Art & Exhibitions

Sprite Snap has been created by artist Bev Coraldean and sponsored by Coleman Opticians. Pictured are author Sheridan Winn, Coleman Opticians director Katie Fenn, artist Bev Gene Coraldean, and Coleman Opticians director Helen Hillis. Photo: Mark Benfield.

Being sponsored by an opticians, the GoGoDragon! Sprite Snap was always set to be quite a spectacle.

Gloria the Garden Dragon has been designed by Jo Cane and sponsored by Norwich-Over-the-Water Group.
Gloria was unveiled at St George’s Church, Colegate. Photo: Mark Benfield.

A bright and beautiful GoGoDragon! called Gloria will be making the area around St George Colegate her home this summer.

KLM is sponsoring the GoGoDragons! trail map competition in which dragon hunters could win two international flights to a destination of their choice within the KLM network. 
Pictured are members of the KLM team with Norwich International Airport's GoGoDragon! Wish You Were Here. Photo: Lee Blanchflower.

One lucky dragon hunter could win a pair of free international flights by spotting all the GoGoDragons! around the city.

GoGoDragon Twilight ready to board the train to London Liverpool Street to promote the GoGoDragons! outdoor art trail in Norwich. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

It was all aboard for Norwich Twilight the GoGoDragon! as the mythological creature swapped flying for the railway and took the train to London.

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.

Anthony d'Offay meets UEA students and members of the Koons Collaborative at the Jeff Koons exhibition at Norwich Castle. 


From colourful animal-shaped mirrors to basketballs to a cheerful sculpture of bears - an eclectic mix of work by art superstar Jeff Koons is currently on display at Norwich Castle.

Houghton Hall illuminated as part of LightScape: James Turrell at Houghton. Photo: Hugo Glendinning.

A flight up in the twilight sky as a boy is one of the first times American artist James Turrell remembers being fascinated by the magic of light – and from that sense of enchantment an impressive decades-long career in art has sprung.

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.

Norfolk and Norwich Festival 451

From a fiery outdoor spectacle about burning books to a twilight show in the woodland of a Norfolk estate, to fun and frolics in the Adnams Spiegeltent – this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Festival entertained audiences with a great array of cultural treats.

Festival feat pix 21/5/15

Turning up at the Adnams Spiegeltent for a show with my son was an exciting experience in itself. Entertaining a toddler can be hard work, and the thought of some cultural activity in a fabulous venue appealed no end.

The Neutrinos rehearsing for their show Live and Loud at Norwich Arts Centre. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

A session in an abandoned radio station in former East Berlin kick started an extremely creative period for Norfolk band The Neutrinos and their collaborators, including artist Sal Pittman.

Norfolk and Norwich Open Studios at Greenhouse Gallery, Bethel Street, Norwich. Artists, left to right, Sarah Passingham, Tigger, Julia Webb and Sophie Yeomans.

From potters to painters to jewellery makers, artists across the county are opening up their studios to the public for a Norfolk-wide celebration of art.

Holt Festival 2015 acts - Puppini Sisters

Risqué cabaret, a new theatre production, top London comedians, poetry, and flamenco are among the acts appearing in this summer’s Holt Festival.

Jane Sanders and her twin brothers Michael and Jonathan. The trio are exhibiting together for the first time as part of Norfolk Open Studios. Picture: Supplied

A trio of artist siblings will be exhibiting together for the first time as part of the annual Norfolk Open

A group of Yarmouth students show casing their work in one of their first exhibitions. Featuring photography, fashion, graphic desing, digital art, music and film.
Caddie Williams with her work.

Colourful prints, atmospheric photography and detailed landscapes were among the pieces on display when a group of Great Yarmouth students proudly showed off their artistic skills.

Abdullah Ibrahim. Picture: David Sinclair.

Few of us will have ever been disappointed by performances that our Theatre Royal puts on.

Norfolk and Norwich Festival 2015 volunteers at the Forum, Norwich. Photo: Steve Adams.

While audiences are having fun enjoying the Norfolk and Norwich Festival’s colourful mix of shows and events, an army of volunteers is working hard to help make sure everything goes smoothly.


Canzoniere is a group of Italian performers who are keen to inspire the world with a passion for the traditional music of their country.

NNF15. Caroline Criado-Perez. Photo: Caitlin Mogridge.

Do you remember the woman who campaigned for Elizabeth Fry to remain on five pound notes? The male rage she attracted on Twitter as a result was unbelievable. That person is Caroline Criado-Perez. She’s a feminist, she’s a writer and journalist; and she’s an incredible fund raiser who has attracted thousands of pounds of backing for her projects.

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