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This Weekend

FRI 14 - SUN 16 SEPT

Olive’s Plant-Based Supper Club, Olive’s, Norwich, Friday 14th September  

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Broad Table Catering have joined forces with a perennial Norwich favourite, Olive’s, to produce a vegan supper club. With a menu that features everything from plant-based cocktails to an Ethiopian wheatberry salad, this is definitely one for the green-tastebud gourmets.

Book tickets £40 inc cocktail, canapés, 6 dishes – advance booking for this one is essential.


Out There Festival, Great Yarmouth, Friday 14th – Sunday 16th September  

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Out There Festival is a celebration of circus and street entertainment and this year, there are some spectacular acts in store for you! There are just too many events to list here, so make sure you check out the Seachange Arts website to see what’s happening where.

Most of the acts are free to watch but some may need tickets so it’s best to check in advance to make sure.


Sheringham 40s Weekend, Sheringham, Friday 14th – Sunday 16th September

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The annual Sheringham 40s weekend is so much more than a few flags and some bunting. If you want to see towns transformed, then hop on the North Norfolk steam trains and travel the line to Weybourne and Holt. You can listen to live music from bands and singers, watch the local swing dancers in action and browse through hundreds of fascinating pop-up vintage stalls in all three towns. At night, the pubs and bars come alive with wartime classics and the party doesn’t end until the Victory Parade on Sunday. This is escapism at its best and as costumes are essential, there’s no better excuse to buy a new vintage frock.

All the town centre events are free but you will need to purchase tickets to ride the steam trains (once bought, you can make as many trips as you like)


Ciderfest, The Brisley Bell, Saturday 15th September  

This is the Brisley Bell’s first cider festival and it has all the ingredients for a roaring success. Tipi Bar? Artisan Market? Music? Cider? We’ll see you at the bar…

Book tickets – free but should be reserved in advance to guarantee entry.


Gung-Ho! Earlham Park, Norwich, Saturday 15th September  

Looking for a seriously fun way to burn off some calories? The Norwich Gung-Ho course will have you running, bouncing, jumping and slipping your way through 5k of inflatable obstacles, including Europe’s biggest inflatable slide! And if that doesn’t sound like incentive enough, it’s all for charity mate with money going to Children In Need.

Different wave times available and you can run the course as many times as you like within your wave time (if you still have the energy left, of course!)

Book tickets £40-£60


Parent & Baby Show, UEA Sportspark, Sunday 16th September

Billed as the baby show with a difference, this event promises all the fun of a festival for babies and bumps alike. There’ll be talks and workshops but also activity zones, portraiture, health checks and glitter painting too (because every bump needs a bit of sparkle!)

Book tickets £5


Jazz & Cabaret, Norwich Playhouse, Sunday 16th September  


The Jonathan Wyatt Big Band is Norfolk’s premier big-band experience and they’re coming to the Playhouse with a sparkling array of special guests. All profits from this show will go to two charities: the national research charity, Breast Cancer Now and the Norfolk-based champions of reconstructive surgery, Keeping Abreast. This is the show that has the feel-good factor while helping to make a difference to the lives of women everywhere, so it’s well worth your support.

Book tickets £19

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