9 celebrities spotted in Norfolk in 2020
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From TV and film star Tom Hardy to former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, here are some of the famous faces that have been spotted in Norfolk in 2020.
1. Tom Hardy
Actor Tom Hardy, whose credits include Peaky Blinders, The Revenant and Legend, sent pulses racing when he visited The Wood Fired Food Co in Burnham Deepdale for pizza while on holiday in Norfolk in early August.
Director of the business Jon Hemming managed to get a picture with Tom and the A-lister was also spotted at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure in Lenwade.
2. Nuno Lopes
Portuguese actor Nuno Lopes, best known for playing Boxer in hit Netflix series White Lines, is currently in Great Yarmouth as he is set to star in ‘Provisional Figures’, which is a film about migration from Portugal to the town.
Over the last few weeks, Nuno has been posting pictures from his trips around Norfolk on his Instagram account, which has 460,000 followers, including the Great Yarmouth seafront and seals along the coast.
3. Kelly Brook
Model and actress Kelly Brook headed to Norfolk for a holiday in September and there are pictures on her Instagram of her walking her dog at Holkham beach.
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She also visited Wells-next-the-Sea and went on a boat trip with her boyfriend Jeremy Parisi.
4. Rag ‘n’ Bone Man
BRIT award-winning singer Rag’n’Bone Man, whose hits include ‘Human’, ‘Skin’ and ‘Giant’ with Calvin Harris, made a surprise appearance at the Ocean Room in Gorleston back in February for music night The Room, which is inspired by Later... with Jools Holland.
He performed all his biggest hits along with new material and it was something of a homecoming as his father has lived in the town for 20 years.
5. Jeremy Corbyn
Owner of Taste of India Mahbubur Rahman said the former Labour leader opted for a vegetable korma and told him that he likes coming on holiday to Holt because of the scenery.
6. Stella McCartney
Fashion designer Stella McCartney swapped the catwalk for the walkways at Houghton Hall in west Norfolk to launch her latest collection with a virtual show in early October.
The film utilised the lush greenery and sculptures at the estate, including Richard Long’s Full Moon Circle and A Line in Norfolk.
7. La Roux
Singer La Roux, famous for hits such as ‘In for the Kill’ and ‘Bulletproof’, dined at Gonzo’s Tea Room in Norwich in August.
While in the city, she also headed to shop Main Source in the Norwich Lanes and picked up some new trainers which she posted on Instagram.
8&9: Jason Manford and Ore Oduba
Comedian Jason Manford and presenter turned theatre star Ore Oduba tucked into a tasty brunch at No.33 Cafe in Norwich while appearing in musical Curtains at Norwich Theatre Royal back in February.
Ore, who won Strictly Come Dancing in 2016, posted photos on his Instagram story at the time and said it was the “best grub in Norwich” - the pair also posed for a picture with the chef.