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Aylsham Show 2013. .

Agricultural celebration

The beautiful parkland of the Blickling Estate is the perfect setting for the Aylsham Show, which celebrates all that is great about rural life and the countryside.

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Celebrating the best of British style, a new fashion website has been launched by Norwich-based manufacturing and design expert Linn Gustavsson.

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The mood board for the ski lodge inspired room

Norfolk by design

Buying a house with one bedroom more than you need or an extra reception room can be exciting as many of us aspire to living in a spacious home.

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Business Team in Meeting with Social Networking Related Symbols Above

Super support

When you set up your own business, you’ll discover very quickly that it isn’t just about having a good business idea. You’ve left behind the support and friendship of colleagues in your old workplace; you’re on your own. So you need to surround yourself with like-minded people in your new environment. How can you do this?

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Auctioneer Rebecca Mayhew in the sales room at Durrants Auction Room.

Picture: James Bass

On the rostrum

You wouldn’t think it, but I used to be afraid of public speaking due to a morbid fear of forgetting my lines and being laughed at. Hardly the type of personality profile for a job that requires its practitioner to be part mathematician, part ringmaster, part television host and part hard-nosed dealer. Now though, if you venture to one of Durrants’ many auctions, be it property, antiques, or machinery, I am to be found at the heart of the events, and almost always with a gavel to hand.

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Victoria Bacon

Flying into history

More than 70 years ago Air Commodore Alistair Panton spent six perilous weeks flying reconnaissance missions over France. Shot down four times, he was finally captured and taken prisoner on July 14, 1940.

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RNAA, July, EDP Norfolk


Set in glorious parkland, the Norfolk Showground is the county’s premier events complex, home to some of the most eagerly anticipated events and activities in the region. Able to host large outdoor events coupled with a range of indoor spaces, including the 3000sqm Showground Arena building, the Norfolk Showground is a hive of activity all year round.

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Cromer Crab Cheesecakes prepared by Richard Hughes

Picture: James Bass


Cromer crab cheesecake

This recipe ticks all the boxes to become an EDP Norfolk step-by-step classic. It uses the quintessential Norfolk ingredient, the humble crab, it’s so simple to make and yet looks incredibly impressive. Everything you need from a recipe, particularly on a gorgeous summer day when you’d probably rather be in the garden then in the kitchen!

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Summer tea party at Strattons Hotel, Swaffham.
Pouring the tea.
Photo: Denise Bradley

Time for tea

A rushed cup of tea and a couple of biscuits standing up in the kitchen before walking the dog or picking the children up from school is the nearest most of us get to afternoon tea indulgence.

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EDP Norfolk Magazine. July. Views around Dereham town centre

Making a move to . . .

In the heart of Norfolk is a town full of heart. Dereham is a historic market town that is big on family life and sense of community.

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Cycling Mark Aimes

A trip through history

Distance: 12 miles. A gently undulating route following quiet rural lanes.

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Group of Students Outside Building Throwing Away Papers

From the headmaster’s office

There is no denying the tablet computer is a wonderful thing.

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Latitude at Henham Park in Suffolk.
People arriving in the sunshine to set up camp on the first day of the festival.

Picture: James Bass

Festival fun

Be tempted by the choice of brilliant summer music festivals in East Anglia

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EDP Norfolk Magazine. July. Fashion. Hats feature at Great Yarmouth Racecourse.

Fancy hat!

From simple, stylish fascinators adorned with delicate feathers to big, bold hats bursting with colour, there is something out there to suit everyone.

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Hugh Jackman, July, NFK

Norwich fan, family man

He’s the former school teacher who has hit the big time with a string of lead performances in global box office blockbusters, most notably as Jean Valjean in Les Misérables and as Wolverine in the X-Men franchise.

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Barley, malt, beer

Raise a glass

If you ask people the main ingredient of wine, the national drink of France, you can bet that 99pc will correctly answer grapes. Yet if you ask them to name the main ingredient of beer and whisky - national drinks of Britain - you’ll be lucky if 15pc get it right.

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Marcia and Trevor Holmes at their Norwich Camping and Leisure business in Blofield.
Photo by Simon Finlay.

The BIG idea

Tell us a little about the Norwich Camping and Leisure story.

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EDP Norfolk Magazine. July Mary Kemp feature - Strawberries

Summer sweetness

With July comes an abundance of locally grown soft fruit, which I think can be one of the best and easiest puddings to serve. Picked ripe and in perfect condition there is nothing better than a bowl of fresh strawberries or raspberries with cream or ice-cream, and a sprinkle of sugar if you are so inclined. Months of ignoring those tasteless, imported berries are repaid by that wonderful burst of summertime when you get to bite into your first strawberry of the year.

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