Our guide to what’s on in Norfolk this weekend

Star Trek Into Darkness

Star Trek Into Darkness - Credit: Archant

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

Its the film all Star Trek fans have been waiting for. Star Trek Into Darkness (12A) is the action packed sequel to JJ Abram's 2009 hit. Starfleet is rocked by terrorist John Harrison (Benedict Cumberbatch) when he makes his intentions known by one of Starfleet offices in London, and then attempts to destroy everyone the enterprise crew holds dear. Kirk (Chris Pine) is tasked with chasing down Harrison and bringing him to justice, all with the help of crew from the first film, including Spock (Zachary Quinto), Uhura (Saldana), and Scott (Pegg). As with the first film the effects are visually spectacular, with dearedevil chases that put the main characters in peril.

As part of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival, jazz band Soul Rebels will be performing at the Theatre Royal this Sunday at 8pm. Their unique sound is a mixture of jazz traditions from their home town of New Orleans, with new influences from funk, ska and hip-hop music. These elements all add together to create an infectious energy with catchy lyrics and beats to get you moving. Tickets range from £18 to £6.50, for more information visit: www.theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk/Online/


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The Dereham Theatre Company are presenting their spring play Calendar Girls, on till Saturday. Based on the well-known true story of 11 WI members who posed for a nude calendar to raise money for charity. The show runs at the Dereham Memorial hall, with performances at 7:30pm with a 2:30pm matinee on Saturday. Tickets cost £12 and are available from Arnie's Attic Fancy Dress on Quebec Street, Dereham. For more information visit: www.dosoc.co.uk

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Even though the weather hasn't been very springlike for the past few months, The Spring Garden Show is returning to the Norfolk Showground from today until Sunday. There will be hundreds of exhibitors, design ideas and demonstrations to give you some fresh ideas on how to cheer up your garden, along with many products being sold to help with the gardening process. The show will be open from 9:30am-5pm each day, with ticket prices on the gate £6.50, with children costing £2. For more information visit: www.aztecevents.co.uk

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