Local website with details of things to do and events in North Norfolk
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
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 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.
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: –

NORFOLK RESTAURANT WEEK                                                                                   29th October – 9th November

An opportunity to celebrate Norfolk’s vibrant culinary scene and enjoy the social occasion with friends, family and colleagues. With over 80 restaurants to choose from, why not take the opportunity to sample restaurants you have always wanted to try and even visit again.  For more information visit –


 THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR                                                                    6th November – 23rd December

 Jaw-dropping, breath-taking, magical; these are just some of the words used by visitors to describe The Thursford Christmas  Spectacular. Experience the biggest and most exciting show of its kind in Britain which blends Christmas entertainment with dazzling dancers, beautiful costumes, Christmas songs and carols. Rejoice in the outstanding music and singing from the cast, many of which are West End performers. For more information visit –


 HOLT CHRISTMAS LIGHTS                                                                                         14th November 6.30pm

Holt is now established in the collective memory as a town of excellence and uniqueness – never more so than during the festive season when the loveliness of the town is pointed up and framed by thousands of fairy tale lights – along the gables, gutters and roof tops of buildings throughout the town, around a myriad of enticing windows and in both the live deciduous and Christmas trees. For more details visit –


CHRISTMAS AT HOLKHAM HALL                                                                               Various Events from 15th November onwards

Join in the festivities at Holkham Hall for the seasonal celebrations. From candlelight tours of the hall, seasonal music,
Christmas shopping, craft workshops, cheeky elves and a visit from Father Christmas will all be part of the magnificent line-up. For more details visit –


SANDRINGHAM CHRISTMAS CRAFT, FOOD & GIFT FAIR                                              16th – 18th November

Scores of specialists will be offering a range of unique handmade gifts which are bound to include something just right for someone you know. Adults £8, Seniors £7.50, Children £2.  For advance tickets and further information visit  –


 BURNHAM MARKET CHRISTMAS LIGHTS                                                                   Saturday 17th November

Enjoy the Christmas awakening of Burnham Market as the lights throughout the village are switched on. There will be various
stalls with Christmas gifts, food stalls, entertainment, children’s fair-ground rides, a visit from Santa and much more.  From 10 am – 6 pm.  For more details visit


 WELLS CHRISTMAS TIDE FESTIVAL                                                                             24th November

The fun starts at 10am with an array of craft and gift stalls open in Staithe Street, along The Quayside and in the car park of the town’s health centre. A host of street entertainment and activities for all the family will be laid on. Late in the afternoon the town’s Christmas lights will be officially switched on by David Whiteley of BBC Look East, Inside Out and Radio Norfolk. The Quayside fun commences in preparation for Santa’s arrival by boat and the brilliant fireworks display over the marshes immediately afterwards. For more details visit –


 CHRISTMAS FAIR AT HOLT HALL                                                                               24th & 25th November

The event will take place inside Holt Hall, which is an impressive house set in 75 acres of parkland and woods just outside Holt. There will be more than 55 stalls showcasing an array of innovative and quality Christmas gifts ranging from local food and drink, clothing, crafts, paintings, plants, Christmas wreaths, decorations, glassware, art, prints, cushions, bunting, candles, pottery, make-up, skin care and bath products. Refreshments available – crepes, pizzas, cakes, sausage rolls, soup, hot and cold drinks. Entry is by ticket only. For more details visit –


PENSTHORPE CHRISTMAS MARKET                                                                           25th November                                                   

Pensthorpe Christmas Marketprovides shoppers with a welcome break from the high street with its pop-up food, drink and craft stalls. Discover bespoke creations, creative gifts ideas and delicious treats made from boutique producers. There will be live music and the switching on of the Pensthorpe festive lights, plus complimentary mulled wine and mince  pies for members. 10am – 4pm. For more details visit –


 FAKENHAM PARISH CHURCH CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL                                            29th November – 7th December

It wouldn’t be Christmas in Fakenham without the Christmas Tree Festival in the parish church. More than 50 charities will be hanging their baubles and trailing their tinsel on the trees to raise hundreds of pounds for each good cause along with  funds for the church itself through a grand raffle and tombola. For more details visit –

NORTH NORFOLK RAILWAY SANTA SPECIAL                                                             1st – 24th December

Santa is ready to meet every boy and girl both young and old. Each will receive an appropriate present for their age.The magical Santa Special services runs in the weeks before Christmas. Departing from Sheringham station, taking passengers through some of Norfolk´s most beautiful winter scenery whilst the adults are served sherry and mince pies. Children get a soft drink and a chocolate treat. Advance booking is advisable. With professional entertainers, quality presents and of course a ride behind a steam train, Christmas turns into a wonderful experience. For more details visit –


DEEPDALE CHRISTMAS MARKET                                                                  Friday 30th Nov, Sat 1st & Sunday 2nd December

 Visitors to the market can enjoy ‘Not on the high street’ presents, decorations, food and drink in three large marquees around the Dalegate Market site, in the big barn and amongst the pews in St Mary’s Church. FREE Entry & FREE Car Parking (in the farm yard & a stubble field). For more details visit –


WELLS & WALSINGHAM LIGHT RAILWAY CHRISTMAS SPECIALS                                   8th – 22nd December

Jump aboard for a festive steam ride to re-discover the magic of Christmas! The popular Father Christmas specials are the starting point for many families’ Christmas. Book early to avoid disappointment. Includes a gift for every child – drinks and mince pies for all! For more details visit –


















BLAKENEY HARBOUR ROOMS – Popular local venue for gigs and social gatherings:  Upcoming events –  

10th November 8.30 – 11.45 pm – The Faux Fighters – Foo Fighters Tribute – food from 8 pm

16th November 8.30 – 11.45 pm – Steamy Dan – 10-piece band – Steely Dan Tribute Band – food from 8 pm