10 things to do in north Norfolk this weekend
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Come rain or shine there is plenty to do in north Norfolk this weekend.
Stretch out on the pier with a sunrise yoga session at 7am on Friday (June 9). Following the success of a similar event held last year, North Norfolk District Council will be running early morning classes every Friday until September. Sessions, which last an hour, are suitable for all abilities. There is no need to book, but those taking part should bring a yoga mat and the cost is £5, with a £10 discount when booking 10 sessions. For more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org See the world's first cycling theatre company in the grounds of Paston Sixth Form College at 7pm on Friday (June 9). The HandleBrads, who pedal between venues carry their sets, props and costumes, will be staging Shakespeare's As You Like It in their own inimitable style. Featuring riotous energy, laughter and chaos, the show promises to be a feast of fun. Tickets, priced £12 (under 16s £6) are available from Sheringham Little Theatre, phone 01263 822347.
Jump aboard the North Norfolk Railway for the hugely popular annual Diesel Gala. The three-day event, which kicks off on Friday, includes classic diesel locomotives, many of which will be arriving via Sheringham level crossing. Attractions will also include special evening trips and the Poppy Line's Muddle and Go Nowhere Real Ale Bar Car. For train times and tickets, visit www.nnrailway.co.uk
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Find out about local Lions at a coffee morning being held at Holt Community Centre on Saturday. The drop-in event, which runs from 11am-1pm and includes tea, coffee, cakes and a raffle, aims to raise funds for Sheringham and Cromer Lions Club. Club members will also be on hand to offer advice and information to anyone interested in joining the group, which organises social events and raises cash for good causes.
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Join the national knitting craze and get stitching on Sheringham seafront on Saturday. Knit on the Prom, which celebrates World Wide Knit in Public Day, is being hosted by Sheringham Museum as part of its annual fishing gansey exhibition, which runs until September 30. Volunteers will be on hand to help beginner knitters at the event, which runs on the museum terrace from 11am-3pm.
Garner some gardening inspiration at a charity show being hosted by Woodgate Nursery, Aylsham, on Saturday and Sunday from 10am-4.30pm. The annual event last year attracted 3,000 visitors and raised nearly £1500 for the Benjamin Foundation and Aylsham Roman Project. Attractions include face painting, a treasure hunt and a raffle with a top prize of £200 worth of gardening goodies.
Get on song with Fakenham Choral Society, which is staging Music of Our Isles at St Margaret's Church, Cley, on Saturday. The concert, which kicks off at 7.30pm, will include works by composers ranging from Dowlan, Purcell and Britten, to Lennon and McCartney, with the second half featuring a lively, be-wigged performance of Trial by Jury, by Gilbert and Sullivan. Tickets, priced £12 (under 18s free) are available on the door or by phoning 01485 554335.
Sheringham Carnival is hosting its annual classic car and bike show on Sunday from 11am-4pm. Vintage vehicles will be on show Lifeboat Plain and the seafront car park. Entry is £2 per vehicle.
Lace up your walking boots on and see nature in the raw with a Northfolk Project geology walk from Overstrand to Sidestrand on Sunday. The 3.2 mile trek, which takes in some of the area's most spectacular coastal scenery, is suitable for more experienced walkers. The cost is £6 and the walk runs from 1.30pm-4.15pm. To book, email email@example.com or phone 01263 513992.
Get rambling and raise cash for your favourite charity by signing up for Sheringham Carnival's annual Three Peaks Challenge. The five-mile route will take walkers on a trek up Beeston Hill, Incleborough Hill and Stone Hill. Sponsorship forms for the walk, which takes place on August 12, are available now by phoning 01263 823546.
Are you organising an event you would like to see included here? Contact Karen Bethell on 01263 823633 or email firstname.lastname@example.org