Local Events

We are lucky to enjoy lots of superb events which take place around North Norfolk throughout the year. A perfect excuse for an overnight stay at Heacham Manor Hotel. 

Henry Moore at Houghton Hall

1st May - 29th September 2019

Houghton Hall is collaborating with the Henry Moore Foundation to bring you, HENRY MOORE AT HOUGHTON HALL: NATURE AND INSPIRATION. Marvel at the artist first significant showing in Norfolk, while also taking in the beautifully landscaped grounds.

Unseen Rooms and Secret Passages at Holkham

1st April - 31st October 2019

For 2019, Holkham Hall is offering the unique opportunity to delve behind the scenes to areas usually closed to the public. Immerse yourself in the history of this grand stately home with your knowledgeable tour guide, as you learn about the secrets of the hall.

Searching for Sharks

13th August 2019

Meet us at NWT Holme Dunes as we go on a very special egg hunt, searching for sharks' egg cases, more commonly known as mermaid purses. Come along and help us identify what sharks can be found off the coast of Norfolk.

1:30-3:30pm, £3-3:50

Hunstanton Kite Festival

18th August 2019

Featuring classic cars, kite flying, arena events, craft fair, food stalls, dog shows, pony rides, funfair and children's activities!

11am - 5pm

Bread Festival at Bircham Windmill

26th August 2019

Standing for over 100 years Bircham Windmill is the only working windmill in the area. With locally grown wheat ground to flour on the premises, Bircham Windmill is the go to destination for fresh baked goods. Join them this August for a celebrations of bread, with plenty of activities for the whole family.

Outdoor Theatre A Midsummer Night's Dream at Holkham Hall

28th August 2019

Enjoy a glorious summer evening watching one of Shakespeare’s best loved comedies performed by the UK’s premier all male theatre company The Lord Chamberlain’s Men who invite you to join them to celebrate their 15th year with ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.

North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival

31st August - 1st September 2019

Showcasing the best of food and drink from the area, the North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival returns to Holkham Halls Picturesque Walled Garden. 

With a bounty of concessions, cookery theatre, and children’s entertainment there is plenty for all the family to sink their teeth into.


Sandringham Game and Country Fair

7th & 8th September 2019

Head to the Countryside Arena at the Sandringham Game and Country Fair for an emersive dive into traditional countryside pursuits. With falconry, chainsaw carving, dog shows, shooting exhibitions and more there is something for everyone. 

Burnham Market (2) Horse Trails

14th & 15th September 2019

Burnham Market (2) Horse Trials is part of the Tri-Star Saracen Horse Feeds Grass Roots League and the Tri-Star Fairfax Saddles Novice League.

King's Lynn Heritage Open Day

15th September 2019

King's Lynn Heritage Open Day is offering the public the rare opportunity to go behind the scenes in some of King's Lynn's beautiful historic buildings. Discover King's Lynn's rich history, and explore buildings not usually open to the public. 


Searles Soapbox Derby

22nd September 2019

A firm favourite throwback event, the Soapbox Derby returns to Hunstanton. Watch home-built go-karts compete to see who can make it round the track the fastest.


Halloween at Holkham

24th - 27th October 2019

Enjoy spooky family fun with a murder mystery, pumpkin carving, crafts and more at Holkham Hall this October.

Norfolk Restaurant Week

28th October - 8th November 2019

Norfolk Restaurant Week makes its triumphant return celebrating the best of Norfolk food. Sample the best of Norfolk's restaurant scene at incredibly tempting prices.

Fawkes in the Walks

1st November 2019

The legendary FREE firework event returns to The Walks in King's Lynn.

The park will be packed with stall and rides and the fun will begin at 6pm. The bonfire will be lit at 6.30pm and the main firework display will start at 8pm.

Hunstanton Bonfire Night

2nd November 2019

One of the largest firework displays in the area and it gets bigger and better each year! With a funfair, stalls, live music, stunning fireworks and refreshments.

Gates open at 5pm. The bonfire will be lit at 6pm. Fireworks display starts at 7.30pm.

Admission details to be confirmed. 

Sandringham Christmas Craft Fair

15th - 17th November 2019

The popular Christmas Craft Fair returns to Sandringham Park. With a warm glass of seasonal punch awaiting you at the entrance and a wide variety of specialists showcasing their unique handmade gifts, it's time to feel festive!

Daily 10am - 5pm. Entry: Adults £8.00, Seniors £7.50, Children £2.00

Wells Christmas Tide

30th November 2019

See Santa Claus arrive to Well-Next-The-Sea by boat, followed by festive fun and entertainment in the town.

Holkham Hall Festive Food Festival

14th & 15th December 2019

Stock your pantry for Christmas, buy delectable gifts, and learn tips and recipes from fantastic local chefs.

Hosted in the Lady Elizabeth Wing, join Holkham Hall for a magical celebration of festive food and drink. 

10am - 4pm.