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WHAT’S ON IN NORTH NORFOLK
Local website with details of things to do and events in North Norfolk
CREAKE ABBEY FARMERS MARKET – NORTH CREAKE
The first Saturday of each month.
Farmers market filling three barns with wonderful local produce – local bread, Indian food, meats, cheeses, eggs, puddings.
For more details see the website
WHAT’S ON AT HOLKHAM
Visit their website to see what’s on for full information regarding all events, the hall and beach.
We will add information about any Special Events to this page
NORFOLK WILDLIFE TRUST
Norfolk Wildlife Trust organises events and activities throughout the year that provide the chance for all the family to explore Norfolk’s amazing countryside and the wildlife that lives alongside us.
BLAKENEY HARBOUR ROOMS – Popular local venue for gigs and social gatherings.
Up coming events –
March 31st @ 8:45 pm – 11:00 pm – THE RIFFDUSTERS – LOCAL BAND PLAYING BLUES AND ROCK COVERS
April 7th @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm – The Pat McManus Band – A popular blues, rock and folk band
April 22nd @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm – Desperado – One of the tributes to the fantastic music of The Eagles
April 29th @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm- The Makeshifts Very reminiscent of Dr Feelgood.
May 6th @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm – Dr Feelgood – 15 years and over 1,800 gigs – Back for their annual gig
————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-THE WHITE RABBIT EASTER TRAIL at WELLS AND WALSINGHAM LIGHT RAILWAY – SAT 1 – MONDAY APRIL 17
Join the Wells & Walsingham Railway I-Spy. Hop aboard the White Rabbit Easter Trail and join Alice in Wonderland to hunt for clues down the line.
Easter weekend 14-17 April – for an extra £1, receive a boxed Easter egg for every completed trail.
Booking required for groups of 12 or more. Cafe and toilets at Wells Station.
Rail Route: Wells to Walsingham Duration: 30 minutes Four years and under free £5.50-£9
————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————EASTER EGGSTRAVGANZA AT PENSTHORPE PARK Sat 1 – Mon 17 Apr 2017
Explore 700 acres of woodland and lakes, glorious gardens, a huge outdoor adventure playground and an award winning indoor play area. Easter egg hunt and Easter-themed craft making activity so you can make something Easter-related to take home.
BLAKENEY NATURE RESERVE – ‘Reserve 50’ things themed family fun – Tuesday 4th April 10:00 – 16:00
Learn how to catch a crab, check out the birdlife, bug hunting, explore the grassland at Friary Hills, collect stickers and stamps. Stay for as little or as long as you like, and start ticking off your adventures. No dogs on Friary Hills. Join in at any point during the day.
Meet on Blakeney Quay, NR25 7NE Free parking for National Trust members – £3 for non-members.
Booking not needed Free event 01263 740241
BRANCASTER ESTATE – BRANCASTER BEACH – Thursday 6th April 10:00 – 16:00
Fly one of our kites, (or your own), try stone skimming, track a wild animal, build an epic sandcastle, or sit back and watch the birdlife or hunt for bugs, collect stickers and stamps.
Meet at Brancaster Beach (PE31 8AX), parking charge of £2 for two hours or £4 all day, not NT, look out for flags & staff.
BLICKLING HALL – EASTER EGG HUNT 14th, 15th, 16th & 17th April
Blickling Hall has organised a special trail with clues – discover the creatures that live on the Blickling Estate. Once you’ve found them, you’ll be rewarded with a Cadbury chocolate treat!
£2.50 per hunt. National Trust members free entry to gardens, non- members special adult garden entry price of £6. Children pay hunt price only.
“OLIVER” Sheringham Little Theatre Sat 8th Apr 17 — until — Sat 15th Apr 17
Musical classic from Charles Dickens’ loved story.
Saturday 8th April, Monday 10th – Saturday 15th April.
All shows 7.30pm with a 2.30pm matinee on 15th April
http://sheringhamlittletheatre.com/ 01263 822347
BURNHAM MARKET HORSE TRIALS AT SUSSEX FARM – Horse Event, Thu 13 – Sat 15 Apr 2017
Burnham Market International Horse Trials is based in North West Norfolk and is one of the county’s finest events where visitors can see Olympic and Championship athletes competing on home turf.
EASTER AT HOLKHAM HALL Children’s Activity Event, Fri 14 – Mon 17 Apr 2017
Four days of Easter events and activities. Origami fun time, footprint quiz, kiddy kitchen – decorate an Easter biscuit, trailer ride, games and quizzes, storyteller’s enchanted yurt and face painting
Spring Steam Gala 21st– 23rd April The North Norfolk Railway
Spring Steam Gala features an intensive timetable. It will also be an opportunity to see guest engines working alongside our own home fleet. http://www.nnrailway.co.uk/page.php?pid=37
A day out with Thomas and Friends!! Enjoy a train ride with Thomas, Meet The Fat Controller and much more.
29th April – 1st May at The North Norfolk Railway
CREAKE ABBEY – Spring Gift Fair – Saturday 15th April, 10am to 4pm
A wide range of local gifts from wood carvings, baskets to soaps, paintings, textiles, drawings and ironmongery plus much more complemented by a selection of the food from the producers Farmers’ Market – Saturday 6th May, 9.30 to 1pm
Grand Illusions Paint Workshop – Sunday 14th May, 10am to 4pm
Plant Lovers’ Day – Saturday 27th May, 10am to 4pm
FREE ADMISSION – FREE PARKING http://www.creakeabbey.co.uk/
NT/NWT Wildlife Workshop: Bees Sat 22nd April Sheringham Park, Upper Sheringham
A partnership workshop between Norfolk Wildlife Trust and the National Trust.
Expert Nick Owens, author of ‘Bumblebees of Norfolk’ will lead this workshop exploring the variety of bees that can be found in Norfolk. We will look for Bumblebee queens which are active at this time, and also investigate the less well-known world of the solitary bees.
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sheringham-park 0844 2491895
Parkland History Tractor Trailer Tour at Holkham Hall Guided Tour, from 3 May 2017
Take a tractor trailer tour of Holkham park. Discover the landscaped parkland and historical architectural landmarks and find out how the park has changed through the course of time.
Tickets: £7.50 per adult. Pre-booking essential. To book please telephone Holkham Ticket Office on 01328 713111 or visit http://www.holkham.co.uk/events/easter-at-holkham
Pedal Norfolk at Holkham Hall Sporting Event, Sat 27 – Mon 29 May 2017
Family-friendly fun bicycle festival with a children’s cycling academy, fun-fair, live entertainment, thrilling shows, a fantastic array of food and drink, challenging sportive rides and national level racing to name but a few from the fun-filled packed programme of events over the weekend.
Saturday May 27. Creake Abbey’s 2017 Plant Lovers’ Day.
36 garden nurseries attending, plantsmen from Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex will be on hand to inspire.
Creake Abbey will be offered delicious refreshments both at the Café and from the pop-up cafe
10am – 4pm £4 per adult children free. The rest of the site is free to visitors.
THE NORFOLK CHURCHES TRUST – STATELY CAR BOOT SALE – SUNDAY APRIL 30TH
The Stately Car Boot Sale will be held on Sunday 30th April 2017 at Sennowe Park, Guist, NR20 5PB, from 10am until 3.30pm.