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Monday, September 17, 2012
Excitement was building tonight (Monday) ahead of the return of a major arts festival to Norwich.
Around 100 volunteers who are putting on the Hostry Festival gathered at Norwich Cathedral for a launch night.
Meeting for the first time the volunteers, included actors, directors and back stage crew.
Volunteers range from Neville Miller, formerly a chief arts reviewer at the Evening News, to teenage performers.
The festival’s artistic director Stash Kirkbride said: “Things are really starting in earnest now with the start of rehearsals.
“We have all been working on this project for ten months alongside our day time jobs.”
The festival runs from October 26 to November 4.