Flora to feature at upcoming Crab and Lobster Festival

North Lodge Park in Cromer.  


North Lodge Park in Cromer. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Archant Norfolk 2015

Not everything at this year’s Crab and Lobster Festival will have a nautical theme.

Green fingers will also something to shout about at a new gardening festival, which will run on Saturday, May 19 - the first day of the main festival - the North Lodge Park in Overstrand Road.

The gardening festival will offer something for everyone from experienced gardeners to aspiring green fingers. There will be stalls run by plant specialists selling flora and giving out advice, as well as a plant swap and demonstrations.

MORE: It’s that time of year again! Crab and Lobster Festival launch famous Art Trail

There will also be activities for children including sunflower painting, a mini-scarecrow competition and garden angel building.

Barry Meadows, secretary of the Friends of North Lodge Park, encouraged people to get involved.

He said: “The organisers are looking for creative ideas around the gardening theme to make the day really special, and for local businesses to take a stall to bring their products to the attendees.”

Email or visit to find out more or book a stall.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other North Norfolk News visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by North Norfolk News staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique North Norfolk News account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other popular content

A Norfolk road was closed for hours to clean up spilt fuel after a panel van and a bus collided.

Yesterday, 14:42

Parts of one of north Norfolk’s most beautiful villages are becoming submerged in sludge and water, to the despair of local residents.

Yesterday, 16:27

Police are warning residents and retailers to be extra vigilant after reports of fake £20 notes being exchanged in North Norfolk and Broadland.

About 6,000 people have signed an online petition pleading for a well-used coastal bus service to be saved.

Most Read

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 4°C

min temp: -1°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the North Norfolk News e-edition today

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter