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Lingwood singer Leon Mallett is vying for a place in The X Factor live shows tonight with a performance at the judges’ houses stage of the competition.

As Lingwood’s Leon Mallett makes it through to the next stage of The X Factor, here’s everything you need to know about the young singer.


Once home to a maharaja, a country estate in Norfolk welcomed a very different kind of royalty this weekend.


Candice Brown, winner of the 2016 Great British Bake Off, is heading to Norfolk.

From parades to dungeon tours, it’s all happening in Norfolk this half term.


Shining stars of Norfolk’s great cultural scene were celebrated at a glittering awards ceremony at Norwich Cathedral’s Hostry.

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Saturday October 21 marks the launch of a new Norfolk exhibition celebrating the genius of one of the greatest artists who ever lived: Rembrandt. Trevor Heaton reports on the story behind it.


All girl band The Big Moon stormed the stages of the Norwich Arts Centre as part of the Norwich Sound and Vision Festival.


Behold the witching hours is fast approaching and this half-term there are plenty of terrifying adventures to scare you out of your wits in the run up to Halloween. Ghosts, ghouls, pumpkins, chills and thrills, there is someone for all ages.


From being a stylist in the fashion world, he became famous for making all shapes and sizes look great naked. Now he is bringing his debut live show to the region, full of stories, advice and lots of gossip.

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The Gary Barlow concert at Thetford Forest is now sold out after fans quickly snapped up tickets.

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The agricultural industry has been a staple in Norfolk for hundreds of years. As modern technology improves and our scientific understanding grows so to does the industry.


One of the themes of this year’s Norwich Festival is solving problems with science.

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Freeman of Barnsley, inveterate Yorkshire Tea drinker, Mercury Prize nominee and darling of British folk, Kate Rusby is celebrating 25 years on the road with an intimate evening of stories and songs in Norwich.

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From stage adaptations of Roald Dahl and Julia Donaldson to a magic comedy show and a dinosaur adventure, there are plenty of shows for all the family this summer school — plus a youngster-friendly spooky spectacular running up to Halloween.


Phill Jupitus, who attended Woolverstone Hall School, in Suffolk, as a youngster, has trod many paths during his career. New tour Juplicity sees him return to his poetry and stand-up roots.


North Norfolk-based writer Peter Pegnall is inviting people passionate about poetry to join him for a series of events being held at a Sheringham cafe.

Tickets are now on sale today for Gary Barlow’s gig at Thetford Forest next summer - and here is all you need to know about snapping up tickets.

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A TV series set in Norfolk premiered on Channel Five on Thursday evening (October 19).


Find out here when tickets to see Take That’s Gary Barlow at Thetford Forest Live 2018 go on sale and the best way to buy them.

Two glitter ball winners and one professional take to the stage for a sold-out style show in King’s Lynn to swing, bop, jitterbug, lindy hop and jive through some of the greatest songs from the 1950s.

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The Hostry Festival is now in full swing at Norwich Cathedral’s Hostry and runs until October 29.

Arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at 10 highlights.


East Anglian rural touring champions Common Ground theatre company love to give Dickens a new spin. Andrew Clarke spoke to writer-actor-directors Julian Harries and Pat Whymark about the joy of bringing their favourite author to the stage.

Grammy award-winning singer Ed Sheeran has revealed he sustained his recent injuries in Suffolk.


Artist Eloise O’Hare steamed into first place in this year’s Paint Out Norwich competition with a colourful artwork inspired by train tracks at Norwich Railway Station.

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A group of party girls will trade booze, make-up and phones for discipline, prayer and contemplation in a new television series beginning tonight.

Out of the archives and into the spotlight - a little-known collection of work by master artist Rembrandt is set to take centre stage in the latest exhibition at Norwich Castle.


From a unique sculpture celebrating Sir Thomas Browne in Norwich’s Hay Hill to the electic mix of outdoor art around the University of East Anglia campus, taking art out of the gallery and into public spaces can brighten up our lives.

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There maybe a chill in the air but autumn is among the best times to explore our great woods and beautiful forests as they become a glorious patchwork of colour. We highlight some of the best to visit to get the best of nature in autumn.

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Artists have been out and about celebrating our fine city in paint as the annual Paint Out Norwich competition takes place.


After some time working on new material, Marmozets, an English rock band from Bingley in West Yorkshire, return to Norwich on their headline tour.

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Review: Christopher Smith enjoys a two-part operatic feast at Norwich Theatre Royal.


SeaChange Arts will be providing a free afternoon of workshops, crafts and performances for all the family in their Drill House Open Day this Sunday, October 22 from 2pm in Great Yarmouth.

A festive flavour will permeate through Hethersett Singers’ next concert.


When it comes to choosing between methods of kicking bad habits such as boozing, boys and excessive smartphone use, it pays to go to a place where they’ll have absolutely nun of it.


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