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Fakenham and Wells Events

Last year's John Lewis Christmas TV advert featured Sam and Monty the penguin, but can you remember other TV adverts from Christmas past? Photo: John Lewis/PA Wire

How well do you know Christmas TV adverts from years gone by?

Last dress rehearsal of this year's Christmas show at Thursford. Picture: Ian Burt

After months of rehearsals and military-style planning, the big day’s here.

Briston fireworks 2013

Norfolk’s skies will be lit up over the next few evenings as people enjoy the traditional Bonfire Night festivities.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

Norfolk Events

Father Christmas on the Bure Valley Railway.

Find some of the best things to do in our region this weekend with our guide to what’s on.

The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe at The Maddermarket Theatre. Picture: Mark Ivan Benfield

Aslan the lion and the White Witch are heading to Norwich this Christmas as the magical world of Narnia casts its spell on a city theatre.

Emma Knights
Norwich Puppet Theatre's Celebrity Puppet Auction

An eclectic mix of colourful characters created by artists and celebrities has raised thousands of pounds for Norwich Puppet Theatre.


Eating Out or Eating In

Richard Bainbridge at Benedicts on St Benedicts Street, Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Norwich chef Richard Bainbridge will be endeavouring to plate up perfection for harsh critics this week as he represents the region on BBC Two’s Great British Menu.

GY Food Festival

Anticipation is building for the fourth annual Great Yarmouth Food Festival which was officially launched this week.

East Twenty Six bar and restaurant, Exchange Street, Norwich. 

Hundreds of diners, nearly two dozen of Norwich’s finest independent restaurants and thousands of pounds raised for a worthy cause: tickets for Lloyd Addison’s Moveable Feast may have sold out already, but you can still be part of the mystery tour for taste buds.

United Kingdom

Film & Cinema

Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance and Billy Magnusson in Bridge of Spie. Picture: Jaap Buitendijk/DreamWorks

Another safe offering from Stephen Spielberg is saved by the performances of its two leading stars, says Michael Joyce.

Film pix 26/11/15

Director Steven Spielberg reunites with actor Tom Hanks for an incredible true story of courage and daring that proves one man can make a difference.

The Lady in the Van - Dame Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings

What would you do if a tattered old van complete with tramp-like woman pulled up in front of your home?

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