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Norwich Arts Centre

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Reeves Yard, St Benedict's Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 4PG
  • Telephone 01603 660352
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  • Website www.norwichartscentre.co.uk
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Andrew Maxwell

Irish scamp Maxwell shows why his reputation for moments of comedy genius is so well-founded.

Thu 18 Apr

£16.80 (£14.40)

Blancmange

Rest easy – everyone's third favourite 80s synth pop band are back, back, back. Living on the ceiling and all that. Now, how about a Thompson Twins' reunion?

Thu 1 Nov

Prices to be confirmed

With + Support.

Dr Feelgood

Dr Feelgood

Rhythm'n'blues veterans from the 70s, whose unhinged sound inspired the early punk acts, but who now have the dubious honour of no longer featuring any original members.

Sat 17 Nov

£20.35

George Porter Jr

George Porter Jr

Bassist and singer of legendary New Orleans funk band The Meters.

Fri 21 Sep

£18

With The Runnin' Partners and Crowd Company.

Glenn Wool: Wool's Gold II (the Iron Pirate)

Glenn Wool: Wool's Gold Ii (the Iron Pirate)

Comfortably in his forties, award-winning comedian & new dad Wool delves into his back catalogue of material spanning 25 years to perform some of his more subversive routines. Does he still agree with those points of view or has he finally grown up? Plus a little navel gazing tossed in for the arty-farty types.

Lethally funny Metro Absolutely hilarious Independent Effortlessly funny You have to go and see Glenn Wool. Guardian Why aren't you in a queue somewhere buying a ticket?" Scotsman

Thu 7 Mar

£16.80 (£14.40)

Goat Girl

Indie-rock four-piece from London.

Mon 29 Oct

£12.10 (£9.90)

Kiran Leonard

The Manchester-based pop singer-songwriter.

Mon 3 Dec

£11

Macka B & the Roots Ragga Band

Macka B & the Roots Ragga Band. Spreading consciousness and breaking down the barriers.

Sun 21 Oct

Matt Abbott: Two Little Ducks

Matt Abbott: Two Little Ducks

Socio-political commentary from the poet and activist.

Wed 10 Oct

£5–£12

Secret Affair

Secret Affair

Mod revival pop-rock from the veteran outfit.

Sat 4 May

£16.50–£22

The Spitfires

Energetic Mod sounds with a modern punky twist.

Sat 6 Oct

£14.85

The Wandering Hearts

The Wandering Hearts

Alt-country/Americana band from London.

Mon 26 Nov

Prices to be confirmed

With Ruston Kelly.

Norwich Arts Centre

Norwich Arts Centre, housed in the converted 14th-century church of St Swithun, has a lively programme of exhibitions and family events, but is also distinguished by a commitment to live performance, featuring touring bands and live comedy. The centre earned a small but notable place in rock history as being the venue where, in 1991, Manic Street Preacher Richey Edwards notoriously squicked out journalist Steve Lamacq by carving the words '4 REAL' into his own forearm. The centre has hosted many other bands and comedians, including Nirvana, Oasis, Coldplay, The Libertines, Mark Lamarr, Sue Perkins and Mark Thomas.

Norwich station is situated about 20 minutes away by foot, to the east of the city. Bus stops on nearby Westwick Street are served by routes 5, 28, 29, 29A, 29B and 29S.

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