May events: The Norfolk & Norwich Festival

Norwich, Norfolk

Norwich becomes a hotbed of international art and performance every May.

Internationally renowned, the Norfolk & Norwich Festival has become a highlight of the region’s cultural calendar featuring a superb line-up of companies and ensembles from all over the world for 17 days.

Visual arts, music, theatre, dance, and contemporary circus transforms the city with performances taking place in historic buildings, theatres and open spaces. The free outdoor programme is particularly breath-taking, entertaining audiences in their thousands with exquisite shows of epic proportions.

The Spiegeltent sets up camp in Chapelfield Gardens compete with pop-up bar. Open for lovers of cabaret and kooky art forms, step into a colourful and intimate world of fringe fabulousness.

Hosting over 100 performances, this 200-year-old celebration of culture knows how to put on party.

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