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Meow Meow. Picture: Karl Giant

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

Purrfect cabaret singing sensation Meow Meow visits to Holt Festival, there is an operatic take on Jane Austen’s Persuasion, Lucy Hopkins arrives with her acclaimed one-woman show Le Foulard and there is an exhibition of the paintings of Garry Raymond-Pereira. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this week.

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The Lord Chamberlain's production company rehearse Romeo and Juliet at Norwich Cathedral cloisters.  Picture: Denise Bradley

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

Norwich Cathedral hosts the annual Shakespeare Festival, there is a local production of The Merry Widow, Clare Teal joins the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, the KL Festival Chorus perform Brahms dramatic and beautiful German Requiem, and Tim FitzHigham explores the 10 barmiest bets in history. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this weekend.

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Music See all

Highlights from Latitude Festival - Moko

Video and photo gallery: One week on relive some of your Latitude Festival highlights

The tent is packed away, the wellies are clean and you are probably just about starting to feel human again.

What a perfect time, therefore, to relive some of the best bits of Latitude in pictures and video.

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Herman's Hermits who are appearing at Cromer Pier on July 27

Sixties group Herman’s Hermits heading to Cromer pier

One of Britain’s most successful 
pop groups from the 1960s, Herman’s Hermits, is dropping into Cromer during its 50th anniversary tour.

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Film & Cinema See all

Screening of Norfolk Mind's video 'The Bigger Picture' at the Forum. Photo: Bill Smith

Film and video project launched in Norfolk to tackle mental health stigma

A new film and video project has been unveiled in Norfolk to help tackle mental health stigma and discrimination.

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Comedy See all

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

The Short Blue on Gorleston High Street.
Pub of the Week. 
Landlord Kevin Duffield.

Picture: James Bass

Pub of the Week: The Short Blue in Gorleston

Decades of seaside history mix with a traditional pub atmosphere at one of Gorleston’s most unique drinking establishments.

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