Here is when Christmas lights are being switched on across Norfolk and Waveney

PUBLISHED: 15:09 08 November 2017

Cromer Christmas Lights switch on. Photo: Steve Adams

Cromer Christmas Lights switch on. Photo: Steve Adams

Copyright Steve Adams

Counting down for the switching on of the Christmas lights is one of our many festive traditions, so don’t miss out with our guide to some of the events around Norfolk this coming season.


Sunday, November 26 from 4pm


Friday, November 24 from 5pm


Friday, November 24 from 5.30pm

•Burnham Market

Saturday, November 18, 6pm


Saturday, December 2 from 4.30pm


Sunday December 3 from 4.30pm


Saturday, November 25 from 3pm


Saturday, December 2 from 2pm


Sunday, November 26 from noon, with fireworks too

•Great Yarmouth

Friday, November 24 from 6pm


Saturday, November 25, from 4pm


Wednesday, November 15, 6.30pm

•Long Stratton

Friday, December 1 from 7pm by the tree on the Plain


Saturday, November 18 from 3pm

•North Walsham

Saturday, November 25 from 2.30pm


November 16 from 6.15pm and fireworks at 7pm from Jarrold and City Hall


Thursday, December 7, Festival of Light from 4.30pm


Friday, November 17, from 4.30pm


Friday, December 1 from 5pm, beginning the town’s Winter Wonderland weekend from December 2 – 3

•Thorpe St Andrew

Sunday, December 3 from 4pm plus donkey rides, Santa by boat and fireworks


December 2 from 10am when the annual Christmas Tide Festival begins


Saturday, December 2 from 12-6pm is the town’s Wynterfest and switch on

Other Great Yarmouth events


A seaside café owner is cooking up a treat for a charity show – by reprising her TV moment of fame as a 1960s singing star.


Songs from Showboat, Phantom Of The Opera, South Pacific, Mary Poppins, Les Miserables,

Fri, 20:39

Pirate fun is dropping anchor at the Hippodrome from March 29, with audiences set to join in the fun directly as swashbuckling crew members.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Take your mum to Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, at South Walsham in the heart of the Norfolk Broads, on Mothering Sunday, March 11 and join the special guided walk with Head Gardener, Ian Guest.

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