Norwich Arts Centre

From a brewery tour to ballet, there is something to suit every taste over the next seven days in Norfolk.

From an adult-only pantomime to a classic car show, there are plenty of events taking place to help beat the post-Christmas blues.

Norwich-based band The Phantom Cowboys are celebrating their debut album’s 20th anniversary with a special vinyl re-release.

As Ed Sheeran surprised music students in the city on Thursday afternoon, Louisa Baldwin spoke to him about how a performance at the Norwich Playhouse was a turning point in his career and his homecoming gig in Ipswich.

From a Christmas market to panto, there is plenty to keep you busy over the next seven days in Norfolk - oh yes there is!

It was the perfect Thursday for aspiring musicians in the city, as Access Creative College alumni and patron Ed Sheeran visited Epic Studios in Magdalen Street.

An Norwich-based arts organisation will be performing at care homes throughout the county that support people living with dementia.

Art Fair East returns to St Andrew’s Hall this weekend with work from over 200 artists at the three-day event.

Art Fair East returns to St Andrews Hall this week and will feature work from over 200 artists from Norfolk to Dubai.

The Tilting Sky (aka Craig Hill), is set to return to the Norwich music scene with Morganway headlining Norwich Arts Centre on November 30.

Heaven and Hell: With Will Teather

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Gina Long finds out about Will Teather’s East Anglian heaven and hell.

James Holden has been a personal musical hero for fifteen years, so it was fantastic to see him play at Norwich Arts Centre last Friday [November 16].

Hyrdra Lerna performed a great set at her EP launch at Norwich Arts Centre last night.

From tribute acts to a craft fair, you’re spoilt for choice with a jam-packed calendar of events taking place over the next week in Norfolk.

We caught up with Annie Catwoman, Norwich Arts Centre’s Sonic Youths coordinator, to find out a little bit more about the programme.

Norwich based electro/pop harpist Hydra Lerna is set to launch her EP at Norwich Arts Centre on November 13.

From a film festival to a gin and craft fair, there is plenty to keep you busy over the next seven days in Norfolk.

We caught up with singer-songwriter Natty prior to his headline show at The Waterfront in Norwich last night.

Lucy Grubb captivates the crowd at her Americana EP launch last night at Norwich Arts Centre.

Lucy Grubb is a rising star on the Norfolk music scene and has played a host of music venues around Norwich, including The Waterfront and The Birdcage.

Two friends who run shops opposite each other in St Benedicts Street have teamed up to bring “something different” to the city.

A ska band is hoping to shatter the stigma surrounding suicide and strengthen the message that it’s vital to talk.

Norfolk’s cultural champions were celebrated in style on Friday night at a glittering ceremony at Norwich Cathedral.

From PrimEvil to a family rave, there is plenty to keep the kids entertained over half term week.

Join an explosion of blues in Norwich and Norfolk this month as the fifth Fine City Blues Festival gets underway.

John Hegley is best known for writing poems about dogs, glasses and potatoes but the bespectacled bard showed a far greater range as he entertained fans at Norwich Arts Centre with songs and poems old and new.

Expect dark humour, activism and “naked abseilers” being thrown at the Prime Minister in Vince Law’s new production.

A Norwich based artist has been given his first one-man show in central London in a gallery known for exhibiting work by artists such as Banksy and Damien Hirst.

Voting is now open for the EDP People’s Choice Awards as part of the Norfolk Arts Awards 2018.

Here are some family things to do in Norwich over the Bank Holiday weekend.

East Anglia is known for its rich comic heritage, stretching from the Singing Postman right through to current alternative comedians like John Kearns. Here is a look at 20 comedy stars with links to the region.

Norfolk’s cultural champions are set to be celebrated in the annual Norfolk Arts Awards and today we can reveal some of the finalists in the running for accolades.

The Lord Mayor’s Procession may steal all the attention, but it is the centre piece of an even bigger celebration over the weekend.

Circus250 celebrations will soon be rolling into our fine city - and we have a very special golden ticket to give away offering free entry to all the weird and wonderful fun set to take to the stage in the big top which will be springing up in Chapelfield Gardens.

We caught up with Izzy Phillips from up-and-coming indie rock band Black Honey ahead of their performance at Latitude Festival in July and their headline Norwich Arts Centre show in October.

Putting Norwich firmly on the music map, all-female duos Sink Ya Teeth and Let’s Eat Grandma are both garnering rave reviews for their new albums from national music critics.

In light of Q Magazine labelling Norwich as ‘unfashionable’, Amy Newbery offers 10 reasons as to why that’s completely untrue.

A band formed by homeless charity St Martins will be performing alongside a host of local artists.

Martin Figura’s latest show finds him pondering what can be retrieved from life’s catastrophes, large and small. He is bringing it back to Norfolk on a double-bill with his earlier show about his childhood.

Sink Ya Teeth launch their album on Thursday June 21 with a gig at Norwich Arts Centre.

The masses descended on Thetford Forest last night to watch The Script, with support from Tom Walker, as part of the Forestry Commission’s Forest Live concert series.

A group which runs creative activities for people living with dementia has highlighted how performance can help those with the condition.

The Norfolk and Norwich Festival is bringing 17 days of music, circus, theatre, art, literature and more to the city and county.

Formed in the 1960s but recently recdiscovered by a new generation of fans, Orchestre Poly-Rythmo visit Norwich Arts Centre for one of their first shows in the UK since 2011, in celebration of 50 years together.

What can politics teach poetry? That was the question posed by Tim Clare and Mark Grist at this unusual verse meets votes show at Norwich Arts Centre.

Nuclear oblivion and Lego might not seem like natural companions but this unusual show, Nuketown, brings them crashing together.

The tragic tale of Kett’s Rebellion is recast in a superb and ingenious stage production, says Eve Stebbing.

Letters tumble and words collapse into each other on the cover of Hannah Silva’s new album Talk In A Bit. In her hands words are reshaped, taken apart and juggled into new and exciting configurations.

There is a lot to look forward to at the Norwich Arts Centre this season. Arts correspondent Emma Knights takes a look at the summer line-up.

Everything in Hollie McNish’s life seems to end up in a poem.

WOW Norwich is set to celebrate women from all walks of life this weekend with a two-day festival packed full of debate, discussion and performance. Arts correspondent Emma Knights meets four of the speakers who will be making their voices heard.

Iraqi actress Afrah Alwassiti sought sanctuary from the dangers of her war-torn homeland in Norwich and she is sharing her story at WOW Norwich this weekend. Ahead of the festival, she spoke to arts correspondent Emma Knights.

Ahead of the WOW Norwich festival taking to the stage at OPEN this weekend, programmer Rosie Arnold shares her top 10 events not to miss with arts correspondent Emma Knights.

Baxter Dury, headlined a sell out show at Norwich Arts Centre last night supported by the ever enchanting and increasingly lauded Bessie Turner.

The magic of the big top is set to take centre stage in Norwich’s Chapelfield Gardens as the city park hosts a special festival as part of the Circus250 celebrations.

Popular monthly storytelling event is taking part in the Women of the World Festival with an international cast, as well as celebrating its second birthday at Norwich Arts Centre.

Great Yarmouth’s status as one of six “circus cities” is at the centre of this year’s arts festival offer.

Cabbage, the five piece band from Mossley, Tameside returned to The Arts Centre in Norwich last night to deliver another set of political post punk rowdiness to a packed crowd.

Luke Wright’s poetry in motion is a joy to behold, a clever hour of performance that transports audiences back to the heady days of the 1980s - and as an added bonus, shows the audience a video of Neil Kinnock being swept over by a wave

Singer-songwriter Tom Walker, with support from The Beach, blew the roof off of Norwich Arts Centre last night at a sold out show.

Eve Stebbing is intrigued, but not moved, by a play exploring the 2008 financial crash.

With a sold out show at Norwich Arts Centre in November last year, Marmozets are set to return to the city this time headlining The Waterfront on May 4 with support from Black Peaks.

As he returns to his spiritual home, Rupert Orton reflects on a musical life from Norfolk to Mississippi

Women of the World - known as WOW - is said to be the largest women’s movement across the globe and its next stop is Norwich.

East Anglia is as attractive to readers as it is to writers, with a busy calendar of literary events, many drawing in big name authors and guest speakers. Here’s our pick of this year’s events.

March 22 sees Bob Log III bring his very unique brand of punk rock blues all the way from Tucson, Arizona to the Norwich Arts Centre.

In 1976 a group of Indian women workers in a film processing factory went on strike in one of the most important industrial disputes in UK history. Now the story and their inspirational leader Jayaben Desai is told in new play.

All the fun of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival will once again be heading to the city and county this May. Arts correspondent Emma Knights takes a look at the full festival line-up announced today.

Dynamic duo Martin Harley and Daniel Kimbro are coming to Norwich on their ‘Feet Don’t Fail Me’ tour to headline Norwich Arts Centre on February 20.

South London alternative band INHEAVEN took to the stage at Norwich Arts Centre on Friday night. Here is what our reviewer had to say about their performance.

In the early 1980s photographer Anita Corbin explored clubs, pubs and social hangouts capturing young women from different subcultures on camera. More than 30 years later she has re-photographed many and a selection of new and old portraits are going on show in. Emma Lee met her.

If you haven’t already heard Tom Malachowski sing, you probably will soon.

Creepy Neighbour are coming to Norwich next week to support Birds of Hell at Norwich Arts Centre on February 10 along with Ellie Bleach, Gladboy and Happy Coloured Marbles.

Four-piece alternative rock band INHEAVEN are set to headline Norwich Arts Centre next week, February 9 with support from Thyla and Graceland.

A Syrian asylum seeker is to reflect on the warm welcome she and her husband received when they arrived in Norwich at an event celebrating the city’s inclusivity.

Mark E Smith, the outspoken singer of the groundbreaking Manchester post-punk band The Fall, has died aged 60. Regular visitors to Norwich over the decades, we look back at recent gigs including one marking his long time champion John Peel.

A love of the stage sparked by childhood trips to Norwich Theatre Royal led to an award-winning international career for producer Richard Jordan. Arts correspondent Emma Knights speaks to him about growing up in Norfolk, his career highlights to date, and his views on the county’s cultural scene.

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