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MON 17 - SUN 23 SEPT

Zumba in the Courtyard, Holkham Hall, Tuesday 18th September (every Tuesday)

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This sounds like great fun – early morning Zumba classes in the grounds of the magnificent Holkham Hall. The café will be open afterwards so that you can have that well-deserved sit down and a spot of breakfast!

Tickets £4 per class. No need to book.


Peppa Pig’s Adventure, Norwich Theatre Royal, Tuesday 18th & Wednesday 19th September  

Peppa Pig is going camping with her friends and she would love it if you came along too! This is the perfect weekday adventure for your little people, so if they’re fans of all things Peppa, make sure this is in the diary.

Book tickets £14 – £18 (under-ones go free!)


Jarrolds Autumn Customer Evening, Jarrolds, Norwich, Wednesday 19th September

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Launch of their new Autumn fashion and home collections. Lovely chance to walk around the store after hours while enjoy a glass of wine, live entertainment and fashion shows.

Free – but you need to register.


The Collen & Claire Autumn Collection – Fashion Show & Fundraiser, Henham Barns, Suffolk, Thurs 20th September 

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If you don’t mind popping over the border to Suffolk this annual Charity Fashion Show in aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance, promises to be something pretty special.

International fashion show producer -John Walford (who’s clients include Stella McCartney, Vivienne Westwood and Donna Karan John) has given his time to help with model casting and show production. Bag yourself a luxury goodie from the ‘Giving Tree’ –  Coach handbags, Rayban sunglasses, Superga shoes and more – guaranteed prize for every raffle ticket sold!

The evenings events will kick off at 7pm with a champagne arrival.

Book tickets £20 email or call 01502 724823

John Hegley, Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich, Thursday 20th September 

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One of the country’s most innovative comic poets, John Hegley is a regular sell-out at The Edinburgh Festival.

A medley of vegetable based poems including I am a Potato, Pass the Parsnip, Flinging the Fennel and Vegetaboules. Family songs and stories. Drawings of Henry VIII and some dogs. Hearts broken and mended. Jolly and  melancauliflower and borrowing the brother-in-law’s wheelbarrow.

Book tickets £11.50 – £14.50


Colin Cloud (The Forensic Mind Reader): Live, The Norwich Playhouse, Fri 21st September 

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Billed as the The Sherlock Holmes of entertainment, with a flair for comedy, Colin Cloud can read you like a book. If you manage getting into my head, good luck getting back out again!!

Book tickets £16-£18


Tribe Festival, Happy Valley, Grimston, Saturday 22nd – Sunday 23rd September 

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Finish the festival season on a high! Nestled in nine acres of woodland and open space, Tribe is a celebration of all things Norfolk and is bursting with family fun – including story telling from BeWILDerwood, Hip Hop and Reggae yoga sessions, pottery classes, hula hooping lessons, star gazing and mindful meditations. Norfolk’s very own Jake Morrell will be performing alongside a host of other local musicians.
Book tickets – Adult Weekend £45 (include free camping), Children 5-16’s £25, Under 5 – FREE. Day tickets £10 – £25

Let’s Dance 80’s, The Open, Norwich, Saturday 22nd September 

80's dance party

It’s an 80’s Smash Hits party – Madonna, Prince, Whitney Houston, David Bowie, Human League, A-ha, Michael Jackson, Bonnie Tyler, Soft Cell, Cyndi Lauper. Cheese with a capital C but we love it – where are my leg warmers??

Book tickets £10


A Super Happy Story, The Norwich Playhouse, Saturday 22nd September 

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This a a beautifully clever cabaret musical about depression that explains how it’s OK to not be OK with lots of singing, glitter, and laughter!

Book tickets £8.50 – £12


Weddings Open Morning, Holkham Hall, Sunday 23rd September 

wedding dress trail

Planning a wedding? This is a great opportunity to have a peek at the Lady Elizabeth Wing as a potential venue and chat to the wedding events team.



Fresh Artisan Market, The Shoe Factory, St Mary’s Works, Norwich, Sun 23rd September 


Spend a couple of hours, moseying/eating your way around this great market in the old shoe factory. Over 50 independent makers, handmade contemporary craft, artisan food/drink and music.


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