Sunday, 19 February

Discover the fascinating, dramatic and often gory stories from one of the best-known and most turbulent periods in our history! Accompany your costumed guide around the streets to discover the often hidden buildings that still survive from this period, hear stories of the Queens buried in the Cathedral, and grimace at the ghastly tale of when the plague came to Peterborough. 19 Feb & 19 Mar 2017. Early booking is advised as there is limited availability.

Folk fiddlers Kevin Burke, Christian Lemaitre Charlie McKerron from Ireland, France and Scotland respectively showcase their regional repertoires accompanied by acclaimed guitarist Nicolas Quemener.

The popular performer plays in tribute to the Mississippi-born King of Rock.

Formed in 1917, during the First World War, Grimethorpe Colliery Band is a British institution. National and British Open Champions on numerous occasions, the band's contest successes remain legendary. These include 16 Brass In Concert Championship titles, 11 times Yorkshire Regional Champions, two English National Championship victories, four times British Open Champions and four times National Champion Brass Band of Great Britain. Grimethorpe's diverse noted concert performances include those at the FIFA World Cup, BAFTA Awards, BBC Proms, Eurovision and London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony, together with a wealth of national and international television / radio appearances and professional recordings. The band has been the recipient of two gold discs, as well as a BAFTA nomination for its contributions to the global hit movie "Brassed Off" for which Grimethorpe was the focal point. The Royal Albert Hall, Symphony Hall, Barbican, Westminster Abbey, European Parliament, Sydney Opera House and more, have all played host to Grimethorpe. With tours to Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, and concerts & festival appearances throughout Europe, the band's performance reputation remains unsurpassed. In addition to continuing to delight audiences across the globe, Grimethorpe also continues to invest in and support its local community in Grimethorpe, Barnsley and South Yorkshire, particularly through its youth music initiatives and community performances, both locally and on a national scale.

The group pays tribute to the Man In Black, known for country hits including Ring Of Fire, Walk The Line, Folsom Prison Blues, Boy Named Sue and Hurt.

The Fife-born singer, musician and Olivier Award-winning actress performs popular songs from stage musicals alongside traditional songs native to Scotland.

The Chris Ingham Trio are joined by the jazz vocalist for a performance dedicated to American singer, Julie London.

The musicians perform a varied repertoire featuring pieces by Faure, Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, Mozkowsky, Bizet and more.

Derek Nash - Saxes, David Newton - Piano, Geoff Gascoyne - Bass, Clark Tracey - Drums Derek has been a member of the Jools Holland Rhythm and Blues Orchestra since 2004, led Sax Appeal for over 30 years, fronts the funk/fusion band Protect the Beat, and is a member of the Ronnie Scott's Blues Explosion. Renowned for his energetic, vibrant, passionate and charismatic performances, he is an award-winning performer having received the John Dankworth Award and the British Jazz Award (Small Group) for Sax Appeal. He received Best Jazz CD of the Year for Young Lions, Old Tigers with the late Spike Robinson, receiving the same British Jazz Award for "Joyriding" by The Derek Nash Acoustic Quartet in 2012. He regularly appears in the British Jazz awards nominations in several categories (Alto/Tenor and Baritone) and was nominated for Jazz Musician of the Year by the Global Music Foundation. Tickets: Advance: £3 students/£9 members/£11 concessions/£12 full. Walk-ups: £5 students/£10 members/£13 concessions/£14 full. Book online at Email: Box office: 0300 3039 620

Series of autumn and winter talks to raise money for the Wells United Charities – Roger Law, caricaturist and satirist , creator of ‘Spitting Image’ starts the series of talks.

Monday, 16 January, 2017 to Friday, 31 March, 2017

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Venue: the Globe Inn, The Buttlands, Wells Next the Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1EU

Anglesey Abbey has one of the finest snowdrops collection in the country with over 300 varieties of the delicate white flowers, including 20 varieties that have been discovered at Anglesey Abbey. The snowdrop, or galanthus to use its correct botanical name, is often seen growing in religious or monastic sites because of the coincidence to the period of the Feast of Candlemas & Purification each February.

Monday, 23 January, 2017 to Sunday, 26 February, 2017

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Venue: Anglesey Abbey, Quy Road, Lode, Cambridgeshire, CB25 9EJ

The exhibition will feature paintings, drawings, and watercolours by well-known 19th and 20th century artists from our region; many of which have never been publicly displayed before. The pictures will be complemented by artefacts from the Museum collection to connect what we see with how we live now and in the past.

Saturday, 16 April, 2016 to Friday, 31 March, 2017

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Venue: Museum of East Anglian Life, Crowe Street,, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1DL