NORFOLK AND NOR­WICH FES­TI­VAL THE ROUND UP

Tak­ing over the city and var­i­ous other lo­ca­tions this month is the an­nual Norfolk and Nor­wich Fes­ti­val; here is a se­lec­tion of what is on of­fer

EDP Norfolk - - What’s On -

Fri­day 12 – Sun­day 21 LUKE JER­RAM: MU­SEUM OF THE MOON

A gi­ant in­flat­able moon fea­tur­ing de­tailed NASA im­agery of the lu­nar sur­face will ap­pear out­side the Fo­rum, with an atmospheric sound­scape at var­i­ous times through­out the week The Fo­rum, Nor­wich Free en­try

Satur­day 13 FAM­ILY JAZZ ALL-STARS

Join singer Juliet Kelly and some of the UK’s finest jazz mu­si­cians in a fun-filled fam­ily show lead­ing you through a trib­ute to jazz singers past and pre­sent. Nor­wich Play­house, 11.30am and 2pm Tick­ets £8

Wed­nes­day 17 STORMY: THE LIFE OF LENA HORNE

Camilla Beeput cel­e­brates dancer, movie star, ac­tivist and singer Lena Horne in her cen­te­nary year, un­der the cre­ative di­rec­tion of Clarke Pe­ters. Nor­wich Play­house, 7:30pm with post show talk. Tick­ets £18.50

Wed­nes­day 17 – Sun­day 28 CASUS CIR­CUS: DRIFTWOOD

Head­lin­ing the iconic Ad­nams Speigel­tent is the lat­est show from Casus – one of Aus­tralia’s most ex­cit­ing con­tem­po­rary cir­cus com­pa­nies. Driftwood is a colour­ful con­coc­tion of ex­plo­sive en­coun­ters, hid­den looks and hu­mor­ous dis­cov­er­ies. No per­for­mances on Thurs­day 18 and Tues­day 23) Per­for­mances at 7.30pm (Sun­day 23 at 5pm) Tick­ets £21

Fri­day 19 PHILIP GLASS AND LAU­RIE AN­DER­SON: AMER­I­CAN STYLE

They have col­lab­o­rated through the years on var­i­ous live and record­ing projects and have come to­gether once more to cre­ate a new even­ing of mu­sic. First per­formed in 2015 the even­ing in­volves trad­ing songs and im­pro­vis­ing. Nor­wich Theatre Royal, 8pm Tick­ets, £58 - £8

Satur­day 20 – Sun­day 21 THE GARDEN PARTY

Tak­ing over Chapelfield Gar­dens dur­ing the mid­dle week­end of the fes­ti­val, The Garden Party is full of ex­cit­ing per­for­mances and en­ter­tain­ment for all ages. Chapelfield Gar­dens, please check web­site for de­tails. All events are free

Satur­day 20 and Sun­day 21 RAGROOF TEA DANCES

Fan­tas­tic par­tic­i­pa­tory dance events fea­tur­ing DJs for dis­cern­ing dancers, vin­tage cos­tumes, fab­u­lous dance dis­plays, in­stant dance classes along with plenty of tea and cakes, and a bar for any­thing stronger. Choose from City of Stars (20) or the South Amer­i­can Way (21). Events run ap­prox. 3h Tick­ets £10

Mon­day 22 – Fri­day 26 May THE ARMS OF SLEEP: THE VOICE PROJECT CHOIR

Im­mer­sive overnight sleep­over ex­pe­ri­ence with renowned choir. 9.30pm – ap­prox 7.30am The Assem­bly House, Nor­wich Tick­ets £40, £30 con­ces­sions 01603 766400

Tues­day 23 - Thurs­day 25 MEET ME AT THE SPEIGEL­TENT

Ideal for fam­i­lies with tod­dlers, come join in with Bounce

and Rhyme Time, mu­si­cal ad­ven­tures with Hart­beeps and a chance to get cre­ative with Doo­dles Pa­per For­est. The Speigel­tent, Chapelfield Gar­dens, var­i­ous times Free en­try, rec­om­mended for ages 0-5

Wed­nes­day 24 KANSAS SMITTY’S HOUSE BAND

With a crit­i­cally-ac­claimed de­but al­bum and back to back sold-out shows at Ron­nie Scotts and their own bar in east Lon­don, Kansas Smitty’s House Band has ce­mented it­self as one of the driv­ing forces of Lon­don’s jazz scene. The Ad­nams Speigel­tent, Tick­ets £16

Above: Camilla Beeput in

Stormy: The Life of Lena Horne

Below: Philip Glass and Lau­rie An­der­son: Amer­i­can Style

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