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Framlingham Castle offers invitation to Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran to perform at historic landmark

Framlingham Castle has issued an invitation to superstar Ed Sheeran to perform at the famous landmark after apparently referencing it in his latest musical release.

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King's Lynn Festival Chorus during a rehearsal at St Nicholas' Chapel

St Nicholas’ Chapel packed for Messiah concert

Listening to Messiah complete on the radio many years ago, in the then new performing edition by Basil Lam (whom I subsequently met), was one of the great musical experiences of my life.

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King’s Lynn Ukulele Club plays a charitable tune at town store

A group of musicians hit the right notes in Lynn at the weekend as they raised funds for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

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Steven Slator (left), of Holbeach, is behind the festive song "Home for Christmas", from the new EP Five After Sixteen, follow up to Sugarkick's 2011 album, "Some Might Say".  Photo supplied.

South Holland singing pair Ria and Slator join festive hit list

A South Holland music couple are hoping for bumper sales of their Christmas song to put them alongside Slade.

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Choir hits right notes for King’s Lynn shoppers

Choir hits right notes for King’s Lynn shoppers

The West Norfolk Youth Choir brought some festive cheer to Lynn’s Christmas shoppers by singing in the town centre.

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Charity ukulele play at King’s Lynn store

Charity ukulele play at King’s Lynn store

A Lynn music club is hoping to pass a fundraising milestone when they play at a town supermarket tomorrow.

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Review: Norfolk Symphony Orchestra at King’s Lynn Corn Exchange

Despite a programme of music composed in times of war, and even though the music played concentrated our minds on serious matters and the fallen in war, I was impressed and enthused by the recent Norfolk Symphony Orchestra Concert entitled The Music of War.

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Gaywood church has Christmas tree festival

St Faith’s Christmas Tree Festival begins on Friday in Gaywood and will continue until Monday.

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Saxophone at King’s Lynn supermarket boosts appeal

Saxophone at King’s Lynn supermarket boosts appeal

David Young provided some soothing music for shoppers and helped to swell the coffers of the BBC TV Children in Need appeal on Friday. Playing his saxophone on the Hardwick Retail Park at Tesco and Dobbies he raised an impressive £517. He followed that up on Sunday at the Conservative Club cream tea. He said afterwards: “Thank you to everyone who donated and enjoyed my music.”

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Andy Graham (front) with his Stone Pony band (from left)  Jake Graham, Luke Graham and Alex Whyman. Photo:MLNF16AF10143

Stone Pony founder’s lifetime in music

For most us, our first spoken word as a tiny tot was probably Mummy or Daddy. Not so for Andy Graham. “I’m told the first word I spoke was ‘record’,” he says. And with that began a lifelong passion for music – listening, playing and also teaching.

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Thursford is the place to be at Christmas

A three-hour extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, comedy and variety. Yes, it can only be the Thursford Christmas Spectacular.

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Pop star Olly Murs brings the X Factor to King’s Lynn football ground

Pop star Olly Murs brings the X Factor to King’s Lynn football ground

He’s one of the most recognisable faces in British music but Olly Murs graced a different sort of stage when he made an appearance in Lynn yesterday.

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Anna’s at the double in King’s Lynn

Zimbabwean musician Anna Mudeka is back in Lynn not once but twice in the next few weeks.

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South Wootton houses rehearsals for The Mikado

Rehearsals for West Norfolk Gilbert and Sullivan Society’s vibrant production of The Mikado, are under way at North Wootton Village Hall.

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Swaffham date for Martyn Joseph

Award-winning acoustic guitarist and singer-songwriter Martyn Joseph checks in at Swaffham Assembly House on Saturday, November 5, as part of his extensive winter UK tour.

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Review: Yuanfan Yang at King’s Lynn Town Hall

Once again, a King’s Lynn Festival Coffee Concert has provided the perfect showcase for an up-and-coming star of the classical music world.

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Britain’s Got Talent auditions to be held in King’s Lynn

Britain’s Got Talent, one of the UK’s biggest television shows will be auditioning for acts when it visits Lynn’s Corn Exchange later this month.

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