Six things to do in Norfolk this weekend

Weekend Guide: Great Yarmouth Carnival, T.Rextasy and Family Puppet making workshop. (L-R)

Weekend Guide: Great Yarmouth Carnival, T.Rextasy and Family Puppet making workshop. (L-R) - Credit: Archant

Here's a quick guide to some of the events taking place across Norfolk on Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday 4 June

• Great Yarmouth Arts Festival and Carnival, Great Yarmouth, 11am onwards, prices vary

From Friday June 3 to Sunday June 12, Great Yarmouth will be hosting its fourth Arts Festival and this weekend which will also see the third town carnival taking place on Saturday. The Carnival theme is 'Halfway to Paradise' and lots of events are scheduled to take place throughout the town, including a parade, live music, dancing, skating, baton twirling, 1950s themed parties and much more.

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• Family Workshop: Miniature World, Octagon Studio, Norwich Puppet Theatre, 11am-12.30pm, Adults £8.50

Norwich Puppet Theatre will be hosting a family workshop this Saturday where everyone can try their hand at creating a unique puppet character. First, discover how to make the basic puppet form, then an array of materials will be on hand for you to customize your creation. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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• T.Rextasy, Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich, 8pm, £20

T.Rextasy, the world's only official tribute to Marc Bolan and T.Rex, will be stopping in Norwich this weekend as part of their 40th Anniversary Tour of I Love to Boogie. The band, who are endorsed by Bolan's family and estate, will be performing two sets of Bolan's greatest hits.

Sunday June 5

• Classic Car Rally, Norfolk Tank Museum, Forncett, 10am-5pm, Adults £6, Children (12-16) £4, Children (under 12) free

A classic car rally will be taking place at Norfolk Tank Museum this Sunday. Visitors will also be able to see displays of weaponry, climb into tanks and take battle vehicle rides around an assault course.

• Fair on the Yare, Claxton Manor, 12pm-4pm, Adults £2, Children £1, Family (2 adults and 2 children) £5

A whole host of events will be taking place at Claxton Manor this weekend for Fair on the Yare, including a fun dog show, crafts, an air show, live music, gun dog demonstration,a BBQ and much more. Proceeds will be going to The Big C, East Anglian Air Ambulance, St Andrews Church and Claxton and Carlton St Peter Village Hall.

• Tarot, shopping and pamper evening, Ashill Community Centre, Ashill, 6pm-9pm, £1 on door, 50p in advance

A charity fundraising evening will be taking place at Ashill Community Centre on Sunday evening, which will feature activities such as, tarot card reading, shopping, facials, crystal healing and gel nails.

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