Lots of sparkly things to do this month!
Laura Mercier Masterclass, Jarrolds, Norwich, Thursday 28th November
Get ready for the festive season with Laura Mercier Lead Trainer, Jessica Kohn. Enjoy an exclusive makeup masterclass to learn the tricks of the trade and discover the limited edition Christmas collection.
Book tickets: £15.00 with £10.00 redeemable against Laura Mercier purchases made on the evening
The Snowman and the Snowdog Bricklive Tour, Banham Zoo, Sat 30th November – Sun 5th Janaury
The Snowman and The Snowdog brick trail is inspired by the much-loved animated film The Snowman and The Snowdog and will consist of 16 wonderful brick models. On selected dates, Father Christmas will also be making a special appearance in his brand new workshop.
Book tickets: £14.50 (Adults) £10.85 (kids) Under 3’s FREE
Book tickets: £7-10
Christmas Party Nights, Barnham Broom Hotel, Sat 30th November
Looking for some pre organised Christmas fun? Barnham Broom have a range of Christmas events including their Saturday party nights which includes a four course meal and live band, Agent Orange.
Book tickets: £ 56.95 – 6th December, 14th December and 21st December too!
Gin & Rum Festival, St Andrews and Blackfriars Hall, Norwich, Fri 1st & Sat 2nd November
Taste buds at the ready – the UK’s largest Gin & Rum Festival tour is coming to Norwich. Exercise caution and pace yourself!
Book tickets: £12 (per session)
Fleamarket, Kings Lynn Corn Exchange, Sat 2nd November
If you love a rummage and a quirky bargain – the Kings Lynn Fleamarket has everything from postcards and books to classic toys and antiques. Celebrating it’s 35th year – that’s impressive bargain hunting.
Tickets on the door: £1.50 (under 16’s free)
DJ Scott Mills, Fireworks After Party, Open, Norwich, Sat 2nd November
Expect all the unforgettable chart favourites from S Club 7 and Backstreet Boys to Oasis and Blur. Throw in a few movie/TV soundtracks such as Pulp Fiction and The Fresh Prince – Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills is getting the party started!
Book tickets: £20 (be quick as last release)
GRL DEM Presents: Día de los Muertos, a Day of the Dead Fiesta PT. 2! Norwich Arts Centre, Sat 2nd November
Raising the underground over ground: World, Disco, Funk, Soul, Garage, Hip Hop, Reggae, Dancehall, Jungle, Tropical Bass, Bootlegs & Mashups.
Book tickets: £13.50
Norfolk’s Creative Wedding Fair, Holkham Hall, Sun 3rd November
Bubbly on arrival, live music, masterclasses, gentlemen’s chill area with games and cocktail making classes – this isn’t your bog standed wedding show and perfect for the stylish couple looking for the most vibrant wedding creatives in Norfolk.
Free – register your place
Shakespeare Schools Festival, Norwich Playhouse, Mon 4th to Wed 6th November
The world’s largest youth drama festival and the Norwich Playhouse is showcasing various youth productions including Romeo and Juliet and King Lear. Pop on down and support young people in the arts!
Book Tickets: £9.95 with concessions and group discount available
A Woman of No Importance, Theatre Royal Norwich, Mon 4th to Sat 9th November
Funny and engaging, this bold production explores innocence and morality through Wilde’s glittering wit and masterful language. Described as ‘wonderfully moving’ with ‘effortless wit, wisdom and waspishness’ sounds like a production not to be missed.
Book Tickets: from £10
Ed Byrne: If I’m Honest…, Kings Lynn Corn Exchange, Tues 5th November
Ed Byrne presents his brand-new masterclass in observational comedy at Kings Lynn’s Corn Exchange. You’re invited to join him as he takes a long hard look at himself and tries to decide if he has ANY traits that are worth passing on to his children!
Book Tickets: £26.50
Norwich Film Festival, various venues across Norwich, Wed 6th – Sun 17th November
Over 155 incredible films and 44 events happening during the city’s 9th annual Film Festival. A creative mix of award winning short and feature films, industry talks and panel discussions – too many to mention here but well worth taking a scroll! Big names include actors David Morrissey and Michael Smiley.
Book tickets: from £12.50 – £60.00
Talking Taboos, Norwich Arts Centre, Weds 6th November
Talking Taboos at the Norwich Arts Centre is a set of true-story monologues presented as a radio drama series. Actors, mental health advocates & charity spokespeople aim to spark discussion about subjects such as addiction, alcoholism, grief, infertility and domestic abuse.
Love Your Style Fashion Show, Oaklands Hotel, Norwich, Thurs 7th November
Oaklands Hotel is hosting a pop up vintage sale and charity fashion show, showcasing vintage, retro, sustainable and up-cycled clothing. All ticket proceeds go to breast cancer care.
Book Tickets: £3 (free entry from 10 – 4pm,)
Elf University, intu Chapelfield, Thurs 7th November to Sun 1st December
Become your best elf at intu Chapelfield’s university with masterclasses in elf clothing and festive food prep plus Santa will be flying in on the 1st December for a special graduation ceremony.
Free for intu Chapelfield family club members – but don’t worry it’s easy to join and well worth it to buy you some extra shopping time!
Snapdragon – Little People, Big Experiences, Norwich Castle, Fri 8th November
Meet Snap, the castle dragon, as he goes on his adventures through the Castle to explore the collections, sing songs, hear stories, be creative and have lots of fun!
Book Tickets: £3.50 ( 2-4 year olds, accompanying adult goes free)
Big Boom Fireworks, Norwich, Fri 8th November
The biggest and best in the county – sparks will fly over Norwich Castle. For the best seat in the house, head to our Muddy Award Winning Bar – the Roof Top Gardens in Norwich.
Book tickets: Adults £20 Children £10 and includes a hot spiced cider, mulled wine or hot chocolate plus BBQ. Doors open at 6pm. Big Boom is free!
Festive Gift & Food Show, Norfolk Showground, Fri 8th to Sun 10th November
Think Christmas on steroids and with everything from chocolate to jewellery to gin – you could get all your Christmas shopping done in one hit.
Book Tickets: adults day tickets £5.50 online or £7 OTD (concessions and child prices available)
Norwich Creative Market, St Andrews Hall, Norwich, Sat 9th November
Pick up a sustainable Christmas present or two with over 90 exhibitors from across Norfolk and East Anglia. Everything is handmade with love or from a small batch designer collection.
Interior Designs Masterclass, Cosy Club, Sat 9th November
This event from the lovely ladies at ‘We Got This (Sometimes)’ is right up our street. A day of inspirational talks from industry experts on discovering your homes personality to colour schemes to up-cycling old furnishings. Finished off with a rather lovely floral wreath making workshop.
Book Tickets: £75
Winter Fayre, Wymondham College, Sat 9th November
Featuring some of the County’s finest award winning artists, crafters, designers & artisans. Plus activities for children and free entertainment from special guest perfomer The Yarnsmith of Norwich – as seen at the British Museum.
A Taste of Honey, Theatre Royal Norwich, Tues 12th to Sat 16th November
Boudica, Maddermarket, Norwich, Fri 15th – Sat 23rd November
Craft Food and Gift Fair, Sandringham House, Fri 15th to Sun 17th November
Jimmy Carr, Terribly Funny, Kings Lynn Corn Exchange, Sat 16th November
Book tickets: £31.00 (aged 16+)
Moonbeam on a Cat’s Ear, Norwich Puppet Theatre, Sat 16th November
Afternoon Tea with Milly J’s Shoes, The Maids Head Hotel, Norwich, Sun 17th November Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea, followed by a workshop by award winning Emily, from Milly J’s Shoes to design a pair of “Shoe Clips” which you get to take home.Book tickets: £45.00
Flo & Joan, Norwich Playhouse, Tues 19th & Wed 20th November
Book tickets: £22.00 – £60.00
Book tickets: £29.50