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Open until 22nd January, Norwich Castle Museum is exhibiting the work of  British Photographer Olive Edis.  This landmark exhibition explores the work of the pioneering photographer, Olive Edis (1876-1955).

Edis, although now relatively unknown, was one of the most important photographers of the first half of the 20th century and the first-ever accredited female war photographer.

Norwich Castle Museum website

Happy New Year

Posted January 1st, 2017

Another crisp morning in Norfolk

Posted December 29th, 2016

Scenes from the Thursfords Santas Magical Journey

North Norfolk Restaurant Week

Posted September 22nd, 2016

26th September – 9th October.
Restaurant week now extending to two weeks in the Autumn. One of north Norfolks largest dining events, up to 46 restaurants are taking part offering fine food at a very reasonable price.
For further information visit North Norfolk Restaurant Week

Perfect Beach Days

Posted August 7th, 2016


Cromer Beach

Things to do on Rainy days

Posted May 30th, 2016

Splash leisure Centre

A family fun leisure facility in Sheringham offering a gym, swim, waves, slide, soft play.

Sheringham Tel: 01263 825675

Norwich Castle

There’s always something going on at Norwich Castle – for all ages.

For children and families, there are activities every Monday to Saturday during the school holidays and most Saturdays during term time, including craft sessions, opportunities to handle real objects from our collection, and more. Check events calendar for details or just turn up and see what’s happening!

Enquiries: 01603 493625 / 495897

Stompers North Walsham

large indoor play area and 10 pin bowling.

Aylsham Road
North Walsham
NR28 0Q

Tel: 01692 407793


Sealife Centre

The Sealife Centre at Great Yarmouth offers an insight into life under the waves. Get up close and personal with the Sharks when you walk through the viewing tunnel, take a look at the Seahorse breeding and conservation centre and many other species and creatures which flourish in this controlled environment.

  • Suitable for disabled access.
  • Toilet facilities
  • Children’s soft play area
  • Café

Tel: 01493 330631

Blickling Hall turns blue.

Posted May 25th, 2016

Blickling Hall festival of the blues. Throughout May see the house bathed in blue light, follow the special trails and take a plant home with you. The celebration finishes with an afternoon of blues music in the garden on 28 May.  Take a rug and a picnic and enjoy music by Quiet Stars, Hot Cold Ground, Goldrusha blues band and Hayley Moyses Britgrass Three.

Sit back and relax on a beautiful historic wherry, from Wroxham to How Hill. Experienced skipper and crew transport you down the river in style. Learn a little about the history of wherries and their importance for the Broads. Complimentary hot & cold drinks served, own refreshments welcome. Return land transport included.

10:00-18:00, £35

Contact telephone: 01603 781475

Norfolk Broads




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