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Visit Norfolk has the most comprehensive listings of What's On in Norfolk

EVENTS ALL YEAR ROUND

January

Whooper swans, Welney

Enjoy the Winter Wildlife Safari of migrating birds, England's largest seal colony, as well as the Festival of Swans at Welney

February

King's Lynn Lumiere

It's half-term - all the attractions are open again and King's Lynn Lumiere lights up the town

March

Feeding the lambs at Wroxham Barns
 
Longer days, Easter holidays - come and feed the lambs, experience Museums Week or find a beach of your own
 

April

Amazona soft ball fun

You'd be a fool not to visit with Cromer crabs back in season. And don't worry about April showers - most of our attractions have inside facilities

May

Norfolk & Norwich Festival outside The Forum

Events to enjoy include the Norfolk & Norwich Festival, Broads Outdoor Festival and Cromer and Sheringham Crab and Lobster Festival

June

Al fresco in Tombland

The longest days let you stay on the beach all day and eat al fresco in the evening. Oh, it's the Royal Norfolk Show too!

July

Great Yarmouth seafront fireworks
Festivals at King's Lynn and Holt, coastal carnivals, fireworks at Great Yarmouth and the Sandringham Flower Show

August

Blickling Proms
There's outdoor events across the county, including theatre and film, family fun and shows at seaside resorts and over 90 miles of coast to explore

September

Out There, Great Yarmouth
Don't miss the Out There and Maritime Festivals at Great Yarmouth, 1940s weekend at Sheringham and the North Norfolk Food Festival at Holkham

October

Halloween at Holkham
It's Autumn half-term, there's Halloween events, a Beer Festival in Norwich's Halls, and the migrating birds are returning

November

Jarrolds department store, Norwich
Christmas is coming... there's great shopping in the market towns and in Norwich, the Cromer Pier Christmas show is on, and remember, remember the 5th of November

December

Norwich Castle
There are pantomimes and festive shows, Christmas lights abound, or you could just enjoy the migrating birds and largest seal colony in England

REASONS TO VISIT NORFOLK...

Until March 25 - We Came Here To Conquer

Eleven locally-based artists have produced new work in response to the modern and contemporary print collection at Norwich Castle & Museum. Norwich Castle

Oct 21-22 - Thrigby Autumn Arts Festival

In the beautiful grounds of Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens with workshops from featured artists and works of art for sale. Details

Until Oct 31 - Norfolk Walking & Cycling Festival

Events for all ages and abilities including walks around the Norfolk Broads, a 
ramble and roast at Cley Marshes, cycle rides along the Marriott’s Way and fungi foraging at Kelling Heath. Details

Until Oct 31- PrimEvil at Dinosaur Adventure

Explore The Forest of Fear, CarnEvil of Terrors, Mayhem Manor Hotel and The Crypt and experience your worst nightmares. Details

Oct 20-29 - Trick or Tweet! at Pensthorpe Natural Park

This October half term, tiptoe your way to Pensthorpe (avoiding the pumpkins and grave stones) for a spooktacular day of all things creepy, shivery and mysterious. Details

Oct 20-31 - Halloween Spooktacular at The Hippodrome

An amazing cast of international acts look to throw the biggest Halloween party ever. Details

October 21-April 15 - Only In England at Time & Tide

An exhibition from the Science Museum/National Media Museum of photographs by Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr featuring the eccentricities of English social life. Details

Oct 21-29 - Norwich Science Festival at The Forum

Enjoy nine days of inspirational exhibitions, sensational shows and an abundance of hands-on science and engineering activities for all ages and all levels of knowledge. Details

Oct 21-Jan 7 1018 - Rembrandt: Lightening the Darkness at Norwich Castle

The exhibition will focus on aspects of Rembrandt's uses of light and shade. Perhaps the most revered artist of the European tradition, Rembrandt was a supreme communicator and this exhibition will highlight the extraordinary collection of 93 etchings by him held by the castle, combined with a select group of related oil paintings and drawings on loan. Norwich Castle

Oct 21-29 Halloween Days at Dinosaur Adventure

Lots of spooky October half term fun – with lots of activities including Dippy’s spooky fun zone, fancy dress and a brand new trail. Details

Oct 23-27 - Halloween Adventure Week at Whitlingham

Make new friends, develop new skills and challenge yourself on a bumper course for young people who want to take part in a range of active outdoor pursuits. Details

Oct 26-29 - Halloween at Holkham

There will be tricks and treats, adventures and plenty of fun for all the family as Holkham is taken over by the 'spooktacular'. Details 

Oct 28-29 - Halloween Pumpkin Trail at Oxburgh Hall

Explore the estate for spooky home grown pumpkins and look out for bats, beasties and ghouls. Details

Dec 1-3 - Dalegate Christmas Market

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, and amongst the pews in St Mary's Church. Details

2018

May 11-27 - Norfolk & Norwich Festival

Each May the county and city hosts the oldest and one of the largest arts festivals in the UK. Details

June 27-28 - Royal Norfolk Show

Norfolk's premier event has two days of countryside activities, attractions, stands, livestock, food and drink and much more. Details

Summer 2018 - The Paston Treasure: Riches and Rareties of the Known World

This exhibition will explore the world of the seventeenth century from the vantage point of a single painting. This work survives as a unique record of a lost collection – owned by the Pastons at the height of their prosperity but dispersed by the early eighteenth century as the family declined. Details

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