Our guide to what’s on in Norfolk this weekend

Skaters from Starlight Express at the Theatre Royal. Ruthie Stephens, Amanda Coutts, Kelsey Cobban a

Skaters from Starlight Express at the Theatre Royal. Ruthie Stephens, Amanda Coutts, Kelsey Cobban and Camilla Hardy. Photo: Bill Smith - Credit: Archant © 2013

If you have not got anything planned this weekend then have a look at some of the great events going on this weekend.


Oblivion - Credit: Archant

Andrew Lloyd Webber's rollerskating success Starlight Express has started its run at the Norwich Theatre Royal. This futuristic tale is about love in the face of adversity, and promises two hours energy filled excitement, all set to an amazing soundtrack. The costumes and sets are set to dazzle and make the non-stop roller dance moves even more futuristic. Performances are 7:30pm nightly with 2:30pm matinees this Saturday, Wednesday and the last day of the show. Tickets range from £39 to £6.50 with the show finishing on April 20. For more information visit: www.theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk

Sticking with the futuristic theme, Oblivion is an epic sci-fi film staring Tom Cruise. Morgan Freeman and Olga Kurylenko. Jack Harper (Cruise) is one of the last people around Earth has he helps to extract resources for a base in the sky. However when he ventures down to the surface to save a stranger from a crashed spacecraft, but his life is turned around when he captured by an insurgency, forcing him to question every aspect of his life.

This weekend the Sandringham Spring Craft and Food Fair returns to the Royal estate, with some of the best craftspeople and food producers from all over the country demonstrating their skills. Some of these will include glass-making to chainsaw carving, you can even have a go at some of these crafts and make you unique piece of craft. There will also be activities to keep the whole family busy including owls, falconry, puppets and ferret racing. The show is open from 10am-6pm Friday to Sunday, and costs £6 for adults, £5.50 for seniors and £2 for children. For more information visit: www.craft-shows.co.uk

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Two internationally acclaimed musicians are joining together for the latest Norfolk Concerts on Saturday in an event in Salle Church, near Reepham at 7:30pm. Russian pianist Pavel Kolesnikov and Latvian violinist Elina Buksa, will be performing some classical favourites such as Mozart's Sonata in E minor, K.304, Franck's Sonata in A major, and Shostakovich's Sonata Op.134. To top it off, Elina will be performing on a 1723 Motagnana violin, loaned by the Queen Elizabeth Music Chapel. Tickets cost £10, students £5 from Prelude Records in Norwich, or on the door. For more information vist:info@norfolkconcerts.org

For fun for all the family, Babe the Sheep Pig will be making an appearance at Gorleston Pavilion Theatre until Saturday, following 'Babe' the piglet who is won by Farmer

Hoggett at the village fair where an extraordinary friendship begins that will change life on the whole farm, as Babe learns to herd animals. Presented by The Original Dusmagrik Young People's Theatre Company, this adaptation of the film is something that every child and adult will enjoy. Performances are nightly at 7.30pm with a 2pm matinee on Saturday with tickets costing £10 for adults, and for ages 15 and under £6. For more information visit: www.gorlestonpavilion.co.uk

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