Year of music, art and family fun in north Norfolk

Aylsham Show 2014. Young handlers and their calves.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Aylsham Show 2014. Young handlers and their calves.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

Theatre, Viking fun and carnival entertainment will be just some of the highlights across north Norfolk this year.

Sheringham 1940s weekend 2014. Jean Maxey, John Maxey and Mary Maxey-Miller from Swaffham.Picture: A

Sheringham 1940s weekend 2014. Jean Maxey, John Maxey and Mary Maxey-Miller from Swaffham.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

From the popular and traditional Cromer and Sheringham carnivals, which attract thousands of people, to the North Walsham Live Aid - there are events to suit all ages and tastes.

?January 1

Cromer New Years day fireworks display at 5pm. Watch the fantastic lights show from Cromer promenade and seafront for free.

?February 22-23

A couple of leprechauns competing in Sheringham carnival street races. Photo: Karen Bethell

A couple of leprechauns competing in Sheringham carnival street races. Photo: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Sheringham Viking Festival of Scira which will involve shield and sword making, live music, theatre and a Viking boat.

?March 27-28

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The Norfolk Sea Angling Festival from Cley to Sheringham lifeboat station. To register visit www.norfolkseaanglingfestival.co.uk

?April 18

North Walsham Live Aid at North Walsham Community Centre on New Road.

?May 8-10

Folk on the Pier festival on Cromer Pier and around Cromer venues.

?May 15-17

Crab and Lobster Festival. Enjoy a weekend of food, fun and music celebrating the importance of crabs and lobsters to Cromer and Sheringham.

?June 20

The colourful and traditional Cromer Pier Show opens at the Pavilion Theatre.

?July 2- August 2

Cley15 contemporary arts festival at Salthouse.

?July 4-5

Lobster Potty festival in Sheringham. Watch dozens of morris dancing sides from across Britain perform on Sheringham high street.

?July 25-26

The Worstead Festival, which includes music and family fun, will be celebrating its 50th anniversary across the village.

?July 19-26

Diverse music and theatre will be performed across different town venues for the increasingly popular Holt Festival.

?August 1-9

Sheringham Carnival week, which includes dozens of traditional family activities and entertainment.

?August 2-7

The 32nd Mundesley Festival at Coronation Hall.

?August 8

The Last Night of the Blickling Proms returns to the Blickling Estate. The concert will start at 7.30pm.

?August 15-21

Cromer Carnival week, which includes the popular parade and special carnival day on August 19.

?August 30

The Crab and Lobster Festival art trail auction and World Pier Crabbing Championships.

?August 31

The best of Norfolk's agriculture and food will be on show at the Aylsham show on the Blickling Estate.

?September 12-13

A Sir Thomas Erpingham/Battle of Agincourt commemorative weekend (events start in April).

?September 19-20

The North Norfolk Railway 1940s weekend.

?October-November

The fifth Cromer and Sheringham Arts Festival across venues in both towns.

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