Month: February 2017

Integrated Apprenticeship programme shortlisted for Norfolk Care Award

From left: NNUH Guist Ward Deputy Sister and Megan Knights – photo supplied by NNUH   Working in partnership with social care, a team from the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) has been shortlisted for a Norfolk Care Award. The Trust’s ‘Integrated Apprenticeship’ programme was nominated in the Norfolk Care Awards Most Supportive Employer (Student Placement) category and the team will join other finalists at an awards ceremony at Sprowston Manor on Thursday (23rd February). The Norfolk Care Awards aim to showcase excellence in care and support services across the county. Annie Cook, NNUH Career Development Coordinator, said:...

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New work from Richard Long to feature at Houghton Hall this summer

Richard Long Full Moon Circle, Houghton Hall, 2003 Photo © The Eye Snapper   Land and Sky: Richard Long at Houghton April 30-October 26, 2017 RICHARD LONG CREATES NEW WORK AT HOUGHTON Houghton Hall in Norfolk will host a major exhibition, including specially commissioned new works, by the internationally celebrated British sculptor, Richard Long. The exhibition, Land and Sky: Richard Long at Houghton opens on 30 April and runs until 26 October 2017 (Press Preview: Thursday 27 April 2107). This is the first Richard Long exhibition ever to present outdoor works in the landscape. Richard Long is one of...

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Police plans in place for East Anglian derby

Friendly banter or unacceptable hostility – you tell us!* Football fans can expect friendly and fair policing at this weekend’s East Anglian derby. About 2,000 Ipswich fans are expected to travel to Norwich for the match at Carrow Road on Sunday 26 February with kick-off at midday. A policing operation involving officers from Norfolk and Suffolk has been designed with the aim of keeping people safe and to assist travelling fans from the train station and coach park to the stadium. Officers will be signposting Ipswich supporters to the stadium via Lower Clarence Road, Clarence Road and Carrow Road,...

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Soul Sensation Takes Lead Role In Global Musical Smash

SISTER ACT – MAY 1-6 The hugely popular soul singer and West End favourite Alexandra Burke is heading back to Norwich Theatre Royal to play the lead role in a global musical hit. She takes the part of disco diva Deloris Van Cartier who has to adopt a new identity after witnessing a murder in the musical favourite Sister Act, which comes to Norwich Theatre Royal on May 1-6. Alexandra wowed audiences when she starred in The Bodyguard in the city and is playing another iconic role in this musical hit. Her character is placed into protective custody and...

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An Italian in Madrid, Tangent and Chacony – Richard Alston Dance reviewed

Two reviews today, both of the Richard Alston Dance Company at the Norwich Theatre Royal The first is from Victoria Knight: “More than anything else, I think the inspiration through culture stood out to me throughout the three pieces that Richard Alston Dance Company performed at the Norwich Theatre Royal. The famously British dance company explore many different aspects of life and concepts through movement, however the diversity in of the origins of the movement took me by surprise. The three pieces, An Italian in Madrid, Tangent and Chacony, built up the show steadily within the space of two intervals....

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