Event Calendar

Summer events in Suffolk and Norfolk

Find out about things to do in Suffolk and Norfolk this summer.

If you're organising an event simply fill out the form at the bottom of the page and send us the details.


Date of event:
 Every Wednesday in August

Title of event:  Free Summer Fireworks
Location of event: Sealife Centre Gardens, Great Yarmouth
Time of event: Music from 8pm - Fireworks from 10

Details of Event:  For all six weeks of the summer holidays Great Yarmouth come to life with live music and a Free Firework Spectacular.

Each night kicks off with live music on the Heart Soundstage at the Sealife Centre Gardens from 8pm, followed by the Free Firework Display starting at 10pm.

Get all the details: here

Date of event: 10th and 11th August
Title of event: Echoes of the Past
Location of event: Rougham Airfield
Time of event: 10am - 4pm both days

Details of Event: Museum open day and wartime fete.

Test your brain power on the code breaker trail or see if you have what it takes to join the US Army on our obstacle course (Under 12s) Have a go at winning a flight in a Tiger Moth.

Military Vehicles, Classic Cars, Vintage Tractors and Classic Motorcycles, Living history displays and world war two re-enactors.

Trade and craft Stalls, visiting museum and charity displays. Grab a burger from the BBQ or a pint at the Bar.

Rougham Control Tower Museum
Rougham Industrial Estate, Bury St Eds, Suffolk, IP30 9XA
£5 per adult under 16s free

Date of event:
 Sunday 11th August 2013
Title of event: EACH Colchester Abseil
Location of event: Town Hall, High Street, Colchester
Time of event: 9am-5pm

Details of Event: East Anglia's Children's Hospices second abseil event!!
Abseil approx 100ft down the town hall and get sponsored to donate to EACH.

More Info: here

Date of event: 25th August 2013
Title of event: Morston Fun Day
Location of event: The Quay, Morston, NR25 7DJ
Time of event: 10.30am to 3pm

Details of Event: Fantastic fun for all the family.  Stalls, including books, tombola and bric a brac, and games galore for all ages with  BBQ, cakes, teas, an ideal family day out.  Find us at Morston Quay North Norfolk, off the coast road - entry is free.

Date of event: Wednesday 25th September
Title of event: Charity Bike Auction
Location of event: UEA, Norwich
Time of event: Viewing 9am onwards, Auction starts at 1pm

Details of Event: Bracon Ash Garage presents its annual Charity auction in aid of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) in conjunction with the UEA. To date the auction has raised a staggering £34,000 for EACH.

For the fifth year running, Paul Riches is busily restoring more than one hundred bicycles ready for them to be auctioned.  All bikes are washed, renovated and serviced. Viewing is on the morning of the auction with the auction starting at 1pm.

The initiative enables the public to donate their unloved or unused bikes for Paul to turn into ‘nearly new’ treasures for others to enjoy at a massively reduced cost.

If you have a bike to donate or would like more information please call Paul on 01508 570642.

Date of event: Every Tuesday until 3rd September
Title of event: Hemsby Fireworks
Location of event: Hemsby beach
Time of event: Fireworks at 10pm

Details of Event:
Enjoy a stunning summer fireworks display on Hemsby beach.
Attractions and amusements are open late along Beach Road for this family friendly evening event.
Free car parking after 7pm.



Date of event: Monday 26 August 2013
Title of event: New Buckenham Village Fete
Location of event: New Buckenham Village Green
Time of event: opens 2pm

Details of Event: A traditional fete held in the wonderful setting of New Buckenham Village Green. Attractions for all the family, traditional games, bowling for a pig, great prizes, children's area, Punch & Judy, a choice of refreshments,  stalls to buy great bargains all backed by the Silver Band and entrance is free.



Date of event: Sunday 29th September 2013
Title of event: Famliy Fun and Dog Day
Location of event: Layer Marney Tower, Colchester
Time of event: 12pm-5pm
Details of Event: Its a dog show and family fete activites and displays for all to enjoy.
More Info: www.each.org.uk/dogday



Date of event: 29 September 2013
Title of event: Charity Craft Fair - Women v Cancer
Location of event: High Lodge, Hinton, Nr Darsham, Suffolk, IP17 3QT
Time of event:11am - 4pm

Details of Event: Charity Event raising money for Women v Cancer. With over 30 designer makers selling their high quality crafted items. Inspiration for your home, gifts for friends and family or to treat yourself. Free Entry. 

If you represent a charity or you are involved in arts and cultural activities or you are part of any other non-commercial organisation that is putting on a local event, we can give you free publicity here. Fill out the form at the bottom of the page and send us the details. You never know, it could feature on our list in the future.

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