What’s on and things to do in Norfolk this month

PUBLISHED: 12:46 19 August 2020

The Bressingham Steam Gala (photo: Denise Bradley)

The Bressingham Steam Gala (photo: Denise Bradley)


We have gathered some of the top events from around the county this month

• Norwich theatre

Until September 20

Norwich Theatre and Lost in Translation Circus are running Interlude, a six-week programme of live performances and participatory activities in a temporary venue in Chapelfield Gardens.

Full details: norwichtheatre.org

• May the Toys be With You

Until September 13

Great Yarmouth’s Time & Tide Museum is open again and there is still a chance to see its exhibition of over 300 Star Wars toys, original cinema posters and memorabilia.


• A fine balance

Until november 1

This pop-up exhibition of art and handmade objects by 40 artists and makers from East Anglia, is being held in The Stables at Houghton Hall. The show features paintings, drawings, sculpture, print-making, ceramics, furniture, and handmade decorative objects for the home. It coincides with the Anish Kapoor sculpture exhibition at Houghton Hall.


• Circus fun

September 1-20

At the time of writing Great Yarmouth’s famous Hippodrome Circus was due to open for its 2020 Summer Special, which will include the famous water spectacular.

01493 738877 hippodromecircus.co.uk

• Crafty Watton

September 5

There will be an indoor craft and gift fair at Queens Hall, Watton where you will have a great chance to find new and crafted items from local businesses. Entry is free; for more information contact: saturdayindoormarket@gmail.com

• Open Gardens

September 5 & 6

This year Dersingham residents will be opening their gardens between 11am-5pm. Tickets will be £5 on the door and refreshments will be served in the village centre on both days. Proceeds will be shared between St Nicholas Church and the Village Centre.

• Say, it’s Leo

September 6

Curly-haired 70s pop sensation Leo Sayer is back at Potters in Hopton for a fantastic live show packed full of hits. Other acts planned for September include John Culshaw and a country and Irish music break.


• Tea for True?

September 6

True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum in King’s Lynn is hosting an afternoon tea party. Tickets are £12.50 and guests should enter through Clifton House Door.

To reserve tickets email alisongifford@btinternet.com

• All’s fayre

September 6

ClearCompany’s travelling Norfolk fayre is at Wymondham Football Club from 11am, with a dog show, live music, dance, street food, stalls, and bar.


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• Beer festival

September 6

Wymondham Beer Festival is back at the rugby club with over 30 ales, a selection of ciders, a gin bar and live music. Tickets are limited to 150 per session.


• Autojumble and classic car show

September 12

The Arminghall sale ground is hosting an autojumble and classic car show at Old Stoke Rd, Norwich, NR14 8SQ. There could be up to 500 vintage cars, trucks and motorcycles on show, with 250 stalls.


• Sounds familiar

September 12 and 13

The Nearly Fest Taverham Garden Party 2020 is billed as a selection of the UK’s finest tribute acts across two days with a British Saturday and a tribute to Live Aid on Sunday, at Wensum Valley Hotel Golf & Country Club, Norwich.


• Need a laugh?

September 20

Join comedian Jen Brister at Norwich Arts Centre as she takes an irreverent look at the often controversial subject of ‘privilege’.


• Crafty one

September 20

There is an autumn craft, gift and food market at the Garden Centre, Overstrand, with a host of local crafts, unique gift makers and individual food producers. From 10am to 4pm


• Big Wensum clean-up

September 27

Pub and Paddle and the Norwich Green Party have joined forces for a river clean by canoe and a riverbank litter pick on foot from 10.30am-2pm. To register as a canoe volunteer contact Peter Cutting at plasticpeter@verrotech.com.


• Pier cheers

September 27

The UK’s longest running musical theatre concert tour Beyond the Barricade delivers over two hours of the best of Broadway and the West End at Cromer’s Pier Pavilion Theatre, ending of course with a stunning finale from Les Mis.


• Steam’s up!

September 27

A wide variety of vintage agricultural machinery, tractors and steam engines will be on show at Bressingham Gardens’ annual bygones event. It will be a ‘full steam day’ with all steamable engines at the museum running.


Got an event? Send it in to Samuel.Mathewson@archant.co.uk

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