Photo gallery of afternoon events at Lord Mayor’s celebrations in Norwich

Big crowds have been enjoying the eclectic mix of great entertainment on The Forum Stage for the Lord Mayor's Celebrations today.

People young and old have been gathering to watch a huge range of acts on the stage outside The Forum in Millennium Plain.

Performances so far have included street dancing from the Slanted Dance group whose performers range from aged four to adults, ventriloquist Steve Hewlett, opera singer Ben Lake, and modern Indian dancing with Bollywood Sparkles.

A short spell of wet weather temporarily halted the performances in the early afternoon before the sun came back out and the festivities continued.

Event coordinator Clare Hubrey said: 'The event has been going really well and we have had big crowds - and there are lots more acts to come!'


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Kate De Freitas, and from Lincoln Street, was there with her family to watch her five-year-old son perform with Slanted Dance.

She said: 'The acts have been really good. It is all brilliant fun.'

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Amanda and John Norman, from Eaton, were watching the performances with their daughter Ellie-Rose, three.

Mrs Norman said: 'It is nice to see all of the different types of performances and cultures on stage.

'We are looking forward to the procession and we will also be going to Chapelfield Gardens too.

'It is a brilliant event for Norwich and hopefully it will attract people far and wide to the city.'

• The Forum Stage will have performances until 5pm and then from 6pm until 10.30pm this evening.

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