Norwich Baroque. Photo: supplied.

A Norwich musical ensemble passionate about playing the works of Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and other Baroque composers is celebrating its 10th anniversary year.

Norwich Waterfront crowd in February 1994

This week’s photo gallery looks at some of Norwich’s music venues in the 1980s and 90s and is sure to bring back plenty of memories.

Looking Good – Precious Few photographed near Marble Arch in London in 1968. Left to right: Chris Bell (laying down), Pete Reynolds, (standing), Brian Crook at the back and Roger Pymer sitting at the front.

One of the most popular bands in Norfolk during the swinging 60s will be playing again for the first time in almost 50 years at the last-ever Golden Years concert in Norwich in April.

James Bay performing on the Main Stage at the Isle of Wight Festival. Yui Mok/PA Wire

Tickets for James Bay’s show at Thetford Forest in July sold out less than 40 minutes after going on sale and some are already being resold for £100.

The Temperance Movement

The Temperance Movement’s previous tours have seen them labelled by many as the latest Next Big Thing. Now, though, they have secured a spot at the forefront of the UK’s rock scene.

The Hippodrome Circus Summer Spectacular and Water Show 
The Finale.
In May 2016 the Hippodrome will host a production of The Tempest for the Norfolk and Norwich Festival. 

Picture: James Bass.

Great Yarmouth’s Hippodrome is to be transformed into a magical island for a new production of The Tempest at this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

Aldeburgh Young Musicians is looking for new members from across Norfolk and Suffolk. Photo: supplied.

A group that champions the talents of young musicians is looking for new members from across Norfolk and Suffolk.

Dereham Band Derrick Woods

Dereham Band will pay tribute to its longest serving member at its first public performance of the year.

Alton Wahlberg at the Charles Burrell Centre acoustic music night. Credit: Four Horsemen

A singer-songwriter who was frustrated at a lack of opportunity for artists is doing his best to change a town’s music scene after putting on a packed out event.

James Bay performs on the Pyramid stage at the Glastonbury Festival. Ben Birchall/PA Wire

British singer-songwriter James Bay has been announced as the final act to play Forest Live at Thetford Forest in the summer.

The Voice Project at the Sainsbury Centre For Visual Arts. Photo: JMA Photography.

The changing of the seasons is the theme of the latest musical work from Norwich-based vocal group The Voice Project.

David Bowie. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire.

A second night paying tribute to David Bowie is to be held at Norwich Arts Centre following an overwhelming response from music fans today.

Will Croft

An appeal is launched today to find videos and recordings of a musician who died after a fall at the city’s bus station.

Mark Watson is at the Norwich Playhouse tonight with the preview of his new show.

Here is a quick guide to events taking place in Norwich tonight.

Norfolk Young Musician of the Year is held at the John Innes Centre.
l-r: Murray Chapman, 2nd Prize, Judge Paul Phoenix, George Corson, piano, winner  special award, Andrew Harsley, cello, 1st place, Dylan Latham, violin, 3rd place and Catherine McCard, violin, special prize winner,

Talented musicians impressed with their performances at the 23rd Norfolk Young Musician Competition.

Peter Jay at the Hippodrome Circus in Great Yarmouth.  Picture: James Bass Picture: James Bass  Copy: Stacia Briggs For: EDP2 Eastern Daily Press © 2010  (01603) 772434

He leaves a legacy of music across the globe – from Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads, just as he sang on Life On Mars.

Richard Phillips, a former director of the Norfolk and Norwich Triennial Festival, has been made an MBE for services to music and the arts in the 2016 New Year Honours. Photo: supplied.

A former director of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival has been made an MBE for services to music and the arts over the last 50 years.

David Cohen is to perform at Cello Con Brio “Magical Journeys,” a weekend of music-making organised by Norfolk and Norwich Chamber Music. Photo: Daniel Herendi.

The sounds of Brahms, Beethoven, Schubert and more will entertain audiences in Norwich during a weekend packed full of music-making by top performers.

Mary Poppins is coming to Norwich Theatre Royal. Photo: JOHAN PERSSON.

From festivals to fashion to art shows and more, there are an array of great events on Norwich’s cultural calendar for 2016. Arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at a few highlights.

The King’s Men performing a Christmas concert at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich. Photo: Keiron Tovell.

Choral scholars from King’s College, Cambridge, warmed up for their well known BBC television and radio Christmas carol service appearances in the guise of acapella group The King’s Men at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich.

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