Coming to stay in the next few weeks? Check out our ideas of what to see and do whilst you are here.
Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd
The Maritime Festival is a riot of colour with tall ships and supply vessels flying colourful bunting from their masts. The Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival is organised by the Greater Yarmouth Tourist Authority. The Maritime Festival is one of the biggest events in Great Yarmouth’s annual calendar where we celebrate our maritime heritage and look to our maritime future on historic South Quay on the banks of the River Yare. Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am – 5pm
Saturday 1st – Sunday 16th September (last show)
Summer Spectacular & Circus & Water Show – Show times vary, check website for show times and to book tickets – or call 01493 844172
Go Wild at Ranworth – Join in at NWT Ranworth Broad to experience our rich wetland wildlife in all its splendour! A family fun day where you can explore and learn all about the wildlife you can see at this time of year. 11.00am – 4.00pm – Free
Wherry Sailings – Various journey’s mainly starting from Wroxham to How Hill, Ranworth, St Benet’s Abbey or Stalham. Please check website or telephone for more details. Unless specified: one way sailing, return land transport included, hot and cold drinks served, own refreshments welcome. Finish times are approximate. All proceeds support WYC in restoring and sailing the wherries Norada, Olive, Hathor and White Moth. £35-£40 – Telephone 01692 630674
Music Festival at Great Yarmouth Minster – Cavick String Quartet, 7.30pm start, tickets £5 – see website for details
Local band ‘One Hand Clapping’ playing at the Thurne Lion P.H at Thurne from 8.30pm
Happisburgh Church Tower Open Day – One of the heighest points in Norfolk, the view from Happisburgh Church Tower is worth the climb to the top of the Thomas Marshall Memorial Staircase. Open from 1.00pm – 4.00pm, entrance £2 adults & £1 children
Local band ‘One Hand Clapping’ playing at The Maltsters P.H, Ranworth from 8.30pm
Music Festival at Great Yarmouth Minster – “Translated by Reeds”. Newly commissioned work of contemporary and traditional songs and words about the land and people along the banks of the rivers Waveney and Blyth commissioned by Waveney and Blyth Arts: 7.30pm start, Tickets £10 (Concessions £8) – see website for more details.
Sunday 23rd Sept
Swallows & Amazons – paddle to TheCanoeMan Woodland Activity Centre where you will be taught the mysterical art of bushcraft, learning to light fires and build shelters. During the lunch break you will have the opportunity to explore the wood, followed in the afternoon by a woodland archery session to discover who amongst your friends is the next Robin Hood. Sessions start 11am – 3pm or 3pm – 5pm.
Hard Rain playing at the Lion Inn, Thurne 8.30pm – From Bob Dylan to Johnny Cash, from Amy Winehouse to Sade, and from the Beatles to Frank Sinatra – even some Blue Grass and Country, local band.
All information given is correct to the best of our knowledge but is not guaranteed