Art & Exhibitions

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

About 20,000 people have enjoyed the latest major art show at north Norfolk’s Houghton Hall - and now there are just two weeks left to see the striking exhibition that even turns the hall itself into an innovative piece of contemporary art.

Paint Out Norwich. Left to right, artist Brian Korteling and event founders James Colman and Will Buckley.

Dozens of artists are set to descend upon Norwich next week for an open-air painting competition – and budding painters of all ages and abilities are also being invited to join them for a special event at Mousehold Heath.

Artist Neil Pittaway with some of his work on show in the Shakespeare Barn at the King's Lynn Arts Centre. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Each piece captures history from around the world form an exhibition at King’s Lynn Arts Centre.

Lesley Storey, president of the Great Yarmouth and District Society of Artists who are holding their annual exhibition at the library.

Picture: James Bass

Surging seas, local landmarks, quirky canvases - and for the first time life drawings - are among colourful works on display at one of Norfolk’s oldest artistic society’s annual exhibition.

The GoGoDragons! Auction event at the Forum. Auctioneer Mike Sarson takes bids for Scorcher. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich’s GoGoDragons! raised an incredible sum of money for children’s charity Break and now the colourful clan is flying off to homes old and new.

The GoGoDragons! Auction event at the Forum. Auctioneer Mike Sarson takes bids for GoGoMosaic which went for £25,000. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

After a scorching summer full of fiery fun the GoGoDragons! said goodbye to our fine city by raising £369,500 for children’s charity Break.

Mike Sarson, from TW Gaze, who will be the auctioneer at the GoGoDragons sale. Photo : Steve Adams

After spending the summer decorating the streets of Norwich and winning a huge army of fans, tonight is the night that the city’s GoGoDragons! are set to be auctioned off and fly to their new homes.

Organisers of the COAST arts and literary festival which takes place in October at various North Norfolk Venues.


A festival is aiming to showcase the best of north Norfolk’s creative talent and bring a mix of the arts to the region.

Susan Gunn and director of The Enterprise Centre, John French, with her artwork at The Enterprise Centre.

A landmark eco-building is both the backdrop and inspiration for artist Susan Gunn’s latest work.

Chainsaw sculptor Ben Loughrill has created a 10ft Bear.

If you go down to the woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise.

GoGoDragon crazy visitors to the Forum, Norwich bid a fond farewell to the sculptures that have adorned the streets of Norwich during the summer. Photo : Steve Adams

Thousands of people have been flocking to Norwich to bid farewell to the city’s GoGoDragons!

GoGoDragon crazy visitors to the Forum, Norwich bid a fond farewell to the sculptures that have adorned the streets of Norwich during the summer. Photo : Steve Adams

Norwich’s fiery superstars have flown back to the city for one last hurrah before they are auctioned off at a charity auction later this week.

The Bigger Picture 3 in unveiled at the King's Lynn Arts Centre, which is a work created by 70 artists. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A painting which incorporates the talents of the artistic community from across West Norfolk has been unveiled to the public in King’s Lynn.

Norwich bid a fond farewell to the sculptures that have adorned the streets of Norwich during the summer. Photo: Steve Adams

The GoGoDragons! made Norwich their lair this summer, and this weekend they are returning to the city for a farewell event before they fly off to their new homes.

Mother and daughter artists Sharon and Cheryl Roach.

Picture: James Bass

A talented mother and daughter who suffered life-threatening brain aneurysms within four years of each other are recovering through the healing powers of art.

Hellesdon Sixth Form Photography exhibition at Norwich Theatre Royal: photo by Ellie Emerson.

From striking portraits to atmospheric landscapes, an array of pictures by talented young Norfolk photographers is set to go on show at a city theatre.

EDP People's Choice Awards finalist - GoGoDragons! Photo: Mark Ivan Benfield.

After flying off from Norwich’s streets a few weeks ago, the colourful clan of GoGoDragons! is set to return once more for a final farewell that starts this weekend.

David Nash with the Hollywood cinema Alan Partridge artwork he did for the film premier. His work of John Lennon in Camden has been picked up by Justin Bieber. 
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

A street artist from Loddon has added Justin Bieber to his fanclub after the star was snapped with his painting in London.

David Gurney, county archaeologist for Norfolk County Council, next to the old RAF Coltishall aircraftman repair shed. Picture: SUBMITTED

The Friends of Cromer Museum begins its series of autumn and winter evening talks on Friday September 18 when Dr David Gurney (pictured) - head of the county’s Historic Environment Service - will speak on Recent Archaeological Work and Discoveries in Norfolk.

Judi Daykin as Edith Cavell

A new play looking at the bravery of tragic First World War nurse Edith Cavell is being staged in North Walsham this month. Edith Cavell – Facing The Silence is being toured by the Broad Horizons Theatre Company at the Atrium on Friday September 25.

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