Month: July 2017

Norwich Circus company star in national launch of year long celebration of circus

Photos © Pete Maclaine for Circus250 In the picture above are: Matthew Green (standing), Natasha Rushbrooke (on his shoulders), Annabel Carberry, Eduardo Ricciardelli, Roisin Morris (flying in air), Massimiliano Rosetti. 250 years of circus to be celebrated nationally throughout 2018 A Norwich based circus company were the star attraction in the London launch of a year-long celebration of circus in the UK. Lost in Translation, based at The Oak Circus Centre in Norwich City Centre, gave a dazzling display of acrobatics on London’s Southbank with the Houses of Parliament as their backdrop. Dea Birkett, Director of Circus250 said ‘Parliament is...

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Boys Dance Take-Over Coming To The Garage

LEGACY DANCE COMPANY – AUGUST 5 The all-male dance company which wowed a sell-out audience at Norwich Playhouse and shared a stage with the world-renowned Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures is holding its first Boys Day Of Dance. Legacy is set to encourage more young male dancers to come and find out more about what they do with the special event at The Garage on Norwich’s Chapelfield North on Saturday August 5. Running from 10am, it is aimed at six to 21-year-olds who will be split into different groups according to their age. They will have the chance to try...

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Norfolk artist wins Holt Festival – Sir John Hurt Art Prize

Lady Anwen Hurt and Chloe Steele in front of her winning drawing – photo supplied by Holt Festival Norfolk born artist Chloe Steele has been announced as this year’s winner of Holt Festival’s Sir John Hurt Art Prize. Her pencil drawing Beginnings End was chosen by the judges from over 250 entries from around the country. The winning entry is one of a series of three drawings by the artist inspired by Norfolk skies. She said ‘It’s thrilling to win this prize in my home county. Norfolk has always inspired me, its vast skies are almost overpowering and constantly changing. For...

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Alice Back In Wonderland – Norwich Eye gets a preview

Alice leads the cast – photos © The Eye Snapper   ALICE BACK IN WONDERLAND – JULY 26-29 NORWICH THEATRE ROYAL YOUTH COMPANY   Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland and its sequel Through The Looking Glass are amongst the best-loved of children’s stories – and now audiences can see how the heroine’s life panned out as Norwich Theatre Royal’s Youth Theatre summer musical revisits the scene of her adventures. Alice Back In Wonderland is the creative work of the Theatre Arts Courses director David Lambert and follows on from successful productions in recent years such as High School Prom...

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Appeal for help from public to trace Norwich wanted man

Police are appealing for help from the public to trace a Norwich man who is wanted.   23-year-old Dara O’Carroll is wanted on recall to prison after breaching the terms of his licence. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of O’Carroll should call Norfolk Police immediately on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555...

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