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3 Acle “Tasty” Food & Drink Festival returns with numerous stallholders with tasters, offerings and demonstrations. Open 10-4pm at Acle Academy, South Walsham Road, Acle, NR13 3ER. Entry £2 adults, £1 children, under-fives free. 3 Budding singers have the chance to hit the high notes in a “Gareth Malone style” singing day from 10.30am to 5pm at Feltwell’s St Mary’s Church. Led by Chris Parsons, musical director of Thetford Singers, the day will include African tribal songs, English folk songs and other musical genres. Information and bookings, contact Christine Parker, 01842 827152, cm[email protected] 3 H2DANCE presents Staging Ages, with intergenerational work for five performers aged nine to 65, at Norwich Arts Centre, St Benedict’s Street, Norwich, NR2 4PG, 8pm. Tickets £2-£10, 01603 660352; norwichartscentre.co.uk 4 Join Ormiston Families the Norfolk Walk with a Fork eight-mile walk, featuring some of the county’s local food producers providing tasty treats along the route through the grounds of Walsingham Abbey. Tickets £15, children welcome and under-fives go free. Dogs also welcome but must be kept on lead at all times; 01473 705030; www.orimiston.org/walkwithafork 4-10 The Festival of Architecture for Norfolk and Norwich returns to celebrate the county’s contemporary architecture. Many events are free and include exhibitions showcasing Norfolk architects’ work at The Forum, plus Norwich University of Arts (NUA) students’ work at NUA and at Norwich Castle Museum; www.fann.org.uk 6 Join EDP Norfolk for the readers’ art event at the fascinating new exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre in Norwich - Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector - at 4.30pm with refreshments, a talk from curator Claudia Milburn and a private viewing in the gallery. Tickets, £20, must be booked in advance on 01603 772224.
10 The Winds of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment perform at St Boltoph’s Church, Trunch. Tickets in advance, £12 (£5 for under-16s) from Trunch Corner Stores or North Norfolk District Council, 01263 516294. Admission on door, £15 (£5 for under-16s); www.northnorfolk.org/arts 10 Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society host Come & Sing choruses from The Creation. Free event, all welcome, 10am, with informal concert at 5.30pm. The Lighthouse, Sheringham, NR26 8RT. Book your place on 01263 711087 or hur[email protected]mail. com 10-31 Bircham Gallery in Holt holds an Art Exhibition with works from Chris Prout (paintings), Gillies Jones (contemporary blown glass) and Stuart Anderson (bronze sculpture); 01263 713312; www.birchamgallery.co.uk
Netsuke from the collection buy Edmund de Waal, part of the Magnificent Obsessions exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre
Enjoy a plethora of foodie treats as you around Walsingham Abbey for Walk with a Fork.
St Mary’s Church is the venue for a day of singing with Chris Parsons.