Our guide to what’s on in Norfolk this weekend

Monsters University

Monsters University - Credit: Archant

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

Comedy Last of the Red Hot Lovers is being staged at the Granary Theatre in Wells today and Saturday, starting at 7:30pm. This will be performed by Kent-based touring theatre company Theatrical Niche, who will be taking to the stage in a story that follows the life of Barney Cashman, a seafood restaurateur who is deep in the throes of a midlife crisis in the 1970's. Board with his life he joins the sexual revolution in an attempt to bring passion into his life. Over the course of the play Barney is joined by three eccentric women as he attempts to seduce them. Tickets cost £9, for more information visit: www.granarytheatre.co.uk

The long awaited prequel to Monsters Inc has arrived with Monsters University (U). This film looks at the backstory of how Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) and Sulley (John Goodman) became friends. Whilst at university to achieve his dream of becoming a scarer, Mike's studies are distracted by classmate Sulley who gets all of the attention and is courted by the Roar Omega Roar fraternity, making Mike and Sulley rivals. Everything rests on an end of term exam which the two must pass or be kicked out, leading to the friendship that is seen in Monsters Inc.

If you are a fan of blues music then you will not want to miss the biggest blues festival in East Anglia in Dereham this weekend. Many of the towns pubs will be hosting gigs such as the Bull, Red Lion, and The Plough. Bands taking part in the weekend will include such favourites as Stone Pony, Against the Grain and Space Eagle. For all the information on ticket prices, and when and where bands will be playing visit: www.derehambluesfestival.org.uk

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The King's Lynn Festival Chorus will be performing The Best of British at the King's Lynn Corn Exchange at 7:30pm this Sunday. This will be a celebration of all things British with a night of music played at the Queen's Coronation 60 years ago, also marking the centenary of Benjamin Britten. The music included will be Handel's Zadok the Priest, Britten's Gloriana Choral Dances and many more brilliant classics. Tickets cost £22 to £18, for more information visit: www.kingslynnfestival.org.uk/

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