Martin Kemp and Slade coming to Norwich this December

There are 1,500 free tickets available to see Martin Kemp on his tour later this year Picture: PA Ar

Marin Kemp will be playing a special festive DJ set full of 80s hits at Epic Studios - Credit: PA Archive/PA Images

Move over jingle bells, there's new music in town.

From a festive ska-punk party to operatic renditions of Christmas classics, here are some seasonal gigs happening in Norwich this December.

Slade are bringing their Christmas 2021 tour to Bury St Edmunds

Slade will be bringing their Christmas 2021 tour to Norwich this December - Credit: Slade

1. Slade at the Waterfront

Where: 139-141 King Street, Norwich, NR1 1QH

When: 6.30pm - late on Saturday, December 11

Price: £27.56

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Well its time to look to the future because ticket sales have already begun for Slade's appearance at the Waterfront.

Original member Dave Hill and the rest of the band will no doubt make sure everybody's having fun. 

G4 at Spa Pavilion. Picture: SARAH LAMB

G4 will be performing at The Halls in Norwich this December - Credit: Archant

2. G4 at The Halls

Where: St Andrew's Plain, Norwich, NR3 1AU

When: 7.30pm - 9.30pm on Wednesday, December 22

Price: From £19.50

Sumptuous harmonies will be performed in the idyllic medieval hall by X-Factor finalists, G4.

Tickets are already running low so be quick if you'd like to see the four-piece vocal troupe perform a selection of Christmas classics and other pop hits.

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Baga Chipz will be hosting a special drag Christmas show at the LCR - Credit: BBC / Leigh Keily

3. 'Shantay you Sleigh' Xmas Xtravaganza at the LCR

Where: Union House, UEA, Norwich NR4 7TJ

When: 7.30pm - 11pm on Thursday, December 16

Price: From £35

The "biggest drag Christmas show ever" is coming to Norwich.

Hosted by Ru Paul's Drag Race stars, The Vivienne and Baga Chipz, the night will be full of song, dance and fabulous costumes for what will be a full-blown festive production.

Pookout Records ska punk Christmas party Norwich

Pookout Records is hosting a night of ska and punk at the B2 venue in Norwich - Credit: Pookout Records

4. Pookout Records Christmas Party at B2

Where: Sprowston Road, Norwich NR3 4DY

When: 7.30pm - late on Saturday, December 11

Price: £7 in advance

If you fancy something a little different, Pookout Records is hosting a packed bill of some of the finest punk and ska acts in Norfolk and further afield.

Andy and the World along with Faintest Idea, Roshambo, Where's Babylon and Foreign Bier are performing for a night of high-octane fun. 

5. Martin Kemp's Back to the 80s Christmas Special at Epic Studios

Where: 112-114 Magdalen Street, Norwich, NR3 1JD

When: 8pm to late on Saturday, December 18

Price: £22.50

The Spandau Ballet star is coming to Norwich for a special Christmas DJ set of festive hits and 80s classics.

Martin has promised the night will be absolute "gold."

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