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East Norfolk Operatic Society members Glenn Hewitt, Keith Drinkwater, Isobel Rice and Colin Wilson who have to move out of the existing barn where they store and make the sets for their productions.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

From a ship on the high seas to a Japanese village, a Norfolk operatic group has transported its audiences to all sorts of destinations through its clever and imaginative set building.

Eating Out or Eating In

Norwich City of Ale 2015 festival publicans, brewers and supporters raise a glass at the launch in the memeorial gardens, Norwich.Pictured front Dawn Leeder and Phil Cutter Photo: Steve Adams

As the Norwich City of Ale prepares to celebrate its fifth year, a competition is being held to find a name for the new charity beer.

Comedy

Review: Milton Jones

Sunday, February 22, 2015
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.

Reduced Shakespeare Comedy's The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged)

Talking about comedy is seldom that funny, so aiming for an entertaining history of it was a brave move for the Reduced Shakespeare Comedy.

Luke Wright

Norfolk poet Luke Wright gives a sneak preview of his ambitious new full-length show in Norwich next week. SIMON PARKIN finds out more.

Mark Watson

Mark Watson thinks he’s flawed; his performance at the Norwich Playhouse suggests a lot of comic virtue.

Josh Widdicombe

Feeling the January blues? Here’s your guide to the top 10 comedy nights in Norfolk that we’re sure will get rid of them.

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From a ship on the high seas to a Japanese village, a Norfolk operatic group has transported its audiences to all sorts of destinations through its clever and imaginative set building.

The show Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho is coming to Norwich Playhouse.

A team of former UEA students are returning to Norwich to perform their Edinburgh Festival Fringe comedy hit which sees one of Britain’s former prime ministers turned into a cabaret star.

mike and bernie winters

They were loved by millions. After Morecambe and Wise these boys were the top double act in the land... and to think were once selling clothes on Norwich Market.

The cast of this weekend's Cinderella panto at Gimingham.

A north Norfolk village is staging its first pantomime for nearly 50 years.

the cast of Vicar of Dibley - Dereham Theatre Company

Putting on a stage version of such a popular TV show as The Vicar of Dibley could be a double-edged sword for a group like Dereham Operatic Society.

Music

Thu, 21:28

Young people just want to have fun: that might be a slightly simplistic version of the message behind Cush Jumbo’s The Accordion Shop.

Youngsters from the Arts North Norfolk drama club in colourful saris. Picture: SUBMITTED

A taste of India will fill a town arts hub in a series of creative events this weekend.

Dancers from the Vienna Festival Ballet, which is coming to Cromer Pier. Picture: SUBMITTED

Beloved ballet movements will be performed at an end-of-the-pier theatre to celebrate 35 years of a touring dance company.

The cast of Waterloo - The Best of Abba Tribute Show.  Rob Miles, who plays Bjorn, is on the left. Picture: SUBMITTED

Fans of a classic coming-of-age drama film and disco pop hits will be treated to top tribute shows this weekend.

Oysterband who will finish this year's Folk on the Pier festival in Cromer. Picture: SUBMITTED

Music fans will flock to Cromer for the popular Folk on the Pier weekend festival this spring.