What’s on in Norfolk? 15 things to do June 5-11
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Looking for something to do in Norfolk between June 5-11? Here's Courtney Pochin's top picks for the concerts, plays, events and activities taking place...
Feast on the Street, Norwich. Fridays from June 2-23, 11:30am - 2:30pm, free entry
You can find a variety of street food traders each and every Friday at St George's Works on Muspole Street. Including Chihuahua Burritos, Dogzillas, Proper Pizza Co and The Duck Truck. The perfect lunch break and end of the week treat.
Lamb bottle feeding, Wroxham Barns, February 20 - July 1, Daily at 11am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm, entry £6.50
Prepare for cuteness overload as orphan lambs arrive at Junior Farm. Visitors will be able to help and get involved as the staff bottle-feed the babies. For more information visit wroxhambarns.co.uk
Wonder Woman, Cinema City, Norwich, June 5-11, Various Times, Adults £11, Students £10, Child £6.50, Retired £10
Make sure you catch this superhero flick at the cinema before it flies off screen. Based on the popular DC Comics character of the same name, this blockbuster directed by Patty Jenkins follows Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) an immortal Amazon princess with incredible strength who upon discovering a world outside of her own, leaves home to fight in the war to end all wars, discovering her full powers and destiny.
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Great Yarmouth Arts Festival, Friday June 2 - Sunday June 11, free entry
A huge selection of events will be taking place over the week, including a carnival procession on Saturday June 3 with performances from various groups including a Samba band. Food and drink will be available all afternoon. Visual art displays will also be held as well as music performances by The Norwich Mozart Orchestra and The Marlow Town Band. Find out more at greatyarmouthartsfestival.co.uk
Rome & Juliet or Twelfth Night, Norwich Theatre Royal, June 6-10, various times, tickets £8-£26.50
The Watermill Theatre presents two Shakespearean classics, with Romeo and Juliet's tragic tale of all-consuming love performed on June 7, 8 and 10, and the comedy Twelfth Night performed on June 6, 9 and 10.
Horse Racing, Great Yarmouth Racecourse, June 6, 2.20pm-5.20pm, prices vary depending on fixture and seating location
Spend an afternoon at the races this month. Arrive in plenty of time before the first race and relax with a refreshing drink and enjoy the atmosphere. The venue consists of a large open racecourse estate with three grandstands, one restaurant, various fast food outlets, six public bars, a picnic area, hospitality area and a children's playground. Families are welcome with accompanied under 18s entering free.
The Marked, Norwich Playhouse, June 7, 7.30pm, Adults £12, £10 concessions, £8.50 students
As a boy, Jack lived in a world of monsters and invisible guardians, as he fought to protect the people he loved. Now grown up, his life on the streets of London is less fantastical. But when a ghost from his past turns up, Jack must harness the power of forgotten myths to defeat her.
Deer Discover Walk, Holkham Hall, 11am, £5 for adults, £2.50 for children
A guided walk providing interesting facts about the herd of deer in Holkham Park. Attendees can discover how the behaviour of the fallow and red deer changes each season and how the management of the parkland has made it the sanctuary for wildlife it is today. The walk lasts approximately 1.5 hours and guests are encouraged to wear suitable footwear. Well-behaved dogs on leads are also welcome.
The Big Draw, St George's Theatre, Great Yarmouth, Saturday June 10, 10am-4pm, Free entry
A day where everyone is welcome to come along and try their hand at different types of drawing, from still life to architecture. All materials and instructions will be provided.
Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios, Various locations, Saturday May 27 - Sunday June 11, Free entry
The open studios celebrates the work of more than 515 artists across 254 venues and 13 schools ranging from professional studios to spare rooms. Over 15 art trails will be on offer, giving people the chance to visit a number of artists in their area. A range of art forms will be on display, including sculpture, glass, printing, mosaics, textiles and more. For more information visit nnopenstudios.org.uk
Graeme Of Thrones, Norwich Playhouse, June 9, 7.30pm, £18.50
Calling all Game of Thrones fans! If you missed out on this great show last year, make sure to catch it on its return. The critically-acclaimed production will take you through the Seven Kingdoms, as GoT superfan Graeme attempts to recreate the popular HBO show - minus the big budget.
Curious Cabaret, Norwich Playhouse, June 10, 8pm, £18
Gossamer Thread's Vaudeville Company return to the Norwich Playhouse joined by a stellar line-up of international circus, cabaret and burlesque performers.
Diss Carnival 2017, Diss, Sunday June 11, From 12.45pm, tickets £7-£21
Diss' biggest party of the year takes place in the heart of the town with this year's theme being Carnival Through The Ages. Expect a colourful procession through the town centre followed by a Fun Day in the park complete with stalls, entertainment, taster sessions and various other activities.
Glenn Miller Orchestra 2017, Norwich Theatre Royal, June 11, 3pm, £7-£21
If you like swing music you won't want to miss out on this afternoon of music featuring the fabulous harmonies of the Moonlight Serenaders, the stunning vocals of Catherine Sykes and Mark Porter as well as the Swing Time Jivers and Polka Dot Dolls. Expect hits like In The Mood and Chattanooga Choo Choo in this show the whole family can enjoy.
The Georgia Shackleton Trio, Geleston Locks, June 11, 2.30pm, free entry
Local band, The Georgia Shackleton Trio, bring their Americana, European folk vibes to the serene setting of Geleston Locks. A dreamy way to spend a summer Sunday.
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