Harry Shearer and Maureen Lipman in Daytona

Six of the Best: Cultural highlights not to miss this week

Maureen Lipman and Harry Shearer reprise their West End roles in Daytona, Olivier award winning company OperaUpClose return with their dazzling La Traviata, 1980s hit-maker Nik Kershaw plays an intimate solo date, Tayo Aluko tells the life story of actor and singer Paul Robeson and there is ridiculous line dancing and slapstick parody of the western film genre Once Upon A Time In A Western. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this week.

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Big Daddy Vs. Giant Haystacks, starring Ross Gurney-Randall and Dave Mounfield

Six of the Best: Cultural highlights not to miss this weekend

In the 1970s and 80s there were no Saturday teatime TV stars bigger than Big Daddy and Giant Haystacks — literally, now their story has been turned into a touching and hilarious comedy play, performance poets Mark Grist & Tim Clare go head-to-head, folk musician Benji Kirkpatrick has a solo date, one of London’s most dynamic and versatile chamber orchestras visits and there is a celebration of Roald Dahl. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this weekend.

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Sandringham Game and Country Fair.

The 7 Norfolk family events not to miss this weekend

Pirates, super-trucks, medieval history, countryside pursuits and a delicious celebration of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. There is plenty of family fun this weekend.

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The Kiddy Cook Walkers at Walk with a Fork in Sennowe Park 2013.

12 more Food and Drink Festival dates to sink your teeth into

There’s plenty to enjoy in the Norfolk Food and Drink Festival 2014. Stacia Briggs previews the second half of the packed programme.

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Out There Festival, Circo Rum Ba Ba L'Hotel. Picture: submiited

Out There Festival’s first circus symposium takes a leap for Great Yarmouth

For the last six years its spellbinding circus and street art stars have captivated delighted audiences throughout Great Yarmouth.

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