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What to do this Easter.

From Easter egg hunts to family shows, riding a steam train to seeing new spring arrivals down on the farm, there are plenty of things to do this Easter for all the family.

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Dreamboats and Miniskirts. PICTURE: Mick Howes

I might not have been born in the 1960s when Dreamboats and Miniskirts is set, but that did not stop me thoroughly enjoying the show.

Lowestoft
Latitude Festival. Picture: James Bass

The line-up of Latitude Festival’s Lake Stage at the events 10th birthday edition is announced today.

Norfolk and Suffolk Events

FLY Festival of Literature for Young People 2014.
Sally Gardner talks about her recent novels and discusses dyslexia.

A festival which aims to inspire young people with books and
stories is preparing to fly into Norwich with a packed programme of events.

Emma Knights
The Groovy Greeks and Incredible Invaders brought to life with Horrible Histories. Picture: Darren Bell.

Terry Deary’s pretty much universally adored Horrible Histories returns with two new shows, plus comedy with a political slant, Handel’s Messiah and more, SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this week.

Margaret Thatcher
Karl Minns

For more than a decade Karl Minns has kept Norfolk entertained as part of the Nimmo Twins, but his new solo show is a very different beast.

Eating Out or Eating In

Norwich City of Ale 2015 festival publicans, brewers and supporters raise a glass at the launch in the memeorial gardens, Norwich.Pictured front Dawn Leeder and Phil Cutter Photo: Steve Adams

As the Norwich City of Ale prepares to celebrate its fifth year, a competition is being held to find a name for the new charity beer.

Norwich
The Seventh Heaven Burger and Waffle House which has opened on Exchange Street. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A dozen customers queueing for their first taste of Norwich’s newest restaurant were hoping its waffles and burgers would reach celestial heights of culinary excellence.

Adnams' award-winning Longshore vodka being made at the Copper House Distillery in Southwold.
Jonathan Adnams with a bottle of the Longshore vodka.

Picture: James Bass

They beat the Baltics, despite being better known for brewing beer and now their vodka has been hailed as the best in the world. STACIA BRIGGS went to Southwold to visit Adnams’ award-winning distillery.

Film & Cinema

The Duff (12A)

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Film review pix 9/4/15

It seems rather disingenuous for Hollywood - an industry that reveres glamour, designer couture and age-defying beauty - to peddle wish fulfillment fantasies to female audiences that extol beauty as a quality that radiates purely from within.

Cinderella (U)

Friday, March 27, 2015
Film review pix 26/2/15

Slavishly adapted from Disney’s classic 1950 animated musical, Kenneth Branagh’s live action version of the fairy-tale romance doesn’t skimp on the period detail.

The Full Monty begins its run at the Ipswich Regent tonight. Cast outside of Town Hall. Left to right, Gary Lucy, Martin Miller, Andrew Dunn, Rupert Hill, Louis Emerick. Photo: Gregg Brown

Still nippy out, you can’t blame the cast of The Full Monty for leaving more than their hats on when they stopped by Ipswich Corn Hill.

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