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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.

The North Norfolk Railway’s 1940s weekend is to come to a close with a civilian parade through Sheringham town centre.

With around 20,000 people set to descend on Sheringham and Holt on Saturday, this year’s 1940s weekend looks set to go with a swing. The countdown has begun and here’s an updated ‘everything you need to know’ about the biggest event in the North Norfolk Railway calendar.

A 41-foot needlework sampler which took more than 45 years to complete is soon to go on show at a Norfolk church.

Come rain or shine, there is a whole host of thing to do in mid-Norfolk this bank holiday weekend, here are eight of our top picks.

The Heritage at Risk Programme (HAR) was launched by Historic England and is used to help assess the overall state of the country’s heritage sites.

Two bishops helped conduct a service to celebrate the life of Rev’d Michael Banks, of Saxthorpe, who served in the Diocese of Norwich from 2003 to 2005.

The countdown has begun to Norfolk Day and, across the area, businesses, charities and community groups are gearing up to mark the occasion.

It’s never the most adrenaline fuelled of sports but as snails slugged it out in the World Snail Racing Championships the heat meant it was a case of on your marks, get set, extra slow.

With an eclectic mix of music, art, comedy, poetry, dance and drama featuring stars ranging from comedy legend Jasper Carrot to chart-topping singer songwriter Leo Sayer, this year’s Holt Festival promises to mark its tenth anniversary in style.

A memorial stone that pays tribute to a Sikh prince who has a special link to Norfolk has been unveiled.

More than 200 snails will be slugging it out at the World Snail Racing Championships.

A popular annual arts festival has special Norfolk Day events planned in its 10th anniversary year.

Youngsters at Holt Primary School drummed up some top tunes, at an all-day series of activities and workshops celebrating international Make Music Day.

An internationally acclaimed guitarist is to make a return visit to St Andrew’s Church, at Lammas, near Aylsham, on June 22, in a concert featuring music ranging from classical pieces, to chart hits by Queen and the Beatles.

An internationally acclaimed guitarist is to make a return visit to St Andrew’s Church, at Lammas, near Aylsham, on June 22, in a concert featuring music ranging from classical pieces, to chart hits by Queen and the Beatles.

Not normally one to make a fuss about anything Nellie Vallance made an exception for her 105th birthday celebrations.

Weight Watchers members will be putting their best feet forward to raise money for a health charity.

Slimmers in a Lowestoft are celebrating losing weight by donating their old clothes to charity.

A photographic competition which celebrated Norfolk’s churches has announced its winners.

Take action this week and make time to visit one of the events planned for Dementia Action Week in Norfolk.

An Italian concert pianist, several outspoken politicians and a much-loved comedy duo will be among the guests at the 10th annual Holt Festival.

The Waveney and District Group of the Ramblers have two walks coming up in the week ahead.

World class pianist Maki Sekiya will be performing works by Ravel, Scriabin and Liszt at St Andrew’s Church, Holt on May 12, as part of a concert being hosted by children’s arts organisation Falcon.

A Scottish soldier who died 100 years ago is to be remembered by a Norfolk village after a local historian uncovered his connection to the parish.

A special service of thanksgiving is to take place in Honingham to remember the much-loved and highly regarded Norfolk war hero and author Arthur Brough.

A church in Norwich city centre has been the latest in the county to be targeted by lead thieves.

A new community hub in Holt to house the tourist information centre (TIC) and hold exhibitions could be up and running by May.

Norfolk Day has received a massive boost - an endorsement from The Duke of Cambridge.

A grandfather who put his heart and soul into improving his village and contributing to local life has died.

It was invented in Norwich, has been played for centuries and has been the inspiration of well-known phrases.

With hundreds of posters dotted around Gorleston and beyond missing Sophie Smith is still very much in the hearts and minds of the seaside community.

Organisers were overjoyed after scores attended a charity event surrounding Lowestoft’s maritime history.

A traditional custom which dates back hundreds of years has been celebrated in a Norfolk village.

An East Anglian tradition which dates back hundreds of years is to be celebrated in a west Norfolk village.

A £10,600 baby grand piano installed at St Andrew’s Church, Holt, after a fundraising campaign will be played in front of an audience for the first time next month, when acclaimed musician Mark Viner gives a concert featuring works by composers ranging from Liszt to Chopin.

A north Norfolk community group has celebrated the success of its Christmas lunch for the lonely for another year.

It was a case of Star Wars as well as Star of Wonder when Gorleston’s St Andrew’s Church staged its Nativity carol service.

Three north Norfolk groups have scooped themselves a chunk of a £1.6 million Norfolk jackpot on offer from the National Lottery.

Meet some of the fabulously diverse men from Norfolk and Suffolk. They include a man with a Canadian city named after him, a four-time Olympic gold rower, a pig farmer and the founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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