10 things to do at the Norfolk and Norwich Festival this weekend

NNF17. The Garden Party act - Wired Aerial Theatre�s To Me, To You�.
Photo: Joe Armitage.

NNF17. The Garden Party act - Wired Aerial Theatre�s To Me, To You�. Photo: Joe Armitage. - Credit: Joe Armitage

The Norfolk and Norwich Festival is now in full swing and there are lots of great events to enjoy this weekend. Arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at 10 highlights taking place today and tomorrow.

NNF17. The Garden Party in Chapelfield Gardens. Photo: Dibs McCallum.

NNF17. The Garden Party in Chapelfield Gardens. Photo: Dibs McCallum. - Credit: Dibs McCallum

The Garden Party - Enjoy a picnic in Chapelfield Gardens while watching an array of free weird and wonderful acts. Saturday/Sunday 12pm-6pm)

NNF17. The Garden Party act - Wild n Beets’s Bingo Lingo.
Photo: supplied by Norfolk and Norwich Fe

NNF17. The Garden Party act - Wild n Beetss Bingo Lingo. Photo: supplied by Norfolk and Norwich Festival. - Credit: supplied by Norfolk and Norwich Festival

Dee Dee Bridgewater - The jazz star will perform her unique spin on standards and re-envision jazz classics at Norwich Theatre Royal. (Saturday, 8pm)

Dee Dee Bridgewater. Picture: Mark Higashino

Dee Dee Bridgewater. Picture: Mark Higashino - Credit: Mark Higashino


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Calidore Quartet - Enjoy a folk-inspired mix of music by Dvorak, Ligeti and Tchaikovsky at Norwich Playhouse. (Saturday 7.30pm)

NNF17: Calidore Quartet, Folk Songs. Photo: Norfolk and Norwich Festival

NNF17: Calidore Quartet, Folk Songs. Photo: Norfolk and Norwich Festival - Credit: Norfolk and Norwich Festival

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Ragroof Tea Dances - Join the Ragroof Players for a fun-filled afternoon of tea, cake and dancing in the Adnams Spiegeltent. (Saturday/Sunday 1.30pm)

Dancers enjoying the Norfolk and Norwich Festival Ragroof Tea Dance in the Adnams Spiegeltent. Pictu

Dancers enjoying the Norfolk and Norwich Festival Ragroof Tea Dance in the Adnams Spiegeltent. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

Driftwood - Australian company Casus Circus perform their latest spectacle in the stunning Adnams Spiegeltent. (Saturday/Sunday 7.30pm)

NNF17: Casus Circus - Driftwood. Photo: Katie Bennett

NNF17: Casus Circus - Driftwood. Photo: Katie Bennett - Credit: Katie Bennett

The Family Show - Mischief and mayhem will abound in this show for all the family by Lords of Strut at the Adnams Spiegeltent. (Saturday/Sunday 11am)

NNF17: The Family Show Lords of Strut. Photo: Ben Hopper

NNF17: The Family Show Lords of Strut. Photo: Ben Hopper - Credit: Ben Hopper

Rana Begum - Enjoy this striking and colourful solo art show at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts. (Saturday/Sunday 10am-5pm)

NNF17: Rana Begum. Photo: Philip White

NNF17: Rana Begum. Photo: Philip White - Credit: Philip White

'Art Exhibition' - Artist Hans-Peter Feldmann's humorous show includes copies of old master paintings with red noses. (Saturday 12pm-5pm)

NNF17. Hans-Peter Feldmann 'Art Exhibition'. Photo: supplied by Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

NNF17. Hans-Peter Feldmann 'Art Exhibition'. Photo: supplied by Norfolk and Norwich Festival. - Credit: supplied by Norfolk and Norwich Festival

Museum of the Moon - Bask under the moonlight of Luke Jerram's free installation at The Forum and enjoy an array of festivities. (Saturday/Sunday, all day)

Molly Kiddell at the Museum of the Moon in The Forum for the Norfolk and Norwich Festival.
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Molly Kiddell at the Museum of the Moon in The Forum for the Norfolk and Norwich Festival. Byline: Sonya Duncan. Copyright: Archant 2017 - Credit: Sonya Duncan

Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill - Hear the duo perfom their soulful interpretations of Irish tunes at Norwich Playhouse. (Sunday 7.30pm)

NNF17. Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill.
Photo: supplied by Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

NNF17. Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill. Photo: supplied by Norfolk and Norwich Festival. - Credit: supplied by Norfolk and Norwich Festival

For more details of all Norfolk and Norwich Festival events, including ticket prices and how to book, visit www.nnfestival.org.uk

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