and Norwich Festivals
|| Norwich is a buzzing
creative centre with a vibrant cultural life and this
is reflected at its very best at the Norfolk and Norwich
festival, which takes place over 11 days every
Established in 1772, this festival is one of the region’s
leading cultural events. It features classical music,
jazz, folk, theatre, comedy, street entertainment, poetry
and educational projects.
Visit the festival and discover both local and international
artists delivering an eclectic mix of contemporary
and traditional elements.
The festival always has performances from some of the
world’s most talented and renowned artists, and past performers include
Astor Piazolla’s tango masterpiece Maria de Buenos
Among the festival’s exhibition of local talent
is the Burning Shed Showcase. Based in Norwich,
Burning Shed is an artist led record label that produces
unique, non-mainstream music. This showcase presents festival
audiences the cream of their artist roster.
The more traditional elements of the festival include exhibitions, history talks and walks, comedy and literature.
For details of the forthcoming Norfolk and Norwich Festival