Year of music, art and family fun in north Norfolk

PUBLISHED: 09:37 01 January 2015 | UPDATED: 09:41 01 January 2015

Aylsham Show 2014. Young handlers and their calves.

Aylsham Show 2014. Young handlers and their calves. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Archant Norfolk 2014

Theatre, Viking fun and carnival entertainment will be just some of the highlights across north Norfolk this year.

Get in touch about your event

The North Norfolk News team wants to publicise all kinds of events happening next year, no matter how big or small.

Whether it is a classical music concert, rock gig, contemporary play or art exhibition - get in touch with the News by email, phone or social media.

To send an email with information about your special event, send it to

If you have a picture, send it as a jpeg attachment about 1MB in size.

To contact the News team by phone call 01263 512732.

You can also send in details through the North Norfolk News Facebook page.

Alternatively, you can pop into the News office on 31 Church Street, Cromer, opposite the parish church, and speak to a member of the team.

Information should be sent at least 10 days before the event.

This year’s Guide section will include more great competitions for shows and information about a range of arts celebrations, festivals and days out across north Norfolk.

For more information about Guide events in the area visit, join the Facebook page by searching North Norfolk News and follow @nthnorfolknews on Twitter.

From the popular and 
traditional Cromer and Sheringham carnivals, which attract thousands of people, to the North Walsham Live Aid - there are events to suit all ages and tastes.

■January 1

Cromer New Years day fireworks display at 5pm. Watch the fantastic lights show from Cromer promenade and seafront for free.

■February 22-23

Sheringham 1940s weekend 2014. Jean Maxey, John Maxey and Mary Maxey-Miller from Swaffham.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYSheringham 1940s weekend 2014. Jean Maxey, John Maxey and Mary Maxey-Miller from Swaffham. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Sheringham Viking Festival of Scira which will involve shield and sword making, live music, theatre and a Viking boat.

■March 27-28

The Norfolk Sea Angling Festival from Cley to Sheringham lifeboat station. To register visit

■April 18

A couple of leprechauns competing in Sheringham carnival street races. Photo: Karen BethellA couple of leprechauns competing in Sheringham carnival street races. Photo: Karen Bethell

North Walsham Live Aid at North Walsham Community Centre on New Road.

■May 8-10

Folk on the Pier festival on Cromer Pier and around Cromer venues.

■May 15-17

Crab and Lobster Festival. Enjoy a weekend of food, fun and music celebrating the importance of crabs and lobsters to Cromer and Sheringham.

■June 20

The colourful and traditional Cromer Pier Show opens at the Pavilion Theatre.

■July 2- August 2

Cley15 contemporary arts festival at Salthouse.

■July 4-5

Lobster Potty festival in 
Sheringham. Watch dozens of 
morris dancing sides from across Britain perform on Sheringham high street.

■July 25-26

The Worstead Festival, which includes music and family fun, will be celebrating its 50th anniversary across the village.

■July 19-26

Diverse music and theatre will be performed across different town venues for the increasingly popular Holt Festival.

■August 1-9

Sheringham Carnival week, which includes dozens of traditional family activities and entertainment.

■August 2-7

The 32nd Mundesley Festival at Coronation Hall.

■August 8

The Last Night of the Blickling 
Proms returns to the Blickling 
Estate. The concert will start at 7.30pm.

■August 15-21

Cromer Carnival week, which includes the popular parade and special carnival day on August 19.

■August 30

The Crab and Lobster Festival art trail auction and World Pier Crabbing Championships.

■August 31

The best of Norfolk’s agriculture and food will be on show at the Aylsham show on the Blickling Estate.

■September 12-13

A Sir Thomas Erpingham/Battle of Agincourt commemorative weekend (events start in April).

■September 19-20

The North Norfolk Railway 1940s weekend.


The fifth Cromer and Sheringham Arts Festival across venues in both towns.


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