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Aylsham to host musical Norfolk Day events to celebrate community

PUBLISHED: 11:15 28 June 2018 | UPDATED: 11:21 28 June 2018

Aylsham will be celebrating Norfolk Day 2018 with two events held in the town. Photo: Mark Bullimoire

Aylsham will be celebrating Norfolk Day 2018 with two events held in the town. Photo: Mark Bullimoire

Archant Norfolk 2016

It’s a day dedicated to celebrating everything unique about our historic and diverse county.

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And a north Norfolk town is getting into the spirit of the very first Norfolk Day by hosting two days of events to celebrate its community.

The Aylsham Care Trust (ACT) will open its doors to visitors on Friday, July 27, from 3 - 6pm with afternoon tea and musical guests, including singer-songwriter Simon Kindleysides, and husband and wife 1940s, 50s, and 60s duo the Jivebunnies.

Tickets, available from Barnwells in Aylsham or from the ACT centre, on St Michael’s Avenue, are £8 for adults and £4 for children.

And on Saturday, July 28, Aylsham market sqaure will host a morning of Norfolk Day celebrations from 9 - 1pm, with free activities and entertainment from the Broadland School of Dance, the Sutton School of Dance and 5 Shades of Grey.

Aylsham will be joining in the Norfolk Day celebrations with two days of events in the town. Image: Aylsham Care TrustAylsham will be joining in the Norfolk Day celebrations with two days of events in the town. Image: Aylsham Care Trust

Refreshments and food will be available to buy from the ACT’s Orange Blossom Café.

Norfolk Day takes place on Friday, July 27 and is intended as a day of fun in which individuals, community groups and businesses are encouraged to get involved by hosting or participating in events.

The initiative was launched by the EDP and Norwich Evening News in partnership with BBC Radio Norfolk and has the backing of business and community organisations who are planning events for the day.

Details of events will be revealed in the newspaper, online and via social media.

Aylsham will be joining in the Norfolk Day celebrations with two days of events in the town. Image: Aylsham Care TrustAylsham will be joining in the Norfolk Day celebrations with two days of events in the town. Image: Aylsham Care Trust

To send in details of your Norfolk Day event email norfolkday@archant.co.uk, tweet @norfolk or message the Norfolk Day Facebook page.

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