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Mon 25 June - Sun 1 July

Embrace, Odeon Norwich, Tues 26 June 

Back for it’s second screening c/o ‘We got this (sometimes)’ – Embrace explores the issue of body image from the point of view of Taryn as she traverses the globe talking to experts, women in the street and well-known personalities about the alarming rates of body image issues that are seen in people of all body types. Taryn bares all (literally) to explore the factors contributing to this problem and seeks to find solutions.

The reviews have been amazing and life changing!

Book tickets £12.50


Shrek – The Musical, Norwich Theatre Royal, Tues 26 June – Sun 8 July 

Shrek the musical

I’ve been looking forward to this for months and can only imagine how wonderfully vibrant and  extravagant this musical will be!

It’s unlikely that The Shrek franchise has passed you by, but a quick storyline synopsis if it has – Shrek and his loyal steed Donkey set off on a quest to rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona from her tower, guarded by a fire breathing love-sick dragon. Add the vertically challenged Lord Farquaad, a gang of fairytale misfits, and a biscuit with attitude, and you’ve got an irresistible mix of adventure, laughter and romance!

Book tickets £25 – £40.50


Champagne Dinner, Bishops Restaurant, Norwich, Thurs 28 June 

Eat your way around the world, sounds soooo culturally indulgent!

Every Thursday, Bishops are designing a menu consisting of specially selected courses from a host country. This Thursday must be French and you’ll be treated to four courses and six different Champagnes. Muddy Award finalist – Jerome from Bijou Bottles will be in the restaurant to share his knowledge about the each wine as it is served.

Book  £110


The Royal Norfolk Show, Norwich, Wed 27 – Thurs 28 June 

royal norfolk show cows parachutes hats

It’s the UK’s largest two-day country show and THE perfect opportunity to get glammed up, wedges not stilettos ladies, but be bold and wear a hat!

Traditionally an agricultural show with all manner of animal and farming paraphenalia. But more importantly a wonderful day of drinking, eating and hob nobbing with the great and good of the county.

Ps. A certain someone might just be sitting on the judging panel for Best Dressed Lady!

Book tickets £5 – £47 (various concessions and family tickets available)


Pretty Women Open Air Cinema, Holkham Hall Estate, Fri 29 June

outdoor cinema night audience pretty women

The Luna Cinema will once again transform the beautiful grounds of the walled garden at Holkham Hall  for classic cinema under the stars!

Bring your blankets and chairs and sit back and relax with a Muddy favourite – Pretty Woman!

Book tickets £14.50


Bouillabaisse & Seafood BBQ, The White Horse, Brancaster Staithe, Sat 30 June

lobster lemon wedge garnish

Another one for the foodies – sorry couldn’t resist slipping this one in! Relax on the bank at the White Horse and while away a lazy Saturday enjoying local seafood on the barbie and drinks from the ‘Ruby pop up’ bar.

 Pizza & Prosecco Festival, The Open, Norwich, Sat 30 June

pizza prosecco

The ultimate food pair party – get your slice of fun while you sip on bubbles to a singalong sound track that’s cheesier than your pizza topping.

Tickets include a free Aperol Spritz, a prosecco bible and a slice of rustic pizza.  If only we could go in our pyjamas too!!

Two sessions – 1 – 5pm and 6 -10pm

Book tickets £15.99


The Go Go Hare Trail, Norfolk, Sun 24 June – Sun 8 Sept 

go go hare trail

They’re back and this year Break has chosen hares to celebrate 50 years of the Norfolk children’s charity.

On the 24th June – 50 hares will be placed in Norwich and a further 18 will be located around Norfolk to form the Go Go Hare city and county trails.

Trail maps are available from the tourist information office in The Forum and various tourist spots around the county. You can also download it from the Go Go Hare website.  New this year, an App which might even keep the older ones engaged  (the App costs £1.99 and Break will receive £1 from the sale).

Personally, this year I will be adopting the tortoise approach and eke out as many days entertainment as possible!


Lynn Chadwick: Beasts, The Sainsbury Centre, Norwich, Fri 11 May – Fri 31 August 

metal beast sculpture

The Sainsbury Centre Sculpture Park is a must this summer! In addition to the fabulous Anthony Gormley Exhibition they’ve now  welcomed three striking sculptures by leading British sculptor Lynn Chadwick (1914–2003) to take up residence in its East End garden.

These three “Beasts” (Crouching Beast II, Lion I and Beast Alerted I) are monumental animals captured in various states of action, made of welded stainless-steel sheets.

Muddy tip – built in BBQ’s by the lake make the perfect place for a little informal get together with friends on a Sunday afternoon!

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