Month: October 2017

Exciting Version Of Shakespeare Classic Forms Part Of 2017 Programme

GLYNDEBOURNE – NOVEMBER 14-18 One of the Bard’s timeless tales, a gorgeous version of an operatic classic and a popular comedy make up the 2017 programme from Glyndebourne for their traditional Norwich winter visit. Huge interest surrounds the atmospheric and deeply dramatic version of Hamlet which takes to the stage on November 17 and it will be performed alongside a gorgeous period production of Così fan tutte on November 14 and 16, and the classic comedy Il barbiere di Siviglia on November 15 and 18. The brand-new production of Shakespeare’s quintessential tragedy Hamlet premiered as part of the Glyndebourne...

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Free training to help former social workers return to work

  Norfolk County Council is backing a national campaign to encourage former social workers to return to the profession. The council, which is recruiting social workers for adults’ and children’s social care, is supporting the Local Government Association’s free training scheme. Adult social care is currently recruiting 50 social workers. Cllr Bill Borrett, chairman of the adult social care committee, said: “Our social workers are key to our work to help people live independent lives. I would encourage any former social workers to take up this free opportunity to refresh their skills and get back into the profession.” The...

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Sick – at The NAC

Sick is a storytelling show about one receptionist’s journey through four years of cuts to the national health service. Based on writer and performer Shey Hargreaves’ real experiences of working on an emergency medical unit, the show explores the impact of policy changes on patients, staff, and their families and friends. Sick brings to life the bizarre, hilarious and heartbreaking nature of an emergency department through comedy, music, storytelling and a lot of phone calls.   Find out more here:  Shey Hargreaves website Sick will be at the NAC on 7th November at 8pm. Price: Pay what you can....

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Norwich Eye reviews Rambert

When Rambert visit, expectations are high. This company have a deserved reputation as Britain’s national dance company and are also Britain’s oldest dance company, yet their approach is full of youthful energy and innovation. The current tour shares its name with the final dance of a three section programme ‘Ghost Dances’ – a work first choreographed for Rambert in 1981 by Christopher Bruce. The performance starts with a delightful work called “The days run away like wild horses” which is based on a fascinating Oscar winning short animated film called Tango (watch it here: https://vimeo.com/90339479). The set is a...

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Chloe Smith enlists Trade Minister assistance for Norwich investment

Chloe Smith meets Mark Garnier     Chloe Smith, MP for Norwich North, continued her work for constituents concerned about the possible loss of jobs at Britvic and Unilever (Colman’s), by enlisting the help of the Department for International Trade.   She met Minister Mark Garnier to hear more about how the Department could identify companies from across the globe who may wish to invest in Norwich. The Department has 178 posts in 108 countries responsible for sourcing demand for the British brand and identifying investment opportunities.   Chloe says:   “The announcements so far are only at very...

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