Lots of sparkly things to do this week!
Plus all the best guides to Christmas – lights switching on events, wreath making workshops and 20 Christmas markets in Norfolk.
A Taste of Honey, Theatre Royal Norwich, Tues 12th to Sat 16th November
This exciting new musical is a gritty depiction of working-class life in post-war Britain set to a blues, soul and jazz soundtrack. An exhilarating portrayal of the vulnerabilities and strengths of the female spirit in a deprived and restless world. It’s absolutely not one to miss!
Christmas Lights Switch On, Norwich, Thursday 14th November
The Christmas lights are switched on at 7pm, followed by the traditional burst of fireworks from Jarrolds and City Hall’s rooftops. Plus the tunnel of light outside the forum comes alight too!
Christmas Shopping Evenings, Holkham Hall, Thurs 14th November
Soak up the wonderful atmosphere at Holkham Hall
and shop for that perfect present. Glistening decorations, scented candles, cards, puddings, chutneys, festive hampers, jewellery, clothing and so much more! Plus 21st and 28th November too.
Boudica, Maddermarket, Norwich, Fri 15th – Sat 23rd November
She’s the ultimate symbol of female girl power in Norfolk and is being brought back to life this month by the Norwich Players. This action-packed drama sheds new light on a legend of East Anglia – queen, warrior and rebel!
Craft Food and Gift Fair, Sandringham House, Fri 15th to Sun 17th November
Sandringham’s Christmas Crafts Fair
is a full day out with live music, kids’ crafts, a magical owl display and N&J Shires. Plus a magical display of ice sculptures, a huge food hall and over 150 crafters. Not forgetting Father Christmas and his reindeer plus the pièce de résistance – take a ride in a unicorn-drawn carriage!
Jimmy Carr, Terribly Funny, Kings Lynn Corn Exchange, Sat 16th November
Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things – you’ve been warned!
Moonbeam on a Cat’s Ear, Norwich Puppet Theatre, Sat 16th November
Moonbeam on a Cat’s Ear is a visual journey into an exciting world of dreams and imagination! This Puppet Theatre production
is for all ages and is described as ‘a joy for anyone whose inner child still lurks near the surface.’
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
Preloved Kilo, Open, Norwich, Sun 17th November
We love a bit of sustainable fashion and here’s your chance to rummage through 6 tonnes of carefully selected preloved, vintage & retro clothing. At £15 per kilo you’re doing your bit for the environment and your pocket!