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March 2017

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March events and en­ter­tain­ment

5th OPEN GAR­DENS

Raven­ing­ham Gar­dens, with its 18th cen­tury walled kitchen gar­den fea­tur­ing large glasshouses, will be open for view­ing in aid of the Na­tional Gar­den Scheme, and vis­i­tors will also be able to en­joy views across the new lake es­tab­lished at the turn of the mil­len­nium and the con­tem­po­rary sculp­ture in the gar­dens. The gar­dens will be open from 11am to 4pm; re­fresh­ments will be avail­able in the tea­room. En­try: £5 adults, £4.50 con­ces­sions and chil­dren un­der 16 are free.

6th BLICK­LING HALL AWAK­ENS

Af­ter be­ing closed for the big win­ter clean Blick­ling Hall will open its doors to wel­come vis­i­tors back for the sea­son and, for the first time, will be open daily from 12 noon-5pm right through un­til Oc­to­ber 29. Cos­tumed in­ter­preters will be bring­ing his­tory to life ev­ery Wed­nes­day and you can catch the cooks in the kitchen cook­ing up Lord Loth­ian’s favourite dishes on March 12, 19, 24 and 31.

9th BACH AT THE OC­TAGON

The Bach Play­ers are at The Oc­tagon Chapel, Cole­gate, Nor­wich, per­form­ing Sta­bat Mater: Mu­sic for Lent. Per­golesi’s pop­u­lar piece is com­ple­mented by in­stru­men­tal mu­sic on the same theme by Vi­valdi and Biber. Tick­ets are £17.50 and £12.50, Stu­dents £5, un­der 18s are free.

12th CON­CERTO DE­BUT

The Nor­wich-based Academy of St Thomas has been in­vited by clar­inet­tist Emma John­son to give the first live per­for­mance of a new clar­inet con­certo writ­ten for her by East An­glian com­poser Pa­trick Hawes. Emma is one of the UK’s big­gest-sell­ing clas­sic artists, hav­ing sold over half a mil­lion al­bums world­wide. The per­for­mance will take place at St An­drew’s Hall from 3pm.

15th SPRING FASH­ION

Jar­rold in­vites read­ers of EDP Nor­folk to join them for an even­ing to wel­come the spring sea­son with new looks from beauty and fash­ion, the launch of the home sale, fash­ion shows, live en­ter­tain­ment and sav­ings across the store. Open 6-9pm.

15th NOR­WICH GHOSTS

Friends of the Nor­wich Mu­se­ums; talk by the Man in Black. Town Close Au­di­to­rium at the Cas­tle Mu­seum, 2.30pm friend­soft­henor­wich­mu­se­ums.co.uk

18th A STREET CAT NAMED BOB

Cin­ema in Syder­stone presents a pre­sen­ta­tion of A Street Cat Named Bob, at Amy Rob­sart Vil­lage Hall, Syder­stone. Home­less and re­cov­er­ing from drug ad­dic­tion, James Bowen fi­nally has his own bed­sit and at­tempts to build a life and fu­ture for him­self busk­ing in Covent Gar­den. Re­turn­ing home one day, he finds a gin­ger cat sit­ting out­side his door. Screen­ing starts at 7.30pm, ad­vance tick­ets are £3.50 from 01485 578244 or 01485 578171.

19th BRIAN’S IN HOPTON

One of Bri­tain’s most cel­e­brated comic en­ter­tain­ers, Brian Con­ley, re­turns to Pot­ter’s Re­sort in Hopton to per­form com­edy, sketches and songs, along­side some of his best-known and loved ret­ro­spec­tive ma­te­rial. The one-night break starts from just £139 per adult and in­cludes com­fort­able ac­com­mo­da­tion, din­ner, a mid­night dish, break­fast and use of the re­sort’s fa­cil­i­ties.

23rd THE HER­MITAGE EN­SEM­BLE

This Rus­sian choir gave much plea­sure to mu­sic lovers in 2016

Be­low:

Mu­seum of the Broads opens its doors and re­turns to All Saints Church, Thorn­ham again this year. Per­for­mance starts at 6.30pm. For tick­ets, £15 each, chil­dren £10, please call Sue Bur­land, 01485 512155, or Jane Long, 01485 512101.

23rd-25th GLORIOUS BROAD­WAY

The Cho­rus of St Ce­cilia presents Glorious Broad­way! a con­cert of favourite hit songs from the West End and Broad­way, fea­tur­ing choir per­for­mances and guest soloists with mu­si­cal di­rec­tor Matthew Hardy. Per­for­mances be­gin at 7.30pm. Tick­ets are adults, £11, con­ces­sions £10, from Pav­il­ion Theatre box of­fice.

24th-26th SPRING IS IN THE AIR

Dale­gate Spring Mar­ket, in Burn­ham Deep­dale, fea­tures more than 50 Nor­folk ar­ti­sans and pro­duc­ers in two large mar­quees, the beach hut pop up shops and many out­side stalls, along­side the Deep­dale café which will also be open. En­try and park­ing are free.

25th MEZZO MARTHA

The Grace Jude Con­cert Se­ries presents the clas­si­cal mezzo so­prano Martha Jones with pi­ano ac­com­pa­ni­ment. The per­for­mance will be­gin at 7.30pm at St David’s Church, Plum­stead Road, Thorpe End. Tick­ets are £10 (in­clud­ing re­fresh­ments) and are avail­able from Thorpe End Post Of­fice 01603 433211, An­nette Jude 01508 492308, Dar­leen Plat­tin 01603 300093 and on the door. www.martha­jones­mezzo.co.uk

28th MY JOUR­NEY THROUGH THE RA­DIO

The Friends of All Saints Church, Hem­bling­ton in­vite you a riv­et­ing even­ing at the church to hear lo­cal celebrity ra­dio broad­caster and writer David Clay­ton talk about My Jour­ney through the Ra­dio. The even­ing will be­gin at 7pm. For more in­for­ma­tion please visit www.hem­bling­tonchurch.org.uk or con­tact Sue on Hem­bling­ton@ gmail.com 01603 715804

29th NEW YEAR, NEW MU­SEUM

The Mu­seum of the Broads re-opens for 2017 with new dis­plays, a spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tion, Broad­land in Pic­tures, and plenty for fam­i­lies to do in­clud­ing the new El­lis Eel Trail, a fun Easter Hol­i­day Trail, and steam boat trips from Tues­day to Thurs­day. Take part in a Sec­ond World War res­cue by an air­borne lifeboat, dis­cover how the Broads land­scape has in­spired artists and en­cour­aged tourists, play on our new play boat, and up­load your Broads photo to #Broad­land Pic­tures.

Be­low:

Blick­ling Hall is open­ing up its doors af­ter a long win­ter clean

Above: Raven­ing­ham Walled Gar­den Glasshouses

Left: Brian Con­ley ap­pear­ing at Pot­ters Re­sort, Hopton

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