Great Yarmouth Events

Soul fans are in for a treat when the country’s largest and longest running music event of its kind comes to Great Yarmouth this bank holiday weekend.

A re-enactment group is giving people the chance to don their swords and shields and take a trip back in time.


The sounds of the original superclub come to Great Yarmouth’s Tower Arena next month.

The record breaking show Pirates Live at the historic Hippodrome in Great Yarmouth reaches its final weekend of shows on this Saturday at 2.30pm and 6.30pm and on Sunday at 1.30pm and 4.30pm.

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From Aylsham to the Wherryman, we have some of our favourite Broads walking and cycling routes.

With the long Easter weekend approaching we look at some of the fun events going on across the borough to keep the whole family entertained.

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Want something to do this long Easter weekend? Here are some fun days out ideas.


Dates to get in your diary if you don’t want to miss out on splendid leafy havens.


Russell Kane and Mark Watson are among the big comedy names that have been announced for the this years Laugh In The Park Festival.

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Donald Trump and Brexit will be among the topics placed under the microscope at a poetry event at Great Yarmouth Football Club later this month.

As front man of The Hold Steady and solo artist in his own right, Craig Finn has travelled all across the world.

His latest tour is taking him to an array of intimate venues and brings him to Bungay, where he will perform at the Maltings Pavilion, the home of Bungay Town Football Club.

Ahead of the gig on Easter Monday, he spoke to DAVID HANNANT.

Q: You must have received several different applications for your tour. What was it that make you choose Bungay as one of the destinations?

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Frills, spills and death-defying feats. This is what to expect when you take in the swashbuckling Pirates Live at Great Yarmouth’s Hippodrome Circus.

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The mystery of a giant octopus spotted in Great Yarmouth has been solved.

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Market Gates Shopping Centre’s Easter egg-stravaganza continues this week, with an arts and crafts activity to get the whole family aflutter.

Local rock/pop band The Uninvited return to live action on Saturday, April 8 at the Dock Tavern, Dock Tavern Lane, Gorleston.

To celebrate a new book highlighting some of our best places to go wild in the country, we look at some of East Anglia’s locations to go off-grid.

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Businesses are holding fundraising day to raise money for a cancer charity.

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Wonderful spring flowers will be on show as green-fingered horticultural enthusiasts show off their best creations.

A group that helps homeless and vulnerable people is raising money to support its work.


The countdown is on for the return of a Gorleston live music night, based on television show Later with Jools Holland.


The BBC’s Stargazing Live starts tonight and will again renew our interest in the thrilling sights to be found in the night sky. Here’s how to take the next steps into amateur astronomy.


Comedian and panel-show regular Ó Briain is among the latest acts to be announced for this year’s Latitude Festival.

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East Anglia is home to a wide variety of theatres and playhouses, and performers from across the region, the UK and indeed the world, have graced their stages.


From Take That playing two dates at Norwich City Football Club to Tom Jones performing at Holkham Hall in north Norfolk - our region looks set to enjoy a great summer of outdoor music this year and a major profile boost on the national stage.

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