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Paloma Faith performs at Thetford Forest on July 4.

Paloma Faith will perform at Thetford Forest this summer for Forest Live, the concert series run by the Forestry Commission.

Paloma Faith, playing Thetford this July

Paloma Faith is the latest name added to Thetford’s Forest Live line-up.

Alex Garnett's Bunch of Five will play Herts Jazz Club in Welwyn Garden City

A quintet with five-star appeal will be performing live in Welwyn Garden City.

Norfolk events

West Norfolk Gilbert & Sullivan Society The Pirates of Penzance

Ever popular Gilbert & Sullivan comic operetta The Pirates of Penzance is staged in King’s Lynn, soul favourites The Commodores pay a rare visit, hotly tipped singer-songwriter Louis Baker plays, musical Sister Act is Norfolk and Norwich Operatic Society’s big show and there is a concert tribute to Jacqueline du Pré. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this week.

Norfolk 2000 Project Manager, Emma Reeve with an Anglo-Saxon object from the Norfolk Museums Service collection. Courtesy of Norfolk Museums Service. Photo: Emma Reeve.

A project exploring the stories of the people who have moved to Norfolk over last 2,000 years is seeking three local artists to create artwork inspired by historical immigration.

La Manada by David Pérez Karmadavis is one of the works that will feature in Playing With Space at Norwich Arts Centre.

A festival of film and performance takes place in and around Norwich Arts Centre this weekend.

Eating Out or Eating In

The Seventh Heaven Burger and Waffle House which has opened on Exchange Street. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A dozen customers queueing for their first taste of Norwich’s newest restaurant were hoping its waffles and burgers would reach celestial heights of culinary excellence.

Adnams' award-winning Longshore vodka being made at the Copper House Distillery in Southwold.
Jonathan Adnams with a bottle of the Longshore vodka.

Picture: James Bass

They beat the Baltics, despite being better known for brewing beer and now their vodka has been hailed as the best in the world. STACIA BRIGGS went to Southwold to visit Adnams’ award-winning distillery.

The London Vegetable Orchestra at Aylsham Food Festival 2014. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Musical instruments made out of vegetables were a highlight of Aylsham Food Festival: Entertainment with a Difference on Saturday.

Film & Cinema

Film of the week: Ex Machina

Thursday, January 22, 2015
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In the late 1970s and early 1980s, when the original Star Wars trilogy, Alien, Blade Runner and The Terminator peddled artificial intelligence as science fantasy, the reality of conscious machines seemed a distant dystopian nightmare.

Testament of Youth

Our film critic Michael Joyce was expecting a mid-standard period production, but James Kent’s latest offering proved a more affecting affair.

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