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Until Sept 8 - Viking: Rediscover The Legend

Some of the most significant Anglian and Viking treasures ever discovered in Britain are on display together at Norwich Castle. Featuring star objects from the British Museum and Yorkshire Museum, Viking: Rediscover the Legend offers a fresh perspective on how Vikings shaped every aspect of life in Britain. Details

Viking highlights

April 6-28 - Pirates Live! at The Hippodrome, Great Yarmouth

This all-action pirate water show brings together a motley crew of pirates, acrobats, aerialists and hilarious comedy in an experience like no other. Details

Apr 25-28 - Easter Fair at Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth's annual Easter fair returns with all sorts of rides and stalls will be set up on the Market Place, Fullers Hill Car Park and on Brewery Plain Car Park in the town centre. Details

Apr 26-28 - The King's Lynn Shakespeare Festival

The King's Lynn Arts Festival hosts the first festival, with performances by Sir Ian McKellen performing his new one-man show. Details

May 12 - Wild About The Wensum at Pensthorpe

The 13th annual event, run by Pensthorpe Conservation Trust, promises to be bigger and better than ever!Details

May 18-19 - Pensthorpe Bird and Wildlife Fair

A team of local nature and conservation experts are coming together to host a brand new bird and wildlife fair showcasing why Norfolk is renowned as ‘the birdwatching capital of Britain’. Details

May 18- 19 Crab and Lobster Festival

Cromer and Sheringham host the two day celebrations of the crustaceans, including the World Crabbing Championships. Details

May 26-27 - The Fairy Fair at West Acre

This year the fair will be held in the beautiful Bradmoor Woods, West Acre and features workshops, live music, entertainment and lots more for a magical day-out where families with young children can connect with nature. Details

June - Great British Cycling Festival

The Great British Cycling Festival will be coming to Norfolk for the first time. Not only will the county be hosting the 2019 HSBC UK National Road Championships, you will be given the chance to ride in the shadows of those elites, riding for the British title with a truly beautiful and exciting 100-mile non-competitive closed road sportive, the National Championships Century. Details

June 6-16 - Great Yarmouth Arts Festival

The hugely successful Great Yarmouth Arts Festival returns in 2019 for the 6th year with cultural activities, shows and events in a range of locations around the town for everyone to enjoy. Details

July 6-7 - Great Yarmouth Wheels Festival

Head to Great Yarmouth's seafront when an array of bikes, classic and contemporary cars will be lining up to star in a seafront wheels festival. Admission to the event which will be from Britannia Pier along to the Pleasure Beach is free and celebrates all things with wheels. Details

July 14-27 - King's Lynn Festival

King's Lynn Festival, now in its 67th year, continues to provide high quality performances of classical music, recitals, choral and jazz plus talks, exhibitions and films. Details

Sept 21-22 - Out There Festival at Great Yarmouth

The Out There Festival of International Street Arts & Circus Entertainment is one action-packed weekend, bursting with circus and street entertainment. It’s got everything from daring acrobatics and daft comedy to dancing, juggling, theatre, circus, storytelling, music and more! Details

Nov 6-Dec 23 - Thursford Christmas Spectacular

The festive extravaganza of music, variety, dance and comedy is the largest Christmas show outside London. Ticket prizes have been frozen for 2019 and can be purchased here.

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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


King's Lynn Lumiere

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


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


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


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


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!


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


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


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


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


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


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