Off to see Swan Lake? Brave birds take a family trip to Norwich

Off to see Swan Lake? Picture: Chris Elliott

Off to see Swan Lake? Picture: Chris Elliott - Credit: Archant

A family ruffled a few feathers when they were spotted swanning around in the city this afternoon.

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The swans were seen waddling in cygnet file on St George's Street in Norwich at midday today and visited The Playhouse and University of the Arts along the way.

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Chris Elliott spotted the cultured crew queuing outside The Playhouse and tweeted: 'Queue forming outside @norwichplay already for @karlminns show! #normalfornorfolk'

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The Playhouse reopened tonight after a £70,000 refurbishment with Norfolk comedy legends the Nimmo Twins as the opening act - though these guests would probably have preferred Swan Lake.

Mr Elliot, 50, from Norwich, said: 'Lots of passers by were stopping to take photos and give them space to walk past.

'It made me think how lucky we are to have a quiet, scenic part of our city where the swans felt they could go for a stroll.'

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