February 13 2016 Latest news:

Books

Costa Biography Award Winner Helen MacDonald is among the writers taking part in the event. Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire.

Writers to take part in Norwich event celebrating poet R.F. Langley

A group of writers will be taking part in a special event this week celebrating a poet who was inspired by the art and landscape of East Anglia.

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The Night of Spells at Waterstones for Harry Potter Book Night. Chanting spells from a spells book, from left, Edie Kimbley-Shave, eight; Esmêe Norton, eight, and Catriona Gillespie, seven. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Harry Potter magic casts spell over Norwich bookshop

The magical world of Harry Potter enchanted a Norwich bookshop as fans of the boy wizard enjoyed A Night Of Spells.

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A Viking’s Guide to Deadly Dragons will be at Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery from February 6 until May 30. The exhibition will be based on Cressida Cowell’s How To Train Your Dragon books. Illustration: ©Cressida Cowell.

Exhibition of dragons set to roar into Norwich Castle

People will be transported into a land where Vikings rule and dragons roam in the latest exhibition coming to Norwich Castle.

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Paul Staples, 80 of Worstead, who's waited 34 years to publish his first book written about  his cat Lucky.  Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Lucky the cat is still living up to his name after his owner finally publishes his book

A local man is gleaming with joy after becoming a first-time author at the ripe age of 80.

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University of East Anglia’s Spring Literary Festival 2016 - Dr Rowan Williams. Photo: supplied.

Writers set to head to Norwich for literary festival

From Booker Prize winner Graham Swift to former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams, an array of writers and thinkers are heading to Norwich for the University of East Anglia’s spring literary festival.

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