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Cranage Productions, The SWAT. Picture: submit

How Great Yarmouth’s Out There festival has brought Gallic circus cornucopia to Norfolk

Great Yarmouth’s traditional kiss-me-quick seaside image has received a Gallic overhaul in recent years with the cosmopolitan Out There Festival taking to its streets, parks and venues.

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20 ways keep your family entertained this Bank Holiday weekend

From history to herring, festivals to family fun at the races there is something to keep all your family entertained this Bank Holiday week. SIMON PARKIN highlights events with something for all ages.

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Gig Review Archive, Music review from 2001 to now.

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Skylar Fox (third from right) and some of the acts that will start the new Bohemia Theatre of Varieties live mixed art cabaret noir club at Number 47, St Giles, Norwich. 
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

New Norwich cabaret club full of weird and wonderful acts

A new cabaret club full of a colourful array of weird and wonderful acts is set to open its doors in Norwich at the end of this month.

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Ali Atkins, left, and Doo Spalding, getting ready for their Havago Festival at the Forum. With them is Tim Atkins wearing overalls from sponsor Dickies Workwear, decorated in the Havago style by Old Catton Junior School children. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Celebrate art and “have a go” at Norwich festival

A celebration of art and artists and an opportunity for people to “have a go” at all things creative is taking place in Norwich this month.

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Comedy See all

Comedian and writer Karl Minns back in Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Comedian feels the nerves as the Nimmo Twins return to Norfolk after a five year performance absence

One of Norfolk’s finest comedy exports revealed he was more nervous about the return of the Nimmo Twins than their first performance in front of a crowd of two people.

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Mark Dolan

Fancy a laugh? Eight of the region’s comedy highlights over the next two weeks

Summer, sunshine and sizzling stand-up. This week offers another extravaganza of great comedy across the region. SIMON PARKIN picks some shows guaranteed to provide the laughs from comedy origami to Edinburgh previews.

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Restaurant reviews See all

Open-air entertainment event called King StrEAT at St George’s Plaza, in King Street during July and August.
Traders from the food festival, free salsa sessions and live music planned for the event.

Picture: James Bass

Buskers wanted to play at Great Yarmouth food festival taster evenings

The search is on for talented buskers to perform at two evenings of alfresco fun as Great Yarmouth gears up to host its annual food festival.

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South Norfolk Local Flavours Event at Bressingham. Jayne Bett Ridge from Tudor Bakehouse.
Photo by Simon Finlay.

That’s tasty! Showcase for fine South Norfolk flavours

We all know that there’s no such thing as a free lunch – but writing about South Norfolk’s fantastic produce seems a small price to pay for having eaten like royalty at a new event designed to bring the cream of the crop from the region’s producers to the marketplace.

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Pub Of The Week See all

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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