Six things to do in Norfolk this weekend
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There's lots happening in Norfolk this weekend. Make sure you don't miss the best events with our weekend guide.
Saturday February 6
•Makers Month, The Forum, 10am-4pm
Meet members of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers Guilds from across Norfolk as they teach their age-old yarn skills. Watch guild members at work on their spinning wheels and find out how a raw sheep fleece becomes weavable yarn. There are also experts on hand to help you with any knitting problems you may have.
•Creake Abbey Farmers' Market, North Creake, 9:30am-1pm.
The award winning Creake Abbey market is back with over 50 stall holders bringing the best in fresh local produce including artisan breads, local ales and cheeses.
- 1 First look inside north Norfolk's new £12.7m leisure centre
- 2 Controversial new speed camera to be reinstalled despite objections
- 3 Woman found dead at home described as 'calm' and friendly
- 4 Mum's tribute to 'amazing' son amid mental health plea
- 5 Clampdown sees drivers caught using A140 rat-run
- 6 Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman found dead in King's Lynn
- 7 Fear of GP exodus as surgeries face 'insurmountable' pressure and abuse
- 8 ‘I’m just embarrassed!’ - Range Rover driver on charity shop crash
- 9 Norwich City transfer rumours: Inevitable Villa links continue
- 10 Weather warning as strong winds set to hit Norfolk this weekend
•A Viking's Guide to Deadly Dragons, Norwich Castle, 10am-4.30pm, Price included in museum entry.
Inspired by the book 'How to Train Your Dragon', this exhibition will transport you back to the Dark Ages, where Vikings ruled and dragons roamed. With the character Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third as a guide, you will discover the tribe of Hairy Hooligans, his island home of Berk, his dragon Toothless and his quest to become a hero.
Sunday February 7
•Snowdrop Season at Raveningham Gardens, Raveningham Estate, 11am-4pm, Adults £5, concessions £4.50 and children under 16 free.
The main garden at the estate will be open to see the drifts of snowdrops. The 18th century Walled Kitchen Garden with its large glasshouses will be open and visitors will also be able to enjoy views across the new lake and the contemporary sculpture in the gardens.
•Coro Stellante Sparkling Choir, Downham Market Methodist Church, 4pm-7pm Tickets £10 and include high tea.
The Church will once again echo to the voices of the female choir Coro Stellante. This choir is returning for the third time with a programme of songs from the 20s & 30s; music with melody and rhythm that has guaranteed a sell-out at the previous concerts.
•RSPB Winter Wildlife Guide Bike Ride, Strumpshaw Fen, 11;30am, Free of charge but booking is essential.
Enjoy the Broads winter landscape at RSPB Strumpshaw Fen from a new perspective. You will be guided by a trained ride leaders who will take you to some of the best places to view wildlife and explore the quiet lanes near to the River Yare. The ride will be 8 miles on a quiet lane at a beginners friendly pace.