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10 things to do in West Norfolk on Norfolk Day

PUBLISHED: 09:15 24 July 2018 | UPDATED: 12:33 25 July 2018

Houghton Hall Head Gardener, Ollie Wilkins is supporting Norfolk Day on the 27th July. Picture: Ian Burt

Houghton Hall Head Gardener, Ollie Wilkins is supporting Norfolk Day on the 27th July. Picture: Ian Burt

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Scores of events are taking place across West Norfolk on Norfolk Day. Here are 10 events not to be missed on Friday, July 27.

(from left) Robert Colwell (chairman of King's Lynn Round Table 1114), Sam Hoare, Sam Jones, Matt Roberts, George Rawlings, Jason Hall, Steve Lemmon, Rob Mason and Larry Russen. The Vancouver Round Table group and Stuart House Hotel is organising the 21st King's Lynn Beer Festival around Norfolk Day Picture: STUART HOUSE HOTEL(from left) Robert Colwell (chairman of King's Lynn Round Table 1114), Sam Hoare, Sam Jones, Matt Roberts, George Rawlings, Jason Hall, Steve Lemmon, Rob Mason and Larry Russen. The Vancouver Round Table group and Stuart House Hotel is organising the 21st King's Lynn Beer Festival around Norfolk Day Picture: STUART HOUSE HOTEL

The 21st King’s Lynn Beer Festival, organised by the Vancouver Round Table and Stuart House Hotel, will take place from 12pm at Stuart House Hotel, in Goodwins Road, to celebrate local brews for Norfolk Day. The event will also be raising money for NARS (Norfolk Accident and Rescue Service).

Jason Clark and (R) Matthew Keeley-Smith preparing to celebrate Norfolk Day at the Beers of Europe warehouse at Setchey. Picture: Ian BurtJason Clark and (R) Matthew Keeley-Smith preparing to celebrate Norfolk Day at the Beers of Europe warehouse at Setchey. Picture: Ian Burt

Beers of Europe, in Setchey, King’s Lynn, will be hosting a free Norfolk beer and Norfolk gin tasting day.

The King William IV pub, Sedgeford Picture: Ian BurtThe King William IV pub, Sedgeford Picture: Ian Burt

The King William IV pub in Sedgeford will be putting on a Norfolk Day menu. Head chef Chris Marshall has included a variety of tasty local produce and ingredients in his dishes, including Stiffkey cockles, Cromer crab and lavender panna cotta.

Red Deer keeping cool in the heat at Snettisham Park. Picture: Ian BurtRed Deer keeping cool in the heat at Snettisham Park. Picture: Ian Burt

Visitors to Snettisham Park can have one free admission if with a full paying adult and arriving before 11am. Park opens at 9am.

Reed bunting at RSPB Titchwell Marsh Picture: Paul ReynoldsReed bunting at RSPB Titchwell Marsh Picture: Paul Reynolds

RSPB Titchwell Marsh Reserve is hosting a walk called Easy Birding, free admission for anyone accompanying a full paying adult, £7.50 per adult, £6 for members, call 01485 210799 to book.

Award-winning guitarists Julian Vickers and Daniel Bovey will be performing in Sandringham for the Lynn Festival on Norfolk Day. Picture: David WilmanAward-winning guitarists Julian Vickers and Daniel Bovey will be performing in Sandringham for the Lynn Festival on Norfolk Day. Picture: David Wilman

Music concert by guitarists Julian Vickers and Daniel Bovey, Park House Hotel, Sandringham Estate, 5pm, 01553 764864, www.kingslynnfestival.org.uk.

The Lynn Museum in King's Lynn Picture: Ian BurtThe Lynn Museum in King's Lynn Picture: Ian Burt

Stories of Lynn, Lynn Museum, True’s Yard Museum and the Custom House are coming together to offer a special Norfolk Day ticket. Tickets are £8 for an adult, £7 for a concession, £5 for a child or £22 for a family.

The five-acre walled garden at Houghton Hall will be open to the public from 11am-5pm, www.houghtonhall.com.

Afternoon tea at Le Strange Arms Hotel, Old Hunstanton, plus a free glass of Pimms served between 2-5pm, £25 (plus booking fee) for two people, call 01485 534411 to book.

Special restaurant menu and offers at Downham Home and Garden Store restaurant, Stonecross Lane, Downham Market.

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