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Grapevine Editorial Team

Grapevine Magazine was first published in 1991 - making 2016 our 25th birthday. The small Editorial Team, based in Ipswich, Suffolk collate information about live entertainment across East Anglia for the magazine's well known listings. In addition the team publishes reviews and interviews on all forms of entertainment.

Aldeburgh Festival

The Aldeburgh Festival 2017 programme has been announced, with more than 50 events in the main programme over 17 packed days in June, plus another 30 non-classical events in the fringe venue The Pumphouse to be announced in April. One of the earliest conversions of a former industrial building for …

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Sonic Youths

The Sonic Youths latest batch of emerging musicians aged between 14-19 showcased at the Norwich Arts Centre on Saturday 13th February. This time out featured Flora Pechey, Suburban Tide and Lucy Grubb with the Lost Boys. First up was singer songwriter Flora Pechey with a varied set of self penned …

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Jordan Allen

Already having set tongues wagging around the North West and beyond with their electric and intelligent brand of rock‘n’roll, JORDAN ALLEN are currently engaged on their first live dates of the 2017. Joining surging Sheffield outfit The Sherlocks for a spate of dates across the UK, Jordan Allen will be setting …

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Extremism

Taboos, prejudice and conflict are brought into sharp focus in a new play taking to the stage in Norwich. A classroom is left in chaos after a pupil, Jamal, is taken away from the police. While there are uprooted tables and chairs, there is also a mental cost as the …

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Castleton Brass

A brass band based in Eye, Suffolk will be hoping to build on their recent success at the upcoming London and Southern Counties Regional competition. Castleton Brass has qualified for the Brass Band Championship Finals for the last two years, and are the reigning fourth section Champions for the area. …

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Ray Davies

It is the captivating story of how The Kinks rose to stardom during the Swinging Sixties, and the Olivier Award-winning show Sunny Afternoon is coming to Norwich Theatre Royal for one week only from April 11-15. The Kinks front man Ray Davies talks to John Bultitude about the UK tour …

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Weird & Wonderful Wood

Weird and Wonderful Wood is returning to Haughley Park in May. This fair is a celebration of many aspects of woodwork, showcasing the talents of specialist woodworkers, and described as “the most magical day ever – it was so inspiring and so much fun” Anna Morrell, Kent. The now legendary fair …

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Piano Portraits

RICK WAKEMAN – PIANO PORTRAITS Norfolk-based Wakeman has recorded a full solo piano album featuring a varied selection of music including classic songs that he originally performed on. Bucking the trend of orchestral projects, Piano Portraits captures both the technical virtuosity and lightness of touch that have become trademarks of …

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Some Ol’ Day

RAG MAMA RAG – SOME OL’ DAY Formed in Colchester in 1991 Rag Mama Rag have slowly and consistently built up their reputation as one of Europe’s finest country blues acts. With an interesting and wide range of instruments, the duo create an exceptionally full and hard driving rhythmic sound …

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8 Hours

FICK AS FIEVES – 8 HOURS  Fick As Fieves are an indie-rock trio from Aldeburgh. They formed in the summer of last year at what started out as jam sessions in the basement and gigs at their local soon turned into crowds of hundreds turning up to see them. Towards …

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