Author: The Editor

Call for more adopters as National Adoption Week gets underway

Norfolk County Hall – photo © The Eye Snapper Could you give a home to some of the county’s most vulnerable children?  As National Adoption Week (#SupportAdoption) gets underway from 16 October, Norfolk County Council is appealing to anybody who can offer a permanent, stable and loving home to come forward. Councillor Penny Carpenter, Chairman of the Children’s Services Committee said: “We know there are lots of people out there with the time and commitment to make a real difference to the lives of some of our most vulnerable children.  It can be so rewarding to know that your...

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An exclusive interview: Hamlet – The Glyndebourne Opera

  David Butt Philip – photo supplied by Glyndebourne   GLYNDEBOURNE  –  including HAMLET, November 14-18 at Norwich Theatre Royal David Butt Philip is set to play the lead role in Glyndebourne’s long-awaited production of Hamlet which is one of three of their operas coming to Norwich Theatre Royal this autumn. An imaginative and emotional new operatic production of Shakespeare’s iconic play, it takes to the stage on Friday 17 November. Norwich Eye caught up with David for a chat about the production.   Home is…? “I live in Beckenham in Kent with my wife and one year-old daughter....

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Improve your core knowledge of apples at Gressenhall Farm this Sunday

  A Gressenhall Farm tradition continues this Sunday 15 October, with the return of the ever-popular Apple Day.   This annual engaging family event educates the visiting public in all things Autumn and apple. Experts from The East of England Apple and Orchard Project will be present to answer any pressing questions.   So if you have apples from the tree in your garden and you’re not sure of the variety, take it along to find out. Find out more about the process of pressing apples for that perfect crisp apple juice – or cider and taste different varieties. Stroll...

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The Curtain Goes Up On Three More Theatre Royal Panto Stars

SLEEPING BEAUTY – DEC 13-JAN 14 The countdown has already started to a magical fun-filled festive season ahead as Norwich Theatre Royal announces three more cast for this year’s Sleeping Beauty pantomime. Getting to know the area yesterday as they arrived at the theatre on a flying visit for costume fittings were Elizabeth Carter, who plays the title role of Sleeping Beauty, Glenn Adamson who takes the ‘prince’ role and Stephen Godward who is the father of the ‘prince’. For Elizabeth, it was a welcome return to Norwich after she starred in Dreamboats And Petticoats in the summer –...

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Arrest over attempted kidnap, Norwich

Detectives are questioning a man this morning in connection with the attempted kidnap of a woman in Norwich.   It follows an incident yesterday (Sunday 8 October 2017) on Marriott’s Way on a section of footpath adjacent to Baker Street which happened between 5pm and 5.15pm.   The victim, aged in her 20s, was walking towards the city centre near Halfords, when she was approached from behind and grabbed.   Following a short struggle the victim managed to escape while the suspect fled the scene running towards Drayton.   As a result of enquiries, a man in his 30s...

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