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Jim Paine and Clare Billington run The Walnut Tree Garden Nursery in Rocklands. They will be one of the stall holders at the Creake Abbey Plant Lovers Day.

Top plantsmen and women are getting ready to meet the public and sell their flowers, shrubs and trees at one of the most popular garden events in the county.

Nigel Barnett of Fransham Forge took part in Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios 2014

Artists across the county will soon be opening the doors to their studios to exhibit, sell and talk about their work with the general public.

Fakenham Museum of Gas and Local History. Picture: Matthew Usher.

From smugglers and fishermen to the history of a gas works, a new festival starting next week promises a wide range of events to suit all those with a thirst for knowledge about our region’s past.

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Houghton Hall illuminated as part of LightScape: James Turrell at Houghton. Photo: Hugo Glendinning.

A flight up in the twilight sky as a boy is one of the first times American artist James Turrell remembers being fascinated by the magic of light – and from that sense of enchantment an impressive decades-long career in art has sprung.

Mundesley Festival manager Derek Kirk

A seaside entertainment festival is ploughing this year’s charity cash into a cause literally close to his heart.

The Radio 1 Big Weekend big clean up as the stage is taken down at Earlham Park. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The Big Weekend was a real success – and now it’s time for the big clean-up.

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Eating Out or Eating In

Launch of Norfolk Food and Drink in Norwich this evening at Open.

The county’s lavish larder will be celebrated all year round after the official launch of Norfolk Food and Drink.

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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.

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Film & Cinema

Film Review: We Are Many

Sunday, May 24, 2015
LONDON - FEBRUARY 15:  Several hundred thousand people march past the Westminster Clock Tower (Big Ben) towards Hyde Park to protest against the proposed war in Iraq February 15, 2003 in London. Similar massive demonstrations are taking place all over the world as the U.S. and Britain continue to press for a UN Security Council resolution for war.  (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

This slick documentary charting the protests against the Iraq War makes a lot out of something that achieved little, says Michael Joyce.

Film review: Mad Max: Fury Road

Friday, May 22, 2015
Mad Max: Fury Road. Picture: Warner Bros. Pictures

While Tom Hardy falls short, the latest chapter of this groundbreaking franchise is an action-packed triumph, says Michael Joyce.

Film review pix 21/5/15

For a big budget fantasy which vociferously encourages children to dream, Tomorrowland: A World Beyond is disappointingly - and ironically - short on invention and ingenuity.

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