What's On

What's On in Norfolk

What's On in Norfolk offers a lot of choice about events happening day to day in North Norfolk, South Norfolk and West Norfolk. Open gardens, music gigs, farmers markets, boat expeditions, pantomimes, theatre shows end of pier shows and so much more are presented here for you to browse through, so keep checking us out for the very latest Whatson in Norfolk. 

With a great selection of events and attractions across the county, finding something exciting to go to throughout the year will be easy, all visitors and locals need to do is just choose....decisions, decisions!

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Henry Moore Exhibition at Houghton Hall
Henry Moore Exhibit
This year in a unique collaboration with the Henry Moore Foundation, Houghton will present a Nature and Inspiration exhibition, from 1st May to 29th Sept. Book Now
Snowdrop Season at Raveningham Estate
Snowdrop Season
Raveningham Gardens are open once again for our famous Snowdrop Season from Feb 1st to Feb 28th. Open Sun to Fri (closed Sat) 11am – 4pm.
Walking Women Events at Holkham Hall
Walking Women
Walking Women Events at Holkham Beach, Holkham Park and Wells Beach have been organised for the first Tuesday of each month, starting at 10am.
Loddon Antiques and Collectors Fair
Loddon Antiques
Just a short walk from the staithe is this wonderful place where you can buy everything you never thought you needed
Cromer Pier Entertainment
Cromer Pier Events
The Pavilion Theatre at the end of Cromer Pier 2019 shows are up and ready. Book now to ensure a good seat
Nature Reserve Rambles at Holkham Hall
Holkham Nature Tours
Join one of our Wardens on a guided walk around the Holkham National Nature Reserve check the website for dates and times
Outdoor Sculpture Park at Sainsbury Centre
Outdoor Sculpture
Outoodr Sculpture Park at Sainsbury Centre in Norwich, open for all the family to enjoy
Holkham Cricket Club
Holkham Cricket Club
Love cricket? Come along and enjoy balmy afternoons with a picnic watching entertaining grass roots village cricket...perfect
Norwich Ghost Walks
Ghostly Walks
Join The Shadowcaster and his entourage in Norwich for the Weekly Ghost walks starting April 2019. 7:30pm Mon, Tues, Thursdays. No need to book, just show up
A Behind the Scenes Tour of Holkham Hall
Hidden Passageways
A Behind the Scenes Tour of Holkham Hall - Hidden passageways and servants stairs Every Wednesday starting 3rd April - 30th Oct 11am-12.30pm 1.30pm - 3.00pm
Holkham Hall Twiglets Toddler Group
Holkham Toddlers
Twiglets provides the freedom and space for children to explore and connect with the natural world and other children. First Thurs in every month 10.00am - 11.30am
Field to Fork Tractor Trailer Tour at Holkham Hall
Tractor Trailer Tour
Field to Fork Tractor Trailer Tour at Holkham Hall Saturday 6th to 17th April, Thursday 25th July to Friday 30th August. Book your time now
East Anglian Game and Country Fair
Country Game Fair
Fabulous Game and Country Fair, an annual two day, family event taking place on April 27th & 28th 2019 at the Euston Estate near Thetford
Polo Festival
Exciting annual event the Norfolk Polo Festival held in Langley in July, is great fun for all the family. Keep checking for the 2019 dates
Doric Quartet Concert at Holkham Hall
Doric Quartet
Wonderful music in the Marble Hall of Holkham Hall Friday 3rd May 2019, 7pm
Deer Safaris at Holkham Hall
Holkham Deer Safaris
An exciting opportunity for families to hop on board a fascinating tractor trailer tour to explore Holkham park and to see our wildlife. Check Holkham website for dates and times
Huge Charity Book Sale
Morston Book Sale
Huge Charity Book Sale at Morston Barn in North Norfolk on the 4th, 5th and 6th May. There is something for everyone, wonderful bargains to be had. Free entry 10.00am - 5.00pm
Folk on the Pier Sessions at Cromer Pier
Folk on Cromer Pier
Norfolk’s largest folk-rock and roots music event on Cromer Pier Afternoons and Evenings sessions. Book Now
Annual Charity Bike Ride
Charity Bike Ride
Friends of the Kings Lynn Samaritans annual charity bike ride 12th May at the Sandringham Charity centre. Turn up on the day, fancy dress optional, reg. 9.30am
Oxburgh Hall Crystal Chandelier
Chandelier Clean
Don't miss this opportunity to see the magnificent crystal chandelier in the Saloon undergoing its annual clean. 13th and 14th May 11.00 - 16.00pm
J.R. Jones Public Lecture 2019 | War and International Relations in the Modern Age
Public Lecture
J.R. Jones Public Lecture 2019 by Prof. Margaret MacMillan leading expert in War and International Relations in the Modern Age. Free Entry Wed 15th May
Cromer Crab & Lobster Festival
Crab Festival
Fun weekend in Sheringham and Cromer for the whole family to enjoy, crabs, lobster and entertainment, perfect
Asparagus Festival and Food Fair
Asparagus Festival
Asparagus Festival and Food Fair at the Tacons Farm in Rollesby on the 19th May 10.30am to 3.00pm
BVR Everything Goes
This Bank Holiday Weekend (25th to 27th May 2019) Everything Goes! All available Bure Valley Railway Locos, coaches and rolling stock will be available to travel on.
Beccles Food and Drink Festival 2019
Beccles Food Fest
Beccles Food & Drink Festival Saturday 25th May, showcasing over 70 food and drink stalls, many of them local artisan producers, 10 am till 4 pm, free entry
Strumpshaw Steam Rally 2019
Steam Rally
Strumpshaw Steam Rally at Strumpshaw Hall with lots for the family to see and do. May 25th, 26th and 27th 2019 9.00am to 5.00pm
Funtastic Half Term at Holkham Hall
Half Term at Holkham
Funtastic Half Term events at Holkham Hall, Sunday 26th May to Friday 31st May 2019. Families, head over to Holkham this May half term for a fun-tastic daily changing programme of activities!.
Garden Tours at Holkham Hall
Garden Tours Holkham
Tours of Holkham Hall's Private Gardens: Spring Tours: Sunday 26th May, Summer Tours: Sunday 14th July Autumn Tours: Sunday 3rd November - 11am-12noon, 1pm-2pm and 3pm-4pm. Book Now
Bee Weekend at Oxburgh Hall
Bee Weekend
Join us at Oxburgh Hall to celebrate the value of bees. Great fun for all on the 1st and 2nd June 2019 10:30 - 16:30
Parkland Heritage Tour at Holkham Hall
Heritage Tour
Enjoy a Parkland Heritage tour on a tractor trailer at Holkham Hall. Wednedays in June and September 11.00am - 12 noon, 1.30pm - 2.30pm Book Now
Open Farm Sunday at Holkham Hall
Open Farm Sunday
Open Farm Sunday 9th June 10am - 5pm See our display of large, modern farm machinery and talk to our farming team about operating the huge machines.
BVR Fathers Day
Take Dad for a special train and lunch package on Fathers Day. Experience a nostalgic journey by steam through nine miles of Norfolk countryside
Berries and Steam
A taste of British summer awaits our visitors in July. Enjoy a nostalgic journey by steam with a traditional summer treat of strawberries and cream. Weekends Only
Holkham Country Fair
Holkham Country Fair
Holkham Country Fair, lots to entertain the whole family on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st July. Come and enjoy yourself
Pond Dipping at Holkham Hall
Pond Dipping
Summer Fun! Pop along to Holkham park for some hands-on, family-friendly activities exploring the wildlife in and around the lake. Check Holkham website for dates and times
The Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship
British Touring Cars
The Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship returns to Snetterton for three fun-packed races on the challenging 300 circuit. August 3rd and 4th 2019
Classic Ibiza at Blickling Hall
Classic Ibiza '19
'Classic Ibiza' at Blickling Hall on the 19th August 2018. Book your tickets now!
Cromer Carnival
Cromer Carnival
Cromer Carnival fantastic for all the family from Saturday 11th August to Friday 17th August, with Carnival Day being held on Wednesday 15th August.
Crab Competition and Auction
Crab Competition
Join us for the World Crabbing Competition 25th August 2019. Registration starts at 9.30 am with the competition kicking off at 10.30.
Bat Walk at Holkham Park
Holkham Bat Walk
Bat Walk at Holkham Hall. Tues 27th, Wed 28th and Thurs 29th August, 7.30pm-9pm. Guided bat walk, find out the truth about British bats. Booking essential
Dragon Boat Festival 2019
Dragon Boat Festival
The 13th East Anglian Dragon Boat Festival which returns to Oulton Broad in Lowestoft on Saturday 31st August 2019.
North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham Hall
Food Festival
North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham Hall 31st Aug to 1st Sept 10am to 4pm
Snetterton 300 VSCC 6 Hour Endurance Race
Snetterton 300
In a special 'first' for the Vintage Sports-Car Club, this event will feature a 6-hour endurance race at Snetterton. Saturday 21st September 2019
Deepdale Festival
Deepdale Festival third annual event to be held again in Burnham Deepdale in North Norfolk over the last weekend of September 2019.
Plant Fair at Holkham Hall
Holkham Plant Fair
Come an enjoy the 2019 Holkham Hall Pant Fair Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th September, 10am-5pm fun for all the family
Model Rail Express
Aylsham Model Railway Exhibition in partnership with the Bure Valley Railway. Transfer to exhibition with FREE Routemaster Bus from the Aylsham Station
Halloween at Bewilderwood
Lantern Parade
TIt’s a treat, not a trick, running WILD through tree houses and zipping on zip wires at BeWILDerwood and the Lantern Parade runs 12th-13th and 19th – 31st October
Candlelight Tours at Holkham Hall
Candlelight Tours
Candlelight Tours of Holkham Hall check dates and times on the website nearer to Christmas