Eight things to do in Norfolk this weekend

What's on in Norfolk? Sandringham Food and Drink Festival, Sarah Millican will be performing in Yarm

What's on in Norfolk? Sandringham Food and Drink Festival, Sarah Millican will be performing in Yarmouth and Norwich Run will take place. (L-R) - Credit: Archant

In need of something to do this weekend? Here's a look at some of the events and activities taking place across the county on Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday, August 6

• Sandringham Food and Drink Festival, Sandringham Estate, 10am-6pm, Adults £8, Seniors (over 65s) £7, Children £3

Boasting a programme that features celebrity chefs such as Theo Randall, Daniel Clifford, Lisa Faulkner and Holly Bell, Sandringham Food and Drink Festival is set to be a real treat for foodies. Other attractions over the weekend include live demonstrations, food tents, real ale, live music, bushtucker challenges as well as children's amusements, craft workshops and Moment In Time Living History enactors.

• Cats Protection Adoption Centre Open Day, Cats Protection Adoption Centre, Wards Chase, 11am-4pm, Free entry


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Join Cats Protection for their annual open day, featuring craft stalls, games, a bouncy castle, charity stalls, hot food, refreshments, face paint and adorable cats looking for a new home.

• Omnia Fete, Omnia, 50 Sale Road, 12pm-4pm, Free entry

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With an Alice In Wonderland themed tea party, a variety of stalls, a tombola, BBQ, face painting, live music from the likes of Scarlet Moon and Norwich Harmony Barbershop Choir, there's bound to be something to entertain everyone at Norwich Mind's Omnia Fete.

• Sarah Millican, Britannia Pier, Great Yarmouth, 8pm, £26

British Comedian, Sarah Millican, has appeared on top comedy shows such as Live at the Apollo, QI, Mock the Week and has completed three sell-out national tours. Now she brings her latest tour, Outsider, to Great Yarmouth across the weekend, with performances on both Saturday and Sunday.

Sunday, August 7

• Run Norwich, Gentleman's Walk, 9.30am-11am, Free entry for spectators

Run Norwich is a 10km road race launched by Norwich City Community Sports Foundation in 2015. After the success last year, 2016 will see up to 4,500 runners take to the city streets, passing some of the most iconic locations in the city as they complete the route and support local causes. Entries for the event are closed, but spectators are welcome and various live music performances and entertainment will be taking place along the route.

• Diss Heritage Transport Fayre, Diss Market Place, 10am-4pm, Free entry

The 2016 Heritage Transport Fayre in Diss will see a range of old motor cars, vintage motor cycles, bicycles, pedal cars, commercial vehicles and hot rods on display in Diss Market Place and around the Heritage Triangle Area. Diss Ironworks will transform its road frontage into a period petrol station and drivers attending the event are encouraged to dress in period clothing to match the age of their vehicle.

• Caister Lifeboat Fete and Fun Day, Skippers Walk, 10am-4.30pm, Free entry

Meet the crew, see the lifeboats being launched, win a week's holiday, watch live entertainment and support a worthy cause at Caister Lifeboat Day 2016. The family event is also set to include a big prize raffle, tombola, bouncy castle, kids games, a bar, BBQ and live music.

• Heacham Carnival, Heacham Town Centre, From 6am, Free entry

A range of events, including stalls and rides, will be on offer at Heacham Carnival this weekend, which kicks off with a giant car boot sale on the sports field from 6am. The traditional parade will begin at 1.45pm, when it will be departing from College Drive, led by the Lavender Queen and Princesses.

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