Month: February 2018

Great British Beer Festival Winter 2018 opens today

Last year’s Winter Beer Festival – photo © The Eye Snapper   Norwich & Norfolk Campaign for Real Ale open the Winter Beer Festival today The Great British Beer Festival Winter will kicked off on 1 February with a Fringe Festival around Norwich ale and cider pubs and the Beer Festival itself will starts from today in the Halls. The February Festival, which offers beers of every season, shade and style, will then stay in Norwich for 2019 before moving to a different CAMRA location and will have music nights on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Free entrance to CAMRA...

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Norwich Eye reviews Relatively Speaking at The Maddermarket

Teresa Baron as Ginny and Rohan Gotobed as Greg – photos © Sean Owen     Jo Edye has with Crude Apache brought us some excellent and memorable shows in Norwich over many years in a wide variety of venues including many city parks in the summer and some charismatic venues including Dragon Hall and the Old Shoe Factory. Sometimes these shows whilst always compelling have been something of a physical challenge given the hazards of a venue where the weather has a big impact on the comfort of performers and audience alike. So it was with some enthusiasm...

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Crude Apache Stalwart joins forces with the Maddermarket for Ayckbourn classic.

Russel Turner and Jo Davis – photo supplied   Relatively Speaking by Alan Ayckbourn at the Maddermarket If you’re fed up with this dank, dark February weather, the Maddermarket promises to transport you to a sun soaked summer, a dappled garden, and some serious laughter! Alan Ayckbourn’s hilarious 1963 comedy of mistaken identity and thwarted love is dragged kicking and screaming into the post-Falklands, yuppie, Thatcherite 1980’s by director Jo Eyde. Norfolk Arts Theatre Award nominee Jo Edye, is renowned for staging shows in outdoor spaces and Dragon Hall where the director has to pretty much do everything. “The...

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Choose the right NHS service over half term

Keep your medicine cabinet stocked      People in Norfolk and Waveney are being encouraged to choose the right NHS service should they suffer a minor illness or injury whilst enjoying the half term with their families. The five NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) in Norfolk and Waveney want to make sure that people know the best place to go in order to get the most suitable treatment, should they get a cold or flu, bruise, sprain, minor wound or fracture. Choosing the right service will ensure patients receive the best possible treatment, while freeing up busy NHS services...

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Emotional interpretation of a modern classic

THE KITE RUNNER – March 5-10, 2018 Heading for the Norwich Theatre Royal stage from March 5-10 is a compelling story of friendship which spans cultures, continents and three decades across modern history in a stunning adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s award-winning novel The Kite Runner. Hosseini’s novel, which sold 31.5 million copies in 60 languages and became a successful film adaptation in 2007, has been adapted for the stage by American playwright Matthew Spangler. The show enjoyed two acclaimed West End seasons playing to over 100,000 people and is now it is on a nationwide tour, thrilling audiences with...

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