The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Norfolk Edition

Category: Food emporiums

A Deepdale Christmas

28 Nov 2016

There is nothing quite like wrapping up warm and wandering around a beautiful Christmas market, hot drink in hand, and this Friday sees the return of the annual – and every popular – Deepdale Christmas Market, with over 120 local artisans and producers battling for you attention with something for every budget, every present list and every taste.

If you haven’t been to the Deepdale Christmas Market before, you’ll be surprised to see how the small village of Burnham Deepdale – which has just 30 permanent residents – has become home to one of the East of England’s best festive markets.

Read more

Free from… anything but taste

11 Feb 2016

I’m always excited when a new shop opens in Norfolk, particularly when it’s independent and right on the money – new London-based ventures often closing before they really get going, priced out by chains willing to pay extortionate rents.

In Norwich, competitive rents and an arty bunch of locals – Norwich University of the Arts is one of the best in the country for Design, Arts and Media  – ensures some longevity for inventive folk keen to start a new business.

Read more
The Urban Guide to the Countryside -
Norfolk Edition