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West Side Story returning to Norwich Theatre Royal. Photo: Alastair Muir

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

Boasting stunning choreography, and iconic songs from Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim West Side Story returns to the Norwich stage, Paul Zerdin has his brand new show featuring your favourite sponge characters, some of East Anglia’s most talented artists exhibit in the Anteros Summer Show and there are revivals of Godspell and Three Men In A Boat. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this week.

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Silver Lining, a circus spectacular performed by graduates of the National Centre for Circus Arts, is coming to Yarmouth for the Out There festival. Picture: supplied

Bradwell peformer back home to take turn in the spotlight at this year’s Out There Festival

When the curtain goes up on circus spectacular Silver Lining in Great Yarmouth next month it will be a particularly special moment for one of its young stars.

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What to expect from Sundown Festival

Norfolk Showground is more used to countryside activities — but this weekend it will again be the site for some altogether more urban sights and sounds.

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Rick Astley, who is playing the Reload Festival at the Norfolk Showground

Reload Festival interview: Rick Astley

Ahead of his performance at the Reload Festival, Emma Lee meets Rick Astley.

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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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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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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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