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Freshers

What makes the jump to university both poignant and anticipated? That is the core of a brand new play which is being premiered by six would-be Norfolk actors in their home county before transferring to the Edinburgh Fringe. Freshers will chronicle the transition from home to university life using a …

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Blood Brothers

It is three decades since the smash-hit international musical Blood Brothers first toured the UK. And its popularity shows no signs of reducing as its latest tour is already proving to be one of this autumn’s hottest tickets at Norwich Theatre Royal. The epic tale of Liverpool life penned by …

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Some Guys Have All The Luck

From street busker to international superstar and now verging on becoming a national treasure – Rod Stewart has swaggered, charmed and crooned his way through 46 years of a versatile and enduring rock career. Last year, his UK tour brought him to Norwich’s Carrow Road stadium and it also saw …

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The Mudeka Foundation

On Sunday 2nd July, The Mudeka Foundation will be holding an event to celebrate the contribution made by their late trustee and fellow Zimbabwean, Harold Bodmer. The event will be held at Thickthorn Hall from 2pm-6pm and tickets will be charged at £25 per person. Funds raised will add to …

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The Play That Goes Wrong

Having just won a Tony Award on Broadway only two days ago, for “best scenic design in a play” – it seemed the perfect time to venture over to Norwich’s Theatre Royal on a Monday evening to witness “The Play That Goes Wrong”.  Currently playing in four locations (London, on a …

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THEIA

Hailing from the heart of England’s ale brewing capital, on the edge of the National Forest, Burton-on-Trent, three-piece, THEIA, have harnessed the rugged terrain of the Peak District to bring the world their blend of hard rock n roll. It’s a classic rock feel for the modern era, played with …

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School’s Out, Creativity Is In

School’s Out and Creativity is in this Summer at Norwich Theatre Royal! When the final bell goes at the end of the summer term, the curtain goes up on a host of activities designed to bring out the inner creativity in young people. Whether it is devising new work, performing …

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes

On Thursday 13 July, King’s Lynn Corn Exchange welcome Sir Ranulph Fiennes, who will be discussing his personal journey – Mind Over Matter. In Mind Over Matter, Sir Ranulph Fiennes offers a personal journey through his life, from birth to the present day. From light-hearted to strikingly poignant, Mind Over Matter covers Sir Ranulph’s …

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J Hus

Having released one of this year’s biggest British Breakthrough albums, J Hus announces his European tour which kicks off November 1st 2017.  His debut album ‘Common Sense’ came in at No. 6 on The Official Charts, and has since spent three weeks in the Top Ten selling an impressive 30k …

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Gangsta Granny

Laughs, excitement and fun are guaranteed as a hugely popular children’s story is set to entertain all ages at Norwich Theatre Royal. Birmingham Stage Company, who have brought Horrible Histories and some classic Roald Dahl books to life in theatres, are turning their attention to David Walliams’ best-selling novel Gangsta …

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Magic Of Mowtown

Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into King’s Lynn Corn Exchange on Friday 23rd June. It has been seen by over 1 million people all over the world and has been recently performed for the Royal Variety …

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Leaone

LEAONE (pronounced ‘Lee-own’) is a smouldering new talent from Beccles in Suffolk. Ostensibly one man with a deep, rich vocal sound which has seen him described as the missing link between Leonard Cohen and Lana Del Rey, ‘Oh My Sweetest Sin’ is Leaone’s debut EP following 2016’s lush, lovelorn DIY …

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A Transatlantic Evening

The Georgia Shackleton Trio present this very special one-off collaborative Transatlantic Session, at Norwich Arts Centre on Thursday 15th June. Featuring Norwich’s own; Alden, Patterson and Dashwood, and US old-time duo; Hen’s Teeth. The evening will feature a set from each act, presenting one-off formations of GST + APD, as …

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Bad Touch with Mollie Marriott

Following their recent sell-out UK tour supporting King King, and their Planet Rock Roadstars UK tour with Broken Witt Rebels, and the recent announcement of their October 2017 tour with The Kentucky Headhunters, Bad Touch are pleased to announce they’ll be undertaking a headline tour in November with special guest Mollie Marriott. Bad Touch’s lead singer, Stevie Westwood says: “We’re …

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Erasure

Erasure have unveiled the Vince Clarke remix of Love You To The Sky from their new EP, and announced an extensive tour for early 2018.  The band will embark on a headline UK tour with European dates starting in Dublin on 31st January. February will see Erasure travel throughout the UK, finishing up …

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A Murder Is Announced

A host of popular names from the TV and stage world are set to star in a murder-mystery penned by the queen of suspense. Louise Jameson and Janet Dibley head the cast of the Agatha Christie classic A Murder Is Announced, which comes to Norwich Theatre Royal on July 3-8. …

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Bad Touch

Following their recent UK tour supporting King King, and their Planet Rock Roadstars UK tour with Broken Witt Rebels, Bad Touch are pleased to announce they will support the Kentucky Headhunters on their October 2017 On Safari UK Tour. This marks the second time that Bad Touch will tour the …

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Norwich Support Manchester

Theatre and performance venues across Norwich plus Norwich Cathedral are joining forces to help support the families of the terrorist attack in Manchester. As of yesterday afternoon, bucket collections will be held around performances, events and services with every penny going to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund, which has …

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Dementia-Friendly Events

Extra support, advice and entertainment for those with dementia and their families is coming to Norwich. As Dementia Awareness Week continues, Norwich Theatre Royal and Norwich Playhouse are aiming to build and support the work being done across the county with a wide range of initiatives including performances, workshops and …

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50+ Opportunities

It is never too late to dip your toe into the cultural world and pick up some performing skills. That is the message from Norwich Theatre Royal as a host of new activities and workshops are announced for the over-50s. Regular workshops are already held which see members of visiting …

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