Win tickets to see Rick Astley at Forest Live in Thetford

Rick Astley will be appearing at Thetford Forest as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series promoted by the Forestry Commission where acts perform in spectacular woodland locations around the country.


West Norfolk’s Battle of the Bands semi-finals under way

As you read this the semi -finals of the Twisted Melon Battle Of The Bands 2017 is well underway.

Official Opening of the New University Centre at the College of West Anglia King's Lynn

Auditions for The Voice to be held in West Norfolk towns

Singers in West Norfolk can take another shot at stardom when a second major television series visits the borough next week.

Clean Bandit

COMPETITION: Win tickets for Clean Bandit at Thetford Forest Live

Grammy Award-winning Clean Bandit will be playing Thetford Forest as part of the Forest Live summer concert series.

Arias Echo

Battle of the Bands acoustic final on Sunday

As the Twisted Melon Battle Of The Bands heads into the semi-final stages the acoustic part of the competition gets its grand finale this Sunday.


COMPETITION: Win tickets to see Elbow at Thetford Forest

Elbow will be playing Forest Live this summer – appearing at Thetford Forest on Thursday, June 29 – and two Lynn News readers can see them free of charge as winners in today’s competition.

Olwyn Barber is celebrating her 70th year membership of St Faith's Choir at Gaywood Church with a special service.
She is with other Choir members and Rev Julie Boyd (far right).

Gaywood church tribute to chorister Olwyn recorded for TV’s Songs of Praise

A special service at a West Norfolk church marking a chorister’s 70-year membership is to be featured on the BBC’s Songs of Praise.

Record Store Day at LEWKS in Downham Market, marking the 10th year of Record Store Day 
Danielle Welham-Smith and  Lawrence Welham ready for the days events.

It’s a record day for Downham Market music store

Dozens of people queued outside a Downham music store overnight last weekend for the 10th annual Record Store Day (RSD).

The Georgia Shackleton Trio are (from left) Nic Zuppardi (mandolin), Georgia Shackleton (fiddle/lead vocalist) and Aaren Bennett (guitar).  Photo by JAMES DE ARA TORRES.

ALBUM REVIEW Traditional folk makes room for true bluegrass

The Dog That Would Not Be Washed

The Georgia Shackleton Trio

Self-Released, Out Now

Blowin' in the Wind stars Andante

Hunstanton theatre to host tribute to Dylan and Baez

The music of some of the greatest singer-songwriters of all time is featured in the new music show Blowin’ in the Wind which plays at The Princess Theatre in Hunstanton next month.

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Trio Sonorite

King’s Lynn Music Society host trio

The next event for the King’s Lynn Music Society is tomorrow at 7.30pm in Lynn Town Hall, when the Trio Sonoritè will perform a programme including compositions by Bruch, Brahms, Wallen, Schumann and Beethoven on clarinet, cello and piano.

CJ Hatt

Battle of the Bands in Hunstanton report

The sun was shining in Hunstanton on Monday, but the wind was a bit nippy, as six more acts took to the stage for the second acoustic heat of this year’s Battle of the Bands.

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Sam Coe

West Winch set to host another Battle of the Bands

For the penultimate heat of this year’s Battle Of The Bands Competition, the free event heads back to the William Burt in West Winch.

BBC Concert orchestra

King’s Lynn Festival box office open Monday

King’s Lynn Festival organisers are expecting a rush to the Corn Exchange box office when general booking opens on Monday.

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Kat Brittain album

Green Brittain Centre at Swaffham for album launch

It looks like it’s been a busy time for Kat Brittain, with the recent announcement that she and her band will be performing at this year’s Festival Too, on Friday, July 14, but she’s also releasing her new album, I Can and I Will on Sunday, with a special launch party at the Green Britain Centre in Swaffham at 1.30pm on the day.

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KLODS next production of Hairspray. Pictured members of the cast.

REVIEW: Hairspray The Broadway Musical, Guildhall, king’s Lynn Arts Centre

Hairspray The Broadway Musical burst on to the stage at the Guildhall on Wednesday night leaving everyone feeling good.

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The Georgia Shackleton Trio, Nic Zuppardi (vocals and mandolin), Georgia Shackleton (vocals and fiddle) and Aaren Bennett (vocals and guitar) at The Old Ship Inn, London Road, Long Sutton.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG160417-200TW.

MUSIC PROFILE: The Georgia Shackleton Trio explore new country sounds

An ancestor of one of the British Isles’s greatest explorers and two sensational “sultans of string” gave The Old Ship Inn, Long Sutton, a pub reopening to remember on Easter Day.

Robin Elvin Remembered' - Night of music IAO Cancer Research at Bar Red

King’s Lynn bar hosts charity gig in memory of artist Robin Elvin

They came to celebrate the life of a gifted artist and musician, as well as to remember a husband, a father and a friend.

Martin Childs

Orchestra to play Swaffham

Swaffham Arts, as part of their year round programme of music, literature and theatre have invited the Norfolk Symphony Orchestra to the town on Saturday, April 29 to perform a popular classical concert in St Peter and St Paul Church.

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Emily Blake

Battle of the Bands in Hunstanton

Bank Holiday Monday sees the Twisted Melon Battle of the Bands goes full on acoustic as it holds its first ever outdoor heat.

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