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 and 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 regarding 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.
Houghton Hall is hosting a major exhibition by internationally-celebrated Turner Prize-winning British Landscape artist,
Richard Long. The show, EARTH SKY runs until 26th October (selected days). It is Long’s largest since his retrospective
at the Tate in 2009 and will be a unique opportunity to see new site-specific works set within the historic landscapes
and gardens at Houghton alongside permanent artworks by a range of contemporary artists including James Turrell,
Zhan Wang, Jeppe Hein, Stephen Cox, Rachel Whiteread, Anya Gallaccio and Phillip King.
Please use promotional code AAAA to receive a 10% discount on standard tickets
SHERINGHAM LITTLE THEATRE
Offers top class, year-round entertainment for all the family with a fantastic programme
featuring drama, hit movies, music, comedy and art exhibitions.
For more details of what’s on visit: –
——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————BLAKENEY HARBOUR ROOMS – Popular local venue for gigs and social gatherings
Upcoming events –
July 28th – 8.30 – 11.45 pm – The John Verity Band – One of the best blues & rock bands touring – Food from 8pm
August 5th – 8.30 – 11.30 pm – Steemy Dan – A ten-piece tribute band to Steely Dan
August 11th – 8.45 – 11.00 pm – The Riff Dusters – Local band playing blues & rock covers
August 18th – 7.00 pm – August 22nd 11.00 pm – 5- day beer festival with 8 delicious real ales all at £3.30 a pint.
Two great gigs – “Split Whiskers” and “Women in Blues” – Open each evening from 7.00 pm and all-day Sunday from 12 Noon
WELLS AND WALSINGHAM LIGHT RAILWAY
The Enchanted Railway – Magic wands at the ready – take a steam train ride into the domain of fairies, trolls &
toadstools. Help the fairies find their way home….but watch out for the not so friendly creatures….trolls,
witches and giants may be lurking in the shadows….
Rail Route: Wells to Walsingham – Duration: 30 minutes Four years and under free £5.50 – £9
HOLT FESTIVAL Sat 22nd – Sun 30th July
From comedy to cuisine, politics to pop, Holt Festival brings you the best in music, theatre, fine art and the
spoken word in a glorious celebration of the arts. For the full programme of events see link below.
WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA CARNIVAL Fri 29th July – Sun 6th August
A week of family fun and events including a Carnival Day procession around the town featuring floats, fancy-dress,
pull-and push-along vehicles and much more. Traditional seaside activities include a sand-castle competition, town
crier competition, gillying on the quay and the crowning of the Carnival Royals.
CREAKE ABBEY – POP-UP SUMMER SUPPER DINING Fri/Sat 28th/29th July – 7pm
Exclusive pop up dining in the style of London Supper Clubs at the Creake Abbey Café this summer. Guest chef,
Robbie Spenser Ashworth. Booking with payment in advance essential. £42 per person for three course summers
dining menu with a complimentary welcome drink and amuse-bouche. Wine and soft drinks to be purchased on the night.
SHERINGHAM CARNIVAL Sat 29th July – Sun 6th Aug 2017
Fun time for all the family – from the babes in arms to Grandmothers and Grandfathers, with something to interest everybody.
For more details see link below.
CLEY SUMMER FAIR Sat 29th July 2 – 5 pm
A traditional village fair. Lots of stall and games, teas and music in the church and much more
Free entry Location: St Margaret’s Church, Holt Road, Cley-next-the-Sea, NR25 7T
CLASSIC IBIZA – BICKLING HALL Friday 11th Aug 8 – 10.30 pm
As the sun goes down, the Urban Soul Orchestra return with vocalists that ooze talent and charisma,
Jina Burrows, Roo Savill and Maxamillion Barnes-Davy, will bring their own flavour of Ibiza as they join
Goldierocks on stage for the second half of the concert; this is when the party really starts.
For more details visit
THE BLICKLING PROMS – BLICKLING HALL Sat 12th Aug – 7.30 – 10 pm
The National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Anthony Inglis, make their debut at Blickling to celebrate British
music from across the home nations. They will be joined by Classical Brit Award winning Welsh male vocal group
Only Men Aloud, Soprano Annette Wardell, The City of Norwich Piped Band and The Great British Prom Choir
Competition winners and The Mid Norfolk Singers. For more information visit –
CROMER CARNIVAL Saturday 12th – 18th Aug
Leading up to the carnival there are 2 weeks of free children’s events which take place on the beach,
promenade and pier. In the town, you can follow the Cromer Carnival Trail. For more details of events visit –
NORTH NORFOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL – St MARY’S CHURCH SOUTH CREAKE Tues 15th Aug – Sat 26th Aug
This classical music festival offers an amazing variety of music. It has been running for over 10 years and was
founded by world arts traveler Barry Cheeseman and the distinguished British viola player Simon Rowland-Jones
Performances center around South Creake, many taking place at St Mary’s Church, a beautiful medieval church
boasting an impressive 15th century ‘angel roof’. It provides a fine venue for many of the performances. Other
venues include Holkham Hall and sometimes, other local churches. For more information visit –
THE DOG SHOW & FAMILY FUN DAY – CREAKE ABBEY Sunday 20th Aug 10 – 4 pm
Join Wells Community Hospital Trust for a fabulous fun filled day for all the family … two and four-legged … at Creake Abbey. Gates open & registration from 10am, with classes from 11am – 4pm.
Lots of fun classes for your dog to enter together with a huge array children’s activities as well as various craft
stalls and trade stands. Plus… all the other fabulous facilities at Creake Abbey, shops, food hall and café.
Entry £4 per person, free car parking & children under 12 go free.
CLEY HARBOUR DAY Sunday 20th August 3 – 8 pm
Bar, hog roast, BBQ, big prize raffle, Punch & Judy shows, juggler, inter village skiff rowing, best dressed boat
competition, best dressed pirate (under 12), sailing races. Music by “The old wild rivers” and Peter Thompson Trio.
On Cley Quay – by the windmill – Free entry – Contact telephone: 01263 740987 (evenings best)
UB40 – HOLKHAM HALL – Sunday 27th August 7 – 10.30 pm
LHG Live and Live Promotions are delighted to announce that Holkham Hall will host UB40 as part of the band’s summer Grandslam UK Tour.
UB40 – featuring original members Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue with a fantastic eight-piece band, will be bringing their inimitable blend
of reggae and pop greatest hits. For more information visit –
BLICKLING PARK – AYLSHAM SHOW Monday 28th August All Day
The Aylsham Show is a traditional one-day agricultural show. Lots to see and do – With a varied and exciting main
ring programme, side display rings, cookery demonstrations, food and farming marquees, rural craft area,
flower and art marquees, plus vintage tractors & machinery, classic cars, military vehicles, trade stands,
petticoat lane area, fun fair, archery and much much more. There is something of interest for everyone attending the show. For more information visit –