Cal­en­dar: There’s a packed pro­gramme of events in Oc­to­ber

Oc­to­ber 2018

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UN­TIL 28TH DE­FI­ANT WORDS

Blick­ling Hall’s ex­hi­bi­tion ex­plores the im­por­tance of books through sound, the­atri­cal de­sign and sto­ry­telling in a se­ries of in­stal­la­tions through­out the man­sion and out to the gar­den tem­ple that re­veal sto­ries of books that have been banned, burned, redacted, drowned, ne­glected and su­per­seded. Blick­ling’s own li­brary, with 12,500 vol­umes, is cur­rently un­der­go­ing a com­pre­hen­sive five year con­ser­va­tion pro­gramme to en­sure its sur­vival. na­tion­al­trust.org.uk /blick­linges­tate

2ND AND 9TH VOICE PROJECT

It’s the 10th an­niver­sary of Nor­wich’s Voice Project. The vo­cal mu­sic ed­u­ca­tion char­ity will be host­ing a cel­e­bra­tion with spe­cial guests in De­cem­ber and you’re in­vited to join. To be in­volved, visit the com­mu­nity choir which is open to all for a free taster ses­sion on Tues­day Oc­to­ber 2 or the first re­hearsal on Tues­day Oc­to­ber 9. voice­pro­ject.co.uk

2ND-27TH RE­BEL­LIOUS SIS­TER­HOOD

Nor­folk Broad Hori­zons Theatre Com­pany will be tour­ing Re­bel­lious Sis­ter­hood- Votes For Women through­out the county. Ex­plor­ing the life of Em­me­line Pankhurst, fol­low­ing her re­lease from prison, Karen Forbes’ new play shows life be­hind the scenes of the lead­ers of the Suf­fragettes. For tick­ets see broad­hori­zon­sthe­atre.co.uk

3RD-16TH FIRST FLIGHT

Lo­cal artist Emily Rose will be de­but­ing her First Flight ex­hi­bi­tion at Cley Marshes Vis­i­tor Cen­tre. Show­cas­ing lo­cal wildlife and marshes, a se­lec­tion of orig­i­nal pas­tels will be avail­able to view. The artist will also be there paint­ing, and talk­ing about the work on show and of­fer­ing in­sight into the process. emi­ly­rose­fin­eart.co.uk

3RD, 10TH AND 17TH DEER DIS­COV­ERY

Learn all about the herd of deer in Holkham park. Dis­cover changes in be­hav­iour and how the sanc­tu­ary has be­come what it is to­day. Bring your binoculars and cam­eras as you en­joy an in­for­ma­tive guided walk. 11am and 2pm, tick­ets £6.50 adults, £3.25 chil­dren, holkham.co.uk

3RD, 10TH, 17TH, 25TH LIT­ER­ARY LOVE

The UEA’s Au­tumn Lit­er­ary Fes­ti­val fea­tures es­teemed writ­ers in­clud­ing MI5 his­to­rian Christo­pher An­drew, bi­og­ra­pher and mem­oirist Claire Ro­ma­lin and novelist and mem­oirist Rose Tre­main. Rais­ing money to fund stu­dent schol­ar­ships at UEA, the fes­ti­val will be of­fer­ing an in­trigu­ing mix this au­tumn. Tick­ets £9, £5 stu­dents, £54 sea­son ticket, uea.ac.uk/lit­fest

5TH CATHE­DRAL LOCK-IN

This Oc­to­ber sees the re­turn of Cathe­dral@Night when Nor­wich Cathe­dral will wel­come hun­dreds of young peo­ple and lead­ers from across the re­gion for an all-night 12 hour lock-in. The event is open to all aged be­tween 10-17 and will see Nor­wich Cathe­dral spec­tac­u­larly trans­formed with at­mo­spheric light­ing, live mu­sic, cathe­dral tours, a climb­ing wall chal­lenge, chill-out zone, board

games, pam­per­ing, sports, prayer space, wor­ship and a mid­night ceilidh! The event starts at 7pm on Fri­day Oc­to­ber 5.

To reg­is­ter and re­ceive your full book­ing in­for­ma­tion visit: DofN.org/Cathe­dralatNight

6TH & 7TH AP­PLE WEEK­END

Cel­e­brate the ap­ple har­vest by join­ing the team at Blick­ling Hall near Ayl­sham in the walled gar­den and en­joy juic­ing demon­stra­tions and tast­ings. Dis­cover the es­tate’s her­itage ap­ples, with pop-up talks from the gar­den team and learn more about a spe­cial va­ri­ety that has been re-in­tro­duced from the di­ary of a 19th cen­tury Blick­ling gar­dener.

Free ad­mis­sion to the or­chard and park­land. Nor­mal ad­mis­sion ap­plies for the house and gar­den, with Na­tional Trust mem­bers free. £5 park­ing charge for non-mem­bers.

6TH & 7TH ART EX­HI­BI­TION

See art by the mem­bers of Hing­ham and Hard­ing­ham Art Group at its an­nual ex­hi­bi­tion. Free, Lin­coln Hall, Hing­ham. 10am-5pm.

7TH HAR­VEST LUNCH

Dig in to a cel­e­bra­tory lunch at the Walpole St Peter Par­ish Hall. It fol­lows the Har­vest Fes­ti­val Ser­vice, of­fer­ing a roast lunch with sea­sonal veg­eta­bles and dessert. Ev­ery­one is wel­come even if you can’t make the ser­vice.

12.30pm, tick­ets £8, walpolest­peter­church.org

7TH–10TH, 11TH HARE TO­DAY

The GoGoHares are all in one place! Book a 90 minute slot at the ‘Hare To­day Gone To­mor­row’ event to see the hares to­gether be­fore they’re auc­tioned off for Break char­ity.

The orig­i­nal hares will be gath­ered out­side The Fo­rum along­side two that aren’t on the trails. Get your­self a raf­fle ticket for your chance to win Pablo the cir­cus themed hare. For those that have autism or need space and quiet there is a quiet ses­sion on Oc­to­ber 11 with lim­ited tick­ets.

Tick­ets £2.50, vis­it­nor­wich. co.uk/ex­plore-and-ex­pe­ri­ence/ hare-to­day-gone-to­mor­row/

11TH–13TH OK­TO­BER­FEST

Cel­e­brate Ok­to­ber­fest with OPEN Nor­wich. The Bank Plain will trans­form into a Ger­man themed bierkeller with au­then­tic food, beer and en­ter­tain­ment. Guests can also ex­pect to be en­ter­tained by clas­sic Ger­man oom-pah and Euro-pop bands over the week­end.

Tick­ets from £10, open­nor­wich. tick­et­solve.com

12TH–3RD NOVEM­BER PRIMEVIL SCARE

Claimed to be ‘Nor­folk’s big­gest scare ex­pe­ri­ence’, PrimEVIL of­fers 17 nights of fright at Di­nosaur Ad­ven­ture in Len­wade. It hosts five at­trac­tions and var­i­ous en­ter­tain­ment in­clud­ing street per­form­ers, a live band and a bar­be­cue.

6pm-11pm, last ad­mis­sion 9pm. Tick­ets from £10, primevilscare.com

13TH PORKSTOCK

Join in the sausage eat­ing com­pe­ti­tion, taste the lo­cal ciders and en­joy the ac­tiv­i­ties on of­fer at the Nor­folk Show­ground. Have fun and raise money for Nel­son’s Jour­ney, all to cel­e­brate Nor­folk’s food and drink.

10am-5pm. Ad­mis­sion free, £2 per car park­ing

Fin­ish the day with the Porkstock party. The tick­eted evening event will have lo­cal beers as well as a range of gin and ton­ics and more. 7pm-12.30am. Tick­ets £20, porkstock.co.uk

13TH ACADEMY OF ST THOMAS

The orches­tra cel­e­brates its 45th an­niver­sary by in­tro­duc­ing in­ter­na­tional con­duc­tor Ben­jamin Pope and cel­list Richard Har­wood for a con­cert in Nor­wich. Richard is reg­u­larly heard on BBC, hav­ing made his BBC Ra­dio 3 de­but at the age of 13 with a live record­ing of the El­gar Con­certo – the work he will be per­form­ing in this con­cert.

St An­drew’s Hall, 7.30pm acade­my­of­st­thomas.com

13TH NEON NIGHT

Ex­pe­ri­ence a brand new 5k event with East Anglian Air Am­bu­lance. Neon Night Mis­sion will be a fun run in­clud­ing lasers, foam, paint and in­flat­a­bles as you go through five mis­sion ar­eas in the style of EAAA. Open to any­one over the age of 12, 6pm, tick­ets from £16.50, neon­night­mis­sion.co.uk

14TH SCHNAUZERFEST WALK

The an­nual char­ity fund rais­ing event gets schnauzers and hu­mans to­gether, rais­ing money to help dogs get care and vet­eri­nary treat­ment after be­ing saved from hor­ri­ble back­grounds. The event has no fee but of­fers an ‘hon­esty box’ for peo­ple to give how­ever much they wish. 10.30am for 11am set off; meet at the Beach Café, Wells-nex­tSea, the­bark­ing­bu­gle.co.uk

14TH-29TH LANTERN PA­RADE

Ex­plore the wood­land, meet BeWILDer­bats and cre­ate a lantern through­out the day. As dusk falls at Be­WIL­Der­wood, jump into the pa­rade and see a ‘mag­i­cal light ex­trav­a­ganza’. Put on your cos­tumes and run wild. Tick­ets from £8.50, be­wil­der­wood.co.uk

18TH CITY SER­VICE

Work­ers in Nor­wich are in­vited to a lunchtime har­vest fes­ti­val ser­vice at St An­drew’s Church (next to Cinema City), St An­drew’s Street Nor­wich. Starts at 1.05 and in­cludes a short ser­vice fol­lowed by re­fresh­ments. Ad­mis­sion and re­fresh­ments free.

For more in­for­ma­tion call Rev Mar­tin Young 01603 498821

18TH RALPH MCTELL

Song­writer and gui­tarist Ralph McTell will be at Hun­stan­ton’s Princess Theatre as part of his UK au­tumn tour. The Streets of Lon­don song­writer will per­form many of his best loved works. 7.30pm. Tick­ets £23.50 in­clud­ing box of­fice fee. princesshun­stan­ton.co.uk

18TH–28TH TRICK OR TWEET

Dis­cover a new side of na­ture at Pen­sthorpe Nat­u­ral Park this halfterm with the nat­u­ral Hal­loween themed event. En­joy craft-mak­ing and a creepy-crawly trail through the wood­lands and wet­lands of the re­serve or, for more thrills, try the eco-play ar­eas.

10am to 5pm, tick­ets £11.95 adults, £10.95 chil­dren and se­niors, un­der threes and an­nual mem­bers free.

For more dark se­crets and to ex­plore more of the re­serve not reach­able on foot, book a place on the Pen­sthorpe Ex­plorer tour, an ‘off road’ ad­ven­ture.

Ad­di­tional charge to book­ing free. £5 adults and se­niors, £4 chil­dren and £4.50 an­nual mem­bers.

19TH IL­LUS­TRATED TALK

Choos­ing a life of fraud and swin­dling in the 1800s, Al­fred Tal­lent was con­victed and trans­ported to Nor­folk Is­land in the Pa­cific Ocean. Join Chris John­son as he il­lus­trates this tragic story of a gro­cer and draper with con­nec­tions to Nor­folk and Suf­folk, at St Mary’s Church Hall, Diss. Tick­ets £3 mem­bers, £5 non­mem­bers, diss­mu­seum.co.uk

19TH-21ST AN­TIQUES FAIR

Held at Holkam Hall once a year, the an­tiques fair is home to fur­ni­ture, paint­ings, jew­ellery, glass and more. Join 30 deal­ers as they show­case their goods in the Lady Eliz­a­beth Wing for res­i­dents and vis­i­tors to the area. 11am-4.30pm. Tick­ets £4, un­der 16s free, lo­max­fairs.com

20TH–28TH ALL ABOARD

Ad­mire the wildlife in the Broads Na­tional Park with the help of Broads Tours. Start at Wrox­ham and hear all about the ori­gins of the Broads from the skip­per on the 90-minute boat trip. De­par­ture 11.30am and 2pm Tick­ets £9 adults, chil­dren free, max­i­mum of two chil­dren free for ev­ery fare-pay­ing adult

24TH WILD WEDNES­DAY

Join the Na­tional Trust team at Bran­caster beach for a ‘day of 50 things’ themed fam­ily fun. Build a sand­cas­tle, watch the wildlife or fly a kite; it’s an op­por­tu­nity to col­lect stick­ers and stamps for your scrap­book. 10am to 4pm. Ad­mis­sion free, vis­it­nor­folk.co.uk

26TH JAZZ VO­CAL­IST

The Hoste of Mu­sic’s live mu­sic guest will be jazz vo­cal­ist Geor­gia Man­cio, cel­e­brat­ing the mu­sic and spirit of Brazil­ian Bossa Nova. As well as en­joy­ing live mu­sic, guests can ex­pe­ri­ence a three course din­ner in the Burn­ham Mar­ket; Brasserie restau­rant. Tick­ets £55 in­clud­ing, an allinclu­sive meal and mu­sic ticket, the­hoste.com

26TH DINE IN THE DARK

Orig­i­nat­ing in Switzer­land, din­ing in the dark aims to test your senses and take your taste buds on a jour­ney. OPEN Nor­wich of­fers a unique din­ing ex­pe­ri­ence with five cour­ses of Nor­folk de­lights and world flavours. Tick­ets £25, open­nor­wich. tick­et­solve.com

27TH SEN­SA­TIONAL SIX­TIES

Re­turn­ing to King’s Lynn for one night only, the three hour 60s show has a brand new pro­duc­tion but the same nos­tal­gia. Step back in time with big names in­clud­ing Mike Pen­der, Chris Far­lowe and Her­man’s Her­mits. 7.30pm, tick­ets £29, kingslyn­ncornex­change.co.uk

31ST SPOOKY HAP­PEN­INGS

Jour­ney through an in­ter­ac­tive theatre ex­pe­ri­ence at St Ge­orge’s Theatre, Great Yar­mouth. En­joy ap­ple bob­bing, un­lucky dip and more tra­di­tional games for the whole fam­ily. Ex­pect an evening of tricks and treats.

Tick­ets £6 each or £20 fam­ily, stge­orgesthe­atre.tick­et­solve.com

Voice project

Emily Rose

ABOVE:Kate Barmby demon­strates her skills at the Porkstock last year

Bran­caster beach

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