Our guide to what’s on in Norfolk this weekend

At Creake Abbey preparing for this weekend's plant lovers day are (L) Diana Brocklebank Scott and Lu

At Creake Abbey preparing for this weekend's plant lovers day are (L) Diana Brocklebank Scott and Lucy Roberts. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: IAN BURT

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

Musican Anna Mudeka returns to the Arts Centre on Sunday at 8pm with other talented young musicians promoting the new EP, Mauya!. Anna moved to Norwich from Zimbabwe over a decade ago, and has spent her time here raising funds and awareness for the education of children in Zimbabwe. She is a regular in Norfolk, performing her own range of traditional African music mixed with pop and jazz beats. Part of the profits will go towards supporting The Mudeka Foundation, supporting aids orphans and disadvantaged children in Zimbabwe. Tickets cost £12, for more information www.norwichartscentre.co.uk

IWM Duxford's Spring Air Show returns on Sunday (8am-6pm, flying from 2pm), with this year commemorating the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the 78th Fighter Group of the United States Army Air Forces. The first-ever display by The Eagle Squadron will perform their first ever display and will showcase aircrafts from American history. This will comprise of a Hawker Hurricane X, Supermarine Spitfire Mk I, Republic P-47G Thunderbolt and the North American P-51C Mustang Princess Elizabeth. Tickets cost £25.50 for adults, £12.75 for children, and under-4s free. For more information visit www.iwm.org.uk

A fairytale for grown ups, The Girl with the Iron Claws, hits King's Lynn Arts Centre on Saturday (4:30pm) as part of its regional tour. It tells the tale of a king's youngest daughter who after a dream heads off into the deep forest to fulfil her destiny. The story is told through stunning puppetry, enchanting music and humour, with reviewers comparing it to a slightly darker version of Shrek. Suitable for over-12s, with tickets costing £9, and £6 for children. For More information visit: www.kingslynnarts.co.uk

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Creake Abbey is holding its sixth annual Plant Lovers' Day on Saturday, 10am-4pm. Around 26 nurseries from the region will welcome gardening enthusiasts to view, chat, learn and purchase all kinds of plants. The event is suitable for both novices and gardening veterans, as there will be a wealth of knowledge available from plants to ponds. Creake Abbey's gardens, ruins and the cafe and food hall will also be open. Dogs on leads are welcome with entrance costing £3, and children free. For more information visit: www.creakeabbey.co.uk

Electronic Voice Phenomena offer a different kind of music as part of the Norfolk and Norwich Arts Centre at Norwich Arts Centre on Saturday (8pm). The evening will feature a mix of distorted poetry and psychedelic glitch from Liverpool band Outfit, plus wickedly funny spoken word artist Ross Sutherland will be entertaining the audience, along with sharp-witted poet Hannah Silva and experimental writer SJ Fowler. Tickets cost £10. For more information visit: www.nnfestival.org.uk

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