10 things to enjoy at the Hostry Festival

Total Ensemble Theatre Company rehearsing for It's a Wonderful Moon, George!
Photo: Simon Finlay Ph

Total Ensemble Theatre Company rehearsing for It's a Wonderful Moon, George! Photo: Simon Finlay Photography. - Credit: Simon Finlay Photgraphy

The Hostry Festival is now in full swing at Norwich Cathedral's Hostry and runs until October 29. Arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at 10 highlights.

Hostry Festival 2017 - The Eagle Has Two Heads. Photo: Matt Dartford.

Hostry Festival 2017 - The Eagle Has Two Heads. Photo: Matt Dartford. - Credit: Matt Dartford

The Eagle Has Two Heads: The French melodrama by Jean Cocteau is the 2017 Hostry Festival's central production.

October 23-28, £15 (£12 concs)

Paint Out Norwich Exhibition: A special art show of city scenes created by artists competing in Paint Out Norwich.

Paint Out Norwich 2016 exhibition private view at Norwich Cathedral's Hostry.
Photo: Simon Finlay

Paint Out Norwich 2016 exhibition private view at Norwich Cathedral's Hostry. Photo: Simon Finlay - Credit: Simon Finlay Photography


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October 19-28, free entry

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Norfolk Arts Awards: A celebration of the stars of Norfolk's arts scene, with awards including the EDP People's Choice Awards.

October 20, £25

The 2016 Norfolk Arts Awards at the Hostry at Norwich Cathedral. Pictured are the 2016 EDP People's

The 2016 Norfolk Arts Awards at the Hostry at Norwich Cathedral. Pictured are the 2016 EDP People's Choice Award winners Cinema City, The Nimmo Twins and Sheringham Little Theatre. Photo: Simon Finlay Photography - Credit: Simon Finlay Photography

It's A Wonderful Moon, George!: Total Ensemble Theatre Company presents a moonlit romance with a twist.

October 21, £10 (£8 concs)

Anglian Mist: A psychological thriller by Stuff of Dreams Theatre Company which is inspired by dark secrets and Orford Ness. October 26, £12 (£10 conc)

Julian of Norwich - A Musical Meditation: Music, narration, dance and art inspired by Julian of Norwich's divine revelations.

October 28, free

The Dr David Starkey Lecture: Have We Been Here Before? The Reformation 500 years On is the subject of the lecture by the historian.

October 29, £15 (£12 concs)

The Eagle Has Two Heads Film Screening: A free screening of the 1948 film written and directed by Jean Cocteau.

October 25, free

Hayley Mills in conversation with Stash Kirkbride: The Oscar-winning actress and festival patron talks about her stage and screen career.

October 29, £15 (concs £12)

Hayley Moyses and Friends Concert: Hayley Moyses and friends will bring the festival to a close with a night of music.

October 29, £15 (£12 concs)

For more information, including event times and to book tickets, visit www.hostryfestival.org or call 01603 598676.

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