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Five Norfolk things to do in July

 1. The 66th King’s Lynn Festival, 17-30 July From art writer Andrew-Graham Dixon speaking about the secrets of the Mona Lisa, to soprano Lesley Garrett and friends singing Mozart’s aria and Gershwin, the King’s Lynn Festival once again presents a varied and rich programme. Throughout July find walks, exhibitions and recitals in this beautiful medieval Hanseatic town. 2. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Holkham Hall, 20 July London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts (LAMDA) brings one of Shakespeare’s best-loved comedies to…

July 7, 2016 , article by

Norfolk Broads Windmill

Five Norfolk things to do in June

1. Summer Diesel Gala, Sheringham to Holt, 10-12 June The Weybourne Traction Group returns in 2016 with another eagerly anticipated Diesel Gala on the North Norfolk Railway. Over three days, the NNR puts classic diesel locomotives from a variety of eras to work between Sheringham and Holt. Visitors will find refreshments in a beer tent and real ale bar, while the team will be putting as many of its own locomotives and coaching stock into use as possible, along…

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Five Norfolk things to do in May

1. Cocktail night at The Lodge Old Hunstanton Shaken, stirred, however you like them, The Lodge is holding its second cocktail night on Friday 13 May. The expertly blended drinks start at just £4 and a stylish evening is guaranteed, so call in and join in the fun. Find out more at 2. Cromer and Sheringham Crab and Lobster Festival, 21-22 May Now an established, must see part of the north Norfolk calendar the event kicks off with an opening concert…

May 6, 2016 , article by

Kings Lynn Corn Exchange

Five Norfolk things to do in April

1. History teacher A rare appearance at the King’s Lynn Corn Exchange by David Starkey, the UK’s leading constitutional historian, who will bring the Tudors to life as he tells their dramatic story which he describe as, “the most glorious soap opera”. Tickets are priced £16, and the show starts at 7.30pm on Friday 15 April.  2. All the fun of the fair Gun dogs, horses, falconry, sheep shearing, steam engines and vintage tractors are all on show at this year’s East Anglian…

April 14, 2016 , article by

Literary line-up announced

Briarfields has announced the line-up for its literary year of Bookfests, with three major authors set to appear at the Titchwell hotel during 2016. With each speaker set to share an insight into their career as a writer, plus extracts from their latest or upcoming books, Bookfest guests also get the opportunity to quiz each of the authors before having copies of their titles signed at the event. Kicking off the…

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