Days Out

From famous DJs to blockbuster films, there is something for everyone at the Norfolk Showground this summer with a jam-packed month of outdoor entertainment from Summertime Social.

After Boris Johnson decided not to reopen bowling alleys with one day’s notice, the Bowling House in Norwich put out an appeal for support and staff have been overwhelmed with the response.

The traditional Christmas lights switch-ons in at least two north Norfolk towns have been cancelled for this year due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions.

From Norwich city centre to the Norfolk Broads, here are some of the best companies offering day boat hire so you can enjoy stunning views and visit riverside pubs with your family and friends. Make sure to book in advance as boats get booked up fast during the summer.

From stories of executions to secret tunnels, you can once again explore Norwich’s underground street as it has reopened up for tours with social distancing measures in place.

A new market is to be held in the Norwich Theatre Royal car park to help support traders which have suffered during the coronavirus pandemic.

Phones have been ringing incessantly at a circus on the coast after the government’s U-turn over lockdown easing.

Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure has launched a new attraction called Dippy’s Raceway, an outdoor circuit where young explorers try and snap up the best time around the course.

Crazy golf courses have now reopened across Norfolk, so swing by one of these brilliant attractions this summer and challenge your family and friends.

If you’ve got an afternoon or evening spare this August then head to Norwich’s Bowling House as they are offering a free game for diners all month.

From Broadway Brunch to Back to the 80s, live music is coming back to Norfolk with Sundown Concerts running across three weekends this August.

The refurbishment of a railway bridge has been completed as volunteers from the Mid Norfolk Railway return to work following the lockdown.

A popular classic car and bike show has been cancelled for 2020 due to Covid-19 restrictions, but there will be a special addition to the event when it returns next year.

Talented comedy magician Robbie James is celebrating after beating more than 5,000 contenders to be named as East of England Best Entertainer of the Year.

A new ride and live outdoor entertainment are the latest additions to a popular dinosaur-themed family attraction.

What are your memories of London 2012? Amazingly, it’s now eight years since the Games which caught the nation’s heart.

Three of north Norfolk’s council-owned gyms are set to reopen on Saturday, but two popular pools will remain closed.

I headed to the new Boom: Battle Bar in Norwich, the first of its kind in the country, with activities such as axe-throwing and ‘crazier’ golf to see if it is worth swinging by.

A Norfolk zoo has seen a lockdown baby boom, with Patagonian hares, a marmoset and bird-of-prey chicks joining the exotic population.

A popular city escape room has reopened its doors after lockdown and it has been adapted and made Covid-secure with virtual clues and contactless check-in.

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