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
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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 hosts 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 landscape 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 –
May 26th – 8.30 – 11.45 pm – Wicked Grin – Award winning blues rock band from Canada – Food from 8pm
June 2nd – 8.30 – 11.45 pm – Blacktop Deluxe – Great blues & rock band from Cornwall – Food from 8pm
June 9th – 7.30 – 11.30 pm – Walkway – Great young rock band – Food from 8pm
June 16th – 8.30 – 11.45 pm – Keep it Cash – Brilliant tribute to the wonderful Johny Cash – BBQ from 8pm
June 23rd – 8.30 – 11.35 pm – The Stones – Great tribute band to The Rolling Stones – Food from 8pm
June 30th – 8.30 – 11.30 pm – Backstreet – Great cover band playing music from the 60’s to present day – Food from 8pm
WELLS AND WASLINGHAM LIGHT RAILWAY
WWII Themed Half-Term Who-Dunnit!
27th May – 4th June 2017 – Wells at War weekend – 10am – 5.30pm – Music, vehicles, food, re-enactors and activities.
3rd and 4th June 2017 – Rail Route: Wells to Walsingham – Duration: 30 minutes
Four years and under free £5.50 – £9
PEDAL NORFOLK AT HOLKHAM 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.
CREAKE ABBEY’S PLANT LOVERS DAY 27th May 2017
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 café.
10am – 4pm £4 per adult children free The rest of the site is free to visitors.
NORFOLK AND NORWICH OPEN STUDIOS Saturday 27th May 2017 to Sunday 11th June 2017
Over 400 artists exhibiting across Norfolk. One of the largest and most successful open studio schemes in the country. Studios are FREE to visit and visitors don’t need to book in advance, unless they are a large group.
Location: Studios and galleries all over Norfolk
50 THINGS AT BLAKENEY TERRIFIC TUESDAYS 30th May 2017
Join our team to learn how to catch a crab, check out the birdlife, go bug hunting, explore the grassland at Friary Hills, and more. Collect your stickers and stamps. No dogs on Friary Hills. Join in at any point during the day. Meet at Blakeney Quay – 10am – 4pm
50 THINGS AT BRANCASTER WILD WEDNESDAYS 30th May 2017
Fly one of our kites, (or bring your own), 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.
STANHOE OPEN GARDENS 3rd June 2017
Come and explore the gardens of Stanhoe. Ten gardens open plus exhibition, stalls and teas. Gardens of all shapes and sizes will be open for your enjoyment,
all offering a warm welcome. Entry to all gardens £5, children under 12 FREE
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JARROLDS LADIES DAY – A day where ladies can get dressed in their finest attire, watch the racing and enjoy a very special day out – competitions for best dressed lady, best dressed couple and best hat. First race 2pm with gates opening at 11am
THE NATIONAL GARDEN SCHEME
The National Garden Scheme is the most significant charitable funder of nursing charities in the country, donating over £50 million so far. Helping garden owners open their beautiful gardens to the public, sharing their passion and raising impressive amounts of money through entry fees, teas and slices of cake. The beneficiary charities are: The Queen’s Nursing Institute, Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie, Carers Trust, Hospice UK, Perennial, Parkinson’s UK and other guest charities.
For a fantastic day out why not visit some local ‘open gardens’.
JOLLY SAILORS 8th ALE & MUSIC FESTIVAL Friday 16 to Sunday 18 June 2017
The Jolly Sailors is a traditional 18th century free house pub which has been taken back to its origins and is situated in the picturesque village of
Brancaster Staithe. 30 real ales, local music, home cooked food, marquee and free entry.
NORTH NORFOLK RAILWAY – TRACKS AND TRENCHES – RAILWAYS IN THE GREAT WAR 24th/25th June 2017
The North Norfolk Railway would like to take the opportunity to highlight and commemorate the important involvement of the railways during this
world- wide conflict 1914-1918.
Tracks & Trenches: Railways in the Great War is a Free Entry* event being held at Holt & Weybourne Railway Stations on the 24th and 25th June 2017
THE ROYAL NORFOLK SHOW 28th/29th June 2017
The Royal Norfolk Show is an annual agricultural show, and is held by the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association. It is the largest two-day agricultural show in England. Enjoy the best of Norfolk in just a day (or two!). With 700 trade stands, over 3000 animals and hundreds of attractions there’s something for everyone.