What's on and things to do in Norfolk...
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Things to do year round

  • Norfolk's Winter Wildlife Safari and Festival of Swans are in full swing!
    Winter Wildlife Safari
  • Head out on the unique Pingo Trail in the Brecks
    Pingo Trail
  • Look out for mammoth bones on our Deep History Coast
    Deep History Coast
  • Snowdrop Trails around the county
  • Warm up with local ingredients in a traditional Norfolk pub
    Norfolk mussels
  • Find solitude in the Norfolk Broads
    Norfolk Broads
  • Enjoy Museums Week in Norfolk
    Museums Week
  • Find a beach all to yourself...
    Norfolk beaches
  • Come and enjoy the lambing season... and get hands on!
    Lambing season
  • Nets out! Cromer crabs back in season
    Crabbing in Norfolk
  • Beautiful bluebells springing up
    Bluebells in Norfolk
  • Lots still to do even if there's April showers
    Rainy days in Norfolk
  • Come and enjoy the Broads Outdoors Festival
    Broads Outdoors Festival
  • The Norfolk & Norwich Arts Festival, the oldest in the country
    Norfolk festivals
  • Make a pincer movement to the Crab & Lobster Festival
    Norfolk fetivals
  • Norfolk's great for cycling
    Cycling in Norfolk
  • Enjoy al fresco dining in Norwich
    Explore Norwich
  • Take a day boat out on the Norfolk Broads
    Norfolk Broads
  • Enjoy the free fireworks in Greater Yarmouth
    Explore Greater Yarmouth
  • Who might you see at the Sandringham Flower Show?
    Explore West Norfolk
  • Come and enjoy the King's Lynn Festival
    Explore west Norfolk
  • Open air events across Norfolk
    What's On in Norfolk
  • 90 miles of coast to explore (93 when the tide's out)
    Norfolk coast
  • Norfolk has SOOO many family-friendly visitor attractions
    Norfolk attractions
  • The Norfolk Food & Drink Festival - the biggest in the country
  • March to the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival
    Norfolk festivals
  • Out There celebration of circus and performing arts
    Norfolk festivals
  • CAMRA's Norwich Beer Festival in The Halls
    Norfolk Festivals
  • The pink-footed geese return to The Wash
    Birdwatching in Norfolk
  • Autumn arrives in Norfolk
    Autumn in Norfolk
  • The Christmas Spectacular returns to Thursford
    Norfolk festivals
  • Amazing Autumn wildlife in Norfolk
    Rutting deer in Norfolk
  • Start your Christmas shopping in Norwich
    Explore Norwich
  • Great panto and Christmas shows in Norfolk... oh yes there is!
    What'sOn in Norfolk
  • The best time time to see seals off the Norfolk coast
    Seals in Norfolk
  • Explore Norfolk's magnificent cathedrals and churches
    Norfolk chruches and cathedrals


Wondering what's on in Norfolk? Whatever the time of the year, whatever your age or interests, Norfolk will have something you'll enjoy doing, taking part in, or watching.

We've got Norfolk events, festivals across the county, we've got carnivals and processions, we've got outdoor concerts and theatre, we've got exhibitions and art shows.

In fact, we've got the lot. As you'll find when you come to spend time with us here in Norfolk.

For more ideas of what to do in Norfolk go to our Inspire section.

Browse through what's on events in Norfolk.

You can also add your own events.

Nov 20-22 - Gt Yarmouth Christmas Fayre

All aboard the Santa Express, experience a winter wonderland in the snow-globe photo booth, enjoy the ice rink and browse the extended annual Christmas craft and gifts market with special marquees selling Christmas food and gifts. Details

Nov 20-Dec 23 - Gt Yarmouth Real Ice Skating Rink

Get your skates on this Christmas at the all-new open-air Great Yarmouth Market Place real ice skating rink. Details

Until Dec 4 - 'No Hatred or Bitterness' at Norfolk Record Office

The exhibition includes documents that have never been displayed in public and looks at Edith Cavell's story and how she has been remembered, both at the time and in later years. It also looks at the background to her story - the role of other Norfolk nurses, abroad and at home, and at the many roles played by Norfolk women in wartime, even those whose courage took the form of opposing the war. Details

Dec 4-6 - Deepdale Christmas Market

Start the festive season with an enjoyable Christmas shopping visit to the north Norfolk coast. Avoid the queues and find wonderful presents and decorations from a huge gathering of independent traders, who you won't find on the High Street! Details

Until Dec 31 - Lynn Lumiere

Ticking clocks, primeval plants and mesmerising whirlpools are appearing on some of King's Lynn's most iconic buildings in a series of spectacular light shows. You'll see the historic town in an entirely different light! Details

Until Jan 3 2016 - Build Your Own: Tools for Sharing, Norwich Castle Museum

Build Your Own is an exciting exhibition which celebrates today's making revolution, featuring neurotic gardening robots, 3D printed prosthetic hands and exploring new ways of repairing city spaces. Discover how craft and science together are empowering communities world-wide. Details

Until Jan 24 2016 - Magnificent Obsessions at Sainsbury Centre

Including work by internationally renowned artists Andy Warhol, Arman, Peter Blake, Edmund de Waal, Damien Hirst, Howard Hodgkin, Sol LeWitt, Martin Parr, Hiroshi Sugimoto and Pae White, this is a fascinating and exciting exhibition celebrating the many varied motivations for collecting and revealing the hidden world of a group of post-war and contemporary artists' collections. Details

Until Feb 21 2016 - Beastly Machines at Time & Tide, Gt Yarmouth

Humorous and interactive kinetic sculptures by Johnny White. Influenced by current affairs, media stories and plays on words, his sculptures portray a host of animals and mythical creatures. Details

Until March 20 - Alphonse Mucha: In Quest of Beauty at Sainsbury Centre

Czech-born Alphonse Mucha is one of the most celebrated artists of the fin-de-siècle. Rising to international fame with his elegant designs for decorative panels, and stunning advertising posters, 'le style Mucha' became synonymous with Art Nouveau. The show will include works drawn primarily from the collection of the Mucha Trust. Details

May 13-29 2016 - Norfolk & Norwich Festival

Make a note in your diary! The full programme of performances will be announced in early 2016 but some tickets are already on sale. Details

Take a look at some of our cultural and festival events...

Out There Festival - see Great Yarmouth in a different light!

The ONLY end of pier show in Europe - and it's in Norfolk!

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