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Seven things to do in Norfolk this weekend

PUBLISHED: 12:39 30 June 2016 | UPDATED: 12:10 01 July 2016

What's on in Norfolk - From left to right: The Great Norwich Duck Race, Festival Too in King's Lynn and Dirty Dancing screening at the Outdoor Cinema at Holkham Hall. (Photo: Lionsgate home Entertainment).

What's on in Norfolk - From left to right: The Great Norwich Duck Race, Festival Too in King's Lynn and Dirty Dancing screening at the Outdoor Cinema at Holkham Hall. (Photo: Lionsgate home Entertainment).

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Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s a quick guide to some of the events taking place across the county.

Saturday July 2

• Lord Mayor’s Celebration, Norwich City Centre, 10am-10pm, Free entry

Various events will be taking place across the city on Friday, Saturday and Sunday as part of the Lord Mayor’s Celebration 2016. This will include the annual Street Procession which is set to take place at 5pm on Saturday, as well as live music, fireworks and a fun fair in Chapelfield Gardens. Find a full line up of events here.

• WoW Festival at Woolsey Bridge Fields, Burston Road, Diss, 11am-12am, £20-£75

WoW is an annual acoustic, roots, ska and bluegrass festival that takes place near the town of Diss. This year’s line-up includes The Undertones, The Pisdicables, The Age of L.U.N.A and Yaga Sunet.

• Festival Too, Tuesday Market Place, King’s Lynn, 6.30pm, Free entry

Festival Too is a completely free music festival in the heart of King’s Lynn. This Saturday will see The Vamps, New Hope Club, DJ Mark Malle and Phoenix Calling take to the stage. Other acts, such as The Great Mysto, will be performing in the town throughout the day from 10am until 4pm, where there will also be a range of activities taking place.

Outdoor Cinema, Holkham Hall, 7.45pm, Adults £12.50, Child £8.50

Nobody puts Baby in a corner! The iconic film Dirty Dancing will be up on the big screen this weekend at Holkham Hall as they welcome The Luna Cinema, an open air cinema experience. The 80s classic follows Baby (Jennifer Grey) as she vacations with her family at a sleepy resort where she finds love and learns to dance like a pro.

Sunday July 3

• Door to Door’s Summer Fete, The Bishop’s Garden, Norwich 1pm-5pm, £3

The Bishop’s Garden annual summer fete will take place on Sunday and is set to feature a range of stalls, including a raffle, tombola, books, crafts and jewellery. Tea, coffee, and cake will be available and live entertainment will be provided by singers from Notre Dame Prep School, The Harmummies Choir and the Occasional Garden Singers.

• The Big SPLASH Family Day, RSPB Strumpshaw Fen Nature Reserve, 1pm-4pm, Adults £3.50, Concessions £2.50, Children (5-17) £1.50

Enjoy a family fun day out at RSPB Strumpshaw, learning about the importance of water for Olly the Otter and Katie Kingfisher and taking part in water-themed activities such as pond-dipping, canoe taster sessions and arts and crafts.

The Great Norwich Duck Race, 2pm, Riverside St Julien’s Bridge, Ducks £2 each

The fifth annual Norwich Duck Race will be held this Sunday in order to raise crucial funds for Break, a charity working to provide a range of residential and community services for vulnerable young people and families. Various prizes are on offer for the first five ducks to cross the finish line and a lucky dip prize will be drawn by the Lord Mayor.

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