Norfolk & Norwich Festival’s director has spoken of his delight at the adventurous nature and warmth of the audiences at this year’s May arts extravaganza and how he is already looking ahead to planning next year’s event.
Norwich audiences are notoriously polite so to provoke half a dozen people to walk out midway through a show is a strange sort of triumph; if there had been an interval, the body count would undoubtedly have been higher.
Norwich-based choir The Voice Project has been filling venue’s across the county with imaginative, original song for the last decade. Arts correspondent Emma Knights finds out about the group’s latest show
By night the Adnams Spiegeltent is the stage for circus spectacle and late live music, but by day the iconic Norfolk & Norwich Festival venue is this week opening its doors to an array of community events.
The Norwich Theatre Royal welcomed Grammy-award winning, and Nashville Hall of Fame inductee, singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter for the first time on Thursday night, as part of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival.
The wandering musical career of Ben Folds has ranged from indie-pop favourites Ben Folds Five to classical records, via working with William Shatner. Now he is coming to the Norfolk and Norwich Festival with just a piano and some of his best-loved songs.
Circus spectacle is once again set to wow in the Adnams Spiegelgent. Arts correspondent Emma Knights finds out more about the 2018 headline act taking to the stage in the iconic Norfolk and Norwich Festival venue.
Norwich’s UNESCO City of Literature status is celebrated with an array of events at Norfolk & Norwich Festival. Writers’ Centre Norwich chief executive Chris Gribble shares 10 highlights with Emma Knights.
From the very start of Hofesh Shechter’s return to the Norfolk and Norwich Festival, with a blatant nod to the monolith and apes of 2001 Space Odyssey, we a bombarded with a dense series of cultural references.
With its rich spectrum of tone and total confidence in every complexity, The Sixteen, Harry Christophers’ famous small choir, lived up to its high reputation in Monday’s concert that attracted a capacity audience to Norwich Cathedral.
From a garden party full of weird and wonderful acts to a performance project on a north Norfolk beach, there are lots of free events to enjoy at this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Festival. Arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at 10 highlights.
Legendary South African a cappella male choir Ladysmith Black Mambazo, who found global fame on Paul Smith’s Graceland album, tells us about bringing their rich harmonies to the Norfolk and Norwich and Bury St Edmunds festivals this month.
The Norfolk and Norwich Festival 2018 is underway and to get into the mood with our Spotify playlist of music by artists who will be performing, including Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Ben Folds, Deva Mahal, Barb Jungr and more.