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“No-one has been killed on this ride in the last half hour,” assures a half-dead, gentleman ghoul as we shuffle forward in the queue.

From a Christmas market to a new tree shop for 2020, visitors will be in for a cracker of a day out at the Holkham Estate over the festive season.

Step into Christmas on board Britain’s poshest train, which is returning to Norwich for the festive season and includes a seven-course slap-up meal.

The countdown to Christmas has begun and you can make an early start on your shopping as the Norfolk Festive Gift Show is returning for 2020.

With the spectre of Covid-19 looming large there are still plenty of ways to enjoy Halloween in Great Yarmouth.

Get into the festive spirit and visit one of these brilliant Christmas markets taking place across Norfolk with social distancing measures in place.

Charging horses, clashing swords and battle cries of the past will come to life for Norwich Castle visitors when the current renovation of the Keep is complete and the first British Museum medieval gallery outside London brings medieval treasures of international importance to Norwich.

The landlords of the Gibraltar Gardens pub in Norwich will get locals in the festive spirit by hosting a Christmas market.

You’ll be walking in a Wensum Wonderland at a new event launching in Norfolk this Christmas, with everything from a festive market to fairground rides.

From drive-in movies with Halloween classics to pumpkin picking, there are plenty of events that will keep the whole family entertained over October half-term in Norfolk.

From pumpkins to a fortune telling booth, families across Norwich are taking part in a Halloween trail this year so children don’t miss out while they can’t go trick-or-treating.

While many of Norfolk’s Christmas events have been cancelled this year due to coronavirus, it doesn’t mean you have to miss out completely with markets, pantos and other festive experiences still going ahead with social distancing measures.

Roll up, roll up - the circus has arrived in town for 12 days of death-defying displays and jaw-dropping stunts in a socially distanced big top tent.

Challenge your family and friends while learning about Norwich’s rich history at a new outdoor escape game that takes players on a fascinating trip around the city centre.

Ghostly Halloween tales, creepy quests and eerie trails are set to capture the imagination of families this half term.

A new firework event at a popular Norfolk attraction is set to transport you to A Whole New World, with a dazzling display set to Disney music.

Looking for fun things to do this autumn? A number of museums around the area have reopened, and some have special events and exhibits, ranging from Star Wars to a famous Turner painting.

Santa Claus is coming to towns and villages across Norfolk this Christmas and will be making home visits so children don’t miss out with grottos unable to open.

A heritage railway’s popular ‘Steam Trains to Santa’ event has been cancelled for 2020 due to coronavirus restrictions.

From an outdoor concert featuring West End stars to a drive-in cinema of The Greatest Showman, there are plenty of events to keep you entertained this weekend in Norfolk.

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