Art & Exhibitions

Woman in Green (c1909) by Henri Matisse.

A stunning collection of works by some of the world’s greatest artists is heading for Norwich next month in the most spectacular art show ever seen in the region.

Jeff Koons, 

Caterpillar (with chains) 2002, ARTIST ROOMS, 

Tate and National Galleries of Scotland. Acquired jointly through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008.

© Jeff Koons

He is said to be one of the world’s most controversial artists and his famous Balloon Dog sold for a record £36.8 million at auction.

Holt Country Park observation tower.

Netball, trampolining, rifle shooting and KMX go kart racing will be some of the activities on offer to families this Easter.

Actors Tabitha Woodgett, Owen Evans,Robin McLoughlin and Dawn Finnerty who are in Parachute. Picture: CRAIG REDFERN

A new play set in wartime Norfolk is set to explore the relationship between an American airman and the members of a farming family who welcome him into their home.

Geologist Martin Warren.  Photo by Mark Bullimore

Budding fossil hunters will be able to discover the hidden geological history of the north Norfolk coast in a series of walks.

Children at a previous Fairy Fair. Picture: SUBMITTED

Tickets will be on sale from next week for a popular magical family weekend.

Boy Preference show at Sheringham Little Theatre

A new one-hour play, The Boy Preference, is being staged by Paston Sixth Form College’s Far East Theatre Company at the Sheringham Little Theatre this weekend.

The West Runton elephant lumbers his way across the beach. Picture: PAUL DAMEN

Woolly rhinos, bears and wolves will once again roam the streets of Great Yarmouth as part of a mammoth scale artistic adventure.

Ashton Sharman, 9, and his brother, Callum, 10, with one of the finished baby GoGoDragons!, as they prepare to take one of the blank baby GoGoDragons! for their fellow pupils at the Hall School to paint. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY.

Some rather unusual pupils are flying into classrooms across Norfolk as the GoGoDragons! schools project gathers pace.

Artists and sponsors with one of the heritage GoGoDragons. From left, back, the sponsors, Simon Linestead, Nurture Financial Planning; Lee Boswell, Alan Boswell Group; Dave Brown, Gasway; Rebecca Downie, Intu Chapelfield; and Heath Alexander-Bew, Alan Boswell Group. Front, artists Fiona Muller and Tim Edwards. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY.

People will be able to explore parts of Norwich’s history while spotting dragons this summer after four sponsors pledged their support to a special project.

NUA window projection of students work to celebrate the university's 170th anniversary.

Film, fashion, sculpture and more are being digitally projected onto one of Norwich University of the Arts’ buildings for a special anniversary project.

NNF15 - 451. Photo: Ray Gibson.

Spiegeltent fun, music from around the world, and an array of free family events are among the treats in-store for audiences at this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

Maureen Gardiner, steeplekeeper PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Secrets of bell ringing will be revealed at an illustrated talk next month.

Norfolk and Norwich 2014 volunteers. Kym Glover-Main, Oliver Whitall, Helene Fritzsche and James Durrant. 
Photo by Simon Finlay.

From being a host at the Adnams Spiegeltent to being part of a twilight spectacle in the grounds of a historic hall, there are lots of volunteer opportunities available at this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

Baby disco dance hall in the Spiegeltent at Norfolk & Norwich Festival. Photo: Bill Smith

Cultural organisations are waiting to hear how they will be affected by Norfolk County Council’s decision to cut funding. Arts correspondent Emma Knights reports.

Thorpe Market Church.  Photo by Mark Bullimore

Visitors to a country church this weekend will be able to enjoy art and photographs by local exhibitors.

Opening of The Lighthouse Church in Sheringham. Left to right, team manager for Lighthouse Community Charity Eryl Williams and Rev Bryan Pickard. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Games, music, drama, circus skills, crafts and team challenges will be just some of the activities on offer to youngsters at a town church.

Sheringham Little Theatre. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Sheringham Little Theatre will be showing a mini-film series which will shed light on the ways in which directors, writers and cinematographers develop a dystopian world within their films.

Dame Jacqueline Wilson.

Best-selling children’s author Dame Jacqueline Wilson will celebrate the launch of her new book in Norwich next weekend.

The Living With Me group visit the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.
A new project called Voyage With Me is starting in March 2015 following the success of Living With Me.

Art aims to transform lives in a new project being set up to help women who are feeling isolated, finding it difficult to cope or experiencing mental health issues.

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