This November Norwich goes low key as it gears up for the return of some wonderful big events in December.

It’s all about the shopping this month with the Little Vintage Lover Fair hitting Sussex Barns on the 14th and St Andrews Hall playing host to vintage fairs and fleamarkets. If you want to top up your wardrobe for free then pop along to Caistor Hall tonight for a Swishing Party.

There’s a few big band evenings too, for a nice relaxing post Halloween, pre Christmas treat. If you’re still up for a bit of hectic the ACHTUNG! Caberet is back with a B Movie theme.

As ever the Events page will be updated throughout the month with any other interesting events that come to my attention and it’s now in a calendar format, making it easier to see what’s on! You can also sign up to the Events Mailing List. This means you’ll receive a monthly email of all the exciting vintage diary dates in the Norwich and Norfolk area, plus I’ll be able to let you know if anything amazing gets added last minute!

If there’s anything you think I missed, or you’re running an event you think would be of interest then drop me a line or leave a comment and let me know.

1st November 2010

Summer Swish

8:30pm @ Caistor Hall, Norwich

Fashion swap hosted by The Style Revolution
It is so therapeutic to trade items in your wardrobe that no longer fit and swap for items that do make you look and feel fabulous today as the size you are.
Tickets: £5 on the door


5th November 2010

Intermediate Burlesque

6:45pm @ Kitty Go Lightly Burlesque School

9 Week Intermediate Burlesque for Beginners course starts 5th November

£118 per person for 5 week course


6th November 2010

ACHTUNG! Caberet – B Movies

8pm @ The Talk, Oak Street, Norwich

The theme for the night is B-Movies, providing you with a rich and varied breadth of tropes to draw ideas from, including retro sci-fi, shlock horror and (s)exploitation, to name but a few.
To make the night special, they have enlisted the considerable talents of Kimera Hydra, Miss Elyssia, Panthera, and Ropesluts. Prepare to be titillated, roped, enthralled or worse!
As usual, DJs Mikki and Mz_Pink will be spinning a range of tunes, from enticing electronics, gut-wrenching guitars, and joyous jazz.
Tickets are priced £12.


7th November 2010

The RAF in Concert

7:30pm @ Theatre Royal, Norwich

This year’s prestigious Royal Air Force in Concert Tour officially commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain with an exciting and nostalgic programme of music that will conjure up the atmosphere surrounding Britain’s ‘finest hour’.


10th November 2010

Charity Fashion Show

5:30pm & 7:30pm @ Weston Park Golf Club

Raising funds for East Anglian Air Ambulance.

5.30pm – £10 with complimentary glass of wine.

7.30pm – £25 with complimentary glass of wine

& hot buffet.

Raffle with fabulous prizes.

Tickets on sale from Nicholsons Holt (tel: 01263 711230) and
Love Couture Norwich (tel: 01603 612216).

Please contact Nicholsons Holt for more information:
tel: 01263 711230 email: [email protected].


12th November 2010

Gary Winter and the Pavilion Big Band

7:30pm @ The Playhouse, St Georges St., Norwich

From the show-stopping joie de vivre of the Rat Pack buddies to the contemporary cool of Michael Bublé, this 18-piece Norwich-based swing band plays it all!
Tickets : £12 full price
£10 concessions


14th November 2010

Little Vintage Lover Fair

10am – 4pm @ Sussex Barn, Burnham Market. PE31 8JY

Join us for our pre-christmas event, There will be 30 stands of Quality Vintage Clothing, Collectables, Accessories and Textiles, Costume Jewellery, and Homewares, Shabby Chic, Retro, Small furniture circa 1920′s-1980′s including Re-worked Vintage items and much more.
Tea and refreshments also available on mix matched vintage crockery,
Full licensed Bar and free car park.
£2 all day admission and free for accompanied children under 16.


18th November 2010

Rockabilly Band – V8 Rumble

9pm @ The Rumsey Wells, Norwich

Free admission for a rockin’ night out!!!

19th November 2010

Eastern Artisans at Dragon Hall

10am-4pm @ Dragon Hall, Norwich

The best hand made arts and crafts from around the eastern region.
£2.50 adults / £1 under 16s, Under 5s free


20th November 2010

Live Music – 50s, 60s & Jive

8pm @ Wreningham Village Hall, Mill Lane, Wreningham, Norwich NR16 1AN

On Saturday 20 November 2010 at Wreningham Village Hall there is a dance to the band KENNY AND THE MOTIVES. £5.50. Licensed bar. Music 8.15pm until midnight. For further information please contact Christine Minns on 01508 488123.

21st November 2010

Vintage Fair, Costume & Textile Association

10am – 5pm @ St Andrews Hall, The Plains, Norwich Norfolk NR3 1AU

The largest Vintage Fair in the eastern region. Over 60 stall holders retailing everything from bags, hats, shoes,costume jewellery and a wonderful range of vintage costumes.
Specialist book dealers and textiles will also be on offer.
Come early and be prepared to spend the day.
Members £1.00 entry
non-members £2.00
Telephone: 01379 641187

26th November 2010

Rockabilly Band – V8 Rumble

9pm @ The Walnut Tree Shades, Norwich

First time at this central Norwich venue. Let’s rock ‘n’ roll!!!!!!!


Burlesque For Beginners

6:15pm @ Kitty Go Lightly Burlesque School

5 Week Burlesque for Beginners course starts 26th November

£59 per person for 5 week course


27th November 2010


9am-5pm @ St Andrews Hall, The Plains, Norwich Norfolk NR3 1AU

Come and explore stall after stall of books, toys, ornaments, collectibles and ephemera.
Admission 80p. Children Free.
Don’t miss Norwich’s longest running Collectors Fair!
Enquiries to Roger Bell on 01485 541566.
Starfighter Rock n Roll Club

8pm@ Wreningham Village Hall, Mill Lane, Wreningham, Norwich NR16 1AN

The ‘INFERNOS’ – With Int DJ ‘Rockin Roland’


28th November 2010

Sounds of the Glenn Miller Era

5:30pm @ The Playhouse, St Georges St., Norwich