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 –
October 13th – 8.30 – 11.45 pm – Guitar Legends – Fantastic musicians playing music from the best – food from 8 pm
October 20th – 8.30 – 11.45 pm – Dustbowl – One of the best local bands playing Bonamassa & other rock covers – BBQ – 8 pm
October 21st – 7.00 – 10.00 pm – Travis Haddix with Dave Thomas Band – All the way from Cleveland, Ohio with Dave Thomas
October 28th – 8.30 – 11.45 pm – Stumble – Magical mix of stunning ballads, R & B, Rock & Roll and funky music
CLEY CALLING Thurs 5th – Sun 8th October
Meditation, Live Street Art, Coastal Geology Walk and Talk, Autumn Birds, Coastal Stroll & Talk with Jules Pretty,
Walsey Wander, Autumnal Landscapes, Does Nature Make You Happy? Beach Clean, Ecology Street Art Workshop,
BLICKLING ESTATE – Blickling Bounders Mon 9th & Mon 16th October
Enjoy a dog-friendly walk around the park. Whether you’re a dog-owner, dog-lover or both, join us for an hour as we
take a stroll around the park. Booking Not Needed. Families welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
A National Trust Event – Gates open 10:00. Start 10:00. End 11:00. Free Event but Normal Admission Charges Apply.
Meet at the visitor reception in the main car park. Check website for latest information.
PORKSTOCK Sat 14th October
Porkstock brings together some of the best producers in East Anglia, alongside street food, cooking demonstrations, prosecco and cider bars, games, music and more. Porkstock 2017’s line-up of local, artisan producers, is looking very tasty indeed with more than 40 to pick from and will be in the indoor arena section of the Norfolk Showground. For more information visit –
OKTOBERFEST WEEKEND – HOLKHAM Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th October
Bringing the spirit of Bavaria to north Norfolk!
Enjoy live music, great draught beer and delicious local ‘Wells Wurst’ at the Beach Café‘s Oktoberfest weekend.
Lederhosen and dirndl are not compulsory, but you can if you want to!
Entry is free of charge, just come along to the Beach Café, Beach Road, Wells-next-the-Sea, NR23 1DR 10am-7pm
WALKING & CYCLING FESTIVAL 2017 Sun 1st – Tues 31st October
The month of October will feature an exciting range of walking and cycling events for all ages, abilities and interests.
- Walks around the Norfolk Broads
- A ramble and roast at Cley Marshes
- Cycle rides along the Marriott’s Way
- Fungi foraging at Kelling Heath
- ‘Marsh Magic’ ramble from Blakeney to Wells-next-the-Sea along the stunning Norfolk Coast Path.
WELLS AND WALSINGHAM LIGHT RAILWAY Fri 20th – Sun 29th October
All aboard the Spooky Express! Half-term Halloween fun I-Spy – spot the potion ingredients as you travel along but
watch out for the witches! £5.50-£9 – For more information visit –
LITTLE HORRORS AT HALF – TERM WEEK WEYBOURNE Sat 21st – Sun 29th October
Spooky goings-on at the North Norfolk Railway this Halloween! Weybourne Station becomes the home to ghosts and
ghouls galore for this child-friendly spooky Halloween attraction. Open daily. For more information visit –
SHERINGHAM PARK NIGHT HIKE Fri 26th October 6pm – 8 pm
The new moon will make this a dark night suitable for star gazing if conditions allow. Tawny Owls are particularly
active in the park this time of the year. Come prepared with a torch and plenty of warm clothing, Includes a walk of around 3 miles. For more information visit –
TRICK OT TWEET AT PENSTHORPE NATURAL PARK Fri 20th – Sun 29th October
Tiptoe your way to Pensthorpe for a spooktacular day of all things creepy, shivery and mysterious…
There’ll be spooky craft making and a creepy crawly trail to get you in the mood for an exciting Halloween!
Don’t worry, there’s nothing too scary here, so it’s suitable for all ages.
The extra activities for this event are included in the standard admission price.
NORFOLK RESTAURANT WEEK Mon 30th October – Fri 10th November
Restaurant Week is Norfolk’s largest dining event, a culinary celebration of our vibrant restaurant scene, fine-food
and the people who produce it. It is the opportunity to sample those restaurants you have always wanted to try,
or revisit existing favourites, all at unmissable prices. Every restaurant who takes part will offer their usual high
standard of food but at an incredibly tempting price. For more details visit –
THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR 8th November – 23rd December
Set in the magical surroundings of mechanical organs and fairground carousels, with a cast of 130 professional singers, dancers and musicians – many of whom are West End performers. A 3 hour performance of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety. A fast-moving celebration of the festive season featuring an eclectic mix of both seasonal and year-round favourites and is generally recognised as being the largest show of its kind in the country, if not Europe.