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Gary Delaney brings down the house with his Gagsters Paradise show

You have to wonder if Gary Delaney’s brain is wired up differently from everyone else’s. His prodigious gag writing ability is such that, even before settling down to the show, he has bombarded us with… read more
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A Splash of Colour with IMPS: Abstract Expressionism

On Tuesday 6th August 75 children between 17 months and 11 years old, together with their parents, grandparents and carers, joined Rachel Baker from IMPS as she introduced them all to the works of world… read more
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Julius Caesar by Silas Tooth

Julius Caesar Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar has been put together by the Bridge Theatre London which has only been with us since 2017. The performance was directed by Sir Nicholas Hyther who captured the greatness of… read more
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Spring Flowers and Little Dewdrops

On Wednesday 8 May, we were lucky enough to have Tina Bone, a member of the Iceni Botanical Artist collective, to run an exclusive workshop focused on observing, drawing and painting wild spring flowers. Find… read more
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TOM AND BUNNY SAVE THE WORLD THE MUSICAL… by Bethany Ely On Tuesday 8th may I viewed the comedy performance of Tom and Bunny Save the World, the musical. Basically Tom and Bunny have to go… read more
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Hotel Salvation - anyone who has spent time with an ageing parent will find much that is achingly resonant.

In this story of an ex-schoolteacher who decides to spend his final days in Varanasi on the banks of the Ganges, Shubhashish Bhutiani’s directorial debut presents a world that will be alien to European viewers,… read more
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Luke Wright's Stand Up Poetry Club presented a compelling contrast of talent

Promoted to the main auditorium, Luke Wright's Stand-Up Poetry Club swapped intimacy for elbow room in an evening dominated by the anger of men who can’t quite believe what is happening in the world. First… read more
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A riotous performance of Peter Pan is captured by a drawing soldier

Last Saturday Peter Pan flew into the Corn Hall in search of his shadow and, along with the Darling family, took the Saturday Club on an amazing adventure to Neverland. There were so many pirates,… read more
Posted in Diss, Exhibitions, Family, Pantomime, Review, Theatre, Uncategorised

The Hilarious World of James Campbell… yes everyone thought it was really hilarious.

A review by Sophie. Yesterday I went to watch the amazing kid’s comedian James Campbell, he was a joy to watch and extremely funny- all the children and most of the adults were crying with… read more
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Sour Puss - A magical performance according to our young reviewer

Recently I went to watch the heart-warming children's play, Sourpuss here at the Corn Hall in Diss. The acting capabilities of puppeteer Joanna May were so impressive the puppet strings disappeared and the puppets came… read more
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Alice Lee Bird Colouring- In Days

We are so excited to be hosting Alice's exhibition of bird prints until 31 August. The exquisite drawings are based on bird life on the Mere and those found in Skelton's poem and now you… read more
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Diss Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers demonstrate and exhibit at the Corn Hall

We are pleased to welcome the Diss Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers back to the Corn Hall in our new Upper Gallery to celebrate Diss' rich textile heritage. They will be exhibiting a wealth… read more
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Families - stuck for something to do over Half Term? Come to the Corn Hall!

Don't sit twiddling your thumbs over half term, come and visit us at the Corn Hall, we have loads of great, cheap events and activities for you! Alongside Diss Guild of Weavers and Spinners exhibition… read more
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Edna tells Grace her stories about Diss

A great wealth of stories and memories of Diss, Norfolk and London were shared during our reminiscence session at De Lucy House. We watched John Betjeman's film Something About Diss shot in 1964 and looked at… read more
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Creative Collaboration on Wind Back Time Project

The Corn Hall, The Keeper's Daughter and Arts Award had a very productive creative skills sharing session on Tuesday. The Keeper's Daughter led their group through structured improvisation around the memories recorded for the Wind Back… read more
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Free Figure Drawing at Keeper's Daughter Rehearsal

If you like drawing and want to draw the human figure please join us for the Moving Figure Drawing workshop.  We will use a variety of techniques and work at different scales to draw actors as they rehearse ideas… read more
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Wind Back Time Event

Thanks to everyone who visited our Wind Back Time Sign-Up Event on Tuesday. It was great to meet you all and great so many of you want to get involved. There is still time to join us… read more
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Arts Awards Students and Big Draw 2016

Arts Award students helped with the Big Draw 2016 which was organised  and hosted by Designermakers21 on Saturday 8th October 2016. The event was attended by about 100 people and over £100 was raised for… read more
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