Theatre

Hipp Hipp Hooray

After a long and anxious wait, the management of The Hippodrome Circus in Great Yarmouth have just announced that, following the government’s recent announcement that indoor performances with socially distanced audiences can begin again, that their venue will be the first theatre in the UK to re-open. They are planning a unique 2020 Summer Special, …

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Champions of Magic

Five of the UK’s world-class illusionists are heading to Norwich with a show which has been wowing and thrilling audiences on both sides of the Atlantic. And the arrival of Champions of Magic in the city on April 1 will also mark a homecoming for one of the performers, Alex McAleer. The mind-reader who is …

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Roman River Recruiting

Roman River Music is an ambitious charity with a mission to embed culture in the life of everyone living in North Essex. The organisation is currently recruiting Marketing and Development Managers to support the 2018 Festival and beyond. The Roman River Music Festival is one of East Anglia’s best-kept secrets, enchanting local audiences and inspiring …

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Bury Fringe 2018

Following a five year semi-hiatus (with a handful of music-only events), the Bury St Edmunds Fringe Festival relaunches as a fully-fledged, six-week-long arts festival in March and April 2018.  Run by a committee of independent local promoters on a completely voluntary basis, the Bury Fringe aims to showcase and celebrate the amazing wealth of arts and …

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Lords and Ladies

Two Norfolk teenagers are set to join a scheme to ensure more people have the chance to enjoy performances at Norwich Theatre Royal. Students Eilish Mullane and Katy Wright are being trained to be audio-describers and will make their debut within the theatre’s Stage Two building. They will be giving a full audio account of …

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Our Blue Heaven

For Ipswich Town fans – indeed for Suffolk as a whole, the 6th May 1978 was a very special day.  For me personally it was very special too.  That was the day on which I took a young woman out to dinner for the first time.  Not too long afterwards we got married and she …

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Golem

The Golem is the story of a man who fashions a creature out of clay to work for him.  This then is the basis for Golem presented by 1027 in which they explore man’s relationships with his machines.  And no, it is not a re-telling or an adaptation of the story containing the definite article, …

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Sponsor a Brick

The Mercury Theatre Colchester is offering supporters the chance to sponsor a brick and become part of the Theatre’s history, with proceeds going towards their vital redevelopment project. Mercury Rising was launched in 2016 to raise funds for the £8.7million project to redevelop the Mercury Theatre for the year 2020. The theatre gratefully received £7 …

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