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Friday, 29 July 2016 00:00

Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days (HODs) is England's biggest heritage festival celebrating our fantastic history, architecture and culture. Here in Norfolk, the local 2016 festival brochure is available from Monday 1 August, bursting with over 200 hidden places and heritage events just waiting to be discovered between Thursday 8 – Sunday 11 September

The HODs festival offers a combination of drop-in and pre-book events all over the county and booking opens on Monday 1 August. Brochures will be available from The Forum in Norwich, Tourist Information Centres, libraries and many other venues across the county. The full programme of HODs events across Norfolk can also be found online from Monday via www.heritageopendays.org.uk

Published in Visitor Guide
Wednesday, 20 July 2016 00:00

Norwich Science Festival

The inaugural city-wide Norwich Science Festival has today announced its first wave of headline talks and events.

For two weeks this autumn, science is celebrated with a packed programme of fascinating exhibitions, hands-on family activities, inspiring celebrity talks and noisy theatrical shows for all ages and all levels of scientific knowledge.

The festival takes place 18 – 30 October 2016 and is being organised by The Forum, Norwich, with the support of many partner organisations.

Published in Visitor Guide
The 21st Wymondham Music Festival Fortnight drew to a close on Saturday, July 16. Richard Elliott, Music Festival Chairman reflects on two weeks of music making in the town.
 
“We have had a brilliant fortnight, with good audiences enjoying a wonderful musical menu. Wymondham High Academy launched the Festival in style in the Market Place; a very talented group of musicians performed in a wide range of styles.” 
 
“The Jazz Picnic was a great success this year; we had good weather, with more than 1000 people and picnics at Becketswell.  It was good to see so many families enjoying themselves.”
 
Published in Feature Writers
Monday, 26 October 2015 00:00

Wymondham Words Festival Success

The 6th Wymondham Words Festival of literature, poetry, drama, conversation and music, which ran from 8 to 21 October, was a great success. Larger audiences than ever enjoyed a wonderful range of events in excellent venues. Highlights included actress Hannah Lee’s magical performance of ‘Jane Austen at Home’ in the splendid setting of Kimberley Hall’s music room, Guardian journalist and nature writer Patrick Barkham speaking at an event held jointly with Wymondham Nature Group and the Poetry Supper at the Green Dragon with dynamic performances by acclaimed poets Chris Beckett and Tom Warner.

Published in Norfolk News
Thursday, 09 July 2015 00:00

Festival season for Lisa Redford

Festival season is now in full swing and thankfully we’ve mostly had some beautiful summer weather to accompany it.

Last Saturday I played at Dubs in the Hall Festival. Aimed predominately at owners and lovers of Volkswagen Campers, it has a friendly, laid-back atmosphere and the sultry weather we had certainly contributed to a really relaxing feel. The festival is located in the beautiful setting of Holt Hall in North Norfolk and with an eclectic mix of live music, from reggae, rockabilly, rock, indie, folk and acoustic plus DJ sets, there was something for everyone. 

 

Published in Feature Writers