This lively scene dates from April 1954 when the Easter Fair was held at Yarmouth. In existence since 1684, the fair was a great meeting place for young and old, a chance to see and be seen.
Eggs and Easter go together and Palmers department store in Yarmouth sponsored this giant egg, out of which stepped a young dancer at the Hippodrome circus in April 1955.
The Norwich Easter Fair in 1956 was a chilly affair, if these well-wrapped-up visitors are anything to go by.
A Japanese tree, the paulownia tomentosa, was causing some excitement amongst naturalists during Easter 1960 as this fine specimen in Chapelfield Gardens was flowering for the first time since it had been planted some years before.
During Easter of that same year, an Easter Bonnet parade was held in Yarmouth, these ladies exhibiting some particularly striking examples of that quintessential spring apparel.
Yarmouth was also well known for its appeal for mods and rockers who congregated there over the years on Easter Monday. This small gathering of leather-jacketed rockers was rewarded by good weather in 1965.
Easter marks the start of the summer season at Yarmouth, as elsewhere, and in our photo from late March 1966 the games from the amusements arcade are being set up in readiness for visitors.
Easter would not be complete without a chocolate egg. Workers at Rowntree Mackintosh in Norwich prepare the next years Easter eggs in December 1977.
At Beccles in 1982, the Save the Children branch held its first Easter bonnet competition. Ten children entered the contest at the Hungate Hall. Six-year-old Sarah Pryce won the under-10 section and Rebecca Lim the over-10 section. Sarah is fourth from left on the back row, Rebecca second from left on the front row.
An impressive Easter bonnet of spring chicks is sported by Milly Dunn who shows off the headgear that won the Kings Lynn Over-Sixties Club Easter Bonnet parade in 1991.