Thu 23 Aug 2018
It's one of the last bank holidays of the year, so make the most of the long weekend and pack loads of fun in with a beer festival, competitive crabbing, dog extravaganza, agricultural show or 'village at war' day.
The Aylsham Show
There is heaps to do at this traditional one-day show on bank holiday Monday. Don’t miss the heavy horse display, classic car exhibit, balloon flight, rural crafts, military vehicles, dog training, Fakenham Bowmen, tug of war, fancy dress competition, sack race, cookery theatre, food hall, show jumping, livestock competitions and lots more. Bring the whole family for a day packed with fun!Find out more here.
Village at War
Step back to the 1940s home front this weekend as Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse transforms into a Village at War. There will be military vehicles, costumed characters including Winston Churchill, live music and a Girl Guides camp. Learn about the ‘Dig for Victory’ campaign and lend a hand in tending the Gressenhall allotment. Be sure to ‘do your bit’ this bank holiday weekend!Find out more here.
South Wootton Beer Festival
It’s back for another year and is bigger and better than ever before. With a tent four times bigger than last year, there’ll be over 100 beers to try including 69 barrels of ale and 73 ciders. Even if you don’t drink beer, you’re catered for with gin and Prosecco, food, children’s entertainment and live music. Plus, you can enjoy the day knowing you’re helping raise money for The Norfolk Hospice.Find out more here.
All About Dogs
Prepare for a paw-some day! We all love our four-legged friends and what better way to celebrate man’s best friend than with a two-day extravaganza event. Everyone is welcome whether you have a dog to bring or not. There will be fun dog shows, arena events, have-a-go activities, competitions, advice, shopping opportunities to spoil your pooch and much, much more.Find out more here.
World Crabbing Competition
Way back in May, the Crab and Lobster Festival took over Sheringham and Cromer for a weekend of seafood celebrations. This Sunday it is back with the World Crabbing Competition and Art Trail Auction. Compete as a team or individual to catch the most crabs or the biggest crab. Afterwards, wander the market stalls and bid for your favourite handcrafted seafaring art pieces.Find out more here.
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