Thu 06 Sep 2018
Are you at a loose end this weekend? Check out our weekly guide to all the best events, festivals, fayres and celebrations to keep all the family entertained.
Heritage Open Days
Taking place over this weekend and next, the country’s biggest festival of heritage and culture will see seven popular Norfolk venues open for free. Catch the Extraordinary Women talk at Dragon Hall with biographer Stuart Hobday, explore the hidden garden behind Elm Hill’s The Bear Shop and enjoy live music and plant stalls at the Plantation Gardens.Find out more here.
Sandringham Game and Country Fair
We love a country fair here in Norfolk, and the one in Sandringham is certainly a highlight of the year. With three main arenas, you can enjoy a range of country sports, skills and animal talents from falconry, fly casting, horseboarding, scurry driving and rare breed displays. There’ll also be vintage vehicles, working crafts and plenty for the children including fishing lessons and flying birds of prey.Find out more here.
Wymondham Vintage Day
In its third year, the Wymondham Vintage Day will feature classic cars, the Dad’s Army van, vintage themed stalls, children’s games, memory lane exhibits, cake-off competition, live music and even vintage bus rides. With a fun-filled atmosphere, there’ll be plenty more to see and do, so dress up to suit your favourite era and join in with the journey through our past.Find out more here.
The region’s biggest green lifestyle event will be at Felbrigg Hall this weekend. Organised by North Norfolk District Council, it will showcase a variety of sustainable products, low carbon innovations and green technologies. It’s a great way to find out how you can save money and reduce your impact on the environment. There’ll also be bushcraft and survival skills for children and plenty of speakers.Find out more here.
Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival
Head out to the coast to celebrate Great Yarmouth’s maritime past, present and future. This annual, free event will take place on the historic South Quay over the weekend. Listen to lively shanty folk music, check out a wide range of exhibitions and demonstrations, try out the local seafood, watch some captivating street theatre and take in the riot of colour from brightly decorated ships and boats.Find out more here.
Wine and Cheese Festival
With over 100 different varieties from all over the world, including some from off the beaten track, anyone who loves kicking back with a glass of wine will love this event. With a wine-based cocktail on arrival, browse all the offerings and sample to your heart’s content. There will be wine professionals on hand with tips for tasting and pairing your choices with wine’s favourite companion – cheese.Find out more here.
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