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th 21 Mar

Rough Cast present Top GirlsNew to us Top Girls one of the 10 greatest plays of the 20th century includes an hilarious dinner party and a Norfolk kitchen sibling confrontation.  Comedy and tragedyRough Cast finish a seven date tour around near the coast this weekend at the Diss Corn Hall Friday and the Wingfield Barns Saturday and Sunday.

su 12 Nov

Remembrance SundayIn Long Stratton this morning the A140 Norwich Road had a 20 minute closure for the Remembrance Sunday parade.  We slid through five minutes before it closed and the pavements were already full with poppy wearing spectators.

fr 29 Sep

Sunday a Militaria Fair in Thetford Leisure Centre ... yes it's in that there Norfolk.

fr 1 Sep

The forecast for this Sunday's Burston School Strike Rally is sunny(ish) and dry, the lineup includes John Hegley and Hank Wangford. ♫

sa 5 Aug

The new to us and copious electric car charging points in what superficially is the Long Stratton Co-op car park are supplied by Broadland and South Norfolk councils.

tu 22 Nov
St Cecilia's Day patron saint of music

Two final chances this week, one near the coast and one in Norfolk, to seeTheatrical masks of comedy and tragedy Roughcast Theatre's highly popular production of comedy Arsenic and Old Lace though Saturday at Wingfield may be Sold Out.

tu 4 Oct

A Roughcast reading last year7:30pm tomorrow at the very pleasant Brockdish Kings Head RoughCast Theatre will be reading the the Moliere comedy School for Wives.  Remembering how well a French farce went in a Framlingham garden Moliere instead of Shakespeare for the company's summer tour seems a plan.

fr 1 Jul

This Sunday the annual Thetford Militaria Fair at Thetford Leisure Centre.

we 8 Jun

The Parham Airfield Museum opened at the beginning of April, today they have a visit from the Norfolk car club.

fr 21 Jan

In Norfolk 2016 there was Noel Coward's Hay Fever at the Bungay Fisher Theatre and a Tasburgh bus shelter was absolutely destroyed.

we 19 Jan

Tosca from the Royal Opera House♫ Tonight at the Fisher Theatre Bungay Tosca a live on screen repeat from The Royal Opera.  Yes a ways to go but not expensive and the Fish is a charming venue with a very pleasant bar.

we 8 Dec

Roughcast Theatre play reading and laughingLast night in Norfolk (if only just) Brockdish Village Hall had a good house for the Castleton Brass Band.  In the Old King's Head it was running a mask and wait to be seated.  In a side room with candle light and drinks RoughCast Theatre were reading and laughing at the Tom Stoppard comedy On The Razzle.

th 16 Sep

The Monday after next at 7:30pm and the Old King's Head Brockdish (it's in Norfolk but only just) Roughcast Theatre have an open to all reading of the Scottish play ...

fr 10 Sep
World Suicide Prevention Day

Man in the HatMan in the Hat (not this one) is bravely crossing into Norfolk tomorrow to play The Cellar House Eaton and returns to his home town next month.  In the meantime he his accepting bookings for 2022 so you can experience his impressive chest voice and has even found time to continue his support for us. ♫

fr 3 Sep

Disappointing that Sunday's Burston Strike School Rally has been postponed for the second year running.

fr 18 Jun

The Man in the HatTomorrow Man in the Hat ventures (again!) over the border to the Red Lion Needham Norfolk. ♫

th 11 Feb

 WARNING  High winds have stranded poisonous shellfish on Suffolk and Norfolk  beaches.  Dog walkers are advised to keep their pet on a lead ... dogs will eat anything.

fr 11Sep

Bravely tonight Man in the Hat ventures over the county border to the Needham Red Lion near Harleston. ♫

su 6Sep

The public toilets by the Long Stratton Co-op closed for building work.

sa 5 Sep

The Burston Rally organisers are asking people to NOT attend this Sunday.

su 9 Aug

Stan on the Ipswich Cardinals chain crewSaddening but not surprisingly the Red Rooster Festival near Thetford has been postponed until next year.  Robert Stan Stamper (seen here on the Ipswich Cardinals chain crew entertaining the visiting Bury Saints sideline) at last year's Maverick Festival before dashing off to dance with his daughter told us the 2018 Roosterfest had been brilliant. ♫

th 28 May

Red Rooster festival 4-6 September♫ We're easily confused but what we've worked out is the Red Rooster festival near Thetford was postponed back in March to September but as it would have been this weekend it's gone virtual on its Facebook page.

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