The North Norfolk Railway’s 1940s weekend has been hailed a “huge success,” with events ranging from music and dancing, to ration book trails, a pigeon race and military vehicle parades attracting record crowds.
A heritage railway has postponed its annual autumn steam gala due to fears that damage could be caused to the picturesque north Norfolk coast by fires along the line, because of the recent dry weather.
The streets of Sheringham were filled with the sound of tapping clogs and clashing sticks, as nearly 50 morris sides from all over the country danced their way into the record books at Sheringham’s 25th annual Potty Morris and Folk Festival.
A crab and lobster-themed seafood trail around Sheringham saw nearly 20 cafés, pubs and restaurants tempt shoppers’ taste buds with speciality dishes created in their kitchens from fresh, local ingredients.
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.