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Norfolk and Norwich Festival highlights: 10-11 May

PUBLISHED: 10:00 10 May 2014 | UPDATED: 10:25 11 May 2014

Artist from the Festival event

Artist from the Festival event " Blow " with staff of Abellio Greater Anglia performing a candle extinguishing fanfare at Norwich Railway Station at the launch event for this years NOrfolk and Norwich Festival. Photo: Steve Adams

Here are this weekend’s events for the Norfolk & Norwich Festival

The weekend events

-The Forum, Norwich: The People’s Tower. See a replica of St Peter Mancroft Church being built from cardboard bricks, Sat 10am-3pm, watch it topple at 6pm.

-The Garage, Norwich: Long Live The Little Knife. Dynamic, uplifting, absurd and boisterous caper, from theatrical maverick David Leddy, Sat 2.30pm and 7.30pm, £12.

-Norwich Playhouse: Ray Davies, Sat 7pm, sold out.

-St Peter Mancroft Church, Norwich: The Westbrook Blake. Rare chance to see Westbrook’s legendary jazz settings of William Blake’s powerful poetry, originally commissioned in 1971 for the National Theatre, Sat 9pm, £9-£18.

-Norwich Arts Centre: Klanghaus Midnight Feast. Art-rockers The Neutrinos create a 360-degree multi-sensory encounter, Sat 10.30pm, £7.

-Octagon Chapel, Norwich: The Jorgensen Trio. Violin, cello, piano. Music by Schnittke and Ravel, 4pm, £6, £8.

-Jubilee Hall, Loddon: Long Live The Little Knife. Dynamic, uplifting, absurd and boisterous caper, Sun 7.30pm, £12.

-Open, Norwich: Dave Okumu and the Invisible with Shingai Shoniwa. Noisettes singer Shoniwa and acclaimed singer-songwriter and producer Okumu’s newly commissioned work Stars Align explores their African heritage. 8pm, £15.


-The Gallery at NUA, St George’s Street, Norwich: Within. Film work by Tim Davies using the human body to explore aspects of architecture, Sat noon-5pm, free. To May 24.

-Upper Cathedral Close, Norwich: Stephen Brandes - The Last Travelogue of Albert Sitzfleisch. Billboard trail reporting time travel. Sat and Sun, all day, free. To May 25.

-The Undercroft, below the war memorial, Norwich Market: Tipping Point. Kathy Hinde’s kinetic sound sculpture, Sat and Sun noon-6pm, free. To May 18. Performance, Sat 2pm, followed by talk.

For tickets and further information about the Norfolk and Norwich Festival, call 01603 766400 or visit

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