Norfolk Events

From the Norfolk Lights Express festive train to Santa's Magical Journey in Thursford, there is plenty to get you in the Christmas mood in Norfolk this weekend.

He's made the trip along the Acle Straight and this Christmas will be entertaining crowds at a different venue: Ben Langley has joined the Greatest Showmen at the Hippodrome Circus.

Swap board games for breaststroke this Christmas, with festive swims taking place at beaches across Norfolk and Waveney.

It seems like a galaxy far, far away where toys linked to films were a cottage industry and not a multi-billion pound franchises, and where manufacturers and retailers could be doubtful about the success of a new film called Star Wars.

From Christmas markets to a Snowman and the Snowdog festive trail, you'll be Walking in the Air at these fantastic events this weekend.

Today is World Television Day, celebrating the power of the small screen to inspire, entertain and inform. Our readers and staff have been sharing their TV memories.

A pub landlord is trying to revive the music scene in a coastal town after it was described as a "wasteland".

From Christmas markets to reindeer visits, there are plenty of events in Norfolk to get you in the festive mood this weekend.

Potters Resort on the Norfolk coast has revealed their star-studded 2020 line-up, featuring music legends, comedians, impressionists and dancers.

What do you get when you mix some festive cheer, a Christmas sing-a-long, 12,500 cookies, dancing in the aisles and half a tonne of the best hot chocolate for miles? Why, the Polar Express train ride of course!

Old Buckenham Airfield is gearing up for its most ambitious year ever.

The voice of Love Island Iain Stirling and the comedian behind Lee Nelson are among the stars announced for the spring season at Norwich Playhouse.

Ahead of the first episode of the BBC's The War of the Worlds, we remember how Great Yarmouth's council lobbied the BBFC to let children see a 1953 film the classifying body had described as "very alarming with a number of scenes that could be described as horrific".

Rudolph and all his reindeer friends are heading to Norfolk this Christmas and there are plenty of places you can meet them.

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