Photo gallery: Crowds turn out for fireworks across north Norfolk

The fireworks at the Lighthouse Inn, Walcott.

The fireworks at the Lighthouse Inn, Walcott. - Credit: Archant

Thousands of families and visitors enjoyed fireworks celebrations across north Norfolk this weekend.

Music from James Bond films and the iconic Dam Busters tune accompanied the Walcott fireworks, organised by the Lighthouse Inn on Friday.

The £16,000 display which has been organised by pub owner Steve Bullimore for more than 20 years was watched by about 2,500 people.

Mr Bullimore said: 'The atmosphere was electric. It was ideal weather to put on a display. It is good for the area.

'It is a traditional well-attended event. It is one of the biggest displays outside of Norwich. Some people book their holidays to come down to Walcott for the fireworks.'


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As well as the fireworks, there were fire eaters, a funfair, hog roast and stalls.

A candlelit procession through woods with a Guy Fawkes kicked off the Hanworth display last night, attended by 1,500 people.

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It was organised by Deer's Glade Caravan Park and Campsite on Whitepost Road and was held on the Muntjac Meadow camping field.

Money raised from the event will go towards the Cromer-based About With Friends charity which supports people with learning difficulties for the third year in a row.

The previous two displays have raised more than £4,000.

David Attew, organiser and co-partner of the campsite, said 500 people took part in the procession.

He said: 'It went really well and the weather was good. It is a nice setting and the display is a good focal point for people to meet.'

Mr Attew supports the charity because his son Luke, 24, who has learning difficulties is helped by the organisation once a week.

'The charity is fantastic it gives people the chance to get out and enjoy themselves. It has given Luke a tremendous quality of life,' he added.

Mr Attew said many people have already rebooked a spot on the campsite for next year's event, also for About With Friends, on November 1.

The Overstrand display last night was described as the best yet by organisers.

It was held on Pauls Lane car park and attracted 350 people.

Organised by Overstrand Parish Council, the event has been running for at least 10 years.

Joan Mapperley, Overstrand Parish Council clerk, said: 'It was fantastic. It is a real tradition now and people expect it. Everything went smoothly.'

About 2,000 people enjoyed the long-running Corpusty show on the village green last night.

It started off with a procession with a Guy Fawkes.

The display, organised by a village fireworks committee, raises money for groups in the small community includiing the luncheon club, school and youth club.

The Bodham fireworks display will be held tonight on the playing field.

Gates open 6pm, the bonfire will be lit at 6.45pm and the firework show will start at 7pm. Parking is free and there will be a barbecue.

It will cost £2 for adults and £1 for children.

A firework show and funfair will be taking place this Saturday in Beeston Regis.

The event, organised by the Sheringham and Beeston Regis Sea Scout Group, will be held on the Cookies Field, on the corner of Britons Lane and Cromer Road.

Gates open at 4pm and the display starts at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £1 for children, £2 for adults, and £5 for a family of two adults and three children. Parking is free.

Have you enjoyed any fireworks displays in north Norfolk? Email your pictures to reporter Sophie Wyllie on sophie.wyllie@archant.co.uk

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