Lowestoft Events

The cast of Beauty and the Beast panto at the Marina Theatre, Lowestoft. Back from 2nd left, Mary Rees Howe (Fairy Rosebud); Jeremy Edwards (Gaston), Rosie Hale (Belle); Matthew Wellman (Prince Francois/Beast); Helen Jeckells (witch); and Terry Gleed (Freddy). Front, Graeme Henderson (Professor Crackpot) and Fenton Gray (Dame Cherie Trifle). Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

There was glitter and greasepaint in the air as Lowestoft’s Marina Theatre launched it’s annual Christmas pantomime.

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Giovanni Pernice attending the Inside Soap Awards 2016. Picture  Ian West/PA Wire

Strictly Come Dancing’s Giovanni Pernice has announced his first ever tour of the UK and he will be visiting two theatres in Norfolk and Waveney.

Milestones Jazz - Horn Factory

One of the region’s finest big bands is set to return to Milestones Jazz Club this December.


Norfolk and Suffolk Events

Merry Xmas Everybody as Slade come to Norwich on their It's Christmas Tour. Picture: Submitted

Merry Xmas Everybody is sure to feature as the 1970s glam-rockers deliver an early Christmas present for Norfolk and Suffolk music and festive nostalgia lovers.

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The Fruits of Enlightenment being staged at the UEA. Picture: Ella Joy Green

An Oscar Wilde inspired comedy, Russian drama and The Twelve Days of Christmas also amongst theatre presents.


Eating Out or Eating In

Feast on the Street at Lattitude 2016. Photo: Feast on the Street

A popular East Anglian street food group have organised a fun, festive and free event in the fine city that will feature winter treats for the whole family to enjoy.

A bowl of assorted pasta.  Photo: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Today’s the day to pile your plate high with pasta and eat until your heart’s content. Here’s a look at some of the places in Norwich where you can go to do just this:

Norwich Cocktail Week: The drinks you need to try. Strawberry Shortcake cocktail at Frank's Bar (left) and The King Bee at Pop Up at 79.

Norwich Cocktail Week kicks off on Saturday October, 8 and runs until October, 15 during which time bars across Norwich will be serving up their finest tipples and hosting a range of fantastic events. Grab yourself a wristband and get out in the city to try some of these quirky concoctions.


Film & Cinema

Joseph Gordon Levitt as Edward Snowden in Oliver Stone's film. Picture: Vertigo

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Rhys Ifans give convincing portrayals in Oliver Stone’s provocative and confusing drama.

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Walt Disney Animation Studios bows out of 2016 with one of this year’s best pictures, the highly anticipated and loveable ‘Moana’.

A United Kingdom is out in cinemas now.

This week’s recommended film of the week is: A United Kingdom (12A).

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