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King’s Lynn May Highlights

The King’s Lynn Corn Exchange always has an exciting and eclectic mix of live entertainment, here are a few highlights for May…  Over 30 years, the Solid Silver 60s Show has entertained the nation and celebrated history’s most successful decade of music.  Commonly referred to as an institution on the 60s circuit, …

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Name A Festival Bear!

The Once Upon a Festival, 11–23 June is East Anglia’s Children’s Arts Festival; and it brings live children’s theatre to venues across the region, but for this year’s event we have one beary pressing problem – our festival bears have no names! So we are launching our competition #NametheBears to come up …

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Debenham Jazz Festival

Jazz lovers in the heart of Suffolk are in for at treat in Debenham in May when the town’s first ever Jazz Festival takes place at Debenham Community Centre over three days from Friday 5th May 2017. The festival will feature eleven bands over the three days – both local …

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Culture Club at Newmarket

In a UK exclusive, CULTURE CLUB will be performing at three racecourses this July for a summer trio of outdoor shows, gracing the Newmarket Nights stage on 21st July 2017.   Culture Club were one of the biggest pop bands of the 80s, racking up seven straight Top 10 hits …

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James at Newmarket

The Jockey Club Live are proud to announce that JAMES are the latest act to join the Newmarket Nights summer season, performing on 4th August 2017.   Since forming in Manchester in 1982, James’ enduring creativity and musical legacy has made them one of the most influential British indie bands. …

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Comedy at Latitude

Now in its 12th edition, Latitude Festival once again sets the bar high for summer festivals with the largest comedy line up in the UK, offering festival goers an unrivalled opportunity to see the world’s most globally acclaimed comedians, alongside emerging talent and innovative newcomers. Latitude Festival takes place on …

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New Wolsey Autumn Season

This autumn, the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich will again collaborate with Salisbury Playhouse and Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch to produce Graham Linehan’s THE LADYKILLERS from Thu 7 to Sat 30 September. Directed by the New Wolsey Theatre’s Artistic Director Peter Rowe, these theatres last collaborated with one another for Salisbury Playhouse’s …

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Roman River Update

This summer you can be part of something really special… …. when four Roman River concerts are broadcast on BBC Radio 3. Immerse yourself in the music and culture of La Belle Époque, with international performers presenting an exhilarating programme including Debussy, Fauré and Ravel, in Coggeshall’s beautiful St Peter ad Vincula …

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Pulse Festival 2017

Returning for its 17th year, this 10 day festival offers a bright and inspiring snapshot of contemporary theatre with established and emerging artists, both local and those from further afield. Building on previous Pulse Festivals, this year’s programme carries on the successes of Suitcase Prize Day and Scratch Day with …

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The Arms of Sleep

The Arms of Sleep is an overnight sleepover experience, for adults, in which you can experience a unique dream-like and immersive night of music and stories, sound and images. It is the most extraordinary event yet from Norfolk’s innovative Voice Project Choir and it takes place at The Assembly House …

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VW Whitenoise 2017

  VW Whitenoise Festival has announced the line-up for their 15th annual celebration of motors, music and arts, from Thursday 3rd – Sunday 6th August at the stunning Euston Park on the Norfolk/Suffolk border. Tickets on sale at www.vwwhitenoise.com The globally successful UK Beach Boys will perform at Whitenoise this …

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Grapevine’s Festival of the Year 2017

Grapevine is delighted to announce their inaugural Music & Arts Festival Guide – Festival of the Year is FolkEast FolkEast is one of the younger festivals in East Anglia but has the feel of an event that has been around since time immemorial.  The quality of musicianship on display over …

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Banged Up in Suffolk!

It’s nearly B-Day – as the county’s most unlikely criminals are to be Banged-up – including Beer&Co’s Greg Cooper (but hopefully not for long…if we can raise bail in support of local charity Homestart Suffolk).  Beer&Co. set-out with the aim of creating events that they themselves would love to attend – events of a distinct difference …

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Oundle International Festival

The Oundle International Festival today announced its 2017 programme which includes concerts by world class musicians, rising stars and local performance groups, an art exhibition by local artists, Oundle Open Gardens, two successful authors in conversation, film screenings and the return well loved Festival events which will bring music, theatre, …

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New Season at Norwich

Variety is the watch-word of the new season at Norwich Theatre Royal with a wide range of new productions announced from the highly-anticipated debut of Ryan O’Neal and Ali MacGraw in the city to the National Theatre’s stunning production of Hedda Gabler. Add in an exciting ballet version of a …

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Texas UK Tour

With their glorious new album ‘Jump On Board’ coming out April 21st on BMG, Texas announce 21 UK dates this autumn including a very special show at the Royal Albert Hall 17th September. Tickets go on sale this Friday March 24th Written and produced by Texas stalwarts Johnny McElhone and …

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The Jacksons at Newmarket

The Jockey Club Live has announced the next two artists to join the Newmarket Nights season – Mowtown legends THE JACKSONS on 30th June, and electronic duo CHASE & STATUS on 11th August 2017. The Jacksons, originally formed as The Jackson 5, will be visiting Newmarket as they celebrate an incredible 50 …

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True Stories Live

True Stories Live is an intimate monthly storytelling evening at Norwich Arts Centre that has grown over the past year to become a sell out success. It celebrates it’s first birthday on 14 May with a ‘Best of’ evening, in the main auditorium, featuring special guests including comedian/writer/actor Sara Pascoe, …

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Festival Fever

In preparing our 2017 Music and Arts Festival Guide it never ceases to amaze us that here in the East we have such an amazing array of festivals to choose from.  Ranging from Free to the £90 for a day ticket and from tribute to international headliners.  Whatever your budget …

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New Songs for Tommy

Lead songwriter of The Who, Pete Townshend, has written two new songs exclusively for the touring production of Tommy, produced by the New Wolsey Theatre in co-production with Ramps on the Moon and directed by Kerry Michael. A new version of ‘Amazing Journey’ will open the show, and after her …

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