Search

Gunton Festival of Food & Music doubles capacity as it goes into its second year

The Gunton Arms, located in the heart of an a thousand acre deer park, will greet guests with music, food and drink at their second annual festival in August. Picture: Supplied by Gunton Arms

The Gunton Arms, located in the heart of an a thousand acre deer park, will greet guests with music, food and drink at their second annual festival in August. Picture: Supplied by Gunton Arms

Archant

A food and music festival hosted by well-known Gunton Arms pub is set to double in size when it returns to north Norfolk in the summer.

Gunton Arms Festival of Food & Drink 2018 poster (Picture: Gunton Arms) Gunton Arms Festival of Food & Drink 2018 poster (Picture: Gunton Arms)

Following the success of last year’s debut event, the award-winning hotel and restaurant near Cromer has bumped its capacity from 650 to 1300.

This year’s festival, which will take place on Saturday 4 August, will also boast an expanded food area featuring an outdoor BBQ and vendors hand picked by head chef Stuart Tattersall.

Last year saw Kitty, Daisy & Lewis headline on the music front with several local bands and DJs supporting. The acts taking centre stage this year are set to be announced in the coming weeks.

The event proved hugely popular last year with tickets selling out within two weeks of going on sale.

Rupert Orton, the festival’s promoter, said at the time: “What’s unique about this festival is that it makes the most of the North Norfolk culture. We had venison, which is a speciality as we’re in a deer park, and all of the acts had a connection to Norfolk in some way.”

“We wanted the bands playing to reflect the high quality and standards of the food and service at the Gunton Arms, as well as sourcing as many acts as possible from the local area, and those who have played in Norfolk before,” he continued.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

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

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

Image
Read the North Norfolk News e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter