Thu 27 Sep 2018
This weekend is one of celebrations! Delve into artistic performances, party around Africa and the Caribbean, salute the RAF, celebrate the world of horse power and unleash that inner geek. Don't forget the Soap Box Derby postponed from last weekend is now going ahead this Sunday.
This festival is all about celebrating the original artistic talent that thrives in Norfolk. Acts will be performing a variety of genres across the weekend including the likes of The Vagaband and The Thinking Men. But it’s not just music, there’ll be spoken word performances, poets, street performers and much more. Get involved in a drumming workshop and gather round the firepits to stargaze.Find out more here.
African and Caribbean Market
Enjoy a taste of Africa and the Caribbean at The Forum as part of Black History Month Norfolk. Browse the indoor market which showcases crafts, homewares, fashion, art, beauty products and much more. Outside, delve into street food, henna and face painting, reggae music and performances from local artists including Anna Mudeka. It’s certainly set to be one colourful, fun celebration!Find out more here.
RAF in Concert Centenary Tour
Don’t miss this once-in-a-century occasion to witness a fantastic tribute to the Royal Air Force. Join the Central Band of the RAF, RAF Squadronaires and the Salon Orchestra for a rousing centenary salute, military marches, Big Band sounds and timeless classical pieces. Also taking to the stage will be RAF vocalists Cpl Matthew Walker and SAC Philippa Hobbs for some well-known songs.Find out more here.
Visit Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse this Sunday for a special heavy horse event where visitors can explore a variety of crafts and trades required to run a farm with ‘horse power’. Take a horse drawn cart to see the Suffolk Punches in action ploughing and cultivating the soil, watch farriers making horseshoes and discover art inspired by these incredible animals, and much more.Find out more here.
Soak up the geeky goodness that is the Norfolk TV, Film and Comic Convention. Bump into Daleks, R2 D2, Iron Man or even a stray zombie. With displays, exhibits, celebrities, talks and loads of traders selling everything from clothing to bespoke cosplay accessories, there’s plenty to unleash that inner nerd. NORCON also supports local charities with a donation so you can feel good while you cosplay!Find out more here.
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