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With events ranging from a classic car show and a food festival, to a mini-beast hunt and a boat cruise along the River Bure, there is something on offer for all tastes in mid-Norfolk this half term. Here are ten of our family-friendly top picks.

From fossil hunting on the beach to sampling the best of the county’s crafts, food and produce, there’s a host of things to do in north Norfolk this half term. Here are just ten of the many family-friendly events on offer.

With artists including singer songwriter Andrew Roachford and top US tribute band Tragedy, this year’s Reepham Music Festival, which kicks off on August 11, looks set to be another sell-out success.

Playtimes have been given an added boost for youngsters at Sheringham Primary School, who have just taken delivery of 20 scooters complete with helmets and knee pads.

Live music, fairground rides, ferret racing and a dog and duck show are just some of the attractions on offer at this year’s North Norfolk Country Fair, which runs at Weybourne, near Holt, on May 27.

Non-stop sunshine brought crowds out in force for the ninth annual Cromer and Sheringham Crab and Lobster Festival, held across the two towns on Saturday and Sunday.

Cromer and Sheringham Crab and Lobster Festival got off to a cracking start, with hundreds turning out to see local chefs in action at an open-air cookery theatre, browse more than 50 stalls and sample locally-produced food ranging from artisan bread, to pickles and preserves.

Sheringham Dementia Friendly Community (SDFC) teamed up with the town’s carnival committee to mark Dementia Action Fortnight with a sponsored ‘memory walk’ along the seafront in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society.

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Rainbow flags will be flying at a north Norfolk country estate renowned for its spectacular gardens, when it hosts an event celebrating the LBGT community.

Sheringham Women’s Institute members are urging local folk to think twice before buying single use containers, and help the town achieve plastic-free status.

Sheringham Dementia Friendly Community (SDFC) has teamed up with the town’s carnival committee to mark Dementia Action Fortnight with a memory ‘moon walk’ along the seafront.

Townsfolk turned out in force to help Sheringham leisure centre Splash celebrate its 30th anniversary at the weekend.

An annual art competition for north Norfolk school children saw the work of three budding young artists professionally framed and exhibited to the public.

Sheringham leisure centre Splash will be marking its 30th anniversary on Saturday, with a day of activities ranging from arts and crafts and a bouncy castle, to free swimming sessions.

One of the region’s most popular dance and folk festivals will celebrate its 25th anniversary in a few weeks time, with an attempt at breaking the record for the largest Morris dance in the world.

With his boundless enthusiasm and madcap sense of humour, children’s TV legend Johnny Ball put a fun and exciting spin on maths and science for thousands of youngsters in the 1970s and 80s.

Cuddly animals ranging from young goats, to ducklings, chicks and a Shetland pony were among the attractions at the fourth annual Kids for Kids day, held at Stody Lodge Gardens, near Holt, at the weekend.

A group of Sheringham nursery school pupils had a chance to enjoy their very own professional music recital, when they were visited by two members of the acclaimed Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

Fakenham Town Council is appealing to local people to nominate kind-hearted residents for its annual Community Volunteer Award.

Sheringham can look forward to a bright and exciting future, according to new mayor Madeleine Ashcroft, who was elected to the role at the annual meeting of the town council.

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