Cultural Events in the East of England

Superstructures at Sainsbury Centre


Superstructures in a new exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts showcasing stunning examples of high-tech architecture from 1960–1990.

The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts is itself one of the most important examples of the genre cutting a futuristic figure with its exposed steel framework, expanse of glass and flexible use of space. The gallery is celebrating its 40th year with a new exhibition delving into its design and creation, as well as that of other landmark projects associated with high-tech architecture.

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Damien Hirst at Houghton Hall

Damilen Hirst

A series of new paintings by Damien Hirst entitled Colour Space can be seen in the State Rooms at Houghton Hall for the exhibition Damien Hirst at Houghton Hall from 25 March–15 July 2018. The exhibition includes several of the artist’s most celebrated sculptures throughout the 18th-century house and gardens.


What the Moon Saw

What the moon saw

Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen and re-imagined by 2Faced Dance Company, What The Moon Saw presents a magical journey through the night!

This is a new dance and circus performance for little ones and their families. Alone in the world and scared of the dark, young Jack opens his bedroom curtains to find a familiar friendly face, The Moon. The Moon, shining bright, teaches Jack how to be brave by taking him on an amazing adventure across the world, showing him all that he sees and teaching him all that he knows.

Watch Jack’s world come to life in this short interactive tale of dance, circus and music, bringing you a trove of secrets and surprises that will delight, excite and charm the whole family.

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Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers
Written by Willy Russell, the legendary Blood Brothers tells the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with fateful consequences. Bill Kenwright’s production surpassed 10,000 performances in London’s West End, one of only three musicals ever to achieve that milestone. The superb score includes Bright New Day, Marilyn Monroe and the emotionally charged hit Tell Me It’s Not True.

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Once Upon a Festival

Once Upon a Theatre

Once Upon A Festival, now in its fourth year aims to make performance art more accessible in Theatres, Schools and Communities. This is achieved by taking the performance to the children, removing the barriers of attending a theatre and lessening the financial implications of a school trip. 

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