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Fakenham and Wells Events

Creake Abbey are getting ready for a Christmas Farmers Market - Abbey Cafe owner Stephen Harrison with Diana Brocklebank Scott ready with festive fayre. Picture; Matthew Usher.

There are a host of events at Creake Abbey cafe and food hall in the run up to Christmas.

Father Christmas arrives at the Wells Christmas Tide festival 2013. Picture: Ian Burt

It is a very different town that celebrates its annual Christmas event this year.

Norfolk Events

Peter Pan at Norwich Theatre Royal

Panto is a triumph – Oh yes it is!

Pasha Kovalev and Caroline Flack on the live show of Strictly Come Dancing. Photo credit: Guy Levy/BBC/PA Wire.

As Norfolk’s very own dancing queen, Caroline Flack, was crowned the 2014 Strictly Come Dancing champion, there could have been nobody more proud in the studio audience than her mum, Chris, and her two sisters, Jody and Lizzie.

Joint creative directors, Stash Kirkbride, left, and Peter Beck in Maddermarket Theatre's bar area which has been refurbished. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

It has been part of Norwich’s arts scene for about a century, and in the New Year the Maddermarket Theatre is set to relaunch with a brand new look.

Eating Out or Eating In

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.

The London Vegetable Orchestra at Aylsham Food Festival 2014. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Musical instruments made out of vegetables were a highlight of Aylsham Food Festival: Entertainment with a Difference on Saturday.

Film & Cinema

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Film of the week: Paddington

Thursday, November 27, 2014
Film pix 27/11/14

More than 50 years after he first appeared in print, author Michael Bond’s beloved bear Paddington has finally arrived on the big screen in his first star-packed family adventure.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

The spectre of war casts a long shadow over the penultimate chapter of the blockbusting dystopian thrillers based on Suzanne Collins’ bestselling trilogy.

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