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Reading champion Philip Daws, who has 'influenced the reading habits of a generation', at King Edward VI School in Bury St Edmunds earlier this year with Louisa Ungureanu

A man once sworn at by Brian Clough is a Children’s Short Story Competition judge!

Caroline Flack. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire

X Factor presenter Caroline Flack has hit back at “vile comments” about her appearance which were posted online.

Panto at Great Yarmouth    taken 9th December 1967.

Norfolk’s love of pantomimes runs so deep that they continued to be performed throughout the First and Second World Wars.


Norfolk events

Fun on the ice rink in the Castle Mall gardens, next to Norwich Castle. Picture: Denise Bradley

It is time to get your skates on and buy tickets for this year’s coolest Christmas attraction.

Eastern Daily Press
Last year's Christmas tree festival at Aylsham Parish Church

A north Norfolk town is set to welcome the festive season as it stages a Christmas tree festival, craft market and grand lights switch-on.

Andrew Beane
Stephen Frys career will be celebrated with a one-hour television special on BBC Two this Christmas. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire

Stephen Fry’s career will be celebrated with a one-hour television special on BBC Two this Christmas.


Eating Out or Eating In

Richard Bainbridge at Benedicts on St Benedicts Street, Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Norwich chef Richard Bainbridge will be endeavouring to plate up perfection for harsh critics this week as he represents the region on BBC Two’s Great British Menu.

GY Food Festival

Anticipation is building for the fourth annual Great Yarmouth Food Festival which was officially launched this week.

East Twenty Six bar and restaurant, Exchange Street, Norwich. 

Hundreds of diners, nearly two dozen of Norwich’s finest independent restaurants and thousands of pounds raised for a worthy cause: tickets for Lloyd Addison’s Moveable Feast may have sold out already, but you can still be part of the mystery tour for taste buds.

United Kingdom

Film & Cinema

The Lady in the Van - Dame Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings

What would you do if a tattered old van complete with tramp-like woman pulled up in front of your home?

Aomi Muyock and Karl Glusman in Gaspar Noe's Love. Picture: Alchemy

This explicit 3D sex film shows all the signs of a very bad movie, but gets better as it goes on, says Michael Joyce.

Spectre - Daniel Craig

Explosive from start to finish the new James Bond offering - Spectre (now showing at The Light in Wisbech) - certainly leaves you shaken and also stirred.

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