Author: The Editor

A Christmas Circus Carol

Annabel – photo © Mark Robson, Inept Gravity The Oak Circus Centre in central Norwich will be presenting three performances of  their Dickens themed cabaret for all ages, A Christmas Circus Carol, on Friday 15, Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 December. Inspired by Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, the show will give both children and adults from The Oaks’ popular circus courses the unique opportunity to perform alongside seasoned professionals from the Norwich based multinational Lost in Translation Circus company. It will also give a taster of the sort of skills people of all ages can learn at The Oak...

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Chloe Smith in further talks with Domestic Abuse Minister about Kerri McAuley case

Chloe Smith, MP for Norwich North, is holding a further meeting with the Home Office Minister for Domestic Abuse, in Westminster.   Chloe’s constituent Kerri McAuley was murdered by her partner.  Kerri’s family and Chloe believe he could have been stopped sooner, and Chloe is working in Parliament to help the government learn valuable lessons from her death as it drafts new legislation that will tackle domestic abuse.   Minister Victoria Atkins MP is preparing a new Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill that will strengthen the tools available to beat this repulsive crime.  Chloe met her predecessor Sarah Newton...

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Norfolk Arts Award winners reach fundraising milestone

Wensum Junior School pupils at the Oak Circus Centre – photo supplied Help People’s Choice Award winners put Norwich and Norfolk firmly on the UK circus map! One of this year’s Norfolk Arts Awards People’s Choice Award winners have reached a significant milestone in their bid to raise funds for the region’s only dedicated circus skills centre – and they need your help to reach their target! Lost in Translation Circus founded The Oak Circus Centre in central Norwich last year as a place to create their own shows (which go on to tour the world) and as a base...

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Police to escort wide load to Great Yarmouth

Police will be escorting an abnormal load through Norfolk this week. On Sunday 10 December a large artic lorry will be escorted from Copper Smith Way in Wymondham at 7.30am to the site on South Quay in Great Yarmouth. The load is 5.4m wide, 21.3m long, 6m high and will travel on the following roads: B1135 – B1172 – B1108 – UEA – Earlham Road – Five Ways – Sweetbriar Road – A140 – Mile Cross Lane – A1042 – A1152 – B1140 – A47 – A1243 – Site.   If the load is unable to pass under the...

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Norwich Eye review – Scratch It!

On a chilly Sunday evening the best place to be needs to be warm, welcoming and have something special happening. A nice beer helps too. So a full list of ticks from me for ‘Scratch It’ and an evening of work in progress from some of Norwich’s brightest young theatrical talents. We were presented with three works – in all three the writer was also performing, in the first two with another actor, in the third solo. As this is a development process the actors sometimes referred to a script as they went along, but all had clearly spent...

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