If you want to introduce your tots to the joys of theatre and the circus, but without worrying about them disrupting it for everyone else, then this is the show for you and your family.

Question. What do you get when you mix together the lead singer of Blur, members of The Clash and The Verve and one of the UK’s best drummers?

Manchester-four piece Slow Readers Club treated their fans to a superb gig at OPEN on Friday evening.

When did society become so cruel?

That’s the question I’ve found myself asking this week in light of two incidents in which families going through the most terrible of times have been subject to horrific abuse from others.

Editor David Powles may not be the next Daniel Farke, but he’s so glad he took part in a level one football coaching course.

Editor David Powles explains why this newspaper is backing the Priscilla Bacon Hospice appeal.

In many ways Dodgy are a misunderstood band. One of the many acts to see their popularity soar in the mid 1990s at the height of Britpop, many will probably know them for their easy listening, radio friendly biggest hits.

A packed Waterfront enjoyed a brilliant evening of career-spanning songs from Scouse indie band The Coral on Friday night.

Editor David Powles analyses some of the key stories of the last fortnight.

Editor David Powles explains what Norfolk Day is all about.

There are some bands that come alive when playing live - and Jungle are one of those.

Welcome to what I hope will be an innovative, interesting, entertaining and thought-provoking series analysing and debating what the future holds for our Fine City

As part of our celebration of Norfolk-based television comedy creation Alan Partridge, David Powles pens him a letter to claiming to be his number one fan.

It’s time to take to task the world’s biggest Internet companies, says David Powles.

There’s no such thing as a dull week in local journalism, it’s why I’m always happy to recommend it as a trade to young people looking for an interesting profession to work in.

Editor David Powles spends a day in the life of a Norwich homeless charity to look at the work they do, cover the stories of some of the people they help and to find out about the current situation in the city.

Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News editor David Powles spends a day with Norwich homeless charity St Martin’s Housing Trust.

In more than 20 years of gig going this is genuinely one of the first times I’ve attended more because of the support band rather than the main act.

This isn’t a column about Brexit, the rights and wrongs, ins and out and more.

Now hopefully that’s got you hooked in.

I’m going to use my column this week to set you a little challenge.

If you were asked to recommend your top 10 towns, villages, or city in Norfolk to visit, what would they be?


I’m not sure words can do justice to quite how much of a treat Mercury Rev at the Norwich Arts Centre on Tuesday night were - but I’ll give it a go.

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