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Norfolk's top quirky events

16 August 2019

Don’t believe what they say about ‘Normal for Norfolk’ - our county has its quirky side too, including Greasy Poles, World Snail Racing, Lobster Potties, fairies, the world’s last end of pier theatre, and the invention of Jack Valentine…

Warm and relaxing... Norfolk in September

16 August 2019

For those without school age children, September is a great time to visit Norfolk: the weather is good, the sea is warm, everything is still open but the pace is a little less frenetic. September is a great time to relax in Norfolk. Here's our top 12 things to do...

22 practices to well-being in Norfolk

15 August 2019

You live a busy life with a hectic schedule. You’re tired all the time and stressed. If you tick those two boxes, then you need to spend time in Norfolk. Come and recharge your batteries, find some balance and calm, where there are no distractions, and rediscover a state of being comfortable, healthy and happy in stunning surroundings. Here’s our top tips for places to go and things to do for well-being and mindfulness when you visit Norfolk. This is the place to be aware of living in the present moment.

International blacksmith Jenny Pickford hosts sculpture exhibition at Pensthorpe

15 August 2019

One of the UK’s leading contemporary blacksmith artists, who has exhibited at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and created pieces for Wimbledon, Westfield London and as far away as China and Australia, brings 17 of her glass and steel nature inspired sculptures to Pensthorpe Natural Park, near Fakenham.

Country Cousin or City Slicker?

14 August 2019

Are you a country cousin or city slicker? We’re rather proud of our beautiful countryside, and it’s for the most part thanks to our farmers that it looks so well-ordered and in such good nick. So while you’re here, we’d encourage you to learn a little more about our rural way of life, with this easy-to-do multiple answer quiz.

Family fun this Summer in Norfolk

14 August 2019

Welcome to the combined sunniest/driest county in the country – and what a great time to be here! It’s warm, the days are long and bright, the school holidays are here, and we've got everything you need for a family-friendly fun time!

Norfolk wildlife quiz - how many can you identify?

14 August 2019

After a survey reveals that only a fifth of schoolchildren know what a bumblebee is, we give you a Norfolk Wildlife Quiz. Here's a selection of animals, insects, flowers and birds you might see when you visit Norfolk. How many of our 21 do you know?

Sing 'On The Ball, City!'

14 August 2019

It's believed to be the oldest football chant in the world and now here's your chance to learn the lyrics of 'On The Ball, City'. Altogether now... 'Kick it off, throw it in...'

Things to do in Norfolk if it rains

14 August 2019

Norfolk is the combined sunniest/driest county in the country, but we occasionally get a little precipitation from other places as it’s passing over to go somewhere else. So, what to do when we get some liquid sunshine? Here’s some of our favourite things to do…

See the world in Norfolk (sort of!)

13 August 2019

To misquote Samuel Johnson, when a man is tired of Norfolk, he is tired of life… ‘for there is in Norfolk all that life can afford’. In fact, rather than gallivanting around the world, why not come to Norfolk to see our equivalent of the great sights. We’re less than two hours from London…