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The 2017 firework display lights-up Cromer Pier.
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

The event, which was postponed last week due to adverse weather, paid a special tribute to the town’s RNLI crew.

Paul Dunstan won the 2016 photography competition with this spectacular image of the fireworks display over Cromer Pier.

More than 10,000 visitors are expected to converge on the coast on Sunday to watch the town’s rescheduled New Year’s Day celebrations.

Paul Dunstan won the 2016 photography competition with this spectacular image of the fireworks display over Cromer Pier.

More than 10,000 people expected to line the seafront to watch the free show.

More than 200 thrill-seekers took part in the Boxing Day dip in Cromer, with many more turning out to watch. Picture: ALLY McGILVRAY

Pub offers free hot toddy to everyone taking part this Sunday.

A seagull flying over Cromer Pier.

From The Beatles through to Thunderbirds, mini-skirts to mopeds – it was the decade that defined a generation.

SPLASHING TIME: Dippers charge in at Mundesley. Picture: PAUL DAMEN

The public are encouraged to just turn up on the day either to take part or to watch.

Cromer Christmas Lights switch on. Local children and performers from the Cromer Pier Show performing the honours.Photo: Steve Adams

Five-year-old schoolgirl Metiya Nudchanad lit up Cromer - by turning on the town’s Christmas lights.

Santa's post office open in Great Yarmouth town centre on Saturday (Decenber 3). Photo: Great Yarmouth Town Centre Partnership

Santa’s sleigh arrived in Great Yarmouth today (December 3) to mark the opening of Santa’s Post Office in the Market Place.

There were lots of smiling faces at Santa's grotto at Weybourne Station. Picture: ALLY McGILVRAY

Weybourne station has been transformed into a winter wonderland for the festive season.

The Cromer Pier Christmas Show cast lit up the town centre as they met traders ahead of the lights switch-on. Pictures: BRUCE STRATTON & SUE LAWSON

Christmas shoppers in Cromer are being reminded there is free parking in the town for the Christmas lights switch-on this weekend.

Touring exhibition AniMotion is at The Forum over the festive period where visitors can interact with artworks. Picture: James Mulkeen

AniMotion has come to The Forum in Norwich over the festive period promising a unique family experience where visitors interact with the artworks.

The Potters Christmas Spectacular 2016. Picture: Potters Resort

We are now in the narrow window of the year that leaves us divided.

The Magnificent Bearded Lady, poignant, moving, off-kilter show in Bungay

From a moving, off-kilter show about a bearded lady to a radical staging of Richard III, Christmas classics with Blake and a visit from Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy. SIMON PARKIN picks cultural highlights over the next seven days.

The launch of Wymondham's Wynterfest.
L-r penny Hubble, Rosemary heylings, suzi heylings, Frances young.
Byline: Sonya Duncan
Copyright: Archant 2016

Excitement is building ahead of this year’s Wymondham Wynterfest Christmas festival.

What's on in Norfolk this week? John Osborne at the Arts Centre, Great Yarmouth Light Switch on and an evening with Tyson Fury (Left to right).

There’s so much going on in Norfolk over the coming days, from Christmas fairs to beer festivals. Here’s a look at just a few of the events you could attend this week:

Bungay Christmas Marke with Alice Trenchard and her festive wreaths. Picture: Nick Butcher

Inject some real festive spirit into your Christmas shopping with a whirl around the region’s wonderful seasonal markets. SIMON PARKIN has a guide to the best places for Christmas cheer!

An Enchanted market will be taking place in Norwich on Nov, 26. Photo: Claire Bullion.

A mystical market will be taking place in Norwich later this month, where guests will have the chance to purchase unique Christmas gifts and have their fortunes told.

7 things to do in East Anglia in 7 days. Photo: Chango Spasiuk, Festive gift and Food Show and Blues Brothers Experience. (L-R)

Here’s a quick look at some of the exciting events taking place across the region over the next 7 days:

Scott Tustin captured some of the characters at the Great Yarmouth, TV, Film & Comic Con event. Picture:

The sight of Daleks and Stormtroopers turned heads as town’s inaugural comic book convention was held.

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