Week Commencing 9th September

Get it Booked

Sunday 15th Sept- Toast- Norwich Arts Centre

Norwich Arts Centre is back open (as are all the Theatres) and it mean this blog can get back to business. So we start this week with an evening of poetry at the arts centre. Hosted by Lewis Buxton this promises to be an accepting evening of poetry and spoken word. To open the new season we have author of While I Yet Live and UEA graduate Gboyega Odubanjo.

Yet the headliner for this weeks evening is none other than Laurie Bolger, an English poet from London who in 2014 was shortlisted for Young Poet Laureate. Known for touring and her sense of humour her writing brings lightness to dark with plenty of London influences. I’m sure she will be performing works from her collection Box Rooms (available from her website if you want a copy) which I would highly recommend.

For anyone who thinks that poetry is not accessible the arts centre is here to prove you wrong. For any budding writers there is also a workshop with Laurie earlier in the day. What makes the art centre even more special is the pay what you can afford price tag (minimum £6 for this event), and the 5 free tickets open to those on benefits they give away, means there is no excuse not to enjoy an evening of poetry right in the heart of the city.

Tickets available at https://norwichartscentre.co.uk/events/toast-7/

One to Watch

Tues 10th Sept- Shakers- St Georges Theatre, Great Yarmouth

This week over in Great Yarmouth we find ourselves back in 1985 in a not so chic London bar called Shakers. The play centres around four waitresses all suffering the general pressures of life. This play written as a sister to piece to Bouncers (which St Georges put on last September) is a satirical look at the desperation that unemployment can cause as the women are forced into waitressing.

The play with a cast of only the 4 women allows the women to play not only their main parts but also the parts of the colourful chatacters that frequent Shakers. This evening promises to be an evening of hilarious and depraved feminist entertainment so a great way to spend a Tuesday night.

Tickets available at https://stgeorgestheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873610307

Worth a Mention

Sun 10th Sept- An Evening of Jazz and Cabaret- Norwich Playhouse

Only worth a mention because as I write this it’s nearly sold out. If you fancy an evening a little louder than poetry then the Playhouse has you covered with an evening that does exactly as it says on the tin. They have a Quintet, jazz guitarist/comedian, Italian Vocalist and a local singer all to liven up your Sunday night. Also all profits from this show will be split between  two breast cancer charities Breast Cancer Now and Keeping Abreast. So if you fancy being entertained whilst helping a good cause Playhouse has you covered.

Tickets Available at http://www.norwichplayhouse.co.uk/whats-on/detail/an-evening-of-jazz-cabaret-2019


Monday 9th Sept

Screening- Blinded By The Light, Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Tuesday 10th Sept

Comedy- Mark Watson: How You Can Almost Win- Playhouse Norwich

Theatre- Shakers- St Georges Theatre, Great Yarmouth

Screening- Blinded By The Light, Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Screening- Margaret Atwood- Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Music- Skinny- Brickmakers, Norwich

Wednesday 11th Sept

Kids- In the Night Garden- Norwich Theatre Royal

Comedy- Rob Delaney- Norwich Playhouse

Screening- Blinded By The Light, Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Reading- The Numerous and Varied Assassinations of Oliver Cromwel- Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft

Enviroment- Climate Emergency- Open Norwich

Thursday 12th Sept

Kids- In the Night Garden- Norwich Theatre Royal

Screening- Blinded By The Light, Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Screening- Fleabag- Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Music- Jazz of Dudley Moore by Chris Ingham Quartet- Hatfield Hotel, Lowestoft

Theatre- Much Ado About Nothing- Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft

Music- Royal- Brickmakers, Norwich

Friday 13th Sept

Theatre- Rip it up 70’s- Norwich Theatre Royal

Comedy- An Evening of Eric & Ern- Norwich Playhouse

Screening- Scarborough- Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Music- Soft Machine- Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft

Music- The Pearl Hearts/ Velveteers, Bermuda Bobs Hi-Fi, Norwich

Party- Propoganda- Waterfront, Norwich

Festival- Feast From the East- Open Norwich

Saturday 14th Sept

Improv- Intellectual Hooligans- Maddermarket, Norwich

Community- Open Day- Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Music Pangaea- Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft

Elaine Delmar- Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft

Music- Pearl Jam (tribute)- Waterfront, Norwich

Music- Vincent Knight- Waterfront Studio, Norwich

Music- Bootleg Boss- Brickmakers, Norwich

Community- Open Day- Open Norwich

Sunday 15th Sept

Entertainment- An Evening of Jazz and Cabaret- Norwich Playhouse

Poetry- Toast- Norwich Arts Centre

Music- Jazz Weekend- Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft

Music- Petrol Girls- Waterfront Studio, Norwich

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