With late night shopping, live reindeer and an illuminated parade of decorated bikes, trikes, prams and scooters, Sheringham’s Christmas lights switch-on festival promises to be bigger and better than ever.
From concerts and art exhibitions, to parades and history projects, towns and villages across north Norfolk are preparing to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War with a host of events. Here is a round-up of Remembrance Day services and centenary events in the area.
A Great Yarmouth company has come to the rescue of Sheringham Royal British Legion, after vandals beheaded a commemorative First World War figure branch members had seated next to the town war memorial.
October 24 marks the fifth anniversary since Tesco opened in Sheringham after a 17-year planning battle. Karen Bethell spoke to traders and shoppers to find out what effect the store’s arrival has had on the town and asked them what they thought the future held for Sheringham as a popular seaside resort and shopping destination.
Crazy craft taking part in Sheringham Carnival’s annual raft race included barrels tied together with string, a foam insulation and body board contraption and a catamaran created from 200 two litre milk cartons held together with industrial cling film.