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Lamb feeding at Wroxham Barns

Posted February 22nd, 2015

Wroxham Barns is one of the few places in North Norfolk where visitors can  bottled feed lambs. Bottle feeding takes place every day in the main barn during the lambing season . For more details go to www.wroxhambarns.co.uk

 

Saturday 14th February 2015

Children’s workshops in shield and sword making at Oddfellows Hall, Lifeboat Plain

Sunday 15th February 2015

Continuation of the workshops.
Story telling with theatre at the Viking Village at The Lobster PH.
Slave Market at the Viking Village – bid to own your own slave for a day.
Two re-enactment battles in the High Street.
Parade followed by burning of a 24ft Viking boat (bigger than last year) on the beach.

 

Fun, Food, Art, Music & Heritage. The Crab and Lobster Festival will take place over the weekend of 15th May. This is a weekend celebration of two lovely coastal towns, Cromer and Sheringham. Historically great rivals, but now joining together as two of Norfolk’s premier seaside destinations. The Festival raises money for local charities.

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Cromer beach

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Norwich Castle Museum

Posted January 10th, 2015

 

Works of  French artist Edouard Manet are on loan to Norwich Castle Museum from the 31st January through to the end of April.  The exhibition comprises approximately 40 works including oils, prints and drawings on loan from national, regional and private collections. Manet’s stunning Portrait of Mademoiselle Claus, painted in 1868, is the star of the show and is shown alongside selected works by fellow artists and supporters such as Claude Monet, John  Sargent, and Philip Wilson Steer.

Edouard Manet Portrait of Mademoiselle Claus 1868

 

 

 

New Years day 2015

Posted December 31st, 2014

A truly unique way to start off the New Year.The display takes place at 5pm from Cromer Pier. Why not make a day of it, have a walk on the beach or along the coast path, do a bit of shopping and warm up in one of the many bars and cafés which will be open.

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HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL

Deepdale Christmas Market

Posted November 15th, 2014

Christmas presents, decorations and great food & drink from over 80 stalls and the Dalegate Market shops & café on the beautiful North Norfolk Coast.

Dates Sat 6th December to Sun 7th December 2014
Location Dalegate Market, Burnham Deepdale, Norfolk, PE31 8FB
Website www.deepdalechristmasmarket.co.uk

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Horsey Seals

Posted November 13th, 2014

During the months of November to February a colony of Grey Seals come onto the beach at Horsey, to breed. This is one of the few accessible mainland Grey Seal breeding sites. This stretch of east coast is part of the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is well known for its scenery and wildlife. At trip to see the Seal Colony is a popular family activity during the breeding season.

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Seals at Morston

Humpback whale

Posted November 13th, 2014

A humpback whale has been spotted off the Norfolk coast, a year after the first recorded sighting was made in the county. Hopefully it could become an annual event.

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North Norfolks railways

Posted April 11th, 2014
If you’re thinking of coming to Norfolk, why not come by train
 
 
Journey on the Bure Valley Railway
Norfolk’s longest fifteen inch gauge line runs between the ancient market town of Aylsham and Wroxham, on the Norfolk Broads’
 
 
Journey on the Poppy line Railway
The North Norfolk Railway offers far more than just a train ride, experience yesterday tomorrow with a day out travelling through some of Norfolk’s stunning coastal countryside

January and Feburary events 2014

Posted January 22nd, 2014

Hope in the Great War at RNLI Henry Blogg Museum.

The Rocket House, The Gangway, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9ET

Exhibition, Tue 4 – Fri 28 Feb 2014, free entry.

See the First World War through the eyes of those living on the coast of the UK and Ireland. ‘Hope in the Great War’ honours the bravery of both rescuers and survivors. Six heroic wartime rescues are brought to life in this family-friendly exhibition. Build the giant jigsaw, watch the animation and gather round the story quilt to retell these tales of relentless courage and lifesaving heroism.

 

Snowdrop Walks at Oxburgh Hall.

Oxborough, King’s Lynn, Oxborough, Nr Swaffham, Norfolk, PE33 9PS.

Outdoor Event, Sat 1 Feb – Sun 9 Mar 2014

Guided walk around the Hall’s woodlands to take in the stunning carpets of snowdrops, aconites and other spring flowers.

Signs of Spring week at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden.

School Road, South Walsham, Norfolk, NR13 6DZ.

Sat 15 – Sun 23 Feb 2014

It’s (nearly) Spring!  Fairhaven will be looking out for signs of Spring in their woodland garden to win a prize.

 

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