Our guide to what’s on in Norfolk this weekend
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The sun has finally come out so why not enjoy some of the great events going on this weekend.
Iron Man is back for the new blockbuster Iron Man 3 (12A). A sequel to both Iron Man 2 and the Avengers, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) has turned to domestic bliss with his assistant Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow). However this bliss can not last too long with the arrival of a terror group called the Mandarin. The special effects are flawless, with action and thrills that surpass the other films, making it fun for both fans of Iron Man, and those just looking for a great action film.
Musical show, The Legend of L'Inconnue plays the first of its local dates, starting off in Dereham's Memorial Hall on Saturday and Sunday (8pm nightly, with a 3pm matinee on the second day). This fascinating tale, brings together the legend of an unknown young woman who drowned in a river in Paris in 1888. Crossing continents, and years, this show brings together love, blackmail, murder through the magic of song and dance. Tickets cost tickets £12, concs £10 for more information visit: www.thelegendoflinconnue.com
The East Anglian Game and Country Fair is returning to the Norfolk Showground this weekend for its 10th anniversary event. There will be a range of activities to try, including mountain-boarding and clay shooting. In the main ring the Shetland Pony Grand National, which is new for this year will be showing their talents, and there will also be trade stands, a falconry village, dog show, and many more events to keep the whole family busy. Opening times are 8am-6pm for Saturday and Sunday. Tickets cost £40 for a family of five, adults £15, and ages five to 16 £5. For more information visit: www.ukgamefair.co.uk
- 1 Meet the man behind a morbid new craze
- 2 Long stretch of A47 closed overnight due to crash
- 3 Norfolk pub gets booked up every Sunday for its roast dinner platters
- 4 18 sights you will remember from Norfolk in the 1980s
- 5 Villagers hope to take on land near their homes
- 6 Norwich venue offering Afternoon Cheese and it looks incredible
- 7 New operators take over at council-owned leisure centre
- 8 Custom-built six-bedroom home with indoor slide on the market for £900,000
- 9 Renewed objections to demolition of pub empty for a decade
- 10 Pressure waves of Hunga Tonga volcanic eruption felt across East Anglia
The beautiful gardens of Kelling Hall will be open this Sunday (2-5.30pm) to make the most of the sunny weather in aid of the St John Ambulance. These gardens include a Roman ruin, a series of tranquil linked ponds all in the grounds of this 1900s house. Over the past few years a huge amount of renovation has taken place restoring the garden for all to enjoy. The hall itself is not open, with Admission £4, and no dogs allowed.
The heart warming show The Red Balloon, based on the short film of the same name will be performed at the Norwich Puppet Theatre on Saturday (11am and 2.30pm). The performance will use long string wood-carved marionettes, and accompanied by specially-commissioned music. This play has captured the imaginations of both adults and children making this an event for all the family to enjoy. Tickets cost £7.50 for adults , concs £6, children £5.50, and a family of four £22. For more information visit www.puppettheatre.co.uk