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West Norfolk Gilbert & Sullivan Society The Pirates of Penzance

Six of the Best: Cultural highlights not to miss this week

Ever popular Gilbert & Sullivan comic operetta The Pirates of Penzance is staged in King’s Lynn, soul favourites The Commodores pay a rare visit, hotly tipped singer-songwriter Louis Baker plays, musical Sister Act is Norfolk and Norwich Operatic Society’s big show and there is a concert tribute to Jacqueline du Pré. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this week.

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Boeing Boeing is being staged at the Maddermarket Theatre in Norwich

Six of the Best: Cultural highlights not to miss this weekend

High flying French farce Boeing Boeing touches down at the Maddermarket, the Reduced Shakespeare Company plunder history for the funniest bits, Marlon Davis headlines the latest Off The Kerb comedy night, Sign of the Times is at Bury Theatre Royal and there is Parisian chamber music. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this weekend.

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Paolo Nutini performing during Radio 1's Big Weekend at Glasgow Green, Glasgow. Photo: Mark Runnacles/PA Wire.

So who might play Radio One’s Big Weekend in Norwich?

The full line-up has not yet been revealed, but a glimpse at last year’s performers gives a hint at the pedigree of name expected at this year’s event.

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Taylor Swift performs in Times Square during New Year's Eve celebrations on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Live: Radio 1’s Big Weekend is coming to Norwich

Norwich’s Earlham Park will host BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend on the weekend of May 23.

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Comedy See all

Reduced Shakespeare Comedy's The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged)

Review: The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged)

Talking about comedy is seldom that funny, so aiming for an entertaining history of it was a brave move for the Reduced Shakespeare Comedy.

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Luke Wright

New show sees Luke go for long form story

Norfolk poet Luke Wright gives a sneak preview of his ambitious new full-length show in Norwich next week. SIMON PARKIN finds out more.

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The Seventh Heaven Burger and Waffle House which has opened on Exchange Street. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Waffles and burgers on the menu at heavenly new Norwich restaurant

A dozen customers queueing for their first taste of Norwich’s newest restaurant were hoping its waffles and burgers would reach celestial heights of culinary excellence.

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Adnams' award-winning Longshore vodka being made at the Copper House Distillery in Southwold.
Jonathan Adnams with a bottle of the Longshore vodka.

Picture: James Bass

That’s the spirit - Adnams’ produces award-winning Longshore vodka

They beat the Baltics, despite being better known for brewing beer and now their vodka has been hailed as the best in the world. STACIA BRIGGS went to Southwold to visit Adnams’ award-winning distillery.

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A family fun day will be held at the Canary and Linnet on the bank holiday Monday (August 25th) in aid of Help for Heroes. Photo: Ian Burt.

Pub of the week: the Canary and Linnet at Little Fransham

When Lynsey Rush first stepped into the Canary and Linnet, it was love at first sight – and she was determined to give the pub the attention she felt it deserved.

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Art & Exhibitions See all

Norfolk 2000 Project Manager, Emma Reeve with an Anglo-Saxon object from the Norfolk Museums Service collection. Courtesy of Norfolk Museums Service. Photo: Emma Reeve.

Artists needed for Norfolk project looking at immigration over the past 2,000 years

A project exploring the stories of the people who have moved to Norfolk over last 2,000 years is seeking three local artists to create artwork inspired by historical immigration.

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La Manada by David Pérez Karmadavis is one of the works that will feature in Playing With Space at Norwich Arts Centre.

Norwich Arts Centre to hold festival of film and performance

A festival of film and performance takes place in and around Norwich Arts Centre this weekend.

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Books See all

Peter Pan (Charlotte Baptie), Starkey (Ben Langley) and Wendy (Ruth Betteridge) with children at the library. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Peter Pan enthralls young readers in Norwich with tales of Neverland

Youngsters had fun hearing about Peter Pan and Wendy’s adventures in Neverland as the stars of Norwich Theatre Royal’s pantomime took part in a special storytelling session.

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