The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Norfolk Edition

Category: Culture

7 fab things to do from tomorrow

23 Mar 2017

I’m looking at the weather on my iPhone and there is a big sunshine next to both Friday and Saturday – time to ditch the sheepskin coat, get outside and smell the daffodils; spring it here, at least for this weekend…

UEA Choir and Symphony Orchestra, St Andrews Hall, Norwich – Fri 24 Mar:

Under the direction of UEA Choirmaster Tom Primrose, the UEA Choir and Symphony Orchestra will perform a rendition of Verdi’s celebrated Requiem at 7.30pm tomorrow.

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7 cool things to do this weekend

16 Mar 2017

Whether you’re looking to do some exercise, get your friends together for a pub lunch, find something to do with the kids or inject some culture into your winter veins, Norfolk is your veritable playground. Here’s seven cool things to do this weekend (if you ever want to be included in these weekly round-ups, please write in the comment box below):

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5 ideas for Mother’s Day

14 Mar 2017

She taught you how to tie your shoe laces, baked cakes for your birthdays and wiped the tears away when the first boy hurt you… mum’s are the support system that keeps on giving. Even if you think it’s commercial hooey, Mother’s Day serves to remind us of everything they do for us, and lets us say a hearty ‘thank you’ – even if just for one day.

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5 things to do this weekend

9 Mar 2017

Ready to rumble? Let’s get stuck in…

The Dipple & Conway Hair and Make-up Show, Norwich Fashion Week – Fri 10 Mar:

Kicking off a weekend of events dedicated to Norwich Fashion Week, this lively show celebrates the creative collaboration between stylists, designers and make-up artists. This year the event has been given a theatrical vibe, covering top-to-toe fashion looks, from dramatic hair styles and gorgeous glasses through to glamourous body art.

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13 alternative hen ‘do’ ideas

7 Mar 2017

You only have to look at the number of beautiful invitation cards lined up on the bookshelf above my TV to know that wedding season is well and truly upon us. And while Norfolk is rife with Wedding Shows and lovely shops to buy the most expensive frock you will ever own, there is a very little help out there for organising the hen do, particularly if want to avoid getting on a plane – or train.

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7 things to do this weekend

2 Mar 2017

It’s the weekend, it’s spring, it’s time to put the box set away and open the front door! From The Clash to Thelma and Louise, if it’s happening in Norfolk this weekend, it’s here…

Extremism, Theatre Royal, Norwich – until Sat 4 Mar:

The Norwich Youth Theatre Company Production presents Extremism, a play by Anders Lustgarten addressing fear, friendship and the creeping polarisation of society. The police just took Jamal away.

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5 unmissable Oscar moments

27 Feb 2017

As you might just have noticed, last night was the 89th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The movie industry’s finest got glammed up, came, saw and conquered… or, at least, thought they’d conquered but then realized someone had a made a humdinger of a boo-boo (more of which shortly). No time to read up extensively on the finer detail of the biggest, glitziest night on the showbiz calendar? Ta-da – here’s Muddy’s two-minute Oscars digest:

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