Events

The Cromer Pier Show map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

23 Jun, 2018 - 22 Sep, 2018

We have a rich tradition to uphold and 2018 promises to be another bumper year, packed with the finest variety acts in the UK blended together with the highest of production values to bring you the "WOW" factor. The team will bring you three fabulous shows, SHOW 1 and SHOW 2, Showcasing the same cast but two completely different shows, changing over every Thursday throughout the season. For the final two weeks of the season, the finest moments of both shows will be blended together to bring you THE ULTIMATE CROMER PIER SHOW.


Jive Aces map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

28 Sep, 2018, 20:00-22:30

The Jive Aces – The UK’s No.1 Jive & Swing band. The Jive Aces, are renowned worldwide for their high-energy music and spectacular stage show. They are perhaps best known as the first live band to reach the final rounds of “Britain’s Got Talent” and for their award winning viral video,“Bring Me Sunshine”, which has 3 million views online and is so uplifting it’s even been prescribed by a doctor! This swinging sextet average 300 shows a year and have performed for The Queen, as well as working with Van Morrison, John Travolta among many others. They have also played to capacity crowds at The Royal Albert Hall, Buckingham Palace, Glastonbury Festival, The London Olympics and have graced stages in 40 countries, including major theatre tours in the USA. They famously cheered up a grumpy Simon Cowell and wowed the judges on “BGT”.


The Searchers map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

29 Sep, 2018, 20:00-22:30

The Searchers remarkable career continues. With such classic hits as, Sweets For My Sweet; Needles and Pins; Don’t Throw Your Love Away; Sugar and Spice and When You Walk In The Room, they have contributed enormously in establishing the UK as the world’s leading nation in the music industry. There is no doubt that the decade that gave us The Beatles as well as The Searchers and many others was very special and will go down in history as being the most imaginative period of music creativity and expression. With total record sales in excess of 50 million, The Searchers still have great appeal to audiences of all ages. They tour the globe as much today as they have done throughout a fantastic career spanning 5 decades.


Frankie's Guys map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

30 Sep, 2018, 20:00-22:30

'Frankie's Guys' - A celebration of 'Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, is a fast paced, energetic production with an authentic live concert feel.

Putting their own charismatic stamp on timeless classics such as, 'Big Girls Don't Cry', 'Walk Like A Man', ‘Sherry’ & 'Oh What A Night', the boys take you on a nostalgic trip down memory lane and remind you exactly why ‘The Four Seasons’ sold over 100 million records and earned themselves a place in the prestigious 'Rock and Roll Hall of Fame'.

With slick choreography, charm, charisma, brilliant audience participation and amazing live vocals and a great live band, its clear to see why ’Frankie's Guys’ are receiving standing ovations all over the world.


Elio Pace - The Billy Joel Songbook map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

3 Oct, 2018, 20:00-22:30

Following on from his highly-acclaimed reunion concerts in the USA with Billy Joel’s original touring band and now in its fifth, hugely-successful year, Elio Pace delivers this sensational and critically-acclaimed tour celebrating the phenomenal music of Billy Joel. This powerhouse of a show, features over 30 Joel classics including the massive hits, Uptown Girl, Just The Way You Are and My Life as well as fan favourites such as Scenes From An Italian Restaurant, Goodnight Saigon and Piano Man. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to experience The Billy Joel Songbook
in this electrifying concert performed by the dynamic singer/songwriter and pianoplayer, Elio Pace and his magnificent 6-piece band.


Coldplace map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

5 Oct, 2018, 20:22-22:30

In 12 years the band have over 600 gigs under their belts across the length and breadth of the UK and abroad in over twenty different countries worldwide. The band are firmly established in many of the UK's top tribute venues with repeat bookings year after year. They regularly tour Europe and have played in 22 different countries worldwide. Their adventures have lead them to appear on Sky News, BBC Radio One and Two and The Gadget Show and to have played at major festivals alongside Bob Geldof, KT Tunstall, Ringo Starr, The Kaiser Chiefs, Razorlight and Roxette to name but a few. Coldplace know what is expected from a live tribute show - the accuracy, musicianship, dedication and passion for Coldplay's music. Their aim, as a tribute to one of the world's biggest bands, is to capture the feeling of a live Coldplay performance, the music, the visuals, the energy and the atmosphere.


Arrival - The Hits of Abba map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

6 Oct, 2018, 20:00-22:30

Over four decades after Swedish pop legends ABBA swept to stardom, their music remains as popular as ever and the magic of the era is being brought to stages across the country courtesy of ARRIVAL – the international, multi award-winning show that has sold out in over 20 different countries worldwide since 1995.

This high energy show features the vast catalogue of hits loved by many generations including ‘Mamma Mia’, ‘Dancing Queen’, ‘Waterloo’, ‘Super Trouper’, ‘Voulez Vous’, and many more -bringing to life the extraordinary songwriting talents of Benny and Bjorn.

The winning formula of fantastic hits, harmonies, authentic costumes and first class vocals and musicians, recreates the true feel and thrill of a live ABBA show. Come and celebrate the music of one of the biggest selling and most iconic bands of all time.

“Simply the best ABBA show” The Stage


And Finally...Phil Collns map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

7 Oct, 2018, 20:00-22:30

Now in its eleventh year, the hugely successful And Finally... present the ‘Phil Collins Collection’ 2018 Tour. This well-established, superbly professional, and entertaining production perform an action packed two hours of the best-known songs from Grammy award winner, Phil Collins. All the classics are included - In the Air Tonight, Sussudio, Another Day in Paradise, Against All Odds, as well as a selection from his Genesis archive. Proud to be twice awarded ‘The UK’s Number 1 Tribute to Phil Collins’ by the Agents Association of Great Britain. The ten-strong line-up includes the usual two drummer extravaganza and the ever popular ‘And Finally… Horns’, who are always a favourite with the audience! For 2018, there is a brand-new stage set along with fantastic choreography, making the show even more spectacular. And Finally...Phil Collins is the show to see for anyone who grew up with the sounds of music legends Phil Collins and Genesis.


The Simon & Garfunkel Story map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

11 Oct, 2018, 20:00-22:30

Direct from it’s success at London’s Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, a SOLD OUT Worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back! Using huge projection photos and original film footage, this 50th Anniversary Celebration also features a full live band performing all the hits including 'Mrs Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Bridge Over Troubled Water', 'Homeward Bound' and many more. Get your tickets fast as this is an evening not to be missed!
"Fantastic” - Elaine Paige, BBC Radio 2. "Authentic and Exciting” - The Stage


The Elvis Years map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

12 Oct, 2018, 20:00-22:30

The Elvis Years is an outstanding musical production which brings to the stage the incredible and compelling story of the ‘king of rock and roll’ - Elvis Presley.

With a top line-up of actor-musicians, multiple costume changes and nostalgic film footage, this glittering two-hour production charts the musical and emotional highs and lows of Elvis’ amazing journey from poor truck-driving teenager from Tupelo, Mississippi through the army, Hollywood and finally the legendary Las Vegas concerts.


T.Rextasy map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

13 Oct, 2018, 20:00-22:30

Marc Bolan, with his band T.Rex, was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. With Bolan's special ingredient of Rock-a-Boogie songs, the band had a string of huge hits throughout the 1970s including Love to Boogie, Telegram Sam, Jeepster and 20th Century Boy.

T.Rextasy have now been performing around the world for over 20 years, a career that ironically out lives Marc’s very own T.Rex. The band is now accepted as the world’s only official live tribute band dedicated to Marc Bolan & T.Rex, and the only band endorsed and approved by Marc Bolan’s family, estate, original ex-members of T.Rex, and Bolan’s catalogue management. The band has been described by many as ‘beyond the boundaries of tribute’.

Truly a rock’n’roll concert for all ages - If you would like to know exactly what a Marc Bolan concert was like in the 1970s, this show is for you!


Johnny Cash Roadshow map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

14 Oct, 2018, 20:00-22:30

Johnny Cash Roadshow, a show not to be missed by avid fans or the casual listener. Also the only show to be endorsed by the CASH family! This year prepare for a musical and emotional rollercoaster, unrivalled by any other that truly celebrates the career of a music legend, Johnny Cash.

The UK’s No1 Tribute, fronted by respected singer/songwriter Clive John, re-creates with astounding accuracy and truly captures the essence of what it was like to be at a real Cash show! Also featuring the best ‘June Carter’ (Amanda Stone) in the business, the ‘Carter Sisters’ and the ‘Roadshow Horns’, all aspects of Cash’s life are covered with impeccable taste.

The show takes the audience from the 1950’s right up to 2002 and all the stops in between. All the greatest hits are included, along with songs from the latest five decades of the man in black’s career. All this accompanied by emotive and evocative screen images.


Roy ' Chubby' Brown map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

18 Oct, 2018, 20:00-22:30

Definitely not for the feint hearted, Roy Chubby Brown is back and he’s as naughty as ever. His choice of language and his politically incorrect jokes are all delivered with a cheeky grin and perfect comedy timing.
His trademark flying helmet and goggles, coupled with his coat of many patches, make him instantly recognisable as the man who put the “F” in Alice, with his popular version of “that” song.
Chubby Brown is a master of his craft and guarantees a regular supply of new jokes every time you see him. So if you’re not easily offended and want a good old fashioned laugh, book your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

Strictly over 18s only.


Flash - The Best Of Queen map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

19 Oct, 2018, 20:00-22:30

Flash have been paying homage to the world’s most theatrical and dramatic Rock band, Queen since 2002, and in that time have had a huge impact on audiences across the world.
Italian born front man, Claudio Desideri plays a uncannily realistic ‘Freddie’ with just the right look, stage persona and from an early age has trained and developed a vocal range capable of performing these iconic songs, recreating the magic that made Queen live shows so very special. Claudio is joined on stage by an enormously talented band including Nathan Mathers who brings all the electric guitar virtuosity required to play a very convincing Brian May. Their attention to detail is truly impressive and extends to their use of the same equipment used by Queen on stage in their heyday. For over four decades’ millions of fans have been enjoying the music of Queen. The band released a total of 18 number one albums, 18 number one singles and 10 number one DVDs with estimates of their record sales ranging from 150 million to 300 million records.


Barry Steele And Friends map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

20 Oct, 2018, 20:00-22:30

Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading vocalists playing homage to the legendary Roy Orbison. He has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe-tapping sound of this music giant. Barry Steele is quite simply unmissable, as he takes you on this specially produced completely live musical journey through time commemorating the 30th anniversary of the passing of Roy Orbison. Not only does the Barry bring the music of The Big O back to the centre stage, the show also features chart busting hits originally performed and made famous by George Harrison, Del Shannon, Jerry Lee Lewis, ELO, Chris Isaak, The Spencer Davis Group, The Traveling Wilburys and of course the Big O, all backed by a big screen and phenomenally talented musicians. You really don’t want to miss this incredible fusion of ‘60s solid gold classics and ‘80s contemporary musical genius all on one stage.


Bringing On Back The 60's map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

21 Oct, 2018, 20:00-22:30

Sold out in 2017 the hottest ticket in town has just arrived again at your theatre. BRINGING ON BACK THE 60’S STARRING NEW AMEN CORNER with their very special guest’s

This fast moving show Starring New Amen Corner is a must for lovers of 60’s music. With its stunning Multimedia Presentation and special guest appearances from 60’s Icon Chris Farlowe and multi award winning Nancy Ann Lee “little Miss Sixties”

The New Amen Corner are one of the hardest working and most highly respected acts on the sixties circuit here in the UK and around
Europe.


Hayley Moss & Benjamin Lake - The Classical Duo map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

27 Oct, 2018, 20:00-22:30

Their famous performances in the back lanes of Norwich went viral on You Tube, and we are delighted to bring you the incredible vocals of Tenor Ben Lake and Soprano Hayley Moss on our famous theatre stage for the very first time. Expect all the well known classics, a tear and a few goose bumps along the way. Simply superb!


Hello Again - The Story of Neil Diamond map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

28 Oct, 2018, 20:00-22:30

Hello Again, a cast that can proudly boast past credits to include Michael Jackson, Kylie Minogue, Take That, Spice Girls, Bay City Rollers, Freddie Starr, Culture Club, The Drifters and many more, its no surprise that this show has accelerated itself to becoming the talk of theatre land. The show takes you on a musical journey through Neil Diamond’s glittering 50 year career. From The Bang Years to the present day you’ll soon find yourself singing along to all the hits including Sweet Caroline, Cracklin’ Rosie, Forever in Blue Jeans, Song Sung Blue, Hello Again, Love on the Rocks, America and many more.


Talon - The best of the Eagles map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

1 Nov, 2018, 20:00-22:30

Over the last two decades Talon have risen from humble beginnings to become one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK and the ‘GREATEST HITS TOUR 2018’ will once again feature all those classic ‘Eagles Greatest Hits’ from their timeless back catalogue including ‘Hotel California’, ‘Take It Easy’, ‘One Of These Nights’, Take It To The Limit, ‘Desperado’, ‘Lyin’ Eyes’, ‘Life In The Fast Lane’ and many more. This world class seven piece band are a phenomenon and have truly transcended the tag of ‘tribute’. They have become a brand name in their own right who are not only revered by their peers, respected by the music industry but dearly loved by their massive and expanding fan base that together have become a ‘family’.


Bon Jovi Experience map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

2 Nov, 2018, 20:00-22:30

The Bon Jovi Experience are the world’s first and finest tribute to the great Bon Jovi and are the world’s ONLY tribute to have been requested by, and to have performed live on stage with Jon Bon Jovi himself. They are also the only tribute to have been featured on the official Bon Jovi website.
“Have you seen this guy he looks so much like Jon Bon Jovi it’s freaky man” – Chad Kroeger (Nickelback)
“The best tribute I’ve ever seen” – JON BON JOVI
Radio 2’s Chris Evans "the best tribute band he had ever seen"

The band have toured to ecstatic audiences the world over… not to be missed.


Supersonic 70's Show map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

3 Nov, 2018, 20:00-22:30

'The Supersonic 70s’ are a 6 piece ‘100% live’ band, with both male & female lead vocals featuring the incredible ‘Cat suited wondergirl’ Janey Bombshell, one of the finest female singers in the UK. Janey adds some real ‘Agnetha glamour’ alongside co-lead vocalist Mark Keen, the ‘velvet voiced’ singing sensation with the moves to match! The top flight band of musicians alongside have a wealth of experience worldwide & include guitarist/vocalist Greg Hart, who has played and written for Asia, Mike Oldfield & Donna Summer, former Ultravox & Danni Minogue bassist Gary Williams & the wizardry of musical director & keyboardist/Vocoder Andy Stewart, who is the grandson of the late great Arthur Askey! Completing the line-up is Andy Fox, a drummer who has played with Thin Lizzy’s Brian Robertson


Michael Portillo map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

5 Nov, 2018, 14:30-17:00

It took Michael Portillo little more than 10 years to get a seat in the Commons and then rise in power and esteem to a point where he was a favoured leader of his party and possible future PM. A track record like that suggests a privileged friend of the rich and famous ,but since leaving the house almost a decade ago Michael has endeared himself to many with his obvious respect for solid workmanship as found in our great Victorian Railways and the daily life of ordinary hard working citizens. Listen to his story, told with a “ parliamentary standup ” dry wit, and then feel free to question him about it.


Cromer Pier Christmas Show map

Cromer Pier Pavilion

24 Nov, 2018 - 30 Dec, 2018

Following a record breaking year in 2017 The Cromer Pier Christmas Show returns for it's 14th year and is now considered to be one of the best family Christmas shows in Norfolk, strengthening the county's fantastic festive entertainment offering.

Featuring good old Norfolk boy, all round entertainer and jolly nice chap Olly Day, Olly will be joined by a first class cast to bring you traditional fun with a modern twist, festive sparkle and lots of laughs, a must for your families festive diary.

The full cast will be announced very soon, so keep your eyes peeled.


Level 2 Childcare, Intermediate map

Merchants' Place

4 Dec, 2018 - 22 Apr, 2019, 18:30-21:00

This is a nationally recognised Level 2 Certificate Children and Young Peoples' qualification for Pre-school/Nursery Assistants in a variety of settings. This course is delivered over the period of 24 weeks.
Starting 4th December between 18:30 - 21:00.
For more information or to book your place, contact Norfolk Community Learning Services on 0344 800 8020 or email ncls@norfolk.gov.uk