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Heart's Club Classics with Annaliese 7pm - 10pm
26 May 2012, 06:00
Heart is being told that this year's Norfolk & Norwich Festival has been more successful than ever before, drawing large crowds throughout and selling several thousand more tickets than last year.
Over the last fortnight, the festival has seen events including the Garden Party in Festival Gardens, Carol Ann Duffy at the Playhouse, the Kid's Carpet & The Noisy Animals at Festival Spiegeltent, and of course the Dinosaur Petting Zoo.
William Gallinski, the Artistic Director of the Norfolk & Norwich Festival told Heart that ticket sales for the festival were up by a couple of thousand, and that they are already working on next year's festival. "What we want to see is more people coming to the region and enjoying themselves," says William.
"I hope that we will be able to bring more quality work to more people in the future."
William also goes on to say that the festival has a positive impact on local businesses and tourism, which helps to attract new visitors every year.
The final event is the Festival Feast this Saturday in the Festival Gardens, 11am - 5pm. The Feast will feature entertainment including a tea dance in front of the bandstand, an inter-generational dance theatre performance by the Ragroof Theatre Company, and for the last time, the Dinosaur Petting Zoo. Entry is free, and tables and seating will be provided.