What’s on in Norfolk? 15 things to do June 12-18

Take That are coming to Norwich on June 15 and 16. Photo: supplied by DawBell.

Take That are coming to Norwich on June 15 and 16. Photo: supplied by DawBell. - Credit: supplied by DawBell

Looking for something to do in Norfolk between June 12 to 18? Arts correspondent Emma Knights highlights 15 shows and events to enjoy.

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•The Makers Exhibition - Felbrigg Hall, near Cromer, runs until October 29

Film-maker Florence Kennard, wood-carver Alec Stevens and sculptor Alida Sayer have created contemporary artworks bringing some of the intriguing stories of Felbrigg Hall to life for a new exhibition.

Check www.nationaltrust.org.uk for details of opening times and entry costs

• EARTH SKY: Richard Long at Houghton - runs until October 26, open Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday from 11am

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Turner Prize-winning artist Richard Long has created art all across the globe, and his latest major exhibition EARTH SKY features works inspired by Houghton Hall and its surrounds.

Tickets £18 to visit the exhibition, house, gardens and grounds, £10 to just visit the gardens and grounds, children aged 16 and under are free - visit www.houghtonhall.com

• The Play That Goes Wrong - Norwich Theatre Royal, June 12-17, evening performances 7.30pm plus Wednesday and Saturday matinees 2.30pm

Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off in this comedy about the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society battling against the odds to reach the final curtain call of their murder mystery show.

Tickets £8-£28.50 - www.theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk or call 01603 630000

• Vieux Farka Touré - Norwich Arts Centre, June 13, 8pm

Described as 'The Hendrix of the Sahara,' Malian musician Vieux Farka Touré sings of family, nature, and struggle on his newest album Samba. His music blends Malian blues and praise song, funk, reggae and rock.

Tickets £16 in advance, £18 on the door - www.norwichartscentre.co.uk or call 01603 660352

• Dial Medicine For Murder - Norwich Playhouse, June 13, 8pm

Doctors Harry Brunjes and Andrew Johns delve into the murky world of two of history's most infamous homicidal physicians - John Bodkin Adams and Harold Shipman.

Tickets £16.50 - www.norwichplayhouse.co.uk or call 01603 598598

• Wymondham Abbey Medieval Evening - Wymondham Abbey, June 14, 5pm

Step back in time to 1348, a year in which the Black Death looms but life must go on living. Meet jesters and medieval villagers, listen to medieval music, try your hand at archery and enjoy a hearty hog roast.

Entry £5 for adults, children free - www.wymondhamabbey.org.uk or call 01953 607062

• The Weekend - Sheringham Little Theatre, June 14-17, 7.30pm, Saturday matinee 2.30pm

Presented by Sheringham Players, The Weekend by Michael Palin sees world-weary Stephen Febble do his best to be difficult when faced with a family gathering.

Tickets £12 - www.sheringhamlittletheatre.com or call 01263 822347

• Take That - Carrow Road, Norwich, June 15 from 6pm and June 16 from 5.30pm

Pop superstars Take That are turning Carrow Road into Wonderland as they bring their latest tour to Norwich on June 15 and 16. All Saints are the support act.

The June 16 show is sold out but there are still tickets available for June 15. For more information, including ticket prices and how to book, visit www.takethat.com/live/

• Shaggy: Live in Concert - The LCR, University of East Anglia, Norwich, June 15, 7.30pm

Multi Grammy award winning singer Shaggy - best known for hits including Oh Carolina, Boombastic, It Wasn't Me and Angel - is taking to UEA stage.

Tickets £25 - www.ueaticketbookings.co.uk

• Twelfth Night - Ditchingham Hall, June 16, 7.30pm

Rain or Shine Theatre Company present an al fresco production of the Shakespearean comedy Twelfth Night on the grounds of Ditchingham Hall, in South Norfolk. The picnic performance is rasing money for the Norfolk & Norwich Association for the Blind.

Tickets £13 adults and £6 children - www.ticketweb.co.uk/event/275251 or call 01603 629558.

• #OH2 - Open, Norwich, June 17, 6pm

An Open house event showcasing some of Norwich's finest independent musicians performing live throughout different areas of the venue.

Eight bands will perform across Open's club room and Banking Hall and there will be an acoustic showcase of five singer-songwriters courtesy of Access To Music.

Tickets £7.50 in advance - www.opennorwich.org.uk or call 01603 763111

• Once Upon A Fairytale - St George's Theatre, Great Yarmouth, June 18, 2.30pm

An all-singing all-dancing show for all the family featuring fairytale princesses and other characters.

Tickets £8 - www.stgeorgestheatre.com or call 01493 331484

• Summer Serenade - Norwich Cathedral, June 17, 7.30pm

Join Norwich Cathedral Chamber Choir and Players for an uplifting summer concert, starting with Elgar's Serenade for Strings and a selection of English part songs, followed by Rutter's cycle of seven well-known spirituals. The performance will be followed by strawberries and cream in the Cloisters.

Tickets £15-£26 - www.cathedral.org.uk or call 01603 630000

• Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom - Kings Lynn Corn Exchange, June 17, 1pm and 4pm, and June 18, 10am and 1pm.

Join Ben and Holly and their friends on a magical musical adventure packed full of games, songs and laughter. This show for all the family is from the makers of Peppa Pig.

Tickets £14-£21.50 - www.kingslynncornexchange.co.uk or call 01553 764864

• Killer Queen - Norwich Theatre Royal, June 18, 7.30pm

Tribute band Killer Queen have been performing their tribute to Queen since 1993, playing to audiences around the world.

Tickets £7-£23.50 - www.theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk or call 01603 630000

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