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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.