Dereham Entertainment News

Scenes from the 2014 Dereham Blues Festival - Dove and Boweevil play at the Bull. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Photo Gallery: Dereham Blues Festival unites town’s music scene

The streets of Dereham came alive with the sounds of the blues this weekend during an entertainment festival which united the town’s live music scene.

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Paul Jones performing with the Dave Thomas Blues Band at Dereham Memorial Hall, July 11, 2014.

Review: Paul Jones at Dereham Memorial Hall

Perhaps it’s the humble origin of blues music which makes the art form more down-to-earth than some of its contemporaries – even among its most celebrated performers.

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The Dereham Blues Festival is this weekend. Picture: Ian Burt

‘We want Dereham to be like the Nashville of Norfolk’ – The stage is set for the 2014 Dereham Blues Festival

The stage is set for a musical celebration which organisers hope will establish Dereham at the heart of the blues scene, just like the “Nashville of Norfolk”.

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Booton Church, near Reepham, is one of Norfolk's most unusual churches. St Michael the Archangel's Church was designed by 19th-century cleric the Rev Whitwell Elwin.

Graduate art on show at Booton church

A village church will be showcasing work by new art graduates this weekend.

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Weary festival goers and crew pack up the The Latitude Festival which  is over for another year.

Clothes, lilos, tents - and a wheelbarrow - the big clean-up takes place as Latitude Festival ends

As the dust settled on another year of live music and entertainment, festival goers made way for the big annual clear-up to begin at Latitude.

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Screening of Norfolk Mind's video 'The Bigger Picture' at the Forum. Photo: Bill Smith

Film and video project launched in Norfolk to tackle mental health stigma

A new film and video project has been unveiled in Norfolk to help tackle mental health stigma and discrimination.

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Open-air entertainment event called King StrEAT at St George’s Plaza, in King Street during July and August.
Traders from the food festival, free salsa sessions and live music planned for the event.

Picture: James Bass

Buskers wanted to play at Great Yarmouth food festival taster evenings

The search is on for talented buskers to perform at two evenings of alfresco fun as Great Yarmouth gears up to host its annual food festival.

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Patrons and supporters of the Food & Drink Festival at Norwich Cathedral. Photo: Bill Smith

Coming Soon: Norfolk Food and Drink Festival

It’s the largest event of its kind in the country and it’s right here in our fine county – the Norfolk Food and Drink Festival 2014 celebrates a delicious decade this year and has a programme of events guaranteed to whet every appetite.

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South Norfolk Local Flavours Event at Bressingham. Jayne Bett Ridge from Tudor Bakehouse.
Photo by Simon Finlay.

That’s tasty! Showcase for fine South Norfolk flavours

We all know that there’s no such thing as a free lunch – but writing about South Norfolk’s fantastic produce seems a small price to pay for having eaten like royalty at a new event designed to bring the cream of the crop from the region’s producers to the marketplace.

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