Cast of Allo Allo at the Maddermarket. David Rees as Rene, Sandra Barker as Edith and Michelle Moore as Yvette. Photo: Bill Smith

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

René, the hapless café owner, encounters more farcical goings-on in a stage adaptation of TV favourite Allo Allo, there is a special celebratory concert for the 10th year of the North Norfolk Music Festival, old-style string band Carolina Chocolate Drops mine the jewels of black American folk music, Alice has adventures in wonderland and there is Cromer Carnival Day. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this week.

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25 family outings which aren’t dependent on the weather

Rain, rain — go away. With this month’s heavy showers it pays to be prepared for your summer fun not to be spoilt. Thankfully there is still plenty to do with wellies and an umbrella. SIMON PARKIN picks 25 places to head to stay dry.

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Montague or Capulet? The Keeper's Daughter's Romeo or Juliet

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

Are you a Montague or a Capulet? The audience will join in imaginative immersive staging of Romeo & Juliet, Swiss-Chinese pianist Louis Schwizgebel in concert, acoustic guitar master Brook Williams, Breckland Artists hold their summer show and there is a musical treat with Sweet Charity. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this weekend.

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50 memorable ways to make the most of The Norfolk Broads

The Broads are Norfolk’s crown jewels — a haven for wildlife, nature lovers, water-loving boating enthusiasts, families and holidaymakers. So what better way to make use of the wetland wonder on our doorstep, than by going to one of the 50 events listed below?

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Flamingo Amy's Pop-Up Salon coming to Gressenhall's 1950s weekend. Picture: Joanna MIllington

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

Step back into the 1950s at Gressenhall, there is a First World War theme to this year’s Last Night of the Proms at Blickling, Hazel O’Conner is back, there is dragon boat racing at Downham Market Water Festival, Big Country headline Reepham Music Festival and Little Ellingham celebrates our rural past. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this weekend.

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