All Things Norfolk Directory

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All Things Arts & Crafts showcases the fabulous work and products of those who reside and work in Norfolk. Whether you are looking for Norfolk prints, unique Norfolk gifts, painting lessons on the Broads, Children craft parties or Norfolk Publishers, this category demonstrates why Norfolk has such a vibrant Arts scene which is well renowned througout the globe

9/11 Church Street
Village, Town or City: Sheringham
Postcode: NR26 8QR Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Contact Name: Paul & Nicki
Phone number: 01263826922
Mobile Number: 07961802205
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Driftwood Gallery is the home of Paul Thetford Photography.

At Driftwood Gallery we offer for sale fine art prints of Norfolk and beyond, Prints are available in a wide range of solid wood frames.

We are now offering a full framing service for art work and photographs in a wide range of mouldings.

We also sell prints ready mounted to take away and frame yourself.

We offer a bespoke printing service up to A1+ size and also a bespoke mounting sevice in a choice of different colour mount boards.

we stock a range of photographic papers by Permajet and offer a scan to disc service for old prints, negatives and slides.

A camera sensor cleaning service for Dslr or other interchangeable lens cameras is also provided.

Paul offers 1 to 1 workshops anywhere along the Norfolk or Suffolk coast and he also covers areas of the Norfolk Broads. Workshops can be purchased for oneself or as a gift for someone else.

Also a range of art and craft supplies from Daler Rowney, Major brushes and Country loves crafts are available in store 

So please drop us an email for more information driftwood.gallery@yahoo.com

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3 Grove Farm Barns
Village, Town or City: Booton
Postcode: NR10 4PD Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Contact Name: Stuart Roy
Phone number: 01603 879388
Mobile Number: 07836777213
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I am a painter based in North Norfolk producing a range of original acrylic paintings in a contemporary style. These come in a range of sizes and commissions are welcome.

I have works in a variety of Galleries and am available for commissions.

My paintings are contemporary in style and suitable for a wide range of interior decors.

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5 Downham Crescent
Village, Town or City: Wymondham
Postcode: NR18 0SF Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Contact Name: Martin Wanger
Phone number: 07884963733
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Thank you for visiting my page. I am an author from Wymondham in Norfolk and I write under the pseudonym of Madeline Dando. This was the name of my late mum and I am extremely proud to write under her name.

My real name is Martin Wanger and I originate from the East End of London. I have been married to my lovely wife Brenda since 1972 and we have two grown up children. I am so proud to live in beautiful Norfolk; we’ve lived here since 1994 and we simply adore the county. We love socialising, travelling and listening to all types of music together. I also have a huge love for steam railways and is there a better place than Norfolk to experience them at their best? I’m a sport fanatic too loving football, cricket and golf. I’m a supporter of Tottenham Hotspur, but please don’t hold that against me!

For many years I have had a burning desire to create inspirational stories that readers can lose themselves in. I have self-published two books to date; the first called “Amber Sands”, a true love story with bags of courage, resilience and triumph over adversity. I want the book to warm your heart, break your heart and to inspire each and every reader.

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Reviews on Amber Sands

"What a wonderful read, It was such a heartffelt story. The characters came alive, the book was an easy book to read and once I started reading I could not put it down. I don't often cry but Amser was such a lovely character and became so real. Can't wait for the next book by this author"

 "I have just finished reading Amber Sands. It is a really heart warming story with lots of real life issues covered. It is a story of first love and how sometimes however hard you try the feelings for that first love never go away. Its a story of how we cannot change the post but we can change the future. The story is very well written and I found hard to put down. I am looking forward to the sequel" 

"An unwanted child looks beyond her own grief and loneliness to give others what she craved for but never received – the gift of love and understanding.
The heroine of Amber Sands reminds me of someone I know; and I think a lot of readers would end up relating to her. Amser is a large-hearted, kind and wonderful woman. Even when things are not going well for her she is busy bringing sunshine into the lives of those around her. A single parent, she has instilled the same values in her own daughter. The plot is simple and moves at a pace that makes it easier to fall into step with Amser and her life. I am looking forward to reading more books by this author"

Leaving Her Tears Behind

My most recent novel is called “Leaving Her Tears Behind”. A story of love, desire, greed, hate and revenge, that I think will keep you on the edge of your seat right till the very end.

When you read my books I hope you will gain a sense of everything that I love around me, including the wonderful county of Norfolk and the incredible people that live here.

Two thirds of  "Leaving her Tears Behind" is set in North Norfolk in a fictitious place called Cleybourne. Of coiurse I had Weybourne in mind and there are reference to Sheringham, Sheringham Park, Aylsham, Holt, Holkham Beach, Swaffham and the North Norfolk Railway (which is a particular love of mine as well as Sheringham Golf course) . 

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Reviews on Leaving Her Tears Behind.

"Leaving her tears behind is a must book to read. The characters in the book became very real. Some were more likeable than others. The ending was not as expected so if you are reading this book don’t skip any pages and read to the very end. I recommend this book easy read". 

"An exciting tale of two women, totally opposite in personality, told against the background of war torn London and the contrasting idyllic life in a county manor in Norfolk. The book is filled with realistic characters and situations, but with some surprises to keep one's interest until the very end. I look forward to reading more from this author". 

"I absolutely loved this book, from the very first page it draws you into the story and the feeling of almost being there. Based around the East End of London it's the area where I was born and grew up and being able to relate to the places and understand the culture of the East End post-war and up the the 1960s it felt as though the story could have related to anyone I knew, including myself. It really is a lovely and engrossing read and I read the whole book within 3 days. I can highly recommend this book as it takes you away from the pressures of the modern day back to a time when things seemed far more simple and straightforward, albeit hard work but a simpler way of life nonetheless. I really look forward to more books from this author". 

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9 Upton Road
Village, Town or City: Norwich
Postcode: NR4 7PA Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Contact Name: Stuart
Phone number: 01603 457324
Mobile Number: 07905886835
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Indie Voucher Details: 10% discount on all purchases of prints or digital images after your photoshoot for supporting an independent Norfolk Business...
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Passionate people photographer, based in Norwich  …  enthusiastic portrait photographer … Family portraits especially … Particularly fascinated by trying to capture the exuberance and joy of young children making sense of the world…

Family portrait photography and children’s portraits ….

I have an enhanced DBS check and am on the update service. I have £5 million pounds public liability insurance.

30 years experience as photographer, 5 years as professional. (Previously  - 22 years in primary education, including seven years as the head of Mulbarton Infant School) I have conducted multiple photoshoots in schools and preschools throughout Norfolk, clients this year include Mulbarton Primary, Mulberrybush, Nightingale First, Colman infant and Junior, Caister Infant, Fred Nicholson Special School St Helen's preschool, and Salhouse toddler group.

Children are an amazing photographic subject. They see the world differently, and often express a lot more love and emotion than adults. Being able to capture that is both a fantastic photographic challenge, and a profound learning experience.

I also work closely with dance schools and PE departments, capturing the exuberance of young people in motion. Special fundraisers for PTAs and committees a speciality.

Also on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/StuBeardphotography and twitter @srjbeard 

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The Manse, Mill Road
Village, Town or City: Mattishall
Postcode: NR20 3RN Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Contact Name: Joe Lenton
Phone number: +441603516288
Mobile Number: 07813 148338
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Become a better photographer faster with expert tuition from an international award-winning professional.

Getting started taking photos can be easy. But some can find improving difficult with confusion over the camera controls, fear of Photoshop and lack of ideas. With expert tuition you can become a better photographer faster. Whether having a  1-2-1 session tailored to your needs and interests, joining a group workshop or learning online, Original Art Photography is here to help you become the photographer you want to be. 

Joe Lenton ASINWP, ASWPP is a multiple international award-winning professional photographer. He has taught many photographers at many levels, including Norfolk's 2018 EDP Wedding Photographer of the Year. All lessons are structured to enable rapid learning. Group workshops are always limited to small numbers to ensure everyone has a great learning environment with plenty of time to shoot and ask questions. Joe has been a guest speaker at the UEA and City College, teaching on both aspects of photography and its role in contemporary marketing and PR. 

Whether you want to learn landscape photography, fashion, portrait photography, fine art or product photography, you will be learning from a professional with awards covering a wide array of genres. Previous students have gone on to become successful wedding photographers and earn a living through selling their art and photographic services. Don't waste time learning things you don't need. Learn key skills quickly from a respected industry professional.

Here are testimonials from just a handful of Joe's students:

"Straight away I could tell that Joe was knowledgeable about photography and has a very good way of explaining the subject and helpful with any questions I had and patience! Would definitely recommend Joe @ Original Art Photography if you are looking to improve your photography techniques!" (Vinny, S.)

"I had an amazing workshop with Joe today. Learnt a huge amount. Thank you for explaining everything and for being so patient. Would highly recommend tuition with Joe" (Anne H.)

"I really appreciate Joe's hands on approach to any course he does. He has a very well rehearsed and relaxed method that brings out the best in his clients. Joe builds up his programme throughout the session in well designed building blocks so continual progress is made. He is very positive and helps to promote a good standard of work. The courses are designed so that the client goes home with images that show the progression of the day. It was a very positive experience" (Heather L.)

"Joe was enthusiastic, helpful and very knowledgeable and made it interesting and enjoyable" (Bernard W.)

Joe has had images published in print and online with various magazines and media companies including EDP, Times, EEN, Professional Imagemaker, Daily Mail, Build It, Places & Faces, Creative Talent, Gilded, Daily Telegraph, Creative Portrait Magazine. His work has been exhibited in many countries including Canada, Finland, Turkey, Cyprus, Serbia.

Your time & money are precious, so spend them in the company of a trusted professional with proven results. Take control of your camera, release your inner artist and take your photography to new heights.

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The Golden Triangle Area
Village, Town or City: Norwich
County: Norfolk
Contact Name: Lisa Redford
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Warm, encouraging and supportive, I’m a professional vocal coach and guitar teacher. With years of recording, touring and performing experience, I love sharing my skills and passion for music, offering singing and guitar lessons in Norwich, Norfolk, UK for all ages.

I can tailor the lesson for you in a fun, relaxed environment that also ensure you’re equipped with a range of techniques.

Vocal Coach

I can help you prepare for an upcoming audition or performance and learn various vocal techniques and exercises. You can also record your vocals and make quality demo recordings. I can also help you with your nerves, breathing and help build your confidence. In 2015 one of my talented vocal students, Breeze Redwine, won the Pre Teen Award at TeenStar, the UK’s biggest search for teenage and pre-teen singers at Birmingham’s NEC. She also achieved the highest score of the night from the prestigious industry judges and beautifully performed my song ‘Here Alone’

In 2016 she released her debut single called ‘Courage’ which I wrote for her.  The music video has had thousands of views on YouTube and is released on iTunes through Proper.

She also recently won many awards at the World Championships of Performing Arts, an international performing arts talent competition and educational experience held annually in Hollywood. Among her many achievements, Breeze won 4 Golds, 2 Silvers and Overall Champion twice. She also won an Industry Award, meaning she is most likely to make it in the music industry.  

“Lisa has been an amazing vocal coach to my daughter Breeze. She has been having lessons for over 2 years and worked wonders with Breeze’s confidence, performance, breath control and vocal ability. She’s guided her through difficult songs and different styles while being constantly supportive and encouraging as well as regularly sending exercises and backing tracks. She has provided invaluable guidance and support for when Breeze has had major auditions in London and across the UK and Breeze recently won the Pre Teen Award at the prestigious national Teen Star competition at Birmingham’s NEC. Lisa has also been teaching Breeze guitar and she is already on her way to playing lots of songs. Thank you Lisa. We couldn’t have done it without you.” Jackie Redwine

Guitar Lessons and Ukulele

My guitar and ukulele lessons are fun and enjoyable. Focussing on those beginning the guitar or those aiming to follow the singer/songwriter path like myself, I ensure lessons are built around your aims and can teach you your favourite songs and riffs so that you’ll learn quickly.

Singing and guitar lessons take place in my comfortable, fully equipped teaching room in the golden triangle area of Norwich, where on street parking permits are provided.

Flexible times, competitive prices.

To find out more please e-mail parrotrecords@gmail.com. I would love to hear from you and would be happy to help with any of your queries.

I’d love to hear from you and will be happy to help with any queries.

Testimonials

“Since having singing lessons with Lisa, I’ve noticed dramatic changes in my voice, for example I always used to sing from my throat and I’d run out of breath very, very quickly. Lisa has sent me vocal exercises and backing tracks to practise at home, which I find very useful in preparation for the next lesson. It’s a great hobby, and it’s something that I look forward to doing each fortnight, which is quite funny because I actually have a singing phobia, but Lisa’s teaching style puts me at ease. Ann Marie Harrison

 ”Lisa has really helped me with my vocals and given me so much more confidence with my singing. She has shown me some great vocal techniques which have really improved my singing.” Kate Yuill

“Before I started having singing sessions with Lisa, I didn’t feel confident anymore at my ability to sing. Since having the sessions with Lisa, she has helped me to gain my confidence back, she is friendly and approachable. She has shown me how to strengthen my breathing skills and support my core vocal ability and head voice. Sharing her vocal warm ups and techniques to attempt some challenging songs…Lisa is helping me to prepare for a big audition and thanks to Lisa the song I have chosen is broadening my vocal ability to a higher standard, Lisa is being patient and providing me with some really supportive feedback to progress further.” Rachael Francis

“My 10 year old daughter, Saskia, has been having guitar and singing lessons with Lisa. Within weeks of starting she went from not being able to play a thing to singing and playing many of her favourite songs.  Since then she has gone from strength to strength.  Lisa has been a real inspiration to Saskia.  She knows how to connect with children.  She’s vibrant and fun but at the same time nurturing and attentive.  It’s a real pleasure to hear my daughter perform.  Thanks Lisa.” Kerry Williams

“I have been attending vocal lessons with Lisa for about a year now, as a student at Access To Music I was looking for some extra support with my vocals. Lisa is honest, patient and understanding of my vocal needs. I have learnt what my voice is capable of, breathing technique’s and warm up exercise’s. All of these contribute to my new found confidence with regards to my singing. I would highly recommend Lisa for all your vocal needs.” Karl Moore

 

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