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Day two of the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival is ready to set sail

PUBLISHED: 10:17 10 September 2017 | UPDATED: 14:37 10 September 2017

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

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Crowds flocked to South Quay in Great Yarmouth yesterday as the first day of the annual Maritime Festival delighted visitors with a range of attractions - with even more to come today.

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Visitors enjoyed the grand parade, making arts and crafts and watching performances.

There were a variety of stalls for visitors to enjoy. These included, craft stalls selling preserves, decorations and ornaments. There were also a range of stalls serving food, from sweets to waffle’s and sausages to Hemsby Herring.

Today, enjoy performances of Punch and Judy at 10.30am, 12pm, 1.30pm and 3pm and art clases at 11am, 1.30pm and 3pm.

The East Norfolk Militia will be performing again today, expect some dastardly deeds and plenty of gun powder.

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

All boats and vessels are docked up to see and visitors are welcome aboard some of them.

To close this years festivities, there will be a closing ceremony at 4.45.

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Sea shanty songs are performed to entertain the crowds.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Sea shanty songs are performed to entertain the crowds. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Sea shanty songs are performed to entertain the crowds.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Sea shanty songs are performed to entertain the crowds. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Sea shanty songs are performed to entertain the crowds.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Sea shanty songs are performed to entertain the crowds. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.  Charlotte Joyce with Horatio and Lofty.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Charlotte Joyce with Horatio and Lofty. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Sea shanty songs are performed to entertain the crowds.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Sea shanty songs are performed to entertain the crowds. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Sea shanty songs are performed to entertain the crowds.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Sea shanty songs are performed to entertain the crowds. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.  Andy Andrews from the Inner State theatre company.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Andy Andrews from the Inner State theatre company. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Andy Andrews and Christine Bissell
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Andy Andrews and Christine Bissell Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Andy Andrews from the Inner State theatre company
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Andy Andrews from the Inner State theatre company Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Arthur Boreham in traditional costume.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Arthur Boreham in traditional costume. Picture: Nick Butcher

Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival.
Martyn Monks in traditional costume.
Picture: Nick Butcher Thousands of people flock to the Yarmouth Maritime festival. Martyn Monks in traditional costume. Picture: Nick Butcher

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