Our guide to what’s on in Norfolk this weekend

Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas - Credit: Archant

Looking for ways to keep your family busy this weekend? Here are just some of the great events going on in our county.

The Eastern Daily Press Wedding Show 2012 at the Royal Norfolk Showground. Photo: Steve Adams

The Eastern Daily Press Wedding Show 2012 at the Royal Norfolk Showground. Photo: Steve Adams - Credit: Archant

If you are looking for something to take you out of this world, then Cloud Atlas (12A) will do just that. Adapted from the book of the same name, Cloud Atlas leaps between several time frames in its multi-layered narrative. Various plots are set up, including a crusading journalist, drawn into a deadly mystery. A musician heading to Edinburgh to work along side a famous composer. And a genetically engineered fast food worker who escapes servitude and goes on the run. With a cast of amazing actors such as Tom Hanks, Hugh Grant and Halle Berry, the story takes some patience to get into, with all the plots gradually knitting together.

For some independent music, why not listen to Ruarri Joseph play in the Bicycle Shop on Sunday. Ruarri is touring with his new album, Brother, released March 25 bringing his own style of music to Norwich. Born in Edinburgh, but raised in New Zealand, Ruarri has released 4 albums, with two through his own label, Pip Productions. Doors open at 7:30pm, with tickets costing £8. For more information visit: www.ueaticketbookings.co.uk

If your planning a wedding then The EDP Wedding Show at the Norfolk Showground will have all your Wedding needs. With more than 140 exhibitors, catwalk shows and a champagne bar, everything you need to make your wedding special will be catered for. Plus there is a chance for one lucky couple to win a Bentley Mulsanne as your wedding car. The show takes place on Saturday, 10am-5pm, and Sunday, 10am-4pm. Tickets are £7 for one, £12 for two, and £20 for four people.

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To entertain your children how about taking them to see the heroic tale, Finding Joy at the Granary Theatre Wells on Sunday at 7:30pm. The main character Joy is a creative and funny, but is dealing with losing her memory. Her rebellious grandson, Danny decides to become her carer much to everyone's surprise, which leads to a bond between the two generations. Tickets cost £9, for more information visit: www.granarytheatre.co.uk

The Puppet Theatre is holding the final show of Old Mother Hubbard on Saturday at 2:30pm. The Garlic Theatre brings back Old Mother Hubbard who went to her cupboard to fetch her poor dog a bone, but with a comedic twist that will keep your children entertained through out the play. The puppets are well crafted glove puppets which are joined by singing teapots and a feast of musical treats, making this show a treat for all ages. Tickets cost £7.50 for adults, children cost £5.50, and £22 for a family of four. For more information visit: www.puppettheatre.co.uk

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