Seven things happening in East Anglia in the next seven days

A Night of Dirty Dancing at St George's Theatre in Great Yarmouth.

A Night of Dirty Dancing at St George's Theatre in Great Yarmouth. - Credit: submitted

Here's our guide to seven events happening in the next seven days in the region.


DANCE: Night of Dirty Dancing

St George's Theatre, Great Yarmouth, March 31, 7.30pm, £20, 01493 331484

Relive the romance and celebrate the 80s soundtrack, including, of course, the Oscar-winning (I've Had) The Time of My Life, in this slickly choreographed show based on the movie featuring Baby and Johnny.


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INDOOR: Gaming Festival

The Forum, Norwich, March 28-April 2, from 10am, free,

Returning for its third year, festival celebrating all aspects of video games and their history and devel-opment. Experience new games, retro gaming, live play, workshops, plus a 'Gaming Village' for visitors to explore.


MUSIC: Martin Newell & The Hosepipe Band

Wingfield Barns, Wingfield, April 2, 8pm, £9, £6 under-18s, 01379 652241,

Collaboration between acclaimed poet Martin Newell, performing two of his poems, The Song of the Waterlily and his Black Shuck, accompanied by The Hosepipe Band.


EVENT: International Horse Trials

Burnham Market, April 1-3, from 9am, £10, £4 children, £24 family on gate, 01485 210070,

Burnham Market International Horse Trials over three days (Fri-Sun) with Olympic and Championship athletes competing on home turf, plus lots of kids activities including circus workshops.


SHOW: Continental Circus Berlin

Norfolk Showground, March 28-April 10, vari-ous times, tickets from £7, booking via

Producers of the some of the world's finest circuses with new show fea-tures performers from all over the world offering comedy, juggling, acrobatics and the 'Laser Man'.


THEATRE: Little Shop of Horrors

Seagull Theatre, Pakefield, Lowestoft, April 5-9, 7.30pm, £10, 01502 589726,

Fuelled by Faust and fertiliser, Seagull Rep's first musical for many years is a cult classic, the charming, kooky and hilarious 1950s musical sci-fi spoof about a plant gone grown wild.


MUSIC: Night

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds, April 6, 7.30pm, £12.50 (£10.50 cons), £5 under-25s, 01284 758000,

Reworking traditions into stunning soundscapes, this folk band from Katmandu dive into the rich Nepali musical culture, using rare instruments in colourful songs about hard-ships of world's highest villages.

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