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Medieval security aims to keep modern invaders away from historic Castle Acre site

Heritage officials fighting to stop a medieval West Norfolk landmark being damaged by road traffic have turned to the technology of the time to get their message across.

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M & Co fashion show for West Norfolk Mind
Emily Blake, left, on the catwalk

Fashion on the mind at charity evening in Hunstanton

Volunteers from West Norfolk MIND have taken to the catwalk to help raise hundreds of pounds for their work across the borough.

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Poppy Fun Place at Dersingham Library

Poppy fun pops up at Dersingham Library

Dersingham Library played host to a Poppy Fun Palace on Saturday, allowing people to discover more about the poppy, the work of the Poppy Appeal, poetry from World War One, as well as those from the village who fought and died in The Great War.

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A Wreath is laid on the grave of William Webb

Old Hunstanton tribute to murdered excisemen

A tribute to the Excisemen of the past from the customs men of today was carried out in Hunstanton at the end of last month.

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Mother Rosemary Stace (Stace) watches as her son, Jason, examines apple enthusiast Bob Lever's large variety of apples MLNF17PB10411

Swaffham stages Apple Fest

Over the weekend, Swaffham’s Green Britain Centre annual Apple Fest drew in some 800 visitors on the Saturday alone.

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Clubbercise has come to King's Lynn

Bring a night out to your workout in Lynn

It’s time to crack out your neon clothing and glow sticks because clubbercise has come to Lynn.

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actors are L to R:  Clive Hadfield; Robert Dale; Andy Naylor.

Westacre to display the Art of friendship

Focussing on the meaning of art as well as the meaning of friendship, ‘Art’ by Yasmina Reza – the play about to open at Westacre Theatre – is both funny and touching, provoking laughter and tears.

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Fear in the Fens - Robert Lloyd Parry as M R James 3. Photo: Shelagh Bidwell.

That’s Entertainment, by Andy Tyler, September 29, 2017

Once again it was a pleasure attending one of the sessions of Lynn’s International Poetry Festival last weekend.

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Willow weaving

Something for the whole family at Drove Orchards event

Drove Orchards at Thornham will be holding their annual Apple Day on Sunday between 10am and 4pm.

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Collusion

King’s Lynn art project over the weekend

There will be a showcase of experimental art projections this weekend in Lynn town centre, starting from today and continuing until Sunday.

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The Little Mermaid, Northern Ballet

Review: The Little Mermaid, Norwich Theatre Royal

Review: The Little Mermaid, Northern Ballet, Theatre Royal Norwich

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Stroke survivors display artistic talents at Thornham exhibition

Stroke survivors showed off their artistic skills during a three-day exhibition at Thornham village hall at the weekend.

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Cameras allowed into Swaffham convent as ‘party girls’ join the sisterhood

Cameras allowed into Swaffham convent as ‘party girls’ join the sisterhood

A group of Swaffham nuns have become the unlikely stars of a forthcoming television documentary.

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Authors' arrive at King's Lynn for the Poertry Festival at The Town Hall King's Lynn.

Town hosts annual poetry festival

A host of top authors and academics have been in Lynn for the town’s 33rd annual Poetry Festival.

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Zey The Mouse London

Zey the Mouse stars in new YouTube episode

The wait is over for fans of West Norfolk’s most-loved rodent as the brand new episode of Zey the Mouse is out now on YouTube.

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Film Revolution Filmed in King's Lynn 1985
Scenes being filmed in King Street with the Custom House

King’s Lynn Film Festival to start next Friday

The King’s Lynn Film Festival will return at the end of this month with an offer of events, workshops and screenings to appeal to a broad audience.

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Film Revolution Filmed in King's Lynn 1985
Scenes of Soldiers marching across the bridge in King Street  with the Custom House as a backdrop

Revolution will be in the air again at King’s Lynn

Revolution will be in the air later this month when the 1985 film starring Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Nastassja Kinski and the people of King’s Lynn will be shown, and a guided walk will take place highlighting some of the locations where the film was shot.

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Film Revolution Filmed in King's Lynn 1985
Nastassja Kinski

Revolution was Britain’s Heaven’s Gate

Self-indulgence, bad weather, huge crowds of extras, a £250,000 crane which fell over a cliff – Revolution was dubbed Britain’s Heaven’s Gate after becoming a 1985 box-office flop, writes SUE BURGE.

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Hunstanton Soapbox Derby
The Town and Borough Mayor with entrants from the One to One Project, one of this years Mayors charities, from left: Carol Bower, Hannah Cooper, Richard Wakefield, Catherine Robinson, Adrian Winnington, Steven Gould and in front of them Hattie and Heidi Gould

Crowds flock to Hunny’s Soapbox Derby day

In glorious sunshine thousands of spectators saw daredevil racers take to the streets of Hunstanton on Sunday for the town’s first soapbox derby in more than 40 years.

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Elderly residents encouraged to take part in new Breckland arts project

Elderly residents encouraged to take part in new Breckland arts project

A new scheme which aims to older people living alone to get involved in the arts will be launched in the Swaffham area next week.

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