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William Shakespeare engraving

Six more things linking Shakespeare to Norfolk

Stacia Briggs discovers six more Norfolk links to William Shakespeare.

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The launch of the programme for the Festival of Literature for Young People at Long Stratton High School. Janet Bell, second left, school librarian; Alexander Gordon Smith, 2nd row, 3rd left, festival patron; Antoinette Moses, 2nd row, 3rd right, festival producer, and Tom Stevens, back right, assistant head, with students from the writing and illustration group who are inspired by children's laureate, Chris Riddell. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Literature festival aims to inspire young readers across the region

An array of authors are heading to Norwich for a festival aiming to inspire young people with the world of words.

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Feature on RAF 100 Group. 36th Bombardment Squadron at Alconbury, May 1945. Credit USAF Historical Research Agency.

The secret war heroes working to keep the country safe

A new anthology shares stories from the RAF servicemen working on secret operations on Norfolk’s airbases in the Second World War.

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Books Set in Norfolk. Waterland by Graham Swift, Weirdo by Cathi Unsworth and The Norfolk Mystery by Ian Sansom (L- R)

15 of the best books set in Norfolk

Nelson’s county has been the setting of many fantastic books over the years, from Charles Dickens classics to Stephen Fry novels. Here are 15 of our favourites (in no particular order).

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