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All Things Special Occasions is a portfolio of fabulous independent Norfolk suppliers to make help yours or someone else's day extra special. Whether you need a Wedding venue, a disco for that 21st, a portrait to commemorate a new addition to the family or some flowers to simply say thank you, this category is packed with everything you need for that very special moment in Norfolk

Honingham Road
Village, Town or City: Barnham Broom
Postcode: NR9 4DD Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Phone number: 01603 334136
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Barnham Broom is a luxury resort offering a warm welcome to all guests looking for an exception experience. With first class facilities and amenities, Barnham Broom boasts a stylish setting in the heart of the Norfolk countryside.

Conveniently located just west of Norwich, Barnham Broom is the perfect base to explore both the city and the surrounding area. The resort overlooks 300 acres of beautiful Norfolk countryside with 46 contemporary bedrooms offering comfortable, stylish and luxurious accommodation.

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Two contrasting 18-hole golf courses, The Valley and The Hill, surround the River Yare Valley, offer a premium golf destination. 

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The Spa at Barnham Broom is a wonderful place to relax and unwind, offering a complete range of professional treatments and luxurious ESPA products. The Spa has recently introduced the luxurious range of Ytsara treatments and products, which are vegan and cruelty-free and are central to the new spa day. 

The Vegan Spa journey offers a guilt free indulgence and treatment with a back exfoliation followed by a relaxing back massage and a deeply relaxing scalp massage. Afterwards guests can settle down to a vegan afternoon tea in the Valley Bar or out on the terrace, along with access to the swimming pool, relaxation pool, saina, steam room and loungers. The Vegan Spa day is available from just £75 per person.

The Edge Health & Fitness Club, with its state-of-the-art gym equipment, sauna, steam room, squash courts, tennis courts, fitness classes and heated indoor swimming pool, is the perfect place to improve your health & well-being. 

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Enjoy high-quality dining in the award-winning Brasserie or visit the Valley Bar’s comfortable lounge for afternoon tea or an indulgent cocktail or two. Or, come and relax at the Sports Bar, which offers a fantastic menu in an informal setting.

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Facilities:
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  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Winebar
  • W-LAN / WiFi
  • Parking
  • Disabled facilities
  • Children Welcome
  • Groups Allowed
  • Air condition
  • Elevator
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Hillside Lodge, Swaffham Road, Toftrees
Village, Town or City: Fakenham
Postcode: NR21 7DZ Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Contact Name: Keith Osborn
Phone number: 01328 856700
Mobile Number: 07887 877650
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Probably the best way to describe my wedding photography style is modern traditional. I look for those spontaneous and distinctive – sometimes even quirky – expressions of love, joy, and happiness which spark photos into glorious life.

I want couples to look back at the photos and remember specifically how they felt when those moments were captured. My work ultimately is about the couple themselves – what they want and what makes them and their day different to every other wedding, and capturing that. They themselves and their relationship are the single most important focus for me on the day. And I also pay close attention to making the details of the day that the couples have worked so hard on, as well as some of the individual characters at the wedding, and the different elements and events which take place during the day, very much part of the visual story.

I love to produce modern, relaxed, natural, classic and clean imagery that remains as beautiful in later years as it was when it was captured.

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9 Upton Road
Village, Town or City: Norwich
Postcode: NR4 7PA Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Contact Name: Stuart
Phone number: 01603 457324
Mobile Number: 07905886835
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Passionate people photographer, based in Norwich  …  enthusiastic portrait photographer … Family portraits especially … Particularly fascinated by trying to capture the exuberance and joy of young children making sense of the world…

Family portrait photography and children’s portraits ….

I have an enhanced DBS check and am on the update service. I have £5 million pounds public liability insurance.

30 years experience as photographer, 5 years as professional. (Previously  - 22 years in primary education, including seven years as the head of Mulbarton Infant School) I have conducted multiple photoshoots in schools and preschools throughout Norfolk, clients this year include Mulbarton Primary, Mulberrybush, Nightingale First, Colman infant and Junior, Caister Infant, Fred Nicholson Special School St Helen's preschool, and Salhouse toddler group.

Children are an amazing photographic subject. They see the world differently, and often express a lot more love and emotion than adults. Being able to capture that is both a fantastic photographic challenge, and a profound learning experience.

I also work closely with dance schools and PE departments, capturing the exuberance of young people in motion. Special fundraisers for PTAs and committees a speciality.

Also on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/StuBeardphotography and twitter @srjbeard 

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Hall Farm
Village, Town or City: Horning
Postcode: NR12 8NJ Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Contact Name: Hannah
Phone number: 01692 630385
Mobile Number: 07825 833920
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Hall Farm Cottages offer a wide range of high quality self-catering, bed and breakfast and holiday cottage accommodation in the Norfolk Broads. Our spacious Norfolk Broads Holiday Cottages are situated between the villages of Horning and Ludham a short drive from Wroxham, an ideal base for your holidays and exploring the North Norfolk Coast.

Our aim is to provide you with luxury accommodation at affordable prices in the heart of the broads. These holiday cottages provide disabled access, with dog friendly accommodation available upon request. There are also options if you are on holiday with the children, of any age. If you have a specific requirement please tell us, if we can’t help, we’ll know a man who can. The Hall Farm team will be pleased to help you anytime.

Our luxury self catering cottages include - WiFi Internet access available from your holiday cottage. - Spacious lounge with comfortable furniture and colour Flat Screen TV (Freeview). - Dining room with pine furniture. - Fully fitted kitchen with Microwave and Dishwasher. - Downstairs bedroom (twin or double) with roll-in en-suite shower room and WC. - One or two further bedrooms on first floor (twin or double). - Bathroom with shower and WC on first floor.

On your doorstep, just a stone’s throw away from your accommodation are pubs on the river, boat hire, shops, churches, fishing and an adventure playground to name but a few.. You can hire our holiday cottages for as little or as long as you desire.

Please feel free to contact us anytime. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

 

Facilities:
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  • Parking
  • Disabled facilities
  • Children Welcome
  • Groups Allowed
  • Pets Welcome
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The Manse, Mill Road
Village, Town or City: Mattishall
Postcode: NR20 3RN Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Contact Name: Joe Lenton
Phone number: +441603516288
Mobile Number: 07813 148338
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Become a better photographer faster with expert tuition from an international award-winning professional.

Getting started taking photos can be easy. But some can find improving difficult with confusion over the camera controls, fear of Photoshop and lack of ideas. With expert tuition you can become a better photographer faster. Whether having a  1-2-1 session tailored to your needs and interests, joining a group workshop or learning online, Original Art Photography is here to help you become the photographer you want to be. 

Joe Lenton ASINWP, ASWPP is a multiple international award-winning professional photographer. He has taught many photographers at many levels, including Norfolk's 2018 EDP Wedding Photographer of the Year. All lessons are structured to enable rapid learning. Group workshops are always limited to small numbers to ensure everyone has a great learning environment with plenty of time to shoot and ask questions. Joe has been a guest speaker at the UEA and City College, teaching on both aspects of photography and its role in contemporary marketing and PR. 

Whether you want to learn landscape photography, fashion, portrait photography, fine art or product photography, you will be learning from a professional with awards covering a wide array of genres. Previous students have gone on to become successful wedding photographers and earn a living through selling their art and photographic services. Don't waste time learning things you don't need. Learn key skills quickly from a respected industry professional.

Here are testimonials from just a handful of Joe's students:

"Straight away I could tell that Joe was knowledgeable about photography and has a very good way of explaining the subject and helpful with any questions I had and patience! Would definitely recommend Joe @ Original Art Photography if you are looking to improve your photography techniques!" (Vinny, S.)

"I had an amazing workshop with Joe today. Learnt a huge amount. Thank you for explaining everything and for being so patient. Would highly recommend tuition with Joe" (Anne H.)

"I really appreciate Joe's hands on approach to any course he does. He has a very well rehearsed and relaxed method that brings out the best in his clients. Joe builds up his programme throughout the session in well designed building blocks so continual progress is made. He is very positive and helps to promote a good standard of work. The courses are designed so that the client goes home with images that show the progression of the day. It was a very positive experience" (Heather L.)

"Joe was enthusiastic, helpful and very knowledgeable and made it interesting and enjoyable" (Bernard W.)

Joe has had images published in print and online with various magazines and media companies including EDP, Times, EEN, Professional Imagemaker, Daily Mail, Build It, Places & Faces, Creative Talent, Gilded, Daily Telegraph, Creative Portrait Magazine. His work has been exhibited in many countries including Canada, Finland, Turkey, Cyprus, Serbia.

Your time & money are precious, so spend them in the company of a trusted professional with proven results. Take control of your camera, release your inner artist and take your photography to new heights.

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20 Bank Plain
Village, Town or City: Norwich
Postcode: NR2 4SF Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Contact Name: Hayley Gerrard
Phone number: 01603 763111
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OPEN is located in the heart of Norwich in the Grade II listed grandeur of the former regional headquarters of Barclays Bank.

We are one of the largest most versatile function venues in Norwich that can to offer bespoke facilities whether you are looking to book for a small boardroom style meeting, a larger conference, a fundraising dinner, trade fair, concert, wedding or fashion show.  Whatever your event we are an ideally located and within walking distance of the main line railway station and Norwich's international airport just a short taxi journey away.

Our Banking Hall can hold up to 240 cabaret style, 500 people seated theatre style or 1450 standing and benefits from some of the best and most high tech facilities in the region.  We also have four smaller function rooms which can accommodate meetings for two or presentations for 20-50 in a variety of different layouts and are also a great location for private dining.  We can offer a wide range of services designed to complement any event perfectly, including plasma screens, hearing loop systems, flipcharts and technical support, incorporating sound, lighting and audio visual.  We can also offer a full on-site in-house catering facilities along with licensed bars.

OPEN has several modern facilities that provide the perfect backdrop to its activities and functions. The OPEN Gym houses state of the art equipment alongside a full-sized boxing ring and is used for a range of activities and classes – all open to the public. Everyone who signs up for membership of the gym (just £10 per month) allows OPEN to offer access to the gym facilities to young people for free. 

The recently refurbished café provides a spacious and relaxing area to enjoy a meal or cup of tea, even if you are not taking part in an activity and simply wish to enjoy homemade food whilst supporting a local charity. 

The dance studio is home to many of OPEN’s youth activities including performance art and sports and is one of its busiest spaces. Whilst OPEN’s climbing wall, Norfolk’s tallest indoor wall makes a great place for corporate team building events as well as running a variety of climbing courses for young people for free.  Thousands of children every year enjoy and learn here under the guidance of OPEN’s renowned and experienced youth team.

OPEN is also now the home of Future Radio who now broadcast their daytime programmes from the venue, as well as the Norfolk County Youth Orchestra and the Echo Youth Theatre Group having residency within the venue making, OPEN the forefront of musical talent and performing arts in Norfolk.

OPEN also hosts an array of live music events, as well as providing secure storage through CLOSED being the lead agency behind Norwich's SOS Bus, which does invaluable work on the streets of Norwich.

OPEN was established to provide opportunities for young people in Norfolk including those who are most disadvantaged, with the longer-term aim of making a positive difference to their lives.  Through the hire of our facilities, every penny of profit goes to enables the venue to offer a wide variety of activities and services free of charge for young people aged between 7 - 25. 

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