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Iceni Magazine | August 26, 2016

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Issue 40 and Iceni Wymondham Issue 05Iceni Magazine Norfolk is a FREE monthly Norfolk Lifestyle Magazine. Available at stockists throughout Norfolk and is available to view online.

TV Astronomer Mark Thompson joins Corn Hall on tour!

August 25, 2016 |

Lakin McCarthy proudly present:

MARK THOMPSON Spectacular Science Show

Saturday 24 September 2pm

Botesdale Village Hall, IP22 1BZ

With twenty years experience in observational astronomy, Mark Thompson has an expert and highly entertaining ability to bring complex scientific concepts to … Read More

Britain’s Unworn Shoes Could Stretch Around The World

August 25, 2016 |

There are so many unworn or unused shoes in British households that put heel to toe in a line they’d stretch all the way round the world.

Piled on top of each other all the CDs … Read More

Decorated Penguin Receives Military Promotion At Edinburgh Zoo

August 25, 2016 |

This is the hilarious moment a highly-decorated PENGUIN waddled past a group of royal guards – before receiving a military promotion.

Sir Nils Olav – the highest decorated bird in the world – proudly strutted his stuff as … Read More

A Perfect Guide to Your Next Doors & Windows Purchase

August 25, 2016 |

When you are looking into buying new windows and doors for your home, you have a lot to think about.

Windows and doors are a large investment and you want to make sure you get … Read More

5 Cases Where a Locksmith Service Can Help You

August 25, 2016 |

No matter what the emergency, a good locksmith service realises how important their clients’ schedules are and won’t make them hang around.

They should be able to take action right away so that customers can move … Read More

NNUH Cystic Fibrosis team to ride Tour of Britain route for hospital charity

August 25, 2016 |

On Sunday 11th September cyclists will be taking to the roads of Norfolk for the NNUH Tour Sportive, an annual charity bike ride to raise money for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital charity. 

Amongst those taking part … Read More

How Classy Are You? New Study Reveals All

August 24, 2016 |

Minding your manners, avoiding emotional Facebook rants and knowing what cutlery to use are the modern day signs of class, according to new research.

Saying ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ is the cornerstone of class according to … Read More

Radio 1 DJ, Strictly Come Dancing and Eurovision star Scott Mills hosts first ever intu Chapelfield retailer awards

August 24, 2016 |
  • Vote for your favourite intu Chapelfield stores by 1 September and you could win exclusive tickets, the chance to meet Scott Mills, or a £50 intu gift card.

intu Chapelfield is asking customers to … Read More

New Workspace Fuels Norwich’s Creative Sector

August 24, 2016 |

– Fuel Studios brings new buzz to trendy Norwich Lanes –

Fuel Studios, located in the buzzing Norwich Lanes district has opened its doors for business, to become a vibrant hub in the heart of the city for … Read More

Talking Technology 2016

August 24, 2016 |

Naked Element are going to be at the Norfolk Chamber Talking Technology 2016 event on 21st September, why not come along and see us?

Talking Technology 2016

Date: Wednesday 21st September 2016

Time: 8:30am to 2:00pm

Register for your tickets here:

An interactive event … Read More

Apples & Androids

August 24, 2016 |

Every time a new mobile phone is released, the internet is awash with reviews and comparisons articles.  Some people are iPhone evangelists while others stick to their Android guns, but more recently Android have shown an … Read More

Work on the Weybourne Unit begins

August 24, 2016 |

Work has begun at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital to expand its cancer services for patients. 

Construction teams on site have begun work to increase the capacity of the Weybourne Day Unit which will … Read More

Norwich Community Choir concert on Saturday 24th September 7.30pm

August 23, 2016 |

Norwich Community Choir will entertain you with a wide variety of songs to leave you smiling. The concert also features the Mad Dogs, who are a small all female acapella group.

 Free entry, just turn up … Read More

Two weeks left to enjoy free “Norwich Evenings” street entertainment

August 23, 2016 |

Shoppers and visitors to Norwich have been wowed and thoroughly entertained by various street performers and musicians every Thursday across the summer as part of Norwich Business Improvement District’s (BID) Head Out, Not Home initiative.

As … Read More

Wymondham Abbey – Tudor music and dance – Bank Holiday Monday

August 23, 2016 |

On Bank holiday Monday (29 August) Wymondham Abbey will be rejoicing in the sights and sounds of Tudor dancing. Performances will take place in the centre part (nave) of this magnificent historical building which will be cleared especially … Read More

Could you foster a four-legged friend?

August 23, 2016 |

Dogs Trust Snetterton appeal for foster carers

Dogs Trust Snetterton is appealing to local dog lovers to help homeless hounds in need of a little extra TLC by volunteering to foster a dog as part of the charity’s … Read More

Parents in East Anglia start the ‘back to school’ countdown

August 23, 2016 |

·        Parents reach their limit four weeks into the school break

·        Study by shopping centre owner intu finds more than half of parents are running out of ideas to keep their children entertained

·        intu Chapelfield … Read More

We Hope You’re Thirsty Norwich

August 22, 2016 |

Turtle Bay’s General Manager Shares His Top 10 Rums From The 40 Strong Collection Coming To Norwich!

Turtle Bay is set to open its doors to Norwich on 30th August, bringing a new, vibrant, Caribbean dining and drinking experience … Read More

Win Dinner For 4 At Norfolk’s First Turtle Bay In Norwich!

August 22, 2016 |

Norwich should prepare for a big slice of sunshine – as Turtle Bay Caribbean restaurant and bar prepares to roll into its first city in Norfolk! It’s all about rum, reggae and jerk this summer!

Read More

Parents: What Type Of Personality Are You When It Comes To Driving Lessons?

August 22, 2016 |

Are you a drill sergeant, a worshipper, a skipper or a team-mate? Experts have identified the four types of parent when it comes to teaching their children how to drive.

Goodyear have created a ‘parent personality’ quiz – – … Read More

Best Road Movies of all Time Revealed

August 19, 2016 |

Classic crime caper Bonnie and Clyde has been named the best road movie of all time.

The 1967 biopic starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway as the notorious bank robbers beat tough competition to reach the top spot … Read More

Back to school is as stressful as moving house for nearly a third of parents

August 18, 2016 |

  • 1 in 7 parents find back to school season more stressful than moving house
  • Dads are more stressed out than mums when it comes to back to school
  • 1 in 8 parents … Read More

Raveningham Hall Tours Heritage Open Days 9 and 10 September

August 18, 2016 |

Sir Nicholas Bacon will be leading tours of the ground floor reception rooms at Raveningham Hall on Friday 9 September and Saturday 10 September at 11am, 2pm and 4pm.

The tours are free, but must be booked in … Read More

Councillor continues training for ocean race

August 18, 2016 |

West Norfolk Borough Councillor and Deputy Cabinet Member for Environment Sandra Squire, has just returned home after completing Level 2 of her training to take part in the 2017-2018 edition of the Clipper Round The … Read More

Norfolk people have a zest for travel

August 18, 2016 |

Survey reveals: 30% have visited more than 15 countries Spain and USA are most popular driving destinations Car hire is all about the convenience

A survey by Zest Car Rental, the new name for Economy … Read More

Village at War: Life on the Home Front

August 17, 2016 |

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Sunday 28 and Bank Holiday Monday 29 August 2016 10am – 5pm

Experience life on the home front during the Second World War and discover how you can “do your bit” for the War … Read More

Back with a Bang

August 17, 2016 |

Britain’s Biggest Christmas Extravaganza Returns for the 40th Year

  • The Thursford Christmas Spectacular is the largest Christmas extravaganza in Britain
  • 5,000 visitors a day descend on Norfolk’s Tiny Village of Thursford to see the show and take a … Read More

NNUH awarded grant for specialist volunteer team

August 17, 2016 |

NNUH has been awarded a charitable donation to develop a dedicated volunteer support service for elderly and frail patients or those living with dementia. 

The additional funding will enable the new volunteering service to increase … Read More

BBC Good Food Festival opens next week

August 17, 2016 |

The BBC Good Food Festival, sponsored by Lexus, is heading to the stunning gardens of Hampton Court Palace for its third year over the three days of this August Bank Holiday weekend. Hosted in partnership with independent charity Historic … Read More

Scream if you want to go faster (scaling computer hardware)

August 17, 2016 |

When the deadline for registering to vote in the UK EU referendum approached there were issues with the online registration system. It stopped working due to the high numbers of people trying to register all at once. The … Read More

Raynham Hall welcomes world class musicians for classical recitals

August 17, 2016 |

North Norfolk is set to welcome internationally acclaimed musicians Rachel Podger and Maggie Cole who will be performing at Raynham Recitals on Saturday 17th September at Raynham Hall, Fakenham.

Rachel Podger has established herself as a leading interpreter of … Read More

East Anglian Business Reports Ongoing Growth

August 16, 2016 |

Local business Alan Boswell Group has reported another year of growth following the publication of its annual accounts this August.

The independent insurance broker and financial planning group, which has offices in Norwich, Peterborough, Attleborough and … Read More

Summer Beers From There’s A Beer For That

August 16, 2016 |

Summer Beers

With the Great British Summer in full swing, There’s A Beer For That has curated a selection of refreshing beers to bring together the ultimate summertime flavours. With a wide selection from fruit beers to … Read More

Londoners are the Most Irresponsible Drivers in the UK

August 15, 2016 |


Finds New Distracted Driving Research

  • New interactive study from tests how drivers react to distractions, including a phone call.
  • 81% of the contestants decided to ignore the call, showing that almost 20% of the population … Read More

Virtual reality brings autism awareness to shoppers at intu Chapelfield

August 15, 2016 |

People visiting intu Chapelfield, Norwich, will get the chance to experience a shopping centre visit from the perspective of an autistic child this August.

The centre will be handing out virtual reality headsets to customers on … Read More

Shine Bright

August 15, 2016 |


FLECTR Wheel Reflectors are the brightest bike invention, which outclass standard dull reflectors and make your bike stand out at night. Making you seen and certainly safer.


They are lightweight … Read More

Naked Element Director, Paul Grenyer, takes some time out to relax.

August 15, 2016 |

I enjoy my work (software development) very much. I feel very fortunate to be able to earn a living from doing something I enjoy. However, this does mean I do it a lot. Not just … Read More

Majestic Vaults Hidden For More Than 150 Years Opened to Public

August 12, 2016 |

Hidden for more than 150 years – these are the stunning cathedral-like vaults under Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s engineering masterpiece.

The 12 chambers below each end of the famous Clifton Suspension Bridge were first found by chance in … Read More

Shocking Stories of Sexual Harassment in Britain’s Workplaces Revealed

August 12, 2016 |

A sex-crazed office manager asked a terrified female employee what she thought she could do better at work — and then suggested: “You could sleep with me, for a start”.

Another pervy boss … Read More

Man Eats World’s Hottest 10,000 Calorie Burger

August 12, 2016 |

A fearless spicy food lover with a monster appetite has become the first person to successfully conquer the world’s hottest 10,000 calorie burger challenge.

Rob Radcliffe, 36, spent 29 minutes 36 seconds devouring the 18 inch tall burger, topped with the … Read More