Things to do in Great Yarmouth next week

He is due to arrive in Great Yarmouth on Thursday. Photo: Andy Darnell

He is due to arrive in Great Yarmouth on Thursday. Photo: Andy Darnell - Credit: Archant � 2007

There is plenty going on in and around Great Yarmouth this week.


• A Midsummer Night's Dream at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, South Walsham, gates from 6.30pm

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• Wheels Festival at Yarmouth Seafront, all weekend

Pedal-powered attractions of all shapes and sizes will be joining the prestige, classic and novelty cars along Great Yarmouth seafront for the GY Wheels Festival over the weekend. Taking place between 10am and 5pm on both days, the free festival is an opportunity for families to get up close to some very special motors. On Saturday 5,000 bikers are also planning to descend on the seafront for a motorbike takeover.

• Upton Beer Festival, White Horse, all weekend

Norfolk's first community owned pub, the White Horse at Upton, near Acle, is staging its fifth annual beer and cider festival over this weekend. There will be 40 cask conditioned ales and 25 ciders and perrys from around the UK. Beers include wheat beer, red and black beers and vegan beers. Ciders include toffee apple, mango and mint and lime flavours.


• Great Yarmouth Heritage Trails at Great Yarmouth Bike Project, North Drive, at 10am

A free 60-90 minute family friendly heritage cycle tour of Great Yarmouth, covering 4four different topics: crime and punishment, wartime, seaside heritage and the fishing industry. Contact: 01493 656800

• Tea Leaf Reading Tutorial and Tea Party, St Peter's Road, Great Yarmouth at 2pm

Learn to read your own tea leaves whilst enjoying tea and cake. The package includes a 12 month reading from your own tea leaves. The event will take place at an address on St Peter's Road, Great Yarmouth. Please call Alison to book. Contact: 07717719499.

• Once Upon a Fairytale at St. George's Theatre at 2.30pm

The Tigerlilys Productions present their brand new show. It's an all singing, dancing, magical show featuring all your favourite princesses and other Fairytale characters. Join the cast as they perform some of the most well-known classics from all those wonderful films. Plus meet and greet with the princesses after the show. Contact: 01493 331484,

• DPA Generation at St. George's Theatre at 7.30pm

Featuring the DPA Competition Team 'Class of 2017', this is a diverse dance showcase of this season's routines choreographed by the group's faculty, guest tutors and the students. Organisers said to prepare for a night to remember. Contact: 01493 331484,

• The Chorus of St Cecilia at Great Yarmouth Minster at 7.30pm

Musical Director Matthew Hardy has spent well over a year in preparations for this Gala event and is looking forward to this wonderful occasion very much indeed. They will be performing a varied programme of Popular classics as well as songs from favourite musicals. Contact: 01493 331484,

• American Divas at Gorleston Pavilion Theatre at 7.30pm

America Divas is a tribute show to Cher, Madonna and Tina Turner. Don't miss this great night out to see three fabulous acts. Contact: 01493 662832,


• Sea Day at Winterton Beach from 9am

The Winterton-on-Sea Lifeboat Restoration Group have organised an event called Sea Sunday at Winterton beach car park and there will be displays. The event, which runs from 9am and 5pm, will also have a raffle, with a star prize of a trip for two on the Caister lifeboat. There will also be guided walks around the village at 11am and 2pm. They cost £5 for adults and £2.50 for children.

• Stock Car Racing at Yarmouth Stadium at 5.30pm

Come and enjoy the thrill of motor racing at Great Yarmouth Stadium, in conjunction with Spedeworth International Motor Racing. Enjoy the three Raceview Bars and Raceview Diner. Contact: 01493 720343


• Summer Season Show, at Gorleston Pavilion Theatre at 2pm and 7.45pm

Gypsy Productions returns to bring you an all new show for the summer. Song, dance and comedy and much more. The full cast promise a fabulous feel good factor show. Seating is cabaret style so you can have drinks served at your table throughout the performance. Contact: 01493 662832,


• Battle of the Bands at The Tower at 7pm

Support bands as they compete to win the Battle of the Bands competition. Three bands will perform each night with one band going through to the next round. Originals bands only, ages 16+. Contact: 01603 519232,

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