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News

Youth Climate Strikes take Norwich city centre

Norwich has become one of numerous cities nationally to take part in a worldwide wave of student climate strikes. On Friday 15 February, more than 10,000 students were absent from schools nationwide to protest the lack of government action for climate change. The strikes were initiated as part of action taken by 16-year-old Greta Thunberg…

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Norwich Market named Best in Britain

Norwich Market has been named the ‘best large outdoor market in Britain’ at the Great British Market Awards 2019. The judges of the Great British Market Awards said that Norwich Market ‘demonstrated the power of social media’, as seen in popular Instagram pages such as @eatnorwich which have gained traction in the past few years,…

Film

Venue Reviews: Mortal Engines

As a running joke in the books, real world pop culture relics show up thoroughly misunderstood in the new film adaptation of the Mortal Engines series. This seems to have happened between book and movie. I’m glad I watched this film. There’s undeniable joy in seeing so much care put into the translating the aesthetics…

Travel

5 Beauty Spots in Norfolk

Norwich Cathedral Norwich Cathedral – its construction beginning in 1096 – has the second tallest cathedral spire in the whole of England. With a rich history, the cathedral is not only a tourist hotspot, but is absolutely stunning on the inside and outside. Situated in the city centre, Norwich Cathedral is easy to locate and…

Travel

Sylvie Tan explores Norwich culture

Leaving home for university can be daunting, especially for us international students as we have travelled far from home. Have no fear! Norfolk is often underestimated for being a cultural city filled with lots of authentic shops, restaurants and places to explore, giving you a slice of home as well as an opportunity to explore…

Travel

Fresher’s Guide to Norfolk

As a local boy I think I am well placed to showcase the delights of my home county.  Although it feels that Norfolk is the land of the forgotten, it is well worth an explore during your time at UEA.  If you have a car then the possibilities of exploring quaint market towns, such as…

News

Norwich mourns the passing of Ibish Peri

Norwich nightclub owner Ibish Peri has been found dead in an apartment above one of his commercial properties, newly launched nightclub Bished. The opening of his inquest concluded that the cause of death was by hanging, with a full inquest adjourned until January. Peri, 35, was a notable figure in the expansion of Norwich’s nightlife…

Features

Two Poundlands: what’s the difference?

We knew the drill. We’d clamber onto the number 35 bus, hand over half of our student loan for a return ticket to the city, then hold tight until we swung onto St Stephen’s Street. On arrival, it was straight into QD, a temple of almost-useful products at student-friendly prices. Jam jars? Check. Curtain rails?…

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