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Author pens an epic Norse saga

He was last seen in the Lynn News in October 2011 after completing a 10,000 mile cycling adventure across the globe. And now Theodore Brun, who divides his time between London and Great Massingham, is back in the news as an author.

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Win tickets for Dire Straits tribute show at Corn Exchange

Win tickets for Dire Straits tribute show at Corn Exchange

Prepare to experience the World’s Greatest Dire Straits Tribute Show, Money For Nothing, as they capture the authentic sound of one of the most successful rock bands of all time. During their career Dire Straits sold over 120 million albums worldwide and according to the Guinness Book of British Hit Albums have spent over 1,100 weeks in the UK Albums chart, ranking fifth all-time!

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Marshland High School students stage Billy Liar

Memory Lane photos from the Lynn News archives

Marshland High School youngsters gave Billy Liar the chance to act out his ambition of winning an umpteenth Oscar in their version of the hit Keith Waterhouse play in March, 1980.

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Pentney Brooches display at Lynn Museum from the British Museum
For a limited time Lynn Museum will be displaying two of the extraordinary Anglo-Saxon silver brooches found in the churchyard of Pentney Church in the 1970s and now part of the collections at the British Museum, and kindly lent by their Trustees.

Pentney brooches display extended to May

Two historic brooches which were discovered in Pentney 40 years ago will remain on display in West Norfolk for another two months.

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King’s Lynn venue ‘receives £100k tax subsidy’, meeting told

King’s Lynn venue ‘receives £100k tax subsidy’, meeting told

Taxpayer subsidy of the St George’s Guildhall in the heart of Lynn is not sustainable, councillors have been warned.

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Elisabeth Sennitt Clough

Award-winning poet from Ingoldisthorpe to offer free writing workshops

An award-winning poet from Ingoldisthorpe is to offer free creative writing workshops in the coming months as part of a project funded by Arts Council England.

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Special needs childrens day at The Mart

Hundreds of schoolchildren enjoy special day at King’s Lynn Mart

Hundreds of children enjoyed a break from the classroom on Wednesday at a trip to Lynn’s historic Mart.

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Battle of the Bands heat at West Winch

Battle of the Bands heat at West Winch

Battle of the Bands travelled to West Winch’s William Burt Social Club for the first time in its history on Sunday, and what a debut heat it was.

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From left: Bob Linford, president of Downham Rotary Club, and Martin Chilvers, vice president, launching the Meal Voucher Lottery in conjunction with Dents Farm Shop at Hilgay.

Chance to muck in and tuck in with meal lottery in Downham Market

A club in Downham is launching a meal voucher lottery in conjunction with a nearby business in the hope of raising charity funds.

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Night time scenes from the 2017 King's Lynn Mart - The colourful lights in full motion.

LATEST: King’s Lynn Mart closed tonight by Storm Doris

Officials of the Lynn Mart have announced the fair will not open tonight, because of high winds.

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Discover Downham Heritage Centre

Toys from the past wanted at Downham Market heritage centre

A learning centre in Downham is appealing for members of the public to donate toys from the past in the hope of putting together a collection.

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King’s lynn Festival promises to be a treat for everyone

The 67th King’s Lynn Festival will serve up another feast of music and the arts featuring world-famous names in a two-week programme.

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The Red Shoes.  Dominic North as Julian Craster, Ashley Shaw as Victoria Page. Ohoto by Johan Persson

REVIEW: The Red Shoes, Theatre Royal Norwich

The Lord of the Dance, Matthew Bourne brings his new show, his first since 2011, to Norwich for a sell out run this week. He’s had the idea of making a piece out of the 1948 movie for about 20 years and started to actively work on it three years ago.

Theatre and Comedy
Win tickets for “Stand By Me” concert at King’s Lynn Corn Exchange

Win tickets for “Stand By Me” concert at King’s Lynn Corn Exchange

The story of Ben E King and the Drifters is now on a tour at theatres across the UK through the musical show Stand By Me – and will be stopping off at King’s Lynn Corn Exchange on Saturday, March 11.

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Win Alison Weir’s bestseller “Katherine of Aragon”

Win Alison Weir’s bestseller “Katherine of Aragon”

Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen, is the first in a series of novels about the wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir – and you can win a copy of this bestseller in our Waterstone’s book of the week competition.

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King's Lynn Operatic and Dramatic Society stage The Sound of Music in March, 1980

Memory Lane photos from the Lynn News archives

The box office at Lynn’s Fermoy Centre was busy during March, 1980, when King’s Lynn Operatic and Dramatic Society staged “The Sound of Music”, with a run of ten performances. Pictured are Maria (Patricia West) with Captain von Trapp (Malcolm Napthan) and his seven children.

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LtoR - Cllr Elizabeth Nockolds, Deputy Leader and portfolio holder for Culture, Heritage and Health at the Borough Council of King's Lynn and West Norfolk thanks Alive Leisure board members Abbie Panks and Avril Wright  at St Georges Guildhall, for their pledge to support the St George's Guildhall complex development project with a contribution of �10,000

Alive Leisure pledges its support to historic King’s Lynn building

Lynn’s St George’s Guildhall is facing a bright future after a £10,000 donation towards a major project to re-develop the 15th century building.

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At the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn, Maggie and Russell Clarke present the cheque to Macmillan information and support manager, Vicky Mitchell, and chemotherapy nurse, Ruth Overton

Line dancers’ grand gesture in memory of Shouldham’s Jenny

Line dancers have honoured a friend who lost her battle to cancer by raising more than £1,100 for Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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Pretty Ace

Sunday special at West Winch for Battle of the Bands

This weekend Battle Of The Bands returns to its ever-popular Sunday afternoon slot when Twisted Melon takes Heat 3 to West Winch for the first-ever show at the William Burt Social Club.

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