MON 10 - SUN 16 JUNE
Rain or shine – we have lots of fun things to do this week!
Romeo & Juliet – Live from Royal Opera House, Sheringham Little Theatre, Tues 11th June
There aren’t many things that are more romantic than a good ballet, and when you have the dancers of the Royal Opera House pirouetting to the world’s most famous love story, you’ve got a match made in heaven. This is about as timelessly beautiful as ballet can be.
Book tickets from £13.50
Much Ado About Nothing, Sandringham Estate, Wed 12th June
Five fools and their instruments take to the stage at Sandringham to perform their take on the Shakespeare classic. Expect tomfoolery, musical high-jinks and lots of laughter and fun, all in the peaceful surrounds of the estate.
Book tickets for £16
Jo Malone London Style Your Home With Scent Event, Jarrolds, Thurs 13th June
Jo Malone is THE name in home fragrance and Jarrolds are bringing you the opportunity to use the full range of scents to best effect in your home. Plus, you can enjoy a glass or two of English sparkling wine whilst you browse. Heaven-scent!
Educating Rita, Theatre Royal, Norwich, Mon 10th – Sat 15th June
Educating Rita is the feel-good tale of the unlikely friendship between a married hairdresser, Rita, and her hard-drinking tutor, Frank. Starring Stephen Tomkinson and Jessica Johnson, this is one to make you smile, laugh and possibly cry.
Book tickets from £10
Chamber Music Tara Erraught & Sholto Kynoch, Holkham Hall, Fri 14th June
The incredible Marble Hall at Holkham is the perfect venue to host a classical music concert, so if you only have one cultural experience this June, make it this. This is a rare opportunity to listen to world-class musicians in a spectacular setting, so settle back and enjoy.
Book tickets for £28
‘Disrupt Preconceptions – Women Over 40’, The Shoe Factory Social Club, Fri 14th June
The Experience Event encourages women over forty to embrace every aspect of their lives and to celebrate the ageing process in a fun and vibrant way! The finalists of the Norfolk ShakingItUp Awards which celebrate women over 40 will be announced, and there’ll be experience areas featuring business advice, photography, fashion and beauty, a menopause party (!) and music and dancing with female DJs. It’s time to be inspired!
Book tickets for £17
Ale & Music Festival, The Jolly Sailors, Brancaster Staithe, Fri 14th – Sun 16th June
Feast your eyes, ears and tastebuds at The Jolly Sailors this June! Their ale and music festival combines the best of local musical talent with the best of local ales and ciders. Drink, dance and munch on their famous home baked pizzas too. Yum!
Family Silent Disco, OPEN Norwich, Sat 15th June
Get the whole family up and grooving with OPEN’s Silent Disco! Grab your headphones and boogie on down to music that only you can hear. Whether you’re four or 104, this is the perfect excuse to get on the dancefloor!
Book tickets (prices vary)
The Smyths: 35th Anniversary Of The Smiths & Morrissey, The Waterfront, Norwich, Sat 15th June
Pay tribute to the 35th anniversary of Morrisey and co. with The Smyths, who have been paying homage to their namesakes for well over a decade. The band have taken their performances worldwide and performed at major festivals such as Glastonbury, so you know that all your favourite tracks are in safe hands.
Book tickets for £15
The Nearly Festival, Earlham Park, Norwich, Sat 15th & Sun 16th June
The Nearly Festival brings you the finest UK tribute acts, playing hits from all your favourite bands – so whether you’re into The Prodigy, Ariana Grande, Chic or Brit-Pop, there’ll be something for you! Plus there’s a Kidzone, a street-food market, Pub In The Park and more. Go for the day or make a weekend of it – you won’t run out of things to do and hear!
Book tickets (prices vary)
Big Fish, Little Fish – Father’s Day Family Rave, Epic Studios, Norwich Sun 16th June
One for all the über cool dads wanting a nostalgic trip down rave lane but this time with the kids in tow – day time raving is the way forward! Plus you get to bed at a normal time, it is a school night after all.
DJ`s Food (Ninja Tune) will be playing a special Audio Visual set of rave classics with support from Moving Shadow`s DJ Trax. Live Percussionist Paul Fistfunk Crowley will also be taking to the stage. Plus they’ll be crafts, a rave dancing stilt walker (from Twisted Bliss), giant balloons, glitter cannons, bubble machine, amazing lighting (no strobes), face painting stall and the BFLF famous parachute dance.
Book tickets: £9.90
It’s Father’s Day, Let Dad Be Captain for the Day, Broads Tours, Sun 16th June
It’s Father’s Day, so indulge your dad’s inner pirate with Broads Tours! Cruise up and down the beautiful waterways of the Broads and let him take the helm. Oh, and make sure you stop off at one of the riverside pubs along the way. Being a captain is thirsty work, after all!
Book tickets (prices vary)
The Body Observed, Magnum Photos, The Sainsbury Centre, Norwich, June 2019
Sexuality, identity, voyeurism and more – from the 1930s to the present, this Sainsbury Centre exhibition explores what happens when Magnum photographers focus their gaze on topics which relate to the body and everything which relates to it.
Book tickets for £13 (concessions available)
Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios, Norfolk, Mon 3rd – Sun 9th June
Art Trails, events and demonstrations – see art, buy art and meet the artists, with over 250 studios to visit across Norfolk. Some lovely events are happening across the county, including this Saturday’s ‘The Magic Garden at Night’: you won’t meet Macca Pacca but you will enjoy an evening of art, food, music and lights as Will Wright’s unique studio space comes to life at night with music from Milly Hirst.
Book tickets: (The Magic Garden) £25