Our guide to what’s on in Norfolk this weekend

PUBLISHED: 11:37 15 February 2013 | UPDATED: 11:37 15 February 2013

This Is 40

This Is 40

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Looking for ways to keep you out of the cold this weekend? Here are just some of the great events going on in our county.

After the success of Knocked Up, director Judd Apatow has come back with This is 40 (15). Actors Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann take on their pervious roles from Knocked Up, as husband and wife, Pete and Debbie who are stuck in a marriage rut. As Debbie goes into denial about turning 40, Pete also celebrates this milestone. This forces them into an emotional spring clean, which promises to be a funny look into how a couple can put the spring back into their marriage.

Veteran folk rock band Fairport Convention will be playing at OPEN in Norwich on Saturday at 7pm. Formed in 1967, they have been entertaining audiences ever since with their British folk-rock music. This year the band will be playing a selection of their favourite songs as chosen by a fan poll, promising to be an experience for any folk lovers. Tickets cost £19, for more information visit:

To entertain your children why not take them to Spot’s Birthday Party at Norwich Theatre on Saturday at 10am and 12. All Spot the dogs friends will be there to help him celebrate including, Steve the Monkey, Helen the Hippo and Tom the Crocodile. Tickets cost £10 and £5.50. For more information visit: www.

A charming family show is coming to several venues over this half term. Suitcase Circus is a heart-warming spectacular for all ages, with the world’s only acrobatic potato sack, a daredevil ski glove and many more exciting performers. On Saturday (2pm, £4-6) the show will be at Diss Corn Hall, the Seagull Theatre in Parkefield on Sunday (2:30pm, £3.50-5) and the Garage in Norwich on Monday at 11am (£5-7.50). For more information visit:

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