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This summer East Anglia offers a plethora of music events covering a wide range of genres. Whether you like to boogie to Bananarama, clap along to Mumford and Sons, be swept away by classical tones, or prefer the blues vibe of Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, there is more than enough variety to suit the discerning music-lovers in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex. Here’s our pick of the best...

When you think of a Carnival most people will think of the parade and Dereham’s Carnival team want their parade this year to be bigger, louder and better than ever.

A real touch of nostalgia came to Dereham and its surrounding villages thanks to a coach and bus day organised by the Mid Norfolk Railway.

Ambitious plans to boost the size of a popular Southwold tourist attraction have been given the green light by planners.

A new destination has been added to the list for sun-seekers flying from Norwich Airport.

Tickets have gone on sale for one of north Norfolk’s best loved country fairs.

It is a time for children to enjoy Easter egg hunts, families to spend quality time together and an opportunity for prayers of reflection.

Cobbled roads, rural pathways and coastal walks, Norfolk has a plethora of streets that are a pleasure to explore. Here we have collected just 11 of the most pretty streets in Nelson’s County, in celebration of Elm Hill in Norwich being named the seventh prettiest street in Britain.

With its stunning architecture and array of quaint shops, Norwich’s Elm Hill boasts plenty of charm and character making it an ideal location for a bank holiday outing.

With the long Easter weekend approaching we look at some of the fun events going on across the borough to keep the whole family entertained.

Most days, it would take you less than 30 minutes to get from Hunstanton to King’s Lynn.

An arts charity is inviting people of Great Yarmouth to share their memories, as it celebrates three significant anniversaries.

The use of the rollerskating venue at Great Yarmouth’s Marina Centre has been offered to other local skating clubs.

There is outrage at a decision to close and board up Retroskate in Great Yarmouth.

Parents across Norfolk can now join their children on an adrenaline-fuelled break.

A popular seafront attraction in Great Yarmouth will not be open today.

Most days, it would take you less than 30 minutes to get from King’s Lynn to Hunstanton.

Spring visitors in their hundreds flocked to see newborn lambs this weekend, at a series of open days held at Felbrigg Hall Farm, near Cromer.

As the oldest working light house in East Anglia, Happisburgh Lighthouse has had a memorable life so far.

An adventure play centre in north Norfolk has won a national building award.

A funding bid to the Coastal Communities Fund for an ambitious ‘Deep History Coast’ project to showcase North Norfolk’s unique coastal archaeological and historical features and boost the local economy has not been successful.

A £300,000 investment will secure the future of one of Wells’ most important and historic buildings for the next century, according to the project’s manager.

A popular visitor attraction in Norfolk is set to transform its current use into a private holiday resort.

A controversial visitor centre at a lakeside beauty spot near Dereham could finally become a reality after years of failed attempts to get it passed by planners.

He reinvigorated a long-running fish and chip business making it one of the go to places in the quirky Norwich Lanes area. Reporter SOPHIE WYLLIE spoke to Duane Dibartolomeo owner of Grosvenor Fish Bar and winner of a major tourism award.

A controversial visitor centre at a lakeside beauty spot could finally become a reality after years of failed attempts to get it passed by planners.

As Great Yarmouth Racecourse gets ready for the off in the new season, its staff have given a glimpse into what goes on behind-the-scenes.

Brandon Lewis has given his stamp of approval to the borough’s tourism industry, as he cut probably the tiniest ribbon he ever will.

The delights of an early summer seaside break in Great Yarmouth are being featured in a television advert targeting potential tourists in four counties.

A menu of activities for a great day out in Norfolk or Suffolk has been launched by Norfolk and Suffolk Tourist Attractions (NSTA) to coincide with English Tourism Week.

It was one woman’s passion - a private collection made public for the benefit of good causes and as a memorial to a beloved son.

It is a popular annual event that sees the little wonders of a tiny village receive their biggest reception.

A good long-range weather forecast looks set to boost visitor numbers to key Norfolk and Suffolk attractions this year as a week-long celebration of tourism gets underway.

Tourism businesses from across Suffolk gathered together to find better ways of promoting the county.

They form one of the fastest receding coastlines in Europe; but the soft sand and clay cliffs of north Norfolk also hold the secrets to the country’s past.

It’s one small step for a man but one giant leap for one of Great Yarmouth’s most recognisable tourist attractions.

Holiday hotspots along the east coast could go the same way as Pontins in Hemsby as borough council tax hikes hit home.

A caravan park in Norfolk has been awarded with one of the AA’s top camp site awards.

A new £300,000 exhibition at Great Yarmouth’s Sealife Centre is to be officially opened tomorrow.

Peter Williamson, who runs Merrivale Model Village at Great Yarmouth has won the Superstar top accolade at the resort’s annual awards celebrating the best of the area’s tourism and business sector.

The Sunday Times has unveiled its list of the 20 best villages in Britain, with one Norfolk village making the chart.

Cycling themed fun transformed a popular promenade as hundreds of people enjoyed a free event for all the family.

A seaside holiday location has picked up a nomination for a national tourism award.

Dad’s Army and EastEnders star Ian Lavender is set to open a popular Norfolk town’s museum this weekend.

With its quaint villages, bustling towns, colourful fields and miles of dramatic coastline, East Anglia provides the perfect backdrop for stories of all genres; from romance to crime, chilling thrillers to childhood adventures.

A website promoting business and tourism in Sheringham is set to re-launch with the aim of creating an online community for residents and visitors.

It is regarded as the gem of the north Norfolk coast and has welcomed some of the biggest names in showbusiness over the years.

A North Norfolk business has received a boost from a TV star.

Next year’s Great Yarmouth pancake race could feature an after school slot, a senior manager at Great Yarmouth Borough Council has hinted.

A world-renowned rock art photographer has captured Norfolk through the eyes of an eight-year-old boy.

A holiday park has submitted an application to open up a caravan site for 12 months of the year.

From stunning landscapes to ancient wonders to the world famous Ceylon Tea, the beautiful island of Sri Lanka has it all.

And, as Emma Knights and Oliver Franzen discovered, there is even a little bit of Norfolk nestled high up in the hills.

East Anglia could be at the centre of a multi-million pound HBO miniseries following the story of two US airmen.

A north Norfolk farm has been named the best in the East of England in the tourism enterprise category of the 2016 Countryside Alliance Awards, also known as the rural Oscars.

Rail enthusiasts will be given a treat later this year when the 60163 Tornado puffs into Great Yarmouth.

East Anglia is hoping to become the next must-see destination for American visitors with a new campaign celebrating the special relationship.

East Anglia may benefit from a boost in US visitors following the announcement that Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg’s HBO miniseries, Masters of the Air, will focus on The 100th Bomb Group.

The increasingly popular Broads Outdoors Festival has been extended by a week due to organiser demand.

A tourism organisation in north Norfolk is urging businesses to join forces to shape the future of the tourist industry in the county.

The Mart is in town! Reporter Taz Ali found 10 things not to miss at this year’s fair.

High Street traders are predicting “tragic” consequences if the Government sees through plans to raise business rates by an average of 177% in Southwold.

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