Review: Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2017

Norfolk & Norwich Festival Fri 12 – Sun 28 May Every May the Norfolk & Norfolk Festival transforms our fine city with an absurdly imaginative and vibrant collection of creative experiences and performances from both local and globally acclaimed talent. At this year’s Festival you could have seen and taken part in all manner of […]

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15 ‘Best’ Things to Do in Aldeburgh

Our recent trip to Aldeburgh reconfirmed just how lucky we are to have so many coastline hotspots and charming seaside towns on our doorstep. Here in Norfolk, a trip to the coast always feels like we’ve managed to ‘get away from it all’, very quickly. Although we’re loyal friends to neighbouring Aldeburgh, there are certain things we […]

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Wild Deer, Risqué Art and a Good Pint

If I was asked to recommend a good pub to visitors coming to Norfolk, I’d be hard pushed to pick just one. But if I was held at gunpoint with a cucumber at my chest, I’d probably pick The Gunton Arms, a stunning gastro-pub with rooms and where we’ve spent many happy family birthdays. Plus its large spacious […]

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Review of Norfolk Wine School

There’s a happy person in my wine glass Earlier in the week, this picture of me popped up on my Facebook TimeHop feed. “There’s a tired person in my wine glass,” was the status update. This was during my sleep-deprived state as a new Mum. This wine glass wasn’t actually mine, I was far too […]

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Worstead Festival 2016

Last weekend we were guests of Worstead Festival, a wholesome, laid-back and entertaining event set in a beautiful rural village in Norfolk. For those well-versed in my blog, you’ll know I’ve blogged about Worstead Festival a couple of years ago. I have fond childhood memories of this festival which has been going for over 30 […]

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Warwick Street Social

Restaurant Review of Warwick Street Social Terrace: a lovely outdoor space, one of the biggest in Norwich. This picture taken at twilight only really shows you half the story. Roots and Toots was invited to dine at Warwick St Social this week, a bright new shooting star in the heart of the Golden Triangle in […]

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