase at Holkham Hall. Picture: Ian Burt

The curtain is set to go up on a vibrant celebration of young people and the arts later this month.

The Norfolk and Norwich Festival 2015 Ns at the Forum. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY.

An enthusiastic audience welcomed Peter Phillips’ Tallis Scholars back once more to sing sacred pieces from the sixteenth century and by Arvo Part. Tintinnabuli, the title of their recital, referred to similarities that the Estonian musician recognises between his techniques and those used by composers more than four hundred years ago.

Mary Poppins by Disney and Cameron Mackintosh. Photographer: Deen van Meer.

Mary Poppins is set to fly into the city next year as the practically perfect nanny takes to the Norwich Theatre Royal stage.

Music

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Canaries fan and former Evening News sports writer David Cuffley was in fine voice at the weekend when he joined 63 other football fans on the pitch at Wembley.

Emerging Artists Showcase at Holkham Hall. Picture: Ian Burt

The curtain is set to go up on a vibrant celebration of young people and the arts later this month.

Mundesley Festival manager Derek Kirk

A seaside entertainment festival is ploughing this year’s charity cash into a cause literally close to his heart.

The Radio 1 Big Weekend big clean up as the stage is taken down at Earlham Park. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The Big Weekend was a real success – and now it’s time for the big clean-up.

Amanda Howell in Noises Off

Two Norfolk couples are to step out on stage together in one of the most ambitious productions ever attempted by Sheringham Little Theatre.