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From fabulous shawls created in the workshops of Victorian Norwich, to bedclothes fit for royalty, Norfolk’s unique Costume and Textile Association has helped bring them to light and to life. As the charity celebrates its silver anniversary and unveils a major exhibition this month, chairman Joy Evitt chooses six stunning items to help trace its story.
Your dog is part of the family, so it only seems fair he or she should be included in your holiday plans. But it can be tricky knowing how to plan a great getaway which suits both you and your pet.
Having served 26 years in one of the country’s most prestigious regiments I developed a keen interest in the history of medals and the fascinating stories that run parallel with the recipients. I’d never consider myself an expert but I do have extensive background knowledge in militaria.
His life has been filled with travel and adventure, and for Robert Ferguson that is what he hopes to share with others through his Norfolk-based business, Real Africa.
October is a lisping whispering month of winds in the yellowing, tar-spotted leaves of sycamores; winds rattling through the dry heads of horned poppies on the shingle at Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s Cley Marshes, with migrant Lapland buntings rattling overhead and the agitated North Sea waves rattling the shingle on the beach.
Glenn Tubby is executive director at Great Yarmouth Racecourse, which is beginning a major improvement project this month.
Paul Platten, head chef at Reeves Parlour Restaurant at Bawdeswell Garden Centre, loves matching his menus with the seasons he sees displayed in the gardens all around him.
A large team of volunteers works behind the scenes (as well as front-of-house and centre stage) to help create an annual Norfolk arts festival.
One ingredient in my kitchen I really could not manage without is an egg; that perfectly formed creation of nature full of protein and goodness which makes a meal in minutes. No kitchen would be the same without one or a dozen.
Want to learn more about some of our amazing birds, animals, insects and plants – book yourself on a wildlife safari, writes Rachel Buller.
A new book of great Norfolk walks shows how much the county has to offer dog walkers.
When a person sees a collection of antique clocks, the first couple of questions invariably are: “Why clocks?” and “How long have you been collecting?” The how long is, of course, easy to answer, but the “why” can stump the collector. There is no simple or quick explanation to what is quite often a deep-rooted passion.
Although the ancient Egyptians are sometimes credited with having invented the engagement ring, and the ancient Greeks with having adopted the tradition, the history of the engagement ring can only be reliably traced as far back as ancient Rome.
Autumn brings with it so much rich colour. Freshly ploughed fields contrasting with the falling foliage, enhanced by the wonderful misty, dewy mornings.
The Marrakech Restaurant promises an exotic taste of Morocco to indulge your senses. This is quite some boast on a bustling Tuesday lunchtime on Wymondham’s Market Street, where it is sandwiched between the shops, tucked inside the Consort Town House Hotel.
A film set on the Norfolk coast sounded like the perfect project for actress Miranda Raison, who was born at Burnham – but it was not quite as idyllic as it sounded.