North Norfolk Events

We have had an overwhelming response to our ticket giveaway competition for next year’s Cromer Hall Concerts series.

With puppets, puns and a top notch team of talented professional actors, Sheringham Little Theatre’s song-packed, laugh-a-minute pantomime offering, the Wizard of Oz, cast a spell on an audience of youngsters, parents and grandparents from the first number.

Paintings of animals are adorning the walls of a district council’s in-house gallery.

Maggie Prior

The hugely popular Great British Prom is returning to Blickling Hall next summer, in a special celebration marking 100 years of the Royal Air Force.

Royal Air Force

The timeless tale of Robin Hood is set to hit the stage in Stalham as the town’s amateur drama group prepares for a pantomime.

It is a bracing and bizarre festive tradition which has helped raise thousands of pounds for charity – and shed a few Christmas pounds in the process.

Rotary Club

Excitement is building for the visit of the Chapel Choir of Selwyn College, Cambridge to end the St Botolph’s Church, Trunch 2017 season with its programme of festive favourites ‘It came upon the midnight clear’.

If you or someone you know is in need of a place to go for Christmas dinner this year, here’s a look at some of the locations across the region where you can go to celebrate...

Salvation Army

A schoolgirl actress rehearsing for a panto role has found herself in the wrong kind of cast – one that is healing a broken arm.

Sheringham High School

Hats, handbags, coats and shoes belonging to a dedicated volunteer will be sold to raise money for the hospital she loved.


North Norfolk stately home Felbrigg Hall has been transformed into a winter wonderland for an event aimed at encouraging families to enjoy the outdoors in the run-up to Christmas.

Looking for something festive to do this weekend? Here’s your guide to some of the Christmas fairs and markets taking place across the region this weekend...

St Mary's Church

It’s a bizarre festive tradition which has helped raise thousands of pounds for charity – and shed a few Christmas pounds in the process. Once again this year, the East’s intrepid Christmas swimmers will be swapping snug living-rooms for icy North Sea waves to raise money for local causes.

Rotary Club

Amateur players in Wighton will stage their 10th pantomime this weekend.

A natural amphitheatre in a Norfolk beauty spot is set to be transformed into a spectacular outdoor stage for a series of summer performances.

A stage star who has led a smash hit rock musical in London’s West End will be heard at a north Norfolk pantomime.

A Holt jewellery artist with a focus on ethical working is opening her studio to the public every weekend until Christmas.

The countdown to Christmas is about to officially get underway in Cromer as the town prepares for its annual festive lights switch-on.

Video: Review: Cromer Pier Christmas Show

Sunday, November 26, 2017

There really is nothing else quite like it.


An author’s debut novel published by Cromer-based company Salt has been shortlisted in the prestigious Costa Book Awards.


A creative crew has clocked on at Sheringham’s “panto factory”, ready to make a magical festive show.

A host of events will be helping to fill visitors to Aylsham Parish Church with festive spirit, with the launch of a Christmas tree festival marking the start of an extended weekend of seasonal celebrations.

Aylsham Parish Church

Sheringham’s Splash Leisure and Fitness Centre is inviting local families to take time out to swim together, by offering free weekly waterslide and waves sessions until after Christmas.

North Walsham’s Christmas lights switch-on event on Saturday will see the town transformed into a winter wonderland, complete with festive food and drink, a visit from Santa and a guest appearance by a chart-topping rock star.

Salvation Army

Confetti canons, a snow machine and a parade of youngsters riding decorated bikes and scooters helped fill Sheringham folk with festive spirit, at the town’s annual Christmas lights switch-on.

Salvation Army

Take a cast of singers and dancers in sparking costumes, add magic, comedy and throw in a dose of audience participation.

North Norfolk District Council

Inject some real festive spirit into your Christmas shopping with a whirl around the region’s wonderful seasonal markets. To get those special gifts, stock up on local seasonal produce and visit Father Christmas, here is out guide to the best places for festive cheer.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Two north Norfolk music groups will be joining forces next week, for a concert at St Peter’s Church, Sheringham, featuring music ranging from Mozart to Medelsshon.

St Peter's Church

Aylsham is counting down to its grand Christmas lights switch-in event, which kicks off on Friday, November 24 at 5.40pm, when Father Christmas will be leading a lantern procession through the town.

Aylsham Parish Church

A naughty dog and cheeky monkey will star in a seaside pantomime, thanks to a link-up between two Norfolk theatres.

Debbie Thompson

When Holt-based photographer Howard Denner was given his first camera at the age of ten, it kick-started a lifelong passion that led to him snapping rock stars ranging from Diana Ross and Debbie Harry, to James Brown and Madonna.


It has been 40 years since music history’s best-loved punk rockers played their penultimate gig at The Links in Cromer.

North Norfolk’s winter skies and natural wonders will be celebrated an upcoming wildlife festival at the Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s Cley Marshes natural reserve.

Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Music from the medieval period will be played at a festive celebration in support of a children’s charity.

Aylsham Parish Church

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