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Local events and activities

23 June 2017

Our pick of just some of the cracking events and activities coming up this season

Until 26 October














Until 29 October

A Taste of India, Blickling

To mark the 70th anniversary of the passing of the Indian Independence Act this year, Blickling welcomes you to a country house party in July 1938, where amongst the guests you’ll find Jawaharlal Nehru and his daughter Indira. Lord Lothian became Under-Secretary of State for India in 1931 and his interest in the subject remained until his death in 1940.

Friday 23 June

Music Night at The Hoste, Burnham Market

Enjoy the vintage sounds and 1950s glamour of Miss Lola Lamour and a three-course meal, from 7pm. All-inclusive meal and music tickets cost £55 per person, booked in advance on 01328 738777.

Saturday 24 June

Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June

Hunstanton Carnival

The weekend kicks off at noon on Saturday with a Fun Dog Show followed by The Carnival Games then live entertainment plus the Carnival Fireworks Display at 10pm. Sunday is Carnival Day including stalls, rides and games on the Lower Green, events in the arena and classic cars and vehicles on the Upper Green.

Sunday 25 June

Sunday 25 June

Brief Encounters, Norfolk Symphony Orchestra

This concert at King’s Lynn Corn Exchange at 3.30pm will feature Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Shostakovich’s Symphony No.11. Tickets £16 and £8 with 100 free tickets for young concert-goers (maximum three per adult) from 01553 764864 or

Sunday 25 June

40th Ringstead Open Gardens event

Gardens will be open from 11am to 5pm. Look out for the Flower Festival in St Andrew’s Church and art exhibition in the Village Hall. £3 admits to all locations, proceeds to St Andrew’s Church.

25 June

30 June to 2 July

Folk in a Field Festival 2017

1 July

Mini Woodland Festival, Glebe House School

The Fairyland Trust along with Hartbeeps will be at Glebe House School (10am to 5pm) which promises to be a jam-packed day full of fairy fun! Look out for art and nature workshops, den building, face painting and much more. To book tickets, call Glebe House School office on 01485 532809 or email; adult £8, child £5.

1 July

In aid of Holt Youth Project


4 to 8 July

FADLOS’ 50th Anniversary production




















12 July

Open Day at Raynham Hall

Raynham Hall will be throwing open its doors for an exclusive opportunity to see its stunning architectural features, portraits and artefacts and hear the stories behind them. Tickets £30 from

14 and 15 July

18 to 23 July

27 August

Saturday 2 September