Seven things to do in Norfolk this weekend

Why not pay a visit to Holkham Hall this weekend? Picture: Ian Burt

Why not pay a visit to Holkham Hall this weekend? Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: IAN BURT

Find the best things to do in Norfolk this weekend with our guide to what's on.

Saturday 5th September

•Norwich's GoGoDragons! – The finale

Over one million people have enjoyed the trail, but Saturday is your last chance to see Norwich's fire breathing beasts before they fly back to their homeland and don't forget to download to GoGoDragons! app and upload your selfies.


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•43rd Acle Show at Acle Academy

A traditional village show, taking place between 2.30pm and 4.30pm, including displays of cookery, handicraft, flowers and much more.

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•Covent Garden comes to King's Lynn

For the last four weeks a range of entertainers have swapped the streets of Covent Garden for the streets of King's Lynn and this weekend it is the turn of Lisa Lottie and Pete Dobbing. The two acts will be performing three 40-minute shows from 11am to 4.30pm.

•The Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival

30,000 people come together, over Saturday and Sunday, to celebrate the town's maritime past, present and future. The festival is a fantastic free two-day event which takes place all along historic South Quay and is packed with exhibitions, demonstrations, stalls and ships for visitors to explore for the whole weekend.

Sunday 6th September

•Sundown Festival: Day Two

About 40,000 people are expected to attend the two-day event, which is now in its fifth year and Sunday's line up includes Tinie Tempah, Nero (live) and Labrinth. Tickets are now sold out but you can up to date with things here.

•Artist Rooms: Jeff Koons at Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

Jeff Koons is widely regarded as one of the most important, influential, popular, and controversial artists of our time and latest display in Norwich comes to a close this Sunday. The exhibition is open from 1pm – 5pm.

•Behind closed doors at Holkham Hall

Photographer Chris Steele-Perkins was given exclusive access to the home and estate of Viscount and Viscountess Coke and this collection of images capture the reality of living and working on a working estate. You can see the collection between 12pm – 4pm at Holkham Hall.

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