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.

National Road Championships

27th-30th June 2019

Norfolk will play host to the championships as part of the wider Great British Cycling Festival – a weekend-long celebration of cycling at all levels which will see families and amateur cyclists able to get involved in a series of rides and activities.

Royal Norfolk Show

26th & 27th June 2019

Visit the famous Royal Norfolk Show and see the range of displays, shops and livestock on display. A fabulous, fun-filled day out for the whole family!

Daily from 8am to 6pm

Hunstanton Carnival

29th & 30th June

Hunstanton Carnival on The Green featuring entertainment, stalls, bouncy castle, fun & games and the carnival parade. Saturday - Music on the Green followed by fireworks in the evening. Sunday - Carnival, parade and more.

Snail Racing Championships

20th July 2019

Yes, you read that right! The infamous Snail Racing Championship returns to Congham for an action-packed day of snail racing and fun and games!

Over 200 snails slug it out to be crowned World Champion.

Sandringham Flower Show

24th July 2019

The popular flower show returns to Sandringham for its 137th year! Trade stands, professional garden displays and a variety of arena events.

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

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.


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.

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.